18:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,489 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
683345
i
1
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Golden Point 13 

b h Point Given - Raw Gold (Rahy)

D
6 8-10
Luis ColonCarlos Inirio
2
983856
i
2
White, red belt, red sleeves (Mark Doering)

Arab Spring 13 

dk g Spring At Last - Broken Treaty (Chief Seattle)

D
7 8-10
Eder MartinezMark Doering
3
757724
i
3
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Spanish Armada 13 

dk g War Front - Sister Marilyn (Saint Ballado)

D
6 8-10
Keivan SerranoJohn Brown
4
502827
i
4
Purple, white ball (Kristina Tumblin)

Special Concoction 21 

b g Milwaukee Brew - No Sugar Tonight (Schossberg)

D
5 8-10
Brian HollingsworthAndrew Tumblin
5
632443
i
5
Red, white ball, red bars on sleeves, red cap (Larry Reed)

Invocation 13 

b g Pulpit - Missamerica Bertie (Quiet American)

D
9 8-10
Gerardo CorralesJr Odin Londono,
6
643262
i
6
Green (Stutzman, Gordon, Stack, Myles And Severin, R)

Cottonwood Canyon 13 

b g Zanjero - Indian Blossom (Mutakddim)

D
6 8-10
T HoughtonRobert Severin
7
24-5583
i
7
Green, white sash (Shanyfelt Stables Inc)

Kerf 34 

b g Put It Back - Perf (Burning Roma)

D BF
7 8-10
Hector BerriosValerie Shanyfelt
Verdict

COTTONWOOD CANYON was back to playing a leading role when involved in the finish last time. He can go one better here and can confirm form with nearest challenger Invocation, with Kerf also respected.

19:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,702 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
546530
i
1
Orange, blue diamond belt (Blazing Meadows Farm Llc And Fenix Racing Llc)

Typothetae 58 

dk g Offlee Wild - Joyful Linda (Proud Citizen)

D BF
5 8-10
Luis RiveraTimothy Hamm
2
4-52753
i
2
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Grad Bash 20 

b g Magna Graduate - La Tache (Hennessy)

D
Non Runner
3
196585
i
3
Blue, black diablo, black horses head, black diamonds on sleeves (J Crumley Racing, Llc)

Paradise Cruz 20 

dk g King Cruz - Rhode To Paradise (Railway Cat)

D
5 8-10
Luis GonzalezJevon Crumley
4
417767
i
4
Black, Black Cap (Sharen Hunter)

Lunar Knight 23 

dk g Lunarpal - Slippery Devil (Devil His Due)

4 8-10
Eder MartinezRichard Zielinski
5
66-8366
i
5
Green, royal blue spot, royal blue spots on sleeves (Thomas Cinalli)

Besides 42 

ch g Lightnin N Thunder - Aftertheballisover (Bernstein)

D
5 8-10
Jarred JournetKenneth Marshall
6
89-7766
i
6
Blue (Dave Casalinova)

Lunar Cap 7 

b g Lunarpal - Sky Cap (Sky Mesa)

D
5 8-10
Irwin RosendoTina Casalinova
7
523776
i
7
Grey, white star (Thomas Jones, Jr)

Little Blaker 23 

b g Regal Ransom - Sweet Jody (Value Plus)

D
3 8-7
Agustin BrachoThomas Jones
8
855444
i
8
Gold, Black Chevron (Blazing Meadows Farm LLC)

Blingin It Back 20 

b g Too Much Bling - E. Judith (E Dubai)

D
4 8-10
Renzo DiazTimothy Hamm
9
223193
i
9
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Close Range 44 

b g U S Ranger - Nanny Goat (Diesis)

D BF
3 8-7
Walter De La CruzRobert Gorham
Verdict

CLOSE RANGE let down favourite backers when third last time and can make amends now by building on that run. Blingin It Back and Grad Bash appear the next best.

19:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $22,491 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4-21643
i
1
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Ohio Gold 20 

dk m Wilburn - Philadelphia Gold (Touch Gold)

D
5 8-6
Diego GomezCharlie Williams
2
111113
i
2
Blue, silver ball, silver diamonds on sleeves (Antonio Flores)

Striking Lass 23 

ch m Canadian Frontier - Stratter (Society Max)

6 8-6
Walter De La CruzJames McDonald
3
232251
i
3
Light blue (Knights A To Z Racing Llc)

Panamaniac 13 

b f Wilko - La Gaucha (Seattle Fitz)

D
4 8-8
Hector BerriosValerie Shanyfelt
4
465452
i
4
Kelly green, white star, white band on sleeves (Galvin, Thomas And Caulfield, John K)

Flashy G 35 

b m Notional - Potential Diva (Suave)

D
5 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
5
453212
i
5
Lime green, black stripes on sleeves (James McDonald)

Sunny Daze 7 

b m Pure Prize - Sun Bolt (Bright Launch)

D BF
5 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueJames McDonald
6
123167
i
6
Red, white blocks, white bars on sleeves (Joel Politi)

Miss Mischievous 13 

b f Into Mischief - Roxanne O (Rock Hard Ten)

Non Runner
7
174113
i
7
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Sweetalkingjustice 21 

b m Lantana Mob - Lost Appeal (Valid Appeal)

D
5 8-6
Jarred JournetCharlie Williams
Verdict

STRIKING LASS missed out last time, but was a five-time winner before that and can get back to her best to see off Panamaniac and recent frame-hitters Flashy G and Sunny Daze.

20:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $17,010 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
216411
i
1
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

D' Platinum 12 

ch m D'Wildcat - Plenty of Silver (Distorted Humor)

D
5 8-10
Luis ColonAnthony Rini
2
103621
i
2
Navy 'bkkb' on lime green diamond, lime green sleeves (Gregory Elam)

Patti Patti Patti 15 

b f Sidney's Candy - Hidden Grove (Forestry)

3 8-5
Luis GonzalezDoug Goodman
3
611558
i
3
Grey, black circle, black armlets on sleeves, black cap (Michelle Winters)

Starship Zodiac 14 

dk f Justin Phillip - Prayfromthewordgo (Songandaprayer)

D
Non Runner
4
114313
i
4
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

On The Clock 49 

b f Eskendereya - Pronto Pronto (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
3 8-3
Gerardo CorralesNabu Morales
5
4-25231
i
5
Sky blue, lime stripes (John Brown)

Primo Extremo 28 

dk f Overanalyze - Diamondesque (Any Given Saturday)

D
3 8-5
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
6
3133-21
i
6
Purple, lime ball, lime sleeves (Michael Foster)

Vertrazzo 47 

dk f Trappe Shot - She'll Heir (Wildcat Heir)

D
3 8-3
Dean SarvisWilliam Cowans
7
131513
i
7
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Go 84 

b f Congrats - Belleofthebridle (Yes It's True)

D BF
Non Runner
Verdict

D' PLATINUM has impressed the last twice and can land the hat-trick here, with recent winners Primo Extremo and Vertrazzo looking dangerous in what is a competitive heat.

20:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,237 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
322944
i
1
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Exclusive Reward 14 

b g Exclusive Quality - Sasha's Reward (Officer)

D
4 8-6
Luis ColonCarlos Inirio
2
252442
i
2
Red, black scorpion, black stripes on sleeves (Raquel Castro)

Tizatalker 14 

dk g Tizway - Chado (Montbrook)

4 8-6
Jarred JournetRaquel Castro
3
726875
i
3
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

Snag 41 

b h Harlan's Holiday - Intensify (Unbridled's Song)

Non Runner
4
768533
i
4
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Get The Job Done 14 

dk g Poseidon's Warrior - Sibonet (Congrats)

D
3 8-2
Eder MartinezRobin Schuster
5
393055
i
5
Brown, white sleeves (Jose Lopez)

Chasing The Stars 14 

dk g Repent - Gingerbread (Slew City Slew)

D
4 8-6
Luis GonzalezJose Lopez
6
243243
i
6
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

No Limit 14 

dk g Discreet Cat - My Limit (Wagon Limit)

3 8-2
Marco CcamaqueRodney Moyers
7
277796
i
7
Turquoise, white diamond (Urieta's Racing Stable)

Meterologists 61 

dk g It's No Joke - Storming Allie (Lightnin N Thunder)

D
3 8-2
Agustin BrachoJohanna Urieta
8
376176
i
8
Blue, light blue diamond, light blue diamonds on sleeves (Susan Yoder)

Fortune Maker 145 

b g Algorithms - Valera (Quiet American)

D
3 8-2
Brian HollingsworthLori Yoder
Verdict

NO LIMIT has been running well of late without getting his head in front, but this looks a decent opportunity to see him back to winning ways in a contest that lacks substance. Tizatalker and Get The Job Done both warrant consideration.

21:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO only)

Winner $14,175 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7
i
1
Lime green, blue diamond belt (Shotgun Rag Racing Stables, Inc)

Southern Spirit 16 

dk g Southern Success - Trojan Victory (Yankee Victor)

3 8-7
Walter De La CruzRay Vernino
2
95
i
2
Brown, white bars (Daniel McCarthy)

Giftsofthespirit 16 

ch g Equality - C R Emmaus Road (Rehaan)

3 8-7
Jane MagrellRichard Zielinski
3
8
i
3
Pink, Purple Horse (Nancy Davison)

Thirty Two Caliber 33 

ch g Fast Bullet - Indy Sue (Indygo Shiner)

3 8-7
Jarred JournetRichard Genovese
4
726
i
4
White, black diamond frame, black sleeves, red diamonds (Won Of A Kind Farm, Llc)

Tiz Smart 16 

b g Tiz Wonderful - Reproduction (Smarty Jones)

3 8-7
Luis GonzalezJevon Crumley
5
3
i
5
Red, white diamond (Froilan Flores)

Smokin Hot Energy 16 

b g Unbridled Energy - Storm In Philly (Smoke Glacken)

3 8-7
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
6
723232
i
6
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

We Will Shine 12 

dk g Kantharos - Bodua (North Light)

BF
3 8-7
Eder MartinezRodney Moyers
7
803
i
7
Black, Black Cap (Olivo Inirio)

Brilliant Boy 12 

dk g Brilliant Speed - Red Carpet Lady (Theatrical)

3 8-7
Luis RiveraOlivo Inirio
Verdict

SMOKIN HOT ENERGY showed promise on his first outing when third over slightly further. The slight drop in trip looks in his favour, and he can prove stronger than Brilliant Boy and Tiz Smart.

21:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,489 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5-24445
i
1
Lime, orange circled 'a', orange sleeves (Alicia Cacho)

Three Diamonds 90 

b f Wilburn - Diamond Highway (Harlan's Holiday)

D BF
4 8-6
Agustin BrachoAlejandro Murillo
2
224676
i
2
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Axis Mundi 33 

b m Gottcha Gold - Oopsy Daisy (Evansville Slew)

D
5 8-6 (ow2)
Keivan SerranoGlenroy Brown
3
144253
i
3
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Sassy Slew 16 

dk f Exclusive Quality - Steady Slew (Mongoose)

D
4 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueRodney Faulkner
4
751638
i
4
Blue, Red Sash (Maribel Izarraraz)

E Z's Lady Bird 19 

b f E Z's Gentleman - Lady's Song (Pulpit)

D
4 8-6
Jarred JournetJose Romero
5
8-64679
i
5
White, maroon sleeves (Ben Grimme)

No Bluff Just Hope 16 

dk f Strong Hope - Pumpkin Bluff (Pine Bluff)

D
4 8-6 (ow1)
Eder MartinezRobert Gorham
6
1-56807
i
6
Yellow, red sash, red diamonds on sleeves (Betty Ott)

Counting Time 16 

b f Snuck In - Count On Lynn (Count The Time)

D
4 8-6
Alfredo ClementeBetty Ott
7
645421
i
7
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Candy Ruler 48 

dk f Twirling Candy - Miles Rules (Tribal Rule)

D
4 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
8
8-22413
i
8
Red, white lightning bolt, black diamond sleeves (Blue Snow Racing Stables)

I'm Tough 29 

dk m Tough Game - I'm Convinced (Lucayan Prince)

D BF
5 8-6
Hector BerriosDavid Wolochuk
9
3-12317
i
9
White, blue ball, blue chevrons on sleeves, white cap (Marion Gorham)

Beija Boo 62 

gr/ f Equality - Beija Fleur (Quaker Ridge)

D
3 8-3
Gerardo CorralesRobert Gorham
10
4-22161
i
10
Turquoise, white diamond (Urieta's Racing Stable)

Big Mama Lady 19 

ch f Wilburn - Mint Landing (Yarrow Brae)

D
4 8-8
Hector Jr RosarioJohanna Urieta
11
63-6162
i
11
Red, tan ball (Eric Hurst)

Divine Humor 16 

b f Divine Park - You Laughin (Sharp Humor)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

CANDY RULER has steadily improved her form throughout the year and can make it two in a row at the main expense of Three Diamonds and Big Mama Lady.

22:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 24 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,489 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1-83980
i
1
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Three Spots 14 

ch g City Weekend - Elusive Faith (Elusive Quality)

D
4 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueRodney Faulkner
2
244122
i
2
Lime green, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cap (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Political Justice 27 

gr/ g Political Force - La Petite Justice (Lit de Justice)

D
9 8-6
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
3
523231
i
3
White, red and black sash (Mm Bloodstock Llc)

El Discreto 20 

b g Discreet Cat - Kissimmee (Kissin Kris)

D
Non Runner
4
3-22346
i
4
Red, white sleeves (Morlona Racing Llc)

Sons Of Missouri 56 

b g Delaware Township - Bellafana (Lear Fan)

D
10 8-6
T HoughtonNabu Morales
5
634335
i
5
White (Charles Golden)

Mascherato 41 

dk g Sky Mesa - Seeking Silence (Seeking The Gold)

D
6 8-6
Keivan SerranoJohn Brown
6
456215
i
6
White, light blue diamond and bowtie, blue and white halved sleeves, blue cuffs (Angel Sanchez)

Fifth Avenue Flash 9 

b g Bustin Stones - Heck (Heckle)

D
5 8-10
Christian PilaresPablo Torres
7
852247
i
7
Purple, white ball (Kristina Tumblin)

Arrogant 10 

b g Portobello Road - Littleriverqueen (Strodes Creek)

D
6 8-6
Brian HollingsworthAndrew Tumblin
8
365-637
i
8
Aqua, white diamond hoop, white diamonds on sleeves (James Griffin)

Runnin Fun 14 

gr/ g Equality - Havin Fun Now (Quiet Enjoyment)

D
6 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioRichard Rettele
9
22-4341
i
9
Blue, white sleeves (Tyler Rotstein)

Greg Rules Da 19 

dk g Da Stoops - Hines Farley Rules (King Of Kings)

D
6 8-10
Jarred JournetKenneth Marshall
10
133860
i
10
Blue, white diamonds, green band on sleeves (Alan Zabiegala)

Bayshore Boy 14 

dk g Cool Coal Man - La Raine of Terror (Gen Stormin'norman)

D
Non Runner
11
53-1788
i
11
White, orange stripe, black stars on sleeves (Dream Ridge Racing)

Irish Cat 14 

dk g Street Cry - Carolyn's Cat (Forestry)

D
6 8-8
Irwin RosendoDonald Radcliff
Verdict

POLITICAL JUSTICE is a consistent performer whose recent form makes him the standout contender in the field. Fifth Avenue Flash and Greg Rules Da can fight it out for the minor honours.