18:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,954 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f 110y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
764675
i
1
Black, red diamond (Sara Stanoszek)

High Believing 20 

b g Bold Warrior - Poco Uno (E Dubai)

D
4 8-6 (ow2)
Jose DavilaSara Stanoszek
2
487436
i
2
White (Charles Golden)

Pyrite Mill 38 

b g Mercer Mill - Arctic Dove (Dove Hunt)

D
8 8-6 (ow2)
Keivan SerranoJohn Brown
3
515356
i
3
Black, pink star (Elias Del Val)

Honor Roll 98 

b g Magna Graduate - Crack the Code (Lost Code)

D
5 8-6
Gerardo CorralesRobin Schuster
4
762742
i
4
Blue, pink ball (Nicholas Rowland)

Easy Bling 20 

b g Too Much Bling - Oh So Easy (Take That Step)

D
7 8-6
Jarred JournetCandace Huffman
5
445167/
i
5
Green, white sash (Shanyfelt Stables Inc)

Smoke Em Charlie 759 

b g Alluvial - Bug On Bye (Momsfurrari)

D
8 8-6
Hector BerriosValerie Shanyfelt
6
544431
i
6
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Classic Twist 24 

ch g Beau Classic - Maximimi (Creative)

D
5 8-8
Luis GonzalezRodney Faulkner
7
623383
i
7
Royal blue, yellow diamonds on sleeves, royal blue cap (Kama'aina Thoroughbreds)

Mister Peppers 20 

ch g Hold Me Back - Anna Banana (During)

D
4 8-6 b1
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
8
256577
i
8
Black, red diamond (Sara Stanoszek)

Clever Chat 20 

dk g City Weekend - J. P.'s Big Girl (Clever Trick)

D
6 8-6
Noel VigilSara Stanoszek
Verdict

CLASSIC TWIST comfortably won a more valuable contest over track and trip latest and he will take some stopping if arriving in the same mood. Pyrite Mill and Easy Bling are feared most.

19:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,954 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 70y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
989474
i
1
Black, red diamond (Sara Stanoszek)

Kinetic Art 20 

ch g Kingship - Outside (Out Of Place)

Non Runner
2
334453
i
2
Lime green, blue diamonds on sleeves (Katherine Heffner)

Triple Strike 20 

b g Temple City - Woodchip (Forestry)

D
6 8-6
Renzo DiazBart Barnes
3
225434
i
3
Blue, white ball, white diamonds on sleeves (David Galbraith)

Lunar Folly 20 

dk g Lunarpal - Folly Me (Political Folly)

5 8-6
Noel VigilRichard Zielinski
4
585-587
i
4
Purple, silver lightning bolt, silver lightning bolt on sleeves (Patsy Sullivan)

Matter Of Fact 20 

dk g Magna Graduate - Shadow Island (Officer)

D
7 8-6
Luis RiveraRichard Zielinski
5
334286
i
5
Blue, white diamonds, green band on sleeves (Alan Zabiegala)

Park Ave 20 

dk g Discreetly Mine - Park View (Quiet American)

6 8-6
Gerardo CorralesAlan Zabiegala
6
4-71532
i
6
Royal blue, yellow diamonds on sleeves, royal blue cap (Kama'aina Thoroughbreds)

Skip Royale 20 

ch g City Weekend - Spend Away (Skip Away)

D BF
5 8-6
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
7
9-58928
i
7
Grey, black circle, black armlets on sleeves, black cap (Michelle Winters)

Answer Quietly 14 

gr/ m Quiet American - Invoke (Holy Bull)

D
5 8-3 (ow4)
Eder MartinezJr Odin Londono,
8
61-6656
i
8
Black, red diamond (Sara Stanoszek)

Jimmy Ross 21 

b g Cyclone - Princess Grand (Grand Slam)

D
4 8-6 (ow2)
Jose DavilaSara Stanoszek
Verdict

SKIP ROYALE had Triple Strike (third), Lunar Folly (fourth) and Park Ave (sixth) all behind runner-up in a 1m contest here earlier in the month and he can confirm that form by winning today. Answer Quietly might pose the biggest threat with her sights lowered.

19:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

3

1m

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
318867
i
1
White, orange hoops (Jason Dacosta)

Ten Legions 14 

b g Grasshopper - Caleb's Song (Read The Footnotes)

3 8-2
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
2
131322
i
2
Royal blue, gold star, gold stars on sleeves (Glenroy Brown)

Kentucky Breeze 15 

b g Eddington - Chiropractic Girl (Mutakddim)

D
4 8-6
Diego GomezGlenroy Brown
3
247577
i
3
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Honor Thy Father 15 

dk g To Honor And Serve - Hottie Dancer (Distorted Humor)

D
4 8-6 (ow1)
Eder MartinezRodney Moyers
4
322354
i
4
White, light blue diamond and bowtie, blue and white halved sleeves, blue cuffs (Angel Sanchez)

Hondo Gusto 15 

b g J P's Gusto - Hondo Creek (Private Terms)

D
4 8-6
Noel VigilPablo Torres
5
223445
i
5
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Johnny Rocket 15 

b g Colonel John - Candor (Crafty Prospector)

D
5 8-6
Gerardo CorralesRobert Gorham
6
546686
i
6
Yellow and purple halved, black horse (Holly Delaney)

Chief Joseph 15 

dk g Warrior's Reward - Judgement (North Light)

D
4 8-6
Jane MagrellRichard Zielinski
7
672156
i
7
Yellow, white diamond, black diamonds on sleeves (Richie Rich Racing Stable)

Smash And Dash 43 

b g Hard Spun - Meteor Wells (Sadler's Wells)

D
4 8-6
David HaldarJr Odin Londono,
Verdict

Johnny Rocket and Hondo Gusto would both warrant respect if returning to their best, but this looks a good place for KENTUCKY BREEZE to get back to winning ways.

20:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,568 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 70y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
664471
i
1
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Wilko Freeway 27 

ch g Wilko - Mylaar (Madraar)

D
Non Runner
2
815113
i
2
Gold, Black Chevron (Blazing Meadows Farm LLC)

Double The Laugh 10 

b g It's No Joke - Bronx Cheer (Tethra)

D
3 8-2 (ow2)
Luis ColonTimothy Hamm
3
9-61691
i
3
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Big Bad Kitty 15 

b g Eye Of The Leopard - Jessamy Lane (Hennessy)

D
4 8-8
Luis GonzalezGlenroy Brown
4
743331
i
4
Light blue, red dots (Marshall, Ron And Rini, Anthony)

Strategic Ekati 22 

b g Tale of Ekati - Strategy (A.P. Indy)

D
3 8-2 (ow3)
Hector BerriosAnthony Rini
5
435342
i
5
Yellow, orange hoops, orange sleeves (Carmelo Ortiz Ruiz)

Big Exchange 10 

dk g Exchange Rate - Clandestine (Grand Slam)

D
4 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoCarmelo Ruiz
6
444331
i
6
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Little Tricks 34 

b g Street Magician - Trophy Pride (Lion Cavern)

D
4 8-6
T HoughtonCharlie Williams
7
362324
i
7
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Proud Maxx 29 

b g Proud Citizen - Maxinkuckee Miss (Langfuhr)

D
7 8-6
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
Verdict

WILKO FREEWAY returned to winning form on his most recent outing over C&D in good style, and he can account for Little Tricks and Double The Laugh.

20:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $14,175 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 70y

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
666843
i
1
Green, white sash (Shanyfelt Stables Inc)

Matthew's Agenda 17 

b g Liaison - Lady Sonya (Twilight Agenda)

3 8-6
T HoughtonValerie Shanyfelt
2
766875
i
2
White, Red Heart, Green Hoop on cap (Antonio Pizzurro)

Wild Wild Justice 13 

b g Lantana Mob - Panther Run (Cox's Ridge)

4 8-10
Luis GonzalezAntonio Pizzurro
3
824657
i
3
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Resistance Jak 17 

dk c Dialed In - Chanceisalady (American Chance)

Non Runner
4
666144
i
4
orange, yellow sash (Valerie Waite)

Gatling 8 

dk g Gun Power - In a Perfect World (Geri)

3 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioJose Romero
5
30-4362
i
5
Brown, white sleeves (Jose Lopez)

High Francesco 17 

ch g High Cotton - My Friend Melini (Trippi)

3 8-6
Luis RiveraJose Lopez
6
424526
i
6
Black, yellow ball, yellow sleeves (Blue Snow Racing Stables And Wolochuk, David)

Roses For Oski 31 

ch g Awesome Gambler - Akiss Forarose (Rio Verde)

BF
3 8-6
Hector BerriosDavid Wolochuk
7
50-5642
i
7
Lime green, blue diamond belt (Shotgun Rag Racing Stables, Inc)

Brazilian Princess 22 

b f Soldat - Hong Kong Lake (Friends Lake)

3 8-3 (ow5)
Marco CcamaqueRay Vernino
Verdict

GATLING has been slightly below par on his last couple of starts, but he has shown enough in his career to suggest a race of this nature is within his grasp. High Francesco and Matthew's Agenda look best of the remainder.

21:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $5,985 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
898547
i
1
Blue, Red Sash (Maribel Izarraraz)

Up On The Inside 31 

b f Gun Power - Silent Tears (Gold Case)

3 8-7
Marco CcamaqueJose Romero
2
548065
i
2
Blue, maroon triangle (Russell Polichena)

Dreamingofrosealla 15 

b f Gemologist - Darling Desha (Arch)

4 8-10
Maximo MendezRussell Polichena
3
772
i
3
Burgundy, Gold Ball, Gold Sleeves, Gold and Burgundy Halved cap (TERRANCE ELLAH)

Sassy Angel 17 

b f Pool Play - Alpha Angel (Alphabet Soup)

3 8-7
Hector Jr RosarioRichard Rettele
4
i
4
Blue, light blue sleeves (Carol Rettele)

Place Your Bett 

dk f Baptistry - Skirt in the Wind (Northern Park)

3 8-7
T HoughtonRichard Rettele
5
774303
i
5
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Kells 15 

dk f Tizway - Silent Treatment (Glitterman)

4 8-10
Eder MartinezRodney Moyers
6
7664
i
6
Turquoise, black diamond belt (Joseph Michael)

Tiz Mattie 15 

ch f Tizdejavu - Prospector Mattie (Prospectors Gamble)

3 8-7
Hector BerriosDanny Bird
7
333232
i
7
Black and white quarters, white blocks on black sleeves (Heather Marino)

Shari's Time 15 

dk f Big Drama - Lil's Time (Gilded Time)

BF
4 8-10
Juan VelezHeather Marino
8
840456
i
8
Pink, Purple Horse (Nancy Davison)

Lizzy Score 17 

b f Hat Trick - Lucky Strikes Gold (Smart Strike)

4 8-10
Jane MagrellRichard Genovese
9
02
i
9
Blue, grey diamond (Puhl Stables Llc)

Mia Promessa 31 

b f Broken Vow - Mazella (Mazel Trick)

Non Runner
10
643158
i
10
Blue, Red Sash (Maribel Izarraraz)

Grab The Loot 21 

b f Gun Power - Valley Loot (Demaloot Demashoot)

4 8-10
Luis GonzalezJose Romero
Verdict

SHARI'S TIME has knocked on the door consistently of late and gets the chance to go one better now. Kells and Tiz Mattie are the most likely challengers.

21:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $7,938 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
721266
i
1
Blue, white diamonds (James McConnell)

Carablanca's Dance 13 

dk f Hold Me Back - Dance Awhile (Alleged)

D
4 8-6
Gerardo CorralesDebbie Chapman
2
733213
i
2
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Plenty Quick 13 

b f Alternation - Try To Catch Her (Broken Vow)

D
3 8-7
T HoughtonCharlie Williams
3
418239
i
3
Purple, white ball (Kristina Tumblin)

It's Springtime 12 

ch f Live From Appollo - Springtime Spell (Sir Spellbinder)

D BF
3 8-3
Brian HollingsworthAndrew Tumblin
4
43-2521
i
4
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

R Laguna Lucky 31 

b f High Cotton - Lucky Alizea (Forestry)

D
4 8-8
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
5
517320
i
5
Orange, turquoise chevrons, white hoops on black sleeves (Terry Kristek)

Dee Way To Go 67 

b f Empire Way - Discreet Dee (Discreet Cat)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
6
334612
i
6
Royal blue, turquoise stars, turquoise sleeves (Roberto Baez)

Jima's Gold 9 

b f Tizway - Altos de Chavon (Polish Numbers)

D
3 8-5
Luis GonzalezRoberto Baez
7
126282
i
7
Pink, blue 'v' (Danielle Agnello)

Meet Me Half Way 28 

b f Warrior's Reward - After Tea (Boston Harbor)

D
3 8-3 (ow2)
Irwin RosendoRobert Fiesman
8
31-467
i
8
Purple, lime ball, lime sleeves (Michael Foster)

Cocktail Party 45 

gr/ f Mizzen Mast - Partyship (Premiership)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Jarred JournetWilliam Cowans
Verdict

Course winner R LAGUNA LUCKY has the chance to follow up here having trounced the opposition here last time in a runaway performance. Plenty Quick has the consistency to get involved, with Meet Me Half Way appearing on the up.

22:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 25 Sep 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,237 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Sloppy (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
844702
i
1
Royal blue, turquoise stars, turquoise sleeves (Roberto Baez)

Jumpn' James 15 

dk g Big Drama - Lemon Pie (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
4 8-6
Diego GomezRoberto Baez
2
32-615
i
2
Blue (Enrique Lopez)

Gary Who 22 

gr/ g Gary D - Grinch (Salt Lake)

D
3 8-5
Ramon LunaBart Barnes
3
380-509
i
3
Yellow, orange hoops, orange sleeves (Carmelo Ortiz Ruiz)

Sinner Or Saint 91 

ch h Saint Anddan - Haleyclaire (Thunder Gulch)

D
5 8-6
Hector BerriosCarmelo Ruiz
4
773855
i
4
Red, white belt (Bruno Schickedanz)

Ring Of Heat 15 

b g Speed Ring - Run red ridinghood (Wild Event)

4 8-6 (ow2)
Marco CcamaqueRodney Faulkner
5
3621
i
5
Yellow (Randy Joubert Ii)

Lonesome Phil 31 

ch g Ole Rebel - Favorite Lil Devil (I'Ma Hell Raiser)

D
3 8-5
Noel VigilGuy Tauzin
6
766526
i
6
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Sweet Talkin Sam 15 

ch g First Samurai - Twilite Tryst (Afternoon Deelites)

D BF
4 8-6
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
7
521557
i
7
Red, white ball, white sleeves (Nestor Rivera)

Down Market 23 

ch g After Market - Lost Crown (Hit the Trail)

D
5 8-6
Luis GonzalezNestor Rivera
8
675678
i
8
Black, Red Braces, Red Bars On Sleeves (Mark Yagour, Inc)

Saturado 15 

ch g Overdriven - Vintage Candy (Formal Dinner)

3 8-3 (ow5)
Keivan SerranoJohn Brown
9
6-84751
i
9
Purple, yellow ball, black & white halved sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds Llc And Gorham, Robert M)

Honolulu Blue 24 

gr/ g Dunkirk - Texas Aggie (Purge)

D
3 8-7
Christian PilaresRobert Gorham
10
934365-
i
10
Purple, Gold Crown, Gold Diamonds On Sleeves, Purple Cap (Ira Novak)

Dont Come Knockin 284 

b c High Cotton - Caughtnthemoment (Graeme Hall)

D BF
4 8-6
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
11
234324
i
11
White, blue stars (Mark Brough)

He's No Angel 15 

b g Baptistry - Halo Springs (Wekiva Springs)

D
4 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioRichard Rettele
Verdict

LONESOME PHIL got off the mark at Evangeline last time and could follow up here. Jumpn' James knocked on the door when last seen and is respected, while Gary Who and Sweet Talkin Sam are others to note.