18:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,363 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8-33641
i
1
Orange, white sleeves with orange and green stripe, green shamrock on back (Irish Charm Thoroughbreds Llc)

Show Me Some Majic 24 

b m Showing Up - Slew Of Silver (Silver Deputy)

D
5 8-10
Luis QuinonesGary Johnson
2
3-34316
i
2
Yellow, Black Stars on Sleeves (Michael Friedman)

Forester's Diva 32 

dk m Old Forester - Virginia Forum (Open Forum)

D
8 8-6
Walter De La CruzNabu Morales
3
222641
i
3
Red, white blocks (Cardinal Stables)

Omnivelly 38 

b m Marcavelly - Omnyti (Officer)

D
6 8-8
Irwin RosendoValerie Shanyfelt
4
211554
i
4
red, blue sash (Jennifer Rupert)

Lil Lucille 9 

dk m Benny the Bull - Little Somethin (Greatness)

D BF
5 8-6
T HoughtonJohn Rupert
5
51-9335
i
5
Lime green, blue diamond belt (Shotgun Rag Racing Stables, Inc)

Scintillant 21 

ch m Wildcat Heir - Street Dancing (Street Cry)

D BF
5 8-6
Jaime RodriguezRay Vernino
6
215322
i
6
Black (Brinley Enterprises Llc)

Flaring Star 50 

dk m Tap Day - Vixen Star (Ten Gold Pots)

BF
7 8-6
Gerardo CorralesMike Rone
7
441674
i
7
White, red diamonds, red diamonds on sleeves (Elena Sandoval)

Great Way Lady 14 

ch f Greatness - Sea Way Lady (Sea Wall)

D
4 8-6
Alvaro Hernandez LopezRobin Schuster
8
1-13433
i
8
Gold, black horseshoe 'g' (Anthony Granitz)

Seductive 32 

b m Kodiak Kowboy - It's Valid (Valid Expectations)

D
Non Runner
9
173535
i
9
Blue, red dots (Anthony Rini)

Queen Of Spring 14 

dk m Spring At Last - Queen's Command (Sir Cat)

D
5 8-6
Jose BrachoAnthony Rini
Verdict

FLARING STAR has been running consistently well of late and deserves to get her head back in front. Omnivelly and Lil Lucille complete the shortlist.

19:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2017

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,363 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
463796/
i
1
Green, white sash (Shanyfelt Stables Inc)

Barrymore 1284 

ch g Lemon Drop Kid - Diane Suzanne (Compliance)

D
8 8-6
Luis QuinonesValerie Shanyfelt
2
751515
i
2
green, white ball (Matthew Shanyfelt)

R Fast Cat 24 

b g Bluegrass Cat - R Fast Lady (Artax)

D
9 8-6
Irwin RosendoValerie Shanyfelt
3
353157
i
3
Red, black scorpion, black stripes on sleeves (Raquel Castro)

How You 48 

ch g Lookin At Lucky - Etoufee (Tabasco Cat)

D
5 8-6
Jaime RodriguezRaquel Castro
4
957544
i
4
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Hoarder 7 

b g Super Saver - Bandora (Dixieland Band)

5 8-6
Coby BourqueRodney Moyers
5
813313
i
5
Lime green, red lightning bolt (Samuel Klein, Jr)

Tuba 14 

dk g Magna Graduate - Sousaphone (Stravinsky)

D
5 8-6
Rex Iii StokesKenneth Marshall
6
632231
i
6
Yellow, Black Stars on Sleeves (Michael Friedman)

Wandering Kitten 20 

ch g Kitten's Joy - Personal Odyssey (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
8 8-8
Walter De La CruzNabu Morales
7
122776
i
7
White, green triangle, white diamonds on sleeves, green cap (Jak Racing Llc)

Againsome 24 

dk g Awesome Again - Orate (A P Indy)

D
6 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioBart Barnes
8
341662
i
8
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Colony Classic 14 

b g Colonial Colony - Silent Snowflakes (Eishin Masamune)

D
6 8-6
Gerardo CorralesRodney Faulkner
Verdict

WANDERING KITTEN is a model of consistency who got back to winning ways last time and the son of Kitten's Joy looks the one to beat ahead of Tuba and R Fast Cat.

19:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2017

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

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

3

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In - Result Stands
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
567759
i
1
White, blue 'v' blue bars on sleeves (Sebastian Gonzalez)

Holiday Weekend 20 

ch m City Weekend - Holiday Rates (Concorde's Tune)

D
6 8-6
Alexis OrtizJose Romero
2
957456
i
2
Blue, red diamonds, blue sleeves (Jose Romero)

Galakazoo 20 

dk m City Weekend - Impulsive Spender (Majesty's Imp)

D
6 8-6 (ow3)
Juan VelezJose Romero
3
526332
i
3
Blue, silver sash, silver bars on sleeves, blue cap (Gerald Silver)

Pyrite Slew 20 

dk f Lunarpal - Pyriteville (Evansville Slew)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Luis RiveraJeffrey Radosevich
4
122432
i
4
Lime green, blue bars on sleeves (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Swiss Miss Too 16 

dk m Donthelumbertrader - Darn That Image (Darn That Alarm)

D
8 8-6
Luis ColonJeffrey Radosevich
5
433168
i
5
Gold, black chevron, gold diamonds on black sleeves (Blazing Meadows Farm Llc And Buffalo Thoroughbred Company Llc)

Oh So Rewarding 20 

ch f Parents' Reward - Oh So Easy (Take That Step)

D
4 8-8
Jaime RodriguezTimothy Hamm
6
318515
i
6
White, green sash (Mike Rone)

Skylar's A Jiggen 20 

dk f Vaquero - Jiggle (Strategic Mission)

D
3 8-5
Irwin RosendoMike Rone
7
552575
i
7
Blue, white stars on red sleeves (Paul Groves)

Quiet Elite 24 

ch m Elite Squadron - Quiet White Eyes (Fairway Phantom)

D
6 8-6
Alvaro Hernandez LopezRichard Vickers
8
232324
i
8
Black, white diamonds, black diamond on white sleeves, white cap (Premier Stables Unlimited)

Beeswacker 20 

dk m Awesome Again - Noneofyourbeeswax (Honour And Glory)

D
5 8-6
T HoughtonNabu Morales
Verdict

Skylar's A Jiggen and Pyrite Slew arrive in decent form but have the presence of SWISS MISS TOO to overcome and her recent efforts give her strong claims for victory.

20:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2017

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,740 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
516738
i
1
Turquoise, yellow rising sun, green spots on sleeves (Juan Arriagada)

Complacent 29 

b g Tiznow - Teenage Temper (A.P. Indy)

D
5 8-6
Agustin BrachoNabu Morales
2
336652
i
2
Black and white diamonds (Charles Golden)

Secret Invasion 15 

dk g Smart Strike - Secret Asset (Awesome Again)

5 8-6
Gerardo CorralesJohn Brown
3
675684
i
3
Gold, red stars (Barbara Madrigal)

Clampdown 32 

dk g Sligo Bay - Devaluation (Conquistador Cielo)

D
4 8-6
Ramon LunaRaquel Castro
4
666826
i
4
Green, orange braces, green and orange striped cap (Southwest Racing Stables And Murphy, Bruce)

Rarin To Go 40 

dk c Hold Me Back - Bronze Charmer (Volponi)

D
4 8-6
Christian PilaresIsrael Garcia
5
364221
i
5
Lime green, blue bars on sleeves (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Getaway Car 10 

b g Circular Quay - Couldabeenabenz (Marquetry)

4 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoAnthony Rini
6
723165
i
6
Black, white lightning bolt, white stars on sleeves (Josh Faulkner)

Zipples 15 

dk g Zede - Brush Ripples (Broad Brush)

D
4 8-6 (ow3)
Juan VelezJoshua Faulkner
7
413223
i
7
Green,green shamrock on pink ball (Jose Peres)

Discreet Investor 15 

dk g Discreet Cat - Miss Spinks (Rock Hard Ten)

D BF
4 8-6
Luis RiveraPablo Torres
8
651571
i
8
White, lime green ball, lime green sleeves, white cap (The Elkstone Group LLC)

Castles In The Air 14 

dk g Spring At Last - Pulpit Fiction (Pulpit)

D
3 8-4
Walter De La CruzRon Potts
9
233271
i
9
Lime green, royal blue blocks (A And M Stables)

Replay 21 

b g Flatter - Andrea Gail (Storm Bird)

D
5 8-8
Rex Iii StokesJulie Pappada
Verdict

CASTLES IN THE AIR was a very easy winner on his latest outing and a repeat of that performance makes him the clear one to beat. Complacent and Getaway Car are feared most.

20:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2017

Race 5 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $15,120 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 39y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
233232
i
1
Lime green, blue bars on sleeves (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Another Source 17 

b c Divine Park - Source Of Humor (Distorted Humor)

BF
3 8-2 (ow2)
Ricardo FelicianoAnthony Rini
2
43021-4
i
2
White, blue hoop, red hoop on sleeves (Patricia Bozano)

Double Sence 46 

b g Eskendereya - Double Trouble (Wild Event)

D
4 8-6
Christian PilaresEduardo Caramori
3
434133
i
3
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Dance Night 17 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Bachata (Kingmambo)

D
3 8-2
Gerardo CorralesCharlie Williams
4
537634
i
4
Turquoise, pink cap (Keys To Riches Stable)

Double Onthe Rocks 17 

dk g Super Saver - Bulita (Knockadoon)

D
4 8-6
Agustin BrachoShane Meyers
5
545241
i
5
Red, white hoops, red and white quartered cap (Gene Burkholder)

Tizatalker 8 

dk g Tizway - Chado (Montbrook)

3 8-2
Jaime RodriguezKim Puhl
6
853164
i
6
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Mr. Tee Sir 8 

b g Gun Power - Wicked Willie (Will's Way)

Non Runner
7
8216
i
7
Burgundy, silver panel, silver stripe on sleeves (Equinox, Inc)

Lilly's Candy 44 

b f Candy Ride - Amara (Bernardini)

Non Runner
8
0-15666
i
1A
Lime green, blue bars on sleeves (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

City Storm 61 

ch g City Zip - Storm Showers (Storm Cat)

BF
Non Runner
Verdict

Another Source couldn't land a weak contest last time out but has the form to go close, while Lilly's Candy remains open to improvement. This can go the way of DANCE NIGHT, who finished with a flourish here latest and could make this opposition pay.

21:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2017

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
311346
i
1
Orange (Gerald Erfle)

Cantico 8 

dk m City Weekend - Lost Her Tune (Lost Soldier)

D
6 8-6
Agustin BrachoGerald Erfle
2
55-1121
i
2
Black, red circle with red 'b' on white ball, red and white bars on sleeves (Jose Bracho Jr)

Saratoga Swag 175 

ch f Here Comes Ben - Taffy Pull (Candy Stripes)

4 8-6
Jose BrachoJose Bracho
3
411614
i
3
Blue, grey diamond (Puhl Stables Llc)

I Got The Time 14 

b m Love of Money - Honey Rules (Judge T C)

D
5 8-8
Rex Iii StokesKim Puhl
4
814731
i
4
White, orange hoops (Jason Dacosta)

Istrue 17 

dk m Benny the Bull - Magical Promise (Montbrook)

D
6 8-8
Jaime RodriguezJason Dacosta
5
412311
i
5
Yellow, Black Stars on Sleeves (Michael Friedman)

Lei It On Me 14 

dk m Benny the Bull - Po Po Au Pooh (Tong Po)

D
5 8-8
Walter De La CruzNabu Morales
6
812173
i
6
Royal blue, gold star, gold stars on sleeves (Glenroy Brown)

Amina Perfect 17 

b m Benchmark - Legend in disguise (Larry the Legend)

D
7 8-6
Luis GonzalezGlenroy Brown
7
226341
i
7
Blue (Enrique Lopez)

Saturday Storms 14 

ch m Any Given Saturday - Proud Lightning (Thunder Gulch)

D
6 8-8
Hector Jr RosarioBart Barnes
8
784413
i
8
Yellow, green sleeves (Miguel Feliciano)

Mo Town Kat 14 

ch f Cowtown Cat - Mo Rogue (Sky Mesa)

D
4 8-6
Ricardo FelicianoMiguel Feliciano
9
114245
i
9
Red and blue halves (Olivo Inirio)

El Of A Cat 14 

dk m Cat Dreams - One El of a Lady (Successful Appeal)

D
6 8-6
Eder MartinezOlivo Inirio
10
555686
i
10
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

Sultry Town Cat 17 

b f Cowtown Cat - Tartan Tigress (Sultry Song)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

LEI IT ON ME arrives on a hat-trick and looks tough to stop in this company. Istrue and Cantico can make up the podium spots.

21:40 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2017

Race 7 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $22,491 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m 70y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
555232
i
1
Black (Elias Del Val)

Honor Roll 13 

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

D
4 8-6
Hector Jr RosarioRobin Schuster
2
45-7522
i
2
Red, blue sash, blue stripe on sleeves (Hudson, Nancy A And Bruce K)

Crispyontheoutside 45 

ch g Northern Afleet - Lucy Diver (Academy Award)

D
4 8-6
Rex Iii StokesWilliam Cowans
3
247713
i
3
Red, white cross sashes, white bars on sleeves (Lavrich, Nancy And Rankin, Elizabeth)

River's Image 15 

dk g Ready's Image - Music Miss (Prospector's Music)

BF
4 8-6
Christian PilaresRichard Zielinski
4
281213
i
4
Purple, yellow spot, black bars on white sleeves (Mast Thoroughbreds LLC)

Skip Royale 45 

ch g City Weekend - Spend Away (Skip Away)

D
4 8-6
T HoughtonRobert Gorham
5
155541
i
5
Gold, Black Chevron (Blazing Meadows Farm LLC)

Bam What 13 

b g Regal Ransom - Gullible (Yes It's True)

4 8-6
Irwin RosendoTimothy Hamm
6
633175
i
6
Red, black braces, black bars on sleeves (Marcus Yagour)

Daggers Duel 10 

b g Lunarpal - Dubaian Duel (Daggers Drawn)

D
Non Runner
7
216475
i
7
White, orange chevrons (Unbridled Trick Racing Stable And Dacosta, Jason)

Unbridled Trick 15 

ch g Songandaprayer - She's Simply Sweet (Mazel Trick)

D
4 8-6
Walter De La CruzJason Dacosta
8
724355
i
8
Red, black star, yellow bars on sleeves, red cap (K C Garrett Farm)

Weavers Ice Cold 31 

b g Quiet American - Gold N Eskimo (Seeking The Gold)

D
4 8-6
Ramon RamosShane Meyers
9
424451
i
9
Yellow, blue star, blue diamonds on sleeves, yellow cap (Kendall Hansen)

Hansenation 31 

gr/ c Hansen - Reversed On Appeal (Successful Appeal)

D
3 8-2 (ow1)
Luis QuinonesMichael Maker
10
681556
i
10
Red and blue halves, white lightning bolt (R And P Racing Stables, Llc)

Seeking A Mile 10 

ch g Saints N' Sinners - Seeking Trouble (Seeking a Home)

5 8-6 (ow1)
Noel VigilRodney Faulkner
Verdict

HANSENATION took advantage of a drop in class to land the odds last time out and looks worth following once more in this company. Skip Royale and Bam What are other names to note.

22:10 Thistledown (USA) (Dirt) 26 Sep 2017

Race 8 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,237 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
454666
i
1
Black, black cap (Mark Yagour)

Empty Prize 16 

ch g Pure Prize - Beatsanemptystall (Broken Vow)

D
Withdrawn
2
332483
i
2
Red, white sleeves (Morlona Racing Llc)

Osceola Pond 15 

b g Cape Blanco - Big Promise (Rahy)

4 8-6
Agustin BrachoNabu Morales
3
414565
i
3
Lime green, blue bars on sleeves (Loooch Racing Stables, Inc)

Nuclear Fusion 15 

b c Adios Charlie - Can Rianne (Gulch)

D
3 8-3 (ow1)
Ricardo FelicianoAnthony Rini
4
7-85560
i
4
Pink, purple horses head, purple armlets on sleeves (Genovese, Richard L And Davison, Nancy)

Door Of Hope 31 

dk g Sea Prince - Lock Your Doors (Safe in the U S A)

D
Non Runner
5
669588
i
5
Burgundy, black horse (Rodney Moyers)

Deputy Dane 101 

b g Best Minister - Sunday's Honor (Epic Honor)

D
4 8-6 (ow2)
Christian RojasRodney Moyers
6
609966
i
6
Blue, white diamonds, green band on sleeves (Alan Zabiegala)

Mabrouk 15 

b g Congrats - FALCONESS (Forest Wildcat)

D
3 8-3
Gerardo CorralesAlan Zabiegala
7
474864
i
7
Black, black stripes on silver sleeves (Jennifer Tooley)

Super Crybaby 15 

ch g Super Saver - Tale Of Love (Tale Of The Cat)

D
4 8-6 (ow2)
Jose GarciaJennifer Tooley
8
223516
i
8
Blue, light blue sleeves (Carol Rettele)

Runnin Gun 21 

b g Baptistry - Skirt in the Wind (Northern Park)

D
4 8-8
Alvaro Hernandez LopezRichard Rettele
9
165546
i
9
Royal blue, white circle 'w', white stripes on sleeves (Charlie J Williams Llc)

Fast Talk 8 

b g Backtalk - Dixiepixicat (Forest Wildcat)

D
3 8-3
Luis QuinonesCharlie Williams
10
214346
i
10
Black, white blocks (Carlos Inirio)

R R Red 17 

b c Maimonides - Peek (Successful Appeal)

D
3 8-3
Ramon RamosCarlos Inirio
11
907842
i
11
Blue, blue cap (Crumley Racing Stable Llc)

Philanthromister 31 

ch g Philanthropist - Executive Mist (Bold Executive)

D
5 8-6
T HoughtonJevon Crumley
Verdict

OSCEOLA POND was the one to take from the race when third here earlier this month and could now make amends with a victory. Nuclear Fusion and Runnin Gun can give the selection most to think about.