19:40 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $3,969 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
593688-
i
1

Barbosa 18 

b g Reversal - Crown Connection (Beautiful Crown)

4 8-12
Alex CruzPaul Treasure
2
98-
i
2

Chasensummerstorms 29 

dk g Rocky Bar - Summers Peace (Orientate)

4 8-12
Francisco ArrietaMatthew Lorefice
3
59/
i
3

Preachers Dream 431 

ch g Lucky Pulpit - Lotsa Lemons (Is It True)

4 8-12 b1
Leslie MawingDoug Oliver
4
554432-
i
4

Atsina Warrior 7 

b g Lucky J. H. - Lovetrip (Twin Spires)

5 8-12
Angel FelixJuan Silva
5
666997-
i
5

Papa Ted 33 

dk g Papa Clem - Wavy Lass (Helmsman)

4 8-12
Luis RodriguezJuan Silva
6
769347-
i
6
Black (Dick Hall)

War Code 16 

b g Colonel John - Digestivo (War Chant)

Non Runner
7
453-
i
7

His Way 65 

dk g Tizway - Falling Springs (Mr. Prospector)

4 8-12
Carlos EsquilinDarrell Alvey
Verdict

This is a big drop in grade for PREACHERS DREAM and he should benefit from a recent gelding operation. Others to note are His Way and Atsina Warrior.

20:08 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 2 - Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $9,135 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
977267-
i
1

Wings Of The Wind 29 

b h Congrats - Bandora (Dixieland Band)

5 8-10
Chase ClarkMargie Cantrell
2
416341-
i
2

Executive Decree 25 

b g Thorn Song - Crazy Tricia (Momentum)

D
4 8-10
Andrew RamgeetBill Tollett
3
123242-
i
3

Boo Boo Bear 18 

dk c Musket Man - Rangey Lil (Lion Heart)

D BF
4 8-10
Jorge BourdieuRoddina Barrett
4
243222-
i
4

Flower Beach 21 

ch g Flower Alley - Quogue (Pulpit)

BF
5 8-10
Scott StevensDan McFarlane
5
944564-
i
5

Sure Sweet 28 

b c Elusive Warning - Candy Gal (Slew of Angels)

D
4 8-10
Isaias EnriquezDonna Hjort
6
112/116-
i
6

Fire The Trainer 275 

b h Majestic Warrior - Quiet Grace (Quiet American)

D
6 8-10
Erick LopezDavid Van Winkle
7
545391-
i
7

Estiqaa 22 

gr/ g Tapit - Emtyazat (Gone West)

D
6 8-10
Leslie MawingRoddina Barrett
Verdict

FLOWER BEACH has filled second place in his last three starts but this is an ideal opportunity for the five-year-old to earn his second career victory. Boo Boo Bear is another with solid form claims, while Executive Decree cannot be discounted.

20:36 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $4,410 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
425113-
i
1

Quality Kay 17 

b m Quality Road - Big Happy Blur (Dixieland Band)

D BF
5 8-12
Erick LopezRobertino Diodoro
2
121175-
i
2

My Cinderella 58 

dk m Distorted Reality - Pretty Amazing (Benchmark)

D
6 8-12
Patrick CanchariChad Story
3
547339-
i
3

Perfect Light 17 

dk m Perfect Soul - Polar Sparkel (Quiet American)

D
9 8-12
Angel FelixManny Figueroa
4
366824-
i
4

Mobiledixie 17 

dk m Supah Blitz - Dixie Magic (Dixie Dot Com)

D
6 8-12
Scott StevensDru Hall
5
678323-
i
5

Heretoplay 21 

b m Zanjero - Here To Win (Dehere)

D BF
6 8-12
Andrew RamgeetTina Ramgeet
6
15/4258-
i
6

Nana Wendy 282 

b m Mccann's Mojave - Magnificent Valor (Hennessy)

5 8-12
Isaias EnriquezDonna Hjort
7
167135-
i
7

Aly's Bobcat 8 

dk m Bob and John - Cahilty Cat (D'Wildcat)

D
8 8-12
Glenn CorbettManny Figueroa
8
117246-
i
8

Miserable Blue 17 

gr/ m Golden Balls - Miserable beauty (Mizzen Mast)

D
6 8-12
Leslie MawingMichael Talbot
Verdict

QUALITY KAY has form figures of 113 since being dropped into this grade late last year and she tops the shortlist today. Heretoplay and Mobiledixie can fight it out for the minor honours.

21:04 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $4,410 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
78492-
i
1

Indignationtyme 29 

b f Time to Get Even - Moon Racer (Benchmark)

3 8-9
Chase ClarkRoddina Barrett
2
48-
i
2

Dixie Gypsy 25 

gr/ f Bulldogger - What Brilliance (Bright Launch)

3 8-9
Luis RodriguezJackie Christenson
3
7-
i
3

Blingin 17 

b f Wilburn - Jackie's Blingin' (Bertrando)

3 8-9 b1
Jorge BourdieuHeath Lawrence
4
346-
i
4

Miss N Wildcat 165 

b f Margie's Wildcat - Miss N Theresa (Desert God)

3 8-9
Leslie MawingBill Brashears
5
5476-
i
5

Hold My Hoops 17 

ch f Suances - Unusual Beauty (Unusual Heat)

3 8-9
Francisco MonroyCandelario Villamar
6
66845-
i
6

Wicked Quick 17 

b f Gio Ponti - On Me (Street Cry)

3 8-9
Alex CruzKim Rushton
7
3249-
i
7

Lookin At Dixie 23 

dk f Lookin At Lucky - Dixie Lyrics (Dixie Union)

3 8-9
Patrick CanchariColleen O Hagan
8
i
8

Sin Fronteras 

dk f Tizdejavu - Wishesdocometrue (Capote)

3 8-9
Israel HernandezPaul Kauffmann
9
97-
i
9

Kash Cookie 41 

b f Paynter - Sci Fi Kin (Siphon)

3 8-9
Carlos EsquilinAlex Casas
10
9-
i
10

Coal Harbour 171 

b f Harbor the Gold - Wind Storm (He's Tops)

3 8-9
Scott StevensPhilip Hall
11
i
11

Two Teslas 

ch f Heatseeker - Trick a Cat (High Yield)

3 8-9
Erick LopezMiguel Silva
Verdict

INDIGNATIONTYME rattled the crossbar over track and trip latest and is expected to remain competitive in this higher grade. Lookin At Dixie has claims on her best form, while Blingin should be all the wiser for the experience gained here on debut last month.

21:32 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $5,041 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
731140-
i
1

Take A Risk 21 

dk g Surf Cat - Unusual Prospect (Unusual Heat)

D
8 8-10
Alex CruzBurton Sipp
2
541236-
i
2

Three Padres 31 

b g Sorcerer's Stone - Minideputy (Silver Deputy)

D
7 8-10
Leslie MawingKent Jensen
3
265687-
i
3

Gentle As A Breeze 21 

ch g Wilko - Savoury Soup (Alphabet Soup)

D
8 8-10
Isaias EnriquezClifford Leavitt
4
515434-
i
4

Rob's Pal 14 

ch g Atticus - Flyindownbaylaurel (Alphabet Soup)

D
8 8-10
Erick LopezRobertino Diodoro
5
513577-
i
5

Three Red Sevens 22 

dk g Bedford Falls - Tangled lace (General Meeting)

D
6 8-10
Patrick CanchariRobert Score
6
154423-
i
6

Thisismystory 14 

b g Drosselmeyer - Sea Span (Valid Expectations)

4 8-10
Jorge BourdieuCindy Cummins
7
871628-
i
7

Del Rio Harbor 8 

ch g Harbor the Gold - Bahati (Horse Chestnut)

D
7 8-12
Israel HernandezEliazar Salas
8
166748-
i
8

Charlie Again 21 

b g Northern Afleet - Fabulous Babe (Touch Gold)

D
6 8-10
Francisco ArrietaDavid Van Winkle
Verdict

THISISMYSTORY has been knocking hard on the door and wouldn't be winning out of turn. The pair who could give the selection most to think about are Rob's Pal and Del Rio Harbor.

22:01 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $3,969 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
50-
i
1

Storming Reese 201 

ch f Storm Wolf - Fluid Move (Nureyev)

4 8-12 b1
Francisco MonroyCandelario Villamar
2
66927/8-
i
2

Awesome Romance 23 

ch m Awesome Gambler - Hidden Romance (Domestic Dispute)

5 8-12
Alex CruzEloy Navarro
3
475904-
i
3

My Mel Mar 37 

dk f Discreetly Mine - Mammal Of Action (Lawyer Ron)

4 8-12
Carlos EsquilinAlex Casas
4
4/96998-
i
4

American Miz 15 

ch f Songandaprayer - All American Miz (Grand Slam)

4 8-12
Don FrenchStan Hartman
5
i
5

Obituary 

ch f Good Journey - Distant Glow (Decarchy)

4 8-12
Francisco ArrietaEsteban Martinez
6
920075-
i
6

My Last Penny 37 

b m Del Mar Show - Formula Five (Turkoman)

5 8-12
Angel FelixDayson Lavanway
7
436247-
i
7
Blue, light blue diamond, light blue diamonds on sleeves (Ariana Payan)

Of Course It Is 37 

b m Yes It's True - Bayou Miss (Dixie Union)

Non Runner
8
786689-
i
8

Cowgirls Cause 15 

dk f Cowboy Cal - Triple J (Awesome Again)

4 8-12
Richard LullSandy Gale
9
45655-
i
9

Loveyouless 15 

dk f Smart Chip - Dance For Fun (Devil His Due)

4 8-12
Chase ClarkTyler Gibbs
10
79/3447-
i
10

March Badness 49 

b f Old Topper - High Bolly (Saros)

4 8-12
Erick LopezLisa Gangidino
Verdict

The most consistent of these is LOVEYOULESS, who could take advantage of the in-and-out opposition she faces by putting a winning performance in. My Mel Mar and My Last Penny could be best of the rest.

22:31 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 7 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $5,355 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
502615-
i
1

Slot Player 28 

ch g Cowtown Cat - Bal Harbour Baby (Belong To Me)

D BF
4 8-12
Erick LopezRobertino Diodoro
2
437447-
i
2

Hundred Years 30 

b g Misremembered - Sentebale (Vindication)

D
5 8-10
Glenn CorbettKenneth Person
3
163227-
i
3

Plum Lucky 23 

dk g Storm Wolf - Amendment (Bahhare)

D
4 8-10
Angel FelixGary Rogers
4
121/533-
i
4

Unfolded Magic 17 

gr/ g Macho Uno - Five Star Daydream (Five Star Day)

D
8 8-10
Israel HernandezEloy Mendoza
5
221432-
i
5

Super Swiss 23 

ch g Elusive Warning - Swiss Please (Swiss Yodeler)

D
5 8-10 (ow1)
Renny ArrietaSergio Barrio
6
2/14337-
i
6

Perfect Surprise 22 

dk g Don'tsellmeshort - Charming Surprise (Silver Charm)

D
7 8-10
Patrick CanchariChad Story
7
231575-
i
7
Pink, black hoops, black hoops on sleeves, black cuffs & collar (Kim Oliver)

Olivia The Star 31 

dk m Oliver's Twist - Halloween Witch (Golden Missile)

D
Non Runner
8
084241-
i
8

Mt. Leinster 11 

dk g Field Commission - Mt. Sunapee (Mountain Cat)

D
4 8-12
Andrew RamgeetJose Silva
9
221715-
i
9

Beach Mode 22 

dk g Harbor the Gold - Elttaes Nite (Basket Weave)

D
4 8-12
Scott StevensRick Wise
10
1136-
i
10

Forest Treasure 22 

ch g Tiz Wonderful - Forest Whispers (Forestry)

D
4 8-10
Leslie MawingKim Rushton
Verdict

Unfolded Magic has been hitting the frame lately and must be considered, while Super Swiss has been knocking on the door and could easily make the step up to winning. However, preference is for MT. LEINSTER following up his win last time and being the one to beat once again.

23:00 Turf Paradise (USA) (Dirt) 3 Jan 2018

Race 8 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $4,410 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
646635-
i
1

West A While 22 

dk g Sought After - Meet Me in Fargo (Fargo)

D
5 8-12
Chase ClarkMargie Cantrell
2
331444-
i
2

Brother Bob 15 

b g Brother Derek - You'renotlistening (Kennedy Road)

D
8 8-12
Andrew RamgeetJim Gilmour
3
466/621-
i
3

Dukati 22 

b g Medaglia d'Oro - Oneofacat (Deputy Minister)

D
7 8-12
Francisco ArrietaSergio Barrio
4
471824-
i
4

Harlan's Howling 22 

b g Harlan's Holiday - Cape of Bradford (Cape Town)

D
6 8-12
Leslie MawingKevin Eikleberry
5
3/19371-
i
5

Whining 16 

dk g Simon Pure - Sweeping Showers (End Sweep)

D
9 8-12
Janine SmithDon Schnell
6
413067-
i
6

Wild Atlantic Way 40 

dk g Southern Image - Waltzing Swan (El Corredor)

D
5 8-12
Renny ArrietaRafael Barraza
7
141242-
i
7

Carr Creek 22 

b g Forest Wildcat - Bertrandostreasure (Bertrando)

D
10 8-12
Israel HernandezJoe Toye
8
168613-
i
8

Star Of The Dia 22 

b g Seeking The Dia - Secret Brook (Montbrook)

D BF
8 8-12
Patrick CanchariShawn Davis
9
511156-
i
9

Major Truth 40 

b g Benchmark - Common Truth (Bertrando)

D
8 8-12
Carlos EsquilinFred Snapp
10
222178-
i
10

Karaoke Cat 43 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Talkin And Singing (Songandaprayer)

D
6 8-12
Alex CruzEdward Vigil
11
664641-
i
11

Thunder Basin 15 

ch g Unbridled's Song - Key to the Cat (Tale Of The Cat)

D
7 8-12
Jorge BourdieuDan Dennison
12
232124-
i
12

Maggie's Guy 29 

dk g Grey Memo - Fits the Route (Ribot Land)

D BF
7 8-12
Erick LopezJames Brown
Verdict

The closely-matched pair of Carr Creek and Star Of The Dia are sure to be involved once again, but a return to this level can see MAGGIE'S GUY get back to winning ways and he can confirm superiority over the aforementioned duo.