23:15 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 11 Jan 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $3,743 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
65522-4
i
1

Crooked Court 7 

b g Court Vision - Slammingpartygirl (Grand Slam)

D BF
4 8-12
Orlando MojicaEnrique Calderon
2
887322-
i
2

Bluemymind 14 

b g Indygo Shiner - Miss Playbill (Theatrical)

D
7 8-12
Albin JimenezLarry Lay
3
659483-
i
3

Grace's Devil 14 

dk g Devil His Due - Go Grace Go (Sefapiano)

D
9 8-12
Rolando AragonVernon Coyle
4
123380-
i
4

Posture 11 

ch g Flower Alley - Post (Hennessy)

D
6 8-12
Jack GilliganKim Hammond
5
078827-
i
5

Pioneer Justice 11 

b g Pioneerof the Nile - Silvie's Lullaby (Run Softly)

D
5 8-12
Alonso QuinonezKenneth Miller
6
874844-
i
6

Fizzano 25 

dk g Pleasant Tap - Riserva (Dixie Brass)

D
9 8-12
Julie BurkeBonnie Pittman
7
599948-
i
7
White, blue hoops, white cap (Joseph Witt)

Northern Empire 14 

ch g North Light - Britannia Rose (Golden Missile)

D
Non Runner
8
745706-
i
8

Arboretum 14 

b g El Corredor - Miss Abbott (Cure The Blues)

D
6 8-12
Rodney PrescottWilliam Stinson
Verdict

BLUEMYMIND came desperately close to winning over 1m here last time and a repeat performance will make him tough to beat. Grace's Devil was less than a length behind the selection that day so he must be respected, while Crooked Court also has a squeak.

23:44 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 11 Jan 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $5,272 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

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

Mr. Mendavi 

b g Mondavi - Seattle Missy (Grindstone)

3 8-10
Albin JimenezTimothy Burke
2
354-
i
2

Whiskey Moon 40 

ch c American Lion - Snakey Sue (Gold Alert)

3 8-10
Rolando AragonRonald Kahles
3
8-
i
3

Two Run Triple 25 

b g Wilburn - Follow the Lite (Lite The Fuse)

3 8-6
John McKeeJohn Wainwright
4
92236-
i
4
Black, white ball, white cap (Humphries, Thomas And Johnson, Tanya)

The Last Prophet 32 

dk c Student Council - Fun At Heart (Distorted Humor)

BF
Non Runner
5
8-
i
5
Blue, green sash, blue cap (Katharine Leigh)

Jeeves 12 

ch c Fusaichi Pegasus - Malibu Storm (Malibu Moon)

Non Runner
6
2002-
i
6

Bar Trick 32 

b g Hat Trick - Barbies M (Afleet Alex)

3 8-10
Rodney PrescottAndrew Mckeever
7
832-
i
7
Royal blue, gold stripes, white sleeves, gold cap (Bolton, George And Leidel, Peter)

Hurricane Force 34 

b g The Factor - Elite Humor (Distorted Humor)

Non Runner
8
425-
i
8
Brown, red ball, brown band on red sleeves, red cap (Racebrook Stables Llc)

Masonio 12 

ch c Ice Box - Ghoul (Stormy Atlantic)

BF
Non Runner
Verdict

HURRICANE FORCE has steadily been edging closer to the target and this looks a good opportunity for him to open his account. Masonio and Bar Trick also hold solid claims.

00:13 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 12 Jan 2017

Race 3 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $3,743 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
767336-
i
1

Annie's On Tour 28 

ch m Tour's Big Red - Annie's Runaway (Jacquelyn's Groom)

D BF
5 8-9
Julie BurkeSherman Mitchell
2
385063-
i
2

Mega Senna 19 

ch m Leroidesanimaux - Jericoacoara (Richter Scale)

D
8 8-9
Albin JimenezEnrique Calderon
3
733236-
i
3

Classicsister Jill 39 

b m Beau Classic - Sister Nan (Pleasant Tap)

D
6 8-9 (ow3)
Orlando MojicaCharles Lawson
4
456565-
i
4

Our Ruth 19 

dk m Slew City Slew - Tiger Gal (Hermitage)

D
6 8-9
Eddie ZunigaP Ross
5
992521-
i
5

Bela Menina 20 

b m Langfuhr - La Bresilienne (Grand Slam)

D
5 8-12
Jack GilliganKim Hammond
6
578086-
i
6
White, black and red sash, red cap (Tracy Nelson)

Wonderful Miss Bea 19 

b m Tiz Wonderful - Trizelle (Malibu Moon)

D
Non Runner
7
454414-
i
7

Secret Betrayal 19 

b m Redattore - Yalta (Private Terms)

D
7 8-9
Alonso QuinonezLarry Smith
8
513426-
i
8

Great Day 56 

ch m Action This Day - Music Miss (Prospector's Music)

D
7 8-9
Alberto PusacC Bates
9
321522-
i
9

Seattle Firm 19 

b m Council Member - Summerfield (Affirmed)

D BF
5 8-9
Perry OuztsLarry Smith
Verdict

BELA MENINA ran out a comfortable winner over the extended 1m here last time and she could take some stopping if arriving in the same mood. There are a few dangers, however, with Seattle Firm and Mega Senna topping the list.

00:42 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 12 Jan 2017

Race 4 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $4,744 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
936856-
i
1

Arch Leader 12 

b g Archarcharch - Casablanca Babe (Horse Chestnut)

D
4 8-9
Gabriel LagunesMonica Krummen
2
372944-
i
2

Proposition Joe 20 

b c Divine Park - Morganza (Clever Trick)

D
4 8-9
Jack GilliganEric Reed
3
053649-
i
3

Archiboldo 123 

b g Arch - Xinji (Xaar)

D
6 8-9
Alonso QuinonezBen Colebrook
4
613838-
i
4
Green, white yoke (Arlene O'Neill)

Hard Way To Go 11 

dk c Rock Hard Ten - Debbie's Assault (Belong To Me)

D
Non Runner
5
645142-
i
5

Caldera 48 

b h Arch - The Legend Grows (Siphon)

D BF
5 8-9
Sonny LeonBrett Santangelo
6
562108-
i
6

Petrophysical 31 

b h Taste of Paradise - Visalia Dust (Lord Avie)

D
7 8-9
Perry OuztsWilliam Mcgaughey
7
564012-
i
7

First On Board 12 

dk g On Board Again - Cunningly (Lit de Justice)

6 8-9 (ow3)
Orlando MojicaSr Richard Girdley,
Verdict

CALDERA ended 2016 with a number of solid efforts and he can start the new year with a bang. Petrophysical and Hard Way To Go might be left to fight out minor honours.

01:11 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 12 Jan 2017

Race 5 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $3,215 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
252518-
i
1

Geo Niko 11 

dk g Gio Ponti - Dixie Quest (Coronado's Quest)

D
4 8-9
Alberto PusacBert Crawford
2
364368-
i
2

Lockandload 41 

b g Mercer Mill - With Flair (Broad Brush)

D
5 8-9
John McKeeC Bates
3
19855-4
i
3

Civil Dispute 10 

b g Bellamy Road - Payable On Demand (Out Of Place)

D
4 8-9
Albin JimenezLarry Smith
4
44556-2
i
4

Sea The Moon 10 

b g Sea Of Tranquility - Moonshine Mary (Migrating Moon)

7 8-9
Richard BrachoDana Ollier
5
13194-5
i
5

Is That Jack 10 

ch c Mizzen Mast - Bob's Barb (Lord Avie)

D
4 8-9
Alonso QuinonezKenneth Miller
6
261578-
i
6

Visions Of Cash 25 

dk g Pollard's Vision - Perfect Pleasure (Aptitude)

D
6 8-9
Perry OuztsTimothy Burke
7
0/57564-
i
7

Blame It On Tekela 39 

b g Kela - Love Appeal (Singspiel)

D BF
7 8-9
Jack GilliganWesley Ward
8
14552-2
i
8

Malleable 10 

ch g KITALPHA - In Your Eyes (Vision And Verse)

D
6 8-9
Abel LezcanoDouglas Danner
9
131963-
i
9

Full Clip 14 

b g U S Ranger - Right Time Matty (Matty G)

D
4 8-9
Cory OrmJr Robert Metcalf,
10
64628-6
i
1A
Royal blue, rust cross sashes (Dennis Behrmann)

Philippic 10 

dk g Freefourinternet - Bid of Faith (Devil His Due)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

MALLEABLE shades the verdict in a tricky heat. He has been knocking on the door recently and another bold bid looks assured. Blame It On Tekela and Civil Dispute can also figure prominently.

01:40 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 12 Jan 2017

Race 6 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $4,744 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
904554-
i
1

Pontual 13 

ch g Point Given - Jericoacoara (Richter Scale)

7 8-9 (ow3)
Orlando MojicaDebra Ware
2
35152-5
i
2

Happy To Be Here 7 

b g Full Mandate - Happy Honeymoon (Honour And Glory)

D
7 8-9
Sonny LeonOlivo Inirio
3
623213-
i
3

Sonof A Monstercat 32 

ch g Tactical Cat - Monster Snitch (Meadow Monster)

D
7 8-9
Albin JimenezJeffrey Greenhill
4
290684-
i
4
Pink, blue halves, pink sleeves, blue cap (Darrell Brown)

Epic Phelps 12 

b g Monashee Mountain - Sweet Claire Bear (Mari's Book)

D
Non Runner
5
321143-
i
5
Khaki, hunter green circle (Stephen Baker)

Infiltration 13 

b h Temple City - Pink Coral (Sadler's Wells)

D
Non Runner
6
111795-
i
6

Chasing Greg 34 

ch g Roaring Fever - Alexandra's Angel (Two Punch)

D
7 8-7
Alonso QuinonezVernon Coyle
7
0/77331-
i
7
Green, yellow bars on sleeves, green cap (Ronald Kinmon)

The Gorilla Man 19 

b g After Market - War Indian (Indian Charlie)

D
Non Runner
8
535227-
i
8

Mac The Man 81 

b g El Corredor - Marchmont (Mountain Cat)

D
7 8-9
Jack GilliganJeffrey Greenhill
Verdict

THE GORILLA MAN cosily won a similar track and trip event last time and he could prove tough to beat if able to reproduce that level of performance. His main dangers look to be Sonof A Monstercat and Mac The Man.

02:09 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 12 Jan 2017

Race 7 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $4,744 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
142465-
i
1

Enotional Love 14 

b m Notional - Dontclosemiaccount (Mi Cielo)

6 8-9 (ow3)
Orlando MojicaKathy Jarvis
2
723651-
i
2

Yearning 12 

dk f Arch - Frontier Beauty (Gone West)

D
4 8-12
Abel LezcanoCharles Lopresti
3
i
3

North Of Eden 56 

b f Fairbanks - Gates of Eden (Kingmambo)

D
4 8-9
Carlos VillasanaMatt Frazier
4
4621-
i
4

Rascofrade 31 

dk f Spanish Steps - C C's Girl (Conscience Clear)

D
4 8-9
Alonso QuinonezAaron West
5
313054-
i
5

Extol 39 

dk m Flatter - Popeye's Lady (Forest Wildcat)

D
5 8-9
Armando MartinezKelli Martinez
6
452435-
i
6

Great Way Lady 31 

ch f Greatness - Sea Way Lady (Sea Wall)

BF
4 8-9
Sonny LeonOlivo Inirio
7
444881-
i
7

Blame The Dream 41 

b m Blame - Tiz to Dream (Tiznow)

D
5 8-9
Julie BurkeLarry Holt
8
250628-
i
8

Cape Caroline 12 

ch f Cape Blanco - Felucca (Diesis)

D BF
4 8-9
Eddie ZunigaHeather Hall
Verdict

RASCOFRADE is a filly on the upgrade and ran away with a similar course and distance event last time. She gets the vote to follow up although Yearning and Blame The Dream should make a race of it.

02:38 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 12 Jan 2017

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $10,754 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
136342-
i
1

Carmenere 13 

dk m Big Brown - Lotus Moon (Skywalker)

D
5 8-9
Jack GilliganKim Hammond
2
312363-
i
2

Rob And Jon's Girl 34 

b m Bob and John - Stormy Eve (Stormy Atlantic)

D BF
7 8-9
Julie BurkeDavid Kinder
3
820038-
i
3

Fitpitcher 47 

dk f Kitten's Joy - Teenage Temper (A.P. Indy)

D
4 8-9
Alonso QuinonezJose Fernandez
4
218420-
i
4

Vanilla Score 34 

dk m Even The Score - Vanilla Babe (Bianconi)

D
5 8-9
Abel LezcanoTed Lucas
5
612115-
i
5

Ultra Arumba (BRZ)  34 

dk m Manduro - Linda Arumba (Our Emblem)

D
5 8-9
Rodney PrescottDenis Roberson
6
212732-
i
6

Eqho 33 

dk f Giant's Causeway - Quarayed (Dynaformer)

D
4 8-9
John McKeeStephen Lyster
7
836441-
i
7

Naked Bootleg 77 

b m Pass Rush - Pay the Toll (Repriced)

D
6 8-9
Richard BrachoJeffrey Greenhill
8
131113-
i
8
Purple, pink stars, lime sleeves, pink cap (Brett Bresser)

Knockout Girl 14 

gr/ f Mizzen Mast - Boxer Girl (Two Punch)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

NAKED BOOTLEG gamely won a richer prize at Indiana last time and she could take some passing if arriving in the same determined mood. The consistent Knockout Girl shouldn't be far away while Eqho will also have her supporters.

03:07 Turfway Park (USA) (Dirt) 12 Jan 2017

Race 9 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $2,689 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
866-7
i
1

War Venture 10 

dk c Kentucky Warrior - Venturous (Lost Soldier)

4 8-12
Alberto PusacSharon Edgell
2
0/004-
i
2

S R Golden Channel 21 

ch g English Channel - Fiscal Gold (Slew O' Gold)

4 8-12
Julie BurkeH Horn
3
447666-
i
3

Memorable Notion 19 

dk c Mustanfar - Miz Kaylene (Mizzen Mast)

4 8-12
Gabriel LagunesRon Baird
4
20-
i
4

Come On J W 12 

dk g Desert Party - Lady Rose Lake (Salt Lake)

5 8-12 b1
Chelsey KeiserKenneth Miller
5
840567-
i
5

T J's Yard 31 

b g Mocha Joe - Pretty Quiet (Real Quiet)

5 8-12
Cory OrmFreddie Winston
6
09/890-
i
6

Elusive Bandit 11 

dk h Elusive Quality - She's The Queen (Lasting Approval)

5 8-5
Arturo AparicioMark Foley
7
243322-
i
7

Waddy 21 

ch g Cowtown Cat - Lily's Hope (Proud Accolade)

4 8-12
Azael Leon DeBert Crawford
8
46706-4
i
8

Smokey Mon 10 

dk g Devils folly - Miss D' Mark (Miner's Mark)

5 8-12
Orlando MojicaRoy Forston
9
767009-
i
9
Red, white epaulets, red cap (Bennie Isaacs)

Wild Max 11 

dk g Offlee Wild - My Mckenzie (Dixie Union)

Non Runner
10
0/85667-
i
10

Indy Cafe 122 

dk g Cats and Dogs - Mamacafe (Stage Colony)

5 8-12
Eddie ZunigaDeborah Hernandez
11
47304-2
i
11

Congrats To Cucos 10 

dk g Congrats - Unforgettable (Empire Maker)

4 8-12
Victor BailonJack Hancock
12
795409-
i
12
Gold, black diagonal quarters, hunter green sleeves, gold cap (Jennifer Brink)

Sho Me Gold 39 

b g Nobiz Like Shobiz - Mintlennium (Tap The Mint)

Non Runner
13
566476-
i
13

Philly Phantom 37 

dk g Bandini - Philly Gossip (Lion Heart)

5 8-12
Abel LezcanoOlivo Inirio
14
882345-
i
14
Blue, white ball, white chevrons on sleeves, blue cap (Ronald Brown)

Vino Scuro 21 

dk g The Cliff's Edge - It Wasn't Me Ma (Intensity)

BF
Non Runner
Verdict

WADDY certainly deserves to win one of these having gone close on a number of occasions in the past and both heart and head say that the time is now. Come On J W and Congrats To Cucos are other respected players.