18:00 Woodbine (USA) (Dirt) 25 May 2018

Race 1 - Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $25,074 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 110y

Standard (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
211-546
i
1

Edisto Island 21 

dk f Bellamy Road - Blue Stream (King Of Kings)

D
4 8-9
Gary BoulangerMark Casse
2
134759-
i
2

Lovin Spoon Phil 254 

gr/ m Philanthropist - Love Torch (El Prado)

D
5 8-9
Jeffrey AldersonRobert Tiller
3
34224-5
i
3

Trini Brewnette 20 

b m Milwaukee Brew - Dancing Allstar (Millennium Allstar)

D BF
5 8-9
Luis ContrerasKevin Attard
4
274472-
i
4

Bilky Bluz 156 

b m Mobil - Ky Bluz Girl (Hold for Gold)

D BF
7 8-9
Rafael HernandezKaterina Vassilieva
5
324443-
i
5

New Sensation 168 

b m Old Forester - Dan's Duchess (Domasca Dan)

D
5 8-9
Eurico Silva DaRobert Tiller
Verdict

EDISTO ISLAND was disappointing last time out but she remains the one to beat based on her previous performances. The consistent New Sensation is an obvious threat, while Trini Brewnette looks next best.

18:38 Woodbine (USA) 25 May 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $16,317 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
737976-
i
1

Primordia 175 

gr/ m Smooth Bid - Noble Spirit (Doneraile Court)

8 8-9
Jeffrey AldersonW Armata
2
7495-52
i
2

Bangla Dancer 22 

gr/ m Aljabr - Trickylana (Tricky Creek)

D
8 8-9
Kirk JohnsonDaryl Hasmatali
3
435541-
i
3

Marilyns Last Love 244 

dk m One Way Love - Party Patrol (Patrol)

D
5 8-9
David MoranJohn Staples
4
611156-
i
4
White, scarlet stripes, scarlet sleeves, scarlet cap (Bruno Schickedanz)

My Cantata 229 

b m Sardegna - She's My Last Try (Bold Revenue)

D BF
Non Runner
5
645676-
i
5

Westlodge Intrigue 189 

dk m Niigon - Heavens Intrigue (Dehere)

D
5 8-9
Sheena RyanMichael Mattine
6
44220-2
i
6

Quidi Vidi 26 

dk m Marcavelly - El Tara (Schossberg)

D BF
6 8-9
Rafael HernandezJim Ensom
7
22110-3
i
7

Rockport Dancer 26 

b m Rockport Harbor - Andtheliviniseasy (Gone West)

D
6 8-9
Alan GarciaMark Fournier
8
14319-5
i
8

Pure Purity 26 

b m Perfect Soul - Ritta (Rizzi)

D
5 8-7
Gary BoulangerRalph Biamonte
9
1256-65
i
9

Hassah (GB)  105 

b m Halling - Regent's Park (Green Desert)

6 8-9
Skye ChernetzJordan Lay
10
63365-4
i
10

Wild N Clever 26 

b m Offlee Wild - Sweet And Clever (Mr. Greeley)

D
7 8-9
Steven BahenNicholas Gonzalez
Verdict

MY CANTATA has been highly tried on her last couple of starts, but the six-year-old is better than this grade and she can outclass her rivals. Rockport Dancer and Pure Purity could give the selection the most to think about.

19:12 Woodbine (USA) (Dirt) 25 May 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,458 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 110y

Standard (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
0-6
i
1

Angelical 21 

ch f Leonnatus Anteas - Amy's Falcon (Maria's Mon)

4 8-11 b1
Ademar SantosAshlee Brnjas
2
9-0
i
2

Hope N Glory 20 

dk f Where's the Ring - Mushroom Countess (Persian Bold)

3 8-6
Kirk JohnsonDenyse McClachrie
3
04460-0
i
3

Gabby's Ballerina 14 

dk m War Cry - Gabby's Victory (Victory Gallop)

5 8-9
Juan CrawfordRoss Armata
4
562233-
i
4

Ocean Court 173 

dk f Court Vision - Sea Grouch (Sea Hero)

BF
4 8-11
Eurico Silva DaKevin Attard
5
38357-
i
5

Run For Shantelle 168 

ch f Milwaukee Brew - Swinging Single (One Way Love)

4 8-11
Christopher HusbandsSteven Chircop
6
5
i
6

Fleck 14 

ch f Kitten's Joy - Lily Lynn (Langfuhr)

3 8-6
Luis ContrerasKevin Attard
7
4-83223
i
7

Golden Pineapple 42 

b m Sinners N Saints - Cheeks Eightyeight (Mecke)

5 8-9 b1
Skye ChernetzJustin Nixon
Verdict

OCEAN COURT was knocking hard on the door on her last few starts of 2017 and she has been found an ideal opportunity to make a winning return to action. Fleck and Golden Pineapple are others to consider.

19:45 Woodbine (USA) 25 May 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $38,430 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3
i
1

Stormy Summer 20 

b f Sligo Bay - Vermont Summer (Allen's Prospect)

3 8-6
David MoranAndrew Smith
2
i
2

Chestnut Grove 

dk f Street Cry - Pinafores Pride (Saint Ballado)

3 8-6 b1
Eurico Silva DaCatherine Day Phillips
3
902
i
3

Bernardinis Arrow 26 

b f Bernardini - Split the Arrow (Smart Strike)

3 8-6
O MorenoGail Cox
4
544267-
i
4

Lost Point 174 

ch f Gio Ponti - Lost Quarry (Rock Hard Ten)

4 8-11
Rafael HernandezKevin Attard
5
9
i
5

Screenwriter 35 

b f Ghostzapper - Top Producer (Smart Strike)

3 8-6
Slade CallaghanBarbara Minshall
6
53-
i
6

Dakota Diva 258 

ch f Cape Blanco - Cozzette (Cozzene)

BF
4 8-11
Chantal SutherlandJamie Attard
7
22332-
i
7

Ghostly Win 174 

b f Ghostzapper - Emanating (Cox's Ridge)

BF
3 8-6
Jerome LermyteMark Casse
8
0-3
i
8

Alnilah 14 

ch f Smart Strike - Tribal Belle (Tribunal)

4 8-11
Kirk JohnsonDanny O'Callaghan
9
494326-
i
9

Via Ann 174 

ch f Street Boss - Hoi An (Successful Appeal)

4 8-11
Alan GarciaDaniel Vella
10
4-4
i
10

Ambitious Moon 82 

b f Malibu Moon - Ambitious Cat (Storm Cat)

4 8-11
Steven BahenRachel Halden
11
4
i
11

Grey Seal 89 

gr/ f Mizzen Mast - Lanett Lady (Teuflesberg)

3 8-6
Luis ContrerasJosie Carroll
12
0-829
i
12

Gemini 26 

dk f Blame - Gemini R N (Mineshaft)

3 8-6
Gary BoulangerSid Attard
Verdict

GHOSTLY WIN has not run a bad race in her short career to date and she gets the nod, ahead of Grey Seal and Lost Point.

20:21 Woodbine (USA) (Dirt) 25 May 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $12,600 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 110y

Standard (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
5/6275-5
i
1

Kabba 19 

dk h Sligo Bay - All A Blur (Honour And Glory)

7 8-9
Jeffrey AldersonAngus Buntain
2
9-45515
i
2

Little Deuce Coupe 21 

b g Curlin - Judith Basin (Danzig)

3 8-4
Ademar SantosMichael Wright
3
74270-0
i
3
Orange, white quarters, orange sleeves, white cap (Paul Pilliner)

Hythe 19 

b g English Channel - Datura (Anabaa)

D
Non Runner
4
38631-6
i
4

Red Chill 21 

b g Signature Red - Slavenska (Dance to Destiny)

D
4 8-7
Luis ContrerasAshlee Brnjas
5
34-6756
i
5

Leopard Cat 19 

dk g Eye Of The Leopard - Dandyna (Dynaformer)

D BF
4 8-7
Eurico Silva DaKevin Attard
6
2868-34
i
6

Neil's Diamond 19 

dk g Where's the Ring - Cherry Grove (Archers Bay)

5 8-9
David MoranRobert Crean
7
70320-2
i
7
Black, Black Cap (Debra Rombis)

Fine Grit 19 

gr/ g Smooth Bid - Purely Judith (Future Storm)

D
Non Runner
8
23223-3
i
8

Augusto B 19 

dk g Niigon - You'll Be True (Is It True)

D
5 8-7
O MorenoMichael Mattine
9
32106-
i
9

Wild Parade 336 

ch m Leading the Parade - Arlene's Wildevent (Wild Event)

D
6 8-2
Rafael HernandezNorman McKnight
10
6/33654-
i
10
Maroon, black horseshoe, grey diamonds on sleeves, maroon and grey hooped cap (Ramon Dominguez)

Nello 308 

gr/ g Paddy O'prado - True Passion (Orpen)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

Augusto B rarely runs a bad race and is capable of going close, though narrow preference is for recent course second FINE GRIT, who is taken to build on his head defeat and find the improvement needed to score. Wild Parade looks best of the rest.

20:55 Woodbine (USA) 25 May 2018

Race 6 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $46,935 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 2f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
27332-5
i
1

King And His Court 20 

dk g Court Vision - Pennywhistle (Grand Reward)

4 8-9
Gary BoulangerMark Casse
2
8647-05
i
2

Danish Dynaformer 34 

b h Dynaformer - Danish Wildcat (Danehill)

6 8-7
Rafael HernandezRoger Attfield
3
4264-51
i
3

Noble Thought 65 

dk g Harlan's Holiday - No Use Denying (Maria's Mon)

5 8-7
Eurico Silva DaMalcolm Pierce
4
161106-
i
4

Johnny Bear 196 

ch g English Channel - In Return (Horse Chestnut)

D BF
7 8-11
David MoranAshlee Brnjas
5
22718-9
i
5

Small Bear 20 

gr/ g Macho Uno - Stella Prima (El Prado)

D
4 8-9
Chantal SutherlandJeremiah Englehart
6
53175-4
i
6

English Illusion 121 

ch g English Channel - Stormy Illusion (Woodman)

D
5 8-7
Alan GarciaDaniel Vella
7
441-411
i
7

Scholar Athlete 42 

b g Einstein - Creme Catalan (El Prado)

5 8-7
Luis ContrerasH Motion
8
154554-
i
8

Bangkok 166 

b g Street Hero - Get It Straight (Black Minnaloushe)

D
7 8-7
Jerome LermyteW Gracey
9
2465-95
i
9

Final Copy 40 

gr/ g Malibu Moon - Seanachai (El Prado)

4 8-9
Steven BahenRoger Attfield
Verdict

SCHOLAR ATHLETE arrives on a hat-trick and rates the one to beat in his current form. Danish Dynaformer looks a danger to all now eased in grade, while a big run from Noble Thought is also anticipated.

21:29 Woodbine (USA) (Dirt) 25 May 2018

Race 7 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $19,341 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

7f

Standard (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3
i
1

Colonel Canuck 26 

dk g Colonel John - Simply Stylish (Stormy Atlantic)

BF
4 8-11
Jerome LermyteMark Casse
2
66-2
i
2

Alacritous 26 

dk g Nonios - Shes The Real Deal (Songandaprayer)

3 8-6
Ademar SantosAshlee Brnjas
3
22332-5
i
3

Castle In The Sky 19 

b g Sky Mesa - American Castle (Quiet American)

3 8-6
Gary BoulangerDenyse McClachrie
4
62236-7
i
4

Diamonds And Roses 20 

dk g Flower Alley - Oval Cut (El Prado)

4 8-11
David MoranMichael De Paulo
5
687-
i
5

Foxy B 166 

ch g Leonnatus Anteas - Jonjack (Muhayaa)

3 8-6
Eurico Silva DaDaniel Vella
6
495458-
i
6

Wonnestrut 170 

dk g Strut The Stage - Wonnederby (Wonneberg)

5 8-9
Juan CrawfordJason Marrocco
7
75-
i
7

Giant Mine 170 

ch g Giant Gizmo - Miner Breeze (Crafty Prospector)

3 8-4 (ow2)
Alan GarciaDaniel Vella
8
39625-2
i
8

Monastrell 20 

b g Flatter - Colorino (Include)

4 8-9
Jeffrey AldersonJulia Carey
9
6-
i
9

Yoda Man 376 

b c Kentucky Bear - Bears Peacemaker (Deputy Commander)

BF
4 8-11 b1
Rafael HernandezJohn Ross
10
88-
i
10

Ciminio 210 

dk g Cape Blanco - Saints A Plenty (Saint Ballado)

3 8-6
Luis ContrerasRobert Tiller
Verdict

COLONEL CANUCK showed good promise when placed on debut at the track last month and he is expected to take a decent step forward here at the expense of Castle In The Sky and Monastrell.

22:00 Woodbine (USA) 25 May 2018

Race 8 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $13,671 - 13 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

7f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
955453-
i
1

Danny's Rush 166 

b g U S Ranger - Merion Miss (Halo)

4 8-9
Steven BahenRachel Halden
2
75300-5
i
2

Detroit Steel (IRE)  19 

gr/ c Fastnet Rock - Lady Aquitaine (El Prado)

4 8-11 b
Slade CallaghanAnthony Pottinger
3
86-0
i
3

Onelittlesparrow 19 

b g Court Vision - Odetta One (Runaway Groom)

3 8-4 (ow3)
Corrine AndrosWarren Leblanc
4
0-42742
i
4

Monetary System 19 

dk c Ghostzapper - Her Smile (Include)

4 8-9
Luis ContrerasDaniel Vella
5
2-49244
i
5

Signature Twirl 20 

dk g Signature Red - Lemon Twirl (Lemon Drop Kid)

BF
4 8-9
Christopher HusbandsJohn Mattine
6
i
6

Big Blind 

dk g Nonios - Wild Lucy Dancer (Dance Brightly)

3 8-6
Ademar SantosAshlee Brnjas
7
8-7
i
7

Dancing With Zorro 26 

ch g Musketier - Dancewiththemaster (Dance Master)

4 8-11 b1
Juan CrawfordGerald Seymour
8
90-0
i
8

Coolshade 19 

b g Paddy O'prado - Marthabrae (Heatseeker)

3 8-6
Daisuke FukumotoZeljko Krcmar
9
336824-
i
9

Juan Stormy Night 170 

dk g Number Juan - Beach Cottage (Stormy Atlantic)

BF
7 8-9
Chantal SutherlandPat Parente
10
0-
i
10

Successful Brew 306 

b g Milwaukee Brew - Sindi's Success (Regal Intention)

4 8-11
Kirk JohnsonPeter Berringer
11
53336-7
i
11

Hazy Davy 19 

gr/ g Silent Name - Merry Joyce (Royal Academy)

3 8-6
Eurico Silva DaJulia Carey
12
60767-9
i
12

Lillz Not Crying 20 

dk g Victor's Cry - Goodbye Rubytuzday (Beau Genius)

4 8-9
Emile RamsammyRicky Singh
13
98/
i
13

Graced Lightning 748 

b g Shakespeare - Siddona (Whiskey Wisdom)

5 8-11
Rafael HernandezFrancine Villeneuve
14
94089-3
i
14
Light blue, fuchsia sleeves, light blue cap (Robert Rose)

Jimbo Five 9 

b g Belong To Me - Carah Five (You And I)

Non Runner
Verdict

MONETARY SYSTEM showed improvement when second last time and is backed to go one better. Jimbo Five and Signature Twirl are the others to consider.