Sam Houston Race Park 14 February 2018

Going: Slow Dirt (Dirt)
Draw Advantage: None
1

18:20 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 1 - Claiming

6f 110y

Winner $5,670 - 6 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
8733-85
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1 We've Got To Talk 18

ch f Backtalk - Wee Bit of Heaven (Holy Mountain)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-8
81

She has won three times from 6f to 1m. Finished 7l behind Smelly Cat when fifth of 6 at 13-2 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f last month. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with Joe Merrick, and one to keep an eye on.

We've Got To Talk historical data/form
2 (2)
73797-3
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2 Sugar Shaker 18

b m Tales Not Told - Rockette Ballet (Nureyev)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-8
68

She has won three times from 6f to 1m, but last win was over two years ago. Third of 6 behind Smelly Cat beaten 3 1/2l at 22-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f last month. The drop in trip is interesting.

Sugar Shaker historical data/form
3 (3)
1416-81
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3 Smelly Cat 18

b m Fusaichi Pegasus - Pledge Mom (Wild Rush)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-11
86

Has won eight races from 6f to 1m. A winner at 13-10 at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f on her latest outing last month, beating Henyetta by 2 1/4l. One of the main protagonists.

Smelly Cat historical data/form
4 (4)
5462-11
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4 Performance Writer 12

b m Valid Performance - Knight Writer (Tough Knight)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-11
71

She has won four times from 5f to 6f. A winner at 11-2 at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f on her latest outing earlier this month, beating Hannah Bo Baby by a neck, and needs to battle again here.

Performance Writer historical data/form
5 (5)
10744-6
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5 Smooches 12

b m Too Much Bling - Kiss Buddha Byebye (Buddha)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-8
68

She has won three times from 5f to 6f. Finished 14l behind Performance Writer when sixth of 8 at 11-2 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Tough to rely on.

Smooches historical data/form
6 (6)
256568-
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6 Ditty 88

b m Kela - Stalled Inthe Rear (Stalwart)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-8
63

She has won three times from 6f to 1m. Beaten 19l behind Classy Student at 35-1 when eighth of 10 on her latest outing at Hawthorne over 1m in November last year. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with D Campbell in South Africa, and might need this on her US debut.

Ditty historical data/form

SUGAR SHAKER ran well when third last time after a break and is narrowly preferred to We've Got To Talk and Smelly Cat.

2

18:48 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming

5f

Winner $5,670 - 10 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
233894-
i

1 Star Of Iowa 166

ch g Five Star Day - Star Of Eston (Star of the Crop)

7 8-11
41

Placed twice in seven starts. Finished 9l behind Shared Vision when fourth of 8 at 70-1 on his latest outing at Canterbury Park over 5f in September last year. Entitled to need the run.

Star Of Iowa historical data/form
2 (2)
78-8
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2 Flying Fireworks 19

ch g Navarro - Jovialisa Ridge (Early Flyer)

6 8-11
36

Unplaced in all three starts. Well beaten at 50-1 behind Unbridled Encore when eighth of 9 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f last month. A big drop in trip looks a peculiar move.

Flying Fireworks historical data/form
3 (3)
892653-
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3 Sterling Appeal 95

gr/ g Brother Derek - Vennila Appeal (Buddha)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
6 8-11
65

Placed in five of 21 starts. Third of 9 behind The Only Dream beaten 5l at 7-5fav on his latest outing at Retama Park over 5f (good) in November last year. Exposed type here.

Sterling Appeal historical data/form
4 (4)
0-
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4 He Givs The Order 102

dk h Orderly - Just Bimi (Outflanker)

6 8-6 b1
 - 

Well beaten at 60-1 behind Vision To Win It when last of 10 on his racecourse debut at Retama Park over 5f in November last year. He is wearing blinkers for the first time and needs them to spark a revival.

He Givs The Order historical data/form
5 (5)
5335-
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5 Call On Me 206

dk g Mr. Talley - Call Me Stella (Higher Calling)

5 8-11
61

Placed once in four starts. Finished 13l behind South Texas Drawl when fifth of 8 at 9-2 on his latest outing at Lone Star Park over 1m in July last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Danny Pish, and might not be far away.

Call On Me historical data/form
6 (6)
9-90
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6 Backyard Hero 19

gr/ g Lost in Paradise - Rugbys Nellie (Rugby)

5 8-11
106

Yet to place in three starts. Well beaten at 45-1 behind Holdmygoldback when last of 11 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f last month. One to avoid.

Backyard Hero historical data/form
7 (7)
3925-52
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7 Trail My Tail 17

ch g Too Much Bling - Open Meadows (Open Forum)

5 8-11
54

Placed in three of eight starts. Beaten by Oratory Lights when second of 8 at 14-5 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f last month. A big hitter here.

Trail My Tail historical data/form
8 (8)
i

8 Eaton's Nockin

b f Eaton's Gift - Opportunity Nockin (Running Stag)

5 8-6
 - 

Full sister to Eatons Opportunity, won three times at 6f. Not much hope on pedigree.

Eaton's Nockin historical data/form
9 (9)
6363/67-
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9 Landing Eagle 214

b g Sidney's Candy - Mystery At Sea (Capote)

6 8-11
55

Placed twice in nine starts. Beaten 15l behind Can't Remember at 16-1 when last of 7 on his latest outing at Lone Star Park over 5f (good) in July last year. May well need this outing.

Landing Eagle historical data/form
10 (10)
7-
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10 Stef's Guy 67

b g Silent Bluff - Stef (Leelanau)

5 8-11
40

Well beaten at 13-1 behind Mono when seventh of 9 on his racecourse debut at Remington Park over 6f in December last year. Sights lowered now.

Stef's Guy historical data/form

CALL ON ME has shown enough to win one of these in recent times and could account for the likes of Trail My Tail and Sterling Appeal to shed the maiden tag.

3

19:18 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 3 - Maiden Claiming

6f

Winner $3,780 - 6 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
697-
i

1 Goldons Bushwacker 95

ch g Goldon - Jenna Lea's Jewel (Demidoff)

7 8-11
31

Unplaced in all three starts. Well beaten at 40-1 behind Comanche Hopper when seventh of 10 on his latest outing at Retama Park over 5f in November last year. Not progressing in the manner expected.

Goldons Bushwacker historical data/form
2 (2)
22368-7
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2 Italian Candy 19

gr/ g Twirling Candy - Italian Opera (Marino Marini)

5 8-11
50

Placed in five of 12 starts. Beaten 14l behind Unbridled Encore at 22-1 when seventh of 9 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f last month. Down in distance now.

Italian Candy historical data/form
3 (3)
627437-
i

3 Rusty Kool Drive 203

ch g Middlesex Drive - Kool Sauce (On the Sauce)

8 8-11
43

Placed in six of 26 starts. Well beaten at 4-1 behind Flashy Smile when seventh of 8 on his latest outing at Evangeline Downs over 6f in July last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Lester Simon, but patience is wearing thin with him.

Rusty Kool Drive historical data/form
4 (4)
673584-
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4 Watch Out 95

b g Majesticperfection - Into Reality (Untuttable)

6 8-11
38

Yet to place in eight starts. Finished 13l behind Comanche Hopper when fourth of 10 at 5-2 on his latest outing at Retama Park over 5f in November last year. Has shown enough to win one of these.

Watch Out historical data/form
5 (5)
3578-33
i

5 Have Heart Can Run 12

b g Run Production - Lou's Last (Leestown)

5 8-11
47

Placed in three of 13 starts. Third of 9 behind I'm All Ears beaten 7l at 13-2 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. A danger to all.

Have Heart Can Run historical data/form
6 (6)
04/588-5
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6 Oklahoma Lizzie 12

b g Discreetly Mine - Dragonville (Petionville)

6 8-11
41

Unplaced in all seven starts. Finished 11l behind I'm All Ears when fifth of 9 at 28-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Sights lowered here.

Oklahoma Lizzie historical data/form

WATCH OUT has plenty of early pace and could put this race to bed before they approach the home turn. Have Heart Can Run and Oklahoma Lizzie can battle it out for second.

4

19:47 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 4 - Claiming

1m 70y

Winner $5,040 - 6 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
42132-3
i

1 Captain Payback 21

dk g Colonel John - Look Whos A Star (Pollard's Vision)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-8
90

He has won four times from 6f to 1m. Third of 7 behind Thiscatsatalkin beaten 1 3/4l at 6-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m last month. One to take seriously.

Captain Payback historical data/form
2 (2)
11809-9
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2 Shaban 25

b g Bernstein - Nokomos (A.P. Indy)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-8
73

He has won three times at 1m. Beaten 12l behind Air Assault at 14-1 when 9th of 11 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Hard to imagine his turn is close.

Shaban historical data/form
3 (3)
11540-8
i

3 Deacon's Hero 17

gr/ g Mr. Nightlinger - Lone Wolf's Rose (Jack Livingston)

6 8-8
66

He has won three times from 5f to 7f. Beaten 17l behind Darylslittleengine at 33-1 when last of 8 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f last month. It would take some training performance for him to be successful.

Deacon's Hero historical data/form
4 (4)
2317-41
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4 Thiscatsatalkin 21

b g Catienus - Surpriseinthebox (Outofthebox)

Has won at this Distance
D
10 8-11
86

Has won 12 races from 7f to 1m. A winner at 9-2 at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m on his latest outing last month, beating Pumpville by 3/4l. Knows how to win at this level.

Thiscatsatalkin historical data/form
5 (5)
12239-3
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5 Magna Breeze 25

b g Magna Graduate - Flashbulb Breeze (Peruvian)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
9 8-8
97

Has won 13 races from 5f to 1m. Third of 6 behind Vanderboom Ridge beaten 3l at 6-4fav on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. One of the big contenders.

Magna Breeze historical data/form
6 (6)
4532-15
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6 Scattered Cash 21

b g Scat Daddy - Pops Has Money (Thunder Gulch)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
86

He has won four times from 6f to 1m. Finished 4 1/2l behind Thiscatsatalkin when fifth of 7 at 5-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m last month. Minor money prospects.

Scattered Cash historical data/form

THISCATSATALKIN has a class edge over these opponents and is fancied to account for Magna Breeze and Captain Payback.

5

20:17 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 5 - Allowance

1m 110y

Winner $12,915 - 8 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
752416-
i

1 Dave Hoeght 46

dk h Langfuhr - Magibel (Tale Of The Cat)

Has won at this Distance
D

Winner of five races from 1m to 1m 1f on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 2 1/2l behind Svindahl when sixth of 13 at 15-1 on his latest outing at Fair Grounds over 1m (good) in December last year. His win the time before entitles him to respect.

Dave Hoeght historical data/form
2 (2)
258321-
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2 Jim's Eagle 103

dk c Fearless Eagle - Bumfoojalum (Grindstone)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-8
92

He has won three times from 6f to 1m on the all-weather. Won on his latest outing when 11-5jt-fav at Retama Park over 7f in November last year, beating Boston Humor by a head. Could be overpriced here.

Jim's Eagle historical data/form
3 (3)
71118-1
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3 Collateral Kitten 14

b g Kitten's Joy - Mortgage the House (Chester House)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
95

Winner of five races from 7f to 1m on good ground. Won on his latest outing when 19-10jt-fav at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month, beating Moonlite Mayhem by 1 1/4l. Has won three of his last four and holds leading claims here.

Collateral Kitten historical data/form
4 (4)
31334-2
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4 Right Lane Lukasz 38

dk g Temple City - Wrenice (Uncle Abbie)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-8
91

Successful twice at 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 1 3/4l by Private Party when second of 8 at 15-2 on his latest outing at Fair Grounds over 1m (good) last month. Could go one better here.

Right Lane Lukasz historical data/form
5 (5)
49664-6
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5 Keep Guessing 14

b g Sing Baby Sing - Rare Peace (Meadowlake)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-8
89

He has won four times from 7f to 1m on good ground. Finished 8l behind Collateral Kitten when sixth of 10 at 25-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Opposable.

Keep Guessing historical data/form
6 (6)
31243-1
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6 Vanderboom Ridge 25

b g Borrego - Cristina Ridge (Come Summer)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-11
92

Has won eight races from 5f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 18-5 at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) on his latest outing last month, beating Boston Humor by 1 3/4l. Sure to be involved here.

Vanderboom Ridge historical data/form
7 (7)
51414-1
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7 Samicean (GER) 25

ch g Medicean - Samerous (Generous)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
89

Winner of five races at 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 9-4 at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) on his latest outing last month, beating P Millers Clock by a neck. Brave there and can go well again.

Samicean historical data/form
8 (8)
1675-51
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8 K Kash 11

b g Kennedy - La Cat (Mr. Greeley)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
90

He has won four times from 6f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Won on his latest outing when 19-10jt-fav at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month, beating Beat Goes On by 1/2l. An outsider to watch.

K Kash historical data/form
9 (9)
452210-
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9 Arch Of Ages 77

dk g Archarcharch - Showmetothevilla (Pancho Villa)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-8
88

A winner at 1m on good ground. Beaten 18l behind Story Onthe Street at 15-1 when last of 12 on his latest outing at Remington Park over 1m in November last year. Must go close here.

Arch Of Ages historical data/form

COLLATERAL KITTEN has won three of her last four and is entitled to land another prize here at the expense of the live outsider Jim's Eagle, with recent winners Vanderboom Ridge and Samicean also considered.

6

20:47 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 6 - Allowance Optional Claiming

6f

Winner $13,230 - 8 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (3)
599-751
i

1 Proud Italian 14

dk g Proudinsky - Argentina Avenue (Avenue Of Flags)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
85

He has won three times from 5f to 6f. Won on his latest outing when 2-1jt-fav at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (good) last month, beating Thats It Imleaving. Has to be on the shortlist here.

Proud Italian historical data/form
2 (1)
226135-
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2 Awesome Emmit 181

b g Tiz West - Awesome Emma (Ghostzapper)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
93

He has won three times from 6f to 7f. Finished 8l behind Exemplar when last of 5 at 18-1 on his latest outing at Canterbury Park over 1m in August last year. Place claims.

Awesome Emmit historical data/form
3 (2)
12175-0
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3 Bending Saint 17

ch g Saint Afleet - Bending Grass (Langfuhr)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-8
96

He has won three times from 5f to 6f. Beaten 14l behind Hogy at 66-1 when last of 11 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (good) last month. More needed here.

Bending Saint historical data/form
4 (5)
42320-1
i

4 Kapellmeister 18

gr/ g Tapit - Flourish (Distorted Humor)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
94

He has won four times from 6f to 1m. A winner at 19-5 at Oaklawn Park over 6f on his latest outing last month, beating Lunar Light by 2 3/4l. Impressive there and considered.

Kapellmeister historical data/form
5 (6)
612069-
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5 Scat Cat Gravy 61

ch g Lucky Lionel - Dream Walker (Slewacide)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-8
90

Winner of five races from 5f to 6f. Beaten 12l behind Bad Humor at 14-1 when last of 9 on his latest outing at Remington Park over 6f in December last year. Place claims.

Scat Cat Gravy historical data/form
6 (7)
2227-15
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6 Game Loading 17

ch c Spring At Last - Whoopty Whoopty (Distorted Humor)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
93

He has won three times at 6f. Finished 6l behind Hogy when fifth of 11 at 60-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (good) last month. Considered in this easier grade.

Game Loading historical data/form
7 (8)
764636-
i

7 You Funny Man 173

dk g Humming - Stormhill (Storm Boot)

Has won at this Distance
D
10 8-8
88

Has won nine races at 6f. Finished 9l behind Alvear when sixth of 7 at 25-1 on his latest outing at Canterbury Park over 7f (good) in August last year. Opposable this time.

You Funny Man historical data/form
8 (4)
135169-
i

1A Gavin 59

gr/ g Improper Again - Proud Carmela (Proud Irish)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-8
97

Successful at 6f and 1m. Beaten 8l behind Story Onthe Street at 16-1 when 9th of 12 on his latest outing at Remington Park over 1m in December last year. Reserve.

Gavin historical data/form

KAPELLMEISTER was impressive last time and can follow up here at the expense of the consistent pair Game Loading and Awesome Emmit.

7

21:17 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (3YO only)

Race 7 - Maiden Special Weight

1m

Winner $12,600 - 10 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
59859-6
i

1 Valina 21

b f Majestic Warrior - Daguerreotype (Silver Deputy)

4 8-10
38

Yet to place in seven starts. Finished behind Miss Teriha when sixth of 8 at 16-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f last month. May have to settle for a minor role again.

Valina historical data/form
2 (2)
43-
i

2 Miz Mosta 132

b f Tiz Wonderful - Olmosta (Olmos)

4 8-10
55

Placed once in two starts. Third of 10 behind Good Omen beaten 14l at 6-1 on her latest outing at Remington Park over 7f in October last year. Can fare much better in this lesser event.

Miz Mosta historical data/form
3 (3)
66-
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3 Sarala 97

dk f To Honor And Serve - Miss Smart Money (Smart Strike)

4 8-10
51

Unplaced in both starts. Finished 14l behind Colm's Lady when sixth of 9 at 40-1 on her latest outing at Remington Park over 1m in November last year. Has her sights lowered.

Sarala historical data/form
4 (4)
28-5
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4 Zipitupmysister 19

ch f City Zip - Mi Hermana (Distorted Humor)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
4 8-10
78

Placed once in three starts. Finished 8l behind Real De Jalpa when fifth of 11 at 16-10fav on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Faces her easiest task since a promising second on debut.

Zipitupmysister historical data/form
5 (5)
5707-3
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5 Rock Hard Song 19

gr/ f My Golden Song - Rock Hard Sue (Rock Hard Ten)

4 8-10
56

Placed once in five starts. Third of 11 behind Real De Jalpa beaten 5l at 14-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. This represents her easiest task yet.

Rock Hard Song historical data/form
6 (6)
45
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6 Wise Deal 12

gr/ f Monarchos - Make a Deal (Private Terms)

4 8-10
63

Unplaced in both starts. Finished 11l behind Kingdom Purity when fifth of 7 at 33-10 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. No forlorn hope.

Wise Deal historical data/form
7 (7)
09-0
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7 Affirmatif Star 19

ch f Affirmatif - Priceless Star (Pioneering)

4 8-10
23

Unplaced in all three starts. Well beaten at 66-1 behind Real De Jalpa when last of 11 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Up against it.

Affirmatif Star historical data/form
8 (8)
943-6
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8 Affaire Secrete 19

b f Liaison - Greer's Secret (Mr. Greeley)

4 8-10 b1
51

Placed once in four starts. Finished 9l behind Real De Jalpa when sixth of 11 at 20-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. She is wearing blinkers for the first time and can't be ruled out.

Affaire Secrete historical data/form
9 (9)
546-
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9 Sundaymorningsaint 76

b f Alternation - Gospel Gal (Repent)

4 8-10
49

Unplaced in all three starts. Finished 16l behind Costa Del Sol when sixth of 7 at 20-1 on her latest outing at Remington Park over 1m in December last year. Needs to find an extra gear from somewhere.

Sundaymorningsaint historical data/form
10 (10)
2345-4
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10 Likely 11

b f Tiznow - Positivelycharming (Pulpit)

4 8-10
57

Placed twice in five starts. Finished 7l behind Imaginary Image when fourth of 11 at 7-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. Would have a definite chance if getting home.

Likely historical data/form

ZIPITUPMYSISTER faces her easiest task since finishing runner-up on debut and she edges the vote in a tricky heat. Chances are also given to Wise Deal and Rock Hard Song.

8

21:47 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 8 - Claiming

5f

Winner $5,670 - 6 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
65446-1
i

1 Tacola 17

b g Kitten's Joy - Will O Way (Broken Vow)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
80

Successful at 5f and 1m. Won on his latest outing when 1-2fav at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (firm) last month, beating Boldcapo by 3 1/2l. Warrants respect following that decisive win.

Tacola historical data/form
2 (2)
2743-41
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2 Colour My World 7

dk c Eaton's Gift - Cielo Dove (Dove Hunt)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
69

Successful at 4f and 5f. A winner at 33-10 at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Comanche Hopper. Another in-form player with claims.

Colour My World historical data/form
3 (3)
61789-6
i

3 Viciousgrasshopper 7

dk g Grasshopper - Hoist the Secret (Precocity)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
51

Successful twice at 5f. Finished 11l behind Duca's Bling when last of 6 at 17-2 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. Has a lot on his plate.

Viciousgrasshopper historical data/form
4 (4)
5255-97
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4 Branded Saint 12

ch g Saint Afleet - Cattlewash (Forest Wildcat)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
58

Successful twice at 5f. Beaten 4 1/2l behind Colt Silver Bullet at 33-1 when seventh of 10 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. Up against it.

Branded Saint historical data/form
5 (5)
619-467
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5 Young Homie 7

dk g Abajo - September in Texas (Hadif)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-11
63

Successful at 4f and 5f. Beaten 13l behind Bluegrass Bronco at 60-1 when last of 7 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (firm) earlier this month. Would be a surprise winner.

Young Homie historical data/form
6 (6)
37363-4
i

6 All Behroozed Up 33

ch g Euroears - Unostella (Orientate)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
90

Successful at 5f and 6f. Finished 3l behind Johnny Obvious when fourth of 7 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Fair Grounds over 5f last month. Could prove a different class at this level.

All Behroozed Up historical data/form

Last-time-out winners Tacola and Colour My World both warrant plenty of respect but ALL BEHROOZED UP takes a significant drop in class and looks potentially a notch above these.

9

22:18 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 9 - Starter Optional Claiming

1m

Winner $5,670 - 6 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
1955-11
i

1 Affirming 21

b g Affirmatif - She Who Kissnfly (Sky Classic)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
86

He has won four times from 7f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Won on his latest outing when 11-10jt-fav at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m last month, beating Perfect Parade by 1/2l. Major claims.

Affirming historical data/form
2 (2)
55876-2
i

2 Moonlite Mayhem 14

dk g Lunarpal - Time Lasts (Count The Time)

Has won at this Distance
D

He has won three times at 1m on good ground, but last win was over two years ago. Beaten 1 1/4l by Collateral Kitten when second of 10 at 10-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Should give another good account.

Moonlite Mayhem historical data/form
3 (3)
534336-
i

3 Commander Sport 88

ch g New Trieste - Ingenuous (Deputy Commander)

Has won at this Distance
D

Has won eight races from 7f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 3l behind Minecraft when sixth of 12 at 22-1 on his latest outing at Fair Grounds over 1m (good) in November last year. Having his first run for a new stable today and merits consideration.

Commander Sport historical data/form
4 (4)
24464-8
i

4 Saint Floyd 14

ch g Aragorn - Keeping Watch (Danehill)

Has won at this Distance
D

Has won eight races from 6f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 9l behind Collateral Kitten at 14-1 when eighth of 10 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Others preferred.

Saint Floyd historical data/form
5 (5)
17312-2
i

5 Boston Humor 25

dk g Got the Last Laugh - Heathers Promise (Silver Buck)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-8
91

He has won four times from 6f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 1 3/4l by Vanderboom Ridge when second of 6 at 18-5 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Each-way player.

Boston Humor historical data/form
6 (6)
68698-5
i

6 Strict Observance 25

b g Trappe Shot - Mihrimah (Proud Citizen)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
87

He has won four times from 7f to 1m on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 10l behind Samicean when last of 5 at 10-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Would be a surprise winner.

Strict Observance historical data/form
7 (7)
47157-3
i

7 Yes By Gold 14

b g Yesbyjimminy - C B T Dan's Girl (Skip Trial)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-8
78

Winner of six races from 6f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Third of 10 behind Collateral Kitten beaten 1 1/2l at 6-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Shortlist material.

Yes By Gold historical data/form
8 (8)
1133-65
i

8 Walker's Way 21

b g Majestic Warrior - April Closing (Defrere)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-8
82

He has won four times from 7f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 11l behind Affirming when fifth of 9 at 17-2 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m last month. Best to look elsewhere.

Walker's Way historical data/form
9 (9)
91611-2
i

9 Beat Goes On 11

b g Quiet American - Hollow Miss (With Approval)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
88

He has won three times from 7f to 1m on the all-weather. Beaten 1/2l by K Kash when second of 9 at 11-5 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Steven Asmussen. Possibly best watched.

Beat Goes On historical data/form
10 (10)
62588-9
i

10 Whiskey Biz 24

b g Nobiz Like Shobiz - Twinkle And Shine (Fly So Free)

Has won at this Distance
D

Has won ten races from 7f to 1m on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 14l behind Plug Catcher at 20-1 when last of 9 on his latest outing at Fair Grounds over 1m (good) last month. Has it all to do.

Whiskey Biz historical data/form

AFFIRMING is unbeaten in two starts so far this year and he could take some stopping in his bid to complete the hat-trick. Most feared are Moonlite Mayhem and Yes By Gold.

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