Sam Houston Race Park 19 February 2020

Going: Fast Dirt (Dirt)
Draw Advantage: None

Instructions

1

18:20 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (3YO only)

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming

7f

Winner $6,615 - 7 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (3)
03-5
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1 Boo Woo Baby 18

b f Verrazano - Stellar Baby (Brahms)

3 8-10
46

Unplaced in all three starts. Finished 18l behind Shake It Up Tracy when fifth of 7 at 18-5 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. One to consider closely.

Boo Woo Baby historical data/form
2 (5)
886-625
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2 Witts Data Link 14

b f Data Link - Quilt (Pulpit)

3 8-10
56

Placed twice in 11 starts. Finished 9l behind Rikki's Gift when fifth of 11 at 14-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. Has less on her plate today.

Witts Data Link historical data/form
3 (1)
835-7
i

3 Oneida Won 18

b f Oxbow - Smok'em Over (Smoke Glacken)

3 8-10
33

Placed once in four starts. Well beaten at 12-1 behind Shake It Up Tracy when last of 7 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Others appeal more.

Oneida Won historical data/form
4 (2)
5545-7
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4 Lucky Queen 40

b f Oxbow - Lucky Tapit (Tapit)

3 8-10
65

Yet to place in five starts. Beaten 15l behind West Bank Baby at 22-1 when seventh of 9 on her latest outing at Delta Downs over 6f last month. She is used to keeping better company than this.

Lucky Queen historical data/form
5 (4)
22-43
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5 Airline Drive 18

ch f Constitution - Spanish Cat (Hennessy)

3 8-10
48

Placed twice in four starts. Third of 7 behind Shake It Up Tracy beaten 12l at 5-2 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Not to be overlooked.

Airline Drive historical data/form
6 (6)
6247-54
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6 Fight On Penn 18

dk f Proud Citizen - Philadelphia Blues (Wild Again)

3 8-10
41

Placed once in six starts. Finished 13l behind Shake It Up Tracy when fourth of 7 at 13-2 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Cannot go unconsidered.

Fight On Penn historical data/form
7 (8)
8762-0
i

7 Big Little Lie 28

dk f Grasshopper - Wood Duck (Kingmambo)

3 8-10
45

Placed once in five starts. Beaten 10l behind Restore Harmony at 55-1 when 10th of 12 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f last month. Needs to bounce back from that disappointing display.

Big Little Lie historical data/form
8 (98)
257-31
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8 Humdinger 7

ch f Mr. Sidney - Thin Air (Mt. Livermore)

A winner at 6-1 at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f on her latest outing earlier this month, beating Hong Kong Helen by 3/4l. Doubtful runner today.

Humdinger historical data/form
9 (7)
9-70
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9 Witts Glamour 14

b f Mizzen Mast - Glamour Star (Dynaformer)

Yet to place in three starts. Well beaten at 14-1 behind Rikki's Gift when last of 11 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. Tough ask.

Witts Glamour historical data/form

LUCKY QUEEN is used to keeping much better company than this and can get off the mark now her sights are significantly lowered. The main dangers are Airline Drive and Fight On Penn.

2

18:49 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight

1m 110y

Winner $22,680 - 9 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
56379-0
i

1 Red Eclipse 11

ch g Sing Baby Sing - All's Well Again (Perfect Mandate)

4 8-11 b
44

Placed once in 11 starts. Well beaten at 100-1 behind Doc's Class Act when 11th of 12 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Impossible to make a case for this one.

Red Eclipse historical data/form
2 (2)
3327-83
i

2 Goliath Ridge 19

dk g Ronridge Will - Lady Elagence (Barberstown)

4 8-11
50

Placed in four of 19 starts. Third of 12 behind Bell Ringer beaten 11l at 55-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Claims if building on that effort.

Goliath Ridge historical data/form
3 (3)
46732-2
i

3 Cowboy Ridge 33

dk g Ronridge Will - Cowgirl Cool (Rare Brick)

4 8-11
62

Placed in three of 12 starts. Beaten 3l by Big Egypt when second of 9 at 22-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. A must for the shortlist.

Cowboy Ridge historical data/form
4 (4)
45-44
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4 Moonshinerboy 11

dk g Go Red Go - Congolese (Distant View)

5 8-11
63

Yet to place in four starts. Finished 3 1/2l behind Doc's Class Act when fourth of 12 at 35-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. One to note.

Moonshinerboy historical data/form
5 (5)
6/0
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5 Texas Storm Chaser 40

b g Run Away and Hide - Rule Of Twelfths (Storm Day)

5 8-11
 - 

Unplaced in both starts. Well beaten at 55-1 behind With The Band when last of 10 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f last month. Others make more appeal.

Texas Storm Chaser historical data/form
6 (6)
8/37
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6 Silver And Aces 11

ch g Silver City - Castelli's Ace (Leo Castelli)

4 8-11
61

Placed once in three starts. Beaten 9l behind Doc's Class Act at 4-1 when seventh of 12 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Having his first run since a gelding operation. Noted.

Silver And Aces historical data/form
7 (7)
93663-5
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7 Preferred Prospect 11

ch g Preferred Issue - Seeking a Storm (Carborundum)

4 8-11
60

Placed twice in eight starts. Finished 7l behind Doc's Class Act when fifth of 12 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. He has some decent form in the book.

Preferred Prospect historical data/form
8 (8)
2533-23
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8 Moro Cool 11

dk g Moro Tap - Dattts Cool (Bluegrass Cat)

4 8-11
64

Placed in six of 11 starts. Third of 12 behind Doc's Class Act beaten 2 1/4l at 15-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. One for the each-way player.

Moro Cool historical data/form
9 (9)
3624-58
i

9 Jomo 11

b g Too Much Bling - Great Lady G H (A. P. Delta)

4 8-11
56

A winner at 6f on the all-weather. Beaten 9l behind Doc's Class Act at 45-1 when eighth of 12 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Look elsewhere for the winner.

Jomo historical data/form

COWBOY RIDGE wasn't beaten far at all when second in a similar maiden here last month and can finally get off the mark in this heat. Moonshinerboy and Preferred Prospect will be there to pounce if the selection falters.

3

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

Race 3 - Claiming

1m

Winner $7,875 - 9 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (4)
34154-5
i

1 Sunrise Countessa 11

dk m Artemus Sunrise - Countessa (Lord At War)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-11
70

Has won 11 races from 5f to 1m. Finished 6l behind A J's Grand when fifth of 9 at 35-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f earlier this month. She should be involved at the business end.

Sunrise Countessa historical data/form
2 (1)
1166-67
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2 Seven Violets 11

b m Four Sevens - Mattie M (Hadif)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-11
72

Has won eight races from 6f to 1m. Beaten 10l behind A J's Grand at 40-1 when seventh of 9 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f earlier this month. Needs more today.

Seven Violets historical data/form
3 (2)
664-212
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3 Skip's Song 21

b m Paynter - Skip a Dare (Skip Away)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
5 8-11
80

Winner of five races at 1m. Beaten 5l by Southern Dudette when second of 7 at 6-4fav on her latest outing at Delta Downs over 6f last month. She is holding her form admirably at present.

Skip's Song historical data/form
4 (3)
683723-
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4 Eye On Harper 74

dk m Algorithms - Zori's Eye (Rock Hard Ten)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
68

She has won three times from 7f to 1m. Third of 7 behind A J's Grand beaten 5l at 18-5 on her latest outing at Remington Park over 1m in December last year. Capable type in such company.

Eye On Harper historical data/form
5 (5)
64333-4
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5 Sundance Seven 32

ch m Four Sevens - She's Buddacious (Buddha)

6 8-11
74

She has won three times from 5f to 6f. Finished 8l behind Miss Invasive when fourth of 6 at 19-2 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f (good) last month. Not without a squeak.

Sundance Seven historical data/form
6 (6)
4533-25
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6 Real De Jalpa 26

b m Tequilazo - Mons Meg (Cat's Career)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
75

She has won four times at 1m. Finished 6l behind Sage's Epiphany when fifth of 12 at 13-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. A good second the time before that and is noted.

Real De Jalpa historical data/form
7 (7)
01785-8
i

7 Songs Sung Blue 26

gr/ m My Golden Song - Katy Elder (Open Forum)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
76

Winner of five races at 1m. Beaten 8l behind Sage's Epiphany at 50-1 when eighth of 12 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Drops in class for this assignment.

Songs Sung Blue historical data/form
8 (8)
5165-56
i

8 We've Got To Talk 19

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

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
64

Has won eight races from 6f to 1m. Finished 11l behind Karate Hottie when last of 6 at 35-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Will probably find a few too good.

We've Got To Talk historical data/form
9 (9)
15170-9
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9 Anna Kate 11

b m Divine Park - Sounds Friendly (Friends Lake)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
51

Winner of five races from 4f to 1m. Beaten 13l behind A J's Grand at 35-1 when last of 9 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f earlier this month. Not today.

Anna Kate historical data/form

SKIP'S SONG is holding her form well at the moment and her second in a $10k claimer at Delta Downs last time is good in the context of this race. She gets a confident vote ahead of Eye On Harper and Sunrise Countessa.

4

19:46 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (3YO only)

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming

1m

Winner $13,545 - 11 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
38243-4
i

1 Willy Special Cats 19

ch g Special Rate - Pinwheel (Kingmambo)

3 8-10
65

Placed in three of six starts. Finished 5l behind Noble Order when fourth of 11 at 4-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Leading credentials.

Willy Special Cats historical data/form
2 (2)
3-72
i

2 Wilky G 14

dk g Overanalyze - Adonica (Afleet Alex)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF

Placed twice in three starts. Beaten 2l by Ramaah when second of 8 at 2-5fav on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Main track only.

Wilky G historical data/form
3 (3)
0
i

3 Ranchero Ridge 14

dk g Ronridge Will - Jovialisa Ridge (Early Flyer)

3 8-5 b1
 - 

Full brother to High Def Ridge, won at 5f. Well beaten at 66-1 behind He's A Suitor when last of 14 on his racecourse debut at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. He is wearing blinkers for the first time. Difficult to make a case for him.

Ranchero Ridge historical data/form
4 (4)
5
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4 T. J. B. Oorah 19

b g Kitten's Joy - Laca (Cherokee Run)

3 8-10
65

Full brother to Chief Kitten, won twice at 5f and 1m. Finished 6l behind Noble Order when fifth of 11 at 16-1 on his racecourse debut at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Merits consideration.

T. J. B. Oorah historical data/form
5 (5)
75
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5 Midnight Revolt 14

dk c Revolutionary - Midnight Luke (Midnight Lute)

3 8-10
63

Unplaced in both starts. Finished 6l behind Ramaah when fifth of 8 at 25-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Improvement required.

Midnight Revolt historical data/form
6 (6)
i

6 Just Ask Joel

b c He's Had Enough - Catch That Kitten (Kitten's Joy)

3 8-10
 - 

Dam won five times at 1m. Interesting newcomer.

Just Ask Joel historical data/form
7 (7)
57-
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7 Runnin The Red 147

ch g Mr. Besilu - Asset Class (Maria's Mon)

3 8-10
54

Unplaced in both starts. Beaten 8l behind Alohlouya at 125-1 when seventh of 11 on his latest outing at Remington Park over 7f (good) in September last year. Others make more appeal.

Runnin The Red historical data/form
8 (8)
46-0
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8 Mula Wild 19

dk g Mula Gula - Goodgirlgonewild (Offlee Wild)

3 8-10
53

Yet to place in three starts. Well beaten at 13-1 behind Noble Order when 10th of 11 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. May find a couple too strong.

Mula Wild historical data/form
9 (9)
99-6
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9 Sedona Sunset 19

dk g Red Rocks - Golden Sky (Sea The Stars)

3 8-10
28

Yet to place in three starts. Finished 8l behind Noble Order when sixth of 11 at 45-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. More required.

Sedona Sunset historical data/form
10 (10)
084-7
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10 Johnny Longboat 19

b g Midshipman - Okie Smokey (Cavvy)

3 8-10
53

Unplaced in all four starts. Beaten 10l behind Noble Order at 45-1 when seventh of 11 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Hard to fancy.

Johnny Longboat historical data/form
11 (11)
5
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11 Tonedout 33

dk c Tonalist - St. Louie Slew (Flower Alley)

3 8-10
67

Dam won eight times at 6f. Finished 9l behind Bring Me A Check when fifth of 10 at 12-1 on his racecourse debut at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Could enter the reckoning.

Tonedout historical data/form
12 (12)
9
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12 Theperfectsamurai 19

ch c First Samurai - Perfect Gleam (Perfect Soul)

Dam a lightly raced maiden. Well beaten at 45-1 behind Noble Order when 9th of 11 on his racecourse debut at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Faces a tough assignment.

Theperfectsamurai historical data/form
13 (13)
95-68
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13 Witts Hurricane 14

b g Declaration Of War - Hurrican Source (Hurricane Run)

3 8-10
47

Unplaced in all four starts. Well beaten at 15-2 behind Ramaah when last of 8 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. His form amounts to very little.

Witts Hurricane historical data/form

WILLY SPECIAL CATS has been performing consistently well of late and Karl Broberg's gelding is capable of shedding his maiden tag at the seventh attempt. Just Ask Joel and T. J. B. Oorah appeal most of the remainder.

5

20:14 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 5 - Claiming

7f

Winner $8,821 - 11 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
5/576-78
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1 Crescent Flyer 12

ch g Early Flyer - Storm's Cooking (Personal Hope)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
51

Successful twice at 7f. Beaten 11l behind Messiah at 66-1 when eighth of 9 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Hard to recommend.

Crescent Flyer historical data/form
2 (2)
953524-
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2 Jessicas Arch 71

dk g Twentyeighttwelve - Valid's Honor (Valid Expectations)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-11
73

Successful at 6f and 7f. Finished 2 1/2l behind Positive Numbers when fourth of 6 at 2-1 on his latest outing at Zia Park over 1m in December last year. Others make more appeal.

Jessicas Arch historical data/form
3 (3)
8198-64
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3 Street Ruler 12

ch g Street Boss - Walk Away Ruler (Roman Ruler)

4 8-11
73

Successful twice at 1m. Finished 6l behind Newport Beach when fourth of 9 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Outside chance.

Street Ruler historical data/form
4 (4)
16415-2
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4 Texas Warrior 11

dk g Uncle Abbie - Southern Pine (Coronado's Quest)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
65

Successful at 6f and 7f. Beaten a neck by E Rated when second of 8 at 7-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. Merits respect.

Texas Warrior historical data/form
5 (5)
5128-17
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5 Dontbefoolish 19

gr/ g Too Much Bling - Foolish Girl (Exciting Story)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-11
70

Successful twice at 6f. Beaten 15l behind Stupify at 11-1 when seventh of 9 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. May find a couple too strong.

Dontbefoolish historical data/form
6 (6)
1/1939-3
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6 Little Avenger 14

gr/ c Littleexpectations - Roundabout Lass (Seneca Jones)

4 8-11
85

Successful at 5f and 6f. Third of 8 behind Kats Second Silver beaten at 2-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Warrants respect.

Little Avenger historical data/form
7 (7)
1573-17
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7 Witt's Gold 12

dk g Five Demon Bag - Fortunistic (Cape Town)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-11
77

Successful at 6f and 7f. Beaten 19l behind Rocknroll Rocket at 30-1 when last of 7 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f earlier this month. Needs to bounce back to form.

Witt's Gold historical data/form
8 (8)
31550-7
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8 Uptown Bling 26

gr/ g Too Much Bling - Prytania (Royal Academy)

Successful twice at 5f. Beaten 9l behind Bold Bulldog at 16-1 when last of 7 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f last month. Faces a difficult assignment.

Uptown Bling historical data/form
9 (9)
7542-53
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9 My Golden Tale 11

dk g My Golden Song - Cat Tale (Tale Of The Cat)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
67

Successful at 5f and 6f. Third of 8 behind E Rated beaten 4 1/2l at 18-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. Needs to step forward.

My Golden Tale historical data/form
10 (10)
7/6335-1
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10 Ramblin Fever 26

b g Eaton's Gift - Pelican Lake (Aldebaran)

5 8-11
82

Successful twice at 6f. A winner at 17-4 at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f on his latest outing last month, beating Mucho Dinero by 1 1/2l. The one to side with.

Ramblin Fever historical data/form
11 (11)
12650-4
i

11 Eyes On Red 14

ch h Contemporary - Little Legend (Well Noted)

5 8-11
76

Successful at 6f and 1m. Finished behind Kats Second Silver when fourth of 8 at 20-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. One to oppose.

Eyes On Red historical data/form
12 (12)
13377/5
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12 Silver Luke Silver 11

dk h Too Much Bling - My Lost Silver (Silver Deputy)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
78

Successful at 6f and 7f. Finished 7l behind E Rated when fifth of 8 at 19-5 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f earlier this month. Not one to rely upon.

Silver Luke Silver historical data/form

RAMBLIN FEVER won in good style on his most recent outing and the five-year-old can take advantage of running at a lower level on this occasion. Little Avenger and Texas Warrior can fight it out for the minor honours.

6

20:42 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 6 - Allowance Optional Claiming

1m

Winner $23,310 - 11 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
41486-9
i

1 High Security 39

dk h Malibu Moon - Eyes On Eddy (Touch Gold)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-7
101

Winner of seven races from 7f to 1m 3f on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 16l behind Ohio at 100-1 when 9th of 11 on his latest outing at Turf Paradise over 1m (good) last month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Matt Williams. Drop in class a positive.

High Security historical data/form
2 (2)
131104-
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2 View Magic 103

gr/ g Tapit - Versailles Song (Unbridled's Song)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
4 8-7
89

He has won three times at 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 3 1/2l behind Blue Harbor when fourth of 9 at 4-5fav on his latest outing at Remington Park over 1m (good) in November last year. Capable of going close.

View Magic historical data/form
3 (3)
712192-
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3 Firewater Jake 118

b c Tizway - Make Me Adorable (Empire Maker)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-7
103

He has won three times at 1m on good ground. Beaten 1/2l by Tangled Web when second of 8 at 2-1 on his latest outing at Belmont Park over 1m (good) in October last year. Leading credentials.

Firewater Jake historical data/form
4 (4)
12216-6
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4 Voo Doo Doc 19

b g Magician - Hookah Lady (Smoke Glacken)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-7
97

He has won three times from 5f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 3 1/2l behind Sonic Boom when sixth of 7 at 5-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. May find a couple too strong.

Voo Doo Doc historical data/form
5 (5)
554732-
i

5 Lawless West 103

b g Giant's Causeway - River Flower (Strodes Creek)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-7
100

Winner of six races at 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 2 1/2l by Blue Harbor when second of 9 at 6-1 on his latest outing at Remington Park over 1m (good) in November last year. One to oppose.

Lawless West historical data/form
6 (6)
21565-1
i

6 Deep Explorer 35

ch g Eskendereya - Love Runs Deep (Not For Love)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-9
96

Has won 11 races from 7f to 1m 1f on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 22-1 at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m on his latest outing last month, beating Prospector Fever by 2l. Others boast stronger credentials.

Deep Explorer historical data/form
7 (7)
412871-
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7 Kirk Of Diamonds 66

b g Toccet - Expect Diamonds (Valid Expectations)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-7
88

He has won four times from 6f to 1m on the all-weather. A winner at 15-2 at Remington Park over 7f on his latest outing in December last year, beating Gospel Carlo by 4l. Appears to be up against it at this level.

Kirk Of Diamonds historical data/form
8 (8)
21133-1
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8 Sonic Boom 19

ch g More Than Ready - Silent Circle (Indian Charlie)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
100

Winner of seven races from 6f to 1m 1f on good ground. A winner at 5-2 at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Bonjour Baby by 1 1/2l. Has to enter calculations.

Sonic Boom historical data/form
9 (9)
11266-6
i

9 Harlan Selection (ARG) 34

dk g Harlan's Holiday - Miss Selection (Numerous)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-7
100

Winner of five races from 1m to 1m 3f on good ground. Finished 3 1/2l behind Another Mystery when sixth of 11 at 70-1 on his latest outing at Fair Grounds over 1m 1f (good) last month. May find a couple too strong.

Harlan Selection historical data/form
10 (10)
313-515
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10 Gray Hope 7

gr/ c Paddy O'prado - Lee Gage (Fit To Fight)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-11
90

Winner of five races from 7f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 6l behind Blue Harbor when fifth of 7 at 13-5 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Needs to improve.

Gray Hope historical data/form
11 (11)
1128-43
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11 Last I Knew 18

dk g Quebracho - I Knew You When (J. P. Brother)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-7
86

He has won three times from 6f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Third of 10 behind Exciting beaten 1 3/4l at 18-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (good) earlier this month. Others appeal more.

Last I Knew historical data/form
12 (12)
11232-2
i

12 Taruca 35

ch g Creative Cause - Blushing Touch (Street Boss)

Has won at this Distance
D

Winner of six races from 5f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 8l by Grade One when second of 7 at 17-10 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 7f last month. Not a forlorn hope on recent evidence.

Taruca historical data/form

FIREWATER JAKE benefited from the drop in grade when runner-up on his latest start and the four-year-old is capable of bouncing back to winning ways. Sonic Boom and View Magic complete the shortlist.

7

21:11 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (3YO only)

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming

6f

Winner $23,310 - 7 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
2113-
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1 Halfmoon Reef 220

gr/ c Half Ours - Glorious Exit (Henny Hughes)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
3 8-10
80

Successful twice at 5f. Third of 8 behind Moro Said Ready beaten 2 1/2l at 3-5fav on his latest outing at Lone Star Park over 5f in July last year. Capable of going close.

Halfmoon Reef historical data/form
2 (2)
110-
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2 Alternate Time 66

ch c Alternation - Time for Etbauer (Etbauer)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-10
85

Successful twice at 6f. Well beaten at 70-1 behind Shoplifted when 10th of 11 on his latest outing at Remington Park over 1m in December last year. Progressive before that and could bounce back.

Alternate Time historical data/form
3 (3)
14341-6
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3 You Should Talk 32

b c Mr Speaker - Rip Roarin Holiday (Harlan's Holiday)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-10
75

Successful at 5f and 6f. Well beaten at 8-1 behind Sir Rick when last of 6 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Others make more appeal.

You Should Talk historical data/form
4 (4)
57222-7
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4 Code Runner 24

b c Honor Code - Nereid (Rock Hard Ten)

3 8-10
80

Placed in three of six starts. Well beaten at 9-1 behind Rowdy Yates when last of 7 on his latest outing at Sunland Park over 1m last month. One for the shortlist.

Code Runner historical data/form
5 (5)
20238-1
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5 Medal Maker 26

dk c Medal Count - Kricarory (Hard Spun)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-10
58

A winner at 9-1 at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f on his latest outing last month, beating Banker Billy by 1 1/4l. Best watched at this level.

Medal Maker historical data/form
6 (6)
219-1
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6 Ima Real Deal 32

ch g Jersey Town - Gentle Maggie (Gentlemen)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 8-10
71

Successful at 5f and 6f. A winner at 7-1 at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (good) on his latest outing last month, beating Moro Appeal by 2 1/4l. Needs to step forward.

Ima Real Deal historical data/form
7 (7)
16-
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7 Long Weekend 193

b c Majesticperfection - Liza Too (Olmodavor)

3 8-10
83

A winner at 5f. Finished 14l behind Green Light Go when sixth of 7 at 19-5 on his latest outing in the Grade 2 Saratoga Special Stakes at Saratoga over 6f in August last year. The one to side with.

Long Weekend historical data/form

LONG WEEKEND was down the field in a Grade 2 on his latest start but the drop in class is likely to benefit him as he attempts to get his career back on track. Code Runner and Halfmoon Reef both warrant respect on their recent performances.

8

21:39 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 8 - Claiming

1m 110y

Winner $7,875 - 9 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
3158-51
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1 Saturdays Hangover 28

b g Any Given Saturday - Rose Tiara (St. Jovite)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
80

He has won three times at 1m. A winner at 8-1 at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m on his latest outing last month, beating Commander Mcdivitt by 1/2l. Others preferred.

Saturdays Hangover historical data/form
2 (2)
5730-33
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2 King Ptolemy 14

dk g Pioneerof the Nile - My McIntosh (Pulpit)

Has won at this Distance
D
9 8-11
81

Winner of seven races from 1m to 1m 1f. Third of 8 behind Excavation beaten 1l at 3-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. The one to beat.

King Ptolemy historical data/form
3 (3)
5560-35
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3 West Village 26

b g Lemon Drop Kid - Oval Cut (El Prado)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-11 b
65

Winner of seven races from 7f to 1m. Finished 7l behind That's D 'cat when fifth of 9 at 25-1 on his latest outing at Delta Downs over 7f last month. May find a couple too strong.

West Village historical data/form
4 (4)
6548-75
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4 Russell Cave 14

dk g Street Cry - Blushing Ogygian (Ogygian)

6 8-11
74

He has won three times from 5f to 6f. Finished 7l behind Excavation when fifth of 8 at 35-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Appears to be up against it.

Russell Cave historical data/form
5 (5)
25237-6
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5 Beat Goes On 14

b g Quiet American - Hollow Miss (With Approval)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-11
74

He has won three times from 7f to 1m, but last win was over two years ago. Finished 10l behind Excavation when sixth of 8 at 40-1 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Difficult to make a case for him.

Beat Goes On historical data/form
6 (6)
5545-79
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6 Special Praise 25

dk g River Squall - With Praise (With Approval)

Has won at this Distance
D
9 8-11
82

Winner of seven races from 7f to 1m 3f, but last win was over two years ago. Beaten 16l behind Mr. Tickle at 75-1 when 9th of 11 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) last month. Needs to step forward.

Special Praise historical data/form
7 (7)
34544-8
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7 Touch 'em Up 13

b g Euroears - Oklahoma Wind (Parade Ground)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11 b
82

He has won four times from 6f to 1m. Beaten 8l behind Mucho Macho Dan at 22-1 when eighth of 10 on his latest outing at Oaklawn Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Drop in class a positive.

Touch 'em Up historical data/form
8 (8)
349888-
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8 Grand Argument 52

ch g Closing Argument - Sixteen Grand (Festive)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
63

Successful twice at 1m. Beaten 20l behind Dutchman at 50-1 when last of 8 on his latest outing at Fair Grounds over 1m (good) in December last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Sherman Savoie. Likely to struggle.

Grand Argument historical data/form
9 (9)
1126-62
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9 Unbroken Song 14

gr/ g My Golden Song - Light Lace (Festival Of Light)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-11
82

Winner of six races from 7f to 1m. Beaten 1/2l by Excavation when second of 8 at 15-2 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m earlier this month. Has to enter the reckoning.

Unbroken Song historical data/form

KING PTOLEMY has been knocking on the door on his most recent outings and the nine-year-old can get his head back in front on this occasion. Unbroken Song and Touch 'em Up are both capable of serving it up to the selection.

9

22:09 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (4YO plus)

Race 9 - Starter Optional Claiming

5f

Winner $11,655 - 8 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
448/386-
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1 Love And Lemons 292

ch m Lemon Drop Kid - Ennis Lady (Speightstown)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-7
81

Successful twice at 5f on good ground. Finished 9l behind Miz Clipper when sixth of 7 at 55-1 on her latest outing at Gulfstream over 6f (good) in May last year. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with Larry Bates. Connections will find out plenty about her in this.

Love And Lemons historical data/form
2 (2)
13763-6
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2 Rosie Bear 35

b m Get Stormy - Leading Role (Demaloot Demashoot)

Has won at this Distance
D

She has won four times from 5f to 6f on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 13l behind Lay M Out when last of 6 at 19-2 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (firm) last month. Others have more gears.

Rosie Bear historical data/form
3 (3)
12117-6
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3 Tapindeed 39

b m Tapizar - Penny Perfect (ALYDEED)

Has won at this Distance
D

Has won 15 races from 5f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 12l behind Eurodevilwoman when sixth of 8 at 4-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f last month. Not the force of old.

Tapindeed historical data/form
4 (4)
2200-79
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4 Swanky 21

b m Mr. Nightlinger - This Crazy Life (Lydgate)

Has won at this Distance
D

Successful twice at 5f on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 10l behind Moreisbetter at 75-1 when last of 9 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f last month. This is a big ask.

Swanky historical data/form
5 (5)
76/5769-
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5 Blingin' Rose 256

gr/ m Too Much Bling - Noelle (Sunny's Halo)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-7
86

She has won three times from 5f to 1m on good ground, but last win was over two years ago. Beaten 7l behind Stormieis Blue at 22-1 when 9th of 10 on her latest outing at Lone Star Park over 5f (good) in June last year. Doesn't score as often as she should.

Blingin' Rose historical data/form
6 (6)
132311-
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6 Railroad Rosie 126

gr/ f The Visualiser - Rosie Chatain (Chatain)

Has won at this Distance
D

She has won three times at 5f on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 17-4 at Remington Park over 5f (good) on her latest outing in October last year, beating Fancy Fox by 1/2l. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with Carlos Padilla. Could go nicely after a break.

Railroad Rosie historical data/form
7 (7)
16347-5
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7 Mary Jane's Double 35

ch f Silver City - Lil' Mary Jane (Special Rate)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-7
77

She has won three times from 5f to 6f on the all-weather. Finished behind Eaton's Memory when fifth of 7 at 45-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f last month. Here to make the numbers up.

Mary Jane's Double historical data/form
8 (8)
52782-4
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8 Lynah Rink 35

b m Artie Schiller - Cascadilla Falls (E Dubai)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-7
94

Winner of six races at 5f on firm and good ground. Finished 10l behind Lay M Out when fourth of 6 at 6-1 on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (firm) last month. Decent ground is an obvious advantage for her.

Lynah Rink historical data/form
9 (9)
15/46-1
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9 Miss Invasive 32

gr/ f Graydar - Victory With Class (Storm Victory)

4 8-7
70

Successful at 3f and 6f on good ground and on the all-weather. Won on her latest outing when 9-10fav at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f (good) last month, beating Morgan's David by a head. Showed a nice attitude there.

Miss Invasive historical data/form
10 (10)
21111-5
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10 Brenda's An I Full 45

dk m Idiot Proof - She's an I Full (Restless Con)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
5 8-7
92

Winner of seven races from 5f to 7f on good ground. Finished 2 1/4l behind Unfading Beauty when fifth of 7 at 6-5fav on her latest outing at Fair Grounds over 5f (good) last month. Claims if that run can be forgiven.

Brenda's An I Full historical data/form
11 (11)
631183-
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11 Pretty Britches 111

dk m Chitoz - Possetively Pretty (Posse)

Has won at this Distance
D

She has won four times from 5f to 6f on the all-weather. Third of 10 behind Indian Gem beaten 3/4l at 6-1 on her latest outing at Remington Park over 6f in November last year. Main track only.

Pretty Britches historical data/form
12 (12)
3237-32
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12 Magic In Motion Gp 11

dk m English Channel - Classicism (A.P. Indy)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
5 8-7
89

Winner of six races at 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 3 1/2l by Leather And Lace when second of 9 at evens fav on her latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Might just lack a bit of early zip.

Magic In Motion Gp historical data/form
13 (13)
11147-1
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13 Lay M Out 35

dk f Flat Out - Lucky M (Pollock's Luck)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-9
96

Winner of six races from 5f to 6f on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Won on her latest outing when 4-5fav at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f (firm) last month, beating My Third Eye by 7l. That was visually very impressive.

Lay M Out historical data/form

LAY M OUT was a handed a great chance to strike here last month and duly obliged, hammering the opposition in a race that will have done her confidence the world of good. Brenda's An I Full and Magic In Motion Gp are others to keep an eye on.

10

22:41 Sam Houston Race Park (USA) (3YO only)

Race 10 - Maiden Claiming

5f 110y

Winner $10,080 - 8 ran

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

1 Chaching Bling

gr/ c Too Much Bling - Derheart (Dehere)

Dam a lightly raced maiden. One to watch on debut.

Chaching Bling historical data/form
2 (2)
i

2 Mula Echo

b g Mula Gula - Miss Isle of Gold (Golden Missile)

3 8-10
 - 

Half-brother to Quick Quinny, won at 4f. He might be seen to greater effect later in the year.

Mula Echo historical data/form
3 (3)
i

3 Americancents

dk g Goldencents - Zenderella (Zensational)

3 8-10
 - 

Half-brother to Molaf, won at 6f. He has pace in his pedigree.

Americancents historical data/form
4 (4)
8-
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4 Mr. Witt 161

ch c Drums of Thunder - Expect Michelle (Valid Expectations)

3 8-10
 - 

Well beaten at 14-1 behind Ima Real Deal when last of 8 on his racecourse debut at Retama Park over 6f in September last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Amanda Barton. This experience might be needed once more.

Mr. Witt historical data/form
5 (5)
6
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5 Paw's Salty Pepper 14

b g Pepper M. - Jerdan Hill (Bernstein)

3 8-10
47

Dam won twice at 1m. Finished 18l behind He's A Suitor when sixth of 14 at 100-1 on his racecourse debut at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Outran his odds there and could do so once more.

Paw's Salty Pepper historical data/form
6 (6)
77234-4
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6 Golden Heat 28

b g Goldencents - Dry Heat (Dixie Union)

3 8-10
55

Placed twice in six starts. Finished 6l behind Cafe Gold when fourth of 10 at 12-5 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 5f last month. No surprise if today is his day.

Golden Heat historical data/form
7 (7)
89667-0
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7 Reckless Decision 14

b g Moro Tap - Vendeuse (My Pal Charlie)

3 8-10
33

Yet to place in six starts. Well beaten at 120-1 behind He's A Suitor when 11th of 14 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Here to make the numbers up.

Reckless Decision historical data/form
8 (8)
60-
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8 Flyin' Easy 151

dk g Early Flyer - Dancin' Daphne (Sword Dance)

3 8-10
24

Unplaced in both starts. Beaten 19l behind Texas Troubador at 75-1 when 11th of 12 on his latest outing at Remington Park over 5f (good) in September last year. Hard to see him troubling the protagonists.

Flyin' Easy historical data/form
9 (9)
67
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9 Wildcat's Bling 14

ch c Too Much Bling - Stephanies Wildcat (D'Wildcat)

3 8-10
54

Unplaced in both starts. Well beaten at 25-1 behind He's A Suitor when seventh of 14 on his latest outing at Sam Houston Race Park over 6f earlier this month. Not progressing in the manner initially hoped for.

Wildcat's Bling historical data/form
10 (10)
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10 Ludovico

ch c Moojab - Yesca Roja (Fort Prado)

Dam unraced. Uses Lasix on debut and duly noted.

Ludovico historical data/form