Mountaineer 24 June 2018

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

00:00 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO plus)

Race 1 - Claiming

1m

Winner $3,906 - 4 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
882247
i

1 Indy Wars 21

b g Bernardini - Goldena Podkove (War Pass)

A winner at 7f. Beaten 13l behind Sniffer at 8-1 when seventh of 9 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. Needs more.

Indy Wars historical data/form
2 (2)
40653-5
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2 Courageous Colonel 26

b g Colonel John - Patagonia Tango (Storm Boot)

Has won at this Distance
D

A winner at 1m. Finished 8l behind Domestic Cat when fifth of 10 at 10-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 1m last month. Entitled to have improved for that run.

Courageous Colonel historical data/form
3 (3)
66-4682
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3 Autumn Leaf Fall 26

gr/ h Value Plus - Mons Meg (Cat's Career)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
6 8-8
67

A winner at 1m. Beaten 6l by Domestic Cat when second of 10 at 2-1fav on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 1m last month. Capable on that evidence.

Autumn Leaf Fall historical data/form
4 (4)
9645-63
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4 Snip Of Gold 27

dk g Ballado's Gold - Ren's Ruby (Randy Regent)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-9 (ow 1)
45

A winner at 1m, but that win was over two years ago. Third of 5 behind Sterling Rebel beaten 9l at 25-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f last month. Needs to improving again.

Snip Of Gold historical data/form
5 (5)
88-5864
i

5 Demand Ransom 21

ch c Munnings - Raize's Ransom (Tapit)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF

A winner at 5f. Finished 4 1/2l behind Sniffer when fourth of 9 at 3-10fav on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. One to keep an eye on.

Demand Ransom historical data/form
6 (6)
14-9348
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6 Overcriticized 17

dk c Hold Me Back - Bourbonette (Honour And Glory)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-7 (ow 3)
74

A winner at 1m. Beaten 19l behind Thorn Hill Cat at 30-1 when last of 8 on his latest outing at Presque Isle Downs over 1m earlier this month. Less on his plate today.

Overcriticized historical data/form
7 (7)
723216
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7 Try Me Again 20

dk g Awesome Again - Goldrush Girl (Political Force)

Has won at this Distance
D

A winner at 1m. Finished 16l behind Yenisey when sixth of 9 at 11-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Mostly consistent and is noted.

Try Me Again historical data/form
8 (8)
90-7816
i

8 Sweet Beer 21

ch g Dunkirk - Edge Sweep (End Sweep)

5 8-8
56

A winner at 5f. Finished 12l behind Sniffer when sixth of 9 at 30-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. Questions to answer now.

Sweet Beer historical data/form

OVERCRITICIZED is used to keeping better company than this and Eduardo Caramori's charge can get back to winning ways, possibly at the main expense of Autumn Leaf Fall and Try Me Again.

2

00:22 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO plus)

Race 2 - Allowance

7f 110y

Winner $13,041 - 4 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
741-211
i

1 Rosyjersey 81

ch f Jersey Town - Rosy Roar (Roaring Fever)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-8
84

She has won three times from 5f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 12-5 at Mahoning Valley over 1m (good) on her latest outing in April, beating Spring City Gal by 8l. Chasing a hat-trick and must be respected.

Rosyjersey historical data/form
2 (2)
1135-44
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2 Silvera 30

ch f Silver Tree - Banantyne (Meadowlake)

Has won at this Distance
D

She has won three times at 1m on good ground. Finished 3 1/2l behind Chantses when fourth of 8 at 6-1 on her latest outing at Arlington over 1m (firm) last month. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with Blanca Candelas, and cannot go unconsidered.

Silvera historical data/form
3 (3)
531315
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3 Brilliant Kitten 15

b f Kitten's Joy - Shining Jewel (Gulch)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-8
85

She has won three times from 7f to 1m on good ground. Finished 7l behind Raining Lemons when fifth of 8 at 25-1 on her latest outing at Suffolk Downs over 1m (good) earlier this month. Each-way claims at the forecast prices.

Brilliant Kitten historical data/form
4 (4)
1-11
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4 Vapnyarka 25

b f Imperialism - Ellenville (Carson City)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-11
88

She has won three times from 6f to 1m on the all-weather. Won on her latest outing when 13-10jt-fav at Thistledown over 1m last month, beating Flat Out Super by 8l. Unbeaten in three starts and could have more to give.

Vapnyarka historical data/form
5 (5)
248-151
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5 Not Tonight Berta 29

ch m Pleasantly Perfect - Cat Splendor (Tale Of The Cat)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-1
88

She has won three times from 6f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 17-5 at Charles Town over 7f on her latest outing last month, beating Ghost Affair by 1/2l. Trending in the right direction.

Not Tonight Berta historical data/form
6 (6)
223-423
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6 Miss Otis 20

b m Tale Of The Cat - Liz Hunter (Smart Strike)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF

She has won three times at 1m on good ground. Third of 6 behind Walkin Princess beaten 2l at 2-1jt-fav on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 7f (good) earlier this month. Consistent performer who must be taken seriously.

Miss Otis historical data/form
7 (7)
717-611
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7 Ivy O'day 20

b f Country Day - Isabella Annalise (Maria's Mon)

She has won three times at 5f on the all-weather. Won on her latest outing when 3-10fav at Mountaineer Park over 5f earlier this month, beating Act The Part by 7l. Will need to improve again in this company, but not overlooked.

Ivy O'day historical data/form
8 (8)
417-143
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8 Toby Girl 7

ch f Flatter - Lisa B (Grindstone)

Has won at this Distance
D

She has won three times from 5f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Third of 6 behind Squan's Kingdom beaten 3 1/2l at 9-2 on her latest outing at Philadelphia Park over 7f earlier this month. Capable at this level.

Toby Girl historical data/form
9 (9)
197750
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9 Zodacious 14

dk f Bodemeister - Proud Zoe (Proud Accolade)

Successful at 4f and 5f on the all-weather. Well beaten at 75-1 behind My Sister Caro when last of 10 on her latest outing at Suffolk Downs over 5f (good) earlier this month. Forecast price reflects chance.

Zodacious historical data/form

VAPNYARKA is unbeaten in three career starts and difficult to get away from int this allowance race, despite the competitive nature. Rosyjersey chases a hat-trick and joins Toby Girl on the shortlist.

3

00:44 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO plus)

Race 3 - Claiming

7f 110y

Winner $6,552 - 7 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
0467-22
i

1 Spoiled By God 19

b g Kodiak Kowboy - Sweet Twiney Winey (Twining)

6 8-8
81

Successful twice at 5f on good ground. Beaten 4 1/2l by Strut The Ring when second of 6 at 9-2 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 7f (good) earlier this month. Recent form reads well.

Spoiled By God historical data/form
2 (2)
850-273
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2 My Henry 12

dk g Wilburn - Deep In My Heart (Rahy)

Successful at 5f and 6f on the all-weather. Third of 5 behind Dionysus beaten 10l at 20-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f earlier this month. Forecast price reflects chance.

My Henry historical data/form
3 (3)
68796-0
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3 M K's Delight 15

gr/ g Mizzen Mast - Miss Mary K (Speightstown)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-8
49

Successful at 6f and 7f on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 19l behind American Sailor at 45-1 when last of 10 on his latest outing at Suffolk Downs over 5f (good) earlier this month. Not fancied today.

M K's Delight historical data/form
4 (4)
3943-26
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4 Cortege 64

ch h Leroidesanimaux - Mafietta (Giant's Causeway)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
93

Successful twice at 1m on good ground. Well beaten at 14-5 behind Hourly when last of 6 on his latest outing at Hawthorne over 1m (firm) in April. The one they all have to beat.

Cortege historical data/form
5 (5)
697587
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5 Gran Tepuy 21

b g Leroidesanimaux - Lady Cheryl (Williamstown)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
70

Successful twice at 7f on good ground, but last win was over two years ago. Beaten 13l behind Phantom Cat at 33-1 when seventh of 8 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 7f (good) earlier this month. Tough to recommend this one.

Gran Tepuy historical data/form
6 (6)
163732
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6 General Max 21

b h Congaree - Fortune In Gold (Secret Romeo)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
83

Successful at 6f and 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 1/2l by Phantom Cat when second of 8 at 18-5 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 7f (good) earlier this month. Knocking hard on the door of late.

General Max historical data/form
7 (7)
51322-8
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7 Midnight Oak 21

dk c Giant Oak - Lookn Even Finer (Point Given)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
5 8-8
86

Successful at 7f and 1m on good ground. Beaten 14l behind Phantom Cat at 2-1fav when last of 8 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 7f (good) earlier this month. Entitled to have come on for that run.

Midnight Oak historical data/form
8 (8)
4-57456
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8 Rocket Road 31

ch g Officer Rocket - Beboppin Betty (Bop)

6 8-8
98

He has won four times from 6f to 1m 1f on the all-weather. Finished 8l behind Night Spree when sixth of 10 at 14-5 on his latest outing at Charles Town over 7f last month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Timothy Grams, and the market may tell us more.

Rocket Road historical data/form

General Max has been knocking on the door but may have to settle for another supporting role because CORTEGE takes a drop in class and looks to have been found a real opening. Spoiled By God is also noted.

4

01:06 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO plus)

Race 4 - Claiming

1m

Winner $3,906 - 6 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
546514
i

1 Wine Critic 13

dk g Put It Back - Elle Meme (Zilzal)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
5 8-8
67

Successful twice at 1m. Finished 3 1/2l behind Mission Of Honor when fourth of 7 at 7-10fav on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Recent form reads well.

Wine Critic historical data/form
2 (2)
7379-86
i

2 O Ganador 41

ch g First Dude - Poseida (Pick Up)

5 8-8
38

A winner at 6f. Finished 16l behind Bearcat Kitten when sixth of 7 at 40-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) last month. Needs to step up.

O Ganador historical data/form
3 (3)
542-434
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3 Skip The Lawyer 26

b g Cowboy Cal - Grandstone (Grindstone)

6 8-8
61

A winner at 5f, but that win was over two years ago. Finished 8l behind Domestic Cat when fourth of 10 at 19-2 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 1m last month. Consistent performer who is noted.

Skip The Lawyer historical data/form
4 (4)
443541
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4 Whywouldyoudothat 14

b g Kodiak Kowboy - Tascosa (Closing Argument)

Has won at this Distance
D

Won on his latest outing when evens fav at Mountaineer Park over 1m earlier this month, beating Hero Of Fire by a neck. Another bold showing looks assured.

Whywouldyoudothat historical data/form
5 (5)
733-422
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5 Kodiak Moon 13

b g Kodiak Kowboy - Golden Malibu (Malibu Moon)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
69

A winner at 1m. Beaten a neck by Mission Of Honor when second of 7 at 11-2 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Capable judged on recent performances.

Kodiak Moon historical data/form
6 (6)
78-6848
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6 Incredible Cut 67

ch g Parading - Zawaaya (Exploit)

5 8-8
64

A winner at 7f. Beaten behind Dark As Midnight at 22-1 when last of 8 on his latest outing at Tampa Bay Downs over 7f in April. Improvement needed in this select but competitive heat.

Incredible Cut historical data/form
7 (7)
1474-33
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7 Pay Back 21

ch g Elusive Warning - P. T. Squirt (Pentelicus)

5 8-8
66

A winner at 5f. Third of 9 behind Sniffer beaten 3l at 15-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. Would be no surprise winner.

Pay Back historical data/form

Whywouldyoudothat won well here last time and should be on the premises again, but KODIAK MOON has been knocking hard on the door of late and he edges the vote. Pay Back boasts a similar profile to the selection and is another to note.

5

01:28 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO plus)

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming

6f

Winner $3,843 - 8 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
080657
i

1 Slick Red Oil 13

ch f Biondetti - Oilgonewile (Montbrook)

5 8-11
25

Placed in three of 14 starts. Beaten 16l behind Caribbean Soul at 80-1 when seventh of 8 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) earlier this month. Forecast price reflects chance.

Slick Red Oil historical data/form
2 (2)
6
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2 Previous Escort 67

dk f Southern Escort - Previous Pleasure (Formal Dinner)

4 8-6 (ow 2) b1
39

Half-sister to Sweet Abandon, won eight times between 5f and 6f. Finished behind Delta Belle when sixth of 8 at 45-1 on her racecourse debut at Tampa Bay Downs over 6f in April. Normal improvement makes her a player.

Previous Escort historical data/form
3 (3)
59725
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3 Hold That Kiss 8

dk f Outflanker - Smart Policy (Smart Strike)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
4 8-7 (ow 3)
51

Placed once in five starts. Finished 16l behind Cape Delight when fifth of 6 at 7-10fav on her latest outing at Charles Town over 6f earlier this month. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with John Carlisle. Big player on her penultimate runner-up effort.

Hold That Kiss historical data/form
4 (4)
8/778-
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4 One Gold Earring 216

dk m Ballado's Gold - Ren's Ruby (Randy Regent)

7 8-11
25

Unplaced in all four starts. Well beaten at 22-1 behind Navigatethebridle when last of 8 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f in November last year. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with Sandra Witherow. Tough to recommend this one.

One Gold Earring historical data/form
5 (5)
44/43-26
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5 Broadway Broad 19

dk m High Cotton - Aggressive Broad (Broad Brush)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
6 8-11
48

Placed twice in 11 starts. Finished 14l behind Political Victory when sixth of 7 at 2-1fav on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) earlier this month. Not without claims.

Broadway Broad historical data/form
6 (6)
6080-6
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6 Kentucky Flame 26

ch m Kentucky Bear - Flame Song (Unbridled's Song)

6 8-11
22

Unplaced in all five starts. Well beaten at 30-1 behind Bossy At Noon when last of 6 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f last month. Needs much more.

Kentucky Flame historical data/form
7 (7)
6-76669
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7 La Lova 85

ch f Drosselmeyer - Yay Go Me (Songandaprayer)

5 8-11
47

Placed once in 11 starts. Well beaten at 70-1 behind Kool Kate when 9th of 10 on her latest outing at Tampa Bay Downs over 1m (good) in March. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with Jacob Molina Palacios, and the market should tell us more.

La Lova historical data/form
8 (8)
987422
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8 Serket 13

b m Scorpion - Skaya (Stack)

6 8-11
32

Placed in three of 22 starts. Beaten 5l by Caribbean Soul when second of 8 at 11-1 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) earlier this month. Recent form looks strong enough.

Serket historical data/form

Hold That Kiss would have a massive chance if reproducing the form of her penultimate run at Charles Town, but SERKET has improved courtesy of a couple of second-placed efforts here in recent weeks and she gets the nod. Broadway Broad is another to take seriously.

6

01:50 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO plus)

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming

6f

Winner $3,843 - 6 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
777-7
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1 Big Red Hen 7

ch m Ballado's Gold - Lady Montcrest (Sky Classic)

6 8-9 (ow 3)
29

Yet to place in four starts. Beaten 16l behind Name It After Me at 45-1 when seventh of 10 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f earlier this month. Tough ask.

Big Red Hen historical data/form
2 (2)
9288-35
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2 I Know Thats Right 25

b g Rich Deeds - Caller What U Want (Caller I. D.)

6 8-11
47

Placed in five of 12 starts. Finished 11l behind Captain Machen when fifth of 8 at 14-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) last month. The one they all have to beat.

I Know Thats Right historical data/form
3 (3)
84-89
i

3 Lil Deuce Coop 7

b c Amwaal - Truly Special (Feu d'Enfer)

4 8-4
 - 

Yet to place in four starts. Well beaten at 19-2 behind Static Energy when last of 9 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. Not done improving yet.

Lil Deuce Coop historical data/form
4 (4)
6320-86
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4 Lord Of The Ladies 7

b g Ballado's Gold - Ren's Ruby (Randy Regent)

Placed twice in ten starts. Well beaten at 30-1 behind Static Energy when sixth of 9 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. Boasts some form which gives him a chance.

Lord Of The Ladies historical data/form
5 (5)
887080-
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5 Fiona's Shadow 205

b g Charitable Man - Fiona's Victory (Yankee Victor)

6 8-11
106

Unplaced in all six starts. Beaten 14l behind Bull Lovin at 80-1 when last of 10 on his latest outing at Charles Town over 4f in December last year. Forecast price reflects slim chance.

Fiona's Shadow historical data/form
6 (6)
60
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6 Mr. Ping 22

ch g Denis of Cork - Washingtonian (Domestic Dispute)

4 8-7 (ow 3)
30

Unplaced in both starts. Beaten 17l behind Little Bari at 30-1 when last of 10 on his latest outing at Charles Town over 4f earlier this month. Difficult to recommend.

Mr. Ping historical data/form
7 (7)
670-778
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7 K's Prideofdenali 7

dk g Pride of Burkaan - Denali Sensation (Langfuhr)

5 8-11
23

Yet to place in ten starts. Well beaten at 80-1 behind Static Energy when eighth of 9 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. Not completely out of it.

K's Prideofdenali historical data/form

Connections of I KNOW THATS RIGHT have found their gelding a real opening in this maiden claimer and, on his third-placed effort here last month, he should take all of the beating. Lord Of The Ladies heads the list of dangers from K's Prideofdenali.

7

02:12 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO plus)

Race 7 - Claiming

2f

Winner $6,552 - 9 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
151-583
i

1 Salt On The Rim 19

b m Keyed Entry - Club Meeting (General Meeting)

9 8-11
52

Has won 11 races from 4f to 5f. Third of 7 behind Scarlet Emerald beaten 4l at 16-1 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 2f (good) earlier this month. Place claims.

Salt On The Rim historical data/form
2 (2)
6078-11
i

2 Scarlet Emerald 19

dk m Desert Party - Jena Jena (Dixieland Band)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 9-0
67

Has won eight races from 2f to 5f. Won on her latest outing when 4-5fav at Mountaineer Park over 2f (good) earlier this month, beating Pop Of Color by 2l. Chasing the hat-trick and is difficult to get away from.

Scarlet Emerald historical data/form
3 (3)
1464-28
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3 World Elite 27

ch m Majesticperfection - Chandelle No. Five (Yes It's True)

7 8-12
70

Has won 11 races from 4f to 6f. Beaten 16l behind Raise Your L Up at 12-5 when last of 8 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) last month. Not without a squeak.

World Elite historical data/form
4 (4)
511-785
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4 Dama Leona 14

b m Baptistry - Ella's Way (Man From Eldorado)

6 8-11
43

She has won three times at 4f. Finished 6l behind Somewhere Outthere when fifth of 8 at 45-1 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f earlier this month. Look elsewhere for the winner.

Dama Leona historical data/form
5 (5)
85607-2
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5 Pop Of Color 19

ch m Old Fashioned - Splendid Honor (Double Honor)

8 8-13
41

She has won three times from 5f to 6f. Beaten 2l by Scarlet Emerald when second of 7 at 11-1 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 2f (good) earlier this month. Entitled to have come on for that spin. Respected.

Pop Of Color historical data/form
6 (6)
11223-5
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6 Dear Benny 50

b m Benny the Bull - Explosive Dear (Proudest Romeo)

7 8-13
61

Winner of five races from 5f to 6f. Finished 11l behind Lookout Angel when fifth of 6 at 5-2 on her latest outing at Indiana Grand Race Course over 6f last month. Each-way claims at the forecast prices.

Dear Benny historical data/form
7 (7)
4114-26
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7 Fabled Star 19

dk m Offlee Wild - Singing On A Star (Songandaprayer)

8 8-11
66

Winner of six races from 4f to 5f. Finished 5l behind Scarlet Emerald when sixth of 7 at 7-5 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 2f (good) earlier this month. Cannot be overlooked.

Fabled Star historical data/form
8 (8)
9-13884
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8 Saucy Symphony 24

ch f First Samurai - Celtic Chant (Songandaprayer)

A winner at 5f. Finished 5l behind Dance Or Stroll when fourth of 5 at 19-5 on her latest outing at Presque Isle Downs over 5f last month. One to keep onside but may just find Scarlet Emerald too strong.

Saucy Symphony historical data/form
9 (9)
77-4454
i

9 Walt's Caroline 11

ch f Proud Citizen - Walts Wharf (Wharf)

5 8-11
47

She has won three times at 4f. Finished 12l behind Sunday Dinner when fourth of 6 at 11-2 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f earlier this month. Impossible to make a case for this filly.

Walt's Caroline historical data/form
10 (10)
6141-59
i

10 Franky And Jane 28

b m Heart of the Storm - Galina (Running Stag)

9 8-11
48

Has won 13 races from 5f to 1m. Well beaten at 17-4 behind Good Laugh when 9th of 10 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f last month. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with Eddie Clouston, and is best watched.

Franky And Jane historical data/form

SCARLET EMERALD leaps off the page chasing the hat-trick as she beat the reopposing Pop Of Color (second) and Salt On The Rim (third) when scoring in what was arguably a better race here earlier in the month.

8

02:34 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO only)

Race 8 - Allowance

5f 110y

Winner $10,206 - 7 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
221-7
i

1 Mrs. D 27

b f Mineshaft - Baltic Flier (Fusaichi Pegasus)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-6
72

A winner at 6f. Beaten 15l behind Conumdrum Red at 14-1 when last of 7 on her latest outing at Thistledown over 5f last month. Expected to leave that effort behind.

Mrs. D historical data/form
2 (2)
483931
i

2 Dang It Dorothy 13

b f Tizway - Smart Catch (Conquistador Cielo)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-9
63

Successful twice at 5f. A winner at 2-1 at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) on her latest outing earlier this month, beating Bluegrass Candy by 5l. Impressive that day and another bold showing beckons.

Dang It Dorothy historical data/form
3 (3)
21
i

3 Risk E Lifestyle 37

b f Lifestyle - Harper N Abbey (Outflanker)

Has won at this Distance
D

Won on her latest outing when 7-10fav at Arlington over 5f last month, beating It's Springtime by 3/4l. Unexposed filly very much respected today.

Risk E Lifestyle historical data/form
4 (4)
539251
i

4 Athena's Revenge 49

b f Wildcat Heir - Mitasunke (Closing Argument)

4 8-6
67

Won on her latest outing when evens fav at Tampa Bay Downs over 7f last month, beating Fast Point by 1/2l. Having her first run for a new stable today, previously with Juan Gotera, and will need to improve again.

Athena's Revenge historical data/form
5 (5)
656213
i

5 Morgan's David 18

ch f Line Of David - Ava G (Afternoon Deelites)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-6
67

A winner at 5f. Third of 6 behind Keyed On Top beaten 8l at 16-1 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. Has experience on her side and recent form reads well.

Morgan's David historical data/form
6 (6)
1-3
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6 Shakin Dice 27

dk f Take Charge Indy - Callmethesqueeze (Awesome Again)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-7 (ow 1)
69

A winner at 6f. Third of 5 behind Lady Bearoness beaten 4 1/2l at 9-2 on her latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f last month. It is far too soon to be writing her off.

Shakin Dice historical data/form
7 (7)
1
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7 Southern Ruffles 49

ch f Midshipman - Hopewell Terrace (Speightstown)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-6
72

Dam won three times at 6f. Won on her racecourse debut when 9-10fav at Mountaineer Park over 6f last month, beating Morgan's David by 2 1/4l. Could be anything and can take this rise in class in her stride.

Southern Ruffles historical data/form
8 (8)
15
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8 Dixie Three 12

b f Corfu - This Way Dixie (Dixie Union)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-6
73

A winner at 5f. Finished 16l behind Mo Town Kat when fifth of 6 at 3-1 on her latest outing at Thistledown over 5f earlier this month. Worth another look.

Dixie Three historical data/form

Risk E Lifestyle impressed when getting off the mark at the second attempt at Arlington Park but SOUTHERN RUFFLES was more impressive on her debut here last month and she appeals as a filly who could be anything going up in grade. Morgan's David should also be considered.

9

02:56 Mountaineer (USA) (3YO plus)

Race 9 - Claiming

6f

Winner $4,158 - 9 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1 (1)
344-513
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1 Niemi Says No 13

b g Dehere - Stewper (Crafty Prospector)

Has won at this Distance
D
10 8-8
83

Has won nine races from 4f to 7f. Third of 8 behind Hard To Stop beaten 9l at 3-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) earlier this month. A must for the shortlist.

Niemi Says No historical data/form
2 (2)
421966-
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2 Candy Train 221

dk g Candy Ride - Silent Queen (King Of Kings)

11 8-8
71

Has won nine races from 1m to 1m 1f. Finished 16l behind My Man Dan when sixth of 10 at 33-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 1m in November last year. May need this first run back.

Candy Train historical data/form
3 (3)
666613
i

3 Backlash 26

b g Street Sense - Burg Berg (Johannesburg)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
79

He has won four times from 5f to 6f. Third of 9 behind Muntij beaten 6l at 13-5 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f last month. Holding his form well at present.

Backlash historical data/form
4 (4)
857716
i

4 Shock Leader 26

b g Bernstein - Got a Glow (Dehere)

Has won at this Distance
D
9 8-8
73

Has won 11 races from 5f to 1m 1f. Finished 18l behind Muntij when sixth of 9 at 13-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f last month. Not without an each-way chance.

Shock Leader historical data/form
5 (5)
27128-6
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5 Manny Blue Boy 13

gr/ g Full Mandate - Binnopoly (Fast Play)

Has won at this Distance
D
8 8-8
71

He has won three times from 6f to 1m. Finished 8l behind Fire Control when sixth of 7 at 22-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) earlier this month. Tough to recommend this one.

Manny Blue Boy historical data/form
6 (6)
215-983
i

6 Circus Park Du Joy 14

dk g Baptistry - Circus Du Joy (Grand Circus Park)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-8
72

He has won three times from 4f to 6f. Third of 7 behind Haynesfield Best beaten 2 3/4l at 30-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f earlier this month. Solid each-way credentials here.

Circus Park Du Joy historical data/form
7 (7)
842132
i

7 I Stand Alone 26

dk g Dance With Ravens - Otherwise Perfect (Lemon Drop Kid)

Has won at this Distance
D
9 8-8
86

Winner of six races from 5f to 1m. Beaten 6l by Muntij when second of 9 at 19-5 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f last month. A model of consistency and is sure to be popular.

I Stand Alone historical data/form
8 (8)
2613-89
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8 On The Zip 26

ch g City Zip - On the Podium (Bold Executive)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-8
58

Winner of five races from 5f to 6f. Well beaten at 55-1 behind Muntij when last of 9 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 6f last month. Forecast price reflects chance.

On The Zip historical data/form
9 (9)
386-065
i

9 R Cardinal One 13

dk g Montbrook - Sport Racer (Notebook)

Has won at this Distance
D

He has won three times from 5f to 6f, but last win was over two years ago. Finished 12l behind Hard To Stop when fifth of 8 at 50-1 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f (good) earlier this month. Others appeal more.

R Cardinal One historical data/form
10 (10)
3851-79
i

10 Ruby's Love 27

b g Not For Love - Ruby Rubles (Scarlet Ibis)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-8
80

Winner of five races from 5f to 7f. Beaten 12l behind Hopehard at 25-1 when 9th of 10 on his latest outing at Presque Isle Downs over 5f last month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with George Landsberger, and is entitled to have improved for the change in scenery.

Ruby's Love historical data/form

I STAND ALONE is a model of consistency at this level and can send his supporters home smiling in the finale. Backlash is another holding his form well and joins Niemi Says No on the shortlist.

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