00:00 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 3 Dec 2016

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
744
i
1
Red, white disc (Teodora Loera-perez)

E Man Mojo 13 

b c Honour De Vine - Emancipated Woman (Emancipator)

3 8-6 (ow1)
Victor RodriguezJorge Rodriguez
2
8/
i
2
Blue, silver star, silver sleeves (Nancy Terhune)

Indygo 835 

ch g Indygo Shiner - Kurima (Silver Deputy)

5 8-10
Carlos MarreroJavier Contreras
3
235383
i
3
Light blue, green ball, green bars on sleeves (John Jones)

Henrys Way 21 

dk g Fairbanks - Parfait Punch (Two Punch)

5 8-10
Mauricio RodriguezRhea Pennella
4
037346
i
4
Red and white vertical stripes, red sleeves (Bruno Schickedanz)

Secret Endeavor 27 

dk g Endeavor - Secretssafe Withme (Confide)

5 8-8
Fredy PeltrocheGregory Viands
5
584663
i
5
Green, white yoke, green band on yellow sleeves (Unadilla Stable)

Little Red Missile 13 

ch g Golden Missile - Twining Glow (Twining)

3 8-8
Jerry VillegasCurtis Payne
6
587535
i
6
Red, silver diamond belt, silver diamonds on sleeves (Durr Racing Stable)

Son Of A John 13 

dk g Colonel John - Carlson's Queen (Lord Carson)

Non Runner
7
597702
i
7
Green, red yoke, red chevrons on sleeves, red cap (Bb Horses)

Boss Magician 13 

ch g Street Boss - Miz Magician (Mizzen Mast)

BF
4 8-3
Darius ThorpeClaudio Gonzalez
8
i
8
Pink, black disc (Harold Fullerton)

Ought To Livemore 

dk c Royal Command - Ought (Grand Slam)

4 8-10
Joseph SchneiderMarion Cuttino
Verdict

BOSS MAGICIAN only found one narrowly too good when dropped into this grade last time out and he should go one better today. Henrys Way and Secret Endeavor can fight it out for second place.

00:31 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 3 Dec 2016

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
76-7655
i
1
White, blue epaulets, blue sleeves (Richard Hummer)

Cee's My Man 23 

gr/ g Corinthian - Cee's Irish (Cee's Tizzy)

6 8-8
Fredy PeltrocheAdam Ingram
2
573332
i
2
Red, white circled white 'rwb', white diamonds on sleeves (Kenneth Brown)

Risk It 21 

dk g Rockport Harbor - Reatta Roundup (Minardi)

D
4 8-3
Darius ThorpeRonney Brown
3
9-77666
i
3
Dark green, white chevron, white stripe on sleeves (Richard Harris, Jr)

Koko Key 111 

dk g Kokand - Banner Key (Corridor Key)

D
8 8-8
Katie CrewsMichael Atkins
4
361363
i
4
Yellow, orange star, orange stars on sleeves (The Estate Of Richard P Butts, Jr)

Midnight Blue 231 

dk g Midnight Lute - Imelda Blue (Regal Classic)

D
4 8-10
Carlos MarreroMike Butts
5
314655
i
5
Green, black diamonds, green bars on black sleeves (Priscilla Anthony)

Boots Malone 29 

b g Noonmark - Glister Girl (Glitterman)

3 8-8
Jerry VillegasPriscilla Anthony
6
057349
i
6
Blue, grey cross sashes, grey chevrons (Alisa Sarson)

Pastafagioli 37 

ch g Fusaichi Pegasus - She's Fancy Free (Peteski)

6 8-8
Joseph SchneiderHubert Gaffney
7
370029
i
7
Orange, black star (Pedro Nazario)

Thurgood 8 

b g Giant's Causeway - Shared Dreams (Seeking The Gold)

5 8-8
Victor RodriguezJorge Diaz
8
145545
i
8
Red, black ball (Martin Alicea)

Love The Beat 9 

ch g Concerto - Love Lauren (Montbrook)

4 8-10
Juan TorresJorge Diaz
Verdict

Boots Malone and Thurgood should both relish this drop in grade but they are unpredictable and the preference is for RISK IT, who has been running consistently well in recent months.

00:57 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 3 Dec 2016

Race 3 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $14,490 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
LIGHT BLUE, Cerise Dots (Taylor Mountain Farm LLC)

Charitable Hero 

dk g Charitable Man - Hero's Siren (Sea Hero)

2 8-8
Antonio LopezJames Casey
2
3652
i
2
Orange, black cross sashes, black and white bars on sleeves (Toby Roth)

Bearcat Kitten 33 

ch g Limehouse - Cat Out (Forest Wildcat)

BF
2 8-8
J AcostaHugh McMahon
3
7
i
3
White, black star (Amber Locklear)

Prince Windsor 14 

dk g Windsor Castle - Fluvanna (Ghostly Minister)

2 8-8
Fredy PeltrocheJames Locklear
4
5
i
4
Navy, orange ball, orange hoops (Don Cain)

Turf Prince 13 

ch g Fiber Sonde - Turf Princess (Cryptoclearance)

2 8-8
Grant WhitacreErnest Haynes
5
6553
i
5
White, black triangle, lime green stripe on black sleeves (Ronald Sigler)

Castle High 13 

dk g Windsor Castle - High Five Gal (High Brite)

2 8-8
Jose MontanoRonald Sigler
6
0832
i
6
Blue, red heart, red and blue hoops on sleeves, red and blue quartered cap (Heart Racing Stable)

True Magic 29 

b g Yes It's True - Absolute Magic (Unbridled)

2 8-8
Guillermo RodriguezDavid Rose
7
372
i
7
Royal blue, red sash (Vermont Farm)

Good Sport 13 

ch g Hunt Crossing - Vermont Gilan (Black Tie Affair)

2 8-8
Wesley HoMichael Weeks
8
i
8
Royal blue, hot pink diamond, hot pink diamonds on sleeves (Elizabeth Meehan)

Blue Plaid 

gr/ g Fiber Sonde - Acala (Cherokee Run)

2 8-8
Gustavo LarrosaElizabeth Meehan
9
i
1A
LIGHT BLUE, Cerise Dots (Taylor Mountain Farm LLC)

Jans Castle 

ch g Windsor Castle - Janshawat (Marquetry)

2 8-8
Christian HiraldoJames Casey
Verdict

GOOD SPORT can provide his supporters with some valuable compensation today following his narrow C&D defeat a couple of weeks ago. Others to note are True Magic and Bearcat Kitten.

01:21 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 3 Dec 2016

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $6,300 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
417843
i
1
Red, white sash (Peter Wainwright)

Perfume In The Air 28 

b m Munnings - Riding Time (Silver Deputy)

D
4 8-8
Victor RodriguezClifford Tuomisto
2
655465
i
2
Green (Noel Sanchez)

Dontbetellinme 13 

b m Offlee Wild - Beartrack Cove (Lord Avie)

Non Runner
3
331557
i
3
Blue, Blue Cap (Billy Davis)

Nayeer 20 

dk m Artie Schiller - Ruthless Babe (Grand Slam)

D
7 8-8
Joseph SchneiderBilly Davis
4
783265
i
4
White, light blue diamond, light blue sleeves, white cap (Ocala West Won Llc)

Frisbee 22 

b m Safe in the U S A - Rare Air (Labeeb)

D
8 8-10
John Jr SotoAnthony Russo
5
254844
i
5
Green (Michael Mora)

Red Spring 9 

ch m Regal Groom - Superior Cat (Smart Strike)

D
5 8-10
Oscar FloresRobert Rivera
6
91-8775
i
6
White, purple diamonds (Crystal Pickett)

Kela's Game Face 28 

ch m Kela - Games For Me (Badger Land)

D
7 8-8
Wesley HoCrystal Pickett
7
431376
i
7
Yellow, yellow bars on green sleeves (Old Coach Farm)

Sweet Maxine 22 

gr/ m Value Plus - Wild Berry (Wild Event)

D
7 8-8
J AcostaMichael Gorham
8
1116-87
i
8
Green, white yoke, green band on yellow sleeves (Unadilla Stable)

Thetrainwasgone 175 

dk m Silver Train - The Name Was Gone (Gone for Real)

7 8-10
Jerry VillegasCurtis Payne
9
475324
i
9
Burgundy, grey ball, grey sleeves (G Gourley)

Kippy Fox 9 

ch m Kipling - R. A. Indy (Royal Academy)

D
6 8-3
Darius ThorpeAnthony Rideoutt
10
246217
i
10
Orange, grey ball (Norman Garnes)

Classic Ladedah 42 

b m Where's the Ring - Classic Tiara (Sky Classic)

D
5 8-8
Brandon WhitacreKimberly Graci
Verdict

CLASSSIC LADEDAH was found out when upped in grade last time out but she won by over six lengths when last tried at this level. Red Spring is the next best, while Kippy Fox is also respected.

01:56 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 3 Dec 2016

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $9,135 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
76795
i
1
Blue & red halves, white horseshoe, blue cap (Ray Pennington, Iii)

John Root 35 

ch g Limehouse - Toothache (Sunday Break)

2 8-4
Darius ThorpeIII Ollie Figgins,
2
8
i
2
Pink, white sleeves (James Hunt)

Mona Lima 49 

dk c Limehouse - Monavista (Johannesburg)

2 8-7
Gustavo LarrosaJames Locklear
3
9
i
3
Orange, navy diamonds (Sterling Farm Wv Llc)

Sterling Rebel 13 

b g Gandhi - Baby Lexi (Storm Boot)

2 8-7
Joseph SchneiderMark Shanley
4
i
4
Red and black triangular thirds, gold sleeves (Germania Farms, Inc)

Nite Blitzen 

gr/ g Gattopardo - Nite Rainbow (Evening Kris)

2 8-9
Arnaldo BocachicaJeff Runco
5
96
i
5
Green, yellow yoke, green bars on yellow sleeves, green cap (Thomas Weeks)

Windsor Pitch 14 

dk g Windsor Castle - Fevered Pitch (Stormin Fever)

2 8-9
John Jr SotoMichael Weeks
6
8
i
6
Pink, Black Collar And Cuffs (T W Stables LLC)

Ima Cat Genius 13 

ch g Cat Genius - I'm Afleet (Northern Afleet)

2 8-9
Isaac BarahonaLinda Dollinger-Stehr
7
i
7
Orange, orange cap (Warm Springs Racing)

Truffles And Gold 

dk g Windsor Castle - Saison D'or (Tour D'Or)

2 8-9
Javier RiveraKeturah Letts
8
68
i
8
Pink, black star (Khalaf, Farhat W And Rose, David J)

Haydenslittlemeany 14 

ch g Denis of Cork - Goodgirlgonewild (Offlee Wild)

2 8-9
Guillermo RodriguezDavid Rose
9
i
9
LIGHT BLUE, Cerise Dots (Taylor Mountain Farm LLC)

Windsor's Pursuit 

dk g Windsor Castle - Scholarly Pursuit (Songandaprayer)

Non Runner
Verdict

JOHN ROOT has been highly tried already in his short career and the son of Limehouse should take full advantage of this drop in class. His main danger could prove to be Windsor's Pursuit on debut, although Ima Cat Genius also has claims.

02:22 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 3 Dec 2016

Race 6 - Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $15,120 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
569601
i
1
Green and white halves, silver horseshoe (Christi Flores)

Fountain Run 16 

b c Elusive Quality - Misty Lady (Lucky Roberto)

D
Non Runner
2
452483
i
2
Burgundy, grey ball, grey sleeves (G Gourley)

Gaelic Man 21 

b g Denis of Cork - Short Cake Lass (Goldminers Gold)

D
4 8-3
Darius ThorpeAnthony Rideoutt
3
253366
i
3
Gold, red diamonds (Fairview Farm (E H Walters))

Sherwood Forest 44 

ch g Forestry - Oscega (Unreal Zeal)

D
5 8-8
Oscar FloresDavid Walters
4
0-71382
i
4
Silver and red halves, black sash, silver sleeve, red sleeve (Altamira Racing Stable)

Triple Clown 34 

ch g You Luckie Mann - My Outlet (Montbrook)

D BF
3 8-6
Arnaldo BocachicaJeff Runco
5
22-1612
i
5
Royal blue, white dots (Grams Racing Stable Llc)

Cowboy Cut 21 

b g E Dubai - Salinity (Salt Lake)

D
4 8-10
Antonio LopezTimothy Grams
6
212328
i
6
Gold, Brown Braces, 'M' And Stripes On Sleeves (John McKee)

Cat Come Home 55 

gr/ g Fiber Sonde - Kusadasi (Came Home)

D
3 8-6
Christian HiraldoJohn McKee
7
533961
i
7
Brown, white sash (Hillwood Stable LLC)

Backseat Lover 56 

dk g Not For Love - Sagamoon (Malibu Moon)

D
3 8-8
Jose MontanoRodney Jenkins
8
766424
i
8
White, purple diamonds (Crystal Pickett)

It's A Bello 21 

dk g Flatter - Orabell (Orientate)

D
3 8-6
Wesley HoCrystal Pickett
Verdict

Plenty of these have chances but CAT COME HOME just gets the nod due to his consistency at this level. Cowboy Cut and Gaelic Man also make the shortlist.

02:50 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 3 Dec 2016

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,435 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
484161
i
1
White, black star, black band on sleeves (Kevin Joy)

Outzap 44 

dk f Adios Charlie - Closing Era (Closing Argument)

D
Non Runner
2
411263
i
2
Red and blue halves, white sleeves (McA Racing Stable Llc)

Anna May Our Queen 14 

b f Dunkirk - Pure Refinement (In Excess)

D
4 8-8
Kevin GomezClaudio Gonzalez
3
531212
i
3
Teal, Gold Star And armlets On Sleeves, Teal And Gold halved Cap (David J Lanzman Racing Stable, Inc)

Scarlet Emerald 22 

dk f Desert Party - Jena Jena (Dixieland Band)

D
3 8-3
Darius ThorpeJeff Runco
4
386169
i
4
Blue and red halves, red and blue stars on silver belt, red and blue stars on silver sleeves (Jose Corrales)

Secret Garden 26 

b m Weigelia - Covert (Eastover Court)

D
5 8-8
Taylor HoleJose Corrales
5
117235
i
5
Red, red circled 'p' on white ball, white hoops on sleeves (Parenza Farms Llc)

M B Prize 132 

ch f Pure Prize - Steal the Sugar (Coronado's Quest)

D
4 8-8
Fredy PeltrocheJr Ray Tracy,
6
116251
i
6
Yellow, White Triangle, Yellow Sleeves, White Cuffs, Yellow Cap (Danny Limongelli)

Thatta Boy Girl 22 

ch f Parading - It'sthemoneyhoney (Lion Heart)

D
Non Runner
7
112612
i
7
Blue, black diamonds, blue sleeves with white stripe (Veverka, Steven R And Dymond, Amanda)

Aunt Lois 41 

b m Ford Every Stream - Elsie Lucille (Lord Avie)

D
6 8-8
Jose MontanoAmanda Dymond
8
331113
i
8
Yellow, purple yoke, yellow sleeves (Moshe Mark)

Euro Indian Girl 41 

b m Eurosilver - La Vedette (Indian Charlie)

D BF
6 8-10
Gerald AlmodovarKevin Patterson
Verdict

A wide-open contest where the likes of Aunt Lois, Scarlet Emerald and SECRET GARDEN all have strong claims. The preference is for the latter because of her outstanding record at this venue, where she has won six of her seven starts.

03:20 Charles Town (USA) (Dirt) 3 Dec 2016

Race 8 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,135 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Light blue, black diamond belt (Mawing, Alec And Coogan, Michael Rory)

Krista Nicole 

ch f Officer Rocket - Nimmer (Fire Dancer)

3 8-10
Yamil RosarioTina Mawing
2
7
i
2
BLACK, Red Heart, Red Blocks on Sleeves (Leslie Condon)

Sadie Set Sail 13 

b f Delaware Township - On the Rail (Montbrook)

4 8-12
Gustavo LarrosaLeslie Condon
3
644692
i
3
Blue, orange blocks, orange bars on sleeves (Joseph Gerish)

Gi Gi's Song 20 

gr/ f Fiber Sonde - Castina (Castine)

3 8-8
Joseph SchneiderJohn McKee
4
i
4
Red, white diamond (Carter, Eric And Locklear, James Dean)

Enduring Delight 

b f During - Marietta's Charm (Wolfhound)

4 8-10
Fredy PeltrocheJames Locklear
5
i
5
Blue, green diamond, green blocks on sleeves (Coleswood Farm, Inc)

Love Song 

ch f Real Estate - Song (Unbridled's Song)

3 8-10
Arnaldo BocachicaJeff Runco
6
7860
i
6
Black, white star (Ricardo Kanhai)

Snappy Windsor 14 

b f Windsor Castle - Snappy Copelan (Copelan)

3 8-8
Isaac BarahonaLinda Dollinger-Stehr
7
827227
i
7
Blue, white stars (Antonio DiCarlo)

Star Stella 14 

b f Stephen Got Even - Kristina Stella (Grand Slam)

3 8-10
Christian HiraldoRaimondo Schiano-Dicola
8
694456
i
8
Blue, Yellow Hoops And Dots On Sleeves (Elex Bowman)

Marlee By Marlee 20 

dk f This Freedom - Creative Rosetta (Creative Act)

3 8-8
Victor RodriguezElex Bowman
9
88865
i
9
Silver, turquoise chevron (Tim Groves)

Diamond Causeway 41 

ch m Alydar's Causeway - Big Diamond (Johannesburg)

5 8-12
Wesley HoJanice Groves
10
63
i
10
Yellow, yellow bars on green sleeves (Old Coach Farm)

Rocket Roxanne 27 

b f Officer Rocket - Replinka (Reputed Testamony)

BF
4 8-12
J AcostaMichael Gorham
11
6
i
11
Red, white stars (P Ramey)

Always Busy 13 

b f Meadow Monster - Case of Reality (In Case)

Non Runner
12
630566
i
12
Red, Red Cap (Janice Long)

Rockette Ready 9 

b m Golden Missile - Distinct Talent (Distinctive Pro)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

ROCKET ROXANNE took a significant step forward on her second start and she could well have more to offer today. The shortlist is completed by Star Stella and Diamond Causeway.