03:20 Charles Town
Race 8 - Claiming
Race 8 - Claiming
Distance: 7f 0y Runners: 10
Flat AW
7f 0y
HARDENED WILDCAT has finished second on three of his last four outings and that should stand him in good stead here. He can land a deserved victory at the expense of the consistent duo Sea Of Roses and Rick's Surprise.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
7 (7)
Rick's Surprise
Gerald Almodovar/Kimberly Graci
Age: 7
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 65/5814-
SP
Winner of five races from 6f to 1m. Finished 5l behind Rick's Boy when fourth of 6 at 8-1 on his latest outing at Penn National over 1m in July last year. Solid claims back down in grade.
1 (1)
Nameless
Jerry Villegas/Lofflin Downie
Age: 8
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 7/83797-
SP
He has won four times from 7f to 1m, but last win was over two years ago. Beaten 15l behind Cutty Shark at 55-1 when seventh of 9 on his latest outing at Charles Town over 7f in June last year. Opposable.
3 (3)
Joker Man
Luis Batista/Adam Ingram
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 853-453
SP
He has won four times at 6f. Third of 6 behind Neilos beaten 1 1/2l at 13-5 on his latest outing at Penn National over 6f earlier this month. Could fill a place once again.
4 (4)
Lord Baltimore
Ramon Maldonado/Nick Caruso
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 5-93314
SP
Winner of five races from 5f to 1m. Finished 15l behind You're No Saint when fourth of 10 at 5-1 on his latest outing at Penn National over 1m earlier this month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Timothy Kreiser and that could inspire improvement.
5 (5)
Taylor's Cork
Gustavo Larrosa/John Dillow
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 333-634
SP
Winner of five races from 6f to 1m 1f. Finished 2 3/4l behind Cinderella'spalace when fourth of 7 at 8-1 on his latest outing at Charles Town over 6f earlier this month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Steven Romeka and that could see him find some improvement.
6 (6)
Sea Of Roses
Antonio Lopez/Javier Contreras
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 6235-53
SP
Has won eight races from 4f to 1m. Third of 10 behind Citi's Barometer beaten 6l at 4-1 on his latest outing at Charles Town over 6f earlier this month. Consistent and considered.
2 (2)
Caminaconloscodos
Angel Cruz/James Shawyer
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 67459-5
SP
Has won eight races from 4f to 1m. Finished 10l behind Citi's Barometer when fifth of 10 at 50-1 on his latest outing at Charles Town over 6f earlier this month. Up against it.
8 (8)
Willow Bob
Yomar Ortiz/Thomas Iannotti
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 976-064
SP
He has won four times from 5f to 1m. Finished 6l behind Citi's Barometer when fourth of 10 at 45-1 on his latest outing at Charles Town over 6f earlier this month. More needed now.
9 (9)
Hardened Wildcat
Arnaldo Bocachica/Jeff Runco
Age: 9
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 1422-42
SP
Has won 11 races from 6f to 7f. Beaten 1 3/4l by Final Forum when second of 7 at 2-1fav on his latest outing at Charles Town over 6f earlier this month. Every chance of going one better.
10 (10)
Northern Freeway
Luis Rodriguez/Jeff Runco
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 65137-4
SP
He has won four times from 6f to 7f. Finished 4 1/2l behind Malibu Bluff when fourth of 8 at 7-10fav on his latest outing at Charles Town over 6f last month. Could play a part.
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