02:34 Mountaineer
Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Distance: 6f 0y Runners: 10
Flat AW
6f 0y
JUDGE CARR has been running well in more valuable contests at various tracks and was actually a good fourth in stakes company when last tried here. He gets the vote ahead of impressive winner Cooper's Crescent and the hat-trick-seeking veteran Crafty Concorde.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
7 (7)
Za Woodman
Gabriel Lagunes/Edward Clouston
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 411120
SP
Has won 16 races from 5f to 6f. Beaten 10l behind Big Game Bob at 5-1 when 10th of 12 on his latest outing at Mahoning Valley over 5f (good) last month. Form is tailing off somewhat.
1 (1)
Balk
Jacob Radosevich/Jake Radosevich
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 445144
SP
Winner of five races from 5f to 1m. Finished 4l behind Invisible when fourth of 9 at 11-5fav on his latest outing at Presque Isle Downs over 6f last month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Ron Potts. Not the likeliest winner on form.
3 (3)
Crafty Concorde
Charle Oliveros/Craig Sweeting
Age: 9
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 447511
SP
Has won 20 races from 6f to 1m. A winner at 19-5 at Finger Lakes over 6f on his latest outing last month, beating Watergate by 2 1/2l. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Rachel Sells. Chasing a hat-trick here and no surprise if he gets it.
4 (4)
B Rod Maclean
Odhair Mayta/Tommy Short
Age: 3
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 653451
SP
Winner of five races from 5f to 6f. A winner at 11-2 at Mountaineer Park over 5f on his latest outing last month, beating Saint Prado by 4 1/2l. Hugely impressive latest and could well be on the up.
5 (5)
Chairman Garey
Luciano Hernandez/Charles Walker
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 632354
SP
Has won eight races from 5f to 1m. Finished 13l behind B Rod Maclean when fourth of 6 at 13-2 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f last month. Others strongly preferred.
6 (6)
Plumbago
Edgar Paucar/Eric Reed
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 142216
SP
Winner of five races from 5f to 6f. Finished 9l behind Heartwood when sixth of 10 at 22-1 on his latest outing at Thistledown over 6f last month. That suggested he may struggle in this company.
2 (2)
Court's Ruling
T Houghton/James Jackson
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 132573
SP
Winner of six races from 5f to 6f. Third of 7 behind Spirit Grabber beaten 4 1/2l at 15-1 on his latest outing at Keeneland over 7f last month. Easily opposed on form.
8 (8)
Saint Prado
Jaime Rodriguez/Edward Clouston
Age: 7
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 333692
SP
Has won nine races from 5f to 7f. Beaten 4 1/2l by B Rod Maclean when second of 6 at 18-5 on his latest outing at Mountaineer Park over 5f last month. Well beaten by B Rod Maclean last time.
9 (9)
Cooper's Crescent
Marco Ccamaque/James Hogue
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 511651
SP
Winner of seven races from 6f to 1m. A winner at 13-5 at Mountaineer Park over 1m on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Goldies Nugget by 8l. Hard not to be impressed with that win, but this shorter trip is a concern.
10 (10)
Judge Carr
Luis Quinones/Kevin Patterson
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 111423
SP
Has won 15 races from 5f to 1m; has also won a chase. Third of 9 behind Sepicato beaten 1 1/2l at 33-10 on his latest outing at Penn National over 5f last month. Has been going well in more valuable contests of late.
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