22:50 Presque Isle Downs
Race 2 - Starter Optional Claiming
Race 2 - Starter Optional Claiming
Distance: 5f 110y Runners: 6
Flat AW
5f 110y
The in-form MIDNIGHT PUNK is likely to be very hard to beat in his search for a hat-trick, although Fox Rox and The Curt Fox should give him plenty to think about today.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/4 1-2
1 (1)
Shadow Surprise
Mike Allen/Joseph Martin
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 344255
SP
He has won four times from 4f to 6f. Finished 8l behind Mr. Freud when fifth of 6 at 11-2 on his latest outing at Presque Isle Downs over 6f earlier this month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Michael Lecesse. Best watched.
2 (2)
Sambucca Steve
Renzo Diaz/Odin Londono, Jr
Age: 8
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 117-532
SP
Has won 15 races from 4f to 1m. Beaten 1/2l by Wildniteattheopera when second of 7 at 5-1 on his latest outing at Presque Isle Downs over 6f earlier this month. Should be thereabouts.
3 (3)
The Curt Fox
Willie Martinez/John Guciardo
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 1/121-11
SP
Winner of five races from 5f to 6f. Won on his latest outing when 9-10fav at Suffolk Downs over 5f (good) earlier this month, beating Bret's At Caddies by a head. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Wesley Ward. Has a very good strike-rate.
4 (4)
Island Ice
Erin Walker/Rory Barron
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 184523
SP
He has won three times from 5f to 6f. Third of 8 behind Ice Kaufy beaten 4 1/2l at 19-5 on his latest outing at Penn National over 5f (good) last month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Rodrigo Madrigal Sr. Do not dismiss.
5 (5)
Fox Rox
Antonio Gallardo/Teresa Connelly
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 114222
SP
Has won 14 races from 5f to 1m. Beaten 1 3/4l by Dr. Koy when second of 5 at 7-10fav on his latest outing at Presque Isle Downs over 6f earlier this month. Has a very good record at this track.
6 (6)
Midnight Punk
Pablo Morales/Teresa Connelly
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
Spotlight Form: 722311
SP
Winner of seven races from 5f to 6f. Won on his latest outing when 11-10fav at Presque Isle Downs over 5f earlier this month, beating Ultraflame by 3/4l. Another with valid form claims.
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