19:45 Delaware Park
Race 4 - Maiden Claiming
Race 4 - Maiden Claiming
Distance: 1m 70y Runners: 7
Flat Turf
1m 70y
Big Shack could be capable of continuing his improvement, while End Of An Era returned in useful fashion last time and is considered. However, preference is for ANIMAL KINGSTON, who has made the podium on three of his four starts and can gain a deserved victory.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/4 1-2
1 (1)
Big Shack
Jorge Vargas Jr/Elizabeth Merryman
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
Spotlight Form: 7-84
SP
Yet to place in three starts. Finished 2 1/2l behind Brilliant Worth when fourth of 10 at 8-1 on his latest outing at Philadelphia Park over 1m (good) last month. Heading in the right direction.
2 (2)
Mutawasem
Ruben Silvera/Michael Aro
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 7-
SP
Beaten 9l behind Band of Outlaws at 12-1 when seventh of 9 on his racecourse debut at Limerick over 7f (good) in June last year. Having his first run for a new stable today and could go well on first US start.
3 (3)
Skydiving
Ashley Castrenze/Jonathan Sheppard
Age: 3
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 7-
SP
Beaten 20l behind Wrangle at 16-1 when last of 7 on his racecourse debut at Penn National over 1m in December last year. More needed.
4 (4)
It Is Time
Brian Pedroza/Michael Stidham
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 537-626
SP
Placed twice in six starts. Finished 11l behind Industrial Logic when sixth of 8 at 9-1 on his latest outing at Monmouth Park over 1m (good) last month. Sure to be involved.
5 (5)
End Of An Era
Feargal Lynch/Elizabeth Voss
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
Spotlight Form: 435-3
SP
Placed once in four starts. Third of 7 behind Strike beaten 4l at 5-2 on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m (good) last month. More to come.
6 (6)
Animal Kingston
Jose Ferrer/Gregory Sacco
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 227-3
SP
Placed in three of four starts. Third of 8 behind Bostaleto beaten 4 1/2l at 17-4 on his latest outing at Monmouth Park over 1m (good) last month. Entitled to respect.
7 (7)
Slot Receiver
Trevor McCarthy/Alan Goldberg
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 9
SP
Half-brother to St. Louie, won five times between 6f and 1m 4f. Beaten 8l behind Hawkish at 10-1 when 9th of 12 on his racecourse debut at Gulfstream over 1m (good) in January. Will need to build on that here.
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SP
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SP