21:55 Pimlico
Race 9 - Maiden Claiming
Race 9 - Maiden Claiming
Distance: 5f 0y Runners: 9
Flat Turf
5f 0y
A tricky race to close the card but the marginal preference is for GINGERESK, based on a couple of good efforts in non-claiming maidens at Laurel earlier in the year. Dorcas Carey is another who may go well, while Lemon Avocado is an interesting newcomer.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
10 (10)
Gingeresk
Xavier Perez/John Robb
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 34
SP
Unplaced in both starts. Finished 16l behind Magical when fourth of 5 at 16-1 on her latest outing at Laurel Park over 6f last month. Down in grade today.
1 (1)
Bourbonstreetlady
Jevian Toledo/Jonathan Maldonado
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Dam won seven times between 6f and 1m. Worth a look in the market.
3 (3)
Dorcas Carey
Rosario Montanez/A Allen, Iii
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 6
SP
Half-sister to Everything Magic, won three times at 6f. Finished 15l behind Zorally when sixth of 8 at 20-1 on her racecourse debut at Laurel Park over 5f last month. Entitled to improve for that experience.
4 (4)
Mischievous Star
Edwin Gonzalez/Charles Frock
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 773/4-7
SP
Placed once in five starts. Beaten 20l behind Little Laughs at 10-1 when seventh of 8 on her latest outing at Laurel Park over 5f in March. Others make more appeal.
15 (15)
Demelza
Kevin Gomez/Ann Merryman
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Dam won at 6f. Reserve.
6 (6)
Lemon Avocado
Feargal Lynch/Thomas Morley
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-sister to Lithuanian, won twice between 5f and 7f. Cost $100,000 as a yearling.
7 (7)
Moon Artist
Sheldon Russell/Alexandra White
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-sister to Backseat Lover, won four times at 4f. Best watched.
11 (11)
Private Drama
Weston Hamilton/Louis Albertrani
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 7-
SP
Beaten 13l behind Stay West at 17-2 when seventh of 8 on her racecourse debut at Laurel Park over 5f in December last year. Does not inspire much confidence.
9 (9)
Aunt Mitzi
J Acosta/Valora Testerman
Age: 4
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 8678
SP
Yet to place in four starts. Well beaten at 40-1 behind Belle 'n Tonic when last of 8 on her latest outing at Laurel Park over 1m (firm) last month. Opposable.
2 (2)
Eye Of The Wildcat
Angel Cruz/Timothy Keefe
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: null
Non runner
Full sister to Outfielder, won at 5f. May need the run today.
8 (8)
Liz's Smile
Steve Hamilton/Mark Reid
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
Spotlight Form: null
Non runner
Half-sister to Floridian Mak, won three times at 6f and 1m. Has shown some promise in the mornings.
12 (12)
Doit For Spite
Horacio Karamanos/Robin Graham
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 2
Non runner
Half-sister to Magician'scalendar, won twice at 1m. Beaten 1/2l by Patriotic Heart when second of 8 at 9-2 on her racecourse debut at Laurel Park over 6f last month. She is wearing blinkers for the first time. Reserve.
13 (13)
Tamarack Gal
Taylor Hole/Leo Ambrogi
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: null
Non runner
Dam unraced. Reserve.
14 (14)
Scarfree
Julian Pimentel/Timothy Shaw
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 6466
Non runner
Unplaced in all four starts. Finished behind Mill And Gloria when last of 6 at 33-1 on her latest outing at Philadelphia Park over 7f (good) last month. Reserve.
5 (5)
Be Humble
J Acosta/Kenneth Decker
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 648
Non runner
Yet to place in three starts. Beaten 18l behind Two Carat at 3-1 when last of 8 on her latest outing at Laurel Park over 6f last month. Main track only.
16 (16)
Lonely Drifter
Jomar Torres/Hamilton Smith
Age: 3
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: null
Non runner
Dam won three times at 1m and 1m 1f. Reserve.
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