19:39 Delaware Park
Race 4 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Race 4 - Allowance Optional Claiming
Distance: 1m 70y Runners: 16
Flat Turf
1m 70y
Plenty with claims here, but POSTINO'S VOW has impressively notched up a Monmouth/Meadowlands double and he shades the verdict. Silver Dagger and Jeezum Jim can also take close order.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
10 (10)
Chateau De Vizille
Carol Cedeno/King Leatherbury
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 012334
SP
He has won three times at 1m on good ground. Well beaten at 18-5 behind Donji when fourth of 5 on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m 1f (firm) earlier this month. Has a few questions to answer now.
1 (1)
Silver Dagger
Angel Suarez/Jamie Ness
Age: 6
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 551113
SP
Winner of seven races at 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Third of 9 behind Charlie Mops beaten 1l at 11-10fav on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m (good) earlier this month. Another bold bid looks assured.
3 (3)
Asset Allocation
Shannon Uske/Gary Katz
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 276435
SP
He has won three times from 5f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. Well beaten at 30-1 behind Donji when last of 5 on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m 1f (firm) earlier this month. Best watched for now.
4 (4)
Wild Man
Tammi Piermarini/Heather Hollahan
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 683731
SP
He has won four times from 5f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 6-1 at Delaware Park over 1m (good) on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Hiram by 4l. Warrants respect despite the class rise.
5 (5)
Gilgimesh
Jomar Torres/Clyde Martin
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
Spotlight Form: 321282
SP
A winner at 1m on good ground. Beaten 7l by Howboutdempats when second of 5 at 4-5fav on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m earlier this month. Each-way squeak.
6 (6)
Salt Air
Jose Garcia/Timothy Ritchey
Age: 3
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 536-612
SP
A winner at 1m on firm ground. Beaten a head by Jeezum Jim when second of 4 at 5-1 on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 7f (firm) earlier this month. Should be in the firing line again.
7 (7)
Western Crusader
Alex Cintron/H Motion
Age: 3
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 61
SP
A winner at 2-1 at Delaware Park over 1m on his latest outing last month, beating My Good Man by 1/2l. There should be plenty more to come from him.
8 (8)
Gorsuch
Jose Garcia/Greg Compton
Age: 3
Weight: 8-3
Spotlight Form: 831222
SP
Successful at 6f and 1m on the all-weather. Beaten 3 1/2l by No Drinking Rules when second of 6 at 16-5 on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m earlier this month. Main track only.
9 (9)
Postino's Vow
Jairo Rendon/Skip Einhorn
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 374511
SP
He has won three times from 6f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 33-10 at Meadowlands over 1m (good) on his latest outing earlier this month, beating Desperado by 1/2l. Won't give up on the hat-trick without a fight.
2 (2)
Jeezum Jim
Johan Rosado/Michael Pino
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 771211
SP
Has won eight races from 5f to 1m on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Won on his latest outing when 3-5fav at Delaware Park over 7f (firm) earlier this month, beating Salt Air by a head. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Gary Capuano. A leading player.
11 (11)
Stand Guard
Pablo Rodriguez/Timothy Ritchey
Age: 5
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 121252
SP
He has won three times at 1m on the all-weather. Beaten 7l by Worth His Salt when second of 6 at 3-1 on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m earlier this month. Wouldn't be without a chance if finding top gear.
12 (12)
Stadium
Jacqueline Davis/Hugh McMahon
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 16-3612
SP
He has won four times at 1m on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 1 3/4l by Donji when second of 5 at 11-5 on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m 1f (firm) earlier this month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Jamie Ness. Entitled to go close.
13 (13)
Dattt Melody
Augusto Marin/Michael Gorham
Age: 8
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 365315
SP
Has won ten races from 7f to 1m 1f on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 12l behind Chief Of Staff when last of 5 at 7-5fav on his latest outing at Delaware Park over 1m last month. Eases in grade today.
14 (14)
Odlum
Jorge Panaijo/Ramon Aguayo
Age: 8
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 065317
SP
Has won 11 races from 5f to 1m on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 13l behind Senor Louie at 13-1 when seventh of 10 on his latest outing at Suffolk Downs over 1m (good) earlier this month. Looks vulnerable as he steps up in class.
15 (15)
Super Buddy
Johan Rosado/Lacey Gaudet
Age: 4
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 71-8573
SP
Successful at 6f and 1m on the all-weather. Third of 6 behind My Pirate beaten 8l at 8-1 on his latest outing at Timonium over 6f last month. Main track only.
16 (16)
Astute Warrior
Mario Pino/John Rigattieri
Age: 5
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 128271
SP
He has won three times from 7f to 1m on good ground and on the all-weather. A winner at 19-5 at Delaware Park over 7f (good) on his latest outing last month, beating Stand Guard by 2l. Stepping back up in trip will pose no problems.
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