22:10 Laurel Park
Race 9 - Maiden Claiming
Race 9 - Maiden Claiming
Distance: 1m 0y Runners: 6
Flat AW
1m 0y
This is a big drop in grade for ARKADAG and, as a result of that, the three-year-old is hard to oppose tonight. Lovely Games and Gorbachov can fight it out for the minor honours.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/4 1-2
1 (1)
Lovely Games
Jevian Toledo/Katharine Voss
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 432353
SP
Placed in three of 21 starts. Third of 6 behind Telling Warrior beaten 6l at 6-4fav on his latest outing at Laurel Park over 1m earlier this month. Do not dismiss.
2 (2)
Gorbachov
Jorge Ruiz/Jose Corrales
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
Spotlight Form: 46
SP
Unplaced in both starts. Finished 5l behind Jingle Bells when sixth of 12 at 9-5fav on his latest outing at Gulfstream over 5f (good) last month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Joseph Orseno. Remains open to improvement.
3 (3)
Tarahumar
Tais Lyapustina/Jose Corrales
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 877
SP
Yet to place in three starts. Beaten 16l behind Love N Kimestry at 11-1 when seventh of 8 on his latest outing at Laurel Park over 6f earlier this month. Opposed.
4 (4)
Buster's Brother
Weston Hamilton/Ann Merryman
Age: 3
Weight: 8-6
Spotlight Form: 865
Non runner
Unplaced in all three starts. Finished 5l behind Valadier when fifth of 9 at 25-1 on his latest outing at Laurel Park over 6f earlier this month. Appears to be progressive.
5 (5)
Stevie's Joy
Horacio Karamanos/A Allen, Iii
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 520733
SP
Placed in three of six starts. Third of 8 behind Unclenedwhodrank beaten 2l at 12-1 on his latest outing at Timonium over 6f earlier this month. Could pick up some prize money.
6 (6)
Ant Mo
Julian Pimentel/Michael Trombetta
Age: 5
Weight: 8-12
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-brother to Elusive Hawk, won eight times at 6f and 7f. Any market support would have to be noted.
7 (7)
Arkadag
Feargal Lynch/Thomas Morley
Age: 3
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 708362
SP
Placed twice in eight starts. Beaten by Vincent Van Gogo when second of 8 at 7-10fav on his latest outing at Laurel Park over 1m last month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Brendan Walsh. The one to beat today.
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SP
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