Steve Matthews / April 26 at Aqueduct

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1

11/16 Mile. (Turf). Allowance Optional Claiming. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $59,000. Post -- 1:20 p.m.

1 Majestic Raffy(L) 122 Lezcano 10-7-5 Rodriquez 3-1

2 Go Get the Basil(L) 122 Solis 5-3-2 Violette, Jr 4-1

3 Why Not Whiskey(L) 122 Lezcano 8-8-2 Brown 15-1

4 Precious Metal(L) 122 Velasquez 1-4-7 Barbara 5-2

5 Giant Finish(L) 122 Maragh 5-7-6 Sciacca 12-1

6 Isn'tlovejustgrand(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 2-1-6 Friedman 7-2

7 Native Singer(L) 122 Franco 8-1-1 Gullo 8-1

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8 Sea to Sky(L) 122 Ortiz 1-3-10 Violette, Jr 6-1

9 Most Happy Fella(L) 122 No Rider 8-6-4 Schosberg 12-1

10 Artie Luvsto Party(L) 122 Velasquez 1-1-8 Rodriguez 3-1

Why Not Whiskey owns fast late pace figures and compiled tight work tab for first start in 160 days. Majestic Raffy owns two wins from four starts on Big A sod. Go Get the Basil owns fast dirt figures; handle with care at short ticket.

2

71/2 Furlongs. 3&up. Claiming $12,500. Purse: $23,000.

2 Velvet Cap(L) 122 DeCarlo 5-1-3 Esler 5-1

3 Awesome Bid(L) 115 Mejias 8-6-7 Lostritto 30-1

4 Jade Run(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 3-4-9 Jacobson 7-2

5 Katmanstu(L) 117 Rice 1-3-6 Jerkens 4-1

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6 Stone Rocks(L) 122 Lezcano 8-5-6 Jerkens 30-1

1 Fairy Snow(L) 115 Worrie 6-2-3 Persaud 8-1

1a Patriotic Duty(L) 115 Worrie 4-1-3 Persaud 8-1

7 Can't Catch Me Now(L) 122 Montanez 3-5-4 Barrera, III 12-1

8 Third Knight(L) 122 Castro 7-4-4 Englehart 3-1

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9 Amber Coast(L) 122 Arroyo 2-4-5 Rodriguez 5-1

Third Knight drops two class levels and puts blinkers back on; primed for rebound. Amber Coast is speedy and will be aided by today's shorter trip. Jade Run was an even third in last and should move forward in second start since four-month absence.

3

6 1/2 Furlongs. 4&up. Starters Allowance. Purse: $53,000.

1 Bet the Power(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 3-6-1 Terranova,II 5-2

2 Dighton(L) 120 Bravo 2-1-2 D'Alessandro6-1

3 Tummel(L) 120 Maragh 5-1-5 Mazza 15-1

4 Groomedforvictory(L) 123 Velasquez 2-1-1 Jacobson 2-1

5 Apex(L) 120 Franco 5-1-3 Lalman 20-1

6 Dan and Sheila(L) 118 Arroyo 2-6-6 DiPrima 12-1

7 Schoolyard Dreams(L) 120 Ortiz 1-1-4 Kenneally 3-1

8 In the Beat(L) 108 Davis 2-6-3 DeMola 20-1

Dan and Sheila fired crisp half-mile work on April 19 and packs potent late kick on best. Tummel was done in by fast fractions in last and could play out as the main speed today. Bet the Power has trained swiftly since fast-figured third in last at Lrl; very dangerous.

4

1 Mile & 1 Furlong. (Turf). Maiden Special Weight. 3&up. Purse: $65,000.

1 Telic(L1) 124 Ortiz, Jr 7-x-x Clement 3-1

2 Sheldon(L) 118 Alvarado 5-6-3 Toner 4-1

3 School Yard(L) 118 Saez 2-5-2 Gargan 10-1

4 Strueves Star(L) 118 Lezcano 5-12-x Serpe 15-1

5 Maximus Mike(L) 118 DeCarlo 4-x-x Mott 6-1

6 Eastcoast Lights(L) 124 Leon 5-7-10 Reiff 50-1

7 Decisive Edge(L) 118 Solis 2-5-10 Dutrow 7-5

8 This Guy Is Blue(L) 118 Ortiz 6-6-11 Kimmel 15-1

This Guy Is Blue tallied lifetime best late pace figure on Big A turf last fall and should offer best price potential of the contenders. Maximus Mike displayed good speed in debut and looms the controlling front-runner with switch to sod. Sheldon owns swift final fractions and logged four tight works for first start in 49 days.

5

1 Mile. 4&up. Claiming $12,500. Purse: $25,000.

1 Hoppy Do(L) 118 Franco 4-3-5 Toscano, Jr 5-1

2 Washington's Rules(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 5-5-3 Jacobson 6-1

3 Sun Bear(L) 118 Arroyo 7-5-5 Levine 5-1

4 Star of Sarava(L) 113 Mejias 1-9-1 Levine 3-1

5 Sovereign Default(L) 115 Rice 1-2-2 Rice 7-2

6 Holy Invader(L) 118 Garcia 6-4-1 Quick 12-1

7 Colossal Gift(L) 118 Velazquez 4-8-3 Rodriguez 10-1

8 Junior Officer(L) 118 Lezcano 8-7-4 Sciacca 30-1

9 Awake At T Wire(L) 118 Ortiz 4-5-7 Gullo 10-1

Awake At T Wire is riding a forward line on pace and final figures; call based on price. Star of Sarava was a determined winner at this level in last; dangerous. Sovereign Default also was victorious for the price in most recent; right in the thick of this.

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1 Mile & 1 Furlong. (Turf). 3&up. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $65,000.

1 Goodnewsisnonews(L) 118 Castellano 4-8-2 Pletcher 4-1

2 Away Game(L) 118 Luzzi 2-2-3 Violette, Jr 5-1

3 V. E. Day(L) 118 Lezcano 2-5-x Jerkens 7-2

4 Bolt From the Blue(L1) 124 Bravo x-x-x Bush 12-1

5 Rare Eagle(L) 118 Maragh 3-3-5 Albertrani 8-1

6 Jimmy Fillpot(L1) 118 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x Rodriguez 12-1

7 Heyaarat(L1) 118 Saez 10-x-x McLaughlin 3-1

8 Inca Saint(L) 118 Velasquez 2-x-x Rice 6-1

V. E. Day compiled four sharp works since second to a dominant winner in last at GP; rates close call. Goodnewsisnonews owns fast dirt numbers and is bred to handle switch to sod. Inca Saint was second to a repeat winner in debut and now moves to grass in first start since claimed by Linda Rice; dangerous.

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6 Furlongs. Allowance. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $52,000.

1 Handy Stan(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 1-1-2 Morley 6-1

2 Last Run(L) 122 Rice 2-3-2 Grusmark 30-1

3 Thnxtomyuncle(L) 122 Franco 1-6-2 Sciacca 20-1

4 Swell(L) 116 DeCarlo 5-1-x Pugh 5-1

5 Sandcat(L) 116 Alvarado 4-4-8 Kimmel 12-1

6 Acigarisjustacigar(L) 122 Arroyo 2-5-2 Ryerson 15-1

7 Brass Pear(L) 124 Castro 3-4-1 Sedlacek 6-1

8 Captain Davrick(L) 122 Luzzi 10-9-1 Brown 8-1

9 Perfect Disco(L) 124 Montanez 7-1-8 Gullo 30-1

10 Money in Action(L) 122 Maragh 3-2-3 Farro 15-1

11 Captain Serious(L) 118 Ortiz 1-x-x Hushion 9-5

12 Southern Proper(L) 118 Velasquez 1-5-x Servis 15-1

Money in Action projects as the controlling speed in third start of form cycle. Captain Serious bested a next-out winner when a hand-ridden victor in debut; very dangerous. Captain Davrick is training with a purpose for first start in 266 days.

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1 Mile. 4&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. NY Bred. Purse: $62,000.

1 So Scott(L) 120 Maragh 3-1-3 Levine 12-1

2 Bake Shop(L) 118 Franco 4-3-5 Vazquez 15-1

3 Cap the Moment 108 Davis 8-5-3 Smith 30-1

4 Sailmate(L) 118 Alvarado 2-2-2 Kimmel 5-1

5 This Hard Land(L) 120 Arroyo 1-5-4 Ubillo 10-1

6 Spa City Fever(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 1-3-1 Jacobson 5-2

7 Comandante(L) 118 Castellano 5-6-1 Pletcher 4-1

8 Zivo(L) 123 Ortiz 1-1-1 Brown 2-1

Sailmate was a game second in last and could receive ideal front-end, setup in contentious field. Comandante is speedy, loves the Big A's main track and could prove very tough on an unchallenged lead. Zivo was given a 63-day freshener after winning three straight on inner dirt; more than good enough on 'A' game.

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61/2 Furlongs. 3&up. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $50,000.

1 Awesome Lute 118 Franco x-x-x Schosberg 15-1

2 Baskets(L1) 118 Velasquez x-x-x Rodriguez 12-1

3 Lake Effect(L1) 118 Castro x-x-x Antonucci 15-1

4 John's Island(L) 118 Arroyo 5-2-4 Jerkens 4-1

5 Chasintheblues(L) 124 Lezcano 7-2-3 Thompson 20-1

6 Readyheartandsoul(L) 118 Maragh 4-x-x Albertrani 10-1

7 Ride a Cat 124 Montanez 2-7-7 Smith 15-1

8 Flat Leaver(L1) 118 Ortiz x-x-x Hushion 3-1

9 Hampden Fiveone(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 8-2-2 Donk 6-1

10 Stenson(L) 118 Castellano 4-4-x Divitto 5-1

11 Four Directions(L) 113 Rice 2-3-x Rice 8-1

Stenson notched improved internal numbers in last and could get early jump in wide-open nightcap. John's Island cuts back to a sprint and should pack amplified late kick; very playable. Four Directions tallied solid final fraction when second to a runaway winner last time; dangerous. Chasintheblues is rested and owns swift final numbers on best efforts.

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