Steve Matthews / August 30 at Saratoga

Travel deals

1

21/16 Miles. (National Fences). 4&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $65,000. Post -- 1 p.m.

2 Brave Prospect(L) 156 Dowling 2-8-11 Fisher 12-1

3 Bodie Island(L) 149 Walsh 8-1-2 Sheppard 10-1

4 Red Letter Day(L) 144 Geraghty 5-6-4 Elliot 30-1

5 Seer(L) 144 Aizpuru 6-8-3 Fisher 6-1

6 Sermon of Love(L) 144 Crowley 6-4-6 Sheppard 4-1

7 Enchanted Circle(L) 152 Dalton 9-3-8 Morris 30-1

8 Extraextraordinary(L) 156 Murphy 5-1-3 Fout 12-1

9 You the Man(L) 144 Young 5-3-3 Wyatt 15-1

10 Saint Dynaformer(L) 152 Roberts 2-5-1 Morris 10-1

11 Rainiero(L) 156 McCarron 1-1-1 Valentine 7-2

12 Sunshine Numbers(L) 148 McCarthy 1-1-1 Kingsley, Jr 4-1

1 Memorial Maniac(L) 156 Hodsdon 3-6-2 Slater 10-1

Also Eligible

13 Grantor(L) 144 Rafter 11-7-2 O'Dwyer 30-1

1a The Jigsaw Man(L1) 148 Mackenzie 7-4-7 Neilson 10-1

Rainiero has won four straight; more to come. Extraextraordinary should move forward in second start of form cycle. Brave Prospect will be calling the shots up front.

2

21/16 Miles. (National Fences). 4&up. Fillies and Mares. THE MRS. WALTER M. JEFFORDS STAKES. Purse: $75,000.

1 Well Fashioned(L) 151 Murphy 3-3-4 Fout 5-1

2 Cat Feathers(L) 140 Dalton 1-6-7 Dalton 5-2

3 Eastern Starlett 147 McCarthy 8-1-2 Kingsley, Jr 8-1

4 Cubist(L) 147 Crowley 6-2-5 Sheppard 6-1

5 Maya Charli(L) 147 Geraghty 5-1-1 Fisher 5-1

6 Better Than Even(L) 143 Mackenzie 2-3-4 Hobson 15-1

7 Cordillera 140 Rafter 1-3-4 Delozier, III 3-1

8 Euro Power(L) 140 Hodsdon 7-1-1 Davies 15-1

Cat Feathers was a clear-cut winner in first start over Spa fences. Maya Charli is the one that must be caught. Euro Power is right in the thick of this on 'A' game.

3

6 Furlongs. 2yo. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $80,000.

1 Unlikely Scenario(L) 119 Maragh 3-x-x Pompay 7-2

1a Overnight Trading(L1) 119 Rosario x-x-x Romans 7-2

2 Buddy's Tiz(L1) 119 Dominguez x-x-x Levine 8-1

4 More Falling Star 112 Garcia x-x-x Persaud 20-1

3 Archwarrior(L1) 119 Velazquez x-x-x Pletcher 4-5

2b Buddy's Smart(L1) 119 Dominguez x-x-x Levine 8-1

5 Malachite(L1) 119 Lezcano x-x-x Donk 12-1

3c Tizracer(L) 119 Velazquez 4-x-x Pletcher 4-5

6 Transparent 119 Ortiz, Jr 6-x-x McLaughlin 4-1

Unlikely Scenario made menacing middle move when third in debut; moves forward. Tizracer has worked three times since useful fourth in first start; very dangerous. Buddy's Tiz compiled sneaky-good work tab for debut; could be the goods.

4

7 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $80,000.

1 Free as a Bird(L) 119 Prado 3-6-3 Wilkes 6-1

2 Royal Rhiannon(L) 119 Rosario 3-x-x Terranova 5-1

3 Villanesca(L1) 119 Castro x-x-x McLaughlin 3-1

4 Colonial Empress(L) 112 Garcia 8-5-5 Lukas 8-1

5 Glorious View(L) 119 Alvarado 2-2-5 Mott 2-1

6 Run for Riches(L) 119 Napravnik 6-x-x Bond 15-1

7 Ottaviano(L1) 119 Dominguez x-x-x Romans 8-1

8 Awleyaa(L1) 119 Garcia x-x-x McLaughlin 10-1

Royal Rhiannon is speedy, rested and training with a purpose; controlling front-runner. Glorious View has finished second as the chalk in last two; continues trend? Colonial Empress should pack enhanced kick with return to dirt; very interesting. Free as a Bird is right in the thick of this on best efforts.

5

51/2 Furlongs. (Mellon Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $82,000.

1 Giant Sleep(L) 121 Castellano 7-1-1 Maker 6-1

2 Vindicated Ghost(L) 121 Alvarado 1-6-5 Albertrani 12-1

3 Sounds of the City(L) 121 Lezcano 3-2-4 Goldberg 5-2

4 Buleria(L) 117 Dominguez 4-9-11 Rodriguez 8-1

5 Lady Rizzi(L) 121 Velasquez 5-1-8 Rice 7-2

6 Cat Ferrad(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 1-11-4 Galluscio 20-1

1a Sly Warrior(L) 121 Castellano 1-1-2 Maker 6-1

8 Margaret Lilian(L) 117 Maragh 1-4-1 Contessa 8-1

9 Strategic Missile(L) 114 Garcia 7-3-5 Feron 15-1

10 Kaleidoscope(L) 117 Rosario 6-5-1 Hennig 12-1

11 Barbados Beauty(L) 117 Leparoux 4-2-3 Asmussen 5-1

Main Track Only

12 Funky Munky Mama(L) 121 No Rider 6-1-4 Gullo 3-1

13 Victoria Lynn(L) 121 No Rider 4-5-1 Rodriguez 2-1

Barbados Beauty fired sharp 5-furlong work since last start and looms the speed of the speed with aggressive ride. Sounds Of The City packs solid late kick and will be in the catbird seat if pace meltdown ensues. Lady Rizzi is another that will be aided if fractions get fast and furious.

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6 Furlongs. 2yo. Fillies. Maiden Claiming $65,000. Purse: $50,000.

2 Flash Fever(L) 119 Velazquez 5-x-x Motion 4-1

3 Patty Anne Sissy(L) 119 Maragh 2-x-x Coletti, Sr. 5-1

4 High Inflation(L) 119 Garcia 8-x-x Violette, Jr 5-1

5 Make Me a Prophet(L) 119 Lezcano 5-x-x Tagg 3-1

6 Agualinda(L1) 119 Dominguez x-x-x Dutrow, Jr 5-1

1 Iratinelexburance(L1) 119 Castellano x-x-x Rodriguez 6-1

7 I Jus Wana Hav Fun 119 Bridgmohan x-x-x Scherer 8-1

8 Art of Bourbon(L1) 119 Leparoux x-x-x Contessa 15-1

Also Eligible

9 Chifa(L) 119 Rosario 5-x-x Trombetta 9-2

1a Nodebtdanny(L) 119 Velasquez 2-x-x Rodriguez 6-1

Patty Anne Sissy made sustained rally when a clear-cut second in debut; more to give. Chifa is training strongly for potent second-out stable. Agualinda shows work tab that culminated with 5-furlong bullet; could be the goods.

7

11/8 Miles. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $87,000.

1 Veiled Prophet(L) 121 Espinoza 4-1-1 Contessa 15-1

2 Quantity(L) 121 Lezcano 1-2-1 Brown 7-2

3 Presumptive(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 1-1-4 Lerman 15-1

4 Flamin' Hot(L) 121 Garcia 4-4-3 Violette, Jr 8-1

5 Coexist(L) 117 Cohen 5-6-4 Kimmel 15-1

6 Lea(L) 117 Rosario 1-2-x Stall, Jr 5-2

7 Best Actor(L) 121 Castellano 2-1-4 Servis 10-1

8 Bluegrass Summer(L) 121 Castro 1-6-9 Sheppard 20-1

9 Majesty's Pilgrim(L) 121 Luzzi 7-8-1 Tschan 50-1

10 News Pending(L) 117 Maragh 10-7-2 Romans 6-1

11 Soul of Borrego(L) 110 Garcia 6-7-1 Tagg 20-1

12 Change of Command(L) 121 Dominguez 3-3-2 Trombetta 5-1

Main Track Only

13 Tritap(L) 117 No Rider 1-2-2 Asmussen 5-1

14 Grandpa Len(L) 117 Lezcano 2-1-6 Donk 8-1

15 Settle for Medal(L) 121 Luzzi 3-9-1 Schosberg 6-1

16 Most Happy Fella(L) 121 Dominguez 3-3-7 Dutrow, Jr 7-2

News Pending owns win at 9-furlong trip and logged rapid final fraction in most recent turf race; call based on price potential. Best Actor tallied swift late pace fig when a hard-charging second in last; dangerous. Flamin' Hot has trained strongly since last start; very playable. Change Of Command owns fast numbers on best efforts.

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51/2 Furlongs. (Mellon Turf). 2yo. Fillies. NY Bred. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $60,000.

1 Ascended Fever(L) 119 Maragh 3-2-2 Badgett, Jr 3-1

2 Risky Predicament 119 Velasquez x-x-x Kelly 12-1

3 Discreet Marq(L) 119 Castro 6-x-x Ryerson 6-1

4 Joanne's Halo 119 Montalvo 8-x-x Englehart 12-1

5 My Favorite Two(L) 119 Napravnik 5-x-x Zito 5-1

6 Accomplish First(L1) 119 Lezcano x-x-x Kenneally 4-1

7 Live Life Fast(L1) 119 Velazquez x-x-x Serpe 7-2

8 Copper Bluff(L1) 119 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x Gyarmati 12-1

Also Eligible

9 Sweet Sway(L) 119 Alvarado 5-6-x DiMauro 5-1

10 Uncle Southern(L) 119 Velasquez 7-x-x Rice 6-1

11 Pie's First Lady(L1) 119 Dominguez x-x-x Rice 8-1

12 Hot Rendezvous(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 2-x-x Contessa 5-2

13 Winmor Gold(L1) 119 Bridgmohan x-x-x Lauer 12-1

Main Track Only

14 Riptherubberoff(L) 119 No Rider 2-2-x Rodriguez 9-5

Sweet Sway displayed improved speed with first-time Lasix last out; continues forward development. Ascended Fever logged to sharp works since even third in last and is from a dam that's produced two turf winners. Live Life Fast compiled tight work tab for debut for streaking Phil Serpe stables; very interesting.

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1 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3yo. THE EQUALIZE. Purse: $100,000.

1 Csaba(L) 119 Castro 2-1-3 Gleaves 3-1

2 Capetown Devil(L) 118 Rosario 5-7-7 Hess, Jr 20-1

3 Yari(L) 118 Lezcano 1-1-2 Brown 7-2

4 Tiz Sardonic Joe(L) 118 Castellano 1-5-1 Kenneally 8-1

5 Southern Parkway(L) 118 Napravnik 7-1-10 Arnold, II 12-1

6 Film Shot(L) 118 Prado 5-3-1 Mott 8-1

7 Twilight Eclipse(L) 118 Alvarado 1-1-x Albertrani 15-1

8 Finale(L) 119 Velazquez 2-7-1 Pletcher 5-2

9 Artest(L) 119 Dominguez 1-7-1 Nihei 8-1

1a Miami Cat(L) 118 Maragh 4-6-1 Gleaves 3-1

Also Eligible

10 Lockout(L) 118 Bridgmohan 2-1-2 Casse 8-1

11 Spring to the Sky(L) 118 Castellano 3-5-2 Brown 12-1

Main Track Only

12 Inflation Target(L) 118 Garcia 5-1-5 Violette, Jr 7-2

Miami Cat closed into hot final fraction when a tough-trip fourth in last; more to come in second start since May. Capetown Devil exits fast-paced sprint and should be ideally positioned in big field; dangerous. Tiz Sardonic Joe is 2-for-2 on Spa sod; must consider.

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11/16 Miles. (Mellon Turf). 2yo. THE WITH ANTICIPATION. (Grade II). Purse: $200,000.

1 Almost an Angel(L) 117 Desormeaux 1-2-5 Ward 8-1

4 Craving Carats(L) 120 Rosario 1-2-3 Romans 8-1

2 He's So Fine 118 Cohen 2-1-2 McPeek 5-1

5 Special Skills(L) 120 Lezcano 2-1-x Goldberg 6-1

6 Charming Kitten(L) 120 Castellano 1-x-x Pletcher 3-1

7 Joha(L) 120 Dominguez 1-1-3 Maker 7-2

8 Bernie the Jet(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 1-6-4 Contessa 30-1

2b Sonofasamurai 120 Garcia 1-3-x McPeek 5-1

9 The B's and E's(L) 120 Alvarado 1-3-x Ward 12-1

10 Notacatbutallama(L) 120 Velazquez 1-2-x Pletcher 15-1

11 Hightail(L) 116 Maragh 2-3-7 Lukas 15-1

12 Private Tutor(L) 120 Luzzi 1-2-4 Robb 12-1

Also Eligible

3 Balance the Books(L) 116 Leparoux 2-x-x Brown 5-1

Main Track Only

13 Lawn Man(L) 118 No Rider 1-x-x Pletcher 8-5

1a Sweet Shirley Mae(L) 115 Desormeaux 5-1-x Ward 8-1

3c Read the Proposal(L) 118 Garcia 1-x-x Violette, Jr 5-1

Sonofasamurai logged field's best late pace figure when determined winner the first time he touched Spa sod; pairs up. Notacatbutallama was a hand-ridden winner in last; big-time player. Charming Kitten overcame slow splits and wide trip to win debut; very dangerous. Hightail owns sprinter's speed and could prove tough on a soft lead.

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1 Mile. (Inner Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Claiming $25,000. Purse: $38,000.

1 Marcy(L) 119 Lezcano 5-4-7 Goodwin 6-1

2 What'smineismine(L) 119 Napravnik 2-2-3 Trombetta 5-1

3 Chessrate(L) 119 Maragh 4-5-5 Englehart 12-1

4 Belongs to Dixie(L) 123 Lezcano 6-2-4 Servis 5-1

5 Touch of Royalty(L) 119 Husbands 10-8-9 Goodwin 50-1

6 Sweetest Peach(L) 119 Studart 10-8-4 Sciacca 30-1

7 Shahalie Slammer(L) 119 Rosario 10-x-x Hess, Jr 15-1

8 Crypto Kitten(L) 123 Dominguez 2-8-2 Maker 5-2

9 Richbelle(L) 119 Castro 7-2-9 Weaver 12-1

10 Lithe Legend(L) 119 Velasquez 4-3-7 Rice 12-1

11 Carpi Clements(L) 116 Garcia 5-3-11 Barbara 8-1

12 She Gets It(L) 119 Montalvo 7-11-9 Contessa 12-1

Also Eligible

13 Irish Wedding(L) 118 Ortiz 4-8-2 Rodriguez 6-1

14 A New York Phillie(L) 118 Ortiz 7-6-4 Ubillo 20-1

15 Vicola(L) 119 Velasquez 6-x-x Rice 4-1

Main Track Only

16 Classic Point(L) 112 Garcia 4-2-11 Jerkens 5-1

She Gets It showed late foot in grass sprint and could be aided by today's longer trip. Shahalie Slammer is another that could benefit from today's additional real estate. Lithe Legend is speedy and makes turf debut for Linda Rice. Crypto Kitten is a 5-year-old mare that's finished second seven times from 13 starts; always a bridesmaid?

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