Steve Matthews / December 13 at Aqueduct

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1 Mile. 3&up. Maiden Claiming $16,000. Purse: $26,000. Post -- 12:30 p.m.

1 Cherokee Creek 121 Pezua 14-8-x Quiles 50-1

2 Majestic Player(L1) 122 Castro x-x-x Bush 15-1

3 Firstbellathenkk(L) 115 Tomas 7-3-5 Barrera, III 30-1

4 Dendrite(L) 121 Maragh 2-3-5 Martin 2-1

5 Alpha Zumba(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 9-4-6 Sacco 9-5

6 Promised Destiny(L) 121 Espinoza 7-3-6 Hennig 5-1

7 El Macho(L) 121 Velasquez 6-3-6 Englehart 6-1

8 Tactical Saenz(L) 121 Studart 6-4-5 Chatterpaul 8-1

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Alpha Zumba drops two class levels after bouncing in last start; rebounds. Dendrite makes peak start of form cycle after late-running second in last. Promised Destiny hails from profitable turf to dirt barn.

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1 Mile. 2yo. Fillies. Maiden Claiming $20,000. Purse: $29,000.

2 Deferral(L) 120 Montalvo 7-11-x Aquilino 20-1

3 Quark(L) 120 Hill 9-x-x Coletti, Sr. 10-1

4 Bacheliere(L) 120 Maragh 5-5-x Pletcher 5-2

1 Lady Jarlyn(L) 113 Coa 7-5-6 Persaud 7-2

5 My Brown Eyed Baby(L) 115 Garcia 4-10-10 Aquilino 6-1

1a Guyana Star(L) 120 Arguello, Jr 4-7-2 Persaud 7-2

6 Everything Sweet(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 4-9-5 Violette, Jr 2-1

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7 Madison Ave. Jo Jo(L) 120 Luzzi 10-14-x McLaughlin 8-1

Madison Ave. Jo Jo gets class relief and returns to dirt; improvement predicted. Everything Sweet is firing bullets for first start since October; very dangerous. Guyana Star closes and would be aided by pace meltdown.

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1 Mile & 70 Yards. 2yo. Fillies. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $69,000.

1 Kimono(L) 118 Velasquez 3-1-2 Pletcher 8-5

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2 Firenze Feeling(L) 115 Ortiz 1-x-x Dutrow 5-2

3 Revealing Moment(L1) 113 Garcia 4-1-x Jerkens 10-1

4 Princess of Sylmar(L) 120 Maragh 1-4-x Pletcher 2-1

5 Star Black(L) 118 Lezcano 1-4-5 Persaud 12-1

Princess of Sylmar logged a very fast figure when demolishing maidens at Penn National last time; more to give. Revealing Moment gets added ground for potent sprint-to-route stable. Kimono has yet to deliver a poor effort; right in the thick of this.

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6 Furlongs. 2yo. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $62,000.

2 Omega Star(L1) 115 Garcia x-x-x Jerkens 15-1

3 Clawback(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 2-2-x Violette, Jr 4-5

4 Beeliner(L) 115 Ortiz 3-x-x Kenneally 6-1

1 Logan's Moon(L) 120 Morales 5-x-x Canani 4-1

5 Contempt of Court(L1) 120 Maragh x-x-x Romans 12-1

6 Freight(L1) 120 Alvarado x-x-x Mott 10-1

7 Able Baker Charlie(L) 113 Coa 6-x-x Hertler 30-1

8 Circle City 120 Castro 8-x-x McLaughlin 12-1

1a Closing Date 120 Morales x-x-x Canani 4-1

Clawback tallied swift numbers when finishing second in both starts. Logan's Moon logged fast late pace figure when fifth in debut; very interesting. Omega Star is training with a purpose for debut; follow the money.

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1 Mile. 2yo. Starter Optional Claiming. Purse: $58,000.

1 Candy Raider(L) 120 Silvera 7-1-2 Toscano, Jr 6-1

2 Money in Return(L) 111 Coa 1-6-6 Persaud 20-1

3 Wild Finish(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 1-x-x Ward 7-2

4 Tape It(L) 120 Castro 1-3-x Motion 2-1

5 Cashleigh(L) 115 Garcia 1-2-5 Aquilino 10-1

6 Primal Gold(L) 113 Ortiz 1-2-2 Antonucci 8-1

7 Coach A. J.(L) 118 Velasquez 6-5-1 Rice 5-2

Wild Finish displayed good speed when winning debut and could play out as the controlling front-runner with added ground. Tape It earned fast numbers in both starts; could easily take this. Money in Return closes strongly in sprints and could relish today's added ground.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Starters Handicap. THE HIP WOLF. Purse: $47,000.

1 Zero Yield(L) 118 Alvarado 1-5-1 Toscano, Jr 2-1

2 Freud's Notebook(L) 119 Maragh 5-5-2 Friedman 6-1

3 Centrique(L) 122 Velasquez 2-1-1 Parisella 8-5

4 Elusive Jozi(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 2-2-8 Englehart 4-1

5 Mon Rose(L) 112 Garcia 5-10-5 Persaud 20-1

6 Aliraven(L) 116 Hill 2-3-7 Contessa 8-1

Zero Yield was a hand-ridden winner in last and should be perfectly positioned on the rail today. Centrique owns three wins and two seconds from last five starts; very dangerous. Aliraven could prove very tough on a soft lead.

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1 Mile & 70 Yards. 2yo. NY Bred. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $57,000.

1 Call for the Clock(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 7-x-x Hennig 12-1

2 Ultimate Empire(L1) 120 Castro 4-3-3 Albertrani 2-1

3 Belief System(L) 120 Arroyo 2-x-x Englehart 5-1

4 Saturday Appeal(L) 120 Velasquez 2-6-3 Schosberg 3-1

5 Seventy Six(L1) 120 Espinoza x-x-x DeMola 15-1

6 Paddy Kunuckles(L) 120 Gomez 3-3-3 Divitto 10-1

7 Iron Power(L) 120 Luzzi 5-x-x Hushion 4-1

8 Patriotic Duty(L) 120 Studart 4-11-5 Persaud 20-1

Ultimate Empire gets the meds and returns to dirt; rates close call. Saturday Appeal notched fast pace and final figs when a game second in last. Belief System was an ultra-game second in debut at FL; right in the thick of this.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $66,000.

1 Pleaseandthankyou(L) 121 Maragh 2-2-1 Persaud 8-1

2 Isn'tlovejustgrand(L) 116 Garcia 7-5-8 Aquilino 15-1

3 Driven by Solar(L) 116 Ortiz 2-2-9 Jacobson 5-2

4 Take Down Two(L) 121 Velasquez 3-2-5 Levine 5-1

5 Starforaday(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 3-1-3 Sacco 6-1

6 Maan(L) 120 Alvarado 6-3-4 Kenneally 7-2

7 Beggarthyneighbor(L) 120 Castro 7-2-1 Brown 3-1

Driven By Solar makes first start since claimed by David Jacobson and owns ideal stalker's style. Starforaday packs potent late kick and will be aided by pace meltdown. Pleaseandthankyou is the one that must be caught. Beggarthyneighbor tallied swift numbers on inner strip last winter.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $15,000. Purse: $28,000.

1 She's Gosphel(L) 115 Garcia 3-11-2 Sciacca 3-1

2 Andrea's Dream(L) 113 Coa 1-2-3 Galluscio 3-1

3 Salvar(L) 115 Ortiz 10-4-1 Parisella 5-2

4 Catalina Island(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 11-6-3 Quick 12-1

5 Darn That Trip(L) 122 Silvera 10-9-1 Ryerson 20-1

6 Miss Libby(L) 113 Tomas 8-6-4 Aquilino 30-1

7 Summer Flick(L) 121 Maragh 6-4-2 Martin 5-1

8 Shea Goodbye(L) 120 Davis 7-6-9 Grusmark 30-1

9 Still Waiting(L) 121 Lezcano 12-11-5 Iselin 30-1

10 Our Mary Elizabeth(L) 113 Rodriguez 12-6-1 Baker 15-1

She's Gosphel is rested and projects as the main speed on the rail with aggressive ride. Andrea's Dream was fast-figured winner at Calder in June and now makes first start for Dominic Galluscio stable; big-time danger. Salvar makes first start since claimed By John Parisella; more than good enough on 'A' game. Shea Goodbye was a winner on inner surface last winter; price will be tempting.

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