Steve Matthews / December 14 at Aqueduct

Travel deals

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $15,000. Purse: $30,000. Post -- 12:30 p.m.

1 Born Flirt(L) 121 Fragoso 5-2-1 Araya 15-1

2 Chaka Bwana(L) 121 Singh 10-10-6 Scott 50-1

3 Lily Lynn(L) 121 Hill 2-7-5 Signore, Jr 6-1

4 Catinatree(L) 116 Ortiz 3-3-4 Contessa 8-5

5 Superstitious Love(L) 116 Garcia 9-1-3 Jacobson 5-2

6 Stellars Theory(L) 114 Coa 2-2-2 Galluscio 3-1

7 Snagglepuss(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 1-11-1 Servis 10-1

Lily Lynn owns a sit-and-pounce style that should be well served in probable pace dynamics. Catinatree could prove very tough to catch on a soft lead. Stellars Theory logged both career wins on inner strip.

2

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

1 Circadia(L) 120 Lezcano 5-6-5 Persaud 30-1

2 Retired(L) 120 Hill 6-8-6 Brown 2-1

3 I Wished(L) 120 Montalvo 4-4-3 Cannizzo 5-1

4 Like a Boss(L) 113 Coa 4-x-x Peebles 8-1

5 Denn Piper(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 5-8-5 Esler 12-1

6 Perfect Sunday(L) 115 Garcia 5-5-x Contessa 6-1

7 Shadon(L) 120 Castro 8-9-x Bush 12-1

8 Got a Hunch(L) 115 Ortiz 2-3-5 Cannizzo 5-2

Got a Hunch is riding a forward line on the numbers; weakness of field is selection's strength. Retired drops, returns to dirt and makes peak start of form cycle. I Wished displayed improved speed in last start; worth a look.

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

1 Madre Ditutticapi(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 7-x-x Hushion 6-1

2 Baragah 120 Morales x-x-x McLaughlin 12-1

3 Merry Meadow(L) 120 Maragh 2-2-3 Hennig 7-5

4 Nothin But a Dream(L1) 120 Alvarado x-x-x Hennig 12-1

5 Abbey Street(L1) 115 Ortiz x-x-x Levine 12-1

6 Funny Lady(L1) 120 Velasquez 2-x-x Englehart 8-1

7 Lady Banks(L) 120 Castro 2-x-x Lawrence, II 9-5

Lady Banks made wide, sustained rally when a clear-cut second in debut; more to come. Merry Meadow is speedy but has finished second in last two starts; continues trend? Funny Lady gets the meds and is firing bullets for first start since October; very dangerous.

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11/2 Miles. 3&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $69,000.

1 Ea(L) 121 Maragh 4-4-1 Jacobson 4-5

2 Stud Muffin(L) 121 Davis 6-8-8 Chatterpaul 20-1

3 Colossal Gift(L) 116 Ortiz 1-3-3 Dutrow, Jr 8-5

4 Rocky World(L) 114 Rodriguez 4-3-3 Metivier 15-1

5 Big Creek(L) 115 Garcia 10-3-3 Persaud 20-1

6 Wayward Sailor(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 4-6-2 Cannizzo 12-1

7 Stormy Success(L) 114 Coa 10-7-4 Toscano, Jr 30-1

Ea owns speed and has shown the necessary stamina to navigate 12-furlong trip. Colossal Gift won last on turf and owns victory on inner surface. Rocky World is a deep closer that would be aided by hot fractions.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Claiming $16,000. Purse: $25,000.

1 Wildichi(L) 114 Rodriguez 5-7-8 Odintz 30-1

2 Eva Lil 115 Tomas 6-3-5 Smith 15-1

3 Bluegrassislegal(L) 116 Garcia 2-2-9 McLaughlin 8-5

4 God Ah Watch Me(L) 114 Coa 8-10-8 Persaud 50-1

5 Chubbalita's Joy(L) 121 Pezua 3-9-6 Quiles 30-1

6 She Talks too Much(L) 122 Singh 10-9-4 Scott 30-1

7 Believe in Betty(L) 116 Ortiz 7-7-2 Galluscio 9-2

8 Why Not Her(L) 122 Smith 6-4-2 Stoklosa 7-2

9 Phantasticus(L) 121 Morales 4-4-3 Ness 5-2

Why Not Her logged solid efforts on inner track last winter and is training with a purpose for return. Bluegrassislegal has finished second in last two starts; be no surprise. Wildichi (improved pace figure in last) and Chubbalita's Joy (riding a forward line on the numbers) will both offer juicy odds.

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1 Mile & 70 Yards. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $69,000.

1 Assyria(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 6-3-1 Clement 2-1

2 Royal Lahaina(L) 116 Ortiz 2-4-8 Dutrow, Jr 7-5

3 House On Toilsome(L) 121 Lezcano 4-8-3 Turner, Jr 15-1

4 Union Boss(L) 115 Garcia 5-2-1 Antonucci 7-2

5 Belle Gallantey(L) 120 Morales 3-1-5 Grusmark 4-1

Union Boss owns sprinter's speed and could play out as the dominant front-runner with aggressive ride. Royal Lahaina was a hard-charging second in last; very dangerous. Belle Gallantey notched fast figures in last two starts; right in the thick of this.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. NY Bred. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $56,000.

1 Ms. Starella(L1) 116 Ortiz x-x-x Schettino 10-1

2 Louder Than Sound(L) 121 Davis 4-4-5 Coffey 30-1

3 Marcy(L) 116 Tomas 7-7-3 Goodwin 15-1

4 Notesfromabroad(L) 116 Garcia 11-2-4 Rice 4-1

5 Warm Front(L1) 121 Hill x-x-x Duggan 12-1

6 Pennymine(L) 121 Alvarado 7-3-7 Schosberg 10-1

7 Fujiana(L) 121 Castro 2-12-6 Bush 3-1

8 Love Is Key Kaz(L) 122 Lezcano 10-x-x Chin 30-1

9 Buck Stops Here(L) 121 Montalvo 2-2-2 O'Brien 8-1

10 Pegasus Diamond(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 2-10-5 Englehart 2-1

Pennymine is firing bullets for first start since showing improved speed in most recent start. Fujiana tallied swift numbers when second to a repeat winner in last; could easily take this. Buck Stops Here owns four second from five starts; finally graduates?

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. NY Bred. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $56,000.

1 Cap the Moment 114 Coa 4-8-8 Smith 20-1

2 Litigate(L) 121 Maragh 1-4-8 Duggan 8-1

3 What's the Record(L) 121 Velasquez 3-1-3 Rice 5-2

4 Dan's Gold(L) 115 Garcia 1-5-4 Aquilino 20-1

5 B Shanny(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 7-6-1 Hushion 3-1

6 Stonecoldsteamer(L) 120 Alvarado 4-1-6 Dutrow, Jr 7-2

7 Iron Lou(L) 121 Arroyo 3-1-8 Englehart 9-2

8 Pro's Pal(L) 121 Gomez 3-2-2 Divitto 10-1

Litigate compiled steadily intensifying work slate for first start since July 4; rates close call based on price potential. Dan's Gold, another that's training sharply for return from long layoff, tallied both lifetime wins on inner strip; very playable. Stonecoldsteamer owns speed and fast numbers; right in the thick of this.

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11/16 Miles. 3&up. Claiming $15,000. Purse: $29,000.

2 Smoky Meeting(L) 120 Luzzi 9-8-3 Grusmark 30-1

3 Late Starter(L) 115 Ortiz 6-8-6 Dutrow, Jr 5-1

4 All Zipped Up(L) 116 Garcia 11-9-8 Lakeman 20-1

1 Jackin My Style(L) 113 Coa 9-4-6 Persaud 50-1

5 Festive Spirit(L) 120 Castro 3-6-8 Bush 10-1

6 Political Justice(L) 120 Alvarado 3-6-4 Araya 7-2

7 Cat Sweep(L) 121 Espinoza 7-8-8 Terranova 15-1

8 Term Loan(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 4-5-6 Violette, Jr 5-2

9 See Me Proud(L) 120 Studart 7-5-6 Quick 15-1

10 Tycoon Cat(L) 114 Rodriguez 10-8-8 Granville 50-1

11 Good New Shoes(L) 120 Velasquez 7-1-1 Cannizzo 10-1

12 My Man Dan(L) 120 Maragh 3-6-5 Contessa 9-2

Also Eligible

13 Money in Motion(L) 120 Montalvo 7-9-5 Stoklosa 50-1

1a Pegasus Papou(L) 114 Coa 7-3-4 Persaud 50-1

See Me Proud drops, returns to dirt and could be sitting on breakthrough at fat ticket. Political Justice is a very tough customer when allowed a soft lead. Term Loan gets class relief and returns to surface of lone victory; very dangerous. Festive Spirit packs a potent late kick on best efforts.

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