Steve Matthews / December 28 at Aqueduct

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Six Furlongs. 3&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. NY Bred. Purse: $62,000. (All races on inner dirt). Post -- 12:20 p.m.

1William Thomas(L)120Lopez2-3-4D'Alessandro6-1


2Ground Force(L)120Velasquez5-1-3Jacobson8-5

3Won Great Classic(L)115Franco2-6-5Rice3-1


2bBe Bullish(L)120Cohen6-2-1Jacobson8-5


5Half Nelson(L)120Ortiz, Jr2-2-4Albertrani7-2

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6Ed's Magic119Ortiz1-2-10Englehart8-1

7Sunrise Lover(L)112Zayas1-6-2Jones50-1


9Greeley Pack(L)115Garcia11-11-12Feron20-1

DAS/Jacobson entry: Ground Force drops after racing wide versus fast fractions last time and Be Bullish makes first start since claimed; call in contentious opener. Gumpster Stable entry: William Thomas and Exley both own speed and competitive final figures; potent pairing. Ed's Magic was a front-running winner in last and fired half-mile bullet in the interim; must consider.


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Five and One Half Furlongs. 2yo. Fillies. Maiden Claiming $20,000. Purse: $28,000.

1Colleen's Angel(L)120Studart4-x-xBeech6-1

2Keep in Mind113Zayas4-8-11Miranda20-1

3Dixie My Way(L)115Esquivel8-11-7Brown10-1

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4Pari Nath(L)120Camacho, Jr7-6-5Peebles30-1

5Warning Trackpower(L1)120Cohenx-x-xJacobson4-1

6Francesca's Fancy(L)120Castro7-4-5Ryerson5-2


8Camden Jane(L)115Garcia7-4-3Contessa3-1

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Camden Jane outworked 99 rivals on Dec. 21 and should be aided by cutback to sprint. Keep in Mind is riding a forward line on the numbers. Colleen's Angel is speedy and rested; dangerous.


Six Furlongs. Starter Optional Claiming $20,000. 3&up. Purse: $48,000.

1Forest Jingles(L)115Franco5-3-3Badgett, Jr10-1

2Uncle Smokey(L)120Cohen2-2-1Jacobson5-2

3Chasing Moonlight(L)113Carson2-6-9Ortiz7-2


5The Big Deluxe(L)121Ortiz1-1-9Gullo8-5

6Hebert Hall(L)120Ortiz, Jr2-10-2Englehart5-1

Hebert Hall owns a sit-and-pounce style that should be well served in contentious field. Uncle Smokey consistently logs fast figures and hails from dynamic DAS/Jacobson duo. Forest Jingles fired 5-furlong bullet for first start since Fourth of July; price will be tempting.


Six Furlongs. Maiden Special Weight. 2yo. Fillies. NY Bred. Purse: $60,000.

1Keep Right(L)120Morales2-x-xKimmel5-2


3Noon Time Shower(L)120Ortiz4-5-4Baker6-1

4Storied Lady(L)120Castro7-x-xHertler30-1

5Happy Recap(L1)120Cohenx-x-xJacobson6-1

6Mia Missile(L)120Arroyo2-x-xPerillo3-1

7Heavenly Girl115Francox-x-xBrown12-1

1aLongride to Wisdom(L)120Velasquez3-6-10Bush5-2

8La Dama de Hierro(L1)113Zayas6-x-xShevy20-1

9Molly the Freud(L1)120Ortiz, Jrx-x-xSchettino5-1

10Barrier to Entry(L1)115Garcia4-x-xKelly12-1

Noon Time Shower earned improved pace figure in last and looms the speed of the speed. Mia Missile was a game second in debut; regresses today? La Dama de Hierro could be the prime beneficiary if pace meltdown ensues.


One Mile and One Sixteenth. Claiming $35,000-$25,000. 3&up. Purse: $48,000.


2Life's a Roar(L)118Luzzi10-7-5Parker50-1

3Strong Defence(L)115Franco4-3-2Brown5-1

4Mi Hijo(L)119Alvarado1-5-4Englehart20-1

5Under Review(L)119Cohen4-3-4Jacobson9-2

6Kanturk Kid(L)119Velasquez5-1-6Jacobson5-1

7Wind of Bosphorus(L)119Lopez3-8-1Toscano, Jr20-1

8Hoppy Do(L)119Ortiz, Jr1-6-1Reynolds8-1

9Balance of Power(L)117Castro6-9-9Terranova,II4-1


11Summit County(L)119Morales5-10-3Englehart20-1

12Read the Proposal(L)119Ortiz9-7-12Violette, Jr12-1

Also Eligible

13Pontus(L)119Ortiz, Jr6-7-3Perillo5-1

14Fake Dreams(L)118Santiago1-8-4Huston30-1

Hoppy Do gets price hike after tallying swift final fraction when winning last; pairs up. Mi Hijo also won last and fired swift half-mile breeze on Dec. 21; very dangerous. Strong Defence needed last and packs potent stretch kick on 'A' game. Petrocelli was game third on turf last time and owns fast dirt numbers.


One Mile and Seventy Yards. Maiden Special Weight. 2yo. Fillies. Purse: $65,000.

1It's Easy(L)120Ortiz3-x-xPletcher5-2

2Shades of Indygo(L)115Esquivel3-10-xRyerson5-1

3Fee and Sugar120Luzzi5-2-4Schettino6-1

4Jcs American Dream(L)113Zayas7-9-xTurner, Jr30-1

5Zafiro Azul(L)120Velasquez6-6-xBush15-1

6On a Snowy Evening(L)120Arroyo3-4-10Coffey8-1

7Willow U(L)115Garcia4-10-2Ubillo15-1

8Fire Ship(L)120Morales8-x-xViolette, Jr12-1

9Under Scrutiny(L)115Strandberg7-9-7Ubillo20-1

10Flying K C(L)120Ortiz, Jr4-2-3Serpe3-1

Also Eligible

11Lady Luciano(L)120Santiago2-4-4Cannizzo6-1

12Maybry's Fortune(L)115Esquivel3-8-9Sciacca20-1

Lady Luciano was a clear-cut second in last and could play out as the controlling speed if able to escape AE list. Maybry's Fortune, also an AE, is another that will be forwordly positioned if able to scratch into body of race. On a Snowy Evening could be sitting on breakthrough in third start of form cycle. Fee and Sugar was pace and trip compromised in last; don't dismiss.


Six Furlongs. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3&up. Purse: $74,000.


2Private Tale(L)120Ortiz, Jr3-6-7Pletcher8-1


4Sensational Slam(L)120Castellano,Jr1-1-6Quick20-1


6Hannibal Lecter(L)115Esquivel3-4-2Toscano, Jr5-1



9Don Tito(L)120Arroyo3-1-4Rodriguez7-2

Sensational Slam gets confident price boost after last-to-first victory in most recent; 4-for-8 on inner oval. Isthmus was done in by sizzling splits last time and can prove a very tough customer on soft lead. Hannibal Lecter owns fast figures on best efforts. Private Tale packs potent late kick on 'A' game.


One Mile and One Sixteenth. The ALEX M. ROBB. 3&up. NY Bred. Purse: $100,000.

1Awesome Vision(L)121Ortiz, Jr1-6-8Albertrani4-1

2West Hills Giant(L)120Castro2-5-1Terranova,II8-1

3Bake Shop(L)117Arroyo1-3-9Vazquez12-1


5Moneyinyour Pocket(L)119Husbands6-3-1Baker20-1


7Sound of Drums(L)119Cohen2-4-1Englehart20-1

8Saratoga Snacks(L)121Ortiz8-1-3Sciacca4-5

West Hills Giant was pace and position compromised in last and should be set for best in third start of form cycle. Comandante bested top selection by more than a length when winning second straight last time; big-time player. Saratoga Snacks returns to NY-bred ranks and owns field's fastest final figures on 'A' effort; could easily take this.


Six Furlongs. Claiming $12,500. 3&up. Purse: $25,000.

2Real Estate(L)115Franco6-5-2Gyarmati15-1

1Silent Thunder(L)120Cohen1-4-3Jacobson3-1



5Luxury Appeal(L)120Lopez5-3-5Gullo20-1

6Tiny Predicament(L)120Ortiz, Jr2-3-2Rodriguez7-2

7Fiddlers Afleet(L)115Carson6-5-2Toscano, Jr8-1

8Say Mr. Sandman(L)115Esquivel5-6-7Englehart20-1

9Arch Traveler(L)120Velasquez4-4-5Rice4-1

10Game Token(L)120Jimenez9-12-11Araya50-1

11Coaltown Legend(L)120Rodriguez7-7-4Levine10-1

12Make a Dream(L)119Ortiz5-1-1Englehart20-1

Also Eligible

13Marquet Rebel(L)120Studart7-4-9Parker50-1

14D' Sauvage(L)120Studart7-6-6Chatterpaul30-1

1aMinnie Punt(L)120Velasquez2-4-2Jacobson3-1

Tummel gets class relief after notching career-best internal numbers in last; call based on price potential. Luxury Appeal tallied swift final fraction when a change-of-pace fifth after slow start in last; very playable. Arch Traveler is training with a purpose for first start in 189 days; must consider. Fiddler's Afleet plunges to lifetime low; fire sale? Silent Thunder hails from white-hot DAS/Jacobson duo; worth a look.

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