Steve Matthews / December 8 at Aqueduct

1

6 Furlongs. 3&up. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $35,000. Post -- 12:30 p.m.

1 Catalan(L) 121 Alvarado 4-2-2 Ness 2-1

2 Taproot(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 1-2-7 Kenneally 8-1

3 Handsome Harbor(L) 120 Morales 4-3-6 Schosberg 15-1

4 D' Sauvage(L) 121 Studart 6-6-2 Chatterpaul 30-1

5 Nebikon(L) 115 Garcia 4-5-3 Rojas 15-1

6 King Rock(L) 121 Velasquez 3-6-5 Rodriguez 5-2

7 Madman Diaries(L) 116 Ortiz 2-2-3 Guerrero 4-1

8 New Yawker(L) 121 Maragh 4-7-2 Jacobson 6-1

Taproot was a three-length winner in last at CD and could pair up at generous ticket. Catalan fired 5-furlong bullet for first start since claimed by Jamie Ness; very dangerous. New Yawker would be aided by pace meltdown.

2

11/16 Miles. (Turf). 2yo. NY Bred. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $57,000.

1 Night Editor(L) 120 Alvarado 4-8-x Dutrow, Jr 5-2

2 Grahamandwithers(L) 120 Espinoza 3-6-5 Schettino 4-1

3 Captain Gaughen(L) 120 Morales 6-3-3 Ryerson 8-1

4 Grand Award(L) 115 Rodriguez 12-11-x Aquilino 50-1

5 Sunnyinseabrook(L1) 115 Ortiz x-x-x Gyarmati 12-1

6 Front(L) 115 Garcia 3-5-x Jerkens 6-1

7 Shortcoming(L) 120 Silvera 5-8-6 Badgett, Jr 20-1

8 Everydoghashisday(L) 120 Maragh 3-7-4 Contessa 10-1

9 Run to Class(L) 120 Velasquez 2-7-x Schosberg 3-1

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10 Amberjack(L) 120 No Rider 3-x-x Romans 9-5

11 Sunrise Lover(L) 120 No Rider 6-3-6 Jones 20-1

Shortcoming was pace and trip compromised in last and will offer juicy ticket. Front is improving and will be aided by return to turf; big-time player. Grahamandwithers was a fast-figured third in last; dangerous.

3

7 Furlongs. 3&up. NY Bred. Maiden Claiming $20,000. Purse: $28,000.

1 Light of Mercy(L) 123 Smith 4-5-4 Gullo 8-1

2 El Dreamer(L) 116 Tomas 3-3-4 DiSanto 2-1

3 Onewildriver(L) 121 Morales 5-12-7 Antonucci 7-2

4 Two Blue(L1) 116 Garcia x-x-x Younghans 15-1

5 Randi'sapproval(L) 116 Rodriguez 6-4-2 Rojas 20-1

6 River Ron(L) 121 Velasquez 4-4-8 Barbara 5-2

7 My Cousin Eddie(L) 123 Davis 3-6-8 Chatterpaul 8-1

8 Tricked Out Tux(L) 121 Montalvo 8-9-9 Lugovich 10-1

El Dreamer is 0-for-30 but may have finally found the right field. Light of Mercy closes and could be aided by today's additional furlong. River Ron is riding a forward line on the final figures.

4

11/16 Miles. (Turf). 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Claiming $25,000. Purse: $31,000.

2 He Loves Me More(L) 121 Velasquez 7-3-2 Barbara 5-2

3 Always Home(L) 121 Espinoza 7-3-7 Lostritto 4-1

1 Highland Dancer(L) 117 Garcia 7-5-3 Dutrow, Jr 9-2

4 Maggie R(L) 122 Castro 4-5-11 Weaver 15-1

5 God Ah Watch Me(L) 121 Lezcano 8-10-8 Persaud 50-1

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

7 Crimson Spire(L) 122 Maragh 8-2-5 Domino 7-2

8 Fall Into Faith(L) 122 Fragoso 5-6-4 Araya 30-1

9 Miss Conception(L) 121 Hill 5-7-6 Cannizzo 10-1

10 Tahima(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 3-2-7 Gullo 6-1

Also Eligible

11 Celtic Blessing(L) 122 Hill 2-7-6 Milne 10-1

1a Snookie Slew(L) 117 Ortiz 8-8-x Dutrow, Jr 9-2

Main Track Only

12 Mrs. Calabash(L) 116 Garcia 6-4-9 Jerkens 4-5

Always Home logged fast final fraction in most recent turf start; call based on price potential. Highland Dancer has trained sharply since displaying improved speed in last; big-time player. He Loves Me More is fleet-footed and starts from the fence; very dangerous.

5

1 Mile. 3&up. Claiming $15,000. Purse: $29,000.

1 Red Jack(L) 120 Velasquez 8-2-10 Canani 2-1

2 Self Destruct(L) 113 Coa 4-6-3 Sacco 15-1

3 Acadian Blues(L) 121 Luzzi 4-10-4 Gyarmati 10-1

4 Money in Motion(L) 120 Montalvo 7-9-5 Stoklosa 30-1

5 Jet Set Cat(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 2-2-11 Englehart 4-1

6 Pegasus Papou(L) 116 Garcia 3-4-5 Persaud 15-1

7 Willy Pay(L) 121 Alvarado 3-2-2 Brown 8-5

8 Ess Shape(L) 116 Ortiz 7-5-8 Reynolds 30-1

9 Copper Tiger(L) 115 Rodriguez 7-5-2 Badgett, Jr 15-1

Willy Pay regressed in last after tallying a series of swift numbers; rebounds. Jet Set Cat logged fast figs in last two starts at FL; very dangerous. Red Jack is right in the thick of this on 'A' game.

6

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

2 Coldblack(L) 120 Velasquez 3-4-2 Correas, IV 20-1

1 Prince Curlin(L1) 120 Espinoza x-x-x Persaud 9-2

3 Kenalantic(L) 120 Maragh 6-3-6 Mott 15-1

1a Street Prince(L) 120 Espinoza 2-x-x Persaud 9-2

4 Souper Funny 115 Ortiz 9-x-x Albertrani 12-1

5 Kid Lightning(L) 120 Castro 5-x-x McLaughlin 10-1

6 Elnaawi 120 Hill x-x-x McLaughlin 7-2

7 Malachite(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 2-x-x Donk 3-1

8 Mudflats(L) 120 Alvarado 3-4-x Kenneally 2-1

Kenalantic returns to dirt and projects as the main speed with aggressive handling. Mudflats notched fast figures in both starts; could easily take this. Street Prince was a front-running second when 21-1 in debut; dangerous.

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11/16 Miles. (Turf). 3&up. NY Bred. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $59,000.

1 Gossip Column(L) 119 Alvarado 8-2-2 Orseno 7-2

2 Windafull(L) 115 Garcia 9-4-5 Rodriguez 12-1

3 Readtheprospectus(L) 119 Maragh 1-4-3 Brown 6-1

4 Thor's Mjolnor(L) 119 Luzzi 5-6-3 Contessa 15-1

5 Why Not Whiskey(L) 119 Hill 6-1-2 Brown 10-1

6 Roaring Conquest(L) 120 Morales 7-10-2 Englehart 15-1

7 Anaphylaxis(L) 120 Espinoza 2-3-6 Hizo 12-1

8 Poliziotto(L) 120 Castro 3-3-1 Brown 3-1

9 Sleepy Freud(L) 119 Velasquez 2-2-2 Rice 4-1

10 Lord of Love(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 5-5-1 Hertler 20-1

Also Eligible

11 Powerful Instinct(L) 119 Maragh 4-4-7 Sallusto 15-1

12 Sound of Drums(L) 115 Garcia 5-2-1 Divitto 30-1

13 Frisky Cat(L) 119 Velasquez 1-3-6 Kelly 20-1

Main Track Only

14 Towering Moon(L) 119 No Rider 4-1-x Brown 6-5

15 Southbeachsandy(L) 120 No Rider 4-6-2 Rice 4-1

16 Smokin Hero(L) 120 Luzzi 6-8-1 Galluscio 7-2

Why Not Whiskey consistently logs the field's fastest final fractions and will offer generous price. Readtheprospectus has been idle since fast-figured score at Belmont; be no surprise. Gossip Column owns solid numbers by has failed four straight times as the chalk; you've been warned.

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11/8 Miles. 3&up. THE QUEENS COUNTY. Purse: $75,000.

1 Indy Scent(L) 117 Smith 2-6-3 Gyarmati 15-1

2 Arch Traveler(L) 117 Castro 5-2-8 Jerkens 12-1

3 Tonto Fontenot(L) 117 Navarro 1-2-2 Kobiskie 6-1

4 Gallant Fields(L) 117 Alvarado 6-3-1 Dutrow, Jr 4-1

5 San Pablo(L) 123 DeCarlo 1-9-1 Pletcher 3-5

6 Isn't He Perfect(L) 117 Luzzi 3-6-2 Shivmangal 5-1

San Pablo owns an edge on late pace and final figures. Gallant Fields can prove a front-running threat on best. Isn't He Perfect can contend on 'A' game.

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11/16 Miles. (Turf). 3&up. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $30,000.

1 Out of Your Mind(L) 115 Coa 12-6-9 Sciacca 50-1

2 Big Creek(L) 119 Lezcano 3-3-6 Persaud 15-1

3 Nelson Avenue(L) 115 Garcia 2-11-10 Quartarolo 4-1

4 Mad Bomber(L) 119 Montalvo 11-6-1 Lugovich 30-1

5 El Corriente(L) 120 Morales 3-8-10 Scott 20-1

6 Zajal(L) 119 Caraballo 6-1-13 Benzel 9-2

7 Moonstock(L) 120 Castro 9-1-7 Mott 8-1

8 Shootdeworx(L) 119 Maragh 5-1-3 Galluscio 5-1

9 Barnards Galaxy(L) 119 Alvarado 1-1-3 Jacobson 3-1

10 Late Night Action(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 1-2-9 Guerrero 7-2

Also Eligible

11 Jackin My Style(L) 119 Silvera 4-6-9 Persaud 30-1

12 Navy Brass(L) 120 Castro 9-4-2 Sheppard 20-1

13 Hardrocker(L) 120 Velasquez 2-3-9 Englehart 12-1

Main Track Only

14 Matt and Jesse(L) 114 Ortiz 2-5-1 Ortiz 6-1

15 Political Justice(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 6-4-1 Araya 7-2

16 Terminus(L) 114 Garcia 2-1-1 Rice 3-1

Hardrocker was a hard-charging second in last and gets the call if able to escape AE list. Big Creek owns fast final fractions on 'A' efforts. Barnards Galaxy makes a quick return after game score on Wednesday. Nelson Avenue was a very game second in last; right in the thick of this.

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