Steve Matthews / March 15 at Aqueduct

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1 Mile. 3&up. Allowance Optional Claiming. NY Bred. Purse: $59,000. Post -- 12:50 p.m.

1 Most Happy Fella(L) 121 Cohen 4-2-5 Ness 5-1

2 Swag Daddy(L) 116 Ortiz 6-5-6 Rodriguez 8-1

3 Warrior Up(L) 121 Castro 1-3-3 Ubillo 20-1

4 Fortitude(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 3-5-1 Schosberg 10-1

5 Jet Set Cat(L) 121 Silvera 8-1-2 Sciacca 20-1

6 Cap the Moment 114 Tomas 2-3-4 Smith 12-1

7 Pinball(L) 121 Alvarado 1-1-2 Mott 2-5

Pinball won second straight when a fast-figured, front-running victor in last; gets hat trick. Cap the Moment tallied solid late pace number when a hard charging second last time; price will be tempting. Most Happy Fella is speedy and starts from the fence; right in the thick of this.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Claiming $35,000-$25,000. Purse: $35,000.

1 Nifty Shindig(L) 123 Ortiz, Jr 3-3-2 Kenneally 3-5

2 Yankeeindixieland(L) 118 Camacho, Jr 4-6-x Romans 15-1

3 Exclusive Bull(L) 118 Luzzi 2-3-3 Barrera, III 6-1

4 Chocolate Drops(L) 118 Coa 7-5-7 Friedman 20-1

5 Southside Sis(L) 116 Chamafi 4-2-2 Contessa 12-1

6 Kiss an Angel(L) 123 Maragh 5-9-4 Brown 5-2

Nifty Shindig takes potent class drop and owns an edge on the final numbers. Southside Sis was compromised by wide trip in last. Exclusive Bull has is imprving with each start; must consider.

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6 Furlongs. 4&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $12,500. Purse: $23,000.

1 Chaka Bwana(L) 118 Camacho, Jr 7-10-10 Hinds 50-1

2 Summer Flick(L) 118 Maragh 6-4-1 Martin 5-2

3 First Penny(L) 118 Silvera 7-4-7 Sciacca 15-1

4 We Need V L T's(L) 113 Ortiz 3-4-4 Persaud 1-1

5 Bird Fu(L) 115 Coa 4-9-5 Persaud 8-1

6 Marie's Babe(L) 111 Battula 8-6-7 Lotruglio 20-1

7 Stellaluce(L) 111 Rodriguez 3-5-2 DiPrima 7-2

We Need V L T's drops and owns field's fastest figs on 'A' game. Summer Flick logged both career wins on the inner track; tempting price. Stellaluce is competitive on best efforts.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $50,000.

1 Alpha J(L1) 116 Alvarado x-x-x Schwartz 12-1

2 Cox's Canyon(L) 116 Laredo 8-x-x Ronen 20-1

3 Thepowersthatbe(L) 116 Velasquez 3-x-x Servis 7-2

4 La Verdad(L1) 111 Ortiz x-x-x Rice 3-1

5 Group Therapy(L) 116 Morales 6-6-3 Kimmel 12-1

6 Ah Gaga(L) 116 Ortiz, Jr 2-6-6 Gyarmati 5-1

7 A Prettydixie(L) 116 Castro 3-2-5 Kelly 6-1

8 Concealed(L1) 116 Maragh x-x-x Jacobson 12-1

9 Miz Owell 109 Tomas x-x-x Kelly 30-1

10 Miss Mastery(L) 123 Perez 3-x-x Grusmark 8-1

11 Rapidize(L) 123 Hill 4-5-3 DiSanto 15-1

Group Therapy displayed improved speed in last start and logged three tight works in the interim; breakthrough effort predicted. Ah Gaga was a game second in first start since two-month layoff; big-time danger. A Prettydixie gets rider upgrade and can contend on 'A' effort.

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1 Mile. Starter Optional Claiming. 3yo. Purse: $51,000.

1 Kentucky Pie(L) 120 Ortiz, Jr 1-7-2 Breen 3-1

2 Bugsy Losty(L) 113 Ortiz 10-5-1 Levine 5-1

3 Warrior James(L) 118 Hill 1-1-3 Canani 10-1

4 Perfect Sunday(L) 118 Maragh 2-5-6 Contessa 12-1

5 Tweet Me(L) 113 Coa 2-1-3 Persaud 12-1

6 Beeliner(L) 120 Velasquez 2-1-3 Rice 5-2

7 Candy Raider(L) 118 Silvera 4-2-4 Toscano, Jr 4-1

8 Sinistra(L) 118 Luzzi 2-4-2 Grusmark 8-1

Warrior James is riding a two-race winning streak and looms the speed of the speed with aggressive handling. Beeliner also is fleet-footed and logged fast figures in last two starts; very dangerous. Candy Raider could be the prime beneficiary if pace meltdown ensues.

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6 Furlongs. 3&up. Maiden Claiming $20,000. Purse: $28,000.

1 Like a Boss(L) 116 Cohen 2-6-4 Peebles 10-1

2 Excess Liquidity(L) 118 Ortiz 5-4-8 Rice 5-2

3 M P Ruckus(L) 116 Franco 2-x-x Barker 4-1

4 Hoppy Do(L) 116 Silvera 6-6-4 Toscano, Jr 8-1

5 Violinista 123 Davis x-x-x Lotruglio 20-1

6 Advanceandretreat(L) 123 Lezcano 6-8-4 Clarke 20-1

7 Printer's Alley(L) 123 Camacho, Jr 7-x-x Horton, Jr 20-1

8 Buddy Jones(L) 123 Velasquez 6-x-x Rice 3-1

9 Imreloaded(L) 116 Rodriguez 4-4-5 DeMola 5-1

Imreloaded made wide middle move in last and could be sitting on lifetime best at generous ticket. Excess Liquidity gets class relief and owns fast numbers on best efforts. M P Ruckus may have been best when a tough-trip second this past Saturday; right in the thick of this.

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1 Mile. Claiming $16,000. 3&up. Purse: $23,000.

1 My Two Great Kids(L) 116 Davis 6-1-2 Grusmark 12-1

2 Corybant(L) 121 Camacho, Jr 1-7-x Sciacca 20-1

3 Light of Mercy(L) 121 Silvera 1-2-4 Gullo 15-1

4 Superiority(L) 116 Coa 6-4-2 Persaud 10-1

5 Alpha Zumba(L) 116 Ortiz 2-4-5 Imperio 2-1

6 Awesome Weekend(L) 111 Rodriguez 6-10-5 Contessa 6-1

7 Griffin Rock(L) 123 Maragh 6-1-4 Imperio 5-1

8 Shoutout(L) 111 Davis 5-3-6 DeMola 30-1

9 Lure of the South(L) 121 Velasquez 5-1-3 Jacobson 5-2

Lure of the South makes first start since claimed by DAS/Jacobson duo; rates close call. Alpha Zumba also makes first start since claimed after game placing at 80 cents on the dollar in last; very dangerous. Griffin Rock failed to fire at Prx last out but was a hand-ridden winner two starts back; rebound potential.

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1 Mile. Starter Optional Claiming $25,000. 4&up. Purse: $51,000.

1 Giant Indian(L) 118 Alvarado 4-3-2 Adsit 5-1

2 Forest Jingles(L) 118 Cohen 7-1-4 Badgett, Jr 15-1

3 Springcourt(L) 118 Ortiz, Jr 2-4-2 Gullo 3-1

4 Assured Victory(L) 118 Maragh 3-2-4 Brown 4-1

5 Drink With Pride(L) 113 Coa 1-8-3 Gargan 6-1

6 Street Fight(L) 113 Ortiz 4-2-1 Contessa 6-1

7 Iron Lou(L) 118 Fragoso 1-2-7 Toscano, Jr 10-1

8 Bos'n Alwyne(L) 111 Franco 1-3-7 Rice 30-1

9 It's Truly Ahvee(L) 118 Velasquez 1-10-1 Rice 12-1

10 Smokin Candy(L) 118 Luzzi 5-2-1 Galluscio 8-1

Iron Lou tallied solid final fraction to win last and razor-sharp gelding handles today's two-turn trip. Assured Victory makes peak start of form cycle and will prove very tough on a soft lead. Drink With Pride also is speedy and owns fast final figures; right in the thick of this. Smokin Candy packs a potent stretch kick on best efforts; don't ignore.

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5 1/2 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Claiming $16,000. NY Bred. Purse: $23,000.

1 Acrobatic Tactic(L) 116 Velasquez 4-9-6 Gonzalez 5-2

2 See See See(L) 111 Coa 5-2-6 Aquilino 20-1

3 Rockin Mandy(L) 116 Morales 9-3-4 Ness 3-1

4 T C Lane(L) 109 Franco 4-2-2 Barrera, III 6-1

5 Friendly Devil(L1) 116 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x Gonzalez 8-1

6 City Tune(L) 123 Silvera 7-6-6 Persaud 30-1

7 Watch Your Biz(L) 111 Ortiz 4-5-5 Schwartz 4-1

8 Trixie Star 116 Tomas x-x-x Ryerson 15-1

9 Baal Perazim(L) 116 Rodriguez 4-5-4 Goodwin 15-1

10 Jealous(L) 123 Husbands 8-12-9 Hinds 30-1

11 Deb's Pretty Lady(L) 106 Hiraldo 7-9-5 Younghans 50-1

12 Eva Lil(L) 116 Battula 7-5-6 Smith 30-1

Also Eligible

13 Dixie Sparkle(L) 116 Velasquez 3-6-2 Friedman 4-1

14 Imanativenewyorker(L) 111 Coa 5-2-7 Jerkens 5-1

15 Sharpandwitty(L) 113 Davis 2-2-6 Morrison 5-1

16 Silky Saint(L) 116 Maragh 9-x-x Contessa 6-1

Rockin Mandy was compromised by wide trip in last and now makes first start since claimed by white-hot Midwest Thoroughbreds/Jamie Ness tandem. Sharpandwitty logged clear-cut placings in last two starts; continues trend? Imanativenewyorker is speedy and adds blinkers; front-end threat. Watch Your Biz gets rider upgrade and makes third start since three-month absence; worth long look. T C Lane is fleet-footed but lacks heart; must take the good with the bad.

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