Steve Matthews / March 28 at Aqueduct

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6 Furlongs. 4&up. Claiming $16,000. Purse: $23,000.

Post -- 12:50 p.m.


2Taproot(L)118Ortiz, Jr6-2-6Servis4-1


4Swiss Tart(L)118Velasquez5-9-4Galluscio10-1


6Crown the Chief(L)118Castro4-2-1Miceli2-1

7Poppa's Pick(L)118Alvarado6-7-4Asmussen5-1

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8Bob the Pool Man(L)111Tomas10-6-2Kettell30-1

Crown the Chief gets class relief after chasing sizziling splits in last; softer flow today. Wishingonastar displayed improved speed in last and will offer tempting price; worth long look. Taproot makes first start since claimed by Jason Servis; dangerous on best.


6 Furlongs. 3yo. Fillies. Maiden Claiming $50,000. NY Bred. Purse: $40,000.



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2Group Therapy(L)120Ortiz6-6-3Kimmel7-2


4Delta Doyenne(L)120Velasquez4-x-xDutrow2-1


6Dizzy Disco Diva(L)120Ortiz, Jr7-2-xD'Alessandro6-1

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Group Therapy is fresh and makes first start with a maiden claiming tag. Dizzy Disco Diva lost irons in last after hard-charging second in debut; dangerous. Delta Doyenne adds blinkers after wide trip in debut; very interesting. Riptherubberoff is speedy but is repeated failure at short odds; your move.


6 Furlongs. 4&up. Starters Handicap. Purse: $50,000.


2Blind Hope(L)120Ortiz, Jr3-4-1Servis6-1

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3Head Heart Hoof(L)127Velasquez3-1-1Rodriguez4-5

4Shotgun City(L)116Silvera2-3-7Persaud20-1


6Ancient Rome(L)116Ortiz3-2-1Brown15-1

Cayambe visually and numerically impressed when winning last; more to come. Head Heart Hoof owns speed and fast figs but must shoulder a staggering 127 pounds. Shotgun City is riding a forward line on pace and final numbers; don't ignore.


6 1/2 Furlongs. 3&up. Fillies and Mares. Maiden Special Weight. NY Bred. Purse: $50,000.

1Typhoon Teri(L)123Velasquez2-4-6Galluscio3-1

2Miss Mastery(L)123Luzzi6-3-xGrusmark15-1

3Rice and Beans(L)113Hiraldo7-9-xGutierrez30-1


5Louder Than Sound(L)116Tomas4-3-4Coffey12-1

6Curlin N Twirlin(L)116Hill5-3-2Terranova,II7-2

7Alpha J(L)116Alvarado2-x-xSchwartz2-1

8My Uptown Gal(L)118Rodriguez5-x-xFeron12-1

Curlin N Twirlin logged three tight works for first start since 54-day freshener; rates close call. Concealed made sustained rally when a clear-cut third in debut; big-time player. Alpha J was a strong second at 8-1 in debut; regresses today at short ticket?


1 Mile. 4&up. Claiming $35,000-$25,000. Purse: $41,000.

1Buckeye Heart(L)116Hill3-1-3Signore, Jr20-1

2Our Entourage(L)118Cohen6-7-1Jacobson9-5

3He's So Chic(L)118Morales4-2-1Ness3-1

4Matt and Jesse(L)120Castro1-7-3Ortiz4-1


6Burned Bridges(L)118Silvera5-6-5Persaud10-1


Our Entourage is training with a purpose for first start since November and packs potent late kick on 'A' game. Shankopotamus is fleet-footed and will be aided by cutback to mile. He's So Chic closes strongly in sprints and could appreciate added ground.


1 Mile & 1 Furlong. 4&up. Claiming $15,000. Purse: $24,000.

1Greeley's Law(L)118Luzzi6-6-5DiSanto20-1

2Macho Muchacho(L)118Velasquez1-1-1Parisella5-2

3Mason's Comprise(L)111Tomas3-5-2Grusmark10-1

4Springcourt(L)118Ortiz, Jr6-2-4Gullo7-2

5Red Leader(L)118Camacho, Jr4-2-2Rodriguez8-1

6Bulldog On a Bone(L)115Rodriguez6-1-6Aquilino20-1

7Kings Village(L)108Davis5-3-5Younghans30-1

8J W Blue(L)118Maragh4-5-4Brown7-5

Macho Muchacho has won five in a row and has benefit of inside post in closely-matched field. Springcourt failed as the favorite in last but is 2-for-2 on the Big A's main track. J W Blue drops and owns fast figures on best efforts.


1 Mile. 3&up. Maiden Claiming $16,000. NY Bred. Purse: $24,000.

1Polaris Dream(L)123Ortiz9-9-9Barbara4-1

2Brandy's Big Guy(L)116Franco3-3-6Goodwin6-1

3Final Foose(L)116Lezcano2-7-xContessa12-1

4Antone Suavey(L)118Rodriguez3-6-xQuartarolo15-1

5El Dreamer(L)123Luzzi2-2-2DiSanto3-1

6Spectacular Act(L)118Coa4-3-5Aquilino10-1

7Night Editor(L)116Cohen5-9-4Jacobson7-2

8Cameron Canyon(L)116Tomas7-4-5Galluscio6-1

9Power of the Heart(L)116Ortiz, Jr3-4-xServis12-1

Night Editor wheels back in a hurry and drops after logging improved internal numbers last Wednesday. El Dreamer has finished second in last three starts; continues trend? Polaris Dream makes first start with a maiden claiming tag for suddenly-live Bob Barbara barn.


6 Furlongs. 4&up. Fillies and Mares. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $62,000.

1Hot Roots(L)118Cohen6-5-2Kenneally7-2

2Sacred Success(L)118Ortiz, Jr4-3-5Rodriguez7-2


4Hold It(L)118Ortiz2-6-1Brown6-1

5Elusive Jozi(L)118Maragh4-2-2Friedman4-1


Hold It set strong splits when a solid second in last; controlling speed. Expression took backward step in last after fast-figured victory in prior; rebound potential. Sacred Success adds blinkers and could possess intensified early speed; must consider.


1 Mile. 4&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $12,500. Purse: $24,000.

1Born Flirt(L)118Lezcano8-7-3Araya5-1


3Smarty Bull(L)118Ortiz, Jr3-4-10Servis2-1

4Beautiful Risk(L)118Chamafi8-8-9Badgett, Jr20-1


6Wise Choice(L)111Franco4-5-5Sciacca15-1


8Mon Rose(L)108Hiraldo6-6-6Persaud20-1

Fruttidimare drops and earned fast late pace figure when winning at Suffolk two starts back. Alykela is competitive on best efforts. Smarty Bull was an even third as the favorite last week; right in the thick of this.

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