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Steve Matthews / January 8 at AQUEDUCT

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51/2 Furlongs. 4&up. Claiming $35,000. Purse: $38,000. Post -- 12:25 p.m.

1 American Progress(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 7-6-8 Rodriguez 2-1

2 Domer(L) 113 Roman 7-5-1 Contessa 15-1

3 Super Nicky(L) 123 Ortiz 8-1-9 Englehart 5-2

4 Bajan Summer(L) 118 Cruz 10-2-5 Sciacca 6-1

5 Dash of Dazzle(L) 123 Lopez 10-2-7 Belsoeur 3-1

6 Road to Rockport(L) 123 Franco 3-1-7 Domino 5-1

Road to Rockport tallied solid final fraction when a two-move third in last. American Progress is speedy and fired 5-furlong bullet for first start since claimed by Rudy Rodriguez; very dangerous. Bajan Summer regressed in last after fast-figured placing in prior; rebound potential.

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1 Mile & 70 Yards. 4&up. NY Bred. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $40,000.

1 Piscesbymoonlight(L) 121 Jara 2-4-2 Balsamo 3-1

2 Southbeachsandy(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 6-2-2 D'Alessandro 15-1

3 Pretension(L) 121 Ortiz 11-1-1 Contessa 5-1

4 Becker's Galaxy(L) 123 Silvera 4-1-2 Baker 10-1

1a Reggie D(L) 119 Rose 3-4-5 Balsamo 3-1

5 Street Swagg(L) 114 Rodriguez 1-6-2 Englehart 6-1

6 Call for the Clock(L) 121 Franco 7-1-4 Hennig 5-2

7 Abilio(L) 121 Velasquez 10-4-1 Rodriguez 7-2

Abilio drops after failing to handle sloppy surface last time. Pretension could play out as the speed of the speed. Street Swagg makes first start since claimed by Jeremiah Englehart; must consider.

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1 Mile. 4&up. Claiming $16,000. Purse: $30,000.

1 Love to Run(L) 114 Cruz 3-2-3 Englehart 5-2

2 More Hundred Acre(L) 123 Carmouche 7-1-1 Antonucci 7-2

3 Hop Skip and Away(L) 119 Arroyo 3-5-5 Klesaris 4-1

4 Petrocelli(L) 121 Rose 6-4-7 Gullo 8-1

5 Matt and Jesse(L) 121 Jara 5-2-6 Contessa 15-1

6 Southern Proper(L) 123 Ortiz, Jr 1-3-9 Imperio 5-1

7 Tug of War(L) 121 Ortiz 1-5-5 Englehart 6-1

Southern Proper was a hard-charging winner in last and owns fast back figures. Matt and Jesse was pace and position compromised when finishing more than four lengths behind top selection on Dec. 13; could easily close the gap. Love to Run is speedy and starts from the fence; very dangerous.

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

1 So Smart(L) 119 Rodriguez 6-4-8 Barrow 20-1

2 Absolute Beauty(L) 116 Cruz 1-3-6 Toscano, Jr 6-1

3 Why Not Her(L) 119 Jara 2-2-8 Stoklosa 12-1

4 Wisdom of Oz(L) 121 Arroyo 6-5-3 Quartarolo 8-1

5 Mononoke(L) 121 Rose 1-2-2 Martin 4-1

6 Blue Sixty Four(L) 121 Serpa 4-9-5 Hizo 30-1

7 Little Gidding(L) 123 Ortiz 1-2-4 Rodriguez 5-2

8 Island Candy(L) 123 Velasquez 8-2-2 Jacobson 2-1

Wisdom Oz was victimized by soft flow and wide trip in last; rates close call. Island Candy drops and owns speed and fast figs; paltry price is the problem. Little Gidding was a determined winner in last; right in the thick of this.

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6 Furlongs. 4&up. Fillies and Mares. Claiming $10,000. Purse: $20,000.

2 Tidal Slam(L) 119 Rodriguez 9-5-7 Terracciano 50-1

3 Magma 119 Blake 7-8-6 Miranda 30-1

4 Blue Ballerina(L) 123 Serpa 6-4-5 Barrera, III 10-1

5 Rosie My Way(L) 121 Ortiz 6-4-8 Contessa 6-1

1 Supsa(L) 121 Ortiz, Jr 1-5-7 D'Alessandro 2-1

6 Midnightinpositano(L) 114 Cruz 3-3-2 Gullo 8-5

7 Just Catty(L) 118 Rodriguez 9-9-3 Ferraro 10-1

8 Sweet Sway(L) 121 Chang 7-6-7 Chatterpaul 12-1

9 Hoopskirt(L) 109 Roman 6-7-9 Quick 20-1

1a Bet U Cant Find Me(L) 119 Ortiz, Jr 1-2-2 D'Alessandro 2-1

Blue Ballerina wheels back in a hurry after logging improved pace figure on New Year's Day. Bet U Cant Find Me was a clear-cut winner versus cheaper at FL last out; very playable. Midnightinpositano can prove effective from the stalker's seat; dangerous.

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1 Mile. 4&up. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $60,000.

2 Retire Fifty Five(L) 121 Franco 2-3-2 Violette, Jr 5-1

3 Chase the Love(L1) 121 Arroyo 3-7-x DeMola 15-1

4 Jeremy's Song(L) 121 Garcia 4-8-3 Contessa 10-1

5 Hollywood Idol(L) 121 Jara 5-7-x Jerkens 8-1

1 Flag On the Play(L) 121 Velasquez 2-2-2 Rice 3-1

1a Point Hope(L) 116 Cruz 4-9-5 Rice 3-1

6 Cosmo Blue(L) 121 Ortiz 2-7-4 Pletcher 5-2

7 Zingarelli(L1) 121 Ortiz, Jr x-x-x McLaughlin 5-1

8 Laghubaar(L) 121 Davis 6-9-x McLaughlin 20-1

Retire Fifty Five notched swift final fraction when second to repeat winner in last. Chase the Love gets the meds after showing improved speed in last; dangerous. Flag On the Play has finished second in last three starts; right in the thick of this.

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6 Furlongs. 3yo. Starter Optional Claiming. Purse: $50,000.

1 Scattered Dreams(L) 122 Arroyo 4-1-6 Klesaris 20-1

2 Havermeyer Street(L) 122 Alvarado 4-1-x Schettino 15-1

3 Whateveryouwant(L) 122 Ortiz 1-1-3 Nevin 9-5

4 Sizzling Quatorze(L) 122 Serpa 2-8-5 Garcia 5-1

5 El Deal(L) 122 Ortiz, Jr 1-x-x Lakeman 3-1

6 Gypsum Johnny(L) 122 Franco 3-4-1 Brown 10-1

7 Oh Poggibonsi(L) 122 Rose 2-2-1 Englehart 7-2

El Deal logged three tight works since fast-figured score in debut; more to come. Whateveryouwant makes first start for Michelle Nevin after front-running wins in last two starts; very playable. Oh Poggibonisi has delivered strong efforts in all three starts.

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1 Mile & 70 Yards. 4&up. Fillies and Mares. NY Bred. Allowance Optional Claiming. Purse: $59,000.

1 Prairie Stone(L) 123 Lopez 3-8-5 Brown 12-1

2 Sus Annmaries Gold(L) 123 Alvarado 1-1-5 Handal 15-1

3 Touching My Toes(L) 121 Ortiz 4-1-2 Rice 5-1

4 Saythreehailmary's(L) 121 Davis 2-2-1 Morrison 5-2

5 Lady Gracenote(L) 119 Franco 3-4-4 Servis 3-1

6 Broadway Music Gal(L) 116 Cruz 5-2-1 Englehart 15-1

7 Get Gorgeous(L) 123 Ortiz, Jr 7-2-2 Donk 5-1

8 Piccolo Flats(L) 123 Arroyo 1-1-7 Gargan 6-1

Prairie Stone is fleet-footed and starts from the fence; tighter in second start since four-month absence. Piccolo Flats is riding a two-race winning streak; very playable. Touching My Toes can prove very tough on an unchallenged lead.

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6 Furlongs. 3yo. Fillies. NY Bred. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $55,000.

1 Moondance Joy(L) 120 Franco 4-4-3 Albertrani 7-2

2 Non Finisce Mai(L) 120 Rose 2-x-x Gullo 3-1

3 Marc the Sky(L) 120 Velasquez 3-x-x Brown 4-1

4 Irish Laughter(L1) 120 Arroyo x-x-x Lynch 8-1

5 Midnight Champagne(L) 120 Ortiz 3-2-8 Dutrow 6-1

6 Miss Valued(L) 120 Lopez 11-x-x Englehart 15-1

7 It's a Curse(L1) 120 Worrie x-x-x Orseno 15-1

8 Splash of Sass(L1) 120 Davis x-x-x Davis 30-1

9 Fenwick Hall(L) 120 Davis 4-2-3 Brown 5-1

Moondance Joy adds blinkers and packs potent late kick on 'A' game. Non Finisce Mai was a tough-trip second in debut; very dangerous. Marc the Sky compiled tight work tab since even third in debut; worth long look. Fenwick Hall is fleet-footed and will prove very tough on a soft lead.

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