CONTENDERS COMMENTS REPORT HOU 20180213

Race 1 6 FURLONGS CLAIMING 8500
1 TIZ BRONCO BILL Chased; 2w; gave way....Finished 4th last race in same or higher class(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 44 days. 2nd race after shipping from RP. Jockey change from WADE LYNDIE to HAMILTON Q.
2 HIGH CLASS TAST Saved ground; 2nd best....Probably in good form(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 47 days. 2nd race after shipping from RP. Jockey change from DIEGO I V to WADE LYNDIE.
3 WALLY PEABODY 4w; closed willingly....Probably in good form(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 81 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET.
4 DEFENDER OF HEA Vied 2w; stopped late....Has not raced in 75 days. Shipper from RP. Jockey change from WADE LYNDIE to LUZZI LANE J. Switching from a route to a sprint.
5 CLEARLY WILD 4w; bid1/4; gamely....Has not raced in 856 days. Shipper from RET. Jockey change from ARELLANO IVAN to EADS J R. Switching from a route to a sprint.
6 CHI TOWN CHIEF Unhurried; no threat....2nd race back after a layoff of 38 days. 2nd race after shipping from RP. Jockey change from HAMILTON Q to RODRIGUEZ ANARDIS.

Race 2 5 FURLONGS MAIDEN CLAIMING 9000
1 SHEZ CABERNET C Rallied; 5w; no menace....Has not raced in 59 days. Finished 5th last race in same or higher class(+). Shipper from RP. Jockey change from ERAMIA RICHARD E to JOHNSTONE CHYA. Switching from dirt to turf.
2 ZARB'S JACKIE No threat....Has not raced in 110 days. Shipper from DED. Jockey change from RODRIGUEZ JOSE ANTONIO to ARELLANO IVAN. Switching from dirt to turf.
3 )RANGER CONNECT 3w turn; gaining....Has not raced in 206 days. Shipper from RUI. Jockey change from FUENTES MIGUEL T JR to PEREZ FRANCISCO ESCALERA. Switching from dirt to turf.
4 ZABETTE 3w; bid; flattened out....Finished 4th last race in same or higher class(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 57 days. 2nd race after shipping from RP. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a route to a sprint.
5 ADIOS SIERRA Inside turn; no threat....2nd race back after a layoff of 77 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Jockey change from ROSIER C R to VALDEZ-JIMINEZ ERNESTO. Switching from dirt to turf.
6 PAY ME N PENNIE Chased; weakened....Has not raced in 38 days. Shipper from DED. Jockey change from THORNTON T G to WOODLEY TYLER. Switching from dirt to turf.
7 SEVEN TIDES Vied 3w; gave way....Has not raced in 69 days. Shipper from RP. Jockey change from PARKER D L to RISENHOOVER SASHA. Switching from dirt to turf.
8 RANGERS DEELITE Settled; 4w; outrun....Has not raced in 109 days. Shipper from RET. Jockey change from PURCELL KELSI to RODRIGUEZ ANARDIS.
9 GET FOXY Well placed; faltered;....Has not raced in 63 days. Shipper from MVR. Jockey change from RADOSEVICH JACOB to LUZZI LANE J. Switching from dirt to turf.
10 SOUTHERN STREAM Angled in; improved....Has not raced in 151 days. Finished 4th last race in same or higher class(+). Shipper from CBY. Jockey change from LOPEZ C E JR to EADS J R. Switching from dirt to turf.

Race 3 5 1/2 FURLONGS CLAIMING 7500
1 }LIFE IS SHORT Chased; stopped....2nd race back after a layoff of 78 days. 2nd race after shipping from RP. Jockey change from BRIDGMOHAN JERMAINE MARLO to ARELLANO IVAN.
2 ANNA KATE Bucked; walked off....2nd race after shipping from MVR. Jockey change from LUZZI LANE J to RISENHOOVER SASHA.
3 CASH BROKER No factor....Has not raced in 102 days. Finally an inside post after at least 3 races outside(+). Shipper from DED. Jockey change from MARTIN E M JR to LARA EZEQUIEL.
4 MISS TERIHA Vied 3w; held sway....Probably in good form(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 178 days. 2nd race after shipping from LS. Longshot winner in last race, (+) if on lead , (-)if came from behind. / broke maiden in last after
on
ly 2 tries (+).
5 SPACE COWGIRL Outnodded foe....Has not raced in 46 days. Shipper from DED. Jockey change from NIEVES EMANUEL to ROSIER C R.
6 PAINT DAKOTA Lacked response....Shipper from DED. Jockey change from VELAZQUEZ DENNY to SINGH R R.

Race 4 1 MILE MAIDEN CLAIMING 6000
1 ROMANTIC MYTH Press 2w; weakened....Has not raced in 59 days. Shipper from RP. Jockey change from CABRERA DAVID to RISENHOOVER SASHA. Switching from a sprint to a route. Beaten favorite in last race (+).
2 JACKIE LANE Inside; no threat....2nd race back after a layoff of 75 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Switching from a sprint to a route.
3 LEGENDARYFOOTPR Checked off heels turn....Has not raced in 347 days. Jockey change from PEREZ FRANCISCO ESCALERA to PIVARAL GERBER.
4 AMBERSON Inside; no threat....Finished 4th last race in same or higher class(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 82 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Switching from a sprint to a route.
5 FREE GIFT WITH Wide trip....Has not raced in 95 days. Shipper from RET. Jockey change from RAMOS A B to LARA EZEQUIEL. Switching from turf to dirt.
6 FLAMING DIVA No menace02-02-18 Remained near the back....Shipper from DED. Jockey change from RODRIGUEZ JAIRO to VALDEZ-JIMINEZ ERNESTO. Switching from a sprint to a route.

Race 5 1 MILE MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT 20000
1 KING CREOLE Stalked; 2w; gave way....2nd race back after a layoff of 43 days. 2nd race after shipping from RP.
2 )FOREVER WEST
3 HIGHWAY SONG Ins1st;2p2nd;no threat01-13-18 Inside 1st turn;settled;urged 2path 2nd turn;no factor....Has not raced in 31 days. Shipper from FG. Jockey change from VALDIVIA J JR to GONDRON T D. Switching from dirt to turf.
4 }OF COURSE YOU Rallied; 2w; no threat....Has not raced in 69 days. Shipper from RP. Jockey change from MANRRIQUE FREDDY JOSE to BRIDGMOHAN JERMAINE MARLO. Switching from dirt to turf.
5 ANTAGONIST Settled; 3w; bid;tired....Has not raced in 87 days. Shipper from RP. Jockey change from QUINONEZ L S to WADE LYNDIE. Switching from dirt to turf.
6 DOUBLE SIX DOMI Stalked; 3w; gave way....2nd race after shipping from DED. Jockey change from RICHARD RONALD to PADRON-BARCENAS JAVIER.
7 )OLGA'S SON
8 )FAVIAN
9 (PODEROSO EQUS Shut off; rough trip....2nd race after shipping from .
10 SENIORBLING Dueled; faded....Has not raced in 62 days. Shipper from DED. Jockey change from CASTILLO ALEXANDER to LARA EZEQUIEL. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a route.

Race 6 6 1/2 FURLONGS CLAIMING 9000
1 SHAKEMYGRASS Angled 6w; too late....Probably in good form(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 81 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET.
2 K ONE KOBRA Backed up drive....Shipper from DED. Jockey change from CLARK K D to ROSIER C R. Switching from a route to a sprint.
3 SCREAMIN' PATRI Unhurried early
4 KATILLAC CHARM Rallied; 3w; 2nd bestClaimed from Winters Thoroughbreds LLC Willis Mindy Trainer....Claimed in last race. Claimed in 3rd race back. Probably in good form(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 84 days. 2nd race after shipping f
ro
m RP. Jockey change from EADS J R to WADE LYNDIE.
5 ALAMO CITY Vied 5w; held sway....Claimed in 2nd race back. Probably in good form(+).
6 PUMPVILLE 4w; shuffled back 3/8
7 WOODY'S TAVERN Mild rally 3w; weaken....Finished 4th last race in same or higher class(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 78 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Jockey change from PEREZ FRANCISCO ESCALERA to VALDEZ-JIMINEZ ERNESTO. Swi
tc
hing from a route to a sprint.

Race 7 1 MILE ALLOWANCE 20500
1 RIGHT TURN CLYD Set pace; gave way....2nd race back after a layoff of 332 days.
2 DON'T BLAME DEX Rail bid 3/8;held late....Probably in good form(+). Shipper from DED. Jockey change from NEGRON LUIS to WADE LYNDIE. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a route.
3 MEDIEVAL MEDICI Swung 6w; gaining....Probably in good form(+). Jockey change from VALDEZ-JIMINEZ ERNESTO to ARELLANO IVAN. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a route.
4 CANYUTEL Stalk;rail;split;close....Has not raced in 95 days. Shipper from RET. Jockey change from URIETA VICTOR MANUEL JR to VALDEZ-JIMINEZ ERNESTO. Longshot winner in last race, (+) if on lead , (-)if came from behind.
5 BENTLEY'S SHOW Stalk; bid; 2nd best....Probably in good form(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 42 days. 2nd race after shipping from FG.
6 I'M HIGHLY RATE 4w; stalked;4w; faded....Has not raced in 130 days. Shipper from RET. Jockey change from ARELLANO IVAN to RODRIGUEZ ANARDIS.
7 SONGOFTEXAS Mild rally 3w stretch....2nd race back after a layoff of 75 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Switching from a sprint to a route.
8 MULA JOHN Rank 4w3/4;2-3w;4w3/16....Has not raced in 242 days. Shipper from LS. Jockey change from WADE LYNDIE to EADS J R.
9 }SPECIAL WACO Chased; 3w; faltered....2nd race back after a layoff of 84 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a route.

Race 8 1 1/16 MILES CLAIMING 6250
1 FIFTY TWO THOUS Unhurried; no threat....Has not raced in 361 days.
2 SANGRE DE GIGAN Outrun....2nd race back after a layoff of 77 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Jockey change from PEREZ FRANCISCO ESCALERA to LARA EZEQUIEL. Switching from turf to dirt.
3 BOOGIE MONSTER Outrun....2nd race back after a layoff of 90 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Jockey change from URIETA VICTOR MANUEL JR to PADRON-BARCENAS JAVIER. Switching from turf to dirt.
4 BANKROLL BEN 4w;move up;4w;drew off....Has not raced in 115 days. Shipper from RET.
5 WHERE'S DENNIS Broke slow; outrun....Has not raced in 85 days. Shipper from RP.
6 EXPRESS RIVER Used up; gave way....2nd race back after a layoff of 53 days. 2nd race after shipping from RP. Jockey change from BRIDGMOHAN JERMAINE MARLO to RODRIGUEZ ANARDIS. Switching from a sprint to a route.
7 DR. PHILAN 5wd 1/4;no late bid....Claimed in 3rd race back. 2nd race back after a layoff of 65 days. Shipper from OP. Jockey change from ERAMIA RICHARD E to WADE LYNDIE.

Race 9 1 MILE MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT 20000
1 (SIMPLY SPEAKIN Rallied; 3w; no menace....Finished 5th last race in same or higher class(+). 2nd race after shipping from . Jockey change from ARELLANO IVAN to SINGH R R. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a route.
2 BEAR DOWN BABY Hustled 3w; led; tired....Finally an inside post after at least 3 races outside(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 158 days. 2nd race after shipping from LAD. Jockey change from DE LA CRUZ GUERRA RODOLFO to VALDEZ-JIMINEZ ER
NE
STO.
3 HOLIDAY JOKE Chased; 3w; faltered....Probably in good form(+). 2nd race back after a layoff of 81 days. 2nd race after shipping from RET. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a route.
4 KRUSIN FOR GOLD Saved ground; bid;hung....Finished 2nd last race in a Maiden Special Weight(+). Probably in good form(+). Switching from dirt to turf.
5 THRASHER Rallied; 4w; 2nd best....Probably in good form(+). 2nd race after shipping from DED. Jockey change from DIEGO I V to VAZQUEZ R A. Beaten in last at odds less than 2-1 (+).
6 BUG LITE 4w turn; no threa....Jockey change from WADE LYNDIE to ARELLANO IVAN. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a route.
7 IN CONTENTION Failed to menace....2nd race back after a layoff of 49 days. 2nd race after shipping from RP. Jockey change from DE LA CRUZ GUERRA RODOLFO to GARNER C J.
8 JAMARS WHITEGOL Chased inside; used up....2nd race back after a layoff of 185 days. 2nd race after shipping from LS. Jockey change from RISENHOOVER SASHA to BRIDGMOHAN JERMAINE MARLO. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a
oute.
9 SPANISH COYOTE 4 wide turn; no threat....2nd race after shipping from HAW. Switching from dirt to turf. Switching from a sprint to a route.
10 WITT EIGHT Late rally inside....2nd race after shipping from DED. Jockey change from PIVARAL GERBER to RISENHOOVER SASHA.