Albuquerque Downs Entries & Results for Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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5F, Dirt, $6,500 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $13,700

First Half Daily Double / Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: Our pick is the 3/1 second choice, #7 Elias Girl. The three-year-old filly by Richard's Kid is trained by Martin Valdez-Cabral, Jr. and ridden by Francisco Amparan. She has the top combo of trainer and jockey. Get Albuquerque Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Rappers Thief

Rapper S S

Alejandro Chavez

Jacquelyn Bobroff

9/2

2 2

Nicole's Tales

Sky Mesa

Kenneth K. Chadborn, Jr.

Alfredo Sigala

8/1

3 3

Hematite

Circumference (IRE)

Pedro Gomez

Aldo Arboleda

7/2

4 4

Daniel's Girl

Grace Upon Grace

Sal Gonzalez

Alejandro Medellin

5/2

5 5

She's All Attitude

Stanford

Dick Cappellucci

Alfredo J. Juarez, Jr.

6/1

6 6

Duke City Kitty

Abstraction

Jose A. Gonzalez

Jose Vazquez

15/1

7 7 Picks Report

Elias Girl

Richard's Kid

Martin Valdez-Cabral, Jr.

Francisco Amparan

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Elias Girl  7 $3.80 $2.60 $2.20
Daniel's Girl  4 - $3.00 $2.40
Rappers Thief  1 - - $4.60
Hematite  3 - - -
Also rans: She's All Attitude, Duke City Kitty, Nicole's Tales
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 7-4 $9.40 $8,701.00
Trifecta 7-4-1 $64.60 $8,791.00
Fractions and final time: :22.84, :45.92, :59.26
Winning Owner: Martin M. Valdez-Cabral, Jr.
Winning Breeder: Milt Policzer
ELIAS GIRL tracked the early pace, raced five wide into the turn, took control in early stretch and drew off as an easy winner. DANIEL'

7F, Dirt, $6,250 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $15,600

Second Half Daily Double / Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta / 10 Cent Superfecta

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: Our pick is the 7/2 second choice, #1 Smoken Houdini. The five-year-old gelding by Silver Wagon is trained by Nancy Summers and ridden by Kelsi Purcell. He has the nod in a race that could go a number of ways. Get Albuquerque Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

Smoken Houdini

Silver Wagon

Nancy Summers

Kelsi Purcell

7/2

2 2

Red Rascal

Spinning Touch

Pedro Gomez

Alfredo Sigala

5/1

3 3

Jewel of Navarone

Song of Navarone

Arnulfo Cardenas

Alejandro Medellin

8/1

4 4

Juval

Marking

Dick Cappellucci

Enrique Portillo Gomez

3/1

5 5

Sixth Gear

Finale

Natalie Douglas

Francisco Amparan

4/1

6 6

Soundofme Notcalln

Monterey Jazz

Natalie Douglas

Jacquelyn Bobroff

9/2

7 7

Gatling Gold

Quinton's Gold

Jose A. Gonzalez

Jose Vazquez

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Juval  4 $7.80 $3.60 $2.20
Sixth Gear  5 - $4.20 $2.60
Gatling Gold  7 - - $3.00
Smoken Houdini  1 - - -
Also rans: Soundofme Notcalln, Jewel of Navarone, Red Rascal
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 7-4 $13.80 $2,116.00
Exacta 4-5 $27.40 $10,787.00
Superfecta 4-5-7-1 $141.60 $6,237.00
Trifecta 4-5-7 $68.40 $9,415.00
Fractions and final time: :22.84, :45.92, 1:24.75
Winning Owner: Dick Cappellucci
Winning Breeder: Fred Alexander & Todd Fincher
JUVAL was unhurried early, advanced eight wide through the turn, was gaining late and was up in time.

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7F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $30,500

Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta / 10 Cent Superfecta / 50 Cent Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: The top selection is #7 Perfect Zen the 7/2 third choice on the morning line, trained by Thomas W. Pierce, Jr. and Jose Vazquez. A three-year-old son of Indestructible has some upside still being lightly raced and speed figures that match up well in this field. Get Albuquerque Downs Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

I Am the Juan

Right Rigger

Danny Morales

Frank Reyes

5/2

2 2

Spinning Red

Spinning Touch

Pedro Gomez

Aldo Arboleda

10/1

3 3

Probate

Pro Prado

Ever Olguin

Alfredo Sigala

9/2

4 4

C D Poldarc

Abstraction

Martin Valdez-Cabral, Jr.

Francisco Amparan

12/1

5 5

Charlie Dynasty

Shame On Charlie

Filiberto Quiroz

Enrique Portillo Gomez

20/1

6 6

My Bad

Comfort

Luis C. Rojero

Alfredo J. Juarez, Jr.

3/1

7 7 Picks Report

Perfect Zen

Indestructible

Thomas W. Pierce, Jr.

Jose Vazquez

7/2

8 8

B R Kidd Rock

Shame On Charlie

Simon J. Buechler

Luis Ramon Rodriguez

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Perfect Zen  7 $3.20 $2.60 $2.20
Charlie Dynasty  5 - $11.20 $6.40
C D Poldarc  4 - - $3.00
Probate  3 - - -
Also rans: B R Kidd Rock, Spinning Red, I Am the Juan, My Bad
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 7-5 $41.20 $14,444.00
Superfecta 7-5-4-3 $414.20 $5,986.00
Trifecta 7-5-4 $149.40 $9,503.00
Fractions and final time: :22.42, :45.36, 1:11.02, 1:23.52
Winning Owner: Larry Zufelt
Winning Breeder: Larry J. Zufelt
PERFECT ZEN was taken back early, raced seven wide out of the turn, was closing late and was up in time.

6F, Dirt, $12,500 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $24,400

Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta / 10 Cent Superfecta / Second Leg Pick 3

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Midnight Special T

Mr. Trieste

Patrick L. Sanchez

Francisco Amparan

7/2

2

Inglenook

Central Banker

Dylan Pyle

Enrique Portillo Gomez

10/1

3 3

Our Southern Girl

Half Ours

Royce E. Carter Jr.

Casey R. Chavez

4/1

4 4

Misty Matt

Sol Invictus

Wendell L. Matt

Jose Vazquez

5/1

5 5

Bye Bye Jill

Malibu Moon

Andres Gonzalez

Luis Ramon Rodriguez

3/1

6 6

Ragtime Rythm

Bernster

Aurelio Valdez

Alejandro Medellin

9/2

7 7

Platinum Greek

Platinum Pharaoh

Michelle Salazar

Rigo Sarmiento

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Platinum Greek  7 $39.40 $10.20 $6.60
Our Southern Girl  3 - $4.40 $3.40
Midnight Special T  1 - - $3.20
Bye Bye Jill  5 - - -
Also rans: Misty Matt, Ragtime Rythm
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 7-3-1-5 $1,195.60 $2,969.00
Trifecta 7-3-1 $436.40 $6,552.00
Exacta 7-3 $150.80 $8,529.00
Fractions and final time: :22.88, :45.27, :57.78, 1:10.69
Winning Owner: Curt Robert Elliott
Winning Breeder: Joe B. Armstrong
PLATINUM GREEK was void of any early speed, raced four wide into the turn, angled out in early stretch, was closing late and was up in time.

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Blue Grass Stakes (G1) hero Zandon leads quartet of Grade 1 winners in Aqueduct feature.

5 1/2F, Dirt, $6,250 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $14,000

Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta / 10 Cent Superfecta / Last Leg Pick 3

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Ascot Storm

Shackleford

Wendell L. Matt

Jose Vazquez

4/1

2 2

Lester's Memory

Rapper S S

Andres Gonzalez

Miguel A. Perez

10/1

3 3

Just Awesome M

Awesome Again

Emily Cardenas

Alfredo Sigala

9/2

4 4

Vodka Twist

Distorted Humor

Martin Valdez-Cabral, Jr.

Alejandro Medellin

3/1

5 5

Mamacita Cartier

Dixieland Cash

Jesus Enrique Garcia Reza

Enrique Portillo Gomez

5/1

6 6

Track Bound

Laugh Track

Sergio Alvarez

Aldo Arboleda

6/1

7 7

Bumblebee

World Renowned

Frankie H. Martinez

Jacquelyn Bobroff

8/1

8 8

Gusher

Attila's Storm

Alfredo Gomez

Francisco Amparan

7/1

Runner Win Place Show
Vodka Twist  4 $3.40 $2.20 $2.10
Gusher  8 - $4.60 $2.80
Ascot Storm  1 - - $2.40
Track Bound  6 - - -
Also rans: Just Awesome M, Lester's Memory, Bumblebee, Mamacita Cartier
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 7-7-4 $211.20 $1,972.00
Exacta 4-8 $15.60 $7,028.00
Superfecta 4-8-1-6 $135.00 $1,720.00
Trifecta 4-8-1 $44.00 $6,002.00
Fractions and final time: :23.17, :46.68, :58.6, 1:04.73
Winning Owner: Alvarado, Alfred and Valdez-Cabral, Jr., Martin M.
Winning Breeder: WinStar Farm, LLC
VODKA TWIST was up close early, raced five wide into the turn, took control late stretch and edged clear.

5 1/2F, Dirt, $8,000 Starter Optional Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $15,800

Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta / 10 Cent Superfecta / 50 Cent Pick 4 (Races 6-7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Cityonthenile

Temple City

Andres Gonzalez

Francisco Amparan

9/2

2 2

Noble Miss

Noble Mission (GB)

Casey T. Lambert

Alfredo J. Juarez, Jr.

3/1

3 3

River Jumper

Atta Boy Roy

Wendell L. Matt

Jose Vazquez

10/1

4 4

Robthequeen

El Roblar

Bernadette Barrios

Jacquelyn Bobroff

6/1

5 5

Tothemoonandback

Atta Boy Roy

Dayson LaVanway

Jose J. Barajas

12/1

6

Glorious Day

New Year's Day

Dylan Pyle

Luis Ramon Rodriguez

15/1

7 7

Girona

Alternation

Filiberto Quiroz

Enrique Portillo Gomez

7/2

8 8

Ize a Crafty Gal

Hold Me Back

Alvaro Hinojos

Alejandro Medellin

10/1

9 9

You Wanna Ear Rip

Richard's Kid

James E. Crotts

Joree L. Scriver

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Ize a Crafty Gal  8 $13.00 $4.20 $2.60
Girona  7 - $2.60 $2.20
Cityonthenile  1 - - $2.20
Noble Miss  2 - - -
Also rans: You Wanna Ear Rip, Robthequeen, Tothemoonandback, River Jumper
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 8-7 $30.00 $10,068.00
Superfecta 8-7-1-2 $250.20 $4,507.00
Trifecta 8-7-1 $92.60 $6,919.00
Fractions and final time: :22.84, :46.46, :58.93, 1:04.62
Winning Owner: Alvaro Hinojos
Winning Breeder: Brandywine Farm (Jim & Pam Robinson)
IZE A CRAFTY GAL was up close early, raced six wide through the turn, took the lead mid stretch, kept on and held.

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6 1/2F, Dirt, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $34,500

Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta / 10 Cent Superfecta / Second Leg Pick 4

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Marquis Lights

Marking

Martin Valdez-Cabral, Jr.

Francisco Amparan

3/1

2 2

Shezaconstantsong

Mr. Trieste

Gary W. Cross

Joree L. Scriver

10/1

3

Dixie Jen

Attila's Storm

Arturo Chavez

Aldo Arboleda

12/1

4 4

Passion Belle

Excessive Passion

Jose R. Gonzalez, Jr.

Miguel A. Perez

7/2

5 5

Desert Spirit

Proceed

Todd W. Fincher

Alfredo J. Juarez, Jr.

5/2

6 6

The Time's Right

Right Rigger

Raul V. Vega

Alejandro Medellin

20/1

7 7

Running for Grace

Stellar Rain

Casey T. Lambert

Frank Reyes

8/1

8 8

Dom Proud

Dominique's Cat

Nancy Summers

Luis Ramon Rodriguez

9/2

Runner Win Place Show
Desert Spirit  5 $3.60 $2.10 $2.10
Marquis Lights  1 - $2.80 $2.10
Passion Belle  4 - - $2.60
Shezaconstantsong  2 - - -
Also rans: Running for Grace, The Time's Right, Dom Proud
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 5-1 $7.80 $14,503.00
Trifecta 5-1-4 $22.20 $11,912.00
Superfecta 5-1-4-2 $233.80 $6,032.00
Fractions and final time: :22.62, :46.03, 1:10.2, 1:16.54
Winning Owner: Dale F. Taylor Racing, LLC.
Winning Breeder: Fred Alexander & Todd Fincher
DESERT SPIRIT was up close early, advanced five wide through the turn, was closing steadily and was up in the final strides.

7F, Dirt, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $37,700

Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta / 10 Cent Superfecta / Third Leg Pick 4 First Half Late Daily Double

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Desertrose Oftexas

Abstraction

Casey T. Lambert

Alfredo J. Juarez, Jr.

4/1

2 2

Sayward

Mr. Trieste

Gary W. Cross

Joree L. Scriver

2/1

3 3

Suzy Q

Southwestern Heat

Nancy Summers

Kelsi Purcell

6/1

4 4

Abbie's Way

Attila's Storm

Raymond G. Valerio

Frank Reyes

8/1

5 5

Destiny Who

Abstraction

Luis C. Rojero

Enrique Portillo Gomez

7/2

6 6

Impeaching

Southwestern Heat

Nancy Summers

Luis Ramon Rodriguez

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Desertrose Oftexas  1 $13.60 $5.80 $2.40
Abbie's Way  4 - $3.60 $2.40
Impeaching  6 - - $2.20
Destiny Who  5 - - -
Also rans: Suzy Q, Sayward
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 1-4 $36.00 $10,268.00
Superfecta 1-4-6-5 $230.80 $3,849.00
Trifecta 1-4-6 $87.20 $5,937.00
Fractions and final time: :23.17, :46.68, 1:10.96, 1:22.67
Winning Owner: Casey T. Lambert
Winning Breeder: Jane Wiggins
DESERTROSE OFTEXAS stalked the early pace, raced along the inside, was closing through the turn, took control at the eighth pole and surged clear for the win. ABBIE'

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Undefeated Tuskegee Airmen faces six rivals in the 2022 renewal of the Remsen Stakes.

5 1/2F, Dirt, $6,250 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $13,600

Exacta / 50 Cent Trifecta / 10 Cent Superfecta / Last Leg Pick 4 Second Half Late Daily Double

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Rowdy Mambo

Vulcan's Pulpit

Stephanie Esparza

Frank Reyes

6/1

2 2

Bright Way

Right Rigger

Arturo Chavez

Aldo Arboleda

10/1

3 3

Troublesom Nick

Rapper S S

Johnny Singh

Alejandro Medellin

9/2

4 4

Torrie the Rapper

Rapper S S

Alfredo Gomez

Rigo Sarmiento

6/1

5 5

Good Bye Charlie

Adios Charlie

Casey T. Lambert

Enrique Portillo Gomez

10/1

6 6

Laughing Storm

Laugh Track

Enrique Madrid

Miguel A. Perez

15/1

7 7

First Count

Medal Count

Dick Cappellucci

Alfredo J. Juarez, Jr.

3/1

8 8

Assistant

Bellamy Road

Jose R. Gonzalez, Jr.

Joree L. Scriver

12/1

9 9

Dan Who

Abstraction

Jose A. Gonzalez

Jose Vazquez

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Good Bye Charlie  5 $18.60 $9.80 $9.80
Dan Who  9 - $6.80 $4.00
Rowdy Mambo  1 - - $3.80
Torrie the Rapper  4 - - -
Also rans: Assistant, First Count, Troublesom Nick, Laughing Storm, Bright Way
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 8-3/5-1-5 $3,122.80 $5,205.00
Daily Double 1-5 $185.00 $2,346.00
Exacta 5-9 $115.00 $6,940.00
Superfecta 5-9-1-4 $9,053.40 $4,226.00
Trifecta 5-9-1 $1,281.80 $5,985.00
Fractions and final time: :22.64, :46.76, 1:05.03
Winning Owner: Champion Racing Stable
Winning Breeder: Tom McCrocklin
GOOD BYE CHARLIE set a pressured early pace, went four wide into the turn, angled in, kept on and was full of run.

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