Mountaineer Entries & Results for Sunday, August 14, 2022

Mountaineer, New Cumberland, WV
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Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort opened in 1951 along the Ohio River and is credited as the first racino in the United States.
Biggest stakes: The West Virginia Derby and the West Virginia Governor's Stakes.

Picks Report Get Expert Mountaineer Picks for today’s races. Get Equibase PPs.

Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 31.5%, second picks are winning at 21.2%, and third place picks are winning 16.6%.

Mountaineer Power Picks the last 14 days: 37.5% winners 21/56

7F, Turf, $4,000 Starter Allowance
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $14,200

$2 Daily Double (Races 1-2) $2 Exacta $1 Box $1 Trifecta $.50 Box $1 Superfecta $.20 Box $2 Pick 4 (races 1-4) $.50 Wheel

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: The top pick is #2 Button Box the 5/2 ML favorite trained by Crystal Richison and ridden by Alex Gonzalez. The seven-year-old gelding by Any Given Saturday has the expectation to make the lead and run them off their feet for the win. Get Mountaineer Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Cappy Hour

Capo Bastone

Nancy L. Adams

Jose A. Bracho

5/1

2 2 Picks Report

Button Box

Any Given Saturday

Crystal Richison

Alex Gonzalez

5/2

3

Perfetto

Pleasant Strike

Jami C. Poole

Guillermo Rodriguez

15/1

4 4

Mr. Magico

Hat Trick (JPN)

Jay P. Bernardini

Charle Oliveros

6/1

5 5

Amicus Brief

Closing Argument

Jennifer A. Johnson

Eddie Jurado

6/1

6 6

Dewy's Hit

Hit It a Bomb

Gennadi Dorochenko

Jose L. Vega

30/1

7 7

Spirit Mission

Scat Daddy

Gregory Eidschun

Fausto Henrique Da Silva

10/1

8 8

Union Brother

Linchpin

Larry R. Reed

Yuri Yaranga

5/1

9 9

Lucky Junior

Itsmyluckyday

Marion L. Cuttino

Luis Alberto Batista

8/1

10 10

Baltic Fleet

Klimt

John W. Baird

Ajhari Williams

10/1

11 11

Fuel the Bern

Bernardini

J. Michael Rogers

Avery Whisman

(Also-eligible)

8/1

AE

12

Valid Storm

Regal Ransom

Wilfrido Montano

Juan J. L. Velez

(Also-eligible)

30/1

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Fuel the Bern 11 $14.20 $6.20 $4.00
Mr. Magico  4 - $4.80 $3.20
Amicus Brief  5 - - $3.60
Cappy Hour  1 - - -
Also rans: Union Brother, Button Box, Spirit Mission, Lucky Junior, Baltic Fleet, Dewy's Hit
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Perfecta 11-4 $62.00 $46,721.00
Superfecta 11-4-5-1 $1,182.00 $12,310.00
Trifecta 11-4-5 $271.20 $28,427.00
Fractions and final time: :23.66, :46.01, 1:10.69, 1:23.12
Winning Owner: J. Michael Rogers
Winning Breeder: Brushwood Stable
FUEL THE BERN well placed into the opening turn sat patient laying close to the pace through the backside then the far turn vying outside of rivals in upper stretch edging up late near mid track. MR.

7F, Turf, $12,500 Allowance Optional Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $18,800

2nd Half Daily Double $2 Exacta $1 Box $1 Trifecta $.50 Box $1 Superfecta $.20 Box $2 Pick 3 (races 2-4) $1 Wheel

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: The pick is the 6/1 fourth choice on the ML, #7 Belle Brezing. The seven-year-old mare by Temple City is trained by Donald T. Blankenship and ridden by Eddie Jurado. She has good early speed in a projected paceless race in combination with better overall speed figures against this bunch to win in this spot. Get Mountaineer Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Hurricain Hunter

Americain

Gregory Eidschun

Guillermo Rodriguez

8/1

2 2

Curt's Angel

Sligo Bay (IRE)

Juan Pablo Silva

Fausto Henrique Da Silva

10/1

3

Song of Indy

Take Charge Indy

J. Michael Rogers

Avery Whisman

3/1

4 4

Tantara

Point of Entry

Burton K. Sipp

Yuri Yaranga

8/1

5 5

Afficionado (FR)

Cable Bay (IRE)

Wilfrido Montano

Luciano Hernandez

8/1

6 6

Bourbon Buns

Not Bourbon

Jeffrey D. Jackson

Eddie Dominguez

20/1

7 7 Picks Report

Belle Brezing

Temple City

Donald T. Blankenship

Eddie Jurado

6/1

8 8

Mayan Queen

Temple City

Jay P. Bernardini

Charle Oliveros

4/1

9 9

Bourbon Social

Overanalyze

Kevin Fletcher

Jose A. Bracho

6/1

10 10

Sassy Justice

Super Saver

Dave Treharne

Luis Alberto Batista

12/1

11 11

Fed Up Fired Up

English Channel

Crystal Richison

Alex Gonzalez

(Also-eligible)

8/1

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Belle Brezing  7 $6.80 $3.80 $3.40
Curt's Angel  2 - $5.80 $7.20
Hurricain Hunter  1 - - $4.60
Mayan Queen  8 - - -
Also rans: Afficionado (FR), Bourbon Social, Sassy Justice, Fed Up Fired Up, Tantara, Bourbon Buns
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Perfecta 7-2 $77.40 $52,767.00
Daily Double 11-7 $82.60 $9,213.00
Superfecta 7-2-1-8 $964.00 $16,773.00
Trifecta 7-2-1 $345.40 $32,470.00
Fractions and final time: :24.47, :47.51, 1:12.12, 1:24.31
Winning Owner: Sammy's Racing Stables Inc.
Winning Breeder: Barr Inman
BELLE BREZING went evenly in mid pack to the far turn racing four wide into upper stretch angling out late to the six path surging up at the wire. CURT'

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1M, Turf, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $16,500

$2 Daily Double (Races 3-4) $2 Exacta $1 Box $1 Trifecta $.50 Box $1 Superfecta $.20 Box

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: The top pick is #3 Fracing Hot the 8/5 ML favorite trained by Eric R. Reed and ridden by Alex Gonzalez. The three-year-old filly by Flintshire (GB) has some upside still being lightly raced and speed figures that match up well in this field. Get Mountaineer Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Grand Venus

Connect

Juan Carlos Gotera

Eddie Jurado

12/1

2 2

Capetown Candy

Uncaptured

Wilfrido Montano

Charle Oliveros

5/1

3 3 Picks Report

Fracing Hot

Flintshire (GB)

Eric R. Reed

Alex Gonzalez

8/5

4 4

Verve's Sky

Blueskiesnrainbows

William M. Howard

Jorge A. Monserrate, Jr.

30/1

5 5

Sweet Affair

Mawthooq

J. Michael Baird

Fausto Henrique Da Silva

30/1

6 6

Fanfare Well

First Dude

Marion L. Cuttino

Ajhari Williams

8/1

7 7

Miss Rossy

Paynter

Arnulfo Rangel

Andres Calleja

10/1

8 8

Amelia's Map

Liam's Map

Michael Ann Ewing

Luis Alberto Batista

5/2

9 9

Janselle

Lea

Carmelo Ortiz-Ruiz

Luciano Hernandez

12/1

10 10

Delia's Pride

Prospective

Wilfrido Montano

Ricardo Barrios

20/1

11

Milliondolarmonkey

Lemon Drop Kid

Eric R. Reed

Jose A. Bracho

(Also-eligible)

5/2

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Fanfare Well  6 $15.20 $6.60 $3.00
Fracing Hot  3 - $3.00 $2.20
Amelia's Map  8 - - $2.20
Capetown Candy  2 - - -
Also rans: Miss Rossy, Sweet Affair, Janselle, Delia's Pride, Verve's Sky
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 6-3-8-2 $249.00 $22,166.00
Trifecta 6-3-8 $111.60 $34,883.00
Perfecta 6-3 $50.60 $39,371.00
Fractions and final time: :23.13, :47.69, 1:12.38, 1:38
Winning Owner: John R. Cothran, Jr.
Winning Breeder: John R. Cothran
FANFARE WELL hustled out set a pressured pace through the backside shaking off rival to clear along the inside in upper stretch angling out under left urging when engaged late carrying foe out hanging on near mid track.

6F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $16,500

2nd Half Daily Double $2 Exacta $1 Box $1 Trifecta $.50 Box $1 Superfecta $.20 Box $2 Pick 5 (races 4-8) $.50 Wheel

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Lil Perfect

Perfect Crevasse

Osborne Smith

Luis Alberto Batista

20/1

2

The Good Flower

Temple City

J. Michael Baird

Fausto Henrique Da Silva

12/1

3 3

Holly Roller

Machen

J. Michael Baird

Jose L. Vega

8/5

4 4

Pipers Gold

Golden Lad

John O. Daniel, Jr.

Jorge A. Monserrate, Jr.

5/2

5 5

Eclipse Glow

Shackleford

Osborne Smith

Ajhari Williams

4/1

6 6

Mysterious Virus

Machen

John W. Baird

Charle Oliveros

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Eclipse Glow  5 $11.60 $3.80 -
Mysterious Virus  6 - $3.20 -
Holly Roller  3 - - -
Pipers Gold  4 - - -
Also rans:
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 11-7-6-5 $4,825.80 $41,826.00
Daily Double 6-5 $84.40 $6,799.00
Perfecta 5-6 $34.00 $5,938.00
Superfecta 5-6-3-4 $48.80 $1,534.00
Trifecta 5-6-3 $51.00 $2,583.00
Pick 3 7-6-5 $533.40 $11,029.00
Fractions and final time: :23, :47.58, 1:01.02, 1:15.09
Winning Owner: Osborne Smith
Winning Breeder: J Michael Baird
ECLIPSE GLOW slow early angled inside entering the turn cutting the corner to engage foe in upper stretch bearing down late from the rail to clear in the closing yards.

What we learned: Life Is Good is not as good with slow pace

The Woodward shows that Life Is Good is not as good with a slow pace.

1M, Dirt, $4,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $7,900

$2 Exacta $1 Box $1 Trifecta $.50 Box $1 Superfecta $.20 Box $2 Pick 4 (races 5-8) $.50 Wheel

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Gray Destiny

Mission Impazible

Sara Stanoszek

Jose M. Davila

15/1

2 2

My Wynter Echo

Raison d'Etat

Randy Bayley

Angel I. Diaz

3/1

3 3

Greedy Algorithm

Algorithms

Dave Treharne

Luis Alberto Batista

9/2

4 4

Twn Tawfeers Party

Tawfeer

Robert Husak, Jr.

Marco A. Ccamaque

7/2

5 5

Love's Tavito

Cross Traffic

Gregory A. McGaffic

Luciano Hernandez

5/1

6 6

Millie

Jack Milton

Paul A. Snatchko

Charle Oliveros

5/2

7 7

Queen of Corona

Algorithms

Sara Stanoszek

Guillermo Rodriguez

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Gray Destiny  1 $45.40 $16.40 $5.40
Love's Tavito  5 - $10.00 $5.80
Greedy Algorithm  3 - - $4.40
My Wynter Echo  2 - - -
Also rans: Twn Tawfeers Party, Millie, Queen of Corona
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 1-5-3-2 $34,564.80 $4,618.00
Trifecta 1-5-3 $1,050.20 $9,666.00
Perfecta 1-5 $394.80 $15,420.00
Fractions and final time: :24.98, :49.65, 1:16.09, 1:44.34
Winning Owner: Sara Stanoszek
Winning Breeder: Twin Creeks Farm
GRAY DESTINY stalked the pace while saving ground pressing past rival to clear in upper stretch holding firm late along the rail. LOVE'

2F, Dirt, Starter Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $18,500

$2 Exacta $1 Box $1 Trifecta $.50 Box $1 Superfecta $.20 Box $2 Pick 3 (races 6-8) $1 Wheel

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Jima's Gold

Tizway

Stephani Norris

Jorge A. Monserrate, Jr.

30/1

2 2

Sugar Bolt

Can the Man

Wilfrido Montano

Juan J. L. Velez

6/1

3 3

Lara's Lady

Uncaptured

Harry Pease

Ricardo Barrios

4/1

4

Senora Roma

Verrazano

Larry Rivelli

Luis Raul Rivera

6/5

5 5

Tel Aviv

Temple City

Terry J. Crago

Luciano Hernandez

5/2

6 6

Marching In

Drill

Wilfrido Montano

Odhair J. Mayta

20/1

7 7

Can She Scoot

Tizdejavu

Shane M. Spiess

Yuri Yaranga

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Lara's Lady  3 $6.20 $2.80 $2.20
Tel Aviv  5 - $2.20 $2.20
Can She Scoot  7 - - $2.20
Marching In  6 - - -
Also rans: Sugar Bolt, Jima's Gold
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 3-5-7 $21.80 $30,026.00
Superfecta 3-5-7-6 $71.80 $14,854.00
Perfecta 3-5 $11.40 $33,077.00
Fractions and final time: :22.18
Winning Owner: Jim Ballinger
Winning Breeder: Lara Run, LLC
LARA'S LADY

Zipse: Ce Ce is on path to another Breeders' Cup win

Brian Zipse believes Chillingworth favorite Ce Ce can be a Breeders' Cup winner again.

5 1/2F, Dirt, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $23,800

$2 Daily Double (Races 7-8) $2 Exacta $1 Box $1 Trifecta $.50 Box $1 Superfecta $.20 Box

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Northern Diamond

Munnings

Thomas L. Van Berg

Luis Alberto Batista

9/5

2 2

Quarantina

Alpha

Shane M. Spiess

Guillermo Rodriguez

9/2

3 3

Stunning Munnings

Munnings

Shane Meyers

Luis Raul Rivera

6/1

4 4

No Kitten

Admiral Kitten

Travis Denny

Eddie Jurado

12/1

5 5

Vacation Secret

Unbridled Energy

Marcus Kocijan

Angel I. Diaz

8/5

6 6

Ceviche

Brethren

Shane M. Spiess

Yuri Yaranga

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Northern Diamond  1 $4.00 $2.80 $2.20
Vacation Secret  5 - $2.20 $2.20
Quarantina  2 - - $2.60
Ceviche  6 - - -
Also rans: Stunning Munnings, No Kitten
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Perfecta 1-5 $9.20 $21,297.00
Superfecta 1-5-2-6 $70.40 $9,697.00
Trifecta 1-5-2 $26.20 $16,583.00
Fractions and final time: :21.94, :45.94, :59.23, 1:06.31
Winning Owner: Chicken Fried Racing, LLC
Winning Breeder: BHMFR, LLC
NORTHERN DIAMOND pressed early then chased on the turn moving outside the leader in upper stretch bearing down to hook foe late edging clear abreast rival in the final yards.

1M, Dirt, $4,000 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $8,100

2nd Half Daily Double $2 Exacta $1 Box $1 Trifecta $.50 Box $1 Superfecta $.20 Box $1 Super 5 $.50 Box

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Harbor Knight

Harborage

Timothy A. Gilbert

Luis Alberto Batista

12/1

2

Sin City Slick

Revolutionary

Eric R. Reed

Alex Gonzalez

3/1

3 3

Yeudiel

Gone Astray

Wilfrido Montano

Luciano Hernandez

6/1

4 4

Lugia

Empire Maker

Juan Pablo Silva

Guillermo Rodriguez

4/1

5 5

Tommy Tuesday

Field Commission

Christopher L. Gray

Jorge A. Monserrate, Jr.

6/1

6

Swingin Friar

Point of Entry

Shane M. Spiess

Yuri Yaranga

15/1

7

Keen Machine

Keen Ice

Eddie Clouston

Charle Oliveros

8/1

8 8

Teller

Twirling Candy

Juan Pablo Silva

Fausto Henrique Da Silva

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Yeudiel  3 $22.20 $5.00 -
Teller  8 - $2.20 -
Tommy Tuesday  5 - - -
Lugia  4 - - -
Also rans: Harbor Knight
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 1-3-1-3 $8,926.60 $20,829.00
Pick 5 5-1-3-1-3 $16,037.40 $21,383.00
Pick 3 3-1-3 $217.80 $12,462.00
Trifecta 3-8-5 $166.60 $9,491.00
Super High Five 3-8-5-4-1 $185.00 $3,282.00
Superfecta 3-8-5-4 $306.00 $4,818.00
Perfecta 3-8 $55.20 $17,584.00
Daily Double 1-3 $48.20 $8,921.00
Fractions and final time: :24.97, :48.98, 1:14.54, 1:41.77
Winning Owner: MM Racing LLC
Winning Breeder: SJT Racing Stables LLC
YEUDIEL prompted the pace from the outset pressing a short lead on the far turn shaking clear in upper stretch holding safe to wire.

Pletcher: ‘We’re focused on the Classic’ for Life Is Good

Life Is Good will head to Keeneland on Monday to be prepared for Breeders’ Cup Classic.

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What we learned: Life Is Good is not as good with slow pace

The Woodward shows that Life Is Good is not as good with a slow pace.

Zipse: Ce Ce is on path to another Breeders' Cup win

Brian Zipse believes Chillingworth favorite Ce Ce can be a Breeders' Cup winner again.

Pletcher: ‘We’re focused on the Classic’ for Life Is Good

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