Thistledown Entries & Results for Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Thistledown, North Randall, OH
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Thistledown Race Track, founded in 1925, is located just east of Cleveland, Ohio. The track offers live Thoroughbred racing, as well as simulcast racing from around the world. The one-mile oval dirt track is the site of the Ohio Derby, held each June.

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Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 31.7%, second picks are winning at 21.4%, and third place picks are winning 15.4%.

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1M 70Y, Dirt, $5,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $12,200

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $.10 Superfecta $1 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) / $.50 Pick 4 (Races 1-2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: The top pick is #5 Publicist the 3/1 ML favorite trained by Gary L. Johnson and ridden by Mauro Cedillo. The ten-year-old mare by Cowtown Cat has very good speed figures that matchup well with this group. Get Thistledown Picks for all of today's races.

  • There's potential for a very fast pace in this race with all the speed. Get the Pace Report for advanced analysis of the pace in every race today.
# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Anthony's Girl

Anthony's Cross

Rodney C. Faulkner

Alexander Chavez

12/1

2

Kennedie Sky

Vronsky

Gary L. Johnson

Yarmarie L. Correa

8/1

3 3

Tiz Thirsty

Stay Thirsty

James Canegata

Robert Halledeen

5/1

4 4

Sundrenched

Get Stormy

Jeffrey A. Poole

Malcolm Franklin

12/1

5 5 Picks Report

Publicist

Cowtown Cat

Gary L. Johnson

Mauro Cedillo

3/1

6 6

Daring

Orb

Kim A. Puhl

Luis Antonio Gonzalez

9/2

7 7

Velvet Sami

Fappie's Notebook

Richard Zielinski

Luis Raul Rivera

10/1

8 8

Wolf Eyes

Wildcat Heir

Rodney C. Faulkner

Brandon Tapara

6/1

9

Motherwell

Spring At Last

Carlos Inirio

Victor Salazar Becerra

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Wolf Eyes  8 $10.80 $4.80 $3.60
Publicist  5 - $3.00 $2.40
Tiz Thirsty  3 - - $4.20
Velvet Sami  7 - - -
Also rans: Daring, Sundrenched, Anthony's Girl
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 8-5 $37.60 $19,544.00
Trifecta 8-5-3 $172.00 $10,873.00
Superfecta 8-5-3-7 $976.00 $8,991.00
Fractions and final time: :23, :47.44, 1:13.64, 1:41.03, 1:45.7
Winning Owner: Jose Luis Velez
Winning Breeder: Rodrigo Cunha
WOLF EYES drifted out at the start, trailed for a little over a half mile, circled her field on the far turn, drifted out to the middle of the racetrack, made the lead inside the furlong marker and drew off under mild right handed urging.

6F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $33,900

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4) / $.10 Superfecta

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: The top selection is #2 Lino's Kid the 3/1 third choice on the morning line, trained by Richard Zielinski and Alexander Chavez. A three-year-old son of Uncle Lino has very good speed figures that matchup well with this group. Get Thistledown Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Unbridled Cause

Brody's Cause

Carlos Inirio

Fernando Salazar Becerra

10/1

2 2 Picks Report

Lino's Kid

Uncle Lino

Richard Zielinski

Alexander Chavez

3/1

3 3

Afleet O Me

Afleet Alex

Richard J. Rettele

T. D. Houghton

8/1

4 4

El Condor Caza

Friesan Fire

Richard Zielinski

Christian P. Pilares

6/1

5 5

Into Gold

Goldencents

Candace Diehl

Diogdinabi Smith

5/2

6 6

A Prayer for Kids

Kiss the Kid

Richard J. Rettele

Alvaro Hernandez-Lopez

2/1

Runner Win Place Show
Unbridled Cause  1 $23.40 $7.40 $5.00
A Prayer for Kids  6 - $2.60 $2.20
Into Gold  5 - - $5.00
El Condor Caza  4 - - -
Also rans: Afleet O Me, Lino's Kid
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 8-1 $152.40 $5,089.00
Exacta 1-6 $55.60 $21,973.00
Superfecta 1-6-5-4 $1,993.40 $9,520.00
Trifecta 1-6-5 $292.60 $13,372.00
Fractions and final time: :22.84, :46.88, :59.66, 1:12.64
Winning Owner: N and E Racing Stables
Winning Breeder: Douglas L. Jacobson
UNBRIDLED CAUSE was fractious in the gate, had good early speed along the rail, dropped back a bit on the turn, shifted out to the four path near mid stretch, rallied between horses and proved best under strong handling.

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6F, Dirt, $7,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $13,500

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $.10 Superfecta/ $1 Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5) $.20 Pick 6 (Races 3-8) - 70% Carryover

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: The pick is the 7/2 fourth choice on the ML, #1 Johnny U. The ten-year-old horse by Congrats is trained by Gary L. Johnson and ridden by Fernando Salazar Becerra. He has the expectation to make the lead and run them off their feet for the win. Get Thistledown Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 4 Picks Report

Johnny U

Congrats

Gary L. Johnson

Fernando Salazar Becerra

7/2

1A 8

Mr. Tripledouble

Haynesfield

Gary L. Johnson

Mauro Cedillo

7/2

2 1

Ajwibah

Tapit

John Erdel

Luis Raul Rivera

8/1

3 2

Imperial Brew

Imperialism

Nestor Rivera

Angel I. Diaz

5/1

4 3

Professional

Speightstown

Anthony F. Rini

Juan J. L. Velez

6/1

5 5

Zalinsky

Cairo Prince

Richard Zielinski

Alexander Chavez

3/1

6 6

Klaatu

Rule

Amy Sondej

Victor Salazar Becerra

12/1

7 7

Bullion

Ghostzapper

Jabdiel Castillo

Farrel Mann

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Johnny U  1 $3.40 $3.00 $2.20
Mr. Tripledouble  1A $3.40 $3.00 $2.20
Professional  4 - - $2.40
Zalinsky  5 - - -
Also rans: Bullion, Ajwibah, Imperial Brew, Klaatu
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 8-1-1 $328.20 $4,031.00
Exacta 1-4 $14.40 $16,125.00
Superfecta 1-4-5-7 $149.40 $9,053.00
Trifecta 1-4-5 $45.20 $11,080.00
Fractions and final time: :22.68, :45.86, :58.02, 1:10.66
Winning Owner: Irish Charm Thoroughbreds LLC
Winning Breeder: Fred W. Hertrich III
JOHNNY U broke in full stride to set all the pace with a clear lead and prevailed under right handed urging. MR.

6F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Fillies | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $26,400

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Pick 3 (Races 4-5-6) / $.10 Superfecta $.50 Pick 5 (Races 4-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 6

Lady Giuliana

Collected

Jeffrey Skerrett

Alvaro Hernandez-Lopez

5/2

1A 8

Jump Into Sanity

Jump Start

Jeffrey Skerrett

Angel I. Diaz

5/2

2 1

Ladybuggin

Lord Nelson

Robert M. Gorham

T. D. Houghton

3/1

2

Always Mischievous

Always Dreaming

Joshua Langley

Mauro Cedillo

12/1

4 3

Funny Chic

Outrageouslyfunny

Rodney C. Faulkner

Brandon Tapara

6/1

5 4

Princess Em

City Weekend

Mark Doering

Chelsey Keiser

5/1

6 5

Catchmenow

True Marco

Ray Vernino

German Terraza

7/2

7 7

Jack's Yacht Queen

Uncle Vinny

Rodney C. Faulkner

Yarmarie L. Correa

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
Lady Giuliana  1 $5.80 $2.60 $3.00
Catchmenow  6 - $4.40 $2.80
Jump Into Sanity  1A $5.80 $2.60 $3.00
Jack's Yacht Queen  7 - - -
Also rans: Ladybuggin, Funny Chic, Princess Em
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 1-6-7 $209.80 $7,654.00
Pick 3 1-1-1 $118.60 $4,499.00
Pick 4 8-1-1-1 $889.80 $11,255.00
Exacta 1-6 $31.20 $12,839.00
Superfecta 1-6-7-2 $379.60 $5,378.00
Fractions and final time: :22.66, :46.82, :59.8, 1:13.22
Winning Owner: Danielle Agnello
Winning Breeder: Knockgriffin Farm, Inc.
LADY GIULIANA away alertly, set all the pace and widened through the stretch while full of run to win going away.

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6F, Dirt, $25,000 Allowance Optional Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $31,400

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) / $.10 Superfecta $.50 Pick 4 (Races 5-6-7-8)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 6

Totally Obsessed

Tale of Ekati

Gary L. Johnson

Yarmarie L. Correa

7/2

7

Diva Power

Global Power

Gary L. Johnson

Mauro Cedillo

7/2

2 1

Passionfortreasure

Treasure Beach (GB)

Bart A. Barnes

Luis Antonio Gonzalez

3/1

3 2

Lady Valentina

Mineshaft

Johanna Urieta

Erik Barbaran

8/1

4 3

Courtly

Pollard's Vision

Kim A. Puhl

Fernando Salazar Becerra

6/1

5 4

Hannah Dances

Shakin It Up

M. Anthony Ferraro

Luis Alberto Batista

9/2

6 5

Queen Arella

Speightster

M. Anthony Ferraro

Guillermo Rodriguez

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Passionfortreasure  2 $4.40 $2.20 $2.20
Courtly  4 - $3.60 $3.00
Hannah Dances  5 - - $2.60
Totally Obsessed  1 - - -
Also rans: Lady Valentina, Queen Arella
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Trifecta 2-4-5 $37.60 $12,772.00
Superfecta 2-4-5-1 $100.60 $8,106.00
Exacta 2-4 $13.20 $28,126.00
Pick 3 1-1-2 $27.00 $3,003.00
Fractions and final time: :22.48, :46, :58.22, 1:10.4
Winning Owner: Enrique Lopez
Winning Breeder: Joseph Barbazon & Helen Barbazon
PASSIONFORTREASURE stalked the dueling pair while saving ground along the rail, got through to make the lead entering the stretch then widened the balance of the trip to win as much the best under a brisk hand ride.

5 1/2F, Dirt, $5,000 Maiden Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $11,300

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Pick 3 (Races 6-7-8) / $.10 Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1

Hush Gorgeous

Creative Cause

Richard J. Rettele

Yarmarie L. Correa

9/2

2 2

Lovingtiz

Tiznow

Jose Bracho, Jr.

Agustin Bracho

8/1

3 3

Golden Hammer

Miraculousmo

Kim A. Puhl

Luis Antonio Gonzalez

2/1

4 4

Wild Blue Bird

Maddy Bird

Robert Fiesman

Diogdinabi Smith

12/1

5 5

Janes Hope

Buckwheat Bob

Danny R. Bird

Victor Salazar Becerra

10/1

6 6

Ima Sure Bet

Street Strategy

Richard L. Genovese

Mauro Cedillo

5/1

7 7

Indy Lites

General a Rod

Robert M. Gorham

Guillermo Rodriguez

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Golden Hammer  3 $2.80 $2.10 $2.10
Indy Lites  7 - $2.80 $2.10
Ima Sure Bet  6 - - $2.10
Lovingtiz  2 - - -
Also rans: Janes Hope, Wild Blue Bird
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 1-2-3 $25.60 $1,808.00
Exacta 3-7 $5.60 $22,723.00
Superfecta 3-7-6-2 $29.60 $8,541.00
Trifecta 3-7-6 $11.20 $11,640.00
Fractions and final time: :23.4, :47.84, 1:00.82, 1:07.64
Winning Owner: Puhl Stables LLC
Winning Breeder: Jamie Martin
GOLDEN HAMMER broke well and quickly took charge, set all the pace, widened into the stretch under right handed urging and won under confident handling.

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5 1/2F, Dirt, $8,000 Starter Optional Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $20,000

$1 Daily Double / $1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $.10 Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Shelley's Gem

Tale of Ekati

Gary L. Johnson

Fernando Salazar Becerra

5/1

2 2

Bareback Fun

Value Plus

Johanna Urieta

Guillermo Rodriguez

7/2

3 3

Tuffian

Goldencents

Craig Sweeting

Luis Alberto Batista

8/1

4 4

Scaterra

Verrazano

Jacinto Lopez

Mauro Cedillo

15/1

5

Hasty Lady

Hey Mister

Ray Vernino

Brandon Tapara

12/1

6 6

Blushing Betty

Not Bourbon

Stephen G. Trevino

Erik Barbaran

5/2

7 7

Queenofcatniphill

Wicked Strong

Gary L. Johnson

Alexander Chavez

2/1

Runner Win Place Show
Blushing Betty  6 $3.40 $2.40 $2.20
Bareback Fun  2 - $4.40 $3.80
Shelley's Gem  1 - - $3.80
Tuffian  3 - - -
Also rans: Queenofcatniphill, Scaterra
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 2-3-6 $12.20 $1,742.00
Exacta 6-2 $21.40 $25,930.00
Consolation Pick 3 2-3-5 $10.60 $0.00
Superfecta 6-2-1-3 $263.40 $16,434.00
Trifecta 6-2-1 $62.40 $20,581.00
Fractions and final time: :22.44, :45.68, :58.22, 1:04.62
Winning Owner: Mark Yagour, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Colebrook Farms
BLUSHING BETTY vied for the lead four then three wide into the stretch, responded under left handed urging to make the lead in deep stretch and drew clear under strong handling.

5 1/2F, Dirt, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $31,400

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $.10 Superfecta

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Quarantina

Alpha

Tina Casalinova

Fernando Salazar Becerra

8/1

2 2

Blue Sage

Air Force Blue

Jeffrey Skerrett

Erik Barbaran

5/1

3 3

Aferdita

Biogenic

Michael L. Rone

Luis Raul Rivera

3/1

4 4

Cajun Delight

Kantharos

David Wilson, Jr

Malcolm Franklin

5/2

5 5

Aykiz

Danza

Ivan Calderon

Guillermo Rodriguez

9/2

6 6

Ceviche

Brethren

Tina Casalinova

Victor Salazar Becerra

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Aferdita  3 $4.00 $2.40 $2.20
Cajun Delight  4 - $3.00 $2.20
Quarantina  1 - - $4.60
Ceviche  6 - - -
Also rans: Aykiz, Blue Sage
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 3-6-3 $15.00 $3,605.00
Pick 4 2-1/3-5/6-3 $36.20 $8,716.00
Pick 5 1-2-1/3-5/6-3 $160.80 $9,836.00
Pick 6 Jackpot 1-1-2-1/3-5/6-3 $205.40 $2,274.00
Daily Double 6-3 $9.60 $5,498.00
Exacta 3-4 $9.60 $18,316.00
Consolation Pick 3 3-5-3 $9.00 $0.00
Superfecta 3-4-1-6 $86.80 $9,928.00
Trifecta 3-4-1 $40.40 $13,217.00
Fractions and final time: :22.28, :46.02, :58.24, 1:04.42
Winning Owner: LJ Racing Stables LLC
Winning Breeder: Brereton C. Jones
AFERDITA chased the pace into the stretch, rallied two wide to make the lead in upper stretch, drifted out under left handed urging and won under confident handling.

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