Dec. 15, Post Time: 12:35PM

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First - Purse $14,000, Claiming $7,500-$6,500, 3 yo's & up, One And One Sixteenth Miles

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Gresham Palace, Rook, M.Blake, 9-2
2 Slick Vic, Panell, J.Bernardini, 7-5
3 Siegfried, Lopez, Jr., C.Clagett, 10-1
4 Hint, Perez, G.Coyle, 5-1
5 Westend Willy, Delgado, D.Souder, 20-1
6 Vandas Angel, Bacchas, M.Herndon, 30-1
7 Belgian Beer, Castellano, Jr., J.Egan, 5-2

Track handicapper Frank Carulli's comments: SLICK VIC, a 6-race winner in field of nw/3 types, has proven capable of a big race. BELGIAN BEER ended bout with seconditis in 5-horse field when last seen in October. GRESHAM PALACE gets class relief, draws rail, has won at this distance. Second - Purse $18,000, Claiming $14,000-$12,000, 3 yo's & up, Five And A Half Furlongs

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Cave's Valley, Castellano, Jr., J.Ness, 2-1
2 Legal Review, Panell, J.Rigattieri, 10-1
3 Classic Wildcat, Chiappe, S.Lake, 9-2
4 Breezy Boy, Acosta, C.Grove, 10-1
5 Indy Krizz, Navarro, C.Frock, 6-1
6 U Boat Alley, Russell, H.McMahon, 8-5

U BOAT ALLEY averaged 90 Beyer in three wire-to-wire victories since August. CAVE'S VALLEY regrouped after checking sharply, settled for second best. CLASSIC WILDCAT gave way readily in last pair, fast track could be the answer. Third - Purse $10,000, Claiming $5,000-$4,500, 3 yo's & up, Six Furlongs

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Boston Pop, Pimentel, G.Weaver, 12-1
2 Wire Funds, Boyce, J.Fisher, III, 12-1
3 Gogo Baby, Chiappe, R.Alfano, 3-1
4 Secret Slide, Acosta, A.Stauffer, Sr., 15-1
5 Storddim, Santiago, A.Simoff, 7-2
6 Siluro, Lopez, Jr., A.Madrid, Jr., 12-1
7 One of Royalty, Franklin, L.Albert, 15-1
8 Private Notice, Perez, K.Cox, 9-2
9 Go Six Go, Karamanos, S.Pradenas, 30-1
10 Woodland Flute, Navarro, C.Robinson, 15-1
11 Monty's Appeal, Rook, A.Eubanks, 6-1

GOGO BABY circled to commanding lead but was caught by deep closer in latest. STORDDIM rallied to win in 13-horse field that produced 0-for-7 follow-ups. PRIVATE NOTICE, in money in half of 20 starts, returns in sprint off 8-month layoff. Fourth - Purse $22,000, Claiming $18,000-$16,000, 3 yo's & up, One Mile

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Day Flight, Monterrey, R.Jenkins, 6-1
2 Court Band, Karamanos, S.Pradenas, 8-1
3 Southern Rainbow, Ramos, C.Assimakopoulos, 9-2
4 Count On Lou, Rodriguez, D.Capuano, 5-2
5 Winged Hero, Acosta, C.Grove, 4-1
6 Scorpion Strike, Panell, J.Rigattieri, 3-1

COUNT ON LOU tracked duel, missed by a nose in bid for eighth victory at Laurel. SCORPION STRIKE rode rail, drew clear in stretch, yielded late in longer route race. WINGED HERO ran off pre-race and ran 83 Beyer when second at CT. Fifth - Purse $10,000, Claiming $5,000-$4,500, 3 yo's & up, Six Furlongs

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Diceman, Acosta, C.Grove, 1-1
2 Awesome Tornado, Navarro, M.Green, 20-1
3 Gib, Chiappe, P.Gowan, 20-1
4 Beachmont Bound, Ho, J.Bernardini, 8-1
5 Gold Hill, Lopez, Jr., C.Clagett, 6-1
6 Matter of Money, Santiago, W.Bailes, 12-1
7 Connection Box, Ramos, M.Nydam-Thompson, 10-1
8 Ted's Vision, Rook, A.Eubanks, 20-1
9 Highveldt Storm, Delgado, M.Blake, 10-1
10 Cold Shot, Garcia, D.Lezell, 8-1
DICEMAN gained lead entering stretch but was caught by 24-1 shot at one mile. GOLD HILL rallied for second at this distance when last seen six months ago. BEACHMONT BOUND finished in money in 7 of 8 before last two starts. Sixth - Purse $14,000, Claiming $7,500-$6,500, F & M (fillies and mares), 3 yo's & up, Five And A Half Furlongs

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Sober Living, Russell, D.Capuano, 2-1
2 Betterbemontbrook, Kreidel, W.Komlo, 20-1
3 Brooks Lass, Santiago, M.Gorham, 9-5
4 Subira, Castellano, Jr., H.Wolfendale, 2-1
5 Go Allie, Rook, D.Krone, Jr., 8-1
6 Fast Draw Lady, Lopez, Jr., M.Nydam-Thompson, 30-1
SUBIRA, idle four months, defeated elders twice for $15k during $63k campaign. BROOKS LASS rated on lead, took off when asked for third win in last five starts. SOBER LIVING tries to extend two-race winning streak for new connections. Seventh - Purse $12,000, Claiming $5,000-$4,500, 3 yo's & up, Five And A Half Furlongs

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Cool Punch, Acosta, D.Houghton, 3-1
2 Rock n' Bid, Llagas, D.Dilodovico, 6-1
3 Basha's Moon, Wolfsont, J.Raszewski, 30-1
4 Trojan War, Russell, H.McMahon, 8-1
5 Hallucinojenic, Santiago, A.Eubanks, 30-1
6 Value Your Angel, Monterrey, R.Comi, Jr., 12-1
7 Joey Fries, Rook, B.Feliciano, Jr., 5-1
8 Adios Amigo, Delgado, D.Souder, 30-1
9 Golden Ghost, Navarro, M.Gorham, 15-1
10 Shoe Freak Marlene, Panell, J.Rigattieri, 10-1
11 French Moon, Boyce, S.Lake, 8-1
12 Quarters, Castellano, Jr., J.Ness, 7-2
13 Deanoguska, Boyce, E.Lauro, 12-1
14 Red Dirt Road, Chiappe, S.Lake, 8-1

COOL PUNCH gave way to fast pace two back, then drew off under controlled pace. QUARTERS circled the turn off claim, tired chasing winner, draws post 12. JOEY FRIES, once unpredictable, has developed consistent sprint form. Eighth - Purse $31,000, Allowance, F & M (fillies and mares), 3 yo's & up, One And One Sixteenth Miles

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Sneaky Lil, Delgado, D.Kobiskie, 5-1
2 Ferry Music, Fogelsonger, M.Assia, 10-1
3 Empress Hatshepsut, Acosta, D.Wells, 5-2
4 Soothing Bell, Karamanos, K.Deiter, 15-1
5 Touch the Birds, Pimentel, C.Grove, 4-1
6 Politelyprecocious, Garcia, C.Robinson, 3-1
7 Three Ways Home, Castellano, Jr., D.Dilodovico, 9-2

EMPRESS HATSHEPSUT rallied for third as favorite at one mile, gets more pace flow. POLITELYPRECOCIOUS won duel from apparent lone speed THREE WAYS HOME and missed in photo at 17-1. TOUCH THE BIRDS had rough start in well-bet return. Ninth - Purse $12,000, Maiden Claiming $10,000-$9,000, 2 yo, One And One Sixteenth Miles

Post, Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds
1 Versailles Fox, Russell, H.Smith, 10-1
2 Silver Streak, Boyce, H.Wolfendale, 15-1
3 Lion's Knee, Karamanos, K.Boniface, 8-1
4 Camp Topridge, Monterrey, R.Jenkins, 6-1
5 Glenn's Hope, Ramos, D.Worton, 4-1
6 Awesome Esteem, Delgado, D.Kobiskie, 8-1
7 Surprise Buddy, Castellano, Jr., R.Nunley, 5-1
8 Mark On the Run, Fogelsonger, H.Parker, 30-1
9 Mr. Time to Go, Pino, J.Robb, 3-1
10 Touch With a Punch, Navarro, J.Eff, 12-1
MR. TIME TO GO bore in at break, reached striking position, couldn't reach fave. GLENN'S HOPE set rated pace, held gamely for second with Lasix in second start. SURPRISE BIDDY bid and hung at one mile, adds blinkers for fifth start of career.