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Metamorphosis Goes for Second Win in Row

Metamorphosis, who ended an eight-race losing streak June 19, will try for the third victory of his career in tonight’s seventh, a $13,850 allowance at 350 yards.

Owned by Francisco Viramontes and trained by Roberto Dominguez, the 3-year-old Pritzi Dash gelding won by three-quarters of a length at 4-1 odds in his most recent appearance.

Although he went nearly 11 months without a victory, Metamorphosis was often close. He finished second six times and was third once.

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The picks: 1. Mighty Mary Blue. 2. Primo Figlio. 3. Festus Dada. 4. Zipolator. 5. Follow This Chick. 6. First And Perfect. 7. Pals Eyes. 8. High On Zevi.

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Four! Single the Mighty Mary Blue-Cos Im Free in the first, use Primo Figlio and All’s Well Slewpy in the second, Carol Day, Dont Squish Me, Festus Dada, Slinker and Cappoquin in the third and Zipolator, Able Hero and Raisin Slew in the fourth.

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Shots in the dark: Act Up could come right back in the fifth. Termination debuts for trainer Dan Francisco in the sixth.

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Post time: 7:15 p.m.

On the Net: For entries and results from Los Alamitos,

visit: www.latimes.com/horseracing/


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