Racing! Michael Wrona pays it forward
Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we wish the best to Corey Nakatani on his impending surgery and recovery.
Everybody needs a break, especially when your profession is limited to a few dozen people in this country. The likeable and talented Michael Wrona, track announcer at Santa Anita and Santa Rosa, is one who likes to pay it forward.
He helped give Frank Mirahmadi a shot at a minor track he was calling, although Frank is pretty good about creating his own breaks. At Santa Rosa today, he’s going to turn over the microphone in the sixth race to James Wallace, a 24-year-old from Orange County. (There’s a chance if there are scratches it could be moved. Believe it or not, it may be more difficult to call a short field than a big one.)
Wallace has been following the long-held strategy of all play-by-play announcers by doing practice calls, in this case on the roof of Santa Anita. Michael has been reviewing them and imparting his wisdom.
“I think he’s reached the point where he deserves a shot, and Santa Rosa management has been kind enough to offer him the opportunity,” Wrona said.
So, if you get a chance, see how James does in the sixth race.
Nakatani to have surgery
Jockey Corey Nakatani will undergo surgery on his back I the next two weeks and be out for two months after that, reports Jay Privman in the Daily Racing Form.
Nakatani’s agent and son, Matt, told Privman: “He has a herniated disc that’s up against the spinal cord. He needs this to get back to normal.”
Matt Nakatani also said there would be some clean up of a previous injury during the surgery. Nakatani was injured on Saturday when his mount, Irish Spring, went down after apparently clipping heels with Aussie Fox. It was a fatal injury for Irish Spring.
More on McKinzie
On Wednesday we mentioned McKinzie’s potential return. Our own Jon White, Santa Anita morning-line maker and racing historian, offered this perspective.
“Bob Baffert has said he would like to run McKinzie in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx on Sept. 22, though Baffert also has conceded it will be ‘tight’ to make that race with him. Based on that, I would say that if McKinzie does not have any hiccups, he has a pretty good chance to run in the Pennsylvania Derby. Otherwise, Baffert will have to go in a different direction with him. If it were a situation in which McKinzie had come close to being ready for the Pennsylvania Derby but just could not quite make it, I would not be surprised if Baffert then might consider the Goodwood for him. But the best bet at this point, I'd say, is McKinzie will return in the Pennsylvania Derby.”
Some Del Mar stats
Just some stats to chew on.
Winning favorites: 47 of 131 (35.88%)
Winning favorites on dirt: 38 of 82 (46.34%)
Winning favorites on turf: 9 of 49 (18.37%)
Winning odds-on favorites: 14 of 19 (73.68%)
In-the-money favorites: 91 of 131 (69.47%)
In-the-money odds-on favorites: 19 of 19 (100%)
Del Mar review
Wednesday’s feature was a $62,000 allowance for horses 3 and up going a mile. Divisor, under a very smart ride by Santiago Gonzalez, won by a half-length in a tough stretch duel over Show Me Da Lute. Gonzalez kept Divisor on the front or within a neck for most of the race and when they were in mid-stretch showed it was going to be his race to win.
Divisor paid $12.80, $7.70 and $4.80 for trainer Phil D’Amato. Canadian Game was third.
Del Mar preview
Thursday is a good day if you like turf racing as half the eight-race card is on the grass. First post is the usual 2 p.m.
Not sure what the feature of the day is as there are two allowance races, but we’ll pick the fourth race because at $65,000, it’s $3,000 more than the seventh race. Wait, you say? (I know you didn’t really say that.) Doesn’t Del Mar usually put their feature as the penultimate race? Well, yes, they do, unless such race has only five starters, which is the number in the fourth. The track wants full field for the late horizontal betting sequences.
In that race, one mile for horses 3 and up with a bunch of other caveats, morning-line maker Russ Hudak said you’ll probably go after the Baffert horse, but after that, who knows? Baffert’s Lookie Loo is 2-1, Conqueror is 5-2, Ike Walker is 7-2 and Giant Influence and Sheer Flattery is 4-1.
Lookie Loo has won two of five races, including an allowance. Flavien Prat is the rider.
Here are the field sizes, in order: 7, 6, 8, 5, 9, 10, 8, 10.
Bob Ike’s DMR pick of the day
SEVENTH RACE: No. 8 Bobbie Lincoln (5-1)
Hard-trying mare from the Ron Ellis barn has made only three starts (two wins) as a 5-year-old but obviously tries hard and should fit well in this Cal-bred allowance spot. She's bred to like turf and is tactical enough to get position from her outside box. Main threat and exacta partner looks like Donut Girl.
Wednesday’s result: Kidmon never challenged at any point in a disappointing performance.
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And now the stars of the show, Wednesday’s results and Thursday’s entries.
Del Mar Charts Results for Wednesday, August 8.
Copyright 2018 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, California. All finishes confirmed by Plusmic USA. Official program numbers may not correspond with post position. 16th day of a 36-day meet. Clear & Firm
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $30,000. Starter Allowance. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $16,000. Time 23.17 47.50 1:12.08 1:24.54 1:36.34
|2||Looking At Thelake||119||2||4||3–1||4–1½||3–1||4–2½||4–3¼||Espinoza||7.80|
|$1 EXACTA (7-5)||$5.40|
|$2 QUINELLA (5-7)||$3.60|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (7-5-4-2)||$18.13|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (7-5-4)||$37.50|
Winner–War Moccasin Dbb.f.4 by War Chant out of Suede Shoe, by Pulpit. Bred by Calumet Farm (KY). Trainer: Javier Jose Sierra. Owner: Frank Reynoso, Jr.. Mutuel Pool $173,412 Exacta Pool $103,687 Quinella Pool $4,551 Superfecta Pool $41,241 Trifecta Pool $72,946. Scratched–Royal Asscher.
WAR MOCCASIN angled in and chased inside, came out for room on the second turn and three deep into the stretch, bid three wide in midstretch, gained the lead just past the eighth pole and won clear under a couple left handed cracks of the whip. BELIEVE INDEED stalked three deep, bid outside the pacesetter leaving the backstretch, tracked that one again on the second turn, re-bid alongside that rivals into the stretch then between foes in midstretch and got up for the place. BLONDY'S REWARD sped to the early lead outside a rival, angled in on the first turn and set the pace inside, responded when challenged leaving the backstretch, inched away again on the second turn, fought back along the fence in the stretch and was edged for second. LOOKING AT THELAKE stalked between horses then outside a rival leaving the backstretch and into the second turn, continued a bit off the rail leaving that turn, came out some in the stretch and lacked the needed rally. TODOS SANTOS broke a bit slowly, went up four wide into the first turn, chased outside the winner then three deep on the second turn, drifted four wide into the stretch, drifted in some in the drive and did not rally. LOB CITY steadied in tight into the first turn, saved ground, pulled along the inside early on the backstretch, stalked along the rail and weakened in the stretch.
1 1/16 Mile. Purse: $23,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Prices $12,500-$10,500. Time 23.77 48.56 1:13.09 1:39.21 1:46.19
|4||Plum Dandy||122||4||6||4–1||3–hd||3–hd||4–1||6–7¾||T Baze||5.00|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (7-2)||$77.20|
|$1 EXACTA (2-6)||$22.90|
|$2 QUINELLA (2-6)||$22.40|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (2-6-3-8)||$38.74|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (2-6-3)||$62.60|
Winner–My Farmer B.g.4 by Street Boss out of Mondenschein, by Brahms. Bred by Lantern Hill Farm/Bloch Racing/SeilerRacing/Traits LLC (KY). Trainer: George Papaprodromou. Owner: Davis Racing LLC and Mueller, Martin. Mutuel Pool $206,935 Daily Double Pool $54,189 Exacta Pool $121,886 Quinella Pool $4,640 Superfecta Pool $44,258 Trifecta Pool $71,543. Claimed–My Farmer by SJK Racing Stable. Trainer: Paul Aguirre. Claimed–Just Kidding by Johnny Taboada. Trainer: Reed Saldana. Claimed–Above Board by Belvoir, Vann and Sauci. Trainer: Vann Belvoir. Claimed–Plum Dandy by Tricar Stables, Inc. Trainer: Sal Gonzalez. Scratched–Gentrified.
MY FARMER had speed inside then set a pressured pace along the rail on the backstretch and second turn, inched away into the stretch and won clear under urging. JUST KIDDING four wide into the first turn, bid four wide on the backstretch, stalked outside a rival on the second turn, came three wide into the stretch and gained the place. ABOVE BOARD stalked the early pace off the rail, bid between horses on the backstretch and outside the winner on the second turn and bested the others. SHACKLEFORD BANKS angled in and saved ground off the pace, went up outside a rival on the second turn and three deep into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. SOUTH AMERICAIN settled off the inside then a bit off the fence on the second turn and into the stretch and did not rally. PLUM DANDY three deep into the first turn, bid three wide between horses on the backstretch, angled in some and stalked just off the rail on the second turn and weakened. HARROVIAN saved ground stalking the pace, pulled his way up inside on the backstretch, dropped back into and on the second turn and gave way.
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $60,000. Maiden Special Weight. 2 year olds. Time 22.39 45.10 56.71
|1||Oracle of Omaha||120||1||7||1–hd||1–hd||3–3||5–5½||Van Dyke||2.90|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (2-4)||$51.00|
|$1 EXACTA (4-7)||$12.00|
|$2 QUINELLA (4-7)||$11.60|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-7-8-6)||$21.30|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-7-8)||$33.00|
Winner–Hartel B.g.2 by City Zip out of Madeira Park, by Langfuhr. Bred by Ray Hanson & George Gilbert (KY). Trainer: Peter Miller. Owner: Rockingham Ranch. Mutuel Pool $222,652 Daily Double Pool $22,886 Exacta Pool $122,445 Quinella Pool $5,879 Superfecta Pool $61,856 Trifecta Pool $90,053. Scratched–Easy Keeper.
$1 Pick Three (7-2-4) paid $171.20. Pick Three Pool $58,766.
HARTEL saved ground stalking the pace, moved up inside on the turn, came out into the stretch, bid three deep in the lane, gained the lead under urging outside the runner-up a sixteenth out and proved best. TRUCK SALESMAN pressed the pace three deep on the backstretch, re-bid outside the leader leaving the turn, took the advantage into the stretch, battled between foes in upper stretch then inside the winner in the drive, could not match that one in the final sixteenth but saved the place. FLYING SCOTSMAN angled in and settled off the pace inside, came out into the stretch and gained the show. SEEKING REFUGE chased three deep then outside a rival, came out into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. ORACLE OF OMAHA had good early speed and dueled inside, inched away briefly midway on the turn, fought back inside the runner-up leaving the turn and into the stretch and weakened in the final furlong. CALDER VALE dueled between horses then stalked outside the winner or a bit off the rail leaving the turn and also weakened. LINCOLN CITY chased between horses then a bit off the rail on the turn and gave way in the stretch. HERDSMAN broke a bit slowly, settled just off the rail to the stretch and had little left for the drive.
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $20,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. Time 22.05 46.17 58.81 1:05.62
|10||Pray for Corday||120||9||2||4–1||3–1||2–2||3–nk||Pedroza||2.70|
|3||Spectacular Storm||120||3||3||5–½||5–hd||5–hd||5–4¼||T Baze||7.70|
|4||Irish Cream N Kafe||113||4||5||1–hd||1–hd||3–1½||6–1||Figueroa||4.30|
|9||Tengas Angel||123||8||8||8–2½||8–4||8–4½||7–3½||Vergara, Jr.||9.70|
|10||PRAY FOR CORDAY||3.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-7)||$26.80|
|$1 EXACTA (7-6)||$51.30|
|$2 QUINELLA (6-7)||$50.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (7-6-10-1)||$113.67|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (7-6-10)||$115.80|
Winner–Snaked Ch.f.3 by Rattlesnake Bridge out of Magical Masquerade, by Unbridled. Bred by Hartley de Renzo Thoroughbreds (FL). Trainer: Steve Knapp. Owner: Beerman Family Trust, Hall, Greg and Sayjay Racing LLC. Mutuel Pool $265,959 Daily Double Pool $30,297 Exacta Pool $166,465 Quinella Pool $6,148 Superfecta Pool $67,088 Trifecta Pool $104,915. Scratched–Miss Midge, Two Timing Lucy.
$1 Pick Three (2-4-7) paid $131.60. Pick Three Pool $31,825.
SNAKED dueled three deep then outside a rival on the turn, took the lead into the stretch, kicked clear under urging and proved best. SHANGHAI TOOTSIE chased off the rail, came four wide into the stretch and gained the place. PRAY FOR CORDAY pressed the pace four wide on the backstretch, stalked off the rail on the turn, came three wide into the stretch and held third. KELSEYBELLE stalked inside, came out into the stretch, split rivals past midstretch and was edged for the show toward the inside. SPECTACULAR STORM close up stalking the pace between rivals then outside a foe on the turn, came three deep into the stretch and weakened. IRISH CREAM N KAFE had good early speed and dueled between horses then inside on the turn and into the stretch and weakened in the final furlong. TENGAS ANGEL a step slow to begin, chased off the rail then inside on the turn, came out into the stretch and did not rally. KALSA broke a bit slowly, dropped back off the rail, came three wide into the stretch and was not a threat. TACY sent along early, pressed the pace inside then stalked along the rail on the turn, came out past midstretch and weakened.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $35,000. Starter Allowance. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 22.67 46.19 1:10.34 1:22.79 1:35.08
|7||Lil Bit Dangerous||122||7||4||7–hd||7–1||5–1||3–4||2–1||Gonzalez||16.50|
|1||Mongolian Window||118||1||2||1–hd||1–½||1–1½||2–1½||3–2¼||T Baze||0.80|
|3||Swallows Inn Gal||113||3||6||5–hd||6–½||7–1½||5–hd||5–1¾||Payeras||59.50|
|6||Lethal Legacy||122||6||5||6–1½||5–3||6–1½||8||6–hd||Mt Garcia||39.70|
|5||Married by Now||122||5||7||4–hd||4–½||4–½||6–hd||7–6¼||Franco||19.90|
|7||LIL BIT DANGEROUS||13.00||4.80|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (7-4)||$34.60|
|$1 EXACTA (4-7)||$46.40|
|$2 QUINELLA (4-7)||$45.60|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-7-1-8)||$39.47|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-7-1)||$57.20|
Winner–Marjorie E B.f.3 by Marino Marini out of Special Heather, by Truckee. Bred by Gary Thompson (CA). Trainer: Patrick Gallagher. Owner: Gary R. Thompson. Mutuel Pool $249,705 Daily Double Pool $36,717 Exacta Pool $123,583 Quinella Pool $6,852 Superfecta Pool $62,437 Trifecta Pool $91,823. Scratched–none.
$1 Pick Three (4-7-4) paid $57.70. Pick Three Pool $70,801. 50-Cent Pick Four (2-4/9-7-4) 4 correct paid $376.05. Pick Four Pool $197,242. 50-Cent Pick Five (7-2-4/9-7-4) 5 correct paid $1,990.55. Pick Five Pool $570,333.
MARJORIE E had speed three deep then angled in and stalked inside, moved up along the rail leaving the second turn, came out into the stretch, took the lead outside the pacesetter in midstretch and pulled clear under urging. LIL BIT DANGEROUS chased outside a rival, advanced along the rail on the second turn and into the stretch, lacked room off heels in midstretch, came out and gained the place. MONGOLIAN WINDOW had good early speed and set a pressured pace inside, inched away a bit off the rail into the stretch, fought back and drifted in a bit in midstretch, could not match the winner and lost second late. NOVEMBER TALE (IRE) angled in and settled off the pace inside, came out into the stretch and bested the others. SWALLOWS INN GAL saved ground stalking the pace, cut the corner into the stretch and weakened. LETHAL LEGACY stalked the pace three deep then outside a rival leaving the second turn and also weakened. MARRIED BY NOW was in a good position stalking the pace between horses then outside a rival leaving the second turn, came three wide into the stretch and also weakened. ARROWSPHERE had speed between horses then dueled outside a rival, dropped back into the stretch and had little left for the drive.
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $30,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies. 2 year olds. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 22.19 47.35 1:00.28 1:06.98
|6||Storms a Brewn||120||6||4||2–hd||5–1||5–2||6–ns||Pereira||11.00|
|1||Morning Press||120||1||10||10||10||9–3||7–7½||Van Dyke||6.10|
|9||Depende de Ti||115||9||6||7–2½||7–1½||8–2||9–11½||Payeras||39.20|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-7)||$32.40|
|$1 EXACTA (7-10)||$11.00|
|$2 QUINELLA (7-10)||$11.00|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (7-10-3-2)||$73.49|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (7-10-3)||$49.25|
Winner–Lakerball Dbb.f.2 by Lakerville out of Category Ten, by Capsized. Bred by Rancho de Los Aviadores (CA). Trainer: Doug F. O'Neill. Owner: Bardy Farm, DA Meah Racing and Roberts, Tom R.. Mutuel Pool $269,613 Daily Double Pool $27,397 Exacta Pool $178,246 Quinella Pool $7,423 Superfecta Pool $92,822 Trifecta Pool $127,230. Scratched–Disco Tale, Great Salvation, She's a Dime, Spicy Curry.
$1 Pick Three (7-4-7) paid $53.40. Pick Three Pool $56,272.
LAKERBALL dueled five wide between horses then four wide between foes midway on the turn, angled in and took the lead between rivals leaving the turn and drew off under urging in the stretch then steady handling late. JELLYBEANKRISTINE pressed the pace six wide on the backstretch and five wide on the turn, continued four wide leaving the turn and into the stretch and held second. SASSY KITTY had good early speed and dueled inside, fought back leaving the turn and into the stretch and held third. FILTHY stalked a bit off the rail, went around a rival leaving the turn then cut the corner into the stretch, came out some in the drive and lacked a rally. AWEPOLLONIA settled outside a rival, went around a foe into the stretch then angled to the inside and improved position. STORMS A BREWN dueled four wide between horses then three deep between foes on the turn, fell back leaving the turn and weakened. MORNING PRESS broke a step slowly, settled inside, came out leaving the turn and into the stretch and did not rally. CROSSHAVEN dueled three deep between horses, fought back between foes midway on the turn, also fell back leaving the turn and had little left for the stretch. DEPENDE DE TI stalked off the rail then outside on the turn, came four wide into the stretch and weakened. LUNAGONNAMOONYA had good early speed and dueled between horses, stalked a bit off the rail then angled in on the turn and gave way.
1 Mile. Purse: $62,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000. Time 23.22 47.61 1:12.68 1:25.47 1:38.77
|6||Show Me Da Lute||122||6||1||2–1||1–hd||2–2||1–hd||2–5¼||Pedroza||5.30|
|4||Super Duper Cooper||117||4||3||4–hd||4–1||4–1½||4–1½||5–3¾||Espinoza||5.20|
|5||River Echo||124||5||2||5–hd||3–hd||5–2½||6||6||T Baze||2.50|
|6||SHOW ME DA LUTE||6.80||4.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (7-3)||$60.20|
|$1 EXACTA (3-6)||$40.60|
|$2 QUINELLA (3-6)||$43.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (3-6-1-2)||$96.70|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (3-6-1)||$90.45|
Winner–Divisor B.g.4 by Harlan's Holiday out of Unbridled Ridge, by Unbridled's Song. Bred by WinStar Farm, LLC (KY). Trainer: Philip D'Amato. Owner: Agave Racing Stable and Queen Bee Racing, LLC. Mutuel Pool $240,380 Daily Double Pool $34,815 Exacta Pool $103,975 Quinella Pool $6,048 Superfecta Pool $35,163 Trifecta Pool $60,977. Scratched–none.
$1 Pick Three (4-7-3) paid $219.10. Pick Three Pool $30,669.
DIVISOR sent between horses early, angled in and dueled inside, fought back to a short advantage under urging past midstretch and gamely prevailed. SHOW ME DA LUTE had speed outside foes then angled in and dueled outside the winner then between foes on the backstretch, battled outside the winner again on the second turn, fought back to a short lead into the stretch, battled outside that one through the drive and was outgamed. CANADIAN GAME stalked the pace inside, came out into the stretch and bested the others. KIDMON stalked between horses then a bit off the rail, angled in on the second turn and weakened. SUPER DUPER COOPER stalked three deep between horses then bid three wide between foes on the backstretch, stalked again on the second turn, came three wide into the stretch and also weakened. RIVER ECHO (GB) stalked four wide on the first turn, bid four wide on the backstretch, tracked again on the second turn then four wide into the stretch and had little left for the drive.
7 Furlongs. Purse: $20,000. Maiden Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. Time 22.64 45.84 1:12.28 1:26.12
|2||Blaze of Glory||120||2||5||4–1||1–hd||2–2||4–1||Franco||2.80|
|1||June Two Four||120||1||10||8–½||5–hd||6–4||5–hd||Gutierrez||17.90|
|10||Awesome E K||124||10||2||1–hd||2–2||1–hd||6–4¼||Quinonez||4.70|
|7||Starship Chewy||120||7||8||10||10||8–hd||7–7¾||Vergara, Jr.||35.30|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (3-9)||$434.00|
|$1 EXACTA (9-6)||$285.70|
|$2 QUINELLA (6-9)||$156.80|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (9-6-3-2)||$779.25|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (9-6-3-2-1)||Carryover $134,015|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (9-6-3)||$751.40|
Winner–Pacific Song Dbb.g.4 by Tizway out of Songo'thesea, by Unbridled's Song. Bred by Todd Sheehan (CA). Trainer: Alfredo Marquez. Owner: Robert T. Cannon. Mutuel Pool $334,251 Daily Double Pool $96,597 Exacta Pool $202,286 Quinella Pool $9,130 Superfecta Pool $110,764 Super High Five Pool $133,522 Trifecta Pool $144,717. Claimed–Blaze of Glory by Rancho San Roberto, Inc., Spasiano, Alex J. and Ratcliff, Johnnie. Trainer: Genaro Vallejo. Scratched–Brighton Boy.
$1 Pick Three (7-3-9) paid $1,312.30. Pick Three Pool $146,279. 50-Cent Pick Four (4-7-3-9) 4 correct paid $3,819.15. Pick Four Pool $474,265. 50-Cent Pick Five (7-4-7-3-9) 5 correct paid $28,159.80. Pick Five Pool $368,970. $2 Pick Six (4/9-7-4-7-3-9) 5 out of 6 paid $477.40. $2 Pick Six Jackpot (4/9-7-4-7-3-9) 6 correct paid $432,286.80. Pick Six Jackpot Pool $463,052. $1 Place Pick All 8 correct paid $12,563.00. Place Pick All Pool $32,923.
PACIFIC SONG stalked between horses then outside, came three deep into the stretch, bid four wide between foes to gain the lead a sixteenth out and gamely prevailed under urging. STERLING'S TEMPLE was in a good position stalking he pace between rivals early then outside, continued four wide on the turn and into the stretch, bid five wide a sixteenth out and continued willingly to just miss. SPEND IT chased a bit off the rail then inside on the turn and through the stretch and bested the others. BLAZE OF GLORY dueled inside, fought back on the turn, came from the whip in the stretch, was between foes a sixteenth out and weakened late. JUNE TWO FOUR broke a bit slowly, chased inside, split rivals on the turn, came three wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. AWESOME E K dueled four wide then outside a rival on the turn and into the stretch, regained the advantage, was between foes a sixteenth out and weakened late. STARSHIP CHEWY settled off the rail, came four wide into the stretch and did not rally. JONAS pulled between rivals then chased outside on the turn and three deep into the stretch and had little left for the drive. WELLDIDYOUGETIT squeezed a bit at the start, dueled between horses, stalked a bit off the rail on the turn, dropped back between foes leaving the turn and also had little left for the stretch. SCORPIO dueled between rivals, dropped back into and on the turn and gave way.
|Out of State||N/A||$5,748,388|
Del Mar Entries for Thursday, August 9.
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, California. $2 Win, Place and Show; $1 Exacta, $2 Quinella, 50-cent Trifecta, $2 Rolling Double, 50-cent rolling Pick 3; 10-cent Superfecta; 50-cent Pick 4 last 4 races; 50-cent Players Pick 5 first 5 races; $2 Pick 6 last 6 races; $1 Place Pick All; $1 Super High Five last race. Trifecta needs 4 betting interests; Superfecta needs 6. 17th day of a 36-day meet.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $39,000. Claiming. 3 year olds. Claiming Prices $32,000-$28,000.
|1||Lolly Express||Martin Pedroza||120||Mike Puype||15-1||32,000|
|2||Buckstopper Kit||Kent Desormeaux||120||Jeff Mullins||2-1||32,000|
|3||He's Like Violence||Alonso Quinonez||120||George Papaprodromou||5-1||32,000|
|4||Platinum Equity||Flavien Prat||120||Richard Baltas||3-1||32,000|
|5||Typhoon Harry||Heriberto Figueroa||113||Mike Puype||10-1||32,000|
|6||Jack and I||Stewart Elliott||118||Adam Kitchingman||6-1||28,000|
|7||So Long Sailor||Tyler Baze||120||Peter Miller||7-2||32,000|
7 Furlongs. Purse: $21,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Prices $10,000-$9,000.
|1||Stormin Monarcho||Heriberto Figueroa||113||David Jacobson||4-1||10,000|
|2||Calvert Street||Edwin Maldonado||120||George Papaprodromou||3-1||10,000|
|3||Monterey Shale||Tyler Baze||120||Mark Glatt||4-1||10,000|
|4||Sense of Glory||Assael Espinoza||113||Rafael Becerra||8-1||9,000|
|5||Bitte||Evin Roman||122||Robert B. Hess, Jr.||7-2||10,000|
|6||Gentrified||Joseph Talamo||120||Vladimir Cerin||5-2||10,000|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $60,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. State bred.
|1||Charmingslew||Gary Stevens||120||Neil French||6-1|
|2||Midnight Crossing||Assael Espinoza||115||Peter Eurton||10-1|
|3||Weather Market||Evin Roman||124||Carla Gaines||7-2|
|4||Radish||Mario Gutierrez||124||Doug F. O'Neill||9-5|
|5||Unusual Gold||Flavien Prat||120||Mark Glatt||6-1|
|6||Into Rissa||Joseph Talamo||120||Gary Sherlock||15-1|
|7||Has Angel Wings||Kent Desormeaux||120||Robert B. Hess, Jr.||5-1|
|8||Dashing Debut||Tiago Pereira||120||Kenneth D. Black||10-1|
1 Mile. Purse: $65,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500.
|1||Giant Influence||Tyler Baze||120||Peter Eurton||4-1||62,500|
|2||Ike Walker||Assael Espinoza||115||Jerry Hollendorfer||7-2||62,500|
|3||Conqueror||Kent Desormeaux||120||Vladimir Cerin||5-2|
|4||Sheer Flattery||Tyler Conner||122||Jerry Hollendorfer||4-1|
|5||Lookie Loo||Flavien Prat||120||Bob Baffert||2-1|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $32,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Prices $62,500-$55,000.
|1||Lady Lemon Drop||Heriberto Figueroa||110||Steven Miyadi||8-1||55,000|
|2||Ten Count Out||Mario Gutierrez||124||Steven Miyadi||8-1||62,500|
|3||Take a Leap||Tyler Baze||120||Jeff Mullins||4-1||62,500|
|4||Heaven Escape||Brice Blanc||120||Paulo H. Lobo||3-1||62,500|
|5||K P Pergoliscious||Alonso Quinonez||120||Jeff Mullins||12-1||62,500|
|6||Sensible Thoughts||Assael Espinoza||115||Richard Baltas||5-1||62,500|
|7||Halo Girl||Edgar Payeras||112||Santos R. Perez||30-1||55,000|
|8||Chalky||Rafael Bejarano||121||Philip D'Amato||9-2||55,000|
|9||Party Dancer||Joseph Talamo||120||Simon Callaghan||6-1||62,500|
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $23,000. Maiden Claiming. 2 year olds. Claiming Prices $32,000-$28,000.
|1||Poppy's C Note||Alonso Quinonez||118||Steven Miyadi||12-1||28,000|
|2||All About Trump||Tiago Pereira||120||Michael Machowsky||8-1||32,000|
|3||Jonathantoquick||Heriberto Figueroa||111||Genaro Vallejo||8-1||28,000|
|4||Siculo||Geovanni Franco||120||Molly J. Pearson||10-1||32,000|
|5||San Giorgio||Ruben Fuentes||120||Luis Mendez||3-1||32,000|
|6||Baja Warrior||Diego Sanchez||118||Juan Carlos Lopez||20-1||28,000|
|7||Just Hit Play||Santiago Gonzalez||120||Steven Miyadi||7-2||32,000|
|8||Asaltante||Edwin Maldonado||120||Todd W. Fincher||4-1||32,000|
|9||Anvil Rock||Assael Espinoza||115||J. Keith Desormeaux||10-1||32,000|
|10||Agronomo||Octavio Vergara, Jr.||118||Sal Gonzalez||12-1||28,000|
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $62,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. State bred.
|1||Helen's Tiger||Rafael Bejarano||118||Doug F. O'Neill||5-2|
|2||Hailey Rachele||Tiago Pereira||121||Sam J. Scolamieri||5-1|
|3||Maycee Jo||Geovanni Franco||118||Bill McLean||12-1|
|4||Warm It Up||Martin Pedroza||121||Vernon E. Aguayo||12-1|
|5||Miss Pretty||Ruben Fuentes||118||Andy Mathis||8-1|
|6||Donut Girl||Flavien Prat||118||Hector O. Palma||2-1|
|7||Meet My Kitty||Stewart Elliott||118||Brian J. Koriner||15-1|
|8||Bobbie Lincoln||Evin Roman||121||Ronald W. Ellis||5-1|
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $23,000. Maiden Claiming. 2 year olds. Claiming Prices $32,000-$28,000.
|1||Just Isn't Right||Martin Garcia||120||Bill McLean||20-1||32,000|
|2||Mr Bingley||Martin Pedroza||120||Vernon E. Aguayo||5-1||32,000|
|3||Rockandahardplace||Franklin Ceballos||120||Jeffrey Metz||20-1||32,000|
|4||The Creep||Evin Roman||120||Doug F. O'Neill||7-2||32,000|
|5||Boisterous Boy||Heriberto Figueroa||111||Steven Miyadi||5-1||28,000|
|6||Palladium||Santiago Gonzalez||120||J. Keith Desormeaux||5-2||32,000|
|7||Salah||Tyler Conner||120||Eoin G. Harty||20-1||32,000|
|8||Flashy Shaq||Brayan Pena||120||Scott Rollins||5-1||32,000|
|9||Unplayable||Assael Espinoza||115||Michael Machowsky||8-1||32,000|
|10||Don Ramon||Octavio Vergara, Jr.||118||Sal Gonzalez||20-1||28,000|
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