Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we delve into the case of who should pay for the Daily Racing Forms.
As you know, I love to peruse the stewards’ minutes to get the real inside of what’s going on at the race track. Well, last week’s had a good one. It seems as if Santa Anita is no longer providing the stewards with a copy of the Daily Racing Form because of cost.
Here’s the item under the title “Information loss.”
“Santa Anita Vice President, Racing & Racing Secretary Rick Hammerle told the Stewards that they would no longer receive copies of ‘The Daily Racing Form’. The Stronach Group CEO Tim Ritvo visited the Stewards yesterday and expressed concerns to the Stewards as to the expense of ‘The Daily Racing Form’. Records of the racing secretary and paymaster of purses may be substantiated by records of the Daily Racing Form or any other service recognized by the board as outlined in CHRB Rule #1610 (Official Records of Eligibility).”
Now, it’s tough to figure out which is more amusing. Is it Santa Anita, which can be exceedingly generous when dealing with people and charities, drawing a line in the sand over a little more than $30 a day in Daily Racing Form costs? (That’s figuring four copies.) Or, is it the stewards being so petty as to put the fact they are no longer getting free Daily Racing Forms in a report that, in theory, goes to Gov. Jerry Brown?
So, what should we do? Well, most assuredly nothing. But, if we were to start a GoFundMe to cover the DRF costs, would it be for Santa Anita or the CHRB?
Need your help. I need you to channel your inner mirth and come up with some funny reasons to do a GoFundMe. So, complete this sentence:
Santa Anita or the CHRB (just pick one) should get a GoFundMe account started because …
Now, I’m not looking for the vile that some of you hit me with on a daily basis but I’m guessing there will be some degree of sarcasm. And hopefully, some really funny lines. Include your name and if I get enough good ones, I’ll report back to you in a day or two. Send to email@example.com.
Now on to the stewards’ rulings of the week.
--Trainers Bobby Wayne Grayson, Sr. and Val Brinkerhoff were both fined $1,000 for a claiming violation. At issue was that Grayson claimed Arch Prince from Brinkerhoff on July 26 at Del Mar and then a short time later the horse was back in the Brinkerhoff barn. It was Grayson’s position that it was not a protection claim and even though some of the money used for the claim came from his son, Bobby Wayne Grayson, Jr., he was buying the horse for himself. Grayson, Jr. is a client of Brinkerhoff. According to the stewards’ minutes, “Exercise rider [Marc] Witkowski, who led the horse back to Brinkerhoff’s barn, testified that he was contacted by a man named Abel, who works for Brinkerhoff, and was asked to pick up the horse from the detention barn and take it to the Brinkerhoff barn.”
--Jockey John Jude was fined $100 for using the riding crop more than three times while aboard Family Rules at Los Alamitos on Sept. 23. The horse finished fourth.
--Agent Brad Pegram was fined $200 for failure to conduct business in a proper manner. On Sept. 28 at Santa Anita, Pegram agreed to have jockey Drayden Van Dyke ride two horses in the fourth race—KP Pergoliscious for trainer
--Jockey Drayden Van Dyke was suspended three days (Oct. 6, 7, 8) for interference in the stretch. Van Dyke was aboard Captivate in the eighth race on Sept. 28 and the stewards contended his horse did not maintain a straight course in the stretch. Captivate was disqualified to second. Van Dyke has filed an appeal and is riding this weekend at Santa Anita and Keeneland (Sunday).
--Jockey Ruben Fuentes is suspended for three days (Oct. 6, 7, 8) for interference in the stretch. Fuentes was aboard Gray Admiral in the first race on Sept. 28 and the stewards contended his horse altered course without sufficient clearance and bumped into Iron Alex. Gray Admiral was disqualified from the win and placed fourth. Fuentes is not riding this weekend.
--Jockey Heriberto Figueroa withdrew his appeal for a suspension at Del Mar. He will now serve those days on Oct. 7, 8, 12.
Santa Anita review
In the first stake of the day, the $100,000 Speakeasy Stakes, Its Gonna Hurt made a little history by being the first winner of a five furlong on the turf stakes race at Santa Anita. This new distance on the grass was added this meeting.
Its Gonna Hurt broke nicely on the rail and was never headed despite some pressure in the stretch. The field finished 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Doesn’t happen often. Its Gonna Hurt paid $18.60, $9.40 and $5.80. Whooping Jay finished second and Mae Never No, who we mistakenly identified as a male in Saturday’s newsletter, finished third.
“I told him [jockey Tiago Pereira] he didn’t have to be [in front],” said winning trainer Brian Koriner. “I said you can lay right behind them. He didn’t break on top, but the horse dragged him right up there. There was nothing he could do. The horse was just way quicker than they were. He went 44 flat but he was draggin' him all the way.”
Up next was the Grade 1 $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship Stakes going six furlongs. Roy H mastered the six-horse field moving to even at the top of the stretch and then motoring to the front and winning by 2 ¾ lengths. This sets him up to try and win his second straight Breeders’ Cup Sprint.
Roy H paid $4.00, $2.80 and $2.10. Distinctive B was second and Ransom the Moon was third.
“This is the Roy H I’ve been waiting to see all year,” said winning trainer Peter Miller. “It looked like Distinctive B was the speed. Drayden [Van Dyke] rode a perfect race and Distinctive B ran his eyeballs out, he ran super, but Roy H just ran phenomenal. He’s a great horse and I hope we springboard to the Breeders’ Cup.
“The way Distinctive B ran today I think he might have won that race at Keeneland I entered him in [Friday]. But this was more money, we didn’t have to ship him, and I kind of wanted a target for Roy so it worked out well.”
Paco Lopez was the winning jockey.
The final stake of the day was Grade 2 $200,000 City of Hope Mile on the turf. Sharp Samurai won by the smallest of margins, a nose, digging in the final strides to just edge out Fly to Mars. Winning jockey
Sharp Samurai paid $4.40, $2.60 and $2.40. Oho finished third.
“In the stretch, I pulled my stick through with my left hand, used it once, he responded and we were head and head with Flavien [Prat] and Fly to Mars,” Stevens said. “I went up to use it again, and Flavien was coming down with his at the same time, hit my hand, and I lost it way outside of the sixteenth pole.
“It was close and the credit goes to the other horse. My horse was game, Flavien’s horse was game. It was close.”
Mark Glatt was the winning trainer.
Santa Anita preview
Santa Anita’s 10-race Sunday card is not the last of the week as they have an extra day of racing on Monday. First post is 12:30 p.m. There are four turf races but six of the races are written for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up. There are two stakes, one of them graded.
The fifth race is the Grade 3 $100,000 L.A. Woman Stakes for fillies and mares going 6 ½ furlongs on the dirt. It’s getting to be a trend but it’s yet another stakes race with a small field. There are five horses entered.
The favorite, at 8-5, is Anonymity, a lightly raced 4-year-old, has won three of her five races and finished second in the other one. She’s been the below even-money favorite her last four races. Richard Mandella is the trainer and Flavien Prat will ride.
A close second choice is Yuvetsi at 2-1. She has won three of seven this year including two of her last three. She’s been running against better competition and even finished fourth in the Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch at Del Mar., John Sadler is the trainer and Tyler Baze rides. Post is about 2:45 p.m.
The other stake is the $70,000 Swingtime Stakes for fillies and mares going one mile on the turf. Fahan Mura is the favorite at 3-1. There are 11 horses entered with two also eligibles. It’s the last race on the card.
Here are the field sizes, in order: 6, 6, 7, 9, 5, 8, 11(3 also eligibles), 9, 7, 11 (2 AE).
Big Races review
A look at graded stakes or races worth more $100,000 or more on Saturday.
Keeneland (6): Grade 2 $200,000 Woodford Stakes, 3 and up, 5 ½ furlongs. Winner: Bucchero ($8.40)
Belmont (7): $150,000 Belmont Turf Sprint Invitational, 3 and up, 6 furlongs on turf. Winner: Disco Partner ($4.20)
Parx (8): $100,000 Plum Pretty Stakes, Penn-bred fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles. Winner: Imply ($6.40)
Keeneland (7): Grade 2 $250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Winner: Golden Mischief ($11.00)
Belmont (8): Grade 1 $400,000 Beldame Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 1/8 miles. Winner: Wow Cat ($4.60)
Keeneland (8): Grade 1 $400,000 First Lady Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 mile. Winner: A Raving Beauty ($8.40)
Woodbine (8): Grade 3 $125,000 Mazarine Stakes, 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles. Winner: Tiz Breathtaking ($4.10)
Belmont (9): Grade 2 $500,000 Hill Prince Stakes, 3-year-olds, 1 1/8 miles on turf. Winner: Have At It ($24.20)
Santa Anita (4): $100,000 Speakeasy Stakes, 2-year-olds, 5 furlongs. Winner: Its Gonna Hurt ($18.60)
Keeneland (9): Grade 1 $500,000 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity, 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles. Winner: Knicks Go ($142.00)
Belmont (10): Grade 1 $500,000 Champagne Stakes, 2-year-olds, 1 mile. Winner: Complexity ($7.00)
Santa Anita (5): Grade 1 $300,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship Stakes, 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Winner: Roy H ($4.00)
Keeneland (10): Grade 1 $1,000,000 Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes, 3 and up, 1 mile on turf. Winner: Next Shares ($48.80)
Fresno (7): $100,000 Harris Farms Stakes, Cal-breds 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Winner: Bold Fantasy ($7.80)
Santa Anita (9): Grade 2 $200,000 City of Hope Mile Stakes, 3 and up, 1 mile on turf. Winner: Sharp Samurai ($4.40)
Big races preview
A look at graded stakes or races worth more $100,000 or more on Sunday. All times PDT:
1:00 Keeneland (6): $200,000 Indian Summer Stakes, 2-year-olds, 5 ½ furlongs. Favorite: Nitrous (2-1)
1:14 Belmont (6): $150,000 Futurity Stakes, 2-year-olds, 6 furlongs on turf. Favorite: Dragic (9-2)
1:46 Belmont (7): Grade 1 $400,000 Frizette Stakes, fillies 2-years-old, 1 mile. Favorite: Covfefe (8-5)
1:57 Woodbine (8): $225,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes, Ont-bred 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles on turf. Favorite: Avie’s Flatter (2-1)
2:10 Keeneland (8): Grade 3 $250,000 Dixiana Bourbon Stakes, 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: War of Will (5-2)
2:18 Belmont (8): Grade 1 $500,000 Flower Bowl Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 ¼ miles on turf. Favorite: Fourstar Crook (7-5)
2:44 Santa Anita (5): Grade 3 $100,000 L.A. Woman Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 6 ½ furlongs. Favorite: Anonymity (8-5)
2:45 Keeneland (9): Grade 1 $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 1/8 miles. Favorite: Eskimo Kisses (5-2)
Bob Ike’s SA play of the day
TENTH RACE: No. 9 Cordiality (7-2)
Hard-knocking mare from the Mark Glatt stable comes off a sharp win vs. Cal-breds and might be able to win right back in this restricted turf stakes. She will get first run at the pacesetter and has a good record over the course and at this distance.
Saturday’s result: Noble Contessa (10-1) lacked punch through the lane and finished off the board.
Bob Ike is a Partner/VP of Horsebills.com (here's a video) and the proprietor of BobIkePicks.com (full-card picks, 3 Best Plays and betting strategy).
Ed Burgart LA play of the day
EIGHTH RACE: No. 3 Harem Bar Cartel (7-2)
Trainer Danny Montes adds the flipping halter for this 2-year-old gelding who ran much better than his last eighth-place trial outing indicates when he broke off balance with the ground coming out from under him at the start. After falling behind horses, jockey Saul Ramirez guided the gelding to the outside where he showed interest too late. He won his prior two Oregon outs and benefits by a local race which main rivals Elite Prize and Femme Fatale lack.
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And now the stars of the show, Saturday’s results and Sunday’s entries.
Santa Anita Charts Results for Saturday, October 6.
Copyright 2018 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 6th day of a 22-day meet. Cloudy & Firm
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $53,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500. Time 23.31 46.54 1:09.77 1:21.55 1:33.45
|9||Tough It Out||121||9||10||9–1||9–1||8–1||7–½||6–½||Gonzalez||13.50|
|$1 EXACTA (3-10)||$8.00|
|$1 EXACTA (3-7)||$27.10|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (3-10-7-1)||$87.00|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (3-7-10-1)||$144.74|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (3-10-7-1-8)||$11,190.80|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (3-7-10-1-8)||$11,190.80|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (3-10-7)||$43.20|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (3-7-10)||$63.70|
Winner–Kencumin (FR) Ch.c.4 by Kendargent (FR) out of Cumin, by Fusaichi Pegasus. Bred by Marcello Randelli & Sonja Banziger (FR). Trainer: Peter Eurton. Owner: C R K Stable LLC. Mutuel Pool $214,916 Exacta Pool $127,352 Superfecta Pool $66,456 Super High Five Pool $9,647 Trifecta Pool $87,269. Scratched–none.
KENCUMIN (FR) saved ground stalking the pace, came out into the stretch, bid outside the runner-up in midstretch to gain the lead past the eighth pole and inched away under some left handed urging. SAWYER'S HILL sped to the early lead, angled in and set the pace inside, fought back along the rail in the stretch, could not match the winner late but held for a share of the place. PERFECTLY MAJESTIC four wide on the first turn, stalked three deep, came out four wide into the stretch and rallied for a share of second. ANY QUESTIONS settled off the pace inside, went outside a rival on the second turn and four wide into the stretch and finished with interest. ACCOUNTABILITY angled in and stalked outside a rival, came three deep into the stretch and lacked the needed late kick. TOUGH IT OUT broke a bit slowly, also was angled over and chased outside a rival, went three deep into and out of the second turn and could not summon the necessary late response. FOREVER JUANITO stalked between horses then a bit off the rail leaving the second turn and in the stretch and also lacked the needed late kick. FABOZZI three deep between horses and in a bit tight leaving the first turn, chased outside a rival or a bit off the rail and could not offer the necessary rally. MARCKIE'S WATER angled in and saved ground chasing the pace, came out a bit in upper stretch, steadied between foes off heels in midstretch and did not rally. CASHMAN (FR) pulled and steadied in a bit tight early, saved ground chasing the pace throughout and weakened in the stretch.
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $18,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. Time 22.00 45.46 1:11.26 1:18.19
|3||Luv Is All U Need||120||3||8||4–1||6–3||7–2||7–½||Elliott||15.30|
|9||Coco Loco Mama||115||9||3||6–hd||8–1||9||8–½||Rodriguez||25.80|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (3-4)||$132.60|
|$1 EXACTA (4-6)||$45.10|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-6-7-8)||$64.88|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-6-7)||$89.00|
|$1 X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (4-6-7-8-2)||Carryover $1,582|
Winner–Baby Ice B.f.4 by First Dude out of Ice Girl, by Devil On Ice. Bred by Y-Lo Racing Stables, LLC (FL). Trainer: Steve Knapp. Owner: Evans, John B and Knapp, Steve R.. Mutuel Pool $218,299 Daily Double Pool $47,669 Exacta Pool $155,112 Superfecta Pool $85,827 Trifecta Pool $116,766 X-5 Super High Five Pool $2,072. Claimed–Just Kathy by Westside Racing Stable, Knight, Scott and Tucker, Tom. Trainer:
BABY ICE dueled three deep then took a short lead outside a rival on the turn, inched clear leaving the turn and into the stretch and proved best under urging. VEILED HEAT angled in and saved ground chasing the pace, came out into the stretch, drifted in late but was clearly second best. PEACHY stalked three deep between horses then three wide on the turn and four wide into the stretch and bested the others. BIG BASE settled off the rail, came four wide into the stretch and improved position. EURASIA dueled between horses then inside on the turn and weakened in the drive. JUST KATHY broke in and slowly, was sent along inside to duel for the lead, fell back on the turn, came out leaving the turn and into the stretch and also weakened. LUV IS ALL U NEED broke a bit slowly and was pinched some, chased off the rail, came out into the stretch and had little left for the drive. COCO LOCO MAMA stalked four wide, dropped back on the turn, continued wider in the stretch and also gave way. DERBY TREASURE chased a bit off the rail then between horses leaving the backstretch, angled in and dropped back on the turn and had nothing left for the drive.
6 Furlongs. Purse: $33,000. Maiden Claiming. 2 year olds. Claiming Price $75,000. Time 22.39 45.68 58.06 1:11.02
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-2)||$79.40|
|$1 EXACTA (2-6)||$9.40|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (2-6-4-3)||$8.34|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (2-6-4)||$15.75|
Winner–Emtech Dbb.c.2 by Concord Point out of Awesome Baby, by Awesome Again. Bred by Kaleem Shah, Inc. (KY). Trainer:
50-Cent Pick Three (3-4-2) paid $162.40. Pick Three Pool $54,535.
EMTECH sped to the early lead, set a pressured pace a bit off the rail then between foes leaving the backstretch, battled inside on the turn and through the stretch and gamely prevailed under left handed urging. HAYDENS HAVOC pressed the pace outside the winner then three deep leaving the backstretch, battled alongside the winner on the turn, fought back outside that one through the stretch and continued willingly to the end. MANHATTAN UP chased off the rail then outside a rival on the turn, came out in upper stretch, drifted in past midstretch and bested the others. LAGOON MACAROON a step slow to begin, settled off the rail, came a bit wide into the stretch and did not rally. PERFECT DUDE stalked early then pulled his way up inside to press the pace, fell back on the turn and weakened.
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $100,000. 'Speakeasy Stakes'. 2 year olds. Time 21.22 44.05 56.00
|1||Its Gonna Hurt||120||1||5||1–½||1–1½||1–1½||1–¾||Pereira||8.30|
|3||Mae Never No||121||3||1||3–hd||2–hd||2–½||3–2¼||Stevens||1.30|
|4||Midnight Mystery||120||4||2||6||5–1||5–3½||4–1¼||Van Dyke||4.00|
|1||ITS GONNA HURT||18.60||9.40||5.80|
|3||MAE NEVER NO (IRE)||3.00|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (2-1)||$37.60|
|$1 EXACTA (1-2)||$71.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-2-3-4)||$69.71|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-2-3)||$99.15|
Winner–Its Gonna Hurt Ch.c.2 by Violence out of Celestial Legend, by City Zip. Bred by Jason Hall, Jeff Neese & Jimmy Clanin (LA). Trainer: Brian J. Koriner. Owner: Lyons, Janet, Trommer, Evan, Trommer, Andrew and Trommer, Matthew. Mutuel Pool $245,768 Daily Double Pool $27,072 Exacta Pool $107,665 Superfecta Pool $43,394 Trifecta Pool $73,077. Scratched–Owning.
50-Cent Pick Three (4-2-1) paid $188.75. Pick Three Pool $22,147.
ITS GONNA HURT had good early speed and set a pressured pace inside, inched away on the turn, came a bit off the rail into the stretch and held on gamely under urging. WHOOPING JAY pressed the pace between horses then stalked a bit off the rail on the turn, angled to the inside into the stretch and continued willingly. MAE NEVER NO (IRE) prompted the pace three deep then between foes, stalked between horses on the turn, came three wide into the stretch and also continued willingly to the end. MIDNIGHT MYSTERY stalked a bit off the rail to the stretch, angled in some in the drive and lacked the needed rally. HARTEL stalked between horses then bid four wide a half mile out, tracked outside foes on the turn, came four wide into the stretch and weakened some. PRINCIPE CARLO stalked three deep then outside a rival, continued off the rail on the turn and three wide into the stretch and weakened.
6 Furlongs. Purse: $300,000. 'Santa Anita Sprint Championship Stakes'. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.45 45.45 57.11 1:09.09
|3||Distinctive B||121||3||1||1–½||1–½||2–2||2–½||Van Dyke||10.70|
|5||Ransom the Moon||125||5||3||5||5||3–1||3–1¾||Prat||1.50|
|4||Edwards Going Left||121||4||5||4–1||4–hd||4–hd||4–1¼||T Baze||4.80|
|5||RANSOM THE MOON||2.10|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-2)||$47.40|
|$1 EXACTA (2-3)||$13.80|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (2-3-5)||$12.20|
Winner–Roy H B.g.6 by More Than Ready out of Elusive Diva, by Elusive Quality. Bred by
50-Cent Pick Three (2-1-2) paid $35.50. Pick Three Pool $78,937. 50-Cent Pick Four (4-2-1-2) 214 tickets with 4 correct paid $553.60. Pick Four Pool $154,978. 50-Cent Pick Five (3-4-2-1-2) 72 tickets with 5 correct paid $5,877.35. Pick Five Pool $492,128.
ROY H stalked outside a rival, bid three deep on the turn and into the stretch, took the lead in upper stretch, inched away past midstretch and won clear under some urging. DISTINCTIVE B a bit fractious in the gate, sped to the early lead, angled in and set a pressured pace inside, inched away briefly into the turn, fought back inside on the turn and to midstretch, could not match the winner thereafter but held second. RANSOM THE MOON stalked the pace outside on the backstretch and turn, went three deep leaving the turn and four wide into the stretch and was edged for the place. EDWARDS GOING LEFT a step slow to begin, stalked a bit off the rail then inside into and on the turn and into the stretch and lacked a rally. HORSE GREEDY also a step slow to begin, came a bit off the rail and pressed the pace outside a rival then between foes on the turn and weakened some in the drive.
About 6½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $60,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $75,000. Time 21.38 43.26 1:05.81 1:12.01
|7||Painting Corners||121||7||2||2–1||2–1½||1–1||1–2¼||Van Dyke||4.80|
|9||Go On Mary||121||9||1||1–2||1–hd||2–2½||2–½||Bejarano||7.10|
|3||Poster Girl||121||3||10||10||10||8–½||3–¾||T Baze||10.90|
|5||Miss Southern Miss||121||5||9||9–hd||9–1||7–1½||6–2||Desormeaux||13.90|
|10||A Little Bit Me||116||10||8||8–½||8–½||9–4||9–16½||Figueroa||5.60|
|9||GO ON MARY||7.80||5.60|
|3||POSTER GIRL (GB)||6.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (2-7)||$32.00|
|$1 EXACTA (7-9)||$35.10|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (7-9-3-6)||$151.47|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (7-9-3)||$141.45|
|$1 X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (7-9-3-6-8)||Carryover $3,438|
Winner–Painting Corners Dbb.f.4 by Pleasant Strike out of Adorable Heidi, by Gimmeawink. Bred by Faraway Farm (FL). Trainer: Peter Miller. Owner: Altamira Racing Stable and Slam Dunk Racing. Mutuel Pool $389,842 Daily Double Pool $40,685 Exacta Pool $203,810 Superfecta Pool $94,467 Trifecta Pool $139,938 X-5 Super High Five Pool $2,433. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (1-2-7) paid $87.35. Pick Three Pool $59,353.
PAINTING CORNERS stalked off the rail, bid outside the runner-up leaving the hill, took the lead in upper stretch, inched away in midstretch and won clear under urging. GO ON MARY sped to the early lead, set the pace a bit off the rail, fought back inside the winner leaving the hill and into the stretch and just held second. POSTER GIRL (GB) a bit slow to begin, saved ground off the pace, split horses nearing midstretch and again in deep stretch and finished well. FIZZY FRIDAY (GB) stalked three deep then outside a rival leaving the hill, came out four wide into the stretch and was outfinished for a minor award. RUBILINDA close up stalking the pace three deep then outside a rival, came out into the stretch and lacked the needed rally between foes late. MISS SOUTHERN MISS settled between horses chasing the pace, continued along the inside in the stretch and could not summon the necessary late kick. MONGOLIAN SHOPPER between horses early, chased a bit off the rail, came out into the stretch and did not rally. DEER VALLEY saved ground stalking the pace, came a bit off the rail in the stretch and lacked the necessary response. A LITTLE BIT ME bobbled at the start, chased three deep to the stretch and also lacked the needed late kick. SYMPOSIUM (GB) also bobbled at the break, angled in and saved ground chasing the pace, dropped back inside in the stretch and weakened. Rail on hill at zero.
7 Furlongs. Purse: $18,000. Waiver Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $10,000. Time 22.22 44.91 1:10.53 1:24.33
|7||Monterey Shale||121||7||1||3–hd||4–1||5–2½||4–hd||T Baze||4.10|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (7-3)||$68.00|
|$1 EXACTA (3-5)||$157.50|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (3-5-2-7)||$1,505.39|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (3-5-2)||$1,123.50|
|$1 X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (3-5-2-7-4)||Carryover $15,687|
Winner–Papa Turf B.g.7 by Yes It's True out of Wadena, by Saint Ballado. Bred by T/C Stable (KY). Trainer: J. Keith Desormeaux. Owner: Big Chief Racing, LLC. Mutuel Pool $295,063 Daily Double Pool $29,389 Exacta Pool $180,296 Superfecta Pool $84,635 Trifecta Pool $128,325 X-5 Super High Five Pool $16,049. Claimed–Papa Turf by Tristan Saldana. Trainer: Reed Saldana. Claimed–Monterey Shale by Drakos, Chris and Hanson, Ryan. Trainer: Ryan Hanson. Scratched–Ketos.
50-Cent Pick Three (2-7-3) paid $33.00. Pick Three Pool $67,865.
PAPA TURF sped to the early lead, set the pace inside, came off the rail into the stretch when challenged, inched away under urging in midstretch and won clear. HARROVIAN stalked a bit off the rail then inside on the turn, came out into the stretch and gained the place. HOLLAND ROAD broke a bit slowly, settled just off the rail, came out into the stretch, angled in past midstretch and got up late for the show inside. MONTEREY SHALE stalked three deep between horses to the stretch and was edged for third between foes. EIGHTY THREE close up stalking the winner a bit off the rail, bid outside that one into the stretch and was edged for a minor award late. BRADDOCK stalked the pace four wide to the stretch and was edged for a minor share four deep on the line. FREDDIES DREAM stumbled badly at the start, settled off the rail, angled to the inside on the turn, continued along the rail in the stretch and lacked the needed rally. EL TOVAR chased off the rail then outside a rival, continued a bit off the fence leaving the turn and into the stretch and weakened.
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000. Time 21.88 44.79 1:09.56 1:16.35
|4||Best Two Minutes||125||3||2||4–½||1–hd||2–hd||4–¾||T Baze||2.50|
|9||Super Duper Cooper||121||8||10||10||10||9–4||9–6¼||Prat||10.20|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (3-8)||$67.20|
|$1 EXACTA (8-2)||$22.30|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (8-2-12-4)||$32.61|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (8-2-12-4-6)||$6,498.50|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (8-2-12)||$65.95|
Winner–Awesome Anywhere Ch.g.4 by Awesome of Course out of Baby Doll, by Smarty Jones. Bred by Edward Seltzer, Beverly Anderson,Joseph Barbazon & Helen Barbazon (FL). Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer. Owner: Hollendorfer, LLC, Team Green LLC and Todaro, George. Mutuel Pool $342,728 Daily Double Pool $30,041 Exacta Pool $192,891 Superfecta Pool $87,686 Super High Five Pool $13,506 Trifecta Pool $128,462. Claimed–Best Two Minutes by Thomsen Racing, LLC. Trainer: Steve Knapp. Claimed–Jan's Reserve by
50-Cent Pick Three (7-3-8) paid $79.05. Pick Three Pool $76,753.
AWESOME ANYWHERE forced the pace four wide then dueled three deep on the turn, took the lead approaching the stretch and drew clear under urging. SOLID WAGER saved ground chasing the pace, went outside a rival on the turn, came out into the stretch and just got the place three deep on the line. JUNGLE WARFARE pressed the pace five wide then stalked outside on the turn, came four wide into the stretch and held third. BEST TWO MINUTES had good early speed and dueled inside, fought back on the turn, continued inside in the stretch and was outfinished for the show. JAN'S RESERVE stalked off the rail then a bit off the rail on the turn and into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. CARAY dueled between horses, steadied sharply in tight early on the turn, angled to the inside and weakened. BOY HOWDY had speed between horses then dueled three deep between foes and between rivals on the turn and weakened in the final furlong. MORE HONOR chased three deep then outside on the turn, came four wide into the stretch and did not rally. SUPER DUPER COOPER settled three deep then outside a rival, angled in a bit off the rail leaving the turn and lacked a response in the drive. MADARNAS chased between horses then off the rail, came out four wide into the stretch and weakened.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $200,000. 'City of Hope Mile Stakes'. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.89 46.26 1:09.95 1:21.17 1:32.47
|9||Fly to Mars||121||9||1||3–1½||2–hd||1–½||1–hd||2–2¼||Prat||2.40|
|3||Le Ken||121||3||5||9||9||9||7–1||4–¾||T Baze||80.80|
|9||FLY TO MARS||3.20||2.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (8-8)||$32.20|
|$1 EXACTA (8-9)||$4.90|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (8-9-5-3)||$32.68|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (8-9-5-3-2)||$773.60|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (8-9-5)||$11.10|
Winner–Sharp Samurai B.g.4 by First Samurai out of Secret Wish, by Street Cry (IRE). Bred by Cudney Stables (KY). Trainer: Mark Glatt. Owner: Red Baron's Barn LLC, Rancho Temescal LLC and Glatt, Mark. Mutuel Pool $460,934 Daily Double Pool $45,912 Exacta Pool $240,292 Superfecta Pool $98,029 Super High Five Pool $6,084 Trifecta Pool $151,625. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (3-8-8) paid $42.25. Pick Three Pool $66,446.
SHARP SAMURAI stalked outside a rival, bid three deep leaving the second turn then outside the runner-up in the stretch, came under left handed urging in midstretch then had the rider lose the whip past the eighth pole and gamely prevailed late. FLY TO MARS close up stalking the leader outside a rival, bid outside the pacesetter on the second turn, took the lead between foes a quarter mild out, fought back along the inside in the stretch and went gamely to the end. OHIO (BRZ) chased outside a rival, split horses three deep leaving the second turn, came three wide into the stretch and gained the show. LE KEN (ARG) pulled between foes into the first turn then chased a bit off the rail, came out four wide into the stretch and bested the others. WHITE FLAG saved ground stalking the pace, went between foes on the second turn and into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. FLAMBOYANT (FR) three deep into the first turn, chased outside a rival then three wide into the second turn and four wide into the stretch and could not summon the necessary response. PYSCHO SISTER sped to the early lead, angled in and set the pace inside, fought back leaving the second turn but weakened in the stretch. DOUBLE TOUCH (GB) saved ground chasing the pace, came out into the stretch and lacked a rally. MITHQAAL angled in and stalked the pace inside, continued along the rail on the second turn and into the stretch and weakened.
6 Furlongs. Purse: $18,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $12,500. Time 22.70 45.99 58.11 1:11.27
|12||Lucky Patrick||123||11||10||10–1½||10–1½||9–3||7–1||Vergara, Jr.||91.80|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (8-7)||$126.00|
|$1 EXACTA (7-1)||$217.80|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (7-1-2-9)||$928.49|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (7-1-2)||$991.90|
|$1 X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (7-1-2-9-14)||Carryover $2,323|
Winner–Michael Mundo Ch.g.3 by Forestry out of Play It True, by Yes It's True. Bred by Thor-Bred Stables, LLC (KY). Trainer: Philip A. Oviedo. Owner: Kleczka, Kevin O. and Warren, John P.. Mutuel Pool $312,510 Daily Double Pool $38,460 Exacta Pool $207,643 Superfecta Pool $115,092 Trifecta Pool $149,509 X-5 Super High Five Pool $3,043. Scratched–Royal Seeker.
50-Cent Pick Three (8-8-7) paid $176.60. Pick Three Pool $52,696.
MICHAEL MUNDO dueled between horses, kicked clear a bit off the rail on the turn, drifted out some in the stretch and proved best under urging. DOWNSIDE UP saved ground stalking the pace, came a bit off the rail in the stretch and held second. STREET ZOMBIE chased a bit off the rail then between foes, came three deep into the stretch, angled to the inside past midstretch and gained the show. PSYCHEDELICAT had speed between horses then stalked between foes, continued outside a rival on the turn and three deep into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. LATITUDE chased outside then five wide into the turn, came four wide into the stretch and could not offer the necessary response. KATZUMOTO had good early speed and dueled inside, stalked on the turn, came out into the stretch and weakened. LUCKY PATRICK chased off the rail then angled in a bit off the fence on the turn and into the stretch and did not rally. AQUILA broke a bit slowly, saved ground off the pace, continued inside into the stretch and did not rally. ZAPANA'S GAME had speed four wide between foes, dueled between rivals then stalked between foes on the turn, came three wide into the stretch and weakened. JOHANN'S COMMAND pressed the pace five wide then stalked four wide on the turn and into the stretch and also weakened. PACIFIC SONG broke in the air and slowly, settled outside a rival then between foes leaving the backstretch and alongside a rival on the turn and did not rally. STYLISTICS UNITED had speed between horses then stalked between foes, continued outside a rival on the turn and three wide into the stretch and weakened. KINEMATICO broke a bit slowly, settled outside then three deep, continued outside a foe on the turn then off the rail, came four wide into the stretch and lacked a further response.
About 6½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $50,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies. 2 year olds. Time 21.71 43.87 1:06.93 1:13.04
|8||Be a Shero||122||8||8||8–4½||8–3½||6–hd||5–3½||T Baze||50.30|
|1||Hyde Park Corner||122||1||12||11–4½||10–2½||10–2||11–4¼||Stevens||13.00|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (7-6)||$2,818.20|
|$1 EXACTA (6-3)||$225.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (6-3-5-9)||$2,409.53|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (6-3-5-9-8)||Carryover $16,848|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (6-3-5)||$1,121.15|
Winner–Courteous Dbb.f.2 by Midnight Lute out of Famous, by Vindication. Bred by Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds, LLC (KY). Trainer: Richard E. Mandella. Owner: Claiborne Farm, Bass II, Perry R., Bass, Ramona S. and Dilschneider, Adele B.. Mutuel Pool $449,902 Daily Double Pool $113,690 Exacta Pool $283,035 Superfecta Pool $142,295 Super High Five Pool $19,032 Trifecta Pool $198,178. Scratched–True Validity, Velvet Queen.
50-Cent Pick Three (8-7-6) paid $1,539.40. Pick Three Pool $205,460. 50-Cent Pick Four (8-8-7-6) 4 correct paid $9,753.85. Pick Four Pool $765,963. 50-Cent Pick Five (3-8-8-7-6) 5 correct paid $28,259.70. Pick Five Pool $518,391. 20-Cent Pick Six Jackpot (7-3-8-8-7-6) 6 correct paid $71,169.12. Pick Six Jackpot Pool $266,457. Pick Six Jackpot Carryover $245,810.
COURTEOUS sped to the early lead, inched away and set the pace a bit off the rail then inside, continued clear in midstretch and held on gamely under urging. ENCANTA stalked a bit off the rail then outside a rival, came out a bit in the stretch and went on gamely three deep on the line. HELLO BUBBLES saved ground stalking the pace, also came out a bit in the stretch and continued gamely between the top pair late. BARBADOLLA chased a bit off the rail then outside a rival on the hill and in the stretch and found her best stride late. BE A SHERO angled in and saved ground chasing the pace, continued inside in the stretch and also found her best stride late. NOBLE CONTESSA stalked outside foes then alongside a rival, came three wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. BELLAZANO chased outside a rival then a bit off the rail, came out into the stretch and could not offer the necessary response. COLONIAL CREED saved ground stalking the pace, came out on the dirt then drifted out into and through the lane and weakened. ARCHANA allowed to settle off the pace outside a rival then a bit off the rail leaving the hill and lacked the needed response. DISCREET DIVA close up stalking the winner outside a rival, was fanned four wide into the stretch and weakened. HYDE PARK CORNER (IRE) broke to the inside and slowly and bobbled slightly then saved ground to no avail. MAGICAL SMILE dropped back off the rail early, angled in some leaving the hill and failed to menace. Rail on hill at zero.
|Out of State||N/A||$8,480,257|
Santa Anita Entries for Sunday, October 7.
Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 7th day of a 22-day meet.
1 1/8 Mile Turf. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000.
|1||Lynne's Legacy||125||Doug F. O'Neill||7-2||40,000|
|2||War Moccasin||Assael Espinoza||120||Javier Jose Sierra||10-1||40,000|
|3||K P Pergoliscious||Tyler Baze||120||Jeff Mullins||6-1|
|4||Siberian Iris||Flavien Prat||123||Richard E. Mandella||2-1|
|5||Miss Boom Boom||Geovanni Franco||125||Vladimir Cerin||5-2||40,000|
|6||Jazaalah||Stewart Elliott||123||James M. Cassidy||7-2|
1 Mile. Purse: $21,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Prices $16,000-$14,000.
|1||Plum Dandy||Assael Espinoza||118||Sal Gonzalez||6-1||16,000|
|2||Wheresthemoneyjack||Agapito Delgadillo||123||Alfredo Marquez||6-1||16,000|
|3||We Go Now||Edwin Maldonado||121||Craig Dollase||6-1||14,000|
|4||Giddymeister||Evin Roman||118||Dallas E. Keen||9-2||14,000|
|5||Midnight Soot||Santiago Gonzalez||120||Jack Carava||2-1||16,000|
|6||Typhoon Harry||Rafael Bejarano||120||Doug F. O'Neill||9-5||16,000|
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $16,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $6,250.
|1||Go Ghetto||Edgar Payeras||116||Justin B. Clark||8-1||6,250|
|2||Reverend Al||Evin Roman||121||Blake R. Heap||8-1||6,250|
|3||St. Reno||Alonso Quinonez||121||Lorenzo Ruiz||3-1||6,250|
|4||Bourque||Mario Gutierrez||123||Antonio Garcia||8-1||6,250|
|5||Private Joke||Martin Pedroza||121||William E. Morey||5-2||6,250|
|6||Bitte||Assael Espinoza||116||Robert B. Hess, Jr.||9-5||6,250|
|7||Royal Seeker||Tiago Pereira||121||Marcelo Polanco||12-1||6,250|
About 6½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $31,000. Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $35,000.
|1||Halo Darlin||Tyler Conner||123||Mike Puype||6-1||35,000|
|2||Vallestina||Tyler Baze||123||Michael W. McCarthy||7-2||35,000|
|3||Jeweled||Assael Espinoza||118||Jorge Periban||20-1||35,000|
|4||Holy Diver||Luis Fuentes||113||Daniel Franko||20-1||35,000|
|5||Twirling Apples||Geovanni Franco||123||Vladimir Cerin||5-1||35,000|
|6||Bunny Yogurt||Tiago Pereira||120||William Spawr||6-1||35,000|
|7||Classy Atlantic||Joseph Talamo||120||Mark Glatt||5-2||35,000|
|8||Operandi||Flavien Prat||120||Andrew Lerner||6-1||35,000|
|9||Wind Tartare||Rafael Bejarano||123||Vann Belvoir||8-1||35,000|
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $100,000. 'LA Woman Stakes'. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up.
|1||Skye Diamonds||Tiago Pereira||121||William Spawr||7-2|
|2||Classy Tune||Joseph Talamo||121||Simon Callaghan||5-1|
|3||Yuvetsi||Tyler Baze||125||John W. Sadler||2-1|
|4||Show It N Moe It||Rafael Bejarano||118||Gary Sherlock||5-1|
|5||Anonymity||Flavien Prat||121||Richard E. Mandella||8-5|
6 Furlongs. Purse: $20,000. Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $10,000.
|1||Lucky Student||Gary Stevens||121||Michael Pender||2-1||10,000|
|2||Christy Jackson||Assael Espinoza||116||Robert B. Hess, Jr.||5-1||10,000|
|3||She'sluckythatway||Matt Garcia||121||James F. Sayler||30-1||10,000|
|4||Hero for Hire||Edwin Maldonado||121||Jeff Bonde||12-1||10,000|
|5||Gemini Journey||Stewart Elliott||121||Charles S. Treece||5-1||10,000|
|6||Kristie's Heart||Rafael Bejarano||121||Anthony K. Saavedra||5-2||10,000|
|7||Cioppino Pasadino||Geovanni Franco||121||Edward R. Freeman||8-1||10,000|
|8||Todos Santos||Brayan Pena||121||Kelly Castaneda||6-1||10,000|
About 6½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $50,000. Maiden Special Weight. 3 year olds and up. State bred.
|1||Red Envelope||120||Dan L. Hendricks||7-2|
|2||Valiant||Santiago Gonzalez||123||Scott ||20-1|
|3||Raise the Gamble||Alonso Quinonez||120||Bobby Wayne Grayson||50-1|
|4||Cool Your Jets||Tiago Pereira||120||Mick Ruis||6-1|
|5||Astonishing Tweet||Flavien Prat||120||Michael W. McCarthy||5-1|
|6||Thomas Henry||Martin Pedroza||123||J. Eric Kruljac||10-1|
|7||Nevermissesabeat||Geovanni Franco||120||Carla Gaines||4-1|
|8||Captain Buzzkill||Assael Espinoza||115||Gary Mandella||12-1|
|9||Sir Eddie||Tyler Baze||120||Dan Blacker||4-1|
|10||Ostini||Joseph Talamo||123||J. Eric Kruljac||8-1|
|11||Reckless Gravity||Chris Russell||123||Patrick Gallagher||20-1|
|12||Dynamic Duo||Luis Fuentes||113||Charles R. Stutts||50-1|
|13||Leroy Pegasus||Brayan Pena||120||Salvador Orozco||50-1|
|14||Atonarun||Tyler Conner||123||Mike Puype||6-1|
6 Furlongs. Purse: $30,000. Maiden Claiming. 2 year olds. Claiming Prices $50,000-$40,000. State bred.
|1||Poppy's C Note||Evin Roman||122||Steven Miyadi||8-1||50,000|
|2||Calder Vale||Octavio Vergara, Jr.||122||Ricardo Zamora||8-1||50,000|
|3||Unplayable||Edwin Maldonado||122||Michael Machowsky||12-1||50,000|
|4||I Belong to Becky||Tiago Pereira||122||Hector O. Palma||3-1||50,000|
|5||Stay in Yo Lane||Agapito Delgadillo||122||Doug F. O'Neill||5-2||50,000|
|6||Starring John Wain||Assael Espinoza||117||Jerry Hollendorfer||4-1||50,000|
|7||Concord Jet||Luis Fuentes||115||Brian J. Koriner||8-1||50,000|
|8||S On My Chest||Tyler Conner||122||Jack Carava||8-1||50,000|
|9||Forestation||Geovanni Franco||122||J. Eric Kruljac||20-1||50,000|
1 Mile. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000.
|1||Just Grazed Me||Tyler Baze||118||Philip D'Amato||9-5|
|2||Starr of Quality||Tiago Pereira||125||William Spawr||4-1|
|3||Whirling||Mike Smith||120||Richard E. Mandella||8-1|
|4||Danuska's My Girl||Assael Espinoza||116||Jerry Hollendorfer||8-1|
|5||Ransomed||Rafael Bejarano||121||Vann Belvoir||6-1|
|6||Jest a Princess||Joseph Talamo||123||Bob Baffert||10-1|
|7||Secret Spice||Flavien Prat||118||Richard Baltas||5-2|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $70,000. 'Swingtime Stakes (R)'. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up.
|1||Way to Versailles||Flavien Prat||121||Peter Miller||7-2|
|2||Impasse||Assael Espinoza||121||Michael W. McCarthy||20-1|
|3||Okinawa||Mike Smith||121||Richard Baltas||8-1|
|4||Quebec||Rafael Bejarano||121||Richard Baltas||10-1|
|5||Barleysugar||Kent Desormeaux||121||Jeff Mullins||15-1|
|6||The Tulip||Geovanni Franco||123||Patrick Gallagher||8-1|
|7||Melissa Jane||Brice Blanc||121||Leonard Powell||20-1|
|8||Tonahutu||Gary Stevens||121||Dan Blacker||12-1|
|9||Cordiality||Tyler Baze||125||Mark Glatt||7-2|
|10||Fahan Mura||Edwin Maldonado||123||Vladimir Cerin||3-1|
|11||Achira||Joseph Talamo||121||John A. Shirreffs||12-1|
|12||India Mantuana||Tiago Pereira||121||Thomas Ray Bell, II||20-1|
|13||Shehastheritestuff||Tyler Conner||121||Patrick Gallagher||20-1|