Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we wonder if Santa Anita executives are sleeping well at night.
We’ve got some catching up to do on the stewards’ rulings at Del Mar. So, let’s get right to them.
--Jockey Ricardo Jaime was fined $100 for using his riding crop three times in succession without giving the horse a chance to respond. Now, here’s where it gets tricky. The stewards’ minutes and the ruling said the offense took place in the sixth race on Sun., Nov. 11, but Jaime did not ride in that race. So, here’s guessing the infraction took place on Mon., Nov. 12, where he rode Monterey Shale to a third-place finish in the sixth race. Who goofed, I’ve got to know? (Done for effect, really don’t need to know.)
--Jockey agent Richard Silverstein was fined $200 for failure to conduct business in a proper manner. In this case, he said he forgot to alert the stewards that his jockey Martin Pedroza would not be riding on Nov. 14. He only had one mount that day.
--Jockey agent Nelson Arroyo was fined $200 for failure to conduct business in a proper manner. Arroyo said he “spun” owner Nick Hines that his jockey would ride Empress of Joy in the fourth race on Nov. 17, according to the stewards’ minutes. The stewards did not identify which jockey was supposed to ride the horse but Arroyo represents Kent Desormeaux and Norberto Arroyo, Jr. Desormeaux was on another horse in that race. Now, there also was no horse in the race called Empress of Joy, but we are assuming it was Empress of Lov, who finished fourth with Luis Fuentes aboard. (See first ruling.)
--Owner Michael Martin was suspended starting Nov. 23 for failure to appear at a hearing at which it was alleged that he owed the Equine Medical and Surgical Group $2,016.60. He is barred from the all areas of the track until the suspension is lifted.
--Owner/trainer Lance Hellum was suspended for failure to fulfill a 2016 financial agreement that resulted in a debt of $1,159.61 to vendor Matt Unamuno of Angels’ Feed. The suspension went into effect on Nov. 25 and Hellum is barred from all areas of the track until the suspension is lifted.
--Owner Samantha Siegel of Jay Em Ess Stable and jockey Joe Talamo were ordered to return all purse money after Mr. Vargas, who won the seventh race on Aug. 18 at Del Mar, tested positive for procaine, an antibiotic. The stewards’ minutes said the level was 2,932 ng/ml, the ruling said it was in excess of that. It was further ruled that Mr. Vargas be disqualified and ruled unplaced in the race. Gato Del Oro is the new winner, however, the ruling does not change any of the pari-mutuel payouts. It cost Jay Em Ess Stable $34,843 and Talamo has to return $3,900. The monies are due by Dec. 18. Brian Koriner is the trainer of Mr. Vargas and was not named in the ruling.
--Trainer Mike Machowsky was fined $400 for a late declaration to not run his horse, Ria Munk in the second race on Nov. 22. The stewards ruled the trainer did not have a valid reason for scratching his horse.
Del Mar review
The feature on Saturday was the Grade 1 $300,000 Hollywood Derby for horses going 1 1/8 miles on the turf. The race lived up to its billing with the two favorites battling down the stretch. In the end, shipper Raging Bull for trainer Chad Brown, rallied from the back of the pack, entered the stretch wide and won by a half-length over a game River Boyne.
“I thought I was on the best horse, so I rode him that way,” Rosario said. “With him, he has a powerful quarter-mile kick at the end. Terrific acceleration. So, I just needed to keep him outside, keep him in the clear where I could ride him at the finish. It worked out just the way I’d hoped.”
Raging Bull paid $5.80, $3.40 and $2.80. Instilled Regard, running his first race on the turf, finished third.
Brown was back at his stable in New York, and assistant Jose Hernandez came in to manage the shippers.
“I expected him to be a little closer in the first part,” Hernandez said. “The speed had been holding in the earlier turf races. But he came from off the pace very well. Rosario is a good rider and he knows what he’s doing, especially here in California. One [race] down, three [horses the Matriarch] to go.”
A few days ago, we put up the stats on 2-year-olds trained by
In sad news, Tribal Ann, a 4-year-old Cal-bred filly, broke down in the second race on the far turn. She was euthanized back at the barn.
Del Mar preview
This is it for the fall meeting at Del Mar, which except for a day or rain on Thursday, has had a seemingly very successful meeting. The closing day card is none-races starting at 12:30 p.m. There are four turf races including the Grade 1 $300,000 Matriarch Stakes for fillies and mares going a mile.
We rarely root for a horse but can’t help but love the story line on the favorite in the race, Vasilika at 7-2. I know I’ve told the story before, but I’ll tell it again. She was claimed 10 races back by Jerry Hollendorfer for $40,000. Since then she’s won nine of 10, including eight in a row. She’s won three graded stakes. Flavien Prat gets the ride. We’ve probably had a time in our life where we finally figure something out and, while not even Hollendorfer could have expected these kinds of results, it seems like this filly has figured it out, whatever “it” is.
Reminds us of the movie “City Slickers” where Jack Palance and
Back to our regularly scheduled newsletter. The second favorite is another Brown shipper from New York called Uni. She is three for three this year with two graded stakes wins. Brown also has Quidura (8-1) and Rymska (5-1) in the 14-horse race. Rosario will be riding Uni.
It goes as the seventh race at about 3:30 p.m.
Here are the field sizes on a mandatory payout last day, in order: 7, 7, 8, 10, 10, 10, 14, 7, 11.
Big Races review
A look at graded stakes or races worth more $100,000 or more on Saturday.
Gulfstream (2): $110,000 Claiming Crown Rapid Transit Stakes, 3 and up, 7 furlongs. Winner: Uno Mas Modelo ($3.80)
Aqueduct (4) Grade 2 $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes, fillies 2-years-old, 1 1/8 miles. Winner: Positive Spirit ($24.40)
Gulfstream (4): $110,000 Claiming Crown Express Stakes, 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Winner: Appealing Future ($7.80)
Tampa Bay (3): $100,000 Turf Dash Stakes, 3 and up, 5 furlongs on turf. Winner: Vision Perfect ($3.20)
Gulfstream (5): $110,000 Claiming Crown Distaff Dash Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 5 furlongs on turf. Winner: Oxford Comma ($4.80)
Aqueduct (6) Grade 3 $250,000 Go for Wand Handicap, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 mile. Winner: Marley’s Freedom ($3.10)
Gulfstream (6): $110,000 Claiming Crown Iron Horse Stakes, Fla-breds 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles. Winner: Salsa’s Return ($35.60)
Gulfstream (7): $110,000 Claiming Crown Tiara Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles on turf. Winner: Peru ($7.60)
Aqueduct (8): Grade 2 $250,000 Remsen Stakes, 2-year-olds, 1 1/8 miles. Winner: Maximus Mischief ($4.80)
Gulfstream (8): $110,000 Claiming Crown Glass Slippers Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 mile. Winner: Misschief Maas ($30.20)
Parx (8): $100,000 Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes, Penn-bred 2-year-olds, 7 furlongs. Winner: Call Paul ($2.40)
Aqueduct (9): Grade 1 $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap, 3 and up, 1 mile. Winner: Patternrecognition ($12.80)
Gulfstream (9): $110,000 Claiming Crown Canterbury Stakes, 3 and up, 5 furlongs on turf. Winner: Rocket Heat ($14.00)
Gulfstream (10): $125,000 Claiming Crown Emerald Stakes, 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles on turf. Winner: Uncle B ($74.60)
Woodbine (8): $100,000 Kingarvie Stakes, Ont-bred 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles. Winner: Dun Drum ($12.50)
Tampa Bay (5): $100,000 Lightning City Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 5 furlongs on turf. Winner: Miz Mayhem ($19.00)
Gulfstream (11): $200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel Stakes, Fla-breds 3 and up, 1 1/8 miles. Winner: Aztec Sense ($5.00)
Del Mar (7): Grade 1 $300,000 Hollywood Derby, 3-year-olds, 1 1/8 miles. Winner: Raging Bull ($5.80)
Big races preview
A look at graded stakes or races worth more $100,000 or more on Sunday. All times PDT:
1:38 Woodbine (8): $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes, Ont-breds 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Kingsport (8-5)
3:30 Del Mar (7): Grade 1 $300,000 Matriarch Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 mile on turf. Favorite: Vasilika (7-2)
Bob Ike’s DMR play of the day
SECOND RACE: Exacta Box 3-4
I like two 6-1 shots in here, Twisted Rosie and Brookes All Mine. Twisted Rosie tired after contesting the pace last time but is better with a target at which to run, and Brookes All Mine returns from Golden Gate and gets back on dirt, which is her preferred surface (she won here during the summer at 5-1). Box these two in the exacta and call it a meet at Del Mar.
Saturday’s result: Tapitha Bonita (9-1) dueled on the early lead from down inside and hung on as best she could before tiring late and settling for third.
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. 9 First To The Moon V (5-2)
Most eyes will be on CM Whatta About Me, dropping back to the maiden ranks after a solid fourth-place finish in the Wild West Futurity five weeks ago. But I loved the works on debut runner First To The Moon V, whose dam Your First Moon is a multiple Grade I winner. First To The Moon V was very quick early in both of her local 12.1 and 12.2 gate drills and was geared down with big strides in latest work. Also, her trainer Jaime Gomez is exceptional with 2-year-olds.
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And now the stars of the show, Saturday’s results and Sunday’s entries.
Del Mar Charts Results for Saturday, December 1.
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. 15th day of a 16-day meet. Clear & Good
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $32,000. Starter Optional Claiming. 2 year olds. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 23.81 49.55 1:14.07 1:25.96 1:38.02
|5||I Belong to Becky||120||4||2||1–½||1–1||1–hd||3–1||5–hd||Flores||3.20|
|$1 EXACTA (8-7)||$37.80|
|$2 QUINELLA (7-8)||$57.60|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (8-7-2-1)||$47.14|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (8-7-2)||$100.80|
Winner–Swamp Souffle B.g.2 by
SWAMP SOUFFLE angled in and pressed the pace outside a rival then stalked just off the rail, re-bid between foes leaving the second turn to gain the lead nearing the stretch, drifted out a bit into the lane, drifted in some in the stretch and held on gamely under urging. MAYAN WARRIOR also angled in early and stalked a bit off the rail, bid three deep leaving the second turn, drifted out some into the stretch, fought back alongside the winner in the drive, also drifted in some and continued willingly. SALTARIN pulled along the inside and was in tight past the wire the first time, saved ground chasing the pace, went outside a rival on the second turn and into the stretch, split horses past midstretch and finished with interest. HONCHO taken off the rail and outside a rival early, went three deep into the backstretch, chased alongside a foe then off the rail leaving the second turn, came out into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. I BELONG TO BECKY took the early lead and angled in, set a pressured pace inside then inched away on the backstretch, fought back leaving the second turn and into the stretch and weakened in the final furlong. DADDY JONES chased outside a rival then between foes into the backstretch, continued alongside a foe, angled in leaving the second turn, came out in the stretch and could not offer the necessary late kick. LEAD STAR saved ground chasing the pace throughout and did not rally.
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $53,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.42 45.59 1:10.43 1:16.78
|5||Spend Spend Spend||122||5||2||2–1½||2–1½||1–4||1–4¾||Pereira||1.50|
|2||Lovely Finish||122||2||4||4–hd||4–6||2–2½||2–1¼||Vergara, Jr.||20.60|
|5||SPEND SPEND SPEND||5.00||3.60||2.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (8-5)||$20.40|
|$1 EXACTA (5-2)||$27.40|
|$2 QUINELLA (2-5)||$34.00|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (5-2-4-1)||$19.56|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (5-2-4)||$55.15|
Winner–Spend Spend Spend B.f.3 by Majestic Warrior out of Holiday Shopping, by Harlan's Holiday. Bred by Whisper Hill Farm, LLC (KY). Trainer: Brian J. Koriner. Owner: Jay Em Ess Stable. Mutuel Pool $249,442 Daily Double Pool $43,528 Exacta Pool $105,038 Quinella Pool $4,269 Superfecta Pool $43,791 Trifecta Pool $75,221. Scratched–none.
SPEND SPEND SPEND had speed between foes then dueled alongside a rival, took the lead just past midway on the turn, inched away nearing the stretch and drew clear under a left handed crack of the whip inside the eighth pole and steady handling. LOVELY FINISH stalked between horses then outside a rival, came out leaving the turn and three deep into the stretch and held second. CONFIDENTIALLY broke in and slowly, settled inside, went around a rival on the turn, came out in the stretch and bested the others. JOHANSSON saved ground stalking the pace, came a bit off the rail on the turn and between foes into the stretch and weakened. GRACIOUS ME had good early speed and dueled inside, dropped back in the stretch, gave way and was eased in the final furlong. TRIBAL ANN had speed outside then stalked three deep, dropped back off the rail on the backstretch, angled in on the turn, took a bad step and was pulled up in distress midway on the turn and was vanned off.
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $60,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $100,000. Time 22.14 45.06 56.38
|8||Go On Mary||121||5||1||2–2½||2–1||2–½||4–1¾||Bejarano||10.40|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (5-5)||$13.40|
|$1 EXACTA (5-1)||$4.70|
|$2 QUINELLA (1-5)||$5.00|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (5-1-7-8)||$1.38|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (5-1-7)||$3.50|
Winner–Eddie Haskell B.g.5 by Square Eddie out of Teresa Ann, by Boston Harbor. Bred by Reddam Racing LLC (CA). Trainer: Mark Glatt. Owner: Wood, Philip J. and Hailey, Jim. Mutuel Pool $334,313 Daily Double Pool $23,158 Exacta Pool $130,933 Quinella Pool $5,008 Superfecta Pool $41,579 Trifecta Pool $86,004. Scratched–Apalachee Bay, Bay Muzik, Sixes, St. Joe Bay, Surrender Now.
50-Cent Pick Three (8-5-5) paid $13.30. Pick Three Pool $59,248.
EDDIE HASKELL stalked between horses then outside a rival on the turn, came out in the stretch, bid three deep in midstretch, gained the advantage approaching the sixteenth pole and proved best under a moderate hand ride and a snug hold late. CALCULATOR a half step slow into stride, stalked inside, waited off heel from upper stretch to midstretch, came out and got up for the place three deep on the line. CISTRON sent between horses early, angled in and dueled inside, fought back in the stretch and just held third. GO ON MARY had speed three deep then dueled outside the runner-up, battled between horses in midstretch and was edged for third between foes late. ALLABOUTACTION stalked outside a rival then three deep into and on the turn and into the stretch and lacked the needed rally.
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $18,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Prices $16,000-$14,000. Time 21.98 45.12 57.07 1:03.56
|1||Isee It in Hiseyes||122||1||8||3–1||2–½||2–2||2–1||Delgadillo||6.50|
|1||ISEE IT IN HISEYES||5.00||3.80|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (5-6)||$12.20|
|$1 EXACTA (6-1)||$11.70|
|$2 QUINELLA (1-6)||$14.40|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (6-1-7-2)||$35.86|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (6-1-7)||$29.85|
Winner–Placido Ch.c.4 by Shackleford out of Intentional Cry, by Street Cry (IRE). Bred by William D. Graham (ON). Trainer:
50-Cent Pick Three (5-5-6) paid $9.00. Pick Three Pool $28,429.
PLACIDO had speed off the rail then between foes, inched away nearing the turn, angled in on the turn, was shaken up to widen in the stretch then drew away under a couple cracks of the whip and a hold late. ISEE IT IN HISEYES a step slow to begin, went up inside to press then stalk the pace, came out into the stretch and held second. SCHULACE had speed outside foes then stalked alongside a rival, came three wide into the stretch and edged a foe for third. GIDDYMEISTER saved ground chasing the pace throughout and was edged for the show. BUILDER five wide early, chased outside then alongside a rival on the backstretch and turn and was outfinished for a minor award. POWERFUL THIRST dropped back off the rail early, went three deep on the turn and into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. DRIZZY between foes early, chased a bit off the rail to the stretch and weakened. DEMONSLAYER between horses early, chased outside a rival then between foes leaving the turn, came out some in the stretch and also weakened.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $53,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies. 2 year olds. Time 23.30 48.30 1:13.24 1:25.15 1:37.02
|9||My Sweet Baboo||122||7||4||6–1½||6–1||4–1||3–1||2–nk||Prat||1.70|
|5||Shes All Woman||122||5||5||7–½||7–½||7–hd||6–2||5–1||Pereira||37.10|
|3||Queen Ryker||122||3||11||11||9–hd||9–hd||8–1||7–ns||Van Dyke||7.20|
|9||MY SWEET BABOO||3.40||2.40|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (6-12)||$60.60|
|$1 EXACTA (12-9)||$24.60|
|$2 QUINELLA (9-12)||$20.80|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (12-9-10-11)||$115.61|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (12-9-10)||$36.65|
|$2 CONSOLATION DOUBLE (6-8)||$5.00|
Winner–Giza Goddess Grr.f.2 by Cairo Prince out of Comfort and Joy, by Harlan's Holiday. Bred by Clarkland Farm (KY). Trainer: John A. Shirreffs. Owner: Mercedes Stables LLC,
50-Cent Pick Three (5-6-12) paid $33.50. Pick Three Pool $77,094. 50-Cent Consolation Pick Three (5-6-8) paid $2.60. 50-Cent Pick Four (5-5-6-12) 4 correct paid $98.85. Pick Four Pool $181,744. 50-Cent Pick Five (8-5-5-6-12) 5 correct paid $450.50. Pick Five Pool $544,272.
GIZA GODDESS angled in and stalked off the rail then bid outside a rival on the backstretch, took the lead a half mile out, inched away and angled in on the second turn and drew off in the stretch under a late left handed tap of the whip and steady handling. MY SWEET BABOO stalked three deep to the stretch, split rivals in deep stretch and edged a foe for the place. HELLO BUBBLES angled in and chased outside a rival then three deep on the second turn and four wide into the stretch and was edged for second. NOMIZAR sped to the early lead, angled in and set the pace inside then dueled along the rail, stalked on the second turn, came out into the stretch and was outfinished for a minor award. SHES ALL WOMAN angled in on the first turn and stalked inside, went between foes on the second turn and three wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. LANDON three deep on the first turn, stalked off the rail then a bit off the fence on the second turn, found the inside in the drive and weakened. QUEEN RYKER (IRE) broke slowly, went three deep on the first turn and backstretch and into the second turn, swung five wide into the stretch and also lacked the necessary response. SUPER KLAUS settled between horses chasing the pace, came out into the stretch and did not rally. WOODFIN broke a bit slowly, saved ground off the pace, came out into the stretch and was not a threat. OPUS WON close up stalking the pace along the inside, fell back leaving the second turn and weakened. ENAMORED stalked between horses, dropped back between foes into the stretch, gave way and was eased in the final furlong.
7 Furlongs. Purse: $32,000. Starter Allowance. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 23.12 46.36 1:11.92 1:25.11
|1||Sauce On Side||119||1||7||8||8||7–hd||1–nk||Rosario||2.90|
|3||Pied N True||117||3||8||7–hd||7–2||4–1||4–hd||Fuentes||57.10|
|1||SAUCE ON SIDE||7.80||4.00||2.80|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (12-1)||$99.40|
|$1 EXACTA (1-5)||$18.80|
|$2 QUINELLA (1-5)||$17.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-5-4-3)||$96.79|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-5-4)||$67.40|
Winner–Sauce On Side Dbb.f.3 by Violence out of Carphonic, by Lion Heart. Bred by Maharg Management Inc. (FL). Trainer:
50-Cent Pick Three (6-12-1) paid $58.25. Pick Three Pool $74,368. 50-Cent Consolation Pick Three (6-8-1) paid $5.30.
SAUCE ON SIDE settled off the pace inside, came out leaving the turn and into the stretch and again in upper stretch and rallied under left handed urging to get up nearing the wire. TIZ TOFFEE dueled between horses then outside a rival leaving the turn and in the stretch, inched away in deep stretch and was caught late. TAPITHA BONITA angled in and dueled inside, came a bit off the rail in the stretch and held third. PIED N TRUE broke a bit slowly, settled outside a rival then inside on the turn and in the stretch and finished with some interest. MONGOLIAN HUMOR settled outside a rival then a bit off the rail, swung out into the stretch and also finished with some interest. GYPSY BLU pressed the pace three deep between foes most of the way to the turn, stalked between foes on the turn, came three deep into the stretch and weakened. TIZ WONDERFULLY stalked just off the rail on the backstretch and turn, swung out into the stretch and also weakened. VALLESTINA prompted the pace four wide then stalked three deep on the turn, came four wide into the stretch and had little left for the drive.
1 1/8 Mile Turf. Purse: $300,000. 'Hollywood Derby'. Stakes. 3 year olds. Time 23.70 48.20 1:12.48 1:36.74 1:48.34
|8||Desert Stone||122||8||10||6–1||5–hd||5–hd||7–1½||8–½||T Baze||23.10|
|9||Platinum Warrior||122||9||8||8–½||10–1½||9–1||9–1||10–¾||Van Dyke||17.40|
|1||Have At It||122||1||9||1–1||1–½||2–1||6–1||12–14||Cohen||10.40|
|6||RAGING BULL (FR)||5.80||3.40||2.80|
|4||RIVER BOYNE (IRE)||3.40||2.80|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-6)||$22.80|
|$1 EXACTA (6-4)||$9.90|
|$2 QUINELLA (4-6)||$10.00|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (6-4-7-13)||$70.86|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (6-4-7)||$27.55|
Winner–Raging Bull (FR) B.c.3 by Dark Angel (IRE) out of Rosa Bonheur, by Mr. Greeley. Bred by Dayton Investments Limited (FR). Trainer: Chad C. Brown. Owner: Peter M. Brant. Mutuel Pool $709,593 Daily Double Pool $67,513 Exacta Pool $359,926 Quinella Pool $9,856 Superfecta Pool $172,032 Trifecta Pool $265,793. Scratched–Californiagoldrush.
50-Cent Pick Three (12-1-6) paid $103.00. Pick Three Pool $87,853.
RAGING BULL (FR) angled in and settled inside then a bit off the rail, went up three deep on the second turn and four wide into the stretch and rallied under left handed urging to collar the runner-up nearing the wire. RIVER BOYNE (IRE) stalked inside then between horses, continued off the rail on the second turn, bid three wide into the stretch to gain the lead, inched away in the stretch and held on well but could not contain the winner late. INSTILLED REGARD stalked off the rail then bid between foes on the backstretch, tracked just off the rail on the second turn, split horses in the stretch and came back for the show. PRINCE EARL five wide leaving the chute, stalked three deep then four wide into the second turn and three wide into the stretch, drifted in some and was edged for third. CARRICK stalked outside, went up four wide to the lead on the backstretch, dueled outside a rival into and on the second urn and was outfinished in the drive. FIGHT ON saved ground off the pace, came out in upper stretch and improved position. RISKY PROPOSITION broke a bit slowly, settled inside then between foes on the second turn, swung four wide into the stretch and could not summon the needed late kick. DESERT STONE (IRE) angled in and stalked inside, came a bit off the rail in the stretch and also lacked the necessary late response. KAZAN (IRE) broke a bit slowly, settled inside then outside a rival, went up four wide on the second turn and five wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. PLATINUM WARRIOR (IRE) chased outside then three deep, came four wide into the stretch and also lacked a rally. WAY EARLY three deep leaving the chute, stalked outside a rival then between foes, steadied in tight leaving the second turn, came three wide into the stretch and lacked a further response. HAVE AT IT sped to the early lead, set the pace inside then dueled along the rail, fought back into and on the second turn and weakened in the stretch. PUBILIUS SYRUS four wide leaving the chute, stalked three deep then between foes, steadied in tight into the second turn, dropped back and gave way in the drive.
6 Furlongs. Purse: $53,000. Maiden Special Weight. 2 year olds. Time 22.52 45.65 57.71 1:10.19
|5||Mo Reserve||122||5||4||2–hd||5–1½||7–2||7–¾||T Baze||12.30|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (6-4)||$24.40|
|$1 EXACTA (4-8)||$10.10|
|$2 QUINELLA (4-8)||$6.00|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-8-6-3)||$85.02|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-8-6)||$44.05|
Winner–Kingly B.c.2 by Tapit out of Justwhistledixie, by Dixie Union. Bred by Clearsky Farms (KY). Trainer: Bob Baffert. Owner: Clearview Stables LLC. Mutuel Pool $417,974 Daily Double Pool $62,896 Exacta Pool $257,700 Quinella Pool $9,037 Superfecta Pool $136,606 Trifecta Pool $179,536. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (1-6-4) paid $33.10. Pick Three Pool $76,207.
KINGLY dueled inside, fought back under urging in the stretch to regain the lead past midstretch and gamely prevailed. STRETFORD END pressed the pace four wide then three deep on the turn and in the stretch and was outgamed late. MY MANDATE dueled three deep between horses then between foes on the turn, put a head in front in the stretch, fought back between foes in the drive but could not quite match the top pair late. MUTINEER saved ground stalking the pace, came out a bit into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. NOLO CONTESTO bumped after the start and had the rider lose an iron briefly, settled inside, came out on the turn and four wide into the stretch and bested the others. NOLDE chased outside then alongside a rival, went three deep on the turn and into the stretch and did not rally. MO RESERVE dueled between horses, fell back and stalked a bit off the rail on the turn and weakened. AMERICAN CAMP chased between horses then outside a rival, continued a bit off the rail on the turn and also weakened. MOONOVERTHEBAYOU settled off the rail then a bit off the fence on the turn and did not rally. GREEN FLEET bumped with a rival after the start, chased a bit off the inside, came out into the turn and four wide into the stretch and was not a threat.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $54,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. Time 23.26 47.85 1:12.44 1:24.71 1:36.99
|11||Super Patriot||120||11||5||9–4||9–hd||6–hd||3–1||1–nk||Van Dyke||7.00|
|9||Emmy and I||117||9||3||1–1½||1–2||1–hd||2–2||3–1½||Espinoza||48.40|
|4||Sapphire Kid||120||4||8||8–hd||8–hd||8–hd||8–hd||4–nk||T Baze||13.20|
|3||Drop the Mic||120||3||9||5–1||6–½||3–hd||4–½||8–nk||Cruz||14.40|
|9||EMMY AND I||12.80|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-11)||$69.00|
|$1 EXACTA (11-8)||$54.60|
|$2 QUINELLA (8-11)||$51.80|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (11-8-9-4)||$1,210.04|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (11-8-9-4-5)||Carryover $15,961|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (11-8-9)||$463.55|
Winner–Super Patriot Ch.f.3 by Unusual Heat out of Patriot C H, by Redattore (BRZ). Bred by Harris Farms (CA). Trainer: Bob Baffert. Owner: Bolton, George, Davenport, Jeff, Leidel, Peter, Lipman, Barry, Mathiesen, Mark, Molasky, Andrew, and. Mutuel Pool $398,118 Daily Double Pool $142,091 Exacta Pool $237,199 Quinella Pool $8,580 Superfecta Pool $127,458 Super High Five Pool $20,914 Trifecta Pool $174,129. Claimed–Speakers by Homme, Eric, St. Hilaire, Christopher, Richardson, Maureen and Del Mar Summer Ra. Trainer: Andrew Lerner. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (6-4-11) paid $54.40. Pick Three Pool $176,251. 50-Cent Pick Four (1-6/14-4-11) 4 correct paid $215.15. Pick Four Pool $834,146. 50-Cent Pick Five (12-1-6/14-4-11) 5 correct paid $3,136.75. Pick Five Pool $563,095. $2 Pick Six (6-12-1-6/14-4-11) 5 out of 6 paid $118.60. $2 Pick Six (6-12-1-6/14-4-11) 6 correct paid $23,642.60. Pick Six Pool $132,767. Pick Six Carryover $21,460. $1 Place Pick All 9 correct paid $478.80. Place Pick All Pool $25,098.
SUPER PATRIOT chased three deep then between foes leaving the backstretch, continued four wide on the second turn and five wide into the stretch, drifted in some but rallied under urging to get up in the final stride. ABSOLUTELY PERFECT angled in early then stalked a bit off the rail, bid outside the pacesetter on the second turn to gain the advantage into the stretch, inched away from that one in deep stretch and just failed to hold off the winner. EMMY AND I had speed outside the runner-up then angled in and set the pace inside, dueled on the second turn, fought back in the stretch and to deep stretch, could not match the top pair late but held third. SAPPHIRE KID chased between rivals, split horses three deep leaving the second turn, angled in entering the stretch, went between foes in deep stretch and was outfinished. QUINNIE stalked three deep, came four wide into the stretch and could not summon the needed late kick between foes. TENTHOUSANDREASONS broke slowly, settled inside, split horses into the second turn, came out five wide into the stretch and lacked the needed late response. THALIA was in a good position stalking the pace three deep then between horses into the stretch and could not summon the necessary rally. DROP THE MIC stalked between horses to the stretch and did not rally. SPEAKERS saved ground chasing the pace, split horses leaving the second turn, angled back in and also lacked a rally. KENNEDIE SKY settled outside a rival then went up four wide on the backstretch, continued outside on the second turn and six wide into the stretch and lacked a further response. MARJORIE E saved ground stalking the pace, dropped back leaving the second turn and into the stretch and weakened.
|Out of State||N/A||$8,776,824|
Del Mar Entries for Sunday, December 2.
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. 16th day of a 16-day meet.
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $18,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000.
|1||Lucky Hand||Eswan Flores||124||Jorge Gutierrez||15-1||20,000|
|2||Encountress||Tyler Baze||122||Ian Kruljac||4-1||20,000|
|3||One Upper||Alex Jimenez||122||Ryan Hanson||5-2||20,000|
|4||Token Vow||Heriberto Figueroa||117||Philip D'Amato||2-1||20,000|
|5||Cheyenne Dancer||Mauro Donoe||114||Joe Herrick||4-1||20,000|
|6||Crackling Bread||Ruben Fuentes||122||Jorge Periban||6-1||20,000|
|7||Spacerika||Humberto Tellez||112||Salvador Orozco||20-1||20,000|
6 Furlongs. Purse: $54,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. State bred.
|1||Sunrise Royale||Heriberto Figueroa||115||J. Eric Kruljac||4-1|
|2||Smitten Kitten||Tiago Pereira||122||William Spawr||15-1|
|3||Twisted Rosie||Kent Desormeaux||120||Michael Pender||6-1|
|4||Brookes All Mine||Evin Roman||122||Bill McLean||6-1|
|5||Powder||Drayden Van Dyke||124||Steve Knapp||9-5||20,000|
|6||Venue||Joel Rosario||120||Michael W. McCarthy||7-2|
|7||Coco Kisses||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||120||6-1|
1 1/16 Mile Turf. Purse: $53,000. Maiden Special Weight. 3 year olds and up.
|2||Solar Warming||Manuel Franco||122||6-1|
|3||Raging Tiger||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||122||Jeff Bonde||9-2|
|4||Arch Anthem||Flavien Prat||122||Richard E. Mandella||3-1|
|5||Irish Spirit||Florent Geroux||122||Michael W. McCarthy||8-1|
|6||Pointed||Ruben Fuentes||122||Marsha D. Schwizer||15-1|
|7||Dimkar||Geovanni Franco||122||Philip D'Amato||4-1|
|8||Englander||Joseph Talamo||122||Philip D'Amato||7-2|
1 Mile. Purse: $18,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Prices $8,000-$7,000.
|1||Freddies Dream||Ruben Fuentes||120||Reed Saldana||6-1||8,000|
|2||Banze No Oeste||Luis Fuentes||113||Steve Knapp||6-1||8,000|
|3||Vending Machine||Agapito Delgadillo||120||William E. Morey||10-1||8,000|
|4||Hot Paris Night||Geovanni Franco||120||Jerry Hollendorfer||5-1||8,000|
|5||Monterey Shale||Ricardo Jaime||120||Ryan Hanson||8-1||8,000|
|6||Hard Arch||Joseph Talamo||122||Vladimir Cerin||8-1||8,000|
|7||Go Ghetto||Heriberto Figueroa||115||Peter Miller||7-2||8,000|
|8||Shirl's Ready||Angel Cruz||120||Genaro Vallejo||6-1||8,000|
|9||Dedicated to You||Assael Espinoza||113||Vann Belvoir||20-1||7,000|
|10||Preacher Roe||Martin Pedroza||120||Jack Carava||6-1||8,000|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $32,000. Starter Allowance. 3 year olds and up.
|1||Worthy Turk||Joel Rosario||119||Peter Miller||7-2|
|2||Blitzkrieg||Flavien Prat||119||Richard E. Mandella||3-1|
|3||Fortune of War||Martin Pedroza||124||Nestor M. Capitaine||20-1|
|4||Lucky Knickers||Evin Roman||118||Dallas E. Keen||15-1|
|5||East Rand||Heriberto Figueroa||117||Tim Yakteen||8-1|
|6||Offshore||Jose Ortiz||124||Richard Baltas||8-1|
|7||Snazzy Dresser||Edwin Maldonado||119||George Papaprodromou||6-1|
|8||Foxtail||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||118||John W. Sadler||6-1|
|9||Bahamian||Geovanni Franco||119||Vladimir Cerin||8-1|
|10||Kris' Wild Kat||Rafael Bejarano||119||Richard Baltas||8-1|
6 Furlongs. Purse: $53,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies. 2 year olds. State bred.
|1||Twirling Diamond||Evin Roman||122||Dallas E. Keen||6-1|
|2||Don'tbeboisterous||Rafael Bejarano||122||Michael Machowsky||7-2|
|3||Sierra Sunrise||Ruben Fuentes||122||Jeff Bonde||8-1|
|4||Kate's Princess||Joseph Talamo||122||Craig Dollase||5-1|
|5||Lucky Lately||Joel Rosario||122||Carla Gaines||6-1|
|6||She's a Brewer||Geovanni Franco||122||Philip D'Amato||20-1|
|7||Adorably Sweet||Drayden Van Dyke||122||Mike Puype||3-1|
|8||Comegowithme||Tiago Pereira||122||Javier Jose Sierra||8-1|
|9||Dr Wysong||Flavien Prat||122||Philip D'Amato||12-1|
|10||Daddys Real Diva||Eswan Flores||122||Walther Solis||20-1|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $300,000. 'Matriarch Stakes'. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up.
|1||Excellent Sunset||Rafael Bejarano||123||Anna Meah||30-1|
|2||Valadorna||123||Mark E. Casse||15-1|
|3||Fahan Mura||Edwin Maldonado||123||Vladimir Cerin||12-1|
|4||Mopotism||Geovanni Franco||123||Doug F. O'Neill||20-1|
|5||Quidura||Jose Ortiz||123||Chad C. Brown||8-1|
|6||Ms Bad Behavior||Tyler Baze||120||Richard Baltas||20-1|
|7||Daddy Is a Legend||Manuel Franco||120||George Weaver||20-1|
|8||Insta Erma||Drayden Van Dyke||123||Richard Baltas||12-1|
|9||Vasilika||Flavien Prat||123||Jerry Hollendorfer||7-2|
|10||Mission Impassible||Florent Geroux||120||Rodolphe Brisset||5-1|
|11||Luminoso||Evin Roman||120||Doug F. O'Neill||30-1|
|12||Dona Bruja||Declan Cannon||123||Ignacio Correas, IV||8-1|
|13||Uni||Joel Rosario||123||Chad C. Brown||9-2|
|14||Rymska||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||123||Chad C. Brown||5-1|
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $56,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500.
|1||Apalachee Bay||Heriberto Figueroa||115||William E. Morey||10-1|
|2||Red Lightning||Drayden Van Dyke||120||William E. Morey||7-2|
|3||Captain Scotty||Flavien Prat||120||Peter Miller||2-1|
|4||Calexman||Geovanni Franco||118||Vladimir Cerin||8-1|
|5||Greyvitos||Joel Rosario||118||Adam Kitchingman||4-1|
|6||Street Vision||Octavio Vergara, Jr.||120||Joe Herrick||20-1|
|7||Lord Simba||Joseph Talamo||120||Bob Baffert||5-2|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $53,000. Maiden Special Weight. 2 year olds.
|1||Loomis||Joseph Talamo||122||Richard E. Mandella||8-1|
|2||Autumn Isabella||Octavio Vergara, Jr.||119||Charles R. Stutts||30-1|
|3||Speakerofthehouse||Tyler Baze||122||Ian Kruljac||5-1|
|4||Felix Leiter||Drayden Van Dyke||122||Thomas F. Proctor||8-1|
|5||Leader of Men||Brice Blanc||122||Simon Callaghan||8-1|
|6||Caecilius||Martin Pedroza||122||William Spawr||12-1|
|7||Silent Musketier||Evin Roman||122||Jesus Mendoza||30-1|
|8||Noble Nebraskan||Manuel Franco||122||George Weaver||6-1|
|9||Mystical Moon||Assael Espinoza||117||Richard E. Mandella||10-1|
|10||Mobou||Mike Smith||122||John A. Shirreffs||7-2|
|11||Jefe||Kent Desormeaux||122||J. Keith Desormeaux||9-2|