Horse racing newsletter: Ron Flatter looks at horses after Jason Servis
Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter, as we get a good handicapping lesson from Rob Henie.
One of Del Mar’s signature days is upon us, and only a week late. Saturday’s running of the San Diego Handicap is always the early highlight of the Del Mar meeting. It was supposed to be last week, but when 15 jockeys tested positive for the coronavirus, racing was suspended for the weekend and some of the races were moved to this weekend. It also precipitated a four-day race week, with a card scheduled for Monday.
The past three winners were Catalina Cruiser (twice), Accelerate and California Chrome. That’s a pretty good lineup. (It should be noted that Accelerate beat Arrogate, who at the time was thought to the best horse in the country. He never seemed to like Del Mar.)
This year’s name to remember is Maximum Security. He was the winner of the Kentucky Derby for about 30 minutes last year until he was the first Derby winner to be disqualified on race day. He then went on to finish second in the Pegasus (the one at Monmouth not Gulfstream), and followed with wins in the Haskell, Bold Ruler, Cigar Mile and the $20-million Saudi Cup.
But shortly after that, his trainer Jason Servis was indicted in connection with his alleged involvement in a horse doping scheme. The case is not even close to being over, although the Saudis have withheld the purse money. Maximum Security, to our knowledge, has not been implicated as a horse that was drugged. Some have pointed out that so much was thought of this horse that his very first race on Dec. 20, 2018 was a $16,000 maiden claimer.
So, if you want more to think about, keep reading as Ron Flatter digs deep into the statistics.
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Justify lawsuit settles
The California Horse Racing Board has agreed to a settlement with trainer/owner Mick Ruis over the 2018 Santa Anita Derby where Justify finished first and Ruis’ Bolt d’Oro was second. Justify subsequently tested positive for scopolamine, likely through feed contamination. But the CHRB handled it in closed session and it was not made public until reported by the New York Times more than a year later. The settlement calls for the CHRB to issue a complaint and hold a hearing on the matter. If Justify is disqualified, the connections would forfeit the $600,000 purse and Justify would no longer be undefeated. Want to know more? Just click here.
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The Flatter files
Yes, we just made up this new heading to this segment. Hope it works. So, it’s time for our weekly contribution from Ron Flatter of the Vegas Stats and Information Network. He offers up some thoughts on Maximum Security and how he might run. Ron, what are you thinking?
“Credit first where credit is due. Believe it or not, it is a constructive, stand-alone post on Twitter under the handle of one ‘Dan Gonella.’ And it ties right into Maximum Security’s comeback Saturday in the San Diego Handicap.
“The tweet came with a chart showing the names of 14 trainers and a statistical snapshot of 58 results of ‘horses that made their last start in 2020 with trainer Jason Servis.’ The numbers showed how they have done since they were scattered to those 14 other stables after Servis was indicted in March on suspicion of illegally drugging racehorses.
“Without thoroughly double-checking it, the raw data purported to show that only seven of those 58 starts resulted in victories, including two of 13 in stakes races. The conclusion was that since they were weaned from Servis’ training regimen, these horses have underperformed. Or more aptly, they overperformed for Servis.
“What the chart did not show was a snapshot of how those horses had been doing for Servis before they were moved to other barns. It also did not and could not indicate how Maximum Security will do this weekend for Bob Baffert in his first race since winning the inaugural $20-million Saudi Cup on Feb. 29.
“It is easy, however, to skim-read this information and apply it to the list of Servis’ ‘top horses’ as listed by Equibase in order of earnings in 2020.
“Skipping Maximum Security and his $11.8 million — give or take the $10 million that Saudi racing bosses sat on after the indictment — Firenze Fire is next. He was a second-out winner for Kelly Breen in the Grade 2 True North Stakes and is the 4-1 third choice Saturday in the Grade 1 Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga. So, he is one for two for Breen. Racing for Servis, he was 10 for 25.
“The 5-year-old gelding Chateau was the last winner that Servis had, finishing first in a March 6 allowance race at Aqueduct. That was three days before the indictment — and a little more than two weeks before the pandemic suspended racing in New York. Chateau has since finished fifth in a stakes and seventh in an allowance start for Rob Atras. He began his career with 15 straight losses for Wayne Rice and Todd Pletcher. In between he went five for 11 for Servis.
“Chateau provides that ‘a-ha’ moment. Here was the perfect example, after all, of a horse that did nothing before he crossed the threshold of the Servis barn. He has done nothing in the 4½ months since he left. So how did he overachieve for Servis? Was it smart training or something else?
“It is important to note that Servis saddled two other winners that day at Aqueduct. Fast Break broke his maiden on his fifth try and has not raced since. Kid d’Oro was also a first-time winner that day. In the past 1½ months he has finished fifth and fourth in a pair of allowances for Breen, making him one for five overall.
“Context, then, is everything. So is the breadth of information available on all the old Servis horses, including Maximum Security. Lacking actual swab tests that may or may not have been administered to every horse after every race, it is difficult to find definite patterns. Not drawing a conclusion, but what if some of Servis’ charges were doped, and some were not? And for those that might have been juiced, were they all on the same de facto prescriptions?
“That of course is the microcosm that is the mystery of medicating horses. Once that thread is pulled, then the conversation unravels into the real impact of SGF-1000, the real perception of red acid and the real meaning of picograms.
“The more we are told, the more we have to learn. The desire to make public all veterinary records that go through racing offices around the country is the ‘careful what you wish for’ object, more of a Pandora’s box than a genie’s bottle.
“The moral to this story is that when ‘Dan Gonella’ provides a juicy morsel of information on Twitter, it is important to remember there is an iceberg under that tip. And that tip may not necessarily be a command to bet against Maximum Security at Del Mar.”
Ron Flatter is a host and reporter who covers horse racing for the Vegas Stats & Information Network, which is available at SiriusXM 204 and to subscribers at VSiN.com. He also hosts the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. On the current episode Saratoga Special’s Tom Law previews the Vanderbilt Handicap, jockey Abel Cedillo talks about his ride on Maximum Security in the San Diego Handicap, and DraftKings Sportsbook’s Johnny Avello forecasts graded stakes at Del Mar and Saratoga. To listen, just click here.
Weekly handicapping lesson
It’s time for our weekly handicapping lesson from Rob Henie of the WCHR (West Coast Handicapping Report) and the ECHR (East Coast Handicapping Report). Today’s analysis comes from the first race at Del Mar and incorporates some handicapping angles into the mix. Rob, take it away.
“The opener is a maiden special weight at a mile on the turf. Top selection is BIG TALKER (#5). Regardless of whether the race is on the turf or the main track, the mile assignment is tough for a debut runner, which is what Mike Smith is asking of this 2-year-old on Saturday, and more often than not, runners over this flat mile distance, they try hard and fire. Why is it tougher? Races at say, 1 1/16 miles, are more methodical, often with an easier pace scenario, allowing horses to find their rhythm and get comfortable. Mile races, though only slightly shorter, are different. The pace is usually quicker early as runners look to secure a nice spot into the first turn, while it’s a distance which appeals to both sprinter types early, and also routers during the late stages. It’s a tough assignment, so when a competent trainer such as Tim Yakteen goes long like this, it’s usually a good sign, after all, there’s nothing worse than risking injury if the horse is short, or allow ‘em to lose confidence if the horse just isn’t very good. The presence of Smith likely confirms our thinking that this one is ‘well meant,’ the two most important words when looking at first-time starters. By the same logic of all we just discussed, first-timer CAISSON (#6) for Richard Mandella, so good with placing his runners, especially when going long at first asking, with his ‘go to jock’ up in Flavien Prat, and it’s so easy to find this son of War Front getting to the wire first.
“Hot / Cold Race Trends: none
“Win Contenders (order of preference): 5-6-3
“X Out Runners (eliminating on the win end): none
“8 Dyn O Mite — Often times a horse closing in a dirt sprint gets played going longer and their late kick fizzles, running evenly down the lane in mediocre fashion. Point being, we demand value with closing types stretching out, where the illusion of closing going shorter, often doesn’t translate well when going two turns.
“3 Rombauer — Working well for McCarthy, while Hernandez has been the buzz jock in recent days, super talented now getting his share of mounts. Interesting with a price attached.
“TOP PICK: BIG TALKER (#5 4-1 Smith)
“SECOND CHOICE: CAISSON (#6 7-2 Prat)”
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Del Mar review
There were a couple of stakes Friday; let’s look at them.
$125,000 Fleet Treat Stakes: This was a Cal-bred race for 3-year-old filly Cal-breds going seven furlongs on the dirt. There were only four starters and Big Sweep set up in a perfect stalking position and then made a move on the far turn and won by an effortless 2 ¼ lengths.
Big Sweep paid $4.60 and $3.00. Been Studying Her was second, followed by Smiling Shirlee and Loud Loud Mysic.
Here’s what the winning connections had to say.
Mark Glatt (winning trainer): “The cutback in distance certainly helped today, but this filly will go long, she’ll get a distance. She might run long on the dirt, but if it turns out that she’s just a really good sprinter, so be it. But we’re pretty anxious to get her on the grass. Flavien [Prat] thinks the dirt seems to get away from her a little bit and with a little more sure footing on the turf she might be even better.”
Prat (winning jockey): “It was a good race for us. She broke well and traveled well all the way around. She was relaxed in the early part, then at the half-mile (pole) she began to pick it up. I hit her with the whip one time, but that was it. She gave me a good kick.”
$65,000 Daisycutter Handicap: This lower-level stakes was for fillies and mares going five furlongs on the turf. Jo Jo Air settled nicely off the pace and angled in off the rail to win by a neck in the stretch.
Jo Jo Air paid $9.20, $4.80 and $3.60 for trainer Wesley Ward and jockey Prat. Lighthouse was second, and Tomlin finished third. It was Prat’s fourth win of the day.
Here’s what the winning connections had to say.
Blake Heap (assistant to winning trainer Wesley Ward): “She shipped in from Kentucky before this was scheduled for last week (Saturday, July 18). So, when it got [postponed], we’ve had her here for two weeks now. The extra week gave her time to acclimate and get a work over the [turf] course and it worked out really well. We knew the three (Stealthediamonds) was going to go fast early so I just told [Prat] to see how she breaks and save some running for the last. She’s going back to Kentucky on Monday and Wesley will decide where she goes from there.”
Prat: “It all fell into place. I watched videos of her races. She broke well and relaxed. We were right in behind the favorite (Stealthediamonds) and I felt good. Then she gave me her big kick. A good race for her.”
Del Mar preview
We’ve already talked some about Saturday’s 11-race card starting at 2 p.m. but let’s get in the weeds about it. It’s pretty darn good with two graded stakes and a very minor stakes. There are four allowance/optional claimers and two maiden specials. Five of the races are on the turf.
Time to preview the stakes.
$65,000 Smiling Tiger Stakes: This one is for 3-year-olds going six furlongs. The favorite, at 6-5, is Vertical Threat for trainer Richard Baltas and jockey Heriberto Figueroa. He finished sixth in his first race and then won his second race by six lengths. Ragtime Blues is the second choice at 7-5 for Bob Baffert and Mike Smith. He has two wins and two seconds in four starts including a second in the Grade 3 Lazaro Barrera. Post is around 2:30 p.m.
Grade 2 $150,000 San Clemente Stakes: Ten 3-year-old fillies will be going a mile on the turf in the first of two graded stakes. Laura’s Light is the 3-1 morning-line favorite for Peter Miller and Abel Cedillo. She has two Grade 3 wins in her six lifetime races. She has won four times. Last out was a win the Grade 3 Honeymoon Stakes at Santa Anita on May 30.
The second favorite is Warren’s Showtime at 7-2 for Craig Lewis and Jorge Velez. She has won five of 10 races and is four of six on the turf. Last out was a win in the Melair Stakes on the dirt. Warren’s Showtime was also entered in Friday’s Fleet Treat Stakes, but scratched, so the connections have higher expectations for her. Post is in the 6 p.m. range.
Grade 2 $150,000 San Diego Handicap: This is the big one of the day for horses going 1 1/16 miles. There are six high-quality horses in it, so it should be good. We talked about Maximum Security up top, so all that’s left to say is he’s even money and Cedillo gets the mount after Luis Saez tested positive, and even if he didn’t, wouldn’t be able to come from out of town to ride at Del Mar. He’s been OK’d to ride at Saratoga after a successful quarantine. Maximum Security has won eight of 10 lifetime.
Higher Power is the second choice at 7-2 for John Sadler and Prat. He hasn’t won since last year’s Pacific Classic but is coming off a second in the Hollywood Gold Cup at Santa Anita, beaten by Improbable. He was third in last year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic.
Here are the field sizes, in order: 8, 5, 7, 7, 9, 10, 12, 10, 10, 6, 10.
Bob Ike’s DM pick of the day
ELEVENTH RACE: No. 8 Sassyserb (8-1)
Away since March, sophomore filly from the Richard Baltas stable cuts back to a much better distance for her and worked a bullet over this turf course in her most recent drill. She catches vulnerable morning line favorites to her inside, will be tactically placed under top turf rider Flavien Prat, so the price looks right for connections that win a lot of races together.
Friday’s result: Lincoln City ($11.40) got the perfect rating trip we hoped for while sitting behind the leaders from rail, split horses at top of the stretch, then came away through the final 100 yards to easily prove best.
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).
Ciaran Thornton’s DM pick of the day
RACE ONE: No. 2 Gone Rogue (6-1)
I am sticking with Umberto Rispoli again Saturday with his ride in the first race for trainer Dan Blacker. This is a Qatar Racing horse and they do very well with their horses at Del Mar. First time Rispoli has been a great betting angle this year for us. Blacker also moves to turf for the second career race and goes first time route. This trainer is one for one so far at the beach and from his small stable is winning an impressive 23% on the year. The key for me is Rispoli is riding — he is two of three for this trainer so this tells me they mean business Saturday. The 6-1 value is just right.
Friday’s result: Big Dress looked great for half a race. Not an impressive debut to say the least. City Rage came on a little too late and ran fourth. Rispoli will win for us on Saturday.
Ciaran Thornton is the handicapper for Californiapick4.com, which offers daily full card picks, longshots of the day, best bets of the day.
Big races preview
A look at graded stakes or races worth $100,000 or more on Saturday. All times Pacific.
11:03 Woodbine (3): Grade 3 $125,000 Marine Stakes, 3-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Shirl’s Speight (6-5)
11:18 Saratoga (3): Grade 2 $200,000 Ballston Spa Stakes, fillies and mares 4 and up, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Sistercharlie (2-5)
12:47 Woodbine (6): $123,200 maiden special weight, 3 and up, 1 mile on turf. Favorite: Tizlegal (3-1)
1:53 Woodbine (8): Grade 3 $125,000 Selene Stakes, fillies 3-years-old, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Merveilleux (8-5)
2:26 Woodbine (9): $101,200 allowance, fillies and mares 3 and up, 7 furlongs on the turf. Favorite: Millennium Force (3-1)
3:16 Saratoga (10): Grade 1 $250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap, 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Volatile (4-5)
6:00 Del Mar (9): Grade 2 $150,000 San Clemente Stakes, fillies 3-years-old, 1 mile on turf. Favorite: Laura’s Light (3-1)
6:30 Del Mar (10): Grade 2 $150,000 San Diego Handicap, 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Maximum Security (1-1)
Chris Wade’s LA pick of the day
RACE SIX: No. 5 Piety (5-1)
He just upset a quality cast of rivals 28 nights ago in his second start for this shed row after encountering a much-troubled journey in his first foray prior for these connections. In that outing, this gelding broke a step slow and outward to give the favorite Hawks Valentine a head start. From there, Piety put forth a big turn of foot to reach contention past the gap prior to blowing past Hawks Valentine and Co. to hit the wire first. The figure earned in that event puts him right there against this tougher cast.
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Now the stars of the show, Friday’s results and Saturday’s entries.
Del Mar Charts Results for Friday, July 24.
Copyright 2020 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. 4th day of a 28-day meet. Clear & Fast
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $24,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Prices $20,000-$18,000. Time 22.22 45.56 1:11.28 1:17.73
|$1 EXACTA (6-2)||$13.60|
|$2 QUINELLA (2-6)||$12.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (6-2-5-3)||$7.72|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (6-2-5)||$16.00|
Winner–Heartfullofstars Dbb.g.5 by Astrology out of Nothing But Heart, by Officer. Bred by Terrazas Thoroughbreds, LLC (KY). Trainer: Edwin Alvarez. Owner: Sherlock, Sharon, Warren, Craig and Warren, Deanne. Mutuel Pool $169,992 Exacta Pool $77,685 Quinella Pool $4,240 Superfecta Pool $34,367 Trifecta Pool $55,111. Claimed–Horse Greedy by Altamira Racing Stable. Trainer: Peter Miller. Scratched–none.
HEARTFULLOFSTARS settled off the rail, urged upon through the turn, move forward four wide, took over in upper stretch and drove clear then hand urged in the late stages. HORSE GREEDY asked early and vied between rivals for command, dueled with OUTLAW around the turn and gained a short advantage midway around the bend, inched away into the stretch from the two path, relinquished control to HEARTFULLOFSTARS in the drive but kept on well to prove second best. FABOZZI attended pace the pace five deep, bumped with RICKEY B entering the turn, chased the top pair then bid three deep on the turn, failed to sustain momentum in the lane, weakened and held the show. RICKEY B vied three deep, bumped with with FABOZZI into the turn, chased two wide, came out some in the lane and weakened. OUTLAW vied from the inside, dueled with HORSE GREEDY around the bend, then gave way in the stretch. CONCUR vied four deep and between runners early, put in tight quarters and steadied nearing the half-mile pole, moved to the inside and lacked a rally.
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $17,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Prices $8,000-$7,000. Time 22.11 45.77 1:12.61 1:19.61
|6||Burn Me Twice||120||6||1||3–5||2–½||5–3||5–3¼||Pereira||1.40|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (6-4)||$86.80|
|$1 EXACTA (4-2)||$115.30|
|$2 QUINELLA (2-4)||$133.40|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-2-5-3)||$206.56|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-2-5)||$316.70|
Winner–Awhitesportscoat Grr.g.6 by Hansen out of Shesadozer, by Perigee Moon. Bred by Kendall E. Hansen, M.D. Racing, LLC (KY). Trainer: Manuel Ortiz, Sr.. Owner: Tim M. Bankers. Mutuel Pool $239,522 Daily Double Pool $40,850 Exacta Pool $129,488 Quinella Pool $4,490 Superfecta Pool $60,865 Trifecta Pool $92,980. Claimed–C Dub by Mark Glatt. Trainer: Mark Glatt. Claimed–Papa Turf by Altamira Racing Stable. Trainer: Peter Miller. Scratched–Tiz Love.
AWHITESPORTSCOAT lost footing and was off slow to begin, raced outside a rival then off the rail, angled five wide around the turn, closed in from the outside, gained the lead inside the furlong marker and drew clear under urging. MARKET SENTIMENT tracked, inside, moved out a path on the turn, angled out in the stretch and finished well. C DUB set the pace under pressure, inched away on the turn, carried the lead to the eighth pole and weakened late but saved the show. KING PARKER mid-pack in the early going, raced outside a rival on the turn, angled out and came four wide into the stretch, brushed with rival in upper stretch and missed the show honors. BURN ME TWICE broke well, up close just outside the leader, raced three wide around the turn, brushed with rival in upper stretch and weakened after. SEVERIN settled outside rival, angled in and saved ground around the turn, angled out in the lane and could not rally. PAPA TURF pressed the pace inside, lost contact with the leader approaching the five-sixteenths pole and weakened in the lane.
1 3/8 Mile Turf. Purse: $53,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500. Time 26.16 51.32 1:16.85 1:41.77 2:05.49 2:16.90
|6||North County Guy||121||4||2–½||2–½||3–1||2–1||1–1||2–4¾||Rispoli||1.30|
|7||Catch the Eye||118||5||4–2||3–hd||4–1||4–1½||5||4–nk||Gryder||23.10|
|4||PROUD PEDRO (FR)||21.00||5.60||2.60|
|6||NORTH COUNTY GUY||3.20||2.10|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-4)||$89.20|
|$1 EXACTA (4-6)||$26.00|
|$2 QUINELLA (4-6)||$15.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-6-3-7)||$20.18|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-6-3)||$24.80|
Winner–Proud Pedro (FR) B.c.4 by Pedro the Great out of Palma Nova (GER), by Tiger Hill (IRE). Bred by EARL Haras Du Taillis & Bernhard Wenger (FR). Trainer: Leonard Powell. Owner: Benowitz Family Trust, Madaket Stables, LLC and Mathiesen, Mark. Mutuel Pool $245,874 Daily Double Pool $24,320 Exacta Pool $114,640 Quinella Pool $3,937 Superfecta Pool $32,803 Trifecta Pool $57,061. Scratched–Bold Endeavor, The Stiff.
50-Cent Pick Three (6-4-4) paid $230.40. Pick Three Pool $60,089.
PROUD PEDRO (FR) unhurried in the beginning, raced a bit off the rail then moved to the inside, two wide into the last turn then tipped out into the three path, put to a drive entering the stretch, rallied to the front and proved best late. NORTH COUNTY GUY stalked a bit off the rail and outside the leader, moved up to press the leader up the backstretch, gained command and led into the drive, cleared in upper stretch, challenged from the outside by the winner and was outkicked in the late stages. BORDER TOWN stalked inside, pulled from the three-quarter marker to the half-mile pole, settled into the stride after and stayed inside, angled out in the stretch and lacked a bid. CATCH THE EYE raced in range and outside a rival to the final turn, asked in the drive and never responded to urging. SOUTHERN KING controlled the pace early, pressured by rival up the backstretch, fought with that rival around the last turn to the three-sixteenths pole and faded in the lane.
7 Furlongs. Purse: $125,000. 'Fleet Treat Stakes'. Fillies. 3 year olds. Time 22.83 46.63 1:11.74 1:24.44
|1||Been Studying Her||125||1||1||3–1||4||2–½||2–2||Cedillo||2.10|
|4||Loud Loud Music||120||3||2||1–1½||1–½||4||4||Pereira||14.30|
|1||BEEN STUDYING HER||3.20|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-5)||$64.60|
|$1 EXACTA (5-1)||$6.70|
|$2 QUINELLA (1-5)||$6.20|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (5-1-2)||$3.70|
Winner–Big Sweep B.f.3 by Mr. Big out of Misszippityslewda, by City Zip. Bred by George Krikorian (CA). Trainer: Mark Glatt. Owner: Red Baron's Barn LLC and Rancho Temescal LLC. Mutuel Pool $213,371 Daily Double Pool $25,745 Exacta Pool $66,065 Quinella Pool $2,678 Trifecta Pool $38,223. Scratched–Warren's Showtime.
50-Cent Pick Three (4-4-5) paid $85.80. Pick Three Pool $28,919.
BIG SWEEP stalked the leader from the outside, ranged up alongside rival on the turn, took control and moved clear in upper stretch and stayed clear to the wire. BEEN STUDYING HER raced inside to the turn, moved out into the two path, chased the winner through the lane and finished willingly. SMILING SHIRLEE settled off the rail, four into the turn, three wide leaving the bend and went evenly through the final furlong. LOUD LOUD MUSIC sped to the front, set the pace up the backstretch, raced two wide then angled to the rail on the turn, relinquished the lead at the top of the lane and gave way
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $53,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500. Time 22.33 44.57 55.99
|1||Miss Hot Legs||121||1||5||4–1½||3–½||4–2½||4–2¼||Hernandez||2.80|
|4||Shines Her Light||119||4||3||7–1||8–hd||8–2||5–½||Espinoza||8.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (5-9)||$31.80|
|$1 EXACTA (9-2)||$27.50|
|$2 QUINELLA (2-9)||$23.00|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (9-2-7-1)||$128.87|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (9-2-7)||$158.10|
Winner–Bulletproof One B.f.3 by Idiot Proof out of Onefunsonofagun, by Decarchy. Bred by Victory Rose Thoroughbreds & KMN Racing (CA). Trainer: Peter Miller. Owner: Barber, Gary, Barber, Cecil, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Wachtel Stable. Mutuel Pool $363,392 Daily Double Pool $44,120 Exacta Pool $209,331 Quinella Pool $6,702 Superfecta Pool $82,676 Trifecta Pool $125,229. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (4-5-9) paid $113.70. Pick Three Pool $75,532. 50-Cent Pick Four (4-4-5-9) 4 correct paid $899.45. Pick Four Pool $221,257. 50-Cent Pick Five (6-4-4-5-9) 5 correct paid $7,980.65. Pick Five Pool $517,824.
BULLETPROOF ONE sped clear and angled over to the inside, set the pace from the two path into the turn, led clear exiting the bend, drifted out in the stretch under urging and won easily. QUERELLE hopped at the start, raced along the inside, angled out entering the stretch, finished well and earned the place. GYPSY BLU chased three wide around the turn and into the stretch and held the show. MISS HOT LEGS chased the pace from the inside to the stretch and went evenly in the final furlong. SHINES HER LIGHT (IRE) raced outside a rival, three wide into the turn, four wide into the stretch and improved position. FANTASY HEAT chased off the inside, came three wide into the lane and failed to rally. AMUSE traveled four wide, moved closer into the turn, exited the bend four wide and also lacked a rally. TIJORI chased off the rail, steadied between near the seven-sixteenths pole, swung five wide into the lane and weakened. SOLD IT settled, traveled two wide around the turn, forced out and steadied entering the stretch, angled to the inside and weakened.
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $25,000. Maiden Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 22.23 46.01 58.63 1:05.16
|11||El Diablo Rojo||121||11||2||6–hd||4–1½||2–½||1–1½||Prat||2.40|
|11||EL DIABLO ROJO||6.80||3.80||2.40|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (9-11)||$71.20|
|$1 EXACTA (11-6)||$24.30|
|$2 QUINELLA (6-11)||$28.60|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (11-6-8-7)||$70.91|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (11-6-8)||$24.65|
Winner–El Diablo Rojo Ch.g.3 by Clubhouse Ride out of Bella Roja, by Hold That Tiger. Bred by Craig Lewis Racing Stable, Elliot Lewis& Anapenny Racing (CA). Trainer: Craig Anthony Lewis. Owner: Anapenny Racing and Lewis, Craig A.. Mutuel Pool $452,789 Daily Double Pool $43,592 Exacta Pool $263,786 Quinella Pool $7,298 Superfecta Pool $130,414 Trifecta Pool $180,138. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (5-9-11) paid $36.15. Pick Three Pool $91,030.
EL DIABLO ROJO settled early from the outside, went four wide around the turn, rallied in the final furlong and got up late. IRREPROACHABLE bumped start, dueled from the inside, moved clear near the quarter pole, led clear to the sixteenth marker but was overtaken by the winner in deep stretch. BLUEGRASS PATRIOT broke in and bumped rival, attended the pace three deep, chased three wide into the lane, between rivals in the drive and finished willingly. STARSHIP CHEWBACCA bumped both sides at the start, dueled outside of IRREPROACHABLE, chased that rival into the lane and was outfinished for the other placings. SYNSKY chased inside, steadied near the three-eighths pole, angled four wide around the turn and lacked a rally. SUMMER FUN stalked between rivals, three wide into the lane, asked and failed to respond. TIGER'S SONG traveled four deep early, raced outside a rival then four wide on the turn, came in some in the stretch and proved no menace. CARMELITA'S MAN off a bit slow, went two wide into the lane and never made an impact. BULLET TIMES bumped leaving the gate, saved ground into the stretch and never threatened. NICKEL CURVE chased three wide to the lane and proved no menace. SHARK CAT broke out and bumped rival, chased three deep, steadied between at the three-eighths marker, dropped back and drifted out on the turn and was not persevered with late.
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. Time 22.19 45.51 57.50
|4||Foster Boi||123||4||11||8–½||6–½||7–hd||5–1||Van Dyke||13.20|
|7||Etterbay Ucklay||123||7||10||12||10–2½||10–1½||9–3¾||Valdivia, Jr.||42.50|
|9||Bam Bam Again||119||9||4||6–½||11–hd||11–1||11–1½||Pereira||120.90|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (11-11)||$31.80|
|$1 EXACTA (11-12)||$140.40|
|$2 QUINELLA (11-12)||$179.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (11-12-8-6)||$415.24|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (11-12-8)||$433.55|
Winner–Preaching Trainer Ch.g.4 by Lucky Pulpit out of Debbie Sue, by Citidancer. Bred by Harris Farms (CA). Trainer: Carla Gaines. Owner: Harris Farms, Inc.. Mutuel Pool $423,952 Daily Double Pool $53,485 Exacta Pool $270,032 Quinella Pool $7,539 Superfecta Pool $95,791 Trifecta Pool $152,467. Scratched–Jamming Eddy, Portando.
50-Cent Pick Three (9-11-11) paid $72.05. Pick Three Pool $143,526.
PREACHING TRAINER reserved off the inside, checked off the heels of a rival and altered out on the turn, swung five wide into the stretch, closed and got up in the final moments. UNDENIABLE PROOF dueled for the lead outside a rival, held command in the lane and resisted through the final furlong but was edged by the winner. TOO LATE stalked three deep, three wide into the stretch, rallied outside the leader but lacked the needed late punch to go by and missed the place. OFFSHORE AFFAIR tossed head and shuffled back at the start, unhurried in the early going, traveled off the rail, steered out and came four wide into the stretch, lacked room in upper stretch, angled out and closed well. FOSTER BOI bumped leaving the gate, traveled outside a rival, came four wide into the lane, angled out mid-stretch and finished well. DOC TOMMY broke in and bumped rival, stalked between rivals, checked into the turn, went three wide into the drive and finished evenly. SMOKIN BLACKJACK stalked inside, checked into the turn and flattened in the late stages. TIZHOTNDUSTY settled early, steadied behind rivals on the turn, continued a bit off the rail to the lane, awaited room past the eighth pole and kept on to the wire. ETTERBAY UCKLAY raced outside a rival, went two wide into the stretch, angled out at the eighth pole but could not find the needed late response. GREAT ULYSSES chased inside, steadied past the half-mile pole, dropped back into the turn, saved ground to the stretch and could not rally. BAM BAM AGAIN tracked four wide on the turn, forced out by rival leaving the bend, came in some in the lane and had little left for the drive. UTALKNBOUTPRACTICE dueled for the lead from the inside and weakened in the drive.
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $25,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies. 2 year olds. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 22.35 46.79 58.98 1:05.55
|6||Stars of Bluegrass||121||6||3||5–1||4–½||2–2||2–2¼||Van Dyke||3.40|
|5||Big Mama Sue||121||5||8||10||9–½||6–2½||3–3¾||Fuentes||8.80|
|9||Mucha Woman||121||9||9||4–hd||3–1||3–1½||4–2¼||Diaz, Jr.||6.00|
|2||Be Mice Elf||121||2||10||6–½||8–2||8–½||9–1||Pereira||69.40|
|6||STARS OF BLUEGRASS||4.40||3.40|
|5||BIG MAMA SUE||5.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (11-8)||$41.40|
|$1 EXACTA (8-6)||$13.10|
|$2 QUINELLA (6-8)||$13.60|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (8-6-5-9)||$44.72|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (8-6-5)||$46.55|
Winner–September Secret Grr.f.2 by Grazen out of Sweetest Secret, by Sea of Secrets. Bred by Jennifer Saavedra (CA). Trainer: Peter Miller. Owner: Kagele, Tom and Shaw, Ken. Mutuel Pool $277,300 Daily Double Pool $30,145 Exacta Pool $144,513 Quinella Pool $5,488 Superfecta Pool $58,311 Trifecta Pool $87,732. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (11-11-8) paid $38.60. Pick Three Pool $109,420.
SEPTEMBER SECRET stalked off the rail then outside a rival, moved up and collared the leader near the quarter pole, quickly cleared and powered away under mild hand urging then ridden out to the wire. STARS OF BLUEGRASS tracked off the inside, inched forward around the turn, traveled two wide into the lane, responded when asked but could not threaten the winner while clearly second best. BIG MAMA SUE stalked the pace to the turn, raced three wide then angled out and came six wide into the lane, showed a mild rally and earned the show. MUCHA WOMAN droppedher head and was off slow to begin, advanced into the turn, raced four wide around the bend and weakened in the drive. BIG DRESS chased from the inside, angled out and exited the turn three wide and never produced a bid. SPICY SOMMELIER bumped at the start, set the pace and angled over to the inside, could not match the winner into the stretch and faded through the lane. MONICAT allowed to settle in the early going, raced two wide into the lane, split foes in the stretch and passed tired rivals. DECORATE bumped leaving the gate, settled outside a rival then between foes on the turn, came three wide into the stretch and never threatened. BE MICE ELF off slow to begin, traveled along the inside, saved ground into the lane and came up empty. DANCING DANA unhurried in the early going, went three deep on the turn then drifted out a bit late on the bend and weakened.
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $65,000. 'Daisycutter H.'. Stakes. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.24 44.83 56.29
|6||Jo Jo Air||121||6||4||3–½||3–1||3–1½||1–nk||Prat||3.60|
|6||JO JO AIR||9.20||4.80||3.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (8-6)||$36.80|
|$1 EXACTA (6-1)||$37.70|
|$2 QUINELLA (1-6)||$46.40|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (6-1-2-5)||$123.75|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (6-1-2)||$88.85|
Winner–Jo Jo Air Dbb.f.4 by Scat Daddy out of Tessie Flip, by Grand Slam. Bred by G. Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock,Petaluma Bloodstock & Circular Rd Breede (KY). Trainer: Wesley A. Ward. Owner: Andrew Farm and O'Connor, Mrs. Charlie. Mutuel Pool $381,925 Daily Double Pool $35,479 Exacta Pool $175,609 Quinella Pool $6,160 Superfecta Pool $74,376 Trifecta Pool $112,065. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (11-8-6) paid $44.40. Pick Three Pool $77,356.
JO JO AIR in range a bit off the rail, angled out into the stretch, closed and gained command then gamely held the runner-up at bay. LIGHTHOUSE stalked along the inside, angled out in the stretch, rallied but got denied by the winner. TOMLIN settled early, raced along the inside, saved ground into the lane, came out mid-stretch and got up for the show. MUCHO AMOR three deep early, angled five wide on the turn and finished willingly for a minor award. STEALTHEDIAMONDS set the pace inside, fought back to the stretch and weakened in the late stages. MISCHIFFIE (IRE) raced two wide, steadied briefly off heels on the turn, angled out into the four path and finished willingly. SURRENDER NOW stalked a bit off the rail, bid outside the leader entering the stretch but weakened in the drive. STORMING LADY went three wide into the turn, moved in a path and traveled two wide into the lane and never threatened. ARTISTIC DIVA chased off the rail, three to four wide around the turn and weakened.
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $17,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. Time 22.38 46.61 1:13.72 1:20.46
|11||Arya's Dagger||121||11||2||4–hd||3–1½||1–½||2–2¼||Diaz, Jr.||3.20|
|9||Daddys Real Diva||125||9||8||6–½||4–½||6–hd||7–hd||Pereira||20.40|
|2||Sapphire Silk||121||2||7||2–hd||2–½||5–½||8–1½||Valdivia, Jr.||17.40|
|3||Enriched by Deb||121||3||12||10–½||9–hd||12||12||Delgadillo||3.70|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (6-4)||$88.20|
|$1 EXACTA (4-11)||$27.30|
|$2 QUINELLA (4-11)||$24.40|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-11-10-1)||$253.29|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-11-10)||$83.80|
Winner–Solitaire Ch.f.3 by Lookin At Lucky out of Bridge Game, by Giant's Causeway. Bred by Rose Hill Farm & Thoroughbred Acadiana (KY). Trainer: J. Keith Desormeaux. Owner: Big Chief Racing, LLC. Mutuel Pool $267,589 Daily Double Pool $35,406 Exacta Pool $168,182 Quinella Pool $6,780 Superfecta Pool $82,349 Trifecta Pool $116,189. Scratched–Enchanting Moon, Our Bonnie Lass.
50-Cent Pick Three (8-6-4) paid $53.90. Pick Three Pool $52,790.
SOLITAIRE chased from the inside, climbed near the three-eighths pole, angled out into the stretch, rallied to the front past the eighth pole and drew away. ARYA'S DAGGER up close four deep, bid three deep on the turn, gained the lead near the quarter pole, cleared briefly in upper stretch but proved no match for the winner in the late stages. POLAR ROUTE stalked off the rail and outside rival, floated out into the lane and held the show. ALICIA'S PRIDE trailed the field up the backstretch from the inside, angled seven wide around the turn, asked and summoned a mild rally in the lane. CAMEO SHORES settled early, raced between runners, checked near the three-eighths pole, angled three wide around the bend, shifted out near the eighth pole and kept on willingly. FOXY CARMELA set the pace under pressure from both sides, fought back two wide and weakened in the final furlong. DADDYS REAL DIVA chased off the rail, drifted out into the stretch then again near the eighth pole and lacked a response when called upon. SAPPHIRE SILK pressed the pace from the inside and weakened in the drive. SHALLOW chased off the rail, four to five wide into the lane, drifted inward in the stretch and never rallied. SOME ROYALTY broke well then chased off the rail, went four wide around the turn and weakened. KUDA HURAA up close three deep and between rivals early, lost ground around the turn and faded through the lane. ENRICHED BY DEB tracked from off the rail, angled six wide around the turn and came up empty in the stretch.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000. Time 22.88 47.56 1:11.72 1:23.38 1:34.95
|7||Of Good Report||125||7||7||8–½||9–hd||9–1||8–½||4–½||Desormeaux||30.00|
|10||The Street Fighter||125||10||9||11–2||10–hd||11–½||11–½||7–hd||Maldonado||30.70|
|5||Storm the Bastille||123||5||8||7–hd||8–1||8–½||9–hd||10–½||Pereira||32.60|
|3||Dark Prince||123||3||1||1–1||1–½||1–½||5–1||12||Van Dyke||9.90|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-1)||$65.80|
|$1 EXACTA (1-8)||$25.20|
|$2 QUINELLA (1-8)||$20.00|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-8-6-7)||$389.21|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (1-8-6-7-4)||$44,197.20|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-8-6)||$154.85|
Winner–Lincoln City B.c.4 by The Factor out of Magic School, by In Excess (IRE). Bred by Gunpowder Farms LLC (KY). Trainer: J. Eric Kruljac. Owner: Abel, James P., Abel, Mary C. and Kruljac, J. Eric. Mutuel Pool $415,041 Daily Double Pool $124,764 Exacta Pool $247,168 Quinella Pool $8,632 Superfecta Pool $113,045 Super High Five Pool $64,064 Trifecta Pool $168,377. Scratched–Silenced, Tiberius Mercurius. DQ–#11 Colosi–finished 5th, disqualified, placed 10th.
20-Cent Pick Six Jackpot (11-11/13-8-6-4-1) . Pick Six Jackpot Carryover $13,568. 50-Cent Pick Three (6-4-1) paid $135.85. Pick Three Pool $156,251. 50-Cent Pick Four (8-6-4-1) 4 correct paid $488.55. Pick Four Pool $632,695. 50-Cent Pick Five (11/13-8-6-4-1) 5 correct paid $3,652.65. Pick Five Pool $971,557. $2 Pick Six (11-11/13-8-6-4-1) 5 out of 6 paid $230.80. $2 Pick Six (11-11/13-8-6-4-1) 6 correct paid $15,828.80. Pick Six Pool $118,516. $1 Place Pick All 9 out of 11 paid $997.00. Place Pick All Pool $24,495.
LINCOLN CITY stalked the pace inside, went up to apply pressure near the seven-sixteenths pole, lost contact with the leader again and chased into the far turn, bid between rivals nearing the quarter pole and drew clear under urging. SUCCEEDANDSURPASS (IRE) pulled early, raced three wide then outside a rival on the backstretch, went three wide into the stretch, closed and got up for second. EASTERN OCEAN broke in and bumped rival at the start, stalked outside a rival, bid three deep near the quarter pole, outkicked by the winner and edged for the place. OF GOOD REPORT raced between rivals and two wide into the first turn, tracked off the rail, angled four wide, split foes in the stretch, showed late effort and missed the show honors. COLOSI reserved from the inside, angled out into the stretch, shifted in mid-stretch and impeded STORM THE BASTILLE, and finished with a mild bid late. CITY RAGE raced between rivals into the first turn, stalked a bit off the rail, steadied briefly into the second turn, traveled a bit off the rail into the stretch and finished evenly. THE STREET FIGHTER raced two wide into the first turn then outside a rival, went three wide into the stretch and improved position. REPROBATE traveled two wide then came out on the backstretch, swung six wide into the lane and finished willingly. MADMAN went three wide into the first turn, tracked off the rail, exited the far turn five wide and lacked a rally. STORM THE BASTILLE (FR) bumped leaving the gate, tracked inside, pulled from the five-eighths to the just past the nine-sixteenths marker, steadied near the three-eighths pole, impeded by COLOSI near mid-stretch and faded after. TRIPOLI stalked off the rail, went four wide into the lane and weakened. DARK PRINCE away quickly, set the pace inside, pressured on the backstretch then inched away from rival, challenged from the outside into the drive and gave way. THERE WAS A RIDER'S CLAIM OF FOUL PLACED BY THE RIDER ABOARD STORM THE BASTILLE AGAINST COLOSI FOR INTERFERENCE IN THE STRETCH. AFTER A REVIEW, THE STEWARDS DISQUALIFIED COLOSI FROM FIFTH TO TENTH FOR IMPEDIING STORM THE BASTILLE IN MID-STRETCH.
|Out of State||N/A||$10,831,779|
Del Mar Entries for Saturday, July 25.
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. 5th day of a 28-day meet.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $50,000. Maiden Special Weight. 2 year olds.
|1||Falcons Fury||Assael Espinoza||121||Reed Saldana||20-1|
|2||Gone Rogue||Umberto Rispoli||121||Dan Blacker||6-1|
|3||Rombauer||Juan Hernandez||121||Michael W. McCarthy||12-1|
|4||Ingest||Mario Gutierrez||121||Doug F. O'Neill||5-1|
|5||Big Talker||Mike Smith||121||Tim Yakteen||4-1|
|6||Caisson||Flavien Prat||121||Richard E. Mandella||7-2|
|7||Flint Stroll||Abel Cedillo||121||Philip D'Amato||5-1|
|8||Dyn O Mite||Kent Desormeaux||121||J. Keith Desormeaux||3-1|
6 Furlongs. Purse: $65,000. 'Smiling Tiger Stakes'. 3 year olds.
|1||Annie's Boy||Edwin Maldonado||118||Jose Hernandez, Jr.||12-1|
|2||Thanks Mr. Eidson||Geovanni Franco||118||Jeff Bonde||7-2|
|3||Ragtime Blues||Mike Smith||120||Bob Baffert||7-5|
|4||Vertical Threat||Heriberto Figueroa||118||Richard Baltas||6-5|
|5||Howbeit||Abel Cedillo||118||Doug F. O'Neill||12-1|
1 Mile. Purse: $53,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500.
|1||Kershaw||Abel Cedillo||121||Philip D'Amato||4-1||62,500|
|2||Pepe Tono||Jorge Velez||121||Victor L. Garcia||12-1|
|3||Dark Vader||Umberto Rispoli||121||Peter Eurton||5-2|
|4||Bold Endeavor||Drayden Van Dyke||121||George Papaprodromou||8-1|
|5||Unbroken Star||Assael Espinoza||123||Mike Puype||5-1|
|6||Lambeau||Mike Smith||123||John A. Shirreffs||3-1|
|7||Potantico||Victor Flores||114||Vladimir Cerin||10-1|
|8||Loud Mouth||Tiago Pereira||121||Steve Knapp||12-1|
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000.
|1||Aunt Lubie||Umberto Rispoli||123||Richard E. Mandella||8-1|
|2||Merneith||Drayden Van Dyke||119||Bob Baffert||9-5|
|3||Provocation||Mike Smith||119||Bob Baffert||3-1|
|4||Time for Ebby||Assael Espinoza||125||Jeffrey Metz||20-1||40,000|
|5||Affianced||Flavien Prat||119||Richard E. Mandella||4-1|
|6||Secret Keeper||Abel Cedillo||119||Clifford W. Sise, Jr.||9-2|
|7||High On Gin||Victor Espinoza||121||John W. Sadler||8-1||40,000|
1 3/8 Mile Turf. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000.
|1||Unicorn||Flavien Prat||123||Richard Baltas||8-1|
|2||Kookie Gal||Abel Cedillo||125||Peter Miller||5-1|
|3||Woodfin||Umberto Rispoli||123||Victoria H. Oliver||4-1|
|4||Clockstrikestwelve||Brice Blanc||123||Patrick Gallagher||20-1|
|5||Quinnie||Geovanni Franco||125||Carla Gaines||15-1|
|6||Sutro||Drayden Van Dyke||123||Michael W. McCarthy||8-1|
|7||Pretty Point||Mike Smith||123||Patrick Gallagher||5-2|
|8||Never Be Enough||Evin Roman||125||Manuel Badilla||9-2|
|9||Imperial Creed||Juan Hernandez||125||Michael W. McCarthy||10-1||40,000|
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $25,000. Maiden Claiming. 2 year olds. Claiming Price $50,000. State bred.
|1||C'Mon Jenna||Kent Desormeaux||121||Robert B. Hess, Jr.||6-1||50,000|
|2||Father O'Flaherty||Tiago Pereira||121||Steven Miyadi||6-1||50,000|
|3||Wedding Groom||Assael Espinoza||121||Sal Gonzalez||7-2||50,000|
|4||Hot Box||Ricardo Gonzalez||121||Kristin Mulhall||5-1||50,000|
|5||Call Sign Lucky||Mario Gutierrez||121||O. J. Jauregui||8-1||50,000|
|6||Proud Musket||Edwin Maldonado||121||Vann Belvoir||12-1||50,000|
|7||Magnificent Red||Juan Hernandez||121||J. Keith Desormeaux||20-1||50,000|
|8||Broken Finger||J.C. Diaz, Jr.||121||Rafael DeLeon||12-1||50,000|
|9||Govenor Bernstein||Eswan Flores||121||Jorge Periban||20-1||50,000|
|10||Dennis Celery||Abel Cedillo||121||Doug F. O'Neill||3-1||50,000|
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $50,000. Maiden Special Weight. 3 year olds and up.
|1||Jack Sprout||Agapito Delgadillo||121||Luis Mendez||20-1|
|2||Fiftyfive Chevy||Edwin Maldonado||121||Luis Mendez||15-1|
|3||Twirling the Gold||Kent Desormeaux||121||Martin F. Jones||15-1|
|4||Absolute Unit||Umberto Rispoli||121||Peter Eurton||7-2|
|5||Mystery Man||Mike Smith||121||Richard E. Mandella||3-1|
|6||Highly Distorted||Juan Hernandez||125||Mike Puype||15-1|
|7||El Chapin||Geovanni Franco||121||Edwin Alvarez||30-1|
|8||Tilted Towers||Abel Cedillo||125||Philip D'Amato||8-1|
|9||Much More Halo||Drayden Van Dyke||121||Bob Baffert||4-1|
|10||Colossal Storm||Flavien Prat||121||J. Keith Desormeaux||8-1|
|11||Acting Cat||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||121||Brian J. Koriner||15-1|
|12||Candy Fury||Ruben Fuentes||121||Victor L. Garcia||20-1|
7 Furlongs. Purse: $37,000. Claiming. 3 year olds. Claiming Prices $50,000-$45,000.
|1||Handsome Cat||Drayden Van Dyke||120||Steven Miyadi||4-1||50,000|
|2||Itsthattime||Mike Smith||122||Jeff Bonde||5-1||50,000|
|3||Hidden Promise||Flavien Prat||120||John W. Sadler||7-2||50,000|
|4||Octopus||Umberto Rispoli||120||Robert B. Hess, Jr.||8-1||50,000|
|5||Agamemnon||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||120||Ronald L. McAnally||15-1||50,000|
|6||Promise Nothing||Evin Roman||120||Rafael Becerra||12-1||50,000|
|7||Antithetical||Tiago Pereira||120||Steven Miyadi||10-1||50,000|
|8||Final Final||Ricardo Gonzalez||120||Bill McLean||20-1||50,000|
|9||Drippin Sauce||Abel Cedillo||122||Jonathan Wong||6-1||50,000|
|10||Zimba Warrior||Kent Desormeaux||120||J. Keith Desormeaux||6-1||50,000|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $150,000. 'San Clemente Stakes'. Fillies. 3 year olds.
|1||She's So Special||Flavien Prat||120||Peter Miller||5-1|
|2||Lazy Daisy||Geovanni Franco||118||Doug F. O'Neill||20-1|
|3||Laura's Light||Abel Cedillo||123||Peter Miller||3-1|
|4||Over Attracted||Mike Smith||118||Carla Gaines||15-1|
|5||Croughavouke||Umberto Rispoli||118||Jeff Mullins||6-1|
|6||Cheermeister||Victor Espinoza||123||La Cerda Armando De||6-1|
|7||Little Bird||Ruben Fuentes||120||Richard Baltas||15-1|
|8||Mind Out||Brice Blanc||118||Simon Callaghan||15-1|
|9||Warren's Showtime||Jorge Velez||123||Craig Anthony Lewis||7-2|
|10||Guitty||Juan Hernandez||118||Leonard Powell||20-1|
|11||Applecross||Drayden Van Dyke||118||Richard Baltas||12-1|
1 1/16 Mile. Purse: $150,000. 'San Diego Handicap (Grade II)'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up.
|1||Higher Power||Flavien Prat||122||John W. Sadler||7-2|
|2||Ax Man||Mike Smith||118||Bob Baffert||8-1|
|3||Sharp Samurai||Jorge Velez||119||Mark Glatt||12-1|
|4||Combatant||Drayden Van Dyke||121||John W. Sadler||6-1|
|5||Maximum Security||Abel Cedillo||127||Bob Baffert||1-1|
|6||Midcourt||Victor Espinoza||122||John A. Shirreffs||4-1|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $51,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. State bred.
|1||Oh Pretty Woman||Abel Cedillo||125||Jeff Mullins||9-2|
|2||Nice Ice||Aaron Gryder||125||Brian J. Koriner||7-2||20,000|
|3||Peace Pipe||J.C. Diaz, Jr.||125||Richard Baltas||20-1|
|4||Nocherylikemychery||Geovanni Franco||121||Mike Harrington||12-1|
|5||Goodtingscominpink||Kent Desormeaux||125||Vladimir Cerin||6-1|
|6||Smiling Rose||Edwin Maldonado||123||Ronald W. Ellis||10-1|
|7||Kristi's Tiger||Brice Blanc||119||Thomas Ray Bell, II||12-1|
|8||Sassyserb||Flavien Prat||121||Richard Baltas||8-1|
|9||Hot On the Trail||Tiago Pereira||123||Gary Stute||15-1|
|10||Harper's Gallop||Juan Hernandez||123||Jack Carava||8-1|
|11||Magnificent Q T||Assael Espinoza||123||Doug F. O'Neill||20-1|
|12||Warrior's Moon||Umberto Rispoli||121||Peter Eurton||8-1|
|13||Charmingslew||Drayden Van Dyke||125||Neil French||8-1||20,000|
|14||Ruby Bradley||Evin Roman||125||Doug F. O'Neill||20-1||20,000|
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