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Horse racing newsletter: Huge day at Santa Anita

The starting gates at Santa Anita Park, seen on June 11, 2019, in Arcadia.
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Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we get back to handicapping from Rob Henie and a Golden Gate preview from Matt Dinerman. Our other Saturday regular, Ron Flatter, has a few weeks off.

The big race of the day on Saturday is the Grade 1 $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes, although you can make a case for the 2-year-olds’ races being interesting as well. But before we get to race previews below, let’s get some observations from our TV critic Mike Tierney, not from television but from being there as a media member on Santa Anita’s opening day.

— Getting into the track, you have to enter through the area near Clockers’ Corner. They asked the standard couple of COVID-related questions about symptoms and recent travel. Temperatures were taken and everyone is given a color-coded wristband.

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— Just like the last meeting, there were no Winner’s Circle pictures but instead the photos are taken on the track with no owners. Before the race, jockeys get the “leg up” in the receiving barn.

— There were a few dozen owners on the mezzanine level and they were pretty lively. They order concessions on an app, which are delivered to their box. It seems as if Jersey Mike’s is the food of choice. There are a couple of betting windows open on the mezzanine with some televisions on, giving it an almost natural feel.

— As a side note, there was one table in the outside seating area with three people all without masks. One of them was a nonconformist trainer you may have heard of, not at the tippy-top but has had some pretty good horses. Their identity will remain a secret … for now.

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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 Santa Anita and incorporates some handicapping angles into the mix. Rob, take it away.

“Things begin with a 5 ½-furlong minor stakes race on the turf, named for Unzip Me who was a master coming down the hill at 6 ½ furlongs a few years back. One thing’s for certain over this short distance, it’s usually a very bunched group with the lack of distance allowing for a ton of separation, which goes for $10,000 claimers at Gulfstream, or as in the case of this one, some pretty decent types of runners. With that being said, when we consider the turf, the distance, and the abilities of most in here, accepting anything close to a short price just doesn’t constitute the type of risk-reward we’d recommend. So, what type of runner are we looking for? There are many form patterns that can find a horse running well going this short on the turf. They include good current form, runners backing up in distance holding a stamina edge, as well as horses off a layoff, as this isn’t the toughest assignment to get a horse to fire off the layoff. In the end, top selection is BLUE SKY BABY (#1). She returned off the seven-month layoff and ran huge, again, not surprising going short on the turf. Saturday, she strings back-to-back races together telling us good health is creeping into the picture once again. Umberto Rispoli is back once more, and the horse is working super and will have a few extra feet to work with. Last time out she overcame a slow early split over harder ground late in the meet, compared to a likely quicker early pace Saturday over ground with more ‘bounce,’ and really, just many positive attributes in place to believe another strong effort is coming. MIND OUT (#2) strings races together for the first time in nearly a year, coming off a winning return going a mile, well, technically second, but as we remind members often, always change a nose loss to a win as it’s amazing how doing so can change the way we look at a horse based on a mere nostril. She’s got every right to take another step forward as well, with the good health in place and the mile effort aiding her stamina on Saturday.

“Hot / Cold Race Trends: none

“Win Contenders (order of preference): 1-2-5

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“X Out Runners (eliminating on the win end): none

“Positive Notes:

“5 Biddy Duke - Her sharp form since Doug O’Neill claimed her, prompting this placement, and there’s no reason to believe she can’t race close up while finishing over a surface which often is kind to sharp main track sprint form.

“7 Moonhall Milly - She’s an athletic sort, which makes the cutback in distance pretty viable Saturday.

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“Negative Notes:

“6 Parkour - We’re rarely critical of Richard Mandella, but not convinced this is the best spot for this filly?

“TOP PICK: BLUE SKY BABY (#1 5-1 Rispoli)

“SECOND CHOICE: MIND OUT (#2 6-1 Hernandez)”

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Santa Anita review

There were two stakes races on Friday’s opening day card. Here are the results.

Grade 3 $100,000 Chillingworth Stakes: It looked as if the favorites would take this 6 ½-furlong race, but then Into Chocolate came storming up the outside to win the race by three-quarters of a length.

Into Chocolate paid $19.60, $4.80 and $2.80. Qahira finished second, followed by Amuse, Hang a Star and Mucho Armor.

Here’s what the winning connections had to say.

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Clifford Sise, Jr. (winning trainer): “We threw her last race at Del Mar out. She came out of that race body sore and then her blood count was off. She’s been feeling really good here since we got back and I could tell saddling her [Friday] that she was doing good and she was ready. Those were some nice fillies and it’s always good to win.”

Umberto Rispoli (winning jockey): “I didn’t know much about her, but Mr. Sise said she was doing really good and she should run a lot better than she did at Del Mar. It looked like they were going pretty fast in front and my filly was very professional.”

Grade 2 $200,000 Eddie D Stakes: Big Runneur took the lead by the time the horses got to the turf part of this 5 ½ sprint and won by a length. Next year, this race will likely return to its former 6 ½-furlong length when the added turf chute is completed likely by the end of the year.

Big Runneur paid $5.00, $3.20 and $2.60. Wildman Jack was second, followed by Grit and Curiosity, Sparky Ville, El Tigre Terrible, Give Me the Lute and Mr. Vargas.

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Here’s what the winning connections had to say.

Victor Garcia (winning trainer): “He broke sharp, other times he was a jump or jump and a half slow, but this time he broke sharp and he took the lead so easily. I saw the first fraction at 21 (seconds) almost 22 and I said, ‘well, he’s not going too fast.’ With the blinkers on, he is more focused on the race.”

Juan Hernandez (winning jockey): “I had never ridden him, so I asked Ruben [Fuentes] what he knew about him. He told me he was a very nice horse with natural speed. It looked like we had some speed inside of us, so I thought we’d stay where we were at and stay comfortable. But he broke sharp and when we cleared them and got to the rail, it was over. At the top of the stretch, I asked him to change leads and it was no problem. He’s a nice horse.”

Santa Anita preview

There are 11 races, seven of them are stakes; it doesn’t get much better than that. First post is 12:30 p.m. Let’s get right to them.

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$75,000 Unzip Me Stakes: It’s the first race of the day and it’s for 3-year-old fillies going 5 ½ furlongs on the turf. Bulletproof One is the 5-2 favorite for trainer Peter Miller and jockey Ricardo Gonzalez. She has won seven-of-13 lifetime and has been bouncing back and forth between the dirt and turf. She seems more effective on the turf. Aqua Seaform Shame is the 4-1 second choice for Richard Baltas and Flavien Prat. She has won two of five and seemed a little over her head last out, finishing 10th in the Del Mar Oaks.

Grade 2 $200,000 Chandelier Stakes: This 1 1/16-mile race is an early preview of the filly side of next year’s Road to the Kentucky Oaks. So, obviously it’s a race for 2-year-olds. Bob Baffert has three of the five horses in the race including Princess Noor at 2-5. Victor Espinoza will ride as he did in both of her races, 2 ½- and 6 ½-length wins. Make Mischief, a shipper for Mark Casse and ridden by Abel Cedillo, is the 4-1 second choice. She has one win and three seconds in her four starts, all in New York. Post is around 1:35 p.m.

$100,000 Speakeasy Stakes: This is the male equivalent (except in the purse) of the Unzip Me Stakes. Same age, same distance, same surface. Commander Khai is the 3-1 favorite for Baltas and Umberto Rispoli. He won last out by 3 ¼ lengths after finishing second in his first race. Amanzi Yimpilo (Wesley Ward, Luis Saez) and Wyfire (Miller, Prat) are 7-2 second choices. Both horses have won one of two starts. Post is set for 2:39 p.m.

Grade 1 $300,000 Rodeo Drive Stakes: We get to see the bottom of the downhill turf course when this 1 ¼-mile race for fillies and mares starts. The favorite, at 2-1, is Lady Prancealot for Baltas and Rispoli. She has five wins in 21 starts and five seconds. Her form shows little more than graded stakes. Her last win was on Dec. 28 in Grade 1 American Oaks at Santa Anita. Stablemate Bodhicitta is the 5-2 second choice and will have Prat as the rider. She has won four-of-15 lifetime with four seconds. She has won four of he last six races and is coming off a win in the Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon Handicap. Post is set for 3:41 p.m.

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Grade 1 $300,000 American Pharoah Stakes: And this is the male equivalent (except for the purse) of the Chandelier Stakes. This has a field of eight and has a great history that includes American Pharoah and Nyquist. (What’s the joke? Isn’t it amazing that American Pharoah won the race named after him? Uh, it was the FrontRunner when he won it, named after a restaurant.)

The $1-million purchase of Spielberg is the 3-1 favorite for Baffert and Saez. He’s finished twice in his two races, beaten both times by Dr. Schivel, who is done for the year. Notable Exception (Jack Sisterson, Cedillo) and Get Her Number (Miller, Prat). Notable Exception won his only start by 5 ¼ lengths at Arlington Park. Get Her Number has won one of two. Post is about 4:12 p.m.

Grade 2 $200,000 John Henry Turf Championship: I know this is starting to sound repetitive but this is identical to the Rodeo Drive (except with a smaller purse, yes smaller) except is not restricted to fillies and mares. United is the 6-5 favorite for Richard Mandella and Prat. He ran second last out in the Del Mar Handicap. He has six wins in 15 lifetime starts. He’s won three of eight turf starts at Santa Anita. Originaire is the 7-2 second choice for Jeff Mullins and Cedillo. He finished third in the Del Mar Handicap. He is three-of-19 lifetime and has won one of six on he Santa Anita turf. Post is around 4:43 p.m.

Grade 1 $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes: This 1 1/8-mile race has Maximum Security, arguably the best horse currently running. He’s the 3-5 favorite for Baffert and Saez. He has won six in a row, including the $20-million Saudi Cup. He was a little shaky when he first moved to the Baffert barn in winning the San Diego Handicap by a nose. But Baffert didn’t have him cranked and Maximum Security went on to win a weaker than normal Pacific Classic by three lengths. Improbable, also from the Baffert barn, is the second favorite at 8-5 and will have Drayden Van Dyke up. He’s coming off consecutive wins in the Whitney at Saratoga and the Hollywood Gold Cup at Santa Anita. It’s a five-horse race with post around 5:14 p.m.

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Here are the field sizes, in order: 9, 8, 5, 10 (3 also eligible), 9, 8, 7, 8, 8, 5, 10.

Frank Mirahmadi’s SA pick of the day

SIXTH RACE: No. 4 Express Train (5-2)

This handsome son of Union Rags came back from an 11-month break to score nicely despite not having a smooth start. He should be even better Saturday, getting to stretch out again.

Friday’s result: El Tigre Terrible was far back early and never a factor in the Eddie D.

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Frank Mirahmadi is the track announcer at Santa Anita Park.

Ciaran Thornton’s SA pick of the day

FIRST RACE: No. 1 Blue Sky Baby (5-1)

Blue Sky Baby has the top last race speed and best closing kick in this race and is ridden by red-hot Umberto Rispoli. We are getting a 5-1 morning line that could tick higher. Trainer Phil D’Amato and Rispoli are 3 of 6 recently and when they win it is on value horses like this. Blue has two sharp workouts for today’s race and is also making the 2nd start off the layoff, an angle Phi wins 22% with. Lots of positive for us!

Friday’s result: Awesome Drive sat at the back of the pack into deep stretch before making and inside move but there was no catching the winner. Awesome finished in third by a nose.

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Ciaran Thornton is the handicapper for Californiapick4.com, which offers daily full card picks, longshots of the day, best bets of the day.

Golden Gate Fields weekend preview

He’s back for yet another Golden Gate meeting. Yes, track race caller and all-around good guy Matt Dinerman returns as our host for previews and other musings from up north. So, take it away, Matt.

“There are 10 races on Saturday and Sunday with the feature on Saturday being a second-level allowance for older sprinters. It’s the second leg of the brand-new ‘Golden Hour Late Pick 4’ wager hosted by Santa Anita. The morning-line favorite is Passionate Reward, who hasn’t won in five races but doesn’t do much wrong. He should be very fit, cutting back from a mile to this 5 ½-furlong distance, and has finished second three straight times behind well-respected Northern California sprinter Bear Chum. That said, my top pick is El Chavo Del Ocho, a California-bred who has won two straight races for leading trainer Jonathan Wong. Earlier in the month, he defeated Darnquick (6-1 on the morning line in this race) at this condition and looks primed for another winning effort. Stakes winner Touched by Autism, 3-year-old Tommy Town homebred No Longer Silent and synthetic specialist Honeymoonz Over complete the field.

“A maiden race in the sixth also makes for an interesting handicapping puzzle. A few first-time starters may have talent: Karalinka, a son of Karakontie trained by Jamey Thomas, Candy Baron, a Candy Ride colt conditioned by Jeff Bonde and the Wong-trained Smoke Stack, sired by Tapit. Wong also trains Exhalting, who started his career in the barn of Doug O’Neill and makes his first start for Wong in the Bay Area. Arma D’Oro, a Kentucky-bred by Violence, also figures to get bet after showing some finish down the lane in his career debut for trainer Tim McCanna.

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“The ninth on Sunday is a second-level allowance route for older horses and goes as the marquee event on the program. Lymebird, a gelding who loves synthetics and two turns, gets back to his preferred surface and distance in this spot and is the top pick for me. Arch Prince, a consistent gelding from the Sammy Calvario barn, and Rolling Green Stakes third-place finisher Navy Armed Guard also enter as major contenders. The sixth on Sunday, a maiden for 2-year-old fillies, also catches the eye. The six-furlong Tapeta sprint features Southern California shippers Simmer Down (trained by Ryan Hanson) and Sober (O’Neill) and Into Mischief second time starter Mischief Free (Wong). First time starters Itainteasybeingray (Isidro Tamayo) and Pretty Mischief (Jeff Bonde) have pedigrees and connections that indicate they may be live at first asking.”

Big races preview

A look at graded stakes or races worth $100,000 or more on Saturday. All times PST.

11:16 Woodbine (3): Grade 3 $125,000 Ontario Fashion Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Painting (6-5)

11:29 Monmouth (5): $100,000 Violet Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles on turf. Favorite: She’s Got You (5-2)

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11:45 Delaware (4): $100,000 Tax Free Shopping Distaff Stakes, Del-bred fillies and mares 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Pink Caddy (2-1)

11:50 Gulfstream (6): $150,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Wildcat Heir Stakes, Fla-breds 3 and up, 1 mile. Favorite: Noble Drama (9-5)

12:15 Delaware (5): $100,000 Small Wonder Stakes, Del-bred fillies 2-years-old, 5 ½ furlongs, Favorite: Eyes Ful of Soul (7-2)

12:23 Woodbine (5): $126,800 maiden special weight, fillies 2-years-old, 7 furlongs. Favorite: Souper Sensational (3-1)

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12:55 Gulfstream (8): $400,000 FTBOA Florida Sire My Dear Girl Stakes, Fla-bred fillies 2-years-old, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Princess Secret (5-2)

1:26 Woodbine (7): $123,200 maiden special weight, fillies and mares 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Feeling Funny (5-2)

1:35 Santa Anita (3): Grade 2 $200,000 Chandelier Stakes, fillies 2-years-old, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Princess Noor (2-5)

1:42 Belmont (8): Grade 3 Noble Damsel Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 mile on turf. Favorite: Another Broad (8-5)

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1:45 Delaware (8): $100,000 New Castle Stakes, Del-breds 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Threes Over Deuces (3-1)

1:53 Churchill (9): Grade 3 $100,000 Ack Ack Stakes, 3 and up, 1 mile. Favorite: Warrior’s Charge (9-5)

1:59 Woodbine (8): $100,000 Belle Mahone Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Souper Escape (6-5)

1:59 Gulfstream (10): $400,000 FTBOA Florida Sire In Reality Stakes, Fla-bred 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Breeze On By (1-1)

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2:14 Belmont (9): Grade 2 $150,000 Vosburgh Stakes, 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Engage (2-1)

2:15 Delaware (9): $100,000 First State Dash, Del-breds 2-years-old, 5 ½ furlongs. Favorite: Newyearsblockparty (5-2)

2:32 Woodbine (9): $101,200 allowance, fillies and mares 3 and up, 6 furlongs on turf. Favorite: All Quality (3-1)

2:39 Santa Anita (5): $100,000 Speakeasy Stakes, 2-year-olds, 5 ½ furlongs on turf. Favorite: Commander Khai (3-1)

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3:41 Santa Anita (7): Grade 1 $300,000 Rodeo Drive Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 1 ¼ miles on turf. Favorite: Lady Prancealot (2-1)

4:12 Santa Anita (8): Grade 1 $300,000 American Pharoah Stakes, 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Spielberg (3-1)

4:43 Santa Anita (9): Grade 2 $200,000 John Henry Turf Championship, 3 and up, 1 ¼ miles on turf. Favorite: United (6-5)

5:14 Santa Anita (10): Grade 1 $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes, 3 and up, 1 1/8 miles. Favorite: Maximum Security (3-5)

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Chris Wade’s LA pick of the day

EIGHTH RACE: No. 2 Make It a Triple (9-2)

He returns for a solid shed-row doing very well with pretty much everything they saddle here. Make It A Triple enters this event after a much better than looked third-place finish against two runners — Sokudo and Rinse And Repeat — he will face right back again while earning a solid number from that effort. In that event, Make It A Triple leaned back at the gate opening and brushed the metal monster losing multiple lengths and his early racing momentum. After the tough start, this 7-year-old put forth a big run down the backstretch followed by a solid finish on his own down the lane. He will need to be more involved during the early going tonight, but we’ll this gelding a big look to be the late threat at a nice price.

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Now the stars of the show, Friday’s results and Saturday’s entries.

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Santa Anita Charts Results for Friday, September 25.

Copyright 2020 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 3rd day of a 18-day meet. Clear & Firm

FIRST RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $59,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500. Time 22.40 45.06 56.57 1:02.39


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

4 Holly Hundy 124 4 1 4–½ 4–1 4–½ 1–½ Rispoli 5.70
2 Fantasy Heat 124 2 4 2–hd 2–1 1–hd 2–½ Franco 2.50
3 Great Return 122 3 6 6 5–hd 5–2½ 3–ns Van Dyke 8.30
5 Mischiffie 124 5 3 3–½ 3–½ 3–1 4–1 Prat 2.00
1 Watch Me Burn 122 1 5 1–2 1–½ 2–½ 5–2¼ Hernandez 5.80
6 Lucky Peridot 122 6 2 5–1½ 6 6 6 Saez 4.50

4 HOLLY HUNDY 13.40 5.60 4.00
2 FANTASY HEAT 4.20 3.60
3 GREAT RETURN 4.80
$1 EXACTA (4-2)  $23.60
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-2-3-5)  $49.55
50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-2-3)  $54.80

Winner–Holly Hundy B.f.4 by Yes It's True out of Cryptos' Best, by Cryptoclearance. Bred by Lazy Lane Farms, LLC. (VA). Trainer: Vladimir Cerin. Owner: Wilson, Holly and David. Mutuel Pool $110,769 Exacta Pool $46,403 Superfecta Pool $13,457 Trifecta Pool $25,543. Scratched–none.

HOLLY HUNDY chased just off the leader from the inside, moved a bit off the rail leaving the bend, bid between the top pair in the stretch and overhauled foes to prove best late. FANTASY HEAT up close early outside the pacesetter, headed foe entering the stretch, took a short lead at the eighth pole but got outkicked in the late stages. GREAT RETURN hopped and came away behind the field to begin, trailed the field early then moved closer nearing the turn, raced in the two path then moved out three wide leaving the bend, steered out further in the stretch, rallied five wide and gained the show. MISCHIFFIE (IRE) chased the pace three wide into the turn, bid four wide in the lane but lacked the needed late punch and lost the show at the wire. WATCH ME BURN sent for the lead from the inside, set the pace clear up the backstretch, challenged into the lane, fought back from the inside but weakened late. LUCKY PERIDOT tracked off the rail, came four wide into the stretch and gave no response.

SECOND RACE.

6 Furlongs. Purse: $36,000. Claiming. Fillies. 3 year olds. Claiming Price $40,000. Time 21.60 45.06 58.15 1:11.05


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ Str Fin Jockey $1

6 Trouville 122 6 5 5–½ 4–2 1–½ 1–3¾ Prat 3.20
7 Munny 122 7 2 1–2 1–3½ 2–4 2–3¼ T Baze 12.70
3 High On Gin 122 3 6 7 6–3½ 3–1½ 3–1½ Espinoza 0.60
2 Don't Stop Lookin 115 2 3 6–2½ 7 6–4 4–1¾ Centeno 66.50
1 La Rosa Drive 122 1 1 2–hd 3–½ 4–2 5–15¾ Diaz, Jr. 27.90
5 Dehydration 122 5 4 3–2 5–1 7 6–1½ Cedillo 4.60
4 Florentine Diamond 122 4 7 4–1½ 2–1 5–½ 7 Maldonado 24.10

6 TROUVILLE 8.40 4.40 2.20
7 MUNNY 11.60 3.20
3 HIGH ON GIN 2.10
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-6)  $66.20
$1 EXACTA (6-7)  $41.50
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (6-7-3-2)  $49.29
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (6-7-3-2-1)  $1,788.90
50-CENT TRIFECTA (6-7-3)  $41.45

Winner–Trouville Ch.f.3 by Will Take Charge out of Night Drive, by Bernardini. Bred by WinStar Farm, LLC (KY). Trainer: Leonard Powell. Owner: Banuelos, Mark and Powell, Mathilde. Mutuel Pool $147,045 Daily Double Pool $27,747 Exacta Pool $90,397 Superfecta Pool $35,491 Super High Five Pool $2,344 Trifecta Pool $61,147. Claimed–High On Gin by Robert Slack. Trainer: Jeffrey Metz. Scratched–none.

TROUVILLE settled off the pace, traveled three wide around the turn, rallied to the front under hand urging and a crack of right-handed urging mid-stretch, then kicked clear under hand urging. MUNNY vied for the lead outside a pair of rivals then gained a clear advantage, widened around the turn, challenged in the lane by the winner and proved no match. HIGH ON GIN lost footing and was off slow to begin, asked early while trailing the field, advanced three wide around the bend and showed a mild rally. DON'T STOP LOOKIN tracked the pace near the inside then dropped back into the turn, angled four wide leaving the bend and improved position. LA ROSA DRIVE away quickly from the inside, contested the pace early then chased the lone leader to the turn, saved ground around the bend and cut the corner into the stretch and weakened. DEHYDRATION broke in at the start, showed speed then chased the leader outside a rival, went two wide into the lane and tired. FLORENTINE DIAMOND stumbled and lost path at the start, went three wide into the turn then moved down into the two path, steadied briefly entering the stretch and tired.

THIRD RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $38,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000. Time 22.47 44.72 55.98 1:01.75


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

5 Psycho Dar 122 5 2 1–1½ 1–1½ 1–2 1–¾ Maldonado 6.30
7 Ultimate Bango 122 7 3 5–½ 4–hd 3–hd 2–¾ Van Dyke 1.60
3 Never Easy 122 3 4 4–½ 5–½ 5–1 3–1¼ Velez 21.00
4 Single Me Out 122 4 5 7–2½ 7–2½ 7–2 4–½ Espinoza 44.30
2 Blackout 122 2 8 3–3 3–2½ 2–½ 5–½ Saez 3.20
9 Seven Scents 122 9 1 2–½ 2–½ 4–½ 6–ns Cedillo 10.20
8 About Our Time 122 8 6 6–1 6–1½ 6–½ 7–1¼ Franco 5.40
1 Shane Zain 124 1 9 9 9 9 8–1 Prat 13.80
6 Oil Can Knight 122 6 7 8–1 8–½ 8–½ 9 Hernandez 17.10

5 PSYCHO DAR 14.60 6.40 4.60
7 ULTIMATE BANGO 3.40 2.80
3 NEVER EASY 9.40
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (6-5)  $80.40
$1 EXACTA (5-7)  $19.90
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (5-7-3-4)  $193.48
50-CENT TRIFECTA (5-7-3)  $79.65
$1 X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (5-7-3-4-2)  Carryover $881

Winner–Psycho Dar Grr.g.5 by Storm Wolf out of Stormin Mon, by Maria's Mon. Bred by Liberty Road Stables (CA). Trainer: Steven Miyadi. Owner: Amber Sandoval. Mutuel Pool $159,146 Daily Double Pool $17,319 Exacta Pool $92,023 Superfecta Pool $36,406 Trifecta Pool $54,828 X-5 Super High Five Pool $1,154. Claimed–Ultimate Bango by Branch, William, Buster, Jr., William C. and Cohen, Mark. Trainer: Mark Glatt. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (4-6-5) paid $130.10. Pick Three Pool $48,869.

PSYCHO DAR sped clear and steered inward, saved ground around the turn and into the stretch, led clear under left-handed urging and held well. ULTIMATE BANGO settled outside a rival, raced two wide then angled out in upper stretch, rallied and was gaining to the wire. NEVER EASY tracked the pace up the backstretch, saved ground around the turn, kept inside through the lane and finished well for the show. SINGLE ME OUT raced off the pace and moved to the inside, angled out in the stretch and showed a late effort to earn a minor award. BLACKOUT (FR) stumbled leaving the gate, stalked the pace from inside, tipped out upper stretch and flattened in the final furlong. SEVEN SCENTS stalked outside a rival to the lane and flattened out as well. ABOUT OUR TIME steadied soon after the start, chased off the inside, four wide into the stretch and lacked a rally. SHANE ZAIN saved ground from off the pace and proved no menace. OIL CAN KNIGHT unhurried in the early stages, raced two wide on the turn and never threatened.

FOURTH RACE.

1 Mile. Purse: $43,000. Claiming. 3 year olds. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 24.73 48.33 1:12.40 1:24.84 1:37.68


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

2 Bronn 122 2 1 1–1 1–1½ 1–½ 1–½ 1–nk Saez 2.30
3 Signofthecross 122 3 2 2–1 2–½ 2–2 2–2 2–2¼ Diaz, Jr. 11.40
6 Big Hoof Dynamite 122 6 7 5–1 5–1 5–½ 4–½ 3–ns Prat 6.70
5 Promise Nothing 122 5 3 6–1 6–1 6–1½ 3–1 4–½ Pereira 16.50
4 Polar Wind 122 4 5 4–½ 4–½ 3–hd 5–1 5–1¼ Rispoli 1.60
7 The Stiff 122 7 6 7 7 7 7 6–2¼ Espinoza 4.30
1 Race Home 122 1 4 3–1 3–½ 4–hd 6–hd 7 Hernandez 15.20

2 BRONN 6.60 4.80 3.80
3 SIGNOFTHECROSS 8.40 5.20
6 BIG HOOF DYNAMITE 4.20
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (5-2)  $56.40
$1 EXACTA (2-3)  $43.20
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (2-3-6-5)  $96.11
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (2-3-6-5-4)  $4,113.70
50-CENT TRIFECTA (2-3-6)  $98.35

Winner–Bronn Dbb.c.3 by Conveyance out of Sunrise Slew, by Seattle Slew. Bred by Douglas Arnold & Rob Auerbach (KY). Trainer: Bob Baffert. Owner: Natalie J. Baffert. Mutuel Pool $157,735 Daily Double Pool $13,847 Exacta Pool $97,328 Superfecta Pool $43,852 Super High Five Pool $4,236 Trifecta Pool $67,500. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (6-5-2) paid $68.20. Pick Three Pool $25,480.

BRONN quickly went to the front, set the pace inside, challenged around the far turn, responded to urging and held gamely to the wire. SIGNOFTHECROSS stalked the pace a bit off the rail to the far turn, bid alongside the leader around the bend, challenged through the lane but could not summon the needed late kick to get by. BIG HOOF DYNAMITE broke out and brushed rival at the start, stalked a bit off the inside then between foes on the far turn, responded mildly to left-handed encouragement and gained the show. PROMISE NOTHING tracked off the rail then went four deep on the second turn, chased the top pair through the drive and got edged for the show. POLAR WIND chased off the rail then three deep on the second turn and went evenly through the late stages. THE STIFF brushed leaving the gate, trailed the field early, traveled three wide then four wide into the stretch and failed to threaten. RACE HOME raced along the inside in range of the leader, saved ground to the stretch and weakened.

FIFTH RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $55,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.85 45.91 57.54 1:03.43


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

4 Bella Chica 124 4 4 4–½ 4–2½ 1–½ 1–1¼ Valdivia, Jr. 7.20
9 Cassie Belle 124 8 8 7–1½ 7–4 5–hd 2–¾ Prat 1.00
5 Envy 124 5 6 6–2 6–1 4–½ 3–½ Hernandez 10.00
2 Spanish Channel 124 2 5 2–1 1–hd 2–2 4–5¾ Pereira 32.00
10 Va Va Voom 124 9 2 3–½ 3–½ 3–½ 5–3¼ Velez 5.90
8 Rickie Nine Toe's 113 7 3 5–2½ 5–1 6–hd 6–1¾ Centeno 17.50
1 Eddie's Sister 120 1 1 1–½ 2–1 7–5 7–2 Cedillo 3.40
3 Three Dreams 120 3 7 8–1 9 9 8–ns Diaz, Jr. 82.90
6 Maria's Royalty 124 6 9 9 8–½ 8–2 9 Espinoza 106.60

4 BELLA CHICA 16.40 5.20 3.60
9 CASSIE BELLE 2.60 2.20
5 ENVY 4.00
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (2-4)  $61.00
$1 EXACTA (4-9)  $19.40
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-9-5-2)  $75.54
50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-9-5)  $62.25
$1 X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (4-9-5-2-10)  Carryover $1,626

Winner–Bella Chica B.f.4 by City Zip out of Bella Viaggia, by Good Journey. Bred by SLO Racing Stable (CA). Trainer: Mike Puype. Owner: MyRacehorse.com and SLO Racing Stable. Mutuel Pool $242,364 Daily Double Pool $23,547 Exacta Pool $114,154 Superfecta Pool $55,625 Trifecta Pool $77,944 X-5 Super High Five Pool $2,130. Scratched–Excess Coil, Forever Free.

50-Cent Pick Three (5-2-4) paid $114.35. Pick Three Pool $49,930. 50-Cent Pick Four (6-5-2-4) 214 tickets with 4 correct paid $604.40. Pick Four Pool $170,905. 50-Cent Pick Five (4-6-5-2-4) 48 tickets with 5 correct paid $6,915.70. Pick Five Pool $394,061.

BELLA CHICA chased inside to the turn, stayed inside then came out and bumped rival entering the stretch, rallied to the front with a furlong to go and edge away. CASSIE BELLE raced off the pace early, traveled a bit off the rail into the turn, angled five wide leaving the bend, closed through the lane and earned the place. ENVY mid-pack in the early stages, angled in around the bend then came out upper stretch and finished willingly. SPANISH CHANNEL up close outside the leader, took over at the five-sixteenths pole, asked right-handed in the lane but yielded in the final furlong. VA VA VOOM chased the pace from outside, bumped by rival into the stretch and weakened. RICKIE NINE TOE'S chased off the inside, exited the turn four wide, came in nearing the eighth pole and weakened. EDDIE'S SISTER sped to the front to set the pace inside, lost command midway around the turn and gave way in the stretch. THREE DREAMS allowed to settle in the early stages, saved ground to the lane and had little left for the drive. MARIA'S ROYALTY off a bit slow and steadied at the start, raced three wide into the lane and was never a factor.

SIXTH RACE.

6½ Furlongs. Purse: $100,000. 'Chillingworth Stakes'. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.18 44.94 1:09.51 1:15.86


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ Str Fin Jockey $1

3 Into Chocolate 124 2 2 3–½ 3–hd 3–hd 1–¾ Rispoli 8.80
2 Qahira 124 1 1 1–½ 1–hd 1–½ 2–nk Saez 0.70
7 Amuse 122 5 3 2–1 2–1½ 2–1 3–½ Van Dyke 2.10
5 Hang a Star 122 4 4 5 5 4–2 4–5¼ T Baze 5.70
4 Mucho Amor 124 3 5 4–hd 4–hd 5 5 Hernandez 18.00

3 INTO CHOCOLATE 19.60 4.80 2.80
2 QAHIRA 2.60 2.10
7 AMUSE 2.10
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-3)  $119.60
$1 EXACTA (3-2)  $22.20
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (3-2-7-5)  $10.97
50-CENT TRIFECTA (3-2-7)  $26.50

Winner–Into Chocolate B.f.4 by Into Mischief out of Candy Drawer, by Candy Ride (ARG). Bred by Pam & Martin Wygod (KY). Trainer: Clifford W. Sise, Jr.. Owner: Wygod, Pam and Martin. Mutuel Pool $182,148 Daily Double Pool $18,799 Exacta Pool $77,252 Superfecta Pool $27,578 Trifecta Pool $50,015. Scratched–Message, Unique Factor.

50-Cent Pick Three (2-4-3) paid $122.95. Pick Three Pool $50,528.

INTO CHOCOLATE up close early between the top pair, dropped back a bit to chase in the two path through the bend, angled out in the stretch, bid three deep nearing the sixteenth pole and bested rivals fully extended. QAHIRA set the pace under pressure to the outside, dueled with AMUSE around the turn and through the lane while retaining command, overtaken by the winner in deep stretch and held the place. AMUSE showed early speed from then fought with QAHIRA for early command, dueled with that rival around the turn and into the stretch, challenged through the final furlong but got outkicked in deep stretch. HANG A STAR stalked the pace outside a rival then three deep around the bend, floated out by rival near the eighth pole and kept on willingly to the wire. MUCHO AMOR in range just off the pace early, traveled between foes around the bend and weakened.

SEVENTH RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $200,000. 'Eddie D Stakes'. 3 year olds and up. Time 21.96 43.98 55.23 1:01.15


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

7 Big Runnuer 124 7 2 1–2½ 1–3½ 1–3½ 1–1 Hernandez 1.50
1 Wildman Jack 126 1 6 6–5 6–5 4–2½ 2–1¾ Cedillo 2.50
4 Grit and Curiosity 124 4 3 4–1 4–½ 3–½ 3–nk Saez 7.30
5 Sparky Ville 126 5 1 5–hd 5–1 2–½ 4–3½ Smith 16.80
6 El Tigre Terrible 120 6 7 7 7 7 5–2¼ Prat 4.40
2 Give Me the Lute 124 2 4 3–½ 3–hd 5–½ 6–2¾ Van Dyke 10.80
3 Mr Vargas 126 3 5 2–hd 2–hd 6–1½ 7 T Baze 14.60

7 BIG RUNNUER 5.00 3.20 2.60
1 WILDMAN JACK 3.60 2.80
4 GRIT AND CURIOSITY 3.60
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (3-7)  $70.40
$1 EXACTA (7-1)  $7.40
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (7-1-4-5)  $15.38
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (7-1-4-5-6)  $623.40
50-CENT TRIFECTA (7-1-4)  $15.50

Winner–Big Runnuer B.h.5 by Stormy Atlantic out of Elusive Luci, by Elusive Quality. Bred by Mercedes Stables LLC (KY). Trainer: Victor L. Garcia. Owner: Juan J. Garcia. Mutuel Pool $269,909 Daily Double Pool $35,515 Exacta Pool $131,876 Superfecta Pool $46,072 Super High Five Pool $5,222 Trifecta Pool $89,568. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (4-3-7) paid $168.20. Pick Three Pool $53,225.

BIG RUNNUER sped clear and moved into the two path, inched away from the field around the bend, shown the whip then urged once right-handed and held safely. WILDMAN JACK chased along the fence to the turn, steered out into the four path around the bend, finished well and kept gaining to the line. GRIT AND CURIOSITY bumped twice leaving the gate, chased off the inside, went three deep around the turn and outfinished SPARKY VILLE for the show. SPARKY VILLE tracked four wide to the turn, raced outside a trio of rivals on the turn, went evenly through the late stages and lost the show. EL TIGRE TERRIBLE lacked early speed, traveled two wide through the turn, came out in upper stretch and was never a factor. GIVE ME THE LUTE bumped from the outside leaving the gate, chased the speed from inside, remained along the rail into the stretch and weakened. MR VARGAS pinballed at the start, chased outside a rival then between foes on the turn, exited the bend two wide and faded.

EIGHTH RACE.

6 Furlongs. Purse: $25,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $25,000. Time 21.59 44.61 57.02 1:09.69


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ Str Fin Jockey $1

5 Fratelli 124 5 1 1–½ 1–½ 1–3 1–4¼ Saez 1.50
11 Zorich 124 11 11 12 10–2 6–hd 2–2¼ Prat 8.40
1 Nesbitt 117 1 7 5–2½ 3–½ 2–1½ 3–½ Centeno 5.20
3 Sly 124 3 12 11–hd 11–8½ 8–hd 4–½ Van Dyke 11.80
12 Minoso 124 12 8 8–hd 8–hd 4–1 5–nk Hernandez 13.70
10 Bedrock 121 10 9 9–1 9–hd 9–½ 6–1 Maldonado 12.20
4 Press Briefing 120 4 10 7–1 7–½ 7–hd 7–½ Figueroa 30.40
2 Oakland Mills 124 2 6 4–hd 4–1 3–hd 8–1¾ Rispoli 4.00
7 Great Ulysses 120 7 4 6–hd 6–hd 10–1½ 9–5½ Cedillo 40.00
6 Golden Image 124 6 3 2–1½ 2–1 5–½ 10–3¼ Flores 148.40
8 Big Cheddar 124 8 2 3–hd 5–1½ 11–12 11–31 Velez 25.90
9 Calder Vale 124 9 5 10–½ 12 12 12 Espinoza 150.30

5 FRATELLI 5.00 3.60 2.80
11 ZORICH 6.40 4.20
1 NESBITT 4.00
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (7-5)  $15.60
$1 EXACTA (5-11)  $16.50
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (5-11-1-3)  $41.99
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (5-11-1-3-12)  $1,433.50
50-CENT TRIFECTA (5-11-1)  $37.70

Winner–Fratelli Ch.g.4 by Munnings out of Awesome Annie, by Awesome Gambler. Bred by Terry C. Lovingier (CA). Trainer: Peter Miller. Owner: Altamira Racing Stable and Sides, Clay. Mutuel Pool $317,494 Daily Double Pool $28,196 Exacta Pool $204,969 Superfecta Pool $99,837 Super High Five Pool $1,878 Trifecta Pool $135,551. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (3-7-5) paid $47.70. Pick Three Pool $59,551.

FRATELLI set the pace with company to the outside, kicked clear of that rival into the stretch and drew off under hand urging. ZORICH unhurried in the early going, raced off the rail then angled in on the turn, awaited room from the five-sixteenths into the stretch, gained a clear path and rallied up the inside to prove second best. NESBITT forwardly placed from the inside, moved off the rail a bit and held the show. SLY bumped both sides at the start, raced off the pace, angled out into the stretch and upper stretch, showed a mild rally and earned a minor award. MINOSO tracked off the inside, swung five wide around the bend and never produced a bid. BEDROCK settled early, traveled two wide on the turn, angled out near the eighth pole and improved position. PRESS BRIEFING bumped at the start, raced mid-pack on the backstretch, traveled a bit off the rail through the turn and never responded when asked. OAKLAND MILLS broke out and bumped rival at the start, chased between foes then three wide into the lane and weakened. GREAT ULYSSES mid-pack up the backstretch while outside a rival, angled out into the four path on the turn and weakened in the lane. GOLDEN IMAGE pressed the pace outside, lost contact with the leader into the stretch and tired. BIG CHEDDAR chased three deep early, remained off the rail into the stretch and came up empty. CALDER VALE chased the pace early then dropped back on the backstretch, faded on the turn and tired.

NINTH RACE.

1 Mile Turf. Purse: $57,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000. Time 23.11 46.66 1:10.15 1:22.07 1:33.79


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

1 Gypsy Spirit 122 1 7 5–1 5–½ 5–½ 5–hd 1–1 Prat 1.50
3 Kitty Boom Boom 124 3 1 3–1 4–1 3–hd 2–½ 2–nk Cedillo 4.60
6 Awesome Drive 118 6 6 7 7 7 7 3–¾ Rispoli 5.60
5 Unicorn 124 5 3 2–½ 2–½ 2–½ 4–½ 4–nk Saez 8.50
7 Aunt Lubie 124 7 4 4–1 3–hd 4–1 3–hd 5–½ Espinoza 11.30
4 Nice Ice 124 4 2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–½ 6–2¼ T Baze 5.70
2 Avenue de France 120 2 5 6–1 6–1 6–hd 6–½ 7 Van Dyke 6.50

1 GYPSY SPIRIT (GB) 5.00 3.00 2.40
3 KITTY BOOM BOOM 4.80 3.20
6 AWESOME DRIVE 3.60
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (5-1)  $16.80
$1 EXACTA (1-3)  $10.90
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-3-6-5)  $19.61
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (1-3-6-5-7)  $625.00
50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-3-6)  $29.90

Winner–Gypsy Spirit (GB) B.f.4 by Gregorian (IRE) out of Romany Gypsy (GB), by Indesatchel (IRE). Bred by Bearstone Stud Ltd (GB). Trainer: Leonard Powell. Owner: Red Baron's Barn LLC and Rancho Temescal LLC. Mutuel Pool $255,934 Daily Double Pool $30,691 Exacta Pool $133,752 Superfecta Pool $49,760 Super High Five Pool $4,505 Trifecta Pool $90,092. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (7-5-1) paid $10.00. Pick Three Pool $47,872.

GYPSY SPIRIT (GB) off a bit slow from the inside, settled off the pace early from inside then moved a bit off the rail, angled five wide in the stretch, closed fast and got up under a right-handed drive. KITTY BOOM BOOM broke well then took back into a stalking position, saved ground to the stretch, took a short lead inside the furlong grounds but was bested by the winner. AWESOME DRIVE bumped from the inside leaving the gate, unhurried and moved to the inside, saved ground along the fence, awaited an opening near the eighth pole, found room and finished well in the final sixteenth to earn the show. UNICORN broke out and bumped rival at the start, stalked a bit off the rail, made a mild bid near the seven-sixteenths but could not keep up with the leader, chased two wide into the stretch and stayed one-paced through the final furlong. AUNT LUBIE raced off the rail in range of the pacesetter, traveled three wide into the stretch, bid four wide in the lane and flattened. NICE ICE sped to the front and angled to the inside, controlled the early pace, inched away from rival who challenged at the seven-sixteenths, led to the eighth pole but weakened in the final sixteenth. AVENUE DE FRANCE (FR) raced off the pace, traveled three to four wide into the stretch, moved out six wide in the lane and weakened.

TENTH RACE.

6 Furlongs. Purse: $20,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. Time 22.13 45.40 58.10 1:11.87


Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ Str Fin Jockey $1

7 Enriched by Deb 113 6 2 2–½ 1–2 1–3 1–¾ Centeno 5.80
11 Our Romance 114 9 5 4–½ 4–1½ 2–½ 2–1¾ Pyfer 8.10
8 Wine At Sunset 120 7 1 1–hd 3–hd 4–2 3–¾ Franco 19.20
13 Into Victory 120 10 3 7–½ 6–1½ 5–½ 4–nk Hernandez 1.90
9 Suezaaana 124 8 4 3–½ 2–1 3–2 5–3¾ Figueroa 3.70
2 She B Salty 122 1 8 5–½ 5–2½ 6–2 6–hd Valdivia, Jr. 21.00
5 Alicia's Pride 124 4 6 10 10 8–½ 7–½ Diaz, Jr. 72.10
6 Miss Georgie Gal 124 5 7 8–2 8–1 7–1 8–2 Prat 5.50
4 Mountain Pass 120 3 9 9–4 9–2½ 9–2 9–7¼ Velez 47.40
3 Faded Love 120 2 10 6–1 7–½ 10 10 T Baze 9.80

7 ENRICHED BY DEB 13.60 7.00 5.20
11 OUR ROMANCE 7.80 6.40
8 WINE AT SUNSET 9.40
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-7)  $46.20
$1 EXACTA (7-11)  $56.90
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (7-11-8-13)  $193.89
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (7-11-8-13-9)  Carryover $6,804
50-CENT TRIFECTA (7-11-8)  $276.55
$2 CONSOLATION DOUBLE (1-10)  $6.80

Winner–Enriched by Deb Ch.f.3 by Munnings out of Dubai Moon, by Malibu Moon. Bred by Josham Farms Limited (ON). Trainer: Richard Baltas. Owner: Baltas, Debby, Baltas, Richard and Ford, John. Mutuel Pool $324,135 Daily Double Pool $87,585 Exacta Pool $180,481 Superfecta Pool $90,789 Super High Five Pool $8,915 Trifecta Pool $125,835. Scratched–Miss Mozart, Pomegranate, Scream and Shout, Some Royalty.

50-Cent Pick Three (5-1-7) paid $25.70. Pick Three Pool $140,896. 50-Cent Consolation Pick Three (5-1-10) paid $4.30. 50-Cent Pick Four (7-5-1-7) 4959 tickets with 4 correct paid $76.20. Pick Four Pool $495,112. 50-Cent Pick Five (3-7-5-1-7) 538 tickets with 5 correct paid $939.30. Pick Five Pool $662,157. 20-Cent Pick Six Jackpot (4-3-7-5-1-7) 19 tickets with 6 correct paid $2,646.80. Pick Six Jackpot Pool $94,139. Pick Six Jackpot Carryover $21,553.

ENRICHED BY DEB dueled for command with WINE AT SUNSET, cleared foe around the turn and inched away, put to a drive in the lane and held the runner-up at bay. OUR ROMANCE forwardly placed from the outside, went five wide into the bend then exited four wide, finished well under hand urging and was gaining to the wire. WINE AT SUNSET dueled for the lead from the outside, could not keep pace with the winner around the turn, chased into the drive and stayed on to earn the show. INTO VICTORY broke well then dropped back into a stalking position, traveled four wide into the turn, angled into the two path then back out entering the stretch and showed a mild response in the drive. SUEZAAANA attended the pace three deep to the turn, chased the leader three wide into the lane and never summoned a bid. SHE B SALTY stalked the pace inside to the stretch and weakened. ALICIA'S PRIDE raced in the two path into the turn, angled out and came four wide into the stretch, bothered by rival in upper stretch and failed to threaten. MISS GEORGIE GAL traveled three wide then four wide into the stretch and was never a factor. MOUNTAIN PASS steadied between foes soon after the start, exited the turn three wide, came out upper stretch and proved no menace. FADED LOVE off a bit slow to begin, chased off the rail then angled in on the turn and came up empty when asked.


AttendanceHandle
On-TrackN/A$79,984
Inter-TrackN/A$634,233
Out of StateN/A$6,889,297
TOTALN/A $7,603,514

Santa Anita Entries for Saturday, September 26.

Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 4th day of a 18-day meet.

FIRST RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $75,000. 'Unzip Me Stakes'. Fillies. 3 year olds.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Blue Sky BabyUmberto Rispoli120Philip D'Amato5-1
2Mind OutJuan Hernandez120Simon Callaghan6-1
3Aqua Seaform ShameFlavien Prat120Richard Baltas4-1
4Bulletproof OneRicardo Gonzalez124Peter Miller5-2
5Biddy DukeMario Gutierrez122Doug F. O'Neill8-1
6ParkourDrayden Van Dyke120Richard E. Mandella8-1
7Moonhall Milly Abel Cedillo120Leonard Powell8-1
8MerneithLuis Saez120Bob Baffert6-1
9PowerfulattractionTiago Pereira120Peter Eurton30-1

SECOND RACE.

6 Furlongs. Purse: $57,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. State bred.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1AcaiHeriberto Figueroa120Doug F. O'Neill12-120,000
2LiberalismJessica Pyfer110Brian J. Koriner10-1
3Loud Loud MusicAbel Cedillo120Steven Miyadi7-2
4Sheza Girly GirlTiago Pereira120Steve Knapp4-1
5Cheap Cheap CheapMario Gutierrez120Doug F. O'Neill3-1
6Kristi's TigerUmberto Rispoli118Thomas Ray Bell, II4-1
7Hot On the TrailJuan Hernandez122Gary Stute10-1
8GrinningeartoearRicardo Gonzalez124Brian J. Koriner5-1

THIRD RACE.

1 1/16 Mile. Purse: $200,000. 'Chandelier Stakes'. Fillies. 2 year olds.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Princess NoorVictor Espinoza122Bob Baffert2-5
2Make MischiefAbel Cedillo122Mark E. Casse5-1
3VardaDrayden Van Dyke122Bob Baffert8-1
4IlluminationLuis Saez122Bob Baffert6-1
5Miss Costa RicaFlavien Prat122Richard Baltas6-1

FOURTH RACE.

1 Mile. Purse: $20,000. Maiden Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Fort DodgeJorge Velez124Martin Valenzuela, III20-120,000
2SqualotoroJose Valdivia, Jr.120Mike Puype6-120,000
3BabaelJuan Hernandez124Ronald W. Ellis7-220,000
4MeadwayAlexis Centeno117John E. Cortez20-120,000
5Question AuthorityFlavien Prat120Andrew Lerner6-120,000
6Hapi HapiTiago Pereira120Peter Eurton8-120,000
7Street BehaviorRicardo Gonzalez120Kristin Mulhall6-120,000
8AmmoliteHeriberto Figueroa124Charles S. Treece20-120,000
9KazanskyUmberto Rispoli124Eddie Truman4-120,000
10Most SandisfactoryLuis Saez120Doug F. O'Neill4-120,000
Also Eligible
11Summer FunAbel Cedillo124Carla Gaines3-120,000
12Vegas MoonTyler Baze120Ryan Hanson6-120,000
13Mr Show OffEswan Flores120Victor L. Garcia30-120,000

FIFTH RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $100,000. 'Speakeasy Stakes'. 2 year olds.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1The Great OneAbel Cedillo120Doug F. O'Neill6-1
2No PedigreeMario Gutierrez120Doug F. O'Neill6-1
3Basque ManJuan Hernandez120Doug F. O'Neill20-1
4Commander KhaiUmberto Rispoli120Richard Baltas3-1
5Amanzi Yimpilo Luis Saez117Wesley A. Ward7-2
6Fury KapTiago Pereira120John W. Sadler6-1
7WyfireFlavien Prat120Peter Miller7-2
8Windy City RedJose Valdivia, Jr.120Jonathan Wong15-1
9Feathers Ricardo Gonzalez119Peter Miller12-1

SIXTH RACE.

1 Mile. Purse: $59,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $62,500.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Loud MouthAbel Cedillo122Steve Knapp20-1
2Extra HopeJuan Hernandez122Richard E. Mandella6-1
3OverdueFlavien Prat124Philip D'Amato4-1
4Express TrainMike Smith118John A. Shirreffs5-2
5BlameitonthelawDrayden Van Dyke122Ronald W. Ellis10-162,500
6KershawUmberto Rispoli124Philip D'Amato7-262,500
7ShortlistLuis Saez122John W. Sadler4-1
8Dr. TroutmanVictor Espinoza122George Papaprodromou8-1

SEVENTH RACE.

About 1¼ Mile Turf. Purse: $300,000. 'Rodeo Drive Stakes'. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Tonahutu Abel Cedillo122Doug F. O'Neill5-1
2Maxim RateLuis Saez122Simon Callaghan4-1
3Bodhicitta Flavien Prat124Richard Baltas5-2
4Mucho UnusualJuan Hernandez122Tim Yakteen5-1
5Pretty PointMike Smith122Patrick Gallagher12-1
6Lady Prancealot Umberto Rispoli126Richard Baltas2-1
7Catch the EyeVictor Espinoza122David E. Hofmans12-1

EIGHTH RACE.

1 1/16 Mile. Purse: $300,000. 'American Pharoah Stakes'. 2 year olds.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Touchdown BrownJuan Hernandez122Rafael Becerra5-1
2RombauerMike Smith122Michael W. McCarthy8-1
3Dyn O MiteVictor Espinoza122J. Keith Desormeaux20-1
4Notable ExceptionAbel Cedillo122Jack Sisterson7-2
5SpielbergLuis Saez122Bob Baffert3-1
6Get Her NumberFlavien Prat122Peter Miller7-2
7WestonDrayden Van Dyke122Ryan Hanson6-1
8WaspirantUmberto Rispoli122John A. Shirreffs6-1

NINTH RACE.

1¼ Mile Turf. Purse: $200,000. 'John Henry Turf Championship'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Proud Pedro Juan Hernandez122Leonard Powell8-1
2Originaire Abel Cedillo122Jeff Mullins7-2
3UnitedFlavien Prat126Richard E. Mandella6-5
4Another MysteryDrayden Van Dyke122Michael W. McCarthy20-1
5Salvator MundiUmberto Rispoli122Philip D'Amato6-1
6Kazan Tiago Pereira122Javier Jose Sierra30-1
7Next SharesLuis Saez124Richard Baltas9-2
8Oscar Dominguez Jose Valdivia, Jr.124Richard Baltas8-1

TENTH RACE.

1 1/8 Mile. Purse: $300,000. 'Awesome Again'. Stakes. 3 year olds and up.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Take the One O OneJose Valdivia, Jr.122Brian J. Koriner20-1
2ImprobableDrayden Van Dyke126Bob Baffert8-5
3Sleepy Eyes ToddUmberto Rispoli124Miguel Angel Silva12-1
4MidcourtVictor Espinoza124John A. Shirreffs6-1
5Maximum SecurityLuis Saez126Bob Baffert3-5

ELEVENTH RACE.

1 Mile Turf. Purse: $55,000. Maiden Special Weight. 2 year olds. State bred.

PPHorseJockeyWtTrainerM-LClaim $
1Teton ValleyGeovanni Franco122Ryan Hanson6-1
2IngestMario Gutierrez122Doug F. O'Neill9-5
3Stars of BluegrassDrayden Van Dyke119Andrew Lerner6-1
4Alexander's DreamJuan Hernandez122Jeff Bonde8-1
5J C ExpressRicardo Gonzalez122Peter Eurton15-1
6Investment AccountTyler Baze122Rafael Becerra12-1
7Blue StarHeriberto Figueroa122Doug F. O'Neill20-1
8Warrens Candy ManAlexis Centeno115Craig Anthony Lewis15-1
9Detective BernardoTiago Pereira122Edwin Alvarez30-1
10TheluteismineLuis Saez122Peter Miller5-2


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