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Saber's Del Mar Picks

Del Mar 

Race 1 

$20K fillies go 5 1/2 furlongs. No. 2 Dorita’s Lemon gets back to sprinting on the dirt after back to back mile races on the grass. She won both of her dirt sprints. No. 7 Your Royal Coil beat $25K types at Santa Anita on June 21st. 2-7

Race 2 

California bred $20K optional fillies and mares travel a flat mile. No. 4 Hot On the Trail gets Tiago Periera back in the irons and Tiago won the last two times he rode Hot On the Trail. No. 7 A Melis comes off a good second sprinting at this level on July 27th. 4-7 

Race 3 

California bred maidens go five furlongs on the grass. No. 1 Master Ryan missed by a head here last out at this level and distance on the grass. No. 3 Caerulean finished just a half-length behind Master Ryan. No. 8 Spud was 4th less than two lengths behind Master Ryan. 1**-3-8 

Race 4 

$12,500 claimers travel 1 1/16 miles. No. 8 Incredible Luck drops a notch and will get a good pace up front to make his late run. No. 1 Kylemore will wake up in this his second start off the layoff. 8-1 

Race 5 

$80K optional 3-year-old fillies travel a flat mile on the grass. No. 4 Mind Out has run four times and has hit the board in all four. No. 6 Summer Love ships in from Florida off the maiden win when going 1 1/16 miles on the grass. No. 7 Merneith is the speed on the stretch out. No. 8 Moonhall Milly ran good at this level here and now gets jockey Rispoli in the irons. 8-4-7-6 

Race 6 

The $150K Grade 2 Best Pal at six furlongs for 2-year-olds. No. 4 Roderick is in from New York for trainer Wesley Ward. He won first out by eight lengths at .40 cents on the dollar and it will take a huge effort to beat him. 4*** 

Race 7 

$40K optional claimers travel 1 3/8 miles on the grass. No. 3 Tartini fits off his big last race. No. 7 Cupid’s Claws gets his first start off the Bob Hess Jr claim and jockey Mike Smith will ride. No. 8 Tintoretto gets jockey Flavien Prat riding in what looks to be a go spot. 8-7-3 

Race 8 

California bred 2-year-old maidens go 5 1/2 furlongs. Jockey Flavien Prat rides No. 4 Alexander’s Dream for trainer Jeff Bonde who also had the No. 3 Lino’s Back N Town who scratched out of the race. No. 7 Tacoflavoredkisses gets his second start and blinkers go on. 4-7 

Race 9 

$150K Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon at 1 1/16 miles on the grass for fillies and mares. No. 7 Beau Recall ships in for trainer Brad Cox and gets jockey Humberto Rispoli riding. Beau Recall won this race last year. No. 6 Keeper Ofthe Stars looks to rebound off poor effort last out and we think she will. 7-6 

Race 10 

2-year-old maidens go six furlongs. No. 4 Superman Shaq is a first time starter out of the dam Drumetto who has dropped five winners from five starters with two stakes winners. He owns a big last work and gets jockey Flavien Prat riding for trainer Peter Miller. No. 8 Dr. Schivel has been well bet in his two starts and we like jockey Juan Hernandez riding. No. 9 Spielberg is a first time starter for trainer Bob Baffert and had a big five furlong work here on August 2nd. 4-9-8 

Race 11 

Maiden fillies and mares travel 1 1/8 miles on the grass. No. 6 Sweet Devil was a close 4th here on July 11th. Jockey Mike Smith sticks around to ride No. 8 Viazar for trainer Paddy Gallagher. No. 11 Ya Beauty is in from Ireland and jockey Flavien Prat will ride. No. 12 Surround looks ready for her best in this her second stateside start. 6-8-11-12 

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