No. 6 Ten Blessings exits our HTW list and gets Bejarano back in the irons, the one win this colt got was when he rode him here for the maiden win. No. 2 Indygo Holiday, No. 3 Ain’t Misbehavin and No. 10 Tough it Out all exit the same race. 6**-2-3-10
Key exact and tri 6 with 2-3-10 and 2-3-10 with 6
Fillies and mares go down the hill. No. 3 Watch This Cat exits our HTW list and looks the one to beat off her last start as Bejarano goes for the early double. No. 12 Longstocking may have been best last time out but had trouble, she gets a great post today. 3-12
Exacta box 3-12
THE $200K GRADE II MARATHON
No. 1 Scuba did not draw in the BC race so he goes here as he ships in from Belmont on two race marathon win streak. No. 4 Melmich also did not draw in and he eixts the same last race as Scuba, he was second. No. 7 Cowboy Rhythm is in from back East for Pletcher and JR will ride, he is 20-1 on the morning line and we will not pass up these connections at this price. 1-4-7
Exacta box 1-4-7
THE $100K DAMASCUS AT 7 FURLONGS
No. 2 Kafister at 15-1 is a must use as he has hit the board in all three of his races at this distance and has won 8 of his 16 starts here. No. 3 Jazzy Times is the one to beat off his last vs. Lord Nelson. 2-3
THE $200K GOLDEN STATE JUVENILE FILLY AT 7 FURLONGS
No. 3 Only You Babe gets back to this elongated sprint and will find a great pace upfront to set up her late run. No. 8 Vai is the one to beat as she goes for her third straight win. 3-8
5th 3-8 (.50 pick five cost $12.00).
THE $1 MILLION BC JUVENILE TURF AT A FLAT MILE
This is the first of four BC races today and Aidan O’Brien has come over the pond chalk full of classy runners starting here with No. 1 Lancaster Bomber. He also sends out No. 8 Intelligence Cross with the great Ryan Moore back in the irons, he will be our key runner in here at 6/1. The locals with a shot are No. 6 Big Score who has traded jabs with No. 10 Bowies Hero who at 15/1 with Leparoux is a must use. No. 9 Wellabled is the speed and will be way out there on the front end playing catch me if you can.
Win and place 8
THE $1 MILLION BC DIRT MILE
No. 3 Dortmund has won five of his six starts here with his only loss a second behind California Chrome last out but at 6/5 we will try and beat him with No. 8 Tamarkuz who at 8/1 with Mike Smith looks to be sitting on a huge race. 8**-3
THE $1 MILLION BC JUVENILE FILLY TURF AT A FLAT MILE ON THE GRASS
O’Brien sends out No. 1 Hydrangea and No. 13 Roly Poly with Moore, this one looks very class. No. 14 La Coronel has found his game since being placed on the grass winning both of her starts very easy. No. 2 Lull 15/1 and No. 3 New Money Honey 10/1 have been running right behind La Coronel. No. 7 Intricately beat No. 1 Hydrangea last out in Ireland, she looks very dangerous in here. 13**-1-2-3-7-14
THE $2 MILLION BC DISTAFF AT 1-1/8
We get the laydown everyone has been looking forward too with the undefeated No. 1 Songbird 6/5 who is a perfect 5 for 5 here vs. the super mare No. 8 Beholder 5/2 and the much improved No. 5 Stellar Wind 5/2 who has beaten Beholder the last two meetings. The upset in her could come from No. 6 Forever Unbridled who has won 2 of 4 at this distance and will sit off the hot pace, she is a must use.
Win and place 6
THE $200K TWILING DERBY AT 1-1/8 ON THE GRASS
No. 1 Free Rose is on a two race win streak for Baltas and fits here. No. 8 Dressed in Hermes 15/1 can win this if he can duplicate his race on back and he gets Kent D back on board. Irad Ortiz Jr. gets on No. 10 Diplodocus the stablemate of Free Rose, he is the upset special at 20/1.
Excata box 1-8-10
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