$80k maiden 2yo runners go 5-1/2 furlongs. No. 1 Istain Man is trained by Luis Mendez who is a good trainer when it comes to these young runners, this one is live. No. 3 Verified ran a good second at Los Al TB last out and gets Rafael Bejarano back on today. No. 8 Itsthattime, is a first time starter for Jeff Bonde with a big time last work. 1-3-8
$40k optional fillies and mares travel a mile on the main. No. 2 Lucky Peridot got off the grass last time out and won by 14 lengths at Los Al TB going this distance. She has come back with a good work out on this track and the hot riding Flavien Prat will stick with her. No. 5 Into Chocolate comes off a nice maiden breaker at Santa Anita and Mike Smith sticks with her. 2**-5
Calif. bred $20k optional runners go five furlongs on the grass. No. 1 Portando exits our HTW list off a neck loss last out going this five furlong turf distance at Santa Anita. No. 6 Tiger Dad went wire-to-wire in his last start back in January when going down the hill at Santa Anita before all the fireworks. He took time off and looks ready to fire. No. 8 Three Ay Em also exits our HTW list, he exits the same last race as Portando, he was just a length back despite trouble. 8**-1*-6
EXACTA BOX 1-6-8
TRI KEY 8 WITH 1-6 WITH ALL
WIN AND PLACE 8
$12,500 fillies and mares travel a flat mile on the main. No. 3 Watheeqa gets a big class drop, but is a must use at this level. No. 5 Duranga is the now mare as she has won 3 of her last 4 starts and owns two wins here at Del Mar. 5**-3
We will need to go four deep in this mile turf race for Calif. bred maiden fillies and mares using No. 5 Goodthingscominpink off her head loss last out. No. 7 Incredibly Lucky off a good try sprinting five furlongs on the grass. No. 8 Golden Necklace who exits our HTW list off a good try going this mile turf distance last out and No. 10 Flying to the Line, the speed of the race with Prat up for Peter Miller.
$20k maidens travel a mile on the main and we really like an exacta box in this race and will use three runners. No. 5 Hypersonic who is in from Churchill Downs looking for some ship and win cash. No. 8 Caecillius who gets off the grass and drops from a $50k maiden race. No. 9 Union Station off a good second in his first try at this level. 5-8-9
EXACTA BOX 5-8-9
THE $150K CALIF. BRED CALIFORNIA DREAMIN STAKES AT 1-1/16 ON THE GRASS
No. 1 Tule Fog exits our HTW list off a nose loss last out in the Bertrando. No. 5 The Street Fighter also exits our HTW list off a narrow loss last out vs. open company in a $40k optional race. 1-5
$8k fillies and mares go 6-1/2 furlongs. No. 2 Bonita Annie looks like a very sneaky shipper for Arizona who gets Giovanni Franco up, she is a must use in this easy spot. No. 5 Red Livy drops off a wire-to-wire win last out.
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