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Race 1

2yo maiden fillies go 5 ½ furlongs. This is a wide open race with six first time starters. This is Bob Baffert’s type of race as he sends out No. 6 Immediate Impact off a bullet work here on the 23rd. Her dam has two winners from two starters and both were stakes winners. 6**

Race 2

Cal bred $20k runners travel a mile on the grass. No. 1 Red Clem is wheeled back in just eight days by the hot Steve Sherman. He gets a big jock switch to Drayden Van Dyke. No. 8 Wound Tight had his prep for this in a five furlong turf sprint last out at Santa Anita. Rafael Bejarano gets on for Robert B. Hess who won with a similar runner this past Thursday and Bejarano was on that one also. 8**-1

Race 3

Optional $40k runners travel a mile on the main. No. 1 Dukes Up owns a win here and is in top form. His last work says he is ready to run a big race. No. 4 Dueling stretches out and gets Mike Smith riding, his win came when Mike rode him. No. 6 Swamp Souffle gets off the grass and drops in class. The last time he ran a mile on the dirt he won by seven lengths. No. 7 Kylemore is the speed and is one for one here at Del Mar. 1-4-6-7

Race 4

$32k claimers go 6 ½ furlongs. No. 2 Italiano comes here in tip top form and he owns a win here at Del Mar. No. 3 Very Very Stella exits our HTW list, he will be right there. No. 7 Spokane Eagle has dangerous early speed and he is well spotted. 2-3-7

Race 5

$40k maidens go six furlongs. No. 1 Mike Operator was dropped to this level last out and was a solid second. No. 2 Saddle Bar is in from Churchill Downs where he was facing much better, he could surprise. No. 8 Reedley has run two times and lost by a nose in both. He looks the one to beat again, albeit at a short price. 8**-1-2

Race 6

2yo maidens travel a mile on the grass. No. 2 Cool Runnings is by American Pharoah. We will use No. 1 War Beast gets his second start and a new jockey, he is bred to love the grass. No. 10 Railsplitter is the stablemate of War Beast. He also gets his second start and may like this longer turf trip. 1-10-2

Race 7 


No. 1 La Force and No. 5 Paradise Woods have been trading wins. La Force just missed by a half length in this race last year when losing to Unique Bella. No. 3 Secret Spice has gotten very good and he beat Paradise Woods one race back, Flavien Prat gets back on and he has been winning all the stakes races here. 3**-1-5



Race 8

We get a full field in this maiden race for fillies and mares going 1 1/16 on the grass. No. 3 La Shrimp exits our HTW list off a solid second last out sprinting on the grass. She has a big last work and will love this trip. No. 7 Unicorn has run two times on the grass and has finished second in both. His last work here was a pip! Mike Smith sticks around for the last race to ride for his buddy John Shirreffs on No. 9 Zest, she also has a nice last work. 3-7-9


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