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Race 1

We get 2yo maidens going a mile on the grass and the key runner in this wide open race looks to be No. 5 Falcone who gets Kent D riding for his brother. We will key him with No. 1 El Asesino the speed on the stretchout. No. 3 Cosa Nostra who is in from over the pond and attracts Bejarano and No. 10 Channel Crossing who will be on or near the front end. 5**with 1-3-10

Race 2

$20k fillies and mares go six furlongs and the key girl in this race is No. 6 Velvet Jones who gets back to the level and distance of her claimed price and near miss, we will key on her with No. 1 Pomp and Party a big dropper and No. 8 Yalisha the question mark runner in from Louisiana for the Desormeaux connections.


Race 3

This is a very wide open five furlong turf sprint for 2yo $80k optional claimers. We will need to go four deep using No. 2 Colonel Cash who won first out at Los Al back in September and has been working on the Del Mar grass. No. 5 Count Alexander with the class relief off a troubled last start. No. 6 Cono on the turnback and drop in class and No. 7 Candy Crew a very fast runner who will like the grass. 2-5-6-7

Race 4

Maidens go a mile on the dirt. No. 2 Lighthouse Point makes his first start as a gelding and goes long. No. 4 Zipman looks the one to beat getting back on the dirt and going long for the first time for Baffert. No. 5 Captivate comes off a good second going 1-1/16 at Santa Anita back in October. 4*-5-2

Race 5

We get another wide open mile turf race for maiden 2yo and once again we will need to for four deep using No. 1 Beer Tap off a near miss in his last going five furlongs on the grass. No. 2 River Boyne who is in from over the pond and gets Prat. No. 3 Jungle Warfare off a second to Inscom who will be running in a stakes race and No. 5 Big Buzz off a near miss going a mile on the grass here last out on the 1st.


Race 6

Optional $40k claimers go six furlongs. No. 2 Spectre Bond is in from New York for Casse where he won first out going off at 7/5. No. 5 Sword Fighter comes off the year layoff and gets Prat riding for the hot Peter Miller. No. 8 Clear the Mine is in from Keeneland and looks the speed of the speed. 2-5-8

Race 7


No. 1 Chicago Style is a perfect 2 for 2 on this course and both wins came at 1-3/8 so this distance should be no problem. No. 3 Flamboyant is back from Canada and he was a close 3rd on this course in the Del Mar Handicap. No. 7 Prime Attraction is the speed. No. 9 Inordinate exits the same race as Prime Attraction, the Grade II John Henry. 1-3-7-9

Race 8

We get $20k maidens going seven furlongs and in this race we have two runners exiting our HTW list and we will use both in the late pick four. No. 1 Psychedelicat who was a troubled 3rd behind No. 4 Bardstown. 

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