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Saber’s Del Mar analysis for Sunday

Race 1 

Maiden 2-year-old fillies travel a flat mile on the grass. No. 1 Basilia takes the blinkers off and gets jockey Mike Smith riding in this her second try at this turf distance. After her we will need to hit the all button. 1- (all) 

Race 2 

$62,500 optional fillies and mares go 6 1/2 furlongs. No. 1 Proud Emma hated the grass at Churchill Downs last out and will go better sprinting on the dirt and won her only start here at Del Mar. No. 3 Qahira comes off the layoff and is a perfect 2-for-2 here. No. 5 First Star is also a perfect 2-for-2 at Del Mar. 1-3-5 

Race 3 

$40K optional fillies and mares go six furlongs. No. 1 Been Studying Her comes off of back-to-back seconds  vs. better. No. 2 Mohemian Rhapsody broke her maiden first out at Los Alamitos TB when sent off at 30 cents on the dollar. No. 3 Paid Informant looks ready off the layoff and won her only start at Del Mar last year. No. 4 Golden Principal also looks very live off the layoff and is the stablemate of Mohemian Rhapsody. 1-2-3-4 

Race 4 

$50K starter allowance fillies and mares travel a flat mile. No. 1 Sabinos Pride gets her second start at this level and distance and had a big work on August 7. No. 3 Rather Nosy is the speed and exits the same last race as Sabinos Pride. 3**-1 

Race 5 

$25K claimers go 6 1/2 furlongs. No. 1 Oh Marvelous Me won the last time he ran for a $25K price tag. No. 4 Posterize is the speed and exits the same last race as Oh Marvelous Me. No. 5 I’m Busy also has good early speed and also exits the race. 1-4-5 

Race 6 

$50K starter allowance runners go five furlongs on the turf. No. 2 Summer Fire gets back on the grass and finds a suspect group. No. 3 Brix broke his maiden going 5 1/2 furlongs on the grass at Santa Anita. 2-3 

Race 7 

$16K claimers travel 1 mile. Jockey Juan Hernandez gets back on No. 1 Bodega who he was on for a seven length win at Los Alamitos TB. No. 2 Mongolian Hero takes a big class drop looking for the win. The one time jockey Umberto Rispoli rode No. 4 Speakerofthehouse, he got the win and it was at this distance. 1-2-4 

Race 8 

California bred $20K optional fillies and mares travel a mile on the turf. No. 10 Warriors Moon gets her second start off the layoff. She will get a great stalking trip behind a fast early pace and motor home for the win. We will single and key her in the exotic’s with No. 3 Magnificent Q T who exits the same race and No. 4 Nocherylikemychery. We will also use No. 8 Nice Ice and No. 6 Charming Slew. 10** with 3-4-6-8 

Race 9 

2-year-old maidens go 5 1/2 furlongs. No. 1 Refunded is a first-time starter for trainer Bob Baffert. He is out of the dam Wind Caper who has dropped four winners from four starters and worked a big bullet here on Aug. 9. No. 6 Man Friday is the stablemate of Refunded and jockey Humberto Rispoli rides. 1**-6 

Race 10 

The CTT and TOC for fillies and mares traveling 1 3/8 miles on the grass. No. 5 Siberian Iris won this race last year and exits a good second-place finish in the Grade 3 San Juan Capistrano. No. 8 Over Thinking ships in for the dangerous trainer Victoria Oliver. Over Thinking was a neck behind Siberian Iris in this race last year. 5-8 

Race 11 

$20K maidens go 5 1/2 furlongs. No. 8 Hot Socks gets back sprinting on the dirt and drops to his lowest level. No. 9 Bedrock gets his second try at this level and jockey Edwin Maldanado in the irons. No. 10 Poised to Strike missed by a head at this distance and level last out. 8-9-10 

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