No. 1 Jenspirestrikesback just missed first out vs $8k maiden claimers and now moves up a notch to face $12,500 maiden fillies and mares. No. 2 Whirling Candy gets off the grass, drops from straight maiden races and gets a turn back in distance. No. 6 Rueful’s Night Out drops and will show all of her early speed at this level. 1-2-6
In this cheap $4k one mile race, No. 2 Candy’s Martini just missed last out when dropped to this level, he has six wins here at the Gate. No. 5 Kitten’s Royal gets his first start off the Jonathan Wong claim. He put a big work into this gelding on the 24th of November, he is fit and ready to roll. 5**-2
WIN AND PLACE 5 AND EXACTA BOX 5-2
$5k maiden fillies and mares go five furlongs, this is one back group of fillies and mares. No. 2 Enchanting Eva was last seen back in 2017 vs. straight maidens, she could step up off the long layoff. No. 4 Dixie Peggy drops a notch and looks the one to beat. No. 6 Clouds of Joy was well bet in her one start and could go better today. 4-6-2
$3,200 claimers go five furlongs. No. 1 Senditlikechilly takes a gigantic class drop. No. 4 Kerri’s Choice comes back off a voided claim and drops in a very iffy spot. No. 7 Gallant Heat looks fit for this level and is back sprinting. At 8-1 on the morning line, he will be our key runner.
$20k fillies and mares go 5-1/2 furlongs. No. 2 Todos Santos has been claimed in four of her last five races, she finds a great spot here off the Andy Mathis claim. She will find a lot of early speed to set up her late run as Mathis looks to get a quick return on his investment, she can win off the layoff. No. 1 Night of Idiots showed she can come off the pace last out. 2**-1
$8k fillies and mares go 5-1/2 furlongs. No. 3 Raiderette drops back to her best level where she will look to take these girls wire-to-wire. No. 6 Regal Lady gets back to a sprint and she will go good in this spot.
$20k fillies and mares travel a flat mile. No. 6 Splashing gets off the grass and back to her best distance a flat mile on the synthetic, her last win came here going a mile at this level. No. 4 Pulpitinthesky gets off the grass and looks the speed of the speed. 6**-4
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