No. 1 Hardliner ran big in his first try on this circuit, he looks the one today. 1
Mitchell drops No. 1 Toomanytomatoes trying to cash, Gomez gets the leg up. No. 3 Our Heat who beat tomatoes last time out when finishing third gets Chantal in the irons. No. 6 Cotton’s Point gets the stretchout off the big maiden breaker. 1-3-6
No. 1 Extensive is a proven marathoner and may find these to his liking, with little or no early speed in here. No. 2 Dreamcatcher off a good work may find himself on the front end and get brave. No. 4 Irish Surf just won here at this 1-3/8 turf distance. No. 7 Affrettando just finished second by a neck in his last start on this 1-3/8 turf course. 1-2-4-7
Trainer Tim Yakteen having a very good meet and he sends out first time starter No. 6 Smokin’ Ten whose dam Smoke Chaser has dropped two winners from two starters, his last work has him on go. No. 10 Market Notes is the one to beat shipping in from Pleasanton for Jeff Bonde. 6-10
No. 4 Lanida got caught down on the inside in her last start when breaking slow, she gets a better position today. No. 6 Warren’s Judy has her claiming price hacked in half off the win. O’Neill gives No. 7 Koko Loca the big drop in class and puts the bug boy Orozco in the irons looking for the win. 4-6-7
No. 2 Midnight Lady lost by a neck here on August 1st by a neck, she gets Bejarano today and has a fast last work beat her to cash. 2
Win and place 2
Trainer Neil Draysdale sends out No. 3 Winning Prize who is in from Argentina and draws the services of Bejarano. No. 4 Ivanho comes off a nice last win. No. 6 Chips All In will try and take them wire-to-wire.
No. 2 Jade and Sauci looks live at first asking. No. 4 Ascription will improve off of her first start when well bet and the little drop in class. 2-4
No. 5 Loveintheshadows doesn’t win many but is always there. No. 1 Sky Angel will try and wire them. 1-5
No. 3 Bigreds Thrillshow has had his chances but Baze will give it a second try. No. 4 Atta Boy Lucky is a speedball who dorps. 3-4
No. 1 Ancient Artifact is very consistent and loves this track. No. 2 Hannah Savanna will be making a late run. No. 3 Ya Wanna Hug can ran on the front end or come off the pace. 1-2-3
No. 2 Beaudashes has finished second in both of his starts. No. 4 Lucky Gotum is a live first time starter for Steve Sherman, he has a good work for this. Baze takes his shot with No. 7 Yankee Minister who will be out winging it on the front end. 2-4-7
Exacta box 2-4-7 and win and place 4
No. 5 Bluegrass Story drops into a good spot for the win. 5
No. 3 Lookout Scout looks well spotted. No. 4 West Jet won last time out when coming off our HTW list and could come right back. Hernandez gets his shot on No. 5 Wine and Song who has a bullet for this.
No. 2 Candy’s Jewel looks odds on with these. No. 4 Big Jim gets off the grass and will be running late. 2-4
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