We have back-to-back 7 race cards at Del Mar and Golden Gate. No. 1 One Firm Cat gets a big drop in class. No. 4 Humorous ran a good one in his first try on this circuit last time out. 1-4
No. 3 Steppingood has a fast last work for his first start. No. 6 Salt Power looks ready to strike. 3-6
No. 1 Ricspreteniousgal has finished second in both of her starts here. No. 7 Prettypriceygirl exits our HTW list off a very troubled last race. 1-7
Exacta box 1-7 and win and place 7
No. 1 Inner Groove gets her first start off the Jack Carava claim, she has two wins and a third from three starts here, Gomez gets the call. No. 7 Sugar Spice took them wire-to-wire here in her last start. 1-7
No. 2 Broker Brett continues his drop looking for his level and this may be it, he exits a key race. No. 3 Fly High drops another notch and takes the blinkers off. No. 6 Southern Sunrise drops in with maiden claimer for the first time and has very dangerous early speed, he will be the big chalk. No. 9 Mi Hijo also drops in with maiden claimers for the first time and gets off the grass and back to a sprint, Gomez will give him a try. 2-3-6-9
Tri box 2-3-6-9
No. 2 Midnight Music gets her third start in the states and looks set for a big run. No. 6 Topic just ran huge in the Grade 1 American Oaks at Hollywood. 2-6
No. 6 Public Defender is sitting on the win. No. 9 Chocolatier just missed when dropped to this level last time out. 6-9
No. 1 Citizen Bernstein will try and beat them all to the lead. No. 2 Black Oak will sit and try and pounce. 1-2
No. 3 Yacht Harbor has finished second in both of his starts on this circuit. No. 5 My Friend Bruno drops trying to cash. No. 6 Private Recruit is back to the level of his best effort. 3-5-6
No. 3 Snackable gets off the grass and may be the speed. No. 5 Evie Jo is in good form and will be making a big late run. No. 6 Charming Topper is the other speed. 3-5-6
No. 2 Ancient Monarch has a fast work here on the 17th. No. 3 Quick Cenizas got the easy win when dropped and could come right back. 2-3
No. 1 Funny How has won three times here on this turf course all at this mile distance. Baze and Hollendorfer hook up with the old pro the 10yo gelding No. 5 Stormy Surge. No. 6 Bi Tomorrow has dangerous early speed and No. 8 War Politics ships in from Hollywood looking for greener pastures.
No. 1 Adriatic Skye is back on her favorite surface. No. 2 Red Rachel has two wins and a second form three starts at three different tracks. 1-2
No. 7 Gotta Love her just did miss going this turf distance last time out at Santa Rosa, if she can handle this course she wins. 7
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