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Maiden 2yo go 4-1/2 furlongs, if you can’t watch the betting on this race when we need to hit the all button as this race is up for grabs. ALL OR PASS

Race 2

Fillies and mares go 1-1/4 on the grass, No. 3 Lil Swiss Echo is a 5yo mare facing mostly 3yo fillies, she comes off a good win and has the looks of a mare that can get this distance, No. 5 Scooter Bird is the only other older horse in the race being a 4yo filly, she has gone this distance before finishing a fast closing third. 3-5

Race 3

No. 1 Shakahari exits our HTW list, he came off a layoff and ran a solid third showing good early speed, if he can flee the rail he can take these wire-to-wire, trainer Bob Baffert sends out two with No. 5 Vegas Strip who gets Mike Smith and first-time starter No. 7 Hall of Fame who sports a fast 6 furlong work for this on the 14th. 1-5-7

Win and place 1

Race 4

No. 1 Ruff Proof exits our HTW list, she just did miss when sent a mile for the first-time in her last start, if she can sit right off the hot pace she has a big shot, No. 6 Browsing gets off the grass and will be the one that will be flying late. No. 7 Sweetrayofsunshine has hit the board in all six of her starts here with 4 wins and 2 seconds. 1-6-7

Race 5

No. 3 Indygo Andy had a tough trip in his first with winners, he gets Kent D today riding for John Sadler and we know he really wants to get a foothold in the Sadler barn, we will single in the pick five.


Race 6

No. 2 Broadway Bella took a shot at the downhill turf course last time out with straight maidens, she now drops back in with 30k maiden claimers, she has a bullet work here on the 13th and the price will be right, No. 4 Ipolita drops back to the level of her near miss. No. 5 L X Sunrise has finished second in four straight races here and now turns back to a sprint after routing in three straight, she will once again be motoring for a piece. 2-4-5

Exacta box 2-4-5

Race 7

No. 3 Vibrato Jazz gets a drop in class and a huge jockey change as Sadler goes for the win, No. 7 Bobby Flay is in good form and will be making a late run. 3-7

Race 8


No. 1 Let Faith Arise almost never runs a bad race and she won the Grade 1 Santa Margarita here, No. 8 Spellbound has been trading punches with Let Faith Arise and beat her one race back. 1-8

Exacta box 1-8 and win and place 8

Race 9

No. 7 Sheila’s Footsteps is in from over the pond for Paddy Gallagher and he can strike at a price with these shippers after him we will go with the two home runners, No. 9 Home School and No. 11 Home Run Kitten who just missed in the La Puente here on April 19th. 7-9-11

Race 10

No. 1 Wine Country Wanda may like the stretchout today, No. 5 Dirty Blonde has been routing with straight maidens at the Gate, she is out of a sneaky barn that can fire off the layoff. No. 9 Wilma Honey is a first-time starter for Jeff Mullins that looks live. 1-5-9

Pick four

7th 3-7

8th 1-8

9th 7-9-11

10th 1-5-9


Race 1

No. 5 Gathan’s Girl will find a very fast early pace in this 1-1/16 turf route and could run them all down late at a price. 5

Race 2

No. 6 Alternate Plan gets a huge drop in class and a turn back to 6 furlongs and Baze gets the call. 6

Race 3

No. 1 Tough Orphan was making up ground last going 5-1/2 furlongs last time out and the extra half a furlong today could get her home, No. 5 Deferred Revenue is a first-time starter for trainer Kruljac, she is out of the dam Untamed Beauty who has dropped 5 winners from 5 starters. 1-5

Race 4

No. 2 Extensive is in from Santa Anita, he is very live in this spot especially with Juan Hernandez getting the leg up, No. 4 Duke of Doom and No. 5 Yomybato round out the top three. 2-4-5

Race 5

No. 1 Ain’t No Other is back in town and he has won 3 of his 6 starts here, No. 3 Malibu Rum has won two straight and now moves back up the ladder. No. 5 Barrel Knot has won 3 of his last 4 with a close second. 1-3-5

Pick three

3rd 1-5

4th 2-4-5

5th 1-3-5

Race 6

No. 3 Brilliant Melody has found a home here winning 4 of her 6 starts, No. 4 English Royal has won 10 of her 32 lifetime starts. No. 5 Lady Fifty Two has won both of her 3yo starts, she will be the one that the top two will need to fear late. 3-4-5

Race 7

No. 3 My Boy Butch almost got there when dropped to this level for the first-time in his last start finishing second by a half length, No. 6 Stick Builder drops back to the level of his last win. 3-6

Race 8

No. 1 Pazmeifucan ran a solid second in the Alcatraz just 7 days ago in his first try on the grass, No. 6 Bodrum comes off the maiden breaker going this mile turf distance, he will be the one that will be running down Pazmeifucan. 1-6

Exacta box 1-6 and win and place 6

Race 9

No. 6 Bartok’s Pride ran a better than looked last race with better, he will get a hot pace to make his late run, we will single in the late pick four. 6

Pick four

6th 3-4-5

7th 3-6

8th 1-6

9th 6


Richard Saber, a former director of race and sports at the famed Stardust book, is GamingToday’s horse racing and sports handicapper.  Follow Richard on Twitter @SabesBet. Contact Richard at [email protected].

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