DEL MAR (getaway day)
No. 4 Diablo Caballero won his last start but had his number taken down, we will see if he can get some redemption. No. 6 Cool Green exits the same race he had all the trouble finishing a close third but moved up to second. 4-6
Exacta box 4-6
No. 3 Bottle Blonde gets back on the grass and her last win came on this turf course. No. 4 With a Twist is a perfect 2 for 2 on this turf course. No. 7 Artistic Charm moves to a level that makes her very dangerous.
No. 5 Salah Loves Teagan has some very sneaky connections and looks live at a price. No. 7 Wise Tale is a dropper with good early speed, he could get brave today. 5-7
No. 1 Bird E House gets a major rider upgrade. No. 2 Thanksgiving Day should have run on Thursday but today could be his Thanksgiving Day. No. 5 Unusually Green just missed by a neck at this 1-3/8 turf distance in his last start and looks the one to beat. 1-2-5
A rare 1-1/4 dirt race we have in the last leg of the pick five. No. 1 Perfect Set is in top form and will have a chilly rail trip. No. 4 Ike Walker beat Perfect Set last time out. 1-4
THE GRADE III CECIL B. DEMILLE MILE ON THE GRASS
No. 1 Manhattan Dan ships in for trainer Gary Contessa in a rare West Coast appearance for Contessa, he is the speed on the rail. No. 3 Tusk comes off a very game win last out when beating No. 6 Ninety One Assault by a nostril, Assault exits out HTW list as a $$$$$ play. No. 9 Rare Candy exits the Grade I Front Runner a race in which the undefeated Nyquist won. No. 10 Dressed in Hermes exits the Grade I BC Juvenile Turf and he was a solid 5th when 3 lengths in front of Manhattan Dan. 1-9-10
No. 1 Triple Crown is a Peter Miller first time starter out of the dam My Outlet who has dropped 4 winners from 4 starters. No. 5 Hoffenheim is a second timer for Baffert who will enjoy the extra furlong today. Joel Rosario is in town and he will ride second time starter No. 7 Jes Jaa off some good works for Sadler. No. 11 Arabian Leopard is the stablemate of Hoffenheim and he gets off the grass and back sprinting. 1-5-7-11
Key exacta box 5 with 1-7-11
THE $300K GRADE I MATRIARCH GOING A MILE ON THE GRASS
Shippers shippers and more shippers, Elvis is in town and will ride the James Toner shipper No. 3 Recepta, Clement sends out two runners: No. 1 Hard Not to Like and No. 8 Stellar Path. J R rides Hard Not to Like and De Sousa rides Stellar path, Clement looks very serious about winning this race. Bill Mott sends out No. 9 Filimbi with Lezcano in for the ride and Chad Brown who seems to be every where sends out No. 11 Olorda with Rosario. Victoria Oliver brings back No. 14 She’s Not Here who won the Yellow Ribbon on this course and big race Mike Smith gets back on. 1-8-9-11-14
The day and the meet ends with maiden 2yo going 6-1/2 furlongs. No. 2 Uncle Lino exits a big race here back in July, his works say ready to roll. No. 3 Mighty Moses exits out HTW list and is sitting on the win. No. 11 Miner’s Light exits the Exaggerator race and that is a key race, Miner’s Light ran second by a nostril. 2-3-11
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