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Saber’s Del Mar analysis for Sunday

Race 1 

$32K maiden 2-year-olds go 5 1/2 furlongs. The ice cold Andrew Lerner drops No. 4 Rantanen looking for a needed win as the Del Mar meet winds down. We will take our shot and single in the pick five. 4** 

Race 2 

$10K fillies and mares travel a flat mile. No. 5 Operatic drops into a live spot second off the Bob Hess Jr. claim and second start at Del Mar. No. 6 Midnight Garden has two wins and a second from her three lifetime starts. No. 7 Atina just won for $8K at this mile distance here on July 31. 5-6-7 

Race 3 

Maiden 2-year-old fillies go six furlongs. No. 1 Moonlight d’Oro finished second first out when sent off at .60 cents on the dollar. Trainer Bob Baffert sends out the $700K first time starter No. 3 Varda and the $350K first time starter No. 4 Heels Up off a big last work. 1-3-4 

Race 4 

$50K starter allowance fillies and mares go five furlongs on the grass. No. 4 Brittle and You finished a close third last out on this five-furlong turf course. No. 8 Sugar Pickel just missed last out when finishing just in front of Brittle and You. 4**-8* 

Race 5 

California bred $50K maidens go 5 1/2 furlongs. No. 3 Jungle Roar gets off the grass and drops in class looking for the win off a big last work. No. 6 Colt Fiction will go better in this his second start off the layoff. No. 10 Spud will go better today off a poor effort. 3-6-10 

Race 6 

$50K optional claimers travel a flat mile on the turf. No. 5 Tallien comes off a big maiden win on August 2 going 1 1/16 miles on the grass. No. 6 Bud Knight ran a solid second at this level last out. No. 8 City Rage had a big bullet work on August 21 and gets jockey Flavien Prat riding today. 5-6-8 

Race 7 

$32K claimers go six furlongs. No. 1 Natural History drops a notch off a better-than-looked effort. No. 3 Nesbitt looks very live off the layoff. No. 2 Uncaptured Hero comes off the layoff as a gelding. 1-3-2 

Race 8 

$20K maidens go six furlongs. No. 3 Poised to Strike has been stuck in second his last three starts and may have found a group he can beat. No. 6 Most Sandisfactory gets off the grass and back to the level of his claim and gets a big jockey upgrade. 3-6 

Race 9

$40K optional claimers go five furlongs on the turf. No. 2 Nero just won on this five-furlong grass course on August 7. No. 1 Seven Scents finished less than a length behind Nero. No. 4 Tilted Towers comes off big maiden score on August 15 on this course. No. 8 Thanks Mr. Eidson just missed going 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf in the Desert Code at Santa Anita. 8-2-1-4 

Race 10 

The $100K Generous Portion for California breds at six furlongs. No. 3 Governor Got Even comes off a big win in the $100K CTBA here on August 1st. We will single in the picks. 3** 

Race 11 

Maiden fillies and mares travel 1 1/16 miles on the turf. No. 1 Ya Beauty gets her second start in the states and jockey Umberto Rispoli riding as the blinkers go on. No. 2 Miss Addie Pray just missed last out in her first try going long and first on the grass. No. 3 Wind and Hope gets jockey Flavien Prat riding for trainer Simon Callaghan. 1-2-3 

*Denotes Best Bets 


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