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Race 1 

Maidens travel a flat mile on the grass. No. 3 Eastern Ocean just missed last out at this level and distance on the grass. It’s not often we see a first time Bob Baffert runner going a mile on the grass. Mike Smith gets on the Baffert first time starter No. 5 Tapitution. 3***-5 

Race 2 

$12,500 fillies and mares go seven furlongs. No. 4 Violent Speed looks live on the Big class drop. No. 6 Sindy’s Revenge is a live runner in from Turf Paradise and the blinkers come off. No. 3 Real Good Deal will be making a late run. 4-6-3. 

Race 3 

Maidens travel a flat mile on the grass. No. 3 Fravel gets jockey Abel Cedillo riding in this his first start as a gelding. No. 5 Much More Halo stretches out with jockey Mike Smith riding. No. 6 War Path gets a big jockey upgrade and is the stablemate of Much More Halo. No. 9 Tiberius Mercurius was last seen running some good turf races in New York last year. He moves West and lands in a top barn. 5-6-3-9 

Race 4 

2-year-old maidens go 4 1/2 furlongs. No. 4 Lemon Zinger owns a big last work and beds down in a barn that has won with 4 of their 8 runners in these 2-year-old races. No. 6 What’s up Surfer is a live first time starter with top connections. 4-6 

Race 5 

$40K maidens travel a flat mile on the grass. No. 2 Fengari just did miss last out vs $62,500 maidens. No. 3 Sly drops from straight maiden races. No. 5 Most Sadisfactory stretches out in this his second start off the layoff. No. 7 Leprino gets a drop in class and a big jockey upgrade. 2-3-5-7 

Race 6 

California bred maidens go six furlongs. No. 2 Brace for Impact looks the speed along with No. 4 Too Late. No. 4 Cali Caliente hesitated at the start in his last race going a mile on the grass. Look for better today. 2-3-4 

Race 7 

California bred $20K optional fillies and mares go 5 1/2 furlongs on the grass. No. 3 Smiling Annie just went wire-to-wire on this grass course on June 13th. No. 6 Noor Khan will like sprinting on the grass and looks dangerous in this spot. 3-6 

Race 8 

California bred $50K maidens go 6 1/2 furlongs. No. 2 Mr. Clutch drops from straight maiden races and moves from the grass to dirt. No. 3 Malakai Moxie is another dropper and he gets a big jockey upgrade. No. 6 Hot Socks looks ready in this his second start off the layoff. He will look to take them wire-to-wire. 6-2-3 

Race 9 

California bred maiden fillies and mares travel a flat mile on the grass. No. 3 On Mars comes off a solid second last out at this level and distance on the grass. No. 5 Too Hot for Curlin exits the same race as On Mars and is also her stablemate. No. 9 Bella D also exits the race and she is the speed. 3-5-9 

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