3yo fillies go 1-1/8 on the grass and the key player here is No. 1 Pistol Packin Rose who just missed last out here going a mile when bet down to 6/5, she will get a perfect rail trip. No. 6 November Tale is the question mark player here as Van Dyke who rode Rose last out opts for this filly off a good last work. No. 7 Cynthiana exits the same race as Rose and beat her by a nostril, no Prat today but she gets Bejarano who looks to be getting going. 1-6-7
$30k maiden 2yo go 5-1/2 furlongs. Paco Lopez is in town and he gets his first feel of the course on No. 2 Desert Domination who was 3rd last out when bet down to the 2/1 chalk. No. 5 Midnight Run has the Desormeaux connections and gets a turn back to a sprint, his best race was at this distance. 2-5
Maiden fillies and mares go down the hill and we will need to go four deep using No. 6 Dramatic Victory a first timer who is bred to love the grass. No. 7 Cool Munnings who was sent off at even money in her one race sprinting on the grass at Del Mar. No. 10 Lori’s Attitude who has had her chances but will be right there again as she has finished second in four of her six runs down the hill. No. 11 Prieta gets her first try on the grass after taking action first out of the box here back in May. 6-7-10-11
$12,500 claimers go 1-1/16. No. 2 Saint Dermot likes this track and ran a solid second in his first try at this level last out. No. 4 Tisdale is the speed with Roman trying to take him wire-to-wire. 2-4
THE $70K COMMA TO THE TOP AT A MILE ON THE DIRT
No. 2 Top of the Game is a perfect 3 for 3 here, No. 3 Irish Freedom and No. 4 Hoppertunity are two Baffert runners who have the class. 2-3-4
Fillies and mares go down the hill and this field is loaded with early speed and it will set up for No. 6 Joe’sgoldenholiday who turns back to a sprint and this filly just missed when a fast closing 3rd by a neck going five furlongs on the Del Mar grass. No. 11 Painting Corners rarely runs a bad race and will sit right off the speed and get the first jump. 6**-11
In this $30k maiden claimer for 2yo No. 6 Treasure Hunter is the key player on the drop as he is a first time gelding with blinkers on, look for the big turnaround in form. No. 8 What’s Inside exits our HTW list off a big effort first out at Los Al back in September when bet down to the 7/5 chalk. No. 5 Mr. Fullerton exits the same race and is the price play. 6-8-5
2yo maidens go 7 furlongs and we will need to go four deep using No. 4 He’s Stylish a first timer for D’Amato with a big last work. No. 5 McKinzie a first timer for Baffert who gets Mike Smith. No. 6 Shivermetimbers who gets his second start off a nice closing 3rd going 6-1/2 furlongs, he will like the extra half a furlong today. No. 8 Calexman is in form Woodbine and lands in the hot barn of Cerin and gets Gary Stevens. 4-5-6-8
THE GRADE II $200K TWILIGHT DERBY AT 1-1/8 ON THE GRASS
We will use three runners exiting the same race. No. 3 Big Score who just missed in the Grade II Del Mar Derby. No. 4 Bowies Hero who was a half a length behind and No. 6 Sharp Samurai the winner of the Del Mar Derby. 3-4-6
$12,500 fillies and mares go 6-1/2 on the dirt. No. 1 Spinyatta moves to the perfect level after trying optional $50k runners on the grass last out. No. 7 Sassy Rose eixts out HTW list off a big maiden score and is perfectly spotted. 1-7
Maidens go a mile on the grass and we made this another two horse race. No. 8 Well Developed who ran a big second first out going 1-1/16 on the Del Mar grass and No. 9 Copper Wind who stretches out after breaking slow going down the hill in his debut race, he owns a nice last work and all systems are go with Prat jumping on for papa Mandella. 8-9
11th 8-9 (.50 cent pick four cost $24.00).
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