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Race 1

We get six $s16k claimers going a flat mile on the dirt and we will take our shot and single No. 5 Midnight Candy who exits our HTW list off an improved effort last out and finds little to beat. 5

Race 2

2yo maidens run for a $75k price tag going a flat mile on the dirt. No. 5 Drinks At Sunset looks to wake up off of that last work and he gets in with maiden claimers for the first time. No. 6 Vibe is the one to beat with the Desormeaux connections. 5-6

Race 3

We will use three runners exiting the same race in the downhill turf sprint. No. 5 Hay Dude who owns a win over the course. No. 6 All Call who gets Hess’s got to rider and No. 9 Unusual Fleet who gets Bejarano on board today for Baltas. 5-6-9

Exacta box 5-6-9

Race 4

$50k claimers go six furlongs. No. 3 Lilly’s Finale drops and gets Kent D making a rare ride for the leading trainer Peter Miller who also sends out No. 5 Glacken Too with his new got to rider Arroyo. 3-5


3rd 5-6-9

4th 3-5

Race 5

Maiden 2yo fillies go six furlongs in what appears a very wide open race. We will just opt for two runners in the pick five using No. 3 Marley’s Freedom who is out of the Tapped race and No. 7 Jilly who exits our HTW list and is also out of that highly regarded race. 3-7

Exacta box 3-7 and win and place 7

Pick five

1st 5

2nd 5-6

3rd 5-6-9

4th 3-5

5th 3-7 (.50 pick five cost $12.00).

Race 6

$30k maiden 2yo go 6-1/2 furlongs on the dirt. No. 1 Yodelers Way gets a major rider upgrade off his best effort. No. 6 Burn Baby Burn exits the same race. 1-6

Race 7

We get just five runners signed on for the feature today at 1-1/16 on the dirt with a purse of $65k and just five runners, oh well. No. 5 Vale Dori will be odds on and on most single tickets. 5

Race 8

No. 5 Viva Vegas gets Bejarano back on today and the one time her rode this 2yo filly he ran second. No. 8 Hopefully exits a key race and will be a nice price play in here. No. 9 Spooky Woods exits our HTW list and looks the one to beat, she was sent off at 7/5 in her one start and Mike Smits sticks. 9**-5-8


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