3yo maidens go a mile on the grass. No. 2 Englander is bred in the purple for grass, he should fire first out. No. 3 Majestic Eagle comes off a nice second in his first going long on the grass. No. 8 Noivo is in from Ireland and lands the services of Joel Rosario who is in town.
$20k maiden 3yo fillies go 5-1/2 furlongs. No. 1 Cow Dog had a troubled trip first out and now gets the hard trying G Fanco. No. 8 Go Girl Gone ran a good second on the wet surface when taking action first out.
THE $100K IRISH OBRIEN DOWN THE HILL
No. 2 Desert Steel finished second in the race last year. No. 5 How About Zero is a perfect 2 for 2 down the hill and owns a big last work. 5-2
$10k claimers 4yo and up go 6-1/2 furlongs on the main. No. 5 Chromium gets his second start off the Glatt claim and Roman sticks. No. 8 Omdurman is back where he belongs after being over his head last out, he gets the bug boy Ceballos today. 5-8
$25k claimers 4yo and up go a mile on the grass. No. 2 Dark Energy just missed last out when dropped to this level. No. 4 Miner’s Light takes a big class drop and gets the good turf rider Van Dyke riding for Peter Miller. Rosario hops on No. 10 Lauren’s Ladd for Baltas on the drop. 4-10-2
Cal bred optional $16k claimers go six furlongs on the main. No. 2 Easter Morn is perfectly spotted off the maiden win and his last work says yes. No. 9 Junior Gilliam takes a big class drop and can wake up here.
Cal bred $50k maiden claimers go six furlongs on the main. No. 5 Two Hail Marys is the speed on the drop and will be hard to run down. No. 2 Seattle Encounter is a very live first time starter. No. 3 Johnny Ray was last seen running at Saratoga sprinting on the grass, he may like it here. 5***-2-3
THE $200K PASADENA STAKES AT ONE MILE ON THE GRASS FOR 3YO
No. 3 River Boyne has gotten good and Rosario is in for the ride. No. 4 Pubilius Syrus is a perfect 3 for 3 on this turf course and all at this distance. No. 5 Heck Yeah looks to extend his perfect win streak to four in a row and owns a big last work, Mike Smith will be riding with a purpose after getting taken down last week. 5-4-3
THE $400K GRADE I SANTA MARGARITA AT 1-1/8 ON THE MAIN FOR FILLIES AND MARES 4YO AND UP
Lots of early speed in here and we will seek out a closer and we will opt for the turf horse No. 10 Fault who will be flying late and the price will be juicy. 10
WIN AND PLACE 10
Cal bred maiden 3yo go six furlongs. GamingToday columnist Jon Lindo owns No. 2 Baby Gronk who gets his first start off the $50k claim, we are rooting for him. No. 7 Coil Me Home is the one to beat off his big second last out and Rosario sticks around for the leg up. 7**-2
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