Cal bred $50k maidens go a mile on the grass. No. 4 Famous Rock Star drops in this his 3rd start, look for a big effort. No. 5 Call Ended comes off a good 3rd at this level in his first going long and first on the grass, he can only improve off of that effort. 4-5
$8k claimers travel a mile on the dirt, there is going to be a lot of battling on the front end in this mile race so we will opt for a runner who will be sitting back off the hot pace. No. 6 Rprettyboyfloyd who is a David Jacobson re-claim. No. 5 Hackleton moves up off the loss last out but his trainer Hess puts his go to rider up, he is a must use. 6-5
$20k maidens go five furlongs. No. 2 Working is first time starter who is out of the dam Brite Betty who has dropped 4 winners from 4 starters, he is live. No. 1 For the Hustle will show all of his early speed on the drop and No. 8 Our Tiger’s Boy is the speed of the speed. 2-8-1
Starter allowance runners go a mile on the dirt. No. 1 Zippy Groom comes off a good second vs. some good runners in a little overnight stakes race at Turf Paradise. The winner of the race came back to score again next out, Zippy broke his maiden on this course at this distance by five lengths, Kent D gets on for Hess, both No. 5 Original Intent and No. 6 Kona Coast look perfectly spotted of nice maiden scores. 1-5-6
$25k fillies and mares go a mile on the grass. Gary Stevens will try to get No. 1 Looking At Thelake home on top, this hanger has finished second in 8 of his 18 starts with just one win. No. 6 Road Test exits the same race as Looking At Thelake, he was just a half length behind him but this one is also a hanger with 5 seconds and 5 thirds from his 17 starts with just one win. After those two anyone can win this race.
$20k maidens go five furlongs, Bob Baffert waves the white flag with No. 2 Competing who he drops to the bottom, he will be odds on. No. 5 Bear Down Cats ran a better than looked 4th last out and now gets Stevens up. No. 8 Kopitar drops, gets off the grass and could wake up in this soft spot. No. 9 Fly First Class gets the blinkers back on and this trainer hits at around .40% with this move, the new bug girl Kellie M McDaid will be trying to hold on wire-to-wire. 2-5-8-9
THE $200K SNOW CHIEF AT 1-1/8 ON THE GRASS FOR 3YO CAL BRED RUNNERS
No. 1 Take the One O One will try and take the one Oh one wire-to-wire. No. 2 Hardboot won the Silky Sullivan at the Gate last out on the grass. He will by flying late as will No. 3 Waya Ed. 1-2-3
Cal bred maiden fillies and mares go six furlongs. No. 1 Thalia gets her second start, her first was down the hill, she will like the move to the main. No. 7 Z Z Tiger is the speed and has a good last work. No. 8 Paprika has finished second in all three of her starts and now Kent gets a try. 1-7-8
THE $400K GRADE I BEHOLDER MILE FOR FILLIES AND MARES
No. 4 Paradise Woods and No. 6 Unique Bella will be battling till the end in what could be an epic battle. If something crazy happens No. 2 Mopotism could come late at a nice price. 6-4-2
Optional $40k runners go down the hill. No. 5 Passionate Reward won first out on this course and has comeback to work good. No. 8 Tina’s Exchange has run three times down the hill and has finished second in all three. 5-8
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