Cal bred fillies and mares travel five furlongs on the grass. No. 3 Our Romance is bred for the grass, she has shown big early speed in her two dirt races, has a nice last work. No. 5 Lucky Ms Jones is her stablemate and just could be live. No. 10 Fantasy Heat is bred to love the grass and the trip. She is a first time starter by Unusual Heat and “smokin Joe” Talamo will ride for Mark Glatt.
EXACTA BOX 3-5-10
$30k claimers go six furlongs. No. 2 I Belong to Becky has good early speed. No. 6 Vintage Hollywood gets a big jockey upgrade, he will sit off the hot pace and launch a big rally down the lane. 6*-2
Maiden fillies and mares travel 1-1/8 on the grass. No. 4 Surface gets her second start and second at this trip, she looks set for a big run. No. 6 Coldwater exits the same race and was right on the line with Surface last out finishing noses apart. 4*-6
EXACTA BOX 4-6 AND WIN AND PLACE 4
3yo maidens travel a mile on the dirt. No. 1 Commanding Chief is a first time starter for John Sadler and Victor Espinoza will ride. He won his last two rides for this trainer. No. 2 Time Is Now gets off the grass and looks the colt to beat. 1-2
THE $100K GRADE III SANTA BARBARA AT 1-1/2 ON THE GRASS FOR FILLIES AND MARES
No. 1 Animosity is the speed and will be playing catch me if you can. No. 2 Causeforcommotion is on a win every other race pattern and this is her win race. No. 5 Guiliana exits the same race as Animosity.
No. 3 Ce Ce exits our HTW list off an impressive win first out. No. 4 Lady Ninja is the mare to beat in here as she gets Flavien Prat back on board. The last two times he rode this mare he got the wins. No. 5 Tapitha Bonita also exits our HTW list off a big win last out. 3-4-5
EXACTA BOX 3-4-5
$50k starter allowance runners go a mile on the grass and we will use runners exiting the same race. No. 1 Acclimate who was a close fifth, No. 2 Chosen Vessel the third place finisher, No. 4 North County Guy who finished second just missing by a half length and No. 10 Little No Way who was 6th.
We only get five runners signed on for this $62,500 optional claimer. No. 5 Once On Whiskey was last seen running in the West Virginia Derby. He has been working a hole in the wind, we will single.
3yo maidens go five furlongs on the grass, we suggest getting your dart board out for this but we will use for this article. No. 3 Music to My Ears who was last seen at Del Mar August of last year when going off as the 5/2 chalk. No. 8 Gate Speed has been working like he has some and his last work was a pip!
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