$12,500 runners go six furlongs and this is one horrible way to start off the early pick five as any of the six runners can win this. We will need to hit the all button or just take a shot with No. 6 Baby Bear’s Soup who at least has some form. 6 (all).
$40k optional claimers travel 1-1/8 on the grass. No. 3 Erotic has the right style to win this and Flavien Prat won this this gelding one race back. No. 4 Inscom fits the profile of runners going up to Golden Gate and having a race and then returning. No. 7 Kenjisstorm drops into a spot where his speed will play well.
We gets just fiver 3yo fillies signed on to run in this $35k sprint for a $35k price tag. No. 1 Bam Bams Lil River has run just one bad race in her six race career and that was on the synthetic surface at the Gate. No. 2 Suprema gets back on the dirt after going a mile on the grass with better. 1-2
Race 4 KEY PLAY
Cal bred maidens go sprinting five furlongs on the grass and we have three runners exiting the same very good last race. No. 2 Give Me the Lute, who gets his second start off the layoff and second sprinting on the grass. No. 6 Fredrikstad who just missed at this level, distance and surface last out in his debut race. No. 10 Master Ryan exits out HTW list, he was a close third in the race and could end up being the better price of the three. 2-6-10
EXACTA BOX 2-6-10
$80k optional claimers travel a mile on the main track. No. 1 King Abner is back from Lone Star where he ran a good second in a Grade III race. No. 4 For the Top is in from Argentina and lands in the barn of Bob Baffert, his last two works say he is a runner. No. 5 Draft Pick comes off the layoff and could be a player if ready, he ran second in the West Virginia Derby last year. 1-4-5
$40k optional fillies and mares travel a mile on the grass. In this wide open race we will take a shot and single No. 9 Thalia who is back from Golden Gate off a nice win going 1-1/16 on the grass, she has been well bet in last seven starts and gets the hard trying Aaron Gryder in the irons for Philip D’Amato. 9**
$16k claimers go 6-1/2 furlongs. No. 2 Mason Dixon drops looking for the win and the dump by Doug O’Neill. No. 8 Mo Dinero is in from the Gate for the dangerous Jonathan Wong barn. No. 9 Sir Eddie also drops and gets off the grass and gets Prat, he is spotted for the win. 9**-2-8
THE $100K THOR’S ECHO AT SIX FURLONGS
No. 4 Smiling Angelo is very fast. No. 5 Smokey Image will sit off the hot pace and make one run and is a first time gelding. His stablemate No. 6 Desert Law may get the first run at the speed. 4-5-6
$50k maiden fillies and mares travel a mile on the grass. No. 1 Darpa exits a key race, she finished 3rd at 3-1, the first two finishers of the race both came back to win again next out. No. 6 Shanghai Truffles is back from Golden Gate and drops into a maiden claimer for the first time. No. 8 Dulverton Darling just missed last out at this level going 1-1/8 on the grass. No. 12 Calentita gets her second start and drops a notch for Peter Miller who puts the hot riding Martin Garcia in the irons, she will need to work out a trip from this post. 1-6-8-12
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