Post time: 7 p.m. Best bet: Redneck Richie (1st race). Best Pick-4 play: Race 1, 50 cents, (7,/2,4,6,7,/1,2,4,6,7,/1,3,8,10), $40
1 6 1/2 furlongs. 3 year-olds and up. Claiming $5,000. Purse $11,000. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Brass Bolt (Riggs, Warvell) 120 4-1 2/Hula King (Goodwin, Martinez) 120 15-1 3/Aggression (Cardoso, Jensen) 120 8-1 4/Brahms Gift (Delorme, Donlin) 120 9-2 5/Chase Red (Franco, Rarick) 120 8-1 6/Khukuri (Rivera, Van Winkle) 120 7-2 7/Redneck Richie (Keith, Biehler) 120 9-5 REDNECK RICHIE is the logical pick and should get the perfect stalking trip from the outside post with Lori Keith aboard. Has ability to grab the lead if no one claims it and should get his first victory of the meet today. KHUKURI keeps improving each race and is most likely the pace-setter in a field lacking speed. Had brief lead last out at this distance but had to settle for place honors six lengths back. Deep closer BRASS BOLT grabs the ground saving rail position and has positive jockey switch to Riggs.
2 7 1/2 furlongs. 3 year-olds and up. Claiming $25,000. Purse $16,500. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/My Other Brother (Rosendo, Rhone) 119 15-1 2/Aroney (Riggs, Scherer) 123 2-1 3/Why Frank (Rivera, Oliver) 119 10-1 4/Aikman (Goodwin, Brinson) 119 6-1 5/Mister Wu (Rivera Jr., McFadden) 123 8-1 6/Bad Boyz Halo (Walker Jr., Corcoran) 123 5-1 7/Gone Digital (Butler, Rengstorf) 119 3-1 8/On the Run (Dieguez, Perez) 123 10-1 ARONEY had a troubled trip last effort after being boxed and blocked before getting through and missing by a nose. Riggs won't let that happen today and is the main candidate to move forward and get the victory. GONE DIGITAL is all speed and is the one to catch to get the victory. Dueled up front last out before being outfinished and losing by less than a length. BAD BOYZ HALO is another speedball who will be fighting for the lead and should enjoy the cutback in distance.
3 7 1/2 furlongs. 3 year-olds and up. Claiming $25,000. Purse $16,500. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Premodixon (Dieguez, Pfeifer) 119 5-1 2/Private Warrior (Riggs, Robertson) 119 10-1 3/Last Ride Cowboy (Delorme, White) 123 12-1 4/Corporate Charlie (Keith, Mankin) 123 5-2 5/Unlawful Detainer (Rosendo, Rhone) 123 5-1 6/Seeking the Reward (Butler, Rengstorf) 119 6-1 7/El Sombre (Bell, Shorter) 123 3-1 8/Luvin' George (Luark, Conde) 123 20-1 CORPORATE CHARLIE ran well in debut on the grass last out, closing 3-wide and getting second. No reason not to keep improving with Keith remaining aboard. EL SOMBRE too closed well last out following a wide trip. Puts the blinkers on tonight and should receive a decent pace scenario to attack. PRIVATE WARRIOR tries the turf for the first time for the Robertson barn with Riggs aboard. Interesting play with 10/1 morning line.
4 7 1/2 furlongs. 3 year-olds and up. Claiming $7,500-$10,000. Purse $13,000. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Mischief Mo (Stevens, Pfeifer) 119 12-1 2/Marathon Moon (Delorme, Bends) 119 8-1 3/Western Twist (Franco, Silva) 119 4-1 4/Mr H. O. Dynameaux (Dieguez, Porter) 119 10-1 5/Guts (Walker Jr, Pfeifer) 119 8-1 6/Strong Dream (Cardoso, Erfle) 119 12-1 7/Root River Kid (Luark, Cheloha) 119 30-1 8/Cubfanbudman (Riggs, Riecken) 119 8-1 9/Like a Dream (Rosendo, Rhone) 119 12-1 10/Ilikechocolatemilk (Rivera, VanWinkle) 119 6-1 11/Tymaker (Bell, Lund) 122 5-1 WESTERN TWIST gets the slight nod in a wide-open race. Stretches out here and might decide to take the lead setting the pace as lone speed. ILIKECHOCALATEMILK won at this distance three back rolling late from far back. Starting from post 10 could be an bonus for avoiding the traffic congestion he ran into last out. MISCHIEF MO, who takes a huge class drop off the dirt, ran respectably in lone turf race last season.
5 1 mile. State-bred. 3 year-olds and up. Allowance. Purse $26,880. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Bobble Doit (B.Rhone, B.Rhone) 118 5-1 2/Bigdaddywarbucks (Dieguez, Bethke) 121 5-2 3/Gold Country Cat (Rivera, Biehler) 121 9-2 4/Jack's Tiger (Riggs, Scherbenske) 121 3-1 5/Tricky Sky Pilot (Stevens, Rengstorf) 121 6-1 6/Tez Virat (Butler, B.Rhone) 116 4-1 TEZ VIRAT should enjoy stretching out for first career route race. Was overmatched last out at huge price running against Heliskier and tonight will be stalking from the outside at much softer fractions. BIGDADDYWARBUCKS ran second at this distance last out chasing the pace and should be in the mix once again tonight. JACK'S TIGER could prove tough after a couple of sprint races preparing to run longer. Won route race last October at Hawthorne, so does have ability to go the distance.
6 5 1/2 furlongs. 3 year-olds and up. Allowance. Purse $21,000. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Mogilny (Stevens, Hartman) 121 6-1 2/Careless Hunter (Dieguez, Porter) 117 2-1 3/Teton Motel (Goodwin, Brinson) 121 5-2 4/El Seventyseven (Riggs, Robertson) 121 3-1 5/Majorca Sun (Butler, Rengstorf) 117 10-1 6/Frankie Dapper (Rivera, Wekseth) 121 6-1 EL SEVENTYSEVEN should love the speed duel up front, catching a breeze sitting behind the speedy pace-setters. With all the speed in the race, this should set up perfectly for the Riggs/Robertson team at a decent price. TETON MOTEL has won easily in his two performances but tonight is against much tougher. Look for him to fight for the lead with CARELESS HUNTER, who is another speedball who has held on for second in both starts this summer after trying to lead the field up front.
7 6 furlongs. State-bred. Fillies and mares. 3 year-olds and up. Maiden claiming $10,000. Purse $14,080. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Tahkodha Rose (Dieguez, Conde) 123 20-1 2/Chile Win (Luark, Miller) 118 7-2 3/Royal Bluff (Goodwin, Pfeifer) 118 9-2 4/Tali Can Dance (Fennell, Wekseth) 118 10-1 5/Golden Dahar (Rivera, Danger) 123 10-1 6/Gaelic Pride (Garnett, McKinley) 118 5-1 7/Proud Kylean (Franco, Silva) 123 2-1 8/Dynabon (Prado, Wekseth) 123 12-1 9/Playin Janie (Riggs, Danger) 118 15-1 ROYAL BLUFF drops in distance and class in this struggling maiden field, which makes him good enough for me. Needs only to maintain present form to be in the hunt. CHILE WIN ran career-best race last out and got show money for effort. Should show early speed. PROUD KYLEAN is probably the post-time favorite after running second last out in short sprint for the Silva/Franco team.
8 350 yards. 3 year-olds and up. Maiden claiming $10,000. Purse $5,400. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Eyemabugatti (Prado, Murray) 124 12-1 2/Jess the Rightway (Delorme, White) 124 5-1 3/Papa Wheely (Frink, Clevenger) 124 6-1 4/Rk Coronas Derby (Smith, Blair) 126 8-1 5/Bp Phoenix Reign (Goodwin, Hardy) 124 5-2 6/Regal Cowgirl (Smith, Johnson) 124 6-1 7/Pannetta (Swiontek, Livingston) 124 4-1 8/Noble Wave (Luark, Harris) 124 8-1 Bp PHOENIX REIGN drifted in last out, going longer and finished out of the money. Usually gets a share, so look for rebound here. JESS THE RIGHTWAY ran third in debut and could improve off that educational race. PANNETTA ships up from Remington after just missing hitting the board. Trainer change to Livingston might be the answer.
9 330 yards. 3 year-olds and up. Claiming $25,000. Purse $7,800. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Naketa (Goodwin, Hardy) 124 3-1 2/Jess Mr Hempen (Fennell, Miller) 126 6-1 3/Quick and Sweet (Luark, Livingston) 124 5-1 4/Cs Arc Light (Ricardo, Hanson) 126 5-2 5/Chalone (Frink, Svendsen) 124 6-1 6/Feature This Twice (Trimble, Haglund) 126 6-1 7/En Lightning Vision (Delorme, Svendsen) 124 6-1 Cs ARC LIGHT broke out after start but was able to get the lead before being outfinished at the wire. Clean break might get the job done and is the class of this wide-open race. NAKETA won last out in the mud, getting it by a nose. Can win but will need to step it up. JESS MR HEMPEN had the lead the whole race but lost it by inches at the finish line.
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