Post time: 7 p.m. Best bet: Gail's Jewel (7th race). Best play: Pick 3 (7th): 8/2-3-4-5-6/3-5-6-7-10, $25.00. 1 11/16 miles. Turf. Fillies and mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $16,000-$14,000. Purse: $19,500. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Stark's a Smarty, J. Rivera, Rhone 119 7-2 2/Paris by Night, Butler, Rhone 119 9-2 3/Morgans a Blumin, Bell, Robertson 119 7-2 4/S S Dessert First, Riggs, Scherer 119 4-1 5/Reveal, Goodwin, Reedy 117 4-1 6/I've Heard Rumors, Stevens, Becker 121 3-1 MORGANS A BLUMIN circled the field four days ago, making easy work of it with tons left in the tank for tonight's opening leg. Should benefit with contested fractions once again to swoop on. PARIS BY NIGHT should enjoy sitting behind the hot pace led by barn roommate Stark's a Smarty and taking over when asked by Butler. Won three back with best speed figure in the field. I'VE HEARD RUMORS is going for her fourth consecutive victory tonight.
2 7 1/2 furlongs. Turf. Fillies and mares. 3-year-olds and up. Allowance. Purse: $25,500. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Rico's Posse, Riggs, Hartman 119 7-2 1A/Jokes N Jazz, Riggs, Hartman 120 7-2 2/Jeffell, Stevens, McShane 119 6-1 3/Love Makor, Velazquez, Lund 119 4-1 4/Letters for Lunch, Shino, Corcoran 119 5-1 5/Class E Holiday, Butler, Robertson 119 3-1 6/Ruby's Big Band, Bell, C. Smith 119 6-1 7/Hearts Don't Lie, Arroyo, Bends 119 15-1 8/Natalies Storm, Walker Jr., Corcoran 116 12-1 CLASS E HOLIDAY is the class of the field with strong turf pedigree and Butler at the helm. Comes off a couple of stakes races on the dirt and is strictly the one to beat in this field. LOVE MAKOR had brief lead last out before losing it and stubbornly holding on for second. Does her best running at this distance. RUBY'S BIG BAND should enjoy getting back to the grass after a couple of dull efforts on the dirt. Should be pressing the pace with Bell aboard.
3 6 furlongs. Fillies and mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $3,500. Purse: $9,000. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Dangerous Peg, Castro, Fauchald 121 20-1 2/Holly and Fir, J. Rivera, Litfin 123 7-2 3/Fancy Free Kelli, Garnett, Wekseth 121 10-1 4/Proud Student, Walker Jr., Erfle 121 4-1 5/Three Inthe Kitty, Butler, Rhone 121 5-2 6/Oak Flat, Velazquez, Lund 121 6-1 7/Sassy Cassie, Delorme, Hamilton 121 5-1 8/With All My Heart, Dieguez, Erfle 121 10-1 SASSY CASSIE should get first chance to attack likely front-runner PROUD STUDENT. Has shown good early/late speed to pull off a mild upset in this wide-open affair. Proud Student will take them as far as she can but does have problem with weakening. THREE INTHE KITTY is the beatable lukewarm M/L favorite. Problem for this mare is she starts late run too far back, so Rhone/Butler team might sit her up closer to the front tonight.
4 1 mile, 70 yards. Fillies and mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $5,000. Purse: $10,000. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Gogo Jojo, Riggs, Rhone 119 7-2 2/Ridgeofstone, Arroyo, Berg 123 5-1 3/Stormy Tara, Goodwin, Scherer 119 6-1 4/Boot N It, Velazquez, Martinez 123 4-1 5/Dropped Call, Dieguez, Bethke 119 5-1 6/Lady Powerscourt, Butler, Rhone 119 8-1 7/Inertia, Walker Jr., Barton 119 15-1 8/Proud Kylean, Franco, Silva 123 9-2 GOGO JOJO comes off the turf and back to the dirt in a distance where this filly has her only victory in her short career. Riggs hops aboard for the first time. PROUD KYLEAN ran in a holding pattern last out in place position and will be on or near the lead tonight. DROPPED CALL returns to route racing on the drop in class. Lost by a neck to our top pick last effort at this distance three back.
5 6 1/2 furlongs. State-bred. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $10,000. Purse: $14,820. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Lucky Straw, Keith, Biehler 120 6-1 2/Perfect Ablation, Riggs, Scherer 120 4-1 3/Musical Deputy, Franco, Silva 120 7-2 4/Casino Charley, Arroyo, McFadden 123 12-1 5/Aurorian, Butler, Silva 123 12-1 6/Supremo Struckgold, Goodwin, Scherer 123 5-2 7/I Sir Frisk Me Now, Shino, Litfin 123 30-1 8/Sam Wayne, Castro, Riecken 120 4-1 SAM WAYNE cuts back on massive drop in class, where he was running against Heliskier. Should enjoy the 6 1/2 furlongs to close late on starting from the outside post while pressing the pace and is a definite candidate to go forward. SUPREMO STRUCKGOLD also drops in class and will show early speed but needs to avoid early duel. PERFECT ABLATION should get first crack at the front-runners with Riggs aboard. Should enjoy inside start after running wide last out.
6 6 furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $3,500. Purse: $9,000. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/The Boot, Dieguez, Wolff 121 10-1 2/Ghazi Up, Shino, Corcoran 121 6-1 3/Perfect Saturday, Castro, Fauchald 121 20-1 4/Maddie Cat, Trimble, Schindler 121 15-1 5/Brooke's Gold, Butler, Natale 121 15-1 6/Jayembro, Arroyo, Cole 121 30-1 7/Like a Dream, Velazquez, Rhone 121 6-1 8/Tapinot, Keith, Biehler 121 10-1 9/Platinum Devil, Delorme, Donlin 121 3-1 10/Prince Raj, Prado, D. Jones 121 30-1 11/Lumpsinmyoatmeal, Riggs, Robertson 121 5-1 12/Bullfighter, Goodwin, Hemba 121 6-1 PLATINUM DEVIL has the best speed figures in the field and could be tough if jockey Delorme can get out early to be in the mix coming from the far outside. Slight drop in class might be the answer. LUMPSINMYOATMEAL should improve second time off the layoff and is the one to watch picking them off late. TAPINOT gets back to sprinting after more than a year hiatus. Has three nice works coming in after showing early foot in long distance races.
7 6 furlongs. Fillies and mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $5,000. Purse: $11,000. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Lucky High, Franco, Silva 121 6-1 2/Havasu, Goodwin, Hartman 119 8-1 3/Mighty Tizzy, Dieguez, Pate 119 8-1 4/Speakers Action, Keith, Hanson 123 6-1 5/Safe N Rich, J. Rivera, Litfin 119 8-1 6/G Rae, Shino, Tracy Jr. 121 10-1 7/Rasin a Delight, Stevens, Axmaker 119 6-1 8/Gail's Jewel, Riggs, Robertson 121 7-2 9/All Bets Are Off, Butler, Rengstorf 119 9-2 GAIL'S JEWEL should get the perfect trip to close on with all the early speed in the race and should prove tough opponent if on her game. ALL BETS ARE OFF won last out drawing away from the field for seven-length victory as the heavily bet favorite. Butler stays aboard facing tougher foes. LUCKY HIGH could pull the upset if can regain form from two back where she pressed the pace before pulling away for large margin victory with Franco at the helm.
8 6 furlongs. State-bred. Fillies and mares. 3-year-olds and up. Allowance. Purse: $26,880. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Sol Fire, Bell, Riecken 121 8-1 2/Dazzling Marna, Stevens, Van Winkle 121 5-1 3/Depeche, Butler, Oliver 121 7-2 4/Oh Great, J. Rivera, Van Winkle 118 3-1 5/Nokomis, Riggs, Robertson 121 9-2 6/Mane Slick, Goodwin, Danger 121 10-1 7/Cap and Trade, Castro, Bravo 118 15-1 8/Somerset Ballerina, Delorme, Donlin 121 5-1 DEPECHE should get a nice view of the pace battle up front in this tough to separate allowance race. I think the class of this filly over many of her rivals will play large. OH GREAT went gate-to-wire last out and while never looking back and will attempt same front-running fashion tonight. Place-runner won next time out. NOKOMIS is a consistent runner who closes late and usually gets a share.
9 1 mile, 70 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $3,500. Purse: $9,000. #/Horse, Jockey, Trainer Wt. Odds 1/Stitchntwine, Walker Jr., Scherbenske 119 12-1 2/Ballet Way, Velazquez, Lund 119 15-1 3/Big City Bernie, Riggs, Rarick 119 5-1 4/Bean, Arroyo, Falldorf 121 12-1 5/Cachemassa Creek, Delorme, Porter 119 4-1 6/Vini Vidi Vinci, Goodwin, Corcoran 121 6-1 7/Tsar Tops Dancer, Butler, Rhone 123 9-2 8/Express Air, Castro, Erfle 121 12-1 9/I'm the Gold, Dieguez, Pate 119 30-1 10/High Spirit, Morales, Brinson 119 3-1 BIG CITY BERNIE stretches out for the Rarick barn after closing well last out in sprint race, just missing in late surge. Should love the added distance on the class drop. HIGH SPIRIT is the one to beat out of the Brinson barn after exiting a troubled/checked trip last out but still closed well while narrowly missing in late run. TSAR TOPS DANCER won last effort stalking the pace and pulling away from the field as the favorite.
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