Johnny Love's Sunday Canterbury Park line

  • Updated: August 9, 2014 - 11:34 PM

Post time: 12:45 p.m. Best bet: Benny’s Glory (10th Race). Best play: 50 cent-Pick 4, Race 7, (1,2,3,4,7,9/1,2,3,4,7,11/4,6,8,12/5), $72.


1 350 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Maiden. Purse: $11,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: No Secret Faith (Smith, Olmstead)124/3-1

2: Racin Thru Fire (Torres, Hop)124/5-1

3: Just Stridin Ivory (Suarez Ricardo, Hanson)124/7-2

4: No Secret Affair (Swiontek, Hanson)124/10-1

5: Eye Extreme N Easy (Eikleberry, Olmstead)126/9-2

6: For Your First Lady (Smith, Hunt)124/2-1

FOR YOUR FIRST LADY cuts back a tad in distance with quick early foot making her tough opponent. NO SECRET FAITH finished right behind top choice, exhibiting good early speed before fading. JUST STRIDIN IVORY has hit the board in past three starts.

2 350 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Optional claiming $10,000. Purse: $14,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Lika Nightmare (Frink, Miller)126/5-2

2: Readi to Be Famous (Swiontek, Hanson)124/10-1

3: Twilight Corona (Vazquez, Hardy)126/7-2

4: Sugarandicemakesnice (Smith, Hunt)124/9-2

5: Seis the Royal Cash (Suarez Ricardo, Hanson)124/4-1

6: Tucan Sam (Smith, Olmstead)124/3-1

TUCAN SAM is always in the mix and gets perfect outside draw for strong connections. LIKA NIGHTMARE has beaten top pick in three efforts and is the one to beat. SUGARANDICEMAKESNICE stumbled at the start last out and looks to rebound.

3 6 furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $4,000. Purse: $9,500.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: The Bosser (Martin, Turco)123/5-1

2: Cherryful Lady (P. Canchari, Holder)123/15-1

3: Save Your Story (Rivera, Van Winkle)123/5-2

4: Red Headed Woman (Carreno, Hawley)123/7-2

5: Chappy Chick (A. Canchari, Hartman)123/6-1

6: Borrowed Money (Swiontek, Bends)118/20-1

7: Rome (Martinez, Martinez)123/3-1

8: T’s Mountain (Velazquez, Martinez)123/15-1

ROME bobbled at the start last out but still managed to get place honors behind a next-out winner; clean break could move her forward. RED HEADED WOMEN should get perfect pace scenario to swoop on with her late kick. SAVE YOUR STORY tried to lead the field to to the wire last out but was caught late and will have company today keeping the pace more than honest.

4 5 furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $10,000. Purse: $17,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Platinum Rules (Velazquez, Silva)119/6-1

2: Switchen Er Up (Butler, Bravo)121/5-2

3: Miss Darla (Eikleberry, Scherbenske)119/10-1

4: Visual Blessing (Martin, Bolinger)119/3-1

5: Tanabata (Shepherd, Hawley)119/6-1

6: Our Black Beauty (Ordaz, Silva)119/9-2

7: Sputey’s Cabin (Stevens, Padilla)119/5-1

SWITCHEN ER UP cuts back in distance after fading badly with clear early lead and is a candidate to get job done in second start on the lawn. OUR BLACK BEAUTY ran lights out on the muddy surface, setting the pace and drawing away from the field; fighting chance if can duplicate on the sod. VISUAL BLESSING is a major player moving down from allowance races with veteran jockey Martin aboard.

5 1 mile 70 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $4,000. Purse: $9,500.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Hes Not You (Bell, Anderson)123/5-1

2: Logan’sshorebreeze (Swiontek, McFadden)118/20-1

3: Reinvent (A. Canchari, Lund)123/6-1

4: Gracias Derenzo (P. Canchari, Flores)123/30-1

5: Timber Hills (Hernandez, Brinson)123/12-1

6: Cowboy Luke (Martin, Padilla)123/9-2

7: Pork Chop (Rivera, Hartman)123/5-1

8: Samendra (Butler, Martinez)123/7-2

9: Geocache (Velazquez, Pfeifer)123/4-1

REINVENT jumps off the turf for trainer Lund in a strong angle to play, has good early speed to escort the pace in making things interesting at a square price. SAMENDRA will come flying from the clouds as usual but with concern of showing up tardy to the party. GEOCACHE could be tough if you look past last effort; has ability to take early lead.

6 7½ furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $20,000. Purse: $20,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Slickrock Road (Goodwin, Riecken)123/10-1

2: Francis Henry (A. Canchari, McKinley)123/12-1

3: Bang On (Martinez, Donlin)123/30-1

4: Mancala (Escobar, McFarlane)123/8-1

5: You’re My Buddy (Butler, Rhone)123/4-1

6: Wild by Nature (Stevens, Green)123/5-1

7: Rebel My Man (Velazquez, Silva)123/8-1

8: Caleb’s Comet (Bell, Robertson)123/9-5

9: Somerset Cowboy (Carreno, Donlin)123/8-1

I’ll side with the favorite CALEB’S COMET, who needs to get swift fractions up front to rally on for the Robertson/Bell duo. MANCALA dueled last out running longer before throwing in the towel, been freshened up for return with strong work tabs. WILD BY NATURE and REBEL MY MAN are major players in this closely matched group.

7 1 mile 70 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $6,250. Purse: $10,500.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Princeapallee (Bell, Reedy)123/6-1

2: Erbeia (Ordaz, Silva)123/4-1

3: Relatively Correct (Carreno, Diodoro)123/5-1

4: Qahr (Eikleberry, Bends)123/5-1

5: Policio (Martinez, Anderson)123/10-1

6: Enduring Cause (Stevens, Reedy)123/8-1

7: Sal’z Romeo (Escobar, Troche)123/6-1

8: Stormy Ledger (Rivera, Sweere)123/30-1

9: Smart Masterpiece (P. Canchari, Hartman)123/9-2

10: Double Tall (Dieguez, Conde)123/30-1

ERBEIA drops in class off the turf after getting pinched at the beginning last out; class edge could prove huge here. RELATIVELY CORRECT too climbs down the ladder off the lawn to turn things around after running in holding pattern last out. SAL’Z ROMEO will be the rabbit to catch to win. SMART MASTERPIECE is logical exotic entrant, scoring minor awards last four out.

8 1 mile 70 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $7,500. Purse: $14,500.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Saratoga Boot (Martin, Chambers)119/5-1

2: Little Wagon (Keith, Oberlander)119/8-1

3: Hurricane Houston (Shepherd, Wolochuk)119/10-1

4: Beat Your Bluff (Butler, Rhone)119/9-2

5: Quite Spectacular (Eikleberry, McFarlane)119/12-1

6: Robbie’s Express (Swiontek, Bends)114/30-1

7: Tubby Time (A. Canchari, Robertson)119/4-1

8: Threefiftysevenmag (Martinez, Litfin)119/12-1

9: Pastero (P. Canchari, Holder)119/15-1

10: Redboard (Goodwin, Diodoro)119/8-1

11: Major Magic (Franco, Diodoro)119/5-1

12: Joshua’s Journey (A. Canchari, Lund)119/6-1

SARATOGA BOOT ran second last out, losing the duel stretch by a neck, and should enjoy inside draw with his quick early foot. LITTLE WAGON ran right behind Saratoga Boot for show money with wide rally, and 11-year-old veteran will be tough to fend off once again. TUBBY TIME drops to lowest level of wonderful career to get first win of the meet.

9 6 furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $6,250. Purse: $12,500.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Alumni (A. Canchari, Hop)123/5-1

2: Spirit of Lindy (Velazquez, Silva)123/10-1

3: Hot Damon (Martin, McKinley)123/15-1

4: Mogilny (Martinez, Hartman)123/9-2

5: Floor Money (Keith, Troche)123/20-1

6: Kips Hog Wild (Stevens, Olmstead)123/6-1

7: Sue’s Stormy (Escobar, Rengstorf)123/12-1

8: Unlawful Detainer (Ordaz, Silva)123/8-1

9: Page Meadows (Eikleberry, Green)123/10-1

10: Papa Smitty (Hernandez, Brinson)119/6-1

11: Fire Game (Shepherd, Turco)123/10-1

12: My Best Bet (Carreno, Diodoro)123/12-1

MOLGILNY ran career-best last race, surviving long-fought stretch run for the win; would be tough with repeat performance. UNLAWFUL DETAINER and KIPS HOG WILD will be in the shadows of top selection with snappy early speed. MY BEST BET ships in from the West coast for trainer Diodoro and shows local bullet drill in getting ready for inauguration.

10 6 furlongs. open. Maiden special weight. Purse: $31,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Regards (Keith, Hanson)119/4-1

2: Smart Business (Eikleberry, Donlin)119/5-1

3: Heartofdemi (P. Canchari, Flores)119/20-1

4: Bold Advantage (Martinez, Kane)123/8-1

5: Benny’s Glory (Martin, Rarick)119/5-2

6: Matt’srabblerouser (Carreno, Sheehan)119/10-1

7: Stormy Affair (Rivera, Sweere)123/3-1

8: Our Main Man Moe (Hernandez, Rengstorf)119/10-1

BENNY’S GLORY is strictly the one to catch and could be tough if able to sneak away with soft fractions. STORMY AFFAIR will be on the heels of Benny’s Glory keeping the pressure on for first attack. REGARDS has best chance of upset if meltdown occurs up front.


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