JOHNNY LOVE’S CANTERBURY LINE

Post time: 1:30 p.m. Best bet: Sweet G (2nd Race). Best play: 50 cent Pick 4, Race 6, (1,2,3,4,7,8/1,2,4,5,6,7/3,4,5/5), $54 .

1 300 Yards. Open. 3-year-olds and up. Purse: $11,500

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Intrepid Jess (NGoodwin, Lavanway)124/6-1

2: My Dynasty Chick (Murphy, Hanson)124/5-2

3: Royal Cash Wagon (Richard, Hanson)124/9-2

4: Walley (Golibrzuch, Berg)124/3-1

5: Beautifulish (Eikleberry, Harris)124/8-1

6: James the King (Swiontek, Livingston)124/7-2

7: Streak N Special (P. Canchari, Haglund)124/10-1

MY DYNASTY CHICK dueled last out versus tougher but landed in the second spot at a huge price. INTREPID JESS had rough start and jockey lost his whip, better break and better grip on the whip could do wonders. WALLEY could improve with quicker early foot.

2 5 1/2 Furlongs. Fillies and Mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming : $6,250. Purse: $10,500

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Who Is Lido (Goncalves, Hawley)119/3-1

2: Songs Wild Gold (Goodwin, Sheehan)123/12-1

3: Discretion Advised (Joubert, Hanson)119/5-2

4: Jolly Bee (Swiontek, Berg)123/5-1

5: I Dream Big (P. Canchari, L. Canchari)119/6-1

6: Sweet G (Butler, Donlin)123/2-1

SWEET G could vie for command up front and gets the vote in this below-par field, doesn’t hurt to have Butler aboard. DISCRETION ADVISED plunges in class off her 2014 campaign, should be forwardly place around first turn. WHO IS LIDO and JOLLY BEE will be late closing threats if pace gets too hot up up front.

3 7 1/2 Furlongs. Open. 3-year-olds and up. Purse: $28,000

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: El Samurai (Sanchez, Manny Perez)119/10-1

2: Going for Miles (Carreno, Robertson)123/4-1

3: Justeveryday (Thornton, Rhone)109/6-1

4: Black Magnum (P. Canchari, L. Canchari)123/30-1

5: Shock the Clock (Franco, Lund)123/7-2

6: Ghazablanca (Martin, Jr., McKinley)123/20-1

7: Bluffs Edge (Murphy, Rhone)123/15-1

8: Summer Tiger (Butler, Robertson)119/5-2

9: Malibu Man (Vergara, Diodoro)119/9-2

10: Stags Final Answer (Lopez, Jr., Sheehan)123/20-1

SHOCK THE CLOCK looks to be the one to beat if race stays on the lawn. Ran second last out narrowly missing by a neck. Mac Robertson has a couple of runners with SUMMER TIGER and GOING FOR MILES, who are jumping off the dirt to the sod. Both will be tough if turf goes to dirt. MALIBU MAN tries the turf in second career start for trainer Diodoro after troubled trip in debut.

4 6 Furlongs. Open. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming : $5,000. Purse: $12,500

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Two Left Shoes (Velazquez, Scherer)123/5-2

2: Finishline Fever (Escobar, Brinson)123/3-1

3: Papa Smitty (Hernandez, Brinson)123/3-1

4: Senor Tremendo (Shepherd, Perez)123/5-1

5: Pendulum (Sanchez, Padilla)123/9-2

6: Fire Game (Fackler, Turco)123/8-1

PAPA SMITTY didn’t appreciate the muddy track last effort and looks to show off his blazing speed on a fast track. Strictly the one to catch to win. TWO LEFT SHOES exits a nice win after a bad break from the gate closing from far back. Expect to be within striking range down the stretch. FINISHLINE FEVER could prove tough if we draw a line through last race and look at prior one where he gave his career’s best performance.

5 7 1/2 Furlongs. Open. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming : $7,500. Purse: $14,500

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Born Force (Fackler, Turco)119/12-1

2: Flyby Dubai (Goncalves, McShane)119/10-1

3: Gentle as a Breeze (Velazquez, Silva)119/7-2

4: Chisenau (Franco, Rarick)119/8-1

5: Bambazonki (Hernandez, Brinson)119/9-2

6: Behr Strike (Sanchez, Westermann)119/20-1

7: African Gray (Eikleberry, Silva)119/5-1

8: Hume (Shepherd, Walker)119/20-1

9: Goldandsilver (Butler, Keen)119/8-1

10: Keep Me Posted (Vergara, Van Winkle)119/4-1

11: Hi Prim (Shepherd, Hawley)121/20-1

GENTLE AS A BREEZE has good tactical speed and is the class of the field. Solid local record here last year and could prove tough if regains his local form. BAMBAZONKI has electric early speed on the dirt and will attempt to transfer that speed to the lawn as possible lone front runner. AFRICAN GRAY has experience edge and is versatile enough to stalk the pace or come rolling from far back.

6 5 1/2 Furlongs. Open. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming : $6,250. Purse: $10,500

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Call to Race (Hernandez, Brinson)119/3-1

2: Sense of Duty (Sanchez, Van Winkle)123/7-2

3: Da’s Legacy (Murphy, Bethke)123/10-1

4: Tough Toy (Goncalves, Silva)123/5-1

5: Cocico (Lopez, Jr., Bends)123/6-1

6: Karber (Velazquez, Litfin)123/12-1

7: Rock n’ Cat (Franco, Van Winkle)123/8-1

8: Decantered (Vergara, Silva)123/10-1

9: He’s a Wizard (P. Canchari, L. Canchari)123/12-1

CALL TO RACE looks to improve while being aggressively dropped by trainer Brinson, should receive ground saving stalking trip off the rail. SENSE OF DUTY drew off winning by 8 lengths last out in front running fashion, expect to have company up front today. DA’S LEGACY has been training smartly off the 8 month layoff.

7 5 Furlongs. Open. 3-year-olds and up. Purse: $75,000

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Silver Lining John (Eikleberry, Domenosky)116/7-2

2: El Seventyseven (Goncalves, Robertson)118/2-1

3: Deal Master (Escobar, L. Canchari)116/50-1

4: Scorcher (P. Canchari, O’Callaghan)116/8-1

5: Chairman Crooks (Butler, Rengstorf)118/6-1

6: Castletown (Carreno, Diodoro)118/5-2

7: Rockin Home (Franco, Van Winkle)116/10-1

8: World Famous Sam T (H’dez, Lavanway)116/30-1

9: Wildcat Moon (Becerra, Lavanway)116/30-1

Race is loaded with tons of speed and something is going to have to give. CASTLETOWN has ability to lead or not to lead, and jockey Carreno might decide to pull the reins and let others do the dirty work and takeover when asked. EL SEVENTYSEVEN is total speedball and will be busy early knocking heads with others, cream of the crop on paper as far as speedsters. SILVER LINING JOHN makes his local debut off the long layoff and could sit off the pace with ground saving rail trip, solid work tab entering.

8 5 1/2 Furlongs. State Bred. Fillies and Mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming: $10,000. Purse: $10,500

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Lil’ Gizmo (Murphy, Cole)123/10-1

2: Flower Addie (Hernandez, Rengstorf)123/3-1

3: Brooke Academy (Golibrzuch, Miller)123/7-2

4: No Rain (Fackler, Turco)123/8-1

5: Melissa’s Shadow (Vergara, Silva)123/9-2

6: Royal Bluff (Delorme, Pfeifer)123/5-1

7: Subito (Thornton, Bravo)118/5-1

NO RAIN is possible lone speed and comes off a nice win leading the field to the wire. BROOKE ACADEMY has good stalking speed to sit off the pace for first crack at our top pick. MELISSA’S SHADOW enters off a bullet drill and might be good enough to beat this humdrum field.

9 1 Mile 70 Yards. Open. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming : $35,000. Purse: $32,000

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Control Tower (Carreno, Keen)119/6-1

2: Sheer Trick (Hernandez, Sheehan)119/20-1

3: Evansville Storm (Martin, Jr., Shaw)119/8-1

4: Odeon (P. Canchari, O’Callaghan)119/12-1

5: Galton (Goncalves, Amoss)119/4-1

6: Ragged Edge (Butler, Rhone)119/15-1

7: Waronthehomefront (Velazquez, Biehler)119/7-2

8: Affirmed Cure (Goodwin, Peters)119/20-1

9: Al’s Uncle (Eikleberry, Scherer)119/5-1

10: Stoney Fleece (Richard, O’Callaghan)119/12-1

11: Indy Awesome (Escobar, Brinson)121/6-1

GALTON stretches out to two turns and might be screaming for extra yardage as he closed extremely well sprinting on the turf last two efforts. CONTROL TOWER returns to the main track where I feel he does his best running, looms late closing threat. WARONTHEHOMEFRONT could be a stingy foe if can transfer turf form to the dirt. Look for the gelding to shoot for the lead right off the bat.

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