Post time: 12:45 p.m. Best bet: Hannahslittleangel (8th Race). Best play: 50 cent—Pick 4, Race 5, (6,7,8/2,3,4,7,10,(13)/1,2,4,5,6,7,8,11/1), $60.

1 5½ Furlongs. State-bred. Fillies. 2-year-olds. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $32,500

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: First Hunter (Goncalves, Robertson)118/5-2

2: Love Fire (Delorme, Backhaus)118/20-1

3: Anzoo (Goodwin, Van Winkle)118/15-1

4: Peytons Sky Dancer (Escobar, Rhone)118/6-1

5: Alesha Maximus (Hernandez, Thompson)118/15-1

6: Blazing Angel (Velazquez, Scherer)118/5-1

7: Octavia Hill (Mello, Tracy, Jr.)118/7-2

8: Queen Sammy (Richard, Rarick)118/10-1

9: Unbridled Mayhem (Butler, Rhone)118/5-1

OCTAVIA HILL has been second best last three out after vying for command up front and projects to be the one dictating the pace today, could move forward if not pushed. FIRST HUNTER begins racing career out of the Robertson barn with some modest works, seduces top jockey Goncalves to ride. QUEEN SAMMY chased top pick in lone start before fading late in useful effort, could improve off that effort.

2 6½ Furlongs. State-bred. Fillies and Mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming: $10,000. Purse: $10,500

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Royal Bluff (Delorme, Pfeifer)123/10-1

2: Subito (Butler, Bravo)123/7-2

3: Betty’s Best (Sanchez, Rengstorf)119/5-2

4: Willow Spring (Joubert, Hanson)119/3-1

5: Dunkirk Victory (Lopez, Jr., Rengstorf)119/8-1

6: Honey Dipper (Goodwin, Anderson)123/6-1

7: Easyonureyes (Nolan, Bethke)119/12-1

8: Lil’ Gizmo (P. Canchari, Cole)123/30-1

9: Tahkodha Red (Hernandez, Sheehan)123/20-1

BETTY’S BEST drops to career low in class and has realistic assignment with present form, does support a win here this summer. WILLOW SPRING exits an 18-length win at a mile while much the best and is the one to beat with repeat effort. SUBITO and HONEY DIPPER are legit players who have flashed ability off and on.

3 5½ Furlongs. State-bred. Open. 2-year-olds. Maiden Claiming: $30,000. Purse: $17,000

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Kashin’ In (Sanchez, Van Winkle)118/20-1

2: Mr Shiver (Joubert, Hanson)118/12-1

3: Straight From Iowa (Becerra, LaVanway)118/9-2

4: Train Wreck Jack (Arroyo, Bera)118/15-1

5: Magic Seven (Nolan, Bethke)118/20-1

6: Magic Gent (Mello, Bethke)118/12-1

7: The Saint (Stevens, Smith)118/3-1

8: Smokin’ Mo (Delorme, Pfeifer)118/12-1

9: T S Air Strike (Goncalves, Biehler)118/7-2

10: Taz Warrior (Willey, Danger)113/20-1

11: The Gent Is a Cat (Franco, Van Winkle)118/6-1

12: Be Real Quiet (Ceballos, McFadden)118/30-1

T S AIR STRIKE laid an egg last out after running a decent effort in debut while showing some fight after a contaminated start, deserves another shot. THE SAINT and MAGIC GENT have showed a little improvement with each race and are eligible to keep taking a step forward. TRAIN WRECK JACK has a couple of decent works for his unveiling; it’d be a shocker, but perfect group to begin career.

4 7½ Furlongs. Fillies and Mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming: $16,000. Purse: $22,000

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: It’s Tamareno (Sanchez, Scherbenske)119/9-2

2: Nora’s Song (P. Canchari, O’Callaghan)119/5-1

3: Sassy Badger (Butler, Keen)119/9-2

4: B J’s Angel (Velazquez, Scherer)119/10-1

5: Melody Lin (Goncalves, Keen)119/2-1

6: Enlightened (Franco, Lund)119/8-1

7: Golden Tiago (Mello, Donlin)121/12-1

8: Lilly’s Perfect (Hernandez, Donlin)119/10-1

MELODY LIN drops in class and distance with ample early speed and should be a handful prompting the pace with Goncalves aboard. Stablemate and new acquisition SASSY BADGER is second off the bench and is a threat with present form with Butler as the pilot, been in the money gimmicks last three spins. ENLIGHTENED drops to cheaper version after giving way last out going longer, reunites with Franco, who was the pilot in her last win.

5 6 Furlongs. Fillies and Mares. 3-year-olds and up. Allowance. Purse: $30,000

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Designer Soxx (Velazquez, Heitzmann)119/6-1

2: Do It Like Kela (Mello, Miller)117/20-1

3: Belleoftheprairie (Goncalves, Silva)117/12-1

4: Isntzee Wondeful (Butler, Brinson)117/10-1

5: When I’m Calling U (Hernandez, Silva)121/6-1

6: Creme Brulee (Sanchez, Perez)121/3-1

7: Freakin Amazing (Stevens, Diodoro)117/5-2

8: Ms. Bubbette (Carreno, Bravo)119/4-1

CREME BRULEE has quick early foot to get out early and sit in the wind tunnel behind the front-runners pressing the pace, held gamely in a long duel two back for the win. MS. BUBBETTE exits impressive win sprinting on the turf last out in her second start; expect her to escort the pace as a major player. FREAKING AMAZING failed to fire last out after some sharp sprint efforts prior, including a win against tougher, looks to rebound today.

6 1 Mile 70 Yards. Fillies and Mares. 3-year-olds and up. Maiden Special Weight. Purse: $28,000

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Imperial Rose (Escobar, Troche)118/20-1

2: Mulberry (Velazquez, Scherer)118/7-2

3: Sherry Cagan (P. Canchari, O’Callaghan)118/12-1

4: Bella Izabella (Goodwin, Biehler)118/8-1

5: Ms Dixie Girl (Sanchez, Anderson)123/15-1

6: Smokegetsinmyeyes (Mello, Litfin)118/15-1

7: Madison Mayhem (Butler, Brinson)118/6-1

8: Snowy Sleigh Belle (Carreno, Rhone)123/30-1

9: Flirtwiththedevil (Nolan, Anderson)118/30-1

10: Theworldweknow (Goncalves, Amoss)118/5-2

11: Banjo Cat (Hernandez, Ritter)118/5-1

12: Market Mayhem (Franco, Lund)118/20-1

13: Silent Ronin (Stevens, Scherer)118/7-2

MULBERRY had rough road trip last out while getting shuffled back in second turn but managed to get up for second, losing by a head, was flattered when winner came right back to win next time out. THEWORLDWEKNOW too was second-best last out in best performance to date in her young career; bred to handle the turf and will be in the main body of runners down the stretch. SILENT RONIN is a must use if gets in off the also-entered list; dangerous shipper has been facing tougher foes out of state.

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

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Stig’s Deputy (Sanchez, Perez)119/10-1

2: Jackie Blu (Velazquez, Martin)119/6-1

3: Appeal to the King (Nolan, Hanson)119/30-1

4: Langston (Delorme, Litfin)119/8-1

5: Shamrock Edge (Franco, Hemba)119/8-1

6: Deadly Black Eagle (Stevens, O’Callaghan)119/10-1

7: Speakfromyourheart (Joubert, Hanson)119/5-1

8: Just Meteor (Butler, Rhone)119/7-2

9: Initiative (Carreno, Diodoro)119/12-1

10: Nick’s Pick (Mello, Anderson)119/10-1

11: Dr. Spin (Goncalves, Biehler)119/6-1

JUST METEOR will break out screaming from the gate and is strictly the one to catch and will take them as far as he can go; concern is landing in the second spot last three performances. DR. SPIN cuts back in distance and will manage forward position behind Just Meteor for first shot at taking over. JACKIE BLU and LANGSTON step down in class for their turf experiment with good early speed and could prompt a gut-wrenching pace.

8 5½ Furlongs. Fillies and Mares. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming: $4,000. Purse: $10,000

#: Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Hannahslittleangel (Mello, Anderson)123/7-2

2: My Place Or Yours (Sanchez, Van Winkle)123/3-1

3: Secret of Success (Hernandez, Silva)123/9-2

4: Chumash (Richard, Rarick)123/7-2

5: Jaco Ia (P. Canchari, Anderson)123/6-1

6: Molly McCracken (Franco, Wolff)123/8-1

7: Our Valid Twirl (Becerra, LaVanway)123/8-1

HANNAHSLITTLEANGEL has best overall speed numbers in the field but needs a contested pace to close on with her late closing kick. Will be tough to fend off, just like to see her sit closer to the front. CHUMASH has good tactical speed and might be the one they are chasing to the wire, has improved each race this summer. MY PLACE OR YOURS and SECRET OF SUCCESS will be in the hunt early but will need to step it up a notch to be involved near the wire.

 

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