20:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $15,120 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
741236
i
1

Bob's All In 31 

b g Tapizar - Cataballerina (Tabasco Cat)

D BF
3 8-8
Agapito DelgadilloJohn Martin
2
545962
i
2

Sir Valentine 21 

b g Heat Shield - Horsesanddivorces (Popular)

3 8-8
Juan OchoaJack Carava
3
6-14171
i
3

Colormemoney 23 

ch g Biondetti - Picturemewithroses (Deputy Minister)

D
3 8-12
Evin RomanDoug O'Neill
4
125142
i
4

Gringo Star 23 

ch g Good Journey - Centerofattention (Beau Genius)

3 8-10
Heriberto FigueroaSteve Knapp
5
326667
i
5

Isee It In Hiseyes 31 

ch c Old Topper - Don't Lose Faith (Ministers Wild Cat)

D
3 8-10
Assael EspinozaRafael DeLeon
6
331172
i
6

Our Tiger's Boy 31 

dk g Smiling Tiger - Lady Chip (Dixie Union)

D
3 8-10
Ruben FuentesJeff Bonde
7
163312
i
7

Don't Stalk Me 53 

dk g Kafwain - Silent Stalk (Petionville)

D BF
3 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanRonald Ellis
Verdict

SIR VALENTINE was a big eye-catcher last time when second and could have more to offer for these connections. Colormemoney and Gringo Star are also noted.

21:05 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1

Cyclometric 

ch c Cyclotron - Jolie En Rose (Doneraile Court)

3 8-8
Geovanni FrancoKaren Headley
2
i
2

Bouncing Around 

dk g Suances - Miss Rebound (Speightstown)

3 8-8
Tyler BazeJack Carava
3
338
i
3

Air Jockey 57 

ch g Cyclotron - Supermodel (Yankee Gentleman)

4 8-11
Assael EspinozaKaren Headley
4
20
i
4

Big Barrel 79 

b g Surf Cat - Brickyard Helen (Southern Image)

3 8-8
Alonso QuinonezLeonard Powell
5
222274
i
5

Sir Eddie 7 

gr/ g Square Eddie - Gypsy Friday (In Excess)

3 8-8
Edwin MaldonadoDan Blacker
6
7
i
6

Leroy Pegasus 57 

b c Big Bad Leroybrown - Judge's Pegasus (Unusual Heat)

3 8-8
Brayan PenaSalvador Orozco
7
27
i
7

Sidepocket Action 177 

dk g ACCLAMATION - On the Snap (Exclusive Ribot)

4 8-11
Joseph TalamoSteve Knapp
Verdict

SIR EDDIE has plenty of early pace and has shown enough to suggest that he can win a maiden. Leroy Pegasus and Bouncing Around should also be involved at the business end.

21:38 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,080 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
864233
i
1

Blondy's Reward 30 

b m Good Reward - Western Blondy (Gilded Time)

D
7 8-9
Diego SanchezPaula Capestro
2
213162
i
2

If You Like It 31 

ch m First Samurai - Ice Cool Kitty (Tomorrows Cat)

D BF
7 8-9
Ruben FuentesAndrew Lerner
3
64-5546
i
3

Trinitys Turn 41 

ch m Awesome Gambler - Right Direction (West By West)

D
5 8-9
Santiago GonzalezJohn Ivory
4
764176
i
4

Lovely Linda 9 

ch f Stay Thirsty - Lovely View (Carson City)

D
4 8-9
Luis FuentesAntonio Garcia
5
714246
i
5

Bridal Arch 28 

gr/ f Archarcharch - Fergie's Folly (Down the Aisle)

D
4 8-9
Assael EspinozaWilliam Morey
6
1-66696
i
6

Lob City 30 

dk m Temple City - Thirty Eighth St. (Citidancer)

D
6 8-9
Geovanni FrancoGary Sherlock
7
123174
i
7

Dizzy Diva 31 

b f Under Caution - Melbisha (High Brite)

D
4 8-9
Joseph TalamoDavid Hofmans
Verdict

BLONDY'S REWARD has caught the eye with some placed efforts of late and looks open to more improvement than the likes of If You Like It and Dizzy Diva.

22:11 Santa Anita (USA) 14 Oct 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $23,940 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
50
i
1

Thin Line 77 

dk g Morning Line - Usually Super (Unusual Heat)

2 8-8
Heriberto FigueroaDoug O'Neill
2
85
i
2

Seven Oxen 43 

b c Oxbow - All Sevens (A.P. Indy)

2 8-8
Kent DesormeauxJ Desormeaux
3
424
i
3
Purple, gold ball, (Brazeau Thoroughbred Farms L P)

Fortnite Dance 42 

gr/ c Liaison - Passeporta (Rockport Harbor)

Non Runner
4
5835
i
4

Dark Prince 38 

gr/ c Cairo Prince - Miss Sharondipity (Malibu Moon)

BF
2 8-8 b1
Joseph TalamoBob Baffert
5
36
i
5

Surprise Fashion 43 

b g Congrats - Holiday Fashion (Harlan's Holiday)

2 8-8
Flavien PratVictor Garcia
6
8
i
6

Red Valor 49 

ch c To Honor And Serve - Love Co (Not For Love)

2 8-8
Gary StevensVal Brinkerhoff
7
7
i
7

Weekly Call 24 

b c Will Take Charge - Summer Soiree (War Front)

2 8-8
Rafael BejaranoDoug O'Neill
8
42
i
8

Data Hawk 21 

dk g Data Link - Southern Solstice (Southern Halo)

2 8-8
Tyler BazeTim McCanna
Verdict

DATA HAWK has some nice enough form at this level and has been found a nice opening. Fortnite Dance and Dark Prince make most appeal of the remainder.

22:44 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2018

Race 5 - Stakes (2YO only)

Winner $47,250 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
74115
i
1

Watch Me Burn 43 

dk f Hold Me Back - Catticus (Bluegrass Cat)

D
2 8-6
Alonso QuinonezVal Brinkerhoff
2
1
i
2

It'sjustanillusion 14 

b f Uncle Mo - Silent Fusaichi (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
2 8-6
Mike SmithJerry Hollendorfer
3
71
i
3

Marrazano 36 

dk f Verrazano - She's a Wow (Speightstown)

D
2 8-6
Octavio Vergara JrLeonard Powell
4
1
i
4

Andyoushallreceive 22 

ch f Fed Biz - You Asked (Yes It's True)

D
2 8-6 (ow1)
Tiago PereiraBrian Koriner
5
17
i
5

Chasing Yesterday 43 

ch f Tapit - Littleprincessemma (Yankee Gentleman)

D BF
2 8-6
Drayden Dyke VanBob Baffert
Verdict

CHASING YESTERDAY is a half-brother to American Pharaoh and could bounce back from a poor run last time. It'sjustanillusion rates as the chief danger, just ahead of Andyoushallreceive.

23:15 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $19,530 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
155488
i
1
Turquoise, turquoise stars and cuffs on pink sleeves and cap (Kramer Racing, Nice Guys Stables And Keh, Steven)

King Cause 41 

dk g Creative Cause - Street Mate (Street Cry)

D
Non Runner
2
2092-50
i
2

David's Memory 14 

b g Vronsky - Judge's Pegasus (Unusual Heat)

D
6 8-11
Brayan PenaHector Palma
3
311-357
i
3

Westwood's Wizard 50 

b h Hard Spun - Countess Godiva (Grand Slam)

D
5 8-11
Santiago GonzalezMartin Jones
4
623675
i
4

Cats Blame 14 

b g Blame - Manx Cat (Forest Wildcat)

D
4 8-11
Tyler ConnerJerry Hollendorfer
5
644713
i
5

Zippy Groom 23 

gr/ g City Zip - Mama Ruth (Runaway Groom)

3 8-8
Evin RomanRobert Hess
6
251519
i
6

Invasion Looming 14 

gr/ g Exchange Rate - Lily Luna (Saarland)

D
4 8-11
Tiago PereiraCharles Treece
7
185518/
i
7

Silver Summer 696 

gr/ g Siberian Summer - All Night Long (Night Shift)

D
6 8-11
Stewart ElliottAnthony Saavedra
8
263143
i
8

R Cha Cha 45 

dk g Archarcharch - Latin Lust (Petionville)

4 8-11
Heriberto FigueroaDoug O'Neill
Verdict

R CHA CHA has more to offer after a promising stable debut for Doug O'Neill in August and looks ready to win again soon. King Cause and Zippy Groom are also taken seriously.

23:45 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2018

Race 7 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $31,500 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4
i
1
Royal blue, beige cuffs on sleeves, blue cap (Enaya Racing)

Enaya Alrabb 57 

b f Uncle Mo - Lotta Rhythm (Rhythm)

Non Runner
2
83
i
2

Miss Bennet 46 

ch f Jimmy Creed - Wild Tickle (Roar)

2 8-10
Evin RomanMatthew Chew
3
i
3

Sold It 

gr/ f The Factor - Charade (Malibu Moon)

2 8-10
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
4
3
i
4

Tiz A Sharpie 36 

b f Tiznow - Rock Candy (Mineshaft)

2 8-10
Santiago GonzalezJ Desormeaux
5
i
5

Samandah 

dk f Pioneerof the Nile - Washington Bridge (Yankee Gentleman)

2 8-10
Geovanni FrancoGeorge Papaprodromou
6
i
6

Orca 

gr/ f Mizzen Mast - Rosehill Dew (Danehill Dancer)

2 8-10
Tyler BazeRonald L McAnally
7
9
i
7

Discrete Stevie B 64 

b f Discreet Cat - Whats Up Creampuff (Mr. Greeley)

2 8-10
Tyler ConnerMarcelo Polanco
8
i
8

Show Hostess 

ch f Mineshaft - Starseeker (Rock Hard Ten)

2 8-10
Flavien PratTim Yakteen
9
i
9

Soothing 

b f Creative Cause - Lemons On Top (Lemon Drop Kid)

2 8-10
Rafael BejaranoRobert Hess
Verdict

SOLD IT is a nice newcomer on paper and could prove too strong for stablemate Enaya Alrabb. Samandah and Miss Bennet might give the selection more to think about.

00:15 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 15 Oct 2018

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $32,130 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
133-920
i
1

Drizzy 77 

b g English Channel - Grant Marty a Wish (Beautiful Crown)

3 8-6
Evin RomanVal Brinkerhoff
2
302243
i
2

Plain Wrap 114 

b g Papa Clem - Nostalgie (Unusual Heat)

D
6 8-11
Agapito DelgadilloJavier Sierra
3
1-6
i
3

Ground Attack 78 

b g Surf Cat - Stardust Magic (Grand Slam)

4 8-9
Geovanni FrancoBruce Headley
4
126
i
4

Surfing Star 56 

dk c Surf Cat - Sister Esperanza (Strong Hope)

BF
3 8-6 (ow1)
Assael EspinozaBruce Headley
5
551612
i
5

Avanti Bello 22 

b g Include - Masterful Lass (Mizzen Mast)

D BF
6 8-11
Flavien PratDoug O'Neill
6
451454
i
6

Carville 49 

b g Globalize - Vote Getter (General Meeting)

D
4 8-9
Tyler BazeJack Carava
7
744407
i
7

California Journey 53 

dk g Good Journey - Callie Mae (Abstract)

D
4 8-11 b1
Mario GutierrezJerry Hollendorfer
Verdict

AVANTI BELLO arrives here in superb form and could prove too hot to handle for the likes of Carville and Surfing Star.

00:45 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 15 Oct 2018

Race 9 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $33,390 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
318-413
i
1

Little Juanito 45 

gr/ g Exchange Rate - More Than Proud (More Than Ready)

4 8-11
Alonso QuinonezVictor Garcia
2
17069-6
i
2

Denman's Call 57 

ch g Northern Afleet - Maggie Mcgowan (Salt Lake)

D
5 8-11
Rafael BejaranoDoug O'Neill
3
545414
i
3

Brandothebartender 45 

b g Tribal Rule - Frysland (Stravinsky)

D
5 8-13
Joseph TalamoCraig Dollase
4
113-60
i
4

Artie B Good 88 

b c Artie Schiller - Joonbi (Pollard's Vision)

D
3 8-8
Assael EspinozaWilliam Morey
5
531722
i
5

Eric The Trojan 45 

b g More Than Ready - Catchofthecentury (Carson City)

D BF
5 8-11
Flavien PratJack Carava
6
8-19311
i
6

Flip The Coin Jan 14 

ch c Trappe Shot - Aheadnotatail (Unbridled)

D
3 8-8
Heriberto FigueroaDoug O'Neill
7
422133
i
7

Calexman 70 

ch c Midshipman - Mattie Cakes (Meadowlake)

D
3 8-8
Geovanni FrancoVladimir Cerin
8
151989
i
8

Tule Fog 45 

gr/ c Surf Cat - Teardownthatwall (Free House)

D
4 8-13
Tyler BazeJavier Sierra
9
264422
i
9

Afleet Ascent 50 

b c Northern Afleet - Skip Queen (Skip Away)

D
3 8-8
Kent DesormeauxJerry Hollendorfer
Verdict

AFLEET ASCENT was second in a hotter race than this last time and looks poised to go one better in these slightly calmer shores. Little Juanito and Brandothebartender can claim the remaining podium berths.