21:00 Santa Anita (USA) 16 Feb 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight (4YO plus)

Winner $34,020 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Dark green, white hoops, dark green hoops on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Kidmon 

b c Lemon Drop Kid - Motokiks (Storm Cat)

4 8-10
Tyler BazeJohn Sadler
2
5/586-3
i
2
Fluorescent orange, chartreuse sash, hot pink sleeves, orange cap (Hill, Jim And Susan)

Moneigh Moproblems 33 

b g Uncle Mo - Aim for the Moon (Deputy Minister)

4 8-10
Rafael BejaranoGeorge Weaver
3
452634-
i
3
Turquoise, large gold spots, turquoise spots on gold sleeves, turquoise cap (Zayat Stables, LLC)

Factorial 49 

dk c The Factor - Aspen Light (Bernardini)

Non Runner
4
3
i
4
Blue, Lime Green Sleeves, Blue Bars, Blue Cap (Jay Em Ess Stable)

Super Terrific 26 

b g Super Saver - Tiz Terrific (Tiznow)

4 8-10 b1
Joseph TalamoBrian Koriner
5
0/
i
5
White, blue bars on sleeves (Derby, Susan And Folgner, Gary)

Escudo Nacional (ARG)  551 

b g Orpen - Espira (Pure Prize)

5 8-10
Santiago GonzalezRuben Gomez
6
40/322-2
i
6
Navy, black stripe on sleeves, navy cap (Peter E Blum Thoroughbreds Llc)

Impression 33 

ch g Smart Strike - Mon Belle (Maria's Mon)

BF
5 8-10
Mike SmithRichard Mandella
7
2/23283-
i
7
Dark green, white hoops, dark green hoops on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Conquest Smartee 49 

dk c Smart Strike - Forty Gran (El Gran Senor)

4 8-10
Rajiv MaraghJohn Sadler
8
60/2527-
i
8
Turquoise, pink chevrons, pink chevrons on sleeves, turquoise cap (Head Of Plains Partners Llc And Bligh, Jay W)

Oiseau De Guerre 49 

b g War Front - Lauren Byrd (Arch)

BF
4 8-10
Brice BlancMichael McCarthy
Verdict

IMPRESSION arrives here having finished second in his last three starts and the five-year-old can be supported to go one better today. Others to note are Conquest Smartee and Super Terrific.

21:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 16 Feb 2018

Race 2 - Allowance Optional Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $35,280 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
85-4629
i
1
Black, white sleeves, yellow cap (Bryan Carney)

Demigoddess 13 

gr/ f First Dude - La Chica Sensual (Lightnin N Thunder)

4 8-8
Cesar FrancoCharles Stutts
2
59222-3
i
2
Black and gold halved (Williford, Roberta, Williford, Ward And Winner, Charles N)

La Force (GER)  34 

dk f Power - La Miraculeuse (Samum)

4 8-8
Mike SmithPatrick Gallagher
3
66141-4
i
3
Black, orange sleeves, black cap (Bergum, Ronald L And Simonovic, Steven)

Tizway That Way 41 

gr/ f Tizway - L. A. Devine (Pulpit)

D BF
4 8-8
Evin RomanJerry Hollendorfer
4
13765-4
i
4
Yellow, blue diamond (Baltas, Richard And J K Racing Stable Llc)

Meanie Irenie 26 

b f Henny Hughes - Playcaller (Saratoga Six)

4 8-8
Rafael BejaranoRichard Baltas
5
34741-8
i
5
Red (Gulliver Racing Llc, Ferrara, Nick And Nentwig, Michael)

Resky Business 34 

ch f Eskendereya - Trois Aureole (English Channel)

D
4 8-12
Kent DesormeauxWilliam Morey
6
1937/5-5
i
6
Dark green, gold star, gold stars on light green sleeves, dark green cap (Big Chief Racing,llc,don't Tell My Wife Stables,rocker O Ranch, Llc,desormeaux)

Not Now Carolyn 19 

b m Tapit - Maryfield (Elusive Quality)

D
5 8-10
Tyler BazeJ Desormeaux
Verdict

LA FORCE was only denied by a neck in a Grade 2 over C&D last time out and she is clearly the one to beat this evening. Resky Business has plenty of ground to find with the selection but could still prove to be the main threat, while Demigoddess completes the shortlist.

22:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 16 Feb 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO only)

Winner $34,020 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6-2
i
1
White (Sweetwater Stable, Connor, Larry, Deberdt, Bruno And Ferro Family Trust)

Soltero 27 

b c Blame - Secret Indy (A.P. Indy)

3 8-10
Corey NakataniPhilip D Amato
2
6-4
i
2
Red, silver horseshoes, silver horseshoes on cap (Garcia, Mario L , Garcia, Michael, Garcia, Patricia And Wilson, Giselle)

When Jesus Walked 20 

dk g Sapphire cat - Preaching (Pulpit)

3 8-10 (ow4)
Rigoberto SevillaJose Moreno
3
7-2
i
3
Red and white stripes, blue sleeves, blue cap (Kaleem Shah, Inc)

Aquila 28 

ch c Union Rags - Sangrita (Mr. Greeley)

3 8-10
Martin PedrozaSimon Callaghan
4
i
4
Red, red cuffs on yellow sleeves, black and yellow quartered cap (Hebert Bloodstock And Queen Bee Racing, Llc)

Honor Guard 

b c Point Of Entry - Grand Glory (Distorted Humor)

3 8-10
Flavien PratBob Baffert
5
40-
i
5
Black, green bars on sleeves, green cap (Agave Racing Stable And Wilke, Jeffry)

Goodwillambassador 52 

dk c Midnight Lute - Cautionary Tale (Yes It's True)

3 8-10
Evin RomanPhilip D Amato
6
343-
i
6
Purple, gold diamond frame, gold diamonds on sleeves, gold diamonds on purple cap (C R K Stable Llc)

Draft Pick 64 

b c Candy Ride - Firehouse Red (Arch)

3 8-10
Rafael BejaranoPeter Eurton
7
9-3
i
7
Blue, Lime Green Sleeves, Blue Bars, Blue Cap (Jay Em Ess Stable)

Route Six Six 27 

b c Quality Road - Polyester (Tiz Wonderful)

3 8-10
Rajiv MaraghBrian Koriner
Verdict

SOLTERO finished as the runner-up in a similar event here last month and he is the one to beat in this contest. Route Six Six was a place behind the selection on that occasion and can chase him home again today, while Draft Pick is the best of the rest.

22:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 16 Feb 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $13,230 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In - Result Stands
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3-8
i
1
White,blue Hoop, Blue Bars (Bruce Chandler)

Del Mar Darling 28 

dk f Misremembered - Sky Of Diamonds (Banker's Gold)

3 8-10
Tyler ConnerRichard Baltas
2
89-
i
2
Teal, orange cap (Billy Antoine)

Dixie Bobbie 62 

dk f Dixie Chatter - Rebecca (Event of the Year)

3 8-10
Edgar PayerasJesus Enriquez
3
5
i
3
White, green diamond hoop, green chevrons on sleeves, green cap (Dang, R , Dunn, J , Enterante, F , Kawaguchi, K , Nassett, T Et Al)

Summer Down Now 19 

dk f Ministers Wild Cat - Marry By Summer (Siberian Summer)

3 8-10
Stewart ElliottThomas Bell
4
37-2
i
4
Red (Tillema, Harold And Pamela)

Allie's Love 19 

gr/ f Eddington - Marissa's Joy (Cee's Tizzy)

BF
3 8-10
Tiago PereiraArt Sherman
5
i
5
Red, orange chevrons, red cap (Bederian, Harry, Kamberian, Harout And Nakkashian, Hagop)

Princess Areni 

dk f Istan - Cranberry Sauce (Harlan's Holiday)

3 8-10
Evin RomanRichard Baltas
6
i
6
Blue, white stars, red and white striped sleeves, white stars on blue cap (Correa, Erabriel And Smith, David G)

Strike At Daylight 

b f Strike For Glory - Daylight thief (Cat Thief)

3 8-10
Geovanni FrancoHector Palma
7
2
i
7
Light blue and white halves,red chevrons on white sleeves, white cap (A Venneri Racing, Inc)

See The World 28 

dk f Gio Ponti - Never Ever (In Excess)

3 8-10
Tyler BazeJorge Gutierrez
8
i
8
Emerald green, peach cross sashes, peach dots on sleeves, green cap (Michael Ryan)

Midnight Hunch 

b f Midnight Lute - Solar Eclipse (Malibu Moon)

3 8-10
Brayan PenaMike Puype
Verdict

Del Mar Darling and See the World both warrant consideration but the preference is for ALLIE'S LOVE, who put in a career best when last seen a couple of weeks ago.

23:00 Santa Anita (USA) 16 Feb 2018

Race 5 - Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $14,490 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2204-65
i
1
White, red stars, red sleeves, red and white quartered cap (Lerner Racing And Schwartz, Jack)

Run Like Rhett 28 

b g Afleet Alex - Casperina (Golden Missile)

D
5 8-11
Corey NakataniAndrew Lerner
2
4846-96
i
2
Black, black chevron hoop, gold star, teal sleeves, gold chevrons and cuffs, teal and black quartered cap (Westmore Thoroughbreds)

Zapana's Game 21 

dk g Game Plan - The Zapana (Flower Alley)

5 8-11
Ignacio PuglisiDaniel Dunham
3
01578-2
i
3
Light blue, white diamond hoop, white diamonds on sleeves, white cap (Wygod, Martin J , Wygod, Max And Wygod, Pam)

Trustworthy 28 

b g Smart Strike - Sweet Way (Giant's Causeway)

D
Non Runner
4
2310/00-
i
4
Pink, green dots on sleeves, pink and green quartered cap (Arnold Zetcher LLC)

Dark Energy 52 

dk h Giant's Causeway - Zardana (Crimson Tide)

D
5 8-11
Joseph TalamoJohn Shirreffs
5
63675-9
i
5
Red, black disc, red diamonds on black sleeves, black cap (Antonio Mojarro)

Mostly Cloudy 28 

b g Lucky J. H. - Clouds Of Glory (Beau Genius)

4 8-11
Alonso QuinonezLorenzo Ruiz
6
074046-
i
6
Blue, silver star,silver stars on blue sleeves, blue cap (Dallas Keen)

Iron Alex 49 

gr/ c Unbridled's Heart - Don'tgetmadalexis (Don't Get Mad)

4 8-11
Stewart ElliottDallas Keen
7
61-5
i
7
Gold, black star, gold band on black sleeves, black cap (West Point Thoroughbreds)

Mr. Twinery 28 

ch g Sidney's Candy - Music and Magic (Capote)

4 8-11
Evin RomanJerry Hollendorfer
8
64070-8
i
8
Cardinal red, white bars on sleeves, white cap (Preston Madden)

Ky. Colonel 21 

b g Into Mischief - Macoumba (Mr. Prospector)

D
4 8-11
Flavien PratRichard Mandella
9
1/9567-9
i
9
Green and white diamonds, white cuffs on green sleeves, green cap (Harris Farms, Inc And Parker, Gary)

Highly Acclaimed 20 

b g ACCLAMATION - Super High (High Brite)

4 8-11
Tyler BazeCarla Gaines
Verdict

MR. TWINERY remains unexposed and he was not disgraced in a stronger event than this last time out. If the four-year-old can take another step forward then he can beat the likes of Iron Alex and Trustworthy to the victory today.

23:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 16 Feb 2018

Race 6 - Allowance Optional Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $36,540 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1/117-
i
1
Yellow, blue chevron, blue cap (Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum)

Dabster 52 

ch c Curlin - On a Roll (A.P. Indy)

D
4 8-8
Flavien PratBob Baffert
2
77041-3
i
2
Lime green and royal blue stripes, royal blue sleeves and cap (Robison, J Kirk And Judy)

Donworth 32 

dk g Tiznow - Temple Street (Street Cry)

D BF
6 8-8
Evin RomanPeter Miller
3
23444-7
i
3
White, blue yoke, white bars on blue sleeves, blue cap (Nicholas Alexander)

Grazen Sky 32 

gr/ h Grazen - Sky marni (Sky Mesa)

D
6 8-12
Joseph TalamoSteven Miyadi
4
24241-2
i
4
Purple, gold pegasus, gold ball on purple sleeves, gold cap (Purple Rein Racing)

Air Vice Marshal 32 

b h War Front - Gold Vault (Arch)

D
5 8-8
Mike SmithDoug O'Neill
5
7/29113-
i
5
Cerise, white bars and cuffs on sleeves, cerise and white quartered cap (Pender Racing Llc)

Image Of Joplin 71 

dk g Southern Image - Sensitive Soul (Bernstein)

D
Non Runner
6
6/0566-2
i
6
Navy blue, silver chevron, navy blue cap (Clarke M Cooper Family Trust, Purple Shamrock Racing And Kruljac, Ian S)

Play Hard To Get 34 

ch g Purim - French Jeannette (French Deputy)

D
7 8-12
Rajiv MaraghIan Kruljac
Verdict

DABSTER was well out of his depth in the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes last time out but his previous form suggests that he should be a player back down in grade today. Donworth and Play Hard to Get can also go well.

00:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 17 Feb 2018

Race 7 - Starter Allowance (4YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
534-040
i
1
Black, white sleeves, yellow cap (Bryan Carney)

Carrie 13 

dk f Gone Astray - Adalene (Alleged)

4 8-11
Cesar FrancoCharles Stutts
2
23842-4
i
2
White (Battle Born Racing Stable And Run It Twice Racing)

Just Be Held 36 

b f Kafwain - Matrimony (Not For Love)

D
4 8-9
Flavien PratGenaro Vallejo
3
525/485-
i
3
Green & white halves, green & white halved sleeves (Tricar Stables, Inc)

Albeit 357 

ch m Mineshaft - Phi Beta Mom (Johannesburg)

5 8-9
Franklin CeballosSal Gonzalez
4
4622-39
i
4
White, Green Shamrock, Green Diamonds On Sleeves (Joe Turner)

Party Hostess 22 

gr/ m Big Bad Leroybrown - Celebration (Poteen)

D
5 8-9
Evin RomanJerry Hollendorfer
5
9/5680-1
i
5
Shocking pink, chartreuse sleeves, shocking pink cap (Donald Valpredo)

Proper Drink 14 

ch f Sky Mesa - Princess Pegasus (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
4 8-9
Rajiv MaraghLeonard Powell
6
18-8
i
6
Gold, black circle 'b' front and back, black sleeves, black cap (Richard Barton)

Trap Queen 42 

gr/ f Good Journey - Solo Landing (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
4 8-11 b1
Edwin MaldonadoMichael Machowsky
7
21836-4
i
7
Yellow and light blue diamonds, light blue stripe, yellow sleeves, yellow cap (Leopoldo Urbina)

Princess Dorian 42 

dk f Idiot Proof - Dislitleliteomine (Singletary)

D BF
4 8-11
Geovanni FrancoReed Saldana
8
42386-1
i
8
Yellow, black bars on yellow sleeves, black cap (Brett Brophy)

Outa Here 22 

gr/ f Majestic Warrior - Smoke Rise (Buddha)

D
4 8-9
Tyler BazeJeffrey Metz
9
20076-0
i
9
black, red cap (Marchosky, Earnest, Shaw, Ken, Traynor And Lo Hi Stable)

Khaleesi (BRZ)  22 

ch m Kitten's Joy - Sophie's Salad (Rahy)

5 8-11
Tiago PereiraMichael Machowsky
Verdict

In a race that lacks a standout candidate the marginal preference is for PARTY HOSTESS, who is a proven performer at a higher level than this. Proper Drink and Just Be Held should also be in the mix.

00:30 Santa Anita (USA) 17 Feb 2018

Race 8 - Maiden Claiming (4YO plus)

Winner $18,270 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
84/28-2
i
1
Orange and white blocks, white cap (Wilson, Holly And David)

Big Sky Logan 33 

ch c Sky Mesa - Thwindwhispersmary (Curlin)

4 8-11
Tyler BazeVladimir Cerin
2
46456-4
i
2
Light blue, red collar, cuffs and cap (Bg Stables And Palma, Hector)

Odyssey Explorer 33 

ch g Gio Ponti - Kris Pit (Kris S.)

4 8-11
Rajiv MaraghHector Palma
3
03367-
i
3
Aqua, turquoise cuffs on aqua sleeve (Wildwind Racing Llc)

Kinematico 167 

dk g Artie Schiller - Gram's Beauty (Forest Wildcat)

4 8-11
Stewart ElliottMike Puype
4
42348-
i
4
White, red horses head, white chevrons on red sleeves (Dickman Legacy Ranch, Llc)

Zipman 49 

ch c City Zip - My Rachel (Horse Chestnut)

4 8-11
Flavien PratBob Baffert
5
55668-6
i
5
Lime green, forest green hoop, forest green sleeves, lime green cap (Robert Riggio)

Accreditation 33 

ch g Vronsky - Perfectly Perfect (Perfect Mandate)

5 8-11
Evin RomanHector Palma
6
09937-8
i
6
Red, white circle 'dave' on back, white bars on sleeves, white cap (Gentry, David, Weaver, James And Yoshinaga, Jay K)

Perfection Tale 33 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Silent Perfection (Perfect Soul)

5 8-11
Edwin MaldonadoHoward Zucker
7
234-6
i
7
Yellow, purple sleeves, purple cap (Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock, Llc, House, Michael And Sones, Aaron)

Ya Gotta Wanna 33 

b g Proud Citizen - Wahoo Gold (Medaglia d'Oro)

4 8-11
Tiago PereiraPhilip D Amato
8
657/74-7
i
8
Dark blue, white star on dark blue cap (Kretz Racing Llc)

Vegas Itch 33 

dk g Twirling Candy - Martika Tianna (Dance Brightly)

4 8-11
Brayan PenaGeorge Papaprodromou
9
3-4
i
9
Maroon, maroon armlets on beige sleeves, maroon cap (Nilforushan, Ali And Nilforushan, Francie)

Rak City 33 

gr/ g Temple City - Ruby Martini (Rubiano)

4 8-11
Geovanni FrancoPhilip D Amato
Verdict

The drop into claiming company can see ZIPMAN earn his first career victory at the main expense of Big Sky Logan and Rak City.