20:30 Santa Anita (USA) 18 May 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,270 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
33-6343
i
1
Red, blue and white hoops and bars on sleeves, red cap (Boone, Matthew, Pellman, Harry And Seymour, Lauri)

Ryder's Starlight 27 

gr/ m Kodiak Kowboy - Star in the Corner (Holy Bull)

D
6 8-9
Gary StevensVladimir Cerin
2
41-8334
i
2
orange (Kurt Rexius)

Resky Business 27 

ch f Eskendereya - Trois Aureole (English Channel)

D BF
4 8-11
Juan OchoaGus Headley
3
6-47867
i
3
Green, yellow sleeves (Hollendorfer, Llc, Three Kings Racing And Todaro, George)

Beautiful Becca 20 

b f Elusive Quality - One in a Romp (Cryptoclearance)

D
4 8-11
Drayden Dyke VanJerry Hollendorfer
4
19-3453
i
4
Yellow, green spots on sleeves, yellow cap (Gatto Racing Llc And Sebold Racing Llc)

Proud 'N' Ready 13 

b m More Than Ready - Holdontoyourdream (Proud Citizen)

D
5 8-11
Joseph TalamoMichael McCarthy
5
251-332
i
5
Turquoise, black diamond, black diamonds on sleeves, turquoise cap (Rockingham Ranch)

Salsita 27 

dk m Two Step Salsa - Spanishcreek (Storm Creek)

D
7 8-9
Asa EspinozaPeter Miller
6
0-39965
i
6
Royal blue, white checks, orange ball , white sleeves, royal blue and white quartered  cap (Michael Dye)

Ok Doll 27 

ch m First Samurai - Scouting Party (Vindication)

D
5 8-9
Rafael BejaranoTim Yakteen
7
4-73301
i
7
White, black diamond hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (David Jacobson)

Peach Cove (NZ)  27 

b m Buffalo Man - Tennisciti Belle (Citidancer)

D
6 8-9
Martin PedrozaDavid Jacobson
8
59-7576
i
8
Hot pink, black diamonds on sleeves, hot pink and black quartered cap (Thomsen Racing, Llc)

Zuzanna 13 

b f Wilburn - Zaphia (Bernstein)

D
4 8-11
Alonso QuinonezSteve Knapp
Verdict

PEACH COVE won well in a similar claimer here last month and she's expected to go in again as connections have found her another nice opening. Salsita and Proud 'n' Ready can also get involved.

21:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 2 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO 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
6815
i
1
White, purple hoop, white armlet on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Fool's Paradise 41 

dk f Pioneerof the Nile - Useewhatimsaying (A.P. Indy)

D
3 8-6
Mario GutierrezBen Cecil
2
12
i
2
Brown, white circle, white cross belts, white bars on sleeves, brown cap (Hebert Bloodstock, Shairson, Brad And Peluso, Peter)

Bella Filomena 71 

b f Union Rags - Silverinyourpocket (Silver Deputy)

3 8-6
Rafael BejaranoRichard Baltas
3
749736
i
3
Black, white sleeves, yellow cap (Bryan Carney)

Demigoddess 12 

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

4 8-11
Tiago PereiraCharles Stutts
4
7/30-13
i
4
Red and white stripes, blue sleeves, blue cap (Kaleem Shah, Inc)

Beautiful Princess 26 

b f Giant's Causeway - Empire West (Empire Maker)

4 8-11
Flavien PratSimon Callaghan
5
564173
i
5
Black, red cuffs on sleeves, red cap (Tristan Saldana)

Princess Kendra 27 

ch m Benchmark - Bella Roja (Hold That Tiger)

D
5 8-13
Ruben FuentesReed Saldana
6
46-1052
i
6
Orange, white bars on green sleeves, orange cap (Don Alberto Stable)

Mapit 26 

b f Tapit - Mi Vida (Distorted Humor)

D
3 8-6 b1
Tyler ConnerJerry Hollendorfer
Verdict

MAPIT's recent form reads well and this unexposed three-year-old is the one they've all got to beat sporting first-time blinkers. We haven't seen the best of Bella Filomena yet and she joins Beautiful Princess on the shortlist.

21:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 3 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $35,280 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In - Amended Result
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
222-432
i
1
Dark green, white hoops, dark green hoops on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Tizanillusion 22 

dk m Tizway - Hermione's Magic (Forest Wildcat)

D
5 8-9
Joseph TalamoJohn Sadler
2
6-2123
i
2
Light blue, silver cap (W C Racing Inc And Lewis, Greg)

Travieza 27 

b f Into Mischief - Bellezza Rosso (Tapit)

D BF
3 8-6
Rafael BejaranoDoug O'Neill
3
1/15732-
i
3
Red, black stripes on yellow sleeves, red, black and yellow quartered cap (Queen Bee Racing, Llc, Belmonte, P , Bigleman, R , Noren, I And Comiskey, K)

G Q Covergirl 202 

dk m General Quarters - Belle Amidst (Bellamy Road)

D
5 8-9
Edwin MaldonadoPhilip D Amato
4
412576-
i
4
Orange and white blocks, white cap (Wilson, Holly And David)

Saburai 278 

ch f First Samurai - Ms Isadorable (Royal Academy)

D
4 8-11
Stewart ElliottVladimir Cerin
5
353-317
i
5
Blue (H And E Ranch, Inc)

Morning Dance 54 

ch f Broken Vow - Morning Sky (Mt. Livermore)

4 8-11
Israel OcampoPhilip D Amato
6
1-33436
i
6
Green, black bars on sleeves, black cap (Paymaster Racing Llc)

Beau Square 22 

b f Square Eddie - Chanel My Belle (General Meeting)

Non Runner
7
5588-71
i
7
Orange and white blocks, white cap (Wilson, Holly And David)

Goseecal 35 

gr/ f Cowboy Cal - Pandora's Secret (Wolf Power)

D
4 8-11
Gary StevensVladimir Cerin
8
1/536-40
i
8
Green, gold sleeves, green cap (C T Grether, Inc , Chandler, Bruce And Purple Shamrock Racing)

Ruby Trust 48 

ch f Smart Strike - Queen Ofthe Catsle (Tale Of The Cat)

4 8-11
Flavien PratHoward Zucker
Verdict

G Q COVERGIRL arrives having been in great form recently and she can return to winning ways here. Tizanillusion and Travieza look best of the remainder.

22:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $13,230 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
66
i
1
Blue, blue cuffs on white sleeves (Gem, Inc)

Smart Little Devil 28 

dk f Einstein - Surprise The Devil (Devil His Due)

3 8-11 b1
Martin GarciaDavid Hofmans
2
4564-28
i
2
White, brown cross sashes, brown cap (Tr Empire Inc)

Spacerika 15 

ch f Champ Pegasus - Spacecoast (Formal Dinner)

3 8-11
Ruben FuentesSalvador Orozco
3
208-334
i
3
White, purple hoop, white armlet on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Turing Machine 49 

ch f Algorithms - Welcome Dance (Henny Hughes)

3 8-11
Mario GutierrezBen Cecil
4
82-2327
i
4
Turquoise, black disc, black cuffs and cap (Altamira Racing Stable, David A Bernsen Llc, Wire To Wire Stable, Inc , And Stuart, John D)

Broome 33 

dk f Bellamy Road - Midst (Closing Argument)

3 8-11
Heriberto FigueroaPeter Miller
5
25664
i
5
Light blue and white halves,red chevrons on white sleeves, white cap (A Venneri Racing, Inc)

See The World 19 

dk f Gio Ponti - Never Ever (In Excess)

3 8-11
Tiago PereiraJorge Gutierrez
6
45-7
i
6
Yellow, green spots on sleeves, yellow cap (Gatto Racing Llc And Sebold Racing Llc)

Wish You Were Mine 26 

b f Mineshaft - Into Reality (Untuttable)

3 8-11
Asa EspinozaJerry Hollendorfer
7
754
i
7
Blue diagonal quarters, gold circle on sleeves, gold cap (Buscar Stables, Radley Equine, Inc And Gold, Rick)

Sweet Congrats 19 

b f Congrats - Candybedandy (Holy Bull)

3 8-11
Tyler BazeDan Blacker
Verdict

BROOME was disappointing in a higher grade last time but she can bounce back to her very best at the main expense of Turing Machine and Sweet Congrats.

22:30 Santa Anita (USA) 18 May 2018

Race 5 - Starter Handicap (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-64352
i
1
Black, red cuffs on sleeves, red cap (Saldana, Reed And Urbina, Leopoldo)

Beaumarchais 15 

dk g Big Drama - Jost d'oro (Medaglia d'Oro)

D BF
Non Runner
2
6465-11
i
2
light blue, pink star, pink armlets on sleeves, pink and light blue quartered cap (Baltas, Richard, Messineo, Nancy And Sands, Bruce)

My Man Chuckles 40 

b g Into Mischief - Top Marks (Marquetry)

4 9-0
Flavien PratRichard Baltas
3
29-6685
i
3
White, (Saratoga West)

Unusual Meeting 6 

ch g Unusual Heat - Gn. Group Meeting (General Meeting)

D
Non Runner
4
64-3521
i
4
Navy blue, bronze horses head, navy cuffs on tan sleeves, navy cap (James Slatin)

Tough It Out 26 

gr/ g Grazen - Mark Set Go (Marquetry)

D
5 8-9
Kent DesormeauxVladimir Cerin
5
1-53514
i
5
Blue, blue sleeves (Amber Sandoval)

Roaring Rule 19 

dk g Tribal Rule - Ladylore (Video Ranger)

D
5 8-7
Franklin CeballosPaul Aguirre
6
586-113
i
6
Red, yellow horseshoe 'js' on back, yellow cap (Hugo Catalan)

Muchos Besos 19 

gr/ g Macho Uno - Ryn (Mr. Prospector)

D
9 8-7
Matt GarciaJavier Sierra
7
43-3811
i
7
Electric Blue, orange circle, orange cuffs on sleeves (Drawing Away Stable)

El Tovar 14 

dk h Decarchy - Mariah Reyna (Far North)

9 9-0
Martin PedrozaDavid Jacobson
8
152346
i
8
White, red horseshoe, light blue star, white cuffs on green sleeves, red and white quartered cap (Richard Patenaude)

Pick One 20 

gr/ g Thorn Song - Dotsy Jean (Lit de Justice)

D
4 8-1
Kellie McDaidDaniel Azcarate
9
160-111
i
9
Black, silver, teal and navy blue sash, silver cap (Librado Barocio)

Lewis Vale 27 

ch g Flower Alley - Indian Vale (A.P. Indy)

D
7 8-5 (ow1)
Stewart ElliottLibrado Barocio
Verdict

LEWIS VALE is unbeaten in three and can go well once again here. Hat-trick seekers El Tovar and My Man Chuckles could be the ones to provide the main opposition.

23:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $34,020 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
23-
i
1
Green, white sleeves, green circle, green and white quartered cap (Ruis Racing Llc)

Hermano 256 

b g Attila's Storm - Hang Glide (Dome)

3 8-8
Juan OchoaMick Ruis
2
i
2
White, red ball, red sleeves, white diabolo, striped cap (Waratah Thoroughbreds)

Caribbean (AUS)  

dk g Boboman - Carita Bonita (Capote)

4 8-13
Victor EspinozaJohn Shirreffs
3
i
3
Forest green, white horseshoe, white stripes on sleeves (Kelly, Jon And Sarah)

Henry County 

ch g Alternation - Confessional (Holy Bull)

3 8-8
Flavien PratRichard Mandella
4
i
4
Royal blue, gold  V, gold stars on sleeves, gold cap (Lnj Foxwoods And Nk Racing)

Explorer 

b c Orb - Remember (Forest Wildcat)

3 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanBob Baffert
5
i
5
Black, lime stripe on sleeves, black diamond on lime cap (Agave Racing Stable)

Holiday Bay 

b c Harlan's Holiday - Schooner Bay (Archers Bay)

4 8-13
Joseph TalamoPhilip D Amato
6
i
6
Black, gold chevrons, gold chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Calumet Farm)

Calabasas 

b c Tiznow - Malibu Beach (Tapit)

3 8-8
Gary StevensDan Blacker
7
3-
i
7
Light Brown, brown chevron, brown spots on sleeves, light blue and brown quartered cap (D P Racing)

Runaway Saturday 286 

b c Run Away and Hide - Magical Weekend (Any Given Saturday)

Non Runner
8
i
8
Blue,  Grey Star, Grey Sleeves (William Peeples)

Hayne's Pal 

b g Haynesfield - Mountain Buddies (Friends Lake)

3 8-8
Martin PedrozaAdam Kitchingman
9
i
9
Dark green, white hoops, dark green bars on white sleeves, green cap (Lane's End Racing And Hronis Racing Llc)

Flagstaff 

dk g Speightstown - Indyan Giving (A.P. Indy)

4 8-13
Tyler BazeJohn Sadler
10
2
i
10
Red and white stripes, blue sleeves, blue cap (Kaleem Shah, Inc)

Beneficent 54 

b g Uncle Mo - Kiss The Lady (Quiet American)

BF
4 8-13
Stewart ElliottArt Sherman
11
i
11
Green, pink sash, white sleeves, pink cap (Juddmonte Farms, Inc)

Julius 

gr/ c Tapit - Amen Hallelujah (Montbrook)

3 8-8
Martin GarciaBob Baffert
Verdict

A host of newcomers to consider including Henry County and Explorer, however, preference is for BENEFICENT, who was a good second on debut and can build on that here.

23:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 18 May 2018

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $35,280 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6-22248
i
1
Green, white hoop, green armlets, white sleeves (Big Chief Racing, Llc)

Informality 14 

dk g Informed - Krusty Kristin (Bertrando)

5 8-11
Israel OcampoJ Desormeaux
2
5-49163
i
2
White, purple hoop, white armlets on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc And Cecil, B D A)

Shaymin 6 

ch g Square Eddie - Miss Zooter (Intikhab)

D
3 8-8
Mario GutierrezBen Cecil
3
1262-54
i
3
Orange, white ball (Kaplan, Dan And Lenichek, Paul)

Rolls Royce Deal 27 

dk g Surf Cat - Thriving Ivory (Vicar)

4 8-11
Juan OchoaGus Headley
4
1-66354
i
4
White, white stars on navy sleeves, red cap (Battle Born Racing Stable, Run It Twice Racing And Marchese, Joseph)

Popular Kid 8 

b g Popular - Lemon Supreme (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
4 8-13 b1
Brayan PenaGenaro Vallejo
5
64-8119
i
5
Chartreuse, green dots, chartreuse cap (Nakhleh, Michael And Rothblum, Steve)

Trapalanda 47 

b g Slew's Tiznow - La Treizieme (French Deputy)

D
4 8-13
Rafael BejaranoDoug O'Neill
6
39-3022
i
6
Royal blue, red and blue diablo sleeves, red and blue quartered cap (Sherry, Carolyn And Sierra Stables, Inc)

Plain Wrap 27 

b g Papa Clem - Nostalgie (Unusual Heat)

D
6 8-13
Asa EspinozaJavier Sierra
7
145141
i
7
Cerise, white bars and cuffs on sleeves, cerise and white quartered cap (Pender Racing Llc)

Jay Makes Us Laugh 21 

b g Southern Image - So Nice (Fusaichi Pegasus)

4 8-11
Martin PedrozaMichael Pender
Verdict

JAY MAKES US LAUGH looked on good terms with himself when scoring over 6f last time and promises to be suited by this stiffer test. Shaymin and Trapalanda can fight it out for the places.

00:00 Santa Anita (USA) 19 May 2018

Race 8 - Starter Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4-09761
i
1
Yellow, turquoise sleeves (Michael Lombardi)

For Him 15 

b c Violence - Diva Girl (Saint Ballado)

D
3 8-6
Heriberto FigueroaMichael Pender
2
1
i
2
Black and gold halved, black cap (Charles Winner)

Hot American 33 

dk g Americain - Hotazel (Unbridled's Song)

3 8-6
Drayden Dyke VanNeil Drysdale
3
548-221
i
3
Turquoise, black and white hooped sleeves, turquoise and white hooped cap (St Hilaire, Christopher And Vali, Adam)

Dare To Enter 35 

b g Point Of Entry - I Dare U Em (Lunarpal)

D
3 8-6
Franklin CeballosMichael Pender
4
4516-42
i
4
Yellow, grey spots on front, grey cuffs on sleeves, yellow cap (R3 Racing And Calara Farms)

Winning Element 28 

ch g City Zip - It'schemistrybaby (Meadowlake)

4 8-11
Flavien PratDoug O'Neill
5
052-415
i
5
White, pink sash, grey sleeves, pink cap (Pick Six Racing (david Wilkenfeld))

Taniko 41 

b g Gio Ponti - Life Happened (Stravinsky)

D BF
5 8-11
Israel OcampoPhilip D Amato
6
86-7476
i
6
Black with grey stripes, white sleeves with black armlets (Masino Racing Stable)

Dreams Of Valor 28 

ch g Majestic Warrior - Dreamingly (Giant's Causeway)

4 8-11
Edwin MaldonadoCraig Dollase
7
242352
i
7
Yellow, red hoops, red bars on sleeves, yellow cap (Hale, Jr , Richard, Lambert, Jeffrey And Montgomery, Ronald)

Zippy Groom 27 

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

D
Non Runner
8
46/1
i
8
Orange, yellow hoops, yellow sleeves, yellow and orange hooped cap (Williamson Racing Llc)

Extreme Heat 15 

b g Unusual Heat - Nashoba's Excess (In Excess)

4 8-11
Asa EspinozaMichele Dollase
9
522-617
i
9
Light blue, (Justified Farm Llc)

Taste's Legend 40 

ch g Roman Ruler - Tastetheteardrops (What Luck)

6 8-11
Martin PedrozaMarsha Schwizer
Verdict

WINNING ELEMENT can make amends for his narrow defeat last time out by beating Hot American and Taniko to the victory tonight.