20:30 Del Mar (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 1 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,750 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
62440
i
1

Chrisiscookin 18 

b g Creative Cause - Chance Romance (Wild Event)

3 8-10
Mario GutierrezJesus Mendoza
2
422852
i
2

Conqueror 48 

ch g Malibu Moon - Street Sounds (Street Cry)

BF
4 8-12
Kent DesormeauxVladimir Cerin
3
840987
i
3

Unnamed Source 15 

b g Lucky J. H. - Lujien Lujien (Cozzene)

3 8-10
Brayan PenaAntonio Garcia
4
324-4
i
4

Antioch 40 

b c Tiz Wonderful - Tip Tap Poe (Tapit)

3 8-10
Flavien PratRichard Mandella
5
5750
i
5

Chidamac 19 

b g Mccann's Mojave - Chichim (Chimineas)

3 8-10
Tyler BazeMatthew Chew
6
374294
i
6

Caray 27 

ch g Discreetly Mine - Jazz Life (Gilded Time)

3 8-10
Tiago PereiraGary Stute
7
66339
i
7

Artistic Ab 18 

ch c Dialed In - Raise Devil (Devil His Due)

3 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanVann Belvoir
8
23
i
8

Ya Gotta Wanna 27 

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

3 8-10
Edwin MaldonadoPhilip D Amato
Verdict

CONQUEROR narrowly failed to reward favourite-backers when second last time, but can go one better here. Antioch is a consistent performer to consider, especially dropping in grade, while Ya Gotta Wanna has done little wrong in his career so far and warrants respect.

21:00 Del Mar (USA) 16 Nov 2017

Race 2 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $33,390 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m 110y

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
545813
i
1

Six Point Rack 25 

dk g Lucky Pulpit - Tamarack Bay (Dehere)

D
3 8-10
Flavien PratMike Puype
2
556516
i
2

Lovely Anzi 25 

b g Anziyan Royalty - Lovely Aspen (Bianconi)

D BF
6 8-12
Rafael BejaranoRichard Baltas
3
7178
i
3

Spiritual Warrior 25 

b g ACCLAMATION - Craftyasafox (Crafty Prospector)

D
3 8-10
Tyler BazePhilip D Amato
4
21
i
4

Well Developed 19 

ch g Unusual Heat - Miss Thirtyfour D (Bertrando)

D
3 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanPatrick Gallagher
5
21-3954
i
5

The Big Train 25 

b g Peppered Cat - Recklesswarrant (Candi's Gold)

D
4 8-12
Corey NakataniPeter Miller
6
751-95
i
6

Highly Acclaimed 25 

b g ACCLAMATION - Super High (High Brite)

3 8-10
Evin RomanCarla Gaines
7
8-24114
i
7

Tribal Roar 20 

b g Tribal Rule - Wild Tickle (Roar)

D
4 8-10
Edwin MaldonadoGenaro Vallejo
Verdict

WELL DEVELOPED got off the mark at the second attempt last time and he is backed to land the spoils again here. Six Point Rack finished ahead of Lovely Anzi and The Big Train and is expected to confirm form to be the main danger.

21:30 Del Mar (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 3 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

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

3

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
42
i
1

American Currency 48 

gr/ g Exchange Rate - Succession (Groom Dancer)

BF
2 8-8
Tyler BazeEddie Truman
2
738
i
2

Desert Domination 19 

gr/ g Soldat - Gulch Affair (Gulch)

BF
2 8-6
Edwin MaldonadoPeter Miller
3
545653
i
3

Wildcat Kaos 19 

dk c Ministers Wild Cat - Tiz a problem (Cee's Tizzy)

2 8-8
Tiago PereiraSteve Knapp
4
5
i
4

Butte City 106 

gr/ c City Zip - Gumption (More Than Ready)

2 8-8
Stewart ElliottCarla Gaines
5
770
i
5

Old School Ike 78 

gr/ g Old Fashioned - Third Dawn (Sky Mesa)

2 8-6
Martin PedrozaPeter Miller
6
453
i
6

Dramatic Ride 40 

dk g Big Drama - Ride A Wave (Medaglia d'Oro)

2 8-8
Evin RomanDoug O'Neill
7
30
i
7
Black, red circle, yellow cuffs on red sleeves, red and yellow quartered cap (Arevalo, Marco, Sarkissian, Varouj And Valle Las Palmas, Llc)

Sandbed 15 

b c Gio Ponti - Lady Siphonica (Siphon)

Non Runner
8
47
i
8

Run Jeanne Run 40 

b g Smiling Tiger - Indiara (Indian Charlie)

2 8-8
Rafael BejaranoJeff Bonde
9
25
i
9

Snazzy Dresser 21 

dk c Soldat - Treasured Freedom (Open Forum)

2 8-8
Tyler ConnerGeorge Papaprodromou
Verdict

AMERICAN CURRENCY appears to be improving between runs and gets the verdict on the back of his Santa Anita second over the extended 5f. Old School Ike and Snazzy Dresser are others worthy of shortlist inclusion.

22:00 Del Mar (USA) 16 Nov 2017

Race 4 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $34,650 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
048222
i
1

Incensed 15 

dk g Pollard's Vision - Holy Smokie (Holy Bull)

D
4 8-8
Flavien PratPeter Miller
2
392-216
i
2

Holy Whirl Wind 21 

b g Pulpit - Chopinina (Lear Fan)

7 8-8
Norberto Jr ArroyoPhilip D Amato
3
02/3213-
i
3

Tough Sunday 320 

b h Grazen - Sunday Dress (General Meeting)

5 8-8
Tyler BazeSteven Miyadi
4
323161
i
4

Zuri Chop (FR)  38 

ch g Muhaymin - Zaliana (Daliapour)

D
6 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanVladimir Cerin
5
354-628
i
5

Horse Laugh 90 

b g Stormello - Comedy girl (Comic Strip)

6 8-8
Evin RomanGerard Piccioni
6
738114
i
6

Anatolian Heat 21 

dk g Unusual Heat - Anatolian Queen (Woodman)

D
4 8-12
Corey NakataniPeter Miller
7
613842
i
7
Maroon, gold ball, garnet shamrock, gold sleeves, maroon and gold quartered cap (Rafael Gutierrez)

Aristocratic 25 

dk g Malibu Moon - Ask Me When (Speightstown)

D
Non Runner
8
5-13161
i
8

Doc Curlin 81 

ch g Curlin - Jasmine Jewel (Mr. Greeley)

D
5 8-8
Kent DesormeauxRobert Hess
Verdict

DOC CURLIN had the beating of Incensed (second) when scoring over track and trip when last sighted and there is no obvious reason why those placings should be reversed. Tough Sunday and Anatolian Heat can fight it out for the minor money.

22:30 Del Mar (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 5 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $13,860 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
136358
i
1

Road Test 40 

gr/ f Bellamy Road - Commercialize (Robyn Dancer)

D
3 8-10 b1
Mario GutierrezJack Carava
2
33-5314
i
2

Lea's Reward 85 

b f Warrior's Reward - Hatta Flower (Dixie Union)

D
4 8-12
Rafael BejaranoRichard Baltas
3
346166
i
3

Majestic Diva 54 

ch f Majestic Warrior - Viva Vino (Giant's Causeway)

3 8-10
Brayan PenaLibrado Barocio
4
4-44280
i
4

Fly Far Away 40 

b f Pleasantly Perfect - Maytown Misstree (Country Light)

4 8-12
Flavien PratVladimir Cerin
5
226322
i
5

Zanab 28 

b m KITALPHA - Acquila (Reclassify)

6 8-10
Tiago PereiraMatthew Chew
6
13-5523
i
6

Tiz Adore 83 

b m Tiznow - Theodora (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
5 8-12
Evin RomanJohn Shirreffs
7
842431
i
7

Warrior Vixen 61 

ch f Majestic Warrior - Honest Now (Meadowlake)

D
4 8-12
Tyler BazeScott Hansen
8
252159
i
8

Quiet No More 20 

b f Include - Quiet Pola (Quiet American)

D
3 8-8
Tyler ConnerEoin Harty
Verdict

TIZ ADORE has been knocking hard on the door of late and this is an ideal opportunity for the five-year-old to return to winning ways. Fly Far Away and Road Test are others to consider.

23:00 Del Mar (USA) 16 Nov 2017

Race 6 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $32,760 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f

Firm

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

Hope Wins 

ch f Tale Of The Cat - Corinzia (Corinthian)

2 8-10
Norberto Jr ArroyoPhilip D Amato
2
i
2

Champalicious 

gr/ f Champ Pegasus - Tribalicious (Tribal Rule)

2 8-10
Tiago PereiraMichael Machowsky
3
i
3

Enayat Alsalam 

b f Run Away and Hide - Yanquee Reign (Yankee Victor)

2 8-10
Joseph TalamoJohn Sadler
4
i
4

Sensible Myth 

dk f Street Sense - Selkie (Giant's Causeway)

2 8-10
Flavien PratGeorge Weaver
5
36
i
5

Silken Spy 40 

b f The Factor - Despite Her Form (Speightstown)

2 8-10
Martin PedrozaJ Kruljac
6
i
6

Chickatini 

b f Bernardini - She's Cheeky (Black Minnaloushe)

2 8-10
Corey NakataniPeter Eurton
7
5
i
7

Angels N Devildogs 61 

ch f Midshipman - My Coastie (Trippi)

2 8-10
Tyler BazeBrian Koriner
8
56
i
8

Shezaspanishdancer 34 

dk f Speightstown - Juanita (Mineshaft)

2 8-10
Evin RomanJerry Hollendorfer
9
i
9

Secret Causeway 

ch f Giant's Causeway - Shesa Private I (Unaccounted For)

2 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanDan Hendricks
10
i
10

Belle Monte 

dk f First Dude - Home In Time (Came Home)

2 8-10
Santiago GonzalezPhilip D Amato
11
i
11
Blue, white sleeves, light blue sash, blue cap (Rodney Orr)

Classy Atlantic 

ch f Stormy Atlantic - Classy Landlady (Sky Classic)

Non Runner
12
55
i
12
Red, White Hoops, Red And White quartered Cap (John Ford)

Princess Fran 182 

ch f Tribal Rule - Princess Amelie (Bertrando)

Non Runner
13
i
13
Navy blue, yellow stripe on sleeves, yellow cap (Benowitz Family Trust, Convergence Stable And Hinkle Farms)

Rattle 

ch f City Zip - Make Haste (Tiznow)

Non Runner
14
i
14
White, purple hoop, white armlet on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Mo See Cal 

gr/ f Uncle Mo - Do Dat Blues (Lydgate)

Non Runner
Verdict

SILKEN SPY has shown enough in her starts to date to suggest that she can win a race of this nature. Chickatini and Sensible Myth are the pick of the newcomers.

23:30 Del Mar (USA) (Dirt) 16 Nov 2017

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $34,650 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
148516
i
1

Ike Walker 53 

b g Bellamy Road - Quite Familiar (Hold That Tiger)

D BF
5 8-8
Rafael BejaranoJerry Hollendorfer
2
1-31326
i
2

Stormin Monarcho 103 

b g Monarchos - Her Own Terms (Storm Cat)

D
7 8-8
Tyler BazeJeff Mullins
3
291536
i
3

El Huerfano 19 

b g Tannersmyman - Adriftinthebay (Capsized)

D
5 8-8
Flavien PratPeter Miller
4
256217
i
4

Avanti Bello 19 

b h Include - Masterful Lass (Mizzen Mast)

D
5 8-10
Evin RomanDoug O'Neill
5
165415
i
5

Mr. Shook 75 

b g Smart Strike - Dress Rehearsal (Galileo)

D
4 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanJerry Hollendorfer
6
13423/6
i
6

Gonna Fly Now 25 

b g Rockport Harbor - Do Not Disturb (Maria's Mon)

8 8-8
Kent DesormeauxRobert Hess
Verdict

IKE WALKER was below par when last seen but could very easily bounce back to form at the expense of Avanti Bello and Stormin Monarcho.

00:00 Del Mar (USA) 17 Nov 2017

Race 8 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m 1f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
284645
i
1

Odyssey Explorer 27 

ch g Gio Ponti - Kris Pit (Kris S.)

3 8-10
Brayan PenaHector Palma
2
887242
i
2

Amazon Cry 48 

dk c Clever Cry - Awesome Amazon (Worldly Ways)

BF
3 8-10
Tiago PereiraPhilip D Amato
3
2836
i
3

Acker 27 

b c Include - A. P. Few (A.P. Indy)

3 8-10
Gary StevensRichard Mandella
4
775
i
4
Red, white cuffs & collar (Agnew, Dan And Xitco, John)

Christaki 62 

b g To Honor And Serve - Fighter Wing (Empire Maker)

Non Runner
5
53745
i
5

Winning Element 33 

ch c City Zip - It'schemistrybaby (Meadowlake)

BF
3 8-10
Flavien PratGeorge Weaver
6
745737
i
6

Principal Bob 41 

dk g Flower Alley - Black Rock Road (Bertrando)

4 8-12
Mario GutierrezPatrick Gallagher
7
69
i
7

Gio Star 271 

gr/ g Gio Ponti - Happily Ours (Half Ours)

3 8-10
Edwin MaldonadoCraig Dollase
8
6685
i
8

Wit And Wisdom 34 

ch g Eskendereya - Sandra's Day (Mr. Greeley)

3 8-7
Tyler BazeMichael McCarthy
9
060993
i
9

Perfection Tale 48 

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

4 8-11
Manuel ChavesHoward Zucker
10
382235
i
10

Bottle Service 82 

dk g The pamplemousse - Kalanetta (Kalanisi)

3 8-7
Joseph TalamoMichael Machowsky
11
96
i
11
Red, yellow bars on sleeves, yellow cap (Darrin Albert)

Eighty And Sunny 15 

b g Square Eddie - Octogarian (Rock Hard Ten)

Non Runner
12
9-605
i
12

Taniko 27 

b g Gio Ponti - Life Happened (Stravinsky)

4 8-12
Norberto Jr ArroyoPhilip D Amato
Verdict

Bottle Service is consistent and warrants plenty of respect along with Acker, who might have more improvement to come, but they have it to do to beat the class-dropping WINNING ELEMENT.