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
Royal Blue, Orange circle (Christopher Drakos)

Chrisiscookin 18 

b g Creative Cause - Chance Romance (Wild Event)

3 8-10
Mario GutierrezJesus Mendoza
2
422852
i
2
Orange and white blocks, white cap (Wilson, Holly And David)

Conqueror 48 

ch g Malibu Moon - Street Sounds (Street Cry)

BF
4 8-12
Kent DesormeauxVladimir Cerin
3
840987
i
3
Blue, orange sleeves, blue cap (Marchionno, Audrey And Vincent)

Unnamed Source 15 

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

3 8-10
Brayan PenaAntonio Garcia
4
324-4
i
4
White, royal blue circle 't & c', royal blue bars and cuffs  on sleeves, white cap (Spendthrift Farm Llc And Town And Country Racing, Llc)

Antioch 40 

b c Tiz Wonderful - Tip Tap Poe (Tapit)

3 8-10
Flavien PratRichard Mandella
5
5750
i
5
Yellow, black cap (Millard, Marianne, Starr, Kathrynn And Thompson, Dennis)

Chidamac 19 

b g Mccann's Mojave - Chichim (Chimineas)

3 8-10
Tyler BazeMatthew Chew
6
374294
i
6
pink (Buchanan, David, Christensen, Neil L , Christensen, Scott And Serrano, Oscar)

Caray 27 

ch g Discreetly Mine - Jazz Life (Gilded Time)

3 8-10
Tiago PereiraGary Stute
7
66339
i
7
Black, blue diamond, blue diamonds on sleeves, black cap (R And K Racing)

Artistic Ab 18 

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

3 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanVann Belvoir
8
23
i
8
Yellow, purple sleeves, purple cap (Mersad Metanovic Bloodstock, Llc, House, Michael And Sones, Aaron)

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
Dark green, tan ball, burgundy sleeves, green and burgundy quartered cap (Williams, Mr And Mrs Larry D)

Six Point Rack 25 

dk g Lucky Pulpit - Tamarack Bay (Dehere)

D
3 8-10
Flavien PratMike Puype
2
556516
i
2
Gold and green diamonds, blue cap (Nick Cafarchia)

Lovely Anzi 25 

b g Anziyan Royalty - Lovely Aspen (Bianconi)

D BF
6 8-12
Rafael BejaranoRichard Baltas
3
7178
i
3
Blue, lime disc, lime green sleeves and cap (Km Racing Enterprise, Inc And Malone, Dennis)

Spiritual Warrior 25 

b g ACCLAMATION - Craftyasafox (Crafty Prospector)

D
3 8-10
Tyler BazePhilip D Amato
4
21
i
4
Black, light blue sash, light blue dots on white sleeves, black cap (Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners)

Well Developed 19 

ch g Unusual Heat - Miss Thirtyfour D (Bertrando)

D
3 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanPatrick Gallagher
5
21-3954
i
5
Black, gold panel, gold bars on sleeves, black cap (Wachtel Stable And Barber, Gary)

The Big Train 25 

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

D
4 8-12
Corey NakataniPeter Miller
6
751-95
i
6
Green and white diamonds, white cuffs on green sleeves, green cap (Harris Farms, Inc And Parker, Gary)

Highly Acclaimed 25 

b g ACCLAMATION - Super High (High Brite)

3 8-10
Evin RomanCarla Gaines
7
8-24114
i
7
White, hunter green diamonds, white sleeves, green and white quartered cap (Battle Born Racing Stable, Gourman, D , Huson, R , Murray, B And Osborne, P)

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
Pink, Black seams and cap (Peter Redekop B C , Ltd)

American Currency 48 

gr/ g Exchange Rate - Succession (Groom Dancer)

BF
2 8-8
Tyler BazeEddie Truman
2
738
i
2
Silver and red halves, black sash, silver sleeve, red sleeve, black collar and cuffs, red cap (Altamira Racing Stable, Std Stables, Miller, Andy And Underwood, Chris)

Desert Domination 19 

gr/ g Soldat - Gulch Affair (Gulch)

BF
2 8-6
Edwin MaldonadoPeter Miller
3
545653
i
3
Black, gold sash, gold stars on black sleeves, black cap (Brown, Richard, Halasz, Thomas And Miller, Martha)

Wildcat Kaos 19 

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

2 8-8
Tiago PereiraSteve Knapp
4
5
i
4
Green and white diamonds, white cuffs on green sleeves, green cap (Harris Farms, Inc)

Butte City 106 

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

2 8-8
Stewart ElliottCarla Gaines
5
770
i
5
Royal Blue, Yellow hoop, Yellow armlets On Sleeves, royal blue cap (Thrash, Ike And Dawn)

Old School Ike 78 

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

2 8-6
Martin PedrozaPeter Miller
6
453
i
6
Purple, gold triangle (Barry Rubin)

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
Navy blue, navy cuffs on tan sleeves, navy cap (Del Secco Dcs, Inc)

Run Jeanne Run 40 

b g Smiling Tiger - Indiara (Indian Charlie)

2 8-8
Rafael BejaranoJeff Bonde
9
25
i
9
Blue & white hoops, blue cuffs on white sleeves, white star on blue cap (Robert Gleckman)

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
Hot pink, black circle 'bb' on back, black epaulets and cap (Actioncat Thoroughbreds, Simonovic, Steven And Barber, Gary)

Incensed 15 

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

D
4 8-8
Flavien PratPeter Miller
2
392-216
i
2
Royal blue, gold ball (Anthony Chacon)

Holy Whirl Wind 21 

b g Pulpit - Chopinina (Lear Fan)

7 8-8
Norberto Jr ArroyoPhilip D Amato
3
02/3213-
i
3
White, blue yoke, white bars on blue sleeves, blue cap (Nicholas Alexander)

Tough Sunday 320 

b h Grazen - Sunday Dress (General Meeting)

5 8-8
Tyler BazeSteven Miyadi
4
323161
i
4
Red, blue and white hoops and bars on sleeves, red cap (Boone, Matthew, Pellman, Harry And Seymour, Lauri)

Zuri Chop (FR)  38 

ch g Muhaymin - Zaliana (Daliapour)

D
6 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanVladimir Cerin
5
354-628
i
5
White, blue yoke, chartreuse bars on blue sleeves, chartreuse and blue quartered cap (Bsm Stable, Demaio Racing Ventures Llc And Lmj Investments)

Horse Laugh 90 

b g Stormello - Comedy girl (Comic Strip)

6 8-8
Evin RomanGerard Piccioni
6
738114
i
6
White, red checks, black sleeves and cap (Anatolia, Inc)

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
yellow, black star (Clarke, James W And Summertime Racing)

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
Navy blue, teal sleeves, navy blue cap (Chris Curtis)

Road Test 40 

gr/ f Bellamy Road - Commercialize (Robyn Dancer)

D
3 8-10 b1
Mario GutierrezJack Carava
2
33-5314
i
2
All grey, grey cap (Calvin Nguyen)

Lea's Reward 85 

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

D
4 8-12
Rafael BejaranoRichard Baltas
3
346166
i
3
Scarlet, yellow star, yellow cap (Great Expectations Farms And Barocio, Librado)

Majestic Diva 54 

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

3 8-10
Brayan PenaLibrado Barocio
4
4-44280
i
4
Black, white diamond, white diamond and cuffs on sleeves (Hansen, Todd And Shawn)

Fly Far Away 40 

b f Pleasantly Perfect - Maytown Misstree (Country Light)

4 8-12
Flavien PratVladimir Cerin
5
226322
i
5
Black, white circle, silver stripes on black sleeves, white armlets, black cap (The Bittel Family Trust)

Zanab 28 

b m KITALPHA - Acquila (Reclassify)

6 8-10
Tiago PereiraMatthew Chew
6
13-5523
i
6
Green, Pink Hoop, pink armlets On Sleeves, pink button on Green Cap (Moss, Mr And Mrs Jerome S)

Tiz Adore 83 

b m Tiznow - Theodora (Fusaichi Pegasus)

D
5 8-12
Evin RomanJohn Shirreffs
7
842431
i
7
White, blue epaulettes, blue hoops on sleeves, white cap, blue stripes (Gary Broad)

Warrior Vixen 61 

ch f Majestic Warrior - Honest Now (Meadowlake)

D
4 8-12
Tyler BazeScott Hansen
8
252159
i
8
Red, yellow stripes, red sleeves and cap (Harty, Kathleen E And Laird, P R)

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
Blue and white stripes, blue cuffs on sleeves, white star on blue cap (Km Racing Enterprise, Inc)

Hope Wins 

ch f Tale Of The Cat - Corinzia (Corinthian)

2 8-10
Norberto Jr ArroyoPhilip D Amato
2
i
2
Gold, black circle 'b' front and back, black sleeves, black cap (Richard Barton)

Champalicious 

gr/ f Champ Pegasus - Tribalicious (Tribal Rule)

2 8-10
Tiago PereiraMichael Machowsky
3
i
3
Royal blue, beige cuffs on sleeves, blue cap (Enaya Racing)

Enayat Alsalam 

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

2 8-10
Joseph TalamoJohn Sadler
4
i
4
Fluorescent orange, chartreuse sash, hot pink sleeves, orange cap (Hill, Jim And Susan)

Sensible Myth 

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

2 8-10
Flavien PratGeorge Weaver
5
36
i
5
Black (R-cher Family Farms Llc And Kruljac, J Eric)

Silken Spy 40 

b f The Factor - Despite Her Form (Speightstown)

2 8-10
Martin PedrozaJ Kruljac
6
i
6
Rose, blue hollow box, blue hoops on sleeves, rose and blue quartered cap (Alesia, Sharon And Ciaglia Racing Llc)

Chickatini 

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

2 8-10
Corey NakataniPeter Eurton
7
5
i
7
Yellow, red diamond frame 'b on',  red chevrons on sleeves, yellow cap (Blinkers On Racing Stable, Bennett, Callahan, Georgetti, Hamilton, Et Al)

Angels N Devildogs 61 

ch f Midshipman - My Coastie (Trippi)

2 8-10
Tyler BazeBrian Koriner
8
56
i
8
Silver, Black oval, black diamonds on sleeves, black and silver quartered cap (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

Shezaspanishdancer 34 

dk f Speightstown - Juanita (Mineshaft)

2 8-10
Evin RomanJerry Hollendorfer
9
i
9
Teal, white sash, teal cap (R L Stables)

Secret Causeway 

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

2 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanDan Hendricks
10
i
10
White, black yoke, white bars on black sleeves, black and white quartered cap (Belmonte, Philip, Casale, Joseph, Comiskey, Kevin, Lewis, Mike D Et Al)

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
Black, red chevron, yellow sleeves and cap (C T R Stables Llc, Hollendorfer, Llc And Sigband, Michael)

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
Red, white stars, blue cuffs on red sleeves, red cap (Jr Racing Inc , Va Racing Stable, Llc And Mayo, Tom)

Stormin Monarcho 103 

b g Monarchos - Her Own Terms (Storm Cat)

D
7 8-8
Tyler BazeJeff Mullins
3
291536
i
3
Black, gold panel, gold bars on sleeves, black cap (Wachtel Stable And Barber, Gary)

El Huerfano 19 

b g Tannersmyman - Adriftinthebay (Capsized)

D
5 8-8
Flavien PratPeter Miller
4
256217
i
4
Royal blue, red cap (Keh, S , Richardson, J , Suarez, P , Roberts, T And Wonderland Racing Stables)

Avanti Bello 19 

b h Include - Masterful Lass (Mizzen Mast)

D
5 8-10
Evin RomanDoug O'Neill
5
165415
i
5
Pink, white balls on sleeves, white cap (Steve Beneto)

Mr. Shook 75 

b g Smart Strike - Dress Rehearsal (Galileo)

D
4 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanJerry Hollendorfer
6
13423/6
i
6
Khaki, black maltese cross, black stripe on sleeves, khaki cap (Cicero Farms, Llc)

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
Light blue, red collar, cuffs and cap (Bg Stables And Palma, Hector)

Odyssey Explorer 27 

ch g Gio Ponti - Kris Pit (Kris S.)

3 8-10
Brayan PenaHector Palma
2
887242
i
2
Red, yellow sleeves (Cunningham Stables, Queen Bee Racing, Llc And Collier, Michael)

Amazon Cry 48 

dk c Clever Cry - Awesome Amazon (Worldly Ways)

BF
3 8-10
Tiago PereiraPhilip D Amato
3
2836
i
3
Royal blue, white seams, white sleeves, white cap (Wertheimer And Frere)

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
Fluorescent orange, chartreuse sash, hot pink sleeves, orange cap (Hill, Jim And Susan)

Winning Element 33 

ch c City Zip - It'schemistrybaby (Meadowlake)

BF
3 8-10
Flavien PratGeorge Weaver
6
745737
i
6
Black, gold sleeves, gold stripe on black cap (Michael Sutton)

Principal Bob 41 

dk g Flower Alley - Black Rock Road (Bertrando)

4 8-12
Mario GutierrezPatrick Gallagher
7
69
i
7
Black with grey stripes, white sleeves with black armlets (Masino Racing Stable)

Gio Star 271 

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

3 8-10
Edwin MaldonadoCraig Dollase
8
6685
i
8
Yellow, green spots on sleeves, yellow cap (Gatto Racing, Llc, Sebold Racing Llc And Sebold, Johanna)

Wit And Wisdom 34 

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

3 8-7
Tyler BazeMichael McCarthy
9
060993
i
9
Red, white circle 'dave' on back, white bars on sleeves, white cap (Gentry, David, Weaver, James And Yoshinaga, Jay K)

Perfection Tale 48 

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

4 8-11
Manuel ChavesHoward Zucker
10
382235
i
10
Gold, black circle 'b' front and back, black sleeves, black cap (Richard Barton)

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
White, pink sash, grey sleeves, pink cap (Pick Six Racing (david Wilkenfeld))

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.

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