22:00 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 15 Sep 2017

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $28,350 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
523339
i
1
Pink, blue hoops (Burns Racing Llc, Ciaglia Racing Llc, Alesia, Christensen, Hudock, And Legan)

Arrowsphere 48 

dk f Warrior's Reward - Black Arrow (Kipling)

Non Runner
2
4335
i
2

Hot Blooded Girl 35 

b f Tapit - Taste The Passion (Wild Again)

3 8-8
Martin PedrozaBob Baffert
3
33432
i
3

Danuska's My Girl 43 

b f Shackleford - Amaday (Dayjur)

3 8-8
Santiago GonzalezJerry Hollendorfer
4
65
i
4

Boldest Vow 43 

dk f Broken Vow - Baldomera (Doneraile Court)

3 8-8 b1
Brayan PenaJerry Hollendorfer
5
25
i
5

Ib Prospecting 36 

dk f Mineshaft - Stormy Frolic (Summer Squall)

3 8-8
Mario GutierrezPeter Eurton
6
570-262
i
6

Tiki Bar Logic 37 

ch f Shackleford - Valid Kris (Valid Wager)

BF
3 8-8
Edwin MaldonadoMichael Machowsky
Verdict

Danuska's My Girl makes plenty of appeal following a couple of cracking recent displays but HOT BLOODED GIRL is just preferred representing the excellent Bob Baffert. Ib Prospecting rates best of the rest.

22:28 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 15 Sep 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $14,489 - 4 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

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

She's A Gambler 

b f Awesome Gambler - Hi Rythm (Bertrando)

2 8-4
Evin RomanVann Belvoir
2
i
2
Navy blue, blue cuffs on green sleeves, green cap (Barclay, Rozamund And Harrington, Mike)

Bless The Cause 

gr/ f Creative Cause - Blessed To Excess (In Excess)

Withdrawn
3
i
3
Red, red and yellow halved cap (Edward Freeman)

Kleptocracy 

dk f Empire Way - Gambler's Beauty (Awesome Gambler)

Non Runner
4
i
4

Swiss Chalet 

ch f Run Brother Ron - Chalet Chanteuse (Swiss Yodeler)

2 8-8
Vinnie BednarBrian Koriner
5
i
5

Copper Cowgirl 

ch f Southern Image - Lovehi (Swiss Yodeler)

2 8-8
Felipe MartinezPatricia Harrington
6
544
i
6

Myrcella 22 

dk f Tribal Rule - Cave Springs (In Excess)

2 8-4 (ow2)
Brayan PenaMolly Pearson
Verdict

With previous experience and some solid form already in the book, it could prove safest to side with MYRCELLA, who ran well at Del Mar last time. Perhaps Swiss Chalet will prove the pick of the newcomers.

22:58 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 15 Sep 2017

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $9,450 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1-25551
i
1

Honor Maker 30 

b f To Honor And Serve - Mooji's Empire (Empire Maker)

D
3 8-8
Edwin MaldonadoSteve Knapp
2
427513
i
2

Veronica Bay 15 

b m Vronsky - Nikkissilverjet (Unusual Heat)

D
6 8-12
Brayan PenaMarcelo Polanco
3
32-3741
i
3

Optimistic Outcome 83 

b f Trappe Shot - Hidden Grove (Forestry)

D
4 8-12
Evin RomanRobert Hess
4
523-557
i
4

I'm No Patsy 15 

b m Momentum - Tangle (Bob Back)

D
7 8-12
Ruben FuentesJavier Sierra
5
955-105
i
5

Swiss Skimmer 15 

dk m Swiss Yodeler - Coastal Skimming (Skimming)

D
5 8-12
Santiago GonzalezAdam Kitchingman
Verdict

HONOR MAKER impressed when winning in good style at Del Mar last time and that form sets a fair standard here. Fellow recent victor Optimistic Outcome looks an obvious threat, with Veronica Bay also appealing on recent form.

23:28 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 15 Sep 2017

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,710 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
363283
i
1

Sooner Boomer 36 

dk g ACCLAMATION - Saboteur's love (In Excess)

3 8-8
Laura WernerAnthony Saavedra
2
0-557
i
2

L. A. Tower 56 

b g Hard Spun - London Bid (Rainbow Quest)

3 8-8
Vinnie BednarJaime Gomez
3
6-78683
i
3

Stormin Cowboy 69 

dk g Cowboy Cal - Candy Gal (Slew of Angels)

4 8-10
Ruben FuentesMartin Jones
4
77
i
4

Christaki 28 

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

3 8-8
Santiago GonzalezMark Glatt
5
8570
i
5

Bryan Habana (ARG)  27 

b g Mount Nelson - Croatica (Lucky Roberto)

4 8-12
Brayan PenaRuben Gomez
Verdict

Stormin Cowboy shaped well last time and must be respected but SOONER BOOMER has plenty of placed form in the book and looks the more solid option at this stage. L. A. Tower could improve.

23:58 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 15 Sep 2017

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,970 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

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

Trojan The Wildcat 

ch c Ministers Wild Cat - Affirmarose (Affirmed)

3 8-8
Efrain HernandezJesus Nunez
2
80-43
i
2

Joshuas Glory 12 

ch g Strike For Glory - Joshuas Bride (Expressionist)

3 8-6
Saul AriasSally Rivera
3
32364-3
i
3

Downside Up 224 

b g Empire Way - Downhill Diva (Swiss Yodeler)

D
3 8-8
Edwin MaldonadoPatricia Harrington
4
08-
i
4

King Of Leon (ARG)  370 

b g Easing Along - Karolinska (Acceptable)

4 8-12
Vinnie BednarRuben Gomez
5
23
i
5

Zap Again 76 

dk c Ghostzapper - Dream (Malibu Moon)

3 8-8
Martin PedrozaBob Baffert
Verdict

Despite having an absence to overcome, ZAP AGAIN boasts easily the strongest form claims with two fine placed finishes. This should prove easy work for Bob Baffert's charge, with Joshuas Glory and Downside Up needing more.

00:28 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 16 Sep 2017

Race 6 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $28,350 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3-5
i
1
Green and white diamonds, white cuffs on green sleeves, green cap (Harris Farms, Inc)

Coalinga Hills 83 

ch f Thorn Song - Alphabet Kisses (Alphabet Soup)

4 8-12
Santiago GonzalezMartin Jones
2
4526
i
2
Black, silver disc, black cuffs on silver sleeves (Eric Smith)

Warm It Up 27 

ch f Heatseeker - Broke In Blairsden (Bonus Money)

3 8-8
Modesto LinaresVernon Aguayo
3
235-8
i
3
White, red stripes, red yoke, red stripe on sleeves, red cap (John Antonelli)

Veiled Heat 11 

b f Unusual Heat - Veiled Threat (You And I)

3 8-8
Mario GutierrezNestor Capitaine
4
i
4
Hot pink, black sash, black diamonds on sleeves, black cap (West, Gary And Mary)

Meet And Greet 

b f Tribal Rule - Vindicated Ghost (Vindication)

3 8-8
Evin RomanPhilip D Amato
5
3-
i
5
Yellow, blue diamonds, blue armlets on sleeves, blue and yellow quartered cap (Rg Racing Stables)

Lucky Hand 292 

gr/ f Marino Marini - Light Fingers (Elusive Quality)

3 8-8
Edwin MaldonadoJorge Gutierrez
6
642492
i
6
Black, gold diamonds on sleeves, gold (Bo Hirsch)

Jabber Now 27 

dk f Papa Clem - Bellomesa (Sky Mesa)

3 8-8
Tyler BazeGary Stute
Verdict

Lucky Hand was a good third on debut and warrants the utmost respect on her return from a long absence. However, COALINGA HILLS might just prove the better bet having shaped well on her recent return. Jabber Now is also noted.

00:58 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 16 Sep 2017

Race 7 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $28,980 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
251151
i
1
Blue, white sleeves, light blue sash, blue cap (Rodney Orr)

Online Request 23 

ch f Jersey Town - I'lltakeit (Langfuhr)

D
3 8-5
Tyler BazeMark Glatt
2
464354
i
2
White, green disc, green armlets on white sleeves, white cap (Summertime Racing)

Rosie My Rosie 14 

b m Purge - Rosie's Ransom (Marquetry)

D
7 8-12
Martin PedrozaRobert Hess
3
224363
i
3
Blue, orange stars, orange sleeves, blue stars, orange cap (Michael Talla)

That's A Lady 14 

dk f City Zip - Competition (Dixie Union)

D
4 8-12
Evin RomanJohn Sadler
4
5151
i
4
Purple, gold diamond frame, gold diamonds on sleeves, purple and gold hooped cap (C R K Stable Llc)

What A Ten 84 

b f Candy Ride - Wet (Boston Harbor)

Non Runner
5
9-53559
i
5
Black and gold halved (Williford, Roberta, Williford, Ward And Winner, Charles N)

La Force (GER)  26 

dk f Power - La Miraculeuse (Samum)

3 8-5 (ow2)
Santiago GonzalezPatrick Gallagher
6
16-2274
i
6
Red, black diamond, black sleeves and cap (Std Racing Stable, Fuller, John And Haymes, Neil)

Sandy's Surprise 26 

ch f Drosselmeyer - Sandi's Ready (More Than Ready)

D
3 8-8
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
Verdict

WHAT A TEN made it two victories from only four career starts when winning last time and looks the obvious choice again. Online Request is another to come into this in good form, with That's A Lady also respected.

01:28 Los Alamitos Racecourse (USA) (Dirt) 16 Sep 2017

Race 8 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

Winner $17,010 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
114311
i
1
Light blue, dark blue diamond (Davis, Sandy And Mueller, Martin)

Irish Dame 21 

gr/ f Paddy O'prado - Celestial Legend (City Zip)

3 8-5 (ow1)
Mario GutierrezGeorge Papaprodromou
2
432172
i
2
White, Silver Sleeves (Rafael DeLeon)

Kennedie Sky 28 

dk m Vronsky - Mimi's Kitten (Tale Of The Cat)

D
5 8-12
Edwin MaldonadoRafael DeLeon
3
422170
i
3
Maroon, white star (Collinsworth Thoroughbred Racing Llc)

Joyable 28 

gr/ m Fort Prado - Commanding Joy (Deputy Commander)

D
6 8-12
Martin PedrozaDallas Keen
4
812066
i
4
Blue, lavender and white stripes, white hoop, blue, lavender and white striped sleeves, white cap (Freedom Stables, Inc)

Backintheacademy 23 

ch m Put It Back - Summer School (Royal Academy)

D
7 8-12
Laura WernerFelipe Souza
5
37626-1
i
5
Green, green shamrock, black armlets on sleeves, black and green quartered cap (Burns, Greg And Paymaster Racing Llc)

Gift Of A Star 23 

gr/ m Political Force - Gift Of The Heart (Ascot Knight)

D
7 8-12
Evin RomanJack Carava
6
532521
i
6
Red, yellow stripes, red sleeves and cap (Harty, Kathleen E And Laird, P R)

Quiet No More 30 

b f Include - Quiet Pola (Quiet American)

D
3 8-8
Santiago GonzalezEoin Harty
7
6-41172
i
7
Navy, teal ball (Hollendorfer, Llc And Melen, Steve)

Miss Boom Boom 21 

b m Run Away and Hide - Heat Street (Street Cry)

D
5 8-12
Stewart ElliottJerry Hollendorfer
8
1-18217
i
8
Gold, purple diamonds, lime green sleeves, lime green cap (Kahlden, Lawrence And Wiener, Brett)

Shakti 14 

gr/ f Run Away and Hide - River Barrow (Cat's At Home)

4 8-9
Tyler BazeJorge Periban
Verdict

A few in with chances but it might be best to keep faith with IRISH DAME, who comes into this on the hat-trick and is clearly thriving at present. Quiet No More and Gift Of A Star are other recent winners to consider, along with Miss Boom Boom.