21:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,970 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
259566
i
1
Blue (Garcia, Antonio And Mendoza, Juventino R)

Gunslinger 36 

b g Indian Charlie - Agatha (Distorted Humor)

D
5 8-13
Brayan PenaAntonio Garcia
2
842521
i
2
White, black horse, blue and white halved sleeves, blue cap (Frank Scardino)

Dukes Up 40 

dk g Include - Classic West (Gone West)

D
4 8-13
Austin SolisPhilip D Amato
3
405261
i
3
White (Pender Racing Llc, Technically Our Stable, Llc,craven, Todd, Paul, Benjamin And)

Rafter One 27 

dk c Wildcat Heir - Forgiven (Repent)

Non Runner
4
357229
i
4
Fluorescent orange, white cuffs on sleeves, orange cap (Granja Mexico)

Sindys Luck 41 

b g Lucky Pulpit - Dang You Sindy (Synastry)

D
5 8-13
Rafael BejaranoHector Palma
5
145-035
i
5
Yellow (Drummond, Lee, Riso, Joe And Schwartz, Paul)

Special Story 55 

dk g Tale Of The Cat - Celestial Sweep (Eddington)

BF
5 8-13 b1
Tyler ConnerMark Glatt
6
341-488
i
6
Dark blue, white star on dark blue cap (Kretz Racing Llc)

To The Bar 58 

ch g Kitten's Joy - Surpriseinthebox (Outofthebox)

D
6 8-13
Santiago GonzalezRonald Ellis
7
1751-07
i
7
Purple, silver triangle, silver sleeves, silver and purple quartered cap (Goodtymes Racing Stable, Inc And High Hill Racing)

Rim Ditch 29 

ch g Ministers Wild Cat - Swift Trick (Mazel Trick)

3 8-8
Saul AriasVictor Fernandez
Verdict

DUKES UP won a very competitive event at Del Mar last month and he edges out To The Bar and Sindys Luck to be the pick this evening.

21:29 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $31,500 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
33
i
1
Black, yellow diamond hoop, yellow armlets on sleeves, yellow diamond on black cap (Seltzer Thoroughbreds)

Exuberance 27 

dk f Archarcharch - Wild Forest Cat (D'Wildcat)

2 8-8
Tyler BazeIan Kruljac
2
0
i
2
White, blue epaulettes, blue hoops on sleeves, white cap, blue stripes (Gary Broad)

Johansson 39 

b f Pioneerof the Nile - Crying On Saturday (Any Given Saturday)

2 8-8
Santiago GonzalezScott Hansen
3
5
i
3
Silver, Black And Silver Striped Sleeves (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

Shezaspanishdancer 35 

dk f Speightstown - Juanita (Mineshaft)

2 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanJerry Hollendorfer
4
3
i
4
White, red 'v', red dots on sleeves, white cap (Nice Guys Stables, Verratti, Robert N And O'neill, Dennis)

Dr. Ann 55 

ch f Eskendereya - Divination (Aldebaran)

2 8-8
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
5
55
i
5
Red, silver shield, gold and silver hooped sleeves, red cap (C T R Stables Llc, Hollendorfer, Llc And Robertson, Richard)

Our Slick Chick 55 

ch f Eskendereya - Wicked Uno (Macho Uno)

2 8-8 b1
Flavien PratJerry Hollendorfer
6
54
i
6
Burgundy, teal bars and cuffs on sleeves (Warren, Deanne And Craig)

D D's Lute 55 

dk f Midnight Lute - You're Beautiful (Storm Cat)

2 8-8
Joseph TalamoGary Sherlock
Verdict

It is hard to oppose EXUBERANCE, who was only beaten a length in a $100,000 stakes race last time out. Shezaspanishdancer and Dr. Ann both need to improve to beat the selection but could pick up some minor money.

22:00 Santa Anita (USA) 13 Oct 2017

Race 3 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

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

3

1m 1f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
127-121
i
1
Orange, white bars on sleeves (Drummond, Lee, Glatt, Mark And Xitco, John V)

Cordiality 44 

dk f Papa Clem - Warmth (Unusual Heat)

D
4 8-11
Tyler BazeMark Glatt
2
18-6233
i
2
Lime green, fleur de lys, black and white checked sleeves, lime green cap (Pender Racing Llc, Fetkin, Bob, Sill, Hunter And St Hilaire, Christopher)

How Unusual 39 

ch f Unusual Heat - Veela (Bartok)

4 8-13
Corey NakataniMichael Pender
3
10-7536
i
3
Neon green and purple squares, purple (Ellenay Racing, Inc)

Dynamic Mizzes K 39 

gr/ f Mizzen Mast - Dyna Peak (Dynaformer)

D
4 8-11
Gary StevensMark Glatt
4
236462
i
4
Light Brown, White cuffs (D P Racing)

Laseen (IRE)  39 

b m Dylan Thomas - La seine (Rahy)

D
6 8-11
Victor EspinozaJames Cassidy
5
0-68267
i
5
Yellow and blue halved, yellow bars on blue sleeves, yellow cap (La Providencia, Llc)

Ginga (ARG)  58 

ch m Pure Prize - Gigabyte (Green Means Go)

5 8-11
Norberto Jr ArroyoFelipe Souza
6
22-1453
i
6
Black, orange yoke, white collar, gold cap (Glen Hill Farm)

Earring 61 

dk f Dansili - Together (Galileo)

D
4 8-11
Drayden Dyke VanThomas Proctor
7
171861
i
7
Pink, white cuffs on pink sleeves, white cap (Bhmfr, Llc)

Space Cadet 49 

dk f U S Ranger - Royal Sky (Royal Academy)

4 8-11
Kent DesormeauxRichard Baltas
Verdict

CORDIALITY arrives here as the form pick and has been found a nice opening to strike. Laseen and How Unusual are other names to note.

22:29 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2017

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $17,639 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4773
i
1
Dark blue, light blue sleeves, light blue cap (Mike Harrington)

Rossmoor Way 22 

gr/ f Empire Way - Tilde (Swiss Yodeler)

2 8-8 b1
Austin SolisMike Harrington
2
786
i
2
Teal, white hoop, black stripe on white sleeves (Brazeau Thoroughbred Farms L P)

Unchanged 27 

gr/ f Old Fashioned - Never Stop (Bernardini)

2 8-10
Santiago GonzalezPatrick Gallagher
3
87
i
3
Turquoise, white sleeves, white cap (Fick, Anthony And Fick, William)

Winsinfashion 44 

ch f Albertus Maximus - I's a Fact (Is It True)

2 8-10
Joseph TalamoRobert Hess
4
42
i
4
Light blue, pink diamond hoop, pink diamonds on sleeves, light blue cap (Don't Tell My Wife Stables And Monomoy Stables, Llc)

Stylitude 41 

ch f Flatter - Making Mark Money (Smart Strike)

2 8-10
Kent DesormeauxJ Desormeaux
5
553
i
5
Turquoise, black diamond, black diamonds on turquoise sleeves, turquoise cap (Altamira Racing Stable And Rockingham Ranch)

Sauce On Side 41 

dk f Violence - Carphonic (Lion Heart)

Non Runner
6
52
i
6
Black, red ball,  red circle on black sleeves, red hoop on black cap (Pay2day Thoroughbreds)

Cee Sam's Girl 22 

dk f Eskendereya - Lawanda (Pioneering)

2 8-10
Ruben FuentesGeorge Papaprodromou
7
645
i
7
Blue And Green Diagonal Halves, Blue Sleeve, Green Sleeve, Blue and Green Halved Cap (Heinz Steinmann)

Happy Maggie 22 

gr/ f Creative Cause - O Happy Gray (Cee's Tizzy)

2 8-8
Felipe MartinezMike Harrington
Verdict

UNCHANGED drops in class and looks like the one open to most improvement in this field. Stylitude looks next best, with Sauce On Side also considered.

23:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2017

Race 5 - Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $22,680 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7626-12
i
1
Blue, grey shamrock, grey armlets on sleeves, blue cap (Burns, Greg And Paymaster Racing Llc)

Gift Of A Star 28 

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

D BF
7 8-11
Flavien PratJack Carava
2
5/87-106
i
2
Blue, Lime Green Sleeves, Blue Bars, Blue Cap (Jay Em Ess Stable)

Pleasant As Pie 54 

dk m Pleasant Tap - Honora Helen (Bianconi)

D
6 8-11
Drayden Dyke VanRonald Ellis
3
636318
i
3
Blue, white circle 'm' on back, black and white checked sleeves, blue cap (Steve Moger)

Warm Endowment 44 

dk f Unusual Heat - Treasure Chest (Lemon Drop Kid)

4 8-11
Tiago PereiraJr Ed Moger,
4
332447
i
4
Blue, white stars on front, grey cuffs and chevrons on  sleeves, blue cap (Firsthome Thoroughbreds And Ahern Racing Stables)

Little Bit Lovely 47 

gr/ m Saint Anddan - Hal's Kat (Concerto)

D
5 8-9
Evin RomanAdam Kitchingman
5
334272
i
5
White, green spots on sleeves, gold seams, white cap (Tachycardia Stables)

Wedding Blush 58 

ch m Pure Prize - Autumn Wedding (Runaway Groom)

D
5 8-11
Tyler BazeKristin Mulhall
6
1-56286
i
6
Navy blue, orange bars on white sleeves (D'amato, Philip And Little Red Feather Racing)

Allsquare 47 

ch f Square Eddie - Showtime Apollo (Decarchy)

4 8-11
Joseph TalamoPhilip D Amato
7
645313
i
7
Blue, royal blue horseshoe, pink sleeves, blue and pink quartered cap (Wira, Richard And Yvette)

Summertimemischief 51 

b f Into Mischief - Summertime (Siberian Summer)

D
Withdrawn
8
1-1509
i
8
Blue and white hoops, blue cuffs on sleeves, white star on blue cap (Peter Liakopoulos)

Gogoula 12 

b f Gio Ponti - Catch My Fancy (Yes It's True)

D
3 8-8
Tyler ConnerGeorge Papaprodromou
Verdict

WARM ENDOWMENT was disappointing on his latest start but can return to winning form at the expense of Wedding Blush and Allsquare.

23:31 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2017

Race 6 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Fluorescent orange, white cuffs on sleeves, orange cap (Granja Mexico And Palma, Hector)

Heart Of The Nile 

dk f Pioneerof the Nile - Elle Nicole (El Corredor)

3 8-10
Kent DesormeauxHector Palma
2
3-2430
i
2
Black, white epaulets, black cap (Kildare Stud)

Complimenti 39 

ch f Congrats - Goldilocks' Cat (Seeking The Gold)

3 8-10
Tyler BazeMichael McCarthy
3
57-6
i
3
Red, yellow stripes, red sleeves and cap (Harty, Kathleen E And Laird, P R)

Lovely Linda 64 

ch f Stay Thirsty - Lovely View (Carson City)

3 8-10 b1
Tyler ConnerEoin Harty
4
i
4
Red, white sash, green and white stripes on sleeves, red and white quartered cap (Hollendorfer, Llc, Stuart, John D And Todaro, George)

Duranga 

dk f Bellamy Road - Just a Tizzy (Cee's Tizzy)

3 8-10
Flavien PratJerry Hollendorfer
5
3
i
5
Royal blue, yellow star, royal blue cap (Keith Abrahams)

Kentan Road 44 

b f Into Mischief - Western Rush (West By West)

3 8-10
Evin RomanJohn Sadler
6
4-7
i
6
Navy blue, gold sleeves and cap (Lucky Charm Stable)

Hansen Tale Blues 39 

dk f Hansen - Blues in Seattle (Seattle Slew)

3 8-10
Ruben FuentesVictor Garcia
7
i
7
Green & white halves, green & white halved sleeves (Tricar Stables, Inc)

Ransomed 

ch f Regal Ransom - Cool Chicken (Tabasco Cat)

4 8-13
Juan OchoaSal Gonzalez
8
22
i
8
Red, red yoke, red cap (Red Baron's Barn Llc And Vayaconsuerte, Llc)

Miss Ricochet 39 

b f Colonel John - Miss Rebound (Speightstown)

3 8-10 b1
Joseph TalamoMark Glatt
9
5-6
i
9
Orange, black diamond on back, black stripe on sleeves, black cap (Fog City Stable)

Starlet Storm 36 

b f The Factor - Super Cub (Old Trieste)

3 8-10
Rafael BejaranoBob Baffert
Verdict

KENTAN ROAD raced with promise on her debut at Del Mar and is open to improvement stepping up in distance. Miss Ricochet and Heart Of The Nile both warrant respect.

00:01 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2017

Race 7 - Starter Allowance (3YO plus)

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

7

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
305713
i
1
Purple, gold diamond frame, gold diamonds on sleeves, purple and gold hooped cap (C R K Stable Llc)

Secret Touch 63 

dk g First Defence - Storm Hearted (Lion Hearted)

D
3 8-8
Mario GutierrezPeter Eurton
2
661874
i
2
Royal blue, red chevrons, red chevrons on sleeves, royal blue cap (Acker, T , Allen Racing Llc, Miller, A , Bloom Racing Stable Llc And Lindo, J)

Kona Dreams 48 

ch g Midshipman - Home Run Kiss (Bertrando)

BF
3 8-8
Tiago PereiraWilliam Spawr
3
755224
i
3
Green, white hoop, green armlets, white sleeves (Big Chief Racing, Llc)

Popular Kid 40 

b g Popular - Lemon Supreme (Lemon Drop Kid)

D
3 8-8
Kent DesormeauxJ Desormeaux
4
83-5853
i
4
Turquoise, black diamond, black diamonds on sleeves, turquoise cap (Rockingham Ranch)

Mercer Island 40 

ch g Tapit - Seattle Envoy (Deputy Minister)

D
5 8-13
Martin GarciaPeter Miller
5
015
i
5
Light blue, white diamond hoop, white diamonds on sleeves, white cap (Wygod, Martin J , Wygod, Max And Wygod, Pam)

Trustworthy 40 

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

D BF
3 8-8
Norberto Jr ArroyoClifford Sise
6
143242
i
6
White, green horse, green and yellow stripes on sleeves (Oakcrest Stable)

Desert General 40 

gr/ g Desert Code - Madam General (General Meeting)

D
4 8-11
Tyler BazeSean McCarthy
7
19
i
7
Orange, black hoop , orange armlets on black sleeves, orange and black  quartered cap (Slugo Racing)

Trapalanda 47 

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

3 8-8
Flavien PratMike Puype
8
52156
i
8
Navy Blue, Orange armlets On White Sleeves, Blue and Orange quartered Cap (Little Red Feather Racing)

Rings Of Jupiter 40 

b g Congrats - Kissed By A Star (Kingmambo)

D
3 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanRichard Baltas
9
212432
i
9
Navy blue, gold sleeves and cap (Lucky Charm Stable)

Quality Line 47 

b g Quality Road - Bright Line (Fusaichi Pegasus)

4 8-11
Evin RomanVictor Garcia
Verdict

DESERT GENERAL is improving at a rate of knots and can take this ahead of the consistent Quality Line and Secret Touch.

00:31 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2017

Race 8 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $17,639 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
459-6
i
1
Royal blue, two black hoops on white sleeves, blue cap (Lieblong, Alex And Joann)

Air On Fire 42 

dk c Unbridled's Song - Unaltered (Pulpit)

3 8-10
Rafael BejaranoRichard Mandella
2
0
i
2
Red and brown halves, red cap (Bourbon Lane Stable)

Bourbonmademedoit 34 

dk g Proud Citizen - Groovitude (Dixie Union)

3 8-10
Gary StevensDan Blacker
3
426-839
i
3
Black, light blue large spots, black cuffs on light blue sleeves, black cap (Slam Dunk Racing)

Member State (GB)  42 

ch g Lope De Vega - Jamhara (Authorized)

3 8-10 b
Evin RomanSimon Callaghan
4
668
i
4
Yellow, green spots on sleeves, yellow cap (Gatto Racing, Llc, Sebold Racing Llc And Sebold, Johanna)

Wit And Wisdom 49 

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

3 8-10
Tyler BazeMichael McCarthy
5
5
i
5
Dark green, white hoops, dark green bars on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Beloved Holiday 72 

dk g Harlan's Holiday - Beloved By All (Rubiano)

3 8-10
Victor EspinozaJohn Sadler
6
242-8
i
6
Hunter green,  hunter green stripes on cream sleeves (Legacy Ranch, Inc)

Saldamente 42 

dk g Super Saver - Golden Desert (Vindication)

3 8-10
Joseph TalamoBrian Koriner
7
9-
i
7
Yellow, orange hoop, orange cap (Lynda Lail)

Bombshell Tonight 328 

dk c Unusual Heat - Excellent News (Rahy)

3 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanMike Puype
8
59/3233
i
8
Light blue, royal blue cap (Bacharach, Burt And Jane)

Milhaud 65 

b g Great Notion - Call Home Eileen (Phone Trick)

Non Runner
9
67-5050
i
9
Blue, white hoops and bars on sleeves, blue cap (Quick Road Stable)

Awesome Heights 83 

b c Awesome Again - Colina Verde (Know Heights)

3 8-10
Corey NakataniNeil Drysdale
10
3-683
i
10
Black, yellow circle 'rr' on back, yellow bars on sleeves, black cap (Reilly, Elena, Piccolo, Stephen And Yamada, Clyde)

Captain Walker 35 

b g Five Star Day - Skyhyla (Skywalker)

4 8-11
Mario GutierrezRichard Rosales
11
8409
i
11
Blue, orange sleeves, blue cap (Marchionno, Audrey And Vincent)

Unnamed Source 71 

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

3 8-8
Norberto Jr ArroyoAntonio Garcia
12
847909
i
12
royal blue, pink ball (Bennett Wells Stable)

Californium 27 

b g Mizzen Mast - Quick Silver Song (Unbridled's Song)

Non Runner
13
388-72
i
13
Silver, red diamonds (Beach, Eric And Doddridge, Pamela)

Sixes 19 

b g Cape Blanco - Usually Super (Unusual Heat)

Non Runner
14
882327
i
14
Green & white halves, green & white halved sleeves (Tricar Stables, Inc)

Malibu D'oro 33 

ch g Malibu Moon - Gold d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro)

Non Runner
Verdict

MILHAUD is a consistent performer sure to play a serious part here. Captain Walker looks an improver to note, while Air On Fire can also go well.