20:30 Santa Anita (USA) 13 Oct 2018

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $16,380 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
325643
i
1

Broken Up 13 

dk g Broken Vow - Not Here (Gone West)

D
6 8-9
Heriberto FigueroaDoug O'Neill
2
442221
i
2

Just Kidding 21 

b g Kiss the Kid - Catomaria (Tale Of The Cat)

D
6 8-9
Tiago PereiraSteve Knapp
3
32-4250
i
3

Dedicated To You 55 

dk g Purim - One for You (Dayjur)

D
6 8-9
Assael EspinozaVann Belvoir
4
321113
i
4

Shirl's Ready 5 

ch c More Than Ready - Shirl's Soul (Perfect Soul)

D BF
4 8-9
Brayan PenaGenaro Vallejo
5
362756
i
5
Electric blue, fluorescent orange circle and 'da', orange cuffs on sleeves, blue cap (Drawing Away Stable)

Royal Albert Hall (GB)  8 

b g Royal Applause - Victoria Sponge (Marju)

D
Non Runner
6
10-4692
i
6

Popyhowuspelcupcak 49 

b g Tale Of The Cat - Marquisite (Tapit)

D
4 8-9
Martin PedrozaWilliam Morey
7
113160-
i
7
Yellow, green circle on sleeves, yellow cap (Cahill, Jim, Gatto Racing Llc, Kirsner, Marvin And Hollendorfer Llc)

Indygo Bo 371 

dk g Indygo Shiner - Bexley (Level Sands)

D
Non Runner
8
375847
i
8

Elwood J 56 

dk g Vronsky - Preservingthepeace (In Excess)

4 8-9
Edwin MaldonadoEddie Truman
Verdict

POPYHOWUSPELCUPCAK bounced back with a good second on his latest start and a repeat of that performance makes him the one to beat over Just Kidding and Shirl's Ready.

21:05 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $15,120 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

5f 110y

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
373195
i
1

Mongolian Rahy 22 

ch f Giant's Causeway - C C's Pal (Alex's Pal)

D
3 8-10
Diego SanchezGerard Piccioni
2
142273
i
2

Twisted Rosie 13 

dk f Twice The Appeal - Hurricane Rose (Distinctive Cat)

D
3 8-10
Luis FuentesGary Stute
3
322131
i
3

Bragging Rights 29 

b f Street Boss - Brag (Mujadil)

D
3 8-8
Heriberto FigueroaGary Sherlock
4
511141
i
4

We Will Re Joyce 23 

dk f Kafwain - Joyce And Me (Discreet Cat)

D
3 8-10
Assael EspinozaDoug O'Neill
5
518314
i
5

Ciao Luna 20 

gr/ f Marino Marini - Madre Luna (Rahy)

D
3 8-12
Geovanni FrancoSteve Knapp
6
215622
i
6

Atrevida 23 

b f Turbo Compressor - Dixie Shea (Malibu Moon)

D
3 8-8
Rafael BejaranoDoug O'Neill
7
464214
i
7

Sea Glass 41 

gr/ f The Factor - Pileiton (Perfect Soul)

D
3 8-10
Tyler BazeIan Kruljac
Verdict

WE WILL RE JOYCE got back to winning ways when last seen at Los Alamitos, and he looks set to prove too strong for the likes of Twisted Rosie and Bragging Rights.

21:38 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2018

Race 3 - Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $15,750 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3/818-9
i
1
Rose, blue hollow box, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cuffs, quartered cap (Alesia, Sharon, Bran Jam Stable And Ciaglia Racing Llc)

Ashley's Charms 183 

ch f Good Journey - Ashley's Folly (Urgent Request)

D
Non Runner
2
5481
i
2

Don't Pass 29 

b f Line Of David - Dia Xenia (Harlan's Holiday)

D
3 8-8
Evin RomanMartin Jones
3
335265
i
3
Red, black yoke, red diamonds on black sleeves, black cap (Cm Racing And Miyadi, Steve)

My Audubon 22 

ch f Americain - Queen of Money (Corporate Report)

Non Runner
4
6-79212
i
4

Jabber Now 9 

dk f Papa Clem - Bellomesa (Sky Mesa)

4 8-11
Tyler ConnerGary Stute
5
63-1556
i
5

Gone To Town 57 

ch f Munnings - Faux Pas (Sadler's Wells)

D
4 8-11
Eswan FloresHector Palma
6
521943
i
6

Copper Fever 41 

dk f Street Cry - Copper State (Jump Start)

4 8-11
Flavien PratRichard Mandella
7
526579
i
7
Green, purple hoop, green and purple checked sleeves, green and purple checked cap (Devereaux, Mark And Gross, Scott)

Quinnie 44 

b f English Channel - Q T Shae (Unusual Heat)

Non Runner
8
733183
i
8

Arrowsphere 27 

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

4 8-11
Rafael BejaranoDoug O'Neill
9
236732
i
9

Lethal Legacy 22 

b m Unusual Heat - Lethal Leta (Synastry)

5 8-11
Tiago PereiraGary Stute
Verdict

GONE TO TOWN was disappointing on her most recent outing when running no sort of race whatsoever, but this looks an easier task and she can bounce back to form. Copper Fever and Quinnie complete the shortlist.

22:11 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $31,500 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Good (Dirt)

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

Unusual Angel 

ch c Unusual Heatwave - Sky Angel (Sky Mesa)

2 8-10
Brice BlancAlexis Barba
2
i
2

Cruel Intention 

b c Smiling Tiger - Perfect Feat (Pleasantly Perfect)

2 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanBob Baffert
3
436
i
3

Peedie 40 

b c Square Eddie - Miss Zooter (Intikhab)

2 8-10 b1
Mario GutierrezBen Cecil
4
2
i
4

Spendaholic 34 

b c Square Eddie - Cash Shredder (Sightseeing)

2 8-10
Tyler ConnerEdward Freeman
5
34
i
5
Green, purple hoop, green and purple checked sleeves, green and purple checked cap (Devereaux, Mark And Gross, Scott)

Tiger Dad 40 

dk g Smiling Tiger - Q T Shae (Unusual Heat)

Non Runner
6
i
6
White (Karen Headley)

Asaro 

dk c Street Boss - Supermodel (Yankee Gentleman)

Non Runner
7
3
i
7

Teacher's Treasure 85 

ch g Square Eddie - Corissa's Birthday (Half Term)

2 8-10
Edgar PayerasEddie Truman
Verdict

CRUEL INTENTION has been working nicely in the lead up to his debut performance, and he can hopefully fulfil that promise. Asaro is considered along with Spendaholic.

22:44 Santa Anita (USA) 13 Oct 2018

Race 5 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $32,130 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
634853
i
1

Tapitha Bonita 51 

gr/ f Street Hero - Tapitha (Tapit)

D
3 8-6 (ow2)
Tiago PereiraWilliam Spawr
2
344114
i
2
Orange, green diamonds, orange sleeves, (Gary Thompson)

Marjorie E 44 

b f Marino Marini - Special Heather (Truckee)

D BF
Non Runner
3
452185
i
3

Sapphire Kid 44 

dk f Richard's Kid - Sensitive Soul (Bernstein)

D
3 8-6
Tyler BazeMatthew Chew
4
776719
i
4
Teal, white hoop, white ball, black spots on white sleeves, teal cap (Bob Frear)

Charmingslew 44 

b f Roi Charmant - Afleet Slew (Afleet Alex)

D
Non Runner
5
361-737
i
5
White, green sleeves, white cap (Stepaside Farm, Llc)

Rolling Shadow 57 

b f Kafwain - I'm a Rolls (Silver Ghost)

D
Non Runner
6
521
i
6

Thalia 43 

dk f Tizbud - Unsung Heroine (More Than Ready)

D
3 8-8
Geovanni FrancoPhilip D Amato
7
455136
i
7
Light blue, brown v, brown dots on sleeves (Cassidy, James M And Dp Racing)

So Golden 44 

b m Golden Balls - Some Style (Fayruz)

D
Non Runner
8
496221
i
8

Mo See Cal 48 

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

D
3 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanPeter Miller
9
392242
i
9

X S Gold 57 

b f Golden Balls - Some Excess (In Excess)

D
3 8-8
Santiago GonzalezJames Cassidy
Verdict

Marjorie E and Thalia both merit consideration on their recent performances, but the pair will need to match the consistent X S GOLD, who looks set to return to winning ways after several fine efforts in defeat.

23:16 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,340 - 9 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

5f 110y

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
3
i
1

Charming Alexis 27 

b f First Defence - Indycat (Cat Thief)

3 8-8
Tyler BazeJack Carava
2
26-8275
i
2

Venice 21 

ch f Heat Shield - Launch Command (Master Command)

3 8-8
Martin PedrozaKristin Mulhall
3
673563
i
3

Cheyenne Dancer 21 

b f The pamplemousse - Carissa (Richly Blended)

4 8-11
Mauro DonoeJoe Herrick
4
7
i
4
Gold, black circle 'b' front and back, black sleeves, black cap (Barton, Richard And Traynor, Robert)

Cal Pack Queen 49 

ch f Champ Pegasus - Yearly Attitude (Event of the Year)

Non Runner
5
90
i
5

True Martha 49 

gr/ f Creative Cause - My Indian (Indian Charlie)

3 8-8 (ow2)
Alex JimenezRyan Hanson
6
3/57-54
i
6

Lucky Hand 35 

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

4 8-11
Geovanni FrancoJorge Gutierrez
7
67-04
i
7

Omerta 35 

dk f Freedom Child - Minnesota Mafia (Yonaguska)

3 8-8
Octavio Vergara JrGenaro Vallejo
8
04/77-
i
8

Yes Virginia 440 

ch m Run Brother Ron - Tiz Madison (Tiznow)

5 8-11
Barrington HarveyDavid Young
9
4-4782
i
9

Whata Flirt 35 

b f Crown Of Thorns - Sweetbabe (Formal Dinner)

BF
3 8-8
Agapito DelgadilloDoug O'Neill
10
6664
i
10

Queen Shelly Ann 29 

dk f Street Life - Susans Express (Decarchy)

BF
3 8-8
Assael EspinozaPeter Miller
Verdict

WHATA FLIRT arrives having run her best race to date when runner-up on her latest outing and that looks the strongest form in the book. Queen Shelly Ann and Charming Alexis head the list of dangers.

23:47 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 13 Oct 2018

Race 7 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $31,500 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6-45337
i
1

Into Rissa 43 

b f Into Mischief - Mysterious Marissa (Royal Academy)

3 8-8
Joseph TalamoGary Sherlock
2
i
2

Encountress 

dk f Point Encounter - Charlenesuperblend (Latin American)

3 8-8
Assael EspinozaIan Kruljac
3
254222
i
3

Coco Kisses 23 

dk f Empire Way - River Kiss (Awesome Gambler)

BF
3 8-8
Gary StevensJeff Bonde
4
2224
i
4

Paprika 55 

ch f Heatseeker - Hawfinch (Kyllachy)

3 8-8 b1
Flavien PratLeonard Powell
5
2-3
i
5

Lovely Finish 23 

gr/ f Marino Marini - Corazon De Leo (Flame Thrower)

3 8-8
Stewart ElliottJoe Herrick
6
i
6

Tribal Ann 

ch f Tribal Rule - Nikki J (Kris Kross)

4 8-11
Brayan PenaLloyd Wicker
7
i
7

Absolutely Perfect 

b f Vronsky - In Perfect Style (Perfect Mandate)

3 8-8
Tyler BazeDan Blacker
8
637
i
8

Smoovie 216 

b f Square Eddie - Smoove (Distorted Humor)

3 8-8 b1
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
Verdict

COCO KISSES has proven to be a model of consistency so far in her career and she can get off the mark at the ninth attempt. Paprika holds solid credentials along with Absolutely Perfect.

00:18 Santa Anita (USA) 14 Oct 2018

Race 8 - Stakes (3YO plus)

Winner $63,000 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

5f

Good

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2/314-74
i
1
Pink, light blue and pink halved cap (Ggg Stables And Sarno, Russell J)

Princess Roi 64 

b f Roi Charmant - Stormin Lucy (Native Storm)

Non Runner
2
333-141
i
2

Hailey Rachele 37 

dk m Bedford Falls - Vicki's mandate (Perfect Mandate)

D
6 8-6
Brayan PenaSam Scolamieri
3
343641
i
3
Green, black bars on sleeves, black cap (Paymaster Racing Llc)

Beau Square 42 

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

D
Non Runner
4
415212
i
4
Hot pink, black diamond 'ngs', black sleeves, pink cap (Nice Guys Stables)

Helen's Tiger 42 

gr/ f Smiling Tiger - Ann's Intuition (Indian Charlie)

D
Non Runner
5
117-1
i
5

Meet And Greet 59 

b f Tribal Rule - Vindicated Ghost (Vindication)

D
4 8-9
Drayden Dyke VanWilliam Morey
6
434426
i
6

Ismelucky 28 

b f Lucky Pulpit - Ismene (Tribal Rule)

D
3 8-4 (ow3)
Gary StevensJeff Bonde
7
4-21596
i
7

How About Zero 64 

ch f Square Eddie - Too Much Excess (In Excess)

4 8-12
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
8
726893
i
8

Late 'N Left 34 

ch m Lucky Pulpit - Royal Grand Slam (Grand Slam)

D
5 8-4 (ow2)
Edwin MaldonadoRobert Hess
9
1211-
i
9

S Y Sky 467 

ch f Grazen - Sky marni (Sky Mesa)

4 8-12
Joseph TalamoPhilip D Amato
10
311132
i
10

Love A Honeybadger 50 

dk f Bushwacker - Angela's Love (Not For Love)

D
4 8-11
Tiago PereiraPeter Miller
11
51-5714
i
11

Family Girl 50 

ch f Tribal Rule - Girl Named Sam (Victory Gallop)

D
3 8-4 (ow2)
Flavien PratPeter Miller
Verdict

S Y SKY was a progressive filly during her three-year-old campaign, winning three of her four outings, and she can defy a long absence at the expense of How About Zero and Meet And Greet.

00:49 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $13,860 - 12 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

5f 110y

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
66
i
1

Bonsail Treasure 23 

dk g Treasure Ride - Youvegotthatright (Tribal Rule)

2 8-10
Mario GutierrezLloyd Wicker
2
6
i
2

Redrock Trail 55 

dk g Trappe Shot - Pappascat (Scat Daddy)

2 8-10
Drayden Dyke VanJohn Sadler
3
37
i
3

Samurai Jack 59 

b c First Samurai - Betises De Cambrai (Candy Ride)

2 8-10
Martin PedrozaMark Glatt
4
6226
i
4

Two Fifty Coup 23 

ch g Congrats - Coup (Empire Maker)

2 8-10
Heriberto FigueroaDoug O'Neill
5
68
i
5

Warrensdirtydancer 63 

b g Ancient Art - Warren's Jitterbug (Affirmative)

2 8-10
Alonso QuinonezCraig Lewis
6
i
6
Blue, white ball, white cap (Lerner Racing, Ram Racing, Llc And Citorella, Tony)

A Salute To Lt Dan 

b g Second in Command - Julio's Gold (Brother Derek)

Non Runner
7
6
i
7

Lifesbeengoodsofar 37 

dk g Ministers Wild Cat - Life Is A Stone (Globalize)

2 8-10 b1
Tiago PereiraMichael Machowsky
8
i
8

Nations Hope 

b g Alternation - Allison's Hope (Langfuhr)

2 8-10
Tyler BazeJack Carava
9
864
i
9

Jonathantoquick 22 

dk g Thoreau - Including (Include)

2 8-10
Brayan PenaGenaro Vallejo
10
9
i
10

Empirical Data 63 

b g Empire Way - Swiss Wild Cat (Ministers Wild Cat)

2 8-10 b1
Luis FuentesDaniel Dunham
11
6
i
11

Magic Bro 35 

dk g Papa Clem - Sweet Spot (Generous)

2 8-10 b1
Agapito DelgadilloHector Palma
12
i
12

Silent Musketier 

b g Musketier - Silent Moccasins (A.P. Indy)

2 8-10
Erick GarciaJesus Mendoza
13
1
i
13

Mr. Class 35 

b c Factum - Coco'sreadyforduty (Act Of Duty)

D
2 8-10
Diego SanchezJ Desormeaux
Verdict

Redrock Trail and Samurai Jack both warrant consideration with likely improvement to come from their recent performances, but TWO FIFTY COUP sets the clear form standard and can bounce back from a poor run last time.

01:20 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 14 Oct 2018

Race 10 - Allowance Optional Claiming (2YO only)

Winner $32,130 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

10

6f 110y

Good (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
645738
i
1

Demigoddess 14 

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

D
4 8-9
Luis FuentesCharles Stutts
2
1339
i
2

Well Hello 48 

b f Quality Road - Just Say Goodbye (Not For Love)

3 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanDan Blacker
3
13
i
3
Black with gold diamonds, gold stripe on black sleeves, gold cap (Bo Hirsch, Llc)

Great Return 42 

b f Exchange Rate - Bright magic (Prized)

BF
Non Runner
4
522156
i
4
Dark green, white hoops, dark green hoops on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Ladybug 42 

dk f Medaglia d'Oro - Mayoress (Machiavellian)

D
Non Runner
5
423078
i
5
Light blue, brown spots on sleeves (D P Racing And Madaket Stables Llc)

Pursuing The Dream (IRE)  14 

dk f Dream Ahead - Crimson Lass (Dubawi)

Non Runner
6
135240
i
6

Lightning Dove 42 

b f Uncle Mo - Thunders Dove (Thunderello)

D
4 8-11
Evin RomanHector Palma
7
313959
i
7
Royal blue, white disc, black sleeves (Abbondanza Racing, Llc)

Navajo Dreamer (IRE)  42 

ch f Dream Ahead - Indian Express (Indian Ridge)

D
Non Runner
8
441519
i
8

Clearly Gone 42 

dk f Unusual Heat - Quickly Gone (Muqtarib)

4 8-13
Gary StevensSean McCarthy
9
215-5
i
9
Black, light blue sash, light blue spots on white sleeves, blue stripe on black cap (Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners And Madaket Stables Llc)

Chatty 42 

ch f Exchange Rate - All Talk (Tale Of The Cat)

Non Runner
10
415
i
10

Media Tone 34 

dk f Pioneerof the Nile - Media Fire (Bernardini)

3 8-8
Geovanni FrancoJose Flores
11
416128
i
11
White, Red diamond (Koriner, Brian And Lyons, Janet)

Nice Ice 41 

dk f Northern Afleet - Fanny Chenal (Popular)

D
Non Runner
12
437552
i
12

Tyfosha 34 

gr/ f Flatter - Penny Marie (Sky Classic)

D
3 8-8
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
13
45-11
i
13

Snaked 28 

ch f Rattlesnake Bridge - Magical Masquerade (Unbridled)

D
3 8-6
Assael EspinozaSteve Knapp
14
415/352-
i
14
Royal blue, white sleeves (Academic Farms)

Easy Grader 423 

b m Tribal Rule - Corissa's Birthday (Half Term)

D
Non Runner
Verdict

GREAT RETURN is lightly raced and open to significant improvement on only the third outing of her career. She can get the better of Ladybug and Well Hello.