20:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 20 May 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight

Winner $34,020 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
778
i
1
Burgundy, white circle 'z' and sash on back, white sash on front, white cuffs on sleeves, burgundy cap (Pamela Ziebarth)

Animo 30 

gr/ g Into Mischief - Hello Sugar (Cee's Tizzy)

4 8-13
Tiago PereiraMartin Jones
2
i
2
Red, Maroon Yoke, Red And Maroon halved Sleeves (Red Baron's Barn LLC)

Masterpiece Day 

b g Suances - Pilot Point Lady (Gold Case)

3 8-8
Kent DesormeauxRobert Hess
3
i
3
White, red dice and black horseshoe on (Andrew Molasky)

Prince Earl 

dk g Paddy O'prado - Soo Steamy (Unusual Heat)

3 8-8
Martin GarciaPhilip D Amato
4
i
4
Red, orange chevrons, red cap (Bederian, Harry, Kamberian, Harout And Nakkashian, Hagop)

Jet Set Ruler 

b c Tribal Rule - Jet Set Girl (Unusual Heat)

3 8-8
Franklin CeballosRichard Baltas
5
433
i
5
Green, white sleeves, green circle, green and white quartered cap (Ruis Racing Llc)

Cool Your Jets 51 

dk c Unusual Heat - Bel Air Belle (Runaway Groom)

3 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanMick Ruis
6
14-6422
i
6
Green, White Horseshoe 'Wbf' And Bars (Krinkie, Frederick And Carolyn)

Rule Number Eight 22 

ch g Good Journey - Cahill Royalty (Cahill Road)

D
5 8-13
Corey NakataniAndy Mathis
7
5
i
7
White, purple hoop, white armlet on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Older Brother 21 

b g Square Eddie - Stretchinthelimits (In Excess)

3 8-8
Mario GutierrezEdward Freeman
8
865
i
8
White, green sleeves, white cap (Stepaside Farm, Llc)

Clem Dela Clem 30 

b c Papa Clem - Maryneill (Belong To Me)

3 8-8
Brice BlancNeil Drysdale
Verdict

Cool Your Jets has been third on both his starts and is considered, while Older Brother could build on his debut fifth. However, preference is for RULE NUMBER EIGHT, who has knocked on the door the last twice and has to be thought of as the most likely winner.

21:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 20 May 2018

Race 2 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $13,860 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
114-324
i
1
Black, grey hoops, lime sleeves (Scott Herbertson)

Carville 22 

b g Globalize - Vote Getter (General Meeting)

4 8-11
Kyle FreyAri Herbertson
2
12-1427
i
2
White, navy blue star, white stars on navy sleeves, red cap (Battle Born Racing Stable)

Madelyn's Wild Max 22 

dk g My Friend Max - Wild Bertie (Wild Rush)

D
7 8-11
Brayan PenaGenaro Vallejo
3
9-65322
i
3
Black, red cuffs on sleeves, red cap (Tristan Saldana)

Junior Gilliam 16 

dk g Tribal Rule - Hazen (Rubiano)

D BF
5 8-11
Edwin MaldonadoReed Saldana
4
73-1246
i
4
Red, blue and white hoops and bars on sleeves, red cap (Mueller, Martin, Scott, Michael And Seymour, Lauri)

Gentrified 21 

ch g Malibu Moon - Sea Jewel (Sea Hero)

D
4 8-11
Mario GutierrezVladimir Cerin
5
140-234
i
5
Black, grey hoops, lime sleeves (Scott Herbertson)

Noble Nick 42 

gr/ g Zensational - Indigene (Deputy Minister)

D
5 8-11
Tyler BazeAri Herbertson
Verdict

Prolific frame-hitter JUNIOR GILLIAM gets the nod here over the consistent duo Noble Nick and Carville.

21:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 20 May 2018

Race 3 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $34,020 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8393-63
i
1
White, purple hoop, white armlet on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Hit The Seam 30 

b g Square Eddie - Teresa Ann (Boston Harbor)

3 8-8
Mario GutierrezEdward Freeman
2
34
i
2
Black, gold 'h' on back,  black and gold diamond gold sleeves gold cap (Abrams, Robert, Dutko, Mitchell And Paran, Michael)

Ultimate Bango 23 

b g Uh Oh Bango - Ultimate Summer (Cee's Tizzy)

3 8-8
Ruben FuentesBlake Heap
3
348
i
3
Black, gold rising sun, black cap (Desert Sun Stables And Jawl, Michael)

Fly First Class 57 

b g Eddington - Sausalita (Forestry)

BF
3 8-8
Heriberto FigueroaJohn Sadler
4
40-3
i
4
Teal, Gold Hoops, Gold Diamonds On Sleeves, Teal And Gold hooped Cap (Double JH Stable, Inc)

Captain Buzzkill 22 

dk g Ministers Wild Cat - Practicaly Perfect (Pleasantly Perfect)

3 8-8
Rafael BejaranoGary Mandella
5
42
i
5
Blue and lime green halves (My Way Racing Llc, Radley Equine, Inc , Compton, Lewis, Crews, John, Gold, Rick, Macdonald, Scott, Smole, Kenneth And Weeks, Mike)

Sir Eddie 30 

gr/ g Square Eddie - Gypsy Friday (In Excess)

BF
3 8-8
Flavien PratDan Blacker
6
i
6
Light Brown, brown chevron, brown spots on sleeves, light blue and brown quartered cap (D P Racing)

Gold N Bold 

ch c Golden Balls - In Reality (Fantastic Light)

4 8-13
Victor EspinozaJames Cassidy
7
i
7
Yellow and black halved, yellow diamond, yellow and black halved sleeves, yellow and black quartered cap (Baseline Equine LLC)

Writ Large 

b g Informed - Desert Dearest (Easy Thunder)

3 8-8
Tiago PereiraMartin Iii Valenzuela
8
i
8
Burnt orange, black sash, black bars on sleeves, burnt orange cap (Tigertail Ranch)

Tutankhamun 

dk c Lone Star Special - Queen Nefertiti (Salt Lake)

3 8-8
Stewart ElliottRonald L McAnally
Verdict

Newcomers Gold N Bold and Writ Large are both respected. However, preference is for SIR EDDIE, who finished second last time and can progress to win here.

22:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 20 May 2018

Race 4 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $8,820 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
51-2156
i
1
Navy blue, teal sleeves, navy blue cap (Chris Curtis)

Lambo Luxx 42 

b g Vronsky - Cantaloupe (Runaway Groom)

D
6 8-13
Heriberto FigueroaJack Carava
2
14-5964
i
2
Red, white horseshoe, black cuffs on sleeves (Dorado, Refugio And Casillas, Oscar)

Rafter One 21 

dk c Wildcat Heir - Forgiven (Repent)

D
4 8-11
Chris RussellJesus Nunez
3
316779-
i
3
White,blue Hoop, Blue Bars (Bruce Chandler)

Pundy 141 

ch g Langfuhr - Sky Of Diamonds (Banker's Gold)

D
4 8-11
Asa EspinozaPeter Miller
4
3314-43
i
4
White, black diamond hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (David Jacobson)

Blaze'n Prospector 10 

b g Discreetly Mine - Brilliant Blaze (Seeking The Gold)

D
6 8-11
Martin PedrozaDavid Jacobson
5
224254
i
5
Royal purple, gold 'king of kings' emblem front and back, royal purple diamonds on white sleeves, purple cap (Silvia Soto)

Four Gaels 9 

b g Suances - Loni's Appeal (Successful Appeal)

D
7 8-11
Martin GarciaKelly Castaneda
6
3-77243
i
6
Light blue, royal blue  fish emblem on back, royal blue 'cabo tom' on sleeves, royal blue cap (Mansor, Tom And Sherlock, Gary)

Omdurman 28 

dk g Bertrando - Estrellica (Grand Slam)

D
7 8-11
Brayan PenaGary Sherlock
Verdict

BLAZE'N PROSPECTOR may be the best of the consistent bunch of runners here. Four Gaels, Omdurman and Rafter One are others to note.

22:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 20 May 2018

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $11,340 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
0-953
i
1
Red (Six-s Racing Stable, Barron, Shirley A , Caso, Joe And Kelly, Jim)

Captain N. Barron 22 

ch g Distorted Humor - Will Prevail (Storm Cat)

3 8-8
Joseph TalamoCraig Lewis
2
i
2
Navy blue, navy 'bkb' on white diamond hooppink cuffs on sleeves, pink and navy cap (Bkb Stables Llc, Akin, Zvika And Sherman, Art)

Papa Caballero 

b g Informed - Pagan Baby (Atticus)

3 8-8
Kyle FreyArt Sherman
3
77-0
i
3
Royal blue, yellow hoop and bar on sleeves, blue cap (Carlos Polanco)

That's Gold 72 

b g Eddington - Golden Reflection (Medaglia d'Oro)

3 8-8
Cesar FrancoMarcelo Polanco
4
i
4
Black, gold 'a l diaz stable' and racehorse on back, black cap (Gomez, Heriberto And Nieves, Saul)

Scorpion Excess 

dk c Natashas Excess - Nandu (Bertrando)

4 8-13
Erick GarciaMarcia Stortz
5
62
i
5
Navy blue, tan cap (Gunilla Pratt)

Eleazar Warrior 65 

b g Roi Charmant - Cee's Harmony (Skimming)

4 8-13
Tiago PereiraOscar Garcia
6
677-8
i
6
Black, yellow circle 'rr' on back, yellow bars on sleeves, black cap (Reilly, Elena And Yamada, Clyde)

Gryffindor 126 

ch g Awesome Patriot - Tiz A Treat (Tiz Wonderful)

3 8-8
Edgar PayerasRichard Rosales
7
243772
i
7
Royal blue, yellow hoop, blue cap (Daisy Pineda)

Royal Seeker 22 

b g Heatseeker - Camille C (Roman Dancer)

Non Runner
8
259/779-
i
8
White, red sash on front, red, red cap (Johnny Taboada)

Autism Is Here 420 

b g Henny Hughes - Tiz Magic (Tiznow)

4 8-13
Brayan PenaMarcia Stortz
9
7-79433
i
9
Blue, white blocks, blue cap (Bonfante, Lloyd And Bonfante, Yvonne)

Our Tiger's Boy 30 

dk g Smiling Tiger - Lady Chip (Dixie Union)

3 8-8
Ruben FuentesJeff Bonde
10
97
i
10
Red, white hoop and armlets, red cap (Headley, Bruce And The Ellwood Johnston Trust)

Going Away Party 21 

dk g ACCLAMATION - Honey Bee Lucky (Bold Badgett)

3 8-8
Edwin MaldonadoBruce Headley
11
36
i
11
Green, white stars, white cap (Gallegos, Elizabeth And Greenman, R Dean)

Bonaventure 30 

b g Wilburn - Run Cat Run (Sir Cat)

3 8-8
Modesto LinaresDean Greenman
Verdict

ROYAL SEEKER was much improved when knocking on the door last time and he gets the nod over the consistent Our Tiger's Boy and newcomer Scorpion Excess, who could be very handy.

23:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 20 May 2018

Race 6 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $20,790 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
6335-22
i
1
Black and red stripes, red sleeves, black cap (Steven Miyadi)

R Cha Cha 30 

dk g Archarcharch - Latin Lust (Petionville)

4 8-13
Franklin CeballosSteven Miyadi
2
2-42722
i
2
Blue, red heart, red and blue bars and red heart on sleeves (Heart Racing Stables)

Treasure Hunter 28 

b g Treasure Beach - Bouvet (Touch Gold)

3 8-8
Alonso QuinonezG Almeida
3
34210/4
i
3
White, black hoop, black bars on sleeves (Delaney, Ed And Desormeaux, J Keith)

Cool Green 16 

b g Global Hunter - Excessive Susan (In Excess)

6 8-13
Stewart ElliottJ Desormeaux
4
45/613-7
i
4
Green, gold sleeves, green cap (C T Grether, Inc , Chandler, Bruce And Purple Shamrock Racing)

Smuggler Union 30 

dk g Kantharos - Kickapoo Princess (Unreal Zeal)

D
6 8-13
Israel OcampoHoward Zucker
5
635-294
i
5
Royal blue, red sash, blue cap (Rad Stable Llc, Bone, R , Corbett, T , Gilchrist, G And Strauss, W)

Closing Time 35 

b g Slew's Tiznow - Quick Commander (Deputy Commander)

4 8-13
Tiago PereiraJeff Mullins
6
1394-38
i
6
Blue, white hoops and bars on sleeves, blue cap (Quick Road Stable)

Awesome Heights 30 

b c Awesome Again - Colina Verde (Know Heights)

D
4 8-13
Flavien PratNeil Drysdale
7
421/5-
i
7
Red, maroon yoke, red cap (Red Baron's Barn Llc And Rancho Temescal Llc)

Souter (GB)  454 

dk g Poet's Voice - Storming Sioux (Storming Home)

4 8-13
Joseph TalamoMark Glatt
8
1542-63
i
8
Lime green, dark green sleeves, lime green cap (Sayjay Racing Llc, Hall, Greg And Strauss, William)

General Mach Four 30 

b g To Honor And Serve - My Mach Four (Machiavellian)

4 8-13
Kyle FreyDoug O'Neill
Verdict

R Cha Cha and Treasure Hunter have both hit the frame of late and have to be considered, but a chance is taken on SOUTER, who should find this much easier than his latest outings.

23:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 20 May 2018

Race 7 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $13,230 - 10 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
8-4
i
1
Green & white halves, green & white halved sleeves (Tricar Stables, Inc)

Pray For Corday 14 

b f Calimonco - Gypsy Preacher (Tapit)

3 8-11
Asa EspinozaSal Gonzalez
2
i
2
Lime green, dark green 'say racing' and emblem on back, dark green sleeves, lime green cap (Sayjay Racing Llc)

Beas Wild Cat 

b f Ministers Wild Cat - Bea's cee (Cee's Tizzy)

3 8-11
Kyle FreyDoug O'Neill
3
2
i
3
Black, black ball, white sleeves, black cap (Altamira Racing Stable And Littlefield, Chad)

Naughty Sophie 36 

ch f Horse Greeley - Making Time (Royal Academy)

3 8-11 b1
Flavien PratPeter Miller
4
3-33
i
4
White, blue chevron, red star, blue sleeves and cap (Truline Racing)

Tengs Rhythm 36 

dk f Tenga Cat - Artistryandrhythm (Officer)

BF
3 8-11
Kent DesormeauxJeff Mullins
5
33
i
5
Red, Maroon Yoke, Red And Maroon halved Sleeves (Red Baron's Barn LLC)

Takes Two To Tenga 36 

dk f Tenga Cat - Sassy Suances (Suances)

3 8-11
Martin GarciaJeff Mullins
6
67
i
6
Orange, black diamond hoop, black cap, orange diamonds (Peter Walski)

Heather's Wish 37 

gr/ f Awesome Gambler - Margie's Wish (Jeblar)

3 8-11
Octavio Vergara JrCaesar Dominguez
7
85
i
7
White, black diamond hoop, red hoop on sleeves, red cap (Jacobson, David And Ledding, Mary)

A Little Romance 17 

b f Haynesfield - Saint's Crown (Tiznow)

3 8-11
Tyler ConnerDavid Jacobson
8
2355-
i
8
Yellow, blue bear on back, yellow cap (Patricia Harrington)

Copper Cowgirl 155 

ch f Southern Image - Lovehi (Swiss Yodeler)

Non Runner
9
2
i
9
Black, orange stripes on blue sleeves, orange stripes on blue cap (Gulliver Racing Llc And Slam Dunk Racing)

Baby Brown 51 

b f Big Brown - Setafire (Jump Start)

BF
Withdrawn
10
i
10
Silver, Black oval, black diamonds on sleeves, black and silver quartered cap (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

Much Too Much 

b f Colonel John - U R All That I Am (Valid Wager)

3 8-11
Franklin CeballosMichael Machowsky
11
i
11
White, turquoise and navy cross sashes, turquoise and navy diamond sleeves, turquoise white and navy cap (M T Racing Stable LLC)

Breathless Charm 

dk f Lonhro - Boston Gold (Boston Harbor)

3 8-11
Stewart ElliottMark Tsagalakis
12
6-4
i
12
Black, black chevron hoop, gold star, teal sleeves, gold chevrons and cuffs, teal and black quartered cap (Westmore Thoroughbreds)

Gamezapper 51 

ch f Game Plan - The Zapana (Flower Alley)

3 8-11
Brayan PenaDaniel Dunham
Verdict

NAUGHTY SOPHIE knocked on the door on debut and may not have to wait too long to get off the mark. Consistent duo Tengs Rhythm and Takes Two To Tenga appear on the up, with Baby Brown also considered.

00:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 21 May 2018

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $35,280 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

7f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
36-4911
i
1
Black, lime ball, lime spot on sleeves, lime cap (Leopoldo Urbina)

Princess Dorian 42 

dk f Idiot Proof - Dislitleliteomine (Singletary)

D
4 8-13
Kyle FreyReed Saldana
2
75-2213
i
2
Gold, black 'brow spa' on front, black eye emblem on back, gold cuffs on black sleeves, black and gold cap (Fasihuddin, Naseer Mohammed And Zahra, Madiha)

Smiling Tigress 43 

b f Smiling Tiger - Spun Clear (Hard Spun)

3 8-8
Joseph TalamoDavid Bernstein
3
3-1
i
3
Navy blue and red diamonds, navy blue sleeves, navy blue cap (Rafael Steinbruch)

Zusha 43 

ch f Congrats - Icy Tea (Storm Cat)

3 8-6
Drayden Dyke VanGary Mandella
4
24/2273-
i
4
Yellow, pink circle and rose, pink cuffs and cap (Dubb, M , Taylor, E , Simon, D , Loftus, E And Bethlehem Stables Llc)

Libby's Tail 218 

dk f Tiz Wonderful - Christmas Lily (Marquetry)

4 8-11
Rafael BejaranoRichard Baltas
5
217
i
5
Red, black v, black sleeves, red and black quartered cap (Daniell, Jim And Daniell, Donna)

We All Have Dreams 43 

ch f Shackleford - Latent Charm (Latent Heat)

D
3 8-6
Flavien PratMichael McCarthy
6
552-21
i
6
Silver, Black oval, black diamonds on sleeves, black and silver quartered cap (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

Life Of Illusion 28 

gr/ f Harlan's Holiday - Atlantic Park (Awesome Again)

D
4 8-11
Franklin CeballosSteven Miyadi
7
7/8-1811
i
7
Orange and white blocks, white cap (Wilson, Holly And David)

Conquest Flatterme 49 

b m Flatter - My Antonia (Jules)

D
6 8-11
Stewart ElliottVladimir Cerin
Verdict

Hat-trick seekers Princess Dorian and Conquest Flatterme are sure to be involved, but ZUSHA scored well last time and can follow up here.

00:30 Santa Anita (USA) 21 May 2018

Race 9 - Stakes (3YO plus)

Winner $63,000 - 11 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
95-2361
i
1
White, purple hoop, white armlet on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

B Squared 36 

b c Square Eddie - Silar rules (Ten Most Wanted)

D
4 8-13
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
2
718-351
i
2
White, green sleeves, white cap (Brazeau Thoroughbred Farms L P , Newhart, Paul L And Martin, Craig)

Accountability 43 

gr/ c ACCLAMATION - Roberta's Mango (Bold Badgett)

D
4 8-11
Gary StevensRafael Becerra
3
211-12
i
3
Black, light blue sash, light blue dots on white sleeves, black cap (Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners)

Well Developed 36 

ch g Unusual Heat - Miss Thirtyfour D (Bertrando)

D
4 8-11
Drayden Dyke VanPatrick Gallagher
4
5331-25
i
4
White, black cuffs on sleeves, red and yellow quartered cap (Benowitz Family Trust, Powell, Mathilde And Viskovich, Paul A)

Soi Phet 22 

dk g Tizbud - Summer Jersey (Siberian Summer)

D
10 8-9
Alonso QuinonezLeonard Powell
5
43-4214
i
5
White, red checks, black sleeves and cap (Anatolia, Inc)

Anatolian Heat 21 

dk g Unusual Heat - Anatolian Queen (Woodman)

D
Non Runner
6
424-331
i
6
White, Green Horse (Oakcrest Stable)

Desert General 29 

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

D
5 8-9
Kyle FreySean McCarthy
7
1/8313-8
i
7
Dark green, tan ball, burgundy sleeves, green and burgundy quartered cap (Williams, Mr And Mrs Larry D)

Ward 'N Jerry 52 

dk h Lucky Pulpit - Tamarack Bay (Dehere)

D
5 8-9
Stewart ElliottMike Puype
8
3412-81
i
8
Royal blue, red and blue diablo sleeves, red and blue quartered cap (Sherry, Carolyn And Sierra Stables, Inc)

Tule Fog 36 

gr/ c Surf Cat - Teardownthatwall (Free House)

D
4 8-9
Tiago PereiraJavier Sierra
9
417-153
i
9
Green, white hoops (Joseph P Morey, Jr Revocable Trust)

Rye 28 

ch h English Channel - Phi Beta Heat (Unusual Heat)

D
5 8-13
Kent DesormeauxWilliam Morey
10
43-4734
i
10
Chinese red, black 'c-punch' on back, black cuffs, red and black cap (Irvin Racing Stable)

Smokey Image 36 

ch h Southern Image - Special Smoke (Free House)

D
5 8-9
Joseph TalamoCarla Gaines
11
2/13126-
i
11
Rose, blue hollow box, blue hoops on sleeves, blue cuffs, quartered cap (Alesia, Sharon, Bran Jam Stable And Ciaglia Racing Llc)

Ashleyluvssugar 274 

b g Game Plan - Ashley's Folly (Urgent Request)

D
7 8-9
Flavien PratPeter Eurton
12
523-251
i
12
White, orange diamonds, gold diamonds on sleeves (Glen Road Racing, Llc And Moniz, Herb)

Camino Del Paraiso 30 

b g Suances - Loni's Appeal (Successful Appeal)

D
5 8-11
Ricardo GonzalezO Jauregui
Verdict

Plenty of recent winners to consider including B Squared and Accountability, but WELL DEVELOPED has won three of five and never been outside the top two.