21:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 21 May 2017

Race 1 - Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $10,080 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
33-0343
i
1
Purple, silver triangle, silver sleeves, silver and purple quartered cap (Goodtymes Racing Stable, Inc And High Hill Racing)

Accelerant 16 

b g Unusual Heat - She's A Sensation (Flying Sensation)

D
10 8-12
Chantal SutherlandVictor Fernandez
2
6437-64
i
2
Black and red panels, red sleeves, black cap (Tahajian, Brett And Miyadi, Steve)

Courageous Dave 28 

dk g Custom For Carlos - Clear Sailing (Empire Maker)

4 8-12
Evin RomanSteven Miyadi
3
4-14064
i
3
Red, yellow horseshoe and 'grand marshall' on back, yellow sleeves, black cap (Grand Marshal Stables)

Winning Causeway 7 

ch g Giant's Causeway - Winning Point (Point Given)

D
6 8-12
Tiago PereiraPaulo Lobo
4
165-865
i
4
Navy blue, orange ball, orange bars on white sleeves, orange and white quartered cap (Bigleman, Ron, Comiskey, Kevin, Noren, Irv And Little Red Feather Racing)

Kiss Limit 30 

ch g Sky Classic - True Up (Stephen Got Even)

D
4 8-12
Austin SolisPhilip D Amato
5
26-4124
i
5
Blue, white circle 'm' on back, black and white checked sleeves, blue cap (Steve Moger)

Press Baron (GB)  52 

ch g King's Best - Esteraad (Cadeaux Genereux)

D
8 8-12
Santiago GonzalezJr Ed Moger,
Verdict

KISS LIMIT has cut little ice in recent outings but continues to drop in class and his best form should be sufficient to land this claimer. The consistent Press Baron appeals as the chief danger ahead of Accelerant.

21:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 21 May 2017

Race 2 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

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

2

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
42355-9
i
1
Yellow, black sash, black cap (Allred, Edward C And Krikorian, George)

Mucho Chrome 29 

ch g Macho Uno - She's Roughin It (Forest Camp)

4 9-0
Stewart ElliottArt Sherman
2
567-322
i
2
Blue, Lime Green Sleeves, Blue Bars, Blue Cap (Jay Em Ess Stable)

Tiz No Bluff 28 

dk g Tiznow - I Ain't Bluffing (Pine Bluff)

5 9-0
Joseph TalamoRonald Ellis
3
5-68
i
3
Kelly green, white sleeves, green cap (Page Performance Racing Llc)

Liberation 29 

ch c Malibu Moon - La Maestranza (Storm Cat)

4 9-0
Tiago PereiraVal Brinkerhoff
4
4465/4-
i
4
Light blue, red stripes (Nagako Fujita)

Y's Passion 499 

dk g Candy Ride - Lu Ravi (A.P. Indy)

5 9-0
Santiago GonzalezPatrick Gallagher
5
36-7742
i
5
Lime green, flying pink pig on back, green and black checked sleeves, lime green and black cap (Cannon, Robert T , Goodwin, Kelley And Goodwin, Tim)

Wheresthemoneyjack 23 

ch c Union Rags - Strike It Up (Smart Strike)

3 8-9
Agapito DelgadilloAlfredo Marquez
6
44
i
6
Gold, black circle 'b' front and back, black sleeves, black cap (Richard Barton)

Make It A Triple 31 

dk g Misremembered - Thunder Sands (Level Sands)

BF
4 9-0 b1
Edwin MaldonadoMichael Machowsky
Verdict

TIZ NO BLUFF has been knocking on the door and this may be the day that he is let in. Wheresthemoneyjack has possibilities in this line-up while Make It A Triple is open to further progress.

22:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 21 May 2017

Race 3 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $34,021 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
323-525
i
1
Green, white hoop, white sleeves, green armlets, green cap (Big Chief Racing, Llc, Rocker O Ranch, Llc And Desormeaux, J Keith)

Majestic Quality 43 

b f Quality Road - She Nuit All (Lost Soldier)

3 8-9
Kent DesormeauxJ Desormeaux
2
6
i
2
Red and black diamonds, red cap (George Jacobs)

Miss Remembering 28 

ch f Misremembered - Stormy Gal (Storm Cat)

3 8-9
Martin GarciaBob Baffert
3
446
i
3
Green and white checked, white sleeves, green cuffs, green cap (Joseph Shoneff)

Apphia 22 

b f Heatseeker - Tychonics Mistress (Tychonic)

4 9-0
Gallyn MitchellMarsha Schwizer
4
8-482
i
4
Green, yellow crown, yellow sleeves, green and yellow quartered cap (Hollendorfer, Llc, Three Kings Racing, Hoefflin, Dan And Todaro, George)

Tizcool 23 

dk f Tiznow - Win McCool (Giant's Causeway)

3 8-9 (ow1) b1
Corey NakataniJerry Hollendorfer
5
22
i
5
Green, Pink Hoop, pink armlets On Sleeves, pink button on Green Cap (Moss, Mr And Mrs Jerome S)

Utana 28 

dk f Curlin - Glitter Dancer (Langfuhr)

4 9-0
Victor EspinozaJohn Shirreffs
6
65-080
i
6
Light Brown, White cuffs (D P Racing)

Tiz Bailee 22 

dk f Tiznow - Rockin Heather (In Excess)

3 8-9
Santiago GonzalezJames Cassidy
Verdict

Majestic Quality has been running in graded company of late and should appreciate this easier test but she is still winless after nine starts and TIZCOOL, fitted with blinkers after showing improved form upped in distance latest, is the suggestion. Utana completes the shortlist.

22:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 21 May 2017

Race 4 - Allowance (3YO plus)

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

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
1-8251
i
1
Hot pink, black 'tr' on back, black diamonds on sleeves, hot pink and black cap (Thomsen Racing, Llc)

Adios Cali 23 

dk f Adios Charlie - Cali Cali (Tale Of The Cat)

D
3 8-9
Rafael BejaranoSteve Knapp
2
1-14263
i
2
Navy blue, silver star, teal sleeves and cap (Brown, Richard S And Martin, Craig)

Cioppino Pasadino 23 

dk f Time to Get Even - Clawpuccino (Forest Wildcat)

D
3 8-9
Evin RomanRafael Becerra
3
526-512
i
3
Black, white 'br' in red and white circle, orange and red flames on sleeves, red cap (Barton, Dick And Lo Hi Stable)

Tangled Up In Ju 30 

dk f Lucky Pulpit - Ju Ju Baby (Snow Ridge)

D
4 8-12
Edwin MaldonadoMichael Machowsky
4
31
i
4
Gold, white 'horseshoe' on back, white diamonds on sleeves, gold and white cap (Aroney, Leslie And Bashor, Dianne)

Candy Ruler 21 

dk f Twirling Candy - Miles Rules (Tribal Rule)

D
3 8-9
Flavien PratMark Glatt
5
52-3165
i
5
Gold, blue flag emblem, blue cuffs on sleeves, blue and gold cap (Lovinger, Jeffrey S And Roberts, Monty)

Merrily Merrily 59 

dk f Unusual Heat - Merrily (Distorted Humor)

D
4 9-0
Stewart ElliottSean McCarthy
6
41
i
6
Maroon, maroon bars on navy sleeves, navy cap (Kings River Ranch)

Haveiture Way 42 

dk f Lucky Pulpit - Brief illusion (Bertrando)

D
4 9-0
Tyler BazeJ Kruljac
7
716-
i
7
Black and white diamonds, red cap (ERNST, ALLEGRA AND JOHN)

Dixie Chick Rocks 267 

dk f Dixie Chatter - Incredible Ten (Rock Hard Ten)

D
3 8-9
Joseph TalamoDan Hendricks
Verdict

Last-time-out course winners Haveiture Way and CANDY RULER look the two to concentrate upon with marginal preference for the latter's proven form over this distance. Adios Cali is another to bear in mind.

23:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 21 May 2017

Race 5 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $13,230 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
7
i
1
Black, yellow diamond hoop, yellow armlets on sleeves, yellow diamond on black cap (Seltzer Thoroughbreds)

Powder 21 

gr/ f Slew's Tiznow - Money Lover (Marino Marini)

3 8-11
Tyler BazeIan Kruljac
2
4
i
2
Silver, Black And Silver Striped Sleeves (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

Tenthousandreasons 16 

b f Ministers Wild Cat - Alluring Tune (Unbridled's Song)

3 8-11
Flavien PratSteven Miyadi
3
4060
i
3
White, red 'v,' red dots on sleeves, white cap (Robert Verratti)

Lady Bellamy 22 

b f Bellamy Road - Hot Spell (Salt Lake)

3 8-11
Tiago PereiraDoug O'Neill
4
5342-55
i
4
Black, silver horseshoe 'gp' on back, white stars, white stars on black cap (Garcia, Pedro R , Rangel, Sal, Murillo, Jose Luis And Whitesell, Katee)

Californiasummer 16 

dk f Council Member - Summerfield (Affirmed)

3 8-11 b
Evin RomanAntonio Garcia
5
48
i
5
Royal blue, yellow hoop and bar on sleeves, blue cap (McBrayer, Patricia And Pineda, Daisy)

Dixie Crystal 21 

b f Dixie Chatter - Indiana Nana (In Excess)

3 8-11
Juan OchoaMarcelo Polanco
6
36-6
i
6
White, red diamonds, royal blue hoops, red diamonds and royal blue bars on sleeves, red cap (Donald Dizney)

Go For Bear 57 

b f First Dude - Helsingfors (Tiznow)

3 8-11
Rafael BejaranoMichael McCarthy
7
4
i
7
Tan, green diamond hoop, green sleeves, tan cap (Katherine Jimenez)

Candee Topper 23 

dk f Old Topper - Candeelite (Afternoon Deelites)

3 8-11
Alex JimenezJose Jimenez
8
07
i
8
Navy, bronze horses head, navy cuffs on tan sleeves, navy and tan halved cap (Barnes, Wilton W , Rivera, Gerardo And Spicer, James H)

Lemon Ridge 17 

ch f Wild Cat Ridge - Lemon Berry (Lemon Drop Kid)

3 8-11
Modesto LinaresManuel Calvario
Verdict

CALIFORNIASUMMER has placed form in better heats than this one and gets the nod in a tricky contest. Tenthousandreasons was not disgraced in a stronger event on her debut and is preferred to Candee Topper for the forecast.

23:30 Santa Anita (USA) 21 May 2017

Race 6 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $35,280 - 8 run - Draw Advantage: None

6

1m 1f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-3221
i
1
White and orange  checks, orange sleeves and cap (M Racing Group, Llc)

Looking At Thelake 37 

b f Lookin At Lucky - Freud's Irish Miss (Freud)

3 8-8
Santiago GonzalezJohn Sadler
2
431-6
i
2
Hot pink, black ball, pink sleeves, black cap (Brehm Racing Stable)

Princess Coco 17 

dk f Pioneerof the Nile - A. P. Cindy (A.P. Indy)

3 8-10
Stewart ElliottJ Desormeaux
3
3709-5
i
3
Black and gold halved (Williford, Roberta, Williford, Ward And Winner, Charles N)

La Force (GER)  71 

dk f Power - La Miraculeuse (Samum)

3 8-10
Rafael BejaranoPatrick Gallagher
4
78-3441
i
4
Orange and white checks, white cap (Wilson, Holly And David)

Saburai 58 

ch f First Samurai - Ms Isadorable (Royal Academy)

3 8-10
Kent DesormeauxVladimir Cerin
5
949714
i
5
Black, white sleeves, yellow cap (Bryan Carney)

Demigoddess 7 

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

3 8-8
Modesto LinaresCharles Stutts
6
315-116
i
6
Navy blue, bronze horsehead and 'santa anita park' on back, navy cuffs on tan sleeves, navy and tan cap (Eakin, Barbara, Nance, Jonathan And Smith, Steve A)

Mckenzie Honey 56 

ch f Parading - So Beautiful (Arch)

3 8-12
Israel OcampoMike Chambers
7
221
i
7
Red, maroon yoke, red cap (Red Baron's Barn Llc And Rancho Temescal)

Zaffinah (IRE)  42 

ch f Casamento - Grand Zafeen (Zafeen)

3 8-10
Flavien PratJack Carava
8
5528-56
i
8
Royal blue, gold diamonds, royal blue sleeves and cap (The Kathryn Stud)

Tiburtina (IRE)  15 

dk f Holy Roman Emperor - Interchange (Montjeu)

3 8-10
Gary StevensPatrick Gallagher
Verdict

MCKENZIE HONEY'S winning run hit the buffers at Sunland Park latest but this looks an easier ask and she can return to winning ways. Last-time-out winners Zaffinah and Looking At Thelake are viable alternatives to the selection.

00:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 22 May 2017

Race 7 - Maiden Claiming (3YO only)

Winner $23,939 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

5f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
33
i
1
Neon green, black emblem 'd' on back, orange sleeves and cap (Del Secco Dcs, Inc)

Runnin For Tuition 14 

b f Hansen - Proud Indian (Indian Charlie)

3 8-11
Kyle FreyJeff Bonde
2
7
i
2
Metallic silver, red triangle, red bars on metallic sleeves, red cap (Leggio, Richard, Peluso, Peter And Tanzman, David)

Spinyatta 45 

ch f Hard Spun - Senora Cat (Cozzene)

3 8-11
Santiago GonzalezPhilip D Amato
3
63-54
i
3
Turquoise, black cuffs and cap (Altamira Racing Stable, Bernsen, David A And Silverstein, Mark)

Moon Kitty 30 

b f Wildcat Heir - Moonshot (Grand Slam)

3 8-8
Evin RomanPeter Miller
4
654
i
4
Purple, tan braces, tan bars on sleeves, purple cap (Peachtree Stable And Baffert, Natalie J)

Southern Mischief 23 

b f Into Mischief - Traditionalist (Aptitude)

3 8-11
Martin GarciaBob Baffert
5
i
5
Light Blue, White Ball and spots, Light Blue Cap (Becker, Barry And Judith)

Candy Swirls 

b f Twirling Candy - Duchess Zea (Ascot Knight)

3 8-11
Joseph TalamoWilliam Spawr
6
48-22
i
6
Turquoise, black cross, turquoise cap (Tommy Hutton's Dream Stable Llc And Green, Bradley)

Settle Down Eileen 17 

dk f First Samurai - Gold Ginny (Gold Legend)

BF
3 8-8
Gary StevensMike Chambers
7
0-
i
7
Blue, white halves, red stripe on white sleeves (C J Racing Llc)

Tap On A Star 309 

ch f Tapizar - Glitter Star (Glitterman)

3 8-8
Brayan PenaMolly Pearson
Verdict

Running For Tuition ran well to finish third over track and trip latest and is respected in a tight little contest, but SETTLE DOWN EILEEN finished ahead of that rival when they locked horns in March and the formbook suggests that she is the one to concentrate on. Moon Kitty looks best of the rest.

00:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 22 May 2017

Race 8 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $36,540 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

1m

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
161156-
i
1
White, black cuffs on sleeves, red and yellow quartered cap (Benowitz Family Trust, Powell, Mathilde And Viskovich, Paul A)

Soi Phet 199 

dk g Tizbud - Summer Jersey (Siberian Summer)

D
9 9-0
Kent DesormeauxLeonard Powell
2
16-1242
i
2
Silver and red halves, black sash, silver sleeve, red sleeve, black collar and cuffs, red cap (Sinnott Family Trust)

Got Even 35 

dk g Stephen Got Even - Kathryns Birthday (Blare of Trumpets)

D BF
Non Runner
3
2212-11
i
3
Black, white and silver sash, white and silver stripe on sleeves, white cap (Roddy Valente)

Candy Promises 50 

dk g Twirling Candy - Promises Promises (Dixie Union)

4 8-10
Joseph TalamoWilliam Spawr
4
11/6354
i
4
Burgundy, gold sleeves (Golden Eagle Farm)

Stringent 36 

b g Lemon Drop Kid - Saltendipity (Salt Lake)

5 8-10
Martin GarciaDavid Hofmans
5
1/42326-
i
5
Dark green, white hoops, dark green bars on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Kristo 270 

b h Distorted Humor - Capote's Crown (Capote)

D
6 8-12
Tyler BazeJohn Sadler
6
311
i
6
Yellow, Burgundy Chevron, Burgundy Stripe On Yellow Sleeves, Yellow Cap (Stonestreet Stables LLC)

Colonist 22 

dk c Pioneerof the Nile - She Cat (Bluegrass Cat)

D
3 8-7 (ow3)
Corey NakataniJerry Hollendorfer
7
36-4321
i
7
Red, green 'gt' green and white v-sash on front, green and white stripe on sleeves, red, white and green cap (Hollendorfer, Llc, Metanovic, Mersad And Todaro, George)

Madiba 35 

dk g Candy Ride - Flying Dixie (Dixieland Band)

D
5 8-12
Flavien PratJerry Hollendorfer
Verdict

COLONIST made it two from three when landing what looked a stronger race here last month and Jerry Hollendorfer's progressive colt gets the nod in a good race. Class dropper Soi Phet and the returning Kristo head a list of viable dangers.

01:00 Santa Anita (USA) 22 May 2017

Race 9 - Pm Fran's Valentine Stakes (3YO plus)

Winner $78,750 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

9

1m

Firm

Weighed In - Amended Result
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
18/141-2
i
1
Pink, navy 'abc' navy hoops on pink sleeves, pink cap (Alesia, Sharon, Burns Racing Llc, Ciaglia Racing Llc And Legan, Taylor)

Pacific Heat 35 

b f Unusual Heat - Hotlantic (Stormy Atlantic)

D BF
4 8-10
Flavien PratPeter Eurton
2
7214-12
i
2
Dark blue, white star on dark blue cap (Kretz Racing Llc)

Roo's Valentine 56 

dk f Vronsky - Black Valentine (Cindago)

D
4 8-10
Martin PedrozaKristin Mulhall
3
511-215
i
3
Red, navy diamond frame 'pg' on back, navy diamond stripe on sleeves, red cap (Day, David, Day, Michael, Depietro, Mary Rita And Phillips, Doug)

Shehastheritestuff 42 

ch f Unusual Heat - Strut Your Stuff (Bold Badgett)

D
4 8-10
Gary StevensPatrick Gallagher
4
08-2443
i
4
White, purple hoop, purple sleeves, white armlets, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Smoove It 29 

b m Square Eddie - Smoove (Distorted Humor)

D
6 8-10
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
5
152/111
i
5
Orange, purple 'aaa' triangle, orange and purple cap (Triple AAA Ranch)

Ticaboo 28 

b m Rocky Bar - Miss Pravda (Chester House)

D
5 8-10
Tyler BazePhilip Oviedo
6
396-315
i
6
White, black circle, red armlets, white cap (Schmitt, George F , Schmitt, Mary Clare And Schmitt, Vii, George)

Top Notch 56 

ch f Old Topper - El Sierra Tahoe (Royal Anthem)

Non Runner
7
223-311
i
7
Yellow, black diamond hoop, black (Pappas Racing)

Moonless Sky 23 

dk f Bold Chieftain - Curtsy (Chief's Crown)

D
4 8-10
Kent DesormeauxEddie Truman
8
586-435
i
8
Pink, navy 'abc', navy hoops on pink sleeves, pink cap (Burns Racing Llc, Ciaglia Racing Llc And Alesia, Sharon)

Cheekaboo 14 

ch f Unusual Heat - Sandy Cheeks (Souvenir Copy)

D
4 8-12 b1
Mike SmithPeter Eurton
9
523-328
i
9
Black, light blue sash, light blue dots on white sleeves, light blue stripe on black cap (Bamford, Alice, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners And House, Michael)

Desert Steel 29 

gr/ m Desert Code - Lujien Lujien (Cozzene)

Non Runner
Verdict

TICABOO has landed her last three starts with ease since joining Philip Oviedo and she may be worth chancing to continue the good work despite this significant step-up in class. Roo's Valentine and Pacific Heat spearhead a list of dangers in a strong finale.