20:30 Santa Anita (USA) 27 May 2018

Race 1 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

Winner $34,020 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

1

1m 1f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4-52222
i
1
Silver, Black oval, black diamonds on sleeves, black and silver quartered cap (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

Minister's Glory 30 

dk g Ministers Wild Cat - Glory N Thehighest (Valid Wager)

BF
3 8-8
Rafael BejaranoMichael Machowsky
2
2
i
2
Royal blue, gold ball, gold sleeves, blue and gold quartered cap (Dunns Downs, Llc)

Clyde's Pride 30 

dk g Good Journey - Callie Mae (Abstract)

3 8-8
Geovanni FrancoMatthew Chew
3
53
i
3
Gold, black and white ying yang on back, black cap (Sheehy Llc)

Celturian 30 

ch c Unusual Heat - Aerial Prancer (Tiznow)

3 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanDan Hendricks
4
73
i
4
Cardinal red, white dots, white cap (Matt Nelson)

Wound Tight 30 

b c Coil - Bellsblade (Mr. Broad Blade)

3 8-8
Kent DesormeauxRobert Hess
5
465562
i
5
Red, silver horseshoes, silver horseshoes on cap (Garcia, Mario L , Garcia, Michael, Garcia, Patricia And Wilson, Giselle)

When Jesus Walked 16 

dk g Sapphire cat - Preaching (Pulpit)

3 8-8
Matt GarciaJose Moreno
6
6
i
6
Light Brown, brown chevron, brown spots on sleeves, light blue and brown quartered cap (D P Racing)

Gold N Bold 7 

ch c Golden Balls - In Reality (Fantastic Light)

4 8-13
Victor EspinozaJames Cassidy
Verdict

MINISTER'S GLORY has been running creditably in better races than this and looks set to get off the mark. Wound Tight and Clyde's Pride rate as the main dangers.

21:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 27 May 2018

Race 2 - Maiden Special Weight (2YO only)

Winner $34,020 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

2

4f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

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

Nice Haircut 

b c Square Eddie - Dinner At Lido's (Sword Dance)

2 8-10
Diego SanchezDoug O'Neill
2
i
2
Green, white hoop, white sleeves, green cap (Big Chief Racing, Llc, Rocker O Ranch, Llc, Desormeaux Et Al)

Synthesis 

dk c First Samurai - Trust In Hope (Bernardini)

2 8-10
Kent DesormeauxJ Desormeaux
3
i
3
Red, white sleeves, red cap (Bonde, Jeff, Cavalli, John, Peal, Larry And Russell, Jerome)

Data Storm Kitty 

ch f Data Link - Hatteras (Stormy Atlantic)

2 8-7
J R LeparouxJeff Bonde
4
i
4
Lime green, orange sleeves (Del Secco Dcs, Inc)

King Of Speed 

ch c Jimmy Creed - Beautiful Daniele (A.P. Indy)

2 8-10
Gary StevensJeff Bonde
5
4
i
5
White, purple hoop, white armlets on purple sleeves, purple cap (Erj Racing, Llc And Reddam Racing Llc)

Toothless Wonder 16 

ch c Street Boss - Awesomekaylee (Awesome Again)

2 8-10
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
6
i
6
Turquoise, orange and white stripe on sleeves, turquoise cap (Bloodstock Thoroughbreds, Llc)

Racketeer 

dk c Shanghai Bobby - Victoria's Hope (Run Away and Hide)

2 8-10
Saul AriasJ Desormeaux
Verdict

TOOTHLESS WONDER shaped well on debut last time out and can put that experience to good use here. Data Storm Kitty and King Of Speed look best of the newcomers.

21:30 Santa Anita (USA) 27 May 2018

Race 3 - Starter Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $18,900 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

3

1m

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-23231
i
1
Forest green and tan stripes, green sleeves and cap (Ballena Vista Farm)

Tell Me More 28 

b f Quality Road - Wild Summer (Unbridled's Song)

D
4 8-11
Drayden Dyke VanPeter Miller
2
961
i
2
Red, gold braces, black and gold hoops on sleeves, black cap (James Weigel)

Married By Now 49 

b f Slew's Tiznow - Marry By Summer (Siberian Summer)

4 8-13
Kyle FreyMatthew Chew
3
0-1253
i
3
Light blue and white halves,red chevrons on white sleeves, white cap (A Venneri Racing, Inc)

Tiny Tina 21 

dk f Paddy O'prado - Tenacious Tina (Benchmark)

3 8-6
Rafael BejaranoRichard Baltas
4
52/2431
i
4
Blue, yellow duck on back, blue cap (Aulds, F Chris, Jeong, Peter And Johnston, Keith)

Meal Ticket 23 

dk f Malibu Moon - Rainbow's Song (Unbridled's Song)

4 8-13
Tyler BazeMatthew Chew
5
169
i
5
Teal, yellow sash, yellow and teal halved sleeves, teal cap (Christina Mosby)

Proudly Elegant 29 

gr/ f Empire Way - Kvell (More Than Ready)

3 8-6 (ow2)
Brayan PenaJorge Gutierrez
6
61-7554
i
6
Black, light blue large spots, black cuffs on light blue sleeves, black cap (Slam Dunk Racing)

Mraseel (IRE)  29 

b f Sir Prancealot - Suffer Her (Whipper)

BF
3 8-6
Asa EspinozaRichard Baltas
Verdict

MARRIED BY NOW looks to be slowly learning her trade and can make it successive wins here. Mraseel is likely to be too short in the betting, while Meal Ticket could grab a share of the pot.

22:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 27 May 2018

Race 4 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $15,750 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

4

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2-583
i
1
Lime green, black diamonds on sleeves, black stripe on lime green cap (Brown, Jr , Edward J , Klein, Alan And Lebherz, Phillip)

Vinaka 23 

dk f Sky Mesa - Le Sang Royale (Henrythenavigator)

3 8-8
Heriberto FigueroaJeff Bonde
2
i
2
Red, white stars on red sleeves, white cap (Evans, John B And Knapp, Steve R)

Baby Ice 

b f First Dude - Ice Girl (Devil On Ice)

4 8-13
Geovanni FrancoSteve Knapp
3
0-3234
i
3
White, blue diamonds on sleeves, blue cap (Hayes, L, Heise, J, Higman, J, McGoldrick, B, Mcguire, M, The Polygroup, Smith,l)

Tapalita 42 

ch f Eskendereya - Tapatia (Tapit)

3 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanDan Hendricks
4
27/4
i
4
Red, silver ball, red cap (Cannon, Robert T , Goodwin, Kelley And Goodwin, Tim)

Diamond Of Value 23 

b f Lookin At Lucky - Princeapecia (El Prado)

4 8-13
Ruben FuentesAlfredo Marquez
5
5524-
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 206 

ch f Eskendereya - Wicked Uno (Macho Uno)

3 8-8
Asa EspinozaJerry Hollendorfer
6
i
6
Green, black bars on sleeves, black cap (Paymaster Racing Llc)

Royal C 

dk f Street Cry - Magnificience (Stormy Atlantic)

3 8-8
Martin PedrozaJack Carava
7
6363
i
7
Red, yellow diamond, yellow diamonds on sleeves (Demaio Racing Ventures Llc)

Mongolian Rahy 24 

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

3 8-8
Joseph TalamoGerard Piccioni
Verdict

MONGOLIAN RAHY was third in a stronger heat than this earlier this month and could account for Vinaka and Diamond Of Value.

22:30 Santa Anita (USA) 27 May 2018

Race 5 - Allowance Optional Claiming (3YO plus)

Winner $35,280 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: None

5

1m 2f

Firm

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
73-8442
i
1
Light blue, yellow sleeves, yellow cap (Great Friends Stable, Gorman, Mark, Richardson, Maureen And Rothblum, Steve)

Lynne's Legacy 22 

dk m Unusual Heat - Top of Our Game (Steinlen)

5 8-13
Rafael BejaranoDoug O'Neill
2
6722-61
i
2
Black, red armlets on sleeves, red cap (Lo Hi Stable And Shaw, Ken)

Dhafeera (GB)  51 

b f Shamardal - Anqooda (Oasis Dream)

4 8-11
Brice BlancMichael Machowsky
3
34-1223
i
3
Turquoise, pink star, pink armlets on sleeves, pink and turquoise quartered cap (Messineo, Nancy And Sands, Bruce)

Miss Boom Boom 56 

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

6 8-13
Mario GutierrezRichard Baltas
4
19-2223
i
4
Black, gold chevrons, gold chevrons on sleeves, black cap (Calumet Farm)

Siberian Iris (IRE)  21 

b f Excelebration - Dawn To Dance (Selkirk)

4 8-11
Drayden Dyke VanRichard Mandella
5
55-1431
i
5
Red, white bars, red cap (Cardenas, Javier And Morey, William E)

Tammy's Window 22 

ch f Parading - Math Class (Eddington)

4 8-11
Tyler ConnerWilliam Morey
6
3531-76
i
6
Light Brown, brown chevron, brown spots on sleeves, light blue and brown quartered cap (D P Racing)

Persistence (IRE)  42 

b f Invincible Spirit - Lady Glinka (Galileo)

4 8-11
Stewart ElliottJames Cassidy
Verdict

SIBERIAN IRIS is the class act in this field and it will be disappointing if she cannot land the odds. Dhafeera and Tammy's Window look to be the only realistic challengers.

23:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 27 May 2018

Race 6 - Maiden Claiming (3YO plus)

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

6

5f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
54-
i
1
Turquoise, black diamond, black diamonds on sleeves, turquoise cap (Rockingham Ranch)

Saint Tropez 253 

ch f Midshipman - That's So Funny (Yes It's True)

3 8-8
Martin GarciaPeter Miller
2
245-765
i
2
Royal blue, red epaulets and cuffs, red cap (Sally Rivera)

Madera Jubilee 22 

gr/ m Big Brown - Insinuation (Smoke Glacken)

5 8-13
Edgar PayerasLouis Bradvica
3
2355-
i
3
Yellow, blue ball (Patricia Harrington)

Copper Cowgirl 162 

ch f Southern Image - Lovehi (Swiss Yodeler)

3 8-8
Stewart ElliottPatricia Harrington
4
55
i
4
blue, bronze horses head, navy cuffs on tan sleeves, navy cap (Patricia McBrayer)

Nana's Rule 14 

b f Tribal Rule - Indiana Nana (In Excess)

3 8-8
Juan OchoaNestor Capitaine
5
9288-56
i
5
White, green spots on sleeves, gold seams, white cap (Tachycardia Stables)

Two Timing Lucy 64 

b f Smiling Tiger - Santa Lucia (Bandini)

3 8-8
Ruben FuentesJeff Bonde
6
543
i
6
Silver, Black oval, black diamonds on sleeves, black and silver quartered cap (Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC)

Irish Cream N Kafe 21 

dk f Kafwain - Golden Spirits (Hennessy)

BF
3 8-8
Heriberto FigueroaSteven Miyadi
7
735-6
i
7
Black, royal blue spots, blue bars on sleeves, royal blue and black quartered cap (Keeline, Patricia And Reyes, Oswaldo H)

Cheyenne Dancer 14 

b f The pamplemousse - Carissa (Richly Blended)

4 8-13
Tiago PereiraJoe Herrick
8
2
i
8
Black, orange stripes on blue sleeves, orange stripes on blue cap (Gulliver Racing Llc And Slam Dunk Racing)

Baby Brown 58 

b f Big Brown - Setafire (Jump Start)

BF
3 8-8
Edwin MaldonadoWilliam Morey
9
5-6543
i
9
Green & white halves, green & white halved sleeves (Tricar Stables, Inc)

Calimonco Action 14 

dk f Calimonco - Action Nine (War Front)

3 8-8
Asa EspinozaSal Gonzalez
Verdict

IRISH CREAM N KAFE is slowly improving with every run and looks set to get the better of Copper Cowgirl and the once-raced Baby Brown, who has interestingly switched barns since last seen.

23:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 27 May 2018

Race 7 - Stakes (3YO plus)

Winner $47,250 - 7 run - Draw Advantage: None

7

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
2208-31
i
1
Royal blue, white disc, black sleeves (Abbondanza Racing, Llc)

Navajo Dreamer (IRE)  10 

ch f Dream Ahead - Indian Express (Indian Ridge)

D
3 8-8
Stewart ElliottRichard Baltas
2
1-61
i
2
Light blue, white seams, white sleeves (Three Great Sons, Llc And Hughes, Darryl)

Ahimsa 30 

ch f Animal Kingdom - Hot Affair (Cuvee)

D
3 8-8 (ow2)
Corey NakataniPeter Eurton
3
92101-1
i
3
Lime green and royal blue stripes, royal blue sleeves and cap (Robison, J Kirk And Judy)

Cute Knows Cute 29 

b f Power Broker - Sign Off (Distorted Humor)

D
3 8-8
Kent DesormeauxPeter Miller
4
2-5541
i
4
White, Red And Red Diamond 'Bjk' On Back (Koriner, Brian And Lyons, Janet)

Nice Ice 35 

dk f Northern Afleet - Fanny Chenal (Popular)

D
3 8-8
Franklin CeballosBrian Koriner
5
42219-
i
5
Yellow, purple sleeves, purple and yellow hooped cap (House, Michael And Mathiesen, Mark)

Sappho (IRE)  183 

b f Teofilo - Katla (Majestic Missile)

3 8-8
Geovanni FrancoPhilip D Amato
6
318-635
i
6
Red, maroon yoke, red cap (Red Baron's Barn Llc And Rancho Temescal Llc)

Factorofwon 30 

gr/ f The Factor - B R's Girl (Pulpit)

D
3 8-8
Tyler BazeMark Glatt
7
11530-
i
7
Claret, gold braid, claret sleeves and cap (Qatar Racing Limited)

Special Purpose (IRE)  226 

b f Scat Daddy - Pussycat Lips (Holy Roman Emperor)

3 8-10
Rafael BejaranoSimon Callaghan
Verdict

Sappho showed ability last season but hasn't been witnessed since the autumn, and CUTE KNOWS CUTE could be the answer after a nice victory here on her reappearance last month. Nice Ice can claim bronze.

00:00 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 28 May 2018

Race 8 - Stakes (3YO plus)

Winner $63,000 - 5 run - Draw Advantage: None

8

6f

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
4831-39
i
1
Pink and purple halves, white bars on sleeves, pink and purple quartered cap (Cuyathy Llc)

Cuyathy 71 

dk m Congrats - Dance Darling (Devil's Bag)

D
5 8-9
Edwin MaldonadoWilliam Morey
2
1136-32
i
2
Fluorescent orange, white hoop, white stripes on sleeves (Tnip, Llc)

Classy Tune 28 

dk f Maclean's Music - Southern Swing (Dixieland Band)

D BF
4 8-9
Tyler BazeSimon Callaghan
3
052-123
i
3
Dark green, white hoops, dark green hoops on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Yuvetsi 37 

dk f Bodemeister - Mother Ruth (Speightstown)

D
4 8-9
Victor EspinozaJohn Sadler
4
18-3112
i
4
Red, navy sleeves, red cap (Klein, Alan Phillip And Lebherz, Philip)

Miss Sunset 50 

b f Into Mischief - Tuscan Sunset (Trippi)

D
4 8-11
J R LeparouxJeff Bonde
5
214-621
i
5
Khaki, black maltese cross, black stripe on sleeves, khaki cap (Cicero Farms, Llc)

Marley's Freedom 37 

b f Blame - Relaxing Green (Formal Gold)

D
4 8-9
Drayden Dyke VanBob Baffert
Verdict

MISS SUNSET has the best form in the book having been far from disgraced in Grade 1 company last time. Marley's Freedom is now with Bob Baffert and improvement looks assured, while Classy Tune cannot be dismissed lightly.

00:30 Santa Anita (USA) (Dirt) 28 May 2018

Race 9 - Maiden Special Weight (3YO plus)

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

9

6f 110y

Fast (Dirt)

Weighed In
No. Form Silk / Saddlecloth / Horse Name Age / wt Jockey / trainer
1
i
1
Dark green, white hoops, dark green hoops on white sleeves, dark green cap (Hronis Racing Llc)

Stonegate 

b c Paynter - Lady Pomeroy (Pomeroy)

3 8-8
Tyler BazeJohn Sadler
2
8-
i
2
White, purple hoop, white armlet on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Hollywood Square 207 

b g Square Eddie - Going Hollywood (Theatrical)

Non Runner
3
6
i
3
Teal, white hoop, black stripe on white sleeves (Brazeau Thoroughbred Farms L P)

Breakers Isle 29 

b c Medaglia d'Oro - Bear Now (Tiznow)

3 8-8
Drayden Dyke VanPatrick Gallagher
4
3-43374
i
4
White, purple hoop, white armlet on purple sleeves, purple cap (Reddam Racing Llc)

Jimmy Chila 8 

b c Jimmy Creed - Mesabu (Fred Astaire)

BF
3 8-8
Mario GutierrezDoug O'Neill
5
42-
i
5
Black, light blue spots on sleeves, black cap (Peter Cantrell)

Data Central 288 

b c Data Link - La Laja (El Prado)

BF
3 8-8
Kent DesormeauxJ Desormeaux
6
i
6
Navy Blue, Orange armlets On White Sleeves, Blue and Orange quartered Cap (Little Red Feather Racing)

I Am The Danger 

b g Adios Charlie - Lucky Trip (Trippi)

4 8-13
Geovanni FrancoMike Puype
7
8-
i
7
Navy, white epaulets, white bars on sleeves, navy cap (Amerman Racing LLC)

King Caymus 291 

ch g Kitten's Joy - One Lucky Storm (Tale Of The Cat)

4 8-13
Joseph TalamoDavid Hofmans
8
573-432
i
8
Blue, Lime Green Sleeves, Blue Bars, Blue Cap (Jay Em Ess Stable)

Paddock Pick 64 

b g Graydar - Fiery Pulpit (Pulpit)

3 8-8
Tiago PereiraBrian Koriner
9
i
9
Green, purple shamrock, purple and green halves sleeves, green cap (Purple Shamrock Racing And Chandler, Bruce)

Brighton Boy 

ch g Marsh Side - Storm Spell (Unbridled's Song)

3 8-8
Brayan PenaRobert Hess
Verdict

Doug O'Neill runs two and JIMMY CHILA looks to be the first choice on jockey bookings after being deemed good enough for stakes class in April. Breakers Isle looks a clear next best, with Paddock Pick the one for value seekers on his second run since being gelded.