Post Time 4 p.m.
Race 1 - 5 1/2 furlongs, Purse $28,000, Maiden claiming $30,000, Fillies, 2-year-olds
6 Cora Elizabeth - Key for me is Steve Miyadi has been training this filly at Golden Gate; that track has Tapeta synthetic surface.
1 Delaney’s Joy - Taking the biggest class drop in racing from MSW to maiden claiming; adding blinkers on, could see a big improvement.
Long Shot - 5 Wild Heart Run
Race 2 - 6 furlongs, Purse $28,000, Claiming $12,500, 3-year-olds and up
8 Half Dome Dude - Has a proven track record over Del Mar synthetics; claimed by Bob Hess with the express purpose of running here.
10 Gal Has to Like It - He won his only start over Del Mar synthetics; been productive for Alfredo Marquez in cashing paychecks.
Long Shot - 9 Southern Sunrise
Race 3 - 1 mile (turf, rail at 6 feet), Purse $53,000, Claiming $40,000, 3-year-olds
10 Hobbits Hero - Jeff Mullins barn is waking up from a lengthy snore; has won three turf races since being claimed for $32K.
1 Contributor - A nice ship and win spot for this Arlington Park invador; from the top Tom Proctor barn with Drayden Van Dyke up.
Long Shot - 5 Clever Royal
Race 4 - 5 1/2 furlongs, Purse $38,000, Maiden claiming $50,000, Cal-breds, 2-year-olds
10 Mikes Lion - Taking the biggest class drop in racing from MSW to maiden claiming; like runners coming out of Steve Miyadi’s barn.
4 Mr. Count Me In - FTS from Doug O’Neill; your edge over me will be in seeing the tote board action.
Long Shot - 8 One More Roll
Race 5 - 1 mile, Purse $80,000, Optional claiming $62,500, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
8 Lady Asano - Must overcome a parking lot post at a mile; owns a win over the Del Mar synthetics and gets Rafael Bejarano
7 Master the Blues - Ship and win candidate has been tearing them up at Presque Isle; that track has Michael Dickinson’s Tapeta surface.
Long Shot - 4 Heat Du Jour
Race 6 - 5 furlongs (turf, rail at 6 feet), Purse $77,000, Optional claiming $40,000, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
8 Intoxicating Move - Claimed by Philip D’Amato in advance of this meet; been freshened and trained to the minute for return.
5 Al Freej - Ship and win candidate has been working steadily for Mike Pender; Euro has sod and synthetics resumes to back her up.
Long Shot - 7 Tarn
Race 7 - 1 1/2 miles, $100,000 Cougar II Handicap, 3-year-olds and up
9 Soi Phet - Exits a career best race in winning the Bertrando; has even better form on synthetics, co-owned by Las Vegas residents too.
8 Sky Kingdom - Logical chalk from the Bob Baffert barn; well managed to win nearly $400K by avoiding most of the grade 1 heavy hitters.
Long Shot - 4 Old Time Hockey
Race 8 - 6 furlongs, Purse $75,000, Maiden special weights, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
5 Everlovin Woman - Suspect you’ll get all of 6/1 with her due to low percentage barn; she ran well in debut and could improve a step.
2 Sam’s Sister - Your edge over me will be in seeing the betting on the FTS; expect Hollendorfer and Baffert babies to get played.
Long Shot - 3 Go Get Em Babe
Best Bet - 6 Cora Elizabeth (race 1)
Del Mar Thursday - Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 17/1/$8.80; Long Shots, 8/0/$0; Best Bet, 1/0/$0
Del Mar Totals - 113/22/$157.40; Long Shots, 56/2/$24.20; Best Bets, 6/1/$6.60
SIMULCAST PLAY OF THE DAY - #3 Qualify (5/2) in race 6 at Saratoga. For scoring purposes, we’ll make a hypothetical $2 win, place and show bet, $6 total. On Thursday, Treasured was scratched at Delaware Park. Stats - 112/68/$657.30; Follow him on Twitter: @richeng4propick