Horse Racing

TODAY AT del mar

By Richard Eng

Post Time 2 p.m.

Race 1 - 5 1/2 furlongs, Purse $37,000, Starter allowance $40,000, 2-year-olds

3 Hot Ride - Calder invader comes from a track that produces live baby runners; watch the tote board for more clues.

6 Ruler of Dubai - Looked like a different animal with the blinkers on; been working fast, expect another good one.

Long Shot - 2 Inquisitive Son

Race 2 - 6 furlongs, Purse $24,000, Claiming $10,000, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up

1 Sing Sing Cindrela - Mike Mitchell benefits from this Wesley Ward shipper; has faced tougher in the Midwest.

8 Victoriously - Sleeper was claimed by Jeff Metz who is winning at 44 percent off the claim; mare likes to win races.

Long Shot - Berry Valid

Race 3 - 6 furlongs, Purse $24,000, Maiden claiming $20,000, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up

8 Judy's My Angel - Peter Miller tries the 10-pound bugboy on this speedball; main job is to break well from the gate.

6 Sweet Pleasure - FTS from the maestro Jerry Hollendorfer; Joel Rosario exits the favorite to ride this gal.

Long Shot - 9 Three Cuties

Race 4 - 1 1/16th miles (turf), Purse $42,000, Claiming $32,000, Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up

4 R Vicarious Girl - Mike Mitchell is the recipient of another ship-and-win horse; speed to lead or follow close up.

2 Hameildaeme - Reclaimed by James Lloyd, one of the best trainer angles in racing; closer in a race packed with speed.

Long Shot - 1 El Nadia

Race 5 - 1 1/16th miles, Purse $24,000, Maiden claiming $20,000, 3-year-olds and up

7 Coal Region Kid - May get more value with Agapito Delgadillo for Garrett Gomez; he is plain faster than these.

8 Te Rapa - Taking the biggest class drop in racing from MSW to maiden claiming; his race two back was a good one.

Long Shot - 6 Royal Heat

Race 6 - 6 furlongs, Purse $70,000, Optional claiming $40,000, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up

6 Rumor - Handled like fine china, this filly has a ton of ability; flattered when American Lady won next out.

2 Pedaltothemedal - Gets class relief from a pair of stakes for this condition race; meant to be a confidence builder.

Long Shot - 1 Alaska Miss

Race 7 - 1 mile (turf), $85,000 Wickerr, 3-year-olds and up

3 John Johny Jak - Another Calder shipper at Del Mar, interesting; has won 3-of-4 turf starts at a mile.

1 Blue Chagall - Tepid favorite in a wide-open affair; this looks like the toughest race in the pick 6 sequence.

Long Shot - 5 Victory Pete

Race 8 - 5 1/2 furlongs, Purse $27,000, Maiden claiming $32,000, Fillies, 2-year-olds

6 Courtney's Prize - Vann Belvoir and Chantal Sutherland have lit up the tote board at Del Mar; this one if favored.

2 Jessakar - Taking the biggest class drop in racing from MSW to maiden claiming; adding blinkers on, her debut was OK.

Long Shot - 10 Bold Remark

Best Bet - 7 Coal Region Kid (race 5)

Del Mar Sunday - Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 18/5/$50.40; Long Shots, 8/1/$16.00; Best Bet, 1/0/$0

Del Mar Totals - 85/23/$184.80; Long Shots, 40/4/$57.20; Best Bets, 5/1/$4.40

SIMULCAST PLAY OF THE DAY - 4 Bernadette's Song (9/2) in race 7 at Delaware Park. For scoring purposes, we'll make a hypothetical $2 win, place and show bet, $6 total. On Sunday, Matt's a Giant won at Monmouth Park paying $8.80 to win, $4.80 to place and $2.80 to show. Stats - 121/75/$620.80


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