Horse Racing: Today at Hollywood Park, Dec. 6


Post time 12:30 p.m.

Race 1 - 6 furlongs, Purse $18,000, Claiming $10,000, 3-year-olds

1 Change of Plan - Joel Rosario won 4 races on Thursday; see no reason why he can’t win 3 or 4 more races today.

5 Bob Consultation - Dead late closer ran a better than looked race in last; beat similar slow group 2 races ago.

Long Shot - 7 Hazardous

Race 2 - 6 furlongs, Purse $18,000, Claiming $16,000, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up

3 Raven Wild - Hasn’t been seen since an awful effort in February; if Joel Rosario rides, this has to be a live mount.

7 Clearly Confused - Second race off the claim by Robertino Diodoro; ran well overcoming a parking lot post 10 last time.

Long Shot - 4 Holiday N Newport

Race 3 - 1 1/16th miles, Purse $18,000, Maiden claiming $20,000, 3-year-olds and up

9 Tenkiller Kid - Rafael Bejarano has to fight off the old sheriff; has paired good races, may be ready to break thru.

11 Chocolatier - Chalk gets that man Joel Rosario; figures to stalk midpack and try to round them up late.

Long Shot - 6 Gold Tie Please

Race 4 - 1 1/8th miles (turf, rail at 15 feet), Purse $37,000, Claiming $40,000, 3-year-olds and up

2 Stoney Fleece - Claimed by Ed Moger off a good second; Rafael Bejarano rides this favorite for the first time.

1 Willyconker - Looks like a shadow of his old self; he’s moving down the class ladder where he might just have enough left.

Long Shot - 5 Extensive

Race 5 - 5 1/2 furlongs, Purse $22,000, Maiden claiming $30,000, Fillies, 2-year-olds

4 Pretty Storm - Ran the worst race of his life last out; the fact that Joel Rosario takes the call means a rebound is in order.

12 Swissarella - Favorite draws a parking lot post in an abbreviated sprint; Brice Blanc needs to hustle out of the gate.

Long Shot - 2 Devil’s Backbone

Race 6 - 6 furlongs, Purse $45,000, Maiden special weights, Cal-breds, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up

5 Girl On the Lam - Been away since March, but returns with Joel Rosario up; must be absence makes the heart grow fonder.

3 Swiss Heart - Showed solid improvement last time from this low percentage barn; Alberto Delgado will not get overbet in here.

Long Shot - 1 Teacher Teacher

Race 7 - 1 mile (turf, rail at 15 feet), Purse $60,000, Optional claiming $80,000, 3-year-olds and up

7 Te Rapa - This is one great story with new mom Kayla Stra riding; these two fit together during this stretch together.

1 El Commodore - Not often you see a 5-YO as a first time gelding; Peter Miller agrees to the cut, and extends his career.

Long Shot - 6 Dubai You X Y Z

Race 8 - 5 1/2 furlongs, Purse $22,000, Maiden claiming $30,000, Fillies, 2-year-olds

9 Red Barris - My wife likes to bet on jockeys, I hope she bets Joel Rosario today; huge class dropper from Peter Miller barn.

6 Goodhumorgirl - Might see a stretch duel between Rafael Bejarano and Rosario; one speed horse and one stalker.

Long Shot - 7 Chilada

Best Bet - 9 Red Barris (race 8)

Hollywood Park Thursday - Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 15/4/$18.60; Long Shots, 7/1/$8.20; Best Bet, 1/0/$0

Hollywood Park Totals - 282/73/$430.60; Long Shots, 136/21/$194.00; Best Bets, 17/7/$35.20

SIMULCAST PLAY OF THE DAY - #7 Royal Suspicion (3/1) in race 5 at Aqueduct. For scoring purposes, we’ll make a hypothetical $2 win, place and show bet, $6 total. On Thursday, Trail Walker ran third at Aqueduct paying $2.10 to show. Stats - 189/128/$1,027.20; Follow him on Twitter: @richeng4propick

 

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