TODAY AT HOLLYWOOD PARK
November 25, 2009 - 10:00 pm
TODAY AT HOLLYWOOD PARK
By Richard Eng
Post Time 12:30 p.m.
Race 1 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 15 feet), Purse $38,000, Maiden special weights, Cal-breds, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
The Town Lady – Slow improvement in three straight grass tries; facing the slowest field of her career.
Princess Suances – Tepid chalk makes her grass debut; also stretching out around 2-turns for the first time.
Long Shot – Teenage Dancer
Race 2 – 6 furlongs, Purse $38,000, Allowance, 2-year-olds
Conveyance – Interesting duel among recent graduates; was flattered when Brady Blue Eyes won next out.
Majestic Afleet – Hard charging win in debut for Robert Troeger; figures to do well in 1-turn races.
Long Shot – Joyful Success
Race 3 – 6 furlongs (turf, rail at 15 feet), Purse $30,000, Claiming $50,000, Fillies, 3-year-olds
Foxy Bailey – Could see a perfect trip if the two speedballs duel; like the rider switch to Rafael Bejarano.
Shakenwithanolive – One of the two speedballs along with Life By R R; taking a sneaky drop in class.
Long Shot – Yodelady O
Race 4 – 6 1/2 furlongs, Purse $14,000, Claiming $16,000, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
Tallahsocean – Winning race in last, now is dropped a notch in class; outside post to clock the speed.
Sky Marni – Is in good form when spotted against his friends; another who will sit and make one run.
Long Shot – Fanatical
Race 5 – 1 1/16th miles, Purse $12,000, Claiming $12,500, 3-year-olds and up
Candy Arches – If speed is holding up, they won’t catch this guy; good send rider in Felipe Valdez.
His Sisters Mister – A good exacta box is matching one speed horse with one closer; rallies from left field.
Long Shot – Rare Chant
Race 6 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 15 feet), Purse $38,000, Maiden special weights, Fillies, 2-year-olds
High Style – She has outstanding pedigree to love sod; Brice Blanc adds value, can get the job done.
Warren’s Jitterbug – Logical chalk has been close but no cigar of late; have to get her some killer instinct.
Long Shot – Glory Pride
Race 7 – 6 1/2 furlongs, Purse $38,000, Optional claiming $25,000, Cal-breds, 3-year-olds and up
Patriotic Soldier – Faced tougher foes at Del Mar; offers good value if allowed to go at 4/1 odds.
Atticus Jack – Solid third in Cal Breeders stakes; this is an easier race, will be flying late.
Long Shot – Fantasy Free
Race 8 – 1 1/16th miles, Purse $16,000, Maiden claiming $32,000, 2-year-olds
Familar Shine – Big class dropper will win if he can hold his form; strictly the one to beat.
Bradio Station – Big rider switch to Joel Rosario for the money shot; outran his 8/1 odds last time.
Long Shot – Push Over
Best Bet – Tallahsocean (race 4)
Hollywood Sunday – Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 16/3/$21.80; Long Shots, 9/2/$26.40; Best Bet, 1/0/$0
Hollywood Totals – 131/34/$212.80; Long Shots, 66/7/$77.40; Best Bets, 8/3/$11.80
SIMULCAST PICK OF THE DAY – #6 The West Rim (6/1) in race 9 at Aqueduct. For scoring purposes, we’ll make a hypothetical $2 win, place and show bet, $6 total. On Sunday, Stevil ran out at Aqueduct. Stats – 173/125/$962.80