TODAY AT HOLLYWOOD PARK
By Richard Eng
Post Time 1:20 p.m.
Race 1 – 6 furlongs, Purse $41,000, Claiming $62,500, 3-year-olds
Doneitagain – Former Floridian has shown ability in two SoCal starts; figures to sit a trip and grind it out late.
Suit Yourself – Ran terrible in last, but today runs first time for a claiming price; like that Bejarano will ride.
Long Shot – Possibi
Race 2 – 5 furlongs, Purse $20,000, Maiden claiming $40,000, 2-year-olds
J B Wine – FTS from the well respected baby barn of Wesley Ward; need not be much to beat this modest groupd today.
In Rico – Took some money in debut and did not run badly; Mike Harrington keeps the weight off with bugboy Campos.
Long Shot – Catalina Fog
Race 3 – 1 1/16th miles, Purse $39,000, Claiming $50,000, 4-year-olds and up
Sensational Score – Claimed by the clever Mike Mitchell; exits a key race and can keep improving with Bejarano up.
Souvenir Slew – Ran first time for a claiming tag in last and ran evenly; tries synthetic track for the second time.
Long Shot – Super Strut
Race 4 – 1 1/16th miles, Purse $16,000, Maiden claiming $25,000, 3-year-olds and up
Prince of Darkness – Like that Jeff Mullins adds blinkers on and switches to Pedroza; they win a lot of race together.
Baby Gotham – Was gunned to the lead in last by Jon Court and he faltered late; goes long again, may forget to quit.
Long Shot – Skimmage
Race 5 – 7 furlongs, Purse $15,000, Claiming $12,500, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
Starstruck Kristen – Showed renewed vigor last time with the addition of blinkers on; will like the extra furlong.
Kilmartin Hall – Draw a line thru her last race and her resume looks much better; chance to rebound for Delgadillo.
Long Shot – My Cee Vee
Race 6 – 1 1/16th miles, Purse $16,000, Maiden claiming $25,000, 3-year-olds and up
Bala Rapida – Taking the biggest class drop in racing from MSW to maiden claiming; dead fit exiting two turf routes.
Most Decorated – He’s been stuck at this class level for all 7 career starts; figures to be a part of the mix late.
Long Shot – Sun Lightning
Race 7 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 10 feet), Purse $53,000, Allowance, Cal-breds, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
Christiana’s Heat – Strong Barry Abrams entry for a state-bred turf event; tactical speed to sit a perfect trip.
Remember Seattle – Broke her maiden two back and now is ready to stretch out around 2-turns for the first time.
Long Shot – Lovehi
Race 8 – 5 furlongs, Purse $48,000, Maiden special weights, Cal-breds, 2-year-olds
Fassnacht – He earned black type in last despite remaining a maiden; this, by far, is the easiest spot of his career.
Tiz Again Roused – FTS from Jeff Mullins is by superstar Tiznow; he looks like a colt with a future, especially going long.
Long Shot – Triumphant Flight
Best Bet – Fassnacht (race 8)
Hollywood Wednesday- Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 16/4/$23.20; Long Shots, 8/1/$9.40; Best Bet, 1/1/$4.20
Hollywood Totals – 589/149/$992.60; Long Shots, 298/28/$287.20; Best Bets, 34/18/$76.40