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Saturday, January 31

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Delta Downs, Race 2
Sam Houston, Race 6
Santa Anita, Race 1

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...Is so beautiful
So sad he wasn't as good in the stud barn as he was on the track
This guy has a good pedigree, enough blood on both sides of his pedigree to carry him a distance, maybe a mile and a quarter
Commute, the 50K OBS purchase, is about to take it to his higher priced rivals
Looks like a lock in the 2nd @ SA
  • travel_vic · there ARE no locks...Did Townminister and Better Luck, were they notified for they did not respond as such? · 31 minutes ago
  • travel_vic · hide from even money in the 3rd and try 1 Big Hat Charlie * 2 Z Besha * 4 Gimme Da Lute * 5 Milhaud · 18 minutes ago
  • Mary Z. · Will try 8,3,1. · 25 minutes ago
  • Mary Z. · Sully, I will make a confession. Yes, I did look at pps, and Include Betty had a reasonably good race in there. Seemed to have improved, BUT, just for a little nostalgia, I picked Royal Delta's Suncoast post. · 19 minutes ago
My Johnny Be Good / Catalina Red Exacta
Punctuate will scratch from Sunday’s $200,000 San Vicente Stakes after becoming cast in his stall at trainer Bob Baffert’s stable Saturday. On Saturday, Baffert said Punctuate was not injured in the incident and could now be pointed for the $150,000 Robert Lewis Stakes at 1 1/16 miles Feb. 7. “I’ll see how he is,” Baffert said. “I could put him in there.” Article on DRF
  • Lisabn via Disqus · Too bad, really liked him in the San Vicente, not sure about him stretching out to 1 1/16 miles in his first start in nearly 5 months, but hope he runs well and if there is someone that can have him fit for the race it's Baffert. The Robert B. Lewis already looks like a really strong field though, so many good horses considering it. · 24 minutes ago
Bob Baffert tells DRF's Steve Andersen that he has decided that Hoppertunity will make his next start in the G2 San Antonio Handicap Feb. 7th at SA. He says the original plan was to go to the Donn Handicap, but the travel arrangements weren't where he liked it to be, article on DRF
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  • tmallios via Disqus · Bullet Bob knows exactly what he is doing. He knows that CC will not be cranked to the Max in this race. As far as Shared Belief goes, Baffert lost to him by the slightest of noses to him in the Awesome Again. That was with a much less inferior Race Horse. He has the Hopper working on all cylinders. Why ship Cross Country and face a real Bear in Liams' Map,running in his backyard. I like this move by the Bullet quite a bit. · 57 minutes ago
  • triple_double · This is going to be an interesting $500K race. Who do you think will be the post time favorite on this race? My guess is: Shared Belief - 9/5 California Chrome -2/1 Hoppertunity- 5/2 · 25 minutes ago
As I recall Bluegrass Cat screamed TURF and therefore was far too late for 10f
Saturday's 11th race (5:20pm PT) from Tampa Bay Downs is the Grade 3 Sam F. Davis for 3-year-olds traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the main track. #3 Ami's Flatter (9-2) earned the best last race number in a clear place finish in the $100k Mucho Macho Man and sharp winner Bluegrass Singer returne...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · 1,3,9,12 · 1 hour ago
  • cugel the clever · Ami's Flatter the clear choice here. Too much bandwagon jumping on the 11. Yet to prove himself over two turns. $5 superfecta 3 / 1,8,9 /1,8,9 / 1,8,9 · 28 minutes ago
Shouldnt be, I think Bayern is on the injured list still.
I have always thought that this was a solid Sprinter. Never did i think that he was as good as his accolades. That being said,i absolutely love him today in the Palos Verdes. He threw in a lemon in his last race,that was to be expected. He was coming off of back to back monster efforts,along with traveling Cross Country to and fro. I think Baffs ran him thinking the race was soft,and he could pick up a gimmie. Fact he never picked up his feet makes me more confidant. Looks like will be seeing the kindest odds in a while.
I really like Ocean Knight, but why are they running him in the Sam Davis at TB? Horses that run in these preps at TB just are not around come Derby time. The horses are a notch or two below the true Grade I horses later in the year. The connections running their horses in these early season Preps probably won't be heard from come May and beyond and are grabbing purse money while they can. Happens every year.
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  • Goblin · Bluegrass Cat and Any Given Saturday were definitely around beyond May after winning the Sam Davis. Sullivan's comment below may be as good an explanation as any regarding McLaughlin/Stonestreet's reason(s) for choosing this Florida track at this time. · 1 hour ago
  • jimmy.powell.395 · Purse money could'nt be the reason O.K. is running, he's owned by Stone Street !!! jlp · 49 minutes ago
Like Za Approval / Talco / Kaigun
Nice odds on this guy in the 8th @ Tampa. 1,8,10 to kick off the P5.
Go OK!
with a good trip he wins by 3! no mugging hopefully
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  • travel_vic · contenders before scratches: 6 Carolina Jasmine 1 Flick of an Eye 7 Flying Jibe 3 Chanteline 6 7 go out and 1 5 come later 6 and 7 have all the speed which the most common predictor of maiden success BUT that track does allow for late speed in sprints..........BUT · 5 hours ago
  • cognibene · Contenders: #6, 2, 1, 3. Favorite #6 Carolina Jasmine (2/1) is legitimate and the one to beat. Looks too good to bet against. Good luck!!! · 1 hour ago
POST TIME 7:09 PM EST – Is this the Las Virgenes Stakes or the Jerry Hollendorfer Stakes?... as he trains half of the 10-horse field with Bob Baffert and Mark Casse accounting for two each.  Despite Hollendorfer entering 5 fillies here, it is Bob Baffert’s #7 Callback that I give the nod to fo...Read More

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Who will win the Sam F. Davis? 

  • Ocean Knight
  • Bears Personality
  • G Five
  • Divining Rod
  • Brother Bobo
  • Coomer
  • Catalina Red
  • Royal Son
  • Ami's Flatter
  • Crittenden
  • My Johnny Be Good
  • Bandages

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SA 1/31/2015 R6 - Distinctiv Passion Looking to Wire The Palos Verdes

Today’s sixth race (1/31) at Santa Anita is the 63rd running of the $200,000 Palos Verdes.  This race will feature four-year-olds and upward running six furlongs over the main course. #1 – Distinctiv Passion (2-1): Trained by Jeff Bonde ridden b...

SA 1/31/2015 R8 - Baffert over Hollendorfer in G1 Las Virgenes

POST TIME 7:09 PM EST – Is this the Las Virgenes Stakes or the Jerry Hollendorfer Stakes?... as he trains half of the 10-horse field with Bob Baffert and Mark Casse accounting for two each.  Despite Hollendorfer entering 5 fillies here, it is B...

SA 1/31/2015 R8 - Race Appraisal

ANALYSIS: Jerry Hollendorfer has entered fully half of the 10 fillies that fill the Las Virgenes lineup.  That group is arguably headed by the twice-raced Glory.  Maiden winners were successfully stepped up to face this kind and win in wir...
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