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Santa Anita for Sunday 10 April 2011

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Somewhat short on time today so only the top 2 selections have comments. One more week of Santa Anita and then on to our top performing meeting...the Hollywood Spring/Summer meet

 

race 1    average clarity

4  Champagne Topper   very solid early speed here....1st on the sod but bred fine for it

6  Warren's Warehouse  just keeps stepping up including a decent 1st ever on the grass in last....sharp bullet drill since

5  Run Candy Run

 

race 2    average clarity

5  Gutshot Straight    tightly spaced work tab has this gelding ready off of the 11 month hiatus from the track....both lifetime efforts run at 2 are solid here

2  Cadillac Coach   solid set of drills for this 1ster especially considering the level....showing speed and stamina in his works

3  Free Time

 

race 3    average clarity

3  Our Bellini Bikini   very consistent horse appears to be at his very best with short rest like today

5  Kahlua Mist   very consistent....almost all of his efforts fit fine here....reassuring recent 3 furlong decent work

1  Dextera

 

race 4    average clarity

3  State Gathering   was enter in open 32K and scratched when the race was taken off the turf....this is a much easier spot for this laid up horse invading from GB...his GB races should fit at this low level grass affair

1  The Hunt Is On   fits a ton effort/fig wise but he's the ultimate hanger...1 win...9 2nd's in 23 starts

7  B's Lucky Strike

2  Raphie' Ole'

 

race 5    average clarity

7  Afleet Cowboy   trainer is sizzling hot and this gelding sure moved forward 1st ever at a route in last...should build on the race and be tough today

6  Trueno   in good form but like are 2nd pick in the 4th likes to hang when it counts the most

8  Full Strength

1  Slews Dark Knight

 

race 6    slightly below average clarity

3  Adam Suances   rather competitive sort when sprinting and the barn seems to know it now...recent reassuring drill

1  He's A Dance Star   good move forward in last and now we go from a very low % turf rider to a high % turf rider

5  Le' Heat

6  Shred The Secrets

 

race 7    average clarity

8  Wholelotacongrats   lone win and best lifetime race came with 7 days rest....there may be a whole lot of congrats today because he's back in 7 days again today

6  Basic Stategy   barn is starting to heat up...blinkers off to get this speed-ball to rate some and have something left late

1  Brereton Park

3  Golden Jet

 

race 8    average clarity

6  Major Art   good history on firm turf....bred decently to get the 1 1/8 mile distance

4  The Flying Whizer   last looks like a sprint turf tune-up.....good history routing on firm turf...hello sunny California

1  Jakesam

2  Surrey Star

 

race 9    average clarity

9  Twoatten Tenattwo   takes a very significant drop in mdn claiming level...repeat of the efforts he ran in either of his last 2 fit solidly versus these

8  Warren's Wild Thing   really woken up since Sutherland started riding.....sharp bullet drill suggests his form is intact

10  Gaelic Glory

5  Jakey Boy

1  El Gran Matador

 

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