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Hollywood for Sunday 26 June 2011


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Only 1 race that was difficult to make sense of and it is in the 4th. All in all seems like a pretty good card. Best of luck as always!



race 1    average clarity

6  Rummysecret War   won his last 2 races when he was sprinting on the Hollywood AW.....won his last 2 races when Pedroza rode.....and a hot barn in Carava

3  Connagher   hard trying sort classifies as a gimme/go.....Rosario is 4 for 4 on this horse....others are 0 for 4....right jock in the irons today

5  Patriotic Soldier   claimed for 25K and now runs a notch below that for 20K.....Paul Aguirre is making all the right moves with his limited starters


race 2    average clarity

6  Jack Reacher   lead type only drops out of MSW......solid races the 2 times this youngster was loose....decent shot to be loose today

7  Warren's Tiger   5 1/2 furlongs looks like a good fit.....both lifetime races on "fast" tracks fit here

1  Shane Daniel   the most this consistent gelding has lost by running 6F or less is 1 length....a no brainer contender

2  Valley Fog   not fast works for this 1ster but tightly spaced and numerous...good chance he is fit and ready.....N Cal trainer wins a high % of his mc 1st timers


race 3    average clarity

3  Catchy Tune   solid animal when sprinting on the grass....small but very capable barn

5  Linda Lou   usually fires a good effort fresh and this mare is fresh today


race 4    slightly below average clarity

4  Rivergrade Boy   lousy trip in jock and back in 8 days....6 year old might feel good as his trainer doesn't run them with very short rest too often

 7  Oh How Nice   positive rider switch.....most recent run hides his ability somewhat....sat too far off a paceless race in last

3  Luv Dragon    won last but seldom repeats....but then again Carava is hot and this gelding is 3 for 8 on the Hollywood synthetic

1  Just Heat    back to Flores seems like a plus....wouldn't take much of a rebound to be a major factor versus this lackluster bunch


race 5    average clarity

1, 1a  ENTRY   both the 1 and 1a fit well effort/fig wise and are trained by a very good grass conditioner

7  Simply Carina   both races run on the grass at Hollywood (one of them against the boys) are solid figs/efforts...should be prominent from the get go with a good speed turf rider up

5  Town Belle   wound up like a top and seemingly ready to fire fresh off of the  bench for Drysdale who is good with layoff runners

11  Dynamo   very impressive debut at a route and it was on the sod......big works since and a positive rider change......nasty post or would have been rated higher


race 6    slightly above average clarity

5  Judge Joan   consistent sort and appears to have the controlling speed....very good rider/trainer combo of late

1  Roman Charity   decent history turf to dirt....last 2 efforts on the Hollywood AW fit well in this spot

2  Line One   yet to fire as well on the synthetic as the AW....needs to today....barn sure has been on a roll for an extended period of time


race 7    average clarity

6  Dreamy Kid   bodes well that this colt had a strong move forward in 2nd lifetime race because it is 2nd out after the layoff today and his layoff win in last is quite good

3  Nahem   race 2 back is strong and it was run turf to AW....same scenario today

7  Achak   on the improve for the white hot Mitchell and Rosario has won 3 straight on this gelding and is up once again today

5  Eye On Jacob   decent 1 turn Baffert charge attempts his 1st ever around a couple of curves....bred fine to handle it


race 8    slightly above average clarity

4  Cozi Rosie   1 1/4 seemingly fits this strong late runner......Rosario gets a shot after a lifetime of M Smith

1  Malibu Pier  very solid in her last 3 races including one at today's 1 1/4 mile distance....recent 6F nice work suggests this one still feels fine

5  Restless Soul   blinkers on may help keep this mare from flattening out at today's distance as she has in the past...lookout if the move by a Hall of fame trainer works


race 9    average clarity

4  Woebegon   1ster is training like she's ready to roll and there are signs in her drills that she will have early speed and for a trainer who wins his fair share of races on the front end

8  Tiz The Tide   what's new?....another expensive Baffert 1st timer all wound up and ready to win 

6  Vicki Victoria   blinkers off to run like her debut 2 back from off of the pace.....she had a horrid trip that day and still got up for 2nd

2  Candy And Nuts   1st timer looks well meant and O'Neill wins his fair share of this 2 year maiden affairs

9  Emerald Gold   Proctor 1st timer also looks dangerous.....and mom has tossed 2 2 year old winners from 2 babies

10  Bluegrass Story   good 1st out 5 weeks ago and OK drills since......will need a clever ride from the outermost 10 post


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