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Del Mar for Thursday 9 August 2012

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Quite a few races that were difficult to decipher in Thursday's race card but at least we have some handsome prices as our top selection in races 4 through 8.

 

race 1    average clarity

3  Ambitoness    last 3 of 4 efforts/figs fit solidly here......just claimed by Glatt who has down awfully well recently 1st out after he claims a horse

2  Katy's Kitty   just claimed by Mikus and she shows patience giving this filly ample rest between starts which is something she responds to.......and we get a significant jockey upgrade......such a deal

4  In A Twinkling   might be left alone on the front end here.......and if she is she........might........go.......all......the........way

 

race 2    average clarity

1  Star Vista    good 1st effort in S Cal.......claimed from Cody Autrey (claim from Autrey won yesterday impressively).....solid turf races in the Big Apple hint we may see even more this afternoon

2  Twitch   ran a very big turf race at 2 getting pushed out badly on the turn or would have won......laid up since December but training as if all set to roll

3  Mia Isabel   back in short rest today and that has been a good thing in the past.....and a jock upgrade......such a deal again

 

race 3    slightly below average clarity

3  Achak   seemingly a nice spot for a late runner like this guy.......very consistent on AW surfaces including Dmr

1  Mcallister Boys   Cassidy seems to waking up out of the doldrums........3 year old gelding owns 2 wins and 2 2nds in 4 races at the distance

4  Jim's Decision   two wide margin wins since the blinkers were removed.......those wins were wire to wire victories.....might have to rate today as he faces 2 other speed types in the 2 and 6 horse

 

race 4    slightly below average clarity

4  Hoosier Honey    been facing better in races at GG.........very solid prolonged work tab for the last two months suggests the trainer means business today cutting claiming price in half

6  Van Brit   consistent sort gets a jockey upgrade........been awhile since this mare lost 2 consecutive races......she lost her last....so........

5  Lift Our Luck   great year for Mullins with his grass horses........filly wired in her last........decent shot to get loose again......danger city

8  Glowing Spirit   been flattening out in races of 1 1/8 and 1 1/4 miles.....cut back in distance might really help

Possible Long-shot:   1  Include The Cat    very good history 2nd out after the layoff......and that is today's scenario for this mare.......1st on the lawn but bred OK for it

 

race 5    average clarity

3  Idontrollonshabbos    on the right end of the learning........well placed to win as so many youngsters of Peter Miller's are

7  Call Me Jones   decent history with short rest.......very short rest today.........very strong effort 2 back albeit on the lawn......sure seems like gimme/go

6  Run For Miles    last 3 of 4 fit well versus these........handled the Dmr surface rather well in her only race on it's AW surface

4  Pop The Cork   2 for 3 at 6 furlongs........0 for 9 at all other distances

Possible Long-shot:   8  Congrats Ski   had plenty of ability last winter........shelled out looking running lines since.......but sure woke up work wise when she started training at Dmr......maybe a bit far fetched but should be a big old price

 

race 6    slightly below average clarity

2  Babyneedsnewshoes   good 1st out after the claim trainer in Bill Spawr.....and it looks like he snatched a runner on the improve.....very dangerous

3  Ask Me Later    laid up since Sept. but this filly sure liked Dmr last summer.......training up to snuff and reasonably placed to win

9  Mrs. Rosa   not much speed in this affair......seems as if Garrett Gomez can get a nice 2w (or better) stalking position even from the 9 post

6  Natalie's Academy    good speed here in an affair lacking that commodity.....and switches to a speed jock who is having a very good Del Mar meeting.......hmmmmmm

 

race 7    average clarity

2  Brutally Handsome     laid up runner needs to be ready fresh because a race usually knocks him out for at least a couple of months.......sharp drills and handles the 5 furlong turf distance

6  Nofty   90% sure this runner will save some ground either on the lead or chasing our 4th pick.....and that is 1/2 the battle.....5F turf races suite this Gary Mandella gelding well

5  Kingpin Ryno   best grass figs in the race.....but might not get enough early pace to put in his best late run.....still very dangerous

8  A Toe By Three    has enough speed here to clear and get over either on the lead or close up.....another who looks like 5F turf is a good fit

 

race 8    slightly below average clarity

5  Celtic Country    works say ready to roll for this Harrington 1ster......and mom has tossed 4 winners from 4 starers all of which managed to win at 2

1  Resisting Arrest   not much in MSW debut......but blinkers on and the works are much improved.......and Hollendorfer is very stout 1st time in maiden claiming

9  Kevin's Kool Kat   debut wasn't anything special but Bejarano sticks around and the trainer is having another stellar meeting

3  Warren's Lorie S.   fairly decent drills for this 1st timer......plenty of foundation in his works........dangerous

4  Ella Bea Awesome

2  Ciao Valentina

 

 

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