Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Sunday, July 20

FIRST RACE: 1. L T Reckless, 2. Among the Stars, 3. Screamin Earlienne. LONG SHOT: Yodel Up a Storm.


SECOND RACE: 1. Would You, 2. Mr T Bird, 3. Tigah. LONG SHOT: Zimmer.


THIRD RACE: 1. Itz a Saint, 2. Thermal Nermal, 3. Silk in Silver. LONG SHOT: Joeandbetty’sbaby.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Maybellene, 2. Diva Express, 3. Tara’s Tango. LONG SHOT: Daddy’s Duo.

Lookin At Lucky has gotten off to a fast start as a sire and Bob Baffert, his former trainer, has one of his siblings here in MAYBELLENE (7-2). She been training well for her debut and the inside has been the place to be the first week of the meet. DIVA EXPRESS is from the Mark Casse barn and has a good work over the track. Baffert beat Casse in a baby race on Saturday.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Summer Front (best bet), 2. Tom’s Tribute, 3. Spring Up. LONG SHOT: Cogito.

The Grade I Eddie Read comes up a bit light, but SUMMER FRONT ships in for trainer Christophe Clement, who won twice with this move last summer. Clemente keeps Eastern-based jockey Joe Bravo aboard.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Jennakins, 2. Sea Royalty, 3. Shysheisnot. LONG SHOT: Dutch Chocolate.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Press Baron, 2. Poshsky, 3. Snaps. LONG SHOT: Brother Pete.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Luminance, 2. Sheza Lucky Strike, 3. Partyin. LONG SHOT: Conquest Archangel.


NINTH RACE: 1. Georgia, 2. Dancinginthestreet, 3. Satirical. LONG SHOT: Sweet Profit.


10TH RACE: 1. Boller Bomb, 2. Smooth Talker, 3. Redressthebalance. LONG SHOT: Always a Chance.

BOLLER BOMB (8-1), a 4-year-old filly, has tactical speed and drops down to her claimed level ($40,000) for trainer Peter Miller. She has a win at Del Mar in the past and may wake up in the seaside air. Good turf jockey Joe Talamo takes over the mount and he has a past victory on her.


11TH RACE: 1. Lucky Jack, 2. Juliet’s Tizzy, 3. Secret Command. LONG SHOT: Burning.

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Saturday’s top choice winners: 3 (Bench Warrant $15, fifth race; Southern Freedom $4.40, seventh; Dress Code $10.20, 10th)

Saturday’s second choice winners: 1 (Lord Nelson $7, first)

Saturday’s third choice winners: 1 (Mavericks Gun $7.20, fourth)

Saturday’s long shot winners: 1 (Drover Crazy $33.80, eighth)


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