Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Saturday, Aug. 2 (updated)

FIRST RACE: 1. Pimpernel, 2. Songa, 3. Giant Ego. LONG SHOT: Ankeny Hill.

Remember no turf racing until next Saturday at Del Mar.


SECOND RACE: 1. Mavericks Gun, 2. Our Minesweeper, 3. Half Dome Dude. LONG SHOT: Muchos Besos.


THIRD RACE: 1. Durango Flier, 2. Ashleyluvssugar, 3. Deraptor. LONG SHOT: Know Plans.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Loufoque, 2. Penny Sixpence (SCRATCHED), 3. Nighttiming. LONG SHOT: Katy’s Plum. NEW PICKS: 1. Loufoque, 2. Nighttiming, 3. Katy’s Plum. LONG SHOT: Cravin’ the Heat.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Sandy’s Song (best bet), 2. Ritzy Tags, 3. Call to Congrats. LONG SHOT: Don’t Blame Me.

Trainer Cody Autrey is nearly 50% with first-time starters and here he has SANDY’S SONG (10-1), a 2-year-old filly by First Samurai. She has a couple of decent works and Autrey gets the red-hot Kent Desormeaux for the ride.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Tiz Midnight, 2. Fleet of Gold, 3. Front Range. LONG SHOT: Downton My Lady.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Skip Tony, 2. Pepper Sweet, 3. Crusher. LONG SHOT: Benba.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Iotapa, 2. Fiftyshadesofhay, 3. Parranda. LONG SHOT: Broken Sword.


NINTH RACE: 1. Knuckle Curve (SCRATCHED), 2. Turnover, 3. Conscience. LONG SHOT: Another Rucker. NEW PICKS: 1. Turnover, 2. Conscience, 3. Prontezzo. LONG SHOT: Another Rucker.


10TH RACE: 1. Gold Medallion, 2. Big Wags, 3. God of War. LONG SHOT: Dr Williams.

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Friday’s top choice winners: 3 (Jade With Envy $4.40, sixth race; Red Outlaw $13.20, seventh; Jimmy’s Date $7.20, eighth)

Friday’s second choice winners: 2 (Exclusive Girl $9.20, first; Chippette $7.60, fifth)

Friday’s third choice winners: 0

Friday’s long shot winners: 1 (Storm the Heavens $10.40, third)


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