Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Thursday, Aug. 7 (updated)

FIRST RACE: 1. City Ride, 2. Don’t Needa Reason, 3. Where Is My Mind. LONG SHOT: Easter Fever.


SECOND RACE: 1. Wicked City Woman (SCRATCHED), 2. Among the Stars, 3. Speckles. LONG SHOT: Analemma. New picks: 1. Among the Stars, 2. Speckles, 3. She’s Flush. LONG SHOT: Analemma.


THIRD RACE: 1. Sky Heart, 2. John’s Express, 3. Social Request. LONG SHOT: Stellar Act.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Happy Idea (best bet), 2. Noble Metal, 3. Oh Daddy Oh. LONG SHOT: Cousin Ricky.

HAPPY IDEA (5-2), a 3-year-old gelding comes out of a key race at Los Alamitos and he won that race. He takes drop in claiming price here but apprentice jockey Drayden Van Dyke stays on for trainer Bob Hess.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Tribal Echo, 2. Empire Cat, 3. Wildling. LONG SHOT: Whoyougonnacall.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Tribal Jewel, 2. Tiznow Or Then, 3. Foolhardy. LONG SHOT: Shun.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Heat Trap, 2. Journey On, 3. Hail Mary. LONG SHOT: Living The Life.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Kimnjet, 2. Hold Everything, 3. Expo and Fig. LONG SHOT: Mahalo Arturo.

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Wednesday’s top choice winners: 1 (J and S Express $4.80, first race)

Wednesday’s second choice winners: 1 (Myrna Lou $13, third)

Wednesday’s third choice winners: 1 (Lucky S. J. $17.80, sixth)

Wednesday’s long shot winners: 2 (Sunset Glow $8.60, seventh; Spirit of Ten $13.40, eighth)


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