Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Friday, Aug. 22 (updated)

FIRST RACE: 1. Wade, 2. Bookworm, 3. Forest Chatter. LONG SHOT: Jimmy Bouncer.


SECOND RACE: 1. Anillo, 2. Money Cannon (SCRATCHED) NEW PICK: Hadfunlastnight, 3. Mike Man’s Gold. LONG SHOT: Regally Soul.


THIRD RACE: 1. Arigato (SCRATCHED), 2. Aaron’s Thunder, 3. Mikes Lion. LONG SHOT: I’m Popeye. NEW PICKS: 1. Aaron’s Thunder, 2. Mikes Lion, 3. Gottalovethosecats. LONG SHOT: I’m Popeye.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Itz a Saint, 2. Quinnette, 3. Grandiose Tactics (SCRATCHED) NEW PICK: Tebowing. LONG SHOT: Sweetrayofsunshine.

ITZ A SAINT (8-1) just missed at a lower level and is moved up in class by trainer Richard Baltas, which is usually a good sign. Baltas is 25% with claimers and jockey Martin Pedroza stays aboard.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Mal Verde, 2., Off the Deep End, 3. Passing Game. LONG SHOT:


SIXTH RACE: 1. Customer Base (best bet), 2. Beatrice, 3. Rhagori. LONG SHOT: Ann of the Dance.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Spoiledandentitled, 2. Super Defence, 3. Smoke ‘n’ Whiskey. LONG SHOT: Cocabella Myst.

SPOILEDANDENTITLED (601, a 4-year-old filly, cuts back from a pair of route races to this one-turn effort for cagey trainer Julio Canani. Red-hot jockey Kent Desormeaux jumps on.

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Thursday’s top choice winners: 1 (Ashley’s Sassy $5.80, fifth race)

Thursday’s second choice winners: 1 (Volkonsky $7, fourth)

Thursday’s third choice winners: 1 (Brother Pete $14.40, seventh)

Thursday’s long shot winners: 2 (Sudden Rumor $9.20, first; Hot Market $7.60, eighth)


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