Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Sunday, Aug. 24

FIRST RACE: 1. Conquest Panthera, 2. Dream It Do It, 3. Madiba. LONG SHOT: Sunbeamsfromheaven.


SECOND RACE: 1. Yahilwa, 2. Free Money, 3. Bee Brave. LONG SHOT: Upbeat Mood.


THIRD RACE: 1. Star’s Woman, 2. Make the Sun Shine, 3. Madam Aamoura. LONG SHOT: Light the City.

Trainer Michael Stidham brought a string to Del Mar for the first time and included STAR’S WOMAN (6-1), a 2-year-old daughter of Elusive Quality. She has one big work over the track, Stidham is 17% with first-timers and he gets red-hot Kent Desormeaux to ride.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Kirov, 2. Go Get Em Babe, 3. Miss Super Quick. LONG SHOT: Silver Sails.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Obviously (best bet), 2. He Be Fire N Ice, 3. Tom’s Tribute. LONG SHOT: Rock Me Baby.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Sandy’s Song, 2. Dr. Fager’s Gal, 3. Ritzy Tags. LONG SHOT: Sweeter Thancandy.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Foolhardy, 2. Shun, 3. Hurricane Lake. LONG SHOT: Be Here Now.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Burns Turn, 2. Al Freej, 3. Burning Arch. LONG SHOT: Special Charm.


NINTH RACE: 1. Fed Biz, 2. Big Macher, 3. Goldencents. LONG SHOT: Silentio.


10TH RACE (Pacific Classic): 1. Majestic Harbor, 2. Shared Belief, 3. Game On Dude. LONG SHOT: Clubhouse Ride.

This 6-year-old MAJESTIC HARBOR (9-2) broke through last time with a scintillating win in the Gold Cup at Santa Anita. He has been training good over the Polytrack and we are expecting a pace meltdown up front with jockey Tyler Baze picking up the pieces on this Sean McCarthy-trainee.


11TH RACE: 1. Navarre, 2. World Famous Sam T, 3. Charisma Code. LONG SHOT: Sonicvelocity.

Jockey Joe Talamo had his choice mounts in this race and chooses to ride this 5-year-old NAVARRE (6-1), who was claimed by trainer Craig Dollase out of his last effort. Coming from off the pace just might be the right ticket at 6½ furlongs.

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Saturday’s top choice winners: 3 (Play Hard to Get $8.40, second race; Masochistic $3, fourth; Next Speaker $9.20, ninth)

Saturday’s second choice winners: 0

Saturday’s third choice winners: 3 (Jedi Mind Trick $6.60, third; Top Drawer $22.20, sixth; Mindfully $7.20, seventh)

Saturday’s long shot winners: 2 (Stylish in Black $6.20, fifth; Big John B $5.20, eighth)


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