Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Friday, Aug. 29 (updated)

FIRST RACE: 1. Missing Groom, 2. Beach Fever, 3. Mr. Casanova. LONG SHOT: Synnin.


SECOND RACE: 1. Chippette, 2. Warren’s Assassin, 3. Pursuitofparadise. LONG SHOT: Dixie Deville.


THIRD RACE: 1. Sheezflippinsexy (best bet), 2. Hennythelovepenny, 3. Suite One. LONG SHOT: Doctor Susan (SCRATCHED) NEW LONG SHOT: Ill Tell You What.

Trainer Vann Belvoir and jockey Rafael Bejarano are a 50% combination at Del Mar the last two years. Here they team up on a first time starter named SHEEZFLIPPINSEXY (6-1), by Tale of the Cat, who is a good first out sire.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Intoxicating Move, 2. Fantastic Mizz, 3. Highly Rated. LONG SHOT: Boller Bomb.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Ashleyluvssugar, 2. Deraptor, 3. Public Policy. LONG SHOT: True Ten.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Big Tire, 2. Conquest Two Step, 3. Red Outlaw. LONG SHOT: Van Fraasen.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Keepnherinthedark, 2. Nero’s Pleasure, 3. Covey. LONG SHOT: Delphia.

KEEPNHERINTHEDARK (6-1), a daughter of Kitten’s Joy, drops into a maiden claimer for the first time off a nine-month layoff. Trainer Mark Glatt is 21% with horses off a layoff of more than 180 days and he’s 29% going from turf to synthetic.

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Thursday’s top choice winners: 1 (Noble Bird $4.20, third race)

Thursday’s second choice winners: 3 (Big Cazanova $3, second; Sheza an Eyeopener $7, fourth; Small Town Cop $10.80, fifth)

Thursday’s third choice winners: 2 (Only Josie Knows $11.40, seventh; It Is Living Water $12, eighth)

Thursday’s long shot winners: 1 (Chilada $9.80, sixth)


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