Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Monday, Sept. 1 (updated)

FIRST RACE: 1. Faith Hope Love, 2. Bella Campari, 3. Smart Typical. LONG SHOT: Bold Decision.


SECOND RACE: 1. Go Black Tie, 2. Noble Metal, 3. Contributor. LONG SHOT: Jimmy’s Date.


THIRD RACE: 1. Wanstead Gardens, 2. Monsieur Power, 3. Card Trick. LONG SHOT: Mr. Excavtor.

Jockey Mike Smith jumps on WANSTEAD GARDENS (8-1), an import from Churchill Downs, for trainer Neil French and he wouldn’t ride unless he had a big shot in this maiden race. This colt is bred to like the grass and going two turns.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Wake Up Nick (best bet), 2. Cardiac, 3. Global Magician. LONG SHOT: Colorado Strong.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Lady Asano, 2. Tiz Midnight, 3. Journey On. LONG SHOT: Irish Presence.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Diva Express, 2. She’s Complete, 3. Awesome Diamond. LONG SHOT: Miss Mandate.

As we have said before, jockey Corey Nakatani is riding this turf course as well as anyone this season. He jumps on this 2-year-old filly DIVA EXPRESS (8-1) for trainer Mark Casse. The daughter of Afleet Express is bred to love the two turns.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Test Ride, 2. Next Speaker, 3. Twenty Percent. LONG SHOT: Pulla Train.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Dynamic Decision, 2. Sweet Sunshine, 3. Seeking the West. LONG SHOT: Conscience (SCRATCHED). NEW PICKS: 1. Dynamic Decision, 2. Seeking the West, 3. Prime Issue. LONG SHOT: Sweet Sunshine.


NINTH RACE: 1. Parranda, 2. Winning Rhythm, 3. Stormy Lucy. LONG SHOT: Need You Now.


10TH RACE: 1. Flexible, 2. Mischief Clem, 3. Lucky Logan. LONG SHOT: Wooram.


11TH RACE: 1. Dehere Is Gone, 2. Snowmass Village, 3. Tribal Dude. LONG SHOT: Mosso.

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Sunday’s top choice winners: 4 (Spirit of Ten $9.20, second race; Designated $6.80, fourth; Broken Sword $3.40, seventh; Gold Medallion $8.80, 10th)

Sunday’s second choice winners: 5 (Maybellene $4.80, second; Tiz Ladys Legs $9.60, third; Jojo Warrior $4, fifth; Boozer $4.60, sixth; Diamond of Blue $3.80, eighth)

Sunday’s third choice winners: 0

Sunday’s long shot winners: 1 (Halljoy $8.60, 11th)



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