FIRST RACE: 1. Grand Yodeler, 2. Princess Bertrando, 3. Tatum’s Gold (SCRATCHED) new pick: Desert Thief. LONG SHOT: Easter Fever.
SECOND RACE: 1. Luvly Rita, 2. Kadesha, 3. Diaminda. LONG SHOT: Light Striker (SCRATCHED) new pick: Shysheisnot.
THIRD RACE: 1. Deep Play, 2. Usbek Thunder, 3. Cardio Royale. LONG SHOT: Trucial State.
FOURTH RACE: 1. Mahalo Princess, 2. Faith Hope Love, 3. Air Of Royalty. LONG SHOT: Lucky Student.
FIFTH RACE: 1. Secret Command, 2. Mahalo Arturo, 3. Tiz Futurity. LONG SHOT: Intaxication.
SIXTH RACE: 1. Buymeabond (best bet), 2. Indian Nate, 3. Persuasive Paul. LONG SHOT: Los Bambinos.
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer claimed BUYMEABOND (6-1), a 4-year-old, and Hollendorfer is 36% first off the claim. This gelding has all six career victories on the grass and great turf rider Corey Nakatani jumps on. Reports are he has been working good coming into this race.
SEVENTH RACE: 1. Secretsatmidnight, 2. Nicklaus Way, 3. Bird E House. LONG SHOT: Gotham News.
EIGHTH RACE: 1. Appealing Cat, 2. Modernstone, 3. Scooter Bird. LONG SHOT: Winning Rhythm.
When trainer Graham Motion ships West, it’s with a purpose. APPEALING CAT (7-2), a 5-year-old mare, finished third in a long-distance and he tries to get her a graded stakes win in this spot. Jockey Rafael Bejarano jumps aboard this mare, who can press the pace or come from out of it.
NINTH RACE: 1. Faringdon Circle, 2. Dakota Kid, 3. Sayes So. LONG SHOT: Privleged One.
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Friday’s top choice winners: 3 (Midnight Candy $4.20, first race; Well Measured $7.20, third;Temeeku $4.20, fourth)
Friday’s second choice winners: 2 (Olivia’s Greatdane $4.40, second; Tizcano $8.80, sixth)
Friday’s third choice winners: 1 (Gabby’s Purim $6.60, fifth)
Friday’s long shot winners: 1 (Brackendale $10.40, ninth)