Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Wednesday, Aug. 26

FIRST RACE: 1. Microburst, 2. Ya Ya Girl, 3. Carnival Lights. LONG SHOT: Dad’s Princess.

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SECOND RACE: 1. #1 Ready Cat (4-1), 2. Panther Creek, 3. Bully Pulpit. LONG SHOT: Family Code.

There are two weeks left in the meet and this is where Peter Miller makes a big push for the training title. This shipper from PID showed he likes to come from behind. He has a good work over the track and Miller is 20% first time in his barn plus Victor Espinoza (19% with Miller) rides.

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THIRD RACE: 1. Gavin Streetsense, 2. On Fire, 3. Bistraya. LONG SHOT: Coach Q.

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FOURTH RACE: 1. #3 Buymearound (5-1) BEST BET, 2. Hobbits Hero, 3. Persuasive Paul. LONG SHOT: Anythingscookin.

Speed does well when the rails are out to 30 feet on the turf course like they are here. Trainer Kristin Mulhall claimed this 8-time grass winner and stays at the same level. Outstanding turf jockey Corey Nakatani keeps the mount.

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FIFTH RACE: 1. Sunset Skies, 2. Sadie Clare, 3. Kiss At Midnight. LONG SHOT: Q’ Viva.

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SIXTH RACE: 1. Worldwide, 2. Diablo Caballero, 3. One Smooth Indian. LONG SHOT: Sindys Luck.

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SEVENTH RACE: 1. Motown Men, 2. Smooth Roller, 3. Big Cazanova. LONG SHOT: Point Piper.

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EIGHTH RACE: 1. Ballplayer, 2. Mister Exchange, 3. Pop Pop’s Pizza. LONG SHOT: Papa Frank.

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Sunday’s top choice winners: 2 (Newfound Gold $3.40, first race; Miss Big Stuff $4, second)

Sunday’s second choice winners: 3 (Ms. K J $5.20, fifth; Gloryzapper $3.80, ninth; With a Twist $8.60, 10th)

Sunday’s third choice winners: 2 (Stealth Drone $6.40, fourth; Finest City $3.40, seventh)

Sunday’s long shot winners: 0

 

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