Del Mar, Horse racing

Del Mar selections for Saturday, Nov. 15 Updated (Bing Crosby Season)

FIRST RACE: 1. Fascinating, 2. Go Get Em Babe, 3. Sky Mega. LONG SHOT: See Through.

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SECOND RACE: 1. My Monet, 2. Smoove It, 3. Seeking Shamrocks. LONG SHOT: Incentive Award.

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THIRD RACE: 1. Oh Newman, 2. Where’s the Moon, 3. Mr. Chase. LONG SHOT: Increase.

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FOURTH RACE: 1. Dylan Ward, 2. Moonlight Meeting, 3. Opsec. LONG SHOT: J Serino.

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FIFTH RACE: 1. Industry Leader, 2. Heyyoucan, 3. Memphis. LONG SHOT: Tribal Dude.

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SIXTH RACE: 1. Prettypreciousheir, 2. Miss Centerfold, 3. Megyns Gold. LONG SHOT: Avenge.

The Leandro Mora barn, aka Doug O’Neill, has been on fire since O’Neill went on suspension. PRETTYPRECIOUSHEIR (6-1), a 2-year-old by Wildcat Heir, has early-win breeding and should love the Del Mar Polytrack with leading jockey Rafael Bejarano aboard.

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SEVENTH RACE: 1. Goodison Park, 2. Eddie’s Turn, 3. Husband’s Foley. LONG SHOT: Play Hard to Get.

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EIGHTH RACE: 1. Diamond Majesty, 2. Alright Alright, 3. All Indians. LONG SHOT: Prime Engine (SCRATCHED) new long shot: Sebastian’s Heart.

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NINTH RACE: 1.Hadfunlastnight (best bet), 2. Life a Riley, 3. Regally Soul. LONG SHOT: Giant Ego.

HADFUNLASTNIGHT (9-2), a gelding, loves to win races, especially on synthetic surfaces (6-for-13) and on Del Mar’s Polytrack (4-for-8). He takes a drop in class but should be forwardly place by jockey Elvis Trujillo for trainer Victor Garcia, who is 27% with the jockey. There’s no way to get 9-2 on this horse as there have been scratches and will be two more Saturday morning as there are two “stuck” horses.

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Friday’s top choice winners: 1 (Distinctiv Passion $6.40, second race)

Friday’s second choice winners: 2 (Aguacita $10, third; Dr. Vincentstein $16, eighth)

Friday’s third choice winners: 0

Friday’s long shot winners: 1 (Practising $6.60, seventh)

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Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Wednesday, Oct. 29

FIRST RACE: 1. Whoyougonnacall (best bet), 2. Empire Cat, 3. Slapshot Man. LONG SHOT: Condition.

WHOYOUGONNACALL (3-1), a 2-year-old gelding, has shown speed in both of his races and now gets to go around two turns for the first time. He is a son of Ghostzapper and should relish the added distance. Trainer Phil D’Amato is 21% sprint-to-route and jockey Joe Talamo is 28% with D’Amato.

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SECOND RACE: 1. West Riding, 2. Mangita, 3. Taste Like Candy. LONG SHOT: Yahilwa.

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THIRD RACE: 1. Bolo, 2. Diamond Majesty, 3. Secreto Primero. LONG SHOT: Clever Move.

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FOURTH RACE: 1. Silk in Silver, 2. Magic Number, 3. Cayanna. LONG SHOT: Siberian Winter.

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FIFTH RACE: 1. Inspeight of Us, 2. Partyin, 3. Doctor Susan. LONG SHOT: Blooming Hannah.

Since Leandro Mora has taken over for the suspended Doug O’Neill the barn has been winning at a 25% clip and the 2-year-olds have been firing. INSPEIGHT OF US (6-1), a daughter of Speightstown, has had some good works for her debut at Fairplex Park. Leading jockey Rafael Bejarano takes the mount.

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SIXTH RACE: 1. Silver Torch, 2. Gallant Charm, 3. Watch It Buster. LONG SHOT: Crux.

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SEVENTH RACE: 1. Alberts Hope (15-1), 2. Hoppertunity, 3. Pimpernel. LONG SHOT: Diamond Bachelor.

One of the top 2-year-olds on the West Coast last summer, ALBERTS HOPE (15-1), a gelding, came back with a disappointing race last month. He only figures to improve off that effort for trainer Mike Puype and might surprise in here against some toughies.

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EIGHTH RACE: 1. Signature Cat, 2. Hot Lightning, 3. Dontpreachto Darcy. LONG SHOT: All Around Brown.

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Sunday’s top choice winners: 2 (Decisive Edge $4.40, first race; No Problem $8, ninth)

Sunday’s second choice winners: 1 (Desert Madam $14.60, second)

Sunday’s third choice winners: 0

Sunday’s long shot winners: 2 (Bluegrass Reward $17.80, third; Twenty Percent $9.40, seventh)

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Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Sunday, Oct. 12 (updated)

Seems like a lot of scratches today.

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FIRST RACE: 1. Heyyouncan, Zoom Bag, 3. Zip Cat (SCRATCHED). LONG SHOT: Xuang Feng. New picks: 1. Heyyoucan, 2. Zoom Bag, 3. Xuang Feng. LONG SHOT: Traweek.

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SECOND RACE: 1. Surfer Moon, 2. Armensky, 3. Broadcaster. LONG SHOT: Troy Hunter.

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THIRD RACE: 1. Light the City, 2. Seduire, 3. Starlet O’Hara. LONG SHOT: Holiday Maker.

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FOURTH RACE: 1. Kings Adventure, 2. Island Freedom, 3. Tribal Dude. LONG SHOT: Mosso.

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FIFTH RACE: 1. Alissa R N, 2. When I’m Calling U, 3. Glorious Rebecca. LONG SHOT: Eddies Curl.

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SIXTH RACE: 1. #2 Temeeku (best bet), 2. Smart Typical, 3. Williams Bay. LONG SHOT: Tap Dancing.

TEMEEKU (9-2), a daughter of Unusual Heat is making her debut on the turf, the surface that many of siblings excel at, The 3-year-old pressed the pace in her last and leading jockey Rafael Bejarano takes over for trainer Peter Eurton.

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SEVENTH RACE: 1. One Gun, 2. Miss Centerfold, 3. So You Say. LONG SHOT: Midnight Miley.

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EIGHTH RACE: 1. Bailoutbobby, 2. Misdeed, 3. Play Hard to Get. LONG SHOT: Husband’s Folly.

Assistant Leandro Mora took over the Doug O’Neill barn this week after O’Neill was suspended by the CHRB and NYRA. Mora’s horses won four races early in the week and BAILOUTBOBBY, a 4-year-old gelding, is sitting on a victory after finishing third by a head at Del Mar.

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NINTH RACE: 1. Militant, 2. The Twelfth Man (SCRATCHED), 3. Barbar’s Passion. LONG SHOT: Matzoh Ball Magic. NEW PICKS: 1. Militant, 2. Barbara’s Passion, 3. Shop Forever. LONG SHOT: Matzoh Ball Magic.

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Saturday’s top choice winners: 3 (Carlot Cowboy $10.40, first race; Polytechnicien $6.60, fourth; Velvet Mesquite $7.40, ninth)

Saturday’s second choice winners: 0

Saturday’s third choice winners: 2 (Cloudy River $13.80, third; Denotation $11.80, seventh)

Saturday’s long shot winners: 0

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