Magic Man’s Sunday Selections From the Fair Grounds

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Closing out the second week of racing, here’s my look at the Sunday races here at the Fair Grounds.

Fair Grounds
November 25, 2018

RACE 1 – POST TIME – 12:30 PM
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PP (RACE 1)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) / Daily Double / $ .50 Pick 4 (Races 1-2-3-4)
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $5,000
Purse $17,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward. Three Year Olds, 122 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of Two Races Since September 25 Allowed 2 Lbs. A Race Since Then Allowed 4 Lbs. Claiming Price $5,000 (Races Where Entered For $4,000 Or Less Not Considered In Allowances). Six Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Southern Wind (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $5,000 J Valdivia, Jr.
120 J P Smith
5/1
2 2 Titanium Girl (LA)
[ ] 6/M L $5,000 T Kennedy
120 H Alonzo
20/1
3 3 Just Cruising (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $5,000 E Lara
1155 J Gomez
8/1
4 4 Diva’s Ransom (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $5,000 M Pedroza
120 C Dandridge Jr.
7/2
5 5 Lucky Summer (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $5,000 D Carroll
1155 S Ingram
5/2
6 6 Electric Kiss (LA)
[ ] 6/M L $5,000 M Murrill
120 J M Foster
5/1
7 7 Miso Smooth (LA)
[ ] 6/M L $5,000 M Mena
120 R Prejean
3/1
Owners: 1 – Albert B. Salmon, Jr. ; 2 – Eddie and B. Carlene Jackson ; 3 – Jorge Gomez ; 4 – Pendleton W. Larsen, Jr. ; 5 – Bryant H. Prentice, III ; 6 -Brett Day and Kevin Spretz ; 7 – Raymond Prejean
Breeders: 1 – Summer Hill Farm LLC; 2 – Alston Thoroughbreds LLC; 3 – Roy Zuppardo; 4 – Becky Winemiller; 5 – Bryant H. Prentice III; 6 – Henry B. Johnson Jr.; 7 – O. V. Moss & Mount Joy Stables
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Musket Man – Touch Em Baby , by Touch Gold ; 2 – Half Ours – Quadriga , by Grand Slam ; 3 – Paddy O’Prado – Red Cause , by Red Ransom ; 4 – Regal Ransom – Wine Diva , by Pine Bluff ; 5 – Summer Bird – Lucky Defrere , by Defrere ; 6 – Smooth Air -Willowick , by Stormy Atlantic ; 7 – Smooth Air – Miso Pretty , by Forest Wildcat ;

My Selections
1-Divas Ransom-edge in a subpar opener

2-Electric Kiss-think she can impact on best

3-Lucky Summer-another who could fire too

RACE 2 – POST TIME – 12:58 PM
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PP (RACE 2)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Daily Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4)
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $15,000 – $10,000
Purse $16,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $3,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward Which Have Never Won Three Races Or Three Year Old Fillies. Three Year Olds, 121 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of A Race Since October 25 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $15,000, For Each $2,500 To $10,000 2 Lbs. (Preference To Horses That Have Not Started For Less Than $10,000 In Their Last 3 Starts). (If deemed inadvisable by management to run this race over the turf course, it will be run on the main track at One Mile.) . About Seven And One Half Furlongs. (Turf) (Rail at 18 Feet)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Big Blue Magic (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $15,000 C J Hernandez
118 B H Cox
6/5
2 2 Aubrey (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $15,000 G Saez
118 S Margolis
3/1
3 3 La Flor (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $10,000 E Lara
1095 K M Mordenti
12/1
4 4 Leavem Britten (LA)
[ ] 6/M L $10,000 S Doyle
114 J Steffee
10/1
5 5 Pugilist (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $15,000 J Bravo
118 B H Cox
3/1
6 6 Word of the Day (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $10,000 A Green
114 C Constantine
20/1
7 7 Se Fue (CA)
[ ] 4/F L $10,000 M Chaves
117 K M Mordenti
20/1
Also Eligibles:
8 8 No Cacha Na (CHI) (MTO)
[ ] 4/F L $15,000 M Murrill
121 T M Amoss
4/1
9 9 Yonna She Goes (LA) (MTO)
[ ] 3/F L $15,000 A Green
115 L Thomas
5/1
Owners: 1 – Elm Racing, LLC (Anne Smith) ; 2 – Craig Aguiar ; 3 – Mario Tovar ; 4 – Jed Steffee ; 5 – GenStar Thoroughbreds (John Wentworth) ; 6 -Kendall H. Johnson ; 7 – Top Hat Thoroughbreds ( Gary Franklyn ) ; 8 – Lawrence Kahlden and Brett Wiener ; 9 – Celia Smith
Breeders: 1 – KatieRich Farms; 2 – Fortune Racing LLC; 3 – London Thoroughbred Services; 4 – William E. Simmons III; 5 – Robert J. Hunt; 6 – Doris Hebert; 7 – Dave Kenney; 8 – Haras Santa Eladia; 9 – Celia Smith
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Tiznow – Twist of Silver , by Silver Train ; 2 – Warrior’s Reward – Traders Point , by Rock Hard Ten ; 3 – Street Sense – On a Cloud , by Silver Hawk ; 4 – Burbank – Lovem and Leavem , by Take Me Out ; 5 – Get Stormy – Fight Girl , by Fit to Fight ; 6 – Due Date -Flirt’s Shadow , by Crafty Friend ; 7 – Dixie Chatter – Best Friend Gracie , by Free House ; 8 – Grand Daddy – Ula Ula (CHI) , by Malek (CHI) ; 9 – Musket Man – Galapin in a Haze , by Victory Gallop ;
Sire of La Flor standing at Darley
Equipment Changes: 7 – Se Fue – Blinkers off

My Selections
1-Big Blue Magic-figures too good for these

2-Se Fue-completes a chalky exacta in this one

3-Puplist-trainer’s second entry also can contend

RACE 3 – POST TIME – 1:26 PM
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PP (RACE 3)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5) / Daily Double
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $12,500 – $10,000
Purse $20,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources) (Includes $6,000 – LAVPF – Louisiana Video Poker Fund). For Accredited La Bred Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward Which Have Never Won Four Races Or Which Have Not Won Two Races Since May 25, 2018. Three Year Olds, 122 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of Two Races Since September 25 Allowed 2 Lbs.A race since then Allowed 4 Lbs. Claiming Price $12,500, if for $10,000, allowed 2 Lbs. (Races Where Entered For $7,500 Or Less Not Considered In Eligibility And Allowances). Five And One Half Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Mill Falls (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $12,500 A Green
120 J O Duhon
6/1
2 2 Jo Jo’s Wine (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $12,500 M Murrill
120 J M Cowan
9/2
3 3 Tenpins Tempo (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $12,500 C J Hernandez
120 L Thomas
5/1
4 4 Pam’s Meadow (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $12,500 E Lara
1155 H Alonzo
9/2
5 5 Nola Fashion (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $12,500 M Pedroza
120 L G Gabriel, Jr.
3/1
6 6 Moment of Grace (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $10,000 A Beschizza
118 S Gelner
8/1
7 7 Girls Life (LA)
[ ] 3/F L $12,500 J Gilligan
118 K Broberg
4/1
Owners: 1 – Robert Joseph and Dana Salome ; 2 – Ragnar Korthase ; 3 – Elite Thoroughbred Racing, LLC ( Michele Rodriguez ) ; 4 – Linda Sternberger; 5 – Diamond Racing, Inc. (Lisa Gabriel), Jay and Joan Janssen, Perry and Nancy Camodeca ; 6 – Norman Stables, LLC ( Robbie Norman ) ; 7 – GK Racing LLC (Gary Knight)
Breeders: 1 – James Lisowsky; 2 – Schreiber, Vanlandingham, et al; 3 – Elite Thoroughbreds; 4 – Peter Lawrence Orlando; 5 – DocAtty Stables, LLC; 6 – Inside Move; 7 – Georgia Farms Inc
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Interactif – Ginandjerri , by Defrere ; 2 – D’wildcat – Block , by Dynaformer ; 3 – Tenpins – Perfect Time , byMatchlite ; 4 – Custom for Carlos – Band of Time , by Time Bandit ; 5 – Old Fashioned – Mystical Mary , by Yankee Victor ; 6 – Private Vow – Pata Fresca , by Indian Charlie ; 7 – Colonel John – Saucey Officer , by Officer ;

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My Selections
1-Girls Life-edge in a compact affair

2-Pam’s Meadow-can factor here

3-Nola Fashion-another one to watch

RACE 4 – POST TIME – 1:55 PM
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PP (RACE 4)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 4-5-6) / Daily Double / $ .50 Pick 4 (Races 4-5-6-7)
Fair Grounds ALLOWANCE OPTIONAL CLAIMING $50,000
Purse $40,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $4,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Fillies Two Years Old Which Have Never Won A Race Other Than Maiden, Claiming, Starter, Or State Bred Or Which Have Never Won Two Races Or Claiming Price $50,000. Weight, 122 Lbs. Non-winners Of A Race Since October 25 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $50,000 (Races Where Entered For $25,000 Or Less Not Considered In Allowances). (If deemed inadvisable by management to run this race over the turf course, it will be run on the main track at 5 and 1/2 Furlongs.) . About Five And One Half Furlongs. (Turf) (Rail at 18 Feet)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Reflected (KY)
[ ] 2/F L1 $0 J Bravo
119 M Stidham
4/1
2 2 Smila’ssenseofsnow (KY)
[ ] 2/F L $0 M Pedroza
119 H H Robertson
5/2
3 3 Exotica (KY)
[ ] 2/F L $0 T Kennedy
119 W M Catalano
8/1
4 4 Street Conscious (KY)
[ ] 2/F L $0 J Valdivia, Jr.
119 D Pish
8/1
5 5 Street Band (KY)
[ ] 2/F L $0 S Doyle
119 J L Jones
6/1
6 6 Noble Love (KY)
[ ] 2/F L $0 G Saez
119 W B Calhoun
9/2
7 7 Slimey (KY)
[ ] 2/F L $0 A Beschizza
119 B P Walsh
7/2
Owners: 1 – Godolphin, LLC (Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum) ; 2 – Hugh H. Robertson ; 3 – Peachtree Stable (John Fort) ; 4 – Who Said A Horse is Cheaper Than A House, LLC (Brian Johnson) ; 5 – Cindy and J. Larry Jones and C. Ray Francis ; 6 – Love Partnership Interests, LP ( Kenneth, Allison and Wyatt Love ) ; 7 – Madaket Stables LLC (Sol Kumin) and Hat Creek Racing (Gatewood Bell)
Breeders: 1 – Godolphin; 2 – Martha Buckner; 3 – Peachtree Stable; 4 – Stonehaven Steadings; 5 – Larry Jones, Cindy Jones & Ray Francis; 6 – W. S. Farish & Mooney Stables, LLC; 7 – Stone Farm
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Elusive Quality – Kahraba , by Unbridled’s Song ; 2 – Trappe Shot – Fiscal Policy , by Wildcat Heir ; 3 – Tizway- Crushed Velvet , by Malibu Moon ; 4 – Street Sense – Groovitude , by Dixie Union ; 5 – Istan – Street Minstrel , by Street Cry (IRE) ; 6 – Noble Mission (GB) – Pyramid Love , by Fusaichi Pegasus ; 7 – Quality Road – Argue , by Storm Cat ;
Sire of Street Conscious standing at Darley
Sire of Noble Love standing at
Sire of Slimey standing at Lane’s End
Equipment Changes: 7 – Slimey – Blinkers off

My Selections
1-Redirected-edge in a wide open affair

2-Noble Love-overlay chance can take this

3-Slimey-this one is not without a chance

RACE 5 – POST TIME – 2:24 PM
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PP (RACE 5)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Daily Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) / $0.50 Black Gold 5 (Races 5-9)
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $7,500
Purse $17,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $3,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Three Year Olds And Upward Which Have Never Won Four Races Or Which Have Not Won Two Races Since May 26, 2018. Three Year Olds, 122 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of A Race Since October 25 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $7,500 (Races Where EnteredFor $5,000 Or Less Not Considered In Eligibility And Allowances). Six Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Paddy’s Notes (IN)
[ ] 9/G L $7,500 A Beschizza
121 J Sharp
5/2
2 2 Flatter the Queen (KY)
[ ] 5/G L $7,500 J Valdivia, Jr.
121 R A Brueggemann
4/1
3 3 Cordero (IRE)
[ ] 6/G L $7,500 T Kennedy
121 C A Hartman
9/2
4 4 Cookies Are Good (KY)
[ ] 4/G L $7,500 D Carroll
1165 J Sharp
5/1
5 5 Blue Wings (KY)
[ ] 5/G L $7,500 M Murrill
121 J Engler
8/1
6 6 One Kind of Crazy (KY)
[ ] 5/G L $7,500 A Green
121 T Glover
12/1
7 7 Hatties Jewel (MN)
[ ] 5/G L $7,500 C J Hernandez
121 K Broberg
7/2
Owners: 1 – Fionn MacCumhal Racing (Harry Bruns, Doug Miller, et al) ; 2 – Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc. (Richard and Karen Papiese) ; 3 – Joey Keith Davis ; 4 – Joe Sharp ; 5 – Andrew McKenzie ; 6 – TOLO Thoroughbreds, Inc ( Geoffrey Nixon ) ; 7 – End Zone Athletics, Inc. ( Karl Broberg and Matt Johanson )
Breeders: 1 – Ronald H. Grothaus DVM & Kay L. Grothaus; 2 – Edward Seltzer & Beverly Anderson; 3 – Half Queen Syndicate; 4 – Meg Buckley, Mike Buckley & Tim Thornton; 5 – Clearsky Farms; 6 – Lothenbach Stables Inc; 7 – LeRoy Bowman
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Aragorn (IRE) – Scratch Pad , by Notebook ; 2 – Flatter – Rap Queen , by Stormin Fever ; 3 – Giant’s Causeway – Half Queen , by Deputy Minister ; 4 – Into Mischief – Cookie Girl , by Purge ; 5 – Giant’s Causeway – Rhineshark , by Fusaichi Pegasus ; 6 -Distorted Humor – Single Solution , by Flatter ; 7 – El Caballo – Hatties Confession , by Congaree ;
Sire of Cookies Are Good standing at Spendthrift Farm

My Selections
1-Paddy’s Notes-figures solidly best in this one

2-Hattie’s Jewel-think this one can impact as well

3-Flatter the Queen-another who could run big

RACE 6 – POST TIME – 2:54 PM
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PP (RACE 6)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Daily Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 6-7-8) / $0.50 Pick 4 (Races 6-7-8-9)
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $30,000 – $25,000
Purse $20,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $3,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Three Year Olds And Upward Which Have Never Won Two Races. Three Year Olds, 121 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of A Race At A Mile Or Over On The Turf Since October 25 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $30,000, For Each $2,500 To $25,000 2 Lbs. (Preference To Horses That Have Not Started For Less Than $20,000 In Their Last 3 Starts). (If deemed inadvisable by management to run this race over the turf course, it will be run on the main track at One Mile and One Sixteenth.) . About One And One Sixteenth Miles. (Turf) (Rail at 18 Feet)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Tapit City (KY)
[ ] 3/G L $30,000 J Gilligan
118 T F Proctor
12/1
2 2 Vincitore (TX)
[ ] 3/G L $30,000 M Murrill
118 L J Roussel, III
4/1
3 3 Arch of Ages (KY)
[ ] 4/G L $25,000 J Valdivia, Jr.
117 D Pish
12/1
4 4 Indium (KY)
[ ] 4/C L $25,000 M Pedroza
117 L J Rossi
12/1
5 5 High Providence (FL)
[ ] 3/R L $30,000 C J Hernandez
118 J H Meaux
15/1
6 6 Shared Value (KY)
[ ] 3/G L $30,000 J Graham
118 T M Amoss
9/2
7 7 Thunder Mesa (KY)
[ ] 3/C L $30,000 G Saez
118 M J Maker
7/2
8 8 Fast Boat (KY)
[ ] 3/G L $30,000 A Beschizza
118 J Sharp
8/1
9 9 Dr. Baskin (NY)
[ ] 3/G L $30,000 D Carroll
1135 M E Casse
5/1
10 10 Bigb’s Anniversary (KY)
[ ] 3/G L $30,000 C Sutherland
118 S Margolis
12/1
First Start Since Reported as Gelding: 8 – Fast Boat
Owners: 1 – Doyle Williams ; 2 – Louie J. Roussel III, John Young and Randy McBride ; 3 – Dennis E. Foster ; 4 – Lee J. Rossi ; 5 – Run For The Cross, LLC (Kenneth Burton, Calvin Baker, and Troy Ratuff) ; 6 – Rosemont Farm, LLC (James Eigel) ; 7 – Chuck Allen ; 8 – Brad Grady ; 9 – Steve J. and Barbara Perlick ; 10 – Barnett Eques, LLC (Mike Barnett)
Breeders: 1 – Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd.; 2 – McBride Racing; 3 – Taylor Shealy; 4 – Calumet Farm; 5 – Nina Theodora Camperlengo; 6 – Rosemont Farm LLC; 7 – Mike Abraham; 8 – R. S. Evans; 9 – Hidden Lake Farm, LLC & Dragon Squared,LLC; 10 – Barnett Stables
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Tapit – Pretty City , by Carson City ; 2 – English Channel – Glowing Spirit (BRZ) , by Crimson Tide (IRE) ; 3 -Archarcharch – Showmetothevilla , by Pancho Villa ; 4 – English Channel – Inda , by A.P. Indy ; 5 – Wrote (IRE) – Gonna , by Military ; 6 – Broken Vow -Witchy One , by Smart Strike ; 7 – Sky Mesa – Garden in the Rain (FR) , by Dolphin Street (FR) ; 8 – City Zip – Yellow Boat , by Lemon Drop Kid ; 9 – The Factor – Steel Shed , by Theatrical (IRE) ; 10 – Sidney’s Candy – Anniversary Girl , by Aragorn (IRE) ;
Sire of Vincitore standing at Calumet Farm
Sire of Indium standing at Calumet Farm
Sire of Shared Value standing at Pin Oak Stud
Sire of Dr. Baskin standing at Lane’s End
Equipment Changes: 3 – Arch of Ages – Blinkers On;8 – Fast Boat – Blinkers On

My Selections
1-Dr Baskin-taking a stab with this one

2-Vincitore-amongst the major players

3-Shared Value-another one who impacts too

RACE 7 – POST TIME – 3:24 PM
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PP (RACE 7)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 7-8-9) / Daily Double
Fair Grounds MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT
Purse $41,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $4,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Maidens, Two Years Old. Weight, 120 Lbs. (Preference To Horses That Have Not Started For Less Than $25,000 In Their Last 3 Starts). Six Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Jerrys Pridenjoy (KY)
[ ] 2/G L M Mena
120 E L Heitzmann
10/1
2 2 Swordsman (KY)
[ ] 2/C L J Bravo
120 M Stidham
8/1
3 3 Rogueish (KY)
[ ] 2/C L1 J Graham
120 S M Asmussen
7/2
4 4 Charming Bullet (KY)
[ ] 2/C L1 J Gilligan
120 B Toups
20/1
5 5 One for Richie (KY)
[ ] 2/G L1 A Green
120 M R Scherer
12/1
6 6 Cade’s On the Bump (KY)
[ ] 2/C L T Kennedy
120 H Alonzo
20/1
7 7 Soap Bubble (KY)
[ ] 2/C L M Murrill
120 W B Calhoun
5/2
8 8 Survey (KY)
[ ] 2/G C J Hernandez
120 A M Stall, Jr.
3/1
9 9 Noble Companion (KY)
[ ] 2/C L1 J Valdivia, Jr.
120 B H Cox
6/1
Owners: 1 – Miracle Logistics, Inc. (Bill Kroska) ; 2 – Speedway Stable, LLC (Peter Fluor) ; 3 – Edward A. Seltzer, Beverly Anderson and Krista Seltzer ; 4 – Gary W. Joffrion ; 5 – Robert Bernacki, Ken Sentel, and Merril R. Scherer ; 6 – J. Patrick Lee Racing, LLC (J. Patrick Lee) ; 7 – Wayne R. Sanders and Larry Hirsch ; 8 – Adele B. Dilschneider and Claiborne Farm (Walker Hancock ) ; 9 – Ike and Dawn Thrash, Sam and Janet Alley
Breeders: 1 – C. Kidder, B. Kidder, J. K. Griggs &Linda Griggs; 2 – Stone Farm; 3 – Edward A. Seltzer, Beverly Anderson &Krista Seltzer; 4 – Rebecca Roaden & Johnny Scott Roaden; 5 – Gwynedd Stable & Congrats Syndicate; 6 – Burden Creek Farm & Springland Farm; 7 – McCann Bloodstock, Mark Kelder & DougRichards; 8 – Claiborne Farm & Adele B. Dilschneider; 9 – Rosilyn Polan
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Paynter – Artic Queen , by Mr. Greeley ; 2 – First Samurai – Saintly Sister , by Saint Liam ; 3 – Into Mischief -Verdana Bold , by Rahy ; 4 – Bullet Train (GB) – Charming Performer , by Rare Performer ; 5 – Congrats – Donamour , by Langfuhr ; 6 – To Honor and Serve – Mis Vizcaya , by Successful Appeal ; 7 – Twirling Candy – Bayou Tortuga , by Empire Maker ; 8 – Bind – Gauge , by War Front ; 9 – Strong Mandate – Thescreenisred , by Van Nistelrooy ;
Sire of Rogueish standing at Spendthrift Farm
Sire of Soap Bubble standing at Lane’s End

My Selections
1-Soap Bubble-edge in a promising contest

2-Survey-also like this one’s chances a lot

3-Noble Companion-contends for exotics

RACE 8 – POST TIME – 3:53 PM
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PP (RACE 8)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta Daily Double
Fair Grounds ALLOWANCE OPTIONAL CLAIMING $40,000
Purse $42,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $4,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward Which Have Never Won Two Races Other Than Maiden, Claiming, Starter Or State Bred Allowance Or Which Have Never Won Three Races Or Claiming Price $40,000. Three Year Olds, 122 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of Two Races Since September 25 Allowed 2 Lbs. A race since then Allowed 4 Lbs. Claiming Price $40,000 (Races Where Entered For $35,000 Or Less Not Considered In Allowances). (If deemed inadvisable by management to run this race over the turf course, it will be run on the main track at 5 and 1/2 Furlongs.) . About Five And One Half Furlongs. (Turf) (Rail at 18 Feet)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Tudox Lifting Off (NY)
[ ] 3/F L $0 M Murrill
118 T M Amoss
8/1
2 2 Game Time Decision (IL)
[ ] 5/M L $40,000 T Kennedy
120 C A Hartman
12/1
3 3 Psalmody (KY)
[ ] 4/F L $0 A Beschizza
120 J Sharp
7/2
4 4 The Craic (KY)
[ ] 4/F L $40,000 M Mena
120 A M Stall, Jr.
4/1
5 5 Dance Rhythms (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $40,000 G Saez
118 G D Foley
15/1
6 6 D’boldest (FL)
[ ] 8/M L $40,000 D Carroll
1155 J M Camejo
8/1
7 7 La Dame Blanche (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $0 J Valdivia, Jr.
120 I R Wilkes
8/1
8 8 Golden Days (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $0 C J Hernandez
118 B H Cox
5/1
9 9 Starving Artist (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $0 J Graham
118 J Sharp
8/1
10 10 Sandstorm (KY)
[ ] 5/M L $40,000 M Pedroza
120 S B David, Jr.
8/1
Owners: 1 – Hoffman Family Racing, LLC ( Gregory Hoffman ) ; 2 – Teed Off Stable LLC (John Wilkins) ; 3 – Bella Cavello Stables, LLC (Frank Corigliano) ; 4 – Horseplayers Racing Club, LLC ( Scott Gruender ) ; 5 – Travis Foley ; 6 – Antonia B. Noonan ; 7 – Ralph Ebert and Patrick Waresk ; 8 -Klein Racing (Richard Klein) ; 9 – Joe Sharp and Great Point Stables, LLC (Sol Kumin) ; 10 – Earl Hernandez, Keith Hernandez, and John Duvieilh
Breeders: 1 – Apache Farm LLC; 2 – Doubledown Stables Inc; 3 – Eureka Thoroughbred Farm; 4 – Sun Valley Farm; 5 – Marvin Little Jr.; 6 – Soundview Farm; 7 – Ralph Ebert & Glendalough LLC; 8 – Richard Klein & Bert Klein; 9 – Eico Ventures; 10 – John Liviakis
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Warrior’s Reward – Discreet Woman , by Discreet Cat ; 2 – Put It Back – Royal Taat (NZ) , by Faltaat ; 3 -Harlan’s Holiday – Fantasy Song , by Unbridled’s Song ; 4 – Sidney’s Candy – Darling Temper , by Point Given ; 5 – Algorithms – Dance Over , by Hard Spun ; 6 – D’wildcat – Boldest of All , by Bold Executive ; 7 – Point of Entry – Adjudication , by Giant’s Causeway ; 8 – Country Day – Gold Club , byMajestic Warrior ; 9 – Paynter – Salary Drive , by Mizzen Mast ; 10 – Stormy Atlantic – Desert Flight , by Maria’s Mon ;

My Selections
1-The Craic-edge in a solid looking contest

2-Golden Days-has a big chance to take this

3-Starving Artist-price play could surprise in here too

RACE 9 – POST TIME – 4:22 PM
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PP (RACE 9)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $7,500
Purse $17,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $3,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Three Year Olds And Upward Which Have Never Won Four Races Or Which Have Not Won Two Races Since May 25, 2018. Three Year Olds, 121 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of A Race At A Mile Or Over Since October 25 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $7,500 (Races Where Entered For $6,250 Or Less Not Considered In Eligibility And Allowances). One Mile And Seventy Yards.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Flashy Em (IA)
[ ] 8/G L $7,500 C J Hernandez
121 K Broberg
3/1
1A 5 Ms. D’s Last Storm (AR)
[ ] 5/G L $7,500 A Green
121 K Broberg
3/1
2 2 Freakonthelead (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $7,500 C Sutherland
118 K M Mordenti
10/1
3 3 Brad’s Wager (IN)
[ ] 6/G L $7,500 M Pedroza
121 B Steele
7/2
4 4 Reigning Warrior (MN)
[ ] 5/G L $7,500 M Murrill
121 G M Scherer
4/1
5 6 Mosta Flyin (TX)
[ ] 4/G L $7,500 J Rodriguez
1165 J Gomez
12/1
6 7 Sarge N Charge (KY)
[ ] 7/G L $7,500 E Lara
1165 A Balderas
5/1
7 8 Itsthebourbontalkn (KY)
[ ] 5/G L $7,500 J Gilligan
121 K L Harris
7/2
A – Coupled Entries – 1 – Flashy Em, 1A – Ms. D’s Last Storm
Owners: 1 – End Zone Athletics, Inc. ( Karl Broberg and Matt Johanson ) ; 1A – End Zone Athletics, Inc. ( Karl Broberg and Matt Johanson ) ; 2 – Bryant Collins ; 3 – Jim Edgar ; 4 – Gary M. Scherer ; 5 – Jorge Gomez ; 6 – Alfonso Balderas ; 7 – Gillian and Kirk L. Harris
Breeders: 1 – William L Hobbs; 1A – David Whited; 2 – Carrol J. Castille; 3 – Jim Edgar; 4 – Neut L. Strandemo & Gary Scherer; 5 – Thomas Castoldi; 6 – Pistols n Pearls Syndicate; 7 – Dr. Patricia Ziefle
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Flashy Bull – Emma Jane , by Stephen Got Even ; 1A – Storm and a Half – Ms. Dowden , by Captain Bodgit ; 2 – Run Production – Always On Top , by Always a Classic ; 3 – Pure Prize – Stephanie’s Wager , by Valid Wager ; 4 – War Chant – Reigning Cats , byTale of the Cat ; 5 – Early Flyer – Olmosta , by Olmos ; 6 – Salute the Sarge – Pistols N Pearls , by Posse ; 7 – Tale of the Cat – Tri Delt Girl , by Sefapiano;
Equipment Changes: 6 – Mosta Flyin – Blinkers off

My Selections
1-Brad’s Wager-edge in a puzzling finale

2-Flashy Ern-part of an entry that can impact

3-Itsthebourbontalkn-another one to consider

That’s all for this week of racing. We resume another week of racing on Thursday and I will be back to preview Thursday’s races as we get going. Until then as always may your winners be plentiful and your wallets be fat.

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George Pepis

George Pepis

Horse Racing Analyst

George Pepis provides racing analysis during each Fair Grounds racing season. He also shares commentary and selections for major stakes events and prep races around the country. In the past, George has hosted sports talk programming on WGSO 990am in New Orleans. He has served as both play-by-play and color analyst on Louisiana high school football radio and internet broadcasts.

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