Magic Man’s Saturday Selections From the Fair Grounds

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Entering the weekend portion of our racing week I now will give you my selections for the 10 race Saturday card from here at the Fair Grounds so here we go.

Fair Grounds
December 1, 2018

RACE 1 – POST TIME – 12:30 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
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 $14,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward Which Have Never Won Three Races. Three Year Olds, 121 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of A Race At A Mile Or Over Since November 1 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $5,000. One Mile.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Star Performer (LA)
[ ] 3/F L $5,000 C J Hernandez
118 A M Stall, Jr.
2/1
2 2 Singing Ontherail (LA)
[ ] 3/F L $5,000 E Lara
1135 J Gomez
20/1
3 3 Casual Cool (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $5,000 A Green
121 C Ladner
8/1
4 4 Grand Fais Do Do (LA)
[ ] 6/M L $5,000 M Mena
121 S Savoie
9/2
5 5 Yella Wally Gator (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $5,000 T Kennedy
121 R Faucheux
5/2
6 6 Bing (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $5,000 C Sutherland
121 N Leggio
6/1
7 7 Fuhr a Slam (LA)
[ ] 3/F L $5,000 D Carroll
1135 C Moran
6/1
Owners: 1 – M. Richard Colton ; 2 – Jorge Gomez ; 3 – Chad Ladner ; 4 – Jeff and Jill Bonifas ; 5 – Ron Faucheux ; 6 – Glen C. Warren and The Pinot Group (Nicholas Leggio ) ; 7 – Clyde P. Moran, Jr.
Breeders: 1 – M. Richard Colton; 2 – Brittlyn, Inc.; 3 – Jerry Suire; 4 – Jeff Bonifas & Jill Bonifas; 5 – Stacy Lynn Sliwinski; 6 – Dr. Glen Warren; 7 – Perry Segura
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Star Guitar – Model Performer , by Theatrical (IRE) ; 2 – Star Guitar – Uncommon Queen , by Seattle Slew ; 3 – Surreptitiously – Rich and Classy , by You and I ; 4 – Honor Glide – Sixteen Grand , by Festive ; 5 – Harborage – Divine Destiny , by Friends Lake ; 6 -Fairbanks – Gayle’s Channel , by English Channel ; 7 – Langfuhr – Heaven’s Slam , by Grand Slam ;

My Selections
1-Star Performer-figures solidly best in this one

2-Grand Fais Do Do-if top choice flops this one benefits

3-Yella Wally Gator-another to watch for in here

RACE 2 – POST TIME – 12:58 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 2)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Daily Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4)
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $25,000 – $20,000
Purse $20,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Two Year Olds Which Have Never Won Two Races. Weight, 122 Lbs. Non-winners of a race since November 1 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $25,000, For Each $2,500 To $20,000 2 Lbs. Five And One Half Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Geauxcro (LA)
[ ] 2/C L $25,000 C J Hernandez
119 S B Flint
3/1
2 2 Our Motive (LA)
[ ] 2/G L $25,000 S Bridgmohan
119 P Devereux, Jr.
6/1
3 3 Leap Baby Leap (LA)
[ ] 2/G L $20,000 M Murrill
115 J M Foster
7/2
4 4 Jacobs Flyer (LA)
[ ] 2/G L $20,000 E Lara
1105 K M Mordenti
12/1
5 5 Ricky Dale (LA)
[ ] 2/G L $25,000 J Graham
119 J E Hodges
4/1
6 6 Why Not Charlie (LA)
[ ] 2/G L $25,000 C Sutherland
119 M Marechal
6/1
7 7 Holy Sunrise (LA)
[ ] 2/G L $22,500 A Beschizza
117 R Faucheux
7/2
Owners: 1 – Whispering Oaks Farm, LLC ( Carrol Castille ) ; 2 – Coulee Croche Thoroughbreds, LLC ( Tommy E. and Rita M. Hewitt ) ; 3 – Mofun Racing ( Cheryl Foster and Bonita Huggins ) ; 4 – Jack Brown ; 5 – Stacey Moak ; 6 – Wayne Meiners ; 7 – Picard Thoroughbred Racing Stable, LLC (Dawn and Jeffery Picard)
Breeders: 1 – Carrol J. Castille; 2 – Coulee Croche Thoroughbreds, LLC; 3 – Jacob Brown & Kara Brown; 4 – Jack Brown; 5 – Stacey Moak; 6 – Brehon Farm; 7 – Picard Thoroughbreds Racing Stable LLC
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Unbridledsensation – Holy Vision R. N. , by Holy Bull ; 2 – Half Ours – Primary Motive , by Prime Timber ; 3 -Mass Media – Little Miss Halo , by New Trieste ; 4 – Mass Media – Molistar , by Prized ; 5 – Forefathers – Silly Idea , by Bernstein ; 6 – My Pal Charlie -Finest Top , by Finest Hour ; 7 – Songandaprayer – Sentimental Gal , by More Than Ready ;

My Selections
1-Our Motive-vibing this one for the win

2-Holy Sunrise-could have a say so in the outcome

3-Ricky Dale-another who is capable of taking this

RACE 3 – POST TIME – 1:26 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 3)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5) / Daily Double
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $30,000 – $25,000
Purse $21,000. (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 At A Mile Or Over On The Turf Since November 1 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.). About One Mile. (Turf)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Weneedtotalk (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $30,000 A Beschizza
118 J Sharp
4/1
2 2 Canny (KY)
[ ] 4/F L $30,000 M Murrill
121 M Stidham
3/1
3 3 Lady Quality (KY)
[ ] 5/M L $30,000 T Kennedy
121 O Modica
8/1
4 4 Acorn Street (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $30,000 S Bridgmohan
118 B H Cox
9/2
5 5 Zena Rules (FL)
[ ] 5/M L $30,000 E Morales
121 B Combs
8/1
6 6 Corluna (TX)
[ ] 3/F L $30,000 C J Hernandez
118 S Delany
8/1
7 7 N. D. Free (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $30,000 M Pedroza
118 J Hirdes
10/1
8 8 Cubs Win (KY)
[ ] 3/F L $30,000 C J Lanerie
118 D Stewart
7/2
Owners: 1 – Brad Grady ; 2 – Feel The Thunder Stable (Martin Nixon), Alan Herman and Haynes Stables, LLC (John H. Adger) ; 3 – Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable, LLC ( Virginia Lazenby ) ; 4 – GenStar Thoroughbreds (John Wentworth) ; 5 – Jan Martin ; 6 – Ian Yarnot ; 7 – Rodney L. Ford ; 8 – Mt. Joy Stable (Brian Burns)
Breeders: 1 – Prince Sultan Bin Mishal; 2 – John H. Adger; 3 – Fedai Kahraman; 4 – Harvey A. Clarke; 5 – Linda S. Rosenblatt; 6 – Ian Yarnot; 7 – Jeanne Bruce; 8 – Mt. Joy Stables, Inc.
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Dunkirk – Main Streetin’ , by Street Cry (IRE) ; 2 – Big Brown – Sharp Instinct , by Awesome Again ; 3 -Elusive Quality – See the Wind , by Sky Classic ; 4 – Quality Road – Cobblestone Way , by Horse Chestnut (SAF) ; 5 – A. P. Warrior – Tiger On the Green, by Tiger Ridge ; 6 – Unbridled’s Heart – Red Moon Cat , by Malibu Moon ; 7 – Drosselmeyer – Leading Role , by Demaloot Demashoot ; 8 – English Channel – Cubs Fan , by Lear Fan ;
Sire of Acorn Street standing at Lane’s End
Sire of Cubs Win standing at Calumet Farm

My Selections
1-Canny-edge in a tight one to call

2-Cubs Win-very much a major player

3-Weneedtotalk-another who has a good shot

RACE 4 – POST TIME – 1:55 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
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 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT
Purse $41,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Maidens, Fillies Two Years Old. Weight, 120 Lbs. (Preference To Horses That Have Not Started For Less Than $20,000 In Their Last 3 Starts). One Mile.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Fugitive Lady (LA)
[ ] 2/F L J Gilligan
120 J P McKellar
4/1
2 2 Speedacious (LA)
[ ] 2/F L A Beschizza
120 J Sharp
3/1
3 3 Temple City Darlin (LA)
[ ] 2/F L G Saez
120 T Benoit
6/1
4 4 Fort Polk (LA)
[ ] 2/F C J Hernandez
120 B A Brinkman
9/2
5 5 Kris T. (LA)
[ ] 2/F L M Mena
120 F Pennino
10/1
6 6 Adieu Mallory (LA)
[ ] 2/F L T Kennedy
120 H Alonzo
12/1
7 7 Starlet Scarlett (LA)
[ ] 2/F L M Murrill
120 S Gelner
5/2
Owners: 1 – Joe P. McKellar ; 2 – Carl R. Moore Management, LLC ( Carl R. Moore ) ; 3 – Chris Aulds ; 4 – Brett A. Brinkman ; 5 – Sandra Domiano ; 6 -P. T. Thoroughbreds, LLC (Peter M. Terminie, Jr.) ; 7 – Oak Tree Stables, LLC (Bennett E. Powell)
Breeders: 1 – Leonard Warf & Joe McKellar; 2 – Cloyce C. Clark Jr.; 3 – Jason Hall, Jon Dean, and Bob Schreiber; 4 – Spanish Cross Stable, LLC; 5 – Ernie Wells; 6 – Margie K. Averett; 7 – Oak Tree Stables, LLC
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Guilt Trip – Soiled Dove , by Thunder Gulch ; 2 – Goldencents – Trippi’s Sailor , by Trippi ; 3 – Temple City -Brown Is Beige , by Popular ; 4 – Behindatthebar – Military Miss , by Military ; 5 – Mass Media – Day’s Sunset , by Kris S. ; 6 – Greeley’s Galaxy – Adieu and Farewell , by Fraser River ; 7 – Star Guitar – Win for Stacy , by Marquetry ;
Sire of Speedacious standing at Spendthrift Farm
Sire of Temple City Darlin standing at Spendthrift Farm
Equipment Changes: 3 – Temple City Darlin – Blinkers On

My Selections
1-Speeddacious-edge in a promising contest

2-Starlet Scarlett-has a big chance with these

3-Temple City Darlin-figures to be in the mix

RACE 5 – POST TIME – 2:24 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 5)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) / 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 Three Year Olds 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 October 1 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)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Savage Battle (KY)
[ ] 4/G L $0 J Valdivia, Jr.
120 G M Scherer
6/1
2 2 Clouded Judgement (KY)
[ ] 3/G L $0 J Gilligan
118 M Lovell
12/1
3 3 Tropicat (FL)
[ ] 5/G L $0 J Graham
120 R E Nicks
3/1
4 4 Wile E Peyote (IL)
[ ] 3/G L $0 C J Lanerie
120 N L Pessin
6/1
5 5 Uncle Youdge (NY)
[ ] 5/G L $40,000 A Beschizza
120 J Sharp
7/2
6 6 B B Special (LA)
[ ] 6/G L $0 C J Hernandez
117 L Thomas
7/2
7 7 Whiskey Bravo (FL)
[ ] 8/G L $40,000 M Murrill
120 C A Richards
9/2
Owners: 1 – Team Block (David Block) and Teresa Davis ; 2 – Roddy Harrison ; 3 – Rustlewood Farm, Inc. (George Russell) ; 4 – Timothy J. Keeley ; 5 -Brad Grady ; 6 – Elite Thoroughbred Racing, LLC ( Michele Rodriguez ) ; 7 – Courtney Barousse
Breeders: 1 – Team Block; 2 – Roddy Harrison; 3 – Rustlewood Farm, Inc.; 4 – Tim Keeley; 5 – WinStarFarm, LLC; 6 – Michele R. Rodriguez; 7 – France Weiner & Irwin J. Weiner
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – War Front – All for Thee , by Elusive Quality ; 2 – Awesome Patriot – Indian Cee , by Indian Charlie ; 3 -Wildcat Heir – Chacana , by Forest Camp ; 4 – City Zip – Peyote Patty , by Cactus Ridge ; 5 – Sidney’s Candy – Orangeblackandgold , by Rock Hard Ten; 6 – Brahms – Helen Brown , by Taylor’s Special ; 7 – Fusaichi Pegasus – Lovely Dream , by Freud ;
Equipment Changes: 5 – Uncle Youdge – Blinkers On

My Selections
1-B B Special-edge in a wide open dash

2-Tropicat-would be no surprise in here

3-Savage Battle-price play has a fair chance

RACE 6 – POST TIME – 2:54 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 6)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Daily Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 6-8) / $0.50 Black Gold 5 (Races 6-10)
Fair Grounds MAIDEN CLAIMING $25,000 – $20,000
Purse $18,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Maidens, Fillies Two Years Old. Weight, 120 Lbs. Claiming Price $25,000, For Each $2,500 To $20,000 1 lb. Five And One Half Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Sunshine Deelite (LA)
[ ] 2/F L1 $25,000 S Bridgmohan
120 L Thomas
8/1
2 2 McIlhenny (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $25,000 C Sutherland
120 C A Richards
10/1
3 3 Marcia Rose (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $25,000 D Carroll
1155 W B Calhoun
10/1
4 4 Cool Sis (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $25,000 A Beschizza
120 D J Viator
4/1
5 5 Wasnt Joking (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $25,000 G Saez
120 J G Castanon
8/1
6 6 D’wildcat Indian (LA)
[ ] 2/F L1 $25,000 J Graham
120 J E Hodges
10/1
7 7 Sucre (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $25,000 M Murrill
120 L J Cuccia
9/2
8 8 Double Clutchin (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $25,000 C J Hernandez
120 S B Flint
3/1
9 9 Onetwomanyrockets (LA)
[ ] 2/F L1 $25,000 C J Lanerie
120 W Meaux
6/1
Owners: 1 – Celia Smith ; 2 – Cynthia A. Sharp and Corale A. Richards ; 3 – Dede McGehee ; 4 – Cool Breeze Racing, LLC ( Warren and Yana McFatter ) ; 5 – Chris S. Aulds ; 6 – Oak Leaf T.C., LP ( Royce Roberts ) ; 7 – L. Jay Cuccia ; 8 – Whispering Oaks Farm, LLC ( Carrol Castille ) ; 9 – William Meaux
Breeders: 1 – Celia Smith; 2 – Clear Creek Stud, LLC & Coulee CrocheThoroughbreds, LLC; 3 – Dede McGehee; 4 – Tom Curtis & Wayne Simpson; 5 – Danny M. Brown & Donna B. Brown; 6 – Royce Roberts; 7 – Mitch Bailey and Gillian Taylor; 8 – Carrol J. Castille & Steve Asmussen; 9 – Frank Fletcher Racing Operationas
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Sun King – Early Twilight , by Afternoon Deelites ; 2 – Ice Box – Glorious Exit , by Henny Hughes ; 3 – Include- Soccory , by Tricky Creek ; 4 – Half Ours – Tommeyesgold , by Gold Market ; 5 – Goldencents – Elusive Queen , by Elusive Quality ; 6 – D’wildcat -Indian Tribe , by Indian Charlie ; 7 – Mass Media – La Misma , by Doneraile Court ; 8 – Closing Argument – Slamming , by Grand Slam ; 9 – Macho Rocket – Rocket Ninety Nine , by Medaglia d’Oro ;
Sire of Wasnt Joking standing at Spendthrift Farm

My Selections
1-Cool Sis-edge in a close one

2-Sucre-merits a long look here

3-Double Clutchin-figures close too

RACE 7 – POST TIME – 3:24 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 7)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta / Daily Double $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 7-8-9) / $0.50 Pick 4 (Races 7-8-9-10)
Fair Grounds MAIDEN CLAIMING $30,000 – $25,000
Purse $18,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $3,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Maidens, Two Years Old. Weight, 120 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.). About One Mile. (Turf)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Sam the Man (KY)
[ ] 2/G L $30,000 G Saez
120 J L Jones
20/1
2 2 Uptown Ruler (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 S Bridgmohan
120 B H Cox
7/2
3 3 Courtyard (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 J Valdivia, Jr.
120 P Vashchenko
10/1
4 4 Logical Myth (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 J Rocco, Jr.
120 G D Foley
12/1
5 5 Cowboys Dream (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 T Kennedy
120 C A Hartman
6/1
6 6 Mr. Sarcastic (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 C J Lanerie
120 I R Wilkes
6/1
7 7 Cairo Holiday (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 J Graham
120 B P Walsh
12/1
8 8 Cool Sailor (KY)
[ ] 2/G L $30,000 A Beschizza
120 J Sharp
12/1
9 9 Lethal Levy (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 M Mena
120 M J Maker
20/1
10 10 Heavy Traffic (KY)
[ ] 2/C L1 $30,000 M Pedroza
120 H Alonzo
20/1
11 11 Hardcore Folklore (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 J Gilligan
120 T Morley
6/1
12 12 Firewater Jake (KY)
[ ] 2/C L $30,000 C J Hernandez
120 B H Cox
4/1
13 13 Person to Person (KY)
[ ] 2/G L $30,000 E Lara
1155 J L Sanchez
30/1
Also Eligibles:
14 14 Woman With a Book (KY) (MTO)
[ ] 2/G L $25,000 D Carroll
1115 J Sharp
8/1
First Start Since Reported as Gelding: 8 – Cool Sailor
Owners: 1 – Nelson McMakin ; 2 – Lloyd Schwing Racing, LLC (Lloyd Schwing) ; 3 – Glockenburg, LLC (Vladimir Kazakov) ; 4 – Jerry Romans Jr., Steve Andriot, and Tagg Team Racing (Travis Foley) ; 5 – Wayne Scherr ; 6 – Six Column Stables, LLC (Brad Stephens ), Randall L. Bloch and John Seiler ; 7 -Harvey A. Clarke and Paul Braverman ; 8 – Barry and Joni Butzow ; 9 – Zayat Stables, LLC (Ahmed Zayat) ; 10 – J. Patrick Lee Racing, LLC (J. Patrick Lee) ; 11 – Donegal Racing (Jerry Crawford) ; 12 – Heritage Hills Racing (Steve Lipinsky) ; 13 – Jose Lozano Sanchez ; 14 – Joe Sharp
Breeders: 1 – Nelson McMakin; 2 – Dr. John A. Chandler; 3 – Sabana Farm, LLC; 4 – Glendalough LLC; 5 – Judy Hicks & Kathryn Nikkel; 6 – Randy Bloch, et al; 7 – Brereton C. Jones; 8 – Barry Butzow & Joni Butzow; 9 – Zayat Stables, LLC; 10 – Troy Rankin; 11 – TNIP LLC; 12 – Randal Family Trust; 13 – Mike Meeks; 14 – Shelby Lane Farm Inc. & WinStar Farm,LLC
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – First Samurai – Cha Cha Ridge , by Sky Mesa ; 2 – Mizzen Mast – Gone Overboard , by Gone West ; 3 -Mizzen Mast – Morekissesforpatti , by Unbridled’s Song ; 4 – Data Link – Undo , by Flatter ; 5 – Warrior’s Reward – If Angels Sang , by Seattle Slew ; 6 -Magician (IRE) – Sugarandice , by Dixie Union ; 7 – Cairo Prince – Holiday Kiss , by Harlan’s Holiday ; 8 – Ice Box – Miss Kekoa , by Exchange Rate ; 9 -Paynter – J Z Now , by Tiznow ; 10 – Cross Traffic – Holy Bridle , by Pulpit ; 11 – Curlin – Exotic Behavior , by Giant’s Causeway ; 12 – Tizway – Make Me Adorable , by Empire Maker ; 13 – Wrote (IRE) – Two Whole Skies , by Midnight Lute ; 14 – Paynter – Approved Woman , by With Approval ;
Sire of Heavy Traffic standing at Spendthrift Farm
Equipment Changes: 14 – Woman With a Book – Blinkers On

My Selections
1-Uptown Ruler-combo figures best here

2-Firewater Jake-post tough but factors big

3-Cowboys Dream-could factor on best effort

RACE 8 – POST TIME – 3:53 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 8)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 8-9-10) / 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, Three Years Old And Upward. Three Year Olds, 122 Lbs.; Older, 124 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 Loopallu (KY)
[ ] 3/C L T Kennedy
122 C A Hartman
6/1
2 2 Ukuru (KY)
[ ] 4/G L A Beschizza
124 N L Pessin
9/2
3 3 Tringale (KY)
[ ] 3/G S Doyle
122 C Davis
9/2
4 4 Freakin Joe (KY)
[ ] 3/G L C J Lanerie
122 J A Ortiz
6/1
5 5 Hawkins Lane (KY)
[ ] 3/G L J Graham
122 M McEachern
12/1
6 6 Steeles Run (KY)
[ ] 3/G L J Gilligan
122 J Sisterson
4/1
7 7 Shining Knight (KY)
[ ] 3/G L S Bridgmohan
122 B H Cox
9/5
First Start Since Reported as Gelding: 4 – Freakin Joe; 6 – Steeles Run
Owners: 1 – Chris A. Hartman ; 2 – Lothenbach Stables, Inc. (Robert J. Lothenbach) ; 3 – Gary Broad ; 4 – Hooties Racing, LLC (Brian Moore) and WSS Consulting, LLC (William Simon) ; 5 – Morris Hewitt ; 6 – Calumet Farm (Brad Kelley) ; 7 – Juddmonte Farms, Inc. (Khalid Abdullah)
Breeders: 1 – Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC; 2 – Blue Heaven Farm, LLC; 3 – Red Diamond Bloodstock & Polo GreenStable; 4 – Marvin Little, Jr. & Keith Early; 5 – Joanne R. Mummert; 6 – Regis Farms LP; 7 – Juddmonte Farms Inc.
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Curlin – Ullapool , by Langfuhr ; 2 – Speightstown – Maple Syrple , by American Chance ; 3 – Flat Out – Next Big Nothin’ , by Forest Wildcat ; 4 – Trappe Shot – Top Time , by Marquetry ; 5 – Hold Me Back – Pennymoney , by Forestry ; 6 – Tapit – Gloat , by Mr. Greeley ; 7 – Into Mischief – Mesmeric , by A.P. Indy ;
Sire of Tringale standing at Spendthrift Farm
Sire of Shining Knight standing at Spendthrift Farm

My Selections
1-Shining Knight looks too tough in here

2-Ukuru-could benefit if top choice slips up

3-Tringale-runs along for a placing too

RACE 9 – POST TIME – 4:22 PM Richard R. Scherer Memorial S.
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PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 9)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta Daily Double
Fair Grounds STAKES
Purse $75,000. For Fillies And Mares Three Year Old And Up. About Five And One Half Furlongs. (Turf)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 On Probation (KY)
[ ] 4/F L M Murrill
118 N L Pessin
20/1
2 2 Wild About Star (LA)
[ ] 4/F L C J Hernandez
118 A M Stall, Jr.
15/1
3 3 She’s All Skeet (KY)
[ ] 3/F L A Beschizza
118 J Sharp
12/1
4 4 Sanity (KY)
[ ] 4/F L C J Lanerie
120 M E Casse
15/1
5 5 One Last Shot (KY)
[ ] 5/M L M Mena
118 M Stidham
6/1
6 6 Stonefactor (NY)
[ ] 3/F L C Hill
116 M Dilger
20/1
7 7 Unbridled Courage (FL)
[ ] 6/M L G Saez
118 J Sharp
12/1
8 8 Deer Valley (KY)
[ ] 4/F L J Valdivia, Jr.
118 T F Proctor
12/1
9 9 Our Valor (LA)
[ ] 4/F L M Pedroza
118 W B Calhoun
15/1
10 10 Contributing (KY)
[ ] 4/F L J Gilligan
118 T F Proctor
5/1
11 11 Boom Bam Bing (KY)
[ ] 5/M L J Rocco, Jr.
118 W B Calhoun
20/1
12 12 Justa Lady (KY)
[ ] 5/M L J Graham
118 S M Asmussen
6/1
13 13 Brielle’s Appeal (KY)
[ ] 4/F L S Bridgmohan
118 A M Stall, Jr.
6/1
14 14 Excessivespending (KY)
[ ] 4/F L T Kennedy
124 C A Hartman
4/1
Also Eligibles:
15 15 Nineteenth Street (KY)
[ ] 4/F L A Beschizza
118 J Sharp
20/1
16 16 Student Body (KY)
[ ] 4/F L S Doyle
120 C Davis
15/1
Owners: 1 – Suzanne M. Mundy ; 2 – Brittlyn Stable, Inc. ( Evelyn Benoit ) ; 3 – Barry and Joni Butzow ; 4 – Gabe Grossberg ; 5 – Speedway Stable, LLC (Peter Fluor) ; 6 – Sugar Maple Farm (Howard Kaskel) and Lewis H. Rapaport ; 7 – SF Racing LLC (Gavin Murphy) ; 8 – Glen Hill Farm (Craig Bernick)
; 9 – Love Partnership Interests, LP ( Kenneth, Allison and Wyatt Love ) ; 10 – Heider Family Stables, LLC (Scott Heider) ; 11 – Love Partnership Interests, LP ( Kenneth, Allison and Wyatt Love ) ; 12 – Curtis C. Green ; 13 – Dixiana Farm (William Schively) ; 14 – Joey Keith Davis ; 15 – Wayne Sanders and Highlander Training Center (Larry Hirsch) ; 16 – Gary Broad
Breeders: 1 – Canamer Farm; 2 – Brittlyn Stables, Inc.; 3 – Mr. & Mrs. Barry Butzow; 4 – H & E Ranch; 5 – Dean Hayes & Darley; 6 – Sugar Maple Farm & H. Lewis Rapaport; 7 – Family Broodmares III, LLC; 8 – Clearsky Farms; 9 – Chief One LLC & Clear Creek Stud, LLC; 10 – Mt. Brilliant Farm & Ranch, LLC; 11 – Rose Hill Farm; 12 – Curtis C. Green; 13 – Dixiana Farms LLC; 14 – BMWZ Stables; 15 – Somewhere Stables KY, LLC; 16 – C. Kidder, N. Cole, J. K. Griggs &Linda Griggs
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Into Mischief – Chinchilla , by Rubiano ; 2 – Star Guitar – Wild About Marie , by Wildcat Heir ; 3 – Trappe Shot- She’s All Scat , by Scat Daddy ; 4 – City Zip – Noble Grey , by Forestry ; 5 – Any Given Saturday – Tequilas Dayjur , by Dayjur ; 6 – The Factor – Miss Blarney Stone , by Dynaformer ; 7 – Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) – Unbridled Temper , by Unbridled ; 8 – Speightstown – Cat’s Fair , by Sir Cat ; 9 – Half Ours- Valory , by Valiant Nature ; 10 – Medaglia d’Oro – Taegu , by Halo ; 11 – Exchange Rate – Crown Gulch , by Gulch ; 12 – More Than Ready – Bet to Win , by Pulpit ; 13 – English Channel – Court of Appeal , by Deputy Minister ; 14 – Shackleford – Excessing , by In Excess (IRE) ; 15 – Proud Citizen – Ms. Sabbatical , by Malibu Moon ; 16 – Colonel John – Stormy Antics , by Stormy Atlantic ;
Sire of On Probation standing at Spendthrift Farm
Sire of Stonefactor standing at Lane’s End
Sire of Contributing standing at Darley
Sire of Brielle’s Appeal standing at Calumet Farm

My Selections
1-Contributing-edge in a solid feature contest

2-One Last Shot-also has a realistic chance

3-Justa Lady-another to watch out for in here

RACE 10 – POST TIME – 4:51 PM
ENTRIES PLUS (FREE)
PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 10)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $5,000
Purse $14,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources) (Includes $6,000 – LAVPF – Louisiana Video Poker Fund). For Accredited La Bred 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 Since November 1 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $5,000. One Mile.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Jonamin (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 G Saez
121 R Hutchinson
10/1
2 2 Wirey Won (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $5,000 D H Magnon
118 D Hebert
20/1
3 3 I Don’t Fly Coach (LA)
[ ] 5/G L $5,000 E Lara
1165 J Gomez
8/1
4 4 Last Flash (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 D Carroll
1165 J Engler
8/1
5 5 Miss You Jo (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $5,000 S Doyle
118 A Balderas
8/1
6 6 Seaside Sergeant (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $5,000 T Kennedy
118 H Alonzo
12/1
7 7 El Tristan (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $5,000 A Beschizza
118 E J Johnston
7/2
8 8 Ty C (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 J Graham
121 R J Culotta
5/1
9 9 Mikey’s Mouse (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 M Murrill
121 F Pennino
20/1
10 10 Grand Argument (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 C Sutherland
121 S Savoie
12/1
11 11 Delta Eighty Eight (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 M Pedroza
121 S B David, Jr.
9/2
12 12 Legal Holiday (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 A Green
121 L Cangemi
30/1
Owners: 1 – Ronda Hutchinson
; 2 – Kent Bouillion ; 3 – Jorge Gomez ; 4 – Andrew McKenzie ; 5 – Steve and Pat Roe ; 6 – William Dees ; 7 – Edward Johnston Racing Stables, Inc. (Edward and Jeanne Johnston) ; 8 – Lori Culotta ; 9 – Joanna Leake and Vickie Macgowan ; 10 – Jeff and Jill Bonifas ; 11 – Earl Hernandez, Keith Hernandez, and John Duvieilh ; 12 – Daniel R. and Leah Cangemi
Breeders: 1 – Roy Zuppardo; 2 – Cloyce C. Clark Jr.; 3 – Autumn Hill Farm Racing Stables Inc.; 4 – D R Caldwell; 5 – Allie J Theriot; 6 – Schumer Bloodstock LLC; 7 – Channon Farm, LLC; 8 – Barney Core & Regina Core; 9 – Vicki E. Macgowan; 10 – Jeff Bonifas & Jill Bonifas; 11 – Keith J. Hernandez, Earl J. Hernandez &John Duvieilh; 12 – William Kyle Harris
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Fusaichi Pegasus – Fancy Fiona , by Cactus Ridge ; 2 – Bind – Street Sharp , by Street Cry (IRE) ; 3 – Include- Grand Flight , by Grand Slam ; 4 – Royal Strand (IRE) – Flashy Madame , by El Mandingo ; 5 – Songandaprayer – Alex’s Sis Casey , by Afleet Alex ; 6 -Salute the Sarge – Seaside Sands , by Pleasant Tap ; 7 – Custom for Carlos – Crimson and Roses , by El Prado (IRE) ; 8 – Tenpins – Shiny Band , byDixieland Band ; 9 – Greeley’s Galaxy – Dealing Beauty , by Dealing Richard ; 10 – Closing Argument – Sixteen Grand , by Festive ; 11 – Astrology -Carmel Doll , by Royal Academy ; 12 – Tenpins – Southern Fourty , by Sweetsouthernsaint ;
Equipment Changes: 2 – Wirey Won – Bar shoe

My Selections
1-Ty C-edge in a hard finale to figure

2-Delta Eighty Eight-also could fire here

3-Jonamin-long shot could surprise on best

That will do it for the Saturday slate. Stay tuned as we wrap another week of racing with my look at the Sunday card so 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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