Magic Man’s Sunday Selections From the Fair Grounds

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Closing out this opening weekend of racing here at the Fair Grounds here is my look at how the Sunday slate will play out.

Fair Grounds
November 18, 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 MAIDEN CLAIMING $12,500
Purse $14,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Maidens, Fillies Two Years Old. Weight, 120 Lbs. Claiming Price $12,500. Five And One Half Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Just Mallory (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $12,500 J Graham
120 H F Ladner, Jr.
20/1
2 2 Anang (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $12,500 M Murrill
120 E L Heitzmann
5/1
3 3 It’s Kisses (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $12,500 S Doyle
120 C A Richards
20/1
4 4 Ladygogently (LA)
[ ] 2/F L1 $12,500 C J Hernandez
120 L Thomas
9/2
5 5 Honduras Girl (LA)
[ ] 2/F L1 $12,500 E Lara
1155 S Savoie
8/1
6 6 McIlhenny (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $12,500 C Sutherland
120 C A Richards
7/2
7 7 Nola Three Hundred (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $12,500 A Green
120 L G Gabriel, Jr.
6/1
8 8 Attitude Ajustment (LA)
[ ] 2/F L $12,500 A Beschizza
120 J Jeansonne
2/1
Owners: 1 – Philman Ladner ; 2 – Mike Heitzmann ; 3 – Bridget Richards ; 4 – Elite Thoroughbred Racing, LLC ( Michele Rodriguez ) ; 5 – Leon Savoy ; 6 – Cynthia A. Sharp and Corale A. Richards ; 7 – Diamond Racing, Inc. (Lisa Gabriel) and Jay and Joan Janssen ; 8 – Rodney Virgadamo and Keith Bonura
Breeders: 1 – Gerald L. Averett; 2 – Jason Hall & Jimmy Clanin; 3 – Larry W. Procell; 4 – Kenneth LaGrange & Patricia Clark; 5 – Whitney J. Zeringue; 6 – Clear Creek Stud, LLC & Coulee CrocheThoroughbreds, LLC; 7 – Paul Pruett; 8 – Gotcha Mare Covered, LLC
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Greeley’s Galaxy – Just Alex , by Afternoon Deelites ; 2 – Flashpoint – Sweet Like Sugar , by Alke ; 3 – Guilt Trip – Completely Wright , by Flower Alley ; 4 – Yankee Gentleman – Ladygoeasy , by Easyfromthegitgo ; 5 – Half Ours – Fantacious , by Dehere ; 6 – Ice Box – Glorious Exit , by Henny Hughes ; 7 – Guilt Trip – Love Catcher , by Pine Bluff ; 8 – My Pal Charlie – Great Movie , by Silver Ghost ;
Equipment Changes: 7 – Nola Three Hundred – Blinkers On

My Selections
1-Attitude Ajustment-looks hard to handle in here

2-Mcilhenny-this one who merits a look for exotics

3-Anang-another who is capable of a good effort

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 MAIDEN CLAIMING $10,000
Purse $14,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Maidens, Three Years Old And Upward. Three Year Olds, 122 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Claiming Price $10,000. Six Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 3 Northshorecorredor (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $10,000 C Sutherland
122 C A Richards
3/1
1A 8 From Now On (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $10,000 C Sutherland
122 C A Richards
3/1
2 1 I Run for Three (LA)
[ ] 6/G L $10,000 T Kennedy
124 H Alonzo
12/1
3 2 Half Blink (LA)
[ ] 3/C L $10,000 G Saez
122 D R Caldwell
6/1
4 4 Smartica Song (LA)
[ ] 4/C L $10,000 J Graham
124 M McEachern
8/1
5 5 Last of the Luck (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $10,000 M Chaves
122 C Moran
20/1
6 6 Juneberris Sound (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $10,000 J Gilligan
122 J LeBlanc
7/2
7 7 Church of England (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $10,000 J Calderon
124 D Jackson
12/1
8 9 Perin the Pirate (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $10,000 A Beschizza
122 S Gelner
2/1
A – Coupled Entries – 1 – Northshorecorredor, 1A – From Now On
Owners: 1 – Cynthia A. Sharp and Corale A. Richards ; 1A – Corale A. Richards and Bruce Scott ; 2 – Eddie and B. Carlene Jackson ; 3 – Double Dam Farm, LLC ( Delmar R. Caldwell ) ; 4 – Oak Leaf T.C., LP ( Royce Roberts ) ; 5 – Clyde P. Moran, Jr. ; 6 – Ricky Robin ; 7 – Hailey Langlinais ; 8 – Oak Tree Stables, LLC (Bennett E. Powell)
Breeders: 1 – Cynthia A. Sharp; 1A – HHZ Equine Arrowhead Farm, LLC; 2 – B. Carlene Jackson & Eddie Jackson; 3 – Dr. Delmar R Caldwell; 4 – Oak Leaf Farm TCLP; 5 – Delmar Caldwell; 6 – Pamela Stephenson; 7 – David E. Tillson; 8 – Oak Tree Stables, LLC
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – El Corredor – Powdered Wig , by Colonial Affair ; 1A – D’wildcat – Lovely Kaelyn , by Forest Camp ; 2 – Porto Foricos – Smile Again Betsy , by Sarava ; 3 – Half Ours – Friendly Woman , by My Friend Max ; 4 – Songandaprayer – Smartica , by Smarty Jones ; 5 -Royal Strand (IRE) – Lucky Bayou , by Bayou Hebert ; 6 – Big Band Sound – Juneberri’s Secret , by Rahy’s Secret ; 7 – Songandaprayer – Her Highness, by Foxhound ; 8 – Discreet Cat – Win for Stacy , by Marquetry ;

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My Selections
1-Perin the Pirate-will complete a chalky daily double

2-Northshorecorredor-part of capable entry in this one

3-Half Blink-another who could impact this on best

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 ALLOWANCE OPTIONAL CLAIMING $12,500
Purse $40,000. (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 A Race Other Than Maiden, Claiming, Or Starter Or Which Have Never Won Two Races Or Claiming Price $12,500. Three Year Olds, 121 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of Two Races At A Mile Or Over On The Turf Since September 18 Allowed 2 Lbs. One such race since then Allowed 4 Lbs. Claiming Price $12,500. (If deemed inadvisable by management to run this race over the turf course, it will be run on the main track at OneMile.) . About One Mile. (Turf) (Rail at 10 Feet)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 5 Half Fast Rose (LA)
[ ] 6/M L $12,500 M Pedroza
120 S B David, Jr.
8/1
2 1 Toodaloo to You (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $0 S Doyle
120 A Balderas
12/1
3 2 Smiley Briley (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $12,500 A Green
120 K Broberg
8/1
4 3 Leavem Britten (LA)
[ ] 6/M L $0 G Saez
120 J Steffee
20/1
5 4 B’s Ten (LA)
[ ] 3/F L $0 J Gilligan
117 S M Asmussen
4/1
6 6 Too Bad Chu (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $12,500 C R Rosier
120 C Rosier
10/1
7 7 Vanishing Image (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $12,500 J Graham
120 S Duke
20/1
8 8 Spartanburg (LA)
[ ] 6/M L $12,500 C J Hernandez
120 J Delhomme
6/1
9 9 Lurey An (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $12,500 M Murrill
120 S Breaux
8/1
10 10 Katiebmeister (LA)
[ ] 3/F L $0 A Beschizza
117 E J Johnston
8/1
11 11 Champagne Diva (LA)
[ ] 3/F L $0 C Sutherland
117 L G Gabriel, Jr.
9/2
12 12 Gabby’s Half (LA)
[ ] 4/F L $0 S Bridgmohan
120 D R Caldwell
12/1
Also Eligibles:
1A 14 Sweet Pea Mama Ve (LA)
[ ] 5/M L $12,500 M Pedroza
120 S B David, Jr.
8/1
13 13 Savvy Shipman (LA)
[ ] 3/F L $0 G Saez
117 M J Maker
7/2
A – Coupled Entries – 1 – Half Fast Rose, 1A – Sweet Pea Mama Ve
Owners: 1 – Earl Hernandez, Keith Hernandez, and John Duvieilh ; 2 – Ray Whitley ; 3 – End Zone Athletics, Inc. ( Karl Broberg and Matt Johanson ) ; 4 – Jed Steffee ; 5 – Corrine and L. William Heiligbrodt ; 6 – Charlie Rosier ; 7 – Michael J. Almerico, II and Kevin Hotard ; 8 – Set-Hut, LLC (Jake C. Delhomme ) ; 9 – Bonnie Wall ; 10 – Keith Plaisance ; 11 – Diamond Racing, Inc. (Lisa Gabriel), Jay and Joan Janssen, Perry and Nancy Camodeca ; 12 – Double Dam Farm, LLC ( Delmar R. Caldwell ) ; 1A – Earl Hernandez, Keith Hernandez, and John Duvieilh ; 13 – Scrivener Stables ( Karen Scrivener )
Breeders: 1 – Earl Hernandez, John Duvieilh &Keith Hernandez; 2 – Phyllis Hodges; 3 – Michelle LaVoice; 4 – William E. Simmons III; 5 – Cloyce C. Clark Jr.; 6 – 4 M Ranch & Riopelle Ranch; 7 – LA Bred Equine Enterprises; 8 – Jake Delhomme & Set-Hut, LLC; 9 – Delmar R. Caldwell; 10 – Keith Plaisance; 11 – Becky Winemiller; 12 – Clear Creek Stud, LLC; 1A – Earl Hernandez, Keith Hernandez, JohnDuvieilh & Bill Langford; 13 – Scrivener Stables
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Half Ours – Hurry Up Rosemary , by Exchange Rate ; 2 – Court Vision – Wicker Park , by Vindication ; 3 – Half Ours – Catchherifucan , by Exploit ; 4 – Burbank – Lovem and Leavem , by Take Me Out ; 5 – Soldat – An Absolute Ten , by Rock Hard Ten ; 6 -Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) – Too Bad Fu , by Fusaichi Pegasus ; 7 – Ready’s Image – Half a Notion , by Half Ours ; 8 – Sharp Humor – Ellensburg , byPersonal Flag ; 9 – Royal Strand (IRE) – Thunder Lure , by Thunder Gulch ; 10 – Bodemeister – Spun Ribbon , by Hard Spun ; 11 – Tale of the Cat – Wine Diva , by Pine Bluff ; 12 – Half Ours – Medina , by Covered Wagon ; 1A – Hard Spun – Miss Confusion , by Miswaki ; 13 – Midshipman – Fresh , by Forest Wildcat ;
Sire of Savvy Shipman standing at Darley
Sire of Sweet Pea Mama Ve standing at Darley
Equipment Changes: 2 – Smiley Briley – Blinkers On

My Selections
1-Champagne Diva-edge in a wide open scramble

2-Spartanberg-think he measures up with these

3-B’s Ten-another one to consider in this contest

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 CLAIMING $5,000
Purse $14,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Three Year Olds And Upward Which Have Never Won Two Races. Three Year Olds, 122 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners of a race since November 18 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $5,000. Six Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Dude Greeley (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 M Murrill
121 L J Cuccia
5/1
2 2 Beaubouef (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $5,000 C J Hernandez
119 G Delahoussaye
4/1
3 3 Legal Holiday (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 M Pedroza
121 L Cangemi
8/1
4 4 Jackpot Johnny (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $5,000 C Sutherland
121 C A Richards
5/1
5 5 Release the Beast (LA)
[ ] 5/H L $5,000 J Graham
121 J Ney
5/1
6 6 Clever Racer (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $5,000 W Louviere
119 T Boutte
15/1
7 7 Half of Tip Tap (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $5,000 E Lara
1145 S Gelner
6/1
8 8 Sobriquiet (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $5,000 J Gilligan
119 K Broberg
3/1
Owners: 1 – Wildcat Racing Stable, LLC (Edna Carden and Estate of C. Carden) ; 2 – Denise Delahoussaye ; 3 – Daniel R. and Leah Cangemi ; 4 -Charles Giardina ; 5 – Charles Phillips and Gina Ney ; 6 – Thomas J. Boutte ; 7 – Red Rose Racing ( Jimmy Johnson ) ; 8 – End Zone Athletics, Inc. ( Karl Broberg and Matt Johanson )
Breeders: 1 – Mary J. Adams; 2 – Dr. Billy Cannon; 3 – William Kyle Harris; 4 – Charles Giardina; 5 – SMB Corporation; 6 – Terry Gabriel, Michael Wallace & LarryMayo; 7 – Summer Hill Farm LLC; 8 – Al Ulwelling & Bill Ulwelling
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Greeley’s Galaxy – Omen’s Last Dance , by Golden Omen ; 2 – Cheyann Belief – Tina Lena Too , by Giacomo; 3 – Tenpins – Southern Fourty , by Sweetsouthernsaint ; 4 – Ide – Magical Place , by Out of Place ; 5 – Joe’s Son Joey – Lil E Rose , by Lil E. Tee ; 6 -Clever Cry – Racing for Riches , by Belek ; 7 – Half Ours – Counterpoise , by Storm Cat ; 8 – Misremembered – Pearloftheorient , by Storm Creek ;

My Selections
1-Beaubouef-edge in a compact contest

2-Release the Beast-figures to have a sayso

3-Jackpot Johnny-another who could have a shot

RACE 5 – POST TIME – 2:24 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
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 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT
Purse $38,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $4,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Maidens, Fillies Two Years Old. Weight, 120 Lbs. (Preference To Horses That Have Not Started For Less Than $25,000 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 5 and 1/2 Furlongs.) . About Five And One Half Furlongs. (Turf) (Rail at 10 Feet)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Cypress Point (KY)
[ ] 2/F L J Bravo
120 M Stidham
4/1
2 2 Hatchet Lady (MD)
[ ] 2/F L1 A Beschizza
120 T Morley
12/1
3 3 Caliente Candy (KY)
[ ] 2/F L J Gilligan
120 J Engler
6/1
4 4 Matt’s Honey (KY)
[ ] 2/F L1 M Pedroza
120 H H Robertson
8/1
5 5 Breezing Bye (KY)
[ ] 2/F L1 C J Hernandez
120 A M Stall, Jr.
5/1
6 6 Ice Ghost (KY)
[ ] 2/F L M Chaves
120 J O Duhon
15/1
7 7 Ravenel (KY)
[ ] 2/F C Sutherland
120 M R Scherer
15/1
8 8 Play On (KY)
[ ] 2/F L S Bridgmohan
120 B H Cox
7/2
9 9 Scatrattleandroll (KY)
[ ] 2/F L M Murrill
120 W B Calhoun
8/1
10 10 Freedom Passage (KY)
[ ] 2/F L A Green
120 T Glover
20/1
11 11 Lorette (KY)
[ ] 2/F L1 J Graham
120 C Davis
12/1
Owners: 1 – Hinkle Farms (Tom Hinkle) ; 2 – The Elkstone Group, LLC (Stuart Grant) ; 3 – Six Wide Racing, LLC (Chris Britton) ; 4 – Wolfe Racing, LLC (Randy Wolfe) and Hugh H. Robertson ; 5 – Justice Family Racing, LLC (Cathy L. Justice) ; 6 – Dream Walkin’ Farms, Inc. ( Toby Covel ) ; 7 – Carolyn K. Friedberg ; 8 – Klein Racing (Richard Klein) ; 9 – Tom R. Durant ; 10 – TOLO Thoroughbreds, Inc ( Geoffrey Nixon ) ; 11 – St. George Stable, LLC (German Larrea)
Breeders: 1 – Hinkle Farms; 2 – The Elkstone Group LLC; 3 – Rodrigo Cunha; 4 – Steven Bush Trust & Westwind Farms; 5 – Justice Family Racing LLC; 6 – Dream Walkin Farms, Inc; 7 – Pippas Hurricane; 8 – Richard Klein & Bert Klein; 9 – Tom Durant; 10 – Geoff Nixon; 11 – St George Stables
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Quality Road – Cypress Isle , by Forestry ; 2 – Shanghai Bobby – Our Cozzette , by Cozzene ; 3 – Sidney’s Candy – Nicks , by Salt Lake ; 4 – First Samurai – Sparkling Stream , by Forest Camp ; 5 – City Zip – French Breeze , by Elusive Quality ; 6 – Ice Box -Ghost Queen , by Silver Ghost ; 7 – Verrazano – Sky High Bertie , by Sky Mesa ; 8 – Country Day – Vote Early , by More Than Ready ; 9 – Scat Daddy -Haley’s Lolipop , by Cuvee ; 10 – Verrazano – True Religion , by Yes It’s True ; 11 – Yes It’s True – La Dolce Vita , by Quiet American ;
Sire of Cypress Point standing at Lane’s End
Equipment Changes: 9 – Scatrattleandroll – Blinkers On

My Selections
1-Cypress Point-edge in a promising contest

2-Play On-capable connections figure large

3-Breezing Bye-another one to watch for here

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 6-7-8) / $0.50 Pick 4 (Races 6-7-8-9)
Fair Grounds CLAIMING $12,500 – $10,000
Purse $16,000. (Includes $8,000 – Other Sources). For Accredited La Bred Three Year Olds And Upward Which Have Never Won Two Races. Three Year Olds, 122 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners of a race since October 18 Allowed 3 Lbs. Claiming Price $12,500, if for $10,000, allowed 2 Lbs. Six Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Claim $ Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Ty C (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $10,000 J Graham
119 R J Culotta
10/1
2 2 Real Time (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $12,500 T Kennedy
121 H Alonzo
9/2
3 3 Mikey’s Mouse (LA)
[ ] 4/G L $12,500 A Green
121 F Pennino
12/1
4 4 Scarlettsblackjack (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $12,500 M Murrill
122 S Breaux
3/1
5 5 Phat and Fast (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $12,500 C J Hernandez
119 A M Stall, Jr.
2/1
6 6 El Tristan (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $12,500 A Beschizza
119 E J Johnston
7/2
7 7 Lil Blinkey (LA)
[ ] 3/G L $10,000 C Sutherland
117 R J Culotta
12/1
Owners: 1 – Lori Culotta ; 2 – Linda Sternberger ; 3 – Joanna Leake and Vickie Macgowan ; 4 – Tammy Broussard ; 5 – Stephen Landry, Joel Broussard and Matthew Bernard ; 6 – Edward Johnston Racing Stables, Inc. (Edward and Jeanne Johnston) ; 7 – Ron Liebert
Breeders: 1 – Barney Core & Regina Core; 2 – Peter Lawrence Orlando; 3 – Vicki E. Macgowan; 4 – J R Stables LLC; 5 – Riceland Racing Stables, LLC; 6 – Channon Farm, LLC; 7 – Mike Munna Racing Stables LLC
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Tenpins – Shiny Band , by Dixieland Band ; 2 – Time Bandit – Ante Nettie , by Upping the Ante ; 3 – Greeley’s Galaxy – Dealing Beauty , by Dealing Richard ; 4 – Malibu Wesley – Mardi Gras Lady , by Leestown ; 5 – Songandaprayer – Mattie Kate , by Major Impact; 6 – Custom for Carlos – Crimson and Roses , by El Prado (IRE) ; 7 – Greeley’s Galaxy – Real Concern , by Concern ;

My Selections
1-Scarlettsblackjack-edge in a tough one to figure

2-Real Time-prominent contender in this one

3-El Tristan-another one who could be a winning play

RACE 7 – POST TIME – 3:24 PM
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PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 7)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta $0.50 Pick 3 (Races 7-8-9) / Daily Double
Fair Grounds ALLOWANCE
Purse $40,000. (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 A Race Other Than Maiden, Claiming, Starter Or State Bred Allowance Or Which Have Never Won Two Races. Three Year Olds, 121 Lbs.; Older, 124 Lbs. Non-winners Of Two Races At A Mile OrOver On The Turf Since October 18 Allowed 2 Lbs. One such race since then Allowed 4 Lbs. (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 onthe main track at One Mile.) . About One Mile. (Turf) (Rail at 10 Feet)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Divine Quality (KY)
[ ] 3/F L J Valdivia, Jr.
117 T F Proctor
6/1
1A 10 Silla Manila (KY)
[ ] 3/F L M Pedroza
117 T F Proctor
6/1
2 2 Flat Meadow (KY)
[ ] 3/F L J Graham
117 A McKeever
7/2
3 3 Brenda’s Fever (KY)
[ ] 3/F L E Lara
1125 B Steele
15/1
4 4 Santino (KY)
[ ] 3/F L T Kennedy
117 W M Catalano
15/1
5 5 Jing (KY)
[ ] 3/F L J Bravo
117 B H Cox
4/1
6 6 Indygita (KY)
[ ] 6/M L S Bridgmohan
120 E L Dobles
9/2
7 7 Alfresco (KY)
[ ] 3/F M Murrill
117 M Stidham
4/1
8 8 Cause Me Grief (KY)
[ ] 3/F L A Beschizza
117 S M Asmussen
6/1
9 9 Sarabi (KY)
[ ] 3/F M Mena
117 M Crowder
15/1
Also Eligibles:
10 11 Haynesfest (FL) (MTO)
[ ] 3/F L J Graham
117 T M Amoss
3/1
A – Coupled Entries – 1 – Divine Quality, 1A – Silla Manila
Owners: 1 – Brereton C. Jones ; 1A – Brereton C. Jones ; 2 – L. Neil Jones ; 3 – Jim Edgar ; 4 – Susan Moulton ; 5 – Rosedown Racing (Jeff Weiss) ; 6 – Lawrence E. Sargent and Michele Rosa ; 7 – Godolphin, LLC (Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum) ; 8 – Sami Duffield ; 9 – Nancy Cole and Chuck Kidder; 10 – Lonely Boys LLC (David Stolz, Arnold Penner, Jeffrey Gural and Joel Politi)
Breeders: 1 – Brereton C. Jones; 1A – Brereton C. Jones; 2 – Neil Jones; 3 – Eulises Guannon, Hilario Hernandez &Esteban Miranda; 4 – WinStar Farm, LLC; 5 – DJ Stable, LLC; 6 – Thor-Bred Stables, LLC; 7 – Godolphin; 8 – Preferred Equine & Lindy Farms; 9 – C. Kidder & N. Cole; 10 – Blirchton Breeding LLC, Thomas Coleman &Doheny Racing Stable
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Divine Park – Quality Included , by Include ; 1A – Majesticperfection – Rimini Road , by Dynaformer ; 2 – War Chant – Figure of Beauty , by Street Cry (IRE) ; 3 – Temple City – Fighting Fever , by Fit to Fight ; 4 – Artie Schiller – Grandma Martha , by Gone West ; 5 – Sky Mesa – Frozen Treat , by Dynaformer ; 6 – Indygo Shiner – Singita , by Holy Bull ; 7 – Tapit – Ashado , by Saint Ballado ; 8 – Giant’s Causeway -Bella Felicita , by El Prado (IRE) ; 9 – Monarchos – Icy Pi , by Wild Wonder ; 10 – Haynesfield – She’ll Be Right , by Sky Mesa ;
Sire of Brenda’s Fever standing at Spendthrift Farm

Temple City – Spendthrift Farm – Thoroughbred Stallion Farm
Dynaformer’s Best Son at Stud

My Selections
1-Flat Meadow-edge in a total crapshoot

2-Jing-thinking he has a big chance here

3-Alfresco-another who has a real ooportunity

RACE 8 – POST TIME – 3:53 PM Happy Ticket Overnight S.
ENTRIES PLUS (FREE)
PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 8)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta Daily Double
Fair Grounds STAKES
Purse $50,000. For Fillies And Mares Three Year Olds And Upward Accredited Louisiana Bred. Free nomination by Saturday, November 3. $250 to enter, $250 additional to start. Supplemental nominations of $1,000 will be accepted at time of entry which shall include all fees. $50,000 Guaranteed, after payment of 1% to all owners of horses finishing sixth through ninth, 62% of the remaining puse shall be paid to the owner of the winner, 20% to second, 10% to third, 5% to fourth and 3% to fifth. Any unpaid purse monies will revert to winner. Weight: Three Year Old – 122 lbs, Older – 124 Lbs. Non-winners of $35,000 since August 18 allowed 2 lbs, $25,000 since July 18 allowed 4 lbs, $20,000 since then allowed 6 Lbs. Starters to be named through the entry box by the usual time of closing. The Happy Ticket Overnight Stakes will be limited to fourteen (14) starters. Preference will be given to horses that have accumulated the highest lifetime earnings. Any horse excluded from the aforementioned preference shall be refunded the entry fee and supplementary nomination fee if applicable. A trophy will be presented to the winning owner. Nominations Closed Saturday, November 3, 2018 with 17 Nominations. Six Furlongs.
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 My Miss Chiff (LA)
[ ] 4/F L M Murrill
118 A M Stall, Jr.
5/2
2 2 P Boo (LA)
[ ] 4/F L J Gilligan
122 K L Harris
5/1
3 3 Light Her Up (LA)
[ ] 4/F L M Mena
118 E J Johnston
12/1
4 4 Shakopee Town (LA)
[ ] 3/F L C J Hernandez
116 G M Scherer
7/2
5 5 Yes Gorgeous (LA)
[ ] 3/F L T L Pompell
122 S Gelner
8/1
6 6 Believeinsomething (LA)
[ ] 6/M L C Sutherland
118 C A Richards
20/1
7 7 Dixie Brees (LA)
[ ] 6/M L A Beschizza
118 R Faucheux
6/1
8 8 Ours to Run (LA)
[ ] 4/F L G Saez
118 J L Jones
3/1
Owners: 1 – Town and Country Racing, LLC (Kiki Courtelis) ; 2 – Robert Lestz, Gillian Harris and Kirk L. Harris ; 3 – Keith Plaisance ; 4 – Al and Bill Ulwelling ; 5 – Scott Gelner ; 6 – Steve Stumpf and Corale A. Richards ; 7 – Crusaders Stable, LLC (Leon Verriere, et al) ; 8 – Colonel Thoroughbreds, LLC (Kevin Atwood)
Breeders: 1 – Steve Holliday; 2 – Spendthrift Farm, LLC; 3 – Keith Plaisance; 4 – Al Ulwelling & Bill Ulwelling; 5 – J. Adcock & Montgomery Equine Center; 6 – Margie K. Averett; 7 – John Luck; 8 – Clifford Grum
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Into Mischief – Carl’s Frosty Girl , by Pulling Punches ; 2 – Dominus – Paraiba , by Freud ; 3 – Tizway -Lightlightlight , by Whywhywhy ; 4 – Jersey Town – Shakopee , by Evansville Slew ; 5 – Mass Media – Isn’t She Gorgeous , by Yes It’s True ; 6 – Etbauer -Ls Believeinmagic , by Believe It ; 7 – Good and Tough – Shes Dixies Eskimo , by Eskimo ; 8 – Half Ours – Brown Eyed Baby , by Mineshaft ;
Sire of My Miss Chiff standing at Spendthrift Farm
Sire of P Boo standing at Spendthrift Farm

Dominus – Spendthrift Farm – Thoroughbred Stallion Farm
#1 Second-crop APEX sire in 2017

My Selections

1-Ours to Run-edge in a really live contest

2-My Miss Chiff-tough to leave out of exotics

3-Dixie Brees-why not this one on a Saints game day

RACE 9 – POST TIME – 4:22 PM
ENTRIES PLUS (FREE)
PPS & SELECTIONS
PP (RACE 9)
Exacta / $0.50 Trifecta / $0.10 Superfecta
Fair Grounds MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT
Purse $38,000. (Includes $4,000 – Other Sources) (Plus $4,000 – ALBSS-Accredited LA Bred Slot Supplement). For Maidens, Fillies Two Years Old. Weight, 120 Lbs. (Preference To Horses That Have Not Started For Less Than $25,000 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 5 and 1/2 Furlongs.) . About Five And One Half Furlongs. (Turf) (Rail at 10 Feet)
P# PP Horse Virtual
Stable A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1 1 Serious Steam (FL)
[ ] 2/F L S Bridgmohan
120 A M Stall, Jr.
5/1
2 2 Clear as Day (KY)
[ ] 2/F L J Bravo
120 M Stidham
8/1
3 3 She’s Divine (FL)
[ ] 2/F L J Valdivia, Jr.
120 T F Proctor
9/2
4 4 Jo Jo Air (KY)
[ ] 2/F L J A Garcia
120 W A Ward
7/2
5 5 Just in the Moment (KY)
[ ] 2/F L1 G Saez
120 J L Jones
12/1
6 6 Bonita Bay (KY)
[ ] 2/F S Doyle
120 C Davis
12/1
7 7 Nerissa (KY)
[ ] 2/F L M Mena
120 W B Bradley
8/1
8 8 Insane Maclean (NY)
[ ] 2/F L M Murrill
120 E L Heitzmann
8/1
9 9 Temple of Roses (LA)
[ ] 2/F L1 C L Marquez
117 A Klanfer
12/1
10 10 Ginny B (KY)
[ ] 2/F L J Graham
120 S Margolis
8/1
11 11 Marvella (KY)
[ ] 2/F L1 J Gilligan
120 J A Ortiz
12/1
Owners: 1 – Bal Mar Equine, LLC (Paul Varga) ; 2 – Pin Oak Stud, LLC (Josephine Abercrombie) ; 3 – Brereton C. Jones ; 4 – Andrew Farm (Richard Brody) and Mrs. Charlie O’Connor ; 5 – Woodward Racing, LLC (Bobby J. Woodward), Becky Helmers and Nelson McMakin ; 6 – Town and Country Racing, LLC (Kiki Courtelis) ; 7 – John C. and Brittany B.Terlep ; 8 – Jeff Pruznik ; 9 – Circle H Farms ( Don P. Hargroder ) ; 10 – J S Stables LLC (Craig Aguiar) ; 11 – Hooties Racing, LLC (Brian Moore) and WSS Consulting, LLC (William Simon)
Breeders: 1 – Stroud Lane Farm &Distorted Humor Syndicate; 2 – Pin Oak Stud, LLC; 3 – Brereton C. Jones; 4 – G. Duignan, Crosshaven Bloodstock,Petaluma Bloodstock & Circular Rd Breede; 5 – Nelson McMakin, Becky Helmers &Woodward Racing LLC; 6 – Diamond A Racing Corp.; 7 – St. George Farm LLC; 8 – Pinnacle Farms Bloodstock LLC; 9 – Circle H Farms; 10 – Somewhere Stables KY, LLC; 11 – Brandywine Farm (Jim & Pam Robinson)
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – Distorted Humor – Poppy’s Baby Girl (GB) , by Yankee Victor ; 2 – Sky Mesa – Much Obliged , by Kingmambo; 3 – Creative Cause – Divine County , by Divine Park ; 4 – Scat Daddy – Tessie Flip , by Grand Slam ; 5 – Justin Phillip – Beat the Band , by Lord Avie ; 6 – Bernardini – Kelli Cat , by Storm Cat ; 7 – Mizzen Mast – Way to Go , by Gone West ; 8 – Maclean’s Music – Point Spread , by Point Given ; 9 – Temple City – Rosehearty , by Rahy ; 10 – More Than Ready – Cape Cod Lady , by Yonaguska ; 11 – Jimmy Creed – Goodness Unbridled , by Unbridled’s Song ;
Sire of Bonita Bay standing at Darley
Sire of Temple of Roses standing at Spendthrift Farm
Sire of Marvella standing at Spendthrift Farm
Equipment Changes: 4 – Jo Jo Air – Blinkers off

My Selections
1-She’s Divine-well bred sort takes this finale

2-Ginny B-have a feeling this gal can fire a big race

3-Serious Steam-this one could impact on her best

That will conclude the festivities for opening week at the Fair Grounds. When we next meet up, it will be on Thanksgiving Day as we begin another week of racing. I will be back on Wednesday night to preview the holiday racing slate, including the annual Thanksgiving Day Handicap. Until then 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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