GI Yellow Ribbons Stakes is Older Ladies Turfer-West | PP’s, PP#’s,Picks and M/L Odds

The GI Yellow Ribbon Stakes ties a bow around all our “Super Saturday” postings and is Santa Anita’s answer to the Flower Bowl at Belmont Park on Saturday!

Free Past Performances!

A very good field of 9 fine So/Cal lady-turfers are coming out for this Breeders’ Cup Challenge, “Win and You’re In” dust-up for an invite to the Fillies and Mares Turf spectacular on Nov. 4th at, wait for it, surprise – Churchill Downs!

Names like Cozi Rosie, City to City, Dubawi Heights, Malibu Pier and Harmonious are all coming out to run in this year’s edition!

$250,000 Yellow  Ribbon Stakes  (gr. IT, Race 10, 5:38 p.m.),  Fillies & Mares 3 & Up, 1 1/4 Miles (Turf)

PP. Horse,  Jockey, Weight, Trainer, Odds

 Horse’s Profile linked to each name, just Click!

1. Turning Top, D R Flores, 119, S  Callaghan at 20/1
2. Cozi Rosie, G K Gomez, 121, J W Sadler at 4/1
3. Dubawi Heights, J Rosario, 124, S Callaghan at 5/2
4. Malibu Pier, B Blanc, 121, C  Gaines at 4/1
5. City to City, M E Smith, 119, J Hollendorfer at 8/1
6. Private Affair, H I Berrios, 119, R Cardenas at 15/1
7. Harmonious, M Garcia, 121,  J A Shirreffs at 7/2
8. Cambina, P A Valenzuela, 121, J Bonde at 12/1
9. Medaglia  d’Amour, J Talamo, 119, B D Cecil at 10/1

Picks are 2,3,4,5 with a 7 super! This one’s an anyones race so stick with cheat supers here as we can imagine any possible combo’s in the ex’s and tri’s!

So this year’s GI Yellow Ribbon Stakes is a much better wagering vehicle than its counterpart back east on Saturday as the $2 super payout just might be “grand” here!

Good Luck, out there everyone on this Breeders’ Cup prep “Super Saturday”!


Drill and Creative Cause will go at it again in GI Norfolk Stakes | PP’s, M/L Odds, Posts and Picks

The GI Norfolk Stakes is the big 2yo dance this Saturday on the Santa Anita card! A pair of top-notch 2yo’s in Drill and Creative Cause will tie-up again to duke it out for this So/Cal 2yo title and take this “win and you’re in” opportunity for a spot in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile dust-up at the Downs on Nov. 5th!

Free Past Performances!

These two hooked up in the Del Mar Futurity coming 1,2 on Del Mar’s closing day’s main event! No reason to think they won’t be 1,2 again in this compact field of just six on Saturday!

$250,000 Norfolk  Stakes (gr. I, Race 5, 3:05 p.m. left-coast time), 2-Year-Olds, 1 1/16 Miles
PP. Horse, Jockey, Trainer, Odds

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1. Super Candy, H I Berrios, M  Polanco at 50/1
2. Loukas, P A Valenzuela, D Vienna at 15/1
3. Ruler of Dubai,  M E Smith, G Papaprodromou at 8/1
4. Creative Cause, J Rosario, M  Harrington at 6/5
5. Drill, M Garcia, B Baffert at 1/1
6. Basmati, J Talamo, D  F O’Neill at 6/1
All carry 122 pounds.

Picks are 4,5,3,6 in all Exotics plays!

Remember, these are still 2yo’s all going this 2-turn route for the first time!

So wager carefully here by boxing all your plays on this 2yo dust-up!

Vosburgh Invitational – 6f’s to Breeder’s Cup glory | PP#’s,PP’s, Picks and M/L Odds

This year’s Vosburgh’s field of 9 looks more like a Breeder Cup Sprint lineup to us.

Big Drama is here to start a defense of his 2010 B/C Sprint title.

Trappe Shot who did everything but win the Alfred G. Vanderbilt at Saratoga is here.

3yo speed merchant Justin Phillip who has found a home in sprinting are all toeing up to Dash for the Cash and Race for a Gate in the B/C Sprint shootout this Nov 5th in Louisville!

Free Past Performances!

Looking over this Vosburgh field we don’t how this year’s winner doesn’t go on to be the 2011 Breeders Cup Sprint champ and run that 6f’s to glory!

$350,000 Vosburgh  Invitational (gr. I, Race 7, 3:57 p.m.), 3 & Up, 6 Furlongs (Dirt)
PP. Horse, Jockey, Weight, Trainer, Odds

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1. Calibrachoa, R Maragh,  124, T A Pletcher  – 10/1

1a. Caixa Eletronica, J Lezcano, 124, T A Pletcher – 10/1

2. Force Freeze, P  Lopez, 124, P R Walder – 20/1

3. Apriority, A O Solis, 124, D Fawkes – 12/1

4. Euroears, J Castellano, 124, B Baffert – 4/1

5. Giant Ryan, C H Velasquez, 124, B Parboo – 12/1 

6.  Big Drama, R A Dominguez, 124, D Fawkes 2/1– Scr’d with fever

7. Justin Phillip, C S  Nakatani, 122, S M Asmussen – 15/1

8. Trappe Shot, J R Velazquez, 124, K P  McLaughlin – 9/5
Picks are – 8,7,6,4 with a 2,3 super chaser!

As we’ve said so many times before at this blog, “there is big money to be made is sprinting”! You don’t have to be a “router” to be a “winner”!

Stacelita one to catch in Flower Bowl Invitational | PP’s, PP#’s, Picks and M/L Odds

Stacelita (seen here) comes into this GI turfer (a Breeders Cup “Win and You’re In” tilt for the Ladies Turf division) off a big effort to win the Beverly D. Stakes on Arlington millions day and is now among the elite runners on the turf, both male and female.

Free Past Performances!

A quick glance at this field of 8 fine ladies tells us she’s the cream of this crop and any good effort here should propel her forward into a berth in the Fillies and Mare Turf contest at Churchill Downs this Nov. 4th!

$500,000 Flower  Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT, Race 5, 2:47 p.m.), 3 & Up, Fillies  and Mares, 1 1/4 Miles (Turf)
PP, Horse, Jockey, Weight,  Trainer, Odds

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1. Deluxe, J R Velazquez, 119, W I Mott – 3/1
2. Dynaslew, C  S Nakatani, 119, S Benzel – 10/1
3. Emerald Beech, A O Solis, 119, J E Sheppard -6/1
4. Aruna, E S Prado, 119  H G Motion – 5/1
5. Gitchee Goomie, A Gracia, 119, R  A Violette Jr.- 15/1
6. Distorted Legacy, R Maragh, 119 A J Penna Jr. – 20/1
7. Senada,  C H Velasquez, 119, B Tagg – 20/1
8. Stacelita, R A Dominguez, 123, C C Brown – 6/5

Picks are 8,2,3,4 with a 1,7 super chaser!

Stacelita, remember that name as she is primed to hold sway over this division for the forseeable future!