Not all the best thoroughbred action this weekend is back east, Del Mar too is having their biggest weekend of their meet, as well.
So on Sunday Del Mar presents its signature event of its summer-time meet in the $1 million GI Pacific Classic Stakes for 3yo’s and up, going a Breeders’ Cup Classic distance of 1 1/4 mile over the Del Mar main track!
Yes, this one too is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” contest with a gate in this year’s $5 Million Breeder Cup Classic event on Nov 4th at Churchill Downs hanging in the balance!
So lets check out this field of 11 fine thoroughbreds who have come to vie for this biggest of Del Mar wins here on Sunday!
By Gate #, Horse and M/L Odds,
1. Don Calvallo at 8/1
2. Jeranimo at 12/1
3. Stately Victor at 20/1
4. Tres Borrachos at 6/1
5. Acclaimation at 5/1
6. Setsuko at 8/1
7. Great Warrior at 50/1
8. Bourbon Bay at 20/1 (now scratched)
9. Game On Dude at 3/1
10. Twirling Candy at 5/2
11. Quindici Man at 20/1
Pick are 9, 10, 8, 5, on bx’d exs and tri’s and 4,6 supered up in at least one play for us!
So not all the top-notch thoroughbred action resides at the Old Spa this weekend as Del Mar will light up every simulcasting screen across the land on Sunday!
The GI Foxwoods/King’s Bishop Stakes 7f shootout, for $250,000 is the highlight of the 3yo sprinting season here at Saratoga with names we will all know from the Derby and Triple Crown trails this year!.
It also marks the return to racing of everyone’s favorite uncle “Uncle Mo“! After fending off that liver ailment, he has been firing bullet after bullet workouts prepping for this contest and was made the 9/5 M/L favorite here too!
Free Past Performances
So here’s this year’s class, by Post Position, Horse, M/L Odds
Each Horse’s name is linked to a profile or pp’s of that horse, just click on name!
1. Flashpoint at 5/2
2. Caleb’s Posse at 9/2
3. Runflatout at 8/1
4. Dominus at 6/1
5. Poseidon’s Warrior at 20/1
6. Justin Phillip at 15/1
7. Uncle Mo at 9/5
8. Cool Blue Red Hot at 12/1
Picks are 1,2,4,7 in boxed exactas and tri’s and the 8,3 supered up in at least some of you plays!
Postime is 5:15 pm and will be televised over NBC Sports network “Live” with coverage picking up at 5:00 pm!
Should be a hot one!
2011 GI Travers Stakes Official, Post Positions and M/L Odds and our Picks are right here below along with Past Performances to help you get that all important jump on your Travers Stakes handicapping!
Free Past Performances!
Post Positions, Horse, M/L Odds,- “Our early odds”
Just “Click” on horse’s name to see full Past Performances for that horse!
1. Bowman’s Causeway at 12/1 – 12/1
2. Rattlesnake Bridge at 8/1 – 8/1
3. Moonshine Mullin at 20/1 – 6/1
4. Ruler On Ice at 6/1 – 9/2
5. Malibu Glow at 20/1 – 15/1
6. Raison d’Etat at 10/1 – 15/1
7. Coil at 3/1 – 3/1
8. J.W.Blue at 20/1 – 15/1
9. Stay Thirsty at 5/2 – 7/2
10. Shackleford at 9/2 – 5/1
Picks are 10,9,7 and 4 in boxed exactas and trifecta’s and super up 1,2,3 in some 10 cent supers, but remember 3yo races have gone up in smoke this year. So be careful in your selections on Saturday!
NBC Sports will carry it “Live” starting at 5:00 pm with Post time about 5:45 pm !
Don’t know if this year’s Travers Stakes will settle the 3yo division any but it might go a long ways towards that end or maybe not!
Yes, it’s GI Del Mar Oaks time, once again and that means the best 3yo turfing fillies are coming out to play here where the “Turf meets the Surf” at beautiful old Del Mar!
We have 10 fine young ladies, all set to do battle for this 1 1/8 mile test, with a $250,000 purse up for grabs, in a very evenly matched field and a very good wagering contest too!
So let’s do the intro’s on our 10 “Dashing Deb’s” here!
Just click on each horse’s name to see a profile of that horse!
By PP#/Horse/ M/L Odds,
1. Entrustment at 20/1
2. Star Billing at 5/1
3. Summer Soiree at 5/2
4. Bizzy Caroline at 8/1
5. Sarah’s Secret at 12/1
6. Celestial Kitten at 20/1
7. Cambina at 3/1
8. Singapore Lilly at 30/1
9. Nereid at 5/1
10. Up In Time at 8/1
A/E’s are Halo Dolly and Dynamo
Post time is at 5:35 pm Del Mar time that’s 8:35 pm east coast time!
Picks are 3,7,9,10 in ex’s and tri’s and 2,5 in your dime supers!