03:30 Del Mar
Race 8 - Maiden Claiming
Race 8 - Maiden Claiming
Distance: 5f 110y Runners: 12
Flat AW
5f 110y
BABY FRANKIE has displayed plenty of ability in both starts thus far and it might be a case of third time lucky for Keith Desormeaux's charge. Two Fifty Coup has been gelded since his debut effort and is entitled to improve, while Don Ramon makes most appeal of the newcomers.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
8 (8)
Rockandahardplace
Ruben Fuentes/Jeffrey Metz
Age: 2
Weight: 8-4
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-brother to Small Town Hero, won three times at 1m. Others make more appeal.
1 (1)
Stone Groove
Tiago Pereira/Tim McCanna
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-brother to City Number, won 15 times at 6f. Hasn't set the world alight in his workouts.
3 (3)
Two Fifty Coup
Heriberto Figueroa/Jerry Hollendorfer
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 6
SP
Half-brother to One Cool Daddy, won at 1m. Finished 8l behind Sparky Ville when sixth of 8 at 12-1 on his racecourse debut at Santa Anita over 5f last month. Gelded since and must come into the reckoning.
4 (4)
Baby Frankie
Kent Desormeaux/J Desormeaux
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 33
SP
Half-brother to Irish Goodbye, won at 6f. Placed once in two starts. Third of 8 behind Honcho beaten 2 3/4l at 16-5 on his latest outing at Santa Anita over 1m (good) last month. The one to beat.
5 (5)
Asaltante
Corey Nakatani/Todd Fincher
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-brother to All Tiz, won six times between 6f and 1m. Any market support for him would be interesting.
6 (6)
Don Ramon
Franklin Ceballos/Sal Gonzalez
Age: 2
Weight: 8-4
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-relation to Supreme Stature, won twice at 7f and 1m. Has shown definite signs of ability in his workouts.
7 (7)
Just Isn't Right
William Iii Antongeorgi/Bill McLean
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-brother to Sanculpa, won four times at 1m. Unlikely to land a blow on debut.
2 (2)
Drill Down Dude
Asa Espinoza/Doug O'Neill
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-brother to Movie Duty, won four times at 6f. Warrants plenty of respect representing a powerful stable.
9 (9)
Lucky General
Stewart Elliott/Clifford Sise
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 6
SP
Full brother to Midvale Magic, won three times at 6f and 1m. Finished 9l behind Bea's Boy when sixth of 7 at 11-1 on his racecourse debut at Santa Anita over 5f last month. Entitled to improve for that experience.
10 (10)
Samurai Jack
Tyler Baze/M Glatt
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Full brother to Sunshine Cake, won twice at 5f. Unlikely to trouble the judge first time out.
11 (11)
Palladium
Santiago Gonzalez/J Desormeaux
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-brother to My Fair Lily, won at 6f. Reserve.
12 (12)
The Creep
Kyle Frey/Doug O'Neill
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Half-brother to Mountaineer Cat, won three times at 4f. Reserve.
Unnamed Favourite
SP
Unnamed 2nd Favourite
SP