20:05 Gulfstream
Race 8 - La Prevoyante Stakes (Fillies' Grade 3)
Race 8 - La Prevoyante Stakes (Fillies' Grade 3)
Distance: 1m 4f 0y Runners: 12
Flat Turf
1m 4f 0y
SANTA MONICA is a proven Grade 1 performer and she should take plenty of beating this evening. That said, Si Que Es Buena and Holy Helena could give her plenty to think about.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/5 1-2-3
9 (9)
Santa Monica
Jose Ortiz/Chad Brown
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 131230-
2/1
SP
She has won four times from 1m 2f to 1m 4f on good to firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 14l behind Sistercharlie at 30-1 when 10th of 14 on her latest outing at Churchill Downs over 1m 3f (good) in November last year. This is a more realistic target.
1 (1)
Holy Helena
Irad Ortiz Jr/James Jerkens
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 153732-
11/4
SP
Winner of six races from 1m to 1m 3f on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten a neck by Si Que Es Buena when second of 8 at 7-5fav on her latest outing at Gulfstream over 1m 1f (good) in December last year. Should give that rival a race once again.
5 (5)
Tricky Escape
Christopher Decarlo/John Servis
Age: 6
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 511162-
5/1
SP
Winner of seven races from 7f to 1m 4f on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 1/2l by Lady Paname when second of 11 at 7-1 on her latest outing in the Grade 3 Long Island Stakes at Aqueduct over 1m 3f (good) in November last year. Having her first run for a new stable today. Has a respectable strike-rate.
3 (3)
English Affair
Javier Castellano/Ii George Arnold,
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 322831-
7/1
SP
She has won three times from 1m to 1m 1f on firm and good ground. A winner at 3-1 at Churchill Downs over 1m 1f (firm) on her latest outing in November last year, beating Amboseli by 1/2l. Another good run can be expected.
7 (7)
Si Que Es Buena
Chris Landeros/H Motion
Age: 6
Weight: 8-9
Spotlight Form: 41-
7/1
SP
A winner at 11-2 at Gulfstream over 1m 1f (good) on her latest outing in December last year, beating Holy Helena by a neck. Has impressed since arriving from Peru.
8 (8)
Semper Sententiae
John Velazquez/Mark Hennig
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 61323-
10/1
SP
A winner at 1m 2f on good ground and on the all-weather. Third of 13 behind Too Charming beaten 1 1/4l at 17-2 on her latest outing at Gulfstream over 1m (good) in December last year. This is a big ask.
11 (11)
Top Cats
J R Leparoux/Brendan Walsh
Age: 6
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 4-
16/1
SP
Finished 2 1/4l behind Si Que Es Buena when fourth of 8 at 33-1 on her US debut at Gulfstream over 1m 1f (good) in December last year. Entitled to improve.
6 (6)
La Manta Gris
Brian Jr Hernandez/Ii George Arnold,
Age: 5
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 373714-
25/1
SP
She has won three times from 1m to 1m 4f on firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 6l behind English Affair when fourth of 10 at 10-1 on her latest outing at Churchill Downs over 1m 1f (firm) in November last year. An unlikely winner this evening.
2 (2)
A. A. Azula's Arch
Luis Saez/Kevin Attard
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 284215-
33/1
SP
She has won three times from 1m to 1m 2f on the all-weather. Finished 15l behind Pumpkin Rumble when fifth of 9 at 12-1 on her latest outing at Woodbine over 1m 6f in December last year. May have to settle for a minor role.
12 (12)
Ickymasho
Florent Geroux/Roger Attfield
Age: 7
Weight: 8-7
Spotlight Form: 5/32236-
33/1
SP
Has won eight races from 1m 2f to 1m 4f on good to firm ground and on the all-weather. Finished behind Lunar Garden when last of 6 at 3-4fav on her latest outing at Woodbine over 1m 1f in November last year. Has to be taken on.
4 (4)
Beau Belle
Paco Lopez/Thomas Albertrani
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 52243-3
50/1
SP
Placed in six of ten starts. Third of 11 behind Aspen Summer beaten 1/2l at 33-10 on her latest outing at Gulfstream over 1m (good) earlier this month. Appears to be out of her depth.
10 (10)
Rahway
Shaun Bridgmohan/Michael Maker
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
Spotlight Form: 035310-
66/1
SP
She has won three times from 1m to 1m 3f on good ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 7l behind Too Charming at 60-1 when 12th of 13 on her latest outing at Gulfstream over 1m (good) in December last year. Others bring stronger form to the table.
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SP
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