20:54 Turf Paradise
Race 3 - Maiden Claiming
Race 3 - Maiden Claiming
Distance: 5f 0y Runners: 7
Flat AW
5f 0y
A drop in grade could make FLY PAPA FLY hard to beat here and he is backed to get off the mark at the third attempt. Cheech is another who could be set for an improved showing at this level, while Dario'smoneycard is not dismissed on debut.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/4 1-2
1 (1)
Cheech
Scott Stevens/Esteban Martinez
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 76
SP
Unplaced in both starts. Finished 11l behind Duplicate Copy when sixth of 7 at 5-1 on his latest outing at Turf Paradise over 6f last month. Entitled to build on those early outings here.
2 (2)
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Jorge Bourdieu/Steve Koler
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Dam a lightly raced maiden. Watch for any significant support on debut.
3 (3)
Papa Knox
Ronald Beverly/Darrell Alvey
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: null
SP
Full brother to Papa's Maggie, won five times at 5f. Homework suggests a minor role is on the cards.
4 (4)
High Banner
Erick Lopez/Phil Morrison
Spotlight Form: 58-
SP
Unplaced in both starts. Well beaten at 14-1 behind Summer Meeting when eighth of 10 on his latest outing at Arapahoe Park over 6f in August last year. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Mark Jensen and that could revive his fortunes.
5 (5)
War Code
Daniel Aguilar/Jose Marquez
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
Spotlight Form: 886769
SP
Placed twice in 28 starts. Well beaten at 50-1 behind Vidaks Back when last of 9 on his latest outing at Turf Paradise over 5f last month. More needed.
6 (6)
Colony's Pepper
Angel Felix/Gary Rogers
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 6
SP
Half-relation to Tomathan, won four times at 4f and 6f. Finished 16l behind Ralph Jacobs when last of 6 at 20-1 on its racecourse debut at Fresno over 5f last month. Having its first run for a new stable today, but doubtful that will make too much difference.
7 (7)
Fly Papa Fly
Glenn Corbett/Todd Rarick
Age: 3
Weight: 8-10
Spotlight Form: 98
SP
Unplaced in both starts. Beaten 16l behind Big Hearted at 13-1 when eighth of 10 on his latest outing at Santa Anita over 5f last month. Having his first run for a new stable today, previously with Jeff Mullins, and a drop in grade can help him figure here.
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