21:15 Golden Gate Fields
Race 2 - Starter Allowance
Race 2 - Starter Allowance
Distance: 1m 0y Runners: 7
Flat AW
1m 0y
GIANT MARK was impressive when making all over C&D last month and a repeat performance could see him defy this rise in class. There are no shortage of dangers, though, with the downgraded Speed Saver and My Friend George feared most.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/4 1-2
1 (1)
Special Season
Abel Cedillo/Victor Trujillo
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
Spotlight Form: 913141
SP
Winner of five races from 7f to 1m including 4 wins on the all-weather (1 PO). Won on his latest outing when 7-5fav at Golden Gate Fields over 1m earlier this month, beating West Coast Indy by 1/2l. This is tougher but he's still respected.
2 (2)
Speed Saver
Frank Alvarado/Jonathan Wong
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 156135
SP
Winner of seven races from 5f to 1m. Finished 5l behind Nowhere Man when fifth of 8 at 19-2 on his latest outing at Fresno over 1m last month. Leading claims on the downgrade.
3 (3)
Sheila's Footsteps
William Iii Antongeorgi/Isidro Tamayo
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
Spotlight Form: 231412
SP
Has won eight races at 1m including 7 wins on the all-weather (1 PO). Beaten a head by My Friend George when second of 6 at 16-10fav on his latest outing at Golden Gate Fields over 1m last month. Closely matched with the reopposing winner.
4 (4)
Omache Kid
Julien Couton/Dan Markle
Age: 4
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 626122
SP
Successful at 5f and 6f. Beaten 1 1/4l by Savrola when second of 7 at 3-1fav on his latest outing at Golden Gate Fields over 6f last month. Knocking on the door.
5 (5)
Giant Mark
Catalino Martinez/Samuel Calvario
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
Spotlight Form: 826351
SP
Winner of six races at 1m. A winner at 15-2 at Golden Gate Fields over 1m on his latest outing last month, beating Invertigo by 2 1/2l. Respected up in class after that effort.
6 (6)
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Anne Sanguinetti/Manuel Badilla
Age: 5
Weight: 8-11
Spotlight Form: 224445
SP
Has won eight races from 5f to 1m. Finished 5l behind My Friend George when fifth of 6 at 16-1 on his latest outing at Golden Gate Fields over 1m last month. The first and second reoppose.
7 (7)
My Friend George
Juan Hernandez/Manuel Badilla
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
Spotlight Form: 871121
SP
Has won nine races from 5f to 1m. A winner at 5-1 at Golden Gate Fields over 1m on his latest outing last month, beating Sheila's Footsteps by a head. In fine form and can have his say again.
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