23:00 Del Mar
Race 6 - Cecil B. DeMille Stakes
Race 6 - Cecil B. DeMille Stakes
Distance: 1m 0y Runners: 6
Flat Turf
1m 0y
FLYING SCOTSMAN confirmed he is on an upward curve when striking over 1m at Santa Anita in September and is expected to take this rise in grade in his stride. Takeo Squared and Vantastic could give the selection most to think about.
No Runner Rating Previous Odds Odds Each Way 1/4 1-2
1 (1)
Takeo Squared
Rafael Bejarano/Doug O'Neill
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 326134
SP
A winner at 1m on good ground. Finished 4l behind King Of Speed when fourth of 8 at 6-1 on his latest outing at Santa Anita over 1m (good) last month. Has a little to find with Rijeka (third) on that run but has place possibilities all the same.
2 (2)
Rijeka
Kent Desormeaux/R Baltas
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 5193
SP
A winner at 1m on good ground. Third of 8 behind King Of Speed beaten 3 1/2l at 9-1 on his latest outing at Santa Anita over 1m (good) last month. Another big run likely beckons.
3 (3)
Vantastic
Mike Smith/P Eurton
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 21
SP
Dam unraced. A winner at 14-5 at Santa Anita over 6f (good) on his latest outing last month, beating Bob And Jackie by 1 1/4l. Improving with each outing and figures prominently on the shortlist.
4 (4)
Irish Heatwave
Joseph Talamo/J Desormeaux
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 361
SP
Won on his latest outing when 11-5fav at Santa Anita over 1m (good) earlier this month, beating Offshore Affair by 1/2l. On an upward curve and cannot be ruled out.
5 (5)
Sayin Grace
Drayden Dyke Van/Eoin Harty
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 415
SP
A winner at 1m on firm ground. Finished 11l behind Big Drink Of Water when fifth of 7 at 18-1 on his latest outing at Arlington over 7f in September. There is likely still better to come from him.
6 (6)
Flying Scotsman
Flavien Prat/Jerry Hollendorfer
Age: 2
Weight: 8-8
Spotlight Form: 31
SP
A winner at 13-2 at Santa Anita over 1m (good) on its latest outing in September, beating Omaha Beach by a short head. Battled on well that day and expected to give another good account.
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