The Train is Rolling: Throat Shot Thursday at Santa Anita Park

Chooo!!!!! Chooooooo!!!!! 10/1, 4/5 lock, 4/1 gullet shot, 7/5, and 4/5 winners yesterday along with a 27/1 shot finishing 2nd.  That’s how you cap Conductor!  The Conductor should probably stay at Gulfstream today, but Santa Anita is home.  The trains in 5th gear, hold on tight, Let’s Ride.

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Race 1: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.Clm 25000n2L

#2 Chalky (8/1) – Her last race was heinous, but if you can forgive that effort she has multiple races that make her competitive against this weak field.

Race 2: 6 Furlongs. F.S.Mdn 55k

#1 Harper’s Gallop (4/1) – This filly’s dam is 1/1 producing a stakes winner and she’s working well.  Carava surprised with a debut runner recently.

Race 3: 6½ Furlongs. (Turf) Mdn 55k

#6 Dimkar (4/1) – He was supposed to run down the hill last start, but the race got rained off the turf.  He showed fast early pace figures on dirt and should improve in his 2nd start off a layoff.

Race 4: 6 Furlongs. MC 20000

#5 Race (4/1) – Trainer Tim Yakteem has won 3 of his last 4 races at the meet and the Conductor likes this gelding’s consistent work-tab.

Race 5: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.S.Mdn 55k

#6 Smoovie (5/2) – This filly will try routing for the first time and drops back in to face California breds again today.

Race 6: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 20000

#2 Sierra Sunrise (5/2) – She missed the break last start, but the Conductor really liked her maiden breaker two races back.  She’ll like the cutback as well.

Race 7: 5 Furlongs. (Turf) Clm 25000n2L

*Never a Doubt Bank Vault Lock of the Day #5 Candyman Garret (2/1) – 1st off the claim for Jeff Mulins this colt’s lone effort going 5 furlongs on the grass crushes this field.

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Race 8: 1 Mile. (Turf) MC 50000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #10 Sir Andover (6/1) – He set a very hot pace at this level last start and still hung on for 3rd.  With natural progression in his 3rd career start the Conductor loves his chances.

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Flush With Cash From Parx: The Conductor Looks to Pounce on Wind Pipe Whack Wednesday at Gulfstream Park

The Conductor’s pockets are lined with cash after a great start to his racing week yesterday. 6/1 gullet shot of the day, along the lock of the day and another 5/2 runner were all victorious.  Like a lion stalking a wounded buffalo, when the Conductor smells blood, he goes in for the kill. Gulfstream is getting a steel pipe to the Adams apple today. Let’s Ride.

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Race 1: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 16000

#7 Roally Cool (6/1) – 1st off the claim for Navarro, she owns the fastest figures in the field and is drawn well to the outside.  She also gets a weight break today.

Race 2: 5 Furlongs. (Turf) F.Clm 16000

#11 Dahlonega (8/1) – Dropping in class and shortening back to her best distance, she’s very dangerous and her price will stay high with low % connections.

Race 3: 7 Furlongs. F.OClm 10000

*Never a Doubt Humpday Lock #4 Radiantrithym (9/5) – Her last race kills this group.

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Race 4: 5 Furlongs. (Turf) F.Clm 16000n2L

#2 Gran Letzia (8/1) – She’s been off for a long time but is working well for red hot connections.  She has strong early pace figures.

Race 5: 6 Furlongs. MC 16000

#5 Sky D (10/1) – Shipping in from Tampa and 1st off the claim for trainer Victor Barboza Jr., he’ll try sprinting on dirt for the first time. He has upside.

Race 6: 5 Furlongs. (Turf) F.Mdn 50k

#9 Nymphesa (20/1) – This filly made an early move last race then flattened out down the lane.  In her 2nd start off a layoff she’ll have more stamina and will be a big number.

Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile. OC 25000n1x

*Gullet Shot of the Day #7 Just Whistle (6/1) – Making his return to the races after a 6-month layoff, this colt showed real talent as a 3-year old.  If he comes ready, he’s your winner.

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Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile (Turf) Clm 16000n2L

#3 Simmardstrike (8/1) – None of these horses are any good and he’s dropping in class and exiting a key race.

Race 9: 6 Furlongs. Clm 12500b

#11 Mr Joshua (7/2) – Dropping in class for top connections with a pace advantage against this field, he’s a cynch.

Race 10: 1 1/16 Mile (Turf) MC 20000

#13 Sensational Zip (3/1) – He’s the one to beat


Trachea Kick Tuesday: The Conductor’s Punts at Parx

Parx isn’t cancelled today, Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 1m70yds F.Clm 5000n1x

#6 Roman Reign (9/2) – She’s in good form and the Conductor like her best at this distance.

Race 2: 7 Furlongs. MC 20000

#2 Dragster (8/1) – He’s run a couple of races that make him very competitive against this group, including a good 2nd last start vs tougher.

Race 3: 6 Furlongs. Clm 7500n1x

#2 Bobcat (2/5) – Chalk.

Race 4: 1 Mile. Mdn 45k

#6 Square Circle (2/1) – He’s working well and took money in his debut vs much tougher at Gulfstream. The layoff is no concern with these connections.

Race 5: 1 Mile. Clm 12500n3L

#5 Baseline (7/2) – Going two sprints to a route, he’ll be all alone on the lead.

Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile. Clm 5000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #6 One Sided (8/1) – This old man ran a monster 3rd last start, closing into a slow pace.  With a more favorable setup today, he’ll have every chance.

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Race 7: 6 ½ Furlongs. F.Clm 10000

#9 Three Butterflies (12/1) – This mare loves Parx and she’s drawn well to the outside.  The Conductor sees her liking the shorter distance.

Race 8: 6 Furlongs. Alw 12500n1x

#6 Whateveryouwant (9/5) – He’s got good early speed and drawn to the outside of the favorite.

Race 9:  1 Mile. F.Clm 7500n2L

*Never a Doubt Finale Lock of the Day #3 Creative Princess (5/2) – Her last effort slaughters this group and that was off a long layoff.

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5-1 For Under Bat Last Week: Let’s See What He’s Got For Big Monday

The Bat is getting cocky and only gave us two nights worth of winners last week. The Conductor is very annoyed by his antics, he could learn a thing or two by the Conductor’s work ethic.  However, money is green and if he keeps this performance up he can be as big of a dick as he wants. Fly Bat! Fly! #RidetheBat

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If Parx Didn’t Cancel Today’s Card Due to High Winds, Here Are the 10 Winners The Conductor Would Have Obviously Had

After a great Saturday, the train came off the rails at Santa Anita yesterday.  The Conductor couldn’t hit the broad side of the barn.  Let’s start the workweek off right, Let’s Ride. JK Racing cancelled.

Race 1: 6½ Furlongs. F.MC 40000

#7 Ana Lass (4/1) – This filly is drawn well to the outside and this group is very week.  Trainer Alfredo Velazquez is 3/8 with a +$3.33 ROI debuting maiden claimers this year.

Race 2: 1 Mile. Clm 25000n2L

#2 Li’l Dude L Do It (5/1) – He made an early move into a hot pace and held on for 2nd at this level last race.

Race 3: 1 1/4 Mile. MC 10000

#4 Super Owen (2/1) – Going two sprints to a route he’s not a proven loser.  He has upside.

Race 4: 5½ Furlongs. Clm 7500n4L

#1 Ask Chuck (6/1) – His last race was the fastest by far in this field on the Conductor’s numbers.

Race 5: 6 Furlongs. F.MC 10000

#6 Yes it’s Dyna (3/1) – The Conductor doesn’t have a strong opinion here.

Race 6: 1m70yds. F.Clm 25000n3L

*Gullet Shot of the Day #1`Silver Excess (8/1) – 2nd off the layoff she’s dropping in class and has run the fastest figures at this distance.  She’s her best at Parx as well.

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Race 7: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 12500

#5 Dancin Debbie (6/1) – This filly’s win last race was better than it looks, closing into a slow pace. She loves to win races.

Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile. Alw 12500s

#2 Pumpkin Star (8/1) – This gelding’s last race makes him very competitive against this field. It will be his 2nd start off the claim for top trainer Michael Pino.

Race 9: 6½ Furlongs. F.Alw 46000n1x

*Never a Doubt Week Starter #2 Flashndynamite (8/5) – This girl doesn’t lose at Parx.

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Race 10: 6 Furlongs. Clm 7500n2L

#3 Billyjeansmyboy (5/1) – He’ll get the early lead against a weak group.

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Stay Hot Conductor! Sabbath Sunday’s Prayers at Santa Anita

11/1, 4/5, 3/1, 6/5, and 4/5 winners yesterday left Santa Anita gasping for air.  The train is flying at full speed, get out the way. Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 1 Mile. Mdn 55k

*Never a Doubt Sunday Night Scaries Preventer Lock of the Day #5 Victory Element (8/5) – The Conductor likes the stretch out and he has the most talent in the field.  It would be fantastic if he stays the 2nd choice.

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Race 2: 1 Mile. MC 30000

#6 Midnight Roamer (4/1) – Drawn well to the outside, he has the figures to win and the Conductor likes the added blinkers.

Race 3: 6½ Furlongs. (Turf) F.Alw 50000s

#3 Sheza Chattykat (4/1) – She’s 1/1 down the hill and has a speed advantage over this group.  Gate to wire.

Race 4: 6 Furlongs. F.Alw 20000s

#3 Misstressofthenight (7/2) – This filly ran a good 2nd last race vs similar, contesting a hot pace going longer.  The cutback to a sprint is the difference.

Race 5: 1 Mile (Turf). S.Mdn 55k

#2 Spanish Channel (8/1) – The Conductor liked his last race and is looking for a price in this wide open race.

Race 6: 1 Mile. Clm 40000

#5 Avanti Bello (7/2) – The Conductor has always been a fan of this old man.

Race 7: 1 Mile. (Turf) Clm 40000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #4 Tequila Joe (5/1) – 2nd off a long layoff, he takes a big drop in class and should get a perfect setup today with plenty of pace to run at.

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Race 8: 6 Furlongs. F.S. Spring Fever Stakes

#3 S Y Sky (6/5) – She’ll dominate this field on the front end.

Race 9: 1 Mile. (Turf) MC 50000

#7 Super Terrific (6/1) – He’s working well off a long layoff and will try routing on the grass for the 1st time.  He’s dropping in class for solid connections.


Esophagus Slice Saturday: The Conductor’s Plays at Santa Anita Park

One lonely short priced winner made it one sad and lonely Friday night for the Conductor.  No bottle service for him.  Losers let a bad day get to them, and winners get excited the next morning because they know their due.  A nice cup of mud for the Conductor in his capping lair this Saturday morning ensures his brain is firing on all cylinders.  Glory is right in front of us, let’s take it.  Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 6½ Furlongs. (Turf) S.Mdn 55k

#5 Unbridled Ethos (8/1) – He showed ability in his debut with a big early move and then went to the sidelines.  He comes back today working well and he’s bred for the grass.  This is a weak group and he’s an unknown with upside.

Race 2: 6 Furlongs. MC 75000

#5 High Five (3/1) – This colt bled in his first start and adds Lasix for the first time today.  He’s drawn well to the outside and is 1st off the claim for trainer Vladimir Cerin.

Race 3: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 16000n3L

*Never a Doubt Saturday Ski Trip Lock of the Day #7 Come on Cat (9/5) – Dropping in class, switching back to dirt and cutting back in distance with a pace advantage.  He’s your early pick 5 single.

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Race 4: 6½ Furlongs. (Turf) OC 40000n1x

#1 What’sontheagenda (4/1) – This gelding was just nailed at the wire last start after running ridiculous early pace figures.  He’s found his calling down the hill.

Race 5: 5½ Furlongs. MC 30000

#4 Gran Martillo (8/5) – Running 2nd against much tougher last start and behind a next out winner.  He’ll beat this group for fun.

Race 6: 6½ Furlongs. (Turf) Mdn 55k

#2 Montana Moon (8/1) – He’s run very fast early pace figures going longer, that’s a recipe for success down the hill.  The Conductor likes that the Cajun stays in the saddle.

Race 7: 5½ Furlongs. Clm 12500

#3 Market Sentiment (6/1) – Plunging in class, he has good early speed and his figures fit for this level. Above 4/1 is a good price.

Race 8: 1 Mile (Turf) F.G2 Buena Vista Stakes

#9 Vasilika (8/5) – She looks to be a step above this group.

Race 9: 1 Mile. Clm 20000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #6 Clear the Mine (8/1) – He’s dropping in class and possess the highest figures in the field at the mile distance.  He should get a perfect trip today, closing into a hot pace.

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Race 10: 1 1/8 Mile. (Turf) F.OC 40000n1x

#3 Tammy’s Window (10/1) – She’s won at this level before and has a very strong late kick.  She looks primed to run her best in her 3rd start off a layoff.


Force Feed Friday: The Conductor’s Plays at Santa Anita Park

Lock of the Day winner and another short price at Fairgrounds yesterday for the Conductor.  We had a lot of scratches with the races coming off the turf, but whatever it’s Friday and Santa Anita is finally running again.  You can only hide for so long Santa Anita, the Conductor will always find you.  Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 5 Furlongs. (Turf) Alw 67000

#3 Stormy Liberal (3/5) – He can’t lose to this group.

Race 2: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 40000

#5 Lady Ninja (2/1) – Four horse field after scratches, sick.

Race 3: 6 Furlongs. Clm 20000

*Never a Doubt Friday Night Bottle Service Lock of the Day #5 Lead Star (5/2) – Drawn well to the outside, he looks to get a perfect trip stalking a fast pace.

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Race 4: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 25000n2L

#5 Kindred (3/1) – She just missed at this level last race and will get a good trip today, on or near a slow pace.

Race 5: 6 ½ Furlongs. (Turf) F.OC 40000n1x

*Gullet Shot of the Day #7 Animosity (5/1) – Dropping in class and cutting back in distance, this girl’s running style fits the hill perfectly.

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Race 6: 1 Mile. F.Clm 30000

#1 Discrete Stevie B (5/1) – 3rd at this level sprinting this race, she’s run some good efforts against tougher and the Conductor sees her liking the added distance.

Race 7: 1 Mile. (Turf) S.OC 20000n1x

#1 Ostini (7/2) – He finally broke his maiden last start, maybe he’ll like winning now.  He’ll get an easy trip alone on the lead today.

Race 8: 1 Mile. Clm 35000n3L

#7 Upper Room (9/2) – He is really improving, and Pereira has been red hot in the irons.

Race 9: 1 1/8 Mile. (Turf) Clm 25000n2L

#5 Dignitaire (9/2) – The Conductor sees him leading them around the track from gate to wire.


Throat Shot Thursday: The Conductor’s Plays at Fair Grounds

A lot of 2nds yesterday at Gulfstream, not what the Conductor ordered.  He wants nothing more than to go back to Santa Anita, but it’s still licking its wounds from Monday and aren’t running to tomorrow.  Cowards.  The Conductor is feeling the Fairgrounds today, let’s find some prices, Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 6 Furlongs. F.S.Clm 5000n2L

 *Gullet Shot of the Day #2 Prime Patriot (5/1) – Dropping in class after running strong early pace figures vs open company last start, 5/1 would get the Conductor tingly inside.

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Race 2: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.Clm 30000

#5 Fun Paddy (4/1) – Dropping to this level for the 1st time last race, she moved early and wide into a hot pace and finished a good 3rd.  She’ll have every chance with a better trip.

Race 3: 6 Furlongs. MC 12500

#2 Baron of Bluegrass (4/1) – He’s lightly raced and shown good early speed against much tougher in his two career starts.  He’ll also get a fast dirt track for the 1st time.

Race 4: 1 Mile. (Turf) Clm 17500b

 #7 Chocolateicecream (8/1) – 1st off the claim last start, this gelding had a troubled trip and was only beaten 2 ¼ lengths at this level.  There is nothing to knock about his turf form.

Race 5: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 15000

*Never a Doubt New Pinkie Ring Lock of the Day #7 Dreaming Diamonds (7/2) – Drawn well to the outside, she won with ease last start and the 2nd place finisher in that race has come back to win.

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Race 6: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.Clm 15000b

#7 Glance (8/1) – 2nd off the claim for solid connections, this filly has shown ability and is working like she’s ready to fire.

Race 7: 1m70yds. OC 17500n1x

#2 Sailing Solo (8/1) – The Conductor liked his maiden breaker and he took money at the windows in his debut at Churchill Downs.  He’s working well and with a step forward he’ll have every chance.

Race 8: 1 Mile (Turf) MC 30000

#7 Noble Companion (7/2) – He just missed last start with a troubled trip.  2nd off the layoff for Brad Cox makes him ultra-trough.

Race 9: 1m70yds. Clm 5000b

#9 Point Hope (5/2) – This old man his a winner and in good form.