Race 1: 5 Furlongs. (Turf) Mdn 61k
#4 Tomorrow Knows (3/1) – This 165k colt is bred to sprint on the grass and the Conductor likes his work pattern leading into today.
#1 Whispering Flame (20/1) – He’s a bomb but posted a quick work in his last and is bred for the grass. Trainer James Cassidy is 15% with a +$1.71 ROI debuting turf runners this year. The Conductor will try to get him in the exacta and trifecta to spice things up.
Race 2: 6 Furlongs. F.Alw 50000s
#1 Diamond of Value (7/2) – The Conductor loves her steady progression and quick 3 week turn around.
Race 3: 1 Mile. (Turf) Clm 32000n2L
*Gullet Shot of the Day #4 War Chest (6/1) – He’s improved his speed figure in his last four starts and drops to his lowest career class level.
Race 4: 5 ½ Furlongs. F.MC 20000
#3 Tell It Again (5/1) – Taking a big drop in class switching to dirt for the first time, trainer Jeff Mullins is red hot at Del Mar with 4 firsts and 4 seconds with 10 starters.
#8 Ma Bella (5/1) – 2nd off the layoff and 1st off the claim for Peter Miller. Miller’s barn is also scorching hot.
Race 5: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.OC 100000b
*Never a Doubt Lock of the Day #6 Toinette (7/5) – Its her return to the races this year, but she lays over the field in the Conductor’s eyes.
#4 Youngest Daughter (15/1) – She’ll be the biggest price in the field and the Churchill shippers have been outrunning their odds on the Del Mar turf. The Conductor will use her in 2nd and 3rd.
Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile. Clm 12500
#2 For Him (5/1) – 3rd off the layoff and trending in the right direction, he still has room to improve as a four-year-old.
Race 7: 1 Mile. (Turf) Mdn 61k
#2 Fravel (6/1) – This colt is working well and Prat hops aboard for Mandela