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October 20, 2014

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Ralph Siraco’s Del Mar selections

Wednesday's card

1st Race -- CONSPIRING -- Draws good inner box for grass route opener, Desormeaux astride Drysdale trainee, fits this allowance outing well. NOYAC -- Irish-bred draws good post for two-turn turf outing, Valdivia atop Cassidy trainee, a factor throughout. Value Play -- JAZZ YA

2nd Race -- BARRY THE LAW -- Part of Meadowbrook Farms-owned & La Croix-trained coupled entry with JIMMY THE HAT, Baze here, Atkinson there, double diploma threat. SOME BOLD STYLE -- Espinoza on Warren trainee, draws good outside box in 7-panel maiden/claimer, adds blinkers for this graduation try. Value Play -- SOPHISTICATEDWAGER

3rd Race -- CHOSEN HERO -- British-bred draws good box for sprint maiden/claimer, Espinoza on Baffert trainee for owner Stonerside Stable, backers Chosen graduation for their Hero? HOMELAND -- Bug boy Ruis atop Harty trainee for owner Darley Stable, diploma Home is winners circle Land? Value Play -- ELATED WON

4th Race -- NEW WATER -- Flores aboard Gaines trainee, draws good post for grass route, high-tide Water level for New bankroll? BALLISTIC ANGEL -- John on Mullins trainee for owner Bone, needs crafty trip from post draw in two-turn turf allowance/claimer, dangerous barn. Value Play -- MISS DOUBLEDOTS

5th Race -- PLATINUM CREDIT -- Smith scales Spawr trainee, draws good middle post for maiden/claiming sprint, Platinum wager to Credit grauation here? SMOKIN' VIGOR -- Draws good outer box for tag dash, Court atop O'Neill trainee, solid barn for diploma try. Value Play -- RED HAIR LADY

6th Race -- COMMANDER'S FLAG -- Draws good rail post for mile allowance/claimer, Espinoza on Mullins trainee for owner Golden Eagle Farm, adds blinkers for this try. AMERICAN LIBERTY -- Desormeaux on Drysdale trainee, needs crafty trip from post draw in two-turn run, red-white-and-blue winner? Value Play -- SLEW CITY CITADEL

7th Race -- GERONIMO -- Chilean-bred draws good box for turf sprint handicap, Nakatani on Machowsky trainee, good spot for action. F J'S PACE -- Baze aboard O'Neill trainee, draws good post for grass dash feature, hard-knocking gelding is tough customer at this trip. Value Play -- GLICK

8th Race -- BRITE LASSIE -- Nakatani atop Mitchell trainee, needs crafty trip from post draw at mile distance, solid connections for finale. COMPANY LAWYER -- Ships down from Hollypark for this, draws good inner box for two-turn maiden/claimer, Sorenson on Fanning trainee. Value Play -- ICEMAN MISS

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