Saturday, December 9
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
WE WILL RE JOYCE Dec 3 SA 4 :52.3H M FT       C+   
Tentative home while on the wrong lead finishing with her tail stuck out to the line, last 3f in 38.0. Was hoping for more fluid.---Grade: C+
LA CHEPIS Dec 2 SA 4 :49.3H M FT    B-      
Easy team spin going 50.0 while never really set down for her new barn. Looks like a useful claim.---Grade: B-
SUGARATSUNDOWN Nov 7 SA 3 :36.2H M FT       C   
Tried to get out late with Tiago controlling this one to the line in 11.2, 37.0. Unimpressive; needs to straighten out.---Grade: C
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
CURLY'S WATERFRONT Oct 28 LA 5 100.2H M FT       C+   
No splits here but again was coming away from Christaki near the line in 100.2. First time Gelding may need softer.---Grade: C+
SALDAMENTE Dec 2 SA 4 :48.1H M FT       C+   
Lacked pop in this slower than given spin in 49.3. Would like to see better for this maiden gelding.---Grade: C+
SALDAMENTE Nov 1 SA 5 1:00.1H M FT    B-      
Willing while let run late for the Korinor barn. Seems the same.---Grade: B-
POPULAR KID Dec 2 SA 5 1:01.4H M FT    B-      
Willing in a Desormeaux set going the last 4f in 49.0. Seems steady enough.---Grade: B-
RAINBOW SQUALL Dec 3 SA 5 1:02H M FT    B-      
Heads up with Vegas Itch in this team spin going the last 3f in 36.4. Looking fine over the dirt.---Grade: B-
RAINBOW SQUALL Nov 7 SA 5 1:02.2H M FT       C+   
Let run some with Time For Luck lacking late pop in 36.2, 102.1. Was hoping to see a step forward.---Grade: C+
HAWKS PEAK Dec 3 LA 4 51H M FT    B-      
Snug hold all the way 25.2 - 51. Looked fine getting over the track.---Grade: B-
RUN LIKE RHETT Dec 2 SA 4 :48.2H M FT    B      
Nice rush late going the last 1/4 mile in 24.1 galloping out with some spark around the turn. Much better than last.---Grade: B
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
INSTILLED REGARD Nov 25 SA 5 1:00H M FT    B      
Grand looker ran far clear from a barnmate going with his usual stylish rush in 36.0, 100.0 out big in 112.3. Plenty of upside still here; Drayden aboard.---Grade: B
FOR HIM Dec 1 SA 3 :36B M FT       C+   
Had this drill in 37.3 rider leaning on this one to the 7f pole trying hard all the way. Longer and easier needed.---Grade: C+
FOR HIM Nov 17 SA 3 :35.1H M FT       C+   
Some pull in this short spin for the Pender barn going 12.0, 35.4. Like to see a more serious drill; Matt Garcia up.---Grade: C+
SOLOMINI Dec 3 SA 5 1:01.4H M FT    B-      
Light hold inside Regulate going willing in 37.0, 101.4. Steady albeit high headed traveler.---Grade: B-
SOLOMINI Nov 27 SA 6 1:13.1H M FT    B-      
Came home willingly with maiden mate Regulate going the last 5f in a solid looking 100.3. Holding path since last.---Grade: B-
SOLOMINI Oct 29 SA 5 1:01H M FT    B-      
Tracked and moved up on older turf sort Goldy Espony looking best by a neck in 35.1, 100.4 out well in 113.0. Has a bit of a high head carriage but was willing all the way.---Grade: B-
RUNAWAY GHOST Nov 28 SA 7 1:28.2H M FT    B      
Very solid long spin running by a pair of shorter working Stute trainee going 102.0, 127.4. Should handle the distance; Talamo up.---Grade: B
MCKINZIE Dec 3 SA 6 1:12.4H M FT A-         
Broke behind Dr Dorr both getting tied in with the 5 working Z Z Tiger but showed noteworthy tractability rating back in 25.4, 48.4 looping around both to lead when up at the 7/12 pole in 125.4 galloping big in 140.1. A very good mind on this one; will serve him well this spring. Clearly a Derby sort; Drayden up.---Grade: A-
MCKINZIE Nov 27 SA 6 1:12.4H M FT    B+      
Tracked and ran by Dr. Dorr when ready in 36.3, 112.4. Loads to like here; came out of debut in super shape.---Grade: B+
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
EXUBERANCE Nov 30 SA 5 1:01.4H M FT    B-      
Chased the 4f working Trap Queen (Machowsky) going evenly in 37.3, 103.1. Slow but easy spin.----Grade: B-
EXUBERANCE Nov 16 SA 6 1:16.1H M FT    B-      
Last 5f in this early morning spin in 102.3 moving smoothly enough to the line while working solo for Kruljac. Seems fit and willing.---Grade: B-
PIEDI BIANCHI Dec 2 SA 4 :52H M FT    B-      
Bumped home in this slow drill but did gallop pretty well in 26.1, 52.2 out in 105.0 out again in 118.1. Holding path.---Grade: B-
PIEDI BIANCHI Nov 18 DMR 4 :51.4H M FT    B-      
Slow spin but was open galloping all the way in 26.0, 51.2 out in 103.4. Not the biggest sort in the world but does try.---Grade: B-
PIEDI BIANCHI Oct 27 DMR 4 :49.1H M FT    B-      
Not the biggest sort in the world but was within self keeping clear without ask from maiden mate Dr. Ann in 24.2, 49.1 out in 101.3. Gritty sort gives it her best every time.---Grade: B-
DREAM TREE Nov 29 SA 6 1:12.4H M FT    B+      
Drayden up; always catches the eye and this was no exception, tracking Destiny Awaits (Baffert) until ready going clear with big strides in 36.4, 112.4 out in 127.3. Should have no problems with the distance.---Grade: B+
DREAM TREE Nov 13 SA 6 1:12.3H M FT    B+      
Big spin here working with nice looking power in 47.2, 112.0. Clearly stepping forward.---Grade: B+
YESTERDAY'S NEWS Dec 2 SA 5 1:03.3H M FT       C+   
Never got much going here in this slow spin going the last 4f in 51.1. Let's see stronger.---Grade: C+
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
QUALITY GIRL Oct 28 LA 4 51.3H M FT       C+   
Never asked in this leg stretcher 26 - 51.3. Not much to take from this.---Grade: C+
CURLINA CURLINA Dec 5 LA 4 48.2H M FT    B-      
Solo spin under a light hand ride nearing the line 24.1 - 48.2. Seems to like it here.---Grade: B-
CURLINA CURLINA Nov 12 LA 5 100.4H M FT    B-      
No hurry alongside stablemate Downside Up FQ 24.4, stayed on well coming home in 100.4. In there trying.--Grade: B-
HOTSY DOTSY Nov 30 SA 4 :50.3H M FT    B      
Sharp home while moving on a win sort Starlite Style in 25.2, 50.3 out clear in 103.1. Snappy right back.---Grade: B
HOTSY DOTSY Nov 12 SA 4 :48.4H M FT    B-      
Bumped home with Odyssey Explorer going on her own speed with a 25.2 last 1/4 mile. Holding fitness level.---Grade: B-
THEVERYTHOTOFYOU Nov 28 LA 3 37.1H M FT       C+   
Dropped to the rail on the far turn came under some urging mid stretch finished in 37.1. May need softer.---Grade: C+
PRINCESS NICOLE Dec 3 LA 4 48.4H M FT    B-      
Some encouragement in deep stretch level to the wire in 48.4. Fits with these.---Grade: B-
PRINCESS NICOLE Nov 12 LA 5 101.1H M FT    B-      
Wearing blinkers traveling through splits of 24.2, 36.2, plodded home in 101.1. One paced type.---Grade: B-
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
QUOTING HAWK Dec 4 SA 4 :49HG M FT    B-      
Tracked outside Champagne Campaign early in 24.3 drawing 5 clear while not really asked in 48.3. Not overly robust but is a willing sort.---Grade: B-
QUOTING HAWK Nov 16 SA 4 :48.1H M FT    B-      
Not real big but did try hard in 23.2, 48.2 Seeking level.---Grade: B-
DERBY KINGDOM Nov 22 LA 3 34.3HG M FT       C+   
Had blinkers on, broke flat, sent hard 23.1, 34.3, pulled up in 47.1. Prefer to watch one.---Grade: C+
FABRICATION Dec 3 SA 4 :48.2H M FT    B-      
Last 1/4 mile in 24.3 let run while in blinkers for the Mulhall barn. Seems enough in here.---Grade: B-
MOJOLICIOUS Dec 3 SA 5 1:03.2H M FT       C+   
Sticks late looking second best to barnmate Thursdays Angel in this slow spin. Hoping for better.---Grade: C+
MAC MCLOVIN Nov 29 SA 5 1:02.2H M FT    B-      
Tried hard outside Becerra trainee going steadily in 38.1, 103.1. Inching somewhere.---Grade: B-
MAC MCLOVIN Nov 13 SA 5 1:02.2H M FT    B-      
Tried hard while best over Lipster in 36.3, 102.4 guided along late for Periban. Tyler up.---Grade: B-
BIG HUNK Dec 3 SA 4 :48.2HG M FT    B-      
Willing inside a set of three barnmates Path Of Exile both second best to Girl Drama without really asked in 24.0, 48.1. Inching forward.---Grade: B-
DOWNHILL RUN Dec 3 LA 5 101.4H M FT       C+   
Allowed to roll along with splits of 24.3, 36.3, some urge finishing in 101.4. Modest sort lacks late punch.---Grade: C+
DOWNHILL RUN Nov 19 LA 4 47.3H M FT       C+   
Hustling ride at the rail to keep up with stablemate She Can Too in 47.3. A spark of life following dull efforts.---Grade: C+
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
ALWAYS NEVER Nov 22 LA 4 47.1H M FT    B-      
Zipped a sharp half going better than stablemate Zap Again to the wire in 47.1, galloped out in 100.4. Holds his edge.---Grade: B-
CHIEF TIGER Nov 18 LA 3 36.4H M FT    B-      
Turned an easy 3f with the rider just guiding him home in 36.4. Seems a fit at this level.---Grade: B-
LONG GAME Nov 24 SA 5 1:03.1HG M FT       C+   
Hit a wall in the lane going the last 4f of this gate drill in 37.0, 50.3. Looks to need an outing at the very least.---Grade: C+
LONG GAME Nov 17 SA 5 1:01.2H M FT       C+   
Was clear from the modest Chin Tu but was asked for utmost late in 36.3, 101.3. Inclined to see easier off the break.---Grade: C+
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
HIGHLY ACCLAIMED Nov 30 SA 4 :48.4H M FT    B      
Nifty looking rush moving up nicely in 24.1, 47.4 (23.3 LQ). Handy looking kick; should be happy with the distance reduction.---Grade: B
HIGHLY ACCLAIMED Nov 5 SA 4 :48.4H M FT    B-      
Fluid out of last try going working solo for the Gaines barn. Holding speed.---Grade: B-
CLOSING TIME Nov 27 SA 5 1:01.1HG M FT    B-      
Always best inside Soul Sound kicking clear in the lane going 24.1, 48.2, 101.2. Sprinty mover comes back fit; Tyler up.---Grade: B-
CLOSING TIME Nov 20 SA 6 1:14.4H M FT    B-      
Did respond late when let run home in 50.0, 114.2. Comes back in a solid manner.---Grade: B-
GUY CODE Nov 11 SA 3 :34.2H M FT    B-      
Blew out to the 7f pole in the dark in 23.3, 35.0. Plenty of speed still here.---Grade: B-
FIRE TO THE WIRE Dec 2 LA 4 48.2H M FT    B-      
Looked smart here doing it on his own with the rider sitting still in 48.2. On edge for new barn.---Grade: B-
BOLSTER Dec 3 SA 4 :50H M FT    B-      
Head a tad but went rather easily in 25.0, 50..1. Holding fitness level.---Grade: B-
TOUGH BUT NICE Nov 13 SA 4 :48H M FT    B-      
Heads up with a mate in 23.3, 48.0. Looking for level.---Grade: B-
Horse Date Track Dist Time Surface Cond. Grade
JUST KIDDING Nov 28 SA 4 :47.2H M FT    B-      
Willing as per usual in 23.0, 47.2 moving within self in blinkers. Holding path.---Grade: B-
JUST KIDDING Nov 8 SA 4 :47.2H M FT    B-      
Always good worker went the last 3f in a sprightly 35.2. Willing for new barn.---Grade: B-
GROUND RULES Dec 3 SA 5 1:03.2H M FT    B-      
Leggy sort went on his own courage with barnmates Big Sky Logan and South Texas Lingo, last 3f in 37.2. Leggy sort retains form.---Grade: B-
GROUND RULES Oct 28 SA 5 1:01.3H M FT    B      
Breezed up in company for the Cerin barn. Very strong these days; clearly looking stronger and stronger.---Grade: B
BEAUMARCHAIS Nov 17 SA 4 :48H M FT    B-      
Leg stretcher in blinkers bumping the last 3f in 36.3. Hitting fine.---Grade: B-
BEAUMARCHAIS Oct 25 SA 3 :36.4H M FT       C+   
Let run some here in 12.3, 37.0. Spinner would have to show stronger in here.---Grade: C+
DADTAUGHTMEWELL Dec 2 SA 5 1:02H M FT       C+   
Tad noisy under pressure in 37.4, 102.4. Hoping for better by now.---Grade: C+
DADTAUGHTMEWELL Nov 12 SA 6 1:14.1H M FT       C+   
Slowed home under a shove in 48.2, 114.2. Maybe with more work.---Grade: C+
CHRIS AND DAVE Nov 15 SA 4 :47.2H M FT    B      
Always willing sort looked sharp here going clear in 23.4, 48.1 out huge in 100.2 out again in 113.2. Razor sharp.---Grade: B
STORM COMIN THRU Dec 5 SA 3 :35.2H M FT       C+   
Head held high in this modest looking solo spin going the last 1/4 mile in 24.0. Eh.---Grade: C+
STORM COMIN THRU Nov 29 SA 6 1:15H M FT       C+   
Wrong lead home while lifting head under pressure, last 5f in 102.1. Rusty off the short break.---Grade: C+
CITY STEEL Dec 2 SA 6 1:15.3H M FT    B-      
Workmanlike drill with Talamo up in 50.0, 114.4. Always tries hard in the afternoons.---Grade: B-
RED CARPET CAT Dec 3 SA 4 :48.1H M FT    B-      
Willing home in this spin moving up easily late while never really set down for Belvoir. Holding speed.---Grade: B-

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