First Post: Sunday, July 17, 2016

Sunday this time. How are you?

Free ones: Rundown…

Belmont 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10
Gulfstream Park Proper 4, 7, 8, 9, 10
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10

Pay-side (Weekday/Weekend): Today…

Arlington 2
Belterra 4, 6, 7
Ellis Park 4, 6, 7, 9
Laurel 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Lone Star 1, 3, 8, 9
Monmouth 6, 10
Woodbine 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Today’s Stakes Pageantry: Belmont 9, Del Mar 7 on the free page. Pay-side has Woodbine 8.

Wild-open in Arapahoe 8, wild-open. #5 Cattle Company can be involved throughout at a fine price.

#4 Constant Craving can upset Emerald 6 for k.d. lang et al. Race 7 has #11 Morning Coffee and #12 B C Z Middleton ready to surprise. #1 O B Harbor seems safe in the eighth.

#6 Cozey Deeds gets top billing in Fargo 7, darn tootin’.

Yesterday’s Activity:

Track (Win Mutuels $20+/Gettable)

Albuquerque (0/0) — City officials warn residents about air quality.

Arlington (1/1) — High-Octane Chancers were needed to rescue Do Not Enter from Race 5, which was not contentious; however, they saw the Dual Qualifier status (84, 84) on the horse and watched him go ribcage-to-wire to win by 1¾ at $25.20. Good work.

Arapahoe (0/0) — Rockies edge host Atlanta, 4-3; Mark Reynolds got the game-winning RBI.

Assiniboia (2/0) — Rough Riders lose to visiting B.C. Lions, 40-27; Rough Riders QB Darian Durant left the contest in the 2nd quarter.

Belmont (0/0) — Host Jankees defeated by Boston, 5-2; Brett Gardner and Chase Headley each hit a solo HR for Nueva Jork.

Belterra (1/0) — Host Reds hammered by Milwaukee, 9-1; Adam Duvall drove-in the only run for Cincinnati.

Canterbury (1/0) — Twins edge visiting Cleveland, 5-4, in 11 inns.; Brian Dozier had 2 RBIs in the win.

Chas. Town (0/0) — Blasting at P&G work site has locals perturbed.

Delpark (1/1) — The finale was not contentious, but Bodhisattva barely qualified via his 81 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; he rallied like the champion he’s on his way to becoming, winning by 1¼ at $25.60. Good work.

Del Mar (2/0) — Padres edge visiting San Francisco, 7-6, in 10 inns.; Ryann Schimpf had 2 RBIs in the win.

Ellis Park (2/0) — Crews battle fire in Webster Co.

Emerald (2/2) — Race 5 was not contentious, but Buddy Dave had a good-enough 83 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; he rallied like the champion that he should have been, winning by 1 at $22.60. Next race there, contentious this time, found Dual Qualifier Briana Jean (97, 96) going gate-to-wire to win by 4¾ at $21.60. The natural double paid $575-even for $2. Good work.

Evangeline (1/0) — Acadia Co. sheriff’s deputies make arrests in counterfeit-money operation.

Fargo (0/0) — Bomb threat evacuates Radisson Hotel.

Finger (0/0) — Canandaigua teen arrested for menacing 15-year-old with scissors.

Fairmount (1/0) — Host Cards blank Miami, 5-nil; Adam Wainwright threw 120 pitches in his complete-game shutout.

Gila Monster (0/0) — Grand Canyon’s Fuller Fire swells to 5,940 acres.

Gulf (1/1) — Race 10 was not contentious, but Sweetie Girl had the OK 80 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; she had a forwardly placed 1¼-length win at $21.40. Good work.

Grande Prairie (0/0) — Severe-weather watches and warnings blanket so. Alta.

Hazel (0/0) — Host Tigers doubled-up by K.C., 8-4; Ian Kinsler hit a 2-run HR in the loss.

Hastings (0/0) — See Assiniboia commentary.

Indiana (1/1) — Publicly touted Dual Qualifier Watchyourownbobber (87, 90) went ribcage-to-wire in a contentious Race 5, winning by 1¼ at $22.20. Good work.

Los Alamitos (0/0) — Los Angeles de Los Angeles of Anaheim y Condado de Naranja blank visiting White Sox, 1-nil; Matt Shoemaker threw 115 for his complete-game shutout.

Louisiana (2/1) — Publicly touted Butterscotch Man had the sufficient 81 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis in a contentious Race 4; he rallied like the champion he’s on his way to becoming, winning by 1 at $23.20. Good work.

Laurel (1/0) — Visiting Orioles edge Tampa Bay, 2-1; J.J. Hardy’s 2-run HR was the difference.

Lone Star (2/1) — Publicly touted Bonjour Baby, barely qualifying in a contentious Race 8 through his 81 on the LifeLiner Spread Column analysis, won by a clean neck at $40.60. Good work.

Marquis (0/0) — RCMP investigate suspicious death on Big Island Cree First Nation.

Mountain (3/0) — Festival of India comes to Wheeling; namaste.

Monmouth (4/2) — A contentious Race 3 had publicly touted Godspeed Tommy in with the scraping-by 80 on the LifeLiner Spread Column analysis; he pretty much went mane-to-wire to win by a clean nose at $49.20. In Race 9, also contentious, Gone Local was a Dual Qualifier (92, 83), and he rallied a little to win by 4¼ at $20.60. Good work.

Northlands (1/0) — ‘ReLeaf’ operation aims to replant 10,000 trees in Fort McMurray.

PennNat (1/0) — Fightin’ Phils beat visiting Metropolitans, 4-2; Ryan Howard, still in the league, hit a solo HR, his 13th HR of the season, for Philalala.

Keystone (1/1) — Not contentious, Race 3, but Double the Cheers had a field-best 86 on the LifeLiner Spread Column analysis; he raced mane-to-wire to win by a clean neck at $24.40. Good work.

Prairie (1/0) — Police investigate motorcycle crash in Des Moines.

Sac’to, Northern Cal., Sac’to, Northern Cal. (0/0) — See Del Mar commentary.

Thistle (0/0) — See Canterbury commentary.

Woodbine (1/0) — Visiting Blue Jays edged by Oaktown, 5-4; Josh Thole had 2 RBI for Toronto.

Wyoming (0/0) — Police arrest Cheyenne man for hotel robbery.

WMF Report:

Early
Canterbury 6f, 6½f
Emerald 6f
Lone Star 6f, 1m, 1m (T) (!)
Monmouth 6f
Keystone 6f
Prairie 6f

Nocturnal Submission: Sifting through the wreckage…

Thank you. Best wishes. Goodbye. So long now.

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