Free ones: Rundown…
Saratoga Race Course 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10
Gulfstream Park Proper 7, 8
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
Arlington 5, 6,
Delpark 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
Louisiana 3, 4, 6, 7,
Today’s Stakes Pageantry: #7 For a Small Ransom has the longshot bona fides in Prairie 7. On the other hoof, Race 8 there has #3 No Holds Barred looking like legitimate chalk.
Singling-out #6 Crackerjack Jones in Saratoga 9.
Track (Win Mutuels $20+/Gettable)
Albuquerque (0/0) — Truck gets stuck in arroyo after woman tries to capture characters in popular augmented-reality game-playing app.
Delpark (0/0) — Woman shot in foot in Wilmington.
Del Mar (2/0) — Visiting Padres double-up on Toronto, 8-4; Brett Wallace went 2-for-3 with a HR and 2 RBIs in the win.
Evangeline (1/0) — 3 stabbed in Lafayette parking lot, suspects sought.
Finger (2/0) — Fire at Victor tattoo parlor.
Fair Meadows (0/0) — Police searching for shooter after woman is shot in W. Tulsa.
Indiana (2/1) — Race 6 was contentious, and it had a Dual Qualifier in Giant Red (86, 82); ’Red did not come close to going gate-to-wire, and instead had to rally hard to win by 1½ at $38.40. Good work.
Louisiana (1/0) — Shreveport man uses car-wash hose to defend against robbers.
Mountain (0/0) — Burger Plant demo could cause problems in W. Va.
PennNat (1/0) — Fightin’ Phils get hammered in Miami, 11-1; Cesar Hernandez drove-in the lone Philalala run.
Presque (1/0) — Immigration could have positive impact on Erie.
Saratoga (4/1, excluding hurdle race) — Race 5 was contentious and filled to the brim with first-timers, one of whom was publicly touted Safe With Me, whose connection-line and slashline readout was 14pc/12pc/11pc; she won by a clean neck at $34.60. Good work.
Thistle (1/0) — Indians lose to visiting Wash., D.C., 4-1; Tyler Naquin had the Cleveland RBI.
Woodbine (0/0) — See Del Mar commentary.
Chas. Town 7f
Prairie 5½f, 6f
Nocturnal Submission: Sifting through the wreckage…
Thank you. Best wishes. Goodbye. Bye-bye.