Horse racing newsletter: The horse name game

Horse racing newsletter: The horse name game

Santa Anita Charts Results for Sunday, May 31.

Copyright 2020 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 52nd day of a 60-day meet. Clear & Fast

FIRST RACE.

1 Mile. Purse: $28,000. Maiden Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 23.17 46.93 1:12.21 1:25.25 1:38.73







Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

1 Mongolian Legend 126 1 2 1–hd 1–2½ 1–1½ 1–5 1–6¼ Fuentes 3.20
2 Master Recovery 120 2 5 5 5 4–hd 4–2 2–1½ Flores 2.80
4 Invictatatus 119 4 1 2–½ 3–1 2–hd 3–½ 3–nk Flores 9.00
3 Fay Dan 126 3 3 3–3 2–½ 3–2 2–hd 4–¾ Cedillo 1.00
5 Twirling Derby 120 5 4 4–1 4–½ 5 5 5 Franco 8.90




1 MONGOLIAN LEGEND 8.40 3.60 2.60
2 MASTER RECOVERY 3.20 2.60
4 INVICTATATUS 3.60
$1 EXACTA (1-2)  $11.60
50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-2-4)  $24.70

Winner–Mongolian Legend B.g.4 by Mucho Macho Man out of Heckuva Good Time, by Afternoon Deelites. Bred by Mongolian Stable (KY). Trainer: Enebish Ganbat. Owner: Mongolian Stable. Mutuel Pool $166,766 Exacta Pool $69,771 Trifecta Pool $53,438. Scratched–none.

MONGOLIAN LEGEND sped to the early lead, shook off a pair of foes to inch away on the backstretch, responded when rivals loomed leaving the second turn, drew off under left handed urging in the drive and proved best. MASTER RECOVERY stumbled at the start, saved ground stalking the pace, came out into the stretch and again in upper stretch, was three deep through much of the final furlong and gained the place. INVICTATATUS pressed the pace three deep then stalked a bit off the rail, angled to the inside leaving the backstretch, inched forward on the second turn, came under urging along the rail in the stretch then had the rider lose the whip a sixteenth out and edged a foe for third. FAY DAN pulled his way between horses to prompt the pace on the first turn then stalked off the rail, continued outside a rival leaving the backstretch and on the second turn and into the stretch, was between foes through much of the final furlong and was edged for the show. TWIRLING DERBY chased off the rail then outside on the second turn, came three deep into the stretch, continued three wide through most of the stretch and was outfinished for a minor share.

SECOND RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $32,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $32,000. Time 22.33 45.15 56.99 1:03.17









Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

8 Portando 126 7 5 6–1 7 5–hd 1–hd Roman 26.00
1 Raul Rosas 126 1 3 1–hd 1–hd 1–hd 2–nk Pereira 3.80
6 Tina’s Exchange 124 6 2 2–1 2–1½ 2–hd 3–½ Fuentes 15.80
4 Mystery Messenger 126 4 1 7 6–hd 6–4½ 4–½ Rispoli 1.70
3 Blackout 126 3 7 4–hd 3–½ 3–½ 5–2¼ Prat 2.30
5 Spanish Hombre 124 5 6 5–2 4–1½ 4–1½ 6–12½ Maldonado 9.80
2 Whatwasithinking 124 2 4 3–½ 5–1 7 7 Cedillo 6.70




8 PORTANDO 54.00 19.20 8.00
1 RAUL ROSAS 7.80 5.40
6 TINA’S EXCHANGE 8.80
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-8)  $269.80
$1 EXACTA (8-1)  $147.60
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (8-1-6-4)  $341.46
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (8-1-6-4-3)  $19,355.80
50-CENT TRIFECTA (8-1-6)  $556.50

Winner–Portando B.g.8 by Bertrando out of Porto Marmay (IRE), by Choisir (AUS). Bred by Liberty Road Stables (KY). Trainer: Jack Carava. Owner: Seacoast Racing LLC. Mutuel Pool $290,503 Daily Double Pool $51,540 Exacta Pool $170,180 Superfecta Pool $63,166 Super High Five Pool $38,546 Trifecta Pool $103,145. Claimed–Mystery Messenger by Wilson, David and Wilson, Holly. Trainer: Vladimir Cerin. Claimed–Whatwasithinking by Mueller, Martin, Pellman, Harry, Scott, Michael and Seymour, Lauri. Trainer: Vladimir Cerin. Scratched–Juggles.

PORTANDO chased three deep then outside a rival, came four wide into the stretch, rallied under urging and got up outside foes in the final stride. RAUL ROSAS had good early speed and dueled inside, fought back along the rail through the drive and was edged on the line. TINA’S EXCHANGE dueled three deep then outside the runner-up, battled back between horses through the final furlong and continued gamely to hold third. MYSTERY MESSENGER between horses early, fell back and angled to the inside, came out on the turn and three wide into the stretch and rallied between rivals through the final sixteenth. BLACKOUT (FR) stalked between horses then a bit off the rail, split rivals into the turn, came three wide into the stretch, bid three deep then between foes in the final furlong and was edged for the show. SPANISH HOMBRE steadied between horses, stalked three deep then outside a rival, came four wide into the stretch, bid four wide in midstretch and was outfinished. WHATWASITHINKING had speed between horses then stalked inside, dropped back on the turn and weakened.

THIRD RACE.

1 Mile. Purse: $20,000. Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $16,000. Time 22.91 46.40 1:12.23 1:25.56 1:39.33







Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

2 She Cherie 126 2 1 1–hd 1–hd 1–1 1–hd 1–hd Maldonado 2.50
1 Atina 126 1 2 3–3½ 3–1½ 3–2½ 2–6 2–8¼ Cedillo 1.20
4 Encountress 126 4 4 4–4 4–4 4–2½ 4–½ 3–½ Gryder 20.00
5 Reds Sacred Appeal 126 5 5 5 5 5 5 4–5¾ Prat 2.70
3 Discrete Stevie B 126 3 3 2–2½ 2–3½ 2–½ 3–1 5 Pereira 5.70




2 SHE CHERIE 7.00 3.40 3.00
1 ATINA (ARG) 2.80 2.40
4 ENCOUNTRESS 4.20
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (8-2)  $289.00
$1 EXACTA (2-1)  $8.70
50-CENT TRIFECTA (2-1-4)  $24.95

Winner–She Cherie Dbb.f.4 by Shanghai Bobby out of Thunderina, by Curlin. Bred by Todd Hansen & Shawn Hansen (WA). Trainer: Mark Glatt. Owner: Hansen, Todd and Shawn. Mutuel Pool $224,101 Daily Double Pool $21,507 Exacta Pool $95,748 Trifecta Pool $66,675. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (1-8-2) paid $220.05. Pick Three Pool $59,041.

SHE CHERIE had speed between horses then dueled inside, inched away leaving the second turn, fought back while drifting out from the whip in the final furlong and held on gamely. ATINA (ARG) dueled inside then took back and stalked a bit off the rail, went outside a rival leaving the second turn and three wide into the stretch, bid outside the winner, drifted out some then in a bit in the final furlong and was outgamed. ENCOUNTRESS chased a bit off the rail then inside, continued along the fence on the second turn and in the stretch and edged a rival for the show. REDS SACRED APPEAL angled in entering and on the first turn and saved ground off the pace, came out leaving the second turn and into the stretch and was edged for third. DISCRETE STEVIE B dueled three deep then outside the winner, fell back some leaving the second turn and weakened in the drive.

FOURTH RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $30,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $35,000. Time 22.29 45.26 57.11 1:02.96










Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

1 Seven Scents 126 1 1 5–hd 5–½ 4–2 1–2¼ Velez 3.80
2 Via Egnatia 126 2 5 3–hd 3–1½ 3–1 2–nk Maldonado 7.10
9 Morgan S. 126 7 6 1–hd 1–hd 1–hd 3–2½ Cedillo 2.00
3 More Honor 126 3 3 4–1 4–1 5–1 4–nk Roman 14.60
8 Unbridled’s Skye 126 6 8 7–2 7–1½ 7–4 5–nk Rispoli 6.60
7 Little No Way 126 5 4 6–1½ 6–2 6–½ 6–hd Prat 3.60
10 Factorial 126 8 2 2–2 2–2 2–½ 7–5¼ Fuentes 10.00
6 Emerald Magic 126 4 7 8 8 8 8 Franco 31.30




1 SEVEN SCENTS 9.60 5.40 3.60
2 VIA EGNATIA 7.60 4.40
9 MORGAN S. 2.80
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (2-1)  $59.80
$1 EXACTA (1-2)  $34.10
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-2-9-3)  $81.22
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (1-2-9-3-8)  $1,353.40
50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-2-9)  $65.70

Winner–Seven Scents Grr.g.4 by Goldencents out of Forever Vow, by Broken Vow. Bred by FPF LLC (KY). Trainer: Craig Anthony Lewis. Owner: Six-S Racing Stable and Barron, Shirley A.. Mutuel Pool $313,973 Daily Double Pool $31,848 Exacta Pool $170,557 Superfecta Pool $55,078 Super High Five Pool $3,547 Trifecta Pool $99,658. Claimed–Seven Scents by Little Red Feather Racing, Paymaster Racing LLC and Slugo Racing. Trainer: Mike Puype. Scratched–Gran Martillo, Quick Finish.

50-Cent Pick Three (8-2-1) paid $538.75. Pick Three Pool $33,717.

SEVEN SCENTS saved ground stalking the pace, came out in upper stretch and again nearing midstretch and rallied under some urging with the whip turned down and a strong hand ride to gain the lead in deep stretch and won clear. VIA EGNATIA stalked inside, came out into the stretch, bid three wide in midstretch then between foes in deep stretch and edged the pacesetter late for second. MORGAN S. had speed off the rail then dueled inside, inched away past the eighth pole, fought back in deep stretch and was edged for the place. MORE HONOR stalked outside a rival then a bit off the rail on the turn, continued alongside a foe into the stretch, came out some in the drive and lacked the needed late kick. UNBRIDLED’S SKYE hopped in a slow, awkward start, angled in and saved ground chasing the pace, continued inside on the turn and in the stretch and could not offer the necessary late response. LITTLE NO WAY four wide early, stalked three deep then outside a rival, came three wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. FACTORIAL had speed outside then dueled alongside a rival, fought back on the turn, was between horses in midstretch and weakened late. EMERALD MAGIC a bit slow into stride, settled outside a rival then fell back off the rail to the stretch and did not rally.

FIFTH RACE.

5½ Furlongs. Purse: $32,000. Maiden Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 22.36 46.54 58.73 1:05.08










Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

9 Agamemnon 122 8 5 5–hd 4–hd 1–1 1–3¼ Valdivia, Jr. 6.00
6 Hot Socks 120 5 1 2–hd 2–½ 2–½ 2–1½ Pereira 2.30
8 Scary Fast Smile 120 7 4 3–½ 3–1 3–1 3–3¼ Gryder 2.70
5 Mobjack 120 4 2 4–1 5–2½ 5–4½ 4–1¼ Maldonado 8.40
4 El Chapin 120 3 3 1–1 1–hd 4–1½ 5–1¾ Franco 40.30
2 Mr Show Off 113 1 8 6–1 6–½ 6–hd 6–1¼ Flores 18.80
3 Kingofjesters 126 2 7 7–1 7–1 7–3 7–8¾ Prat 4.10
7 Pack Twelve 120 6 6 8 8 8 8 Fuentes 9.00




9 AGAMEMNON 14.00 6.20 3.40
6 HOT SOCKS 3.60 2.40
8 SCARY FAST SMILE 2.60
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-9)  $57.40
$1 EXACTA (9-6)  $21.60
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (9-6-8-5)  $27.38
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (9-6-8-5-4)  $976.80
50-CENT TRIFECTA (9-6-8)  $31.75

Winner–Agamemnon B.g.3 by Grazen out of Queen Nefertiti, by Salt Lake. Bred by Tigertail Ranch (CA). Trainer: Ronald L. McAnally. Owner: Tigertail Ranch. Mutuel Pool $298,121 Daily Double Pool $20,277 Exacta Pool $169,502 Superfecta Pool $53,396 Super High Five Pool $2,560 Trifecta Pool $97,761. Claimed–Scary Fast Smile by Branch, William, Buster, Jr., William C. and Cohen, Mark. Trainer: Mark Glatt. Scratched–My Super Mario.

50-Cent Pick Three (2-1-9) paid $92.70. Pick Three Pool $63,319. 50-Cent Pick Four (8-2-1-9) 40 tickets with 4 correct paid $3,723.70. Pick Four Pool $196,208. 50-Cent Pick Five (1-8-2-1-9) 9 tickets with 5 correct paid $36,843.10. Pick Five Pool $385,581.

AGAMEMNON stalked five wide then four wide on the turn, came five wide into the stretch, gained the lead in upper stretch, inched away in midstretch, drifted in and won clear under urging. HOT SOCKS had speed between foes then stalked between rivals, bid between horses on the turn and four wide into the stretch, bumped with a rival in midstretch, drifted to the inside in the final furlong and held second. SCARY FAST SMILE also stalked between horses, bid three deep on the turn and four wide into the stretch, also drifted in and bested the others. MOBJACK had speed between rivals then stalked a bit off the rail, angled in nearing the turn, saved ground on the bend and into the stretch and weakened in the final furlong. EL CHAPIN dueled inside rivals then inched away and set the pace a bit off the rail, fought back just off the fence on the turn and into the stretch and also weakened in the final furlong. MR SHOW OFF bumped at the start, saved ground stalking the pace, continued inside on the turn and in the stretch and weakened. KINGOFJESTERS broke in and bumped a rival, chased between horses then outside that one into and on the turn and lacked a response in the drive. PACK TWELVE hopped slightly and was squeezed some at the start, settled outside a rival then off the rail, came three wide into the stretch and was not a threat.

SIXTH RACE.

5½ Furlongs Turf. Purse: $50,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 23.02 46.43 57.83 1:03.71











Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ 3/8 Str Fin Jockey $1

9 Rakassah 120 9 1 2–2 2–1½ 1–1½ 1–2¼ Prat 1.10
6 Sweet and Cheeky 120 6 3 5–1 5–hd 5–1½ 2–hd Maldonado 11.50
3 Fabiolla 126 3 4 4–1½ 3–hd 3–1 3–¾ Rispoli 13.60
5 Sandal 120 5 9 3–hd 4–1½ 4–hd 4–¾ Espinoza 2.00
2 Into Victory 120 2 5 6–hd 6–2½ 6–4 5–ns Pereira 12.30
4 Va Va Voom 126 4 2 1–½ 1–hd 2–hd 6–3¼ Fuentes 8.30
1 Ballet de Cour 120 1 8 9 9 9 7–½ Cedillo 37.00
8 Win the Game 120 8 7 7–hd 8–1 7–1½ 8–5¼ Gutierrez 54.10
7 Enchanting Moon 120 7 6 8–1½ 7–½ 8–1 9 Flores 64.70




9 RAKASSAH (IRE) 4.20 3.00 2.40
6 SWEET AND CHEEKY 6.40 4.40
3 FABIOLLA (GB) 4.80
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (9-9)  $28.20
$1 EXACTA (9-6)  $17.20
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (9-6-3-5)  $37.05
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (9-6-3-5-2)  $1,172.90
50-CENT TRIFECTA (9-6-3)  $51.30

Winner–Rakassah (IRE) Ch.f.3 by Night of Thunder (IRE) out of Elegant Peace (IRE), by Intense Focus. Bred by John Malone (IRE). Trainer: Philip D’Amato. Owner: Red Baron’s Barn LLC and Rancho Temescal LLC. Mutuel Pool $380,944 Daily Double Pool $26,438 Exacta Pool $195,277 Superfecta Pool $79,545 Super High Five Pool $7,684 Trifecta Pool $122,561. Scratched–Viazar.

50-Cent Pick Three (1-9-9) paid $35.05. Pick Three Pool $42,283.

RAKASSAH (IRE) angled in and dueled outside a rival, took the lead in upper stretch, inched away in midstretch, drifted inward in the final furlong and won clear under some urging. SWEET AND CHEEKY three deep early, chased off the rail then outside a rival, came three wide into the stretch and edged foes for the place. FABIOLLA (GB) saved ground stalking the pace, came out in upper stretch and was edged for second. SANDAL hopped a bit at the start, stalked outside a rival, came out some in upper stretch and was outfinished fort the show. INTO VICTORY saved ground stalking the pace, came out a bit into the stretch, drifted in some and could not offer the necessary late kick. VA VA VOOM had speed between horses then dueled inside the winner, fought back into the stretch and weakened in the final furlong. BALLET DE COUR dropped back inside and saved ground off the pace, came out into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. WIN THE GAME chased three deep then outside a rival on the turn and into the stretch and did not rally. ENCHANTING MOON pulled some and chased between rivals then a bit off the rail on the turn, angled to the inside nearing the stretch and weakened.

SEVENTH RACE.

1 1/16 Mile. Purse: $200,000. ‘Santa Maria Stakes’. Fillies and Mares. 4 year olds and up. Time 23.25 46.49 1:10.09 1:35.34 1:42.12







Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

3 Fighting Mad 124 3 1 1–1 1–1½ 1–2 1–3 1–3¼ Cedillo 10.10
1 Hard Not to Love 122 1 5 5 5 5 3–8 2–2¼ Smith 2.50
2 Ce Ce 126 2 2 4–2½ 4–1½ 2–½ 2–2½ 3–17½ Espinoza 0.60
5 Kaydetre 122 5 4 3–1 3–1 4–½ 4–4½ 4 Blanc 33.40
4 Horologist 124 4 3 2–½ 2–hd 3–2½ 5 dnf Prat 4.80




3 FIGHTING MAD 22.20 6.40 3.20
1 HARD NOT TO LOVE 4.00 2.40
2 CE CE 2.10
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (9-3)  $60.20
$1 EXACTA (3-1)  $38.30
50-CENT TRIFECTA (3-1-2)  $34.80

Winner–Fighting Mad B.f.4 by New Year’s Day out of Smokey’s Love, by Forestry. Bred by Gary & Mary West Stables Inc. (KY). Trainer: Bob Baffert. Owner: West, Gary and Mary. Mutuel Pool $552,529 Daily Double Pool $45,083 Exacta Pool $238,844 Trifecta Pool $209,904. Scratched–none.

50-Cent Pick Three (9-9-3) paid $79.70. Pick Three Pool $44,301.

FIGHTING MAD had speed three deep then angled in and set the pace inside, inched away on the second turn, drifted in a bit in the stretch, kicked clear under urging and steady handling late. HARD NOT TO LOVE bobbled slightly at the start, settled inside then a bit off the rail, went outside a rival on the second turn and into the stretch and was second best. CE CE stalked inside then a bit off the rail, went three deep leaving the backstretch and into the second turn, continued outside a rival on that turn and just off the fence nearing and into the stretch and lacked the needed late kick. KAYDETRE stalked three deep then outside a rival, was between horses leaving the backstretch and into the second turn, dropped back on that turn and into the stretch and gave way. HOROLOGIST stalked between horses then a bit off the rail, angled in on the second turn, took an awkward step and was pulled up into and through the stretch, eventually walked across the line and was walked off.

EIGHTH RACE.

1 Mile Turf. Purse: $32,000. Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $32,000. Time 24.18 48.07 1:11.62 1:23.72 1:35.56









Pgm Horse Wt PP St ¼ ½ ¾ Str Fin Jockey $1

8 Tonahutu 124 7 5 5–1 5–1½ 4–2 1–hd 1–2¾ Rispoli 1.50
5 Miss Flawless 124 4 2 4–1 4–1 3–½ 3–2 2–1¼ Prat 4.40
1 Seaside Dancer 124 1 1 1–½ 1–1½ 1–2 2–1 3–1¾ Cedillo 2.70
2 Meso 124 2 3 2–1 2–½ 2–hd 4–3 4–2¼ Velez 31.20
4 Avalon Ride 126 3 6 6–½ 6–hd 6–hd 5–1 5–4¼ Figueroa 15.60
6 Tammy’s Window 124 5 7 7 7 7 6–hd 6–1¼ Espinoza 20.80
7 Sugary 126 6 4 3–hd 3–hd 5–hd 7 7 Smith 4.00




8 TONAHUTU (IRE) 5.00 3.20 2.40
5 MISS FLAWLESS (FR) 4.40 2.80
1 SEASIDE DANCER 2.60
$2 DAILY DOUBLE (3-8)  $68.00
$1 EXACTA (8-5)  $9.60
10-CENT SUPERFECTA (8-5-1-2)  $16.20
$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (8-5-1-2-4)  $495.60
50-CENT TRIFECTA (8-5-1)  $12.75

Winner–Tonahutu (IRE) B.m.6 by Sir Prancealot (IRE) out of Really Polish, by Polish Numbers. Bred by Ringfort Stud (IRE). Trainer: Dan Blacker. Owner: Jpf Investments I LLC, Alvernaz, Grant, Gold, Rick and Ribeiro, Steve. Mutuel Pool $445,188 Daily Double Pool $161,268 Exacta Pool $247,940 Superfecta Pool $89,457 Super High Five Pool $23,028 Trifecta Pool $147,493. Claimed–Tonahutu (IRE) by Mora, Leandro, O’Neill, Doug and Rothblum, Steve. Trainer: Doug O’Neill. Claimed–Miss Flawless (FR) by Mueller, Martin, Pellman, Harry, Scott, Michael and Seymour, Lauri. Trainer: Vladimir Cerin. Scratched–Clockstrikestwelve.

50-Cent Pick Three (9-3-8) paid $46.40. Pick Three Pool $190,380. 50-Cent Pick Four (9-9/10-3-3/8) 1174 tickets with 4 correct paid $298.70. Pick Four Pool $459,411. 50-Cent Pick Five (1-9-9/10-3-3/8) 145 tickets with 5 correct paid $1,958.45. Pick Five Pool $372,095. 20-Cent Pick Six Jackpot (2-1-9-9/10-3-3/8) 28 tickets with 6 correct paid $3,412.82. Pick Six Jackpot Pool $178,875. Pick Six Jackpot Carryover $585,873.

TONAHUTU (IRE) chased outside a rival then a bit off the rail, came out on the second turn and three deep leaving that turn and into the stretch, took the lead outside the pacesetter under energetic handling and pulled clear under some left handed urging. MISS FLAWLESS (FR) angled in and saved ground stalking the pace, came out a bit in upper stretch and went around the pacesetter in deep stretch for second. SEASIDE DANCER tugged a bit and took the early lead, inched away into the backstretch, set the pace inside, fought back in midstretch then could not match the winner and was outfinished for the place but held third. MESO pressed the pace outside a rival then stalked a bit off the rail, was between horses leaving the backstretch and again leaving the second turn, came out some in midstretch and weakened in the final furlong. AVALON RIDE saved ground stalking the pace, cut the corner into the stretch and did not rally. TAMMY’S WINDOW broke a bit slowly, chased outside a rival, was between horses leaving the second turn and into the stretch and lacked a further response. SUGARY stalked the pace three deep, fell back three wide leaving the second turn and into the stretch and weakened.

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