California State Fair Picks – Saturday, July 15

California State Fair Picks Saturday, July 14 Outdashn…Always runs well You Do the Math…Ran well in stake Galileo…Fired in debut   Senorita…Beaten as the heavy favorite Penelope…Always a factor Bar JF Red Ticket…Can still get it done   Weiden…Finally got it done Call Me Kent…Must take to dirt The Bold One…Will look to close  …

Los Alamitos Derby (Grade III)

7/13/18 By Michael Patricks Short and sweet this weekend as racing continues its brief summertime lull before kicking up in full swing with Del Mar and Saratoga commencing next week.  I’ll be at Del Mar next Friday to take in the sights and sounds from where the turf meets the surf but will make sure…

California State Fair Picks – Friday, July 13

California State Fair Picks Friday, July 13 Madjestic…Just missed in debut Ru Mystified…Third in debut Desert Dew…Beaten favorite in last   Rosie’s Gold…Had lead, hit rail late Papa Jerry’s Girl…Will be better here Sneaky Divide…Could get a slice   Cash Limit…Ran well over the track Virghazi…Caught wide in last Accelerato…Ran well in P-Town   On…

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks – Sunday, July 8

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks Sunday, July 8 Holy Clem…Should be the best horse Mimis Big Boy…Could hit the boards Hillbilly Rockstar…Anything is possible   Star Dreamin…Been the most consistent It’s Alexus…Seen this move before Boldest Vow…Include on ticket   Easter Fever…Will be running early Pop Fizz Clink…Can handle the surface Motutapu…Been a long year…

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks – Saturday, July 7

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks Saturday, July 7 Fast Patsy B…Fired off the shelf Price Check…Much better last start Jackson’s Dream…Hit board twice here   Sand Victor…Been tough over track Dream Pearl…Must be on the ticket RB Hot Risk…Won easily over track   Sunset City…Took to the dirt like a champ Windward Storm…Cuts tag in…

The Suburban (Grade II)

7/6/18 By Michael Patricks A mere four weeks until the Sonoma County Fair begins on Thursday, August 2nd.  I’ll be heading to Pleasanton this Sunday to promote our meet with seminar co-host Dennis Miller and CARF track announcer Chris Griffin, as they jointly administer the seminar proceedings from P-Town.  Del Mar’s meet kicks off Wednesday,…

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks – Friday, July 6

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks Friday, July 6 Chase the Money…Right there in return After Midnight…Gotten better each start Priscilla Nelson…Hit board two straight   Sagittari…Slides into a good spot My Last Shot…Caught wide in last Papa Pagosa…Closed for win over track   Office Chicks…The one to beat Red Glitter…Won over track opening day Hyphy…Set…

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks – Wednesday, July 4

Oak Tree at Pleasanton Picks Wednesday, July 4 Senorita…Still young in mule years Penelope…Beat the queen twice Cowboy Way…Already won twice this year   Primercartel…Second in this race last year Oak Ranch…Running well vs. better Zoomin for Hibux…Troubled in last   Hong Kong Flew…Decent debut run Kitty Glitter…Looks a contender Kiss Stealin…Barn can fire in…