MUSIC NOTE annihilated her rivals in the CCA Oaks Saturday (so much for her “experienced” stablemate) by 11 lengths. Little Belle was 2nd, followed by Flaming Slew. Acoma came in 4th. Music Note runs to her pedigree, and it will be exciting to see her against Zaftig if that filly comes back as good as she was last month. It will be great if she comes to the BC DIstaff (I REFUSE to call it the L.C.), though the surface may give the connections pause. The 3 year old filly Eclipse race will be a nail-biter. The Godolphin entry was coupled, but it still paid a nice $25.20 for the EX
SAN DIEGO Handicap: 1)WELL ARMED $5.40 2)Surf Cat 3)Mostacoli Mort (Rebellion 5, Tall Texan 7)
VIRGINIA DERBY: 1)GIO PONTI 2)Court Vision 3)Sailor’s Cap $2.20 (Your Round 4)
EDDIE REID HANDICAP : TRIFECTA ALERT!!! 1)MONZANTE $8.00 2)Whatsthescript $3.00 3)Storm Military $3.60 TRI pays $41.70
NEXT WEEK: TOGA TOGA TOGA!! Saratoga’s 140th season begins Wednesday, and all the Gr1 Stakes action is on Saturday. Del MAr is just cranking up, too! The dog days of summer are best spent watching TVG in the AC on the 42″ plasma TV.
COOL, EXCITING STUFF: I’m about to get involved with another blogger…more to come!