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First three horses listed in each race in order of predicted finish.

Saturday

First race: 2 p.m.

1 3½ Furlongs, purse $3,600, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $3,500
PP Horse Jockey Line Wt.
7 Ba Snowbound Chick L Camacho-Flores 2 125
1 Mr Foxy Zoom D Hoonan 3 123
2 Bcr Beat the Traffic L Gonzalez 4 125
3 Junos Last Cat R Camacho 15 125
4 Long Hollow L Lopez 6 125
5 Ncc Shakool M Werner-Hagerty 15 125
6 Mr Speedygonzalez M Iammarino 9/2 123

Ba Snowbound Chick won twice in August. Mr. Foxy Zoom has finished in second in three consecutive races. Bcr Beat the Traffic has finished third in three of five starts at Emerald.

2 51/2 furlongs, purse $6,725, 2-year-old, maiden claiming $7,500
PP Horse Jockey Line Wt.
6 Mister Breeze D Hoonan 8/5 118
1 Alta’s Star J Gutierrez 4 118
3 Watch for Trevor R Bowen 5/2 118
2 Andy Parker A Sanguinetti 15 118
4 Drop Volley R Richard 7/2 118
5 Dr. Ryan’s Gold J Matias 15 118

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SCRATCHED: Country Boy.

Mister Breeze drops in class after finishing fourth from the No. 9 post in a field of nine. Alta’s Star will be rallying late. Watch for Trevor will battle for the early lead, but he doesn’t seem as fast as the top choice.

3 1 mile, purse $5,350, 3-year-olds and up, maiden claiming $5,000
PP Horse Jockey Line Wt.
7 Eagle Harbor J Gutierrez 7/5 118
4 Thirsty for More D Hoonan 5/2 118
5 Tichit E Kubinova 8 118
1 The Stolen Way M Werner-Hagerty 8 124
2 Takeitnumberthree L Camacho-Flores 12 124
3 Just Like Uptown I Enriquez 5 118
6 Payaso Grande C Doll 10 124

Eagle Harbor will likely be heavily favored, but don’t bet the house as he lost as a big favorite in his past two races. Thirsty for More finished third in his last race, two lengths behind the top choice. Tichit seems to be improving and stretches out to a mile for the first time.

4 61/2 furlongs, purse $7,450, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $7,500
PP Horse Jockey Line Wt.
5 Leadership J Whitaker 9/5 124
2 Big Fat Storm E Kubinova 5/2 118
4 Exclusive Star R Richard 7/2 124
1 Race the Waves L Camacho-Flores 10 118
3 Southfork Pegasus C Doll 12 124
6 Expenses Paid D Lopez 4 124

SCRATCHED: Faster Than Duke.

Leadership finished third as the favorite in a similar race in his last start. He can atone for that defeat if he is kept closer to the pace this time. Big Fat Storm likely will be the early leader. He has finished second five times in seven starts. Exclusive Star is better than his last race indicates, when he was a well-beaten sixth at 2-1.

5 6 furlongs, purse $9,350, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, claiming $7,500
PP Horse Jockey Line Wt.
2 Touch of Elegance D Hoonan 3 119
1 Champali Lace R Richard 2 123
3 Ducoti J Gutierrez 5/2 119
4 Cheese Danish A Sanguinetti 5 119
5 I Cee’s a Tiger J Zunino 7/2 121

SCRATCHED: Its Diva Time.

Touch of Elegance cuts back to 6 furlongs, a distance she has won at seven times in 20 starts (with 16 in-the-money finishes). Champali Lace, who has been off two months, is 8 for 14 at Emerald but will face pace pressure from Ducoti.

6 51/2 furlongs, purse $5,675, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $3,500
PP Horse Jockey Line Wt.
4 Popular Pick J Matias 5 124
5 Advancement J Whitaker 6 124
7 Sharp Focus J Gutierrez 3 124
1 Brudda Clyde I Enriquez 5/2 124
2 Ringo’s Gold R Camacho 20 124
3 Two o’Clock Draw R Bowen 4 118
6 Ima Royal Prince M Iammarino 10 118
8 Just Gonna Be L Camacho-Flores 15 124


Popular Pick has disappointed as the favorite four times in his past six races, but he might like the cut back in distance and he should go off at a decent price. Advancement has run against much better most of his career. Sharp Focus, an easy winner in his last race, scratched out of a race Friday to run in this.

7 1 mile, purse $10,500, 3-year-olds and up, claiming $10,000/$8,000
PP Horse Jockey Line Wt.
1 Touch the Sun I Enriquez 3 124
5 Big Bad Brown E Kubinova 9/5 124
2 Double Shuffle J Zunino 4 120
3 Tobiah’s Journey D Lopez 6 119
4 Surfliner M Iammarino 8 119
6 Rezar L Camacho-Flores 5 124
7 Reinvent R Richard 20 120

Touch the Sun drops in class to a winning level. Big Bad Brown shoots for his fourth consecutive victory. Double Shuffle has been off since January, but he fits well at this level and has been working out like a champ.

8 1 mile, purse $5,350, 3-year-olds and up, maiden claiming $5,000
PP Horse Jockey Line Wt.
1 Brother Greg E Kubinova 9/5 118
4 Firebender D Lopez 5/2 124
3 Rough Idea N Chaves 7/2 124
2 Parkers Bluff D Hoonan 3 118
5 Righteous Cause J Zunino 20 118
6 Fashion Master R Bowen 12 118
7 Mr. Beautiful I Enriquez 12 118

SCRATCHED: Showing Up First.

Brother Greg could go for the early lead with the stretchout to a mile. Firebender will be rallying late. Rough Idea, an 8-year-old maiden making his 21st start, is dropping in class and can complete the trifecta.

BEST BET: Mister Breeze.