LOS ALAMITOS HANDICAP

 

CHRIS WADE'S HANDICAP FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 16

 

1ST 1-1 COMMANDER D finished evenly for 4th in a needed event off the layoff after showing some tactical speed when earning a decent figure for the level. Will improve in the 2nd start off the respite and he should garner a nice stalking journey. 3-LEGITTIMO looks to have prepped well for the career debut and the shed-row has been on fire as of late....as usual and they do well with first timers and they find a less than stellar group. 4-RED AND READY tired steadily to 4th after showing the way until the 1/16th pole when earning a solid interior speed number that puts the 5 year old in the mix throughout and at a nice price. 

 

2ND 5-HEZA GOOD REASON went well for 3rd in his last versus a solid group of Trial Rivals 210 nights ago when earning a solid figure for this event and the recent morning prep (A/Grade) was stellar and the barn is a super 31% with layoff runners of this length.....he gets first time Lasix to add to the positives. 6-TABASCO JESS is a talented strife finder deluxe who exits a much troubled 6th when still earning a quality figure with all factored (trouble @ track variant) in that puts the long strider in the mix and his two best efforts have been from the outside post where....he finds himself tonght as the Chris' Picks PRICE PLAYER on the Race-Card. 3-MR FAVORITE JESS finished a troubled 3rd 29 nights ago that put up a solid number on my charts that'll put the speedster in the photo in what appears to be the closest event on Ed Burke Futurity Night. 

 

3RD 1-BIGG CASINO has been "right there" in his last 3 over the surface when beaten just a neck in all while earning a figure that is steadily best in this event for an up and coming shed-row. The one to deny as the deserving public choice while earning the Chris' Picks BEST BET moniker on No Carryover Sunday that gets underway in the next. 3-INTELLINGENT is another strife finder deluxe who exits a speed sharpening 110 yard event that could wake this runner up enough to give the topper a minor scare inside the 1/16th pole at a medium mutual. 2-ROSES LUCKY ROCK lost all chance in his last versus our topper in their like affair 35 nights ago. An elusive decent start gives the late runner a look in the underneath exotics. 

 

4TH 6-FOREVER DYNASTY was a troubled 5th versus last night's GR2 (Pattys Saint) winner when earning a solid figure for this event and the jockey/trainer combo (44%) is super. The one to hold with the drop in class this night. 4-WISE LADY DAWN went "better than looked" for 5th in her last while putting up a typical quality number and the morning prep (B/Grade) should have her ready to rumble for a 20% return runner shed-row. 5-AJ RUN FOR CASH is a talented runner who's seemingly her own worst enemy with many a troubled start along the way. Will be a Player in here for a solid barn and the Grey runs well fresh. 

 

5TH 3-ASTRONAUT has earned a number in her two local efforts that are easily best in this event for a super jockey/trainer (34%) combo. The one to beat as the deserving odds-on favorite. 5-HI FIVE HCR lost all chance in her last effort 21 nights ago in an effort we'll toss aside and gander at her prior two that earned figures that are steadily 2nd best in here. Can Y'all say 3-5 exacta straigt at about $ 2.40 when all is said and done. 2-RUN THRU THE NITE has shown some run far back in both much troubled efforts after prepping okay (C+/Grade) prior. Should be a late running 3rd to the wire. 

 

6TH 2-LONDON TOBY overcame a much troubled start to garner the GR1 Brad Mckinzie Winter Championship 119 nights ago that earned another super figure that's best in the Be A Bono Stakes and the re\cent prep was (A-/Grade) super. The one to catch for a super jockey/trainer (23%) combo. 5-TERRIFIC PHOENIX is a well bred and like connected runner who has many a figure that's right there in this and a typical quality effort will put the gelding in the mix for a super (24%) mini respite runner. 3-HES JUDGEANDJURY exits a much troubled effort in Oklahoma in an effort we'll toss aside and look to the many quality figures earned over the local surface for a solid class-drop (29%) barn. Will be in the mix. 

 

7TH 5-CORONAS INVADER went only okay for 6th in his last in a disappointing effort after running gigantic in the previous much troubled 3 prior. We've put this one in the mix as our price player on more than 2 occasions and we're looking for some redemption. Let's give him one.......more chance for some amends making. 3-BELLA HUNTING exits a troubled 3rd at the speed sharpening 110 yard affair that'll put this stretch-out runner on the lead looking for the wire. The one to collar as the probable favorite. 1-EVASIVE closed well for a "better than looked" 5th as the favorite 35 nights ago when earning a number that's comparable in this event for a superb jockey/trainer (44%) combo. 

 

8TH 1-MAGNANIMOUS V went steadily for 5th in the GR1 All-American Derby last seson when earning a figure on my charts that are best in the 4 year old's season debut and his efforts over the local oval were trouble filled when putting solid figures. the one to catch for a super (39%) 6 month plus return runner. 4-UP FOR EVERYTHING was a troubled runner-up versus a last night Winner (Fly Over) who crushed despite breaking thru the gate prior making this one look even betta. Should be "right there" at the wire. 3-Alternative Jess went steadily for 3rd versus our 2nd choice in their like last that included the aforementioned (Fly Over) when earning a quality figure for a barn that's been enfuego (on fire) as of late.

 

9TH 4-NORCO is a big bodied well bred and like connected runner who has been soooo very impressive in both career efforts after prepping superb (A++/A+-/Grades) prior and without being asked a drop for any run in any of his efforts be it day or night. The one to collar on my charts in a super cast of GR1 runners. 7-UP TO PARTY crushed from the rail in her Trial which earned the ($12,000) Los Al Equine Sale (what a bargain ehh?) Purchase the fastest qualifying time moniker. Will be close up early and in the photo late. 10-DEVILS TOWER went well throughout in his Crushing Trial Win when earning a solid figure on my charts for said effort. The late threat and the outside post always does well in these affairs with clean trips usually had. Good Luck in all Y'all's Wagers and Happy Fathers Day Everybody and Mine Up in Heaven especially!