$200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes Features Full Field

$200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes Features Full Field

Category : News - Thu 31/07/2014 - 18:08 EDT

The $200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes at Del Mar August 1 features a full field of 12 sprinters scheduled to go seven furlongs on the Polytrack in what looks to be a good betting race.

The Real Good Deal – which is restricted to California-bred or sired three year-olds – features a 7/2 morning line favorite in the Blaine Wright trained Alert Bay.  Alert Bay is fresh off a second place effort in the Silky Sullivan at Golden Gate in June and a third place showing in the Snow Chief at Santa Anita in April.  Before those stakes efforts, Alert Bay had won three consecutive races including the Echo Eddie stakes in April at Santa Anita. 

Short-priced horses with plenty to prove

True Ten is the second choice at 9/2 and will break from the outside post position for top rider Rafael Bejarano.  The lightly-raced True Ten has one win from three lifetime starts and will be racing for the first time since a fifth-place finish in an allowance race at Santa Anita in early April for trainer Vladimir Cerin.  Red Outlaw (5/1 ML) is unblemished in three lifetime starts for trainer Peter Miller including a win in the Baffle Stakes at Santa Anita February 16, but has not raced since and must overcome the layoff. 

Whine For Whine first on the synthetic 

In a race that looks like an absolute scramble, bettors may be enticed by Whine For Wine who is two for six lifetime for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, but must adjust to the synthetic footing for the first time after racing exclusively on Santa Anita’s natural dirt surface. 

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