BetPTC.com Analysis – Saturday, April 29, 2023
by: Ed Meyer
Golden Gate Fields
Race #6 – The California Oaks – 1 1/16 miles AW- 5:45 pm
BetPTC.com Analysis / #5 – Lily Poo / #4 – Mastery Kat / #1 – Smiling Lady
#5 Lily Poo is a late moving daughter of Tapiture for Mike McCarthy and Umberto Ripoli aboard. This is her 2nd start of the year and she looks to improve by taking two turns today for the first time. Rispoli is 46% ITM on late runners. #4 Mastery Kat hails from the James Thomas barn and has Bryan Pena in the saddle. She is 4 for 5 ITM at GG and was a beaten favorite last out where the barn comes back to score 25%. #1 Smiling Lady is a speedy daughter of Smiling Tiger looking to go flag fall to a finish. She moves up in class and her speed is dangerous.
Race #10 – The California Derby – 1 1/16 – 8:45 pm
BetPTC.com Analysis / #9 – Prince Abu Dhabi / #8 – Chase the Chaos / #4 – Egon
#9 Prince Abu Dhabi is an undefeated son of Palace Malice for Blaine Wright. He will be in mid pack waiting on the cue as his three past races have been perfect. Very Dangerous player today. #8 Chase the Chaos comes off a 56 day break and drops down in class today for Ed Moger. They are making the dirt to AW switch today and he has a solid late punch when the real running begins. #4 Egon is a son of Ghostzapper for France Reid. He steps up in class off an impressive maiden win coming off the pace and in the hands of Evin Roman today.
Race #11 – The G3 San Francisco Mile – 1 mile on turf – 9:15 pm
BetPTC.com Analysis / #9 – Dicey Mo Chara / #8 – Flavius / #6 – Lamplighter Jack
#9 Dicey Mo Chara is a son of Adaay (IRE) for Leonard Powell with Draden Van Dyke in the irons. 2nd start off the layoff exiting the G2 Whittingham and looks to be back on the move today. He’ll be running late making a big turn back in distance. #8 Flavius is a stalking son of War Front making his first start of 2023. He sports plenty of bullets leading up and should look for a comfy spot just off the leaders. #6 Lamplighter Jack is a talented and speedy son of Ded Biz making his 2nd start of the year. He is moving up the class ladder and looks to wire the field from the break.