Fresno Entries & Results for Saturday, October 8, 2022

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Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 30.9%, second picks are winning at 20.5%, and third place picks are winning 16.6%.

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1M, Dirt, $4,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $13,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta $2 Daily Double / $1 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) $1 Pick 4 (50-cent min.)(Races 1-2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 1: The top pick is #3 Benson the 6/5 ML favorite trained by Jonathan Wong and ridden by Jose Elias Rodriguez. The four-year-old filly by Flatter has very good speed figures that matchup well with this group. Get Fresno Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Clochard Street

Street Boss

Jose Puentes

Vladimir P. Jensen

8/1

2

Pulpit Singer

Lucky Pulpit

Pablo Alejandro De Jesus

Welfin R. Orantes

4/1

3 3 Picks Report

Benson

Flatter

Jonathan Wong

Jose Elias Rodriguez

6/5

4 4

Ashley Beautiful

Champ Pegasus

Jose Puentes

Rachel Goodgame

5/1

5 5

Desert Smoke

Marino Marini

Isidro Tamayo

Irving Orozco

5/2

Runner Win Place Show
Benson  3 $3.00 $2.80 -
Clochard Street  1 - $5.40 -
Desert Smoke  5 - - -
Ashley Beautiful  4 - - -
Also rans:
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 3-1 $21.60 $9,417.00
Trifecta 3-1-5 $31.00 $6,755.00
Fractions and final time: :23.54, :48.45, 1:13.4, 1:27.72, 1:43
Winning Owner: Steve Goldberg
Winning Breeder: T & G Farm of Kentucky, LLC
BENSON was sent to the early lead, set decent fractions while prompted to the second turn, was confronted by the runner-up in mid-stretch, repelled that bid, found more in the late stages and edged away in the end.

5F, Dirt, $12,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $18,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta $2 Daily Double $1 Pick 3 (Races 2-3-4)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: The top pick is #3 Bear Chum (AUS) the 8/5 ML favorite trained by Jonathan Wong and ridden by Brayan Pena. The nine-year-old gelding by I Am Invincible (AUS) has very good speed figures and will be able to overcome the pace disadvantage to still come out on top. Get Fresno Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Strike It Lucky

Lucky Pulpit

Quinn Howey

Alejandro Gomez

2/1

2 2

Foreign Protocol

Raison d'Etat

Jack Steiner

Armando Ayuso

8/1

3 3 Picks Report

Bear Chum (AUS)

I Am Invincible (AUS)

Jonathan Wong

Brayan Pena

8/5

4 4

Mosquito Fleet

Midshipman

Jeffrey Metz

Jake Samuels

3/1

5

Smileforme

Smiling Tiger

Jonathan Wong

Alex M. Cruz

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Foreign Protocol  2 $8.20 $3.40 -
Strike It Lucky  1 - $4.20 -
Bear Chum (AUS)  3 - - -
Mosquito Fleet  4 - - -
Also rans:
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 3-2 $15.40 $1,744.00
Exacta 2-1 $27.20 $11,979.00
Trifecta 2-1-3 $32.20 $7,822.00
Fractions and final time: :22.41, :45.17, :57.15
Winning Owner: Remmah Racing, Inc.
Winning Breeder: Calumet Farm
FOREIGN PROTOCOL broke alertly and was sent to establish the early lead, set quick fractions while prompted to the quarter marker, drew clear into mid-stretch, felt late pressure from the runner-up but kept to task in the final stages.

Pegasus 2023: Stidham sees 'phenomenal year' for Proxy

Pegasus World Cup entrant Proxy is ready to be a top handicap-division horse at age 5.

6F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $26,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta $2 Daily Double $1 Pick 3 (Races 3-4-5)

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: Our pick is the 5/2 second choice, #1 Always Litt. The three-year-old gelding by Straight Fire is trained by Blaine D. Wright and ridden by Kevin Radke. He has the top combo of trainer and jockey. Get Fresno Picks for all of today's races.

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

Always Litt

Straight Fire

Blaine D. Wright

Kevin Radke

5/2

2 2

Vinniebob

Coil

Robert C. Davis

Cristobal Herrera

3/1

3 3

Lookin to Excel

Lookin At Lucky

Jamey R. Thomas

Irving Orozco

9/5

4 4

Havakash Ready

Anchor Down

O. J. Jauregui

Catalino Martinez

9/2

5 5

Papa Tiger

Smiling Tiger

Andy Mathis

Assael Espinoza

6/1

Runner Win Place Show
Always Litt  1 $4.00 $2.60 $2.10
Havakash Ready  4 - $4.40 $2.40
Lookin to Excel  3 - - $2.40
Papa Tiger  5 - - -
Also rans: Vinniebob
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-1 $14.00 $1,943.00
Exacta 1-4 $13.80 $20,795.00
Trifecta 1-4-3 $34.60 $18,561.00
Pick 3 3-2-1 $25.00 $3,226.00
Fractions and final time: :22.55, :45.48, :58.55, 1:11.82
Winning Owner: Davis Racing LLC, Becker, Dallas, Becker, Michelle and Russell, Joe
Winning Breeder: LNJ Foxwoods
ALWAYS LITT was sent to the early lead and dictated terms to the turn, set quick fractions while pressed to the quarter marker, extended the lead in upper stretch, was kept to task in the final furlong and proved best in the end.

5F, Dirt, $3,200 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $12,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Superfecta (10-cent min.) $2 Daily Double / $1 Pick 3 (Races 4-5-6) $0.20 GOLD RUSH Pick 6 (Races 4-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Snicker'n Dan

Revoluta

Teri L. Beckner

Barrington Harvey

12/1

2 2

Abadon

Bal a Bali (BRZ)

Angela Maria Aquino

Oscar Odilcer Gonzalez

6/1

3 3

Class Proof

Idiot Proof

Jack Steiner

Armando Ayuso

10/1

4 4

Bennyandthechicks

Sixthirteen

Jeffrey Metz

Jake Samuels

9/2

5 5

Hula King

Tom's Tribute

Isidro Tamayo

Brayan Pena

3/1

6 6

Live a Good Life

Boisterous

James L. Gilmour

Kevin Radke

5/2

7 7

Marksman On Target

Lakerville

Robert A. Bean

Alex M. Cruz

7/2

Runner Win Place Show
Hula King  5 $6.60 $3.00 $2.40
Class Proof  3 - $3.60 $2.80
Live a Good Life  6 - - $3.60
Marksman On Target  7 - - -
Also rans: Abadon, Snicker'n Dan, Bennyandthechicks
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-5 $13.60 $1,981.00
Exacta 5-3 $21.20 $18,639.00
Superfecta 5-3-6-7 $332.40 $7,329.00
Trifecta 5-3-6 $102.60 $17,098.00
Pick 3 2-1-5 $54.40 $3,566.00
Pick 4 2/3-2-1-5 $92.40 $15,422.00
Fractions and final time: :22.27, :45.02, :58.11
Winning Owner: Sergio A. Salguero
Winning Breeder: DP Racing
HULA KING showed speed and contested the early fractions, headed

Flatter: One step forward for racing and two steps back

Flatter: Eclipse Awards get it right, but Tampa Bay Downs and Churchill Downs do not.

5F, Dirt, $4,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $12,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Superfecta (10-cent min.) $2 Daily Double / $1 Pick 3 (Races 5-6-7) $1 Pick 5 (50-cent min.)(Races 5-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Clubhouse Wave

Clubhouse Ride

Jose Puentes

Kevin Radke

7/2

2 2

Inexpensive Star

Boat Trip

Gary Greiner

Pedro Flores

2/1

3 3

Lonsdaleite

Street Life

Robert A. Bean

Jake Samuels

5/1

4 4

U S Ready

U S Ranger

Ellen L. Jackson

Pedro M. Terrero

4/1

5 5

Youonlylivetwice

Midshipman

Jeffrey Metz

Alex M. Cruz

6/1

6 6

Wetherly

Malibu Moon

Isidro Tamayo

Brayan Pena

5/1

Runner Win Place Show
U S Ready  4 $3.20 $2.20 $2.10
Youonlylivetwice  5 - $3.80 $2.60
Wetherly  6 - - $2.80
Lonsdaleite  3 - - -
Also rans: Clubhouse Wave, Inexpensive Star
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 5-4 $11.00 $1,942.00
Exacta 4-5 $10.60 $21,709.00
Superfecta 4-5-6-3 $126.80 $8,642.00
Trifecta 4-5-6 $30.00 $18,071.00
Pick 3 1-5-4 $25.80 $4,747.00
Fractions and final time: :22.71, :45.95, :58.87
Winning Owner: Timothy Francis O'Leary
Winning Breeder: Francis O'Leary
U S READY broke alertly and was sent to the early lead, set solid fractions while pressed on the turn, shook free into upper stretch, felt pressure from the runner-up in deep stretch and held well at the end to prevail.

5F, Dirt, $4,000 Starter Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $14,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Superfecta (10-cent min.) $2 Daily Double / $1 Pick 3 (Races 6-7-8) $1 Pick 4 (50-cent min.)(Races 6-7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

St. Annie's Indy

Take Charge Indy

Jesus Ramos

Santos Rivera

5/1

2 2

Traffic Stopper

Cross Traffic

Gary Greiner

Pedro Flores

9/2

3 3

Mergie Troid

Southern Africa

Gary Greiner

Hugo Herrera

8/1

4 4

Chay Up and Away

Sway Away

Angela Maria Aquino

Barrington Harvey

3/1

5 5

Hey Wilmaaa

Cyclotron

Teri L. Beckner

Silvio Ruiz Amador

2/1

6 6

Takes a Village

Lakerville

Howard I. Rubin

Pedro M. Terrero

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Traffic Stopper  2 $10.60 $4.80 $2.40
Hey Wilmaaa  5 - $4.40 $2.60
St. Annie's Indy  1 - - $2.40
Mergie Troid  3 - - -
Also rans: Chay Up and Away, Takes a Village
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 3 5-4-2 $54.20 $4,024.00
Daily Double 4-2 $22.60 $1,802.00
Exacta 2-5 $42.80 $23,045.00
Superfecta 2-5-1-3 $874.60 $9,976.00
Trifecta 2-5-1 $104.00 $21,544.00
Fractions and final time: :22.52, :45.42, :58.33
Winning Owner: Renee Greiner
Winning Breeder: George Krikorian
TRAFFIC STOPPER was away in good order and was sent to the early lead, set quick and contested fractions through the turn, shook free in upper stretch, was pressured in deep stretch by the runner-up but held that foe at bay in the end to prevail.

Eclipse Awards: Of course, Flightline is '22 horse of the year

As expected, Flightline is voted the 2022 horse of the year.

5 1/2F, Dirt, $12,500 Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $16,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Superfecta (10-cent min.) $2 Daily Double $1 Pick 3 (Races 7-8-9)

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Knockout Bert

Munnings

Ruby Thomas

Santos Rivera

8/1

2 2

Lightinthedarkness

Ministers Wild Cat

Jonathan Wong

Francisco Monroy

7/2

3

Meet the Sheriff

Idiot Proof

Isidro Tamayo

Brayan Pena

2/1

4

Stay Happy

Oxbow

Jeffrey Metz

Jake Samuels

6/1

5 5

Draw the Foul

Giant's Causeway

O. J. Jauregui

Armando Ayuso

5/1

6 6

Gone Somewhere

Vronsky

Dan Morgan

Michael Ybarra

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Lightinthedarkness  2 $3.80 $2.60 -
Draw the Foul  5 - $2.60 -
Gone Somewhere  6 - - -
Knockout Bert  1 - - -
Also rans:
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-2 $18.00 $1,739.00
Exacta 2-5 $7.00 $18,422.00
Superfecta 2-5-6-1 $14.60 $3,629.00
Trifecta 2-5-6 $14.80 $11,002.00
Pick 3 4-2-2 $41.80 $3,369.00
Fractions and final time: :22.9, :45.03, :57.72, 1:03.7
Winning Owner: Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC
Winning Breeder: Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, LLC
LIGHTINTHEDARKNESS bobbled slightly at the start but won the break and established the early lead, set fast fractions while pressed by

6F, Dirt, Harris Farms S.
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $75,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Superfecta (10-cent min.) $2 Daily Double

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Psycho Dar

Storm Wolf

Samuel Calvario

Armando Ayuso

3/1

2 2

Fashionably Fast

Lucky Pulpit

Dean Pederson

Tiago Josue Pereira

2/1

3

Good Vibes Only

Maclean's Music

John W. Sadler

Emily A. Ellingwood

8/1

4 4

Top Harbor

Harbor the Gold

Tim McCanna

Assael Espinoza

5/1

5 5

Ultimate Bango

Uh Oh Bango

Samuel Calvario

Catalino Martinez

6/1

6 6

Clem Labine

Grazen

Librado Barocio

Irving Orozco

6/1

7 7

Cool Mountain Lad

Unionize

Victor M. Trujillo

Pedro M. Terrero

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Psycho Dar  1 $22.00 $7.80 $5.60
Top Harbor  4 - $7.80 $4.80
Ultimate Bango  5 - - $4.60
Clem Labine  6 - - -
Also rans: Fashionably Fast, Cool Mountain Lad
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-1 $36.80 $3,567.00
Exacta 1-4 $128.40 $31,395.00
Superfecta 1-4-5-6 $2,171.80 $15,138.00
Trifecta 1-4-5 $593.80 $24,051.00
Pick 3 2-2-1 $343.20 $2,914.00
Fractions and final time: :23.29, :45.34, :57.22, 1:09.33
Winning Owner: Mary Tucker
Winning Breeder: Liberty Road Stables
PSYCHO DAR showed good early speed and disputed the pace to the turn, took command nearing the quarter marker, drew clear to mid-stretch and pulled away in the final stages.

Horses to Watch: 12 return to action this weekend

Skippylongstocking, Wit and Arabian Knight are among 12 who race this weekend.

5F, Dirt, $4,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $12,000

$1 Exacta / $1 Trifecta / $1 Superfecta (10-cent min.) $0.20 GOLD STRIKE Super High 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

My Spy

Boisterous

Jonathan Wong

Armando Ayuso

6/1

2 2

Clear Win

Winning Cause

Quinn Howey

Santos Rivera

2/1

3 3

Jaycee

Bedford Falls

Gary Greiner

William Antongeorgi III

7/2

4 4

Tippy Top

Coil

Andreas Psarras

Cristobal Herrera

10/1

5

Chula Girl

Hard Spun

James L. Gilmour

Alex M. Cruz

9/2

6 6

Royal Danielle

Desert Code

Bruno Maelfeyt

Adrian Escobedo

8/1

7 7

Engee Ombee

Straight Fire

Roger W. Hansen

Pedro Flores

5/1

Runner Win Place Show
Tippy Top  4 $12.20 $6.40 $2.40
Jaycee  3 - $3.00 $2.20
My Spy  1 - - $2.20
Engee Ombee  7 - - -
Also rans: Clear Win, Royal Danielle
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-4 $190.20 $5,758.00
Exacta 4-3 $65.60 $24,401.00
Super High Five Jackpot 4-3-1-7-2 $338.20 $2,650.00
Superfecta 4-3-1-7 $397.60 $12,132.00
Trifecta 4-3-1 $184.20 $21,799.00
Pick 3 2-1-4 $738.40 $7,743.00
Pick 4 2-2/3/4-1-4 $8,484.80 $14,145.00
Pick 5 4-2-2/3/4-1-4 $17,744.00 $23,665.00
Pick 6 Jackpot 5-4-2-2/3/4-1-4 $7,066.20 $7,068.00
Fractions and final time: :22.35, :45.69, :58.36
Winning Owner: Andreas Psarras
Winning Breeder: Andreas Psarras
TIPPY TOP broke from the gate in good order, stalked on the outside of a speed duel to the turn, was asked for more passing the five-sixteenths pole, entered the stretch five wide and wore down a pair of rivals to nab the win in the final strides.

Top News

Pegasus 2023: Stidham sees 'phenomenal year' for Proxy

Pegasus World Cup entrant Proxy is ready to be a top handicap-division horse at age 5.

Flatter: One step forward for racing and two steps back

Flatter: Eclipse Awards get it right, but Tampa Bay Downs and Churchill Downs do not.

Eclipse Awards: Of course, Flightline is '22 horse of the year

As expected, Flightline is voted the 2022 horse of the year.

Horses to Watch: 12 return to action this weekend

Skippylongstocking, Wit and Arabian Knight are among 12 who race this weekend.

Saturday plays: Bet for value in Southwest, Pegasus and more

Bet these horses in the Southwest and King Cotton at Oaklawn, and the Pegasus at Gulfstream.