Problem Ponies – Horses to Watch – 9-7-16

Labor Day has come and gone and the end of summer has officially begun. You’ll start seeing less humidity and earlier sunsets, and best of all the racing world prepares to finish strongly with a blast of races that are sure to please fans from all walks. – In the meantime, you’ll want to keep these runners on your watch list as they had an excuse or a compromised trip.


Del Mar



Race #1 – #3 -Lucky Doll – 5 1/2f on the dirt

She steadied at the start and was carried wide into the final turn.

Race #2 – #3 – Reflected Star – 1 1/16 on the turf

Making a strong bid and suddenly his saddle slipped. – He faded to the back of the pack.

Race #5 #5 – Faith Pacer – 6f on the dirt

Squeezed back at the start and steadied in the stretch

Race #8 – #13 – Ralis – 1 1/8 on the turf

Was flying late in the lane and was carried out 6 wide. This race gives plenty to look forward to seeing





Race #5 – #6 – Kingdom’s Crown – 1 1/16 on the turf

She was gaining ground and was forced to steady at the 1/8th pole

Race #6 – #2 – Single Broad – 5 1/2f on the dirt

Filly was steadied leaving the gate and made a strong bid only to be forced to take down the lane multiple times.

Race #7 – #7 – Blue Bahia – 5 1/2f on the turf

She won by two and is a playback. – She overcame a horrible trip to strut her stuff






Race #4 – #9 – Lenstar – 6f on the dirt

Broke inward and bobbled at the start

Race #7 – #8 Par – 1 1/16 on the turf

Hit the gate briskly and made a solid closing bid to be 4th.

Race #8 – #3 – Bid List – 7f

Stumbled and pinched back at the start

Race #10 – #9 – Kitzy’s Rocket – 1 1/16 on the turf

She had a good late kick but was forced 4-5 wide at the top of the lane

Race #12 – #1 – My Fair Lily – 5 1/2f on the turf

Steadied at the 1/8th pole and still managed a strong 4th place effort



Be sure to check the runners against the E-Z Win Form selections to see where they fit. – They are the best gauge at determining at how the race will take shape and where the compromised runner would fit in. – Keep your eyes peeled and before you know it your bankroll will be in a state of growth as the fall season approaches. – Best of luck from your friends at Winning Ponies !