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1. Deputy Spy should benefit by debut fifth-place finish. Youcallinmealiar raced evenly to run fifth during his initial start and drops two notches in class. A Mazing Humor failed to rally in a listless first time performance. Long shot: Dixie Brew. 2. Mango Escapade finished fifth at Fairplex Park after winning the race before at the same track. Bubbles Again has a win and three third-place finishes in last four trips. Highest Honoree battled for the advantage during the first ¼ mile and then took over and led the rest of the way for a length victory. Long shot: Fresh Squeezed. Best bet: Direct Connect (8). 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! 3. Pricely Gem has a chance with this field during his initial attempt. Within Reason raced in the runner-up spot throughout during his first attempt. Bixie Banker was ranked and steadied and was never in contention. Long shot: Kohayashi. 4. Big Bold Cat battled for the lead the entire trip and weakened nearing the wire to finish third. Fire Wood raced five wide into the stretch while running third, but ended up in fourth place. Twain was off slowly and advanced from 10th place to fifth. Long shot: Sultry Bard. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 5. Like New Money closed from eighth to win by two lengths during debut outing and runs as an entry with Excess Temptations. Ranch Hand was in front for a half mile and then was runner-up the rest of the way. Maximum Heat faded to fifth after leading in the stretch. Long shot: Iza Big Star. 6. Delivering Speed ended up fourth and leading the first half mile and was claimed. Smile n Wildcat forced the pace into the stretch, gained a slim lead and then was passed by the winner. Draw Off finished third in an improved performance. Long show: Rusty Hall. 7. More Dust was fourth during his United States debut outing after winning his last two starts in Brazil. Saint Chrisjon was third during his last two attempts and should be a major threat. Like A Tiger was four wide into the stretch while racing evenly to wind up sixth. Long shot: Gambler’s Mark. 8. Direct Connect rallied from ninth place to run a close third after winning his debut outing the race before. Moonlite Romance ran second in the Im Smokin Handicap at Del Mar after taking the previous two races. Seven Nation Army was a close third after winning his debut encounter. Long shot: Her Red. 9. Ambitiousu One was claimed after scoring a gate to wire victory. American Prophecy was runner-up while attempting to capture two wins in a row. Smokey White Eyes staged a mild rally from seventh to fifth and was claimed. Long shot: Behren Down.