Del Mar Horse Racing Picks for Saturday 8/6/22

The Duel Staff
Horse Racing Picks from Del Mar on Saturday, Aug. 6. Bet at TVG and FanDuel Racing.
Horse Racing Picks from Del Mar on Saturday, Aug. 6. Bet at TVG and FanDuel Racing. / Associated Press
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Starting at 5:00 p.m. ET, we have 11 races Friday at Del Mar, "Where the Turf meets the Surf."

As always, check the program for scratches and changes, and monitor the weather and track conditions.

(I will reference Equibase's Speed Figure in selected races, which tells you how fast a horse has been running in each of its races -- adjusted for track, distances, and conditions).

Del Mar Betting

According to numberFire Racing's projections, these are the best bets to make at FanDuel Racing today.

1. Cinnte Winnte and Kuora, Race 4


FanDuel Racing Odds: 6/1 and 5/2
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Race 4 is a claiming race for fillies and mares at 1-mile on the turf. A full field of at least 11 runners gallop on the grass, and the numberFire data picks
Cinnte Winnte (6/1), who won here last summer and improved her speed the following race going much longer. She'll be making up ground in the stretch along with A Thousand Dreams (6/1), who is ridden by top turf jockey Umberto Rispoli.

Kuora (5/2) has the top speed figures and proven ability at this level with a win two races back. She came back and showed well in Allowance company last race despite missing the money. One of her six wins is also over this Del Mar turf.

2. Blue Stripe and ShedarestheDevil, Race 9


FanDuel Racing Odds: 4/1 and 8/5
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Race 9 is the $400,000 Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles. This is the fourth leg and race of the Mandatory Payout in Saturday's Rainbow 6 with a Carryover of over $608,000!

The numberFire data projects Shedaresthedevil (8/5) to repeat her win in this race from last year. She's won two additional races since last summer including last month, and hit the board in two others.

Private Mission (5/2) and Blue Stripe (4/1) are expected to hit the board by numberFire's projections, and join Desert Dawn (5/1) as top win contenders as well, according to Horse Racing Nation's Super Screener picks and analysis.

Blue Stripe is an Argentinian-bred mare who is 6-for-7 on dirt, and she can stalk and pounce for the win.

3. Carmelita's Man and Hockey Dad, Race 10


FanDuel Racing Odds: 5/1 and 5/1
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Race 10 is the $150,000 California Dreamin' Stakes for state-breds going 1 1/16 miles on the turf. There is high payoff potential in a competitive field off 11 Cal-breds. HRN Super Screener makes the top win contenders Carmelita's Man (5/1), Tom's Surprise (10/1) and Freeport Joe (10/1), while numberFire projections prefer pace pressers Hockey Dad (5/1) and None Above the Law (4/1) to decide the race.

Carmelita's Man is ridden by the meets top jockey, Juan Hernandez.

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