Daily selections from Director of Broadcast Media Joe Withee and Track Announcer Tom Harris.

Sunday, July 14

JOE WITHEE  (79-292, 27.1%, $1.92 ROI)

Race 1: 3-Somethin’bout Iris, 2-Mrs Taylor, 1-Classic Leah

Race 2: 4-Buckley Bay, 2-Squidward, 3-Calex

Race 3: 4-Dropyourbuffs, 2-Turntheclocktozero, 3-Race Office

Race 4: 7-Heavenly Holiday, 3-Bonita Rapids, 2-All Star Allie

Race 5: 7-Whenducksfly, 6-Magical Spell, 1-Kincaid Park

Race 6: 9-Alittlelesstalk, 3-Mucho Amor, 4-Northwest Factor

The top two three-year-old fillies have separated themselves in sprints, both have successful route history on sire line, too. ALITTLELESSTALK is tactical and can produce a top effort any way the race sets up. Mucho Amor has mucho ability, her one previous route was won by graded stakes winner Champagne Anyone. Northwest Factor won the Gottstein at this distance last year.

Race 7: *6-Papa Mambo, 5-Close the Show Lo, 1-E Z Star Maker

Race 8: 12-Perfect Dude, 5-Sky Confidential, 6-Free Speech

At 1 1/16 miles, the #12 post won’t be a problem for the speedy PERFECT DUDE. His dam was a route stakes winner at EmD. Sky Confidential is a rapidly improving son of Sky Mesa. Free Speech draws leading rider and ran a promising 1 1/16 at Fair Grounds in February.

Race 9: 6-T.D.’s Gold, 2-General Mach Four, 7-Mr. Jay D

*best bet

TOM HARRIS  (68-292, 23.3%, $1.47 ROI)

Race 1: 3-Somethin’bout Iris, 1-Classic Leah, 5-Bluegrass Lily

Race 2: 2-Squidward, 1-Double A Prospect, 3-Calex

Race 3: 1-Lolo Paniolo, 3-Race Office, 6-Dirt Road Red

Race 4: 1-Canderosa, 7-Heavenly Holiday, 5-I Double Dare You

Race 5: 1-Kincaid Park, 3-Chief a Chiefs, 5-Zoombiya

Race 6: 2-Above All Names, 5-Lasting Light, 9-Alittlelesstalk

Race 7: 5-Close The Show Lo, 6-Papa Mambo, 2-Foggia

Race 8: 10-Rally Cat, 12-Perfect Dude, 11-My Grandpa

Race 9: *2-General Mach Four, 3-Rox The Fox, 6-T.D’s Gold

*best bet


Detailed trip notes are compiled weekly by John Lindley.

These trip notes are a valuable asset for handicappers as they analyze each race contested at Emerald Downs for this season.