Shady Tiger: Gamely Battled Down Lane For 2nd But Should Improve

Two year old gelding for Phil D’Amato made his debut on Friday off 11 five furlong drills, in a maiden special weight affair at 5/8 on the sod for Cal breds. Off at 2/1 in a field of 8 and was a slight favorite, he broke well under J.J. and sat third down the back side just 2 lengths off the leader. J.J. put him to a drive at the top of the lane, but he couldn’t catch the wire to wire leader who broke like a rocket ship from the outside. He gamely battled down the lane and was beaten a length at the wire and it was three back to the third horse. All in all, a good debut for the son of Smiling Tiger, who was just gelded on 10/26. He’s a soon winner for the top turf barn on this circuit and should have no trouble with two turns.

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Shady Tiger’s Race Information

Race Date:  November 17, 2023 Track:  Del Mar Race #:  6
Distance:  5 Furlongs Conditions: maiden special weight Surface: Turf
Trainer:  Philip D’Amato Jockey:  Juan Hernandez Track Condition:  FIRM
Trouble Notes:  chased 2wide, moved out, 2nd best Track Variant:  +3
Finish Position: 2nd Win Payout:  0 Place: Payout:  $ 3.40 Show Payout:  $ 2.40

Race Replay

Shady Tiger – Del Mar –  November 17, 2023

Shady Tiger Performance Figures Earned

Race Condition Pars Shady Tiger Figures Earned
Race Class Level:  120 Running Style In Race:  Unknown
Final Time Rating Par: 150 Final Time Rating: 108
CPR Race Par:  100 CPR Earned In Race: 91
Fast Fig Race Par:  0 Fast Fig In Race:
Key Race Winners: 2 Running Style In Race:   Unknown
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Generally horses that are on the Horses To Watch list ran into unexpected trouble, bad luck, and/or didn’t run the race we believe Shady Tiger was cabable of.  We expected that if Shady Tiger gets a good trip in their next start than we should see an improvement in Shady Tiger performance figures.  Use the performance figures earned in Shady Tiger last race (listed above) and compare them to the field and pars of Shady Tiger next start.  If Shady Tiger appears to have earned higher performance figures in the last race when running into trouble  as compared to the rest of the field’s expected perfomance in the upcoming race than there is a good chance that Shady Tiger will dominate the race.

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