Shady Tiger: Visually Impressive While Toying with this field of Cal Breds

Hard knocking three year old gelding for Phil D’Amato tried the Echo Eddie stakes on Saturday at six and a half on the main for sophomore Cal breds. Off at 3/1 in a field of 10, he broke running from the gate under J.J. and was just two off the pace down the back side. The rider swung him to the outside at the ¼ pole, contested the lead at the top of the lane, then just exploded at the 1/8 pole to win by six going away. It was a visually impressive performance as he just toyed with this field of Cal breds. This was his third win in just four starts and he is ready for “open” company. D’Amato can run him just about anywhere as Cal bred stakes winners do not count against his conditions when going up against “open” company. In California, it really does pay to own a Cal bred.

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Shady Tiger’s Race Information

Race Date:  April 6, 2024 Track:  Santa Anita Race #:  12
Distance:  6.5 Furlongs Conditions: stakes Surface: Dirt
Trainer:  Philip D’Amato Jockey:  Juan Hernandez Track Condition:  FAST
Trouble Notes:  stalked off rail, on heels 9/16, angled out 5/16, surged clear Track Variant:  0
Finish Position: 1st Win Payout:  $ 8.00 Place: Payout:  $ 4.20 Show Payout:  $ 3.00

Race Replay

Shady Tiger – Santa Anita –  April 6, 2024

Shady Tiger Performance Figures Earned

Race Condition Pars Shady Tiger Figures Earned
Race Class Level:  150 Running Style In Race:  Mid Pack Runner
Final Time Rating Par: 150 Final Time Rating: 134
CPR Race Par:  130 CPR Earned In Race: 132
Fast Fig Race Par:  0 Fast Fig In Race:
Key Race Winners: 2 Running Style In Race:   Mid Pack Runner
(click the links above to learn more avbout each figure and how to use them in your handicapping)

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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