Misty Waters is a daughter of
Cam’s Card Shark who races for Marco’s wife Sandra and goes in one of the distaff divisions of the Bronte. Unfortunately, for the second straight week she has drawn the outside post in a field of eight.
“We’ll just have to try and find a good early spot,” Rios explained. “The idea is to get through the first two legs and qualify for the final.”
El Azteca is a son of
and the Jonathan Lobell mare Jonathan’s Girl who has waltzed home by double digits in both his September 24 qualifier and the first stakes dance of the season for the young male trotters two weeks ago. Panama Hanover
“I bought Jonathan’s Girl as a yearling and she raced four or five times for us before she got injured,” Marco related. “This colt showed quite a bit from the very start, and part of the battle is just to keep them flat. The dam was very hot and a little bit crazy, but this colt takes after
and is much calmer.” Panama Hanover
Thursday (October 20) live racing returns to Cal Expo at 5:30 p.m. (PDT), and continues on Friday (October 21) & Saturday (October 22) at 6:00 p.m. On Thursday and every live card, Cal Expo offers free admission, as well as free preferred & general parking after 4:30 p.m. Also on Thursday night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Cal Expo offers a complete Lasagna dinner, which includes salad and bread, for just $3.00. Additionally on Thursday, beer & wine can be purchased for $3.00 each as well.
Cal Expo offers a reduced 15 percent takeout rate on Saturdays for both Pick 4’s. In addition, the late Pick 4 will come with a $10,000-guaranteed pool and there will be a 0% takeout on successful Late Pick 4 tickets made on track or at Twinspires.com.