04/25/2008 12:00AM

Little reason to go against Tiz Elemental


INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Tiz Elemental is the only graded-stakes-winning sprinter in the $150,000 B. Thoughtful Stakes on Sunday at Hollywood Park, and there is only one reason to wager against the filly, who is seeking her fifth straight victory - low odds.

Seven fillies and mares entered the B. Thoughtful, race 2 on the California Gold Rush card at a distance - seven furlongs - made to order for Tiz Elemental.

"I think the seven hits her right between the eyes," trainer Carla Gaines said. "She's so versatile."

Tiz Elemental has won on the lead and rallying from next-to-last, she has won long and short, and on three different surfaces - dirt, turf, and synthetic. Tiz Elemental won the Grade 3 Las Flores Handicap three weeks ago at Santa Anita and is dropping in class Sunday into a race restricted to California-breds.

"She's running back quickly, but you've got to go for the gusto," Gaines said.

Two easy works since she raced suggest she holds her form, and her pedigree says she has room to improve.

"Her family, on the bottom side anyway, is a later-developing family," Gaines said.

The 4-year-old Tiz Elemental, by Cee's Tizzy and out of Blending Element, is the more accomplished of full siblings owned and bred by Warren Williamson. Her 5-year-old full sister Tiz a Blend entered the $150,000 Fran's Valentine Stakes, race 1. Both won stakes at Santa Anita on April 6.

Victor Espinoza rides 5-for-7 Tiz Elemental, whose rivals include Mistical Plan, a Grade 3 winner at 1 1/16 miles making her first start since the 2007 Kentucky Oaks. Doug O'Neill trains Mistical Plan for owner J. Paul Reddam. She returns in a tough spot.

"She's doing great, but that's a hard distance to come back at," O'Neill said, referring to the seven furlongs. "We're hoping this is something to build on, and obviously she has run races in the past that are good enough to win."

Corey Nakatani rides Mistical Plan, who has won four races and $506,850.

The pace in the B. Thoughtful will be contested by fast-working comebacker Silver Z and River Glow, also trained by Gaines.

"River Glow probably won't have any choice coming out of the 1-hole," Gaines said. "She is not a rateable horse."

Chosen Royalty gets off the rail for her second start back, and the late-closing filly will be finishing along with Spenditallbaby. The last time Spenditallbaby raced seven furlongs on the main track was last summer at Del Mar, where she won a restricted stakes. However, the B. Thoughtful is her first start since November.

"She's about 80 percent ready," trainer Barry Abrams said. "This is where you have to start."

The performance of Spenditallbaby depends partly on how she acts beforehand. "She'll run a good race if she behaves in the paddock, which sometimes she doesn't," Abrams said.

The seven-horse lineup also includes longshot Sumthingtotalkabt.