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SANTA ANITA (opens Friday)


First time starter was 6/1 on the morning line but took plenty of action and was sent off at 3/1 at post time. He was up along the rail and dueled for the front end,cleared turning for home but was caught late by the 9/5 chalk. We will see him in the winner’s circle next out at Santa Anita.


Was coming off the layoff for trainer Peter Miller and let go at almost 9/1 in the betting. She contested the early pace while three abreast into the bend. Got to the front while three wide on the turn and battled it out tooth and nail with the odds-on winner. Just failed to hold by 3/4 of a length. $$$


First time starter broke next to last in this 5-1/2 furlong sprint. She swung out six wide into the stretch and made a furious rally from the far outside. Surged to the front, drawing away like something special in $20k maiden claimer. Trainer Doug O’Neill put up the $20k for the claim so look for this one next time out in a starter allowance race at the great race place. 


Was bumped sideways at the gate and again leaving the backstretch. Raced four wide into the stretch to make a little late run, picking up the show dough. This one is sitting on the win and she will get it at Santa Anita. 


The word was out on this first time starter for trainer Mike Puype that she was a runner. In this $20k maiden claimer she proved that info was right, winning for fun by more than six lengths. There were no claims for this filly and that was interesting.


Hugged the rail while chasing the early pace into the stretch. Angled out for room, losing several positions, but ran to her name as she came flying late to be a clear third. If she goes a little longer next time out we will be all over her. $$$

Richard Saber, a former director of race and sports at the famed Stardust book, is GamingToday’s horse racing and sports handicapper.  Follow Richard on Twitter @SabesBet. Contact Richard at [email protected].

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