Horses to Watch at Santa Anita

GamingToday.com is an independent sports news and information service. GamingToday.com has partnerships with some of the top legal and licensed sportsbook companies in the US. When you claim a bonus offer or promotion through a link on this site, Gaming Today may receive referral compensation from the sportsbook company. Although the relationships we have with sportsbook companies may influence the order in which we place companies on the site, all reviews, recommendations, and opinions are wholly our own. They are the recommendations from our authors and contributors who are avid sports fans themselves.

For more information, please read How We Rank Sportsbooks, Privacy Policy, or Contact Us with any concerns you may have.

Gaming Today is licensed and regulated to operate in AZ, CO, CT, IN, LA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, TN, and VA.

SANTA ANITA

QUICK: Was going 5½ furlongs on the grass, she broke slow and went to the inside to save ground. She looked ready to launch when having to be steadied hard off-heels nearing the eighth pole and had to swing out for room. She somehow surged late for the show money. This filly may want to go a mile on the grass. 

DUPIONI-LAVENDER: Dupioni was making her first start in the States for trainer Paddy Gallagher and really ran a great race. She broke slow and was deal last in this mile turf race, then chased between runners. she swung out for room in mid-stretch and got up for the place money, beating the fast closing Lavender by a nose. Lavender was more than a length in front of the rest of the field in this 12-horse race. We will be looking for both of them next out going long on the grass.

DARK HEDGES: This will be a great price play next out. He ran a much better-than-looked race in this 1 1/16 mile optional claimer event when finishing fifth in a nine-horse field. He made several runs at the leaders and the jockey eased up on him in the stretch when down on the rail. We look for 15-1 or better next out, bombs away.

RED BUNTING: This girl will be a great single next out and the price will be right as she went off at 11-1 in this $32K claimer going 1 1/8 miles on the grass, when finishing third in what was a tough trip. Keep an eye out for this miss for trainer Ron Ellis.

About the Author

Get connected with us on Social Media