No. 3 Jedi Mind Trick has some big talent but also has problems staying sound, trainer Sadler has learned to take his time with him and looks to have him ready again for a big race, he has won 3 of his four starts here. No. 4 Presiding Justice owns a win and a second from his two starts here and will be making a late run at the speed. No. 6 Rocked Twice won in his only start here back in July. 3-4-6
No. 3 Hollywood Royalty has been well backed in her two starts, the poly may be the answer. No. 6 Here’s Bella woke up at Santa Anita when dropped to this level. 3-6
No. 2 Lookin for Money is wheeled back in just 7 days by Mora, she gets off the grass and drops in class. No. 4 Golds Venice will be the speed and will be tough to catch if she clears early. 2-4
In this wide open 5 furlong turf sprint we will need to go four deep using No. 2 Siena Grace who comes off a nice maiden breaker last out and she will like the grass. No. 5 Underhill Drive has big early speed and may hold better today. No. 7 Kohala won at first asking at Los Al and now will try sprinting on the grass off of some bullet works. No. 8 Tinkerbelle Tops looks sneaky off the long layoff. 2-5-7-8
We need to look two ways in this mile race for 2yo maidens as we have No. 1 Cyrus Alexander and No. 4 House of Troy both exiting the same race. Then we have No. 3 Pioneerof the West and No. 7 Madiba also exiting the same race, the question is which race was the best. We will gamble on Pioneerof the West and single him in the players pick five and key him first and second in the exacta and tri.
3 with 1-4-7 exacta key box and tri key first and second.
No. 3 Q’ Viva broke her maiden here at this 6-1/2 furlong distance with this jockey riding. No. 8 Comin’offthebench won at first asking and only needs to transfer that dirt form to the poly.
No. 2 Super Ability looks the lone speed on this speed track unless it was worked on during the off time, watch the early races. No. 5 Bettys Bambino will fall into a good stalking second behind the speed.
No. 4 Cape’s Rockette was well bet in her first start here and finished second after battling the entire trip. No. 5 Caymus Kat was sent off at 7/5 in her first start and really never got untracked, look for better today. 4-5
No. 3 Highly Rated gets his first start on this circuit and first off the Morey claim. She will try and hold off the closer No. 7 Contessa B. who will be the price play. 3-7
No. 6 Awesome Lookn is on a win every other race pattern with Kyle Frey and she has won 3 of her six starts here, we will be using her as a single. 6
Win and place 6
No. 4 Pure Thunder ships in from Santa Anita for trainer Craig Dollase, he exits the Alright Alright race and looks spotted for action. No. 9 Desert Moon exits a big key race and is the one to beat. 4-9
No. 4 Unique Suances is the speed and has won 2 of her 4 starts wire-to-wire here. No. 6 Boo Who Who exits the same race and will try and run her down. 4-6
No. 4 Ready to Jam is another that is on a win every other race pattern and this is his win race. No. 7 American Aristocat is the speed and could get brave. 4-7
We will box five in this 1-1/16 turf route in a dime pick four using No. 4 Aninata, No. 5 Elegant Bel, No. 6 Starfire Mist, No. 8 Tale Me No Secrets and No. 9 Black Mischief who all ran together here on the grass on Oct 16th. 4-5-6-8-9 .10 cent super box.
We will use the same method in this race except we will box three exiting the same race: No. 1 Telepathy, No. 7 One Hot Shark and No. 8 The Alameda Kid. 1-7-8
Exacta box 1-7-8
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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].