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Race 1

Calif. bred $50k maiden 2yo go six furlongs and there is a ton of early speed in here. No. 3 Carnelian Hero is a live first time starter for Jeff Bonde. She is out of the dam Cherokee Kiss who has dropped 5 winners from 6 starters including a stakes winner. No. 5 Governor Cinch exits our HTW list and is the one to beat. 


Race 2

We get only five runners in this the second leg of the early pick five. No. 2 Freedom Ride has not run a bad race in her four starts. No. 3 Vegan was in over her head last out and now is spotted perfectly.


Race 3

Calif. bred maidens travel a mile on the grass. No. 1 Fravel has been well bet in his two starts, both going long on the grass. He finds a very easy group. No. 2 Jetovator is the speed. 1-2

Race 4

$20k maidens go 5-1/2 furlongs. No. 1 Truest Reward drops a notch in this his second start, we like Abel Cedillo up for Doug O’Neill. No. 3 Rineshaft gets blinkers on and a drop in class. He will show all of his early speed today with Tiago Pereira gunning from the bell. 1-3

Race 5

$32k runners go 6-1/2 furlongs. No. 6 Top Brass is a true pro with 7 wins from his 17 starts and 3 for 5 here at Santa Anita. No. 8 Rocko’s Wheel also fits that description with 5 wins from 19 starts and 3 for 9 at the once great race place. 6-8

Race 6

$25k claimers travel a mile on the grass and we get two runners exiting the same last race. No. 3 Offshore who gets Flavien Prat back in the irons and drops back to the price tag of his last win one race back. No. 5 Moonlight Drive finished second in that $25k race just a dwindling 3/4 of a length behind Offshore. He will be the better price of the two. We will play him to win and place and make an exacta box.



Race 7

Calif. bred optional $16k runners go six furlongs and we will need to go four deep in here using No. 5 Satanta who has been bet like a good thing in both of his races. No. 6 Clem Labine who is as consistent as they come. No. 7 Minoso who finished right behind Clem one race back and No. 8 Ishi who exits our HTW list off the layoff for Peter Miller. 5-6-7-8

Race 8

$50k starter allowance fillies and mares travel a mile on the grass. No. 2 Coldwater got the win last out when Mike Smith rode her, filly she beat came back and won next out. No. 8 Flying to the Line is the speed on the stretchout. No. 9 Heathers Grey is in tip top form and a must use. 2-8-9


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