Santa Anita horse racing wagering

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

Starter allowance runners go down the hill and this field is loaded with early speed. No. 1 Upo comes off a good maiden score last out in his first try down the hill and will get the perfect setup here. No. 6  Lauren’s Ladd is wheeled back in just seven days off the win going down the hill. No. 7 Wild Lando should like this course and has a nice last work, he is the price play. 1-6-7

Race 2

$40k claimers go six furlongs, No. 1 Cats Blame gets his first start off the O’Neill $35k claim and Prat gets on this gelding who is in good form. No. 2 Allaboutaction is the speed and will be playing catch me if you can. 1*-2

Race 3

$16k claimers go down the hill and we will be betting two runners exiting the same race. No. 4 General Mach Four who won by a neck and exits our HTW list and No. 6 Awesome Heights who ran 5th but had a ton of trouble and now gets a jockey change. 4-6

EXACTA BOX 4-6

Race 4

2yo maidens go five furlongs and the key player in here is No. 5 Parsimony who exits our HTW list, we will key him first and second in the exacta and tri using No. 2 Pirate’s Punch who is working like a good thing. No. 3 King of Speed with the hot jockey combo of Stevens/Bonde and No. 4 Hartel a Peter Miller first-time who gets Mike Smith. 5 with 2-3-4

Race 5

Calif. bred optional $16k runners go a mile on the main. No. 2 Bountiful Desert is very sharp and in from the Gate for Morey. No. 3 Jay Makes Us Laugh is the speed. 2-3

Race 6

Maiden fillies and mares go a mile on the grass and we like this race. No. 5 Spiel is the speed with Prat and gets her second try at this mile turn distance and first with Prat riding. No. 8 Chiffon exits the same race and get’s her second off the layoff, look for her to be making a late run. No. 7 Jazaalah has hit the board in all three of her stateside starts and has a good last work. 5-8-7 

EXACTA BOX 5-8-7

Race 7

THE $75K SANTA LUCIA AT A 1-1/16 FOR FILLIES AND MARES

Baffert looks to have them in this race as he sends out the speedy No. 4 Life’s Blessings who is back from Churchill and No. 1 Vale Dori who drops from a Grade 1 looking to get back into form in this her third off the layoff. 4-1

Race 8

Optional $62,500 fillies and mares go down the hill and we will use four runners in this race, the two speed runners are No. 2 Painting Corners and No. 4 G Q Covergirl, if these two get into a duel look for No. 5 Zaffinah and No. 6 Fizzy Friday to come and run them down. 2-4-5-6

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