Friday Horses to Watch Alert List 01-23-09

Jan 23, 2009 4:30 PM
by Richard Saber |

Santa Anita

Race 1 - #2 Acronym -- First-time starter for Bobby Frankel was coming out of the one hole in this 6½-furlong downhill turf sprint. She broke slow and her jockey David Flores immediately took back. He tried to get outside, but had her all over the course in what was a bad ride. Give this girl a big shot in next start especially with a new jock and an outside post.

Race 5 - #7 Draft Choice -- Need to lead type could not make the front end. Still ran a game race and finished third by less than a length. If able to clear early next time out he will be long gone.

Race 7 - # 6 Dream Now -- Was trying the grass for the first time and just sizzled down this 6½- furlong turf course. Ran like a freak on the grass. $$$$$

Race 8 - #12 Susanadana -- First-time starter ran a much better than the result for the sneaky duo of trainer Richard Matlow and low profile jock Enriquez. This girl had some late run and could be a nice price in next start.

Golden Gate Fields 

Race 4 - #7 Wild Buddy -- Was best in here, but got blocked down on the rail. When finally getting out, he surged late and missed by just a nostril. $$$$$