Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita picks for Sunday, Feb. 9

FIRST RACE: 1. Limited Response, 2. Ranulf, 3. Great Friends Rule. LONG SHOT: Just Win Baby.


SECOND RACE: 1. Graeme Crackjack, 2. Shadow Runner, 3. Admission. LONG SHOT: Cook Inlet.


THIRD RACE: 1. Sweet Profit, 2. Empress of Midway, 3. Faith Hope Love. LONG SHOT: Dirty Blonde.

SWEET PROFIT, a 3-year-old filly, has been working well for her career debut. The daughter of Candy Ride should be ready to go under trainer John Sadler, who wins at a 21% clip with first-timers, and jockey Kent Desormeaux is named to ride.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Smart N Dreamy, 2. Bas, 3. Heat Du Jour. LONG SHOT: Mom Nana Petrie.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Ruff Proof, 2. E Equalsmcsquared, 3. South Sound. LONG SHOT: Time for Angie.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Clear Pearl, 2. Tap the Magic, 3. Keldy. LONG SHOT: Moulin de Mougin.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Road Ready, 2. Chief Lion, 3. Omega Star. LONG SHOT: Wine Stock.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Purim’s Dancer, 2. Oscillator, 3. Sjy High Gal. LONG SHOT: Birdlover.

This 5-year-old mare PURIM’S DANCER loves this downhill turf course with four wins and two thirds from seven starts. She has tactical speed and drops from graded company plus she doesn’t have to face Pontchatrain. Gary Stevens takes the mount for trainer Tom Proctor.


NINTH RACE: 1. Rapit, 2. Old Pueblo, 3. Blue Cherokee. LONG SHOT: Atascaderan.

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Saturday’s top choice winners: 3 (Yankee Rebel $3.20, first race; Beautiful Spirit $3.60, sixth; Trelawny $4.80, ninth)

Saturday’s second choice winners: 1 (Candy Boy $6.60, eighth)

Saturday’s third choice winners: 0

Saturday’s long shot winners: 4 (She Digs Me $10.80, third; Nashoba’s Gold $8.60, fourth; Blingo $33.80, fifth; Vagabond Shoes $7.40, seventh)


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