Horse racing, Santa Anita

Updated Santa Anita picks for Sunday, March 2

Second race is obviously off the turf. Will make picks when scratches are announced.

FIRST RACE: 1. Tempe, 2. Miss American Pie, 3. Clearly Confused. LONG SHOT: She’s a Go Girl.

Trainer Dan Schnell ships this speedy 4-year-old filly TEMPE after wins at Turf Paradise and Sunland Park. On top of that, he brings his own jockey in Juan Ochoa. There is no doubt she will try to take the lead and hope to hang on.


SECOND RACE: 1. Square Dancer, 2. Yankee Rebel, 3. Full Consent. LONG SHOT: Smart Promotion.


THIRD RACE: 1. Time for Angie, 2. South Sound, 3. Larocco. LONG SHOT: Exotic Behavior.


FOURTH RACE: 1. D’ Obession, 2. Shoer Hugh, 3. Judge Carr. LONG SHOT: Justa Gusta.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Honey Ride, 2. Candy Eye, 3. Kool Kat. LONG SHOT: Hugh Knew.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Joint Attempt, 2. Raven Wild, 3. Miracle Merger. LONG SHOT: Shared Sacrifice.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Cook Inlet, 2. Half Strike, 3. Harlington Night. LONG SHOT: Dress Code.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Seeking the West, 2. Shadow Runner, 3. Tiz Dynamic. LONG SHOT: Planet Sunshine.


NINTH RACE: 1. Charbroiled (best bet), 2. Dehere Is Gone, 3. Stealth Fighter. LONG SHOT: Nonno Tunaga.

CHARBROILED, a 4-year-old gelding, is dropped from a Cal-bred maiden special weight all the way to the bottom, $20,000 maiden claimers. He showed some speed coming down the hill on the turf course. Speed jockey Edwin Maldonado gets aboard and trainer Karen Headley is 2-for-3 with maidens making their second start.

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Saturday’s top choice winners: 3 (Socialbug $2.80, second; Taran Taran $5.60, third; Big Rosie Brown $8, sixth)

Saturday’s second choice winners: 3 (Courtside $6.60, first; Major Truth $5.40, fourth; Awesome Baby $6.20)

Saturday’s third choice winners: 1 (Vindicted Ruler $9.40, seventh)

Saturday’s long shot winners: 1 (First Strike $10.20, fifth)


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