Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita picks for Friday, March 14

FIRST RACE: 1. Lucky Cotton, 2. Love Forever, 3. Warren’s Tyler S. LONG SHOT: Cuneo.


SECOND RACE: 1. Harlington’s Rose, 2. Ruff Proof, 3. Swissarella. LONG SHOT: Glorious Rebebcca.


THIRD RACE: 1. Love Tale, 2. Readyforhercloseup, 3. Spiced Latte. LONG SHOT: Born Lucky.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Practical, 2. Goyan, 3. War Destiny. LONG SHOT: Merlion.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Yana (best bet), 2. Exclusive Girl, 3. Warren’s Jen Fizz. LONG SHOT: Ski’s Copper Penny.

This 3-year-old filly YANA drops from an open MSW in with Cal breds. She finished fourth in that down-the-hill event while pressing the pace. Jockey Mike Smith returns to the saddle, having been on her twice.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Shackbamalama, 2. Tribe, 3. Crusher. LONG SHOT: Smart Masterpiece.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Hotradamus, 2. A Toast to You, 3. Boozer. LONG SHOT: Royal F J.

Trainer Mike Pender claimed HOTRADAMUS, a 6-year-old gelding, for $50,000 out of a fifth-place finish down the hill. Pender is 20% first off the claim and he puts money rider Rafael Bejarano aboard. They are a 31% winning proposition.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Profile, 2. Bosque Angel, 3. End of Time. LONG SHOT: Carol’s Legacy.

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Thursday’s top choice winners: 3 (Dixieland Blues $10.40, first race; Biorhythm $6.60, fourth; In Dad’s Honor $5.80, seventh)

Thursday’s second choice winners: 3 (Pimpernel $5.40, second; More Stormyweather $13, fifth; Julio’s Gold $13.20, eighth)

Thursday’s third choice winners: 0

Thursday’s long show winners: 1 (One More $13, sixth)


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