Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita picks for Friday, March 21

FIRST RACE: 1. Tanquerray, 2. Mangita, 3. Magic Spot. LONG SHOT: Chilada.


SECOND RACE: 1. Clearly Confused, 2. Addendum, 3. Sugar Spice. LONG SHOT: Vindicted Ruler.


THIRD RACE: 1. Oughttobenaughty (best bet), 2. Provenance, 3. Autumn View. LONG SHOT: Epistemology.

This 4-year-old filly OUGHTTOBENAUGHTY got rained off the turf in her second start and still ran well at Hollywood Park. Trainer Scott Hansen is 3-for-9 with turf starters and he does well off the layoff (1-for-2). Underrated journeyman jockey Iggy Puglisi is 7-for-23 at the meet, including two wins on Thursday.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Full’s Dress Code, 2. Hearitforthegirls, 3. Writer Fever. LONG SHOT: E Equalsmcsquared.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Bettys Bambino, 2. Jet Warrior, 3. Back to Bako. LONG SHOT: Luz Atticus.

BETTYS BAMBINO, a 4-year-old gelding, was also rained off his turf debut and went on to a stunning 9½-length win on a wet/fast track for trainer Peter Eurton, who never has them cranked up first time. This son of Unusual Heat was bred to run on the turf and he gets his shot here down the hill.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Road Ready, 2. Xuang Feng, 3. Private Bounty. LONG SHOT: Di Conti.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Perfect Set, 2. Mambo Man, 3. Boyett. LONG SHOT: Lime Rickey.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Charbroiled, 2. Ice Cream Truck, 3. Jimrony. LONG SHOT: Destino.

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Thursday’s top choice winners: 2 (Silk n Silver $3.80, first race; Our Glitter Ball $20.40, fourth)

Thursday’s second choice winners: 1 (Rangi $6.80, seventh)

Thursday’s third choice winners: 2 (Visions of Candy $12.80. second; An Unusual Group $16.40, fifth)

Thursday’s long shot winners: 0


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