Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita picks for Friday, April 11

FIRST RACE: 1. Bad Behavior, 2. Como Mi Padre, 3. Grand Humor. LONG SHOT: Superboot.


SECOND RACE: 1. Reasing Moment, 2. Joint Attempt, 3. Gary Madam. LONG SHOT: Unkept Rendez Vous.


THIRD RACE: 1. Sneezy Beezy (best bet), 2. Nueva Fortuna, 3. Truly Beautiful. LONG SHOT: Fast Moka Too.

SNEEZY BEEZY,  a daughter of Notional, is making her Southern California debut after running on the Northern California circuit. Her only career victory came at today’s distance of 5½ furlongs and she drops into a claimer for the first time. Speed jockey Edwin Maldonado jumps aboard.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Warren’s Cliff S., 2. Lucky Cotton, 3. Dreamalot. LONG SHOT: Exclude.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Chautauqua Creek, 2. Tropical Moon, 3. Hot Outta the Oven. LONG SHOT: Marthajean.

This 5-year-old mare CHAUTAUQUA CREEK has been away from the races for a little more than a year after finishing third in a grass sprint at Gulfstream Park. She gets dirt here and has never lost at this level, like all of the others. Trainer Jorge Periban is 29% going from turf to dirt.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Chilada, 2. Browsing, 3. Sweet Boss. LONG SHOT: In Dad’s Honor.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Midnight Dream, 2. Taste Like Candy, 3. Satirical. LONG SHOT: L T Reckless.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Jenny U Want It, 2. Say’s Who, 3. Warren’s Jen Fizz. LONG SHOT: Ski’s Copper Penny.

@Jeff_Nahill on Twitter

Thursday’s top choice winners: 1 (Mark of a Gem $6.20, seventh race)

Thursday’s second choice winners: 4 (Newfound Gold $4.40, first; Wild Optimism $21.20, fourth; Wild n Dreamy $4, fifth; Slight Edge $4, sixth)

Thursday’s third choice winners: 2 (Courageous Call $4, second; Footbridge $7, third)

Thursday’s long shot winners: 0


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s