Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Sunday, June 8

FIRST RACE: 1. No Maybe Baby, 2. Wackett, 3. Don’t Tell Abbey. LONG SHOT: Myrna Lou.


SECOND RACE: 1. Tebowing, 2. Elegant, 3. Love Tale. LONG SHOT: Magic Number.


THIRD RACE: 1. Magna Warrior, 2. Aleander, 3. Gold Chaser. LONG SHOT: Juliet’s Tizzy.

Apprentice jockey Drayden Van Dyke had his choice of three horses in here and takes this gelding MAGNA WARRIOR for trainer Jeff Mullins. The son of Magna Graduate is dropping from a maiden special weight and finished second at this level in January.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Jade With Envy, 2. Natalie Paige, 3. Prayer Be Mine. LONG SHOT: Sunset Skies.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Babe’s Journey, 2. Next Book, 3. Beach Fever. LONG SHOT: Watch It Buster.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Soi Phet (best bet), 2. Toledo Eddie, 3. Husband’s Folly. LONG SHOT: Bobby Flay.

SOI PHET, a 6-year-old gelding, drops from five straight stakes races into a starter handicap. He has been facing way better and now gets jockey Kent Desormeaux to ride.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Happy Idea, 2. Red N Black Attack, 3. This Cat’s Awesome. LONG SHOT: Cousin Ricky.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Ethnic Dance, 2. Unusual Heatwave, 3. Mega Heat. LONG SHOT: Stoney Fleece.


NINTH RACE: 1. Galway Bay, 2. Nothing to Hide, 3. Fair Praise. LONG SHOT: She’smorethanalady.

@Jeff_Nahill on Twitter

Saturday’s top choice winners: 2 (Alpha Bullet $8, eighth race; Can the Man $5.80, ninth)

Saturday’s second choice winners: 1 (Holiday Camp $3.80, second)

Saturday’s third choice winners: 0

Saturday’s long shot winners: 2 (I’msoulflattering $6.60, first; Rocked Twice $10.60, seventh)


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.