Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Friday, June 13 (updated)

FIRST RACE: 1. Street Maven, 2. Timeless Indy, 3. Monastic. LONG SHOT: Apostle Paul (SCRATCHED). NEW LONG SHOT: Deep Play.


SECOND RACE: 1. Baranof, 2. Image of Joplin, 3. Runaway Que. LONG SHOT: Midnight Mayhem (SCRATCHED). NEW LONG SHOT: New Order


THIRD RACE: 1. Loveintheshadows, 2. Lindz Winz, 3. Silk in Silver. LONG SHOT: Acute.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Atta’ Boy Woody, 2. Full Bird Colonel, 3. Goyo. LONG SHOT: Tribal Echo.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Contessa B., 2. Hanserella, 3. Backintheacademy. LONG SHOT: A Girl Named Em.

CONTESSA b., a 3-year-old, ships in from Churchill Downs, where he finished third in an open $50,000 claimer and he drops into a starter allowance. Plus he goes for the dynamite team from yesterday of jockey Kent Desormeaux and trainer Bob Hess Jr., who have won 3-of-5 races this year at the meet.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Mary Contrary, 2. Chippette, 3. Eltoninadress. LONG SHOT: Ya Wanna Hug.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Quotient (best bet), 2. Sheila’s Footsteps, 3. I’ll Wrap It Up. LONG SHOT: Brother Soldier.

QUOTIENT finished third in the Grade II American Turf at Churchill Downs and now drops into an allowance race. Jockey Victor Espinoza rides for trainer John Sadler and Espinoza figures to have this son of Stormy Atlantic forwardly placed early.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Editor’s Cut, 2. Coconut Cream Pie, 3. L X Sunrise. LONG SHOT: Chain Lightning.



Race 3: #2 Drover Crazy

Has never been out of the money on a synthetic track. Has been training well for first start since January and barn is very high on 4-year-old gelding.

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Thursday’s top choice winners: 0

Thursday’s second choice winners: 3 (Line Leader $4.40, third race; Omar Little $4.40, fifth; My Slew $25.20, seventh)

Thursday’s third choice winners: 2 (Dekko $10, second; La Pequena GiGi $5.20, sixth)

Thursday’s long shot winners: 2 (Boyett $13.80, fourth; Love Rules All $16.20, eighth)


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