FIRST RACE: 1. Cousin Ricky, 2. Complusive, 3. Stand by Your Man. LONG SHOT: W. Giles.
SECOND RACE: 1. Hamiltonian (best bet), 2. Xuang Feng, 3. Senator Bob. LONG SHOT: My Jealous.
Trainer Robertino Diodoro and jockey Fernando Perez have been a real potent pair (27% at Santa Anita), especially in the lower claiming ranks. HAMILTONIAN, a gelding, drops a level off a big second place finish and this sure looks like a single in all wagers.
THIRD RACE: 1. Sunset Skies, 2. Nothing But Air, 3. Underhill Drive. LONG SHOT: Gelila.
FOURTH RACE: 1. Nikki Allyn 2. Spirit of Ten, 3. Lady Vronsky. LONG SHOT: Giddy Up Cowgirl.
FIFTH RACE: 1. Queen of The Sand, 2. Bee Brave, 3. Scarlet Strike. LONG SHOT: Lady Asano.
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith has his choice of three horses in this race and choose QUEEN OF THE SAND, a 4-year-old filly, for trainer Paddy Gallagher. Making her second start in the ‘States, she figures to get off to a better start this time.
SIXTH RACE: 1. Warrensdollarsigns, 2. Senso, 3. Italian Harmony. LONG SHOT: Hollywood Producer.
SEVENTH RACE: 1. Holiday Camp, 2. Story to Tell, 3. Homer Matt. LONG SHOT: Global Magician (SCRATCHED). New long shot: Henry’s Holiday.
EIGHTH RACE: 1. Enchanting Lady, 2. Seduire, 3. Morning Coffee. LONG SHOT: Sea Mona.
NINTH RACE: 1. Willy Be Wild, 2. Yes Yes Yes, 3. Badasmywifeletsmeb. LONG SHOT: Specimen.
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Saturday’s top choice winners: 3 (Bonus Spin $2.40, first race; Spring Up $3.60, second; Alexis Tangier $11.20, ninth)
Saturday’s second choice winners: 1 (JoJo Warrior $8.40, eighth)
Saturday’s third choice winners: 2 (Global Hart $8.60, fourth; Solid Wager $16.60, sixth)
Saturday’s long shot winners: 0