Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Sunday, Oct. 12 (updated)

Seems like a lot of scratches today.


FIRST RACE: 1. Heyyouncan, Zoom Bag, 3. Zip Cat (SCRATCHED). LONG SHOT: Xuang Feng. New picks: 1. Heyyoucan, 2. Zoom Bag, 3. Xuang Feng. LONG SHOT: Traweek.


SECOND RACE: 1. Surfer Moon, 2. Armensky, 3. Broadcaster. LONG SHOT: Troy Hunter.


THIRD RACE: 1. Light the City, 2. Seduire, 3. Starlet O’Hara. LONG SHOT: Holiday Maker.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Kings Adventure, 2. Island Freedom, 3. Tribal Dude. LONG SHOT: Mosso.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Alissa R N, 2. When I’m Calling U, 3. Glorious Rebecca. LONG SHOT: Eddies Curl.


SIXTH RACE: 1. #2 Temeeku (best bet), 2. Smart Typical, 3. Williams Bay. LONG SHOT: Tap Dancing.

TEMEEKU (9-2), a daughter of Unusual Heat is making her debut on the turf, the surface that many of siblings excel at, The 3-year-old pressed the pace in her last and leading jockey Rafael Bejarano takes over for trainer Peter Eurton.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. One Gun, 2. Miss Centerfold, 3. So You Say. LONG SHOT: Midnight Miley.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Bailoutbobby, 2. Misdeed, 3. Play Hard to Get. LONG SHOT: Husband’s Folly.

Assistant Leandro Mora took over the Doug O’Neill barn this week after O’Neill was suspended by the CHRB and NYRA. Mora’s horses won four races early in the week and BAILOUTBOBBY, a 4-year-old gelding, is sitting on a victory after finishing third by a head at Del Mar.


NINTH RACE: 1. Militant, 2. The Twelfth Man (SCRATCHED), 3. Barbar’s Passion. LONG SHOT: Matzoh Ball Magic. NEW PICKS: 1. Militant, 2. Barbara’s Passion, 3. Shop Forever. LONG SHOT: Matzoh Ball Magic.

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Saturday’s top choice winners: 3 (Carlot Cowboy $10.40, first race; Polytechnicien $6.60, fourth; Velvet Mesquite $7.40, ninth)

Saturday’s second choice winners: 0

Saturday’s third choice winners: 2 (Cloudy River $13.80, third; Denotation $11.80, seventh)

Saturday’s long shot winners: 0


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