Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Saturday, Oct. 25 (updated)

FIRST RACE: 1. Lindz Winz, 2. Mahalo Princess, 3. Backwoods Belle. LONG SHOT: Miss American Pie.


SECOND RACE: 1. Sheza Dish, 2. Afleet Echo, 3. Beth’s My Babe. LONG SHOT: Sunday Stroll.


THIRD RACE: 1. Midnight Candy, 2. Devil’s Beauty, 3. Awe Gee. LONG SHOT: Oh Deann.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Fast Magoo, 2. Temeeku, 3. Onedewoman. LONG SHOT: Sidepocket Run.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Pure Thunder (best bet), 2. Firing Line, 3. New Summitt. LONG SHOT: Remo.

Trainer Craig Dollase has had a quiet year, but he is 37% with first-time starters. PURE THUNDER (6-1), a son of Yes It’s True, has been training at Los Alamitos. Good gate jock Edwin Maldonado is aboard and he is 24% with Dollase.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Brando the Birdman, 2. Royal F J, 3. Conquest Two Step. LONG SHOT: Heat Flush.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Kill Shot, 2. Night Badger, 3. Justification. LONG SHOT: True Ten (SCRATCHED) new LONG SHOT: Eddie’s First.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Zindaya 2. Lexie Lou, 3. Diversy Harbor. LONG SHOT: Famous Alice.


NINTH RACE: 1. Chaco, 2. Tasha’s Courage, 3. Shaniel. LONG SHOT: Takeit Tothe Limit (SCRATCHED) new Long shot: The Twelfth man.

Think CHACO (8-1), a gelding, has been in over his head in his first two races. Now dropping into a maiden claimer for the first time, he has shown speed and is bred to be a sprinter. Jockey Tiago Pereira sticks for trainer Daniel Dunham, who is looking for his first win of the year.

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Friday’s top choice winners: 1 (Faith Hope Love $3.80, first race)

Friday’s second choice winners: 1 (Greeley Awesome $12.80, second)

Friday’s third choice winners: 2 (Secret Wishes $12.40, fourth; Lindante $27, sixth)

Friday’s long shot winners: 3 (Miss Mandate $12.20, third; Songforjohnmichael $6.20, seventh;  Great Lou $54.80, eighth)


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