Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Thursday, Feb. 12

FIRST RACE: 1. Room for Me, 2. Chocolate Delight, 3. Silk in Silver. LONG SHOT: Papaslilprincess.


SECOND RACE: 1. Which Market, 2. Holy Lute, 3. U S Citizen. LONG SHOT: Calm Pacific.


THIRD RACE: 1. City State, 2. Burning, 3. Militant. LONG SHOT: Steel Dragon.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Toomanytomatoes, 2. Summers Dignity, 3. J and S Express. LONG SHOT: Adellusion.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Purple Rose (best bet), 2. Egyptian Empire, 3. Nicegirlsfnishlast. LONG SHOT: Tiz Addictedtolove.

We’re letting jockey Mike Smith handicap this race for us as he jumps off another horse and returns to this 5-year-old mare PURPLE ROSE (7-2). Smith is 35% with trainer Paddy Gallagher. On top of that she is coming out of a key race at Golden Gate.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Rocket Heat, 2. Price of Glory, 3. Guyfromtheskyfive. LONG SHOT: Bea Rocks.

Trainer Jeff Bonde drops ROCKET HEAT (7-2), a son of Latent Heat, into the maiden claiming ranks for the first time. The 3-year-old is a first-time gelding. Jockey Edwin Maldonado keeps the mount and likely show speed from the gate.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Ramona’s Wildcat, 2. Wasted At Midnight, 3. Harlington’s Rose. LONG SHOT: Tempe.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Sunny Kat, 2. Synnin, 3. Echo Zulu. LONG SHOT: Sudden Rumor.

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Sunday’s top choice winners: 3 (Wild At Heart $4, third race; Radiant Journey $4.20, fourth; Birdlover $8.60, eighth)

Sunday’s second choice winners: 0

Sunday’s third choice winners: 3 (Herecomeskat $12, first; Camryn Kate $7, second; Como Mi Padre $29.60, sixth)

Sunday’s long shot winners: 2 (Conquest Artura $6.60, fifth; I B Mike $7.60, seventh)


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