Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Saturday, Feb. 21

FIRST RACE: 1. Skip Tony, 2. Urban Hunter, 3. Kafister. LONG SHOT: Crushed It.


SECOND RACE: 1. Better Luck, 2. Congrats Seattle, 3. Fabber. LONG SHOT: Captain Carchy.


THIRD RACE: 1. Pat the bear, 2. Conquest Harlanday, 3. Well Maybe. LONG SHOT: Chief of Staff.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Discatsonthesquare, 2. Warrne’s Gussie, 3. Sprague River. LONG SHOT: Warren’s Jen Fizz.


FIFHT RACE: 1. Tiz My Cherrie, 2. Sensitively, 3. This is War. LONG SHOT: She’soverthemoon.

Trainer Blaine Wright is 2-for-2 at the meet shipping down from Northern California. It’s the same formula here as this 3-year-old filly TIZ MY CHERRIE (4-1) just missed in her debut on the Tapeta. Now she tries dirt. Wright is 4-for-5 with jockey Tyler Baze at Santa Anita.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Dissension, 2. Tribal Chatter, 3.Lady Asano. LONG SHOT: Commander Cloud.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Sayes So, 2. Courageous Call, 3. Empress of Midway. LONG SHOT: My Monet.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. Bettys Bambino (turf only) (best bet), 2. Ambitipus Brew, 3. Pathway to Yes. LONG SHOT: Big Bane Theory.

BETTYS BAMBINO (5-2) is one tough gelding. He is 5-for-9 lifetime and 4-for-5 down the hill after just winning the Grade III Daytona. Can win on the front end or come from off of it.


NINTH RACE: 1. Vodka Texted You, 2. Gimme Da Lute, 3. Howdy. LONG SHOT: Pay the Fine.

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Friday’s top choice winners: 4 (Rousing Sermon $12, second race; Majestic Minister $3.80, third; Wild in the Saddle $30.60, sixth; Buymearound $6.80)

Friday’s second choice winners: 3 (A Colt Following $7.40, first; Ezio $12.40, fifth; Faith Proof $6, eighth)

Friday’s third choice winners: 0

Friday’s long shot winners: 0


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