Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Friday, March 13

FIRST RACE: 1. Perfectly Majestic, 2. My Ole Bud, 3. Domingo Cat. LONG SHOT: Blue Anchor.

PERFECTLY MAJESTIC (2-1), a 3-year-old, makes his career debut for trainer Bob Hess, who gets 31% winners from 13 first starters. The sire Majesticperfection wins at 19% percent first time out. The colt has a couple of good works and jockey Kent Desormeaux rides.


SECOND RACE: 1. Diamond Majesty, 2. Stormy Liberal, 3. Neveradoubt. LONG SHOT: Pat the Bear.


THIRD RACE: 1. Underhill Drive, 2. Lyla Della, 3. Kohala. LONG SHOT: Comin’offthebench.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Tempe, 2. Oscillator, 3. Patriotic. LONG SHOT: J and S Express.


FIFTH RACE: 1. Tribal Chatter (best bet), 2. Miss Ellany, 3. Tanquerray. LONG SHOT: Love Blind.

TRIBAL CHATTER (4-1), a mare, has a bad case of seconditis, but she takes a drop in class for the red-hot Richard Baltas and a huge jockey change to Rafael Bejarano, who is 31% with Baltas.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Missing Groom, 2. Short Heat Wave, 3. Unusually Green. LONG SHOT: Synnin.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Global View, 2. Cummings Road, 3. U S Citizen. LONG SHOT: Super Ability.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. D’ Church, 2. The Last Express, 3. Nardo. LONG SHOT: K Thirty Eight.

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Thursday’s top choice winners: 2 (To the Bar $8.40, fifth race; Talco $6, seventh)

Thursday’s second choice winners: 2 (Highly Elusive $8.80, second; Keezheekoni $5.60, third)

Thursday’s third choice winners: 2 (When We Met $7.80, first; Swissarella $41.80, sixth)

Thursday’s long shot winners: 0


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