Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita selections for Thursday, Oct. 8

FIRST RACE: 1. Dive Down, 2. Doyouknowsomething, 3. Dr. Vincentstein. LONG SHOT: Wild.


SECOND RACE: 1. Ground Rules, 2. Sammy Mandeville, 3. Solid Wager. LONG SHOT: Infinite Magic.


THIRD RACE: 1. Always a Chance, 2. Shared Image, 3. Lucky Student. LONG SHOT: Larocco.


FOURTH RACE: 1. Kitty’s Karma, 2. Appealing Lady, 3. Diamond Debbie. LONG SHOT: Slew’s Charm.


FIFTH RACE: 1. #6 Popsracer (15-1), 2. I’ll Play My Hand, 3. Woody’s Folly. LONG SHOT: Poythress.

It’s taken five races to finally gets this 3-year-old around two turns. By Scat Daddy out of a Lemon Drop Kid mare, he is bred to go two turns. There’s a good work coming into the race and jockey Victor Espinoza takes over.


SIXTH RACE: 1. Yet Anotherkafwin, 2. Hennythelovepenny, 3. Cadet Roni. LONG SHOT: Zananb.


SEVENTH RACE: 1. Minster’sadventure, 2. Sadie Clare, 3. Wild Bella. LONG SHOT: West Coast Storm.


EIGHTH RACE: 1. #8 Be a Lady (6-1) BEST BET, 2. Pulpit Rules, 3. Bella Anatola. LONG SHOT: Juju’s Mojo.

This 2-year-old filly left her race at the starting gate in her debut. Beside, trainer Peter Eurton has better numbers second time out than with first-timers. Jockey Mario Gutierrez keeps the mount on this son of Cindago, which is pure sprint breeding.

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