Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Friday, April 20

FIRST RACE: 1. Winning Element, 2. Gosilently, 3. Ya Gotta Wanna. LONG SHOT: It’s a New Year.

SECOND RACE: 1. Quiet No More, 2. Albeit, 3. Dizzy Diva. LONG SHOT: Reinahermosa.

THIRD RACE: 1. Wampus, 2. Whacked, 3. Angel On Point. LONG SHOT: Smart Little Devil.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Time for Ebby, 2. Marley’s Freedom, 3. Surrender Now. LONG SHOT: Yuvetsi.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Dreamer’s Reality, 2. Sidepocket Action, 3. Sir Eddie. LONG SHOT: Animo.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Trojan Time, 2. American All Star, 3. Sierra Echo. LONG SHOT: Nova.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Briartic Gal, 2. Anita G., 3. Where’s the D. LONG SHOT: Veronica Bay.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Dr. Troutman, 2. Awesome Heights, 3. Dreams of Valor. LONG SHOT: Cats Blame.

NINTH RACE: 1. North County Guy, 2. Alternate Rhythm, 3. Quad. LONG SHOT: Bonaventure.

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for April 14-15

Note: Sorry no picks this weekend. Just no time.


Top choice winners: 0

Second choice winners: 4 (Orejas $4.80, first; Dare to Enter $4, second; Creative Spark $15.40, sixth; Cinnamon Twist $5.20, seventh)

Third choice winners: 1 (Halo Darlin $15.80, eighth)

Long shot winners: 0

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Friday, April 13

FIRST RACE: 1. Southern Freedom, 2. Orejas, 3. Roman Tizzy. LONG SHOT: Hackleton.

SECOND RACE: 1. Write Me a Song, 2. Dare to Enter, 3. Ministertomyheart. LONG SHOT: Tre.

THIRD RACE: 1. Bad and Bougie, 2. Paprika, 3. Pulpacheeks. LONG SHOT: And Counting.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Studly Perfection, 2. Time for Cioppino, 3. Shackalov. LONG SHOT: Lipster.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Midnight Lilly, 2. An Eddie Surprise, 3. Cynthiana. LONG SHOT: Looking At Thelake.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Blame the Weather, 2. Creative Spark, 3. Dee Way to Go. LONG SHOT: Biscotti Gal.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Estherfourfourteen, 2. Cinnamon Twist, 3. Condi. LONG SHOT: All Net.

EIGHTH RACE: 1.Silverspun Pickup, 2. Promnesia, 3. Halo Darlin. LONG SHOT: Wonderful Lie.


Top choice winners: 1 (Mesa Sky $8.40, eighth)

Second choice winners: 3 (Glorious Crown $9.20, third; Hoppertunity $2.40, fifth; Ax Man $3.60, sixth)

Third choice winners: 0

Long shot winners: 3 (Saratoga Morning $11.20, first; Princess Dorian $9.80, second; Married by Now $46, fourth)

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Sunday, April 8

FIRST RACE: 1. Harliss, 2. Conquest Smartee, 3. Imagineiamfastest. LONG SHOT: Saratoga Morning.

SECOND RACE: 1. Love a Honeybadger, 2. Lucky Student, 3. Red Stich. LONG SHOT: Princess Dorian.

THIRD RACE: 1. Borg, 2. Glorious Crown, 3. Awesome E K. LONG SHOT: Dapper Dixie.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Super Patriot, 2. South Boot Shirley, 3. Radish. LONG SHOT: Married by Now.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Twentytwentyvision, 2. Hoppertunity, 3. Noble Nick. LONG SHOT: Beaumarchais.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Dia de Pago, 2. Ax Man, 3. Aquila. LONG SHOT: Calexman.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Skelton Pass, 2. Tina’s Exchange, 3. Oiseau de Guerre. LONG SHOT: Love My Bud.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Mesa Sky, 2. Atomic Action, 3. Lambo Luxx. LONG SHOT: Ps Bettin On You.

NINTH RACE: 1. Ok Doll, 2. Nine Point Nine, 3. Del Mar Ann. LONG SHOT: MCadame Mousse.


Top choice winners: 4 (Zusha $8.40, first race; Fatale Bere $17.80, fifth; Accountability $11, seventh; Midnight Bisou $3.20, 11th)

Second choice winners: 0

Third choice winners: 5 (More Honor $7.40, second; Heck Yeah $5.20, sixth; Justify $3.80, ninth; Beau Recall $10.80, 10th; Pantsonfire $6.40, 12th)

Long shot winners: 0

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Saturday, April 7

Race 5 (Grade III Providencia): 1. Fatale Bere, 2. Paved, 3. Ms Bad Behavior. Long shot: Lexington Grace.

Race 9 (Grade I Santa Anita Derby): 1. Instilled Regard, 2. Bolt d’Oro, 3. Justify. Long shot: Pepe Tono.

Race 10 (Grade II Royal Heroine): 1. Enola Gray, 2. Madame Stripes, 3. Beau Recall. Long shot: Mongolian Shopper.

Race 11 (Grade I Santa Anita Oaks): 1. Midnight Bisou, 2. Finess Bere. 3. Thirteen Squared. Long shot: We All Have Dreams.

For the rest of my picks go to:

Friday’s results

Top choice winners: 2 (Dhafeera $10.20, first race; Subic Bay $11.80, fifth)

Second choice winners: 0

Third choice winners: 2 (Most Amusing $2.60, second; Tangled Up in Ju $4.40, seventh)

Long shot winners: 3 (Restrainedvengence $13.60, third; Dukes Up $11.20, fourth; Gringo Star $15.60, sixth)

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Friday, April 6

FIRST RACE: 1. Dhafeera, 2. You Missed It, 3. Chalky. LONG SHOT: Tiz Goldilux.

SECOND RACE: 1. Littlebitamedal, 2. Lontani, 3. Most Amusing. LONG SHOT: Highly Distorted.

THIRD RACE: 1. Axelrod, 2. Cono, 3. Colosi. LONG SHOT: Restrainedvengence.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Out of Patience, 2. General Ike, 3. Mercer Island. LONG SHOT: Dukes Up.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Subic Bay, 2. Twirling Apples, 3. Pady Jean. LONG SHOT: Oh Scatty Oh.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Trojans Time, 2. Bourbon Dude, 3. Midnight Soot. LONG SHOT: Gringo Star.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Tee Em Eye, 2. Rizzi’s Honors, 3. Tangled Up in Ju. LONG SHOT: Velvet Jones.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Mongolian Empire, 2. Rancor, 3. Pacific Strike. LONG SHOT: Party Dancer.


Top choice winners: 2 (Roaring Rule $9.60, third race; Leroy $5.60, eighth)

Second choice winners: 1 (Diva La Mousse $4.60, fifth)

Third choice winners: 0

Long shot winners: 0

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Thursday, April 5

FIRST RACE: 1. Kochees, 2. Coastline, 3. Boy Howdy. LONG SHOT: True Valor.

SECOND RACE: 1. Veiled Heat, 2. Yalla, 3. Sonnet’s Joy. LONG SHOT: Madera Jubilee.

THIRD RACE: 1. Roaring Rule, 2. I’ll Wrap It Up, 3. City Steel. LONG SHOT: Shackleford Banks.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Donut Girl, 2. Tiny Tina, 3. Avail. LONG SHOT: An Eddie Surprise.

FIFTH RACE: 1.California Breeze, 2. Diva La Mousse, 3. Foxtail. LONG SHOT: Tanda’s Joy.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Where’s the D, 2. My Project Girl, 3. Pomp and Party. LONG SHOT: Tuscany Beauty.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Dreamy Gal, 2. Lostintranzlation, 3. X S Gold. LONG SHOT: Almost Reality.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Leroy, 2. Perfect Wager, 3. Flynn. LONG SHOT: Seattle Encounter.


Top choice winners: 2 (Anatolian Heat $13.80, first race; Vasilika $4, fourth)

Second choice winners: 0

Third choice winners: 2 (Rhettbutler $10.60, third; Ike Walker $9, eighth)

Long shot winners: 2 (Shy Carmelita $41, sixth; Wandering Patrol $17.60, seventh)

Good luck.