Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Sunday, April 1

FIRST RACE: 1. Anatolian Heat, 2. Fly to Mars, 3. Eric the Trojan. LONG SHOT: Ann Arbor Eddie.

SECOND RACE: 1. Scathing, 2. Wedding Blush, 3. Devil’s Beauty. LONG SHOT: Coronado Cool.

THIRD RACE: 1. Our Tiger’s Boy, 2. Cpatain N. Barron, 3. Rhettbutler. LONG SHOT: Harbor Driver.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Vasilika, 2. Saida, 3. Miss Boom Boom. LONG SHOT: Revenue Virginius.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Gemini Journey, 2. Winner’s Dream, 3. Little Nati. LONG SHOT: Ransomed.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Fuerza, 2. Angel Allie, 3. Spin Me a Kiss. LONG SHOT: Shy Carmelita.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Coco Kisses, 2. Got an Obsession, 3. Whoa Nessie. LONG SHOT: Wandering Patrol.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Deal With It Dude, 2. Donworth, 3. Ike Walker. LONG SHOT: Two Thirty Five.

NINTH RACE: 1. Bartlett Hall, 2. Desolation Sound, 3. Goodwillambassador. LONG SHOT: Nate’s Attack.


Top choice winners: 3 (Jay Makes Us laugh $10.60, first race; Bitte $4.80, eighth; El Tovar $10, 10th)

Second choice winners: 1 (Fire to the Wire $5.40, sixth)

Third choice winners: 2 (lighthouse Point $26.20, third; Dr. Dorr $4.20, fourth)

Long shot winners: 0

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Saturday, March 31

FIRST RACE: 1. Jay Makes Us Laugh, 2. Rick’s Dream, 3. Milton Freewater. LONG SHOT: Twirling Tiger.

SECOND RACE: 1. Crown the Kitten, 2. Landwade Lad, 3. Buymeabond. LONG SHOT: Bourbon Soul.

THIRD RACE: 1. Williston Dude, 2. Vegas Rich, 3. Lighthouse Point. LONG SHOT: Royal Seeker.

FOURTH RACE: 1. The Lieutenant, 2. Cat Burglar, 3. Dr. Dorr. LONG SHOT: Clear the Mine.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Tiz Toffee, 2. No Wine Untasted, 3. Into Glamour. LONG SHOT: International Diva.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Liberty Jack, 2. Fire to the Wire, 3. Chrisiscookin. LONG SHOT: Marvelous Max.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Tizanillusion, 2. Salten Sapity, 3. Beau Square. LONG SHOT: Gotham Desire.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Bitte, 2. Milhaud, 3. Pampers n’ Boots. LONG SHOT: On the Fence.

NINTH RACE: 1. Honeymoonz Over, 2. Joeray, 3. Luke’s On Fire. LONG SHOT: Elevated Knight.

10TH RACE: 1. El Tovar, 2. Closing Time, 3. Green With Eddie. LONG SHOT: Kenny Benny.


Top choice winners: 3 (Cow Dog $3.80, first race; Allie’s Love $8.20, seventh; Ten Blessings $3, eighth)

Second choice winners: 3 (Towards the Light $3.60, second; Fibonacci $3.20, fourth; Out of The Flames $3.80, sixth)

Third choice winners: 1 (Save Ground $4.60, ninth)

Long shot winners: 1 (Joejoe’s Kingdom $15, third)

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Friday, March 30

FIRST RACE: 1. Bee Sweet, 2. Brandon’s Law, 3. Turing Machine. LONG SHOT: Majestic Design.

SECOND RACE: 1. Latitude, 2. Towards the Light, 3. Pure Pursuit. LONG SHOT: Tiz the Ticket.

THIRD RACE: 1. Sir Valentine, 2. Royal Trump, 3. Candy Crew. LONG SHOT: Joejoe’s Kingdom.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Continental Divide, 2. Fibonacci, 3. East Rand. LONG SHOT: True Loyalty.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Cow Dog, 2. Mi Pajarito, 3. Mariana’s Girl. LONG SHOT: Baby Beauty.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Pursuing The Dream, 2. Out of The Flames, 3. Factorofwon. LONG SHOT: Travieza.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Allie’s Love, 2. baby Brown, 3. Irish Cream N Kafe. LONG SHOT: Bragging Rights.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Ten Blessings, 2. Excitations, 3. Conquest Cobra. LONG SHOT: So Conflated.

NINTH RACE: 1. Huddle, 2. Minister’s Glory, 3. Save Ground. LONG SHOT: Mavericks.


Top choice winners: 4 (Tenthousandreasons $7.20, second race; Moonlight Blue $3.80, fifth; Longden $4.40, sixth; True Royalty $11.80, seventh)

Second choice winners: 0

Third choice winners: 2 (Gosilently $4, first; Kenjisstorm $9, fourth)

Long shot winners: 0

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Thursday, March 29

FIRST RACE: 1. Frankincense, 2. Friendly Outthedor, 3. Gosilently. LONG SHOT: Ding Dong Ditch.

SECOND RACE: 1. Tenthousandreasons, 2. Blame the Weather, 3. Sweet Treat. LONG SHOT: Angel Tears.

THIRD RACE: 1. Street Vision, 2. Papa Turf, 3. Ketos. LONG SHOT: Red Carpet Cat.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Free Rose, 2. Isotherm, 3. Kenjisstorm. LONG SHOT: Ward ‘n Jerry.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Moonlight Blue, 2. Uncle Billy, 3. Taco Tuesday. LONG SHOT: Reverend Al.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Longden, 2. Phoenix Fire, 3. Jimmy Chila. LONG SHOT: Formal Dude.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. True Royalty, 2. Best of Me, 3. Highland Lass. LONG SHOT: Well Hello.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Conquest Typhoon, 2. A Red Tie Day, 3. Royal Albert Hall. LONG SHOT: Lucky Bryan.

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Friday, March 23

Preview: For those that don’t know, I had kidney stone surgery on Monday, and haven’t been able to handicap this week. I hope to do Sunday’s card, but doubt it so we will shoot for next Thursday.


Top choice winners: 5 (Where’s the D $14.80, second race; Crazy Uncle Rick $2.80, third; Dizzy Diva $3.40, fifth; Spectator $4, sixth; Donut Girl $9, ninth)

Second choice winners: 1 (Madam Dancealot $4.60, eighth)

Third choice winners: 0

Long shot winners: 1 (Empress Rules $7.60, first)

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Sunday, March 18

Preview: Just a personal note in that I’m not when I will return to handicapping this coming week as I’m having surgical procedure on Monday. Don’t expect to be out long, but you never say never. Thanks for reading and good luck.

FIRST RACE: 1. Mining Diamonds, 2. Just Be Held, 3. Tiz Mi Haina. LONG SHOT: Empress Rules.

SECOND RACE: 1. Where’s the D, 2. Rosie My Rosie, 3. Honor Maker. LONG SHOT: Jill Madden.

THIRD RACE: 1. Crazy Uncle Rick, 2. Earnednevergiven, 3. Nova. LONG SHOT: Mongolian Groom.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Risky Proposition, 2. Gray Admiral, 3. Zippy Groom. LONG SHOT: Black Site.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Dizzy Diva, 2. Shining Armada, 3. Sonnet’s Joy. LONG SHOT: Angela’s Rose.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Spectator, 2. She’s No Drama, 3. Dis Smart Cat. LONG SHOT: Ms Wakaya.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Stringent, 2. Tina’s Exchange, 3. Grazen Sky. LONG SHOT: Elwood J.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Laseen (best bet), 2. Madam Dancealot, 3. Midnight Crossing. LONG SHOT: Sassy Little Lila.

NINTH RACE: 1. Donut Girl, 2. Champagne Honey, 3. Whatyouciswhatuget. LONG SHOT: Sweet Maria.


Top choice winners: 0

Second choice winners: 1 (Coil Me Home $5.20, 10th race)

Third choice winners: 2 (River Boyne $4.80, eighth; Fault $9, ninth)

Long shot winners: 1 (Here and There $7.20, fourth)

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Saturday, March 17

Preview: The main track was sealed after Friday’s races and it supposedly rained pretty good at least at one point Friday night. What that means for the grass, I’m not sure. My guess is they are off the turf. We’ll see.

FIRST RACE: 1. Jungle Warfare, 2. Majestic Eagle, 3. Noivo. LONG SHOT: Englander.

SECOND RACE: 1. Go Girl Gone, 2. Swallows Inn Gal, 3. Cow Dog. LONG SHOT: Mongolian Rahy.

THIRD RACE: 1. Miss Sunset, 2. How About Zero, 3. Barbara Beatrice. LONG SHOT: Cuddle Alert.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Omdurman, 2. Drummer, 3. Chromium. LONG SHOT: Here and There.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Dark Energy, 2. Miner’s Light, 3. Mr. Twinery. LONG SHOT: Sagittari.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Trickonomics, 2. Will Tell, 3. Easter Morn. LONG SHOT: Swiss Minister.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Yes I’m Ready, 2. Jerry’s Thunder, 3. Schooley. LONG SHOT: Git On Your Pulpit.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Inscom, 2. Afleet Ascent, 3. River Boyne. LONG SHOT: Heck Yeah.

NINTH RACE: 1. Bishop’s Pond, 2. Mended, 3. Fault. LONG SHOT: Eccentric Spinster.

10TH RACE: 1. Gringo Star, 2. Coil Me Home, 3. Fashionably Fast. LONG SHOT: Famous Rock Star.


Top choice winners: 4 (Line Drive $4, second race; Trustini $11.80, third; Muchos Besos $27.40, fourth; West Palm Beach $4.80, seventh)

Second choice winners: 4 (Life’s Blessings $4, fifth; Lewis Vale $3.60, sixth)

Third choice winners: 4 (Herunbridledpower $3.20, first; Magical More $12.40, eighth)

Long shot winners: 0

Good luck.