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, March 16

Preview: Once again rain is in the forecast the next two days so make sure to check if the turf races are on the grass. If not, they are not a play. Good luck.

FIRST RACE: 1. Betdesilvergold, 2. Tiz Deliteful, 3. Herunbridledpower. LONG SHOT: Holidayincamboadia.

SECOND RACE: 1. Line Drive, 2. Silverspin Pickup, 3. Avail. LONG SHOT: Fracas.

THIRD RACE: 1. Trustini, 2. Ladybug, 3. She Beat the Fire. LONG SHOT: Sea Glass.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Muchos Besos, 2. I’ll Wrap It Up, 3. Stormin Monarcho. LONG SHOT: Dukes Up.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Not Now Carolyn , 2. Night Time Inc, 3. Life’s Blessings. LONG SHOT: Tink’s Rwirl.

SIXTH RACE: 1. El Super, 2. Lewis Vale, 3. Sense of Glory. LONG SHOT: Winning Causeway.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. West Palm Beach, 2. Toinette, 3. Silken Spy. LONG SHOT: Ms Dupree.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Rpyal Seeker, 2. Awesome E K, 3. Magical More. LONG SHOT: Hack.


Top choice winners: 2 (Optic $4.40, third race; Devils Beauty $3.80, fifth)

Second choice winners: 0

Third choice winners: 1 (Smiling Tigress $11, sixth)

Long shot winners: 0

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Santa Anita opinions for Thursday, March 1

Preview: Check changes in the morning because the grass races might come off following rain earlier this week. And look for rain Friday or Saturday again. Winter has come in March this year.

FIRST RACE: 1. Tell Me More, 2. Turing Machine, 3. Unlucky Hillary. LONG SHOT: Brandon’s Law.

SECOND RACE: 1. First Dudette, 2. Emboldened, 3. Poetic. LONG SHOT: Fracas.

THIRD RACE: 1. Fabrication, 2. Sharon’s Fury, 3. Bourbon Dude. LONG SHOT: Your Grace.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Pure Pursuit, 2. Towards the Light, 3. Milhaud. LONG SHOT: Capes Hot Rocket.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Looking At TheLake (best bet), 2. Zero Zee, 3. Candy Ruler. LONG SHOT: No Comparison.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Pica, 2. Wedding Blush, 3. Parasail. LONG SHOT: Scathing.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Moonlight Blue, 2. Super Echelon, 3. Big Day Tomorrow. LONG SHOT: Moonman.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Bee Sweet, 2. Tim’s Girl, 3. Silverado Mist. LONG SHOT: Topaz Time.


Top choice winners: 3 (El Asesino $8.40, second race; Miss Sunset $4.40, third; Graycaster $5.20, fifth)

Second choice winners: 2 (Royal Opera House $11.80, first; Masked $3.80, seventh)

Third choice winners: 1 (Travieza $9, ninth)

Long shot winners: 2 (Blame It On Alphie $10.80, fourth; Clear the Mine $13.40, eighth)

Good Luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Sunday, Feb. 25

FIRST RACE: 1. Awesome Heights, 2. Royal Opera House, 3. Particleacelerator. LONG SHOT: Sunny Kat.

SECOND RACE: 1. El Asesino, 2. Alternate Rhythm , 3. Imagineiamfastest. LONG SHOT: Charming Gent.

THIRD RACE: 1. Miss Sunset, 2. Majestic Heat, 3. Shy Carmelita. LONG SHOT: Bad Ju Ju.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Spin Me a Kiss, 2. Instant Reflex, 3. Bowie. LONG SHOT: Blame It On Alphie.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Graycaster, 2. Upo, 3. Facts Matter. LONG SHOT: Nate’s Attack.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Herunbridledpower, 2. Sweetwater Gal, 3. Rockantharos. LONG SHOT: Fruity.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Cono, 2. Masked, 3. Trusting Friend. LONG SHOT: La La Land.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Raagheb, 2. Stormin Monarcho, 3. Ike Walker. LONG SHOT: Clear the Mine.

NINTH RACE: 1. Rockin Ready, 2. Stradella Road, 3. Travieza. LONG SHOT: Spiel.


Top choice winners: 2 (Fibonacci $4.60, first race; Mondaymorningblues $3.60, fifth)

Second choice winners: 3 (Condi $4.60, sixth; Karmic Affinity $3.40, eighth; Mongolian Shopper $48.20, 10th)

Third choice winners: 2 (Rosie My Rosie $5.40, second; Trifecta $14.20, seventh)

Long shot winners: 1 (Conquest Tsunami $12.40, fourth)

Good luck.

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Saturday, Feb. 24

FIRST RACE: 1. Fibonacci (best bet), 2. Concur, 3. Majestic Eagle. LONG SHOT: Phoenix Fire.

SECOND RACE: 1. Lucky Student, 2. Gift of a Star, 3. Rosie My Rosie. LONG SHOT: Winner’s Dream.

THIRD RACE: 1. Full Access, 2. Here and There, 3. Yes Yes Yes. LONG SHOT: Templar.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Tombelaine, 2. Stormy Liberal, 3. Calculator. LONG SHOT: Conquest Tsunami.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Mondaymorningblues, 2. Creative Spark, 3. Allie’s Love. LONG SHOT: South Boot Shirley.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Dee Way to Go, 2. Condi, 3. Wampus. LONG SHOT: Mongolian Rahy.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Going for the Win, 2. For Greater Glory, 3. Trifecta. LONG SHOT: Lucky J Lane.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Get Yourself Home, 2. Karmic Affinity, 3. Zillinda. LONG SHOT: Wendy’s Back.

NINTH RACE: 1. Powder, 2. Life’s Blessing, 3. Rockport Babe. LONG SHOT: Bat Scene.

10TH RACE: 1. Samba Inc, 2. Mongolian Shopper, 3. Algorhythmic. LONG SHOT: Princess Princess.


Top choice winners: 3 (Mistressofthenight $6.20, second race; Mixed Emotions $6, sixth; Acker $6.40, eighth)

Second choice winners: 3 (Prairie Citizen $9.60, first; Bad Boy Leroy $7.40, third; South Texas Lingo $12.60, seventh)

Third choice winners: 0

Long shot winners: 1 (Double Touch $25, fifth)

Good luck

@Jeff_Nahill on Twitter

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Friday, Feb. 23 (UPDATED)

FIRST RACE: 1. Mongolian Window (best bet), 2. Prairie Citizen, 3. Super Patriot. LONG SHOT: Sweet Congrats.

SECOND RACE: 1. Mistressofthenight, 2. Dalsaros, 3. Lake Time. LONG SHOT: Americana.

THIRD RACE: 1. Mor Candy, 2. Bad Boy Leroy, 3. Jerry’s Thunder. LONG SHOT: Bear Down Cats.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Shining Armada, 2. Victoria Falls, 3. Party At Midnight. LONG SHOT: Misty Slew.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Desert Law, 2. The Critical Way, 3. B Squared. LONG SHOT: Double Touch.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Mixed Emotions, 2. Whacked, 3. On My Soul. LONG SHOT: Calimonco Action.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Rafter One (SCRATCHED), 2. Midnight Cello, 3. Rprettyboyfloyd. LONG SHOT: Winning Causeway. New selections: 1. Midnight Cello, 2. South Texas Lingo, 3. Rprettyboyfloyd. LONG SHOT: Winning Causeway.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Winning Element (SCRATCHED), 2. Lauren’s Ladd, 3. Acker. LONG SHOT: For Him. New selections: 1. Acker, 2. Principla Bob, 3. Lauren’s Ladd. LONG SHOT: Bacoli.


Top choice winners: 3 (Stone Hands $3.60, second race; Fahan Mura $13.80, fourth; Pulpit Rider $7.60, seventh)

Second choice winners: 0

Third Choice winners: 3 (Little Nati $8.80, third; Willy Tell Him $5.80, sixth; Heck Yeah $3.80, eighth)

Long shot winners: 0

Good Luck.

@Jeff_Nahill on Twitter

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Monday, Feb. 19

Preview: Not sure what’s going to happen with turf racing and the weather. It was starting to rain late Sunday night here in San Diego County. If a race is taken off the turf all picks in that race are off the board.

FIRST RACE: 1. Dhafeera, 2. Lady Mamba, 3. Radish. LONG SHOT: Golden Kitten.

SECOND RACE: 1. Stone Hands, 2. Zap Again, 3. Pampers n’ Boots. LONG SHOT: Borden County.

THIRD RACE: 1. Tiki Bar Logic, 2. Quiet No More, 3. Little Nati. LONG SHOT: Tizno’s Dilemma.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Fahan Mura, 2. Little Bit Lovely, 3. Revenue Virginius. LONG SHOT: Peach Cove.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Ministertomyheart, 2. Moon Juice, 3. Catability. LONG SHOT: Pure Moment.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Rustic Canyon, 2. Yes I’m Ready, 3. Willy Tell Him. LONG SHOT: Perfect Tale.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Pulpit Rider, 2. One Fast Broad, 3. X S Gold. LONG SHOT: Carpathia.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Continental Divide (best bet), 2. Intimidate, 3. Heck Yeah. LONG SHOT: Faversham.

NINTH RACE: 1. Radio Silence, 2. Home Run Kitten, 3. Rate for Me. LONG SHOT: Chief Hosa.


Top choice winners: 3 (Justify $3, second race; Big League $3.40, third; Ransomed $10.80, seventh)

Second choice winners: 2 (Awesome $6, fifth; Bunny Yogurt $8.40, ninth)

Third choice winners: 3 (Glorious Hour $10.20, first; Pubilius Syrus $7.20, fourth; Selcourt $4.20, eighth)

Long shot winners: 0

Good luck.

@Jeff_Nahill on Twitter