Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Friday, May 11

FIRST RACE: 1. Soltero, 2. Frankincense, 3. Cajun Treasure. LONG SHOT: Desert Stone.

SECOND RACE: 1. Over Emphasize, 2. Tijori, 3. Sparky Ville. LONG SHOT: Toothless Wonder.

THIRD RACE: 1. Street to Indy, 2. Kona Coast, 3. Momma’s Baby Boy. LONG SHOT: Nate’s Attack.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Canadian Game, 2. Majestic Eagle, 3. Sellwood. LONG SHOT: Scat Big Dad.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Mesa Sky, 2. I’ll Wrap It Up, 3. Atomic Action. LONG SHOT: Private Prospect.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Southern Warlord, 2. Candy Crew, 3. Joejoe’s Kingdom. LONG SHOT: American All Star.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Peace, 2. Take the One O One, 3. Longden. LONG SHOT: Dark Vader.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Call Ended, 2. Ashley’s Big Guy, 3. Perfect Tale. LONG SHOT: Buddy Bear.

Good luck.


Top choice winners: 3 (Briartic Gal $9.40, first race; Whirling $13.80, second; Dreamy Gal $4.80, fifth)

Second choice winners: 2 (Well Measured $4.80, fourth; The All Button $12.60, seventh)

Third choice winners: 2 (Winner’s Dream $4.60, third; Misty Slew $3.40, sixth)

Long shot winners: 0

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Thursday, May 10

FIRST RACE: 1. Briartic Gal, 2. Jill Madden, 3. I’m No Patsy. LONG SHOT: Veronica Bay.

SECOND RACE: 1. Whirling, 2. Jaccat, 3. Hottalabamba. LONG SHOT: Etching.

THIRD RACE: 1. Lookinforadanger, 2. Quiet No More, 3. Winner’s Dream. LONG SHOT: Tee Em Eye.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Blaze’n Prospector, 2. Well Measured, 3. True Valor. LONG SHOT: Finallygotabentley.

FIFTH RACE: 1. All of a Sudden, 2. Dreamy Gal, 3. Madame Mousse. LONG SHOT: Forthenineteen.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Whatyouciswhatuget, 2. Cinnamon Toast, 3. Misty Slew. LONG SHOT: Curlina Curlina.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Beantown Boys, 2. The All Button, 3. Popular Kid. LONG SHOT: Pioneerof the West.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. South Boot Shirley, 2. Radish, 3. Zillinda. LONG SHOT: Pulpitinthesky.


Top choice winners: 2 (Rprettyboyfloyd $4.60, second race; Yalla $6.60, third)

Second choice winners: 2 (Devils Beauty $5, sixth; Fault $3.20, seventh)

Third choice winners: 2 (An Eddie Surprise $5.20, fourth; Achira $3.60, eighth)

Long shot winners: 0

Good luck

Horse racing, Santa Anita

Santa Anita opinions for Sunday, May 6

FIRST RACE: 1. Streak of Luck, 2. X S Gold, 3. Almost Reality. LONG SHOT: Quinnie.

SECOND RACE: 1. Rprettyboyflody, 2. Above Board, 3. Moonlight Blue. LONG SHOT: Howdy.

THIRD RACE: 1. Yalla, 2. Irish Cream N Kafe, 3. Mariana’s Girl. LONG SHOT: Smart Rachel.

FOURTH RACE: 1. Diva La Mousse, 2. Red Shelby, 3. An Eddie Surprise. LONG SHOT: Lucky Lula.

FIFTH RACE: 1. Irish Dame, 2. Devil’s Beauty, 3. Parasail. LONG SHOT: Dragon Flower.

SIXTH RACE: 1. Charmingslew, 2. Paprika, 3. Whata Flirt. LONG SHOT: Martinis N Bikinis.

SEVENTH RACE: 1. Vale Dori, 2. Fault, 3. Mended. LONG SHOT: Shenandoah Queen.

EIGHTH RACE: 1. Speakers, 2. Battleground State, 3. Achira. LONG SHOT: Helen Hillary.

NINTH RACE: 1. Jerry’s Thunder, 2. Vegas Itch, 3. Duke of Fallbrook. LONG SHOT: Red Obsession.


Top choice winners: 1 (Sigur Ros $24.80, ninth race)

Second choice winners: 4 (Love a Honeybadger $14.60, fifth; Fahan Mura $4.30, sixth; Quad $4.60, eighth; Zap Again $4, 10th)

Third choice winners: 3 (Tammy’s Window $9, first; Amada Rafaela $3.40, third; Treasuring $11.80, seventh)

Long shot winners: 0


Top choice winners: 0

Second choice winners: 1 (American Gal $7.80, sixth race)

Third choice winners: 0

Fourth choice winners: 2 (Limousine Liberal $10.80, eighth; Justify $7.80, 12th)

Long shot winners: 0

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

@Jeff_Nahill on Twitter

Horse racing, Santa Anita

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.