Hello, my name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we welcome Rob Henie back with another handicapping lesson.
Saturday is the last day to gain Kentucky Derby points. You’ve got Improbable vs. Omaha Beach at Oaklawn in the Arkansas Derby. Should be interesting. And, you’ve got minor points at the Lexington Stakes where Sueno, for Keith Desormeaux, and Golden Gate Fields favorite Anothertwistafate are both looking for a win and enough points for a trip to Louisville.
We preview the Arkansas Derby with a story about Omaha Beach and Richard Mandella’s 15-year absence from the Derby. You can read it by just clicking here.
In that story, we also dig down into the alarmingly short fields at Santa Anita over the weekend. Here are some stats to chew on.
--Saturday’s card has 59 starters over nine races, but seven of the races have only six starters, making for an average 6.5 starters a race. On Sunday, there are 49 starters over eight races, with five races with only five starters (6.1 average).
--In 2018, on Saturday there were 11 races with 84 starters (7.6 average). And on Sunday, nine races with 70 starters (7.8 average).
--In 2018, 770 horses worked over the main dirt track and training track in the week following
We talk about some of the possible reasons for this which includes the prominence of Keeneland and the shutting down the downhill turf course. Give it a read and see what you think. Again, just click here.
Weekly handicapping lesson
It’s time for our weekly handicapping lesson from Rob Henie of the WCHR (West Coast Handicapping Report) and the ECHR (East Coast Handicapping Report). The thinking is if you can know and understand the strategies, it will make you a better handicapper.
Today’s lesson is from the first race at Santa Anita. The floor is yours Rob.
“The weekend begins with an optional claimer at a mile on the turf. We ended Friday’s card with a nice $26 top-pick winner for members, and though nothing close to that price here in the opener, we’re solidly behind our top selection in KITTY BOOM BOOM (#1). This is a field of six, and usually with smaller fields going long on the turf, most jocks will stay relatively close to one another before turning things into a sprint for home, which is precisely why we believe this runner is a standout here. It’s always noteworthy when a horse shows success doing something for the first time, and in the case of this one, she ran super, no doubt pleasing her connections. Not only did she settle super in her first route, even flicking her ears forward at one point (an indication that the horse is enjoying things), but down the lane,
“Hot / Cold Race Trends: none
“Win Contenders (order of preference): 1-4
“X Out Runners (eliminating on the win end): 3
“3 Ciao Luna - Came home in 13.3 seconds going ⅞ on the main track, and that’s likely not gonna translate well enough here today.
“Morning Line Underlays / Overlays:
“1 Kitty Boom Boom - Morning Line 5-2 / WCHR Line 7-5
“3 Ciao Luna - Morning Line 6-1 / WCHR Line 10-1
“6 An Eddie Surprise - Morning Line 2-1 / WCHR Line 4-1
“TOP PICK: KITTY BOOM BOOM (#1 5-2 Van Dyke) *SINGLE*
“SECOND CHOICE: HOT ON THE TRAIL (#4 3-1 Roman)”
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At the end of the second race, Night at the Opera fell near the finish line. The green screens came out to hide what was happening from the public and you couldn’t help but think it was fatality No. 24 since Dec. 26. But, as he was being attended to, he just popped right back up and walked onto the van as if it was his own personal Uber. He got a good round of applause. The vets made a diagnosis that he fell because of exhaustion and he was taken straight to the barn rather than the medical facility.
And then, after the seventh race, Wandering Patrol also got a ride back to the barn after finishing third in the seventh race. Jockey
Santa Anita review
Not a lot to say about the feature, an allowance/optional claimer for Cal-bred fillies and mares going 6 ½ furlongs for $57,000. Tapitha Bonita ran a smart stalking race to win by 2 ¼ lengths for trainer Bill Spwar and jockey Tiago Pereira. She paid $6.00, $3.40 and $2.40. Chasin Lucas was second and Wandering Patrol finished third. (See above.)
“We’ve been trying to get her in route races, but they don’t seem to fill,” Spawr told Mike Willman of Santa Anita. “This race was a last-minute decision, because we’d still like to run her long, but it worked out fine.”
Santa Anita preview
No other way to put it, but these are a couple of thin weekend cards. And by thin, we mean real thin. (Wait until you see Sunday’s racing.) Seven of the nine races on Saturday are six horses, just on the cusp of having to cancel the roulette wager. Let’s hope for no scratches. There are four turf races, all a mile since the downhill course is closed to sprints. The card starts at 1 p.m.
The feature is the $75,000 Mizdirection Stakes, which was moved off the downhill course and is now five furlongs on the main turf course. It’s for older fillies and mares. There are, you guessed it, six starters.
Go On Mary is the 2-1 morning-line favorite for trainer Doug O’Neill and jockey
There are co-second favorites in Painting Corners (
Here are the field sizes, in order: 6, 6, 6, 7, 6, 6, 6, 6, 10.
Big races preview
A look at graded stakes or races worth more $100,000 or more on Saturday. All times PST.
11:30 Aqueduct (3): $100,000 Bridgetown Stakes, 3-year-olds, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Regally Irish (8-5)
12:18 Oaklawn (4): Grade 3 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap, 3 and up, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Mitole (4-5)
12:54 Oaklawn (5): $100,000 maiden special weight, fillies 3-years-old, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Annie and Caroline (9-5)
1:24 Keeneland (7): Grade 3 $200,000 Ben Ali Stakes, 4 and up, 1 1/18 miles. Favorite: Flameaway (3-1)
1:31 Oaklawn (6): $101,000 allowance optional claiming, 3-year-olds, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Rowayton (9-5)
1:57 Keeneland (8): $100,000 Giant’s Causeway Stakes, fillies and mares 3 and up, 5 ½ furlongs on turf. Favorite: Morticia (3-1)
2:09 Oaklawn (7): $100,000 maiden special weight3-year-olds, 6 furlongs. Favorite: Breaking News (5-2)
2:21 Aqueduct (8): $200,000 Top Flight Invitational Handicap, fillies and mares 4 and up, 1 1/8 miles. Favorite: Forever Liesl (2-1)
2:34 Keeneland (9): Grade 3 $200,000 Lexington Stakes, 3-year-olds, 1 1/16 miles. Favorite: Anothertwistafate (2-1)
3:12 Keeneland (10): Grade 1 $350,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes, fillies and mares 4 and up, 1 1/16 miles on turf. Favorite: Rushing Fall (6-5)
3:22 Oaklawn (9): Grade 2 $750,000 Oaklawn Handicap, 4 and up, 1 1/8 miles. Favorite: Giant Expectations (3-1)
4:43 Oaklawn (11): Grade 1 $1 million Arkansas Derby, 3-year-olds, 1 1/8 miles. Favorite: Improbable (8-5)
Bob Ike’s SA pick of the day
NINTH RACE: No. 3 Mind Trick (6-1)
Since this is the only race on the card with more than seven starters, it was pretty easy to decide in which race to make a pick. Away since August and coming back as a gelding, this
Friday’s result: Acclimate raced three-wide throughout but lacked a rally in the stretch and turned in a one-paced effort when finishing fifth in the sixth race.
Bob Ike is a Partner/VP of Horsebills.com (here's a video) and the proprietor of BobIkePicks.com (full-card picks, 3 Best Plays and betting strategy).
Ed Burgart’s LA pick of the day
THIRD RACE: No. 3 Luv Is All U Need (5-2)
She is back with own sex, drops in class and gets positive rider switch from Johnny Allen to veteran Christian Aragon. She tossed her head up in the air soon after the start of last fifth-place try when very wide into the stretch. Her maiden victory came under Aragon six races back and she has been facing much stronger since.
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And now the stars of the show, Friday’s results and Saturday’s entries.
Santa Anita Charts Results for Friday, April 12.
Copyright 2019 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 1st day of a 41-day meet. Clear & Fast
6 Furlongs. Purse: $24,000. Maiden Claiming. Fillies. 3 year olds. Claiming Price $30,000. Time 22.65 46.76 1:00.04 1:14.23
|5||Miss Omnipotent||124||5||2||1–hd||2–2||2–3||3–3¾||Mn Garcia||55.10|
|1||New Year New Me||124||1||6||5–2||5–6||5–8||4–1½||Gutierrez||2.10|
|$2 ROULETTE (BLACK)||$2.80|
|$1 EXACTA (4-2)||$8.70|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (4-2-5-1)||$34.04|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (4-2-5-1-8)||$1,522.30|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (4-2-5)||$56.85|
Winner–Tick Tock B.f.3 by Majestic Warrior out of Georgie's Sweetie, by Tribal Rule. Bred by George& Martha Schwary LLC (KY). Trainer: Andrew Lerner. Owner: George and Martha Schwary Racing LLC. Mutuel Pool $114,805 Roulette Pool $112 Exacta Pool $59,324 Superfecta Pool $33,863 Super High Five Pool $3,493 Trifecta Pool $44,275. Claimed–New Year New Me by Fritts, Marie and Seymour, Lauri. Trainer: Vladimir Cerin. Scratched–Appolina.
TICK TOCK sent between horses early, angled in and dueled inside, took a short lead on the turn, inched away under left handed urging in midstretch and won clear. GADOT stalked between horses then outside a rival on the turn, came three deep into the stretch and gained the place. MISS OMNIPOTENT sent between rivals early, dueled outside the winner, fought back on the turn and bested the others. NEW YEAR NEW ME saved ground stalking the pace throughout and weakened in the final furlong. ACADIA FLEET stalked four wide then three deep on the backstretch, angled in off the rail on the turn and also weakened. STELLAR WAY between horses early, dropped back off the rail on the backstretch, angled in a bit off the fence on the turn and had little left for the drive. RHINE DAUGHTER a step slow to begin, settled off the rail, angled in for the turn, came out into the stretch and failed to menace.
5½ Furlongs. Purse: $18,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $12,500. Time 22.43 47.15 1:00.14 1:06.89
|6||Night At the Opera||124||6||3||1–1½||1–½||5–1½||dnf||Flores||13.60|
|$2 ROULETTE (BLACK)||$3.40|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (4-1)||$33.80|
|$1 EXACTA (1-4)||$34.50|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-4-5-2)||$16.39|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-4-5)||$37.10|
Winner–Curly's Mark Dbb.g.4 by Awesome Again out of Princess Dashkova, by Giant's Causeway. Bred by Frederick and May Construction (KY). Trainer: Philip A. Oviedo. Owner: Kleczka, Kevin O., Legan, Dan and Warren, John P.. Mutuel Pool $98,331 Roulette Pool $75 Daily Double Pool $25,681 Exacta Pool $43,658 Superfecta Pool $19,310 Trifecta Pool $31,176. Scratched–none.
CURLY'S MARK saved ground stalking the pace, cut the corner into the stretch, bid along the rail past the eighth pole, gained the advantage nearing the sixteenth pole and proved best under some urging. IRON CURTAIN stalked three deep then outside a rival, came three wide into the stretch and just held second between foes late. CAYATE sped to the early lead off the rail then stalked outside the winner, bid alongside the pacesetter on the turn, took the lead leaving the bend, drifted out some in midstretch then drifted in late and narrowly held third. BUCK DUANE stalked between horses and was in a bit tight nearing the half mile pole, pulled and lugged out some to be in close off heels early on the turn, came out three wide into the stretch and just missed the show outside foes late. ROYAL SEEKER between rivals early, chased off the rail, came out into the stretch and lacked a further response. NIGHT AT THE OPERA had speed outside foes, inched away and angled in, set the pace inside, dueled on the turn, came out between foes into the stretch, gave way then fell past the sixteenth pole and was vanned off.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $33,000. Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $35,000. Time 24.03 47.50 1:11.28 1:23.11 1:35.14
|2||Take a Leap||124||2||3||3–½||3–1||2–hd||2–3||2–3½||Gryder||2.60|
|4||Wind Tartare||124||4||2||2–1||2–½||3–½||4–10||4–½||Van Dyke||5.00|
|1||Imperial Creed||111||1||4||5||5||5||5||5||Diaz, Jr.||17.80|
|2||TAKE A LEAP||3.00||2.10|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-3)||$31.20|
|$1 EXACTA (3-2)||$4.10|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (3-2-5)||$4.60|
Winner–Silken Spy B.f.4 by The Factor out of Despite Her Form, by Speightstown. Bred by R-Cher Family Farms, LLC. (KY). Trainer: J. Eric Kruljac. Owner: R-Cher Family Farms LLC and Kruljac, J. Eric. Mutuel Pool $180,308 Daily Double Pool $8,309 Exacta Pool $78,022 Trifecta Pool $57,890. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (4-1-3) paid $31.25. Pick Three Pool $32,467.
SILKEN SPY sped to the early lead, set the pace inside, inched away leaving the second turn and drew off in the stretch under a couple taps of the whip and steady handling while being flagged with the stick in the final furlong. TAKE A LEAP saved ground stalking the winner throughout and bested the others. WHIRLING broke out and bobbled slightly, stalked outside a rival then three deep on the second turn and into the stretch and picked up the show. WIND TARTARE (FR) stalked outside a rival, was between foes leaving the second turn and into the stretch and weakened. IMPERIAL CREED bobbled slightly but broke with the field, dropped back along the inside early, lagged off the pace along the rail, came out some in the stretch and was not a threat.
1 Mile. Purse: $18,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $12,500. Time 23.83 48.16 1:14.28 1:27.26 1:40.54
|8||Lighthouse Point||117||8||3||3–2||3–hd||4–1||4–1½||4–2½||Diaz, Jr.||20.20|
|7||Rolls Royce Deal||124||7||9||7–1||7–2||7–2½||5–1||5–1½||Franco||6.50|
|$2 ROULETTE (RED)||$7.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (3-9)||$31.80|
|$1 EXACTA (9-4)||$20.10|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (9-4-6-8)||$195.42|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (9-4-6)||$88.30|
|$1 X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (9-4-6-8-7)||Carryover $930|
Winner–Implicitly B.c.4 by Artie Schiller out of Ruminate, by Vindication. Bred by Emily Wygod (KY). Trainer: Michael Pender. Owner: Pender Racing LLC and Dunbar, Christopher. Mutuel Pool $122,660 Roulette Pool $151 Daily Double Pool $19,573 Exacta Pool $77,853 Superfecta Pool $41,158 Trifecta Pool $56,183 X-5 Super High Five Pool $1,221. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (1-3-9) paid $69.30. Pick Three Pool $12,052.
IMPLICITLY sped to the early lead, angled in and set the pace inside, opened up on the backstretch, remained clear under urging then steady handling while drifting out some late and proved best. LIBERTY PARK chased off the rail, angled in on the second turn, came out a bit into the stretch and held second. SUNSET SEVEN chased off the inside then outside a rival on the second turn, also came out into the stretch and was edged for the place. LIGHTHOUSE POINT four wide early, chased off the rail then outside leaving the backstretch, came three wide into the stretch and lacked a rally. ROLLS ROYCE DEAL five wide into the first turn, angled to the inside on the backstretch then saved ground to no avail. GRYFFINDOR three deep early, angled in and settled inside, came out a bit into the stretch and lacked a further response. SMOKIN B four wide into the first turn, chased outside then three deep on the second turn and four wide into the stretch and weakened. SPEND IT saved ground off the pace, came out on the second turn and into the stretch, drifted in late and failed to menace. DERBY FACTOR settled between horses then outside a rival, dropped back on the second turn and gave way.
6 Furlongs. Purse: $55,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies. 3 year olds. Time 22.01 45.88 58.20 1:10.96
|7||Hang a Star||124||7||2||2–hd||3–3½||3–5||4–6¾||Talamo||37.60|
|3||Gas Can||117||3||9||8–1||8–1½||6–1½||6–2¼||Diaz, Jr.||70.60|
|8||Royally Bland||124||8||4||3–hd||6–½||7–½||7–5¼||Van Dyke||19.20|
|9||Mind for Mischief||124||9||3||4–hd||4–1||8–3||9–3||Gutierrez||5.20|
|$2 ROULETTE (BLACK)||$6.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (9-6)||$52.80|
|$1 EXACTA (6-4)||$18.90|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (6-4-5-7)||$59.12|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (6-4-5)||$33.50|
|$1 X-5 SUPER HIGH FIVE (6-4-5-7-10)||Carryover $2,507|
Winner–Ce Ce Ch.f.3 by Elusive Quality out of Miss Houdini, by Belong to Me. Bred by Bo Hirsch LLC (KY). Trainer: Michael W. McCarthy. Owner: Bo Hirsch, LLC. Mutuel Pool $228,971 Roulette Pool $275 Daily Double Pool $17,044 Exacta Pool $132,335 Superfecta Pool $66,632 Trifecta Pool $99,967 X-5 Super High Five Pool $2,068. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (3-9-6) paid $64.80. Pick Three Pool $48,491. 50-Cent Pick Four (1-3-9-6) 101 tickets with 4 correct paid $591.90. Pick Four Pool $77,900. $1 Pick Five ((STRONACH5)8-4/7/9-6-7-6) 5 correct paid $2,228.60. Pick Five Pool $191,063. 50-Cent Pick Five (4/6-1-3-9-6) 124 tickets with 5 correct paid $2,227.05. Pick Five Pool $320,089.
CE CE chased a bit off the rail then inside on the turn, bid outside the runner-up leaving the turn and into the stretch, took a short lead past the eighth pole and won clear under a steady hand ride. HONEYFROMTHESOUTH went up inside to duel for the lead, inched clear midway on the turn, fought back along the rail into the stretch and past the eighth pole and was clearly second best. INTO CHOCOLATE angled in and saved ground chasing the pace, cut the corner into the stretch and edged a rival for the show. HANG A STAR dueled between horses then stalked off the rail on the turn, came three deep into the stretch and weakened. HEATHERS GREY chased outside, angled in on the turn, continued a bit off the rail in the stretch and also weakened. GAS CAN broke a bit slowly, settled three deep then outside, came four wide into the stretch and did not rally. ROYALLY BLAND dueled three deep between foes, dropped back between horses on the turn and weakened. THOUGHT I'DMISSYOU a bit slow to begin, settled outside a rival, continued a bit off the rail on the turn and was not a threat. MIND FOR MISCHIEF dueled four wide between horses, stalked on the turn, came three wide into the stretch and weakened. CARRESSA pressed the pace five wide on the backstretch, dropped back on the turn, came three deep into the stretch and gave way. CALIFORNIA LOVE veered in sharply to be away behind the field, settled off the pace inside and failed to menace.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $33,000. Starter Allowance. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $50,000. Time 23.31 47.03 1:10.80 1:22.77 1:34.95
|5||North County Guy||122||5||6||2–1||2–1||1–hd||1–½||2–½||Gutierrez||2.40|
|6||Little No Way||122||6||4||7–1½||6–hd||3–hd||4–½||6–1¼||Gryder||11.10|
|5||NORTH COUNTY GUY||4.20||3.40|
|$2 ROULETTE (BLACK)||$4.20|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (6-1)||$98.80|
|$1 EXACTA (1-5)||$22.20|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (1-5-4-2)||$78.91|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (1-5-4-2-7)||$3,684.70|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (1-5-4)||$96.00|
Winner–Jimmy Chila B.c.4 by Jimmy Creed out of Mesabu, by Fred Astaire. Bred by Highclere Inc. & Springtown Show Stable (KY). Trainer: Ronald W. Ellis. Owner: Hotter Than H Racing LLC. Mutuel Pool $229,605 Roulette Pool $192 Daily Double Pool $20,601 Exacta Pool $139,243 Superfecta Pool $66,169 Super High Five Pool $6,373 Trifecta Pool $100,283. Scratched–Bellerin.
50-Cent Pick Three (9-6-1) paid $128.50. Pick Three Pool $28,116.
JIMMY CHILA saved ground stalking the pace, came out in midstretch and rallied under urging to gain the lead three deep in late stretch and gamely prevailed. NORTH COUNTY GUY pressed the pace outside a rival, took the lead leaving the second turn, fought back in the stretch and was edged between foes late. CHOSEN VESSEL chased inside, came out into the stretch and was edged for second three deep on the line. COMBAT ZONE angled in and set a pressured pace inside, fought back along the rail leaving the second turn and in the stretch and was edged for the show. ACCLIMATE pulled his way along three deep then stalked outside a rival, came three wide into the stretch and was outfinished. LITTLE NO WAY three deep early, chased outside a rival or between horses to the stretch and lacked the needed rally. INCREDIBLE LUCK stalked outside a rival then three deep on the second turn, came four wide into the stretch and could not offer the necessary response. SOUL BEAM broke a bit slowly, settled off the rail then outside a rival, continued a bit off the fence on the second turn and did not rally.
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $57,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. Time 22.28 46.11 1:11.82 1:18.57
|3||Empress of Lov||117||3||7||6–3½||6–5||4–hd||4–1||Diaz, Jr.||7.20|
|4||Pied N True||124||4||4||7||7||7||5–½||Quinonez||13.70|
|$2 ROULETTE (RED)||$2.10|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (1-7)||$42.80|
|$1 EXACTA (7-2)||$16.50|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (7-2-1-3)||$14.09|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (7-2-1-3-4)||$337.60|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (7-2-1)||$25.70|
Winner–Tapitha Bonita Grr.f.4 by Street Hero out of Tapitha, by Tapit. Bred by Myung Kwon Cho (CA). Trainer: William Spawr. Owner: Acker, Tom, Miller, Andy, Sommers, James and Yee, Glenn. Mutuel Pool $197,469 Roulette Pool $1,128 Daily Double Pool $25,140 Exacta Pool $129,817 Superfecta Pool $59,031 Super High Five Pool $5,090 Trifecta Pool $85,682. Scratched–none.
50-Cent Pick Three (6-1-7) paid $82.05. Pick Three Pool $30,254.
TAPITHA BONITA stalked outside, came three deep into the stretch, bid outside the runner-up under an energetic hand ride, gained the lead nearing the sixteenth pole and won clear under tap on the shoulder with the whip turned down and steady handling. CHASIN LUCAS dueled outside a rival, took the lead leaving the turn, inched away into the stretch, fought back in midstretch, drifted in late and bested the others. WANDERING PATROL had good early speed and dueled inside, fought back on the turn and into the stretch and held third, then was unsaddled at the end of the stretch and vanned off. EMPRESS OF LOV broke a bit slowly, settled just off the rail then came out on the backstretch, continued outside on the turn and three wide into the stretch and lacked the needed rally. PIED N TRUE angled in and chased inside, came out in the stretch and could not offer the necessary response. MIXED EMOTIONS chased between horses then off the rail, continued a bit off the fence on the turn and weakened. SUNRISE ROYALE stalked off the inside then angled in on the backstretch, saved ground thereafter and weakened.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $55,000. Maiden Special Weight. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Time 22.82 46.28 1:10.84 1:23.14 1:35.60
|5||Over Emphasize||118||5||4||6–2½||6–8||4–½||3–½||1–ns||Van Dyke||12.00|
|2||Haughty Girl||111||2||8||7–5||7–2||7–5||7–8||4–1¼||Diaz, Jr.||8.80|
|$2 ROULETTE (BLACK)||$2.60|
|$2 DAILY DOUBLE (7-5)||$66.00|
|$1 EXACTA (5-7)||$72.70|
|10-CENT SUPERFECTA (5-7-3-2)||$129.78|
|$1 SUPER HIGH FIVE (5-7-3-2-9)||$3,825.70|
|50-CENT TRIFECTA (5-7-3)||$100.60|
Winner–Over Emphasize B.f.3 by
50-Cent Pick Three (1-7-5) paid $128.25. Pick Three Pool $142,365. 50-Cent Pick Four (6-1-7-5) 298 tickets with 4 correct paid $896.10. Pick Four Pool $349,833. 50-Cent Pick Five (9-6-1-7-5) 17 tickets with 5 correct paid $7,742.80. Pick Five Pool $172,469. 20-Cent Pick Six Jackpot (3-9-6-1-7-5) 3 tickets with 6 correct paid $12,640.28. Pick Six Jackpot Pool $70,989. Pick Six Jackpot Carryover $51,675.
OVER EMPHASIZE chased outside a rival, came out three deep into the stretch and rallied under urging to get up in the final stride. MAGICAL GRAY had speed between horses then angled in, dueled inside, inched away on the backstretch, kicked clear in the stretch and held on gamely but was edged on the line. SCATTERING MINK stalked inside then a bit off the rail, angled in on the second turn, came out into the stretch, split horses in midstretch and held third. HAUGHTY GIRL settled outside a rival then inside, came out into the stretch and put in a late bid at a minor award. STORMING LADY angled in and pressed the pace outside the runner-up then stalked just off the rail to the stretch and weakened in the final furlong. SUNRISER stalked outside a rival then a bit off the rail, continued alongside a foe on the second turn and weakened in the stretch. PLAYA CHICA pulled along the inside and steadied nearing and into the first turn, saved ground stalking the pace and weakened in the drive. MOLLY MCGEE broke a bit slowly, angled in and settled off the pace inside and was not a threat. CUYAHOGA FALLS also unhurried early and angled in outside a rival to the stretch and failed to menace.
|Out of State||N/A||$3,912,776|
Santa Anita Entries for Saturday, April 13.
Santa Anita, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, California. 2nd day of a 41-day meet.
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $57,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $20,000. State bred.
|1||Kitty Boom Boom||Drayden Van Dyke||118||Richard Baltas||5-2|
|2||Sedamar||Ruben Fuentes||118||Shelbe Ruis||5-1|
|3||Ciao Luna||Tiago Pereira||122||Gary Stute||6-1||20,000|
|4||Hot On the Trail||Evin Roman||116||Mark Glatt||3-1|
|5||Emmy and I||J.C. Diaz, Jr.||115||Vann Belvoir||8-1||20,000|
|6||An Eddie Surprise||Mario Gutierrez||122||Doug F. O'Neill||2-1|
1 Mile. Purse: $55,000. Maiden Special Weight. 3 year olds.
|1||Benny the Jet||Alonso Quinonez||124||Mark Glatt||8-1|
|2||Air Boss||Jorge Velez||117||John W. Sadler||4-1|
|3||Nolde||Evin Roman||124||John A. Shirreffs||3-1|
|4||Do Not Swipe Left||Ignacio Puglisi||124||Joe Herrick||10-1|
|5||Martial Eagle||Joseph Talamo||124||9-5|
|6||All Good||Drayden Van Dyke||124||Bob Baffert||5-2|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $35,000. Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $32,000.
|1||Indypendent Deputy||J.C. Diaz, Jr.||115||Dallas E. Keen||8-1||32,000|
|2||Shehastheritestuff||Rafael Bejarano||122||Patrick Gallagher||3-1||32,000|
|3||Believe Indeed||Geovanni Franco||122||Michael Pender||6-1||32,000|
|4||Drift Away||Ruben Fuentes||124||Andrew Lerner||5-1||32,000|
|5||Candy Swirls||Tiago Pereira||122||William Spawr||2-1||32,000|
|6||Super Patriot||Drayden Van Dyke||124||Bob Baffert||5-2||32,000|
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $55,000. Maiden Special Weight. 3 year olds.
|1||Grit and Curiosity||Jorge Velez||117||Peter Miller||5-2|
|2||Rogallo||124||John W. Sadler||8-1|
|3||Duchamp||Joseph Talamo||124||John A. Shirreffs||4-1|
|4||Always Forgiven||Diego Sanchez||124||J. Keith Desormeaux||8-1|
|5||Secret Courier||Aaron Gryder||124||Brian J. Koriner||7-2|
|6||City Rage||Drayden Van Dyke||124||Mark Glatt||8-1|
|7||One Eighty||Mario Gutierrez||124||Doug F. O'Neill||3-1|
7 Furlongs. Purse: $38,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000.
|1||Very Very Stella||Evin Roman||122||Jeff Bonde||7-2||40,000|
|2||R Cha Cha||Eswan Flores||122||Jorge Periban||4-1||40,000|
|3||Sheer Flattery||Heriberto Figueroa||124||Steve Knapp||5-2||40,000|
|4||Top of the Game||Aaron Gryder||122||Ryan Hanson||8-1||40,000|
|5||Bistraya||Edwin Maldonado||122||Robert Gilker||6-1||40,000|
|6||Jan's Reserve||Agapito Delgadillo||122||Mike Puype||2-1||40,000|
5 Furlongs Turf. Purse: $75,000. 'Mizdirection Stakes'. Fillies and Mares. 4 year olds and up.
|1||Painting Corners||Joseph Talamo||122||Peter Miller||5-2|
|2||Mongolian Shopper||Ruben Fuentes||124||Enebish Ganbat||10-1|
|3||Poster Girl||Evin Roman||122||Matthew Chew||5-1|
|4||Algorhythmic||Martin Pedroza||122||Val Brinkerhoff||6-1|
|5||Go On Mary||Rafael Bejarano||124||Doug F. O'Neill||2-1|
|6||Gliding By||Mario Gutierrez||122||Richard Baltas||5-2|
6½ Furlongs. Purse: $57,000. Allowance Optional Claiming. Fillies and Mares. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $40,000.
|1||Time for Ebby||Assael Espinoza||124||Steve Knapp||8-1||40,000|
|2||Lady Ninja||Geovanni Franco||122||Richard Baltas||7-2|
|3||Tizanillusion||Jorge Velez||115||John W. Sadler||3-1|
|4||Devils Dance||Rafael Bejarano||118||Craig Anthony Lewis||5-1|
|5||Uppercut||Heriberto Figueroa||124||Peter Eurton||3-1|
|6||Hard Not to Love||Tiago Pereira||118||John A. Shirreffs||5-2|
1 Mile. Purse: $33,000. Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $25,000.
|1||Mongolian Greywolf||Geovanni Franco||122||Enebish Ganbat||12-1||25,000|
|2||Kristi's Copilot||Jorge Velez||115||Richard Baltas||5-2||25,000|
|3||Avanti Bello||Aaron Gryder||122||Vladimir Cerin||9-5||25,000|
|4||Platinum Equity||Ruben Fuentes||122||Steve Knapp||5-2||25,000|
|5||Dukes Up||Alonso Quinonez||122||Mark Glatt||6-1||25,000|
|6||Cabin John||Rafael Bejarano||124||Jerry Hollendorfer||5-1||25,000|
1 Mile Turf. Purse: $32,000. Maiden Claiming. 3 year olds and up. Claiming Price $50,000.
|1||Big Sky Logan||Ruben Fuentes||124||Vladimir Cerin||3-1||50,000|
|2||Flicflac||Octavio Vergara, Jr.||118||Howard L. Zucker||20-1||50,000|
|3||Mind Trick||Tiago Pereira||118||Doug F. O'Neill||6-1||50,000|
|4||Sooner Better||Diego Sanchez||118||J. Keith Desormeaux||20-1||50,000|
|5||River God||Jorge Velez||111||Vladimir Cerin||10-1||50,000|
|6||Lil Sydney||Rafael Bejarano||118||Mark Glatt||5-1||50,000|
|7||Tequila Blanco||Geovanni Franco||124||Steven Miyadi||7-2||50,000|
|8||Resident Liberal||Joseph Talamo||118||Thomas F. Proctor||4-1||50,000|
|9||Silent Musketier||J.C. Diaz, Jr.||111||Jesus Mendoza||20-1||50,000|
|10||Tastemaker||Evin Roman||124||Clifford W. Sise, Jr.||10-1||50,000|