Santa Anita Archived Sheet

TODAY AT SANTA ANITA PARK; Cost $6.50; April 14, 2019 by Richard Eng

Post Time 1 p.m. PT

Race 1 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 20 feet), Purse $55,000, Maiden special weight, Cal-breds, 3-year-olds and up

2 Hit The Seam – 7 turf starts with 3 thirds is the best grass resume in this 6-pack, be along in time

3 Jetovator – FTS from the Peter Eurton barn, the rest with experience don’t look like they can run

Long Shot – 5 Preaching Trainer

Race 2 – 1 mile, Purse $33,000, Starter allowance $50,000, 3-year-olds and up

1 I Can Do This – Key for me is his race 2 back is fast enough to upset, favorable mile post draw

3 Desert General – Been away near 9-months but back then he faced tougher foes than tonight

Long Shot – 5 Wilshire Dude

Race 3 – 5 furlongs (turf, rail at 20 feet), Purse $55,000, Maiden special weights, 3-year-olds and up

5 Victory Element – He is by far the fastest horse in the race, just has to handle the grass to win

4 Farquhar – His two turf races were in 2-turn miles n now he’s sprinting, will rally from far back

Long Shot – 2 Overdue

Race 4 – 6 ½ furlongs, Purse $33,000, Claiming $25,000, 3-year-olds and up

3 Denman’s Call – Turned in a stinker in last but his 2 races prior were wins fast enough to repeat

2 River Echo – Back class soldier is sliding down the claiming ladder, last was a throw out on turf

Long Shot – 4 Facts Matter

Race 5 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 20 feet), Purse $64,000, Optional claiming $80,000, F&M, 3-year-olds and up

2 Causeforcommotion – Last seen 10-months ago winning the Possibly Perfect, likes Arcadia sod

3 Love And Peace – Beaten favorite in last showed some gumption, big shot in a questionable field

Long Shot – 1 Ahimsa

Race 6 – 1 ½ miles, $100,000 Tokyo City Cup, 4-year-olds and up

5 Beach View – Could be the shortest priced favorite on a card full of very short fields

1 Campaign – John Sadler has an uncoupled entry so caveat emptor, keep an eye on #2 Acker

Long Shot –  2 Acker

Race 7 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 20 feet), Purse $32,000, Maiden claiming $50,000, F&M, 3-year-olds and up

6 Sapori Girl – Has run 2 better than looked races on the turf, might finish w more energy today

7 Field Bet – Claimed by John Sadler in debut race, he’s sharp eyeballing FTS and grabbing them

Long Shot – 2 Breezy Bee

Race 8 – 6 ½ furlongs, Purse $57,000, Optional claiming $20,000, Cal-breds, 3-year-olds and up

10 Dialed Up – I’ll bet you a mocha he goes off much lower than his 10/1 ML odds, good debut win

3 Royal Trump – Second start off the claim by Mark Glatt, ran a good third in last against tougher

Long Shot – 7 Minoso

Best Bet – 5 Beach View (race 6)

Santa Anita Park Saturday – Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 17/5/$37.80; Long Shots, 9/1/$8.40; Best Bet, 0/0/$0

Santa Anita Meet Totals – 32/9/$70.60; Long Shots, 17/2/$12.80; Best Bets, 1/0/$0

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