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Santa Anita for Friday 24 February 2012


Pick Six players might want to consider making the top pick in the 5th and 8th race "singles". Best of luck!


race 1    below average clarity

4  Woodbroom Express   trainer knows how to ship and win.....good speed with light weight app up and the race lacks speed types

3  Catorce De La Fama    good work tab for this CHI invader......trainer is good with fresh stock

5  Devoted Magic   1 for 1 on conventional dirt.........5 wins and 2 2nds in 7 races at the distance


race 2    average clarity

2  Gambling Pokerface   2 years away but drops from 50K to 10K and catches a seemingly soft 10K group

6  Si Mar's Dear   big switch in apps here......from winless app to red hot app.....should be in the hunt from the get go

1  Mo Cheese   decent sprint history on dirt........recent couple of drill hints at an improving mare


race 3     average clarity

1  Blu Jon   poor trip in debut and still closed very fast down the hill.....trainer is better with 2nd timers

4  Prime Number   Krigger had a good turf history coming into this meet....finally won a grass race at SA yesterday.....should have monkey off his back....blinkers on and already owns good speed....prominent from the get go

2  Cook Inlet    blinkers off probably to take back and make one late run down the hill....good tactic for a routers 1st run ever down the SA hill turf course

6  Stormberg   wide near the decent pace hides a decent effort on the AW back in mid Nov......laid up and shows up in the ever dangerous but cold Mike Mitchell barn....showed he can handle the sod at GP


race 4    average clarity

4  Salsa Mobile   85 to 1 in MSW and only beat by 12 lengths....drops to mc 30K and is working markedly better......drills hint she has speed and that would be a good thing here

7  Chimi Dee   sharp work tab for mdn claiming debut........trainer is having a great meet.....seemingly a good spot for a 1st timer

3  Candy And Thunder   takes the ever dangerous drop out of MSW racing......but 2 ?marks....1st on real dirt....... and late runner in a race that totally lacks speed

1  What A Rebah    last maybe a major league gimme.....rider/trainer have been quite the team over the years


race 5     average clarity

2  Brown Is Biege    3 wide trip versus better in last and still only beat by 1 length......should be on or near the lead in a race lacking speed

4  We Are One   scratched out

3  Hakuchi   tailed off so the time off looks like a good thing....good work regiment suggests she is coming back ready to make a rebound

8  Vikkilee    trainer won yesterday back quick with a horse.......back quick and owns some solid back numbers down the SA hill course especially on very firm turf like we had yesterday


race 6    average clarity

2  Tiz An Addiction   set a solid pace on a dull rail versus better in last and rightfully tired........fresh and seemingly ready with light weight capable app up....wire to wire attempt here on a racing surface much more conducive to early speed

1  Heidi Maria    wide trip in last and still only got beat by less than a length in good final time......4 weeks off to recover from that big effort and Rosario sticks around.....a very good sign

5  Screaming Regal   very consistent solid router.....should be very tough late if gets enough pace up front

4  Veloce Canzone   solid MSW debut win in Jan of 2011 at GP......long layoff but training like she might be ready to roll 1st ever long


race 7    average clarity

7  Intuitive Nature   positive rider switch to Talamo who won with this horse down the hill 3 races back.....can be up close in an affair seemingly set for those close up early

6  Starspangled Heat   solid late runner on the SA hill......will be hoping for more pace up front than anticipated

1  Los Bomberos   1st on the grass and his turf pedigree seems decent.......owns good early speed on the main track and if he takes to the turf he might open up a nice lead here

2  Circa'sgoldengear


race 8    average clarity

3  Take No Prisoners   sure woke up in 2nd lifetime start his 1st ever on the SA the step up by Baffert...must feel real good...can be prominent from the get go

7  Dream Caught   horse is quite a bit better than appears in print....multiple bad trips.......1st time Bejarano and 4 lbs off......lookout if finally gets the trip

1  You Know I Know  1ster sure finished up work tab nicely....would have rated higher if it wasn't for a large time gap between works in Jan/Feb

4  Givimaway

8  Awesome Mike

2  Chibita





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