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Santa Anita for Friday 24 February 2012

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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 dirt........love 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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