Today at Santa Anita Park
Post Time 1 p.m.
Race 1 - 6 furlongs, Purse $40,000, Claiming $40,000, Fillies, 4-year-olds
5 Moonstruck Maya - Runs first time for a price tag; Craig Dollase adding blinkers on and Garrett Gomez.
4 Miss Reditore - Sliding down the claiming ladder to this new low class; been away 9-months, question is fitness.
Long Shot - 2 Mayakoba Mesa
Race 2 - 6 furlongs, Purse $21,000, Claiming $12,500, Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up
6 She's Very Rare - Claimed by Linda Mikus who has won a few first off at this meet; like that Rafael Bejarano remains loyal.
5 Kids Table - Claimed by Bill Morey who alos is adept at winning first off the claim; consistent sort switches to Kevin Krigger.
Long Shot - 2 Lisa Lulu
Race 3 - 1 1/8th miles (turf, rail at 24 feet), Purse $35,000, Claiming $32,000, Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up
7 Bellini Bliss - Last was a stinker but her prior turf races, facing tougher, are good; upset chance under Chantal Sutherland.
6 Charm the Crowd - Logical chalk was claimed out of a win by Bill Spawr; had won 3-of-4 for Doug O'Neill.
Long Shot - 3 Warren's Got Game
Race 4 - 1 mile, Purse $19,000, Maiden claiming $20,000, Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up
5 Swiss Charm - Second start off a 3-month hiatus; just missed in last facing these softies for the very first time.
3 Missie Ky I You - Second best in last nearly a zip code behind the winner; chance again facing a moribund group.
Long Shot - 1 Dani's Sis
Race 5 - 6 1/2 furlongs (turf, rail at 24 feet), Purse $40,000, Claiming $40,000, 4-year-olds and up
4 El Vino - Has won 2-of-3 down the hill, a very good sign; will need some pace as he does not have a drop of early speed.
1 Mr. Bossy Pants - Has won 4-of-7 down the hillside course; last win didn't count or he would be 5-of-8.
Long Shot - 6 golden Bounty
Race 6 - 5 1/2 furlongs, Purse $16,000, Claiming $12,500, Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up
6 After Later - K. J. Coa didn't last in SoCal long after seeing rides like last time on this filly; Joel Rosario for the money shot.
8 Girls Lacrosse - Another K. J. Coa off, Agapito Delgadillo up; square price on a horse that fits with these.
Long Shot - 7 Sunshine High
Race 7 - 1 mile (turf, rail at 24 feet), Purse $58,000, Allowance, 4-year-olds and up
8 Circle the Moon - Has run three good races in a row for Bruce Headley; fits well graduating from a Cal-bred condition.
2 Slammer Time - Only beaten 2-lengths in last facing tougher than these; price comes with switch to the competent Alonso Quinonez.
Long Shot - 4 Cat Talk
Race 8 - 6 furlongs, Purse $31,000, Maiden claiming $50,000, Cal-breds, Fillies, 3-year-olds
3 Always A Chance - Showed improvement in last despite finishing out of the money; this is a winable upset spot.
6 Natalie's Academy - Logical chalk taking the biggest class drop in racing from MSW to maiden claiming; Rafael Bejarano takes over.
Long Shot - 8 Patty's Pulpit
Best Bet - 6 After Later (race 6)
Santa Anita Park Thursday - Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 12/5/$18.60; Long Shots, 7/0/$0; Best Bet, 1/0/$0
Santa Anita Park Totals - 994/259/$1,606.60; Long Shots, 503/74/$857.00; Best Bets, 57/22/$77.80
SIMULCAST PLAY OF THE DAY - #6 Silver Max (7/2) in race 9 at Keeneland. For scoring purposes, we'll make a hypothetical $2 win, place and show bet, $6 total. On Thursday, Dr. Tom G ran out at Gulfstream Park. Stats - 54/39/$346.60; Follow him on Twitter: @richeng4propick