HORSE RACING

Post Time 12:30 p.m.

Race 1 – 6 1/2 furlongs, Purse $21,000, Maiden claiming $40,000, Cal-breds, 3-year-olds

Kalookan Commando – Alex Solis had choices and opted to ride for Leonard Powell; third start off a 3-month hiatus.

Working Capital – Taking the biggest class drop in racing from MSW to maiden claiming; been bet in his last three starts.

Long Shot – Swiss Emperor

Race 2 – 1 1/16th miles, Purse $11,000, Claiming $8,000, Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up

Gula Gold – Cheapest class she has ever run at; her last 2 starts over synthetics are both fast enough to compete.

Twoformeoneforyou – Won a head bob last time in a hard fought victory; dead late closer will save every inch of ground.

Long Shot – Sports Edition

Race 3 – 6 1/2 furlongs, Purse $44,000, Maiden special weights, 4-year-olds and up

Pious David – Has run much improved races since joining the Mike Mitchell barn; figures to be a short price tonight.

Off the Wall – Speedball tactics from the rail; third start off a 11-month hiatus, should be a positive form cycle.

Long Shot – Goshawk

Race 4 – 6 1/2 furlongs (turf, rail at 8 feet), Purse $44,000, Maiden special weights, Fillies, 3-year-olds

Elegant – Been knocking on the door with 3 in the money finishes; third start off a 3-month hiatus could be her best.

I’mneverwrong – Been well bet in all career starts without graduating; like the turn back in distance, should be closing.

Long Shot – Donner Wasser

Race 5 – 1 1/16th miles, Purse $52,000, Optional claiming $62,500, 4-year-olds and up

Massone – Class relief from graded stakes for this; last non-stakes start was an easy win on grass at Del Mar.

Tap It Light – Gets tested for class after a sharp win in last; second start off a 16-month hiatus, Mike Mitchell magic?

Long Shot – Joshua’s Dream

Race 6 – 6 furlongs, Purse $13,000, Claiming $10,000, 4-year-olds

My Man Sumo – Jeff Mullins cull takes a drastic class drop for this; like that Rafael Bejarano takes the call.

A Royal Tizzy – Razor sharp off of 2 straight wins; Joe Talamo can clock the early speed from a parking lot post.

Long Shot – Run Over You

Race 7 – 1 1/8th miles, $250,000 Santa Margarita Handicap, Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up

Zenyatta – Puts her incredible 14 race win streak on the line; this is her one and only prep for the $5-million Apple Blossom.

Floating Heart – Ran much better than looked in last when had a trouble trip; Todd Pletcher shows faith in keeping Joe Talamo up.

Long Shot – Pretty Unusual

Race 8 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 8 feet), Purse $52,000, Optional claiming $25,000, Cal-breds, 4-year-olds and up

Top Feeling – Been in four dogfights in a row, winning only once; like that Rafael Bejarano rides for a low percentage barn.

Renegade Storm – Joel Rosario subs for Garrett Gomez who is riding Lookin at Lucky in the Rebel at Oaklawn Park.

Long Shot – Adam Suances

Race 9 – 1 1/16th miles, $150,000 San Felipe, 3-year-olds

Dave In Dixie – John Sadler has an uncoupled entry, bullet fast Sidney’s Candy and this talented dead late closer.

Caracortado – 5-for-5 wins and has done nothing wrong in his career; great story with unheralded Paul Atkinson riding.

Long Shot – Sidney’s Candy

Race 10 – 6 furlongs, Purse $13,000, Claiming $12,500, Fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up

Joint Agreement – Big class drop can help her compete with these; tactical speed to sit a perfect stalking trip.

Tribul Witch – Another taking a big class drop in search of victory; Joel Rosario riding for Julio Canani, top notch.

Long Shot – Hit the Brix

Best Bet – Elegant (race 4)

Santa Anita Friday – Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 16/4/$22.00; Long Shots, 7/1/$21.20; Best Bet, 1/0/$0

Santa Anita Totals – 833/209/$1,391.80; Long Shots, 414/66/$711.00; Best Bets, 50/17/$79.20

SIMULCAST PICK OF THE DAY – #7 Odysseus (7/2) in race 11 at Tampa Bay. For scoring purposes, we’ll make a hypothetical $2 win, place and show bet, $6 total. On Friday, Rocketing Returns ran third at Aqueduct paying $2.80 to show. Stats – 51/37/$264.00

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