By Richard Eng

Post Time 1 p.m.

Race 1 – 1 mile, Purse $22,000, Maiden claiming $50,000, 3-year-olds and up

The Whammer – Regressed last time after a solid effort at Del Mar; she beat the chalk back on June 20.

Never – Bob Baffert has two culls in here; big rider switch to Garrett Gomez, Red Door Drive is the other.

Long Shot – Free Lunch

Race 2 – 1 mile, Purse $40,000, Allowance, Fillies, 2-year-olds

It Tiz – Big time class relief from the grade 1 Oak Leaf for this;

Seriously – Just broke her MSW, which puts her at a disadvantage; been well bet each start, must have ability.

Long Shot – City to City

Race 3 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 30 feet), Purse $29,000, Claiming $40,000 Fillies, 3-year-olds

Ocean Style – Class relief gives her an edge in here; like that she is racing with straight 3-YOs too.

Kinesiology – Ran evenly off the claim for Jack Carava; dropping one notch in class can only help.

Long Shot – Brooke’s Fantasy

Race 4 – 5 1/2 furlongs, Purse $13,000, Maiden claiming $25,000, 3-year-olds and up

Boo Too – Ran evenly off the claim by Jorge Periban; expect subtle improvement on the class drop.

Ever So Humble – Ran evenly in debut for $50K, now double drops in class here; slight improvement beats these.

Long Shot – Good Guy

Race 5 – 6 furlongs, Purse $23,000, Claiming $32,000, 3-year-olds

Black Kettle – Like the big rider switch to Rafael Bejarano; figures to sit in arrears and make one run.

Uncle Jeep – Beat lesser lights in last, now moves up in class; tactical speed to sit a perfect trip.

Long Shot – Final Journey

Race 6 – 1 mile (turf, rail at 30 feet), Purse $38,000, Maiden special weights, 3-year-olds and up

Universal Peace – Just missed last time at Del Mar while facing tougher; Neil Drysdale has an uncoupled entry.

Quarter Given – Outran his 26/1 odds in career debut despite team of Richard Mandella and Rafael Bejarano.

Long Shot – Bring It Home

Race 7 – 6 furlongs, Purse $40,000, Allowance, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up

Mona de Momma – Has a big edge over the chalk with recent action; tactical speed to stalk the pace outside.

Mi Chiamano Mimi – Was available for $80K in debut, but no takers; she is worth plenty more than that today.

Long Shot – Sleep Tight

Race 8 – 6 furlongs, Purse $15,000, Maiden claiming $32,000, 2-year-olds

Honour Family – Was well meant in debut when showing high cheese; slight improvement can win this.

Ur Turn Dubai – Beaten favorite has found his class level; is reunited with Joel Rosario who does little wrong.

Long Shot – Beau Maverick

Best Bet – It Tiz (race 2)

Santa Anita Wednesday – Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 15/2/$12.00; Long Shots, 8/1/$11.00; Best Bet, 1/0/$0

Santa Anita Totals – 359/89/$552.40; Long Shots, 181/32/$330.60; Best Bets, 21/9/$37.20

SIMULCAST PICK OF THE DAY – #12 Strong Commitment (7/2) in race 7 at Keeneland. For scoring purposes, we’ll make a hypothetical $2 win, place and show bet, $6 total. On Wednesday, Perfect Officer ran out at Keeneland. Stats – 157/116/$876.90

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