Big City Slicker to repeat

Hola Amigos,

A great day of racing across town is under way right now with the Santa Anita Handicap about to be contested in about an hour. There has been some good prices across town so lets hope we can get some prices home at los alamitos tonight. Lets get to it.

Race 1: I am going to single in this first leg of the pick four with #3 Big City Slicker. This gelding comes off a good looking win and takes a slight jump up in class which seems reasonable. I envision him showing his usual early speed and gaining control of the pace early on. Trainer is hitting lights out with his thoroughbred runners this year so far with 6 winners from 11 starters. I like the low profile rider to get a better price than some other horses.

Race 2: In this field I can make a case for every runner so I am going to press the all button.

Race 3: Three deep in this event. Using #2 Now what who is much better than his last race. With a better break, we could see a big performance. Top pick. Also using #4 Features Gift who ran a big effort last out at big odds and should improve making his third start off a layoff. Closing out with #5 Cajun Mountain Gal who never got a decent trip last out to show her run. Her race two back was very good considering the runner she beat off a long layoff.

Race 4: Two deep to close my ticket with top pick #5 La Barbara who never got to stretch her legs last time and should be much better than that line indicates. Hot riding Cruz Mendez sticks. Also using #9 Snowbound Jeffrey who is dropping to the bottom and it seems to be now or never for this gelding who has some back class.

$36 Play: 3/All/2,4,5/5,9

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