Santa Anita 05-22-2016

By Ciaran Thornton (on twitter @californiapick4 and at



Congratulations to Exaggerator on the win yesterday which we called as well as the trifecta that returned a very nice price with Cherry Wine running second! Today’s Pick 4 sequence looks good so we are spending a little more cash on the ticket.

Best Bets:

Race 3: Alwazabridesmade

Longshots of the Day:

Race 8: Lady Wedge

Race 8: I am going three deep in this leg today and putting #10 Stellata on top. She ran second at this level last month from a pretty strong race where three horses who finished behind returned to win. For a price I am looking at #4 lady Wedge and we get a very nice 12-1 morning line price. She is dropping to the bottom today and owns a win, place and show from her last 5 starts and there are no world beaters in this race. #6 Sparkling Peg ran third last out off a 9 month break. That was 16 days ago and she tired late in that last race so hopefully she has built up some stamina for today.

Today’s Late Pick 4 will cost $40.50 with horses listed in preference.





Races 1-6 sections and also for Pick 5, exacta and trifecta boxes








Horses listed in brackets are for added coverage if wanted and for exotics.

 For races where I only have one or two selections I usually like to KEY the top choice  with the second choice and an outside for trifectas. When I have three horses selected in a Pick 4 or Pick 5 consider them for Trifecta boxes and for superfecta boxes use the 3 selections with the highest priced horse with good form or top tier jockeys riding, especially if they give a price. Rolling Pick 3 and doubles using selections.

Irish horse racing saying –

“Bíonn grásta Dé idir an dialait agus an talamh.”

“The grace of God is found between the saddle and the ground.”

4 thoughts on “Santa Anita 05-22-2016

  1. I found you last Santa Anita meet and thing you do a GREAT job and want to THANK YOU very much!!!

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