2014-WEST-COAST Season Horse Racing Past Picks

February 08, 2014

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SANTA ANITA Race #4

Saturday 02/08 02:05 PM Eastern

Top pick: #3 (STAR ACT) (3-1) - She enters off a career best when rallying to finish third here at this level going a mile Jan. 18. It was her first in two months, first on the grass, and she's bred to love thi 9-furlong distance.

2nd pick: #2 (Sweet as a Rose) (5-2) - Home-bred by "War Pass" also comes off a career best when running third on the Hollywood turf Dec. 21. Freshened up since, she's working fast and is a win candidate.

3rd pick: #5 (Live for Now) (12-1) - Daughter of "Tiznow" cost $260K and will be making her turf debut off a two month layoff. She's raced evenly in her first pair on "poly" and gets the addition of blinkers.

4th pick: #8 (Exclusive Girl) (6-1) - Her best by far in three starts came when she ran second here at this level going a mile on Jan. 9 in her only previous grass start. Fits and is brought back in nine days for this assignment.

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