2014-WEST-COAST Season Horse Racing Past Picks
January 01, 2014
SANTA ANITA Race #8 (THE BLUE NORTHER STAKES)
Wednesday 01/01 04:00 PM Eastern
Top pick: #1 (FAMOUS ALICE) (3-1) - "Alice" looked like a seasoned pro when she rallied from close range to win her debut going 6-furlongs on the Hollywood Park turf Nov. 23. Daughter of "Kitten's Joy" has worked well since, draws the rail, and is bred for this mile trip.
2nd pick: #6 (Sushi Empire) (7-2) - The field's only maiden, she's clearly improving and this well-bred filly finished a strong third last out to today's rival "Full Ransom" in the (G3) "Miesque" stakes. Win candidate.
3rd pick: #5 (Full Ransom) (5-2) - She's won both her turf starts, the latest coming in the "Miesque" stakes (G3) at Hollywood on Nov. 30. She's won from both on and off the pace and that versatility is a plus.
4th pick: #3 (One More Wild Ride) (15-1) - Two-time winner has been freshened up since Oct. 31 when she was a gate-to-wire winner on the Santa Anita dirt in a high-end starter-allowance. Working fast for this and a longshot possibility.