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Santa Anita has a$505,627 Rainbow 6 carryover heading into this week’s 3-day racing week,Friday-Sunday … Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby Day card will have a mandatorypayout in the Rainbow 6 wager, a pool that could top $5 million … Limited on-trackattendance with pre-sale purchased tickets only will be welcomed back to SantaAnita beginning Friday. No walk-up admissions will be permitted … Fields forSaturday’s 6-stakes card, including the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby, will bedrawn Wednesday. The Derby is expected to be led by Bob Lewis Memorial winnerand San Felipe runner-up Medina Spirit.
Stronach 5 racesthis Friday, April 2, will be:
Leg A –Gulfstream Park Race 8 with an approximate post time of 4:50
Leg B –Santa Anita Park Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:13
Leg C –Gulfstream Park Race 9 with an approximate post time of 5:22
Leg D –Santa Anita Park Race 4 with an approximate post time of 5:44
Leg E –Golden Gate Fields Race 4 with an approximate post time of 5:59
1/STBET Top Factors Last Week:
Horseplayers using the 1/ST BET app saw the most success with these 3of the 52 handicapping filters for Santa Anita Park last week, each winning ata 33% or greater win rate.
Avg. Turn Time
Trainer 1 Year Win %
Avg. Best 2 of Last 3 Speed
Trends Last Week
-- Trainer Bob Baffert had the dominant hand at 8: 4-0-2, including a3-for-4 mark with favorites. He went 3-for-3 teamed with jockey Flavien Prat.Since February 14, the duo is 7: 6-1-0 and nearly unbeatable.
-- Trainer Doug O’Neill, back from suspension, continued the hot waysLeandro Mora was credited with in recent weeks, with a 5: 2-2-0 performance. TheMora/O’Neill crew is 19: 7-5-2 the past 3 weeks.
-- Trainer John Shirreffs remained on point with a 4: 2-0-2 week. He’snow 6: 3-1-2 over the past 2 weeks and is 50% in the exacta from his last 14starters locally.
-- Jockey Flavien Prat continues to ride rings around the competition witha 20: 7-8-2 week. He’s now 16-for-40 (40% wins) the past 2 weeks with 27 exactafinishes (68% top-2).
-- Favorites cooled their jets after a 51% run the previous 2 weeks,going 4-for-13 (31%) on both dirt and turf this past week.