Free Picks For Santa Anita - 2/20/21

Race 1 at Santa Anita on Saturday is a 1 mile and 1/8 allowance for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $63,000 and field of 9. 3 Hollywood Girl has a victory at one mile, was 3rd when last out in January but workouts have been very strong of late. 5 Noble Hearted was a winner when last seen in August, has a talented jockey in the saddle and merits consideration upon returning after a layoff. 6 Rocking Redhead was a winner when last out in November, leaves from an in-form staple and looks for a double upon returning. 6 Rocking Redhead to win, Exacta 6-3

Race 2 at Santa Anita on Saturday is a six-furlong allowance optional claiming for three year olds with a purse of $63,000 and field of 5. 1 Swift As I Am has a victory at 5 furlongs, finished third when last seen and cannot be overlooked today. 2 Sabuda was a winner last time out in January, has a talented jockey on board and finishes amongst the leaders. 4 Hockey Dad was a winter while last out in January, has a top rated jockey on board and holds the leading claims today. 2 Sabuda to win, Exacta 2-4

Race 3 at Santa Anita on Saturday is a six-furlong maiden special weight for three-year-olds with a purse of $61,000 and field of 8. 2 Tony Ann is half-sister to See The World, has shown excellent workouts leading up to debut and on connections merits consideration. 4 Just A Kiss Away workouts have been very strong this week, debuts today from this venue and is rated as one of the leading players today. 7 Isn’t She Lovely has not placed in either of two starts, finished fourth when last seen in September but puts on blinkers today and cannot be overlooked. 4 Just A Kiss Away to win, Exacta 4-7

Race 4 on Saturday at Santa Anita is a 6 1/2 furlong Maiden claiming for three year olds with a purse of $35,000 and field of 8. 1 TheLuteIsMine has placed in two of four outings, finished second when last seen and plays a prominent role today. 5 Shotgun Rider is half-brother to Shanghai Point, debuts today at this venue and has a top rated jockey in the saddle. 8 June Gloom is brother to Flying To The Line, debuts at this venue today and on connections merits consideration. 1 TheLuteIsMine to win, Exacta 1-5

Race 5 at Santa Anita on Saturday is a 1 mile and 1/4 starter allowance for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $47,000 and field of 7. 2 Ward ‘N Jerry has six victories in races of up to one mile, was fourth when last out in January, but a drop in grade helps today. 4 Lure Him In has four victories in races of up to one mile, was second last time out and jockey selection is a plus. 6 Shadow Sphinx has nine victories in races of up to one mile, was a winner when last out in January and merits respect from the rest. 2 Ward ‘N Jerry to win, Exacta 2-4

Race 6 on Saturday at Santa Anita is a 1-mile allowance optional claiming for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $63,000 and field of 5. 3 Charlito has a victory at one mile, was third when last seen and has a talented jockey in the saddle. 4 Motown Music has victories at both six furlongs and one mile, was second last time out, puts on blinkers for just the first time and merits consideration. 5 Gray Magician has three victories at one mile, was well back when last seen in November but has been gelded since and cannot be overlooked. Motown Music to win, Exacta 4-3

Race 7 at Santa Anita on Saturday is the one mile Buena Vista Stakes for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $200,000 and field of 10. 2 Mucho Unusual has seven victories in races of up to one mile, was a winner when last seen and looks for a hat-trick today. 6 Sedamar has four victories in races of up to one mile, finished second last time out and looks to go one better today. 7 Going To Vegas has three victories at one mile, finished second when last seen in December and on consistency must be considered. 7 Going To Vegas to win, Exacta 7- 2

Race 8 at Santa Anita on Saturday is a 1-mile maiden claiming for three year olds with a purse of $25,000 and field of 10. 3 Varoma has placed in two of seven outings, was third when last seen and as a talented jockey in the saddle. 4 Made In Karoo has placed in one of three outings, finished third when last seen and jockey selection is a plus. 10 Simmer Down has placed in two of five starts, finished second last time out and on these terms holds the leading claims today. 10 Simmer Down to win, Exacta 10-4

The ninth and final race on Saturday at Santa Anita is a 6 1/2 furlong allowance for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $63,000 and field of 11. 1 Cruel Intention has victories at both six and seven furlongs, was second last time out and leaves from a respected barn. 2 Coast Of Roan has three victories at 1 mile, was a winner when last seen and looks for a second straight today. 3 Best Chance has victories at both six furlongs and one mile, was it winner last time out, has a top rated jockey on board and on these terms is the one the rest must catch. 3 Best Chance to win, Exacta 3-1

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