Free Picks For Santa Anita - 2/21/21

Race 1 at Santa Anita on Sunday is a 1 mile and 1/8 Maiden claiming for 4-year-olds and up with a purse of $35,000 and field of 7. 3 Commanding Chief has placed 7 times in 11 starts, was second last time out and a duplicate performance could be enough today. 4 Mongolian Kingdom has placed in two of four outings, was 3rd when last seen and on consistency commands respect. 7 Fats Stacks has placed in each of two outings, was 3rd when last seen and adds distance this time out. 3 Commanding Chief to win, Exacta 3-4

Race 2 at Santa Anita on Sunday is a 1-mile starter optional claiming for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $31,000 and field of 7. 2 Noble Contessa has three victories at one mile, was second last time out and drops in class today. 3 Tiz Wonderfully has five victories at 1 mile, finished well back when last out in December but returns to a more suitable class. 6 Paige Runner has five victories at 1 mile, finished well back when last seen but as a top rated jockey on board and returns to a more suitable distance. 6 Paige Runner to win, Exacta 6-3

Race 3 at Santa Anita on Sunday is a 1-mile claiming for 4-year-olds and up with a purse of $39,000 and field 07. 2 Clearly Gone has three victories at one mile, was seventh last time out but returns to a more suitable grade today. 4 Little Bird has three victories in races of up to one mile, was 3rd when last out in September and jockey booking is a big plus. 7 Cover Version has a victory at 1 mile, finished fifth last time out, but drops in class and must be respected. 4 Little Bird to win, Exacta 4-7

Race 4 at Santa Anita on Sunday is a 1-mile maiden claiming for three-year-olds with a purse of $25,000 and field of 10. 2 Royal Orb has placed in one of two outings, finished third when last seen and duplicate performance would finish amongst the leaders. 7 Short Rib has placed in one of three outings, finished second when last seen and looks to go one better today. 10 Bolu has placed in one of six starts, finished second when last out in January and plays a prominent role today. 10 Bolu to win, Exacta 10-7

Race 5 on Sunday at Santa Anita is a six-furlong maiden special weight for three-year-olds with a purse of $61,000 and field of 9. 1 Epidemic is half-brother to Stanford, has had excellent workouts leading up to this debut and on connections must be considered. 8 Eagle Chief has placed in one of three starts, was third when last out and has improved in each race to date. 9 Ambivalent has placed three times in six outings, finished third when last seen in November and on these terms is the one to beat. 9 Ambivalent to win, Exacta 9-1

Race 6 at Santa Anita on Sunday is a six-furlong allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds with a purse of $63,000 and field of 6. 3 Maddie’s Mojito was a winner when last seen in January while debuting has a talented jockey on board and looks for a double to start career. 4 Michalska has a victory at 5 furlongs was second one last out and has a talented jockey in the saddle. 6 Becca Taylor has victories at five and six furlongs, was a winner last time out and looks for a hat-trick today. 6 Becca Taylor to win, Exacta 6-3

Race 7 on Sunday at Santa Anita is a 6 ½ furlong claiming 4 year olds and up with a purse of $42,000 and field of 8. 1 Commander has three victories in races of up to seven furlongs, was a winner when last seen in July and plays a prominent role today. 4 Jamming Eddy has five victories in races of up to one mile, was fifth last time out, but drops in class today and must be given consideration. 6 Via Egnatia has three victories in races of up to one mile, was second when last out and finishes amongst the leaders today. 4 Jamming Eddy to win, Exacta 4-1

Race 8 at Santa Anita on Sunday is the six-furlong Spring Fever Stakes for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $100,000 and field of 7. 1 Cassie Belle has victories at both 5 furlongs and one mile, finished second last time out and has a top rated jockey in the saddle. 5 Hollywood Hills has six victories in races of up to seven furlongs, finished well back when last out but returns to a more suitable grade and has a top rated jockey on board. 7 Bella Vita has a victory at 5 furlongs, was second when last seen and looks to go one better today. 5 Hollywood Hills to win, Exacta 5-7

The 9th and final race at Santa Anita on Sunday is a 6 ½ furlong Maiden claiming for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $35,000 and field of 13. 3 Fabiolla has placed in 7 of 12 outings, finished third when last seen in November, debuts with a new stable today and must be given serious consideration. 5 I Give Up has placed in one of 13 starts, was fourth when last out, has a talented rider on board and finishes in the mix. 6 She’s A PerfectLady has placed in one of four starts, finished sixth when last out but a drop in distance should help today. 3 Fabiolla to win, Exacta 3-6

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