Free Picks For Santa Anita - 5/14/21

Race 1 at Santa Anita on Friday is a 1 mile and 1/8 claiming for 4-year-olds and up with a purse of $40,000 and field of 5. 1 The Stiff has three victories in races of up to one mile, was sixth when last out in March and amongst this group plays a prominent role today. 2 Cleopatra’s Strike has four victories in races of up to 1 mile, was well back when last seen in March but a drop in grade is a big plus today. 5 Irish Heatwave has four victories in races of up to 1 mile, was well back last time out in April but cannot be overlooked today. 2 Cleopatra’s Strike to win, Exacta 2-1

Race 2 at Santa Anita on Friday is a 6 ½ furlong claiming for four-year-olds and up with a purse of $24,000 and field of 6. 2 Cowboys Daughter has victories at both 6 furlongs and 1 mile, was a winner when last out in April and on these terms is difficult to deny today. 4 Your Royal Coil has two victories at six furlongs, was second when last seen in April and a duplicate performance today could be enough. 6 Jan Jan Can has two victories at the six furlongs, was seventh last time out in April but was a winner two of the previous three times out. 2 Cowboys Daughter to win, Exacta 2-4

Race 3 at Santa Anita on Friday is a 6 ½ furlong starter allowance for four year olds and up with a purse of $33,000 and field of 6. 3 One Flew South has two victories at six furlongs was fourth when last out in early May and on consistency cannot be overlooked today. 4 Rager has victories at both 5 and 6 furlongs was a winner when last seen in April and finishes with the leaders today. 5 Exultation has two victories at six furlongs, was a winner last time out in March and has one of the best in the business on board. 5 Exultation to win, Exacta 5-3

Race 4 on Friday at Santa Anita is a six-furlong maiden special weight for three year-olds and up with a purse of $61,000 and field of 7. 1 MeasureOfDevotion has not placed in either of two starts, was 4th when last out and after a long layoff cannot be overlooked. 4 Feeling Grazeful workouts leading up to this debut have been very strong, jockey selection is a big plus and must be taken into consideration. 6 OMG It’s Jessica has placed three times in four starts, was third last time out, has a highly talented jockey in the saddle and on these terms is the one the rest must catch. 6 OMG It’s Jessica to win, Exacta 6-4

Race 5 at Santa Anita on Friday is a six-furlong maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $35,000 and field of 7. 1 Prince Magician has placed in two of 10 starts, was second when last out in April, and a duplicate performance would be enough today. 3 Enough Nonsense has placed three times in seven outings, was fifth when last seen in April but a drop-in class is a big help today. 6 K L Silver Bullet was second while debuting in April, debuts from a new stable today and on these terms must be taken into consideration. 1 Prince Magician to win, Exacta 1-6

Race 6 on Friday at Santa Anita is a 1-mile claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $24,000 and field of 5. 1 ItsThatTime was well back when last out in April but faces an easier assignment today and factors into the equation. 4 California Street has victories at both 6 furlongs and 1 mile, was fifth when last seen in April but a significant drop in grade is a big help today. 5 Question Authority has victories at both 4 furlongs and 1 mile, was a winner last time out in April and holds solid claims today. 4 California Street to win, Exacta 4-5

Race 7 at Santa Anita on Friday is a one-mile allowance optional claiming for three year olds with a purse of $63,000 and field of 8. 1 Found My Ball has a victory at six furlongs, was 7th when last out in April but a drop in grade today is a big plus. 2 Play Chicken has two victories at one mile, was third when last seen in April, debuts from a new stable today and finishes amongst the leaders. 3 Big Talker has a victory at 1 mile, was second last time out in February, and on these terms must be given serious consideration today. 1 Found My Ball to win, Exacta 1-3

The eighth and final race on Friday at Santa Anita is a 5 ½ furlong claiming for four-year-olds and up with a purse of $22,000 and field of 7. 1 Luck Be Mine has three victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was fifth when last out in March, debuts from a new stable today and finishes amongst the leaders. 4 Brilliant Bird has nine victories in races of up to 1 mile, was third when last seen in April and plays a prominent role today. 5 Chollima has 3 victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was a winner last time out in April, jockey selection is a big plus and on these terms is hard to deny today. 5 Chollima to win, Exacta 5-4

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Kevin Vallego

Kevin grew up in a sports-only household. Every afternoon was set to watching any sport that was on T.V. After years of watching sports he got introduced to the betting world, and soon stats, trends, and odds were Kevin's best friends. Now, almost 2 decades later, His life revolves around sports, writing about them, and betting. We are glad to have Kevin on OUR Team.