Free Picks for Santa Anita - 5/29/20

Race 1 at Santa Anita on Friday is a 4 ½ furlong Maiden special weight for 2 year olds with a purse of $50,000 and field of seven. 3 Stars of Bluegrass is expected to finish near the front of the pack in this short sprint after displaying solid speed and daily workouts. 4 Smmothlikebuttah has won at both five and six furlongs and races out of the Luis Mendez stable which has seen much success of late. 7 Miss Glorious has a victory at five furlongs, finished fourth in her most recent outing earlier in May while debuting at Santa Anita and puts on blinkers for the first time. 7 Miss Glorious to win, Exacta 7-3

Race 2 at Santa Anita on Friday is a 5 ½ furlong claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $29,000 and field of six. 1 Busy Paynter has won four races at six furlongs, finished fifth in her most recent outing in March at Santa Anita, but at this level is a major contender. 4 Shez Factor has won three races of between five and six furlongs, finished third in her most recent outing in March at Santa Anita and will finish in the money on Friday. 5 Uno Trouble Maker has won six races at six furlongs, finished third in her most recent outing in January at Santa Anita and is a big contender on Friday. 1 Busy Paynter to win, Exacta 1-4

Race 3 on Friday is a 5 ½ furlong Maiden special weight for three year olds and up with a purse of $50,000 and field of 12. 1 Lets Get Wild has placed twice in her four starts, finished second in her most recent outing in March at Santa Anita and is expected to cross the wire first on Friday. 7 Bella Chica has placed in each of her three starts, finished third in her most recent outing in February at this venue and will be in the thick of things at the wire. 8 Fireproof has four victories in races of 7 furlongs and makes her debut at Santa Anita on Friday. 1 Lets Get Wild to win, Exacta 1-8

The fourth race at Santa Anita on Friday is a 1-mile claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $15,000 and field of six. 4 Info’s Treasure has won at one mile, finished third in her most recent outing in February at Santa Anita and puts on blinkers for the first time on Friday. 5 Billy K has one victory at one mile, finished sixth in her most recent outing in February but lacks inconsistency at times. 6 Boonesboro Beauty has won at 1 mile, finished second by just a neck in her most recent outing in February here and is considered the one to beat on Friday. 6 Boonesboro Beauty to win, Exacta 6-4

The fifth race at Santa Anita on Friday is a 1-mile maiden claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $30,000 and field of 14. 4 Railsplitter has placed on two occasions over five starts, was second in his most recent outing in February at Santa Anita and a repeat performance puts him at the front. 8 Palace Prince has not yet placed in six starts and although is not likely to cross the wire first will be amongst those that cash. 9 Camps Bay has placed in six of his 13 starts, finished third in his most recent outing in February at Santa Anita and must be considered on Friday 4 Railsplitter to win, Exacta 4-9

Race 6 at Santa Anita on Friday is a 5 ½ furlong Maiden claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $19,000 and field of eight. 2 Curvaceous has five victories in races between six furlongs and one mile and is expected to show much improvement against this field on Friday. 3 Caught in a Trappe has placed once in her two starts, finished fourth in her most recent outing earlier and should be placed on a short list. 5 Golden Melodie has placed on two occasions across 10 starts, finished second in her most recent outing earlier in May at Santa Anita and arrives in solid form. 5 Goldie Melodie to win, Exacta 5-3

Race 7 at Santa Anita on Friday is a 5 ½ furlong allowance optional claiming for three year olds with a purse of $51,000 and field of five. 1 Kustom for Karl was a winner in her most recent outing over five furlongs at Santa Anita and even more improvement is expected. 3 Lighthouse has one victory at 5 furlongs and was second in her most recent outing in February at Santa Anita, while 4 Lofty has three victories at five furlongs, finished second in her most recent outing earlier in May at Santa Anita and was a winner in her previous three starts to her second place finish. 4 Lofty to win, Exacta 4-3

The eighth and final race on Friday at Santa Anita is a 1-mile starter optional claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $33,000 and field of eight. 2 Zorich has won at one mile, finished fourth in his most recent outing in March at Santa Anita and cannot be overlooked by the rest. 6 Tejon has 13 victories in races of between four and five furlongs, won in his most recent outing at Santa Anita in February and will be chased by the rest. 8 Mongolian Hero has a victory at one mile, was fourth in his most recent outing in March at Santa Anita and runs out of a new stable on Friday. 6 Tejon to win, Exacta 6-2

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