Santa Anita Park Report (June 7-9)

Santa Anita Recap for Friday (6-7-19)

Fast main track and firm turf course. One dueling front running winner at six furlongs on dirt. The winning turf course running styles were a stalker at one mile, a presser at one mile, and two front runner at five furlongs (rail at 20 feet).

Riding doubles for J. C. Diaz Jr. and Aaron Gryder.

The 20 cent Rainbow Pick 6 pool was $137,061 and multiple winning tickets paid $836.80 each. There will be a jackpot carryover of $1,049,222 when live racing resumes Saturday, June 8.

June 7 Claims: Race 2 – Friday’s At Shady ($16k, Ari Herbertson), Topgallant ($16k, Reed Saldana).

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Santa Anita Recap for Saturday (6-8-19)

Fast main track and firm turf course. One dueling front running winner at six furlongs on dirt. The winning turf course running styles were a stalker at one mile, a closer at one mile, a stalker at five furlongs, and another stalker at one mile.

Hat trick for Martin Garcia. Trainer Doug O’Neill saddled two winners and Garcia rode both. Mark Glatt saddled two winners.

The 20 cent Rainbow Pick 6 pool was $240,135 and multiple winning tickets paid $1,372.04 each. There will be a jackpot carryover of $1,104,203 when live racing resumes Sunday, June 9.

June 8 Claims: Race 1 – Shehastheritestuff ($35k, Doug O’Neill), Super Patriot ($35k, Richard Baltas). Race 2 – Jack’s a Diva ($20k, Tim Yakteen). Race 3 – Very Very Stella ($25k, Doug O’Neill). Race 5 – A Dime for Me ($30k, Jerry Wallace II), Convince ($30k, Doug O’Neill). Race 6 – Fiery Lady ($40k, Jerry Hollendorfer), G Q Covergirl ($40k, Doug O’Neill). Race 8 – Bellerin ($40k, Jeff Mullins).

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Santa Anita Recap for Sunday (6-9-19)

Fast main track and firm turf course. There was one dueling front running winner at six furlongs on dirt. The winning turf course running styles were a midpack stalker at one mile, a stalker at ten furlongs, and two dueling front runners at five panels (rail at 10 feet).

Flatten Prat booted home a pair.

The 20 cent Rainbow Pick 6 pool was $249,369 and multiple winning tickets paid $254.82 each. There will be a jackpot carryover of $1,161,294 when live racing resumes Friday, June 14.

Desert Code Stakes Recap (6-9-19) – Winner: Listing ($9.80)

Five sophomores dashed five furlongs on the turf course in this one, and Listing was too fleet for his rivals. Rafal poked his head in front early, but Listing was all over him from the outset. The latter put away Baffert’s surface switcher and kept on finding in a sharp 2-1/4 length victory under Mario Gutierrez. Legends of War stalked the pace and was second best, and Rafal held 3rd by a nose over beaten favorite Ginger Nut. Alleva trailed.

June 9 Claims: Race 1 Trustini ($25k, Vann Belvoir). Race 5 – And Counting ($30, Rafael Becerra). Race 7 – Girona ($30k, Paul Aguirre).