Thursday's 8th race (4:33pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is a $30,000 Maiden Claiming event for 3-year-old fillies dashing five and one-half furlongs on the main track.
#6 Gift Receipt (7-2) hails from the sharp Ewing barn and drops in class. She set the pace and faded to last in her MSW bow at BHP Dec 1 and was a pace casualty again vs. local $75k foes Dec 31. The 2-3 finishers from her last both came back to score and she should hang around much longer at this level.
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#12 Danish Dawn (4-1) is out of 16% veteran win early sire In Excess and dam has tossed five winners. O'Neill shows a profit with firsters and hustling pilot Pedroza is 4-for-5 in the money with this barn.
#10 Mind Your Biznes (12-1) could spice up the exotics for Mullins, who excels 2nd off the claim. She earned improve Pace Ratings off the shelf in a similar local spot Jan 12 and Tyler Baze strings along.
$12 to win #6
$4 Exacta 6-12
$3 Exacta 12-6
$1 Exacta Box 6-10 ($2)
$1 Trifecta 6/all/10 ($9)
analysis by Jarrod Horak
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