Friday's Best Bet: Royal Descendent can repeat at Golden Gate

Friday's eighth race from Golden Gate Fields is an optional claiming event for fillies and mares dashing six furlongs on the all-weather surface (Post Time - 7:26 p.m. ET). 

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#6 ROYAL DESCENDENT (4-1) moved from Southern California to Golden Gate and rallied to win at this distance Jan. 19. Juan Hernandez rides back and she could easily score again.

#2 Suspicious Spouse (3-1) is another Southern California shipper for Peter Miller with decent turf sprint and dirt sprint form. She can set the pace or stalk under Heriberto Figueroa.

#7 Steph Being Steph (5-2) has run once at Golden Gate and she won the Debutante as a 2-year-old in 2017 that day (only time today’s rider Aaron Gryder rode her). She has not won since that affair.

#4 Ima Happy Cat (6-1) is 2-for-3 at Golden Gate and 2-for-3 with a 2nd at this distance. She exits a nice local stalking score vs. three of these and is sharp enough to repeat. 

The Plays: 

#6 to win

Exacta 2-4-6/7

Trifecta 2-6-7/2-6-7/4

March Best Bet Winners


March 3 - SOLOMINI ($3.40), Exacta ($6.70)

March 8 - MUGARITZ ($6.00), Exacta ($20.90)

March 14 - Beer Slinger/Style Daddy Exacta ($15.20) 

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