Saturday's Best Bet: Ten Blessings can make the grade in Kona Gold

Saturday's Best Bet: Ten Blessings can make the grade in Kona Gold
Photo: Benoit Photo
Handicapper: Jarrod Horak
Track: Santa Anita Park
Race: 5 - Post Time: 5:08pm ET 
Recent Best Bet Winners:
4/11 - KEE 4 - TOINETTE ($13.00)
4/13 - SA 7 - CINNAMON TWIST ($5.20), Exacta ($11.50)
4/16 - TUP 2 - TURN A DEAF EAR ($12.40)
4/18 - KEE 8 - URSULA ANDRESS ($4.40), Exacta ($17.40) 
4/20 - SA 1 - YA GOTTA WANNA ($13.40), Exacta ($27.20), Trifecta ($43.25)
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Saturday’s 5th race from Santa Anita Park (4-21-18) is the Grade 2, $200,000 Kona Gold Stakes for 3-year-olds and up dashing six and one-half furlongs on the main track.
#3 TEN BLESSINGS (3-1) earned a stakes shot after a sharp optional claiming score at seven panels March 30. He was 3rd as the chalk in the 2016 Malibu and might be ready to capture his first stakes for Bob Baffert.
#5 Ransom the Moon (9-5) is 2-for-2 at this distance and is the defending champ. This is his first start in 5+ months.
#2 Bobby Abu Dhabi (2-1) ran a big race off the bench in the Grade 1 Triple Bend, but he always fires a fresh shot, and I am not sure that he can run two alike. He finished 1-2 in all four local tries and is 2-for-2 at this distance.
THE PLAYS:
#3 to win
Exacta 3/2-5
Exacta 2-5/3 

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