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Check out my Santa Anita Park race 8 analysis for 1-14-24 below.

SA 8 (Mcl-32k, 8f)
Primary – #6 MIDNIGHT LOVE, #2 Thirsty Lov
Secondary – #5 Veritas Aequitas, #8 Sense
Wagers: #6 to win, Exacta box 2-6, Trifecta 2-6/2-5-6-8/2-5-6-8​

Comments: #6 Midnight Love (2-1) hit the board in 4 of 5 dirt sprints. He completed the exacta in his last pair and was clear of the show finisher in both of those races. Fresu got to know him last time. #2 Thirsty Lov (5-1) added blinkers and finished a good 2nd from the inside post Nov. 5, and he pressed from the rail before weakening Dec. 1 (show finisher next-out winner). Hess Jr. claimed him out of his last for $32k, and he removes blinkers and attracts recently hot rider Rosario. This is his first route attempt and he figures to attend the pace. #5 Veritas Aequitas (6-1) drops back in for a tag and returns to dirt. He removes blinkers and reconnects with Frey. #8 Sense (5-2) showed nothing in a pair of flat mile starts in the MSW ranks. The 2-3 finishers from his last were next-out winners, and Mandella is 6-for-12 at the current stand. I am not sure what we will get from him in this race.

Analysis by Jarrod Horak

Jarrod Horak

Jarrod Horak posts stakes recaps from Del Mar and Santa Anita Park, along with full card recaps and free stakes picks from Southern and/or Northern California.