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Santa Anita Recap for Friday (1-12-24)

Fast main track and firm turf course. Four front running winners on dirt (8f, 6.5f, 7f, 8f). On the turf course, a 7-2 stalker won the 6.5f opener, a 7-1 closer graduated at 6f, a last-to-first closer struck at 10-1 odds at one mile, and a dueling front runner graduated at 6-1 odds in the 6.5f finale (rail at 20 feet). 

Antonio Fresu (turf) and Joel Rosario both booted home a pair. Mike Puype saddled two dirt winners.  

The $1 Pick 6 pool was $141,560, and tickets with six winners paid $75,625.20. The 5 out of 6 consolation prize was $530.80.

Jan. 12 Claims: Race 1 – North East Star ($25k, George Papaprodromou). Race 9 – Palagio ($50k, Paul Aguirre).  

Santa Anita Full Card Highlights for Friday (1-12-24)

SA 4 Crimson Rose/Nokie Exacta (Best Bet #1, $10.80), Trifecta ($56.40)

50 cent Early Pick 4 (races 2-5, $67.55)

GG 8 BOOK EM TAMO ($13.00), Exacta ($57.20)

$5 Golden Hour Double (SA 9, GG 8) – $184.50

*Full card highlights based on $2 wagers unless otherwise noted. 

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.