Rich Perloff Handicaps Santa Anita’s Race Slate for Saturday, January 8 (Races: 5 & 8)

“First time in Southern California, but this is a very accomplished turf sprinter.”

The connections for this Best Bet were a big selling point for Rich. This gelding’s trainer had “an outstanding 2021”, and his jockey has been in the irons for this selection’s last five wins, all gate-to-wire.

Rich is looking for another gate-to0wire win from his Best Bet in Race 5 from Santa Anita.

Rich’s Best Bet has something on her resume that nobody else does in this field, a graded stakes placing.

Given his selections post position, Rich says there will be “all kinds of tactical options” at disposal for the jockey to implore in the Grade 2 Santa Ynez Stakes from Santa Anita (Race 8).

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