Undefeated and a dominating winner of back-to-back graded stakes races, Bob Baffert’s Authentic will renew his rivalry with talented Honor A.P. as they head a field of seven sophomores going a mile and one eighth in Saturday’s $400,000 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby (G1).
Separated by 2 ¼ lengths in the San Felipe Stakes (G2) at 1 1/16 miles on March 7, Authentic has been dominating in his past two races in gate to wire fashion. However, Honor A.P. has trained well for John Shirreffs since the San Felipe and promises to run an improved race on Saturday.
Who will win? Keep reading.
This 11-page Inside Track to the Santa Anita Derby wagering guide gives you an inside look at the seven stakes races running at Santa Anita Park on June 6, 2020, including the $400,000 Runhappy Santa Anita Derby (G1). The Santa Anita Derby is worth 100-40-20-10 points to the top 4 finishers on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1).
But that’s not all! Along with the seven major stakes races at Santa Anita Park, this Inside Track to the Santa Anita Derby wagering guide also includes race-by-race analysis and betting suggestions for Santa Anita Park’s entire Saturday card.
The Racing Dudes have been at it for over 8 years, offering daily handicapping picks and analysis for every track across the country. For this year’s Inside Track to the Santa Anita Derby, our lead handicappers have been scouring through the card at Santa Anita Park in search of winning tickets on this loaded day of racing.
More than two months after originally scheduled, Santa Anita’s signature program of the the season includes the $400,000 Santa Anita Derby (G1), the $300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1), the $200,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G2), the $150,000 Cinema Stakes, the $100,000 Crystal Water Stakes, the $100,000 Fran’s Valentine Stakes, and the $75,000 Desert Code Stakes.
For each of the seven stakes at Santa Anita Park, you will find the following:
FULL RACE PREVIEWS FOR EACH RACE, including:
- Race Overview
- Race Shape and Pace Analysis
- Top Selections
- Major Threats
- Longshots to Use
You will also find specific wagering under the “Picks and Plays” section, which includes:
- Win Bet
- Place or Show Bet
- Longshot to Play Across the Board
- Horses to use in Multi-Race Wagers
- What to Play on a Straight Wager
- What to Play on an Exotic Wager
Each Win, Place, Show, or Across the Board wager comes with a confidence rating so that you can see how strongly we feel about each pick.
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