Saturday, Santa Anita Race 3 — 1:31 p.m. post time

Maiden King conquers So. Cal. maiden races

Maiden King conquers So. Cal. maiden races

Maiden Special Weight, 5-1/2 furlongs, 3-yo colts

Possible overlays                            Morning line

#1 Pauper’s Prize                               12/1
#2 Street Car                                        4/1
#4 Ego                                                  20/1
#7 Snapshot                                          5/2
#8 Wall Street Wonder                       5/1
#9 Gotmymojoworkin                       8/1

Both of the Bob Baffert trained colts — #2 Street Car and #8 Wall Street Wonder — have several quick workouts showing in the Daily Racing Form. But I believe Corey Naktani on Wall Street Wonder will be quicker out of the gate. For one thing, he’s a Florida-bred and those debuters have performed better in So. Cal than those from Kentucky or California over the last few years. Other betable firsters, at the right price, include #9 Gotmymojoworkin and #1 Pauper’s Prize.

Martin Wygod owns #7 Snapshot who was laid off for five months after showing speed in his Aug. 2 Del Mar debut. Wygod and Sise have won many races together with second-time starters.

At 7/2 or more, I’ll bet $300 to win on #8 Wall Street Wonder, and $200 on both #9 Gotmymojoworkin, and #2 Street Car.

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