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'Prime Picks' - Handicapping with Jeff Siegel

Horse owner, breeder and HRTV analyst Jeff Siegel also happens to be Southern California's premier handicapper. Check his blog each day before you play!

A whopping $115,862 adds spice to a Thursday program that looks reasonably playable.

The opener should be won by either #4 Ya Wanna Hug or #2 Farmers Wife and both are worth including in rolling exotic play. Ya Wanna Hug tries two turns for the first time and looks easily like the controlling speed; she may not want to run this far but if she’s ever going to stay a middle distance it will be today. Farmers Wife is the most dangerous of the closers; she’s a first-off-the-claim for Carava and if there is a pace meltdown she’ll benefit greatly.

Handicapping, in short, refers to analyzing the race to come up with best predicted outcome, or pick. There are many angles when it comes to picking a winner. Using some of the help from the professional handicappers below, you can determine your own angle on placing a bet. For more information on how to bet or wager, click here.

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