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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!

Maiden claimers usher in the Thursday program and the comebacking #7 Word Association tries to make amends for her failure on three straight occasions as the favorite, most recently at Hollywood Park in December. Her recent work tab is light, but Sise is superb with layoff runners, so we’ll assume he has this Benchmark filly ready to roll. She might be most effective if held up early and allowed to run late, and that’s how Smith rode her last time.

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