01/20/2017 3:45PM

Bernier: How I'll play Santa Anita for Saturday, Jan. 21


Stop me if you’ve heard this before – weather will have a profound effect on the racing at Santa Anita. Heavy rain that has fallen over the past two days all but assures a wet racing surface Saturday afternoon, adding an extra variable when handicapping the card. Last week’s pick five ticket was a loser via disqualification; hopefully this week’s ticket survives any and all inquiries/objections. Here’s a look at Saturday’s pick five, culminating with the Grade 2 Santa Monica.