02/13/2014 1:33PM

Weekend Warrior for Feb. 15: Picks for Santa Maria, King Cotton, The Very One


There is something for everyone on Saturday’s stakes schedule. Laurel Park offers one of its two traditional Presidents Day weekend sprint stakes in the Grade 2 Barbara Fritchie Handicap for fillies and mares. Santa Anita has a route for older females with the Grade 2 Santa Maria Stakes. Gulfstream offers two extended distance turf stakes, the Grade 2 Mac Diarmida, and the Grade 3 The Very One. And there is the Grade 3 El Camino Real Derby for 3-year-olds at Golden Gate Fields.