Entries and J’s Picks for Sweet Life Stakes at Santa Anita 

Race 7. Sweet Life Stakes. For three-year-old fillies going 5 1/2 furlongs on the turf. Purse $100,000. 

PP Filly Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Florentine Diamond  Agapito Delgadillo Paula Capestro 20/1
2 Blue Sky Baby  Flavien Prat Phil D’Amato 5/1
3 Orquidias Biz  Mike Smith Jeff Mullins 6/1
4 Shines Her Light  Umberto Rispoli John Sadler 4/1
5 Lighthouse   Drayden Van Dyke Simon Callaghan 5/1
6 Laura’s Light  Abel Cedillo Peter Miller 6/5
7 Roadrunner’s Honor  Rafael Bejarano Doug O’Neill 12/1
8 Spitefulness   Mario Gutierrez Phil D’Amato 15/1

Laura’s Light is cutting cuts back in distance.  She ran well in her three starts recording two wins and a second. Her last two starts were at one mile on turf. She has early speed  and should be following the leaders until the turn for home. She appear to have the talent against this field to be the one to beat.

Shines Her Light was a maiden winner over the course in her U.S. debut on Feb. 1. She  stalked the leaders and was able to capture the win. She should finish on the board.

Blue Sky Baby has run well in all three of her starts. She won a turf sprint race last fall. day. She tried going a mile in her last two starts. She showed that a shorter distance would be her best effort. This distance should show her sprinting ability. She should finish in the top two.

Lighthouse, well beaten by Laura’s Light going a mile on turf. The shorter distance should increase her chances to be on the board.

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Laura’s Light
  • Blue Sky Baby
  • Shines Her Light 

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