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City of Hope Stakes Betting Preview

September 30, 2023

Get ready for the electrifying 10th race of the day at the Santa Anita Park to catch the 2023 City of Hope Stakes (G2), offering an impressive $200,000 prize. Expect a fierce battle as the horses vie for victory. Who will emerge victorious in this highly competitive field?

  • Date / Track: 09/30/2023 Santa Anita Park

  • Post Time: 8:30 PM ET

  • Distance: 1 mile (turf)

  • Purse: $200,000

City of Hope Stakes Betting Preview

The eagerly awaited 2023 City of Hope Stakes in Arcadia, California, offers a captivating opportunity for bettors, boasting an exceptional lineup of competitors that feature a distinguished group of horses that unquestionably shine above the rest.

Looking at the field of nine contenders, only one horse was victorious in their prior event. On top of that, four horses overall have placed in the top three in their most recent race. A lot of horses have solid momentum coming into this one.

Horses with Best Chance to Win

Within the exclusive circle of promising horses, it is prudent to seek guidance from leading experts in equestrian sports and the standout contenders gracing the 2023 City of Hope Stakes. These remarkable equine athletes may offer invaluable insights to elevate your chances in exacta or trifecta betting.

Hong Kong Harry 5-2

A lot of attention is on Hong Kong Harry, who was recently third in the Shoemaker Mile G1 event back here in May. That is his only top three finish out of three events this season.

As for career totals, he has been consistently a threat in many of his races. Out of 16 events, he has nine wins, two runner-ups, and two third place finishes.

Cathkin Peak 4-1

Cathkin Peak has yet to record a top three finish this season. He is coming off of a sixth place result at the Del Mar Handicap G2.

His career totals are solid, making him a slight favorite to do well here. In 14 events, he has three wins, three runner-ups, and three third place finishes.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

Discover the unparalleled array of betting options MyBookie presents for the eagerly awaited 2023 City of Hope Stakes, which boasts a formidable nine-horse lineup. You will find numerous captivating contenders, each with their own compelling case for victory, allowing you to tailor your approach to the race.

  • Il Bellator: 15-1

  • War At Sea: 8-1

  • Hit The Road: 15-1

  • Hong Kong Harry: 5-2

  • Astronomer: 6-1

  • Flavius: 12-1

  • Twist: 3-1

  • Cathkin Peak: 4-1

  • Irideo: 8-1

Twist 3-1

Twist was fifth at the Del Mar Mile recently, but has solid performances this year. He has two wins and a runner-up out of four events, making him a solid prospect to consider for a victory.

Spooky Express Pick: Take Twist at 3-1 to Win