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Handicapping champion offers picks for the late Pick 5 at Santa Anita on Saturday, Jan. 9

Two months after winning $366,000 at the Breeders' Cup, Jonathon Kinchen offers his handicapping analysis and picks for Saturday's late Pick 5 at Santa Anita
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World class horse racing takes place at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and the late Pick 5 on Saturday begins with Race 6 at 5:35 p.m. ET and ends with Race 10. Hitting the Pick 5 requires a bettor to pick the winner of five consecutive races, and national handicapping champion Jonathon Kinchen, who recently had a $366,000 payday, just handicapped each of the races in the five-race sequence!

With the sequence featuring competitive fields, you NEED to see what he has to say before making any late Pick 5 picks of your own.

Kinchen is one of the nation's most successful and recognizable horseplayers. An analyst for Fox Sports' America's Day at the Races and co-host of the In the Money Players' Podcast, Kinchen won the National Horseplayers Championship Tour in 2015, a demanding, yearlong series of handicapping events across the country. That same year, he became the only player in history to have both of his entries qualify for the final table of the National Horseplayers Championship.

In addition, Kinchen has scored huge on some of racing's biggest days. Just two months ago he finished second (out of 418 contestants) in the prestigious Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge, which earned him $215,000 in prize money. After factoring in his profit on the races during the 14 Breeders' Cup races ($151,025.20), he took home more than $366,000.

At the 2015 Kentucky Derby, he cashed for $150,000 after nailing a Pick 6 and a cold Pick 3 that paid $50,000.

And he was hot in 2020 for SportsLine. On April 11, he crushed the Oaklawn Stakes, giving out a $5 exacta that paid a whopping $1,338. On May 27 he hit a $1.50 Pick 4 at Tampa Bay Downs that paid $1,227. On July 11 he nailed both the Ashland Stakes, for $500, and the late Pick 5 at Keeneland, for $721.70. And on July 18 he cashed the late Pick 5 at Saratoga for $1,376. Those were just some of his biggest hits last year.

Anyone who has followed him is up big.

Now, Kinchen has handicapped the late Pick 5 at Santa Anita for Saturday, made his picks and constructed his tickets. 

We can tell you that Kinchen is high on Theluteismine, the 3-1 favorite in Race 6, the first leg of the Pick 5. "Theluteismine drops in class, takes the blinkers off and adds lasix for trainer Peter Miller," Kinchen tells SportsLine. "His speed will be an advantage from this post." Theluteismine is Kinchen's top pick in Race 6 and a single A horse on his Pick 5 tickets.

In addition, Kinchen's top pick in one of the races is a long shot! Kinchen tells SportsLine that this horse is "talented and is the value in this race" and could light up the toteboard and spice up the Pick 5. You ABSOLUTELY need to see Kinchen's analysis before making any picks of your own.

What is the optimal Pick 5 for Saturday at Santa Anita? And which long shot do you need to jump on? ... Join SportsLine now to get picks for Saturday's late Pick 5 at Santa Anita, all from an unmatched handicapping champion who recently had a $366,000 payday!

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