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Racing insider gives picks for the late Pick 4 at Santa Anita on Sunday, April 4

One day after hitting the trifecta in the Blue Grass Stakes, sharp handicapper and racing insider Bob Weir targets the late Pick 4 at Santa Anita on Sunday
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Top thoroughbred racing takes place at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., and on Sunday the late Pick 4 at Santa Anita begins with Race 6 at 6:53 p.m. ET and ends with Race 9. Before you make any picks, you NEED to know how racing insider and accomplished horseplayer Bob Weir has handicapped the four-race sequence.

Based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Weir has been handicapping and following horse racing since reading Andy Beyer's landmark handicapping book "Picking Winners" in the late 1980s. Weir is highly invested in the Beyer Speed Figure, a number assigned to every race run by a horse that measures how fast the horse ran. He uses the figure as the backbone of his handicapping. In fact, thanks to his proficiency with speed figures and top-tier handicapping, he landed one of just eight spots on Beyer's figure-making team in 2017, a position he holds to this day.

Weir's methodology has produced multiple five-figure days. In 2014, he hit a $60,000 Pick 6 at Del Mar. The following year, he nailed a $31,000 Pick 6 at Gulfstream Park. In 2016 and 2017, Weir qualified for the prestigious National Horseplayers Championship in Las Vegas. 

Last year, his first for SportsLine, Weir was on fire. In June, Weir hit a $2 superfecta in the Ogden Phipps Stakes that paid a whopping $1,039. He crushed the exacta and trifecta in the Forego Stakes in August for $1,134.50. He hit the late Pick 4 at Belmont Park on June 18, June 19, June 25, July 2 and July 5, with the June 25 score returning a whopping $2,159.50.

And last month, he crushed the exacta in the Tampa Bay Derby for $1,414! Anyone who has followed Weir is way up.

Now, he has handicapped the late Pick 4 at Santa Anita for Sunday, made his picks and constructed his tickets.

We can tell you that Weir is high on Paid Informant, the 4-5 favorite in Race 8, the third leg of the Pick 4. "A Peter Miller trainee, Paid Informant looks to have found the perfect field to get her second win," Weir tells SportsLine. Paid Informant is Weir's top pick in Race 8 and a single A horse on his Pick 4 tickets.

In addition, Weir is high on a double-digit long shot on Sunday! Weir says this horse showed "more interest in her last start" and could spice up the Pick 4. Weir is including this long shot on his tickets, and so should you. You NEED to see Weir's analysis before making any Pick 4 selections.

So which double-digit long shot can win? And how has Weir constructed his Pick 4 tickets? ... Join SportsLine now to get late Pick 4 selections at Santa Anita for Sunday, all from the racing insider who has been on fire!

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