Saber's Horse Racing Betting Tips

Dec 31, 2009 4:00 PM

 

SANTA ANITA

Race 1

 

No. 3 Mikeswayorhtehiway has run one good race in his three race career and that was when he broke his maiden going a mile on this surface, in his other two races he ran dead last, so will he show up today is the question. No. 4 Cat Calloway has been facing much better and is the one to beat on the drop. 3-4

Race 2

 

No. 6 Delta Storm has won two of three races at this distance and 11 of 33 lifetime starts, the only drawback is that he has not won here in two starts but he will try and give Mike Mitchell the double. 6

Key Play

$2 double

1st 3-4

2nd 6 for $4

Race 3

 

No. 2 Legendary Mud will run his race and the price will be a good one, he will need a good trip, No. 4 Wicked Mischief is back to his best game sprinting and he will try and give trainer Mike Mitchell the early pick three. 2-4

Key Play

$1 pick three

1st 3-4

2nd 6

3rd 2-4 for $4

Race 4

 

We will try and beat the two Baffert’s in here and go with No. 4 Screen Gem who gets a turn back in distance and takes her shot at the main track after four turf attempts. No. 7 Goodiemaker gets his first start off the layoff for trainer Mullins, this girl was highly respected when in the Frankel barn and looks set to fire a big shot. 4-7

Key Play

$2 exacta box 4-7 for $4

$10 win and place 7 for $20

Race 5

 

No. 1 Van Brit is two for two on this Santa Anita turf course and one for one at this flat mile distance. No. 6 Welken is one tough cookie and is the one to beat. 1-6

Key Play

$2 double

4th 4-7

5th 1-6 for $8

$2 exacta box 1-6 for $4

$10 win and place 6 for $20

Race 6

 

No. 6 Sweet Hanni gets a move up off a big try in her first start, No. 8 Oh So Grand is a live first timer out of the Bob Baffert barn. 6-8

Race 7

 

No. 4 Sudden War has won three of four turf starts and looks very live in this his first start on the West Coast for trainer MePeek, No. 6 Golden Mexico looks to be sitting on the win, No. 7 Art Currency was very unlucky to lose last time out but he is always right there. 4-6-7

Race 8

 

No. 2 Musical Grace has been right there in all five of her starts but can't seem to break through, jockey Joe Talamo will take his shot, No. 3 Pat Olcott just did miss in her last start, No. 9 Miss Olivia K is out of a sneaky barn and could pop at a price. 2-3-9

Key Play

$1 pick three

6th 6-8

7th 4-6-7

8th 2-3-9 for $18

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

 

No. 6 A Daisyfield gets the bug boy and the weight break will only help her chances. 6

Race 2

 

No. 2 Glacier Peak and No. 5 Grey Chatelaine will have to hold off No. 4 Mad For Candy down the lane. 2-4**-5

Key Play

$2 double

1st 6

2nd 2-4-5 for $6

$4 Q 4 with 2-5 for $8

Race 3

 

No. 1 Mom Is Ready will be tough once again and this 7yo gelding knows where the wire is. No. 6 Rocky Road gets a turn back in distance and his last win came at 6 furlongs. 1-6

Key Play

$4 Q 1-6 for $4

$2 double

2nd 2-4-5

3rd 1-6 for $12

Race 4

 

No. 6 Curvey Star gets a major rider switch to R Baze as they go for the win. 6

Key Play

$1 pick four

1st 6

2nd 2-4-5

3rd 1-6

4th 6 for $6

Race 5

 

No. 1 To The Batcave and the undefeated No. 2 Midnite In Kona are the main contenders and we will use both in the late pick four. 1-2

Race 6

 

There are four in here that look like the race in this 32k maiden claimer for 2yo, No. 2 Summer Excess, No. 3 Ministerfrommiami, No. 4 Freedom Camp and No. 7 Spirit To Win, we will use all four in the late pick four. 2-3-4-7

Race 7

 

No. 2 Mister Licorice looked good winning his first start here at the Gate, this Emerald Downs shipper is in top form and can repeat. No. 4 Jackpot Saloon gets a turn back in distance and he will be flying late. 2-4

Race 8

 

No. 3 Alphonso is a live first time starter out of the Dean Pederson barn and that 5 furlong work on Dec. 27 stands out. No. 5 Preemptory looks live at first asking also. 3-5

Key Play

$1 pick four

5th 1-2

6th 2-3-4-7

7th 2-4

8th 3-5 for $32

CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES