Saber's Selections

Aug 25, 2010 3:00 AM

DEL MAR

Race 1

No. 3 Sparrow exits our HTW list, she was bet like a good thing in her first start but had a lot of trouble when finishing third, she now gets her first start off the Sadler claim; No. 4 Darling Disarray beat the Sparrow last time out and looks tough right back, if she can clear early look out. No. 5 Chaturunga also ran well in her one and only. 3-4-5

Key Play

$2 exacta box 3-4-5 for $12

$4 Q 3 with 4-5 for $8

Race 2

No. 1 Self Made drops trying to cash; No. 4 Sufi Dancer gets back on the main so look for a major turnaround. 1-4

Key Play

$2 double

1st 3-4-5

2nd 1-4 for $12

Race 3

2yo straight maidens going a flat mile on the grass, No. 2 Staff Sargeant has a hot trainer and his dam has dropped six winners from six starters including four turf winners, this one is very live. No. 6 Extra Fifty also has some win early breeding and the grass should be no problem. No. 7 Lagoon Of Diamonds will get stretched out on the grass for this his second start for Baffert. 2-6-7

Key Play

$1 pick three

1st 3-4-5

2nd 1-4

3rd 2-6-7 for $18

Race 4

There is a lot of early speed in here so we will go with the ones that will be coming with late runs, No. 2 Skellytown who has finished second in his last two starts here, No. 6 Mind The Minister who made a big late wide run for the win last time out and No. 8 James Prior who just ran second to Mind The Minister. 2-6-8

Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-6-8 for $12

Race 5

Fillies and mares going five furlongs on the grass, No. 3 Cactus Flyer won her only grass start going down the hill at Santa Anita, No. 5 Can’t Topper had a race over this course and will be making a late run. 3-5

Race 6

No. 2 Mary Strong will go much better with the drop in class and we just may get a good price, No. 5 Entabeni is the one to beat with the big drop in class, we will use both in the late pick four. 2-5

Race 7

We will go three deep in the Harry F. Brubaker Stakes using No. 2 Oil Man, No. 3 Massone and No. 8 Hey Elvis who has been searching for a spot. 2-3-8

Race 8

Half of the field is first time starters and if you have deep pockets you need to hit the all button but we will take our shot with No. 2 Excellent Point off of that nice four furlong work and her dam has dropped five winners from five starters. No. 8 Table For One looks best of those that have met the starter. 2-8

Key Play

$1 Pick four

5th 3-5

6th 2-5

7th 2-3-8

8th 2-8 for $24

 

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

No. 1 Blusing Bear Cat has hit the board in all seven of her starts here. 1

Race 2

No. 3 Defend Liberty the speed and No. 4 Go Baroque the closer look best. 3-4

Race 3

No. 2 Hard Woman beat No. 5 Cassie’s Mark the last time the met and now Cassie will try and turn the tables and she is a three time winner here at the Gate. 2-5

Race 4

No. 3 Memorial Way has run well here in the past, No. 7 Returning is returning off the layoff, if he still has three legs he could win on the big drop. 3-7

Key Play

$1 Pick four

1st 1

2nd 3-4

3rd 2-5

4th 3-7 for $8

Race 5

No. 3 Brianville drops and gets a nice turn back in distance and that should add up to a win. No. 5 It’s Only Money gets a major rider switch for his second start and is the main danger. 3-5

Key Play

$10 Q 3-5 for $10

Race 6

No. 3 Flyin In The City and No. 5 Burnt Wings look like the main contenders. 3-5

Race 7

No. 2 Victory Check has a win and a third in his two starts on this turf course, No. 6 Sky Chief has a win and two seconds in his three starts on this course. 2-6

Key Play

$10 Q 2-6 for $10

Race 8

We will go three deep in the late pick four using No. 1 Flighty Girl a five time winner here, No. 3 Flying Home who lost by a nose to Flighty Girl the last time they met and No. 6 Quick Miss a three time winner here out of six starts and she has the Sherman/Baze connections. 1-3-6

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-3-6 for $12

$2 tri box 1-3-6 for $12

$1 pick four

5th 3-5

6th 3-5

7th 2-6

8th 1-3-6 for $24

CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES

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RESULTS:

Del Mar

Race 1 HTW alert horse was a late scratch and our other two ran second and third in what was the start of an ugly day.
Race 2 we lost
Race 3 we lost
Race 4 we had the winner
Race 5 we ran second and third
Race 6 it was bombs away and we lost
Race 7 we got nosed
Race 8 we had the winner but head into another pick six carryover today

Golden Gate
Race 1 we ran third
Race 2 we ran second
Race 3 we had the winner
Race 4 second again
Race 5 we had the winner
Race 6 second again
Race 7 we lost
Race 8 we ran one two