Saber's Selections

Dec 19, 2010 3:00 AM

HOLLYWOOD PARK (getaway day, Santa Anita opens Sunday, Dec. 26)

Race 1

No. 5 Peacock Alliance is the speed of the speed with the big drop in class. Trainer Ed Moger Jr. has two entered and both will try and run down Peacock, No. 1 Bertran Hill and No. 4 Elusive Moment. 1-4-5

Race 2

Rosario will try his hand on No. 2 Kiss My Swiss who has been knocking on the door, No. 3 Steve’s Blue Sky drops into the maiden claiming ranks for the first time and P Val chose this filly over Swiss who he also had been riding. 2-3

Key Play

$2 double

1st 1-4-5

2nd 2-3 at $12

Race 3

No. 3 Bimbo Magic is a re-claim by trainer Jerry Hollendorfer and he ships this hard knocking 5yo mare south and gives her a big confident boast in class. No. 4 Sweetsouthernqueen exits our HTW list and is also starts moving back up the claiming ladder. 3-4

Key Play

$6 Q 3-4 at $6

$10 win and place 4 at $20

Race 4

No. 8 Big Revolution gets a break in the weights and this lightly raced 4yo gelding may like this 7 furlong distance, No. 9 Swongs is wheeled back in just eight days after the maiden breaker. 8-9

Key Play

.50 cent pick four

1st 1-4-5

2nd 2-3

3rd 3-4

4th 8-9 at $12

Race 5

No. 3 Solar Rocket is a lightly raced 4yo colt who will be tough in this spot with Bejarano in the irons and he exits a key race. 3

Race 6

No. 6 Whispers Of War gets a jockey change and blinkers on for this her second start, No. 8 Lunar Lovegal has some win early breeding as does her stablemate No. 9 Miss Sea Cup. No. 10 Kilograeme is by a 17% sire with first time starters and her dam has dropped two winners from two starters. No. 11 Gonelikeahurricane exits our HTW list and is the best of those that have run. 6-8-9-10-11*

Key Play

$2 double

5th 3

6th 6-8-9-10-11 at $10

$2 Q 11 with 6-8-9-10 at $8

Race 7

No. 2 Take A Hard Look gets his first start off the O’Neill claim and he moves him right to the grass. 2

Race 8

No. 7 The Bat Signal is in top form and loves this track. 7

Key Play

$4 double

7th 2

8th 7at $4

$10 win and place 7 at $20

Race 9

We end the meet with 32k maiden claiming 2yo going 5 ½ furlongs. No. 6 Cat In The Forest spilt his field in his lone start back in June and he took some action in that race. No. 9 Sea And Sage looks live at first asking and the price will be right. 6-9

 

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

Just another Golden Gate race that is scheduled on the grass so who knows? No. 1 Stefanelli exits our HTW list and gets a moved up in class for this flat mile on the grass, we like this 2yo turf or the main. 1

Key Play

$10 win and place 1 at $20

Race 2

Baze will try and pull off a 1/1 early double with No. 1 Old Ed who is a win machine and the one to beat. No. 7 Bertie Boy and No. 4 Sheekey are the danger. 1-4-7

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-4-7 at $12

$2 double

1st 1

2nd 1-4-7 at $6

Race 3

No. 1 Flashy toes may like this flat mile distance and the drop in class can only help her chances. No. 5 Singitsignit gets off the grass and takes a big drop in class. 1-5

Race 4

No. 2 Game Perfect is the only first time starter in this maiden claimer, No. 3 Preacher Boy and No. 8 Tight End are the best of those that have run. 2-3-8

Key Play

.50 cent pick four

1st 1

2nd 1-4-7

3rd 1-5

4th 2-3-8 at $9

Race 5

No. 6 Lady From Denver will try and run down No. 8 Heardabird and No. 10 Sky Brite Miss. 6-8-10

Race 6

No. 2 Easy Day got wiped out at the start and lost all chance in her last start, look for a big rebound today. 2

Key Play

$10 win and place 2 at $20

Race 7

No. 5 Cashmere Mist finds a field loaded with early speed, she will sit and pounce. No. 1 Princess Susan M gets a turn back in distance and she will also be making a big late run.

1-5

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-5 at $4

Race 8

Trainer Morey has two good looking 2yo fillies in here, No. 4 Lafayette Star and No. 6 Lil Angelina, we will use both in the late pick four. 4-6

Race 9

No. 4 Posse’s Princess looks perfectly spotted off the maiden breaker, No. 9 Cuvee Direct looks very live off the layoff with that 5 furlong work in her holster. 4-9

Key Play

.50 cent pick four

6th 6-8-10

7th 1-5

8th 4-6

9th 4-9 at $12

CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES AND RACES TAKEN OFF THE GRASS AND CHECK THAT THE SADDLE CLOTH NUMBERS MATCH OUR SELECTION NUMBERS

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RESULTS:

Hollywood Park
Race 1 we had the winner
Race 2 we had the winner
The remaining races were canceled due to poor track conditions on this multimillion dollar all weather track?

Golden Gate
Race 1 our single won
Race 2 we ran one two
Race 3 we had the winner
Race 4 we had the winner
Race 5 we ran one two three
Race 6 we lost
Race 7 we lost
Race 8 we had the winner