Saber’s Horse Selections

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LOS ALAMITOS TB

Race 1

No. 1 Wilannamoon’s only win came here. No. 3 Lady Wedge has some good early speed and is in good for and the one to beat. No. 4 Altaira is always there but owns just one win and it also came here. 

1-3-4

Race 2

No. 2 Melanistic was over her head last time out and now is spotted for the win. No. 4 Gracie Ragazza has won two of her three starts here at Los Al. The last time No. 5 Hennythelovepenny was here she blasted home at this mile distance to win going away. 2-4-5

Race 3

Hollendorfer sends out two runners in this six furlong sprint for straight maiden 3yo fillies and the one we prefer is his comebacker No. 4 Tiz a Tommy Town who just missed first out last year at Santa Anita. No. 6 Proud ‘n’ Ready and No. 7 Lovely Raquel exits the same downhill turf race and will go much better today with the move to the dirt. 4-6-7

Race 4

No. 2 Street Surrender looked great when breaking her maiden first out of the box and has comeback to work a bullet. No. 3 Miss Big Stuff is the speed. No. 5 Mitzi Winks comes off the layoff and exits a key race when trying the likes of Songbird. 2-3-5

Race 5

THE $100K GRADE III LOS ANGELES GOING 5-1/2 FURLONGS

There will be a blazing pace set up front in the Los Angeles and that will set things up for No. 3 Wild Dude who will sit and make a last to first move. No. 6 Son Onofre exits the same race and will try and get the jump on the Wild Dude turning for home. 3-6

Race 6

$50k maiden claimers go 5-1/2 furlongs. No. 4 Lucky Tommy is a first time starter who beds down in a good barn and finds a very soft group. No. 7 Deputy Dane is the one who looks best of the ones that have run.

4-7

Exacta box 4-7 and win and place 7

Race 7

THE $100K BERTRANDO GOING A MILE 

We will opt for No. 7 Soi Phet who has won two times on this course. His works say he is on go and Kent D is a perfect for this gelding, we will single. 7

Race 8

Well they could only get enough horses to card an eight race card on a Saturday, oh well. The last leg of the picks six and late pick four we get $20k maiden fillies and mares going a flat mile. Kent D who is riding a lot of horses at this meet sticks with No. 2 Blue Chat and that last work say YES! Her main foes will be No. 3 Lob City and No. 8 Sheswildnfree. 2***-3-8

Win and place 2 and a key exacta box 2 with 3-8

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

Baze gets on No. 1 Emerald Green for Andy Mathis, she will be short but she looks all the winner.

1

Race 2

As the Golden Gate turf festival begins we get maiden fillies and mares going 1-1/16 on the green. Doug O’Neill comes to town and sends out No. 3 Silver Starlight who ran a better than looked race down the hill last time out at Santa Anita. She gets her third start off the layoff. No. 5 Ish ran big first out and the never ran a step in her second start and now will try and go long on the grass. 3-5

Race 3

No. 1 Matts Lucky Spirit showed good early speed at this level last out in his first off the layoff. No. 3 Big Pebble ships in and drops. No. 4 Hewearsthefoxhat drops from a straight maiden race and gets Baze riding for Sherman. 1-3-4

Race 4

$20k claiming fillies and mares go 1-1/16 on the grass. No. 1 Kadesha has been facing stronger at Santa Anita. No. 4 French Alps loves this turf course with 4 wins form her 6 starts on it. No. 7 Exactamente gets on the grass in her second start on this circuit for O’Neill who has won with 3 of his 4 starters here.

1-4-7

Race 5

In the last leg of the pick five No. 2 Thru the Ages has been close in her last two starts, she loses Baze so the price will go up. Baze gets on No. 5 Thegirlsforpapa who finished second last out at this level. No. 8 Come On Fire gets her second start at this level and exits the same race as Thegirlsforpapa. 2-5-8

Race 6

They go sprinting five furlongs on the grass. No. 3 Yahoo Tahoe gets his second start off the Hollendorfer claim and his first try on the grass, he is in top form. No. 4 All Indians looks like a good price play as he won the only time sprinting on the grass here at this distance. No. 5 Next Speaker also owns a win here at this 5 furlong turf distance. No. 6 Chips All In comes in from Santa Anita and is the class of the race. 

3-4-5-6

Race 7

No. 8 Nthpreznzofgraynes is in tip top form. No. 2 My Friend Emma gets his third start off the layoff and this should be his top effort today. No. 6 Odin finished right behind Emma last out and will be the one they will be fearing late. 2-6-8

Race 8

They travel a flat mile on the grass in todays feature race at the Gate. No. 3 Wild Atlantic Way will be a nice price play at 20/1 on the morning line, he is in good form and likes this grass course and we like Couton getting the call. No. 5 Unapologetic 15/1 is in from Santa Anita getting his second off the layoff and he just missed last out on the grass with better. Doug O’Neill sends out No. 8 Et Toi off a nice maiden breaker on the Santa Anita turf course and Saul Arias is in for the ride. No. 12 Rye who is listed at 10/1 on the morning line comes off of back-to-back wins and now will try the grass, being sired by English Channel he will love it. 3-5-8-12

Race 9

No. 9 Mesquite Dancer comes off the layoff for Moger, drops in class and gets the hot riding Juan Hernandez. All systems are go and we will single in the late pick four. 9

Double

8th 3-5-8-12

9th 9

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Richard Saber, a former director of race and sports at the famed Stardust book, is GT’s horse racing and sports handicapper. Twitter: @SabesBet. Email: [email protected].

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