Saber’s Horse Selections

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HOLLYWOOD PARK ( Santa Anita opens December 26th)

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Race 1

Trainer Hess drops No. 1 So Tempted and puts Gomez on board as he goes all out for the win, So Tempted is on a win every other race pattern and this is his win race, we will single in the early pick five. 1

Race 2

No. 2 Willyconker finds a paceless fields going a flay mile on the grass, Bejarano will spring from the gate and win his third straight with Willy if No. 5 Times Gone By doesn’t try to run with him. 2-5

Race 3

Mike Mitchell sends out first time starter No. 2 Miss Communication who looks live as does the Peter Miller first time starter No. 4 Reneesgotzip. Baffert sends out first time starter No. 5 Eden’s Moon off real nice six furlong work. No. 6 Chloe W has been running with the big girls and now will try maidens in this her second start and will be a short price but maybe those two races took their toll on this 2yo filly. 2-4-5-6

Race 4

No. 1 Russian River is back in seven days looking for her fourth straight win but goes a flat mile today on the grass, No. 3 Hameildaeme is the only one in here that has won at this distance on the grass. 1-3

Race 5

No. 2 Respuesta Solida exits out HTW list and will be a nice price play in this race, No. 6 Gotham Knights is in from Golden Gate for top Northern Cal trainer Steve Sherman and Bejarano sees fit to ride, he will sit off the fast pace and make a big late run. 2-6

Key Play

.50 cent pick five

1st 1

2nd 2-5

3rd 2-4-5-6

4th 1-3

5th 2-6= $16 (if not alive after race one make a pick four)

Race 6

No. 1 Alala just missed on this 6 furlong turf course in her last start and will be very hard to beat today albeit at a short price. 1

Race 7

No. 5 Arresting Officer drops into an action spot looking for the win, No. 8 Wolgan Valley looks to be the main danger. 5-8

Race 8

No. 1 El Mirage King ran good on this course in his last start and now gets the cozy rail, No. 4 Howmuchisit beat Mirage King last time out and now gets Bejarano in the irons. No. 5 Mandated Bliss also exits the race and he was a very closer fourth. 1-4-5

Race 9

No. 1 Spuds Spivens looks to get another win with Gomes riding, No. 2 Red Defense has won five of his six starts and will be right there again. 1-2

Race 10

No. 1 Warren’s Morgan was stuck on the far outside last time out and now gets the rail, No. 3 Never Shea Never was bet like a good thing in her one and only. No. 9 Scream Queen gets a needed drop in class and will be dangerous at this level. 1-3-9

Key Play

.50 cent pick four

7th 5-8

8th 1-4-5

9th 1-2

10th 1-3-9= $18

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 1 Soul Patch gets a turn back to her best distance, No. 5 Berry Valid will be the one to fear late. 1-5

Race 2

No. 2 Royaly Forbidden ran a better than looked race in her first turf try, No. 5 Surround never got untracked last time out and gets blinkers and a new jock today look for a big turnaround. 2-5

Key Play

$2 double

1st 1-5

2nd 2-5= $8

Race 3

No. 1 Sister Glady Oh La drops back to the level of her last win, No. 3 Gata De Oro and No. 5 Lifes A Thrill both exit the same race. 1-3-5

Race 4

No. 1 Big Honey Bee won like a good thing off the layoff and will repeat if she doesn’t bounce, No. 5 Palm Beach Story ran behind Honey Bee in that race but then won in her next start and now will try and turn the tables. 1-5

Key Play

.50 cent pick four

1st 1-5

2nd 2-5

3rd 1-3-5

4th 1-5= $12

Race 5

No. 9 Silver Terrace ran ok in his two turf races and if he can up his game he could pull this one off, No. 10 Legal Victory also ran ok in his two turf races and the same can be said for him.9-10

Race 6

No. 7 Evita’s Crown ships in from Hollywood for trainer Vann Belvoir and Baze gets the leg up. 7

Race 7

No. 3 Whiskers And Rye ships in and takes the ultimate drop in class, No. 8 Royalism is the only first time starter in this soft field and she beds down in a top barn and the price will be a good one. 3-8

Key Play

$2 Q 3-8= $2

$10 win and place 8=$20

Race 8

No. 6 Roving Storm looks to be a solid single in this race as he gets his second try on the grass and Baze rides for his old buddy Jerry. 6

Key Play

$10 win and place 6= $20

Race 9

No. 2 Point Lobos the big grey comes back with a top notch 5 furlong drill for this and will try and turn the tables on No. 6 Quick Enough who beat him last time out. 2-6

Key Play

$1 pick four

6th 7

7th 3-8

8th 6

9th 2-6= $4

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