Saber’s Horse Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 3 Jack Reacher is back in town after a successful trip North for the confidence building maiden breaker, he has the speed to come right back and win this, No. 1 Pacific Avenue comes off the more than a year layoff and takes a big drop in class but he may be the one that Jack will fear late. 1-3

Race 2

Baffert puts his main man on third time starter No. 2 Stirred Up, No. 3 Holy Candy looks like a good one in the making for Sadler and is the one to beat. No. 6 Cat’s Enough has been running good on the grass and if able to handle the dirt he will be right there. 2-3-6

Double

1st 1-3

2nd 2-3-6

Race 3

No. 3 Muny has a win going down the hill and drops into a good spot, No. 4 Crossing The Line moves back up the ladder off a big win last time out going down the hill for the hot combo of Sadler and Rosario. 3-4

Race 4

Mike Smith makes a rare ride for trainer Mark Glatt on first time starter No. 2 Kenichi whose dam has dropped three winners from three starters including a stakeswinner, No. 3 Mavericks Gun is a first time starter whose dam has dropped eight winners from eight starters including two stakeswinners. No. 4 Eaton Hall has been well bet in his two starts, he could be the speed of the speed in here and gets Bejarano. No. 6 Mile High Magic is the stablemate of Eaton Hall and this Baffert second time starter was sent off at .80 cents on the dollar in his one and only and Martin Garcia opts for him over Eaton Hall. No. 8 Treacherous goes from the grass to the main and gets a turn back in distance, look for a big effort. 2-3-4-6-8

Dime Super box 2-3-4-6-8

Race 5

No. 2 Ultimate Decision is two for two here and at the distance for the hot ONeill barn but he loses Rosario who opts for No. 10 American Blend. O’Neill also sends out No. 9 Liberal Arts who is looking for his fourth straight win. No. 3 Strasbourg just did miss in his first try here when going a mile breaking from the 10 hole. 2-3-9-10

Race 6

Maiden 3yo fillies going down the hill, No. 4 Alluvial Gold is bred like gold and should handle the green, No. 5 Lake Maracaibo is another first time starter that should handle the turf. No. 7 Sisheba is out of the dam Ganasheba who has dropped all turf winners. No. 9 Special Charm ran good sprinting on the 6 furlong Hollywood turf course, she comes back and draws a good post and Bejarano. Jockey Eswan Flores rides No. 11 Royale Legacy a first timer for O’Neil and these two have been on fire together. 4-5-7-9-11

Race 7

Baffert brings back No. 2 Da Ruler who has been even money or less in all three of his starts, a win and two seconds, No. 4 Clinton comes off the layoff and he has run good in both of his starts last year. No. 5 High Level Jeff faced the big guns here as a 2yo but has not been seen since? No. 11 Hoorayforhollywood is just another Baffert comebacker with some class on a Saturday that looks very tough. 2-4-5-11

Race 8

No. 5 Slammer Time broke his maiden going a mile on the grass here, No. 11 Tiz A Trip looked like a serious race horse when breaking his maiden last time out, he loses Rosario but picks up the very capable Jose Lezcano who is in to ride Ron The Greek for Bill Mott in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap. 11**

Race 9

The Grade 1 Las Virgenes, Rosario takes his shot with No. 2 Charm The Maker who needs a patient ride, Rosario will sit and make one run down the lane at all the speed, we will single in the late pick four. 2

Race 10

The Grade 1 Frank E Kilroe Mile on the grass, they will need to beat the mighty No. 1 Mr. Commons to get the cash. No. 4 Compari has won six of seven starts here and if able to clear he will be tough to run down. 1-4

Race 11

The Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap, in this overcrowded Grade 1 No. 2 Ultimate Eagle will play catch me if you can but No. 3 Ron The Greek has turned into a real horse since Mott got him. 2-3

Pick Four

8th 11

9th 2

10th 1-4

11th 2-3

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 1 Woodpulp drops and will try and run down No. 2 Human Eraser. 1-2

Race 2

No. 4 Mutiny Bay gets Baze back on and a drop as they go for the win, No. 5 Coloursoftheglen is in from Santa Anita and is the main danger with Gryder riding. 4-5

Race 3

If Mawing can clear early with No. 2 Take That she will be hard to run down but she will need to be at her best to beat the Anita shipper No. 5 Antrim’s Legend who gets off the grass for t his. 2-5

Race 4

No. 1 Nurse Stephanie may like this 5½ furlong distance, No. 3 Over Marketed has been overbet in every race but looks right there again. No. 5 Bonita Priscilla looks live at first asking. 1-3-5

Pick Four

1st 1-2

2nd 4-5

3rd 2-5

4th 1-3-5

Race 5

No. 6 One Royal Star missed by a neck last time out and looks set for a big run today. 6

No. 6 win and place

Race 6

No. 5 Camelsoul finds a nice spot off the layoff and will get a good setup with all the early speed in here, No. 2 Pool Of Fire ships in and drops to the bottom. 2-5

Q 2-5 and bet the 5 win and place

Race 7

If No. 2 Indian Gaming can clear early he will be hard to run down as he drops in class today and gets the blinkers on, if No. 8 Mute Rudulph can sit back and make one run he could pop at a big price in this speed field. 2-8

Q 2-8 and No. 8 win and place

Race 8

Baze rides No. 4 Elmor a first time starter for his pay Jerry H and Gryder rides No. 5 Germany Bay a second time starter and stablemate of Elmor. 4-5

Q 4-5

Race 9

It is interesting that No. 1 Dave’s Pacemaker lost his last start here for 16k and now Martin moves him up a notch, No. 2 Unbridled Endeavor drops into an action spot in this his third off the layoff. 1-2

Pick Four

6th 2-5

7th 2-8

8th 4-5

9th 1-2

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