Saber’s Horse Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

Trainer Mike Mitchell has the Mare to beat in here No. 2 Talktoomuch who has two wins on this downhill turf course including his last race, but the value of the race will be No. 6 Missdealornodeal with the hustling Kevin Krigger getting the ride and this Mare goes from the inside to the out and will get the perfect trip on the bend. 2-6

Exacta box 2-6 and win on the 6

Race 2

No. 2 Really Elegant gets back on the dirt after a failed attempt on the grass, she is the speed of the speed, No. 5 Tripped the Light is a re-claim by Hess and will be chasing the speed from the bell. 2-5

Double

1st 2-6

2nd 2-5

Race 3

No. 1 Abella has run back to back good race on this down hill turf course with a win and a third missing by just ¾ of a length, No. 4 Romantic Wish ran good in her first try in the country and took some action that day. After these two any of the rest look to have a shot in this wide open affair. 1-4 (all)

Race 4

No. 5 Folk Dancer has three wins here and three at this 6 furlong distance, we will single in the players pick five. 5

Race 5

We have 25k claimers going a flat mile on the grass, Rosario makes a rare hook up with trainer Jeff Mullins on No. 1 Clearance Clarence. Trainer Jack Van Berg doesn’t win many these days but he sends out the two closers who just may get him a win No. 3 Warrens Wild Thing and No. 7 Warren’s Kong. 1-3-7

Exacta box 1-3-7

.50 cent pick five

1st 2-6

2nd 2-5

3rd 1-4/ or (all)

4th 5

5th 1-3-7

Race 6

Trainer Marty Jones sends out two in this 20k maiden claimer, second time starter No. 1 Creative Writer who broke slow in his one and only and raced green and No. 3 Smart Hombre who has been looking for the right spot. No. 8 Kumite exits our HTW list off a big effort in his one and only start missing by a head despite being all over the track, trainer Cerin gave this gelding six weeks and now he looks like the one to beat. 1-3-8

Exacta box 1-3-8

Race 7

If No. 3 Chosen Miracle can clear early he will be gone and if not No. 8 Red Defense will run him down. 3-8

Race 8

No. 4 Excessively Trick looks very live off the layoff, No. 5 Sea John’s Spirit was well bet in her one and only start on the grass and now will try the dirt and gets Rosario. 4-5

Pick three

6th 1-3-8

7th 3-8

8th 4-5

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

Jerry H gives No. 2 El Martillo a big boast back up the class ladder off the claim, we will single in the early pick four. 2

Race 2

Baze and Jerry H will both be trying to take down the early double, Baze who rode El Martillo in the first race rides No. 2 Follow Through here and Jerry H sends out the speedy No. 6 Dashing. 2-6

Race 3

Steve Sherman gives the new bug boy Ronald Richard a shot with the dropper No. 1 Shellingitout, No. 2 Blazing Reflection has a win at this mile distance and his trainer does well when dropping a horse two levels. Steve Sherman also sends out No. 3 City Expenses on the stretchout. No. 6 No Tricks for Jack looks like the speed in here and Baze sticks. 1-2-3-6

Race 4

No. 4 A Kings Life wired them at five furlongs last time out and now will try and wire them going six furlongs, No. 3 Tribaltique looks to be sitting on a win. 3-4

Pick four

1st 2

2nd 2-6

3rd 1-2-3-6

4th 3-4

Race 5

No. 5 Tops Frolic exits our HTW list and gets a big boast in class off the big win, No. 2 Along For The Ride ran behind Tops Frolic in that race and came back next time out to score, she follows her up the ladder. No. 7 Perfect Feat gets her second start off the layoff and takes a little dip in class.

Q box 2-5-7 and win and place 5

Race 6

No. 2 Little Miss Mambo looks to be closing in on the maiden breaker and this 5½ furlong distance may be the answer, trainer O’Callaghan brings in No. 3 Misidentified a first time starter from Hollywood Park where she has been working out with a purpose and her dam has dropped three winners from three starters. 2-3

Race 7

Just another day at the Gate with just a seven race program so we finish off the day with No. 1 Lil Angelina who has a win and four seconds from five lifetime starts and her second were narrow losses, No. 4 Angi’s Wild Cat looked good winning off the long layoff when bet down to .50 cents on the dollar. 1-4

Pick three

5th 2-5-7

6th 2-3

7th 1-4

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