Saber’s Horse Selections

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HOLLYWOOD PARK

Race 1

If No. 1 Catienus Gole can sit right off the hot pace she will have a shot. If she gets into an all out speed duel it could set things up for No. 6 Warrens China Doll from far back at what will be a big price. 1-6

Race 2

2-year-olds going 4½ furlongs, you must keep an eye on the tote board in these races. No. 2 Gangnam Guy has a good 4 furlong work for this. No. 5 Tupelo Cush and No. 8 Time for a Hug are both out of the Walther Solis barn and he can strike with his 2-year-old first time starters. 2-5-8

Race 3

No. 9 Daze exits a key race and gets the long shot jock Sal Gonzalez Jr. for this her first try going long. 9

Win and place 9

Race 4

No. 2 Include the Cat is on a win every other race pattern and this is her win race and she won the last time she was here at this distance. No. 3 Saturday Nite Ride will be the speed. No. 6 Roxelana exits our HTW list and will go a mile on the main and her lone win in Europe came at a mile on the synthetic. 

2-3-6

Exacta box 2-3-6

Race 5

No. 1 Saddleranch comes off a year on the shelf for Baffert and this 5-year-old will be getting the money once again. No. 8 Chapman’s Peak loves this course and will try and upset. 1-8

Race 6

No. 4 Trojenna has a big work for this and will try the synthetic for the first time after 3 runs on the grass and Bejarano will take over. No. 6 Tiz Midnight also has a big last work and she will go long in this her second start. No. 9 Thisonesforricky has run back to back good mile races. 4-6-9

Race 7

No. 1 Saint Loup just failed going a 1½ last time out and will have no problem getting today with these albeit at a short price. No. 2 Sumerian exits our HTW list and will try and upset at a big price. 1-2

Race 8

No. 1 Unmarked Bills finally got the job done in start No. 10 with an impressive win, he could repeat against these. No. 2 Ever Alert will like this 7 furlong distance. 1-2

Pick four

5th 1-8

6th 4-6-9

7th 1-2

8th 1-2

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 3 Dizzy Dazmua has win early breeding and his dam Saint in a Dress has dropped 3 winners from 3 starters. No. 5 Emmy Award Winning is out of the dam Emmy Ann and she has dropped 7 winners from 7 starters. 3-5

Race 2

No. 2 Elizabeth A is ultra consistent and will be very tough in here. No. 4 To The Batcave gets Baze riding for the low profile Antonio Diaz barn and she exits the same race as Miss A. 2-4

Race 3

No. 1 Our Heat just did miss here on the grass by a head last time out and now moves to the barn of Steve Sherman. No. 6 Pawn Shop is the stablemate of Our Heat and has run first or second in all four of her turf starts here with a win and three seconds. 1-6

Pick three

1st 3-5

2nd 2-4

3rd 1-6

Race 4

No. 5 Justalittleloopy has four wins, three seconds and a third in her eight lifetime starts all on this course. 5

Double 

3rd 1-6

4th 5**

Race 5

No. 3 My Yammy Heat woke up big time on the grass last time out and looks like a repeater. 3**

Race 6

No. 3 Candy’s Jewel has really eaten up the money finishing second in five of his ten starts but today could be the day. No. 8 Hunted Guy is the work out horse and the price play. 2-8

Exacta box 2-8

Race 7

No. 6 Administer won on this course the only time he ran it. No. 7 Sandor will be the chalk and the one to beat. 6-7

Race 8

No. 5 Gambling Miss has been hanging of late but the drop should get her home on top today. 8

Pick four

5th 3

6th 2-8

7th 6-7

8th 8

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

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