Saber’s Horse Selections

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HOLLYWOOD PARK

Race 1

No. 1 Great Friends Rule and No. 3 One World will both sit off a hot pace and make runs down the line. 1-3

Race 2

No. 3 Streets of Heaven loves it here at Hollywood and gets a major rider upgrade, No. 7 Our Boy Benjamin gets off the grass and gets a much needed drop in class. No. 2 Global Glow may find himself all alone on the front end and if so he could get brave. 2-3-7

Double

1st 1-3

2nd 2-3-7

Race 3

No. 3 Teddy’s Promise will be very hard to beat in this 5 furlong sprint and has won four of her eight starts on this cushion surface, single. 3

Race 4

No. 1 R Doubleday drops back to his best level, No. 3 No Tricks for Jack gets back to the level of her narrow loss back in February. 1-3

Race 5

No. 4 One Firm Cat will wake up in this spot as he gets back to sprinting on the grass, we look for a big run in here. 4

Race 6

Baffert sends out two live first-time starters in here with No. 2 Imperial Fortune off some outstanding works and No. 10 Everton. 2-10

Race 7

Maidens go 1-3/16 on the grass? No. 12 Point and Shoot went over to Golden Gate looking for a grass race but the race was taken off but he still ran a nice and even race and that sets him up for a big try in here with the patient Julien Leparoux getting the leg up. 12

Win and place 12

Race 8

No. 3 Patriot’s Voyage went wire-to-wire the last time he went this 7 furlong distance, No. 4 Golden Itiz has won three times here and one of those wins came at this 7 furlong distance. 3-4

Race 9

Like the move to the outside in this 6-1/2 furlong sprint with No. 11 Proud Bok who ran a nice second at this level going 7 furlongs last time out when coming out of the two hole. 11

Pick four

6th 2-10

7th 12

8th 3-4

9th 11

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 2 McBoomer will try going long, No. 4 Soul Setter gets off the grass and gets Carr. 2-4

Race 2

Baze gets on dropper No. 3 Zip the Bag, No. 6 This Souls for You is the speed of the speed and could get very brave if left along on the front end. 3-6

Race 3

No. 1 Won Won Oh Five will try and turn the tables on No. 5 Heroically who beat him last time out. 1-5

Race 4

It looks like today is the day for the maiden breaker for No. 3 Mojave Secret, if not today maybe never. 3

Race 5

20k maiden fillies and mares go a mile on the grass, No. 5 Soul Crazy has a nice last work for this and could score at a price right out of the box, No. 10 Firmly ran good going a mile on the Santa Anita grass and looks best in here if she can run back to that effort. 5-10

Exacta box 5-10 and win and place 10

Race 6

No. 4 Romance Is Sosa has won back-to-back races and has hit the board in all six of his starts, No. 9 Legal Victory and No. 10 Rathgar will both be making late runs. 4-9-10

Double

5th 5-10

6th 4-9-10

Race 7

No. 1 Loveintheshadows gets her second try going long on the grass, No. 6 Irenes Jackpot gets Baze riding for Moger. 1-6

Race 8

No. 1 Wolfgang’s last win came here at this 5-1/2 furlong distance, No. 6 Incisive gets a little drop in class and has won three of his wix starts here all at this distance. 1-6

Exacta box 1-6 and win and place 6

Race 9

No. 2 Always Tempting comes off a long layoff for trainer Martin and gets the drop to the bottom, No. 3 Nans Mountainheart also comes off a long layoff and drops. 2-3

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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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