Saber’s Horse Selections

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HOLLYWOOD PARK

Race 1

This is one bad group of 10k claimers, No. 4 Macias has had two shots at the level and failed both times but his speed will play well today, No. 6 Dunmore East gets his first shot at this level and Bejarano sticks. 4-6

Race 2

No. 5 Rossi Reserve likes this track and comes off a nice win, No. 6 No Tricks for Jack drops back to the level of her last win and gets a jockey upgrade. 5-6

Race 3

This race is scheduled to be run at a mile on the grass but with all the rain we don’t know? No. 2 Joeandbetty’sbaby gets the stretchout and will be able to handle either surface, No. 3 Include the Aussie has been over her head and will be tough with these turf or main. No. 5 Need You Now exits the same race as the Aussie and has good early speed. 2-3-5

Race 4

2yo straight maidens going 6 furlongs, Baffert sends out his usual uncoupled two with No. 2 Indianapolis whose dam has dropped four winners from four starters including two stakes winners and No. 4 Icy Ride who comes into this race loaded with bullets. Sadler sends out No. 6 Ian Street who also looks very live at first asking. 2-4-6

Race 5

Trainer Jack Carava sends out two in this 10k claimer with the big dropper and speedy No. 1 Gabbiano and No. 5 Swiss Bliss first off the claim. No. 6 Wink and Wish also has big early speed and gets her claiming price hacked in half. 1-5-6

Race 6

Maiden 2yo scheduled to go 6 furlongs on the grass, love the name of No. 1 On Draft as his sire was the very good turf runner Milwaukee Brew, Sadler sends out first-time starter No. 3 Kozani. No. 7 Arkenstone came on late and his style could play well today. 1-3-7

Race 7

THE 100K ON TRUST 

In this 7-1/2 furlong race No. 6 Rousing Sermon has a real nice work for this and the distance will be perfect for him, we will single. 6

Race 8

Listed to be run at 6 furlongs on the grass, No. 3 Warren’s Rosebud will like the turn back in distance, No. 7 Hidethegoodstuff is the main player in here turf or the main. . 3-7

Race 9

No. 5 Amanda ran a good third here last time out and will be right there again, bet her to cash. 5

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

2yo fillies scheduled to go a mile on the grass, No. 3 When I’m Calling U just did miss here going a mile on the grass by a neck, she has hit the board in all five of her lifetime starts and should win today albeit at a short price. No. 4 Free Money ran right behind I’m Calling and will be part of the exacta. 3-4

Race 2

Baze has won two times aboard No. 2 Successful Bluff and he is back on today, No. 3 Cost of Freedom has won back-to-back races and is the speed. 2-3

Race 3

This race is scheduled to be run at 1-1/16 on the grass, No. 2 Jakob’s Magic is back in town where he won back to back on the synthetic before shipping to Santa Anita to try the downhill turf course, No. 3 Royal Dream has big early speed and has six wins on this turf course but he will be fighting it out with No. 5 Golden Mexico who has won four of six on this course wire-to-wire. The race could set up for No. 6 Tropical Heat from far back if it remains on the grass. 2-3-5-6** TURF ONLY

Race 4

No. 5 Sparkle Nation drops and gets a top jock off some good works, No. 6 Tiz Blushing will try and run her down first off the claim. 5-6

Exacta box 5-6 and win and place 6

Race 5

No. 2 Sharp Cookie looks to be sitting on the win, the ice cold Lloyd Mason gives No. 4 Gray Madam a big drop in class trying to get a win. 2-4

Double

4th 5-6

5th 2-4

Race 6

Scheduled to be run at a mile on the grass, No. 3 Dark Red was closing in on the winner last time out just missing by 3/4 of a length, No. 6 Prestige Worldwide gets a big jock switch. No. 11 Dontextndrive and No. 12 Very Elusive are the two other runners in here with a big shot. 3-6-11-12

Race 7

Mason gives another one of his runners a big drop with No. 4 Mystorynmstikntoit who drops from 20k to 8k, No. 10 Van Lingle Mungo just miss in his first at this level in his last race. 4-10

Double

6th 3-6-11-12

7th 4-12

Race 8

No. 2 Floating Feather likes this track and that work here on the 17th says he is on go, No. 4 Mickey Ball had trouble in his last start but beat the Floating Feather one race back. No. 5 Urban Hunter is on a win every other race pattern and this is his win race. 2-4-5

Race 9

No. 5 Rio Hondo made a good late run in his last start when Leslie Mawing got the call and he is back on today, No. 6 Candy’s Jewel is the one to beat with the drop to this level, he will be odds on. No. 7 Legal Victory just did miss in his last start and is always right there. 5-6-7

Exacta and tri box 5-6-7

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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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