Saber’s Horse Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 4 Lost Bus is a first-time starter for trainer Wesley Ward who has brought this filly along with the horse he has running in the feature, he is one of the best with 2yo and is a player in here. 4

Race 2

No. 3 Super Ninety Nine makes his 4yo debut for Baffert who had high hopes for this one last year when on the Kentucky Derby trail, No. 4 Wild Dude is in top form and the one to beat. 3-4

Race 3

No. 7 Candy’s Sunrise can win this if he can run his race that he ran here on March 16th, No. 8 Koast also exits that race. 7-8

Race 4

No. 3 Celestial Image is out of the dam Dancingattheapollo who has dropped 6 winners from 6 starters, No. 8 Time for a J showed good early speed when coming off the layoff last time out, he will hold better today. 3-8

Exacta box 3-8 and win and place 3

Race 5

No. 3 Bobby Z Man is on a win every other race pattern and this is his win race, No. 5 Benba comes off a nice win of a hot combo. No. 6 Volkonsky exits our HTW list off a narrow loss, he will like this mile distance. 3-5-6

Exacta and tri box 3-5-6

Race 6

No. 1 Stormin Lute comes off the layoff for Peter Miller who claimed this gelding last August, No. 2 Mavericks Gun wins this if he can repeat his win at this distance one race back. 1-2

Race 7

Wesley Ward brings in No. 2 Emotional Kitten who ran a good second here back in March in the Grade 2 Santa Ana, No. 7 Parranda exits our HTW list off of her big win here last out when shipped in from Gulfstream Park. Rosie Napravnik ships in with No. 8 Emollient for Bill Mott, she was right behind the Emotional Kitten here last time she came here. 2-7-8

Exacta box 2-7-8

Race 8

No. 5 Bonus Spin has back-to-back works that say she is on go for her first start for Jeff Mullins, No. 7 Say’s Who woke up last time out when put on the dirt. 5-7

Race 9

We need to go five deep in the last leg of the late pick four using No. 3 See Through, No. 4 Gratification, No. 7 Pouncerounddaclock with Rosie sticking around to ride for John Sadler, No. 9 Humming Beethoven and No. 11 Bird In Love. 3-4-7-9-11

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GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 2 Ambitoness ships in and gets the ultimate drop in class, No. 5 Island Harbor and No. 6 Quistadorable are the main ones if she doesn’t fire. 2-5-6

Race 2

No. 1 Sea of Destiny is a first-timer with a great last work, No. 6 Tenille drops into a spot she can win. 1-6

Double

1st 2-5-6

2nd 1-6

Race 3

No. 1 Bushida is the speed on the rail, No. 5 Emeraldcity Kitten finally got the maiden breaker last out. 1-5

Race 4

This race is a pass or hit the all button or take a shot with No. 4 Shared Belief who will be 1/9 off the injury and layoff. 

Race 5

No. 3 Unforgotten Beauty drops trying to find her level, No. 5 Fashionably Rich gets Baze who will try and take her wire-to-wire. 3-5**

Race 6

No. 2 Bottle Blonde and No. 3 Morning Fix both are trained by Hollendorfer and both will have a say, No. 7 Rathbaun is the one to beat. 2-3-7

Race 7

Sadler brings in No. 1 You Know I Know for the All American, he worked a blazing .58 for 5 furlongs for this, No. 2 China Prince ships back in and loves this course. No. 7 Summer Hit is the speed with Baze riding. 1-2-7

Race 8

No. 3 Blaise of Light won first out at Turf Paradise back in April, No. 7 Tough Fame looks the main foe on the drop. 3-7

Race 9

No. 1 Come On Fire gets back on the grass and that moves her way up, No. 2 Kylee’s Star gets her second try here off a good second. No. 7 A little Luckier ships in and gets the hot riding Hernandez. 1-2-7

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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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