Saber’s Horse Selections

GamingToday.com is an independent sports news and information service. GamingToday.com has partnerships with some of the top legal and licensed sportsbook companies in the US. When you claim a bonus offer or promotion through a link on this site, Gaming Today may receive referral compensation from the sportsbook company. Although the relationships we have with sportsbook companies may influence the order in which we place companies on the site, all reviews, recommendations, and opinions are wholly our own. They are the recommendations from our authors and contributors who are avid sports fans themselves.

For more information, please read How We Rank Sportsbooks, Privacy Policy, or Contact Us with any concerns you may have.

Gaming Today is licensed and regulated to operate in AZ, CO, CT, IN, LA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, TN, and VA.

SANTA ANITA

Race 1

Trainer Tom Proctor sends out two runners in this $50k maiden claimer going a flat mile and we will use both in the players pick five. No. 1 Selection drops into a maiden claimer for the first time and Gary Stevens sticks. No. 3 Unusually Big ran a good race here after shipping in from Arlington Park and now gets the stretchout. 1-3

Race 2

No. 4 Rousing Sermon gets Bejarano back in the irons and will appreciate this mile distance. No. 5 Appealing Tale gets some class relief after facing Grade II company in his last start finishing a nice second. 4-5

Race 3

Down the hill they go, No. 3 Cacica Dulima gets a nice jockey switch for this as Flavien who is having a solid meet takes over for Orozco. No. 4 Grey Girl Gone will be part of the early pace on a course that has been favoring early speed and her dam has produced two turf winners. No. 7 Majestic Minister gets a major rider upgrade and the horse that beat her last out came back to win. 3-4-7

Race 4

No. 4 Fab Four Ever looks best of the fillies who have met the starter but there are two live first time starters in this race. No. 5 Fancy Brandi with long shot jock Felipe Valdez and No. 6 Miserable Blue with the hot connections of Santiago Gonzalez and James Cassidy. 4-5-6

Race 5

No. 2 Tigah is in top form but drops off the win in a very suspicious move, and he will be over bet. No. 3 Greeley Awesome made a big middle move last out and if able to run back to his win here last October he can get there. No. 5 Compari loves this turf course with 6 wins from 10 starts. 2-3-5

Players pick five

1st 1-3

2nd 4-5

3rd 3-4-7

4th 4-5-6

5th 2-3-5 (for a smaller ticket single the 5 in this last leg)

Race 6

Bejarano gets on No. 2 Wild in the Saddle who has a huge work here on the 13th, she looks ready to roll. No. 5 My Sweet Addiction was up against it last out in the Grade II Santa Monica, she will show all of her early speed today. No. 7 Taste Like Candy is always well bet and usually gets a piece. 2-5-7

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

Race 7

No. 1 Buymeabond drops back to the level of his win one race back. No. 7 Gab Power gets Bejarano and has a big last work for this. 1-7

Race 8

No. 1 Fabulous fit blasted them off the long layoff to win going away by five lengths, she can do it again if no bounce. No. 4 Shared Image gets a double jump in class off of the layoff and back to back wins. No. 10 Monstro Ness was claimed for $40k one race back and now drops in with $16k claimers, all is not well but she could still win this if ok. 1-4-10

DOUBLE

7TH 1-7

8TH 1-4-10

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 2 Mambo Rock just missed by a head last out when Gonzo got the ride and he sticks. No. 4 Dontpreachto Darcy looks the speed and has a nice last work. 2-4

Race 2

No. 1 Sun Kiss worked a solid 7 furlongs here on the 14th and will be tough to beat in his race, we will single in the pick five. 1

Race 3

No. 1 Awesome Silver drops to the level of his last win. No. 2 Format V. just missed by a nostril last out going a mile, he won at this distance two races back. No. 4 Photo Shopped has finished a close second in his last two starts. 1-2-4

Exacta and trifecta box 1-2-4

Race 4

No. 1 Kat Proof drops trying to cash. No. 2 Nellie Fox ran his best race when dropped to this level last out. No. 4 Jackpot Joe is the only first time starter in here and he looks live. 1-2-4

Exacta box 1-2-4

Race 5

No. 4 Justa Splash has been very consistent and will be right there again today. No. 7 Outlook gets Baze for this and is the one to beat. 4-7

Pick five 

1st 2-4

2nd 1

3rd 1-2-4

4th 1-2-4

5th 4-7

Race 6

No. 1 Dr. Buffum is a first time starter that could just be live at a big price. No. 3 Tiz Titus gets the new bug girl Carolyn Mendes, this gelding has some run and all Mendes may need to do is hang on. No. 4 Illumination Road gets a new jock and that could be the answer. 1-3-4

Exacta box 1-3-4

Race 7

In the last leg of the .20 cent pick six we will use two runners. No. 3 Kid Green who won at first asking here last September and No. 10 Global Harbor with Gonzo getting the call. 3-10

CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES AND CHECK THAT THE SADDLE CLOTH NUMBERS MATCH OUR SELECTION NUMBERS.

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].

About the Author

Get connected with us on Social Media

[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]