Saber’s Horse Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

Tyler Baze gets on first time starter No. 4 Ladies Man who has a nice work for this on April 25th. No. 6 Ultimate Luck drops and gets blinkers on in this his second off the layoff. 4-6

Race 2

No. 1 Avenge is looking for her 3rd straight win going down the hill. No. 5 She’s a Big Winner is a perfect 2-for-2 down the hill. 1-5

Race 3

2yo fillies go 4-1/2 furlongs and as we said yesterday watch the board if you are able. If not we will go with No. 5 Xingontothebone out of the barn of Walther Solis who excels with his 2yo and No. 7 Swiss Minister out of the barn of Mike Harrington another trainer who excels with 2yo. 5-7

Race 4

In this mile turf race No. 4 Lucky J Lane gets back to a flat mile where he is 3-for-3 on the grass. No. 7 Horizontalyspeakin will be playing catch me if you can. 4-7

Race 5

No. 2 Over Par gets back with maidens after trying some good ones in the $200k Echo Eddie. No. 4 Stormin Trick has a bullet work for this and may forget to stop today if he gets on the front end all alone. 2-4

Pick five

1st 4-6

2nd 1-5

3rd 5-7

4th 4-7

5th 2-4

Race 6

No. 1 Warrens Goldnugget is the speed on the rail with Tyler Baze getting the call. No. 7 Carrick Bay will try and run her down. 1-7

Race 7

No. 3 Celtic Moon drops trying to cash. No. 6 Endless Cruise fits and will get the right set up. No. 8 The Cleaners ran good here last year and looks live off the layoff with Iggy in the irons. 3-6-8

Race 8

Down the hill they go, No. 3 Morning Coffee gets her second try down the hill, she had trouble in her first try and that last work here says she is on go. No. 4 Clem Juice exits our HTW list and gets her first try on the grass. No. 5 Vow Me Over comes off her maiden breaker down the hill. 3-4-5

Race 9

No. 2 Secret Divdend ran ok when dropped to this level last time out and now Tyler will try his hand once again. No. 4 Hit a Homerun exits our HTW list and if able to clear he will be gone. 2-4

Exacta box 2-4 and win and place 4

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 4 Makoo drops big time and gets Baze, she will be odds on. No. 6 Caymus Kat has had her chances but looks the main danger if Makoo is not all there. 4-6

Race 2

No. 1 Hal’s Buddy drops and gets Gonzo. No. 4 Grazenoninterest exits the same race as Hal and Gozno who rode this one opts for Hal. No. 5 Barinthecanyon gets her first start off the Martin claim and he puts Baze in the irons. 1-4-5

Race 3

No. 1 Guyfromtheskyfive is a hanger but has found a group he should beat. No. 3 Suances Spirit and No. 4 Nae’ole could both be live at first asking. 1-3-4

Race 4

No. 3 Ted Oliver will once again try and run down No. 5 Mahorney the speed in here. No. 6 Dr. Hook McCracken is in from Turf Paradise and looks sneaky. 3-5-6

Exacta and trifecta box 3-5-6

Race 5

No. 1 Derrymore finished a strong 3rd last out in his first off the layoff when a neck behind No. 5 New Karma, they look one two in here. 1-5

Pick five

1st 4

2nd 1-4-5

3rd 1-3-4

4th 3-5-6

5th 1-5

Race 6

No. 1 Copper City will show all of her speed on the big drop in class. No. 2 Star Image just missed by a dwindling neck in her last start here at this level. 1-2

Race 7

No. 7 Bev’s Finale gets back to 6 furlongs and will be our single in the .20 cent pick six. 7

Win and place 7

Race 8

In this mile turf race No. 8 Irenes Jackpot will wake up getting back on the grass, bet her to cash, after Irene this one is wide open. 8

CHURCHILL DOWNS

RACE 11

THE $1 MILLION KENTUCKY OAKS

No. 5 Condo Commando has won five of her six starts, all wire-to-wire, her only loss was when she did not get to the front end so if she clears early it could be all over. No. 4 Eskenformoney also has some early speed and we get Javier Castellano at 20/1. She finished a game second in her last start behind No. 13 Birdatthewire who will be flying late. No. 12 Stellar Wind comes off an eye catching win in the Grade I Santa Anita Oaks, she will be very tough down the lane if she takes to the course. 

5-12-13-4

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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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