Saber’s Horse Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

We get a five horse field in this straight maiden race going a mile for fillies and mares, No. 1 Wandering Heart exits our HTW list and will be our single in the players pick five. 1

Race 2

No. 3 Coded Message gets a drop in class and will like this 7 furlong distance, No. 7 Charlotte R exits our HTW list as a $$$ play, she stumbled at the start in her last race and will go much better this time around. 3-7

Race 3

Maiden 2yo go 4-1/2 furlongs, No. 6 Faith Pacer is out of the dam Domasco Lake who has dropped 7 winners from her 7 starters, trainer Bonde can strike with his first-time starters, No. 7 Esmeralda Belle ran a good second in her one start when bet down to the 9/5 choice. 6-7

Race 4

No. 4 Hawkedon looks to be another solid play in the pick five, he comes off a nice score and Bejarano sticks and the horse he beat came back to win his next race out. 4

Race 5

No. 1 Shopping Savannah is in top form and will get a nice trip from the inside as she will try and run down the lone speed in here No. 3 Democracy Rules. 1-3

Pick five 

1st 1

2nd 3-7

3rd 6-7

4th 4

5th 1-3

Race 6

No. 4 Corinthian’s Song exits the Bobby Z Man race, No. 7 Henry’s Holiday looks like a live comebacker, he was last seen running behind American Pharoah in the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity last September. No. 9 Tosheen will be playing catch me if you can and he exits the same race as Corinthian’s Song. 4-7-9

Exacta box 4-7-9 and win and place 7

Race 7

No. 3 Queen of the Hill is in great form and loves this track and she gets her first start off the Peter Miller claim and a nice rider upgrade to Tyler Baze, No. 4 Blue Blizzard ships in from the Gate for a sharp trainer and is must use. 3-4

Double

6th 4-7-9

7th 3-4

Race 8

50k maiden claimers go a mile on the grass, No. 2 Passinaflash gets Bejarano, No. 5 Pyrotechnics ran his best race one back at this level and he gets Talamo today. No. 6 Native Ride has been right there with straight maidens and now gets in with maiden claimers for the first-time as Sadler gives up. 2-5-6

Exacta box 2-5-6

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 2 Sunrise Legacy looks best in this 6 horse race off a 56 day layoff. 2

Race 2

No. 1 Zip Baby gets off the grass, drops in class and gets a turnback in distance, she will be coming with a late run, No. 4 Mama’s Trashed will like the extra half a furlong today. 1-4

Double

1st 2

2nd 1-4

Race 3

No. 1 Creative Prospect made a nice late run in his first try going long on the grass, No. 2 Fushi showed good early speed in his first try going long on the grass. No. 6 Joshie Hit a Homer struck out in his first try on this circuit, we will give him another bat. 1-2-6

Exacta box 1-2-6

Race 4

No. 1 I’m Not Gray gets a confident move up in class off the win and Andy Mathis claim, No. 2 High Test just won at this level and Baze sticks. No. 3 Tiz Point drops to his correct level. 1-2-3

Race 5

In this mile turf race for 20k maiden claimers none of the above look like they can win, No. 7 Houdini Hill gets his fist shot at the grass. 7

Race 6

No. 2 Caymus Kat has been nibbling and will be right there again, No. 3 Stood Up gets her first start off the Steiner claim and he is having a great meet. No. 5 Lucky Illusion ran his best race when shipped in and dropped to 8k, he now runs for 5k. Hollendorfer sends out first-time starter No. 8 Global American, he hits at 36% with his first-time maiden claimers. 2-3-5-8

Race 7

No. 2 Deputy Copycat and No. 3 Sunshine Bandit both exit the same race and both drop in class, they cold finish one-two. 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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