Saber’s Horse Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 5 Midnight Lady gets her second start off the claim and gets Bejarano back in the irons. No. 7 Toomanytomatoes gets off the grass and drops two classes, his trainer hits at over 30% with this move.

5-7

Race 2

Maiden 2yo go 4-1/2 furlongs. No. 1 Dubdubwatson just missed by a neck in his one start here. No. 3 Carlos Dangerous looks just that off his last work. No. 7 Pistone Steel is out of the dam Very Vegas who has dropped 5 winners from 5 starters. 1-3-7

Double

1st 5-7

2nd 1-3-7

Race 3

We get a real soft group of $20k maiden flies and mares and must go four deep using No. 1 Zeekid who will need to be gunned from the gate. No. 4 Stormin Reef the only first time starter. No. 5 Saturday Yodeler who gets a nice jock switch and No. 6 Warrenspoweroflove off the layoff and drop who looks the one to beat if ready. 1-4-5-6

Race 4

No. 1 I Heart You gets her first start off the Hess claim and gets Kent D in the irons. No. 2 Grey Girl Gone could get brave if able to clear and get an easy lead. 1-2

Race 5

No. 2 My Jealous goes a mile on the grass and will try and take them wire-to-wire with Iggy gunning from the bell. No. 8 Jomelo gets Bejarano back in the irons and will be running them all down late. 2-8

Race 6

No. 6 Templar will once again try and hold off No. 7 Afleet in Time who exits our HTW list. 6-7

Exacta box 6-7

Race 7

No. 2 Alexis Tangier comes off the layoff, she is a perfect 2 for 2 going down the hill and will find a fast early pace to set up her late run. No. 5 Birdlover has two wins and two second down the hill, she will need to sit chilly today. 2-5

Race 8

$20k maidens go a flat mile on the dirt. No. 5 Trash Talkin drops into a maiden claimer for the first time and will go better with these after being well bet in his first two starts. No. 8 Sharpener gets off the grass and will like the move to the dirt and the mile distance. No. 9 Aaron Again gets his second off the long layoff and the blinkers go on today. 5-8-9

Pick four

5th 2-8

6th 6-7

7th 2-5

8th 5-8-9

GOLDEN GATE 

Race 1

No. 3 McBoomer drops trying to cash. No. 4 Gray Madam gets her first start for the hot Quinn Howey barn. 3-4

Race 2

No. 3 Takit Witha Grain is in from Sunland and draws the muscle as Baze gets the call. No. 4 Chuck’s Chuckle gets Lopez on the drop down. 3-4

Double

1st 3-4

2nd 3-4

Race 3

No. 1 Yur Teasing Me comes back to the gate and drops into an action spot. No. 2 Lucky Oracle ran his best race going long here on the synthetic surface. 1-2

Race 4

No. 3 Contessa B. is one tough filly at this level and Juan Hernandez got to know her last out. No. 5 New Nature will be out winging it on the front end once again. 3-5

Race 5

No. 2 Feisty’s Cause will try and take them wire-to-wire, he just did fail last out. No. 3 Tiza Preacher will try and run him down. 2-3

Race 6

One way call here as No. 1 Tiz Dynamic gets back to his level and is on a win every other race pattern and this is his win race. 1

Win and place 1

Race 7

Another one way call as No. 2 Star Image drops to her best level and will find the right pace to set up her last run. 2

Win and place 2

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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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