Saber’s Horse Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 1 Warren’s Dixi Bell will like this 7 furlong distance and Bejarano sticks. No. 4 She Hums drops to a better level and will be the main danger. 1-4

Race 2

No. 4 Rolo Tamaci is out of the sizzling hot Richard Baltas barn. He sends him long on the dirt and this jockey/trainer hook up is hitting at 50%, we will single in the players pick five. 4

Win and place 4

Race 3

No. 2 Pefiolo just missed last out when dropped to this $12,500 level, he gets an extra eight of a mile today and that should get him home on top. No. 3 Pax Tecum and No. 7 Chester B both exit the same race so we will make an exacta box. 2-3-7

Exacta box 2-3-7

Race 4

No. 3 Born to Serve is a second time starter for Bill Spawr, he never ran a step in first start but could move forward off of that race. No. 4 Gravity Force gets his second start off the long layoff for Baltas who is great with layoff runners. No. 5 Prince of Prague is a first time starter with some good works, he looks live. 3-4-5

Race 5

No. 3 Mint Julep Taffy ran a good third in her one start. No. 5 Gomo is an Uncle Mo first time starter and this is an up and coming sire. No. 6 Miss Gridley went off at 7/5 in her first start but faded down the lane, she will hold on today. 3-5-6

Pick five

1st 1-4

2nd 4

3rd 2-3-7

4th 3-4-5

5th 3-5-6

Race 6

No. 2 Zuzu’s Petals gets Tyler Baze in the irons and he will be gunning from the bell with the blinkers going on. No. 6 Kiss At Midnight will go better today on a dry surface in this her second off the Baltas claim. 2-6

Race 7

We will use three exiting the same race. No. 1 Footstepsinbronze gets his second start off the layoff and will be the speed on the rail. No. 4 Bench Light finished a close 4th in the race and now gets Flavien Prat. No. 5 Calm Pacific finished in a dead heat for second with footsteps. 1-4-5

Exacta box 1-4-5

Race 8

We will take our shot in here and single No. 9 Ipray who exits our HTW list as a $$$ play, this filly will love going this mile distance today. 9

Pick four

5th 3-5-6

6th 2-6

7th 1-4-5

8th 9

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 1 Charlotte R comes in from Santa Anita and gets the huge drop in class. No. 2 Global American is a second time starter for Hollendorfer and Baze gets the call this time around. 1-2

Race 2

No. 1 Romancemediscretly loses Baze but gets Lopez as Baze opts for No. 3 Peppery as they play musical jockeys. 1-3

Race 3

No. 1 Blue Blizzard exits our Santa Anita HTW list off a big run on a wet fast surface when she had no shot after being steadied at the start, she still ran on to be a solid 3rd and will take some beating in this race. No. 4 Nero’s Pleasure is the main danger on the drop in class and the move back to a sprint. 1-4

Exacta box 1-4

Race 4

No. 2 Forever a Fan got on the grass and stretched out last time out and won by 13 lengths. No. 3 Saint Lemone just missed by a head last out on this turf course. No. 4 Life No Parole gets Baze and the drop in class. 2-3-4

Race 5

No. 1 Light One has done little wrong in her three starts, she look solid in this spot and we will single in the pick five. 

1st 1-2

2nd 1-3

3rd 1-4

4th 2-3-4

5th 1

Race 6

No. 2 Millie’s Topper loses Juan Hernandez but gets Baze as Hernandez opts for No. 4 Nicos Memory who missed by a neck last out. No. 6 Zefina will be making a late run. 2-4-6

Race 7

No. 2 Latin’s Clock has some good early speed and will show it today on the drop in class. No. 7 Fancy Brandi exits the same race and she will be running Latin Clock down. 2-7

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].

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