Saber’s Horse Selections for Santa Anita and Stockton

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 2 Judge Carr’s last win came here on January 21st, he drops into an action spot. The last time No. 3 Hazardous won was here last October and Maldonado was on him, he gets back on today. No. 4 Disarm is another who drops in class and he hit the board in all three of his starts here. 2-3-4

Race 2

Trainer Neil Drysdale doesn’t win many with first time starters, but he sends out a very live 2yo filly in this race No. 3 As Rulers Go who has a big last work. The same can be said about trainer David Hofmans who sends out the fast working No. 4 Feel the Charge. No. 8 Southern Sunshine was over her head last time out and now she is back with her own kind. No. 9 Miss Personality looks fast for Baffert in her first try. 

3-4-8-9

Race 3

No. 6 Storming Kentucky is very fast and will show all of his speed at this 8k level, No. 5 Moment of Weakness will be making a late run. 5-6

Race 4

No. 12 Kevin’s Kool Kat gets her first shot at going long, she will get a very fast pace up front and could fall into the garden spot turning for home in this 1-1/16 20k maiden claimer. 12

Win and place 12

Race 5

No. 1 Tom’s Tribute has finished second in both of his turf routes, No. 4 Cacau sports a bullet for this, he drops and has big early speed. No. 5 Quiet Force will sit off the hot pace and try and run them all down. 5

Win and place 5

Race 6

No. 1 Humor Me has been bet in all three of her races, she ran up the track in two of them but her best effort was a head loss here in start No. 1, Mike Smith jumps on No. 2 Tappingintherain, she sports back-to-back bullet works for this. 1-2

Race 7

No. 8 Magestic Stinger gets a little drop in class and the price will be right, her only win came here, No. 9 Pebble Beach Baby is in good form and fits with these. No. 10 Sultry Season exits the same race as the Pebble Beach Baby and she has won two times here. 8-9-10

Exacta box 8-9-10

Race 8

THE GRADE 2 JOHN HENRY TURF CHAMPIONSHIP

No. 2 Holding Glory has an interesting work pattern and gets the services of Mike Smith, No. 3 Kettle Corn could not handle Game On Dude but always runs his race. 2-3

Race 9

No. 5 Wild Dude comes off a big maiden breaker and ran good here going 7 furlogns last October, No. 8 Justa Runner and No. 9 My Slew who won last time out when exiting our HTW list will be the speed. 5-8-9

Race 10

The day ends with 25k fillies and mares going a flat mile on the grass, No. 8 Toppers Sunshine will be a good price play, No. 9 Dolphin Shorts will take to the grass. 8-9

STOCKTON

Race 4

No. 4 Femmina Pesante is in from Emerald Downs, she finds a fast early pace and will nail them down the lane. 4

Win and place 4

Race 5

No. 1 Boker Tov is the speed on the rail, No. 2 Myaggieisawildcat gets back to the level of his narrow miss. 1-2

Double

4th 4

5th 1-2

Race 6

PASS

Race 7

No. 7 Mark a Star finds a good spot to get her second win. 7

Race 8

No. 1 No Games has done little wrong in her three starts and now gets a move up off the claim, No. 3 Princess Nayiri will be out winging it on the front end. Baze gets on No. 7 Tiz Blushing who will be making a late run. 1-3-7

Race 9

Baze rides No. 1 Golden Gab for Quinn Howey, she has won nine of her 21 starts, No. 5 My Coastie is a win or nothing filly. 1-5

Race 10

No. 5 Poker Dave will try and run them down, we think he can. 5

Win and place 5

Pick three

8th 1-3-7

9th 1-5

10th 5

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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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