Saber’s Horse Selections including Breeders’ Cup

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BREEDERS’ CUP

Race 3 Breeders’ Cup Marathon (Grade II)

No. 1 Birdrun is the speed and will take some catching, the two main horses after that are No. 6 Brigantin and No. 9 Cease. 1-6-9

Race 4 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (Grade I)

Lets take a shot in here and use four horses in the super and tri No. 3 Shkspeare Shaliyah at 15/1, No. 7 Caspar Netscher 6/1, No. 11 Excaper who is in from Canada and has big early speed and is 30/1 and No. 13 Finale. 3-7-11-13

Race 5 Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Sprint (Grade I)

Lets take another little shot in here and key on No. 4 Hamazing Destiny 10/1 with No. 3 Aikenite 8/1 and No. 5 Jackson Bend. 3-4-5 box the exacta and tri.

Race 6Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (Grade II)

No. 8 Regally Ready looks like a solid key in here as he is two for two here sprinting on the grass, we will single in the picks and make an exact box with No. 13 Caracortado who will be flying late and No. 14 Chamberlain Bridge the winner of this race last year and he has won four of his six starts here with a second and a third. 8** with 13-14

Race 7 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (Grade I)

No. 9 Trappe Shot will find the perfect pace to make his last run, we will key on him and also use No. 1 The Factor and No. 5 Wilburn. 9*** with 1-5

Race 8 Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Turf (Grade I)

Lets make a dime super box in here and hope for some prices as we use No. 1 St Nicholas Abbey 9/2, No. 2 Sarafina 5/2, No. 6 Await The Dawn 7/2, No. 8 Brilliant Speed 20/1 and No. 9 Midday 4/1 and hope that Brilliant Speed gets a part. 1-2-6-8-9

Race 9 Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I)

No. 4 Drill looks set for a huge run for Baffert, No. 9 Alpha at 15/1 looks like a great price play and No. 10 Union Rags will be very tough. 4-9-10

Race 10 TVG Breeders’ Cup Mile (Grade I)

They say that No. 1 Goldikova may have lost a step, well we will see as she attempts to record her fourth straight BC win, No. 4 Mr. Commons 20/1 and No. 8 Byword could have a say at a price. 1**-4-8

Race 11 Breeders’ Cup Classic (Grade I)

THE BC CLASSIC

All eyes will be on the chalk in here Uncle Mo but we say NO MO! No. 4 Ruler On Ice could pop at a huge price as could No. 11 Headache, but we will key on No. 5 So You Think who has been priming for this all along by super trainer Aidan O’Brien. 5**** BEST BET

SANTA ANITA

Race 1

Trainer Roy Lumm sneaks in with No. 4 Touch Of Elegance who looks live, No. 3 Jaws N’ Paws will try and run her down. 3-4*

Race 2

No. 1 Forest Souvenir is the speed on the rail he will try and beat the two Sadler runners No. 5 Endless Cruise and No. 7 So Tough. 1-5-7

Key Play

$2 double

1st 3-4

2nd 1-5-7= $12

Race 3

No. 8 Crossing The Line exits our HTW list and gets a great post for this downhill turf sprint. 8

Key Play

$10 win and place 8= $20

Race 4

Sadler looks to be loaded for bear today as he sends out another very live runner in No. 2 Cajun Market whose dam has dropped four winners from four starters No. 5 Mary Contrary showed good speed in her one and only and could hold better today. No. 6 Light Up The Sky had trouble in her last start and gets a hustling jock in the irons. No. 8 Aphorism is another very live first time starter for Mary Jones as is No. 9 Ya Wanna Hug for Dick Mandella. 2-5-6-8-9

Key Play

.10 cent super box 2-5-6-8-9= $12

Race 5

In a race just loaded with early speed we will go with two closers No. 2 Valley Cat and No. 8 Lodi Red. 2-8

Key Play

.50 cent pick four

2nd 1-5-7

3rd 8

4th 2-5-6-8-9

5th 2-8= $15

Race 6

Jockey Valdivia is having a tough time here but gets the leg up for Bob Baffert on No. 1 Castaway, Baffert also sends out No. 4 Brannaman a first timer with David Flores riding. No. 7 Bling Cha Bling is a come backer with a solid work over the track. No. 10 Hodge was last seen making his first start at Del Mar running against the BC horse Drill, he was only 6/1 that day and showed good early speed. 1-4-7-10

Race 7

No. 1 Rauschenberg exits our HTW list off a solid try here last time out, he looks ready to pop, No. 11 Silver Spur exits the same race. 1-11

Key Play

$2 double

6th 1-4-7-10

7th 1-11= $16

Race 8

No. 12 Excessario drops into and action spot for trainer Kathy Walsh, No. 14 Moonlight Beach comes off a nice score here. 12-14

Race 9

No. 2 War Element is looking for the hat trick and may get it, No. 9 Leroy’s Dynameaux had a nice prep for this and looks ready for his best. 2-9

Race 10

If you can’t hit the all button in this race than just take a shot with first time starter No. 14 Payette who looks like a runner. 14

GOLDEN GATE

Race 1

No. 3 Jaylo Marino is in top form and gets a confident class boast off the win, No. 4 Newfound Man takes a big drop in class. 3-4

Race 2

No. 5 Western Mood is the one to beat with the drop in class and the fact that Baze rides for Hollendorfer. 5

Race 3

Hollendorfer sends out the main two in here No. 1 Miss Corinthian and No. 1a Hennessy River their main foe is No. 4 Blue Squiggles. 1-4

Race 4

2yo fillies going a flat mile on the grass and we cannot find the winner. PASS

Race 5

No. 5 Zoe’s Cajun drops big time for this, No. 8 Tahoe Yodeler may like it here. No. 12 Twist My Kazoo will be flying late. 5-8-12

Race 6

No. 1 Sheza Great Friend is in from Santa Anita, takes a big dip in class and lands in the Sherman barn bet her to cash. 1

Race 7

No. 3 Watch Your Money is wheeled back in seven days by Miyadi and sent long on the grass, he will be out winging it. 3

Race 8

No. 2 Soldiers Point comes off a stylish maiden breaker here, No. 8 Via Verde is here from Fairplex and looks to have found a good spot. 2-8

Race 9

In the Golden Gate Debutante trainer John Sadler ships in No. 1 Eva’s Joy from Calder, this filly is a runner, he also sends out No. 2 Katie’s Ten who won at first asking at Del Mar. 1-2

Key Play

$10 Q 1-2= $10

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