Saber’s Selection

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OAK TREE at HOLLYWOOD PARK

Race 1

If this remains on the grass we will go with No. 5 King Red who ships back into town after a trip to Monmouth Park, he ran well in two races going down the hill at Santa Anita and trainer Paula Capestro hits at 24% with shippers. 5

Race 2

No. 4 Joe Carl looks like a solid play as he will get a hot early pace and he has three wins a second and a third from six starts here, beat him to cash. 4

Key Play

$4 double

1st 5

2nd 4 for $4

$10 win and place 4 for $20

Race 3

No. 2 Private Bounty looks set for his best in this his third start and shows a solid 4 furlong work on the 18th. No. 3 Alcindor is a Baffert first time starter who looks very live, No. 5 Chapman’s Peak ran right behind Private Bounty last time out and will try and turn the tables. 2-3-5

Key Play

$4 double

2nd 4

3rd 2-3-5 for $12

Race 4

No. 1 Plantsite ran well in his first start for Mullins, he looks to have him set for a big effort, No. 2 Summers At Del Mar comes off a nice win here on Sept. 30h. No. 4 Luv Dragon ran behind Summers At Del Mar last time out but may go better with the bug boy riding today and he has two wins here at Hollywood. 1-2-4

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-2-4 for $12

$2 tri box 1-2-4 for $12

$1 pick four

1st 5

2nd 4

3rd 2-3-5

4th 1-2-4 for $9

Race 5

On the surface no one can win this race, we must take a pass.

Race 6

No. 2 Via Verde gets Rosario in the irons and he won with this guy the last time he was aboard. No. 5 Camicory gets off the grass in this his second start for Mullins, he looks spotted for action. No. 6 Scored exits the same race as Via. 2-5-6

Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-5-6 for $12

Race 7

No. 2 Cruzin Topless gets a big jump in class of the A C Avila claim, he gets the grass and a turn back in distance. No. 5 Holloween Candy will be out winging with P Val in the irons, No. 6 Akeela gets Blanc back aboard and he on with this 3yo filly the only time he rode her. 2-5-6

Race 8

No. 4 Awesome Patriot was bet like a winner in his first start and won like the money showed, No. 6 Clubhouse Ride is the one that will be flying late. 4-6

Race 9

No. 2 Ventress is a sneaky looking first time starter, No. 1 Orangeblackandgold is in from Belmont Park where she ran well on the grass in her last two starts. No. 4 Town Belle is a first time starter for trainer Neil Drysdale whose dam has dropped two winners from three starters including a turf winner. 1-2-4

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-2-4 for $12

$.50 cent pick four

6th 2-5-6

7th 2-5-6

8th 4-6

9th 1-2-4 for $27

GOLDEN GATE FILEDS

Race 1

No. 2 Star Nicholas is a 7yo gelding in from Oak Tree and is dropped to an all time low, No. 3 Chief Runaway has won three of four lifetime starts and gets a major jump in class both will need to run down the lone speed No. 5 Deacon Speakin’. 2-3-5

Race 2

No. 1 Premium Quality has hit the board in all three of his starts here at the Gate, No. 4 Bullfighter ships in town for trainer Bob Baffert who brings in jockey Martin Pedroza to ride his stablemate in the Oakland Stakes in race eight. 1-4

Key Play

$2 double

1st 2-3-5

2nd 1-4 for $12

Race 3

If this race remains on the grass we will use No. 3 Hot Chaco who has won three for four on this turf course and the speedy No. 6 Our Nautique who just did fail to hold the last time these two met. If this come off the grass we will take a pass. 3-6

Key Play

$10 Q 3-6 for $10 (* turf only)

Race 4

In the early pick four we will take our shot and single the Steven Miyadi trainee No. 6 The Last Nightmare, a lightly raced 3yo filly who just may be able to rate if she don’t get to the front. 6

Key Play

$1 Pick four

1st 2-3-5

2nd 1-4

3rd 3-6

4th 6 for $12

Race 5

No. 1 Cavanal exits our HTW list and is looking for the hat trick his main danger will be No. 2 I AM Thor we will use both in the pick three. 1-2 (*turf only)

Race 6

No. 5 Hickory Hope is a first time starter whose dam has dropped five winners from five starters including a stakes winner, No. 9 Free Dime Trick has run good in his first two races and the drop just could get him home on top. No. 10 Star Lion ran good in his one and only and No. 11 Karakot gets Baze and rounds out the competition in a tough 5k maiden claimer. 5-9-10-11

Key Play

5th 1-2

6th 5-9-10-11 for $16

Race 7

We will use three exiting the same race, No. 1 Fancy Reader the third place finisher and a filly who broke her maiden on this turf course, No. 8 Blazethepaige who won the race going wire-to-wire and No. 9 Jumpin Janet the second place finisher who also has a win on this turf course. 1-8-9 (*turf only)

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-8-9 for $12

$1 tri box 1-8-9 for $6

$1 pick three

5th 1-2

6th 5-9-10-1

7th 1-8-9 for $24

Race 8

In the Oakland we will use the two Southern Cal invaders No. 5 Silver Stetson Man the Bob Baffert trainee who comes off a nice win at Fairplex and No. 6 Jeranimo a graded stakes winner. 5-6

Race 9

No. 2 Judge Kent has dangerous early speed, No. 4 Micah’s Son and No. 5 Senior Citizen will both be making late runs at the speed. 2-4-5

Key Play

$1 pick three

7th 1-8-9

8th 5-6

9th 2-4-5 for $18

CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES AND RACES TAKEN OFF THE GRASS, ALSO MAKE SURE THE SADDLE CLOTH NUMBERS MATCH THE SELECTION NUMBERS.

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RESULTS:

Oak Tree at Hollywood Park
Race 1 was off the turf so we had no play
Race 2 we had the winner
Race 3 we ran one two
Race 4 we ran one two
Race 5 was off the turf so we had no play
Race 6 we had the winner
Race 7 we had a scratch and the winner
Race 8 we lost
Race 9 we lost

Golden Gate
Race 1 second
Race 2 second
Race 3 we had the winner
Race 4 we had the winner
Race 5 off the turf no play
Race 6 we lost
Race 7 off the turf no play
Race 8 we lost
Race 9 we ran one two

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