Saber’s Selections

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DEL MAR

Race 1

 

No. 2 Quoted is back in just seven days and looks best in this spot, No. 4 My Man Marty takes the big drop in class off the Mike Mitchell claim at Monmouth Park, he could be playing a little poker with this 3yo colt. 2-4


Key Play

$10 Q 2-4 for $20

Race 2

 

No. 3 Bonifacio has won four of seven lifetime starts and looks set for another big run off of that sharp 4 furlong work on Aug. 31. No. 4 Mother Roth was last seen at Calder running in a Grade 1, trainer Bob Baffert looks to have them surrounded as he also sends out No. 6 Fund Raiser. 3-4-6


Key Play

$2 double

1st 2-4

2nd 3-4-6 for $12

Race 3

 

No. 2 Hogs Hollow will try and turn the tables on the likely chalk in here No. 8 Dynamic Ridge who is trained by Mike Mitchell who also sends out No. 4 Achak first off the claim. 2-4-8


Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-4-8 for $12

Race 4

 

Trainer Carla Gaines who has had a sensational meet sends out No. 3 Dancing In Silks who won the Pirates Bounty last year, she has been pointing this 5yo gelding to the race all along. 3


Key Play

$5 double

3rd 2-4-8

4th 3 for $15

$20 win 3 for $20

Race 5

 

This one looks like its top and bottom with No. 1 Tamerin showing all her speed from the rail and No. 10 Always A Princess a very live Baffert comebacker. 1-10


Race 6

 

No. 4 Wild And Gotaway is a first time starter with win early breeding on both sides and Rosario rides for Hollendorfer. No. 8 Alevei had trouble in her one and only and her trainer hits at around 20% with second time starters. 4-8


Key Play

$2 double

5th 1-10

6th 4-8 for $8

Race 7

 

No. 2 Lost Prophet was entered in a mile race on the main on Monday but was scratched for this spot a flat mile on the grass, she has never raced on the green and she has never been beyond 7 furlongs but she has big early speed and could go back to back. No. 3 Tiz A Bud Girl and No. 7 Misinjennuous will try and run the Prophet down in the lane. 2-3-7


Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-3-7 for $12

$6 Q 2 with 3-7 for $12

Race 8

 

In the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity we will use three, No. 4 J P’s Gusto who is looking for his fourth straight win and his third straight Graded win, No. 6 Major Art who is right off the plane from France for this race and No. 7 Western Mood who has been chasing J P but just may love this 7 furlong distance. 4-6-7


Key Play

$2 exacta box 4-6-7 for $12

Race 9

 

In the late pick four we will take our shot and single No. 7 Gotham Spirit in what is a real wide open race so it is either a single or hit the all button. Gotham has waited a long time to get her second win but she looks to have found enough early speed to set her up. 7


Race 10

 

In the last race of the Del Mar Meet we have another wide open race and must use at least five in here; first off we will use four exiting the same race, No. 4 Sammartino, No. 5 Warren’s Rough Luv, No. 7 Tribal Nation and No. 8 Marino’s Star and then we will add No. 6 Tiz Argent who just lost at even money in his last start going a mile on the main. 4-5-6-7-8


Key Play

$.50 cent pick four

7th 2-3-7

8th 4-6-7

9th 7

10th 4-5-6-7-8 for $27.50

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

 

No. 1 Marine Fox exits the same race as our main contender No. 2 Bettingonthetruth. 1-2


Key Play

$4 Q 1-2 for $4

$10 win 2 for $10

Race 2

 

No. 2 He Is won at first asking as the 2/1 chalk, No. 5 Kentucky Riddler also won at first asking at 9/5, we will use both in the early pick four. 2-5


Race 3

 

No. 3 Churchbellsareringing has win early breeding and a hot jock, No. 5 No Illusions has a ultra hot jock and trainer combo and her dam has dropped six winners from seven starters including three stakes winners. 3-5


Race 4

 

We will single No. 4 Don’t Be Bugging Me a first time starter out of the Steven Miyadi barn, she looks ready to fire big time. 4


Key Play

$1 pick four

1st 1-2

2nd 2-5

3rd 3-5

4th 4 for $8

Race 5

 

Speed has been winning on this turf course so we will go with No. 1 Colorful Dancer who has never been on the grass but has big time speed and the rail. No. 3 Naughty Girl will be right on his tail from the bell. 1-3


Race 6

 

No. 5 Venom G has the right style the way the main track has been kind to closers as does No. 7 Walker Rd. we will use both in the late pick four. 5-7


Race 7

 

No. 5 Mrtoyu is a 7yo gelding that hasn’t seen the starter since March of 07, No. 6 Zandeca has a hot jock and his barn hits at almost 25% when moving a horse up one class. 5-6


Race 8

 

No. 5 Singitnsignit and No. 6 Surada both look best in this flat mile on the grass for 20k maiden claiming fillies and mares. 5-6


Key Play

$1 pick four

5th 1-3

6th 5-7

7th 5-6

8th 5-6 for $16


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RESULTS:

Del Mar closing day
Race 1 we ran first and third
Race 2 we had the winner and hit our double
Race 3 we had the winner
Race 4 we lost
Race 5 we had the winner
Race 6 we lost
Race 7 we lost
Race 8 we had the winner and HTW alert horse Jaycito ran second at 19/1
Race 9 we lost
Race 10 we ran one two but our pick four went missing.

Golden Gate

Race 1 we got split in out Q with the winner paying $27.
Race 2 we ran first and third
Race 3 we ran first and third once again
Race 4 we lost and our big pick four went down
Race 5 we ran one two
Race 6 we lost
Race 7 we lost
Race 8 we had the winner
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