Saber’s Selections

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Opening day for the Oak Tree Meet @ Hollywood Park

Race 1

 

Jockey Joel Rosario will try and start the meet off with a win as he rides No. 4 Mark Of A Warrior who broke his maiden on this track, trainer Doug O’Neill sends out No. 5 Luv Dragon who has won two of three here at Hollywood and jockey P. Val who is looking for a big meet will ride. 4-5


Race 2

 

Rosario will try and take down the early double as he rides No. 4 Wild Hombre a first time starter for trainer O’Neill, this 3yo geldings dam has dropped five winners from seven starters including a stakes winner, No. 5 Big Bad Boo has good early speed and the drop in class just may do the trick. No. 7 Harlan’s Tune has run the fastest of those that have run and jockey Espinoza will get a good trip for this outside post. 4-5-7


Key Play

$2 double

1st 4-5

2nd 4-5-7 for $12

Race 3

 

No. 2 Spaniard has big early speed and a very good 5 furlong work over the surface on Sept. 25, No. 5 Classic Slew has been banging heads with the big boys and may find these to his liking and is proven here at Hollywood. No. 6 Best Mon gets P. Val to ride and No. 7 Don Tito is a live Calder shipper for trainer Sadler. 2-5-6-7


Race 4

 

No. 1 Bad Boy gets his second start off the Canani reclaim and looks set for his best, No. 9 Quoted looks like the main danger with the drop in class. 1-9


Key Play

$2 double

3rd 2-5-6-7

4th 1-9 for $16

Race 5

 

No. 6 Golden Nip need only improve a little in this her second lifetime start and Rosario says he can get the job done. No. 3 Finish Rich In Nyc looks right there off her last and now gets Martin Garcia in the irons. 3-6


Race 6

 

No. 2 Call Me Honcho is a proven commodity on this track and draws the services of jockey Bejarano, jockey P. Val jumps aboard the dangerous Janet Armstrong comebacker No. 4 Big Shot Syd who has a win and a second in his two starts on the grass. Trainer Carla Gaines sends out the undefeated No. 7 Cee’s Pryme who will try the green for the first time. 2-4-7


Key Play

$2 double

5th 3-6

6th 2-4-7 for $12

Race 7

 

No. 2 Chapman’s Peak was bet like a good thing in his debut race at Del Mar and has been working here all along, No. 3 Rachels Moon exits the same race, a race in which he had some trouble. No. 4 Mr Charlie also exits this race and looks to improve in this his second off the layoff. No. 6 Duplo is another who exits this race and this guy may have more speed than he showed first time out. 2-3-4-6


Race 8

 

No. 3 Unzip Me is a sprint turf specialist and the one to beat, she has hit the board in all four of her starts here and the two times Bejarano rode her resulted in wins. No. 4 Reba Is Tops and No. 6 Dotsy Jean are both proven on this layout. 3** with 4-6


Key Play

$6 Q 3 with 4-6 for $12

$10 win and place 3 for $20

Race 9

 

No. 3 Fortyfivewithruby looks perfectly spotted off the maiden breaker, No. 7 Sambista goes from a route to a sprint a 40% move for trainer Sahadi and she broke her maiden her in June. 3-7


Key Play

$1 pick four

6th 2-4-7

7th 2-3-4-6

8th 3

9th 3-7 for $24

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

 

No. 6 Cashmere Mist exits our HTW list and looks like a repeat winner, we will single in the early pick four. 6


Race 2

 

No. 3 Red Coats R Comin freaked in his first try on the grass, No. 4 Sun Seeker will go better with the drop in class. Hollendorfer and Mawing hook up with No. 6 Nepobedimiy. 2-4-6


Race 3

 

No. 1 Richardsongndance gets a turnback in distance and back on the main, look for big improvement. No. 5 Spirit To Win is out of a ultra hot barn and drops to the claiming price of his last win. 1-5


Race 4

 

No. 1 Lil Angelina has a good work and some good win early breeding as does No. 3 Windy Sails. No. 8 Jumanah looks best of those that have met the starter. 1-3-8


Key Play

$1 pick four

1st 6

2nd 2-4-6

3rd 1-5

4th 1-3-8 for $18

Race 5

 

No. 2 Rathsallagh Bride has won three of five on this turn course and gets her first start off the John Martin claim. No. 6 Sports Edition has run seven straight food races with five wins and two seconds, No. 8 Cyprus Lady is the stablemate of the Bride. 2-6-8


Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-6-8 for $12

Race 6

 

Could this be a Cypress double? No. 1 Cypress Sam gets his second start over the track and will go much better on the stretchout and he gets blinkers on for a hot barn. No. 2 Brianville gets Baze riding for Hollendorfer in his second start on this course. 1-2


Key Play

$2 double

5th 2-6-8

6th 1-2 for $12

Race 7

 

No. 2 Rahy’s Ruler looks like a short price winner, we will single in the late pick four. 2


Race 8

 

Can we beat No. 6 Doubloon City who has won 11 of 16 on this track? I swear we can but we still must keep her in the pick four but we will also use No. 7 I Swear who will sit and try to catch City down the lane. 6-7


Key Play

$1 pick four

5th 2-6-8

6th 1-2

7th 2

8th 6-7 for $12


CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES

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RESULTS:

Oak Tree at Hollywood
Race 1 we lost
Race 2 we finished first and second
Race 3 we finished one two three
Race 4 we ran first and third
Race 5 we ran second
Race 6 we ran second
Race 7 we lost
Race 8 our key won
Race 9 we lost
Golden Gate
Race 1 our HTW single won
Race 2 we lost
Race 3 we ran first and second
Race 4 we lost
Race 5 we had the winner
Race 6 we ran second
Race 7 we got scratched
Race 8 we had the winner
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