Saber’s Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 1 Spring Forth looked good in his last start first time around two turns, he will get a great rail saving trip today under jockey Joel Rosario and looks to be the one to beat, his main competition will come from No. 4 Deputy Max who makes his third start off the layoff and No. 5 Imperial Pride who exits our HTW list. 1-4-5

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-4-5 for $12

$1 tri box 1-4-5 for $6

$2 exacta 1 with 4-5 for $4

Race 2

No. 2 Cavanal has been hanging like an old apron but the turn back in distance just may get this hard knocking 5yo gelding home on top. No. 5 Wine On The Porch could be the controlling speed. No. 7 Giganticus ran big time on this course last time out losing by a neck when flying late. 2-5-7

Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-5-7 for $12

$2 double

1st 1-4-5

2nd 2-5-7 for $18

Race 3

No. 1 Warren’s Mystery is part of a tough entry but she looks best of the two, No. 3 Tribul Witch will be making a late run if the early speed folds she could get there. 1-3

Race 4

No. 2 Compari gets the acid test today but this speed merchant could be all alone on the front end, if she gets some soft early fractions she could be gone before the rest knows what happened. No. 4 Fluke will be right on the tail of Compari from the get go. 2-4

Key Play

$1 Pick four

1st 1-4-5

2nd 2-5-7

3rd 1-3

4th 2-4 for $36

Race 5

No. 2 Hennessy God looks very live off the layoff and drop in class, trainer Julio Canani puts his go to rider in the irons. No. 13 Del Mar Danger will love the extra furlong. 2-13

Race 6

The Grade 1 SANTA ANITA DERBY featuring NO. 7 LOOKIN AT LUCKY who will get plenty of early pace to launch his big closing run, he will be odds on so just to keep it interesting we will play some doubles from race five. 7

Key Play

$5 double

5th 2-13

6th 7 for $10

Race 7

We will go with two horses that have been banging heads lately on this downhill turf course, No. 3 Banner Lodge the speed who will try and turn the tables on No. 9 Dance With Gable who is two for two on this course. 3-9

Key Play

$5 exacta box 3-9 for $10

Race 8

Trainer Bob Baffert looks to have them circled in the Grade 2 Potrero Grande Handicap sending three to the starters gate with No. 3 E Z’s Gentleman, No. 4 Sangaree and No. 6 Ventana. 3-4-6

Race 9

No. 2 City To City will get a good stalking trip, No. 6 In The Slips will be sitting off the pace and make on big run. 2-6

Key Play

$2 double

8th 3-4-6

9th 2-6 for $12

Race 10

We will go with two first time starters and one that ran really well in her one and only, the two first timers are No. 3 Pegastorm who showed very good 5 furlong work on March 25, No. 7 Come Home Lady whose dam has dropped six winners from six starters including two stakes winners. No. 9 Pincelada took some action in her one and only and showed good speed tiring late, she just may go all the way today, we will use all three in the late pick four. 3-7-9

Race 11

In the final leg of the pick four we will single No. 9 Magic Launch who looks set for a huge run and he should love this downhill turf course. 9

Key Play

$10 win and place 9 for $20

$1 pick four

8th 3-4-6

9th 2-6

10th 3-7-9

11th 9 for $18

 

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

No. 2 Scare Package looks best in this his third off the layoff and he has little to beat. 2

Race 2

No. 7 Prince Novetti is in from Santa Anita and lands the services of R Baze, he will sit off a hot pace and run them all down in the stretch. 7

Key Play

$5 double

1st 2

2nd 7 for $5

Race 3

No. 3 Mud Sweat’N Tears will try and come from far back but he just could get there and the price just may be a good one. No. 6 Blazeisagamelady will be coming right with mud.

3-6

Key Play

$6 Q 3-6 for $6

Race 4

No. 2 State Off Thebloc has finished second in two straight but now Baze takes over for his bud Jerry Hollendorfer, we will single in the early pick four. 2

Key Play

$2 pick four

1st 2

2nd 7

3rd 3-6

4th 2 for $4

Race 5

No. 2 Academy Of Music takes a big drop in class, No. 5 Marishek has been stuck at this level for three races but finds a real soft group today. 2-5

Race 6

No. 3 East From West gets R Baze back in the irons and he won the last two times he was on board, he is the one to beat. No. 7 Shadarockem looks to be the main danger. 3-7

Key Play

$2 double

5th 2-5

6th 3-7 for $8

Race 7

No. 6 Gold Category looks like a great play as he is getting off the grass and back to his best distance. 6

Key Play

$20 win and place 6 for $40

Race 8

No. 2 Senator Bob can go right to the front or rate off the pace, No. 4 Karmalize will be out winging. 2-4

Race 9

We will go three deep in the late pick four using No. 1 Given To Win the son of Point Given, No. 3 Maderia who gets a turn back in distance and No. 5 Radical Idea who just may be set for his best in start #2. 1-3-5

Key Play

$4 Q box 1-3-5 for $12

$1 pick four

6th 3-7

7th 6

8th 2-4

9th 1-3-5 for $12

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