Saber’s Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 4 Reality Ride is one of two entered in here for trainer Bob Baffert, the other is No. 6 Lichtenstein who picks up Bejarano for the ride. 4-6

Race 2

No. 2 Ghost N Your Heat exits our HTW list off a real nice maiden breaker at first asking, No. 5 Lift Our Luck is another Gray filly out of the hot Jeff Mullins stable. 2-5

Key Play

$2 double

1st 4-6

2nd 2-5 for $8

Race 3

No. 8 Bella Roja exits our HTW list and is the one to beat in this 6 ½ furlong downhill turf sprint. 8

Key Play

$10 win and place 8 for $20

Race 4

No. 2 Marquisite gets a major jockey change in this her third off the layoff, No. 5 Ella Dehere is the only first time starter in this very soft group of 20k maiden claimers. No. 8 Make Someone Happy looks set for a big run with Quinonez taking over the mount. 2-5-8

Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-5-8 for $12

$1 pick four

1st 4-6

2nd 2-5

3rd 8

4th 2-5-8 for $12

Race 5

No. 6 Bila Shaka was well bet in her one and only, No. 7 Bitt A Heat looks set for a big run. 6-7

Race 6

No. 3 Frequent Fame is very consistent and ran a better than looked race in his last, she will get a good pace up front to put in her late run. No. 4 Serene Sophia exits the same race and gets a nice jock change. 3-4

Race 7

No. 3 Sporting Act takes a mild drop in class and that could do the trick, No. 4 Yodelen Dan exits the same race and these two are one two in the paper race. 3-4

Race 8

In the last leg of the late pick four we will take our shot and single No. 9 Marino’s Promise who just may find herself on a lone lead, if so she may get very brave. 9

Key Play

$1 Pick four

5th 6-7

6th 3-4

7th 3-4

8th 9 for $8

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

No. 5 Ladybug Be Lucky has hit the board in all five of her starts here at the Gate, she will sit off a hot pace today and come flying late. 5

Key Play

$10 win and place 5 for $20

Race 2

In this 8k maiden claimer going a flat mile for 3yo fillies you really need to hit the all button but the best we could come up with is No. 1 Costin’s Quest and No. 3 Don’t Be Bugging Me both of whom are trained by Steven Miyadi. 1-3

Race 3

No. 1 Sarah’s Melody will try and run down the speed in here No. 6 She Laughs An Flys. 1-6

Race 4

We will side with the two big droppers in this extension of the second race another 8k maiden claimer for 3yo fillies going a flat mile. The two droppers are No. 4 Truckee Baby with Baze and No. 5 April both of whom exit the same race. 4-5

Key Play

$10 Q 4-5 for $10

$1 pick four

1st 5

2nd 1-3

3rd 1-6

4th 4-5 for $8

Race 5

No. 2 Brite Bobby will try and take them back to back, No. 6 Ohmyohmy will be the one to fear late. 2-6

Race 6

In this very weak field we will side with the first time starter No. 2 Odgers. 2

Race 7

No. 1 One Shot has good early speed and gets the hot riding Julien Couton in the irons, No. 5 General Dan exits our HTW list and could pop right back. No. 6 Sheekey rounds out the competition. 1-5-6

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-5-6 for $12

$4 Q 5 with 1-6 for $8

Race 8

This looks like a three horse race between No. 1 Candy Five Hundred, No. 2 Big Cozz and No. 4 Harmonic Motion. 1-2-4

Key Play

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

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

.50 cent pick four

5th 2-6

6th 7

7th 1-5-6

8th 1-2-4 for $9

CHECK FOR LATE SCRATACHES AND RACES TAKEN OFF THE GRASS AND CHECK THAT THE SADDLE CLOTH NUMBERS MATCH OUR SELECTION NUMBERS

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RESULTS:

Santa Anita
Race 1 we had the winner
Race 2 second
Race 3 our single HTW alert horse tossed her head at the start and hopped and was steadied, she ran 3rd in a big time effort despite the trouble losing by less than two lengths.
Race 4 we had the winner
Race 5 second
Race 6 we had the winner
Race 7 we had the winner
Race 8 second

Golden Gate
Race 1 our single was a late scratch
Race 2 second
Race 3 we lost
Race 4 we ran one two
Race 5 we had the winner
Race 6 we lost
Race 7 second
Race 8 we had the winner

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