Saber’s Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

 

 

No. 2 Misty Carmel exits out HTW list and looks ready to roll off of that 5 furlong work here January 7th. 2

Key Play

$10 win and place 2 for $20


Race 2

 

 

We will stay outside in this downhill turf sprint and go with No. 6 Causeithertz who put in a better than looked effort in his lone turf start last May, No. 7 Sarbonne also put in a better than looked effort in his one and only on the grass. No. 8 Ain is a shipper who lands in the Carla Gaines barn and Gomez says he will ride. 6-7-8

Race 3

 

No. 2 Spectacular Slew is out of the ultra hot Baffert barn and gets the hot Bejarano in the irons as all systems are on go. No. 5 Three Pointer exits our HTW list and gets a major boast in class off the claim. 2**-5

Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-5 for $4


$10 win a and place 2 for $20

Race 4

 

 

On paper this is just a two horse race with No. 4 Fleet Continental and No. 7 Espirito Santa. 4-7

Key Play

$10 exacta box 4-7 for $20


$1 tri 4-7 with all with 4-7 for $10

.50 cent pick four

1st 2

2nd 6-7-8

3rd 2-5

4th 4-7 for $6

Race 5

 

 

3yo straight maiden fillies going down the hill so we can expect anything to happen, No. 4 Duda Ten is a first time starter whose dam has dropped six winners from six starters including four turf winners, this girl is live. No. 5 Cadazzle finds her way from Belmont Park where she was trained by Todd Pletcher to Santa Anita and the Proctor barn. No. 6 Ricketyrackyruss ran super in her one and only on the grass and No. 12 Satin Bouquet gets a good draw and BejaraNo. 4-5-6-12

Key Play

$1 tri box 4-5-6-12 for $24


Race 6

 

 

If No. 2 Super Harmony can clear early he could be long gone, No. 5 Waive Liability and No. 8 Skellytown will be the two to fear late. 2-5-8

Race 7

 

In this downhill turf sprint you really need to hit the all button but the three best look to be No. 1 Metropolitan Man who is back in the states after traveling over the pond and testing the big boys in the Ascot. No. 5 Dime and No. 6 Diamond Geezah who gets his first start in the U.S. for Mike Mitchell. 1-5-6

Race 8

 

In the late pick four we will take our shot and single No. 6 Pleasant Earth who drops in class, gets off the grass and a turn back in distance. 6

Key Play

.50 cent pick four


5th 4-5-6-12

6th 2-5-8

7th 1-5-6

8th 6 for $24

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

 

 

No. 1 River Ranch will try and take them back to back while No. 2 Who’s Calling Now will sit right off her heels and pounce down the lane. 1-2

Key Play

$6 Q 1-2 for $6


Race 2

 

 

No. 1 It’s D’lovely has the rail and speed and looks to be sitting on the maiden breaker, No. 3 Real Steam has a shot at a price with the hot Couton riding. 1-3

Race 3

 

No. 2 Power Lilsis gets a major rider upgrade off the Sherman claim, No. 4 My Gal Candy gets her favorite jock back in the irons. No. 1 Grey Lassie is a dropper with big early speed. 1-2-4

Key Play

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


$1 pick three

1st 1-2

2nd 1-3

3rd 1-2-4 for $12

Race 4

 

 

In this short field of six 20k maiden fillies any of the six can get the win and we will pass. PASS

Race 5

 

No. 7 Albacore Bob is off a little layoff but finds a field loaded with early speed and he could find it all coming back to him in the stretch. 7

Key Play

$6 win and place 7 for $12


Race 6

 

 

We have another six horse field that you need to hit the all button and that is what we will do. ALL

Race 7

 

No. 1 Mtn Ranch Willy is ultra consistent and looks right there again today, No. 5 Go With Gusto exits the same race and will be stalking Willy for the bell. 1-5

Race 8

 

No. 2 Battling Attticus is in from Hollywood and finds a real soft spot with No. 5 Ziggy’s Stardust the main danger. 2-5

Key Play

$6 Q 2-5 for $6


$.50 cent pick four

5th 7

6th all (6)

7th 1-5

8th 2-5 for $12


CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES AND RACES TAKEN OFF THE TURF AND CHECK THAT THE SADDLE CLOTH NUMBERS MATCH OUR SELECTION NUMBERS

 

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RESULTS:

Santa Anita
Race 1 second
Race 2 we had the winner
Race 3 we had the winner
Race 4 we hit our trifecta for $151.70
Race 5 second
Race 6 we ran one two
Race 7 second
Race 8 our single was an easy winner

Golden Gate
Race 1 we hit our Q for $67.80
Race 2 second
Race 3 we hit our trifecta for $126.60
Race 4 we had no play
Race 5 second
Race 6 we had an all in the late pick four but lost
Race 7 we lost
Race 8 we ran one two

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