Saber’s Selections

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SANTA ANITA

Race 1

 

No. 1 Straightomidnight takes a big drop in class but gets Berrio back riding for Avila, No. 5 Luv Dragon gets a big boast in class of a solid win on this track December 29th.

1-5

Race 2

 

No. 2 Tonzatrouble looks to have a pace advantage over these. 2

Key Play

$2 double

1st 1-5

2nd 2 for $4

Race 3

 

No. 3 Buyers Remorse won his only start on this turf course going today’s flat mile distance. 3

Key Play

$10 win and p[lace 3 for $20

Race 4

 

In this 7-horse field of straight maidens we have only one horse that has started and we will pass on him, of the first timers No. 6 Alpenny and No. 7 Albergatti both look very live. 6-7

Race 5

 

No. 4 Forty Paces once just did miss last time out for 25k and is now jumped to 40k but she has found a field just loaded with early speed, she will sit and pounce down the lane. No. 2 Meter Me Gone beat Forty Paces last time out. 2-4

Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-4 for $4

$10 win and place 4 for $20

Race 6

 

No. 6 Sweetsouthernqueen gets her first start off the Mike Mitchell claim and is looking for the hat trick. No. 5 Tripped The Light likes this distance, she will sit off the hot pace and try and run them down in the stretch. 5-6

Key Play

$2 exacta box 5-6 for $4

$10 win and place 5 for $20

Race 7

 

No. 1 Michael’s Rose has hit the board in all four of her turf starts here and has never been off the board at this distance on the grass. No. 3 Andina has the same credentials as Michael’s Rose. No. 6 Hemera ran right behind Rose last time out. 1-3-6

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-3-6 for $12

$10 win and place 1 for $20

Race 8

 

In the Grade 2 El Encino for 4yo fillies how can we get past No. 2 Blind Luck winner of over 2 million and as solid as they come. No. 5 Our Georgia is in from France for trainer Drysdale and looks to have some class about her. 2-5

Race 9

 

No. 1 Resplendently drops into an action spot and will be making a late run, No. 2 Jakey Boy will improve with the turnback in distance, No. 7 Our Last Monte gets blinkers for this his second start and his trainer hits at 29% with this move. No. 10 Naturaliste looks best of the first time starters and No. 11 Indiana Nana could be the controlling speed.

1-2-7-10-11

Key Play

.10 cent super box 1-2-7-10-11 for $12

.50 cent pick four

6th 5-6

7th 1-3-6

8th 2

9th 1-2-7-10-11 for $15

 

 

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

 

No. 6 Da Jersey Express will try and run down No. 2 Gold Score. 2-6*

Key Play

$4 Q 2-6 for $4

$10 win and place 6 for $20

Race 2

 

No. 6 Island Road is a first time starter whose sire hits at over 30% with his first timers. 6

Race 3

 

No. 3 Zoe’s Racer drops and gets Baze back in the irons. 3

Key Play

$10 win and place 3 for $20

Race 4

 

No. 4 Can’t Topper is back quick, she drops and gets Baze for Miyadi, No. 7 Cherokee Cheyenne will be making a big late run. 4-7

Key Play

$6 Q 4-7 for $6

$1 pick four

1st 2-6

2nd 6

3rd 3

4th 4-7 for $4

Race 5

 

No. 3 Ohmyohmy gets back to his best distance, No. 7 Wild Cycle won in his only start at this distance as did No. 8 Corvallis Dee. 3-7-8

Race 6

 

You need to find a closer in this race, No. 2 Office Hours will sit today, No. 1 Moons Pride is a first time starter who has been working out at Santa Anita in rapid fashion.

1-2

Race 7

 

No. 1 Escaping The Strom will get a good rail trip, No. 2 Mommy Go Too and No. 3 Mr. Furious both exit the same race. 1-2-3

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-2-3 for $12

Race 8

 

No. 2 Upstairs Maid is the controlling speed and gets a big break in the weights; No. 4 U Turn Me Crazy is in from Hollywood and is a solid fit. 2-4

Race 9

 

No. 3 Kiki Gold is a very live first time starter. 3

Key Play

.50 cent pick four

6th 1-2

7th 1-2-3

8th 2-4

9th 3 for $6

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 lost
Race 3 we lost
Race 4 second
Race 5 we lost
Race 6 we lost
Race 7 we had a scratch and a loser
Race 8 we lost
Race 9 we ran one two
Golden Gate
Race 1 second
Race 2 we lost
Race 3 we lost
Race 4 we had the winner
Race 5 we lost
Race 6 we had the winner
Race 7 we ran second costing us a nice pick four
Race 8 we had the big winner
Race 9 our single won

 

 

 

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