Saber’s Selections

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HOLLYWOOD PARK

Race 1

We will go with two droppers in this race, No. 3 Tequila Tonight a 3yo filly who drops into a maiden claimer for the first time and also gets off the grass for the first time; she may be the one that will be coming late. No. 5 Misinjennous drops into a maiden claimer for the first time and gets stretched out, she will show all her speed today. 3-5

Key Play

$4 Q 3-5 for $4

$10 win and place 3 for $20

Race 2

No. 4 Smokenomore gets Flores back in the irons and the two times he rode him he ran second in both losing one by a head. No. 7 Samba Rooster was last seen running in the Lone Star Derby as a 3yo and that was only two years ago, but Baffert can sneak them through sometimes and his new main guy is riding. 4-7

Key Play

$2 double

1st 3-5

2nd 4-7 for $8

Race 3

In this 5½ furlong race for 2yo we will need to go four deep using No. 2 Certainly Certain, No. 3 Lucky Mr. K, No. 5 Mr. Gennaro who has some early speed and now gets a big jockey upgrade and No. 8 Hector who lost at even money in his last start. 2-3-5-8

Race 4

We will take a shot and single No. 2 A Lil Dumaani in the early pick four, he will sit off a hot pace and may have enough left to get them at the wire. 2

Key Play

$1 Pick four

1st 3-5

2nd 4-7

3rd 2-3-5-8

4th 2 for $16

Race 5

No. 4 Sheeza Beast exits our HTW list, she will try turf for the first time but is bred to handle it. We will key her with No. 3 Argenta who gets her second start off the O’Neill claim, No. 5 Westwood Pride the unknown Calder shipper and No. 8 Usually Super who is bred for the grass. 3-4**-5-8

Key Play

$4 Q 4 with 3-5-8 for $12

$1 tri 4 with 3-5-8 with 3-5-8 for $6

$1 tri 3-5-8 with 4 with 3-5-8 for $6

Race 6

No. 2 Captain Kali has speed and gets a big break in the weights, No. 3 Remus has done his best running her at Hollywood with two wins from four starts, No. 4 Mind The Minister will be the one to fear late. 2-3-4

Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-3-4 for $12

Race 7

No. 4 Brookie Girl gets a turn back in distance and she won on this 6 furlong course one race back, No. 5 Royal Taat is very live off the layoff for Sadler. 4-5

Key Play

$1 Pick three

5th 4

6th 2-3-4

7th 4-5 for $6

Race 8

We will go five deep and make a dime super box using No. 5 Mister Jazz, No. 7 Connagher with the big jock change, No. 8 Essex who drops and has speed, No. 9 Tequila Blues who showed a different style last time out and No. 10 Aeromon who gets a major rider switch and just may not stop today. 5-7-8-9-10

Key Play

. 10 cent super box 5-7-8-9-10 for $12

KEY PLAYS AT THE PLEASANTON FAIR

Race 2

No. 4 Ata Benchmark will sit off a hot pace and pounce down the lane. 4

Race 3

No. 4 Easy Going Gal will be odds on and is the one to beat; the one with the best shot is No. 6 Bad Girl Bad Girl who exits the same race. 4-6

Key Play

$4 double

2nd 4

3rd 4 for $4

$2 double

2nd 4

3rd 4-6 for $4

$10 Q 4-6 for $10

Race 4

No. 1 Rainbow’s Way gets the rail and that is the place to be, No. 2 Elegant Looq gets a turn back in distance and goes from the grass to the dirt, look for an improved effort. No. 5 Rainbow Weaver is the other Rainbow in the race and she exits the same race. 1-2-5

Key Play

$2 exact box 1-2-5 for $12

$1 tri box 1-2-5 for$6

$2 double

3rd 4-6

4th 1-2-5 for $12

$2 double

3rd 4

4th 1-2-6 for $6

Race 5

No. 2 Generlsdiamondgirl broke her maiden here last year, she had her prep and could pop at a big price; No. 5 Don’t Smoke will be the one trying to run them all down. 2-5

Key Play

$2 double

4th 1-2-6

5th 2-5 for $12

Race 6

Trainer Steve Sherman has two entered No. 3 Escape Plan who looks very live off the layoff and No. 5 Sleeping Sioux the likely chalk. 3-5

Key Play

$2 exacta box 3-5 for $4

Race 7

No. 2 I’m Going Places has ran big in both of her starts, No. 3 My Gal Candy is the speed she will try and wire them, No. 6 Puerto Nuevo exits our HTW list and will try and run them down. 2-3-6

Key Play

$2 double

6th 3-5

7th 2-3-6 for $12

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

$10 win and place 6 for $20

Race 8

No. 4 Notwithstanding looks odds on in here; No. 6 Shadow Lake and No. 8 Truckee Valdoura look to be the other two. 4-6-8

Key Play

$4 Q 4 with 6-8 for $8

$2 exacta box 4-6-8 for $12

$1 Pick four

5th 2-5

6th 3-5

7th 2-3-6

8th 4-6-8 for $36

CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES

 

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RESULTS:

Hollywood Park:
Race 1 we the winner but lost our Q
Race 2 we ran 3rd and our other horse was a late scratch
Race 3 we ran first and third
Race 4 out single got beat a head as he just did fail to get up at the wire
Race 5 our htw alert horse ran third
Race 6 we ran second and third
Race 7 we lost
Race 8 we ran 1-2-3
Pleasanton Fair
Race 2 we lost
Race 3 we ran first and second
Race 4 2nd
Race 5 we had the $51.40 winner but lost a big double when finishing second in race four
Race 6 we just did get beat at a good price finishing second once again
Race 7 we ran 1-2-3 hitting the exacta and our place wager
Race 8 we won but lost a huge pick four when finishing second in race six

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