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Saber's Horse Racing Best Bets Thursday 06-07-08

Jun 7, 2008 8:36 PM

by Richard Saber |

Yesterday’s results

At Hollywood the track got what they wanted, a pick six carryover going into today’s big Belmont card, its just amazing who so many top choices get in all the trouble. In race one our picks ran second and third, we had the winner in the second but ran second once again in race three. We ran second and third in the fourth getting nosed once again for a big win. Our key horse in race five went off at even money and just got in so much trouble it was a joke finishing third beaten less then a length. We got nosed once again in race six, had the winner in the seventh and ran second in race eight. At the Gate we got beat at the wire in race one but hit our play in race two with the winner paying $30.40 and the exacta paid $61.80 for two bucks. We lost race’s three four and five but ran one two in race six. Our play in the seventh ran third and the odds on choice won the last race.

Belmont Park

Race 11

The 140th Running of the GR 1 Belmont Stakes

We will just probably watch as the only horse that looked to have a shot at Big Brown, Casino Drive was scratched this morning with a bad foot. Big Brown will be 1-9 and it looks like a walk in the park. If playing some trifectas we would use the 3-4-7 behind him.

Hollywood Park

Race 1

No. 5, In Daddy’s Honor, has four second from four starts here and just did miss by a head and a neck in his last two tries, bet against at a short price. No. 3, Havens Lake, looks like the one. 3-5

Race 2

No. 11, Syndicator, looks set to graduate, the other two in here are No. 3, Tizsong and No. 13, Military Power who gets the best of the post positions. 3-11-13

Race 3

No. 11, Solar Miss, ran huge in her first try on this 6f turf course and if she don’t bounce she will win.

Key Play

$20 win No. 11

Race 4

No. 4 Usurp ran huge in his first start this year but could bounce off that big time effort. No. 9 Winsome Charm gets a much needed turn back in distance and looks like a nice price play. 4-9

Race 5

No. 7, Champs Elysees, will take some beating, he looks ready to ramble in the GR1 Charles Whittingham. No. 7

Race 6

In here trainer John Shirreffs has two entered and they are not an entry, No. 2 Option and No. 5 Yankee Station, they could run first and second. 2-5

Race 7: 3-5-8

Race 8: 2-3-8

Race 9

The third running of the Redondo Beach has the looks of a price written all over it, we will go with No. 3, Green Lyons, No. 6, La Tee, No. 7 Unspoken word, No. 8 Lemon Chiffon and No. 10 Wake up Maggie and make a dime super box. 3-6-7-8-10

Key Play

10-cent superfecta box 3-6-7-8-10 for $12

Race 10: 6-8-10

Race 11

No. 12, Hennessy Rose, gets in for the also list, take a big drop in class which may be all she needs to get to the winners circle. No. 13

Golden Gate Fields

Race 1: 2-3-6

Race 2

No. 6, Wilburs Mr. Ed, ships in from Hollywood off a big win and the recent John Martin claim, he looks like a great single in the early pick four.

Race 3: 1-2-6-8

Race 4: 5-6-9

Key Play

$1 pick four for $36

Race 1: 2-3-6

Race 2: 6

Race 3: 1-2-6-8

Race 4: 5-6-9

Race 5: 4-7-9

Race 6: 4-7-10

Race 7

No. 4 Esoteric Thinker gets back to his favorite turf course and at 6-1 we will have to play.

Key Play

$20 win and place No. 4 for $40

Race 8: 2-6-8

Race 9

No. 9, Blanche Sweet, ships in for Hollywood trying to cash. No. 7, Zorra Roja will be right there. 7-9

Race 10: 2-6-7

Race 11: 5-8