Saber's Horse Racing Betting Tips - 02-19-09

Feb 19, 2009 4:30 PM
by Richard Saber |

Saturday at Palace Station there will be another big giveaway and if you were there for the first one you do not want to miss the second time. For every $20 bet on the ponies you will bet a drawing ticket for a shot at free rooms, food, shows and much much more. Drawings will be after every race at Santa Anita.

SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 6 Dailies gets off the grass and blinkers on, she looks set for a big effort at this 1 1/16 distance and the price may be ok. 6

Key Play

$10 win and place 6 for $20

Race 2

No. 6 Kylie’s Way drops as does No. 7 Good Shot Mally out of the same race, Espinoza who rides Kylie’s Way has been riding very good and Good Shot Mally gets the hot Rosario in the irons. 6-7

Key Play

$5 exacta box 6-7 for $10

Race 3

No. 1 Mr.Holmes gets back to the claiming price of his best race, No. 4 Mamoonya looks ready for a good run off of that 5 furlong work on Feb. 9 while No. 6 Dial Four Peace will be out winging. No. 7 Hesitate is by a sire, Five Star Day, who wins with around 18% of his first time starters. 1-4-6-7

Key Play

$2 double

2nd 6-7

3rd 1-4-6-7 for $16

Race 4

No. 1 Juanca looked good breaking his maiden if able to adapt to the grass he can compete with this crew. No. 2 Unusual Smoke gets back on the grass and that could lead to win #2. The trainer of No. 5 The Firebird wins at a 37% clip dirt to turf and No. 8 The Rock Star is a proven grass horse. 1-2-5-8

Race 5

No. 6 Warrens Flyin High will show more speed at this distance, No. 8 Magic Mike is the one to beat and jockey Bejarano is back aboard, Mike will be flying late. No. 9 Stormy Game had good speed at one time in his career and just may wake up today. 8 with 6-9

Key Play

$2 double

4th 1-2-5-8

5th 8 for $8

$3 exacta box 8 with 6-9 for $12

Race 6

No. 2 Midnight Crush ran good on this course in her one and only, if she can move forward off of that race she will be tough, No. 5 Kicken Vixen will be very hard to beat in start #2 as her trainer moves her to the grass, No. 8 Lavender Touch ran good on the Hollywood grass and exits the same race as Vixen, No. 9 Junior’s Aces looks on go as she had a good work on Feb. 11 and her trainer wins at 18% with second time starters, this girl has high speed and if she gets away early could be long gone. 2-5-8-9

Key Play

$1 tri box 2-5-8-9 for $24

$2 exacta box 5 with 2-8-9 for $12

Race 7

No. 2 Nima’s Pad was thrown to the wolves when shipped to Gulfstream for the Sunshine Millions, a race he got caught out to dry and was eliminated on the first turn if that race didn’t do him in he will be tough today. No. 5 Elysium Fields was a Kentucky Derby contender last year until he was destroyed in the Florida Derby by Big Brown, this will be his first start since that day. No. 7 Royal Seal has come alive here at the meet with two straight big wins, he will be rolling late. 2-5-7

Race 8

No. 1 White Lace Jimmy gets a turn back in distance and that may do the trick as he just did miss at this 6½ furlong distance one race back. No. 5 Marquet Rebel ran good in his one and only coming from far back at 5½ furlongs, the added half furlong can only help. No. 6 Fair The Storm has speed and if he can clear look out. No. 8 Lahcotah gets Rosario back aboard so look for a much better effort. 1-8 with 5-6

Key Play

$2 double

7th 2-5-7

8th 1-8 for $12

$2 exacta box 1-8 with 1-5-6-8 for $24

 

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

No. 2 Blue Midnight had his prep and looks ready to fire a big shot. 2

Race 2

No. 2 Leo The Cat will be a short price but we will try and beat him with No. 3 Haraka Haraka and No. 5 Flirting For Love. 2-3-5

Key Play

$2 exacta box 2-3-5 for $12

$2 double

1st 2

2nd 2-3-5 for $6

Race 3

No. 2 Astraea ships in from Santa Anita and lands in the Steve Sherman stable so look out, No. 5 Sweetwaterwind also ships in and is out of the same race as Astraea, No. 6 Crazy Thinking has big speed and will have to be caught. 2-5-6

Key Play

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

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

$6 Q 2-5 for $6

Race 4

No. 4 Dancewiththedevil will sit right off all of the speed and pounce down the lane. 4

Key Play

$2 double

3rd 2-5-6

4th 4 for $6

Race 5

No. 2 Suffolk Punch looks good if you like a horse that has finished third four straight times, No. 3 Grey Storm is on a two-race winning streak. No. 5 Joshua’s Dream has won two straight and three of five here at the Gate. No. 6 Sacred Light drops as does No. 8 Goinwest. 2-3-5-6-8

Key Play

.10 cent super box 2-3-5-6-8 for $12

Race 6

No. 5 Infernal ships in from Santa Anita and Baze says he will take the mount. No. 6 Niner Genius has some speed and may want to take them wire to wire. 5-6

Key Play

$6 Q 5-6 for $6

Race 7

No. 1 Penuche Royale looks good off the maiden breaker as his trainer now puts her in this claim proof starter race. No. 2 Marquee Player was last seen running at Fairplex in Sept. of ‘08 but looks like a very live long shot. 1-2

Key Play

$4 double

6th 5-6

7th 1-2 for $16

Race 8

No. 1 Dixie Magic has won four of seven starts here at the Gate while No. 3 Shawkilt Sundae has big time early foot and will have to be run down. 1-3

Key Play

$1 pick three

6th 5-6

7th 1-2

8th 1-3 for $8

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