Saber's Horse Racing Betting Tips - 02-26-09

Feb 26, 2009 7:11 PM
by Richard Saber |

SANTA ANITA

Race 1

This looks like a three horse race between NO.3 Blushing Bear Cat, NO.4 Jungle Girl and No.5 Zaya, we will box them and use all three in the early double. 3-4-5

Key Play

$2.00 exacta box 3-4-5= $6.00

$1.00 tri box 3-4-5=$6.00

Race 2

No.3 Kruger Park, No.4 Railroad and No.5 Cayambe are the three that have a win on this tricky 6 ½ downhill turf course. 3-4-5

Key Play

$2.00 double

1st 3-4-5

2nd 3-4-5= $18.00

Race 3

No.1 Vague Notion gets an extra half furlong and that will help his closing kick, No.3 Defense King drops and looks to be working with a purpose. No.5 Just Heat also drops but below the claimed price so all must not be well but is a must use. 1-3-5

Race 4

No.4 Major Rock Star has speed and gets his first start off the Mitchell claim, No.5 Advice was last seen running in a Grade 1 at Keeneland, he shows up here for trainer Pletcher, look out! No.7 African Gray has won both times he has run and will bet a great stalking trip. 4-5-7

Key Play

$2.00 double

3rd 1-3-5

4th 4-5-7= $18.00

Race 5

No.2 Haughty Topper exits our HTW list and looks like a major player with these but will have to beat No.5 Cold Ruler. 2-5

Race 6

No.10 Charlie and Chris looks best of those that have run, No.6 Spendamillionbux looks second best of those that have run and gets Gomez, No.7 Vaundell is a live first time starter out of the Carla Gaines barn. 10 with 6-7

Key Play

$5.00 exacta box 10 with 6-7= $20.00

$2.00 double

5th 2-5

6th 6-7-10= $12.00

$4.00 double

5th 2-5

6th 10= $8.00

Race 7

The question is if we can beat No.7 Midships who is 3/5 on the morning line, we do have two live horses in here off our HTW list, No.2 Slam Dunk who gets his second start off the layoff and No.5 Patch of Blue who also gets his second start off a long layoff. 2-5-7

Key Play

$1.00 pick three

5th 2-5

6th 10

7th 2-5-7= $6.00

Race 8

No.4 Gold Stock and No.12 Villa Park both exit the same race and both are 12/1 on the morning line, we will take a shot with them. 4-12

Key Play

$3.00 exacta box 4-12= $6.00

$2.00 double

7th 2-5-7

8th 4-12= $12.00

 

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

No.1 Quite The Man is the one to beat, No.4 Cable Dancer and No.5 Lenny G both exit the same race and could run first second and third. 1 with 4-5

Key Play

$6.00 Q 1 with 4-5= $12.00

$1.00 tri box 1-4-5= $6.00

Race 2

No.3 Motorboat continues his decent, he is 4/5 on the morning line and we will pass as he is by no means a cinch.

Race 3

No.4 Dixie Hawks looks best with these but the price plays are No.3 Gotham Spirit and No.6 High Tune. 4 with 3-6

Key Play

$3.00 Q 4 with 3-6= $6.00

$1.00 tri box 3-4-6= $6.00

Race 4

1a Found in Dark has the speed, No.5 Little Bug will be the one to fear late. 1a-5

Key Play

$2.00 double

3rd 3-4-6

4th 1a-5= $12.00

Race 5

No.4 Drewsboro Road has been knocking on the door and has never been off the board, she is a must use in the exotics. No.8 Inoplov drops like a hot potato but Baze sticks around to ride. No.11 Love Our Grandkids ships in from Santa Anita and is dropped to the bottom by trainer Eddie Truman who has one with a shipper at the meet. 4-8-11

Key Play

$2.00 exacta box 4-8-11= $12.00

$1.00 tri box 4-8-11= $6.00

Race 6

No.5 Eight Below drops back to the claiming price of his last win, No.6 Samwise will once again try and make his big late run. No.4 Moscato exits the same race as Eight Below and will show his speed. 4-5-6

Key Play

$2.00 double

5th 4-8-11

6th 4-5-6= $18.00

Race 7

No.2 Sing for Gold has nine seconds from twenty lifetime starts, we will key her first and second. No.3 Soft Light and No.4 Tail Spin Topper both exit the same race. 2 with 3-4

Key Play

$2.00 double

6th 4-5-6

7th 2-3-4= $18.00

$4.00 Q 2 with 3-4= $8.00

Race 8

No.4 Irish Harmony is in top form and gets a confident boast off the maiden breaker and is put in this claim proof starter allowance race, he exits our HTW list and looks set for another big effort and is 12/1 on the morning line. 4

Key Play

$10.00 win and place 4= $20.00

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