Saber's Horse Racing Betting Tips - 02-28-09

Feb 28, 2009 4:32 PM
by Richard Saber |

SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 5 James Prior gets stretched back out and may get first run at all the speed, No. 2 Kaffeinator may not want to win but may be the speed of the speed in this race. No. 9 Lucky No. Thirteen is hung outside but just may take bake today and stalk all the speed and he is still not a proven loser. 2-5-9

Race 2

No. 1 Turk has lost two straight at .40 cents on the dollar and looks odds on once again today but today may be the day as he turns back in distance and won’t find an easier bunch of maidens then these. 1

Race 3

No. 2 Burna Dette won her only try on this tricky 6½ downhill turf course and will be coming late. No. 6 For Free is in her third race off the layoff and gets back to sprinting on the grass, she looks mighty dangerous in this spot. No. 8 Tuscan Evening blitzed maidens on this course in her fist start in the states and may be this good if she clears early. 2-6-8

Key Play

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

$5 exacta box 6 with 2-8 for $20

$1 tri box 2-6-8 for $6

Race 4

No. 4 Valiant Effort exits our HTW list and gets off the grass he looks spotted for action, No. 5 Return Of The King is very consistent and can win off the layoff, No. 8 Fight On ran with Valiant Effort last time and also gets back to his best surface. 4-5-8

Key Play

$2 double

3rd 2-6-8

4th 4-5-8 for $18

Race 5

No. 1 Bootleg Annie ships back in from Golden Gate, she has speed and has won six of twelve at this distance on the grass and finds her way to the high profile Kathy Walsh barn, she is the one to beat. No. 2 Wondrous Event also has speed but if she hooks up with Annie these two could get caught up in a speed duel which would open the door for No. 8 Tough Apples. 1-2-8

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-2-8 for $12

$2 exacta box 1 with 2-8 for $8

Race 6

No. 4 Wheaton Hall loves this course and distance and the underrated Rios rides, No. 6 Exceeding is another who loves this course and distance, No. 7 Scottish Diamond comes back to town after a failed trip up North and may appreciate the return. 4-6-7

Key Play

$2 double

5th 1

6th 4-6-7 for $6

$2 exacta box 4-6-7 for $12

$5 exacta box 4-6 for $10

Race 7

No. 7 Utahn exits our HTW list and gets his first start off the Jerry Hollendorfer claim, he also gets a big rider upgrade and all systems look like go. 7

Key Play

$10 win and place 7 for $20

Race 8

No. 5 Bold Chieftain was last seen running in the BC Mile, he is the class and will take some beating. No. 4 Liberian Freighter is the speed and will take them as far as he can if he clears early he could be gone. 4-5

Key Play

$4 double

7th 7

8th 4-5 for $8

Race 9

The Sham Stakes at 1 1/8 is a good little prep for these Kentucky Derby hopefuls. The talk has all been about No. 5 The Pamplemousse named for a restaurant in Del Mar he will take some beating and his trainer Julio Canani has been very excited about his Derby prospect. No. 12 Take The Points ships in from Florida for trainer Todd Pletcher and looks the main danger to the mousse. 5-12

Key Play

$5 double

8th 4-5

9th 5-12 for $20

$10 exacta box 5-12 for $20

Race 10

No. 1 Juicy Lucy will go better in this her second start, No. 10 Atta’Girl looks like a liver first time starter. No. 11 Multitasker showed high speed in her one and only and if she can move forward off the race she will win. 1-10-11

Key Play

$4 double

9th 5-12

10th 1-10-11 for $24

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

No. 3 Krissy’s Flygirl, No. 4 Special Venture look like the race. 3-4

Race 2

1-5

Key Play

$2 double

1st 3-4

2nd 1-5 for $8

Race 3

No. 4 Lockford ships in from Santa Anita for trainer Jerry H and looks best with these, his main danger will come from No. 5 Stormy Surge who exits our HTW list and is on top of his game. 4-5

Race 4

No. 3 Castle Dermot will be making his usual late run and if the speed folds it could be his day. 3

Key Play

$4 double

3rd 4-5

4th 3 for $8

Race 5

1-5

Race 6

No. 3 Big Arch turns back in distance and drops, he will be making a big late run. No. 5 Silver Helmet is the one to beat. No. 8 Grap is a live first timer from the Miyadi barn. 3-5-8

Race 7

2-8

Race 8

No. 4 Lordgivemealift may be the speed of the speed, if he clears he is gone. 4

Key Play

$10 win and place 4 for $20

Race 9

1-7

Key Play

$1 pick four

6th 3-5-8

7th 2-8

8th 4

9th 1-7 for $12

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