Saber's Horse Racing Betting Tips - 04-22-09

Apr 22, 2009 4:31 PM
by Richard Saber |

HOLLYWOOD PARK

Race 1

2yo get to strut their stuff at 4½ furlongs and that distance should be right up No. 4 Anita Brewski’s alley. 4

Race 2

No. 2 Spun Silver is a live Grand Slam filly out of the Bob Baffert barn, her dam Silver Swan has five winners from five starters and three were stakes winners. No. 4 Donttellmewhattodo looks very live off the layoff for trainer O’Neill. No. 5 Annihilation ran good at Hollywood last year and her works signal her readiness. 2-4-5

Key Play

$2 double

1st 4

2nd 2-4-5 for $6

$2 exacta box 2-4-5 for $12

$3 Q 2 with 4-5 for $6

Race 3

No. 1 Union Avenue is back in town after running back east last year he is the only horse in the race that has won at this distance. No. 2 Bonjour is a very tough 9yo gelding that looks to be the speed of the speed. 1-2

Key Play

$2 double

2nd 2-4-5

3rd 1-2 for $12

Race 4

No. 2 Ann’s Plan has two wins and a second from three starts here at Hollywood, No. 3 Ju Ju Baby has beat Ann’s Plan in the past and gets a huge rider upgrade to Rosario. 2-3

Key Play

$1 pick three

2nd 2-4-5

3rd 1-2

4th 2-3 for $12

$6 Q 2-3 for $6

Race 5

No. 1 Cee Bargara finds a race with a ton of early pace, he will be making a big late run, No. 3 Marenostrum has speed but also can lay off a hot pace, No. 4 Soupy will lay off the hot pace and make one run. 1-3-4

Key Play

$4 Q box 1-3-4 for $12

$2 double

4th 2-3

5th 1-3-4 for $12

Race 6

As they say in checkers king me! No. 3 Return Of The King and No. 6 Cape Town King look one two in here, the outsider is the O’Neill dropper No. 5 Scottish Diamond. 3-5-6

Key Play

$6 Q 3 with 5-6 for $12

$2 exacta box 3-5-6 for $12

$1 tri box 3-5-6 for $6

Race 7

No. 1 Dream Now has the rail and will love this 6 furlong turf course and the red hot Tyler Baze will take the mount. No. 6 Wall Street Wonder has been facing tougher and the turn back in distance may do the trick if he has not lost his will to win. 1-6

Key Play

$10 Q 1-6 for $10

Race 8

No. 7 Ribald ran three times here last year and all three were good efforts, the drop into the maiden claimer for the first time may get this guy home, we will single in the late pick four. 7

Key Play

$1 pick four

5th 1-3-4

6th 3-5-6

7th 1-6

8th 7 for $18

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

No. 1 I.C. Rosie will try and turn the tables on No. 2 Games We Play. No. 5 Maggie’s Patches will try and run them down late. 1-5

Race 2

No. 4 Bountyful Bar will be a nice price play in this wide open race he is 12/1 on the morning line. No. 5 Parko is in form Santa Anita and drops his claiming price in half as they put the for sale sign up. 4-5

Key Play

$6 win and place 4 for $12

Race 3

No. 2 Da Bomb exits our HTW list and if able to duplicate her maiden breaker she will repeat. No. 4 Peek A Boop will have to be caught. 2-4

Race 4

No. 1 Frisco Fox and No. 2 Shawklit Sundae will both be out winging and may just go around the oval together. 1-2

Key Play

$6 Q 1-2 for $6

Race 5

No. 5 Little Ava looks well worth a play at 15/1. No. 7 Sunset Tijuana just did miss by a nostril in her last race, she has four seconds from six starts here at the Gate so she is a good bet in the exotics. 5-7

Key Play

$4 Q 5-7 for $4

$6 win and place 5 for $12

Race 6

No. 5 Clever Caitlyn ran a good second on this turf course last year and looks ready to graduate, we will single in the late pick three. 5

Race 7

No. 2 Heroism drops trying to cash but will be a very short price. No. 6 Simply Music has high speed and will have to be caught, No. 8 Second Hand Lion is 15/1 on the morning line and looks well spotted off the maiden breaker. 2-6-8

Race 8

No. 1 Surf Academy and No. 3 Devil Cielo both exit the same good race while No. 5 Rydell is the outsider. 1-3-5

Key Play

$1 pick three

6th 5

7th 2-6-8

8th 1-3-5 for $9

CHECK FOR LATE SCRATCHES