Saber's Horse Racing Betting Tips - 08-20-09

Aug 20, 2009 4:30 PM
by Richard Saber |

DEL MAR

Race 1

Trainer Doug O’Neill looks to have a good one two punch in this race with No. 5 Bench The Judge who will get a big break in the weights and No. 6 Rapid Heat who’s sire Unusual Heat has been sending out winner after winner here at Del Mar. 5-6

Race 2

No. 2 Bonfante had his prep so beware, No3 Paul’s Hope just won here going 7 furlongs and looks spotted for another big effort. 2-3

Key Play

$2 double

1st 5-6

2nd 2-3 for $8

Race 3

There is a lot of early speed in this 25k maiden claimer going 1 1/16, we will go with some off the pace horses and use No. 3 Jacob’s Little Bro who takes the drop to the bottom, No. 6 Concerning Sutton who may be set in this his third start and No. 9 Action In May. 3-6-9

Race 4

Trainer Jim Fresquez doesn’t win many around these parts but sends out the speed in this race No. 3 Topper’s Smiling and uses the bug boy Santiago, catch him to cash. 3

Key Play

$4 double

3rd 3-6-9

4th 3 for $12

Race 5

No. 8 Domestic Brew gets stretched out to a better distance for him, he had a race over the track and looks set for his best. 8

Key Play

$10 win and place 8 for $20

Race 6

No. 3 Hayley’s Halo comes off a nice maiden breaker here on July 33, she will sit right off a hot pace and make her run down the lane. No. 6 Ringing Bernie will also sit and try to make a run at the speed. No. 8 Happyhoofertoo turned on the lights at 50/1 when breaking her maiden at Hollywood, you never know. 3-6-8

Race 7

Trainer Wesley Ward sends out the undefeated No. 3 Hockeythehayman who will try the grass for the first time. No. 4 Teamwork just missed on this course in his last start. No. 9 Trail Mix may be best but he is stuck on the also list. 3-4-9

Key Play

$2 double

6th 3-6-8

7th 3-4-9 for $18

Race 8

No. 4 Meetyouatgrouion’s looks solid off the layoff for trainer Kathy Walsh, she also gets a big jockey switch to Rosario. No. 10 Deputy Judy R N is the stablemate of the top pick and has had a race over the course. 4-10

Key Play

$6 Q 4-10 for $6

$1 pick four

5th 8

6th 3-6-8

7th 3-4-9

8th 4-10 for $18

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

If No. 3 Kaffeinator has four legs he takes these back to back albeit at a very short price.

Race 2

No. 2 Da Heat is sent out by trainer Armando Lage who has been sending out all live items so far at the meet. No. 6 June My Love may have a pace advantage over these.

Race 3

The new bug boy in town Diego Sanchez just took No. 2 Extravagant back to back on this turf course just eight days ago. No. 5 Mean Joleene and No. 6 Waltzing Swan will be the two that will be flying late. 2-5-6

Key Play

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

No. 1 Baby Doe is sired by Richly Blended who hits at around 19% with first timers and her Dam Alice May has dropped six winner from six starters with one stakes winner. Of the ones that have run No. 5 Missy Dixie looks best. 1-5

Key Play

$2 double

3rd 2-5-6

4th 1-5 for $12

Race 5

No. 3 Roman Rahy won his only start of the grass and it was at this distance. No. 6 Control Seeker was coming on at the end in his only start on the grass and now R Baze rides for Mason and that is always a good sign. 3-6

Race 6

No. 1 Lady Dawn won both of her races here at the Gate, No. 3 See Eye To Eye has won five of eleven starts including three of five here at the gate and she is two for two at this distance. 1-3

Key Play

$2 double

5th 3-6

6th 1-3 for $8

Race 7

No. 3 Stormy Surge will try and run down No. 5 Shem who will try and take them back to back. 3-5

Key Play

$4 Q 3-5 for $4

$10 win and place 3 for $20

Race 8

Comebacker No. 6 Kelli O may find herself in a good spot turning for home when the speed comes back to her. 6

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