Saber's Horse Racing Betting Tips - 08-29-09

Aug 29, 2009 4:30 PM
by Richard Saber |


Race 1

No. 1 Too Much Heat is a re-claim by trainer Abrams who lost this 3yo gelding for $12,500 and bought him back for 16k, he must like him. No. 2 Quiet Lightning has some speed and beat Too Much Heat on July 26. 1-2

Race 2

No. 4 Speedin Excess looks odds on once again and her last win on this 5 furlong turf course was a pip. 4

Key Play

$5 double

1st 1-2

2nd 4 for $10

Race 3

No. 1 Voodoo’s Vision has run second now three straight times but Santiago got to know her last time out so he just may get this girl home on top today. No. 3 Saintly Spirit has won both of her starts on this course and looks very tough once again. No. 4 Lunch Money will be coming late and gets the red hot Talamo in the irons. No. 6 Maeve exits our HTW list and may be able to compete with these. 3 with 1-4-6

Key Play

$4 Q 3 with 1-4-6 for $12

$1 tri 3 with 1-4-6 with 1-4-6 for $6

$1 tri 1-4-6 with 3 with 1-4-6 for $6

Race 4

No. 5 Kiss The Cooke raced here at Del Mar three times and has won all three races, she must really like the ocean air. No. 6 Steppin Out Rose likes to win races and gets the hot Talamo up. 5-6

Key Play

$2 double

3rd 1-3-4-6

4th 5-6 for $16

Race 5

This one is very tough, the main contenders look to be No. 8 Eclipse Syrah who is a filly with good speed who takes a needed drop in class, No. 9 Sleeping Sioux who ran a better than looked race in her one and only and now gets blinkers on, No. 11 Ginny Fitz a first time starter who’s Dam has dropped three winners from three starters and No. 12 I. B. Stormin who takes a significant drop in class. 8-9-11-12

Key Play

$2 Q box 8-9-11-12 for $12

Race 6

No. 1 Unzip Me has won both of her starts on this course and has never been off the board in four lifetime starts. No. 2 Ale’s Pride exits our HTW list and exits a very good race, No. 4 North Rodeo exits a troubled effort, No. 10 Mona De Momma looked good winning her last start. 1-2-4-10

Key Play

$1 tri box 1-2-4-10 for $24

Race 7

No. 1 The Skinny Man was bet like a good thing in his first start in May, No. 2 Get My Fix just did miss by a neck last time out, No. 6 Winter Canyon is another that was bet like a good thing in his one and only. 1-2-6

Race 8

No. 4 Becrux was scratched on Wednesday for this the Del Mar Handicap, No. 6 Knockout Artist was also scratched on Wednesday for this race. No. 7 Monterey Jazz will be out winging, No. 9 Ferneley will be making a late run. 4-6-7-9

Race 9

No. 3 Excellent News had her race and looks set for a big effort. No. 4 Miss Georgie Girl exits the same race as Excellent News, No. 7 Heavens A Raging is a live first time starter for trainer Carla Gaines. 3 with 4-7

Key Play

$1 pick three

7th 1-2-6

8th 4-6-7-9

9th 3 for $12

$6 Q 3 with 4-7 for $12

Race 10

No. 10 Self Made Man gets back on the grass and back to his best distance, this looks like the money run. 10

Key Play

$20 win and place 10 for $40


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