Saber’s Horse Racing Betting Tips - 09-30-09

Sep 30, 2009 4:30 PM
by Richard Saber |

OAKTREE at SANTA ANITA

Race 1

No. 1 Saxophone exits our HTW list and shows a win on the course, No. 6 Deluxe Cat has hit the board in all three of his starts here, No. 8 Scottish Diamond looks like the one to beat off of that good 4 furlong work here on Sept. 19. 1-6-8**

Key Play

$2 exacta box 1-6-8 for $12

$4 exacta 8 with 1-6 for $8

Race 2

No. 7 Scat Thief has a win in this tricky 6½ furlong downhill turf course and the hot riding Santiago will ride, No. 8 Headache also has a win on this course and jockey Julien Couton has made this guy his meal ticket. 7-8

Key Play

$2 double

1st 1-6-8

2nd 7-8 for $12

Race 3

In this 2yo statebred maiden race you will need to do some board watching as the only one that has any appeal is No. 5 Cabo Chico who is by win early sire Salt Lake who hits at around 16% with his first time starters. 5

Race 4

No. 6 Palladian General won in his only start on this layout and his works signal his readiness to fire today, No. 8 Self Made Man is a nine time winner out of the Mike Mitchell barn. 6-8

Key Play

$4 exacta box 6-8 for $8

Race 5

No. 1 Clue Me In looks live off the layoff for trainer Canani with that sharp work here on the 20th. No. 2 Charlie And Chris has hit the board in all three of his starts on this course, No. 6 Deputy Flyer broke his maiden on this course. 1-2-6

Key Play

$2 double

4th 6-8

5th 1-2-6 for $12

Race 6

No. 5 Rapid Heat was well bet in his first start and has the breeding for the grass with Unusual Heat (Nureyev). No. 10 Ironmann is in from Golden Gate for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, this 2yo has been looking for a grass race and has found one. 5-10

Key Play

$2 double

5th 1-2-6

6th 5-10 for $12

$4 exacta box 5-10 for $8

Race 7

We will use there in the late pick four, No. 1 Double Dip, No. 3 Tamar and No. 4 Dish The Dirt and hope for the best in what is a very tough race. 1-3-4

Race 8

No. 9 Bruce’s Dream will try and keep his undefeated streak alive, he loves the grass and will be very tough to beat in here from his cozy outside post. No. 10 Get Funky has won two times on this course and will get plenty of speed to make his late run. 9-10

Race 9

We will finish off our late pick four with No. 7 Smokenmore and No. 11 De Brief Me who both exit the same race. 7-11

Key Play

$1 pick four

6th 5-10

7th 1-3-4

8th 9-10

9th 7-11 for $24

GOLDEN GATE FIELDS

Race 1

No. 1 Late Nite Devil has won both of his starts here, he has the speed and the rail, No. 5 Topofheday will try and make a late run at the Devil. 1-5

Race 2

No. 3 Portland Storm gets his first start off of the Bud Klokstad claim, No. 4 Judges Verdict drops and gets Baze and look for a trip to the winner’s circle, No. 5 Lunch Time will be coming with a late run. 3-4-5

Key Play

$2 double

1st 1-5

2nd 3-4-5 for $12

Race 3

No. 4 Hickok looks live at first asking as his Dam has dropped seven winners from eight starters including a stakes winner, No. 5 Klassy Citizen showed improved speed in his last start, No. 6 Ministerswildride also has some early lick but will be a short price. 4-5-6

Race 4

No. 4 Comedy Special has the speed to take these wire-to-wire and at 6/1 on the morning line we will single him in the early pick four. 4

Key Play

$1 pick four

1st 1-5

2nd 3-4-5

3rd 4-5-6

4th 4 for $18

Race 5

No. 7 Moral Victory looks set for a big effort, No. 8 Rogue River has had his chances but gets off the grass and is the stalemate of Moral Victory, No. 11 Cousin Bruno will be out winging. 7-8-11

Key Play

$2 exacta box 7-8-11 for $12

Race 6

No. 2 Count Me Twice is 8/1 on the morning line, this mare will get a good setup for her late closing kick, we will bet her and single her in the late pick four. 2

Key Play

$10 win and place 2 for $20

Race 7

No. 3 Magic Texan has big speed and will have to be caught, No. 4 Devil’s Afleet will be the one that could run the Texan down. 3-4

Race 8

No. 1 Mud Swea’N Tears and No. 5 Britney Heat look to be the race. 1-5

Key Play

$1 pick four

5th 7-8-11

6th 2

7th 3-4

8th 1-5 for $12

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