Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, April 11.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, April 11.


Best Bet: Race 3 Best of Birdstone 45-16-13-5


Best Longshot: Race 11Sheriff Hotdog 45-2-3-6


No. Horse; Jockey; Comments for Top 4; Odds


Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


7 Heels and Boots; Vazquez; Graduation day; 7-2


11 Bow Street; Runner; Corbett Stalk and go late; 3-1


12 Comic Band; Court; Probable pace setter; 4-1


10 Miss Seven K; Laviolette; Hoping for clean trip; 10-1


6 Gray Lady Partee; Loveberry; 15-1


9 Flutter; Thompson; 6-1


2 Atta Girl Boo Boo; Santana; 12-1


8 Kitagal; Homeister; 20-1


5 Callmeawinner; Castanon; 8-1


4 Cindy’s Uproar; Tohill; 15-1


1 Cherishabull; Halliday; 30-1


3 Father’s Fancy; Morales; 30-1


Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,200; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


8 Smoking Cynthia; Tohill; The one to beat; 2-1


4 A Firm Suspect; Santana; Has finished no worse than 4th at Oaklawn; 5-2


5 Bulldashanswers; Homeister; Better than last, takes positive rider switch; 8-1


2 Out of Thin Air; Loveberry; Needed last while having trouble; 7-2


7 Me ‘n Amanda; Dill; 8-1


6 Smokin Bull; Corbett; 8-1


1 Hot Shoes; Martinez; 15-1


3 Fabulous Cate; Halliday; 15-1


Race 3: 1 1/16 Mile; Claiming; Purse $18,500; 3 YO and Up


4 Best of Birdstone; Quinonez; No excuses vs these; 7-2


3 Seventy West; Thompson; The one to catch?; 5-1


10 Bull Special; Corbett; Sharp in maiden debut; 10-1


6 Red Dirt Rooster; Morales; Will love the stretchout; 9-2


1 Nate’s Thunder; Tohill; 8-1


8 Guska Mon Shoes; Laviolette; 5-1


5 Union Colors; Loveberry; 15-1


9 Mystic Thunder; Berry; 12-1


12 Hezunusal; Borel; 12-1


7 Energy’s Pride; Santana; 12-1


2 Star Searcher; McKee; 30-1


11 Ile Be Shrewed; Vazquez; 20-1


Race 4: 1 1/16 Mile; Claiming; Purse $18,200; 3 YO and Up


7 Indian Companion; Berry; Should handle these with ease; 9-5


8 Western Sadler; Laviolette; Drops to lowest level ever; 8-1


6 Waldo; Quinonez; On the improve; 4-1


2 All Star Bell; Santana; Back to better level; 3-1


3 Warrens Temptation; Thompson; 10-1


9 Rooster Cruiser; Ocampo; 8-1


4 Viva Outlaw; Navarro; 12-1


5 Telegraph Hill; Loveberry; 20-1


1 Efficient Market; Castanon; 20-1


Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,500; 3 YO and UP


7 Original Art; Tohill; Adds bullet and dropping for top barn; 3-1


9 Bridge of Allan; Berry; Better than recent form, sleeper; 8-1


4 Shut Down Corner; Laviolette; Flew home when cutting back to sprint; 6-1


1 Backdoc; Thompson; Could win it all late; 5-1


10 Lemon Juice; Canchari; 12-1


11 Atticus the Man; Loveberry; 10-1


5 Value Trap; Ocampo; 5-1


3 Sacredspirit; Santana; 6-1


2 Jenny’s Touch; McKee; 20-1


6 The Ashman; Johnson; 30-1


12 Sharp Harbour; Navarro; 15-1


8 Arvak; Borel; 30-1


Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $36,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and UP


7 Devil’s Blush; Martinez; Blows on by; 2-1


3 Love My Life; Santana; Loves to run second; 3-1


8 Perfect Setting; Quinonez; Barn much better than this season’s record; 8-1


6 Rallydownthealley; Canchari; Drops while needing last, flies late; 15-1


2 Forgiveness; Vazquez; 9-2


1 Huggins and Kissin; Simington; 12-1


4 Rulelikecleopatra; Thompson; 10-1


5 Chismosa; Castanon; 8-1


9 My Fair Ashton; Tohill; 20-1


Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile; Optional Claiming; Purse $62,000; 4 YO and Up


1 Frac Daddy; Laviolette; The call in wide open event; 7-2


7 Guilt Trip; Stevens; Switches to great strategy rider; 7-2


6 Sabercat; Santana; Could be sleeper of the day; 12-1


3 Donoharm; Berry; Runs well fresh; 9-2


5 Called to Serve; Rosario; 3-1


2 Flashy Sunrise; Vazquez; 6-1


4 Moonshine Mullin; Borel; 5-1


Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $60,000; 3 YO and Up


10 Good Times Rambles; Ocampo; Well bred with sharp works and Lasix for debut; 8-1


1 Finisimo; Johnson; Much improvement last out, moves late; 4-1


8 Declan’s Fast Cast; Santana; Game off the shelf for leading trainer; 3-1


2 Going for Miles; Martinez; Barn shows signature work, live longshot; 12-1


3 Artwork; Loveberry; 10-1


7 Roman Pleasure; Court; 20-1


6 Repent With Me; Hill; 12-1


5 Wynn the Roses; Arroyo; 6-1


4 Jerry and Me; Canchari; 9-2


12 Sadler’s Warrior; Quinonez; 20-1


11 Atomic; Corbett; 15-1


9 Stormy Dan; Castanon; 30-1


Race 9: 6 Furlongs; BACHELOR STAKES; Purse $100,000; 3 YO


11 Brewing; Court; The one to catch?; 5-2


5 Glacken Too; Berry; Will push top choice all the way; 7-2


8 Pimpernel; Stevens; Baffert sends in improving colt; 2-1


7 Condo Closing; Canchari; Will love pace, flies late; 15-1


9 Mighty Brown; Vazquez; 15-1


4 Northern Merit; Martinez; 30-1


2 Guns Loaded; Nakatani; 10-1


1 Candy Dandy; Santana; 8-1


6 Mister Pollard; Loveberry; 30-1


3 Burning Warrior; Simington; 20-1


10 Da Winner Is; Thompson; 20-1


Race 10: 1 1/16 Mile; APPLE BLOSSOM HANDICAP; Purse $600,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


1 Close Hatches; Rosario; Sharp in Oaklawn debut, undefeated at distance; 3-5


4 On Fire Baby; Johnson; Impressive winner of this race last year; 9-2


5 Let Faith Arise; Nakatani; Grade one stakes winner missed a check once; 3-1


3 Stanwyck; Stevens; Could surprise them all late; 8-1


2 Rose to Gold; Borel; 12-1


Race 11: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,500; 4 YO and Up


6 Sheriff Hotdog; Tohill; A serious threat to wire them; 15-1


9 Lucky A. C.; Loveberry; Back to better level; 9-2


1 Whoopie I Ki O; Laviolette; Scratched for this spot; 8-1


7 Barney R; Vazquez; Versatile runner cuts back to a sprint; 5-2


11 Timely Pursuit; Berry; 4-1


3 Stereo in Motion; Santana; 15-1


8 Indy Trucker; Martinez; 15-1


12 Proud Image; Borel; 8-1


5 Deputy Forest; Corbett; 20-1


4 T. Thomas; Canchari; 20-1


10 State Line Avenue; Halliday; 20-1


2 Hesa Razorback; Thompson; 12-1


Stats


Thursday Meet


Winners on Top 4/10 105/457


Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/10 329/457


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 4/10 197/457


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 2/10 92/456