Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, Jan. 24.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, Jan. 24.


Best Bet: Race 5 Sharp Kane 9-4-2-0


Best Longshot: Race 9 Lookin’ Foxy 9-1-1-0


No. Horse Jockey Comments for Top 4 Odds


Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $17,200; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


2 Future Prize; Santana; Loves track & distance, leading $ winner distance; 2-1


3 Roses for the Lady; Arroyo; All 3 wins at Oaklawn, has beat top choice; 5-2


4 My Dear Desert; Corbett; Drops to lowest level ever, speedster; 3-1


5 Good Night; Mello; Back to a sprint, could sit perfect trip; 5-1


6 Afleet Wind; Kuntzweiler; 15-1


7 Rebecca’s Bull; Johnson; 15-1


8 Stormin K J; McKee; 12-1


1 Dressedupingold; Navarro; 15-1


Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $17,000: Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


6 Emma Lea’s Song; Navarro; Wins with clean trip, should break better; 7-2


4 Housewife; Santana; Competitive in Kentucky, back to sprint; 5-2


2 Gold Raj; Vazquez; Drops with blinkers on, inside speed; 4-1


1a Denali Inspired; Birzer; Speed and fade in Oaklawn debut, fitter now?; 5-1


3 Kaylyns Flower; Quinonez; 6-1


1 Denali Tizastar; Mello; 5-1


7 Sherri’s Soup; Loveberry; 8-1


8 Highest Good; Laviolette; 10-1


5 Mag’s Wild Woman; Kuntzweiler; 15-1


Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $17,500; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


2 Franks Officer Gal; Joubert; No excuses this level, 1st time for a tag; 9-2


5 Sweets N Treats; Canchari; Game vs allowance company, likes off track; 4-1


4 Surprise Surprise; Mello; Drops and should show speed today; 5-1


1 Dubai Blessing; Birzer; 1st time for a tag, blinkers off; 3-1


7 Holly Go; Loveberry; 7-2


3 Princess Semoran; Vazquez; 4-1


6 Alphabet Bling; Wethey; 20-1


Race 4: 1 1/16 Mi.; Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000; 3 YO


4 Victory Colors; Court; Graduation day; 7-2


3 Hook Em; Thompson; Speedster drops with blinkers on; 5-2


5 Golden Shiner; Laviolette; Well bred, good spot for debut; 15-1


8 Summer in Vegas; Martinez; Game vs maiden special weights; 3-1


6 Steel Vice; Homeister; 10-1


1 Ionic Silver; Birzer; 6-1


2 Big Money Speaks; Mello; 6-1


7 Buck James; Navarro; 10-1


Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $17,200; 4 YO and Up


4 Sharp Kane; Berry; Never off board at distance, wire to wire; 7-2


9 McLard; Tohill; Speedster drops again, sprinting may help; 8-1


7 Stone Harbour; Navarro; Live longshot likes distance, competitive in La.; 15-1


8 Annette’s Guy; Ocampo; Steady money maker comes in with good form; 2-1


5 Hometown Legend; Court; 9-2


3 Palio Prince; Canchari; 5-1


1 Prince Larry; McKee; 20-1


6 Horn High Hugo; Corbett; 10-1


2 Crooked as Can Be; Homeister; 10-1


Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Allowance; Purse $57,000 3 YO and Up


1 Goods Gone West; Navarro; Had prep, rolls by late; 9-5


2 Presidental Colors; Santana; Very competitive in Delaware, missed 1 check; 8-1


3 Trace Creek; Thompson; Game vs Belmont open company, stalker; 6-1


7 Rock City Roadhog; Vazquez; Loves track and distance, moves late; 12-1


8 Tis’ Timeless; Mello; 12-1


4 Mallard’s Bro; Da Silva; 8-1


10 Rattlesnake Holler; Berry; 15-1


5 Primetime Dreamer; Birzer; 9-2


6 Miguel Baby; Corbett; 8-1


9 Waimea Canyon; Quinonez; 15-1


Race 7: 1 1/16 Mi.; Claiming; Purse $21,000; 4 YO and Up


1 Tap the Admiral; Hill; Wire to wire again; 4-1


3 Western Sadler; Santana; 1st time for a tag, broke maiden here; 7-2


7 Mawhinney; Ocampo; Has never missed a check & dropping good barn; 6-1


5 Jerry N Duke; Wethey; Runs well fresh, closes late; 12-1


8 Lookslikeahit; Quinonez; 3-1


2 Mr. Garde; Arroyo; 7-2


6 Brother Day; Court; 15-1


4 Tour De Rock; Kuntzweiler; 15-1


9 Faithful Gift; Halliday; 20-1


Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Allowance; Purse $56,000; Fillies; 3 YO


4 Avicii; Ocampo; Impressive both starts, rolls by; 3-1


5 Crazy ‘bout Elvis; Santana; Exits fast maiden win, Good FG works; 3-1


1 Sky America Da; Silva; Closed well in stakes, gets more ground; 5-2


7 Heykittykittykitty; Vazquez; Speedy stakes winner will force the issue; 4-1


6 Little Miss Flurry; Court; 8-1


3 Ciaran’s Prize; Quinonez; 15-1


8 Midnight Eclipse; Corbett; 15-1


2 Deemie; Arroyo; 15-1


Race 9: 1 1/16 Mi.; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,200; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


1 Lookin’ Foxy; Navarro; Smokes them late; 8-1


2 Darkest Hour; Vazquez; Completes the exacta; 3-1


9 W W Olma; Santana; Only one not for sale, loves Oaklawn & distance; 8-1


6 Lillie Abbie; Arroyo; Very popular in claiming box; 4-1


4 Smarty Party; Hill; 9-2


3 Lila Grace; Quinonez; 8-1


5 Cin Mission; Birzer; 8-1


7 Rose of Ascot; Roman; 10-1


8 Malabar Anne; McKee; 12-1


10 Striking Blondie; Kuntzweiler; 20-1


Stats


Thursday Meet


Winners on Top 2/9 18/81


Winners in Top 4 Selections 5/9 64/81


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 34/81


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 15/81