Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, Jan. 31.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, Jan. 31.


Best Bet: Race 3 Debit Card 12-5-3-0


Best Longshot: Race 7 Extract 13-1-1-0


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


Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $17,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


8 Spicy Lady; Birzer; Just missed this level, the one to beat; 2-1


2 Miss Lily Mae; Borel; Will love pace today, could fly by late; 6-1


1 Hannah’s Journey; Tohill; Inside speed drops after facing tougher; 12-1


5 Stylish Sounds; Arroyo; Disappointing favorite adds work for top trainer; 3-1


3 Pinkchampageonice; Loveberry; 8-1


6 Camptown Rebel; Thompson; 4-1


7 Sarabreeze; Canchari; 10-1


4 Valid A J; Mello; 10-1


Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000: 3 YO


7 Mr. Obeso; Arroyo; Adds blinkers for leading trainer and rider; 2-1


4 D’rod; Tohill; Showed improvement with Lasix, flies late; 6-1


6 Word Racer; Martinez; Just missed on drop for very good barn; 3-1


3 Kip; Loveberry; Had trouble in Oaklawn debut, stalker; 4-1


1 Shere Khan; Ocampo; 12-1


8 Signature Seven; Laviolette; 10-1


2 Zensational Vision; Birzer; 8-1


5 Kowboy Tough; Quinonez; 12-1


Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $17,000; 4 YO and Up


1 Debit Card; Santana; No excuses vs these, leading $ winner – Distance; 2-1


5 Back to Gold; Quinonez; 5 of 7 wins this distance, better than last; 10-1


2 Crooked As Can Be; Homeister; Steady moneymaker was coming fast last out; 7-2


4 Some Way Some How; Arroyo; Speedster sprinting and attracts leading rider; 4-1


9 Western Sun; Birzer; 12-1


8 D’pendable; Loveberry; 12-1


7 Thatilleaveamark; Canchari; 5-1


6 Pilgarcito; Morales; 15-1


3 Drasco; Roman; 15-1


Race 4: 1 Mile; Claiming; Purse $17,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


8 Tarpy’s Wish; Laviolette; Runs well fresh and drops to lowest level ever; 4-1


2 Daring Ride; Vazquez; On the improve for hot barn; 2-1


7 Kerisma; Quinonez; Stalker runs well off layoff; 8-1


1 Ariadna; Torres; On the board3 of 4 starts this distance; 5-1


3 Queenindygo; Corbett; 3-1


5 Sarah’s Splendor; Emigh; 10-1


4 Savvy G; McKee; 20-1


6 Lady Hughes; Wethey; 8-1


Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $17,000; 3 YO and Up


2 Naughty Moon; Birzer; Good 1st out and maiden claiming barn, bullet; 10-1


4 Bo’s Shoes; Beccia; The one to catch?; 3-1


6 Suspecting Gold; Loveberry; Steady works and Lasix for debut; 4-1


7 Late Act Here; Laviolette; Takes blinkers off after having trouble; 5-1


9 Noble Bird; Corbett; 7-2


10 Indy Skies; Johnson; 15-1


11 Stormy Echo; Kuntzweiler; 30-1


12 Prince Dusty; McKee; 20-1


5 Sea Bubba; Canchari; 10-1


1 King Pai; Mello; 20-1


3 Reinforce; Roman; 12-1


8 Mane Mission; Halliday; 30-1


Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $55,000 3 YO and Up


4 Knock Em Flat; Quinonez; Much improvement in 2nd try, tried stakes in debut; 3-1


7 Discipline; Mello; Got the worst of trouble in debut, sharp barn; 5-2


6 Fudge E; Canchari; Showed good speed in Delaware, adds bullet; 4-1


2 Whiskey Runner; Berry; Speedster will keep them honest; 7-2


1 Silver Value; Sturniolo; 8-1


5 Finisimo; Johnson; 6-1


3 Dancin Jimmie; Joubert; 15-1


Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $21,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


5 Extract; Hill; Wins on any surface, Rolls late; 10-1


3 T Jays Affair; Court; Full of run late last out, better 2nd race back; 20-1


1 Galloping Domino; Borel; 6 of 10 career wins this distance, speedster; 7-2


2 Islet; Mello; Has defeated former barn mate, 33% distance; 7-2


7 Wildcat Angie; Loveberry; 8-5


9 Lemondropspritzer; Emigh; 8-1


8 Kid Rockette; Arroyo; 12-1


6 Glamour Galore; Quinonez; 12-1


4 Dance in the Forest; Vazquez; 12-1


Race 8: 1 Mile; Optional Claiming; Purse $58,000; 4 YO and Up


1 Joy Boy; Hill; Speedster adds bullet, wide open race; 4-1


2 Right to vote; Santana; Old form would blow these away; 6-1


5 Stachys; Quinonez; Always give good effort, loves distance; 12-1


6 Win Willy; Martinez; Returns to favorite track, closes late; 9-5


3 Mavericking; Ocampo; 5-2


4 Donoharm; Berry; 4-1


Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $17,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


1 Our Lucky Lady; Martinez; First time for sale, brakes maiden; 4-1


5 Candiebelle; Castanon; Competitive in November, back sprinting; 3-1


7 Rusila; Borel; Closed well in Oaklawn return this level; 5-2


10 Hurry Up Kate; Santana; Competitive all 5 starts, adds work for top trainer; 6-1


2 Trick My Ride; Laviolette; 6-1


3 Ready River; Tohill; 15-1


9 Shuggie; Canchari; 20-1


8 Bossy Babe; Loveberry; 12-1


4 Littlebitcranky; Roman; 15-1


6 Fence Jumper; Mello; 30-1


Stats


Thursday Meet


Winners on Top 2/9 25/117


Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/9 89/117


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 6/9 52/117


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 23/117