Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 7.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 7.


Best Bet: Race 6 Spotsback 24-9-6-3


Best Longshot: Race 4 Giacokhan 28-2-2-4


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


Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


12 Bow Street Runner; Corbett; Competitive vs Maidens SW, outside speed; 6-1


6 Comic Sister; Loveberry; Beaten favorite game both starts this season; 7-2


2 Impetuous Bay; Emigh; Rallied well after having trouble; 8-1


10 Where’ssheat; Laviolette; Wide and closing last out, adds useful work; 4-1


7 A Firm Suspect; Santana; 4-1


3 She’s Red Hot; Vazquez; 8-1


11 Runaway Mollie; Johnson; 20-1


4 Sea Lucy’s Reality; Morales; 10-1


8 Marilyn D Marilyn; Quinonez; 15-1


1 Fancy Catastrophe; Martinez; 15-1


5 Thethirdjonesgirl; Dill; 30-1


9 Stormin Nessie; Birzer; 20-1


Race 2: 1 1/16 Mile; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $60,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


3 Annuity; Santana; The one to catch; 9-5


5 She Be Keene; Hill; Could smoke them all late; 6-1


1 Winning Scoop; Arroyo; Just missed vs top choice; 3-1


8 Emma Lushka; Mello; Will relish the stretch out, sleeper; 12-1


4 Centella; Morales; 5-1


2 Miracle Run; Homeister; 10-1


7 Cowgirl in Love; Loveberry; 10-1


6 Lady’s Money; Corbett; 15-1


9 Anna Mia; Castanon; 20-1


Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,500; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


2 Franks Officer Gal; Court; Leading $ winner this distance, good rider switch; 8-1


3 Surprise Surprise; Mello; Full of run late last out; 5-2


1 Chelan Echo; Vazquez; Needed last while closing well; 7-2


5 Trick My Ride; Laviolette; Speed will take her far in this one; 10-1


7 Derby Hat; Arroyo; 3-1


9 My Majestic; Loveberry; 12-1


6 Holy Habit; Canchari; 8-1


8 Kimbell Has Bling; Santana; 10-1


4 Hot Shoes; Halliday; 20-1


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


11 Giacokhan; Laviolette; Been waiting for this one; 8-1


2 Great Call; Quinonez; Completes the exacta; 5-2


8 Lawyer Gabe; Vazquez; Drops to lowest level ever, long overdue; 9-2


10 Jones Destiny; Thompson; Has beaten several of these; 20-1


4 My Tip; Arroyo; 4-1


1 Gaither Draw; Corbett; 15-1


6 Our Splurge; Martinez; 5-1


3 Fate’s Right Hand; Tohill; 30-1


12 Front Line Lawyer; Halliday; 30-1


5 Lac Seul’s Dream; Johnson; 20-1


7 Victory Sled; Walker; 20-1


9 Zellers; Torres; 20-1


Race 5: 1 1/16 Mi; Maiden Claiming; Purse $40,000; 3 YO


7 Bro Rodrigeaux; Arroyo; Drops in to win; 2-1


8 No Dishonor; Thompson; Was flying late this level; 5-1


4 Harbor Bound Mello; Highest; Beyers number this distance; 7-2


3 Victory Colors; Court; On the improve for former Indy 500 winner; 8-1


6 Word Racer; Martinez; 7-2


2 Sir Smart Alex; Ocampo; 15-1


9 Big Money Speaks; Birzer; 12-1


5 Denali Tiz a Park; Tohill; 20-1


1 Squidalem; Laviolette; 20-1


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


7 Spotsback; Thompson; Very game vs better and faster; 9-2


9 Red Dirt Rooster; Morales; Any improvement beats these; 8-1


3 Bullero; Birzer; Had trouble in last while needing last; 8-1


4 The Arkansan; Court; The one to catch; 4-1


2 He Is a Roadster; McKee; 5-1


1 Need a Alibi; Homeister; 15-1


8 Knight of Dreams; Emigh; 10-1


5 Sea Bubba; Canchari; 12-1


12 October Sky; Mello; 6-1


11 Gregory J; Loveberry; 10-1


10 Tsali’s Valor; Martinez; 30-1


6 Huntenmeadowdove’s; Quinonez; 15-1


Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $62,000; 4 YO and Up


2 Victory Exchange; Arroyo; Very impressive in Canada, bad morning line; 8-1


5 Rhetorical; Canchari; Loves track and distance, goes for 3rd win in a row; 7-2


10 Captain Genius; Ocampo; Wins at 50% clip this distance, stalker; 4-1


6 Wynns Nighthawk; Navarro; Adds sharp work after facing good group; 2-1


7 Double Ours; Loveberry; 6-1


8 Card; Emigh; 5-1


9 Dakota Mac; Martinez; 20-1


1 Platitude; Santana; 6-1


3 Texas Bling; Vazquez; 6-1


4 Chuck; Quinonez; 20-1


Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $61,000; 3 YO


10 Guns Loaded; Arroyo; Runs well fresh, sharp works & blinkers off; 3-1


1 Chippewawhitechief; Court; Will love pace today, flies late; 15-1


3 Da Winner Is; Thompson; Easy win in Oaklawn debut; 5-1


7 D’cajun Cat; Santana; Back to better level; 5-1


2 Roberto Gato; Emigh; 4-1


4 I See Back; Quinonez; 15-1


9 Standpoint; Ocampo; 4-1


8 Chairman Crooks; Corbett; 20-1


6 Aces N Jacks; Berry; 10-1


5 Devilish Clever; Birzer; 20-1


Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,200; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


1 Almost a Lady; Arroyo; Has these outclassed, will be claimed again; 3-1


2 Platinum Blue; Santana; Scratched for this, 5 of 6 wins at distance; 6-1


5 Kevil Kid; Birzer; Full of run late last out; 9-2


10 Free Range; Loveberry; Better than last, back sprinting; 6-1


11 Le Chot Jolie; Quinonez; Will use this horse in all my exotics; 30-1


7 Tavara; Laviolette; 4-1


12 Captivating Star; Berry; 10-1


3 She Has Bling; Homeister; 20-1


4 Faith Rising; Mello; 15-1


6 Stormin K J; Court; 20-1


9 Flatter Me Up; Martinez; 20-1


8 Paris Luc; Halliday; 30-1


Stats


Thursday Meet


Winners on Top 3/9 58 /261


Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/9 195/261


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 4/9 116/261


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 3/9 46/261