Here are Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, April 5.

Here are Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, April 5.


Best Bet: Race 4 Bullero 42-14-12-5


Best Longshot: Race 1 Carlot Cowboy 43-2-3-6


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


Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $24,000; 4 YO and Up


8 Carlot Cowboy; Arroyo; Could blow by them all; 10-1


4 Fifth Date; Birzer; Undefeated this season; 5-1


5 Lake Creek; Ocampo; Loves track and distance; 3-1


7 Now and Zen; Vazquez; Wins at 33% clip this distance; 12-1


2 Froggyville; Thompson; 6-1


1 A. P. Corsair; Mello; 9-5


6 Bamboneo; Quinonez; 12-1


3 Valid Commander; Canchari; 8-1


Race 2: 1 Mile; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; 3 YO and Up


11 Thunder; Mello; No excuses today; 5-2


3 Python; Santana; Completes cold exacta; 9-5


9 Warrior Country; Tohill; Love this combination; 15-1


1 Money Zapper; Birzer; Cut Back should help; 8-1


10 Tapit Quick; Van Dyke; 6-1


8 Smokealittlesmoke; Castanon; 8-1


7 Wavering Bling; Vazquez; 12-1


6 Bijoulinn; Navarro; 20-1


4 Fastforwardit; Berry; 30-1


5 Bahama Rum Punch; Laviolette; 20-1


2 Brevet; Dill; 30-1


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


4 Bless My Halo; Loveberry; Should rate for victory; 8-1


1 Miss Redatore; Borel; Missed a check once last 12 starts; 9-2


8 Faith Rising; Mello; Arky bred sharp in return; 5-1


2 Miss Addicate; Tohill; Loves track and distance; 5-2


7 Champangefortwo; Birzer; 7-2


3 Groovy Deb; Thompson; 8-1


5 Prettygood and You; Court; 6-1


6 Proud Mandy; Canchari; 12-1


Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; 3 YO and Up


1 Bullero Birzer; Graduation day; 3-1


6 Cloud Crossing; Santana; Should rally for second; 4-1


7 Tricky Ricardo; Vazquez; Good spot for debut; 12-1


9 Dramatic Brassy; Mello; Back to better level; 6-1


4 Late Act Here; Laviolette; 8-1


2 Harmony Grove; Loveberry; 5-1


10 Pick My Kid; Homeister; 12-1


5 Barbs Big Speedy; Morales; 8-1


12 Highwaysixtyseven; Quinonez; 20-1


8 Isaac’s Boy; McKee; 20-1


11 Don’t Give Way; Navarro; 30-1


3 Morluc’sshisrank; Ocampo; 20-1


Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $41,000; 3 YO and UP


3 Gun Roar; Quinonez; Speed last out, off the pace today; 6-1


6 Whiskey Runner; Berry; Well bet last four starts; 10-1


8 All Call; Mello; Drop may be the key; 5-1


2 Well Manered; Canchari; Steps up after Good Oaklawn debut; 3-1


7 Divine Thunder; Castanon; 15-1


9 It’s a Bad Rapit; Tohill; 7-2


4 Fudge E; Martinez; 12-1


1 Herd Mentality; Santana; 4-1


5 Marshall Raylan; Ocampo; 12-1


Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; 3 YO


6 Mr. Obeso; Loveberry; Has these outrun; 8-5


8 Rulers Pet; Mello; Better than last; 10-1


9 Hold the Rope; Birzer; Scratched for this spot; 10-1


4 Sergeant Song; Tohill; Finds soft bunch for debut; 12-1


3 Rumbunctious; Berry; 5-1


2 Sultan of Slam; Ocampo; 12-1


7 Special Grant; Homeister; 20-1


11 Sequoia’s Mark; Morales; 6-1


10 Good Is Valiant; Laviolette; 8-1


5 Bad Bob; Court; 15-1


1 Khwai Nights; Vazquez; 15-1


Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Starter Optional Claiming; Purse $21,000; 4 YO and Up


2 Mr. Fuzzybottom; Santana; Steady money maker; 5-2


3 Jump in Line; Quinonez; Will be rolling late; 8-1


4 Razzo Succo; Tohill; Never off the board at Oaklawn; 5-1


6 Palio Prince; Vazquez; Defeated top choice last out; 7-2


8 Dixie Banner; Navarro; 12-1


7 Como Se Liama; Mello; 4-1


9 Harper County; Berry; 10-1


5 Short Story Long; Arroyo; 12-1


1 Taproot; Ocampo; 12-1


Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $61,000; 4 YO and Up


1 Big Lute; Ocampo; Runs big fresh; 5-2


3 Caballo Del Cielo; Santana; Old form would blow these away; 3-1


2 Unzapped; Canchari; Exits fast sprint; 9-2


9 Rosscat; Castanon; Capable of big upset; 20-1


4 Boardwalk Baron; Tohill; 6-1


5 Ask Simon; Vazquez; 12-1


6 The Roan Ranger; Birzer; 15-1


7 No Time Limit; Thompson; 30-1


8 Quality Council; Mello; 6-1


10 Grey By You; Johnson; 12-1


Race 9: 1 1/16 Mile; FANTASY STAKES; Purse $400.000; 3 YO


6 Please Explain; Van Dyke; Love the breeding, never off the board; 7-2


7 Stopchargingmaria; Vazquez; Has faced the best; 2-1


4 Mufajaah; Johnson; Keeps getting better; 5-1


1 Sugar Shock; Hill; Probable pace setter; 7-2


3 Euphrosyne; Santana; 5-1


2 Haveyougoneaway; Loveberry; 15-1


5 Kiss Moon; Thompson; 12-1


8 Courageous Julie; Court; 30-1


Race10; 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18.000; 4 YO and Up


9 Next Right Thing; Court; Go Johnny go; 7-2


10 Big Legacy; Hill; Sharp coming off layoff; 6-1


11 Bourbon King; Loveberry; Will fly late; 4-1


8 Cabe; Santana; Steady money maker; 5-2


4 Bullzaboy; Birzer; 15-1


1 Stereo in Motion; Van Dyke; 15-1


5 Stone Harbour; Berry; 20-1


12 Feels Like Flying; Castanon; 20-1


2 Bluegrass Type; Canchari; 30-1


7 Flexnow; Ocampo; 20-1


6 The Bay Phanthom; Quinonez; 20-1


3 Costly king; Corbett; 12-1


Stats


Friday Meet


Winners on Top 1/10 93/419


Winners in Top 4 Selections 8/10 303/419


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 5/10 183/419


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 3/10 82/418