Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Sunday, Jan. 26.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Sunday, Jan. 26.


Best Bet: Race 5 Ammaroo/Fifth Date entry 10-4-2-0 Best Longshot: Race 1 Dixie’s Back 11-1-1-0


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


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


4 Dixie’s Back; Torres; In good form, loves distance; 9-2


6 Slew Water Slew; Arroyo; Back on dirt, completes the exacta; 3-1


3 Sheer Joy; Hill; 6 of 8 wins this distance, steady moneymaker; 7-2


2 Prettygood and You; Santana; Speedster will keep them honest; 5-2


7 Abbies My Daddy; Castanon; 8-1


1 J Gray; Rose; 6-1


5 Deputy Lenda Kay; Kuntzweiler; 8-1


Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $20,000: 3 YO and Up


5 Skyrunner; Torres; Drops for wire to wire victory; 4-1


3 Hickory Grove; Quinonez; Finished well after poor start; 6-1


1 Proud Twister; Mello; Should stalk pace setter; 3-1


9 Mystic Thunder; Berry; Hoping for better break; 9-2


2 Guska Mon Shoes; Laviolette; 8-1


4 Ol’ Bob; McKee; 8-1


6 Orphan Prince; Vazquez; 10-1


7 Barbs Big Speedy; Morales; 12-1


1a Seventy West; Loveberry; 3-1


10 Road to Reality; Quinonez; 12-1


8 Hesacoyote; Navarro; 15-1


Race 3: 1 Mi; Claiming; Purse $17,000; 3 YO and Up


8 Heavenly Shiloh Quinonez;Wide and closing fast last out, in time; 5-2


3 Denouement; Canchari; The one to catch?; 8-1


1 S C Redslegacy; Hill; Scratched for this spot, long overdue; 12-1


6 Goodnight Diva; Thompson; Game in Oaklawn debut, will force the issue; 2-1


7 California Kid; Mello; 3-1


2 Ile Be Shrewed; McKee; 10-1


4 Warrens Temptation; Arroyo; 10-1


5 Heavy Surge; Halliday; 15-1


Race 4: 1 1/16 Mi; Maiden Claiming; Purse $17,000; 3 YO and Up


6 Lasting Impact; Johnson; Should blow by these and graduate; 7-2


2 Blockout; Ocampo; Adds blinkers and the one to catch; 5-2


1 Buck James; Navarro; Speedster better than last?, switches barn; 6-1


7 Indian Red; Berry; Should stalk and go late; 3-1


4 Induction; Quinonez; 5-1


3 Slewie’s Bling; Rose; 10-1


5 Touch of Dutch; Wethey; 12-1


8 Smokealittlesmoke; Canchari; 15-1


Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $23,000; 4 YO and Up


1 Ammaroo; Mello; Both halves of entry will be tough; 2-1


1a Fifth Date; Birzer; Scratched for this spot; 2-1


6 Froggyville; Thompson; Moved prematurely in last, one late run today; 3-1


3 Slamit; Corbett; Steady moneymaker, Good speed sprinting; 8-1


2 Taproot; Arroyo; 5-2


2x Pure Sovereignty; Arroyo; 5-2


4 Signature Event; Hill; 6-1


5 Mastman; Morales; 12-1


7 Defer Heaven; Santana; 12-1


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


7 Springsteen Road; Hill; Regally bred with sharp works and Lasix; 3-1


8 Wicked Dixie; Arroyo; Game in debut, tried stakes horses last out; 2-1


1 Silk Purse; Santana; Lots of trouble in debut, great 2nd out barn; 4-1


4 Katie O.; Borel; Adds Lasix, switches barns after 3 good tries; 7-2


3 Marquee Cal Gal; Birzer; 10-1


5 Anna Mia; Castanon; 12-1


2 Paulownia; Ocampo; 20-1


6 My Star Oasis; Laviolette; 15-1


Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Allowance; Purse $57,500; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


1 Bryan’s Jewel; Martinez; Will love pace scenario, runs big fresh; 7-2


3 Chortle Ocampo; Hooked; Apropos who won American Beauty stks.; 5-1


6 Livi Makenzie; Santana; Never off the board at Oaklawn; 7-2


5 Missjeanlouise; Castanon; Off the board once in 14 starts this distance; 5-2


7 Soft Whisper; Thompson; 6-1


2 Imposing Grace; Hill; 9-2


4 All About Allie; Berry; 15-1


Race 8: 1 1/16 Mi; Optional Claiming; Purse $57,500; 4 YO and Up


2 Stealcase; Da Silva; May outclass these, graded stakes winner; 5-2


7 Red Lead; Tohill; 14 time winner loves distance; 4-1


4 Dreaming Blue; Borel; Exstremely consistant, moves late; 5-1


1 Flashy Sunrise; Vazquez; Deep closer capable of upset; 6-1


6 Depeche Chat; Castanon; 10-1


8 Dreams Cut Short; Hill; 6-1


3 Big Town; Santana; 9-2


5 Steelman Run; Corbett; 12-1


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


11 Risky Equity; Mello; Competitive vs open company, goes to good barn; 7-2


10 Portobello Lane; Halliday; Sharp work last Sunday, has shown speed; 4-1


12 Aunt Neanie; Arroyo; Game vs open company as favorite, top jock; 5-1


2 Dawn’s Destiny; Vazquez; Inside speed game vs open company; 6-1


4 Stormin Nessie; Birzer; 6-1


1 Gray Lady Partee; Wethey; 10-1


6 Seeing Destiny; Thompson; 12-1


5 Amber’s Prom; Loveberry; 15-1


8 Imahalesangel; Kuntzweiler; 15-1


9 Xpensive Wino; Laviolette; 20-1


7 Nicoles Bullet; Johnson; 20-1


3 Me’n Amanda; Roman; 15-1


Stats


Saturday Meet


Winners on Top 1/9 20/99


Winners in Top 4 Selections 9/9 76/99


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 6/9 41/99


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 5/9 20/99