Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s picks for races on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s picks for races on Thursday, Feb. 27.


Best Bet: Race 9 Devil and a Half 21-7-5-3


Best Longshot: Race 2 Lenapah 24-2-1-4


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


Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; 4 YO and Up


6 Blue Away; Santana; Missed a check once, the one to beat; 5-2


3 Counselor Ron; Martinez; On the improve, rallies late; 12-1


2 Another Afleet; Borel; Needed last, drops and adds 2 useful works; 7-2


1 Horse Feldhaus; Mello; Long time overdue, trouble in last try; 7-2


5 Springandaprayer; Loveberry; 5-1


10 Touch of Dutch; Quinonez; 10-1


9 Nearly Was Mine; Tohill; 12-1


7 Bijoulinn; Laviolette; 20-1


8 Lexslikesladys; Navarro; 20-1


4 Glass Darkly; Emigh; 20-1


Race 2: 1 1/16 Mile; Starter Allowance; Purse $22,000; 4 YO and Up


7 Lenapah; Birzer; Anything close to last try beats these; 8-1


6 Barn Knee; McKee; Much the best as favorite vs cheaper, claimed; 6-1


5 Signature Event; Arroyo; Drops back to better level and stretches out; 3-1


4 Senator Dave; Thompson; Off the board once at track and distance; 2-1


3 Crooked as Can Be; Castanon; 4-1


2 Winding Road; Quinonez; 8-1


1 Practice Tee; Mello; 6-1


Race 3: 5½ Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


12 Bulldashanswers; Sterniolo; Should have won last, outside speed, bad post; 3-1


7 Miss Seven K; Quinonez; Completes the exacta; 6-1


1 Nicoles Bullet; Johnson; Any improvement off debut could win it all; 6-1


11 Sea District; Thompson; Drops after needing last, stalker; 7-2


10 Miss Juliet; Court; 12-1


6 Captain Isabella; Emigh; 20-1


9 Don’t Give Way; Martinez; 20-1


4 Dee’s Baby; Birzer; 10-1


5 Smokey Juels; Laviolette; 12-1


8 Bless Jessica R; Halliday; 20-1


2 Ruby’s Wish; McKee; 20-1


3 Electric One; Dill; 20-1


Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $22,000; 4 YO and Up


8 Right Squall; Birzer; On the improve, up in time; 9-2


4 Now and Zen; Loveberry; 14 time winner never off the board at Oaklawn; 5-2


5 Razzo Succo; Homeister; Began 4 race win streak at OP last year, blinkers; 8-1


1 Jump in Line; Quinonez; Consistent closer loves distance, high% barn; 8-1


9 Froggville; Arroyo; 4-1


7 Affair; Martinez; 5-1


3 Next Right Thing; Mello; 8-1


6 Lemon Juice; Thompson; 12-1


2 Page Meadows; Corbett; 20-1


Race 5: 1 Mile; Starter Optional Claiming; Purse $22,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


4 Majestic Shoes; Court; Overmatched last out, back to proper level; 3-1


2 Extract; Hill; Her best can beat these; 10-1


1 True Blue Julie; Torres; Game try off the shelf, should improve; 8-1


6 Miss Reditore; Birzer; Leading $ winner of field, goes for 3rd win in row; 12-1


9 Bandy Legs; Mello; 9-2


8 Baby Wildcat; Berry; 6-1


7 Lemondropspritzer; Emigh; 12-1


3 Lillie Abbie; Arroyo; 5-1


10 Fourteengunsalute; Johnson; 8-1


5 Miss Clark County; Homeister; 10-1


Race 6: 1 Mile; Starter Allowance; Purse $33,000; 3 YO and Up


6 Town Star; Torres; The one to catch; 3-1


4 Ionic Silver; Birzer; Will push top choice, adds good work; 6-1


8 Tap the Admiral; Arroyo; Game both Oaklawn starts, claimed by top barn; 4-1


3 Western Sadler; Navarro; Needed last, moves late; 6-1


2 Lasting Impact; Johnson; 8-1


5 Doctor Peter; Quinonez; 5-2


7 Rooster Cruiser; Court; 15-1


1 Signature Seven; Laviolette; 10-1


Race 7: 1 Mile; Claiming; Purse $18,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


3 Afleet Aggie; Laviolette; Much the best in Op debut, adds good work; 6-1


4 Aunt Sissy; Tohill; Drops while improving, 1 of 2 for good trainer; 5-2


6 Reagan Trinity; Birzer; Hoping for better break; 8-1


2 Ariadna; Torres; Missed a check once in last 12 starts; 5-1


8 Kerisma; Quinonez; 10-1


11 Sarah’s Splendor; Emigh; 4-1


12 Sweet Action; Santana; 15-1


10 Warren’s Lover; Walker; 20-1


1 Miss Lily Mae; Berry; 20-1


9 Data Plan; Loveberry; 20-1


5 Princess Semoran; Mello; 20-1


7 Savvy G; Joubert; 20-1


Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Allowance; Purse $62,000; 4 YO and Up


1 Back Forty; Santana; The call in wide open feature event; 3-1


2 No Distinction; Borel; Back to favorite track with bullets; 9-5


3 Bull Dozer; Berry; Goes for fourth win in last five starts; 2-1


4 Officer Alex; Ocampo; Needed last, won stakes at Oaklawn; 9-2


5 Heaven’s Runway; Arroyo; 12-1


6 Frederico; Mello; 15-1


Race 9: 1 1/16 Mile; Optional Claiming; Purse $62,000; 3 YO and Up


11 Devil and a Half; Martinez; Should beat these with ease; 5-2


7 Mallard’s Bro; DaSilva; Off the board only 3 times in career; 3-1


10 Presidental Colors; Torres; Had trouble in latest, flies late; 6-1


9 Proud Image; Corbett; Has won 2 of 3 at Oaklawn, improving; 5-1


4 Mr. Etbauer; McKee; 15-1


6 Union Colors; Santana; 20-1


1a Be Like Ms. D.; Berry; 10-1


5 Trace Creek; Thompson; 12-1


2 Miguel Baby; Navarro; 12-1


3 Deputy Forest; Quinonez; 30-1


1 Hot Diggity Dog; Homeister; 10-1


8 Waimea Canyon; Hill; 12-1


Stats


Sunday Meet


Winners on Top 4/9 45/221


Winners in Top 4 Selections 9/9 167/221


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 5/9 96/221


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 36/221