Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, Jan. 23.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, Jan. 23.


Best Bet: Race 2 Jan’s Perfect Star 8-3-2-0


Best Longshot: Race 3 Summertime Thunder 8-1-1-0


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


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


2 Flying Rapunzel; Thompson; No excuses vs these; 2-1


3 Diva Ridge; Castanon; Speedster will keep top choice honest; 3-1


7 Primetime Kiss; Birzer; Back to favorite track; 6-1


1 Pinkchampagneonice; Loveberry; Competitive all three starts; 10-1


5 Warren’s Lover; Arroyo; 7-2


8 Fabulous Cate; Joubert; 10-1


4 Joanna’s Rat Pack; Roman; 10-1


1a Lucky Flo; Canchari; 10-1


6 Capetown Rebel; Hill; 10-1


Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Allowance; Purse $57,000: Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


3 Jan’s Perfect Star; Borel; Allowance winner at Saratoga, wire to wire; 4-5


7 Merry Mittens; Thompson; Completes the exacta; 3-1


8 Pistolpackinpenny; Court; Fared well vs open company; 8-1


6 Bag the Storm; Corbett; Consistent arky bred finished 2nd to top choice; 15-1


5 Kathleen; Berry; 20-1


4 Hatter Nu Nu; Vazquez; 12-1


9 Sweet Ruby Kate; Quinonez; 12-1


2 Hot Shoes; Roman; 30-1


1 Portobellos Jewel; Laviolette; 15-1


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


5 Summertime Thunder; Arroyo; Drops in for victory; 10-1


2 Makin Mo Love; Thompson; Missed a check once; 9-5


8 Afleet Aggie; Laviolette; Drops after good 2nd place finishes; 5-2


6 She’ll Get Even; Johnson; Barn has started well, closes late; 9-2


4 Rockadora; Quinonez; 6-1


9 Baby You a Song; Ocampo; 20-1


1 Warren’s My Queen; Roman; 15-1


3 Imma Bee Sexy; Quinonez; 10-1


7 Triki Magnacat; Nazario; 30-1


Race 4: 1 1/16Mi.; Claiming; Purse $17,200; 4 YO and Up


5 Practice Tee; Ocampo; Should outclass these; 8-5


7 Frisco Exsective; Birzer; Game on any surface, moves up on off track; 4-1


3 Roy L. `; Santana; By far leading money winner this distance; 8-1


2 Above the Curve; Mello; Closer takes blinkers off, dangerous; 3-1


1 Handsome Yansom; Corbett; 10-1


4 Justa Average Joe; Martinez; 5-1


6 Mr. Barry; Vazquez; 15-1


Race 5: 1 1/16 Mi; Maiden Claiming; Purse $26,000; 3 YO and Up


4 It’s a Bad Rapit; Berry; Drops after facing much tougher; 9-5


2 Mr Blackthorn; Torres; Drops for good barn, way overdue; 3-1


6 Tapit Quick; Borel; Adds blinkers after game try, a factor late; 9-2


7 Thunder; Santana; Well bred and dropping for good barn; 8-1


8 Shanghai Red; Homeister; 10-1


3 Toolpusher; Da Silva; 5-1


5 Bad Bob; Court; 10-1


1 Mr. Swagger; McKee; 15-1


Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,200 Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


3 Free Range; Arroyo; The call in wide open event; 9-2


12 Wattogo Trish; Navarro; Raced well over deeper track, sleeper; 15-1


11 Mountain Kitty; Berry; Speedster well bet this level; 5-1


4 Quiser; Mello; Beaten favorite in new barn, likes Oaklawn; 7-2


10 Warrens China Doll; Court; 15-1


1 Cobra Kiss; McKee; 12-1


2 Gate Zapper; Birzer; 10-1


5 Shirt and Shoes; Martinez; 4-1


9 Kate Pressley; Canchari; 15-1


8 Beer Drinkin Shari; Loveberry; 20-1


7 Captativing Star; Kuntzweiler; 20-1


6 Ziggy’slove; Quinonez; 12-1


Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $35,000; 3 YO


8 Selway; Santana; Should sit and roll late while dropping; 5-1


4 Standpoint; Ocampo; Speedster in for a tag for good barn; 7-2


1 Chief Knockaway; Navarro; Beaten by several who come back to win; 9-2


3 Wild N Crazy; Mello; Blinkers on after claim by hot barn; 5-1


2 Puttinonashow; Emigh; 6-1


2x Viva Wildwood; Emigh; 6-1


6 Bagg O’ Day; Birzer; 4-1


7 American Reign; Canchari; 8-1


1a Retro Ridge; Nazario; 9-2


5 Denali South Peak; Tohill; 10-1


Race 8: 1 1/16 Mi.; Allowance; Purse $56,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


4 Grit and Grace; Johnson; Runs well fresh, wide open race; 12-1


1 Moonlight Caper; Borel; Adds blinkers for top barn, better than last; 10-1


9 Sanaaya; Hill; Trained by arky native, good barn to follow; 10-1


2 Seasoned Warrior; Da Silva; Has never missed a check, bred to love stretchout; 6-1


3 Broken Spell; Thompson; 3-1


8 Ode to a Skylark; Santana; 5-2


7 Pearl Turn; Ocampo; 3-1


5 Call Pat; Birzer; 15-1


6 Flosy Has Atitude; Berry; 20-1


Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $17,200; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


7 Platinum Blue; Ocampo; Switches barns, no excuses today; 3-1


9 Stay Sees Mom; Martinez; Loves this distance, Versatile runner; 6-1


6 Befuddler; Santana; Good recent form, moves late; 5-2


4 Baby Fresh; Castanon; Competitive on east coast, speed & closer; 8-1


1 Emily’s Sundance; Mello; 12-1


3 C J Jones; Birzer; 10-1


8 Dancingovertheline; Canchari; 9-2


2 Blessed Moon; Loveberry; 12-1


5 Le Chot Jolie; Quinonez; 10-1


Stats


Monday Meet


Winners on Top 1/9 16/72


Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/9 59/72


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 32/72


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 0/9 13/72