Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, Feb. 20.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, Feb. 20.


Best Bet: Race 3 Thunder 18-6-5-2


Best Longshot: Race 4 Rattlin Gyspy 20-1-1-1


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


Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,000; 3 YO and Up


5 Energy’s Pride; Laviolette; Game vs open company, on the improve; 8-1


3 Tour De Rock; Kuntzweiler; Back sprinting while needing last, adds 2 works; 5-1


6 Road to Reality; Quinonez; Sharp win after 9 month layoff; 12-1


8 Goober; Birzer; Steady check earner like track and distance; 5-1


1 Evenanangelcanrun; Arroyo; 5-1


9 Nobel Bird; Corbett; 3-1


12 Hezunusal; Canchari; 20-1


10 Old Bones; Mello; 20-1


7 R Gold Case; Thompson; 8-1


4 Star Searcher; McKee; 20-1


11 Good Time Coming; Homeister; 20-1


2 Mallet; Berry; 15-1


Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $18,000; 3 YO and Up


1 Prime Number; Arroyo; Missed a check once in career; 3-1


6 Almost English; Navarro; Drops while needing last, adds good work; 8-1


4 Hilarium; Birzer; Drops to lowest level ever, competitive all surface; 5-2


7 Thingamajigger; Santana; Good stalk and go move; 4-1


1a Langfurs Lightning; Arroyo; 3-1


2 Bamboneo; Torres; 6-1


5 Sammy’s Bandit; Borel; 6-1


3 Wilder Days; Hill; 5-1


Race 3: 1 1/16 Mile; Maiden Claiming; Purse $17,500; 3 YO and Up


5 Thunder; Hill; No excuses this level; 7-2


1 Induction; Quinonez; Full of run late last out; 8-1


2 All Star Bell; Santana; Drops to lowest level ever and blinkers off; 5-1


8 Indian Red; Walker; Competitive both Oaklawn starts; 12-1


7 Efficient Market; Arroyo; 6-1


11 Tapit Quick; Borel; 4-1


9 Slewie’s Bling; Vazquez; 20-1


6 Bad Bob; Court; 6-1


10 Wild N Crazy; Birzer; 10-1


3 Steel Vice; Homeister; 12-1


4 Won for King; Quinonez; 30-1


Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $26,500; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


8 Rattlin Gyspy; Ocampo; Should handle these with ease; 6-1


1 Madison street; Arroyo; Wins at 50 % clip this distance; 5-2


3 Fast Bobbi J; Thompson; Easily the best last out and claimed; 9-2


7 Dance in the Forest; Vazquez; Loves track and distance; 10-1


6 Morgan Alyssa; Loveberry; 5-1


5 Wilhelmina; Court; 8-1


2 Dancin’ Lil; Mello; 3-1


4 Miesque Amour; Halliday; 20-1


Race 5: 1 1/16 Mile; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,500; 4 YO and Up


12 Deep Dive; Canchari; Rolls on by late; 9-2


10 Powers of the Court; Birzer; Runs big fresh, shows bullet; 3-1


9 Precipice Trail; Santana; Has wins on all surfaces, moves late; 6-1


11 Smartin Destiny; Berry; 10 time winner ran best race this distance; 8-1


8 Costly King; Homeister; 6-1


5 Hellicat Senior; Quinonez; 15-1


4 B L’s Tsumani; Hill; 20-1


6 Name Dropper; Dill; 15-1


7 D. C. Gene; Arroyo; 8-1


1 Gentle Ocean; Joubert; 20-1


2 Mr. Barry; Vazquez; 20-1


3 He’s Dangerous; Johnson; 12-1


Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $57,000; 3 YO


9 Indian Outlaw; Hill; Good try sprinting, will love stretch out; 9-2


6 Wizardly; Santana; Game in Oaklawn debut, adds 3 useful works; 5-1


8 Penobscot; Thompson; Fast closer adds blinkers, dangerous today; 8-1


2 Unstoppable Colby; Arroyo; Faced much tougher last out, adds 3 works; 7-2


4 Conquest Afleet; Da Silva; 4-1


3 High Ransom; Ocampo; 8-1


1 Commandent; Vazquez; 5-1


7 Big Money Speaks; Mello; 12-1


5 Open a Tap; Torres; 20-1


Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Allowance; Purse $59,500; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


6 Lady Diva Ga Ga; Birzer; Better than last, loves Oaklawn; 5-2


7 Sassy Kiss; Torres; Has never missed a check; 12-1


8 Broken Blues; Thompson; Undefeated at Oaklawn, goes for 3rd win in a row; 6-1


9 Cabo Time; Vazquez; Was flying late after poor break, adds sharp work; 10-1


2 Missjeanlouise; Castanon; 9-2


1 Airofdistinction; Santana; 7-2


4 American Sugar; Mello; 10-1


5 Nurse Goodnight; Loveberry; 15-1


3 Livi Makenzie; Hill; 6-1


Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile; Optional Claiming; Purse $58,000; Fillies; 3 YO


2 Saturday Storms; Court; The call in wide open event; 5-1


1 Cabana; Berry; Good barn due to wake up; 4-1


3 Cheerful Contender; Da Silva; Poor break in stakes, on the lead today; 5-2


4 Tapiteao; Hill; Closer adds 2 good works for good trainer; 3-1


1a Strike Twice; Quinonez; 4-1


5 Redgrass Cat; Loveberry; 5-1


6 Rum Therapy; Corbett; 12-1


7 Hero Wisdom; Torres; 8-1


Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $17,500; 3 YO and Up


2 Sarah’s Swingtown; Navarro; Graduation day; 7-2


12 Guska Mon Shoes; Laviolette; Just missed in Oaklawn return; 3-1


4 Daring Steve; Santana; Sharp try last out while needing last; 7-2


6 Suspecting Gold; Arroyo; May try to wire them with leading rider; 5-1


3 Mystic Thunder; Berry; 10-1


7 Bo’s Shoes; Court; 10-1


8 Prince Partee; Birzer; 30-1


11 Miraculous Mike; Corbett; 15-1


10 Spitshine; Loveberry; 20-1


5 Elmo’s Journey; Mello; 15-1


9 Mi Rocky; Halliday; 30-1


1 L. Beakus; Quinonez; 20-1


Stats


Monday Meet


Winners on Top 3/9 33/185


Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/9 138/185


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 80/185


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 0/9 31/185