Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.


Best Bet: Race 7 Loud Cat 9-4-2-0


Best Longshot: Race 5 Deadly Card 10-1-1-0


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


Race 1: 1 Mi; Claiming; Purse $21,000; 4 YO and Up


5 Dreaminofthewin; Quinonez; Should stalk and go by late; 3-1


7 Forty Nine Watts; Mello; Shows good recent form & likes distance; 7-2


1 Fifth Date; Birzer; Inside speed undefeated & 6 for 6 this distance; 5-2


2 Proceed Bee; Emigh; Versatile runner needed last, dangerous; 4-1


1a Ted’s Folly; Vazquez; 5-2


2x Rappin Robby; Emigh; 4-1


4 Bluedacious; Castanon; 9-2


3 B’wanagoldmine; Loveberry; 12-1


6 Atticus the Man; Berry; 15-1


Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,000: 3 YO and Up


6 Sea of Change; Homeister; Had trouble in Oaklawn debut, blinkers off; 4-1


4 Arvak; Tohill; Has shown improvement in 3 starts, good barn; 3-1


10 Italian Monarach; Canchari; Has never missed a check; 5-1


1 Basone; Loveberry; Hoping for better break; 8-1


9 S C Redslegacy; Hill; 12-1


8 Anteros; Birzer; 15-1


7 California Kid; Mello; 9-2


11 Backontheroad; Laviolette; 15-1


5 De Enforcer; Rose; 20-1


3 Booster Rocket; Vazquez; 20-1


2 Bubba’sthreeangels; Wethey; 20-1


12 Warrens Temptation; Arroyo; 15-1


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


5 Gigi"s Alina; Navarro; Drops after facing better, graduates; 7-2


2 Peaceluvncupcakes; Canchari; Drops & back sprinting; 9-2


8 Mount Eagle; Martinez; Game both starts, 1 of 2 for good trainer; 4-1


4 Misty Journey; Quinonez; Showed good speed as beaten favorite; 4-1


7 Hobson Grove; Ocampo; 8-1


1 Molly Z; Santana; 5-1


6 Comedy Club; Roman; 10-1


3 Indian Fiesta; Rose; 8-1


Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $25,000; 4 YO and Up


1 Blue Canoe; Thompson; Full of run late in Oaklawn debut, back sprinting; 5-1


3 Now and Zen; Arroyo; Loves track & distance, 14 time winner; 2-1


7 Carlot Cowboy; Ocampo; Game in Oaklawn debut, steps up; 10-1


8 Barney R; Canchari; Claimed out of 3 last 4 starts; 15-1


4 Go Getem; Martinez; 15-1


6 Short Story Long; Castanon; 3-1


5 Covert Ops; Quinonez; 8-1


9 Tensaw; Quinonez; 9-2


2 Ramblin’ Starr; Joubert; 20-1


Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,200; 4 YO and Up


4 Deadly Card; Canchari; Has faced much tougher, likes track & distance; 8-1


12 Forrest King; Birzer; Old form would blow these away; 9-5


11 Dixie Banner; Roman; Hasn’t missed a check last 12 starts; 12-1


7 Muazzaz; Homeister; Back sprinting after showing speed going long; 15-1


10 Herecomesbert; Arroyo; 10-1


3 Sharp Harbour; Navarro; 9-2


2 Gentle Ocean; Joubert; 20-1


6 Porter Central; Torres; 20-1


1 Corporate Intrigue; Morales; 12-1


5 Dina Boy; Ocampo; 10-1


8 Whistlin Sam; Thompson; 20-1


9 Gone Cowboy; Vazquez; 20-1


Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $56,000 3 YO


7 Smiling Charlie; Canchari; Full of run vs good group opening weekend; 2-1


5 Benny Time; Tohill; Speedster shows bullet and blinkers on; 5-2


3 Swarm; Roman; Has good stalk and go move, dangerous; 15-1


1a WW Concerto; Emigh; Steps up after easy maiden victory; 4-1


1 Roberto Gato; Emigh; 4-1


2 Da Winner Is; Mello; 8-1


4 Phenomenalmoon; Da Silva; 12-1


6 Legend Forever; Thompson; 4-1


Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $55,000; 3 YO


1 Loud Cat; Rose; Graduation day; 3-1


6 All Call; Thompson; Firster shows bullets at 3 different tracks; 9-2


7 Indian Outlaw; Hill; Well bred with Lasix and bullet for debut; 7-2


9 Grateful Life; Arroyo; Poor start in debut and beaten only 3 lenghts; 6-1


4 Skydive; Tohill; 15-1


3 Six Spot; Santana; 10-1


2 Viva Wildwood; Emigh; 10-1


8 No Dishonor; Laviolette; 12-1


10 Kit’s Captain; Torres; 6-1


5 Tall Boy; Castanon; 20-1


Race 8: 6 Furlongs; AMERICAN BEAUTY STAKES; Purse $100,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up


6 Beat the Blues; Mena; Loves track and distance, runs big fresh; 4-1


1 Apropos; Santana; Sharp win opening week, loves distance; 2-1


2 Dreamin Big; Torres; Should be rolling late; 20-1


8 Boss Barney’s Babe; Berry; Goes for third win in a row, bullet; 8-1


10 Bryan’s Jewel; Martinez; 12-1


5 Lady Diva Ga Ga; Castanon; 8-1


4 Twitter Pie; Tohill; 30-1


9 Ms Anna Destiny; Ocampo; 9-2


11 American Sugar; Birzer; 30-1


13f All About Allie; Corbett; 15-1


14f Chortle; Emigh; 15-1


12f Hurricane Girl; Canchari; 15-1


3 Soft Whisper; Thompson; 20-1


7 Livi Makenzie; Arroyo; 12-1


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


7 Horse Feldhaus; Birzer; The call in wide open event; 4-1


6 Tyler T; Thompson; Barn starting well; 6-1


9 Sammy’s Bandit; Martinez; Drops to lowest level ever; 7-2


2 Smart Search; Mello; Competitive over deeper track, dangerous; 9-2


8 Hothalfone; Roman; 8-1


5 Turner Burner; Laviolette; 20-1


1 Counselor Ron; McKee; 10-1


12 Smokin Art; Vazquez; 20-1


3 Dontpokethecobra; Canchari; 10-1


10 Touch of Dutch; Wethey; 12-1


4 Propizio; Joubert; 20-1


11 Glass Darkly; Quinonez; 15-1


Stats


Friday Meet


Winners on Top 1/9 19/90


Winners in Top 4 Selections 3/9 67/90


Exactas in Top 4 Selections 1/9 35/90


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 0/9 15/90