Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s picks for Black-Eyed Susan Stakes Day on Friday, May 16.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s picks for Black-Eyed Susan Stakes Day on Friday, May 16.


Best Bet: Race 9 Ben’s Cat Best Longshot: Race 6 Lulu Le’ Mon


No. Horse Jockey Comment Odds


Race 1: 1 1/16 Mi; Starter Handicap; Purse $40,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


5 Love Heart Napravnik Sharp since winter claim 4-5


1a Will n’Pat Potts Could win it all late 8-1


7 Onegreatstep Pimentel Wins at 33% clip 9-2


4 Printasticat Karamanos Off the board once this distance 4-1


1 Gallagher’s Pride Carrasco 8-1


6 La Reine’s Wager Carmouche 15-1


3 Smooth Approach Ho 15-1


2 Victoria’s Comet McCarthy 12-1


Race 2: 5 Furlongs Turf; Allowance; Purse $52,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


7 Mama Zee Castellano The one to beat if off turf 4-5


2 Eddy Gourmet Velazquez Just missed this level 4-1


4 Race Hunter Baze Lasix and bullets for return 10-1


6 Love This Kitty Smith Adds Lasix after wire to wire win 8-1


13 Sandbag Napravnik 15-1


5 Charm City Karamanoa 6-1


8 Avie Centeno 10-1


3 Litigious Acosta 15-1


15 Sprinklesmiddle Ez McCarthy 12-1


16 Sweet Butterfly Rosario 5-1


1 Sassy Little Cat Solis 20-1


14 Sandbag Napravnik 15-1


12 Great Motion Borel 10-1


11 Hypatia’s Sky Prado 30-1


10 Midsummer’s Eve Desormeaux 20-1


9 Clapping Russell 30-1


Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Allowance; Purse $52,000; 3 YO and Up


4 Big Lute Gunther Should smoke these 7-5


5 Rojo Perfecto Cooksey Has never missed a check 6-1


1 Macho Spaces White Steady check earner 10-1


6 Big Blue Talent Purcell Game in fast sprint 5-1


7 It’s My Perogative Fuller 15-1


3 Graced Clark-Rogers 4-1


1a Put Back the Halo 10-1


2 Zuerstgold Seefeldt 5-1


8 Clowning Around Kreidel 30-1


Race 4: 1 1/16 Mi Turf; Allowance; Purse $52,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


2 Concise Rosario No excuses today 2-1


11 Divine Luck Baze Switches to nation’s top jock 9-2


10 Dance Craze Prado Has improved each start 12-1


5 Fasnacloich Carrasco Adds bullet after easy turf win 4-1


6 Vielsalm Borel 8-1


8 Miss Tapit Smith 15-1


1 Access to the Moon Acosta 15-1


12 Moral High Ground Desormeaux 15-1


13 Sky Given Solis 30-1


9 Coco Punch Velazquez 15-1


7 Exchange Student Napravnik 30-1


4 Laurel’s Landing Russell 30-1


3 Arden Natalie McCarthy 30-1


Race 5: 6 Furlongs; SKIPAT STAKES; Purse $100,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


9 Winning Image Black Wins at 50% clip on dirt 4-1


7 Red’s Round Table Russell Completes the exacta 10-1


8 Flattering Bea Cruise Stakes winner moves late 12-1


2 Five Star Momma Pimentel Speedster will keep them honest 6-1


6 Munnings Sister Saez 7-2


3 Lion D N A 12-1


1 She’s Ordained Carmouche 5-1


4 Risky Rachel Castellano 5-1


5 Merry Meadow Velazquez 8-1


Race 6: 1 1/16 Mi; Allowance; Purse $52,000; 3 YO and UP


10 Lulu Le’ Mon Velazquez Along in time 8-1


15 Brickyard Kitten Smith Good barn attracts top rider 3-1


4 St. Albans Boy Serpa Good trainer jockey combo 10-1


5 Alakazan Alakazan Rosario Showed good speed vs nation’s best 5-2


9 Tru Greek Karamanos 15-1


8 Outofthedepths Solis 20-1


6 Pollards Image Borel 30-1


7 Love Me Du Pimentel 20-1


13 Wallyanna Prado 10-1


14 I’m the Lucky Onej Baze 15-1


11 Marsden Centeno 10-1


12 Protection Cintron 20-1


1 Greek Thunder Carrasco 8-1


1a One Roll Ho 8-1


2 Handsome Harley Desormeaux 20-1


3 All for Peace Ramgeet 30-1


16 Indian Bucks Karamanos 20-1


Race 7: 5 Furlongs; ROLLICKING STAKES; Purse $75,000, 2 YO


7 Spanish Pipedream Velazquez Plenty left in tank in debut 2-1


6 Hootenanny Goncalves One of four for Ward 5-2


1 Governmentshutdown Betancourt Much the best with blinkers on 3-1


5 Bessie’s Boy Sanchez Heavily bet in debut 10-1


3 Far Right Torres 8-1


2 Pret Say Eye Carrasco 30-1


4 Banksy Davis 12-1


8 Royalty Sea Boyce 15-1


Race 8: 1 1/16 Mi Turf; Optional Claiming; Purse $55,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


12 Lonesome Town Rosario Missed a check once 5-2


3 Dido Garcia Has never missed a check 7-2


11 Yuzuru Saez Stakes winner on turf 9-2


8 Harbingerofthings Desormeaux Leading money winner on turf 8-1


7 Perique Carrasco 10-1


9 Enchanted Party Velazquez 10-1


11 Yuzuru Saez 9-1


10 South Andros Perez 20-1


4 Silent Indian Prado 20-1


2 Here’s d’Bride Solis 15-1


6 Dora Dora Smith 30-1


5 Green Wave Girl Borel 20-1


Race 9: 5 Furlongs Turf; JIM McKAY TURF SPRINT; Purse $100,000; 3 YO and Up


8 Ben’s Cat Pimentel Looks unbeatable 7-5


6 Wicked Tune Rosario Completes the exacta 8-1


7 Spring to the Sky Valazquez Back on turf 10-1


5 This Ain’t No Bull Pennington Undefeated on turf 15-1


1 Great Attack Carmouche 7-2


3 Bold Thunder Ferrer 4-1


2 Smash and Grab Toledo 15-1


4 A P Elvis Boyce 20-1


9 Agonistic McCarthy 30-1


Race 10: 1 1/8 Mi; BLACK-EYED SUSAN STAKES; Purse $500,000; Fillies; 3 YO


4 Stopchargingmaria Castellano Better than last two 7-2


5 Euphosyne Santana Never off the board 4-1


8 Sloane Square Rosario Sharp all three starts 5-1


2 America Velazquez Bullets for return 8-1


1 Joint Return Carmouche 15-1


10 Vero Amore Pennington 15-1


11 Image of Anna Saez 20-1


6 Arethusa Napravnik 8-1


3 Shannon Nicloe Smith 6-1


9 Fortune Pearl McCarthy 12-1


7 La Mejor Fiesta Espinoza 20-1


Race 11: 6 Furlongs; MISS PREAKNESS STAKES; Purse $100,000; Fillies; 3 YO


6 Tepin Mena Back sprinting after graded win 9-2


8 Jojo Warrior Napravnik Blinkers off with bullets 5-2


9 Our Lesmis Pennington 2 for 2 for high percentage trainer 5-1


2 Raging Smoke Cora Has finished no worse than second 12-1


5 Tea Time Saez 7-2


7 Sweetmarys Success Velazquez 10-1


1 Stormy Novel Carmouche 15-1


4 Miss Behavior Russell 8-1


10 New Zone Santiago- Reves 20-1


3 Inspired Say Eye Boyce 30-1


Race 12: 1 3/16 Mi; PIMLICO SPECIAL STAKES; Purse $300,000; 3 YO and Up


6 Revolutionary Smith Duplicate of last wins this 5-2


3 Moreno Rosario Speedster needed last 7-2


5 Carve Castanon On the improve 5-1


4 Golden Lad Lezcano Trouble in latest try 6-1


2 Cat Burglar Napravnik 4-1


1 Valid Bocachica 10-1


9 Bourbon Courage Gonclaves 15-1


8 Prayer for Relief Velazquez 12-1


7 Major King Perez 50-1


Race 13: 1 1/16 Mi Turf; HILLTOP STAKES; Purse $100,000; Fillies; 3 YO


1 Daring Dancer Garcia Undefeated 4-5


6 Courtesan Rosario Moves late for the exacta 6-1


3 Lucky for You Castellano Very game on dirt 3-1


8 Our Epiphany Whitacre Sharp barn to follow 20-1


7 Hire Wire Kitten Velazquez 15-1


4 Buttercup Bay Napravnik 10-1


5 Southern Equity Karamanos 12-1


2 Tupancy Links Carrasco 20-1