Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 28.

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 28.


Best Bet: Race 5 Crown’s Path 37-13-11-4


Best Longshot: Race 4 J K’s Mischief 38-2-2-5


No. Horse Jockey Comments for Top 4 Odds


Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,500; 3 YO and Up


6 Hilarium Loveberry Had prep, much better than last 8-1


1a Almost English Mello Takes blinkers off and moves late 9-5


1 Basone Mello Both halves of entry live and closing 9-5


3 Street Guitar Homeister Hoping for better break 5-2


2 Waldo Emigh 7-2


5 Wilder Days Arroyo 5-1


4 Green Juice Quinonez 6-1


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


1 Miss Seven K Quinonez Graduation day 4-1


10 Where’ssheat Kuntzweiler Adds bullet work and dropping 7-2


4 Heels and Boots Vazquez Finds soft field for debut 6-1


12 Lost Cat Corbett Closed well when coming back to sprint 9-2


2 Gray Lady Partee Joubert 12-1


3 Glad Your Brassy Birzer 10-1


8 Cherishabull Walker 20-1


9 Runaway Mollie Johnson 15-1


6 Benito Mora Morales 6-1


7 Wreath Laviolette 20-1


11 Serendipity McKee 12-1


5 Muster In Navarro 30-1


Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,500; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


4 J K’s Mischief Mello Wins with clean break 8-1


3 Hurry Up Kate Castanon Never missed a check, goes for 3rd win in a row 7-2


7 Afleet Aggie Laviolette Undefeated at Oaklawn 4-1


1 Givmethreestepsmr Kuntzweiler Big drop may be the key 9-2


5 Holly Go Loveberry 5-2


6 Hicks Honey Morales 2-1


2 Gate Zapper Birzer 6-1


8 Candi’s Kitten Homeister 15-1


Race 4: 1 Mile; Claiming; Purse $31,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


7 Bonnies Lass Arroyo May try to wire them 4-1


9 Motion in Potion Birzer Just missed vs good horse this meet 3-1


2 Flosy Has Atitude Dill Has faced much better this season 6-1


5 Graceful Rage Santana Drops to lowest level ever, adds top jock 10-1


3 Rum Therapy Corbett 8-1


6 Sparkling Ruler Emigh 10-1


1 Forgiveness Mello 5-1


8 Trick My Ride Laviolette 12-1


10 Sheridan’s Bling Vazquez 10-1


4 Chelan Echo Ocampo 12-1


Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $22,000; 4 YO and Up


3 Crown’s Path Ocampo Rolls on by again 4-1


9 Dr. Jajo Homeister Closes late for cold exacta 3-1


1 Added Sparkle Quinonez 2 of 3 career wins at track and distance 10-1


8 Pure Sovereignty Arroyo Drops back to better level 9-2


4 Suyeta Birzer 5-1


2 Porter Central Vazquez 10-1


5 Bubble Conditions Sturniolo 6-1


6 Bank Account Canchari 12-1


7 Corporate Intrique Loveberry 10-1


Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile; Claiming; Purse $31,500; 3 YO and Up


6 Kid Sidney Borel No excuses vs these 3-1


5 Benergy Arroyo Needed last, adds useful work 6-1


7 Barrio Baby Canchari Steady money maker on the improve 5-1


3 Midnite Poppa Castanon Back to proper level 4-1


1 Prime Number Tohill 10-1


2 Salsa’s Return Loveberry 6-1


9 Smoke Town Quinonez 9-2


8 Goodnight Diva Thompson 15-1


4 Waimea Canyon Quinonez 15-1


Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile; Optional Claiming; Purse $62,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up


4 Fully Living Castanon The one to beat 3-1


8 Eye Love Jeanie Quinonez Adds three sharp works & bullet, & yes I do 5-1


6 Pappascat Court Could blow by them all 7-2


1 Malibu Holiday Santana Back to best distance 6-1


2 Seans Silverdancer Arroyo 9-2


5 Ode to a Skylark Ocampo 6-1


7 Bethany Belle Emigh 10-1


9 Wilhelmina Johnson 20-1


3 Street Line Borel 20-1


Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile; Arkansas Breeders’ Stakes; Purse $75,000; 3 YO and Up


5 Devil and a Half Canchari Much the best this race last year 3-1


12 Pistolpackinpenny Court Impressive this Oaklawn season 6-1


9 Humble Smarty Birzer Love this ol’ horse 5-1


4 Best of Birdstone Castanon Much better than last two starts 15-1


1 The Mallard Man Borel 7-2


2 Trace Creek Thompson 9-2


1a Mallard’s Bro Santana 7-2


11 Presidental Colors Torres 15-1


10 Tour de Rock Kuntzweiler 12-1


6 Road to Saleeta Loveberry 20-1


7 Star North Mello 30-1


8 Hezunusal Tohill 30-1


3 Backontheroad Arroyo 20-1


Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $62,000; 3 YO and Up


3 Bobcat Jim Navarro Duplicate of stakes races beat these 9-5


7 Masaru Santana Missed a check once 6-1


8 Captain Genius Ocampo Never off board at OP, once at distance 5-2


2 Stormy Holiday Canchari Will be flying late 6-1


1 Razman Emigh 8-1


4 Chunk Quinonez 15-1


5 Vannistelrooy Star Mello 15-1


6 Wynns Nighthawk Arroyo 12-1


9 Launch Light Birzer 20-1


Stats


Thursday meet


Winners on Top: 1/9 83/373


Winners in Top 4 Selections: 7/9 270/373


Exactas in Top 4 Selections: 3/9 166/373


Trifectas in Top 4 Selections: 2/9 73/373