Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for April 11


Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Park picks for races on Thursday, April 11.

Winners on Top 4/9 (Wednesday) 115/450 (Meet)

Winners in Top 4 Selections 6/9 (Wednesday) 344/450 (Meet)

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 1/9 (Wednesday) 204/450 (Meet)

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 0/9 (Wednesday) 103/450 (Meet)

Best Bet: 44-14-7-5 Race 1 Pylorus Best Longshot: 47-10-9-9 Race 8 Briar Mojo

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

Race 1: 5½ Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $16,000; 3 YO and Up

7 Pylorus; Lebron; Should win with ease; 5-2

4 Pomerosa Prospect; Santana; Will force the issue; 9-5

1 Strategic Player; Canchari; Takes 5th drop in a row; 8-1

8 Clever Romeo; Ocampo; Game off the layoff; 6-1

3 Perfect Romeo; Mello; 8-1

2 Mr. Etbauer; McKee; 15-1

1a Momentum Investor; Berry; 8-1

5 State Line Avenue; Joubert; 8-1

6 Rebel Rooy; Shino; 12-1

Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $57,000; 3 YO and Up

1 Rock City Roadhog; Birzer; The one to beat; 7-2

10 Bullero; Mello; On the improve; 9-2

3 Shady Creek; Homeister; Back to a sprint; 4-1

5 Mallard’s Bro; Court; Should close with a rush; 8-1

11 Proud Twister; Thompson; 10-1

2 Me ‘n My Shadow; Quinonez; 6-1

6 Proud Image; Ocampo; 8-1

8 Daring Steve; Santana; 12-1

9 Morgan’s Curiosity; Kuntzweiler; 20-1

7 Prince Partee; Escobar; 20-1

12 Down and Out; Martin; 15-1

4 Garmet Silk; Vazquez; 30-1

Race 3: 5½ Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $31,000; 3 YO and Up

7 Cotton Won; Quinonez; Runs well fresh; 3-1

6 Arborville; Birzer; Speedster adds bullet and blinkers off; 5-2

8 Sailen Ray; Court; Must rate for victory; 5-1

2 Midnight Music; Lebron; Much improvement last out; 7-2

5 Bet Your Life; Thompson; 6-1

3 D Y N for a Star; Santana; 6-1

1 Added Sparkle; Shino; 20-1

4 Sam Wayne; Canchari; 30-1

Race 4: 1 Mi; Maiden Claiming; Purse $24,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

1 Emerald Creek; Quinonez; Up in time; 4-1

5 Dressedupinggold; Santana; Stretch out may be the key; 5-1

12 Sister Brown; Mello; Better than last; 6-1

3 Peekaboo Shoes; Homeister; Flew home sprinting; 9-2

8 Pretty Morgan; Kuntzweiler; 10-1

10 Andrea Yvonne; Laviolette; 9-2

4 Sarah’s Splendor; Vazquez; 8-1

2 Luckyemail; Corbett; 12-1

6 Granny’s Bluff; Joubert; 15-1

7 Paradise Dreams; Johnson; 30-1

9 Aunt Johnnie; Quinonez; 20-1

11 Run Don’t Walk; Shino; 30-1

Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $21,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

3 Scared Honor; Birzer; Back to proper distance; 9-2

10 Extract; Vazquez; Could blow by them all; 6-1

5 Dance in the Snow; Court; Needed last, dangerous today; 20-1

6 Curley Kim; Shino; Game off the layoff; 15-1

8 Dancingovertheline; Santana; 5-2

7 City Slewtions; Canchari; 4-1

4 Bridal Train; Mello; 12-1

11 Jess N Nat; Thompson; 8-1

1 Pyote; Berry; 15-1

9 Victoria Miss; Quinonez; 12-1

12 First Quality; Corbett; 20-1

2 Flying Barbie; Canchari; 30-1

Race 6: 5½ Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $19,500; 3 YO and Up

2 Jenny’s Touch; Quinonez; Wins with clean trip; 9-2

7 Private Forest; Ocampo; Good spot for debut; 4-1

10 Jaypeezee; Santana; On the improve; 3-1

3 Moonrush; Lebron; Loves minor rewards; 4-1

9 Western Range; Thompson; 20-1

6 Jo the Cat; Shorter; 12-1

8 Avarax; Homeister; 6-1

5 Des Arc Moon; Bell; 30-1

11 Miraculous Mike; Laviolette; 12-1

1 Booster Rocket; McKee; 30-1

4 R Gold Case; Kuntzweiler; 20-1

12 Cori; Johnson; 30-1

Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $21,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

8 Camagin; Mello; Faced much tougher; 9-2

9 Pretty Heiress; Santana; Loves track and distance; 4-1

4 Alyssa’s Dream; Berry; Steady check earner; 3-1

6 Golden Phoenix; Lebron; Off the board once this distance; 6-1

1 She Has Bling; Borel; 15-1

2 Brezing Rain; Birzer; 5-1

3 Tawdry; Quinonez; 20-1

7 G G’s Girl; Thompson; 8-1

5 Fasig Girl; Vazquez; 8-1

Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $57,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

6 Briar Mojo; Bell; Shows signature work; 10-1

7 Dancing Afleet; Johnson; Bred by Arkansas derby winner; 8-1

12 Trail Walker; Santana; Barn trying to win training title; 7-2

2 Denali Tizforever; Mello; 130k purchase; 5-1

3 Sugar Spun; Birzer; 8-1

5 Itsallinthefamily; Ocampo; 10-1

8 Pretty Petal; Bridgmohan; 4-1

1 Our Lucky Lady; Canchari; 20-1

11 Scissortail; Quinonez; 10-1

4 Cotton Alley; Corbett; 20-1

10 Rosie My Rosie; Berry; 15-1

9 Ready Express; Thompson; 12-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; CAROUSEL STAKES; Purse $100,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

2 Beat the Blues; Mena; Last year’s Carousel Stakes winner; 5-2

3 Good Deed; Bridgmohan; Beat top choice; 3-1

7 Bryan’s Jewel; Bell; Adds two useful works for stakes winner; 5-1

8 Lady Diva Ga Ga; Court; Game all four Oaklawn starts; 4-1

6 All About Allie; Berry; 20-1

5 Vuitton; Santana; 6-1

4 Awesome Symmetry; Mello; 6-1

1a Mysterious Chimes; McKee; 20-1

1 Holy Heavens; Ocampo; 20-1

Race 10: 1 Mi; Optional Claiming; Purse $57,000; 4 YO and Up

11 Night Seeker; Homeister; Back to best distance; 8-1

7 Sir Bond; Santana; Has never missed a check; 2-1

1 On Lockdown; Court; On the improve, dangerous today; 15-1

9 Beer Garden; Vazquez; Never off the board at Oaklawn; 7-2

8 Waimea Canyon; Quinonez; 15-1

4 Arturius; Ocampo; 10-1

5 Kid Sidney; Mena; 8-1

6 Droque; Borel; 6-1

10 Quartersawn; Bridgmohan; 12-1

3 Al Musaddad; Quinonez; 20-1

2 Beckyboy; Lebron; 20-1