Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for April 12


Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Park picks for races on Friday, April 12.

Winners on Top 1/10 (Thursday) 116/460 (Meet)

Winners in Top 4 Selections 8/10 (Thursday) 352/460 (Meet)

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 6/10 (Thursday) 210/460 (Meet)

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 5/10 (Thursday) 108/460 (Meet)

Best Bet: 45-14-7-5 Race 8 Little Miss Fitz Best Longshot: 48-10-10-9 Race 6 Dr. Jajo

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

Race 1: 1 Mi; Maiden Claiming; Purse $23,000; 3 YO and Up

8 Cloud Crossing; Lebron; Up in time; 5-1

10 Heavenlyfather Sid; Borel; Improvement in last three starts; 4-1

2 We Have Rainbows; Albarado; First time for sale; 7-2

1 Proud Image; Ocampo; Scratched for this spot; 8-1

3 Guska Mon Shoes; Laviolette; 8-1

5 Union Colors; Santana; 6-1

7 Spitshine; Teator; 8-1

4 Sunday Boy; Thompson; 10-1

6 Pam’s Luc; Corbett; 12-1

9 Karber; Quinonez; 20-1

11 Mi Rocky; Joubert; 30-1

Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $55,000; 3 YO

1 Black Bear; Berry; The one to catch?; 2-1

4 Mico Margarita; Rosario; Game in return, adds three works; 3-1

5 Twin Engine; Albarado; A strong factor late; 10-1

7 Boss Man Rocket; Borel; Stalk and go late; 6-1

3 Egyptian Warrior; Santana; 4-1

6 Manewal; Rocco; 12-1

9 Vannistelrooy Star; Mello; 20-1

8 Silver Antelope; Birzer; 12-1

2 Hardrock Eleven; Quinonez; 15-1

Race 3: 1 1/16 Mi; Claiming; Purse $17,000; 3 YO and Up

5 It’s All Here; Santana; Dropping while going for third win in a row; 3-1

6 Fortune Afar; Mello; May blow by them all; 8-1

4 Eddie’s Holiday; Albarado; Moved prematurely in last?; 5-2

1 Theodore’s Cash; Johnson; Hoping for fast track; 5-1

2 Dakota Smokey; Quinonez; 6-1

3 Heavy Surge; Teator; 9-2

7 Goober; Vazquez; 15-1

8 Littlemuddyjack; Quinonez; 20-1

9 Dahomey; Canchari; 15-1

Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $19,500; 3 YO and Up

7 Restricted List; Albarado; The one to beat; 5-2

4 Sharp Harbour; Laviolette; Completes the exacta; 4-1

6 Jenny’s Touch; Quinonez; Trouble in last, flies late; 8-1

3 Concho; Santana; Will try to go wire to wire; 6-1

8 Screamin Mushroom; Court; 15-1

12 Handsome Yansom; Corbett; 12-1

11 Fleet Decision; McKee; 8-1

5 Band of Silence; Birzer; 6-1

1 Road to Reality; Teator; 15-1

9 Angelena Storm; Vazquez; 15-1

10 Gray Noble; Chavez; 20-1

2 Go Pop Go; Johnson; 30-1

Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

2 Primetime Kiss; Birzer; Has never missed a check; 3-1

3 Wild Eyed Kendal; Mello; Much the best on the drop; 5-1

4 Stormy Arky; McKee; Better than last; 6-1

10 Indulge Me; Borel; Attracts better rider; 6-1

5 Fabulous Cate; Thompson; 6-1

1 Rusty Code; Quinonez; 9-2

6 Secret Return; Santana; 20-1

9 Aint She a Shoes; Laviolette; 15-1

7 K J and a Half; Quinonez; 15-1

8 Cinnabean; Escobar; 12-1

Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $20,000; 4 YO and Up

4 Dr. Jajo; Santana; Smokes them all late; 8-1

8 Court’s Journey; Court; Just missed of the layoff; 5-2

3 Deflationary; Chavez; Drops after two claims; 15-1

5 Southern Ocean; Thompson; Colud be sleeper of the day; 20-1

12 Zarby’s Home; Canchari; 12-1

1 Blushing Romeo; McKee; 6-1

7 My Nephew Matt; Mello; 9-2

9 Destinare; Quinonez; 20-1

6 Train Heist; Borel; 4-1

10 Spartan; Johnson; 20-1

2 Illusive Heart; Laviolette; 20-1

11 Kiahuna Beach; Lebron; 20-1

Race 7: 5½ Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $24,000; 4 YO and Up

9 Unzapped; Ocampo; Duplicate of last wins this; 5-1

11 Mr. Fuzzybottom; Santana; Sharp in last three starts; 9-5

1 Bear Always; Berry; Could sit the perfect trip; 7-2

12 Keepinonestepahead; Joubert; Will be rolling late; 12-1

7 My Time to Star; Mello; 30-1

10 High Mystery; Borel; 12-1

2 George Ray; Albarado; 15-1

4 My Man Sumo; Homeister; 12-1

3 Our Dark Knight; Lebron; 12-1

6 Aegisadvantage; Thompson; 12-1

8 Rigger; Quinonez; 30-1

5 Storm Half; McKee; 20-1

Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $28,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

10 Little Miss Fitz; Borel; Back to a sprint; 5-2

3 Indian Alley; Birzer; Much improvement with Lasix; 7-2

9 Born to Jazz; Santana; On the improve; 6-1

8 Devil’s Blush; Lebron; Barn fighting for title; 5-1

1 Cheer for Foxes; Rosario; 8-1

5 Befor You Know It; Vazquez; 8-1

4 Miss My Rosie; Bell; 20-1

2 It’snotyouit’sme; Albarado; 12-1

6 True inspiration; Berry; 12-1

7 Jukebox Gem; Mason; 15-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; INSTANT RACING STAKES; Purse $75,000; Fillies; 3 YO

4 Blueeyesintherein; Court; Much the best in grade three; 9-2

3 American Sugar; Birzer; Closed against top filly; 7-2

2 Awesome Mama; Vazquez; Undefeated at this distance; 12-1

8 Cruzette; Corbett; Undefeated at Oaklawn; 4-1

9 Devious d’Oro; Quinonez; 15-1

5 Boss Barney’s Babe; Berry; 9-2

1 Lady Stonewall; Albarado; 8-1

6 Ile St. Molly; Rosario; 6-1

7 Regal Joanne; Santana; 15-1

Race 10: 1 1/16 Mi; APPLE BLOSSOM HANDICAP; Purse $500,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

2 Grace Hall; Rosario; Runs big fresh; 9-5

3 Don’t Tell Sophia; Albarado; Moved too early last out; 9-2

1 Tiz Miz Sue; Rocco; Loves track and distance; 4-1

4 Summer; Applause; Maragh Sharp barn and rider; 3-1

6 On Fire Baby; Johnson; 5-1

5 She’s All In; Quinonez; 20-1

7 Bryan’s jewel; Bell; 20-1

Race 11: 1 1/16 Mi; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $57,000; 3 YO and Up

5 Only in America; Rosario; Adds two sharp works, one bullet, blinkers off; 9-2

11 Seeking an Empire; Thompson; Getting better each start; 4-1

9 Betweenhereandcool; Santana; Woke up last out; 7-2

2 Tonkawa; Berry; Missed a check once; 8-1

8 Twisted Notion; Court; 20-1

10 Illusion Confusion; Eramia; 6-1

12 Tuckers Point; Rocco; 10-1

6 Empire Taker; Albarado; 12-1

1 Downtown Ghost; Birzer; 10-1

3 Indian Style; Lebron; 20-1

7 Mutasadder; Johnson; 15-1

4 St. Mary’s County; Quinonez; 20-1