Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for March 8


Here are handicaper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Park picks for races on Friday, March 8.

Winners on Top 2/9 (Thursday) 72/290 (Meet)

Winners in Top 4 Selections 5/9 (Thursday) 209/290 (Meet)

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 3/9 (Thursday) 126/290 (Meet)

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 1/9 (Thursday) 70/290 (Meet)

Best Bet: 25-8-4-3 Race 2 Transylvania Flash Best Longshot: 27-4-7-7 Race 7 Cal Dela Casa

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

Race 1: 5 1/2 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $15,500; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

8 Biker Chick; Canchari; Showed speed vs Maiden Special Weight; 2-1

10 Private Parade; Mello; On the improve; 7-2

11 Paris Luc; Corbett; Has never missed a check; 8-1

5 Blushing Touch; Laviolette; Speedster drops after claim; 9-2

7 Lillys Cue; Lebron; 15-1

1 My Daddy’s Jewel; McKee; 20-1

2 Funinthestorm; Santana; 12-1

6 Shekinah’s Ride; Teator; 20-1

9 Passthequeenscrown; Bell; 10-1

3 T R’s Hope; Shino; 20-1

4 Dare to Be a Saint; Canchari; 20-1

Race 2: 1 1/16 Mile; Optional Claiming; Purse $54,000; 3 YO

8 Transylvania Flash; Quinonez; Looks superior to these; 9-5

2 Chuck; Wade; Barn completes the exacta; 10-1

7 Limonte; Borel; Adds 2 useful works after having trouble; 9-2

3 Midas Dancer; Lebron; Off the board once; 5-2

6 Dontchangetrainers; Birzer; 6-1

1 Parrain; Thompson; 8-1

4 Stratocruiser; Laviolette; 15-1

5 Caribbean Storm; Bell; 15-1

Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $15,500; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

6 Dontcallmeshirley; Birzer; Better than last 2 tries; 6-1

1 Alyzoom; Mello; Throw out last; 5-1

8 Come Spring; Canchari; Speed from the outside; 7-2

5 Joyful Angel; Santana; Third in stakes last year; 8-1

7 Up for Grabs; Franklin; 4-1

3 Plastique; Johnson; 5-2

4 Kate Pressley; Gonzalez; 12-1

2 Honey Unlimited; Corbett; 12-1

Race 4: 1 Mile; Maiden Claiming; Purse $15,500; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

2 Littlebitcranky; Court; Extra ground may be the key; 10-1

3 Cebu; Franklin; Trouble in last, cuts back; 3-1

11 Waytogo Trish; Laviolette; Drops to lowest level ever; 8-1

5 Tale of Utopia; Keith; On the board all 4 Oaklawn starts; 8-1

10 Motokiks Dancer; Chavez; 8-1

1 Horizontal Fusion; Berry; 4-1

6 Jessica’s Candy; Santana; 5-1

9 Agoodnewyearsparty; Corbett; 15-1

4 Capetown Rebel; Vazquez; 15-1

7 Risky Equity; Bell; 20-1

8 Daring Ride; Wade; 20-1

12 Genie M; Homeister; 15-1

Race 5: 1 1/16 Mile; Claiming; Purse $26,000; 3 YO and Up

5 Al Musaddad; Canchari; No excuses this level; 3-1

6 Sheriff Silverstar; Lebron; Game all 3 Oaklawn starts; 5-2

2 Driven Force; Berry; Takes positive rider switch; 5-1

3 Alimony Cobra; Martin; Game win off the shelf; 4-1

7 Bobo’sbadge; Quinonez; 4-1

1 Ardenhall; Franklin; 8-1

4 Clyde the Ride; Corbett; 15-1

Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000; 3 YO and Up

2 Belong to B’sal; Thompson; Dropping and sprinting again; 4-1

3 Hillarium; Martin; Good try while needing last; 3-1

4 S C Redslegacy; Berry; Never off the board; 7-2

9 Counelor Ron; Mello; Well bet in debut; 8-1

7 Let’s Face It; Johnson; 10-1

8 Western Range; McKee; 12-1

6 Scott Man; Vazquez; 8-1

10 Deliver the Storm; Chavez; 20-1

11 Sons of Missouri; Corbett; 15-1

5 Consolidation; Gonzalez; 10-1

1 Anteros; Teator; 20-1

Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile; Claiming; Purse $20,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

8 Cal Dela Casa; Birzer; Back to best distance, blinkers on; 8-1

4 Heatofthestorm; Wade; Completes the exacta; 2-1

3 Jolena Jo; Corbett; Will love more ground; 3-1

2 Under the Radar; Santana; Drops to lowest level ever; 6-1

7 Tightly Wound; Vazquez; 6-1

5 Good Night; Franklin; 9-2

6 Suave Affair; McKee; 20-1

1 K P Princess; Canchari; 8-1

Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile; Allowance; Purse $54,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

1a Pedestrian; Quinonez; Gets by late; 9-5

6 Illegally Blonde; Thompson; Last year’s form would beat these; 12-1

5 Fast Bobbi J; Birzer; Steady check earner; 4-1

7 Lady Haddassah; Keith; Flew home in Oaklawn debut; 3-1

3 Sage d’Oro; Homeister; 3-1

2 Battle Bridge; Franklin; 12-1

1 Wish Wish Wish; Quinonez; 9-5

4 Southern Drifter; McKee; 20-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $53,000; 3 YO and Up

10 Trace Creek; Lebron; Game vs open company in New York; 9-2

4 Rock City Roadhog; Birzer; Just missed, adds bullet; 3-1

3 Arkansas Valor; McKee; Stalker just missed in debut; 7-2

12 Proud Twister; Vazquez; Game in debut, dangerous today; 6-1

2 Road to Saleeta; Canchari; 12-1

6 We Have Rainbows; Thompson; 6-1

9 Tour de Rock; Kuntzweiler; 15-1

11 Shady Creek; Homeister; 20-1

7 Mowgli’s Dance; Franklin; 15-1

5 Fantastic Bull; Berry; 15-1

1 Guska Mon Shoes; Laviolette; 30-1

8 Taylor’s Moonbeam; Quinonez; 20-1