Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Picks


Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Park picks for races on Friday, Jan. 18.

Winners on Top 6/9 (Thursday) 9/18 (Meet)

Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/9 (Thursday) 14/18 (Meet)

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 4/9 (Thursday) 8/18 (Meet)

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 3/9 (Thursday) 6/18 (Meet)

Best Bet: Race 9 Five Star David 2-1-0-0 Best Longshot: Race 4 Bruceville 2-0-0-0

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

Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $20,000; Fillies & Mares; 4 YO and Up

1 Full Steam Ahead; Birzer; Wins at 50 percent clip; 3-1

3 Balm; Mello; Drops back to winning level; 7-2

7 My Lost Silver; Lebron; Leading money winner this distance; 4-1

6 Platinum Blue; Thompson; Winning rider back aboard; 10-1

8 Nasreen; Cintron; 10-1

11 Lil Missknowitall; Wade; 10-1

9 Larue Lovelake; Canchari; 15-1

10 Gate Zappper; Quinonez; 6-1

4 Tawdry; Artieda; 15-1

5 Stormy Delivery; Joubert; 20-1

2 Love Charbie; Canchari; 20-1

Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $54,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

1 Bikini Bella; Wade; Missed a check once in career; 4-1

3 Champangefortwo; Birzer; Likes track and distance; 7-2

11 Minnie Bear; Thompson; Very game vs open company; 6-1

7 Scamp and a Half; Santana; 11-time race winner; 12-1

12 Believe Me; Corbett; 5-1

10 Sunday Grace; Franklin; 6-1

6 Kathleen; Canchari; 10-1

2 I’majonesgirltoo; Flores; 15-1

4 Afleet Wind; Joubert; 30-1

9 Angelic Hannah; Laviolette; 12-1

5 Bag the Storm; Berry; 15-1

8 Granny Joy; Vazquez; 20-1

Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $55,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

1 Livi Makenzie; Kuntzweiler; Game vs graded stake horses; 3-1

5 Lulu Wong; Thompson; Has never missed a check; 5-2

2 Remembermealways; Canchari; Has won on all surfaces; 10-1

4 My Selection; Albarado; Speedster will keep them honest; 3-1

7 True; Vazquez; 8-1

3 Bid a Moon; Birzer; 6-1

6 Tipping Point; Berry; 6-1

Race 4: 5 1/2 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $15,500; 4 YO and Up

12 Bruceville; Quinonez; No excuses this level; 8-1

8 Flying Bob John; Teator; Completes the exacta; 6-1

10 Perfect Reflection; Lebron; Drops to lowest level ever; 3-1

11 Momentum Investor; Wade; Back to better level; 4-1

6 Mayday Man; Birzer; 15-1

1 Eddie’s Holiday; Laviolette; 15-1

4 Lead; Homeister; 12-1

5 Known Contender; Court; 20-1

3 Fulminator; Berry; 4-1

9 All Chromed Out; Ocampo; 20-1

2 Hayday’s Payday; Flores; 20-1

7 Rebel Rooy; Shino; 20-1

Race 5: 1 1/16 Mi.; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $53,000; Fillies; 3 YO

7 Sanaaya; Ocampo; Graduation day; 3-1

8 Carnival Kid; Cintron; A big factor late; 4-1

9 Mary Bernice; Albarado; On the improve; 6-1

2 Grit and Grace; Johnson; Back sprinting; 6-1

4 Graceful Rage; Kuntzweiler; 9-2

5 Ethela; Homeister; 10-1

6 Born to Jazz; Quinonez; 5-1

1a Boustierre; Canchari; 15-1

3 Adonica; Court; 15-1

1 Wine Glow; Lebron; 15-1

Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $30,000; Fillies; 3 YO

12 She’s Got Swag; Quinonez; Sharp works and Lasix for debut; 8-1

1 Cruzette; Corbett; Had trouble in debut stakes race; 10-1

9 Cebu; Canchari; Game vs maiden claimers; 9-2

4 Battle Creek Lady; Thompson; Trainer sharp on the drop; 6-1

10 Waytogo Trish; Cintron; 7-2

3 Golden B J; Albarado; 15-1

6 Princess Dubai; Mello; 5-1

11 Daring Ride; Wade; 10-1

7 Medium of Exchange; Birzer; 10-1

8 Cash Cow; Santana; 10-1

2 Distinctly Mine; Ocampo; 20-1

5 True Inspiration; Court; 30-1

Race 7: 6 Furlong; Claiming; Purse $28,000; Fillies; 3 YO

4 Really Seriously; Cintron; Good barn to follow; 3-1

6 Wilhelmina; Court; Drop may be the key; 7-2

7 Sluiceway; Berry; Good late kick; 10-1

9 Lounge Lady; Birzer; Game at this level; 6-1

3 Secret Return; Corbett; 12-1

8 E Grace; Canchari; 6-1

2 Bayou Jill; Thompson; 8-1

1 Rhonda’s Lemondrop; Albarado; 4-1

5 More Than Even; Martin; 15-1

Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $54,000; 3 YO

8 Chuck; Wade; Stakes winner flies home; 5-1

6 Onlinepoker; Birzer; Sharp works for Oaklawn debut; 6-1

3 Smokey Deputy; Quinonez; On the improve; 8-1

7 Manewal; Albarado; Barn having good start to season; 3-1

1 Loosenthesecondary; Thompson; 5-2

4 Carol’s Jimmy; Cintron; 12-1

5 Flatitude; Berry; 4-1

2 Strategic Player; Canchari; 20-1

Race 9: 5 1/2 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $15,500; 4 YO and Up

11 Five Star David; Thompson; Should handle these with ease; 7-2

7 C P Improvise; Birzer; Back to favorite track; 12-1

1 High Mystery; Cintron; Runs well fresh; 4-1

2 Hammon Warrior; Mello; Consistently in the money; 5-2

4 One More Week; Quinonez; 20-1

6 Maxwell Coast; Laviolette; 12-1

10 Bullcreekroad; Martin; 15-1

8 Song of Life; Franklin; 20-1

3 Ryans Joy; Lebron; 10-1

5 Aegisadvantage; Ocampo; 8-1

9 T Bill Bubble; Golibrzuch; 20-1