Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Picks


The following is a list of Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Park picks for races on Monday, Jan. 21.

Winners on Top 1/9 (Sunday) 13/45 (Meet)

Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/9 (Sunday) 33/45 (Meet)

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 4/9 (Sunday) 18/45 (Meet)

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 1/9 (Sunday) 10/45 (Meet)

Best Bet: Race Race 2 Quartersawn 4-1-1-0 Best Longshot: Race 4 Light Up the Score 5-0-1-1

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

Race 1: 5½ Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $15,500; 3 YO and Up

6 Shady Creek; Wade; Game vs. open company; 5-1

2 Mallett; Berry; Game at this level; 5-2

8 Casanova Cowboy; Birzer; On the board 50% of Oaklawn starts; 3-1

4 A Good Crowd; Laviolette; Speedster will keep them honest; 15-1

7 Fathers Bad Boy; Flores; 12-1

11 Heavenlyfather Sid; Gonzalez; 12-1

3 J B’s Shyster; Kuntzweiler; 10-1

10 Disembark; Santana; 8-1

5 Havingtoomuchfun; Shino; 15-1

9 Half N Oops; Canchari; 20-1

12 Crypto River; Corbett; 20-1

1 Demons Here; Molina; 30-1

Race 2: 1 Mi; Claiming; Purse $16,000; 4 YO and Up

7 Quartersawn; Johnson; Should handle these with ease; 5-2

1 Lost Forty; McNeil; Speed from the inside; 6-1

3 Barney R; Wade; Steady check earner; 9-2

4 Herecomesbert; Laviolette; Back to winning level; 7-2

2 Splash Landing; Santana; 3-1

6 Wild for Glory; Mello; 12-1

5 Bluegrass Bull; Ocampo; 8-1

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

6 Casper the Cat; Birzer; Will try to wire them; 5-1

1 Horse Feldhaus; Nakatani; First time for tag; 9-2

2 Midnight Music; Albarado; A strong factor late; 3-1

5 Best Five; Vazquez; Drop may be the key; 9-2

9 Handsome Yansom; Corbett; 8-1

3 Slewpy’s Image; Martin; 4-1

8 Brother Day; Wade; 15-1

7 Tonys Forest; McNeil; 20-1

4 De Score; Quinonez; 10-1

Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $15,500; 4 YO and up

4 Light Up the Score; Canchari; Along in time; 12-1

9 Our Dark Knight; Santana; Lots of back class; 5-1

1 Wildcat Country; Shino; On the board 7 of 9 starts this distance; 10-1

3 Knight in Armour; Birzer; Switches to top barn; 4-1

11 Gruenewald; Court; 8-1

2 Bg Silver Snow; Loveberry; 5-2

10 Whiskeyontherocks; Johnson; 20-1

8 Storm Boot Larry; Mello; 15-1

5 Singinwithangels; McKee; 20-1

7 Moore West; Laviolette; 20-1

6 Bid’s Reward; Thompson; 20-1

12 Train Heist; Corbett; 20-1

Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $26,000; 3 YO and up

4 Wagson Nakatani; Impressive maiden victory; 7-2

3 Bridge of Allan; Martin; Should be rolling late; 10-1

5 Launch Commander; Albarado; Drop may be the key, bullet; 5-2

8 Turnofthecat; Lebron; Just missed, adds bullet; 3-1

7 Venture Exchange; Homeister; 12-1

6 Zarby’s Derby Day; Santana; 12-1

2 Empire Shoes; Canchari; 9-2

1 Crow Bridge; Ocampo; 10-1

Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $28,000; 3 YO and up

5 Unbridled Venture; Thompson; Back to favorite track; 6-1

6 Deadly Card; Santana; Broke maiden here last year; 6-1

2 Setnmupknocknmdown; Corbett; Off the board once in 2012; 6-1

8 Original Art; Mello; Speedster on the board 50%; 5-1

4 You’re Joking; Albarado; 5-2

10 Bold Choice; Nakatani; 8-1

9 Unzapped; Cintron; 6-1

7 Outofsiteoutofmind; Lebron; 10-1

3 Chilaca; Ocampo; 15-1

1 Mister H; Canchari; 30-1

Race 7: 1 Mi; Optional Claiming; Purse $55,000; 4 YO and up

6 Cyber Secret; Albarado; Working sharply for Oaklawn return; 3-1

4 Cryptolight; Vazquez; Hard knocking campaigner; 8-1

1 Unstoppable; Lebron; Could sit the perfect trip; 5-2

2 My Silver Bear; Birzer; Best dirt race at a mile; 6-1

8 Fate’s Right Hand; Santan; 20-1

9 The Roan Ranger; Wade; 5-1

7 On the Loose Again; Quinonez; 10-1

10 Black Ida’s Jo Jo; Johnson; 30-1

5 No Spin; Ocampo; 12-1

3 Saturday Launch; Martin; 10-1

Race 8: 1 Mi; SMARTY JONES STAKES; Purse $150,000; 3 YO

3 Avare Krigger; Impressive; Stakes win first dirt start; 2-1

2 Always in a Tiz; Lopez; Could run them down; 9-2

8 Brown Almighty; Nakatani; Impressive record with bullet; 4-1

4 Texas Bling; Berry; Flew home in Stakes; 10-1

9 Will Take Charge; Court; 10-1

7 King Henny; Albarado; 6-1

6 Officer Alex; Elliott; 6-1

5 Best of Birdstone; Quinonez; 20-1

1 Stormy Holiday; Martinez; 15-1

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

5 Sashabye; Birzer; Graduation Day; 3-1

10 Pistolpackinpenny; Court; First time vs. state breds; 4-1

9 Acre of Luc; Laviolette; Showed speed vs open company; 15-1

4 Just a Wildflower; Cintron; Could be a factor late; 5-1

8 Proud Kitten; Vazquez; 10-1

12 Sacred; Baird; 15-1

11 Lost Cat; Berry; 10-1

6 Cathelda; Mello; 12-1

3 Brooke’s Grown Up; Flores; 6-1

2 Sweet Ruby Kate; Joubert; 15-1

1 Miss Karber; Wade; 10-1

7 Miss Addicate; Franklin; 30-1