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Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Picks


The following is a list of Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Park picks for races on Saturday, Jan. 19.

Winners on Top 2/9 (Friday) 11/27 (Meet)

Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/9 (Friday) 21/27 (Meet)

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 4/9 (Friday) 12/27 (Meet)

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 1/9 (Friday) 7/27 (Meet)

Best Bet: Race 4 Sakura Ballerina 3-1-1-0 Best Longshot: Race 1 Can’t Prove It 3-0-0-0

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

Race 1: 5½ Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $15,500; 4 YO and Up

11 Can’t Prove It; Homeister; Up in time; 6-1

9 Ardenhall; Franklin; Completes the exacta; 7-2

5 Chasenthegold; Baird; Has sharp speed rider aboard; 5-1

2 Moonrush; Albarado; Long time over due; 9-2

6 Mr. Mirage; Santana; 6-1

4 Paladin’s Fury; Thompson; 10-1

3 Stage Candy; Martin; 15-1

7 Jo the Cat; Ocampo; 12-1

12 Bigelow Bill; Birzer; 8-1

10 Jenny’s Touch; Quinonez; 20-1

8 Whistlin Sam; Vazquez; 20-1

1 Booster Rocket; McKee; 30-1

Race 2: 1 1/16 Mi; Claiming; Purse $15,500; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

1 Dream Pegasus; Thompson; Drops to lowest level ever; 4-1

5 Holiday Broad; Lebron; Should be rolling late; 9-5

2 W W Olma; Ocampo; Runs well fresh; 15-1

9 Saint Cindy; Franklin; In good form; 8-1

7 Bressie; Albarado; 2-1

4 Northern Winn; Gonzalez; 30-1

6 Ky History; Birzer; 12-1

8 Abbies My Daddy; Martin; 20-1

3 Miss Femme Fatale; Canchari; 12-1

Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $19,000; Fillies; 3 YO

8 Paid Vacation; Baird; Wire to wire; 7-2

2 Bluegrass d’Lite; McKee; Dropping and blinkers on; 5-1

10 Petunia Be Careful; Teator; First time for a tag; 10-1

5 My Lucky Imp; Birzer; Game both Louisiana starts; 4-1

3 Connie B; Laviolette; 12-1

9 Private Parade; Vazquez; 8-1

1 Queen Bee Teresa; Cintron; 8-1

4 Jennys Royalpurple; Johnson; 15-1

6 Indian Alley; Quinonez; 20-1

11 Box Office Appeal; Homeister; 6-1

7 Luckyemail; Corbett; 20-1

Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $15,500; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

5 Sakura Ballerina; Albarado; Should handle these with ease; 9-5

2 All That Glimmers; Loveberry; Capable of upset; 12-1

8 Cobra Kiss; McKee; Faced tougher here last year; 20-1

10 Tricky Bride; Vazquez; Back to proper level; 4-1

11 Martinisonthebay; Gonzalez; 5-1

6 Honey Be Oro; Canchari; 20-1

12 K J and a Half; McNeil; 20-1

9 Stormy Devotion; Mello; 20-1

4 Plastique; Johnson; 20-1

1 Addison Trail; Lebron; 20-1

7 Immaculate Dream; Canchari; 10-1

3 Get an Appointment; Quinonez; 20-1

Race 5: 1 1/16 Mi.; Optional Claiming; Purse $54,000; 4 YO and up

1a Kate’s Main Man; Martin; Out classes these; 5-2

4 Vindication Now; Homeister; Runs well fresh; 20-1

5 Ride the Lightning; Quinonez; Missed a check once; 12-1

7 Son of a General; Thompson; 3 of 4 career wins this distance; 2-1

1 Timely Pursuit; Birzer; 5-2

6 Puckster; McNeil; 10-1

2 Prospect Knight; Wade; 5-1

3 Pioneering Native; Franklin; 6-1

8 Sark; Albarado; 15-1

9 Vee One Rotate; Lebron; 12-1

Race 6: 1 Mi; Starter Allowance; Purse $20,000; 4 YO and up

6 Shamroge; Cintron; Has won 5 of last 6 starts; 5-2

7 Well’s Gold; Johnson; Game on any surface; 6-1

8 Biker Boy; Thompson; Has won 6 of 9 starts this distance; 10-1

11 Deflationary Fears; Albarado; Never off the board at Oaklawn; 8-1

2 Runaway Pepper; Ocampo; 6-1

1 Cartouche; McNeil; 8-1

10 Edplicit; Birzer; 20-1

5 Winding Road; Gonzalez; 20-1

3 Por Que; Quinonez; 5-1

4 Gotta Go Gold; Santana; 12-1

12 Barney R; Wade; 20-1

9 Herecomesbert; Laviolette; 20-1

Race 7: 1 1/16 Mi; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $53,000; 3 YO

3 Bemata Martin; Graduation day; 9-5

10 Moon Back More; Lebron; Better than last two; 9-2

8 Royal Art; Ocampo; Blinkers on may be the key; 10-1

11 War Shaman; Laviolette; Trouble in debut, dangerous; 12-1

9 Twisted Notion; Santana; 12-1

1 Mr Blackthorn; Thompson; 6-1

4 Incognito Bandito; Cintron; 6-1

7 Kale’s Kourage; Corbett; 20-1

5 Mallard’s Bro; Canchari; 12-1

6 Bashaar; Johnson; 20-1

2 Seal Team Four; Albarado; 15-1

Race 8: 1 1/16 Mi; Pippin Stakes; Purse $75,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and up

1a Jemima’s Pearl; Albarado; Never off the board this distance; 9-5

7 Don’t Tell Sophia; Vazquez; Wins at 40 percent clip; 3-1

3 Bahama Bound; Baird; On the board 5 of 6 starts this distance; 9-2

2 Minesave; Lebron; Fast close in Fair Grounds stakes; 9-2

4 Lady Candidate; Birzer; 8-1

6 Miss Hockaday; Joubert; 12-1

5 Juliet Dear; Santana; 30-1

1 Vuitton; Thompson; 9-5

8 Itsabeautifulthing; Quinonez; 10-1

Race 9: 1 Mi; Waiver Claiming; Purse $15,500; 4 YO and Up

5 Saviano; Thompson; The call in wide open event; 10-1

2 Bourbon King; Wade; A big factor late; 10-1

7 D C Gene; Albarado; Back to winning level; 5-2

4 Sleeve; Mello; Always game this level; 7-2

6 The Bay Phantom; Canchari; 6-1

9 Don’t Tell Kitten; Loveberry; 20-1

8 Stereo in Motion; Quinonez; 12-1

10 Lotto Cat; Corbett; 6-1

11 Nolan’s Revenge; Birzer; 20-1

12 Mae B Today; Gonzalez; 20-1

1 Gratitat; Vazquez; 15-1

3 Baluarte; McKee; 30-1