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Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn Picks


Here are Charlie Cooper’s handicapping picks for the Saturday, Jan. 26, Oaklawn Park races.

Winners on Top 2/9 (Friday) 20/72 (Meet)

Winners in Top 4 Selections 6/9 (Friday) 51/72 (Meet)

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 3/9 (Friday) 29/72 (Meet)

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 1/9 (Friday) 15/72 (Meet)

Best Bet: 5-2-1-0 Race 4 Can’t Prove It Best Longshot: 8-1-1-3 Race 3 Frederico

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

Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $15,500; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

2 Dads Shooting Star; Franklin; Drop may be the key; 10-1

7 City Slewtions; Canchari; Back to favorite track; 7-2

1 Fourthornsnoroses; Johnson; Could fly home with blinkers added; 10-1

3 Don’tcallmeshirley; Mello; Back to a sprint; 5-2

6 Indian Bluff; Thompson; 6-1

4 Kate Pressley; Gonzalez; 4-1

5 Alyzoom; Birzer; 5-1

8 She’s bonafide; Flores; 10-1

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

4 Teton Beauty; Birzer; Never off the board this distance; 3-1

2 W W Olma Santana; Throw out last; 12-1

8 Veillit; Thompson; Very popular in claiming box; 9-2

7 Fantastic Finish; McNeil; Has run only one bad race; 4-1

5 Northern Winn; Gonzalez; 5-2

6 Privatemarketvalue; Homeister; 10-1

3 Championship Gold; Wade; 8-1

1 Aledo Lady; Loveberry; 15-1

Race 3: 1 1/16 Mi.; Claiming; Purse $26,000; 3 YO and up

6 Frederico; Homeister; Wire to wire?; 6-1

2 Sheriff Silverstar; Lebron; Full of run late last out; 7-2

4 Anthem; Albarado; Better than last effort; 3-1

5 Drogue; Ocampo; Big improvement off 2nd start last year; 5-1

7 Tigerdude; Thompson; 7-2

3 Sacredspirit; Corbett; 5-1

1 Doctor Ross; Franklin; 10-1

Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $15,500; 3 YO and up

4 Can’t Prove It; Homeister; Along in time; 5-2

8 In Jeopardy; Martin; Has hood on and front wraps off?; 6-1

6 Media Mogul; Birzer; May try to wire them; 6-1

5 Cahoots; Santana; Trouble in last, dangerous; 5-1

9 A. P. Corsair; Albarado; 3-1

3 Bigelow Bill; Mello; 15-1

2 Fishhead; Gonzalez; 15-1

7 Drasco; Flores; 20-1

1 Millionaire Storm; McKee; 8-1

10 Last Salute; Shino; 30-1

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

3 A Better Tomorrow; Lebron; Well bet with bad break in debut; 9-2

1 Red Wings; Thompson; Could sit the perfect trip; 3-1

2 Hey Leroy; Santana; Bred to love distance; 6-1

6 Run Hide; Wade; Great second start trainer; 6-1

7 Sammy’s Bandit; Albarado; 7-2

8 Leaving trax; Ocampo; 15-1

4 Lexis Hero; Contron; 9-2

5 Curious G.; Johnson; 8-1

1a Fire Flight; Canchari; 3-1

Race 6: 1 Mi.; Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000; Fillies; 3 YO

1 True Inspiration; Lebron; Drops again for the win; 7-2

4 Miss My Rosie; Martinez; Should have won debut; 6-1

10 I’m So Flattering; Wade; Bred to win early; 12-1

9 Cabinets Included; Homeister; Dropping, stretches out, first time Lasix; 10-1

2 Blaine; Berry; 8-1

5 I’sa Nice Lady; Canchari; 30-1

8 Shugie; Thompson; 15-1

6 Hughes; Martin; 10-1

3 Entrada; Johnson; 10-1

7 Tactical Trail; Baird; 15-1

Race 7: 1 Mi.; Allowance; Purse $54,000; 3 YO

6 Z Maitre D; Wade; Bred to be a champion; 3-1

7 Boss Man Rocket; Thompson; Will try to wire them; 4-1

4 Twin Engine; Albarado; Bullet works at Churchill and Oaklawn; 2-1

3 Channel Isle; Ocampo; Better than last; 4-1

5 Limonte; Lebron; 6-1

1 Hornet; Santana; 12-1

2 Stratocruiser; Cintron; 10-1

Race 8: 6 Furlongs; KING COTTON STAKES; Purse $60,000; 4 YO and up

6 Hamazing Destiny; Albarado; May out class these; 5-2

3 Ready For More; Vazquez; Speed of the speed?; 6-1

4 Laurie’s Rocket; Lebron; Loves track and distance; 7-2

1 Alsvid; Berry; Hard knockin stakes horse; 3-1

5 Bet the Power; Cintron; 4-1

2 Apprehender; Birzer; 5-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $15,500; 4 YO and Up

7 Jack Knife; Berry; The call in wide open event; 6-1

9 Dr. Bill; Thompson; Well bet at Oaklawn, dropping; 4-1

11 Hard Nosed; Ocampo; Live longshot has two bullets; 20-1

1 Sharp Albert; Laviolette; Could go wire to wire; 8-1

4 Franks On Fire; McKee; 9-2

8 Booby Prize; Vazquez; 5-2

5 Star Searcher; Santana; 10-1

3 Dakota Smokey; Teator; 20-1

10 Devil’s Rage; Loveberry; 20-1

6 Tiger Bull; Molina; 20-1

12 Dahomey; Gonzalez; 20-1

2 My Lion Ways; Flores; 30-1