Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, Feb. 28


Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, Feb. 28.

Best Bet: Race 8 Street Strategy 22-7-6-3

Best Longshot: Race 7 Grateful Life 25-2-1-4

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

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

7 Julie’s Memory; Tohill; Wire to wire; 9-5

1 Makin Mo Love; Walker; Will push top choice; 5-2

3 Imma Bee Sexy; Quinonez; Long time overdue; 6-1

5 Shanina; Quinonez; Had prep, adds bullet; 8-1

6 Forgiveness; Mello; 6-1

8 Emma Lea’s Song; Navarro; 8-1

2 Nurse G; Berry; 15-1

4 Honored; Santana; 12-1

Race 2: 1 Mile; Claiming; Purse $18,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

7 Teton Beauty; Santana; Old form would beat these, loves distance; 5-1

5 Sorta Sassy; Homeister; Completes the exacta; 3-1

6 Little Abbie; Arroyo; Scratched for this spot; 2-1

2 Lila Grace; Quinonez; Sharp win off the shelf, adds good work; 7-2

3 Norma’s Dream; Walker; 8-1

4 Fixie’s Sly Won; Emigh; 5-1

1 Desi Dawn; Quinonez; 15-1

Race 3: 1 1/16 Mile; Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

9 Portobello Lane; Mello; Duplicate of last beats these; 2-1

8 More Than Krazy; Morales; Trouble in Oaklawn debut, stretches out; 4-1

7 Runaway Mollie; Johnson; Adds blinkers for route try; 12-1

4 Peekaboo Shoes; Homeister; Needed last, rolls late; 7-2

3 Harperstown Lady; Thompson; 8-1

5 Dawn’s Destiny; Tohill; 20-1

10 Lost Cat; Corbett; 8-1

6 Atta Girl Boo Boo; Santana; 8-1

1 Educating Guess; Dill; 20-1

11 Seeing Destiny; Birzer; 30-1

1a Shesa Jolly Gal; Martinez; 20-1

2 Run Don’t Walk; Quinonez; 30-1

Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,000; 4 YO and Up

8 Crown’s Path; Mello; Very popular in claiming box, back on dirt; 8-5

6 Dixie Banner; Torres; Consistent runner loves distance; 3-1

7 Denali Thunder; Birzer; Speedster drops to lowest level ever; 5-2

2 Stone Harbour; Berry; Had prep, stalks pace setters; 10-1

3 Aqua Fever; Loveberry; 8-1

5 Kentucky Lightnin; Quinonez; 15-1

4 Seeking the Reward; Laviolette; 20-1

1 Pulgarcito; Walker; 20-1

Race 5: 5½ Furlongs; Waiver Maiden Claiming; Purse $20,000; 3 YO and Up

2 Stone Crazy; Martinez; Graduation day; 5-2

7 Fulmerized; Arroyo; The one to catch; 9-5

6 Dontpokethecobra; Loveberry; Adds useful work after good try; 12-1

8 Rulers Pet; Tohill; Showed good speed with blinkers on last out; 8-1

4 Dmherewittywitty; Navarro; 5-1

1 Eye Eye Skipper; Halliday; 12-1

3 Langfuhr’s Star; Borel; 6-1

5 Come On Guy; Torres; 15-1

Race 6: 5½ Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $18,200; 3 YO and Up

7 Royal Dehere; Thompson; The one to beat again; 8-5

1 Sharp Harbour; Navarro; Had prep, dangerous today; 7-2

5 Jenny’s Touch; Berry; A strong factor late, blinkers off; 12-1

3 Me ‘n My Wildcat; Santana; Switches to top rider, consistent check maker; 5-1

8 Rockin Romeo; Torres; 8-1

6 Easily Tricked; Laviolette; 10-1

9 Lost Decade; Walker; 20-1

10 Corporate Intrigue; Loveberry; 12-1

4 Power Shaft; Joubert; 12-1

2 Eddie’s Holiday; Quinonez; 20-1

Race 7: 1 Mile; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $60,000; 3 YO

4 Grateful Life; Arroyo; Adds blinkers and gets more ground; 9-2

1 Six Spot; Santana; Sharp try in debut, adds two good works; 4-1

6 Money Fan; Laviolette; Needed last, will love stretch out; 15-1

9 Keen Gizmo; Hill; Hails from good barn for second race back; 6-1

2 Loud Cat; Birzer; 5-1

8 Canadian Winner; Thompson; 8-1

5 Stonecrusher; Johnson; 10-1

3 Denali South Peak; Mello; 20-1

12 Knock Em Flat; Quinonez; 6-1

11 Brother Stachys; Loveberry; 15-1

7 Song Golden; Berry; 15-1

10 Skydive; Tohill; 15-1

Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile; Allowance; Purse $61,000; 3 YO and Up

2 Street Strategy; Borel; No excuses today; 1-1

1 Tiz Adonis; Santana; Should rally for second place; 7-2

7 Tesseron; Arroyo; Beaten 2 ¼ lengths in lone dirt start in grade; 2 3-1

5 Indian Companion; Quinonez; Missed a check once, good works; 10-1

6 Chalybeate Springs; Ocampo; 15-1

4 Minister of Rum; Quinonez; 12-1

3 Denali Causeway; Mello; 15-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $60,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

5 Ghost Locket; Emigh; Wins with clean break; 9-5

4 Mufajaah; Johnson; Closed fast vs top choice; 2-1

7 It’s Amore; Quinonez; Firster bred for speed, good works; 15-1

8 Lady Divine; Ocampo; High percentage barn, sleeper; 20-1

6 Our Laughing Lady; Martinez; 10-1

1 Katie O;. Borel; 6-1

3 Tarpy’s Dream; Laviolette; 15-1

2 Naughtynaughtygirl; Arroyo; 8-1

9 Carnival; Hill; 10-1

Stats

Thursday Meet

Winners on Top 2/9 47 /230

Winners in Top 4 Selections 4/9 171/230

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 98/230

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 38/230