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Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Sunday, March 23


The Morning Line

Oaklawn Park Sunday, March 23, 2014

Handicapper Charlie Cooper

Saturday Meet

Winners on Top 1/10 79/355

Winners in Top 4 Selections 5/10 256/355

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 3/10 157/355

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 1/10 66/355

Best Bet: Race 5 Mufajaah 35-12-10-4 Best Longshot: Race 6 Sluiceway 37-2-2-5

No. Horse Jockey Comments for Top 4 Odds

Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; 3 YO and Up

7 Red Dirt Rooster Morales Drops in to win 9-5

5 My Rio Chama Thompson Rolls late for the exacta 10-1

4 Nate’s Thunder Tohill Could upset with better break 12-1

9 Port of Storms Quinonez Better than last 8-1

2 Late Act Here Laviolette 9-2

6 Razorback Red Santana 10-1

3 Bee’s Bull Court 12-1

11 Harmony Grove Loveberry 12-1

1a A Good Crowd Canchari 10-1

1 Crackindovehunt Martinez 10-1

8 Isaac’s Boy Dill 20-1

10 Pick My Kid Birzer 8-1

Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $37,000; 3 YO

7 Da Winner Is Thompson The one to beat 6-5

4 I See Back Tohill Lots of trouble in last 6-1

2 Gun Roar Quinonez First time for sale 9-2

6 Selway Santana On the improve 4-1

3 Quick Dagger Corbett 10-1

5 Phenomenalmoon Ocampo 6-1

1 Birdsone Mello 15-1

Race 3: 1 1/16 Mi; Claiming; Purse $18,200; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

12 Lillie Abbie Johnson Steady money maker game both Oaklawn starts 4-1

3 Sorta Sassy Homeister Loves distance, on the board all 3 OP starts 3-1

8 W W Olma Santana Better than recent form 5-1

4 Lookin’ Foxy Navarro By far leading money winner 12-1

10 Diamond Creek Court 12-1

7 Warrens China Doll Thompson 20-1

9 Berr N Crickets Canchari 10-1

5 Malabar Anne Torres 15-1

6 Good Night Mello 12-1

2 Sarava’s Sensation Corbett 20-1

11 Sparkle Princess Medina 15-1

1 Desi Dawn Quinonez 8-1

Race 4: 5½ Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,200; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

4 Rena Starlight Tohill Will love pace today 6-1

10 Virginia Ann Torres Needed last, has won 3 of 4 this distance 12-1

5 Tavara Laviolette Missed a check once 5-1

3 Movin Empress Thompson Flew home after poor break last out 3-1

7 Jess N Nat Santana 9-2

6 Pure Treasure Loveberry 6-1

9 Valid A. J. Mello 5-1

2 Deferred McKee 12-1

1 Norma’s Dream Johnson 15-1

8 Kevil Kid Birzer 20-1

Race 5: 1 1/16 Mi; Optional Claiming; Purse $61,000; Fillies; 3 YO

6 Mufajaah Johnson Will love the stretch out 9-5

1 Secret Garden Hill Had prep, adds sharp work 8-1

2 Redgrass Cat Loveberry Has never missed a check 3-1

4 Streethomealabama Laviolette Had trouble in grade two race 7-2

3 Xray Vision Mello 8-1

7 Tapiteao Ocampo 10-1

5 Imadancingslew Birzer 15-1

8 Racing Holiday Castonon 12-1

Race 6: 1 Mi; Optional Claiming; Purse $21,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

9 Sluiceway Berry On the improve, flies late 12-1

2 Miss Reditore Birzer Sharp all three starts at Oaklawn 4-1

3 Lila Grace Tohill Goes for third win in a row 2-1

1 Jardenia Mello Adds blinkers after just missing 10-1

5 Daring Ride Borel 15-1

4 Bear Bottom Quinonez 8-1

6 Cebu Torres 6-1

7 Cowgirl Queenie Loveberry 8-1

8 Moneyatlast McKee 20-1

Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; 3 YO and Up

2 Langfuhr’s Star Borel Wire to wire 3-1

4 Tall Hammer Loveberry Finds soft field for debut 8-1

9 Fast Fourteen Johnson May push top choice 8-1

10 Southern Pal Quinonez Good third in debut 10-1

6 Kingofgoldstreet Torres 10-1

8 Bad Bob Court 9-2

11 Sultan of Slam Ocampo 9-2

7 Smart Gray Jett Homeister 12-1

12 Giant Hook Castanon 12-1

3 Fastforwardit Berry 15-1

1 Propizio Thompson 15-1

5 Brevet Walker 30-1

Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $61,000; 3 YO and Up

4 Rivers Run Deep Torres Blinkers on makes the difference 4-1

9 D’cajun Cat Santana Game in Oaklawn debut, adds useful work 7-2

3 Glacken Too Berry Exits fast maiden win 3-1

2 Bagg O’Day Birzer Has improved each Oaklawn start 8-1

5 Roberto Gato Emigh 5-1

1 Legend Forever Mello 12-1

6 Benny Time Court 6-1

8 Bitters ‘n Bourbon Hill 10-1

7 Bigmoneysunny Tohill 30-1

Race 9: 1 1/16 Mi; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $60,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

6 Taylor’s Moonbeam Quinonez Graduation day 5-2

7 Country Conceited Kuntzweiler Completes the exacta 5-1

3 Harperstown Lady Thompson Closed fast after poor break 7-2

10 Pistol’s Shoes Court Back with state breds and blinkers on 4-1

8 More Than Krazy Morales 8-1

2 Fancy Catastrophe Martinez 12-1

4 Casanova Kiddo Birzer 8-1

5 Miss Spana Walker 15-1

1 Educating Guess Dill 30-1

2x Daddyslilgirl Navarro 12-1

1a Shesa Jolly Gal Dill 30-1

9 Stage Door Babe Laviolette 30-1

Saturday’s results

Race 1: $18,000, mdn cl, 3YO up F&M, 6f, cloudy.

Winning time: 1:12.93

2-She’s Red Hot, Vazquez, 3.80, 2.60, 2.40; 4-Bow Street Runner, Corbett, 4.00, 3.60; 8-Comic Band, Court, 4.00

Race 2: $27,000, wvr cl, 4YO up, 6f, cloudy.

Winning time: 1:10.71

6-Catfeinated, Castanon, 12.60, 6.60, 3.40; 3-Ask Simon, Birzer, 9.20, 5.40; 1-Total Immersion, Arroyo, 3.20

Race 3: $18,200, wvr cl, 3YO up, 1mi, cloudy.

Winning time: 1:38.45

7-Dance With Monarch, Arroyo, 4.80, 3.20, 2.60; 2-Reason to Be Proud, Mello, 4.20, 3.00; 5-Name Dropper, Vazquez, 3.60

Race 4: $24,000, st alc, 4YO up, 1 1/16mi, cloudy.

Winning time: 1:45.44

5-Slick Pardoned Me, Arroyo, 49.20, 17.40, 6.20; 4-Forty Nine Watts, Mello, 4.60, 3.40; 6-Tensaw, Tohill, 4.80

Race 5: $18,200, cl, 3YO up, 6f, showers.

Winning time: 1:11.54

5-Have It My Way, Santana, 21.00, 9.60, 5.20; 1-Holy Bullhive, Cruz, 10.80, 6.00; 6-Dreaminofthewin, Arroyo, 3.80

Race 6: $21,000, wvr cl, 4YO up, 6f, showers.

Winning time: 1:11.19

7-Covert Ops, Court, 17.80, 7.00, 4.20; 3-Dixie Banner, Mello, 4.40, 3.20; 6-Laope, Ocampo, 3.40

Race 7: $40,000, mdn cl, 3YO up, 6f, showers.

Winning time: 1:12.84

3-Whiskey Runner, Berry, 3.80, 2.80, 2.20; 4-Cy Seven, Navarro, 7.20, 4.20; 2-Storm Viper, Homeister, 3.20

Race 8: $36,000, cl, 4YO up, 6f, showers.

Winning time: 1:10.09

4-Arborville, Homeister, 23.40, 9.80, 6.40; 7-Slew Slam, Tohill, 9.20, 4.60; 6-Lake Creek, Ocampo, 3.40

Race 9: $100,000, stk, 3YO, 6f, showers.

Winning time: 1:10.45

8-Brewing, Court, 8.80, 4.80, 3.60; 3-Big Sugar Soda, Santana, 8.20, 5.00; 9-Condo Closing, Canchari, 5.00

Race 10: $18,000, mdn cl, 3YO up, 1 1/16mi, showers.

Winning time: 1:47.25

3-Ebullition, Laviolette, 10.20, 5.00, 3.80; 9-Thunder, Mello, 3.80, 2.80; 4-Money Zapper, Birzer, 4.60