Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for Thursday, Jan. 30


Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, Jan. 30.

Best Bet: Race 9 Bulldashanswers 11-5-2-0

Best Longshot: Race 6 Zooming White Star 12-1-1-0

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

Race 1: 1 Mile; Claiming; Purse $17,500; 4 YO and Up

5 Proud Image; Corbett; Broke maiden this distance debut, Full of run last; 5-2

8 Deputy Forest; Navarro; Ran career best this distance & track, had prep; 8-1

1 T. Thomas; Laviolette; Stalker should save ground, needs better break; 5-1

4 The Bay Phantom; Borel; 4 of 5 career wins vs open company, change barn; 5-1

2 Commander Sport; Tohill; 4-1

7 Mr. Etbauer; McKee; 7-2

6 Hesaprivate; Birzer; 12-1

3 Captain Ricochet; Roman; 15-1

Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000: Fillies; 3 YO

9 Kopper Kitty; Tohill; Duplicate of debut wins this, Barn running hot; 3-1

2 Up the Alley; Arroyo; Needed room in debut, claimed by leading trainer; 6-1

10 Irish Vixen; Navarro; Closed in debut, Near lead next out, drops; 4-1

11 Sparkling Ruler; Santana; Had trouble as favorite in debut, drops; 9-2

3 Restoretheearth; Emigh; 10-1

12 Athenian Beauty; Birzer; 8-1

5 Threelittleangels; Quinonez; 20-1

4 Tiawe; Homeister; 12-1

8 Truly Royal; Canchari; 12-1

7 Lemon Kitty; Loveberry; 15-1

1 My Sister Nell; Quinonez; 20-1

6 Walk Around Zoe; Joubert; 30-1

Race 3: 1 1/16 Mi; Claiming; Purse $17,200; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

7 Jardenia; Ocampo; Steady moneymaker drops, loves distance & track; 5-2

2 Sorta Sassy; Homeister; Loves all surfaces, just missed in Oaklawn debut; 9-2

5 Miss Reditore; Tohill; Game in Oaklawn debut last out, adds weight; 7-2

8 She Has Bling; Rose; Had preps vs tougher, dangerous; 12-1

6 Teton Beauty; Santana; 5-1

1 Fleur De Sel; Berry; 6-1

3 Sluiceway; Quinonez; 10-1

4 Foxy Affair; Vazquez; 6-1

Race 4: 1 1/16 Mi; Claiming; Purse $17,200; 3 YO and Up

8 Timely Pursuit; Emigh; Throw out last, wire to wire; 7-2

4 Winding Road; Martinez; 14 time winner has 7 this distance, should stalk; 3-1

3 Barn Knee; Vazquez; Drops to lowest level ever, ran career best last out; 5-2

9 Tears; Ocampo; Needed last, better than last, won last season; 8-1

7 Costly King; Homeister; 8-1

1 Hellcat Senior; Quinonez; 15-1

5 He’s Dangerous; Johnson; 6-1

6 Ask Charlie; Tohill; 15-1

2 Vee One Rotate; McKee; 20-1

Race 5: 1 Mile; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $55,000; 3 YO and Up

1a Long Station; Thompson; Full of run late sprinting, gets more ground; 3-1

3 Late Night Lu; Hill; Had the most late energy last out, flies late; 5-1

2 Street Strategy; Borel; Needs to get the jump on top 2, bred for distance; 5-2

5 Dynamic Impact; Da Silva; Should push pace, Good layoff barn; 7-2

4 Python; Santana; 4-1

1 Rogue Bluff; Laviolette; 3-1

7 English Star; Castanon; 10-1

6 Peace Offering; Birzer; 20-1

Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,000 4 YO and Up

7 Zooming White Star; Martinez; Faced better last season, sleeper of the day; 15-1

1 Holy Bullhive; Morales; Shows good Hawthorne form, Steady $ maker; 8-1

3 Bourbon King; Mello; Competitive this level, likes Oaklawn; 8-1

5 Dr. Jajo; Ocampo; Likes track and distance, a big factor late; 5-2

2 Great Exuma; McKee; 5-1

6 The Flying Whizzer; Berry; 5-1

4 Bunkhouse; Loveberry; 6-1

9 Late Developer; Birzer; 4-1

8 Have It My Way; Canchari; 15-1

Race 7: 1 1/16 Mi.; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $55,000; 3 YO

9 Harbor Bound; Hill; Beaten favorite had poor start, on the pace today; 6-1

5 Penobscot; Thompson; Finishing well both starts while having trouble; 5-1

2 Commandment; Da Silva; Game both starts, gets more ground; 5-2

3 Brother Stachys; Birzer; Could win if fitter this time; 6-1

1 Denali Tiz a Park; Emigh; Sleeper, dangerous; 15-1

7 Squidalem; Laviolette; 12-1

8 Keen Gizmo; Santana; 8-1

4 Vigorish; Arroyo; 8-1

10 Red River Rising; Vazquez; 10-1

6 Open a Tap; Torres; 20-1

11 Johnmack Daddy; Quinonez; 20-1

Race 8: 1 1/16 Mi; Allowance; Purse $57,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

1 Tapit’s World; Berry; The call in extremely wide open race; 5-2

2 Amie’s Dini; Hill; Old form would beat these up; 3-1

8 Come Acorkin; Arroyo; Loves track and distance, blinkers off; 12-1

6 Hung the Moon; Quinonez; Runs well fresh, flies late; 15-1

3 I Am Miss Brown; Thompson; 10-1

7 Miss Squeal; Ocampo; 6-1

4 Our Domain; Emigh; 4-1

5 Trans Continental; Birzer; 9-2

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $20,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

9 Bulldashanswers; Sturniolo; Trouble in last vs better, adds blinkers; 7-2

11 Captain Isabella; McKee; Flies late for the exacta; 20-1

1 Sea Lucy’s Reality; Morales; Game in debut state claiming, back with same; 5-1

3 Lucinda Creek; Quinonez; Good 1st out barn shows bullet and 1st time Lasix; 6-1

12 A Firm Suspect; Birzer; 4-1

10 Peekaboo Shoes; Homeister; 6-1

8 More Than Crazy; Roman; 10-1

6 Lost Cat; Corbett; 15-1

2 Flutter; Thompson; 8-1

4 L J’s Bertie; Santana; 12-1

7 Run Don’t Walk; Quinonez; 30-1

5 Shesa Jolly Gal; Dill; 30-1

Stats

Sunday Meet

Winners on Top 3/9 23/108

Winners in Top 4 Selections 5/9 81/108

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 5/9 46/108

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 1/9 21/108