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Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 7

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 7.

Best Bet: Race 6 Spotsback 24-9-6-3

Best Longshot: Race 4 Giacokhan 28-2-2-4

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

Race 1: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

12 Bow Street Runner; Corbett; Competitive vs Maidens SW, outside speed; 6-1

6 Comic Sister; Loveberry; Beaten favorite game both starts this season; 7-2

2 Impetuous Bay; Emigh; Rallied well after having trouble; 8-1

10 Where’ssheat; Laviolette; Wide and closing last out, adds useful work; 4-1

7 A Firm Suspect; Santana; 4-1

3 She’s Red Hot; Vazquez; 8-1

11 Runaway Mollie; Johnson; 20-1

4 Sea Lucy’s Reality; Morales; 10-1

8 Marilyn D Marilyn; Quinonez; 15-1

1 Fancy Catastrophe; Martinez; 15-1

5 Thethirdjonesgirl; Dill; 30-1

9 Stormin Nessie; Birzer; 20-1

Race 2: 1 1/16 Mile; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $60,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

3 Annuity; Santana; The one to catch; 9-5

5 She Be Keene; Hill; Could smoke them all late; 6-1

1 Winning Scoop; Arroyo; Just missed vs top choice; 3-1

8 Emma Lushka; Mello; Will relish the stretch out, sleeper; 12-1

4 Centella; Morales; 5-1

2 Miracle Run; Homeister; 10-1

7 Cowgirl in Love; Loveberry; 10-1

6 Lady’s Money; Corbett; 15-1

9 Anna Mia; Castanon; 20-1

Race 3: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,500; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

2 Franks Officer Gal; Court; Leading $ winner this distance, good rider switch; 8-1

3 Surprise Surprise; Mello; Full of run late last out; 5-2

1 Chelan Echo; Vazquez; Needed last while closing well; 7-2

5 Trick My Ride; Laviolette; Speed will take her far in this one; 10-1

7 Derby Hat; Arroyo; 3-1

9 My Majestic; Loveberry; 12-1

6 Holy Habit; Canchari; 8-1

8 Kimbell Has Bling; Santana; 10-1

4 Hot Shoes; Halliday; 20-1

Race 4: 1 Mile; Claiming; Purse $18,200; 3 YO and Up

11 Giacokhan; Laviolette; Been waiting for this one; 8-1

2 Great Call; Quinonez; Completes the exacta; 5-2

8 Lawyer Gabe; Vazquez; Drops to lowest level ever, long overdue; 9-2

10 Jones Destiny; Thompson; Has beaten several of these; 20-1

4 My Tip; Arroyo; 4-1

1 Gaither Draw; Corbett; 15-1

6 Our Splurge; Martinez; 5-1

3 Fate’s Right Hand; Tohill; 30-1

12 Front Line Lawyer; Halliday; 30-1

5 Lac Seul’s Dream; Johnson; 20-1

7 Victory Sled; Walker; 20-1

9 Zellers; Torres; 20-1

Race 5: 1 1/16 Mi; Maiden Claiming; Purse $40,000; 3 YO

7 Bro Rodrigeaux; Arroyo; Drops in to win; 2-1

8 No Dishonor; Thompson; Was flying late this level; 5-1

4 Harbor Bound Mello; Highest; Beyers number this distance; 7-2

3 Victory Colors; Court; On the improve for former Indy 500 winner; 8-1

6 Word Racer; Martinez; 7-2

2 Sir Smart Alex; Ocampo; 15-1

9 Big Money Speaks; Birzer; 12-1

5 Denali Tiz a Park; Tohill; 20-1

1 Squidalem; Laviolette; 20-1

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

7 Spotsback; Thompson; Very game vs better and faster; 9-2

9 Red Dirt Rooster; Morales; Any improvement beats these; 8-1

3 Bullero; Birzer; Had trouble in last while needing last; 8-1

4 The Arkansan; Court; The one to catch; 4-1

2 He Is a Roadster; McKee; 5-1

1 Need a Alibi; Homeister; 15-1

8 Knight of Dreams; Emigh; 10-1

5 Sea Bubba; Canchari; 12-1

12 October Sky; Mello; 6-1

11 Gregory J; Loveberry; 10-1

10 Tsali’s Valor; Martinez; 30-1

6 Huntenmeadowdove’s; Quinonez; 15-1

Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $62,000; 4 YO and Up

2 Victory Exchange; Arroyo; Very impressive in Canada, bad morning line; 8-1

5 Rhetorical; Canchari; Loves track and distance, goes for 3rd win in a row; 7-2

10 Captain Genius; Ocampo; Wins at 50% clip this distance, stalker; 4-1

6 Wynns Nighthawk; Navarro; Adds sharp work after facing good group; 2-1

7 Double Ours; Loveberry; 6-1

8 Card; Emigh; 5-1

9 Dakota Mac; Martinez; 20-1

1 Platitude; Santana; 6-1

3 Texas Bling; Vazquez; 6-1

4 Chuck; Quinonez; 20-1

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

10 Guns Loaded; Arroyo; Runs well fresh, sharp works & blinkers off; 3-1

1 Chippewawhitechief; Court; Will love pace today, flies late; 15-1

3 Da Winner Is; Thompson; Easy win in Oaklawn debut; 5-1

7 D’cajun Cat; Santana; Back to better level; 5-1

2 Roberto Gato; Emigh; 4-1

4 I See Back; Quinonez; 15-1

9 Standpoint; Ocampo; 4-1

8 Chairman Crooks; Corbett; 20-1

6 Aces N Jacks; Berry; 10-1

5 Devilish Clever; Birzer; 20-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,200; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

1 Almost a Lady; Arroyo; Has these outclassed, will be claimed again; 3-1

2 Platinum Blue; Santana; Scratched for this, 5 of 6 wins at distance; 6-1

5 Kevil Kid; Birzer; Full of run late last out; 9-2

10 Free Range; Loveberry; Better than last, back sprinting; 6-1

11 Le Chot Jolie; Quinonez; Will use this horse in all my exotics; 30-1

7 Tavara; Laviolette; 4-1

12 Captivating Star; Berry; 10-1

3 She Has Bling; Homeister; 20-1

4 Faith Rising; Mello; 15-1

6 Stormin K J; Court; 20-1

9 Flatter Me Up; Martinez; 20-1

8 Paris Luc; Halliday; 30-1

Stats

Thursday Meet

Winners on Top 3/9 58 /261

Winners in Top 4 Selections 7/9 195/261

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 4/9 116/261

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 3/9 46/261

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