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Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, April 3

Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, April 3.

Best Bet: Race 6 Franks Officer Gal 40-14-12-5

Best Longshot: Race 5 Beautiful Rainbows 41-2-3-6

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

Race 1: 1 1/16 Mile; Claiming; Purse $18,500; Fillies and Mares: 3 YO and Up

3 Harperstown Lady; Thompson; Has improved each start; 2-1

9 Reagan Trinity; Court; Stalker adds three works and bullet; 4-1

5 She’s Red Hot; Vazquez; Much the best last out; 5-2

4 Kathleen; Berry; A big factor late; 5-1

2 Peekaboo Shoes; Homeister; 12-1

1 Sarah’s Splendor; Emigh; 12-1

7 Miss Karber; Loveberry; 15-1

8 Humble Delia; Birzer; 20-1

6 Suave Affair; Halliday; 30-1

Race 2: 1 1/16 Mile; Maiden Claiming; Purse $25,000; 3 YO and Up

7 Best Request; Loveberry; The one to beat; 9-5

2 Mysterious Promise; Court; Will try to wire them; 7-2

4 Denali Tiz a Park; Tohill; Drops to lowest level ever; 8-5

5 Forty Four North; Ocampo; Better since trying dirt; 3-1

1 Wild N Crazy; Canchari; 6-1

3 Chief Knockaway; Thompson; 15-1

8 Barry Shortpants; Mello; 10-1

6 Lemon Drop Promise; Birzer; 20-1

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

4 Wedding Lass; Mello; Duplicate of last wins this; 2-1

5 Ariadna; Homeister; Game all three Oaklawn starts; 5-1

3 Kerisma; Loveberry; Long overdue; 8-1

7 Rusila; Borel; Returns fresh with blinkers on; 4-1

6 Warren’s Lover; Court; 10-1

2 Flying Rapunzel; Canchari; 12-1

1 Alphabet Bling; Vazquez; 20-1

9 Brick Brack; Navarro; 30-1

8 Fabulous Cate; Halliday; 20-1

10 Princess Semoran; Birzer; 20-1

Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Claiming; Purse $18,000; 3 YO and Up

4 Wild by Nature; Castanon; Wins with clean break; 7-2

6 Tree Top Society; Tohill; Sharp combo in maiden claiming races; 8-1

2 Hold the Rope; Birzer; Closed well after poor break; 15-1

8 Horse Feldhaus; Mello; Slop should help chances; 5-1

9 Tyler T; Thompson; 6-1

3 Fried Rice; Quinonez; 8-1

1 Langfuhr’s Star; Borel; 9-2

7 Red Moon Rising; Doyle; 10-1

12 Blue Away; Canchari; 12-1

10 Captain Quality; Loveberry; 12-1

5 Glass Darkly; Laviolette; 30-1

11 Dancin Jimmie; Halliday; 20-1

Race 5: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $18,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

4 Beautiful Rainbows; Loveberry; Wins a race every Oaklawn season; 12-1

1 Befuddler; Santana; Drop may be the key; 5-2

6 Miss Ziggy; Court; Will love the pace today, blinkers off; 20-1

9 Hatter Nu Nu; Birzer; Has defeated top choice; 15-1

8 Baby Fresh; Canchari; 15-1

7 Jungle Princess; Mello; 7-2

2 Le Chot Jolie; Joubert; 20-1

11 Kid Rockette; Castanon; 6-1

10 Slew Water Slew; Laviolette; 9-2

5 Seamstress; McKee; 8-1

3 Honey Be Oro; Berry; 15-1

Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Starter Allowance; Purse $22,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

4 Franks Officer Gal; Court; Much the best again; 2-1

9 Jesse’s Giacomo; Ocampo; Will be rolling late; 12-1

2 T Jays Affair; Birzer; Steady money maker on the improve; 5-1

5 Almost a Lady; Mello; Very popular since dropping; 7-2

3 Maybelle Slew; Santana; 5-1

7 Sheer Joy; Berry; 8-1

6 Blessed Moon; Thompson; 10-1

8 J Gray; Vazquez; 15-1

1 Tavara; Laviolette; 15-1

Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile; Optional Claiming; Purse $61,000; Fillies and Mares; 3 YO and Up

5 Faerie Queene; Court; Works signal readiness; 12-1

1 Midnight Sweetie; Birzer; Stalk and go late; 8-1

9 Go Go Lolo; Mello; Leading money winner of this field; 2-1

7 Glorys Last Chance; Tohill; Missed a check once; 8-1

4 Grit and Grace; Johnson; 10-1

2 Southern Jewel; Hill; 12-1

11 New Gal N Town; Berry; 15-1

6 Adonica; Quinonez; 4-1

8 I Am Miss Brown; Thompson; 10-1

12 Miss My Rosie; Canchari; 12-1

3 Ellie’s the Boss; Morales; 20-1

10 Heavenly Alibi; Homeister; 30-1

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

10 Russellin; Tohill; Impressive in am and pm; 9-5

9 Arctic Slope; Thompson; Third in grade one, shows bullet for Op debut; 7-2

5 Z Lucky; Mello; A strong factor late; 6-1

7 Sheikinator; Laviolette; Showed improvement 2nd race back in 2013; 5-1

6 Bro Rodrigeaux; Emigh; 6-1

4 Ship to Shore; Court; 15-1

1 A Step Ahead; Ocampo; 12-1

8 I See Back; Arroyo; 20-1

2 Mysterious Circle; Loveberry; 20-1

3 Chairman Crooks; Corbett; 30-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $21,000; 3 YO and Up

1 Star North; Loveberry; Could be claimed for 10k; 3-1

1a Blushing Romeo; Loveberry; Pace setter helps entry mate chances; 3-1

3 Mr. Etbauer; Court; Improved each Oaklawn start; 6-1

2 Miguel Baby; Birzer; Loves track distance and off track; 8-1

8 Be Like Ms D; Corbett; 8-1

9 Hesaprivate; Tohill; 12-1

5 Valid Bull; Quinonez; 7-2

4 Mallett; Berry; 5-1

10 Tis’ Timeless; Mello; 8-1

6 Proud Image; Borel; 15-1

7 Half a Well; Thompson; 20-1

Stats

Sunday Meet

Winners on Top 1/9 88/400

Winners in Top 4 Selections 5/9 289/400

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 4/9 178/400

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 2/9 79/399

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