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Here are handicapper Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Thursday, Jan. 16.

Best Bet: Race 4 Not My Tap 3-2-0-0

Best Longshot Race: 3 Back to Gold 3-1-1-0

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

Race 1: 1 1/16 Mi; Claiming; Purse $17,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

2 Stylish Sounds; Arroyo; The one to catch; 9-5

1 Adonica; Quinonez; Faced tougher here last season; 4-1

6 Daring Ride; Vazquez; In good form; 5-1

4 Queenindygo; Corbett; Missed a check once; 3-1

3 Sarah’s Splendor; Wethey; 7-2

5 Savvy G; McKee; 12-1

Race 2: 6 Furlongs; Claiming; Purse $21,000: Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

2 Almost a Lady; Rose; 4 of 5 career wins this distance; 9-2

3 Morgan Alyssa; Loveberry; Drops to lowest level ever with bullet work; 4-1

5 Galloping Domino; Thompson; Steady moneymaker; 7-2

8 Tayler’s Destiny; Torres; Leading money winner this distance; 5-1

6 Bless My Halo; Quinonez; 8-1

1 Sluiceway; Berry; 6-1

7 Under the Radar; Canchari; 10-1

9 Foxie’s Sly Won; Mello; 8-1

4 She Has Bling; Homeister; 15-1

Race 3: 5½ Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,000; 4 YO and Up

1 Back to Gold; Quinonez; Will love pace scenario; 15-1

3 Lucky A.C.; Arroyo; Barn starting strong; 2-1

7 Laope; Borel; Drops to lowest level ever; 5-2

2 Have It My Way; Canchari; Has highest winning percentage of field; 20-1

4 Guarded Entrance; Mello; 8-1

8 Kentucky Lightnin; Navarro; 9-2

5 Conga Rock; McKee; 20-1

6 Ruddys Buddy; Torres; 12-1

Race 4: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $55,000; Fillies and Mares 3 YO and up

7 Not My Tap; Hill; Rolls on by; 5-2

2 Bluegrass Gin; Torres; Bred to win early; 5-1

5 Twenty Three Darby; Santana; On the improve; 3-1

3 Costamar; Tohil; Speedster well bet all 3 starts; 4-1

4 Concert Pianist; Court; 6-1

1 Carnival Kid; Canchari; 8-1

6 Not Be Forgotten; Thompson; 15-1

8 Emma Lushka; Castanon; 15-1

Race 5: 1 Mi.; Starter Allowance; Purse $21,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and up

3 Extract; Santana; Versatile runner likes track and distance; 7-2

5 Dancin’ Lil; Vazquez; Has good stalk and go move; 4-1

6 Majestic Shoes; Court; Goes for 3rd win in a row; 8-1

7 Bwana Babe; Arroyo; Leading money winner this distance; 3-1

2 Norma’s Dream; Borel; 8-1

1 Jardenia; Cox; 4-1

4 Glamour Galore; Quinonez; 9-2

Race 6: 6 Furlongs; Allowance; Purse $56,000; Fillies and Mares; 4 YO and Up

4 Miffed; Birzer; Shows 2 bullets for Oaklawn return; 5-2

2 Little Miss Fitz; Borel; Missed a check once in career; 4-1

1 Even Song; Quinonez; Has a big late kick; 7-2

3 Graceful Rage; Kuntzweiler; Could be a factor late; 15-1

8 Madison Street; Arroyo; 3-1

5 Neith; Ocampo; 12-1

6 Broken Blues; Thompson; 6-1

7 Jury Wise; Torres; 20-1

Race 7: 6 Furlongs; Maiden Special Weight; Purse $55,000; 3 YO and Up

5 Gottcha Pharm; Court; Sharp works, bullet & 1st time Lasix for debut; 8-1

11 Devilishly Clever; Birzer; Game all 3 starts; 5-2

2 Knight of Dreams; Sturniolo; 1st time vs state breds; 6-1

1 Sea N Suds; Corbett; Good first out barn; 3-1

10 Morluc’s Secret; Halliday; 12-1

9 Carpetbagger; Navarro; 20-1

12 Huntenmeadowdove’s; Torres; 8-1

4 Highwaysixtyseven; Laviolette; 20-1

3 Reinforce; Castanon; 20-1

6 Morluc’shisrank; Vazquez; 20-1

7 October Sky; Mello; 12-1

8 Barbs Big Speedy; Morales; 15-1

Race 8: 6 Furlongs; Optional Claiming; Purse $57,500; 4 YO and up

4 Googleado; Santana; Will try to wire them; 3-1

2 Bull Dozer; Berry; Knows where winner’s circle is; 2-1

9 Montezuma Express; Hill; Never off the board on dirt; 15-1

8 Z Rockstar; Quinonez; Loves track and distance; 12-1

3 Officer Alex; Ocampo; 5-2

1 Doc Almon; Torres; 12-1

7 Tiz Tee Time; Birzer; 10-1

5 Heaven’s Runway; Castanon; 15-1

6 Texas Bling; Rose; 20-1

Race 9: 6 Furlongs; Waiver Claiming; Purse $17,200; 4 YO and Up

11 Lost Decade; Mello; No excuses this level; 5-2

4 Pocket Medal; Tohill; Completes the exacta; 3-1

2 Corporate Charlie; Hill; Drops to lowest level ever; 6-1

5 Western Sun; Birzer; 2 of 3 career wins at Oaklawn; 20-1

3 Paradise City; Vazquez; 10-1

7 Victory Sled; Santana; 15-1

9 Court’s Journey; Navarro; 15-1

10 Added Sparkle; Joubert; 15-1

1 Mizzen Maze; Wethey; 15-1

6 Jenny’s Touch; Quinonez; 20-1

12 Tru Forty Won; Borel; 15-1

8 Pulgarcito; Roman; 20-1

Stats

Sunday Meet

Winners on Top 5/9 10/27

Winners in Top 4 Selections 8/9 25/27

Exactas in Top 4 Selections 4/9 13/27

Trifectas in Top 4 Selections 1/9 2/27

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