PLAYING THE PONIES

SHRP selections for Saturday night from Fred Faour

Sam Houston Race Park selections for Saturday Courtesy photo

FIRST

2-5-4-6

OKAVANGO ALPHA has solid works for his debut tonight

SECOND

2-5-3-6

DARK DESERT WINE is another RP shipper who looks like a standout

THIRD

4-1-6-5

KATIE'S SHADOW comes from solid barn; should improve off last

FOURTH

5-2-6-8

RB HOT DATE offers no value, but will be very tough in this spot

FIFTH

1-5-7-6

IMAGINARY IMAGE should improve in start No. 2 for top barn

SIXTH

5-2-1-4

BEAT GOES ON is in sharp form for top barn and is in a logical spot

SEVENTH

7-3-4-1

FROSTED BLING towers over these on paper but will be a short price

EIGHTH

2-1-5-7

LUCKY RENDEZVOUS could turn the tables on the 1 here with a clean trip

NINTH

7-6-4-5

Taking a flyer on firster HEARTS COMMAND for sneaky good barn

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