All selections contenders for WIN.
All handicapping done BEFORE scratches and changes became available.
Betting advice: 1 betting unit to WIN: 2 betting units to PLACE.
Best Bet: Race 4; #8 Kapsiliat
12 Butterdish: Class relief, Shades on, 2nd lifetime start
5 Ghost Town Cat: Jersey Joe up for Kelly Breen, Probable post time favorite, Go time
6 Verse Choir: Needs the right trip to win this
11 Snow Warning: Needs to go to the front and hang on
6 Under Contract: Class relief, Need the lead type will try and hang on to win this
11 Another Success: 1st off the claim and 2nd off the bench, Should stalk and pounce
7 Rapid Mon: Sharp connections, Shortens up and switches back to the weeds, Go time
4 Foolish Honor: 8 for 12 ITM on Turf, Desormeaux up for good trainer, Needs the right trip to steal this
4 Volador: Class relief, 2nd start off bench, Go time
1 No Fly Zone: Probable post time favorite, 1st start off the claim and 1st start off the bench for sharp connections
6 Aircraft Intercept: Turf specialist probably in here to stretch legs, but fits speed/pace wise
8 Devilish Mecke: Ships over from Tampa and steps up, Can steal this at a price
8 Kapsiliat: Foreign invader makes first US start for sharp connections, Strong works on the weeds say go time
7 Diza: 3rd lifetime start, Sharp connections, If this one can stay out of trouble look out
1 Siren Serenade: Logical favorite in here for sharp connections, will be heavily bet and may justitfy that with a win
6 Starzig: Another logical favorite who will get bet and should run well for these sharp connections
5 One Proud Cat: 3 for 4 ITM at GP, 2nd start off bench after good 1st run, Go time
1 Joan's Royal Dawn: 4 for 7 ITM ant GP, 2nd start off bench, Steps up after claim, Go time
10 Upmarket Girl: 2nd start off bench after good 1st run, Elvis T rides for low profile connections that have been hot at this meeting
2 Carolina Fuego: 1st start off the claim for low profile connections that could be flying late to pick up pieces after speed collaspes
8 Awesome Grannie: 2nd start off bench, Fits speed/pace wise, Should stalk and pounce
2 Aaroness: Should be flying late in the lane to get up for sharp connections
1 Cades Bay: Logical post time favorite will be on or near the front and can win going away
3 Zister: Last two starts have been awesome, takes next logical step here and can win with a decent trip
3 Star Of Sapphire: California shipper gets Desormeaux up for Biancone, Slight Class relief, Go time
4 Taconic Victory: 2nd lifetime start for Eddington colt who has been working nicely over deep Payson Park surface
9 Entwine: First time starter gets 4-1 ML, Johnny V. up for Mott, Payson Park works scream go for this Empire Maker colt
5 Cat Be Nimble: First time starter shows a long consistent series of slow works, Should be in good shape for this
8 Interactif: Only a bad trip keeps this one out of the winners circle at a short price
1 Asphalt: Can upset with the right trip
6 Bim Bam: No slouch in here, Could take the to prize with a little racing luck
4 Lucas Brady: Low profile connections will keep price high on this runner who can get up to steal this on the wire
4 Notes Prince: Class relief, Looks like the only horse who can easily get to the front and hold on, will get bet down and should win
2 Book Says Yes: Turf 2 dirt for low profile connections, Will need a good trip and some racing luck to win this
1 Precious Beans: 2nd start off bench, Sharp new trainer takes over, should stalk and pounce
7 Raising Timber: Probable post time favorite gets Jersey Joe up for Kelly Breen, Can win if lone speed backs up
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