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 (WIN double PLACE).
Look for value. Any selection going to post at odds higher than 5-1 is a value play.
My selections are just a heads up to take a second look during your handicapping.
Do your research and make up your own mind. Don't blindly bet these selections.
Best Longshot: Race 7; #9 Imhotep
Best Bet: Race 2; #2 S. S. Stone
Selections: 6 - 2 - 9 - 10
The 6, Cylon Star, drops in class, shortens up and switches back to the dirt. Go time. The 9, Wolly Bird, runs for sharp connections for this and makes that sharp class drop from MSW to MCL.
Selections: 7 - 2 - 6 - 5
The 2, S.S. Stone, makes 1st start off bench after short rest. Could need a start to get fully cranked up. Obvious favorite in here. The 7, Xodo, goes turf to dirt off a win with the hot Solis and Solis stays onboard for this run.
Selections: 8 - 6 - 4 - 7
This Race is wide open. The 8, Growl, stretches out to a route of ground for first time. The 6, Lambeau, makes second start off claim for new connections. The 4, Unbridled's Gun, makes 1st start off bench and fits in here speed/pace wise.
Selections: 8 - 7 - 3 - 9
The 8, Taylor's Wise Lion, looks to be sitting on a race. The 7, Always Early, need to lead type could go gate to wire in here. The 3, Dutch Kay, switches to dirt for this start off a short rest.
Selections: 6 - 3 - 5 - 9
The 3, Jack London, has good early foot and could wire these. The 6, Duration, switches surfaces and stretches out a little for second lifetime start for McPeek.
Selections: 3 - 6 - 4 - 8
The 3, Indy's Alexandra, exits a very fast race and may be able to run these off their feet. The 6, Worsecasescenairo, NY shipper drops in class and can't be claimed out of this one.
Selections: 9 - 11 - 3 - 4 (use the 5 if there is a scratch)
This Race is wide open The 9, Imhotep, is bred for the weeds and makes first lifetime start for Pletcher with Johnny V in the irons. The 11, Casino Host, has earned almost $17,000 in 2 starts on the weeds.
Selections: 8 - 1 - 2 - 6
The 8, Coffee Boy, drops in class off so-so effort at 7F. Cuts back to 6.5F where he has won. The 1, Apriority, looks like the one to beat in here.
Selections: 8 - 4 - 1 - 11
The 8, Havelock, stretches out for this off a good run in last. The 4, Kindergarden Kid, takes off the shades for first start off the bench in almost 9 months.
Race 10 Honey Fox Stakes
Selections: 8 - 6 - 9 - 5
The 8, Never Retreat, may be able to turn the tables on the 6 and 9 and get the win. The 6, Cherokee Queen, fits in here speed/pace wise and should be right there at the wire.
Selections; 11 - 3 - 6 - 7
This race is wide open. The 11, Dixie's Sandals, had to check in last but still finished well.
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