Archive for December 2009

One To “Watch” At Aqueduct (12/27)

Dec 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Today's Picks

Clear and muddy at Aqueduct — the track will be drying out all day long.  Yesterday, only one winner, $19.40 in race 5 — I will try and do better today.

In race 9, Midwatch (#7) is the absolute speed at this 1 1/16 distance and gets a wet track.  I’m keying in the late double and pick 3 and playing an exacta box with Baystreet Bully (#2).

In race 7, Commodore Way (#9) can stalk a quick pace and run down the leaders — even from the outside post.  I’m keying in doubles and pick 3′s and playing an exacta box with B.B.Best (#3).  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 3 and 5

Race 2: 7 and 5

Race 3: 3 and 8

Race 4: 2

Race 5: 12, 11 and 7

Race 6: 11 and 1

Race 7: 9 (Best Bet) and 3

Race 8: 1

Race 9: 7 (Best Bet) and 2



A “Triple” Threat At Aqueduct (12/26)

Dec 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Today's Picks

Happy holidays to all my family and friends!  Racing resumes today at Aqueduct on a dreary Saturday that will produce a wet track during the card.  In race 7, Triple Threat (#8) is 1 for 20 lifetime, but is in good form and Cohen rides — gets the call to run down the leaders late.  I’m playing an exacta box with  Enduro (#11) and keying in doubles and pick 3′s.

In race 8, El Real Madrid (#8) goes second time off a long layoff and gets a monster pace to close into on wet track which is also a bonus.  I’m playing an exacta box with Tranquil Manor (#6) and Came East (#7) and keying in doubles and the late pick 3. Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 3 with 6 and 2

Race 2: 1 and 3

Race 3: 4 and 6

Race 4: 5 and 10

Race 5: 11 with 9 and 2

Race 6: 12, 13 and 5

Race 7: 8 (Best Bet) and 11

Race 8: 8 (Best Bet) with 6 and 7

Race 9: 5 and 1



Can’t Douse The “Fire” At Hollywood (12/20)

Dec 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Today's Picks

Fast and firm at Hollywood as we dig out from the storm here in NY.  Had 4 winners on top yesterday, but not much value.  Let’s see how we do today in a competitive card.

In race 10, Acquire The Fire (#8) can sit close to a fast pace at 5 1/2 furlongs and run down the leaders late.  I’m keying in the double and pick 3 and playing an exacta box with Bev’s Ex (#5) and Smoke Cat (#12).

In race 6, Bye Bye Hollywood (#4) has been knocking at the door and drops for this — I’ll key at a short price in doubles and pick 3′s.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 4 and 6

Race 2: 8, 3 and 2

Race 3: 5 and 7

Race 4: 5 and 6

Race 5: 5 and 6

Race 6: 4 (Best Bet) and 8

Race 7: 7 and 1

Race 8: 4 and 7

Race 9: 7 and 3

Race 10: 8 (Best Bet) with 5 and 12



Winning Is The Best “Revenge” At Hollywood ((12/19)

Dec 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Today's Picks

Fast and firm at Hollywood — a far cry from the snow riddled east coast.  In race 1, Dave’s Revenge (#3) is the in-form closer in a route race packed with speed.  I’m keying in all doubles and pick 3′s and making an exacta box with Scarlett’s Place (#1).

In race 4, Cardiff Giant (#5) is taken to repeat at 6 1/2 furlongs.  I’m keying in all doubles and pick 3′s and making an exacta box with Camp Victory (#2). Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 3 (Best Bet) and 1

Race 2: 8 and 3

Race 3: 6 and 3

Race 4: 5 (Best Bet) and 2

Race 5: 1A and 7

Race 6: 6 with 7 and 3

Race 7: 6, 5 and 8

Race 8: 8 and 7

Race 9: 1 and 6

Race 10: 11, 8 and 14