Archive for May 2013

A “Close” Call At Belmont (5/27/27)

May 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Belmont, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the terrific Memorial Day card — the Metropolitan has always been one of my favorite races and I typically do well, so let’s see how I do today!

In race 9, The Grade 1 Acorn, Close Hatches (#6) gets good stalking post and will appreciate the return to one turn and run down these late — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #5.

In race 8, The Grade 1 Ogden Phipps, Tiz Miz Sue (#2) is working bullets for this and may get a fast pace and get first run on closers — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 5 and 6.

In race 10, The Grade 1 Metropolitan, Cross Traffic (#1) will try and steal this again –  might hang on if able to control the pace early.  Key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 7 and 6.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 4 with 9 and 1

Race 2: 1 and 7

Race 3: 3 with 10 and 8

Race 4: 8 with 9 and 1

Race 5: 7 with 4 and 10

Race 6: 9, 8 and 7

Race 7: 3 with 4 and 1

Race 8: 2 (Best Bet) with 5 and 6

Race 9: 6 (Best Bet) and 5

Race 10: 1 (Best Bet) with 7 and 6

Race 11: 8, 12 and 10



A Winning “Spot” At Churchill (5/27/13)

May 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Churchill, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Memorial Day card — had another good day yesterday with 7 winners listed (3 on top), so I will try and keep it up today.

In race 9, Getaway Spot (#1) gets a great pace set-up today and returns to dirt surface — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 2 and 5.

In race 3, Alaura Michele (#2) has faced better in last 2 and the pace will favor a closer on the cut back — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #6.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 5 and 3

Race 2: 6 and 5

Race 3: 2 (Best Bet) and 6

Race 4: 4 and 7

Race 5: 1 (Best Bet) and 5

Race 6: 4 and 8

Race 7: 2 and 1

Race 8: 3, 6 and 9

Race 9: 1 (Best Bet) with 2 and 5

Race 10: 4, 7 and 3

Race 11: 3, 9 and 4



“Grass Is Greener” At Churchill (5/26/13)

May 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Churchill, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Sunday card — had a great day yesterday with 7 winners listed, 5 on top, including 4 in a row (races 3-6), which resulted in some nice pick 3′s and two very good best bets.  Let’s see how I do today.

In race 8, Greengrassofyoming(#1) gets cozy post and can be close to a slow pace and win this off repeat of last — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 10 and 6.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 7 and 6

Race 2: 1, 2 and 3

Race 3: 4 and 3

Race 4: 6, 2 and 1

Race 5: 7 and 5

Race 6: 7, 2 and 6

Race 7: 3, 1 and 5

Race 8: 1 (Best Bet) with 10 and 6

Race 9: 4, 3 and 5

Race 10: 3, 6 and 2



Rolling “Elevens” At Belmont (5/26/13)

May 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Belmont, Today's Picks

Good and good for the Sunday card (races 5 and 7 off the turf) — had a good day yesterday with 7 winners listed, 3 on top (including at $22,60 winner in race 8), so let’s see how I do today!

In race 8, Countknickerbocker (#11) cuts back to turf sprint and has handled give in the ground before — Castellano rides great for this trainer.  Key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 6 and 8.

In race 10, Eddy’s Tune (#11) has the most speed and gets blinkers from crafty turf barn — key in all late doubles and pick 3 and play an exacta box with #’s 12 and 5.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 5, 9 and 7

Race 2: 6 and 5

Race 3: 3, 9 and 8

Race 4: 7 and 6

Race 5: 9, 10 and 5

Race 6: 6, 7 and 4

Race 7: 13, 11 and 4

Race 8: 11 (Best Bet) with 6 and 8

Race 9: 8, 2 and 3

Race 10: 11 (Best Bet) with 12 and 5