Archive for September 2013

Looking For “Trouble” At Belmont (9/29/13)

Sep 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Belmont, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Sunday card — had a horrible day yesterday with only two winners on top, so let’s move on and concentrate on another difficult day of racing today.

In race 9, The Grade 2 Futurity, In Trouble (#1) showed an important stalking gear in debut and can sit a perfect trip against all the speed here — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #5.

In race 7, Ale (#6) fires every time on turf and can repeat with a clean trip — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 4 and 10.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 8 with 5 and 2

Race 2: 2, 6 and 7

Race 3: 8, 3 and 4

Race 4: 10 with 11 and 4

Race 5: 7, 9 and 6

Race 6: 6, 8 and 7

Race 7: 6 (Best Bet) with 4 and 10

Race 8: 6 with 2 and 7

Race 9: 1 (Best Bet) and 5

Race 10: 3, 1 and 5

Race 11: 3 with 5 and 11



“Slumber” Awakens At Belmont (9/28/13)

Sep 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Belmont, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Super Saturday card at Belmont — 6 grade 1′s and a fabulous day of racing in store, so let’s see how I do today!

In race 9, The Grade 1 Turf Classic, Slumber (#4) returned with an easy win against lesser, but Mott goes for the gold second off the layoff and the price will be right — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 2 and 5.

In race 7, The Grade 1 Vosburgh, Bahamian Squall (#3) is in career form and fires every time — gets off the rail and can sit a perfect stalking trip and turn the tables on Justin Phillip.  Key in all double and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 2 and 1. Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 11 with 8 and 10

Race 2: 3 with 9 and 8

Race 3: 2, 10 and 6

Race 4: 12, 3 and 9

Race 5: 4 and 2

Race 6: 2 with 5 and 1A

Race 7: 3 (Best Bet) with 2 and 1

Race 8: 6, 5 and 1A

Race 9: 4 (Best Bet) with 2 and 5

Race 10: 6 with 3 and 8

Race 11: 5, 13 and 11



“Lapin” It Up At Churchill (9/28/13)

Sep 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Churchill, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Saturday card — a quality 11-race card that will challenge even the most successful handicapper, so let’s see if my mastery of Churchill can continue today!

In race 10, Renards Lapin (#1) has good positional speed from advantageous post and has run well on local sod — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 8 and 9.

In race 8, The Grade 3 Jefferson Cup, General Election (#5) is the proven closer in a race packed with speed and can get up at a mile — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 7 and 8.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 3 and 4

Race 2: 1 and 6

Race 3: 8, 4 and 5

Race 4: 3 and 6

Race 5: 8 with 3 and 4

Race 6: 2, 5 and 9

Race 7: 5 and 3

Race 8: 5 (Best Bet) with 7 and 8

Race 9: 4, 3 and 5

Race 10: 1 (Best Bet) with 8 and 9

Race 11: 8, 9 and 6



“Free As A Bird” At Belmont (9/25/13)

Sep 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Belmont, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Wednesday card — decided to handicap since a few of my buddies are going to the track, so let’s see how I do today.  By the way, even though I’m trying to beat some of the heavy favorites, they can still win if the track is favoring speed, so play accordingly.

In race 3, Free as a Bird (#1) cuts back to best distance on turf and can win from on or just off the pace — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 3 and 5.

In race 8, Bold Forest (#10) likes the local surface and gets a good stalking post — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 8 and 4.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 7 with 3 and 1

Race 2: 5 and 1

Race 3: 1 (Best Bet) with 3 and 5

Race 4: 2, 6 and 1

Race 5: 1 with 5 and 8

Race 6: 9, 7 and 8

Race 7: 2 and 5

Race 8: 10 (Best Bet) with 8 and 4

Race 9: 4, 9 and 6