Archive for March 2018

Emerging From The “Shadow” At Aqueduct (3/31/18)

Mar 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Aqueduct, Today's Picks

Clear and fast for the Saturday card — a nice 10 race card to signal the emergence of the real NY racing season, so let’s see how I do today!

In race 9, Shadow Rider (#9) needed last couple of starts and a fast pace and a return to Belmont form can make the difference at a nice price — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 2 and 14.

In race 3, Short Kakes (#6) should sit a great stalking trip and run these down as the second choice — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 4 and 1.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 5 and 3

Race 2: 1, 5 and 3

Race 3: 6 (Best Bet) with 4 and 1

Race 4: 1 (Best Best) with 7 and 5

Race 5: 7, 5 and 2

Race 6: 8, 6 and 5

Race 7: 4, 2 and 3

Race 8: 7, 3 and 2

Race 9: 9 (Best Bet) with 2 and 14

Race 10: 7, 2 and 8



“Boy” Is A Man At Gulfstream (3/31/18)

Mar 31st, 2018 | By | Category: gulfstream, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for an incredible 14 race card on Florida Derby Day at Gulfstream.  Had many memorable days during the meet, so let’s go out with a bang today and get ready for great racing heading back to NY!

In race 14, The Grade 1 Florida Derby, Catholic Boy (#6) needed last at Tampa and the added distance will help and the pace will be hot enough to set up a nice middle pack run at a decent price — key in all late multi-race wagers and play an exacta box with #’s 8 and 1.

In race 10, Ready for Rye (#7) should sit a perfect trip right behind a modest pace here and get the jump on the closers — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 9 and 6.  If you are playing the Rainbow 6, key these races and play my top 3 choices in the other races in the sequence.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 9 (Best Bet) with 2 and 4

Race 2: 7 with 3 and 9

Race 3: 5, 1 and 3

Race 4: 1 (Best Bet) with 3 and 5

Race 5: 3, 5 and 1

Race 6: 7, 5 and 13

Race 7: 1, 9 and 5

Race 8: 5 (Best Bet) with 4 and 2

Race 9: 6, 1 and 7

Race 10: 7 (Best Bet) with 9 and 6

Race 11: 3 (Best Bet) with 2 and 10

Race 12: 9, 4 and 12

Race 13: 7, 2 and 8

Race 14: 6 (Best Bet) with 8 and 1



“Going Grey” At Gulfstream (3/25/18)

Mar 25th, 2018 | By | Category: gulfstream, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Sunday card  — very chalky yesterday so not much can happen when you are trying to beat the favorites — today’s card will be more better betting outcomes, so let’s see how I do today.

In race 6, Harry’s Gone Gray (#6) drops down to his friends and should get enough pace to set up late run at a decent price — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 8 and 7.

In race 4, Dependable Phil (#3) gets back on turf and takes off blinkers — first time gelding gets back on track here.  Key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 5 and 6.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 6, 1 and 4

Race 2: 7, 5 and 4

Race 3: 9, 3 and 1

Race 4: 3 (Best Bet) with 5 and 6

Race 5: 6, 5 and 1

Race 6: 4 (Best Bet) with 8 and 7

Race 7: 10, 9 and 1

Race 8: 6 (Best Bet0 with 3 and 1

Race 9: 7, 2 and 1

Race 10: 4 (Best Bet) with 8 and 7

Race 11: 4, 2 and 1

Race 12: 5 (Best Bet) with 4 and 3



A “Rose” Blooms At Aqueduct (3/25/18)

Mar 25th, 2018 | By | Category: Aqueduct, Today's Picks

Clear and fast for the Sunday card — only one winner on top yesterday, so clearly today has to be better!

In race 7, Shamrock Rose (#7) cuts back to sprint and should be flying late in second start back off the layoff — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 1 and 5.

In race 6, American Road (#6) doesn’t like to close the deal, but runs consistently well and gets a contested pace to set up late run to top trainer — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 7 and 2.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 4, 5 and 2

Race 2: 6, 4 and 2

Race 3: 5, 2 and 3

Race 4: 9, 8 and 7

Race 5: 6, 4 and 2

Race 6: 6 (Best Bet) with 7 and 2

Race 7: 2 (Best Bet) with 4 and 3

Race 8: 7 (Best Bet) with 1 and 5

Race 9: 7, 8 and 3