Archive for June 2020

A “Peaceful” Day At Belmont (6/28/20)

Jun 28th, 2020 | By | Category: Belmont, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Sunday card — 3 short-priced winners yesterday, but almost got a 12-1 winner home in last, so hopefully we can carry some momentum into today’s racing.

In race 7, Peaceful (#1) working well for return and should be flying late with all the speed signed on here — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 12 and 6.

In race 3, Xanthique (#4) likes the local sod and is the absolute speed here and can lead these all the way at 3-1 or so — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 7 and 1.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 7 and 4

Race 2: 5 with 7 and 1

Race 3: 4 (Best Bet) with 7 and 1

Race 4: 1, 6 and 7

Race 5: 2, 6 and 4

Race 6: 10, 11 and 6

Race 7: 1 (Best Bet) with 12 and 6

Race 8: 3, 1 and 4

Race 9: 1 (Best Bet) with 3 and 9



Taking A “Stand” At Belmont (6/27/20)

Jun 27th, 2020 | By | Category: Belmont, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Saturday card — there are thunder storms in the forecast, so watch out for any changing track conditions.  Have handicapped for turf, but I do have dirt selections for race 11 if it happens to come off.

In race 3, Standup (#10) needed last and may not have fired best with blinkers — takes them off and should get a fast pace to set up late run from cozy outside post.  Key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 9 and 2.

In race 2, O Shea Can U See (#1) moves up for Linda and should get a perfect trip and run these down late at a decent price — 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: 2, 6 and 1

Race 2: 1 (Best Bet) with 5 and 6

Race 3: 10 (Best Bet) with 9 and 3

Race 4: 7, 3 and 5

Race 5: 8, 2 and 10

Race 6: 8, 1 and 6

Race 7: 3, 5 and 1

Race 8: 7, 1 and 4

Race 9: 8 (Best Bet) with 6 and 1

Race 10: 6, 4 and 1

Race 11: 11, 9 and 6   Dirt: 11, 12 and 6



Hanging On A “Cliff” At Churchill (6/27/20)

Jun 27th, 2020 | By | Category: Churchill, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the competitive Stephen Foster card at Churchill — haven’t handicapped here for several weeks, but won’t be afraid to pick some prices since it has happened a lot here since reopening.

In race 11, Crystal Cliffs (#5) ran well here in turf debut for white hot trainer and should make it two in a row — key in all late multi-race wagers and play an exacta box with #’s 6 and 11.

In race 5, Tonaltalitarian (#1) has been running late in all 3 starts, but has been breaking slowly — gets blinkers and has the numbers to win this at a decent price.  Key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 2 and 7.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 3, 5 and 6

Race 2: 3, 2 and 8

Race 3: 1, 4 and 8

Race 4: 2, 7 and 9

Race 5: 1 (Best Bet) with 2 and 7

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

Race 7: 3, 9 and 6

Race 8: 2, 4 and 6

Race 9: 4, 5 and 3

Race 10: 8, 6 and 5

Race 11: 5 (Best Bet) with 6 and 11



Becoming A “Mental” Case At Belmont (6/26/20)

Jun 26th, 2020 | By | Category: Belmont, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Friday card — the dry weather has made the main track favor speed, so play accordingly.  Handicapping pretty well here lately, so I will try and keep it up today.

In race 8, Mentality (#5) loves the local sod and should sit a perfect trip right on the lead and hold off the cavalry — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 7 and 4.

In race 7, Rinaldi (#9) has to overcome outside post, but has good early speed and runs well fresh — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 8 and 1.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 3, 2 and 5

Race 2: 6, 3 and 2

Race 3: 3, 5 and 1

Race 4: 11, 4 and 3

Race 5: 7, 5 and 1

Race 6: 5, 10 and 4

Race 7: 9 (Best Bet) with 8 and 1

Race 8: 5 (Best Bet) with 7 and 4

Race 9: 14, 13 and 7