2 Hugs to All – Speedball will try and take these wire to wire; simple tactics of go as fast and as far as he can.
Long Shot – 1 D’oro Dancer
Race 2 – 6 furlongs, Purse $ 12,000, Claiming $ 8,000, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
5 First Queen – Ran better than looked last out at Fairplex; like the rider switch to P Val for the money shot.
8 Popular Date – Big race to win off the claim for Eddie Truman; she has enough back class to repeat the race.
Long Shot – 3 Brought It
Race 3 – 6 1/2 furlongs, Purse $ 38,000, Maiden special weights nfl jersey , Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
3 Lea the Punisher – Has run 2 races already fast enough to crush these; the main foes may be the FTS.
7 Cayala – Was favored in both career starts in Germany; bred well by Cherokee Run, picks up Rafael Bejarano.
Long Shot – 6 Officer Leah
Race 4 – 6 furlongs, Purse $ 29,000, Claiming $ 40,000, Fillies, 2-year-olds
4 Ashley’s Gamble – Tepid chalk has won 2 races by the skin of her teeth mlb jerseys ; tiny edge in an incredibly difficult heat.
1 Brazzle Dazzle – Speedball exits the much tougher Debutante for this $ 40K claimer; speed to lead wire to wire.
Long Shot – 2 Yellow Slicker
Race 5 – 6 1/2 furlongs, Purse $ 13,000, Maiden claiming $ 25,000, 3-year-olds and up
12 Royal Import – He’s run second 5 times, but clearly is fast enough to win; like the turn back in distance too.
11 Syllabus – Showed enough in career debut to be made the morning-line favorite nfl jersey ; the idea is he’ll show some improvement.
Long Shot – 6 Warren’s Tommy Too
Race 6 – 1 1/16th miles (turf), Purse $ 40,000, Allowance, Cal-breds, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
7 Laura Beasley – Brice Blanc has been riding in terrific form of late; 5-of-7 in the money on grass points to ability.
8 Serene Sophia – She is bred by Giant’s Causeway to go long and love grass; stretching out for the first time.
Long Shot – 3 Party With Brando
Race 7 – 6 furlongs (turf), $ 100,000 Morvich Handicap, 3-year-olds and up
6 Quick Enough – First race off the claim by Doug O’Neill; was nearly a huge upset of California Flag, winner if he repeats.
3 Scenic Blast – Exits two tougher stakes for this turf sprint; like the turn back in distance for some closing power.
Long Shot – 2 Quietly Mine
Race 8 – 6 furlongs, Purse $ 16,000, Claiming $ 25,000, Fillies and mares, 3-year-olds and up
2 Saanneen – Hard to swallow Kerwin John at a short price, but the horse deserves it; tactical speed to sit a perfect trip.
1 Hot Little Bug – Been away 16 months, but Julio Canani can get them ready off the layoff; watch the tote board for clues.
Long Shot – 7 Costa Marta
Race 9 – 1 mile (turf), Purse $ 38,000, Maiden special weights, 2-year-olds
10 Slammer Time – Was flattered in last when Acaffella won next out for Richard Mandella; showed good tactical speed.
2 Wegner – FTS from the Bob Baffert barn; bred by Dynaformer, which points to a turf pedigree and stamina to run all day.
Long Shot – 9 Northern Indy
Best Bet – 3 Lea the Punisher (race 3)
Oak Tree Sunday – Picks/Winners/Mutuels, 17/4/$ 38.60; Long Shots, 9/1/$ 7.40; Best Bet, 1/1/$ 4.00
Oak Tree Totals – 135/41/$ 248.20; Long Shots, 66/9/$ 68.00; Best Bets, 8/2/$ 6.80
SIMULCAST PICK OF THE DAY – 3 Song of Stars (9/2) in race 1 at Delaware Park. For scoring purposes, we’ll make a hypothetical $ 2 win, place and show bet, $ 6 total. On Sunday, Milwaukee Appeal ran second at Keeneland paying $ 15.20 to place and $ 7.60 to show. Stats – 169/121/$ 932.30