Aqueduct Race Picks

Key Horse Races & Expert Handicapper Bets – April 17, 2021

Race 8 at Keeneland - Post Time 4:57 PM Eastern Final Jeopardy (8 to 1 starting odds) and Empty Tomb (5 to 1 starting odds) are the keys to profit here, particularly with morning line favorite South Bend absolutely false (very vulnerable) at 5 to 2. South Bend returns from six months off, running two turns (1 1/16 miles) with no prep, in an allowance race. Although he has run in all stakes races going back to the fall of 2019, the class drop is a big sign this is just a prep for [...]

Key Horse Races & Expert Handicapper Bets – March 6, 2021

Gotham Stakes – Race 9 at Aqueduct - Post Time 5:07 PM Eastern If the race goes as drawn, there’s little doubt Capo Kane and Freedom Fighter will become the immovable object and irresistible force, both absolute need-the-lead types that can’t help but run faster than average early and tire late. Of the three quality stalkers – Highly Motivated, Wipe the Slate and Crowded Tale, I’ll start with Wipe the Slate at appealing starting odds of 6/1. No match for Life is Good (who is running in the San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita) [...]

Aqueduct & Woodbine Horse Racing Picks for Saturday, November 21, 2020

 Red Smith Stakes - Race 9 at Aqueduct - Post Time 3:45 PM Eastern Ziyad, who almost won the Group 1 Grand Prix de Saint Cloud in June when well regarded at 4/1, was making his second ever start in North America last month in the Sycamore Stakes and was moving late when the wire came up, ending up beaten a head for second at 7 to 2. He’s not stepping up in class as that too was a grade three race and the distance is no concern as that was a mile and [...]

By |2021-02-24T12:21:47-05:00November 20, 2020|Aqueduct Race Picks, Ellis Starr's Blog, Woodbine Race Picks|
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