Bob Pandolfo offers his picks for the $50,000 Pick-4 at Meadowlands Racetrack on Jan. 17, part of the U.S. Trotting Association Strategic Wagering Program.
Meadowlands Pick-4, Races 7-10, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2012
$1 play: 158/245/4/45 = $18
Race 7: (5) Elodie raced big from post nine last start and doesn’t need to leave to compete. (1) Jack's Magic Jewel rallied from post 11 and has speed. (8) Latin Lyric had a tough overland trip and was wide the final quarter, losing valuable ground, but only lost by 3-3/4 lengths.
Race 8: (2) Sectionline Blast finished first in last at Dover but was dq'd and placed second; picks up Campbell. (5) Night Train Shane drops, showed speed in last. (4) Palm's Beach also showed speed and gets a better post here.
Race 9: (4) Helios will be odds-on here and a single on many tickets, including mine.
Race 10: (4) Shayna Baby and (5) Leanback Coco both have inherent class.