Ayers Ratliff offers his picks for the $10,000 Pick-4 at Northfield Park on March 6, part of the U.S. Trotting Association Strategic Wagering Program.
Northfield Park Pick-4, races 8-11, Wednesday, March 6, 2013
On Wednesday (March 6), Northfield Park will be offering a $10,000 guaranteed pool in the Pick-4. The Pick-4 has a reduced takeout rate of just 14 percent and starts in the eighth race.
$1 play: 25/145/134/13 = $36
Race 8: (2) Homestead Kjell was on the front in his most recent effort but tired; could go the distance tonight. (5) Lima Lucky drops in class and has a big shot to do well.
Race 9: (1) Blue Rock Joe has been racing well, draws the rail and could be in front at the wire. (4) Deringer Gun looks to have a big shot to do well. (5) Mikes Hope dropped to this level last time and was highly competitive; looks to be competitive again.
Race 10: (1) Radical Cam has been drawing poorly; draws the rail here and could be the benefactor from the good inside post. (3) Chief Red Cloud N has been racing well and looks to be able to do well again. (4) Up Front Carl has the ability to be prominently placed on the ticket.
Race 11: (1) Jess Coy raced well for his new connections; draws the rail and looks to race well again. (3) La’sent was the runner-up in her most recent performance and looks to do well again tonight.