Ayers Ratliff offers his picks for the $10,000 Pick-4 at Northfield Park on Aug. 20, part of the U.S. Trotting Association Strategic Wagering Program.
Northfield Park Pick-4, races 8-11, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013
On Tuesday (Aug. 20), 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: 12/3/234/12 = $12
Race 8: (1) Band’s Superstar takes big drop in class and draws the rail to boot. (2) Mailman Bob sees Lippiatt hand the lines to Thompson and looks for some results.
Race 9: (3) Hawk Wild was an impressive winner last time out and could strike again tonight.
Race 10: (2) Baby Bubby has been facing better and could be victorious upon a drop in class. (3) Hallin has the ability to do well in here. (4) Legal Option drops in class and should not be overlooked as a solid competitor.
Race 11: (1) Manny Shuffle has been on the ticket two straight races and from the rail should be there again. (2) Comon Big Money has not missed the ticket since returning to the races; looks to lead that ticket tonight.