Ayers Ratliff offers his picks for the $10,000 Pick-4 at Northfield Park on Sept. 18, part of the U.S. Trotting Association Strategic Wagering Program.
Northfield Park Pick-4, races 8-11, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013
On Wednesday (Sept. 18), 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: 189/23/367/59 = $36
Race 8: (1) Lucky Ivan is worthy of ample consideration from the rail. (8) Mosh Pit has two wins in a row; Kina hands the lines to Thompson and looks for the streak to continue. (9) Button Fly should get a good trip and be tough from the second tier.
Race 9: (2) Carson’s Victory finished second in his most recent effort and has a big shot to do well again tonight. (3) Dia Magdalene draws into a race where several could win; Merriman helps the cause.
Race 10: (3) Eagle Jacob should not be overlooked as a solid competitor. (6) Shockbyelectric was parked in his most recent start and still finished second; could be tough to beat tonight. (7) Tide’s Change attempts to make his Northfield debut a winning one.
Race 11: (5) Schalyn is one of many who could win this event; Wrenn may give this one the edge she needs to get the job done. (9) Yarborough Hanover should get a good trip from the second tier.