Day two at the Delaware, Ohio “Jug” meeting presents a few more difficult races (see below for our results from Sunday) but tough races are great targets for great prices. So let me once again share some of my wagering possibilities.
In Race 2, Coyote Kid is not a proven loser, like the others, and his qualifying win before breaking in his first race is very good. This is a good spot to back him (he was supported well in his first start at 4-1 so we should give him the benefit of the doubt for the mistake).
In Race 3, Future Night Train comes off a brutal outside trip in his second try at Scioto and could get out in front and stay there. He may be inherently better than the probable morning-line choice.
Doubelieveinmagic is a good outsider to support in Race 4. The probable choice is outside and may have to battle for the lead with one or two others, leaving our 1 horse in a good spot to make up important, winning ground late.
Race 7 finds Lismaraslady in a spot to control the pace. She made a true job of it at 46-1 at Lexington only to flop from the effort. But she has speed and if she can use it on the four turns from the best post she has had in six races, she may pay off.
In Race 8, Maes Perfect Storm is back to challenge In The Grippers, with the latter sure to be the underlay. Maes Perfect Storm is the only filly to beat In The Grippers in a while and should be more of a threat than she was from post 8 at 14-1, when she still got on the board. This could be the perfect second-choice play with the right odds.
In Race 11 we make a case for AE Western Ingot. He gets going enough at Northfield and gains late, which could work well here at a price.
For your information: The horses mentioned may or may not wind up to be win bets for me, since I wait for the betting to be near done before I measure the value based on my demands for a price. I present them to you as suggested contenders, valuable elements in some aspect of betting the race (win, place, show or exotics).
Follow up: On Sunday we had a single winner with Supreme Day ($8.40).
Crown Time Keeper came in second and paid $5 to place and $5 to show. Two others hit the board third: Mannerism and Milliron Pete. Two others, Don’t Muff It Up and Prakasmakesperfect, broke at the start and were eliminated.
We will be watching these and their prices and we hope you can profit using them in any way you wager.
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