Jugette day at the Delaware, Ohio “Jug” meeting also features two divisions of the Buckette and a Standardbred stakes. Also, some overnights and another state-bred championship are presented on the penultimate program of the brief fair meet. Here again I share some of my hopefully value-laden contenders.
In Race 4, Girls Willb Girls has multiple excuses, as well as tough trips, posts and good form, to be a contender in this field. Don’t be surprised to see early speed that, with a smooth trip, pays off.
In Race 5, Zambrano deserves a few chances here, making it into the conditions after a bad race at Scioto, which we will dismiss. He failed as one of the choices before that but three back we find the type of race that could win this for him here.
Why can’t Polka Dot make Race 7 her first winning effort? If you can answer that you can take a chance on a contender with a more obvious shot at taking this race. We think this is a perfect spot for the “Dot” to join winners-of status.
Kennairnmachmagic needs only to stay on stride and have a decent trip to do what bettors supported him to do at Batavia recently and win Race 9.
Race 10 is the Buckette and we wish to endorse Duolottacheatin. The Kentucky Sires Stakes failures in her recent two included far more talent than here, with the exception of Andie Sophia, but she has some work to do to get home first.
In Race 12 it is impossible to go for or against I Luv The Nitelife in either heat of the Jugette. No indication that a horse this good justifies knocking her for having to show her prowess on a half-mile track. Forget about heat two unless something goes wrong for the fabulous filly in heat one. Then, either pass heat one or look for the largest trifecta available, which, of course, would mean that the chaos behind I Luv The Nitelife as the key presents two long shots. For those candidates, at press time, we like Parlee Beach and Jerseylicious.
In Race 13 Jaded Tim is the second-highest money maker this year (per the conditions) and is in a better spot than the highest earner, Exquisite Glide, coming from post 9. Jaded Tim comes off of two wins, one his maiden and the other an indication he is immeasurable now and may be much more classier than these.
The first Buckette division is Race 14. Although Coffeecake Hanover has a short morning line, she will still go off far more than Frau Blucher and that will be our choice. “Coffeecake” had a bad hand at the Meadows last week and will be better here.
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).
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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