The lock ran 3rd yesterday, but 7/2 and 10/1 winners made it a solid start to the week for the Conductor. Always beware of the ultimate equipment change. The Conductor may have to play Fair Grounds more often. The train now heads up to Philly today for our regularly scheduled Tuesday programming, let’s get this baby into 2nd gear. Let’s Ride.
Race 1: 5 ½ Furlongs. F.MC 10000
#6 Lily Ain’t Foolin (12/1) – She’s run good early pace figures in her first two starts and adds blinkers today. Trainer Harold Whylie has hit at some big prices 2nd off the claim recently.
Race 2: 7 Furlongs. Mdn 45k
SCRATCHED *Never a Doubt Whiskey For the Week Lock of the Day #10 Square the Circle (9/5) – If they don’t win on debut, they win in their 2nd start for Pennington/Servis.
*Updated New Lock #2 Mission Oberon (5/1) – More Stews!
Race 3: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 25000n3L
#6 Sheplaysthefield (3/1) – She’s got a pace advantage over this field and the Conductor loves her. You have to watch out for women like her.
Race 4: 5 ½ Furlongs. F.MC 40000
#8 Gambit’s Girl (9/2) – She drops to the claiming ranks for the 1st time and has shown strong early pace figures vs tougher. The Conductor like that Frankie stays aboard.
Race 5: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 7500n4L
#1 Lucky Stash (6/1) – You’ll never find where he Conductor hides his lump of cash.
Race 6: 7 Furlongs. MC 20000
#3 Tricky Gamble (10/1) – Cutting back to a sprint and truing dirt for the 1st time, he has upside and has carried is speed well in prior races. His low % trainer will keep his price high.
Race 7: 7 Furlongs. F.Clm 75000n4L
#9 Sierra Forest (9/5) – Gate to wire gut job.
Race 8: 1m70yds. Clm 10000
*Gullet Shot of the Day #1 Wild About Deb (15/1) – He ran a dud with blinkers on last start against much tougher. He drops today back to a level where he’s recently been competitive and has strong back class. The blinkers also come back off.
Race 9: 6 ½ Furlongs. Alw 25000
#7 Love Is Your Name (6/1) – This gelding closed like an animal last start to get the job done. The Conductor will bet trainer Carlos Solo has figured him out.
Race 10: 5 ½ Furlongs. Clm 75000n2L
#4 Billyjeansboy (8/1) – Dropping in class after showing good speed vs much tougher, the Conductor will bet he can scamper away from this field.