Opening day at the most beautiful place the Conductor’s eyes have ever seen. Let’s Ride.
Race 1: 4½ Furlongs. F.Mdn 60k
#4 Quality H Two O (6/1) – Three sharp works for a barn that can surprise with 1st time starters. Trainer Teresa Connelly is 14% with a +1.15 ROI debuting runners this year.
Race 2: 7 Furlongs. F.OC 20000
*Never a Doubt Opening Day Lock #3 Honey Bunny (6/5) – They won’t beat her.
Race 3: 1 1/16 Mile. MC 30000
#3 Watch Cairo (8/1) – Stretching out for the 1st time, he’s lightly raced and has been well bet in his starts. He’s adding blinkers today and has also been clipped.
Race 4: 6½ Furlongs. OClm 10000
#3 Zaevion (5/1) – 2nd of the layoff, he won well last start and winning was no easy task at Oaklawn this meet.
Race 5: 1 Mile. (Turf) Alw 83000n2x
#5 Frankincense (20/1) – Steadily progressing and a winner of two in a row, he’s run even better than it looks closing into slow paces. The Conductor will key him in the trifecta.
Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile. F.OC 75000n1x
*Gullet Shot of the Day #6 Mo Gayle (12/1) – Any winner on debut for Dallas Stewart has talent. Stretching out today after two sprints, the Conductor loves her.
Race 7: 5½ Furlongs. (Turf) Palisades Turf Sprint Stakes
#11 Strike Silver (12/1) – He had a brutal trip in the BC Juvenile trip last start. His win at Keeneland two back made the Conductor a fan for life.
Race 8: 7 Furlongs. F.Clm 20000n2L
#8 Tally Ho (4/1) – She showed guts last race winning a gutter war stretch duel.