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Esophagus Slice Saturday: The Conductor’s Arkansas Derby Day Plays at Oaklawn Park

Another lock of the day winner for the Conductor was nice, but we need prices.  Let’s find a few hogs down in Arkansas. Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 6 Furlongs. F.OC 16000n1x

#1A Ransomed (7/2) – She ran well at this level last time.  3rd off the layoff, she’ll get the job done today.

Race 2: 1 3/16 Mile. Alw 10000s

#1A The Rouge Diesel (15/1) – He closed into a slow pace for a good 3rd last start.  The Conductor will mainly key him underneath in the exacta and tri.

Race 3: 6 Furlongs. Alw 16000s

#4 Mines Made Up (12/1) – 1st off the claim for high % connections, he loves to win and his early pace figs make him competitive.

Race 4: 6 furlongs. 500k Grade 3 Count Fleet Handicap

#4 Whitmore (1/1) – He’s the class of the field.

Race 5: 6 Furlongs. F.Mdn 100k

#3 Unsweet Tea (6/1) – She had a a troubled trip and was cooked in a hot early pace last start. She showed real ability in her debut.

Race 6: 6 Furlongs. OC 75000n1x

#7 Rowayton (9/5) – Cutting back to a sprint, the others don’t stand a chance.

Race 7: 6 Furlongs. Mdn 100k

*Gullet Shot of the Day #4 Rocknroll Rocket (10/1) – 1st off the claim and a 1st time gelding, he shortens in distance and the Conductor likes the confidence to step him back up in class.

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Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile. OC 50000n2x

#1 Ike (5/1) – 2nd off the layoff, he’ll be fit today and has run multiple races that give him a big chance in here.

Race 9: 1 1/8 Mile. G2 Oaklawn Handicap

#7 Quip (4/1) – 2nd race as a 4-year old and 2nd off the layoff, he has a major early pace edge over this group.

Race 10: 1 1/16 Mile. OC 16000n1x

#5 Single Gem (6/1) – He was very impressive in his blowout win last start.  He set a hot pace and still finished strongly.

Race 11: 1 1/8 Mile. G1 Arkansas Derby Grade I

*Never a Doubt Bob Baffert Lock of the Day #1 Improbable (8/5) – 2nd off the layoff, he’s working well, and the Conductor sees him putting on a show today.  He’ll be your Derby favorite after this race.

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Race 12: 1 1/16 Mile. Mdn 95k

#8 Verve’s Humor (7/2) – His last race was the best of the bunch and Mike Smith hops aboard.

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