Nothing like holiday racing. Avoiding your “normal” family with a glass of stew in the basement and firing away on ponies and football/basketball with your degenerate cousins and uncles. Beautiful day at Aqueduct indeed, Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 1 Mile. MC 40000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #2 Bobbyfromthepalm (8/1) – He took money at the windows in his debut vs tougher at Saratoga. 1st off the claim for George Weaver, he’s working well and stretches out to a route for the first time.


Race 2: 1 Mile. F.Clm 10000

#4 Princess Victoria (3/1) – This mare pressed a hot pace vs tougher last time. Third off the layoff today and dropping in class, the Conductor loves her.

Race 3: 1 Mile. F.S.OC 40000n2x

#5 Riot Worthy (15/1) – She’s unlikely to win, but there will be a highly contested lead in this race. She will get a favorable trip and the Conductor will key her in 2nd and 3rd at a big number.

Race 4: 6 Furlongs. (OFF Turf) S.MC 40000

#7 Hudson Overpass (7/2) – He has a strong early pace edge over this group.

Race 5: 6 Furlongs. F.Clm 32000

#4 Science Fiction (6/1) – Dropping to the claiming ranks and getting a rider upgrade to Alvarado, she loves the Aqueduct dirt.

Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) S.Mdn 62k

#2 Implied Volatility (4/1) – Stepping up in class, he’s run well in his first two starts under different circumstances. He has the most upside in the field.

Race 7: 6 Furlongs. (Outer Turf) OC 80000n1x

#7 Turned Aside (7/2) – This colt pressed a scorching pace vs stakes company last time. With a good draw today, he’ll be tough to beat.

Race 8: 1 Mile. F.Alw 75000n1x

#5 Foolish Living (5/2) – After scratches, she looks like an easy winner.

Race 9: 6 Furlongs. (OFF Turf) MC 40000

#10 Lawn Boy (10/1) – The Conductor will take a swing with the Castellano brothers teaming up.

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