How in gods name is it only Thursday. Keeneland time, Let’s Ride.
Race 1: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) Mdn 71k
#8 Ahsad (8/1) – Making his 3rd career start, he’s run well in his first two closing into slow paces. He’ll get a more favorable setup today.
#12 Strike Appeal (6/1) – This colt is bred to take a step forward on the lawn and he ran well vs one of the top 2-year old’s in the country, Maxfield, on dirt last time.
Race 2: 1 1/16 Mile. F.Clm 20000
#3 Daring (8/5) – It doesn’t take courage to bet this filly.
Race 3: 1 1/16 Mile. Clm 30000
#2 Take Charge d’Oro (3/1) – 1st off the claim for Asmussen, this boy is exiting a win and should take a step forward.
Race 4: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) Mdn 71k
#2 Law of the Land (3/1) – Closing for a good 3rd into a slow pace in his debut, he is very logical.
Race 5: 6 Furlongs. F.Alw 50000s
#4 Peaches and Nuts (4/1) – Her debut win at Monmouth got the Conductor’s attention.
Race 6: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.Alw 75000n2x
*Gullet Shot of the Day #7 East Moon (6/1) – We finally saw that this is her preferred surface and distance last time. With her limited starts on turf, the Conductor likes her upside.
Race 7: 6 Furlongs. OC 75000n2L
#4 Long Weekend (3/1) – This colt pressed a hot pace vs tougher at Keeneland last time and showed talent in his debut win prior. He’s working well into today.
Race 8: 1 ½ Mile. (Turf) G3 Sycamore Stakes
#4 Nakamura (7/2) – This gelding keeps getting tepid paces to close into and running big races. His win two back at Saratoga was very impressive.
Race 9: 6 Furlongs. F.MC 30000
#3 Sweet Cocoa (6/1) – Nothings better then some hot chocolate in the fall at Keeneland….with a little stew mixed int.