Wind Pipe Whack Wednesday: The Conductor’s Spot Plays at Churchill Downs

The racing week is upon us, Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 7 Furlongs. MC 15000

#5 Overlay (8/1) – Plunging in class and trying dirt for the 1st time, the Conductor likes that Brad Cox protected him in his debut. Cox starts them where he thinks they can win. The Conductor sees this colt showing major improvement today.

Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile. Clm 20000n2L

*Gullet Shot of the Day #1 Lea Ridge (15/1) – 2nd off the layoff, dropping back to the claiming ranks and stretching back out to route, this gelding looks to take a step forward off his last effort. His maiden breaker was above par for this level and a repeat effort will give him every chance today.

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Race 8: 1 Mile. Alw 97000n1x

#4 Father G (5/1) – He showed the Conductor a lot in his last victory stretching out and taking on winners for the 1st time. He’s stepping up in class again, but the Conductor will back him if he stays above 7/2.


The Conductor’s Wednesday Preview at Aqueduct

Get a nutritious dinner and a good night’s sleep tonight passengers. Its back to battle tomorrow. Let’s Ride.

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Race 4: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.S.Mdn 62k

#1 Freddymo Factor (10/1) – Stretching back out to a route, the Conductor thought she ran better than it looks two back pressing a hot pace. She’s the only horse in this field that has shown early speed. She looks to get a favorable trip.

Race 8: 7 Furlongs. OC 62500n2x

*Gullet Shot of the Day #4 American Power (6/1) – This colt is a hard knocker and looks to get a perfect setup with an abundance of pace signed on in here. He’ll be flying late.

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Sabbath Sunday: The Conductor’s Prayers at Aqueduct

That was brutal. Onto the next one. Let’s Ride

Race 5: 6 Furlongs. (Outer Turf) Alw 75000n1x

#4 Fled (5/1) – This gelding found his identity as a turf sprinter this summer. His win two back at Saratoga gives him every chance against this group.

Race 6: 1 Mile. S.Alw 66000n1x

*Gullet Shot of the Day #1 Danny California (8/1) – Stepping up in class, he’s won two in a row by open lengths and is steadily progressing. Against a weak field, the Conductor will take a shot with the hot horse at a nice price.

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Race 9: 6 Furlongs. 100K Notebook Stakes

#6 Harris Bay (7/2) – Cutting back to a sprint after chasing a hot pace going a mile, the Conductor loves this colt.


Esophagus Slice Saturday: The Conductor’s Spot Plays at Aqueduct

Swing in a miss yesterday, the Conductor is picking his spots carefully today. Let’s Ride,

Race 5: 1 1/8 Mile. (Outer Turf) S.Alw 66000n1x

#2 Southern Brigade (6/1) – He got cooked in a hot pace last time, so the Conductor will forgive him. His best race came at this distance three starts back and he gets a rider upgrade to Rosario today.

Race 7: 6½ Furlongs. F.S.Alw 66000n1x

*Gullet Shot of the Day #6 Overtime Olivia (20/1) – This mare is stepping up in class after a victory. She has strong early pace figures and looks to get a favorable trip in a sprint without much early pace. The Conductor will key her in the exact and trifecta.

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Force Feed Friday: The Conductor’s Spot Plays at Aqueduct

Solid day with Linda’s Ballet getting home at 7/1 yesterday. Let’s keep the train chugging along heading into the weekend. Let’s Ride.

Race 2: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.OC 62500n2x

#9 Arabella Bella (6/1) – She looks to be in a good spot early, forwardly placed in a race without much pace. She’s always around when they hit the wire.

Race 3: 1 Mile. F.Mdn 70k

#6 Mrs. S (9/5) – Making her 3rd career start, this filly is drawn well to the outside and has been hammered at the windows in her first two. The Conductor knows she has talent and sees her graduating today.

Race 4: 6 ½ Furlongs. F.Clm 1400n3L

*Gullet Shot of the Day #2 Tayler’s the Boss (8/1) – 1st off the claim for a much better barn, she takes the blinkers off and her figures fit right in with this group. She likes Aqueduct as well.

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Race 8: 6 ½ Furlongs. F.Alw 75000n1x

#7 Concerned (7/2) – The Conductor isn’t worried about her last effort where she broke poorly in the mud. Her debut win was eye catching and anything around 3/1 here would be a tasty price.


Throat Shot Thursday: The Conductor’s Spot Plays at Aqueduct

The Conductor can smell a 4/4 Grand Salami in the air. Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 1 Mile. MC 25000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #3 Final Say (8/1) – Dropping to his lowest career class level and switching back to dirt, his figures going this distance give him every chance to graduate today.

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Race 2: 6 Furlongs. (Outer Turf) F.Clm 35000n3L

#8 Linda’s Ballet (6/1) – She blew away the field in a race taken off the turf last time. This isn’t the toughest group and she’s proven she can win on the lawn as well with a win at Saratoga this summer.

Race 5: 1 Mile. F.Clm 16000

#4 Stay Fond (5/2) – Shortening back to her preferred distance, they are going to fly up front in this one. She looks to get a perfect swoop and pounce setup.

Race 7: 1 Mile. Clm 40000n2L

#9 Soul Fight (8/1) – Dropping back to the claiming ranks and cutting back in distance, he’s working well and Rosario stays in the irons.


Wind Pipe Whack Wednesday: The Conductor’s Spot Plays at Woodbine

With Churchill and Aqueduct dark today, the Conductor will take the train north of the border for a little action. He likes two prices that he too can afford health care after his bookmaker took out his kneecaps this week.

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Let’s Ride.

Race 4: 6½ Furlongs. F.Mdn 65k

#3 She’s Got Moves (8/1) – Making her first start in the Malcom Pierce barn, she ran a good 3rd in her 2nd career race at Keeneland showing speed routing. She’s switching back to a sprint and will try the poly track for the first time. Pierce is has his horses ready to run off layoffs, he’s 22% this year with runners returning after 3+ months. This filly can dance too.

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Race 7: 6½ Furlongs. Mdn 65k

#6 Muchkova (6/1) – Cutting back to a sprint, he ran evenly for 4th last time and nearly won his debut sprinting on the turf. The Conductor sees him getting a perfect trip today, stalking a hot pace.

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What Would Have Been The Conductor’s Wednesday Spot Plays at Churchill Downs

Aqueducts off until Thursday with holiday racing yesterday, but thankfully Churchill has a nice card tomorrow………

Well, the last few hours of handicapping for no reason was fun. What a great week this is.


Must Win Monday: The Conductor’s Spot Play at Aqueduct

Thank you to all the brave men and women that have served and are serving. It goes without saying but there are more important things in life than losing all your money betting football this weekend and chasing at the track. Let’s get this boy home today. Let’s Ride.

Race 8: 1 1/8 Mile. Mdn 70k

#2 Mischief Aloof (9/2) – This colt ran a huge late pace figure last time chasing a slow pace. The Conductor thinks the added distance will be his friend and that his price will stay around 5/1.

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Sabbath Sunday: The Conductor’s Prayer at Aqueduct

The Conductor’s brain is too mushy to get complicated today. Keep it light and keep it tight! Let’s Ride.

Race 8: 7 Furlongs. F.150K New York Stallion Series Stakes

#3 Newly Minted (7/2) – Classic early move into a hot pace last time and shortening in distance today. She’s a stone cold chilly lock and likely wont be the favorite.

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