Not a great start to the meet, but the Guillo 1st time starter in race 5 kept us afloat. Off the turf again today except for races 3 and 9. Time to hop back in the saddle, Let’s Ride.
Race 1 1 1/8 Mile. MC 20000
#3 Derby Memories (6/1) – 2nd off the long layoff, he’s lightly raced, drops in class and returns to dirt where he showed speed in his debut. He also posted a nice work leading into today.
Race 2: 1 1/8 Mile. (OFF Turf) S.Mdn 78k
#13 Daddy Knows (1/1) – The lone MTO runner for Linda Rice, he looks tough to beat.
Race 3: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) F.OC 62500n2x
#5 Ferdinanda (7/2) – She looks to get a perfect stalking trip sitting behind a hot pace. The Conductor’s only concern is her affinity to run 2nd. He’ll key her in the exacta.
Race 4: 7 Furlongs. Clm 12500
#3 Soul P Say (7/2) – Cutting back to a sprint should hit him right between the eyes.
Race 5: 5 ½ Furlongs. F.Mdn 90k
#4 Lotta Ott (3/1) – Well-bred, she has a very nice work tab at Keeneland. Her sire wins at a 38% clip with 1st time starters.
Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile. (OFF Turf) Clm 50000
#2 Heavy Roller (10/1) – This gelding drops in for a tag and has very strong performances on good sloppy dirt tracks.
Race 7: 5 ½ Furlongs. (OFF Turf) F.S.Alw 80000n1x
#9 Filly Dilly (4/1) – Her debut got taken off the turf as well and she slaughtered the field.
Race 8: 1 1/8 Mile. S.OC 25000n1x
*Never a Doubt Friday Night Bottle Service Best Bet of the Day #2 Dreamzapper (3/1) – Dropping out of open company and shipping in from Churchill, he looks primed for a big effort.
Race 9: 1 Mile. (Inner Turf) G3 Forbidden Apple Stakes
#3 Hembree (8/1) – 2nd off the layoff, he ran a thunderous late pace figure in the Poker, closing into a slow pace. He’s a G2 winner and always runs well at this distance.
*Gullet Shot of the Day #8 Quarbaan (6/1) – He’s the one the Conductor likes most in here. Dropping out of G1 company and shortening back in distance, the Conductor is salivating at that price.
Race 10: 5 ½ Furlongs. (OFF Turf) F.S.MC 40000
#2 Fight Night (9/2) – Making her 2nd start of the year, she has good early speed and is cutting back in distance.
Spot Play of the Day
Race 7: Daily Double 2,3 / 3,8