The Conductor’s Columbus Day Late Pick 5 Play at Belmont Park

Monday racing at Belmont, that helps the Conductor’s head feel a little but better. Let’s hit this thing, Let’s Ride.

Race 5: 1 1/16 Mile. (Inner Turf) F.MC 50000

#7 I Am Aine (8/1) – She ran decent in her debut in a race taken off the turf. She gets to the surface she’s bred for today and Michelle Nevin runners always improve in their second starts.

Other Contenders: 3,5,8,10

Race 6: 7 Furlongs. (Turf) F.Mdn 75k

#4 So Gracious (6/1) – The Conductor likes her cutting back to a sprint.

Other Contenders: 3,7

Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile. Alw 77000n1x

*Gullet Shot of the Day #4 Dark Storm (3/1) – This gelding is steadily progressing and looks to get a nice trip today sitting behind a hot early pace. The Conductor will try and beat the odds on favorite #5 Mubarmaj (3/5).

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Race 8: 1 1/8 Mile. (Inner Turf) G2 Knickerbocker Stakes

#7 Catholic Boy (7/5) – This is a salty field with some runners with upside, but this versatile and classy horse is a cut above them.

Race 9: 6 Furlongs. Clm 16000n2L

The Conductor will spread in the last leg.

Contenders: 1,2,3,6


The Conductor Late Pick 5 Play at Keeneland

Race 6: 6½ Furlongs. F.Mdn 71k

#12 Flatoya (4/1) – She’s cutting back to a sprint after pressing a hot pace going longer last time. The Conductor will key her in the exacta.

Also Use: 4,7,8,10

Race 7: 5½ Furlongs. (Turf) Alw 75000n2x

#1/1A Entry (5/1) – The Conductor likes both Ward entrants.

Also Use: 1,2,3,4,10

Race 8: 6 Furlongs. Clm 50000

#4 Sevier (15/1) – This gelding set a wicked early pace vs tougher off a layoff last start and should take a step forward today. The Conductor will key him in the exacta and trifecta.

Also Use: 3

Race 9: 1 1/8 Mile. (Turf) F.G1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup

#5 Castle Lady (7/2) – This filly is the only one that can beat #3 Cambier Parc (8/5) and the Conductor will take a stand that she will. The line in the sand has been drawn.

Race 10: 6 Furlongs. F.Mdn 71k

*Gullet Shot of the Day #11 Frills (15/1) – This is a very tough maiden race to end the sequence. The Conductor likes this filly stretching out for the first time with Irad hopping aboard.

Also Use: 1,3,4,5,9

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Esophagus Slice Saturday: The Conductor’s Late Pick 5 Play at Belmont Park

What a day of college football and racing we have in store for us today. The Conductor is going to put a serious dent in his couch. Let’s Ride.

Race 6: 6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf) S.Mdn 62k

#1 Smite (9/2) – Throw out his last race off the turf, he showed potential in his debut at Saratoga and the Conductor will bet him at that price.

Also Use: 3,4,7,8

Race 7: 6 Furlongs. (Turf) F. Floral Park Stakes 100k

#3 Fear No Evil (8/1) – This mare is a hard knocker and is exiting a troubled trip, so she’s a juicy price.

Also Use: 6

Race 8: 7 Furlongs. Mdn 75k

#3 Turnagain Tide (8/1) – 750k at auction, this boy is working well for Chad. The Conductor is getting cute in this race, trying to escape with only the two Brown runners.

Also Use: 1

Race 9: 1 1/8 Mile. (Inner Turf) F.G2 Sands Point Stakes

*Gullet Shot of the Day #7 Souper Escape (8/1) – In a race without much pace, this filly will get a favorable trip on the front end. She can get brave on the lead if they don’t respect her.

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Also Use: 2,5

Race 10: 1 Mile. (Turf) Alw 50000s

#3 Bourbon In May (5/1) – Unlike the prior race, there will be a contested early lead and a hot pace in this one. The Conductor will be using runners that can pass horses down the lane.

Also Use: 1,7,10


The Conductor’s Sunday Plays at Belmont Park

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

#6 Amos (3/1) – She loves this distance.

Race 2: 6½ Furlongs. F.Clm 14000n3L

*Gullet Shot of the Day #2 Evan’s Nice Now (6/1) – This filly is dropping in class and has an early pace edge over this group. Gate to wire.

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Race 3: 1 ¼ Mile. (Turf) OC 62500n2x

#5 Red Right Hand (5/2) – This gelding has been very good in his last two blowout wins. The Conductor will take a swing against Chad Brown.

Race 4: 1 Mile. (Turf) S.OC 40000n2x

#8 Ides of March (15/1) – This gelding ran a strong late pace figure behind a slow pace last time. Making his 4th start of the form cycle, he shortens back to his best distance and can hit the board at a big number.

Race 5: 6½ Furlongs. F.S.MC 50000

#4 Broadway Angel (7/2) – You can’t like anyone with experience in here. This filly will be ready to run.

Race 6: 6 Furlongs. F.Mdn 75k

#4 Good Shabbos (10/1) – This filly has faced tougher fields in her first three starts and has still run well. The Conductor would love anything close to that price.

Race 7: 6 Furlongs. (Turf) G3 Futurity Stakes

#5 Another Miracle (5/2) – This colt caught the Conductor’s eye with his two wins at Saratoga on dirt and turf.

Race 8: 1 ¼ Mile. (Turf) F.G1 Flower Bowl Stakes

#2 Sistercharlie (1/5) – They can’t touch her.

Race 9: 1 Mile. F.G1 Frizette Stakes

#1 Quality Response (7/2) – When Baffert ships east, you best pay attention.

Race 10: 7 Furlongs. (Turf) S.MC 40000

#3 Disciplanarian (12/1) – This gelding has turf in his pedigree and can take a step forward on the lawn. The Conductor likes that Irad hops aboard.


The Conductor’s Friday Plays at Belmont Park

The Conductor’s got a nice feel for Belmont right now. Big Sandy better protect itself or it could get ugly. Very ugly.

Race 1: 6 ½ Furlongs. MC 20000

#4 Cavaradossi (7/2) – The Conductor doesn’t have a strong opinion here.

Race 2: 6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf) F.S.Mdn 62k

#4 Tales I Winit (8/1) – Her debut race was rained off the turf and she had trouble from the start. She’ll take a big step forward on the lawn today and will be a big price for strong connections.

Race 3: 1 Mile. (Turf) Clm 25000

#2 Street Trust (5/2) – Chalk

Race 4: 6 ½ Furlongs. Clm 12500

#2 Scarf it Down (5/2) – Scarf it Down on Force Feed Friday? Never a Doubt.

Race 5: 1 1/16 Mile. (Inner Turf) Clm 50000

#7 Go Poke the Bear (3/1) – He ran a strong late pace figure closing into a slow pace last time. He’ll get the job done today.

Race 6: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.S.OC 40000n2x

*Gullet Shot of the Day #1 Short Pour (8/1) – She set a hot pace and fended everyone off in her 1st try routing last time. The Conductor thinks she can wire them again. There will be no short pours in his house.

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Race 7: 1 Mile. F.Mdn 75k

#4 Katama Moonlight (7/5) – She looks like a cinch.

Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) S.Mdn 62k

#3 Kierkegaard (7/2) – Dropping back into state bred company and stretching out for the first time, he’s run two solid races against quality fields.


Throat Shot Thursday: The Conductor’s Plays at Belmont Park

Great end to the day yesterday for the Conductor….now we get to press! Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 6 ½ Furlongs. MC 75000

#7 Mr Phil (5/2) – Nothing creative here.

Race 2: 6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf) F.S.Mdn 62k

#5 Canarsie Angel (6/1) – Switching back to turf, her debut on the lawn was better than it looks, closing into a slow pace in a race that has comeback live. The Conductor will key her in the exacta and tri.

Race 3: 1 Mile. Clm 40000n2L

#6 Jerome Avenue (4/1) – #4 Always Forgiven (5/2) is the one to beat, but the Conductor likes this gelding as well. Cutting back to a mile, he stayed on while pressing a hot pace going longer last time.

Race 4: 6 Furlongs. (Turf) F.Clm 30000n2L

#5 Noble Jewel (9/2) – The Conductor likes this filly cutting back to a sprint.

Race 5: 6½ Furlongs. F.S.C 25000

#1 Gray Witch (5/2) – Castellano takes the mount for Brad Cox and there is not much to like from the runners with experience. The Conductor is a little intrigued with #3 Our Craftys Legacy (30/1) on the class plunge.

Race 6: 7 Furlongs. (Turf) F.S.Alw 66000n1x

*Underneath Uppercut #9 Alvernia (20/1) – She improved mightily in her 1st time on grass last time. The winner of that race, O’Malley, just came back to win for the Conductor yesterday. She’s the Conductor’s key in the exacta and tri.

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Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile. OC 100000b

#1 American Tattoo (6/1) – He’s had some time off and is working well since his dud last time. His win two back and Argentinian form show the Conductor he has talent and the ability to rebound.

Race 8: 6½ Furlongs. S.MC 50000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #6 Macho Boy (10/1) – He’s run well vs tougher and was under pressure on a hot pace last time. He also gets a weight break today.

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

The Conductor has some choices to make in his life and he has decided its time to take this site to the next level. Belmont, Santa Anita and Keeneland picks will be up every race day leading up to the Breeders Cup as well as much more additional #content. When they look back on the Conductor’s empire in 10 years, they will mark this day down as the turning point. Let’s Ride.

Full Card Top Picks: The Conductor’s Wednesday Preview at Belmont Park

Spot Plays

Race 2: Win #9, Exactas (5/9), (9/5)

Race 3: Win #5

Race 4: Win #9, Exacta (9/1,2)

Race 7: Win #2, Daily Double: (2,5/5)

Race 8: Win #5

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The Conductor’s Wednesday Preview at Belmont Park

“When you get into a tight place and the pony gods go against you,

till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer,

never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

-Harriet Beecher Stowe-Ductor

Big Week, Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 6 ½ Furlongs. F.Clm 12500

#1 Princess Victoria (6/5) – Chalk to start.

Race 2: 1 1/8 Mile. (Turf) F.MC 40000

#9 Tarallucci (8/1) – She was hung very wide and still ran a good 2nd last time. The Conductor likes that Rosario sticks aboard.

Race 3: 7 Furlongs. MC 30000

#5 Tempus (5/1) – Dropping in class and shipping in from Monmouth, trainer Tim Hills is 20% with a +$1.54 ROI moving horses to the maiden claiming ranks for the first time. Castellano also takes the mount.

Race 4: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) S.Clm 25000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #9 Mobridge (9/2) – Dropping in class to a level she dominated two starts back, this old man loves to win and Belmont Park.

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Race 5: 6 Furlongs. OC 40000n2x

#1/1A Entry (2/5) – Chalk.

Race 6: 7 Furlongs. Clm 32000

#6 Life in Shambles (5/2) – How can the Conductor not bet on himself?

Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) Alw 40000s

#2 Sentry (9/2) – This gelding is on the improve and has the fastest late pace figures in the field.

Race 8: 7 Furlongs. (Turf) F.Alw 50000s

#5 O’Malley (5/1) – 1st off the claim for Servis, she won nicely last time and will likely step forward.


Force Feed Friday: The Conductor’s Plays at Belmont Park

Another positive day at the track yesterday with a few nice winners.  Too bad Green Bay’s defense stinks and they can’t score from the 1-yard line twice in the 4th quarter. Idiots! The Conductor is chomping at the bit this morning. He’s ready to head into the weekend in style, Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 1 1/16 Mile. MC 20000

#3 Dream’n Deamon (4/1) – This gelding has a monster early pace edge over this field. The low % jockey should keep his price high.

Race 2: 6 Furlongs. Clm 25000n2L

#2 Bucked Tooth (6/1) – Throw out his turf try last time, his maiden breaker two back makes him very gangerous.

Race 3: 6 ½ Furlongs. F.S.Clm 25000

#4 Starlite Mission (5/1) – She’s taking a big drop in class and does her best running over the Belmont dirt. The Conductor will key her in the exacta.

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

#2 More Glitter (3/1) – Bet down to favoritism in her debut, she ran ok sprinting on the dirt. She stretched out and moves to the lawn today, where she’s bred to take a big step forward.

Race 5: 6 Furlongs. (Inner Turf) Mdn 75k

#5 Turned Aside (5/2) – Linda Rice is deadly with 2nd time starters and this colt ran a very good 3rd in his debut, pressing a hot pace.

Race 6: 1 1/16 Mile. S.Alw 66000n1x

*Gullet Shot of the Day #5 Irish Valor (8/1) – Throw out his last two efforts over a sloppy track and turf. In his race 3 back, he finished ahead of the even money favorite in here #4 Doups Point (1/1). 8/1 would be a delectable price for the Conductor.

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Race 7: 6 Furlongs. (Turf) F.OC 62500

#2 Miss Mystique (5/1) – The Conductor thinks this filly has a big chance to wire this field at a decent price.

Race 8: 6 Furlongs. (Turf) Clm 30000n2L

#1 Brockmoninoff (9/2) – 3rd off the layoff and adding Lasix, the Conductor thinks he’s sitting on his top effort.

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Throat Shot Thursday: The Conductor’s Plays at Belmont Park

Solid Wednesday for the Conductor, as he handed out the 50/1 exacta in race 6 on a platter and his gullet shot of the day ran 2nd at 16/1 in race 3. If you couldn’t make money yesterday, then the Conductor can’t help you. Start playing checkers or the violin. Let’s keep the train rolling, Let’s Ride.

Race 1: 1 Mile. (Turf) F.MC 50000

#2 Days of Spring (6/5) – She’s dropping to the claiming ranks for the 1st time and the race she’s exiting has come back live. There is nothing else to like in this field.

Race 2: 6 Furlongs. Clm 14000n3L

#5 Gyoza (3/1) – He’s working well coming in off a layoff and looks to get a perfect trip from the outside.

Race 3: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) MC 50000

#5 Bail Out (3/5) – Chalk

Race 4: 6 Furlongs. S.MC 25000

#8 Sobersick N Sorry (6/1) – The Conductor is neither sober or sick and he will not apologize.

Race 5: 1 Mile. (Turf) Clm 35000n3L

#4 Clyde’s Runner (4/1) – He looks to get a perfect trip with a hot pace to close into.

Race 6: 5 ½ Furlongs. F.MC 50000

*Gullet Shot of the Day #1 Lookn Fine as Wine (8/1) – This filly had a brutal trip in her debut. She switches to the dirt, adds blinkers, and Castellano takes the mount. Javier has only ridden twice for trainer Martin Carlos in the last two months and won both times.

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Race 7: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) F.Alw 40000s

#5 Dream Passage (3/5) – Nothing creative.

Race 8: 1 1/16 Mile. (Turf) Clm 30000n2L

#7 Fotis (9/2) – The Conductor doesn’t like anybody in here, its him by default.