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5/12: Belmont (6th-11th); Santa Anita ($66k C/O)

BELMONT PARK

POST-SCRATCHES

6th: ALW/N1X, 3+, 8.5f (P6, P3, DD)

It’s Patch! He’s back.. And he found a tough spot for his return..

Best Value: #3 Exulting 6-1 6th
Next Best: #7 Mr. Buff 7-2 3rd
Exotics Use: #5 Chris and Dave 12-1 2nd
Super Add: #2 Patch 9-5 WON ($4.50)

7th: NY-ALW/N2X, 3+, 8.5f-T (NYRA Bets P5, P3, DD)

As always, NY-Bred turf ALW’s offer terrific wagering opportunities. 5 here making seasonal debuts including Wicked Strong half brother Cloontia, favored and horse to beat but far from a certainty..

Best Value: #12 Forever in Love 8-1 7th
Next Best: #2 Cloontia 5-2 6th
Exotics Use: #7 Royal Blessing 4-1 5th
Super Add: #8 Leaveematthegate 20-1 10th

8th: 5th Runhappy, 4+, 6f (P4, P3, DD)

Most Likely: #2 Westwood 2-1 WON ($7.40)
Best Value: #5 Always Sunshine 12-1 3rd
Next Best: #1 Skyler’s Scramjet 7-5 2nd
Exotics Use: #3 King Kranz 9-2 5th

9th: 41st Beaugay (G3), F&M-4+, 8.5f-Inner Turf (P3, DD)

Team of Teams will have every chance to wire this..

Most Likely: #2 Inflexibility 8-5 2nd
Best Value: #7 Team of Teams 8-1 4th
Next Best: #6 A Raving Beauty 2-1 WON ($7.70)
Exotics Use: #3 Tricky Escape 8-1 6th

10th: 64th Peter Pan (G3), 3yo, 9f (DD)

SCR Preakness-bound #5 Diamond King..

And with Diamond King gone, what’s going to stop Core Beliefs from wiring this group?

Most Likely: #1 Core Beliefs 2-1 2nd
Next Best: #6 High North 4-1 4th
Best Value: #3 Just Whistle 5-1 3rd
Exotics Use: #4 Blended Citizen 6-1 WON ($11.40)

11th: 60th Man o’War (G1), 4+, 11f-Inner Turf

Most Likely: #2 Sadler’s Joy 3-1 2nd
Best Value: #6 Call Provision 9-2 4th
Next Best: #7 Hi Happy 5-2 WON ($5.90)
Exotics Use: #8 Bigger Picture 12-1 7th

P5 Grid:

7: 2-12 (A), – (B), 3-6-7-9 (C)
8: 1-2-5 (A), – (B), 3-4 (C)
9: 2 (A), 6-7 (B), 1-3-4 (C)
10: 1-6 (A), – (B), 2-3-4 (C)
11: 2-6 (A), 7-8 (B), 1-4-5-9 (C)

Simple (A+B): 2x3x3x2x4 = 144 x .50 = $72
All A’s: 2x3x1x2x3 = 36 x .50 = $18

P4 Grid:

8: 1-2-5 (A), – (B), 3-4 (C)
9: 2-7 (A), 6 (B), 1-3-4 (C)
10: 1-6 (A), – (B), 2-3-4 (C)
11: 2-6-7 (A), 1-8-9 (B), 3-4-5-10 (C)

Simple (A+B): 3x3x2x6 = 108 x .50 = $54
All A’s: 3x2x2x3 = 36 x .50 = $18

SANTA ANITA

POST-SCRATCHES

4th: Cal-OC/N1X, 3+, 9f-T (P6, P3, DD, Hi-5)

$66k P6 C/O starts here..

Best Value: #5 Senator Robert 5-1: Returns to Cal Co. & drops.. 2nd
Next Best: #4 Six Point Rack 2-1 7th
Exotics Use: #2 Shaymin 10-1 3rd
Super Add: #8 Calvert Street 7-2 6th

5th: 24th Laz Barrera (G3), 3yo, 7f (P5, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Most Likely: #3 McKale 2-1: Serious colt from top connex.. 4th
Next Best: #1 Kanthaka 9-5: Turns back to intended trip.. WON ($4.40)
Exotics Use: #4 Zulfikhar 5-2 3rd
Super Add: #5 King Cause 20-1 5th

6th: Opt CLM/C, 3+, 1m-T (P4, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Best Value: #1 DEAL WITH IT DUDE 8-1: First time turfer has talent, pedigree power and adds DVD.. 6th
Next Best: #6 Lucky Bryan 4-1 7th
Exotics Use: #4 Conquest Typhoon 5-2 3rd
Super Add: #5 Ronald R 5-1 4th

7th: MCLM/$20k, 3+, 6f (P3, DD, Hi-5)

Most Likely: #6 Awesome E K 3-1 3rd
Next Best: #8 Downside Up 2-1 2nd
Exotics Use: #9 Lion Command 4-1 4th
Super Add: #7 Trojan Time 4-1 WON ($4.80)

8th: 56th Angels Flight, 3yo-F, 7f (DD, Hi-5)

This is a terrific group and it’s hardly confined to returning Moonshine Memories and stakes tested Show It N Moe It, Thirteen Squared or Uppercut. There are a lot of gals interested in the front end here and I think you need to find a player that can stalk and go. For me it’s True Royalty (8-1)..

Best Value: #8 True Royalty 8-1 5th
Next Best: #1 Show It N Moe It 6-1 6th
Exotics Use: #2 Moonshine Memories 5-2 2nd
Super Add: #9 Thirteen Squared 4-1 4th

9th: MSW, 3yo-F, 6.5f-T (Hi-5)

Murderously tough MDN nightcap. Pick and pray..

Most Likely: #5 What’s Bruin 7-2 10th
Best Value: #4 Don’t Blame Judy 8-1 2nd
Next Best: #9 Token Vow 4-1 8th
Exotics Use: #12 Unchaining Melody 7-2 9th
Super/Hi-5: #2 Camino Song 12-1 3rd

P6 Grid:

4: 4-5 (A), – (B), 2-7-8 (C)
5: 3 (A), 1 (B), 4 (C)
6: 1 (A), – (B), 4-5-6-8 (C)
7: 6-8 (A), – (B), 7-9 (C)
8: 1-2-8 (A), – (B), 4-6-9 (C)
9: 5 (A), 4-9 (B), 2-11-12 (C)

Simple (A+B): 2x2x1x2x3x3 = 72 x $2 = $144
All A’s: 2x1x1x2x3x1 = 12 x $2 = $24

P5 Grid:

5: 1-3 (A), – (B), 4 (C)
6: 1 (A), 4-6 (B), 5-8 (C)
7: 6-8 (A), – (B), 7-9 (C)
8: 1-2-8 (A), – (B), 4-6-9 (C)
9: 4-5 (A), 9-12 (B), 2-11 (C)

Simple (A+B): 2x3x2x3x4 = 144 x .50 = $72
All A’s: 2x1x2x3x2 = 24 x .50 = $12

P4 Grid:

6: 1-4-6 (A), – (B), 5-8 (C)
7: 6-8 (A), – (B), 7-9 (C)
8: 1-2-8 (A), 4-6-9 (B), – (C)
9: 4-5 (A), 9-12 (B), 2-11 (C)

Simple (A+B): 3x2x6x4 = 144 x .50 = $72
All A’s: 3x2x3x2 = 36 x .50 = $18

If Horses Were Wishes by John Perrott
If Horses Were Wishes by John Perrott
If Horses Were Wishes by John Perrott