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Friday, April 11, 2014
Today, we’re back at Keeneland with FREE PICKS & ANALYSIS from our friend and returning guest handicapper, Ryan Dickey (@rdickey249)!
Ryan got us off to a flying start at Keeneland with his free picks last week and will look to stay hot on a great day of racing, which features the return of two-time horse of the year, Wise Dan! Speaking of, don’t forget to submit your entries for our FREE HANDICAPPING CONTEST (CLICK HERE), where the Top Prize is a photo by Frank Panucci of Wise Dan, autographed by trainer Charlie LoPresti!
Keeneland Selections Friday, April 11, 2014
Race 1 CLAIMING ($50k) 4 yo+ 1-1/16 mi. (AW) purse $45,000
#1 San Antone second start after 1 year layoff. “Horse for course” Top choice.
#5 Whatthecatdrugin 15-9-2-1 on synthetic. Too bad he’s coming off the long layoff.
#4 Tiz Sardonic Joe has been working well, but this is his first shot at Keeneland.
Race 2 CLAIMING ($16k) F&M 4 yo+ 1-1/16 mi. (AW) purse $23,000
#9 Bustle is a “single” in the early pick-4. Maker-trained Ramsey horse with a big drop in class.
#4 Demure Halo has won at Keeneland at this distance in higher-level claiming races.
#2 Jane’s Heir has the Pino brothers training and riding, class drop, 2nd off layoff.
**** $1 Pick-4 9 with 9 with ALL with 11
Race 3 CLAIMING ($32k) 4 yo+ 7 furlongs (AW) purse $35,000
#9 Tiree see the #9 Bustle above (same reasons). Start Pick-4 9,9…
#8 Dynamical Hard Spun gelding has a win in 2 starts at Keeneland and at the distance.
#6 Chalice is always there near the wire. Leparoux up helps.
Race 4 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT 3 yo Fillies 7 furlongs (AW) purse $58,000
#11 Kathreenas Moon Proctor +ROI in these races, especially in 2nd start. Good works.
#5 My Fashion decent figs in debut, Rosie up this time. Turf to Synth ++ROI on trainer.
#12 Lil’ Misstalksalot is a firster who’s worked-out well at Keeneland. 20/1- m/l…
Race 5 ALLOWANCE F&M 4 yo+ 1-⅛ mi. (Turf) purse $62,000
#11 Riposte is the class of the field, and is a “single” in the last leg of the 9/9/ALL/11 pick-4
#10 Praia has two wins in 2 starts at Keeneland, and McPeek is heating up here.
#3 Bold Kitten Maker/Ramsey/Kitten’s Joy/Keeneland bet-repeat-bet-repeat…
Race 6 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT 3 yo Fillies 1-1/16 mi. (AW) purse $58,000
No real opinion–maybe ALL in pick-5
Race 7 ALLOWANCE 4 yo+ 1-⅛ mi. (AW) purse $60,000
#5 Greengrassofyoming has a fun name, but also won a $50k All. last time out. Solid.
#8 Sayler’s Creek another Maker-trained Ramsey horse, hit board all 3 times at Keeneland.
#7 Carey Street is solid. 3rd off the layoff. Would be top pick but it’s his Keeneland debut.
*** $1 Pick-4 3,5,8,7 with 4,6,9 with 3 with 2,7,9 ($36)
Race 8 ALLOWANCE 3 yo Fillies 1-1/16 mi. (AW) purse $60,000
#6 Granny Mc’s Kitten was a dud in the B.C. Juv. Fillies Turf, but is primed to win this allowance.
#4 Streethomealabama is another good McPeek horse second off the layoff, good here.
#9 Handmade has won or placed in all three starts at this distance.
Race 9 MAKER’S 46 MILE G1 STAKES 4 yo+ 1 mi. (Turf) purse $300,000
#3 Wise Dan is Wise Dan. Bet it and forget it. Single.
#1 Za Approval is the best horse in the field not named Wise Dan. Most consistent.
#6 Lochte to round out a straight trifecta 3-1-6.
Race 10 MAIDEN CLAIMING ($20k) 3 yo+ 6 furlongs (AW) purse $18,000
#9 Offlee Sinister best speed figs for horse NOT coming off the layoff in this race. Getting closer.
#2 Tiz Tebow Time McPeek’s +ROI on Synthetic, +180 days, and in Maiden Claimers helps.
#7 Well Versed 4 year old Lemon Drop Kid son making his debut for Catalano.
Ryan Dickey (@rdickey249) is the President of Firehouse Racing Stables LLC (@firehouseracing). You can read his Bet America racing blogs on Saturdays and Sundays atwww.betamerica.com/blog
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