Pricci's Free Daily Feature Race Analysis

Whenever his daily work schedule permits, HorseRaceInsider executive editor John Pricci will analyze that day's feature race from a major thoroughbred-racing jurisdiction.

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Something Old, Something New

We'll do things a little differently, see if you like the approach and let us know.

We will make two picks in each of the the Big 3 preps: the Most Probable Winner (MPW) and Best Value (BV). Also, how we would bet if the early odds were also the closing price, a.k.a. The Bet.

For the record, we will use the Most Probable Winner in the Running Totals.

Wood Memorial

MPW: Enticed (6-5)
BV: Vino Rosso (9-2)
The Bet: Vino Rosso to win; exacta box with Enticed

Blue Grass

MPW: Good Magic (7-5)
BV: Free Drop Billy (9-2)
The Bet: Free Drop Billy to win; exacta box with Good Magic

Santa Anita Derby

MPW: Bolt d'Oro (6-5)
BV: Instilled Regard (5-1)
The Bet: Bolt d'Oro to win; exacta key boxes with Justify (4-5) and Instilled Regard; plus cold exactas 'Bolt' over the other two contenders.


Number of Selections since 2007: 2475

Number of Win and Place Finishes: 737-494

Amount Wagered: $4,950 [$2 to win only]

Total Dollar Return on Investment: $4,991.70

Exacta Finishes All Selections since 2007: 49.7%

Profit to Date: $41.70 (Thursday results not included}

Written by John Pricci


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