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.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Leave the Basil, Take the ‘Scarole

Today's Aqueduct feature is a state-bred secondary allowances optional claimer for older males going a flat mile and it will be very difficult keeping early line favorite Go Get the Basil (9-5) out of the winners' circle.

Rick Violette, profitable lifetime with these kind, gets the his runner on the Big A main track where he's never been worse than second, with a win, in three lifetime appearances. He owns the tactical speed to keep contact in a relatively paceless group and reunites with Solis, who gets along very well with the newly turned 4YO.

Taking Go Get the Basil to win, no price restrictions, and key boxing him first and second in multiples with recent Nevin claim [32%] Indy Tune (4-1), possible pacesetter Joe Mooch (10-1) and Call for the Clock (2-1), nicely drawn and second off the layup.

Number of Selections since May, 2007: 1505

Number of Win-Place-Show Finishers: 461-286-231

Amount Wagered: $3,010 [to win only]

Total Dollar Return on Investment: $3,139.40

Profit to Date: $129.40

Written by John Pricci


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