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.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Fifty Shades of Talent

Two Spa features today but in only one of them is there are entrant that should prove a reliable Pick 4 single; Grade 2 Adirondack early line favorite Fiftyshadesofgold (7-5)

She's won both career starts, giving her an experience edge, and did so by an aggregate 18 lengths. Her comprehensive victory in Churchill's Debutante must be seen to be believed, such was the amount of ability shown in that performance.

Getting ready for this, trainer Bret Calhoun blew her out a half mile in :46 1/5 termed breezing. Of greater significance it was the fastest among 146 peers for the week at Saratoga. Could be a very special filly.

Taking Fiftyshadesofgold to win, no price restrictions, and will key her in exotics with a pair of promising maiden winners Untapable (3-1) and Charmed Hour (12-1)

Number of Selections since May, 2007: 1368

Number of Win-Place-Show Finishers: 421-258-208

Amount Wagered: $2,736 [to win only]

Total Dollar Return on Investment: $2,878.80

Profit to Date: $142.80

Written by John Pricci


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