Sunday, September 15, 2013
A Sobering Thought
Two state-bred turf stakes are the Belmont features and we'll look at the Cole that has attracted some talented grass runners, and a classy first-time turf runner named Awesome Vision (10-1).
On form, however, it looks like the two favorites hold an edge over the rest; Kharafa (5-2) and Hangover Kid (3-1). The latter, winner of Saratoga's West Point last out, was beaten less than 3 lengths in the G1 United Nations at 11 furlongs in his prior. Five of six lifetime wins have come on turf, he's won half of his four Belmont turf starts and Jason Servis is profitable in all relevant categories, including a worthy 30% with repeaters.
Taking Hangover Kid to win at 5-2 or greater and an exacta box with Kharafa.
Number of Selections since May, 2007: 1392
Number of Win-Place-Show Finishers: 427-264-212
Amount Wagered: $2,784 [to win only]
Total Dollar Return on Investment: $2,908.00
Profit to Date: $124.00