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.

Friday, November 09, 2012

Born in Overdrive

No matter how fast or classy, horses returning from extremely long layups at short odds are a very poor percentage play--not for the times they fail but simply in relation to risk v. reward. I might need to make an exception to that rule.

Overdriven (7-5), from Team Todd/Johnny, is not only an undefeated Grade 2 winner (Saratoga's Sanford) but it was done very, very impressively in very, very fast time on anybody's watch. He has all sorts of gas and the outside post in a relatively small field at this distance souln't suit any better.

Taking Overdriven to win, no price restrictions, and key-boxing in multiples with much improved Sage Valley (5-2) and Raging Daoust (12-1)

Running Totals: May, 2007-Present

Number of Selections: 1193

Number of Win-Place-Show Finishers: 370-232-178

Amount Wagered: $2,384 [to win only]

Total Dollar Return on Investment: $2,517.20

Profit to Date: $131.20

Written by John Pricci


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