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.

Thursday, December 05, 2013

More Than a Fair Weather Friend

Today's Big A feature, going as the 3rd race, is a preliminary allowances/optional claimer featuring two speed types that should dominate the 7-furlong sprint for juvenile fillies.

There's not much to choose between Summertime Friend (9-5) and Winekeeper (2-1). The latter is a last-out David Jacobson claim, a profitable scenario, especially when coupled with this type of spacing.

The former, meanwhile, is an expensive purchase with a classy pedigree that is bred for today's added distance and was visually impressive winning her only start, even if it came on Belmont's speed friendly fall surface.

Taking Summertime Friend to win, no price restrictions, an exacta box with Winekeeper, adding Storm Swept to the exotics mix.

Number of Selections since May, 2007: 1433

Number of Win-Place-Show Finishers: 438-270-217

Amount Wagered: $2,868 [to win only]

Total Dollar Return on Investment: $2,988.40

Profit to Date: $120.40

Written by John Pricci


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