Also, there’s one shipping up from South Florida, which is OK, even preferable, except for the fact that we’re talking about a lifetime best effort—and best by a lot. Still, this is the time of year when “strangers,” especially those shippers from the south, excel.
Roman Invasion (6-1) is adaptable enough to come from off the pace but currently sharp enough to contest the pace before drawing off to win at a demanding 7-1/2 furlong middle sprint distance by open lengths.
The spacing is acceptable as his Double Top occurred in early February, yielding sufficient recovery time.
Taking Roman Invasion to win at 5-1 or greater and key boxing him in exactas with Joan’s Choice (9-5), exiting a key race producing two next out winners.
Running Totals: (1056) 325-207-155 Total Dollar Return: $2,239.60 [win selections only]