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.



Wednesday, December 14, 2011


Unbeatable Is As Unbettable Does


Today’s Aqueduct feature is not very interesting; it’s simply it what it is. Early line favorite Willet is highly likely to be unbettable. Unfortunately, the 3-year-old filly also appears unbeatable.

So the play, as far as this space is concerned, is Willet to win with no price restrictions and we will use her on top to key two exactas; with the speedy Those Lion Eyes and the late running Lady Gracenote.

Running Totals: (983) 304-196-141 Total Dollar Return: $2,098.90 [win selections only]

Written by John Pricci



 
 

Sunday, December 11, 2011


A Trip For J. P.?


Today’s Gulfstream featured South Beach Stakes drew an overflow field of fillies and mares going 7-1/2 furlongs on the turf. To categorize it as wide open would be to understate the case.

Coming off a Turf Decline Line and just missing going 9 furlongs in the G3 My Charmer on the Calder turf, Trip For A.J. (5-1) returns to a course on which she had two exacta finishes in four starts including a win while turning back to a more suitable distance.

She’s earned her best figures either on this course or going one mile, a distance very close to the race dynamics she’ll encounter today. Her tactical speed, kick and inside post all augur well.

Taking Trip For A.J. to win at early line odds or greater and keying her first and second in exactas with Chad Brown-trained Thai Haku (6-1) and Stan Hough price shot Sea Road (20-1).

Running Totals: (982) 304-196-140 Total Dollar Return: $2,098.90 [win selections only]

Written by John Pricci



 
 

Saturday, December 10, 2011


A Track Lover? Of Course.


Time was when the Queens County Handicap closed the New York racing season--in November. Now it's December, 2011 and the 1-3/16th miles race drew a field of five.

Not much to say after a quick look at the PPs. Taking winter-track lover Inherit The Gold (5-2) and an exacta box with worthy favorite Ron The Greek.

Running Totals: (981) 304-195-140 Total Dollar Return: $2,098.90 [win selections only]

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