by Al Cimaglia
October 15, 2017
Tonight, Flamboro Downs will offer a 10-race card. The feature is a Preferred 2 Handicap Pace for fillies and mares which will roll in Race 2 and has a $10,500 purse. My attention will be on the 0.20 Late Pick 4 sequence which begins in Race 7.
The hottest hands on Saturday at Flamboro belonged to driver J. Bradley Harris who made three trips to the winner's circle. No trainer was credited with more than one win.
On Saturday, the track condition at Mohawk was rated "good" to start the night but then turned "sloppy" and my selections were based on a fast track. So, there will be no credit taken for winning selections. But to recap quickly, the winners of the 3rd-6th-8th and 10th races were selected as my top picks. The winner of Race 10-#9-Tymal Peacemaker paid $38.10. The Jackpot Hi-5 winning combination of 3-4-2-7-5 paid $2,446.33.
Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.
2-Rockabella-In fine form and gets a nice starting spot. May take step-up in class without a problem.
3-Saulsbrook Peach-Usually in the hunt and expect the same tonight.
5-Redonkulous-Another who competes and with best try can take a picture tonight.
8-The Roadies-Here's the sleeper, has the gate speed to get a great seat, if so chances go way up.
3-Macktwowilldew-Will respect connections and should be right there at the wire.
5-Bet On Art-Captured a win in a 1 1/8 mile race in last outing and will consider on class hike.
7-Larjon Lachlan-9/5 ML chalk looks the part and with a clean trip could make it 3 in a row.
1-Jet Black Cadillac-Drops to level of last win, which was from the 8 hole, should be a major player.
2-Capitol Trip-Henry takes a turn tonight and at this level best to respect chances.
3-Duncs Diamond-Davis back between the pipes and gets along well, may finally get overdue win.
4-Topville Cheetah-Will toss last after missing a start. Look for a rebound and best to watch board.
7-Marvalous Jet-Will string along as Henry steers ML chalk in from Moh coming off 1st win of year.
0.20 Pick 4
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