by Al Cimaglia
March 1, 2018
The feature on Thursday's Woodbine card is a condition trot with an $18,000 purse which rolls in Race 6. The 0.20 Pick 5 starts the action in Race 1. The 0.20 Early Pick 4 sequence rolls in Race 4 and both horizontal wagers have a $50,000 guaranteed pool. The 0.20 Late Pick 4 begins in Race 7 and will be my focus.
Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.
3-First Car-Gets post relief, races in sequence, McNair's the new pilot so I will bite at 8-1 in the ML.
4-Erle Dale N-Keeps racing back quickly, hasn't worked yet but Roy sticks and will respect versus this crew.
6-Mac Raider-Raced aggressively from 9 hole in 1st Wdb start after a month off, looking for better at a square price.
8-East End-Takes a big drop to find a picture taking opportunity, post won't help but should be a player.
2-Sky Lav-Taking a swing Jamieson will make a difference and a quicker pace will help chances as well.
3-Holiday Holly-Has been taking some money and may find this field more to liking.
6-Labatt Hanover-Claimed back again by Moreau who teamed up for a win on 2-15, looks to be in the hunt.
9-Air Glider-Claimed after a sharp win in last, does well at this level and could take a picture from this post.
4-Diamonds Dance-Makes 4th start for Moreau and is sharp, may come up with a little extra for 1st win of 2018.
6-Vines To Heaven-Nice win from 7 hole in last outing, and like #4 looks to be a cut above the rest.
3-Think Again-McNair's choice for 1st time Shepperd trainee, at 8-1 in the ML this angle is more appealing.
9-Regil Tiger-Has been claimed in 4 straight, rejoins the Moreau barn and Roy steers, will respect connections.
10-Lisvinnie-No stranger to outside posts and JMac should have in the hunt at the top of the lane.
Late 0.20 Pick 4
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