by Al Cimaglia
March 23, 2018
The Meadowlands will conduct an 11-race Friday night card. The 0.50 Pick 4 sequence with a $50,000 guaranteed pool and 15% takeout rolls in Race 8. The average pool in March for the Pick 4 has been over $84,000 and tonight's sequence is a challenging one.
Comments and selections below for the Pick 4 are based on a fast track.
4-My Cherry Pie-Marohn won 2 starts ago in impressive fashion and is back tonight, favorable post draw is a plus.
6-PL Icabod-Has been in the hunt and now drops to same level as recent win, program chalk looks like a player.
7-Rossini-Win streaked snapped at 2 when pushed up to face Preferred company, this is a better spot.
8-The Girls Of Image-Marcus Miller takes a spin again after falling just short with a .56 back half.
9-Rockin Praline-ML Chalk has lost last 2 as favorite but now makes 3rd start for Surick, will respect.
10-Windsun Brooklyn-Looking for a price, 2nd time Lasix and 3 out of 6 in the money at the Big M.
3-Two Hip Dip-Starts inside of main foes and draws better than last 2, should be in the hunt.
4-Rose Run Quickley-Looking for a more aggressive drive as A. Naps takes a turn, can pop at a square price.
8-Its Chocolate Time-Needed last and Marcus Miller could work a trip, will take a swing at 10-1 in the ML.
1-Bullvillestephanie-Steps up after sharp win in 1st start at the Big M, will respect chances for an encore.
3-Ok Heavenly-Beaten chalk had a 55.2 last half, slow pace hurt but back at same class and pace could be hot.
5-Know It All-Drops to lowest level in quite a while. Looks like a spot to shine and a quick pace boosts chances.
0.50 Pick 4
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