by Al Cimaglia
July 15, 2018
Tonight, Hawthorne's 0.50 Late Pick 4 sequence begins in Race 8 and has a $30,000 guaranteed pool. On Saturday night the (1-6-2-4) Late Pick 4 combination paid a hefty $10,554. Kyle Wilfong and Travis Seekman led all pilots with three trips to the winner's circle. Trainer Clark Fairley was tops among conditioners with two wins.
Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.
2-Dash Around-Program favorite drew off in last and now steps up a notch, looks like a player.
6-Four Star Big Guy-Needs a decent pace and that seems likely, should be a square price.
7-Dontwasteourtime-Has the speed, needs a trip and can roll down the lane, will use at 20-1 in the ML.
10-Forsumoddreason-Used hard from the outside and faded to 2nd, now Leonard takes a seat.
6-Bankin' On You-Has been racing from the back for Team Wilfong, looking for an aggressive try in 3rd start.
7-Dreams And Schemes-Last was better but appears trip dependent, gets Leonard now and that's a ++ change.
1-My Kind Of Terror-1-25 but tough to leave out from the rail and with Leonard versus this crew.
4-Fox Valley Miranda-ML chalk should race up close and be in striking range down the lane.
5-Dune Dame-Could be sitting on a big try, chances go up if Wilfong finds live cover.
5-Major Attribute-Might be ready to win out of the box after 2 nice qualifiers.
6-Fox Valley Jalan-Speed isn't an issue but making breaks is, take notice, last qualifier was very good.
8-Fox Valley Riviera-ML chalk shows some speed and has been in the hunt but hasn't passed anyone down the lane.
0.50 Late Pick 4
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