by Al Cimaglia
September 16, 2018
Hawthorne has a 9-race card set to roll and the 0.50 Late Pick 4 sequence begins in Race 6. The Pick 4 has a $30,000 guaranteed pool and will be my focus.
Last night at the Stickney oval driver Kyle Husted led the pilots with three trips to the winner's circle. Over the 13-race card, no trainer had more than one win.
Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.
2-Island Campaign - Was better in last and in position to get an overdue win.
5-Don't Forget - Switch to Leonard is a ++ driver change and could make this is a winning effort.
6-Shooting Cool - Racing well and in a spot shine, Bates should work a trip from this post.
2-Big Lou - Will toss last break at DuQ, gets a post advantage over other players tonight.
6-Illinimight - Was caught for a dead heat in last, that is somewhat concerning but tough if on his game.
8-Majistic Caprice - Tough to leave out but start will be key, likes an upfront seat.
3-Pictonian Dazzle - Has had excuses and last was much better, could get it done at a square price.
4-Bad Bad Maxine - On 7/22 Oosting steered and it was a win, he's back and with a trip same result could happen.
8-Wishin Iwas Rich - Not reliable but Leonard's choice over #1 and #5, soft bunch and will respect connections.
1-November Rain - ML chalk for Team Leonard is not a sure thing but best to show respect.
2-Star Of The Show - R. Warren takes a spin as Leonard chose #1, has been facing better now in a spot to shine.
9-Ideals Oath - Competitive and could be up to the tougher challenge but Wilfong needs to work a trip.
Race 6) 2,5,6
Race 7) 2,6,8
Race 8) 3,4,8
Race 9) 1,2,9
Total Ticket Cost) $40.50 for $0.50
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