Cal Expo starts the weekend with an 11-race card. The feature rolls in Race 8, the Annette Funicello Pace for Fillies and Mares with a $4,000 purse. The 0.20 Pick 4 sequence begins in Race 8, it has a $20,000 guaranteed pool and will be my focus.
Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.
2-Dancer's Fancy-Steps up and missed a start but versus this crew will use.
3-Sing N Sandi-3-yr-old faces older off a win, deserves a swing at 9-1 in the ML.
4-Lickcreek Speedway-Although camera shy did come close in last on an off-track, should be in the hunt.
8-Glad To Meet Ya-Off since qualifier on 11/3 which was good, likes the track and Plano can find some cover.
2-Mint To Cruise-1st start off a qualifier, usually does well at CalX for Team Plano, fits if ready.
3-Exceptional-0-20 but 3rd start back for trainer-driver-owner, may make the most of this soft field at a big price.
6-GD Rock My World-Raced on a smaller oval, drops for Plested-Wiseman, 2-1 in ML but not trusting in 1st CalX start.
7-Uringoodhands-2nd race in 2 years, closed well to just miss, should be tighter tonight.
1-Oh My Josh-Not bad in 1st start at CalX, Wiseman picks up the drive and that shouldn't hurt.
5-Just Be Talking-Longo trainee comes off a win and 2nd place finish, will string along for another strong effort.
6-Eddie Brush-Chicago invader closed well and picked up a win, Magee needs to keep in striking range.
4-Tornado Henry-Drew off by 4 lengths versus many of these, looks like a major player.
7-Caviart Spencer-Couldn't reel in #4 last week but might be tighter in 3rd Cali start, looks like the top threat.
0.20 Pick 4
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