by Al Cimaglia
August 10, 2019
The feature at Hawthorne Racecourse rolls in Race 6, a fillies and mares Open Pace with a $12,000 purse. The 0.50 Late Pick 4 begins in Race 7 and it has a $10,000 guaranteed pool. It's certainly not the most formful sequence but I will take a swing and look to get rewarded.
Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.
2-Itsnotme Itsmen-0-27 and still 2nd ML chalk, that's says it all about this race, considering with others.
3-Fort Le June-Racing at fairs, doesn't like to pass foes in stretch, but gets Leonard and that's a plus for ML chalk.
4-Sharia-Raced in 1.59.2 in debut, will look for better in 2nd start at 20-1 in the ML versus a suspect crew.
7-Real Super-Last effort was much better than previous 10, could take a picture if upswing continues.
2-Over Speeding-Having a tough '19, drops to lowest level since April, could be wake-up time for Team Leonard.
3-Bugatti Beauty-Comes off a rough trip from the 8-hole and from this post Wilfong can work a trip for a picture.
5-Princess Oshie-Comes off a better effort and fits with this group, looks like a player with the right trip.
6-Stonebridge Pearl-Camera shy but was driven more aggressively in last, using at a square price.
7-Seeyouatthefinish-Meadows invader qualified well, makes 3rd start of '19 and 1st since 1-15, but likes the track.
3-Southside Kid-In form, can get sucked around from this post and roll by late, will take a swing at 6-1 in the ML.
5-Perky Pipsqueak-Missed a start and now drops, should like the company, switch to Seekman is a plus.
7-Adele's Big Party-Won at this class with Leonard in last, moves from the rail to 7-hole, but best to respect.
5-Dune Dame-Drew off in last to beat the majority of this field and looks solid once again.
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