by Jeremy Plonk
June 15, 2021
We canvass the 1/ST BET statistical database each week to bring you up to speed with racing at Pimlico. Check back weekly for statistical trends and tidbits for premier racing in Maryland. And be sure to support Pimlico by betting with 1/ST BET, the official betting app of Maryland Jockey Club.
The Maryland all-time record carryover in the Rainbow 6 jackpot wager has reached $1,093,866 heading into Friday’s card and 3-day racing week … Chub Wagon extended her undefeated mark to 7 races in winning the June 13 Shine Again at Pimlico. The win could propel her to the July 3 Grade 2 Princess Rooney at Gulfstream Park as part of the Summit of Speed … Racing at Pimlico will extend through July and likely into August as track repairs at Laurel Park have unearthed additional problems and a more extensive renovation.
The Stronach 5 was cancelled last week due to severe weather at Pimlico. The bet paid $2,828.40 on June 4 to 20 winning tickets. Stronach 5 races this Friday, June 18, will be (all times ET):
Leg A – Pimlico Race 7 with an approximate post time of 3:45
Leg B – Gulfstream Park Race 5 with an approximate post time of 4:03
Leg C – Pimlico Race 8 with an approximate post time of 4:17
Leg D – Santa Anita Race 2 with an approximate post time of 4:30
Leg E – Santa Anita Race 3 with an approximate post time of 5:00
Note that with the summer closures of Santa Anita and Golden Gate, the Stronach 5 will go on hiatus following this week.
1/ST BET Top Factors Last Week:
Horseplayers using the 1/ST BET app saw the most success with these 3 of the 52 handicapping filters for Pimlico, each posting at least 24% wins. The category Dirt Pedigree showed a $70.20 profit if you bet $2 win on each top choice for the week.
ITM (In The Money) %
Trends Last Week
Note: last week’s action was shortened by the weather cancellation on Friday’s card to just 2 full days.
-- Jockey Xavier Perez was an efficient 7: 3-0-0, booting him $4, $9 and $18 winners, including a pair of stakes sprints.
-- Jockey Victor Carrasco went 9: 3-0-1 with a $1.17 ROI for every $1 bet behind a couple of dirt sprint victories.
-- Jockey Jevian Toledo has heated up in June with a 15: 4-2-1 record during the month. That’s netted 27% wins and a $1.23 ROI for every $1 bet.
-- Trainer Jerry Robb put up a 5: 2-0-0 record. Only Claudio Gonzalez (2-7) also doubled on the week.