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Al Cimaglia: Running Aces Late Pick 4 Analysis | Sunday, August 21, 2022

by Al Cimaglia

August 21, 2022

Running Aces has a 9-race program ready to start the week. The feature comes in Race 6, the Ron Banks Memorial Free for All which has a $35,000 purse. The 0.50 Late Pick 4 starts in Race 6, and it will be my focus.

Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.

Race 6

5-Hottieonthehorizon (5/2)-Gets the post edge on the one below and that could be the winning difference.
7-Better Trix N (4-1)-This mare came off the bench with a very good qualifier and an even better performance to win last week at odds-on. She is fresh and draws inside of #8 who is a threat. Could be sitting on a big try and should get a good early position.

Race 7

2-Bringoverthemoney (4-1)-Was off 3 weeks and came a close 2nd to today's program chalk #8. Looks like a player and could offer a fair price.
7-All American N (6/5)-Has won 7 of 8 but was credited with only 6 wins, after suffering a DQ. Has been handicapped with this post in 5 of the last 6 and should be a single on many tickets.

Race 8

4-Arnies Army (4-1)-This is an open affair, and the Johnson trainee should be in the hunt. Lackey can get a good early seat and look to make one big move approaching the wire.
7-Go With Flo (5-1)-This mare isn't loaded with gate speed but could get off the gate quicker than in last. The post makes the price and there isn't a lot of early speed inside. Does need a sharp steer and Plano could provide one.
9-Cenalata Firedragon (6-1)-Will take a swing with another Plano entry and look to fade #1 the program chalk who has been dull of late and is off 3 weeks. Thinking the plan might be to leave and drop in front of or take the pocket ride behind the one above.

Race 9

5-Terror Of The Nite (3-1)-Beaten odds-on chalk was parked out well before the 1/2-mile marker in last. This old-timer can rebound, and the trip should be much better as should the price.
7-A And C Artist (8-1)-Willing to toss last, took the long way around and was following the dull cover of #5. Could leave from this post and land in a close-up seat. Worthy of a swing at this price.
8-Rockinscience (4-1)-Drops, should be bet and best to not overlook. Plano needs a good steer from start to finish and chances for success go up if lands on the point in the early going.

0.50 Late Pick 4

Total Bet=$18

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