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Monday, February 11: Mohawk Park Early Pick 4 Analysis

by Al Cimaglia

February 11, 2019

Woodbine Mohawk Park has a competitive 11-race card scheduled for tonight. The feature will roll in Race 10, a Preferred Trot with a $34,000 purse. The headliner from a wagering standpoint is the Early 0.20 Pick 4 with a $50,000 guaranteed pool. That sequence begins in Race 4 and will be my focus. 

Comments and selections below are based on a fast track. 

Race 4 

3-Surf Report-In good form, did race on 1-31 which could be an advantage over others to help snag 3rd straight. 
5-Arazi-The post draw helps and should be forwardly placed, looks to be in the hunt with a fair trip. 
8-Kwicky Kwanzaa-1st time Shepherd, Roy steers, could be handled aggressively and close into a stiff pace. 

Race 5 

2-Big Rich -Won in this spot 2 back with Roy, tough to ignore the same outcome. 
4-Cue Hall-Back down to a better level and JMac has some options for hot barn. 
7-Odds On Amethyst-Can beat these at a square price but will need a sharp steer. 

Race 6 

4-Lone Wolf Terror-Bet hard in last 3 and delivered on Thurs., went the back half in 56.2 and best to respect. 
6-Shoe Shine-Racing well and got on the engine to win last, same formula could be followed tonight. 
7-Crocadile Canyon-Another Shepherd claim, Henry gets back aboard and he knows well, could score at a square price. 

Race 7 

4-Charlie Is A Joker-Has had excuses but now races back in 9-days, will take a swing at 10-1 in the ML. 
5-Parkhill Nonstop-Bet down and faded in last after trying the engine, should be in line for a stalking trip. 
7-Setanta-Breaking issues but qualified and put in a flat line, could be sitting on a big try at a nice price. 
9-Caufield-Even effort on 2-1 was 1st race since 8-28 at PcD, could be ready for a big try in 2nd start for Gallucci. 

My Ticket

Race 4) 3,5,8

Race 5) 2,4,7

Race 6) 4,6,7

Race 7) 4,5,7,9 

Total Ticket Cost) $21.60 for $0.20

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