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Friday, March 8: Meadowlands Pick 4 Analysis

by Al Cimaglia

March 8, 2019

Tonight, there's a competitive 13-race card scheduled in East Rutherford New Jersey. The feature comes in Race 7, a Preferred Trot with a $25,000 purse. The popular 0.50 Pick 4 begins in Race 8. That sequence has a $50,000 guaranteed pool which will likely be surpassed, and it will be my focus. 

Comments and selections below are based on a fast track. 

Race 8 

3-Arrakis-Has had some excuses but recent form has been dull, now gets post relief and fits better versus this crew. 
9-Battle Mage-Comes off a good try in 1st start after arriving from DD. Should be able to leave and carry speed further. 
10-Nows The Moment-Post makes it more difficult but comes off a nice win after a costly break, looks like a player again. 

Race 9 

2-Stylish Beachwhere-Gets post relief and Tetrick takes a spin. Camera shy, should be bet hard but tough to leave out. 
3-Followthewind N-Steps up and doesn't like to win, but this is not a field of All-Stars and should be in the hunt. 
8-Juxta Cowgirl-May blast out and get on the engine in 5th start at the Big M, will swing for a price at 15-1 in the ML. 

Race 10 

1-Chief Justice-Has raced well with hopples and should make presence felt if minds manners. 
3-Godspell Hall-It took a while to qualify but had a sharp win in last, maybe Nifty has the breaking issue solved. 
7-Dover Dony-Often close but seldom takes a picture, this is a soft bunch and could notch 3rd win in 32 tries. 

Race 11 

2-Just N Berlander-Usually rallies too late but from this spot should be in better striking range. 
6-Buckeye In Charge-12-yr-old is 1 for last 32, but trainer finally gives the lines to a catch driver and should improve. 
9-Abbeylara-Miller needs to work a trip for lukewarm ML chalk, can beat this bunch if finds some live cover. 

My Ticket

Race 8) 3,9,10

Race 9) 2,3,8

Race 10) 1,3,7

Race 11) 2,6,9 

Total Ticket Cost) $40.50 for $0.50

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