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Saturday, March 30: Mohawk Hi-5 and Cal Expo Pick 4 Analysis

by Al Cimaglia

March 30, 2019

Tonight, Mohawk Park has a mandatory payout in the Jackpot Hi-5 with an estimated pool of $1.1 million. The 12-horse field goes postward in Race 10 and there is a Hi-5 ticket posted below. Cal Expo's popular 0.20 Pick 4 rolls in Race 8. The sequence has a $40,000 guaranteed pool and will be my focus. 

Comments and selections below are based on a fast track. 

Mohawk Race 10-Jackpot Hi-5 

Total Ticket Cost) 1,3,4,7,12 = $24 for $0.20

Cal Expo Pick 4 

Race 8 

1-Mint To Cruise-Drops to the spot of a recent win and Plano can work a very good trip with this post draw. 
2-Coz And Effect-9/5 ML chalk has been in the hunt at this class but did lose to #1 on 3-2. 
5-Gorgeous For Real-2nd start off a layoff and could be prepping for HoP, but if race tight, can handle these. 

Race 9 

1-Herecomesthethunder-Has had seconditis but from the rail versus this bunch it is best to respect. 
3-Kaboom Pow-Recent starts have been dull, 3rd time Lasix and Plano's choice over #2, will swing for a price. 
4-Reys N A Ruckus-Has been in the hunt at this level for Team Sobey, needs the right trip but is a player. 
5-TherealGoods-5/2 chalk will likely follow last week's winning script and blast out, but may not get top as easily. 

Race 10 

4-Who Dat Love-Was doing well in $5k claimers, steps-up into this condition, will use in an upset roll at 8-1 in ML. 
5-I'm An Athlete-1/2 ML favorite likes this condition and is in a spot to shine, but 9-year-old is not a lock. 

Race 11 

1-Cenalta Eclipse-ML chalk has had a tough year, has been finding ways to lose, but starts inside tonight. 
2-Mccedes-14-year-old doesn't really enjoy an off-track so will toss last, could trip out and stay in the hunt. 
8-Ulysses Blue Chip-Sobey should be rolling late, if pace is decent and cover is good, this guy could take a picture. 

My Ticket

Race 8) 1,2,5

Race 9) 1,3,4,5

Race 10) 4,5

Race 11) 1,2,8 

Total Ticket Cost) $28.80 for $0.40

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