Below is the late Pick 4 ticket at Santa Anita Park on February 17th, 2018. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Race 7 Madame Stripes (#4, 3-1) has an affinity for the Santa Anita Turf Course and beat a couple of her main rivals on the square last time out after breaking poorly. She […]

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Below is the early Pick 5 ticket at Santa Anita Park for February 10th, 2018. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Race 1 Celebrate Life (#8, 5-2) drops in class after being used from the rail in a speed duel last time out. He is drawn outside today and still has room to improve after making […]

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Below is the late Pick 4 ticket at Santa Anita Park on February 3rd, 2018. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Race 6 Roosevelt (#6, 8-1) runs his best races when he is able to be close to the pace. He was marooned from a wide spot throughout his last race and was never […]

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Gulfstream Race 1         Maiden                         1 1/16th Turf 2-5-11 #2 Renewable sure cost a pretty penny and those slow Payson works are not a concern for barn that can have one ready on debut. Watch Tote as a few of these are well bred first time starters. -Aaron Vercruysse   Gulfstream Race 2         Maiden                         7 F […]

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Below is the late Pick 4 ticket at Santa Anita Park on January 20th, 2018. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Race 6 Sauce On Side (#5, 2-1) can win two in a row with a repeat effort of her last race. Dropping to a $30,000 maiden claimer for the first time, she crushed her […]

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Below is the late Pick 4 ticket at Santa Anita Park on January 13th, 2018. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Race 6 Clever Royal (#11, 6-1) ran against much tougher last time out at Aqueduct. East Coast turf form is usually better in general and the horse he lost to by a half […]

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Below is the late Pick 4 ticket at Santa Anita Park on January 6th, 2018. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Race 6 Whatyouciswhatuget (#6, 6-1) showed nice improvement in her second start and drops in for a tag for the first time. The freshening should help this newly turned three-year-old, as should the […]

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Below is the late Pick 4 ticket at Santa Anita Park on December 30th, 2017. This Saturday’s ticket centers around strong opinions in the two middle legs of the sequence. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Race 6 Kristi’s Copilot (#6, 6-1) leads a wide-open allowance race that is short on reliable contenders. He […]

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Leverage Plays by Padraic Manocchio Below is the Early Pick 5 ticket at Santa Anita Park on Opening Day, December 26th, 2017. As always the ticket is $20 or less. Race 1 River Boyne (#1, 3-1) ran exceptionally well in his United States debut after showing improving form in Europe. He is strictly the horse to beat […]

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Stellar Wind (#2, 5/2) is tough as they come and should be right there on the wire in this year’s Distaff after a disastrous start last year. Prior to last year’s Breeders’ Cup, she beat Beholder twice and contrary to the belief of many, I think she is just as good this year as last. She […]

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Europe has dominated the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf in recent years and 2017 should be no exception. The improving Masar (#6, 9/2) looks to be the best of a large contingent of Euros in this year’s race. He is proven to be effective going one mile and appears to favor firm turf, which he will […]

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This year’s Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile has more questions than answers. Is Mor Spirit (#6, 3-1) in the same form he was in when winning the Met Mile following a layoff and sketchy work pattern? Are Sharp Azteca (#3, 9/2), Practical Joke (#10, 6-1) and Awesome Slew (#5, 12-1) capable of winning a major race around two […]

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The biggest question in this year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf is which Aidan O’Brien filly will win? September (#10, 6-1) is the less heralded of O’Brien’s two stars, but she may prove to be just as efficient in America as Happily (#2, 9/2).  I urge everyone the take a look at September‘s last race. The chart comment of lacked room […]

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Below is the late Pick 4 ticket for an great card at Santa Anita Park on September 30th, 2017. As always, the ticket is $20 or less. Race 8: Front Runner Stakes Bolt d’Oro (#4, 2-1) is a star in the making and his win in the Del Mar Futurity was even better than it looks on paper. […]

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Below is the Pick 4 ticket for Delaware Park on July 15th, 2017. As always, the ticket is $20 or less, but with Songbird in the sequence and a low payout expected, it makes the most sense to try to hit the Pick 4 cold and bet it multiple times. Race 6: The Carl Hanford Memorial Adirondack […]

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