2016-05-24 15:31:27

Had a wonderful week of broadcasts from Pimlico and thank the MJC and everyone who contributed. Hope you enjoyed the coverage and did well on a big Black-Eyed Susan Day Friday. Let's roll the momentum into a damp Preakness Day that looks like it will be largely unfettered by the elements..


HI HO PIMLICO!


POST-SCRATCHES


5th: 30th MD Sprint H. (G3), 3+, 6f (P3, DD, Hi-5)

Best Value: #3 Always Sunshine 7-2 WON ($5.80)
Next Best: #4 Cinco Charlie 3-1 6th
Exotics Use: #7 Salutos Amigos 1-1 5th
Super Add: #6 Negrito 20-1 7th


6th: 7th James W. Murphy, 3yo, 1m-T (P4, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Most Likely: #2 He'll Pay 6-1 5th
Best Value: #3 Easy River 10-1 6th
Next Best: #4 Ousby 5-2 7th
Exotics Use: #8 Aquaphobia 4-1 2nd


7th: OC/N2X, 3+, 6f (P3, DD, Hi-5)

Most Likely: #2 Chief Istan 7-5 WON ($3.00)
Best Value: #7 Right Squall 8-1 2nd
Next Best: #4 Cooking Up a Storm 6-1 3rd
Exotics Use: #8 Troubled Waters 6-1 5th


8th: 17th The Very One, F&M-3+, 5f-T (Rainbow 6, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Best Value: #1 Miss Matzoball 12-1 4th
Next Best: #12 Lady Shipman 3-5 WON ($2.80)
Exotics Use: #7 Everything Lovely 12-1 11th
Super Add: #9 Exaggerated 6-1 3rd
Must Include: #4 Hope Cross 15-1 9th


9th: 7th Chick Lang, 3yo, 6f (P5, P3, DD)

Most Likely: #6 Counterforce 5-2 2nd
Best Value: #7 Big Louie D 10-1 4th-DQ'D to last
Next Best: #1 Justin Squared 9-5 WON ($3.60)
Exotics Use: #5 Never Gone South 8-1 5th


P4 Grid:

6: 2-3 (A), 1-4-5-8 (B), - (C)
7: 2 (A), - (B), 1-4-6-7-8-9 (C)
8: 1-12 (A), 3-4-7-8-9-10 (B), - (C)
9: 1-6-7 (A), - (B), 5 (C)

Simple (A+B): 6x1x8x3 = 144 x .50 = $72
All A's: 2x1x2x3 = $12
Full (A/B/C): $108


10th: 65th Gallorette (G3), 3+, 8.5f-T (P4, P3, DD, Hi-5)

Most Likely: #3 Tiger Ride 7-2 8th
Best Value: #6 Nisharora 12-1 9th
Next Best: #12 Heath 6-1 3rd
Exotics Use: #5 Ol' Fashion Gal 6-1 6th
Super Add: #10 Ginger N Rye 12-1 7th


11th: 19th Sir Barton, 3yo, 8.5f (P3, DD, Hi-5)

Most Likely: #7 Dazzling Gem 9-2 3rd
Next Best: #5 American Freedom 5-2 WON ($4.60)
Best Value: #6 Donegal Moon 8-1 4th
Exotics Use: #3 Kingslayer 15-1 9th


12th: 115th Dixie H. (G2), 3+, 8.5f-T (P3, DD, Hi-5)

Monitoring status of Za Approval & Grand Arch because of turf, but looks authentically good now and believe both will stay in. Takeover Target still the horse to beat given the give in the ground..

Most Likely: #4 Takeover Target 8-1 WON ($9.00)
Next Best: #7 Grand Arch 4-1 3rd
Best Value: #2 Za Approval 10-1 8th
Exotics Use: #8 Prince Gagarin 15-1 6th


13th: 141st Preakness S. (G1), 3yo, 9.5f (DD, Hi-5)

Hard to go against the thriving Derby winner here..

Most Likely: #3 Nyquist 3-5 3rd
Best Value: #1 Cherry Wine 20-1 2nd
Next Best: #5 Exaggerator 3-1 WON ($7.20)
Exotics Use: #11 Stradivari 8-1 4th


P5 Grid:

9: 6 (A), 1-7 (B), 5 (C)
10: 3-6 (A), 12 (B), 5-10 (C)
11: 5-7 (A), - (B), 3-6 (C)
12: 4-7 (A), - (B), 2-8-9 (C)
13: 1-3 (A), 5-11 (B), 9 (C)

Simple (A+B): 3x3x2x2x4 = 144 x .50 = $72
All A's: 1x2x2x2x2 = $16
Full (A/B/C): $94


P4 Grid:

10: 3-6 (A), 12 (B), 5-10 (C)
11: 5-7 (A), 3-6 (B), - (C)
12: 4-7 (A), 2 (B), 8-9 (C)
13: 1-3 (A), 5-11 (B), 9 (C)

Simple (A+B): 3x4x3x4 = 144 x .50 = $72
All A's: 2x2x2x2 = $16
Full (A/B/C): $86


14th: MSW, 3+, 8.5f-TAKEN OFF THE TURF (Hi-5)

Most Likely: #3 Brucarita SCR
Best Value: #5 Gin Fuzz 12-1
Next Best: #7 Hardly Home SCR
Exotics Use: #11 Map Room SCR