Race Day Plays
Saratoga… Race #5 Deltina… ran evenly, finished midpack
Del Mar… Race #7 French Getaway… not much run… dull
Saratoga… Race #9 Gypsum Johnny Contended through the early and flatered late
Del Mar…Race #7 Mended sharp out of the gate challenged on the outside for the lead – throughout – then drew off to win well Winner paying $11.20
Saratoga…Race #7 ThreeFiveIndia off at 5/2… rated a couple of lengths off the leader and outside, took up a serious challenge, but was repelled by the inside speed. Finisched very well to hold 2nd…getting the PLACE.
Del Mar…Race #5 Kings River King off at 3/1… sharp out of the gate, agreed to rate, took over turning for home and won well in hand as much the best…Wiiner paying $8.00
Del Mar.. Race #7 American League… took to the lead, led as far as able, but not able to carry the flag to the wire…
Saratoga… Race #6 Revved Up off at 7/2 … rated kindly and took up his position, always looking comfortable, moved well into contention on the final turn and then closed powerfully and confidently…Winner paying $9.20
Saratoga… Race #10 Good Samaritan off at 8/1… taken in hand to trail the field, well back, then started to commence a rally with about 1/2 mile left, got within striking distance as they neared the top of the stretch, and then extended his big long beautiful stride to gallop over this field. Winner paying $19.20
Del Mar… Race #4 Secret Shopper off at 11/1… broke a step slow and urged to get going, got into stride and rushed into position on the back stretch, went up to challenge on the turn, but was not able to go with the inside speed, continued on to hold the PLACE.
Saratoga… Race #9 J.S. Choice took up the running on the outside, stalking the leaders, but the leader had gone off to a crazy big lead (Black Tide), then he moved into 2nd place turning for home, commencing a nice run, but he couldn’t make up enough on the leader… Solid Place finish.
Del Mar… Race #9 Lazzam off at 8/1… started a late run to move up outside horses, was finishing fastest and appeared to have won, but lost a horrible photo, on the wrong bob…Placing…
TOTALS for New York and So. Cal Plays
(starting February 24, 2017 )
NY Total Return $183.80, Total Cost $ 184.00, ROI Total $1.00/$1.00
SC Total Return $208.90, Total Cost $ 182.00, ROI Total $1.15/$1.00
Returns on all plays for 2017
Total Return $ 499.70
Total Cost $ 508.00
ROI $0.98 (1-1-2017 thru 7/31/2017)