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Picks made for fast track and off turf

Race 1

2. Princess Stella: Has some early zip and can get to the front here and try to hold on.

1. Sister Ruler: Drops way down in class for savvy trainer looking to get this one a win.

Race 2

3. Half a Doodle: This one tries two turns here and looks to be lone speed on front end.

1. Chief Kimosabi: Drops down in class after an OK run against better; jockey stays on.

Race 3

3. Max Pandowdy: Two good runs against better fields than this sets up nicely for win.

2. Ministry of Art: Has put together a string of good races so any progression here contends.

Race 4

5. Heartthrob Halo: Already the fourth start by this one at the meet; looking to break through.

7. War Trolley: Two good efforts at the meet; has some speed to put into contention early.

Race 5

1/1A. Varmlander/Titled Lady: Either part of this entry on dirt is the top selection.

3. Pasta Salad Rhonda: Was very game in first start displaying some talent in debut win.


Race 6

2. Blessed Anna: New to barn of Ron Faucheux; should improve just enough to get win.

8. Vale Male: Has been in the money last couple against tougher competition so fits here.

Race 7

2. Caroom: No reason this one shouldn’t take to the dirt in his first try on the surface.

12. Forcible Entry: Ran well enough in first start to expect some improvement second out.


Race 8

5. Our Heatseeker: Good effort first out with a strong closing kick to set up two turn debut.

8. Big Boo: Has had some chances here but needs to show a bit of improvement against these.

Around the track

Starting to see multiple turf races carded for the same day which is a positive sign moving forward. Those races are drawing big entries so hopefully those races will fill up the cards in the coming weeks.

Best bet

In Race 3, No. 3 Max Pandowdy: Has run two good races in a row and looks to set up big for a win. Good luck and may they all come home safely.

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