Picks made today for fast track and on turf.

Race 1

8 – Twilight Star – Possible first win of the year for trainer Benoit.

7 – Hanna Banana – Good efforts past few; showing some interest early.

Race 2

6 – Ill Est Vie – Found himself in a tough 5k claimer last time, so it gets easier today.

3 – Cadillac Carter – On the stretch out; candidate for a gate-to-wire win.

Race 3

4 – Eskenformore – I really like this mare and think she could be a stakes winner.

6 – Reine des Animeaux – Always is in the mix and gives herself a chance to win.


Race 4

2 – Infinite Mischief – Has been competing against some nice horses; consistent sort.

3 – Superstar Leo – Last good enough to win this one but may not be as sharp as top choice.

Race 5

7 – MC Squared – Big win in last and has won 7 of 22 turf starts; in good form for this.

6 – Reflector – Drops a bit back into turf races where he has good speed figures to win.


Race 6

9 - Miss Dun Done It – Interesting first-timer from the outside with some stalking speed.

4 – Is Too – Bred for the sprinting distances and draws Geroux for Johnson here first out.

Race 7

2 – Longwing Lily – The distance helps chances against favorite.

7 – Don’tmesswithjoanne – Cox-trained horse exits a smart win.


Race 8

1 – Day Drinker – Back in Margolis barn and trainer having a great meet so far.

2 – Spring Value – Will be sitting right off the pace here; certainly can win.

Race 9

11 – Miss Holiday – Gets back to turf here; gets Albarado; can upset at big price

13 – Holiday Kitten – Drop down and keeps Lanerie on board after a non-effort.

IF OFF TURF – 2-14

Around the Track

Well Chok’s Choices had one its best weeks of the meet last week showing a profit for both first and second choices. Unfortunately in Vegas at the National Horseplayers Tournament I didn’t fare as well, finishing in the middle of the pack. But, there is always next year right Saint’s fans? Here are the up-to-date season totals for Chok’s Choices:

436-79-94-65= 18% Win/55% In the Money/.76 Return or ROI

For Chok’s Second Choices or “the unders”

418-88-81-57= 21% Win/54% In the Money/.93 Return or ROI

Best Bet

Our Best Bet will be in Race 5- No. 7 Don’t Split Tens (turf only) Big win in last points to another win today.

Good luck and may they all come home safely.