Race Note: Was nothing really to note.
Trip Note: This one had more speed if wanted to but rider basically rated 4-5W throught the entire turn. Not surprisingly lost valuable ground in turn and grass sprints where speed horses get stuck wide are ALMOST ALWAYS insurmountable. Was basically even around the track and looked unimpressive but the run was so tough I’d excuse.
Race Note: Was 10-1 ML and originally part of two horse entry – the other half scratched. Bet well enough. 4-5* wins by several while under wraps.
Trip Note: Away well and clean. A three prong duel developed right in front of this one. Was in garden spot entering turn. Stalked this duel 2 clear of the rest. Saved ground throughout turn and darn near touched rail into stretch saving ground and shooting up rail. Claimed place money but this was a non-threatening effort and winner put away other speed and helped this one into second spot. Will not be on my tickets.
Race Note: Was 8-5 ML and betting was a bit below average. Winner was a Pletcher that was 1-1 ML, bet to 3-5* and then won easily.
Trip Note: Away fine. Ridden for speed and earned lead early in turn. Favorite was right on top of this one. These top two were contesting throughout. Late in the turn this one switched leads early when she was headed. She fought through the lane and then horse, not jock, shut herself down when she was passed at the exactly the 1/8 pole. She hates being inside and she doesn’t like getting passed – both positive signs when you draw the outside post. Expecting better.