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Race 7

A high profile maiden special weight race for fillies and mares traveling seven furlongs. Top choice is No. 5 Harlem Heights. Any time trainer Claude “Shug” McGaughey III saddles a horse for a seven-panel race, we’re in. It’s become a career-long specialty of his. This filly ran well when adding blinkers last time and we think she’ll run better today. The No. 1 horse Black Magic Woman will be the overwhelming favorite as trainer Todd Pletcher has gaudy stats with first-time starters. We’re going to hope she hates running next to the fence and will be ready to win next time.

The Pick: Win/Place 5 Harlem Heights

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