PIMLICO – BLACK-EYED SUSAN STAKES
No. 5 Go Maggie Go had a horrible trip in the Kentucky Oaks a race she would have been at least second, we see her winning the this race with a clean trip. GO MAGGIE GO!!!
Maiden 2yo fillies go 4-1/2 furlongs. No. 1 Ocean Dream is out of the hot barn of Edward Freeman who has won with 3 of his last 5 runners with a second and a third. No. 2 Mr Ability is a first time Empire Maker that has been working with a purpose. No. 4 Eichel is the stablemate of Ocean Dream and has run two times finishing second and third. 1-2-4
We will go singling in the pick five using No. 2 Shazara who will get the perfect setup in this mile dirt race for maiden fillies and mares. 2
Win and place 2
No. 6 Buymeabond is a deep closer who just may get there today. No. 7 Lucky J Lane is a three time winner here and the drop in class makes him the one to beat. 6-7
No. 3 Mrs. Guty is a first time starter who has been working a hole in the wind and her trainer does well with first timers. No. 7 Space Cadet exits our HTW list and is the one to beat. 3-7
Exacta box 3-7
Down the hill they go and we will need to go three deep in here using No. 2 Yes Yes Yes who gets a turnback in distance and Bejarano gets the call, the last time he rode this gelding was down the hill and he got the win. No. 3 Somethings Unusual is on a win every other race pattern and this is his win race. No. 5 Hay Dude gets some class relief and will be very tough in here. 2-3-5
Exacta box 2-3-5
No. 2 General Ann ran big in her win first on this circuit. No. 6 Street Surrender gets blinkers on and Mike Smith, she has done little wrong in her two starts. No. 7 Savannah Sky is very consistent and will be right there. 2-6-7
No. 1 Lady Valeur gets some class relief and won here at this distance. No. 2 Scatterling is in from Ireland and looks very live. No. 7 Sutton’s Smile is the barn mate of Scatterling and exits the same race as Lady Valeur. 1-2-7
Exacta box 1-2-7 and win and place 2
The day ends with a real tough 6 furlong sprint for starter fillies and mares. There is a lot of early speed in here and that leads us to No. 5 Conquest So True and No. 6 Wife Approved, both will sit off the hot pace and pounce down the lane. 5-6
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