The GQ Approach – Laurel November 29

by | Nov 29, 2018 | Breaking, Handicapping, Maryland, MD Racing | 0 comments

Something Awesome. Photo by Laurie Asseo.

The GQ Approach features full-card selections from Laurel Park, including a daily Best Bet, Longshot Play, and multi-race wagers — including the 20 cent Rainbow Pick-6, 50 cent Jackpot Pick-5, as well as Pick-4s and rolling Doubles, Pick-3s and the Super High-5.

Today's Carryovers
  • Rainbow Pick 6: $5,225
  • Super High 5: $1,985
  • Late Pick 5: none
GQ'S Tip of the Day
Jockey/Trainer Combo - Take advantage of the statistics provided with the Past Performances, which give these stats for the current meet and over the past year; some trainer and jocks win at inordinately high rates.
Best Bet of the Day
Race 8 / #8 – No Drinking Rules (9-2)
Longshot Play of the Day
Race 4 / #4 – Timeless Curls (5-1)
Multi-race Wagers
  • Race 4 – $2 Double  2, 4 w/ 4, 10, 11 ($12)
  • Race 6 – 50 cent Pick-4  1, 3, 8 w/ 1, 7, 9 w/ 8 w/ 1, 7, 9 ($13.50)
  • Race 8 – $2 Double 1, 2, 8 w/ 1, 7, 9

Analysis

  • Weather: Partly cloudy, high near 40
  • Projected condition of main track: FAST; Turf: None
  • Post time: 12:30 p.m. EST

Race 1

  1. #2 – Rosuri (3-1): Has been second twice vs. similar and should appreciate the half-furlong cutback from last; trainer Salzman, Jr. and rider Ruiz 3-for-9 together
  2. #7 – Kateandlillian (8-1):
  3. #3 – Weekends for Work (5-2):

Race 2

  1. #7 – Don’s Escapade (4-1): Has been competitive vs. similar in last couple; tactical sort brings jock with him from PRX
  2. #1 – Miss Nosy (9-5):
  3. #4 – Folk Magic (6-1):

Race 3

  1. #5 – Moneymeister (9-5): Chalk just missed vs. similar at CD in last on muddy strip; CD runners have found success locally
  2. #6 – Bay Hill (6-1):
  3. #1 – So Good (5-2):

Race 4

  1. #4 – Timeless Curls (5-1): D. Capuano trainee has been making short work of her conditions with three wins in last four starts; has done best work at a flat mile, but 7f trip shouldn’t be a problem for runner with tactical speed
  2. #2 – Sine Wave (12-1):
  3. #8 – Luz Mimi (7-2):

Race 5

  1. #4 – Majestic Won (5-1): Beyer speed fig from last probably is inflated, but she still thrashed her N1X rivals; trainer Englehart thriving with LRL runners, and he and rider Vargas have stellar record together (39%)
  2. #11 – D J’s Favorite (8-1):
  3. #10 – Adios Annie (8-1):

Race 6

  1. #8 – Wicked Awesome (9-2): Solid victory on debut at MCL 40k level, and runner-up graduated next out at same level; filly was bred to love a route of ground
  2. #3 – Getouttamyway (5-2):
  3. #1 – Better Yet (15-1):

Race 7

  1. #9 – Rafter (5-1): Magee trainee gave a credible account of himself in debut effort; sibs’ best work came at route distances, and rider Cintron in the irons a positive (19% with Magee runners)
  2. #1 – Offerhecantrefuse (4-1):
  3. #7 – Snidely (7-2):


Race 8

  1. #8 – No Drinking Rules (9-2): Bottoms up! Closing type gets dream setup with plentiful early types to run at; took 16 tries to break maiden but has now won four of eight, including twice around two turns
  2. #1 – Kopper Wired (4-1):
  3. #2 – Whirlin Curlin (9-2):

Race 9

  1. #7 – Mia Gift (4-1): Uncle Mo filly gave improved effort last out when blinks added, catches modest group here
  2. #1 – Ellanation (2-1):
  3. #9 – Tuffy’s Way (7-2):

Yesterday’s News

  • On Sunday, November 25 at Laurel had 7 winners from the 9-race card (1 Top Selections; payoff in BOLD below).
  • Top Selections are 437 for 1521 (28.73%). In 2017, Top Selections went 340 for 1,197 (28.40%). The payoffs of the day’s winners…
    • R1: $4.40
    • R2: $4.20
    • R3: $4.60
    • R4: xxx
    • R5: $11.60
    • R6: $14.20
    • R7: $8.60
    • R8: xxx
    • R9: $12.60
  • Of the suggested multi-race wagers, hit the race 1 double, returning $10.00 on a two-dollar wager (total wagered: $12.00).
  • BEST BET of the Day (151:48-37-13; in 2017 119: 39-25-19) Star Seed Child (9th race: 8-5 M/L; 4-5 PT) pressed the pace, made a bid nearing the quarter-pole and flattened out to be second, returning $2.40 to PLACE and $2.10 to SHOW.
  • LONGSHOT PLAY of the Day (145:23-27-17; in 2017 107: 18-13-15) Crazed (2nd race: 6-1 M/L; 7-1 PT) sped to the early lead, came under pressure on the turn, and tired to finish sixth.

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