The GQ Approach features full-card selections from Laurel Park, including a daily best bet, longshot play, and multi-race wagers — including today’s Jackpot Pick 5 with a $55,522 carryover!

[su_heading size=”21″ align=”left”]Multi-race wagers[/su_heading]

    • Race 1: $2 Double: 2, 4, 7 w/ 3, 5, 6 ($18)
    • Race 3: $0.50 Pick Three: 6, 7, 8 w/ 1, 3, 4 w/ 7, 8, 9 ($13.50)
    • Race 5: $0.20 Jackpot Pick 5: 7, 8 w/ 7, 8 w/ 1, 3, 7 w/ 3, 5 w/ 6, 7, 8 ($14.40)
    • Race 7: $0.50 Pick Three: 1, 3, 7 w/ 3, 5, 8 w/ 6, 7, 8 ($13.50)

 

SPECIAL PLAYS Best Bet: Race 3 / #8 – Fibber and Molly

Longshot: Race 7 / #7 – Graced

 

[su_heading size=”21″ align=”left”]Analysis[/su_heading]

Race 1

  1. #2 – Brush Creek (9-2): 7 y.o. always gives honest effort, especially on OFF TRACK   
  2. #4 – Azicharmyou (7-2): Drops back to level he can compete; this is his best distance
  3. #7 – Don’s Honour (3-1): Likely gate to wire candidate for new, small barn       

Race 2

  1. #3 – Brother Mark (2-1): Last victory was on OFF TRACK v. better
  2. #6 – Dysprosium (5-2): One of Potts’ West Coast Castoffs failed at Pen as fav
  3. #5 – Rojo Perfecto (6-1): Liked last time at a price; had wide trip, 1 more shot

Race 3

  1. #8 – Fibber and Molly (7-2): *Best Bet*Steps up her game on an OFF TRACK
  2. #7 – Wildcat Honey (5-1): Has back class but winless since claim in Oct. ‘13       
  3. #6 – Senora de Lujan (8-5): Big drop hoists the red flag w/ a couple woeful works  

Race 4

  1. #4 – Harrythenavigator (3-1): Continues to improve Brisnet#; distance suits
  2. #1Black Ice (5-2): Didn’t run a lick when 3-2 facing much better                 
  3. #3 – Pirate’s Cove (7-2): First start Kobiskie after claim, look for more speed        

Race 5

  1. #7 – Purely Dunn (3-1): McCarthy as pilot will make a world of difference
  2. #8 – Newport Red  (8-1): Never on OFF TRACK but bred to like it
  3. #9 – Talkin’ Stuff (8-5): Broke maiden 4 back at this distance & track condition  

Race 6

  1. #7 – Angel Clarence O (8-5): Failed as 4-5 fav. last race; nice work on slop         
  2. #8 – Whisky Rock (3-1): 2nd time for Robb after claim usually a good play    
  3. #4 – Star Academy (6-1): Adds blinkers; been beaten fav. in past 4 races   

Race 7

  1. #7 – Graced (9-2): $Longshot Play$ Competes at this starter level and handles OFF TRACK  
  2. #3 – Anybodyreallyknow (3-1): Lake suspension was upheld Wed., but runners aren’t being scratched?! Passed on a winner yesterday. If this one runs, he’s a major threat.     
  3. #1 – Vim (20-1): Can get jump on this group and steal it at a price           

Race 8 

  1. #3 – Little Miss Fitz (3-1): Continues to improve for McMahon since claim 2 back   
  2. #5 – We’ll Talk (6-1): Trouble in last; shares best Brisnet OFF TRACK w/ #8     
  3. #8 – Lovable Lady (4-1): Not For Love has sired plenty of OFF TRACK lovers

Race 9

  1. #8 – Gindini (3-1): Beaten favorite cuts back in distance and gets Russell
  2. #7 – So Help Me Hannah (6-1): Has hit the board in both OFF TRACK efforts  
  3. #6 – O Reeley (7-2): Rough start in last yet still ran big to get Place  

YESTERDAY’S NEWS

  • On Thursday, Mar. 19th at Laurel had just 4 winners from 9 races (3 Top Selections; payoffs in BOLD) having $2 WIN pay-off of $6.60 (1st race), $4.80 (6th), $4.00 (7th) and $3.40 (9th).
  • The BEST BET of the Day (24: 4-8-2) Mischieviously (8th race: 3-1 M/L; 5-2 PT) raced two wide between horses entering the turn, had a mild advance to mid stretch then flattened out finishing 4th just a length behind the winner.
  • The LONGSHOT PLAY OF THE DAY (21: 3-0-8) Golden Joe (3rd race: 5-1 M/L; 2-1 PT) took a ton of action when M/L favorite was scratched, but failed to deliver as he ran a non-threatening third to return $2.80 to SHOW.
Long-time racing fan and analyst Gary Quill brings his ‘capping insights to The Racing Biz. Follow him on Twitter @HorseRacingNut.