The GQ Approach – Laurel May 7

by | May 7, 2016 | Breaking, Handicapping, Maryland, MD Racing, Racing

Photo by Laure Asseo.

The GQ Approach features full-card selections from Laurel Park (live racing Friday-Sunday through May 8th; Special Derby Day Post Time 12:15pm), including a daily Best Bet, Longshot Play, and multi-race wagers — including the 20 cent Rainbow Pick-Pick-6, 50 cent Jackpot Pick-5 as well as Pick-4s and rolling Doubles, Pick-3s and the Super High-5.

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BEST BET OF THE DAY

Race 9 / #10 – Ousby (2-1)

LONGSHOT PLAY OF THE DAY

Race 10 / # 7 – Belle Allessandra (10-1)

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

  • Race 1: $2 Double  1, 5, 7 w/ 3, 4, 8 ($18)
  • Race 3: $0.50 Pick-3  4, 11, 14  w/ 1, 3, 5  w/ 3, 6, 8 ($13.50)
  • Race 6: $0.50 Pick-3  2, 3, 9  w/ 5, 8, 9  w/ 4, 6, 9  ($13.50)
  • Race 11: $2 Double  2, 8, 9  w/ 1, 5, 10 ($18)

 

* Laurel Park has seven (7) races (3rd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 11th and 12th) scheduled to be run on the TURF. Forecast for the northern D.C. suburbs is for Mostly Sunny skies with high temps in the mid-70s and no chance of precipitation. NOTE: The 3rd and 5th races have been taken off the turf but the 6th, 8th, 9th, 11th and 12th races will be run ON THE TURF listed as GOOD and a FAST main dirt track.

Race 1

  1. #5 – Because He Can (4-5): My apologies for the omission of analysis/comments today but…          
  2. #7 – Promise and Hope (4-1): … it was a case of too much Derby Week activity in Louisville and last night “took the cake”…         
  3. #1/1A – Skip the Punch/Love Rules All (6-1): …celebrating MD-bred Cathryn Sophia’s victory in the Kentucky Oaks…          

 

Race 2

  1. #8 – Fitzfarris (7-5): Reminder: Sunday is Closing Day at lovely Laurel Park…  
  2. #4 – Savage River (8-1): … live racing resumes on Thursday at Pimlico Race Course…         
  3. #3 – Allaboutthebens (6-1): … Home of the Preakness with a rich racing history.        

 

Race 3 is OFF THE TURF

  1. #4 – American Progress (8-5)
  2. #11 – Hollywood Ice (5-1)
  3. #14 – Lemon Juice (6-1)

 

Race 4

  1. #3 – Big House (9-5)
  2. #5 – Dr. Toole (5-2)
  3. #1 – Classic Brew (3-1)

 

Race 5 is OFF THE TURF

  1. #3 – Boon Companion (6-1)
  2. #6 – Imperfect (5-1)
  3. #8 – Adams Note (10-1)

 

Race 6 is ON THE TURF

  1. #3 – Peace Prize (4-1)
  2. #1 – Carta Regia (5-2)
  3. #9 – Taller Sister (7-2)

 

Race 7 

  1. #9 – Quartet (6-1)
  2. #5 – Flint Hill (15-1)
  3. #8 – Putalimendacoconut (6-1)

 

Race 8 is ON THE TURF

  1. #4 – Sleeting (5-1)
  2. #9 – Emyvale Court (7-2)
  3. #6 – Liatris (6-1)

 

Race 9 is ON THE TURF

  1. #10 – Ousby (2-1) *** BEST BET ***
  2. #4 – T Sizzle (8-1)
  3. #8 – Grandiflora (5-1)

 

Race 10

  1. #7 – Belle Allessandra (10-1) $$$ LONGSHOT $$$
  2. #5 – Sliding Lady (4-1)
  3. #1 – Dumpster Diva (12-1)

 

Race 11 is ON THE TURF ;

  1. #8 – Broken Bridle (7-2)
  2. #2 – Jade With Envy (4-1)
  3. #9 – Away We Go (6-1)

 

Race 12 is ON THE TURF

  1. #1 – Shinobi (1-1)
  2. #10 – High Above Georgia (6-1)
  3. #5 – Street Passage (10-1)

 

Churchill Downs Race 12 is the KENTUCKY DERBY

  1. #17 – Mor Spirit (12-1)
  2.  #3 – Creator (10-1)
  3. #18 – Majesto (30-1)

 

YESTERDAY’S NEWS

  • On Friday May 6th at Laurel Park had just 4 winners from the 10 race card (2 Top Selections; payoff in BOLD) having $2 WIN pay-off of $9.60 (1st race), $4.20 (7th), $7.20 (8th) and $2.60 (9th). Of the suggested Multi-race wagers hit the 50 cent Pick-3 in R3-R5 for $xx.x0 ($13.50). Note: Year-to-date Top Selections are 115 for 444 (24.03%).
  • BEST BET of the Day (48: 18-9-4) High Ridge Road (9th race: 9-5 M/L 1-5 PT) stalked the pace in the clear in the three path, seized command in upper stretch and drew off under a drive to return $2.60 to WIN, $2.20 to PLACE and $2.10 to SHOW.
  • LONGSHOT PLAY of the Day (44: 2-4-10) Start Swinging (3rd race: 6-1 M/L; 8-5 PT) broke outwardly, set the pace in the two path, angled further out near the quarter pole and tired in the lane to finish fourth.