PARX PICKS AND HORSES TO WATCH: Feb. 2
Parx Racing has a 10-race card on tap for this afternoon. Post time for the opener is 12:25 p.m, and we’ve got Parx picks.
Carryovers: Jackpot Pick 5, $185,153
- Delaware Park set for 2022 openingDelaware Park will kick off its 2022 meet May 25, and hopes are high for a strong season in Stanton.
|Race 9||10-7-8-5||Top choice #10 Scoop Dawg (8-1) took nine tries to break his maiden, finally doing so with a solid score two back. When he faced winners for the first time last out, he outran 7-1 odds to finish a good third in a strong try. Against a modest group which includes several who’ve lost repeatedly at the level, that might be good enough… #7 Flimflam Man (3-1) drops after getting throttled twice by better; his best puts him right there… On the stretchout from 5 1/2 furlongs to seven, #8 E T’s Candy Man (8-1) ought to be forwardly placed in the early going. He’ll need to take a step forward in his third try off a six-month break… #5 Fifty Sheas Ofgrey (5-1) just missed a half-step down from here last out…|
|Race 10||4-6-5-8||Good debut for #4 Helosthismarbles (5-1), who finished just behind Far Mo Power; that runner graduated next out and took an allowance after that. He catches an easier group today in his first start for new connections… #6 Call It Love (3-1) drops into claiming company for the first time after five tries against better; he’s two starts and three months removed from his best efforts… #5 Late to the Show (4-1) also had a solid debut when an even fourth against state-bred special weight company and owns the right to improve today. The winner that day, Far Mo Power, returned to win next out, as well… #8 World Regard (10-1) makes his debut today for trainer Juan Vazquez (10% first starters); one of this one’s three siblings to race won at first asking…|