Parx picks and horses to watch: April 20
by J. J. Graci
Parx Racing has an 11-race card on tap for this afternoon. Post time for the opener is 12:55 p.m, and we’ve got Parx picks.
Carryovers: Jackpot Pick 5, $312,972
- Howgreatisnate cruises in Future StarsHowgreatisnate took his show on the road for the first time to win the Future Stars at Parx Racing and run his record to 4-for-4.
|Race 3||5-3-4-2||In this maiden event for fillies and mares… #5 Peach Perfect (9-5) will be a winner with an alert start here. She had never been worse than third in three starts and looks to be well spotted here… #3 Memento Mi (2-1) fired two solid races since the layoff and was just a head behind our top choice in last. She’s a threat on top with slight improvement… #4 Brooklyn Heights (5-1) is coming off the bench for her first try since November. If you forgive that last start, she should be a factor here… #2 Martin’s Amica (10-1) drops back to sprint after trying a route distance in last. She was outclassed last start at Aqueduct and in stake in prior start. She’ll have Lasix on for the second time and can earn minor award…|
|Race 10||8-2-7-1||In this allowance contest… #8 Visual Artist (9-5) was a solid third at Laurel last time out against better. He can take it wire-to-wire for meet-leading Ness stable… #2 Alfatei (4-1) is stretching out to a mile after scoring last out against claiming sorts. The distance is the question… #7 Holdtheflight (9-2) won last against never-won-two rivals and can press top pick for a winning stable… #1 Silver Edge (6-1) was beaten a nose last out in starter company. He needs to overcome the inside post. He faces better here but can get a piece with a good trip…|