Parx picks and horses to watch: May 31

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, $704,686

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Race 48-2-6-4#8 NY Anthem (5-1): Faced better out of town and returns to home track. He is capable of wiring this field from outside post. Trainer John Servis is 16% with MSW runners.
#2 Magicnthemoolight (2-1): Ships in from Santa Anita and goes turf to dirt. Has also faced better and fits well with these. Trainer Scott Lake is 15% with with new runners.
#6 Flaco Explosivo (9-2): Gets close with same. Dueled a long way last out to be 3rd and should hang on for a share. 
#4 Clear Cut (6-1): Was a solid 2nd last out with cheaper. Has the speed to get involved early and can hang on for a share. Will get a class test today. 
Race 91-10-7-8#1 Lean On E (4-1): Got up late to win last out with same and is on the Improve. Alert start can make it two in a row and trainer Lou Linder is 25% when he won last start.
#10 Aegean Sea (3-1): Wired last out easily against the same. Repeat of last makes her a threat to top pick. Always fires.
#7 Blue Paynt (5-1): Just beat last out by top pick and never runs a bad one Can upset top pick in a very competitive race if she shakes loose.
#8 Tilsa (10-1): Has been running with same and has the style to get a piece if speed duel occurs at a square price.