Delaware Park picks and horses to watch: June 18

Delaware Park has an eight-race card on tap this afternoon, Post time for the opener is 12:30 p.m., and we’ve got Delaware Park picks.

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Carryovers: None; Notes: Main track fast, turf firm

Race #1 Picks: 5-2-1-3

Race #2 Picks: 2-5-4-6

Race #3 Picks: 8-1-3-10

Race #4 Picks: 5-1-6-2

Race #5 Picks: 10-5-9-3

Race #6 Picks: 1-3-4-2

#1 Juror Number Four (3-2) has a lot of back class and was running well with better at Laurel. She will need to get a good break because this race is a little shorter than she has run recently. Even though we like her on top, we wouldn’t bet her at very short odds. #3 Baci (5-2) is running at a distance she loves and has the speed to press the pace. She ran well at Delaware in last year’s meet and is one to watch today. #4 Pink Shoelaces (8-5) was running well at Tampa before a break after a poor effort. She certainly has the talent to be competitive today but we would like to see a race over the Delaware surface before putting her at the top. # 2 Reign On and On (15-1) has some class and a recent bullet work and could factor in here.

Race #7 Picks: 9-8-5-4

#9 King Vega (3-1) had steady performances against better this year. Third race back after a long layoff and he could be primed for a big run today. Most of this field are plodders and #8 Sandy Lane Kitten (10-1) has the speed to get loose. We would not be shocked if she took them gate to wire. #5 Angelus Warrior (4-1} has been away since September when he was facing much tougher at Belmont. He has some fast works and could be dangerous if ready. #4 Initforthelove (8-1) is looking to improve after a dull run in last. Could threaten if he gets back to the form he had in Tampa.

Race #8 Picks: 4-3-2-6