Parx picks and horses to watch: July 19
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 $131,258
- From the Spa: August 14 Midlantic-breds in Saratoga stakes‘From the Spa’ keeps you up to speed with all the Midlantic-breds running in Saratoga stakes this summer.
|Race 6||3-4-6-5||#3 Hidden Cache (5-2): Has been second with the same in both career starts. Has the speed to take it gate to wire and has valuable experience.|
#4 Mo Mummy (4-1): Her works say she is ready, and if she gets away running, she can press top pick. Trainer Kathy Demasi is 20% with first-time starters.
#6 Sweet Fury (6-1): Excuse her last on the turf. Back on dirt today, she was second first out, fits well, and can upset at a square price.
#5 Smarty Pants Sandy (6-1): Second last out to the same and has a chance to get a major share. With right trip, she can upset at a square price.
|Race 10||5-10-7-3||#5 Hollywood Jet (5-2): He was third in the Mr. Prospector at Monmouth Park in last, snapping a seven-race win streak after going off as favorite. He has the speed and class to go wire to wire.|
#10 Fortheluvofburbon (7-2): Going for three in a row. Won a state-bred stake two starts back. A threat to upset top pick.
#7 Amatteroftime (5-1): Finished fourth in the Battery Park at Delaware Park in last, eight lengths behind the comebacking Tax. He can lay off top two for a share.
#3 Sir Alfred James (6-1): He has been in stakes in his last six starts. He is getting some class relief today and can earn a share.