Parx picks and horses to watch: July 25
by J. J. Graci
Parx Racing has a 10-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 $155,371
- 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 3||5-4-3-2||#5 Bossman Jones (3-1): Was third last out versus similar behind next out winner Practical Coach. Has the ability to take it gate to wire for top trainer John Servis.|
#4 The Honorable One (2-1): He was second last start in the same race as top pick. Needs to run that race back to get a major share. Has the ability but is an unlucky sort.
#3 Oiler (7-2): Was claimed last out for $30,000 at Churchill Downs. Fits well with these and has the speed to upset top pick. Scott Lake is 18% first off the claim In a competitive race.
#2 Eloquist (9-2): Been away since February when he was in the G3 Holy Bull. He is getting major class relief today and works say he is ready to earn a share.
|Race 9||2-3-1-7||#2 Exit Right (6-5): Won seven out of his last eight races racing mostly with the same. Has the speed to go gate to wire to make it 3 in a row. Trainer Jamie Ness is 30% when he won his last race, and this one looks hard to beat at a short price. |
#3 Royal Coup (5-1): Returns from Monmouth Park where he faced state-bred allowance foes in last. Can lay close to top pick for a major share for trainer Penny Pearce.
#1 Hidden Promise (9-2): Was third with same sprinting last out and stretches back to a route in third off the bench. Needs the trip to earn a share.
#7 Double the Heart (6-1): Competitive with cheaper at Monmouth in last couple, has the speed to be a player with these in a race full of speed.