Play of the Day – November 29th 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 29, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 4 Overview #2 WITCH DOCTOR (5-1): Garcia claim (14%) was a solid 2nd for 7.5k at Ind and seemingly was claimed with this in mind, for a barn that knows how to move them around the Midwest. Pace It looks on the slow side, which should flatters runners with speed to be within a few lengths of the lead. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet WITCH DOCTOR…

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Play of the Day – November 28th 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 28, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 6 Overview A modest 2yo MSW going long, with a potential standout in #8 PRIVATE NETWORK (7-2), who really tipped his hand on debut. Pace It should be honest, as several of these lightly raced 2yos stretch out and see a first turn for the first time too, which can speed things up on the front end. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet PRIVATE NETWORK Number 8…

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Play of the Day – November 27th 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 27, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 6 Overview A solid 50k starter-allowance that could have a pair of overbet favorites (#2 and #7) who could duel with each other on the lead. Pace It looks strong, as #2, #7, and #8 all want to be involved early, which means they could be pressing each other early and often. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet TONAL VISION Number 9 Morning Line (4-1) Best Bet…

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Play of the Day – November 26th 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 26, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 6 Overview A below average group of 50k starter-allowance runners that seems ripe for a newcomer, which could be #8 SOLOMONIC (5-1) off the Maker claim. Pace There’s very little pace here, which also bodes well for #8 SOLOMONIC (5-1), who is tactical and drew the perfect attack post. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet SOLOMONIC Number 8 Morning Line (5-1) Best Bet Overview #8 SOLOMONIC (5-1):…

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Play of the Day – November 25th 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 25, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 5 Overview A very good group for the 20k level, and you could make a case for five with legitimate win chances. Pace There’s very little pace here, which hints this could play like a turf race, with a tight group the entire way, with a sprint finish looming. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet MORNING SOCIAL Number 7 Morning Line (3-1) Best Bet Overview #7 MORNING…

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Play of the Day – November 22nd2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 22, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 8 Overview A very good allowance, but one that is filled with turf runners, and plenty of inside speed. Pace It looks very fast, as there are a trio drawn inside that want to go early, which should really help the chances of #6 SEVEN NATION ARMY (7-2), a stalker who is drawn perfectly outside. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet SEVEN NATION ARMY Number 6 Morning…

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Play of the Day – November 21st 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 21, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 6 Overview A very evenly matched group of MSW runners with no standouts in a race begging for a price to win. Pace There should be some speed here, as #1 and #3 both want to be involved from the opening bell. Trends Speed played very well Thursday, so pay attention early on the card, though being tactical has been an advantage all meet. Best Bet PLEDGEOFALLEGIANCE Number 2 Morning Line (6-1) Best Bet Overview #2 PLEDGEOFALLEGIANCE (6-1): Loved the 3rd two-back at one-turn, and last time is a toss, as he added blinkers (which…

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Play of the Day – November 20th 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 20, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 6 Overview A very evenly matched group of 40k claimers that has a little bit of everything, with some speed, stalkers, and closers. Pace It looks like there is a potential duel shaping up between #1 Moonoverseba (3-1) and #6 Jalen Journey (5-2), which could set it up for a stalker. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well on the main, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet BOYFRIEND MATERIAL Number 2 Morning Line (3-1)…

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Play of the Day – November 19th 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 19, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 8 Overview A solid AOC, though one that has a few turf horses who likely stuck around for entry after this had to be transferred to the main track. Pace There’s not a lot here, other than #1 DREAMS OF VALOR (9-2), who brings some sharp Ca. speed. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well on the main, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet DREAMS OF VALOR Number 1 Morning Line (9-2) Best Bet…

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Play of the Day – November 18th 2020

Play of the Day Race Date November 18, 2020 Track Churchill Downs Race 7 Overview A modest group of 50k starters, though there are a few sharp recent MCL winners that figure to be tough. Pace It should be honest, as most are stretching out to a tricky 7Fs, which can often cause a hotter than expected pace with 2yos. Trends Tactical speed continues to play well on the main, and there have been days when the inside has been good, so take note of where horses are coming from early on in the card. Best Bet CONFORMIST Number 10 Morning Line (9-2) Best Bet Overview #10 CONFORMIST…

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