Play of the Day
Race Date September 24, 2021
Track Churchill Downs
Race 3
Overview A strong 10k starter-allowance that drew a very evenly matched field with several winning possibilities.
Pace It looks hot and contested, which suggests it could fall apart in the lane.
Trends The main track played very fair through the first four days of racing.
Number 5
Morning Line (9-2)
Best Bet Overview #5 ALEX’S STRIKE (9-2): Stalker/closer invades from Tdn for a 29% Ackerman barn, has the form on paper to handle this class rise, and should relish the pace up front.
Picks & Plays WP bet and a must-use in the early Pk5/Pk4 as well.
Stats 2021: 242-60-35-28 ($1.66/$5.00 ROI overall through 9/22) CD Meet: 39-11-2-5 ($2.44/$5.32 ROI through 9/22)