SHOW Parlay Play of the Day, $20 on Catlike Move (# 5; 3rd race; 5-2). Our second shot at this play died right here. Even though the betting public made him the 8-5 favorite, his 9 year old body just couldn’t reach down for that needed burst of energy to finish in the money. He ran 4th, just over one length behind the 3rd place finisher… Drat!
Here’s what I like for the Day 6 (Apr. 25th) of the Pimlico Spring Meet…
Mario Pino comes back to Pimlico and has his pick-of-the-litter. The conditions of this race (Non-Winners of 2 lifetime) have attracted little competition for him. This “house horse” (owner Stronach Stables) will have to really drop off not to hit the Winner’s Circle today.
I was torn between Coal Valley and Rahy’s Thief (# 6; 5th race; 30-1). The latter makes her turf debut. She has Rahy, who produces great turf runners, in her bloodlines. I’m not crazy about jockey Wesley Ho, so that’s why I opted for Coal Valley. Even though she’s going up in class, she’s actually facing weaker foes in this Non-Winners of 2 Lifetime (NW2L) race. Both of her horrible races were on an “Off” track. Three races back she lost by 5 lengths in a NW3L. If all of the moons align, she should hit the board.
SHOW Parlay available bankroll: $60.20
She has three (3) victories and one (1) third in five (5) lifetime starts at today’s distance (6 furlongs). The 5-1 Morning Line will probably be 5-2 come Post Time. But at this conjuncture, we are just looking to cash one.
Good Luck with your selections today!