Orb Draws Post #16 as 7-2 Morning Line Favorite for Kentucky Derby 139; Thursday Picks at Pimlico

May 01, 2013 | Gary Quill

Preakness Funnie with Crab

Selections for the Day 17 Pimlico Sunday, May 2nd card below were posted AFTER EARLY SCRATCHES were announced. Selections for all races posted were handicapped based on making multi-race wagers such as DOUBLE’s, Pick-3’s and Pick-4’s Selections for all races posted were handicapped based on making multi-race wagers such as DOUBLE’s, Pick-3’s and Pick-4’s using all three (3) listed for each race in each leg.

Track Condition… Dirt: FAST Turf: FIRM

1st race – $8,000 Maiden Claiming for 3 y.o. & up.– 6 furlongs
#8 – Nacho Earl (5-2)
#7 – Let’s Just Be Glad (10-1)
#6 – Rock Slide Johnny (9-5)

2nd race – $14,000 Claiming for 3 y.o. & up – 1 1/16 miles
#5 – Tisnow Julie  (6-1)
#1 – Parabola (6-1)
#2 – Our Entrourage (3-5)

3rd race – $25,000 Maiden Claiming for F&M 3 y.o. & up – 5 furlongs on Turf
#10 – Lost Resolve (10-1)
#3 – Lively Times (3-1)
#1 – Easter Child (5-1)

4th race – $5,000 Claiming for 3 y.o. & up – 6 furlongs
#5 – Bold Joe  (15-1) $$$ LONGSHOT $$$
 #4 – Our Bailiwick (10-1)
#2 – Sky Wars (5-2)

5th race – $7,500 Starter Allowance for 3 y.o. & up – 1 1/16 miles on Turf
#1 – Berry Berry Bueno (5-2)  *** BEST BET ***
 #2 – No Inflation  (3-1)
#5 – Pluracity  (6-1)

6th race – $40,000 Maiden Special Weight for F&M 3 y.o. & up – 1 1/16 miles
#5 – Closing Move  (8-1)
#1 – Sheppard’s Pie (9-5)
#6 – Iness Bay (8-1)

7th race – $25,000 Optional Claiming N2X for 3 y.o. & up – 1 1/16 miles on Turf
#4 – Targeted Sight  (8-1)
#2 – Margano (6-5)
#12 – Wayward Sailor (x-1)

8th race – $50,000 Optional Claiming N2X for 3 y.o. & up – 1 1/16 miles
#1 – Liberty Wing (5-2)
#7 – Michael With Us (8-1)
#6 – Dreaming of Jazz (9-5)

9th race – $8,000 Maiden Claiming for F&M 3 y.o. & up – 6 furlongs
#4 – Sarah’s Whisper (5-2)
#7 – Spark Won (8-1)
#10 – Quizzer (7-5)

SHOW Parlay available bankroll: $21.30 ($20.30 bankroll – $20 wager + $21 return)

SHOW Parlay Play of the Day:  $21 on Sheppard’s Pie  (#1; 6th race 9-5) this 5-year-old maiden is still seeking her first career win in here making her 13th career start, but has hit the board in 8 of her previous 12. In this field of eight she should make it 9 for 13.

It’s a beautiful day to go to Old Hilltop. If you have other plans, then make it a point to go on one of the other 19 days remaining in the meet. You might actually find yourself having fun. Good Luck!

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