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Horse Racing Today – Colonial Downs Picks – Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Horse Racing Picks, Analysis, Handicapping and Tips

Terry and Rich discuss…

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Colonial Downs Horse Racing Tips and Commentary 

Terry “Hollywood” Hay’s Handicapping

Race 1

3 – Rambert – She ran 2nd vs similar in her last race for the third time in a row, has the highest last race and her best turf speed is fastest among today’s starters.

6 – Fashionista – She is a closer and finished in the money in five out of eight starts this year.

4 – C J ‘s Cat Five – She showed speed in her last race so the shorter distance offers hope for improvement.

8– Imaginthekiss – Returning to a sprint may help.

 

Race 2

1 – Scoober – He is a first-time starter whose trainer wins 32% of the time in sprints and he has a trainer/jockey combo who in the last 14 days has this record (10 4-1-2).

7 – Genius – He is a first-time starter whose Dam has 1 winner from 1 and has decent workouts.

3 – Spritzer – He has improved his speed ratings in each of the last three races and his best dirt speed is fastest among today’s starters.

2 – Giro d’Oro – He drops in class today and has a good workout on July 17th..

Alternate:

5 – Bloke


Race 3

4 – Inhalation – He has won two out of two starts at Colonial Downs and ran 2nd in her last race at Churchill Downs – He has the highest last race speed rating (tie) and has a trainer who wins 22% of the time in allowance races.

2 – County Final – He finished 3rd (on Dirt) in his last race as the favorite, has a trainer who wins 25% of the time when bringing a beaten favorite back to race again and should improve at the shorter distance.

6 – Ship It Red – He has highest last race speed rating (tie), drops in class today and has a good 4F workout on July-25th.

5 – Manny Wah – His trainer wins 18% of the Turf races he has a horse entered in.

 

Race 4

1 – Swift Dancer – He ran 3rd at Tampa Bay Downs and has taken a 3-month break but has been working out steadily having two bullet workouts in a row for his return to the races.

5 – North Bay – He switches to a high % jockey, drops in class today and his breeding suggests he will like the grass as his Dam has 4 winners from 5 starters and 2 Turf winners.

8 – Baileys Run – His trainer wins 31% of the time when moving a horse from a maiden to maiden claiming race, he should improve while returning to a sprint and blinkers added today.

7 – Small Field – He has the highest last race speed rating, drops in class today and his best turf speed is fastest among today’s starters.

Alternate:

3 – Justcuzifeellikeit

2 – He Is Bonafide


Race 5
 

9 – Osa – She won her last race at Colonial Downs and can handle the distance.

6 – Tea in China – She finished 3rd vs tougher in her last race and drops in class today.

1 – C C’s Freedom – She has finished in the money in three of the last four races, winning one of the races and has the highest last race speed rating.

3 – Tiz NenaShe drops in class today and has a decent workout.

Alternate:

4 – Bionda Surprise

 

Race 6

9 – Conundrum Queen – She has won three of the last four races, drops in class today and switches to a high % winning jockey – She figures to improve while returning to the Turf and she has the highest speed figure at today’s distance.

1 – Beach House – She won her last race at Colonial Downs and high % winning jockey Joseph Rocco, Jr. returns to ride again.

5 – Chick’s Shadow – She won her last race at Tampa Bay Downs and comes back to Colonial Downs where she is one for one.

2 – Foggy Dreams– She drops in class today and her jockey Jorge Ruiz is winning at a 43% clip at this meet.

Alternate:

3 – Starry Hope


Race 7
 

5 – Red Wind – She won her last race at Colonial Downs, has a High % winning Jockey and she has a trainer who in the last 14 days has this record (6 2-1-0).

2 – Mastering Bela – She drops in class today; the shorter distance offers hope for improvement, and she has two bullet workouts in a row.

6 – Princess Cora – She has the highest last race speed rating, has a trainer who wins 31% of the time when shipping a horse in to race and a trainer/jockey combo who in the last 14 days has this record (10 4-1-2).

9 – Lady Noy – She won her last race at Tampa Bay Downs.

Alternate:

8 – Cheerful Chimes

 

Race 8

6 – Ultimate Irony – He has finished in the money in four of his last five, winning one at Pimlico and has the highest last race speed rating.

5 – Better Think Twice – He has won two of the last three races, drops in class today, has a high % winning trainer and switches to a high % winning jockey.

9 – Down Cold – He drops in class today and has a couple of decent workouts.

2 – Mean Machine – He drops in class today and has a good jockey.

Alternate:

7 – My Way Or No Way

11 – Space Odessey


Race 9

6 – Best Chance Yet – He drops in class today, has the highest speed figure at today’s distance and his best turf speed is fastest among today’s starters (tie).

7 – Jama Dillon – He ran 4th in his last race after coming into the stretch 4-wide and his best turf speed is fastest among today’s starters (tie).

2 – Odds and Ends – He has finished in the money in 60% of his career races, winning 20% of the races and drops in class today for this race.

11 – Billingsgate – He finished 4th beaten only 1-3/4 lengths vs tougher in last start and has the highest last race speed rating.

Alternate:

5 – Tapit to the Wire

1 – Run Lea Run

 

Rich’s Ranks

Race 1 – 5 ½ Furlongs Outer Turf, 15 races, 9 won by speed, 4 w2w – PP: 0 from rail, 2-7 underperform, 8+ major bonus

3 – RAMBERT – been close three in a row, three bullet works since her last, hate the 1-1 odds, love the horse to win – Top EP and LP in the field – the rest are running for 2nd

4 – C J ‘S CAT FIVE

6 – FASHIONISTA

2 – CALL ME PENNY

 

Race 2 – 6  Furlongs, 11 races, 7 won by speed, 4 w2w – PP: rail slight bonus, 2/3 penalty, 4-7 bonus, no winners 8+

1 – SCOOBER – good works getting ready, Larry Rivelli horse, does well with 1st timers and maidens

7 – GENIUS – I wanted to put this one in the top spot, good Colonial works and improving, but tr Thomas Vance struggles win

3 – SPRITZER – TLRSP# and has the top EP#s with a + advantage, if she still has the lead after the ½, has a chance -if not, going to fade hard

5 – BLOKE

 

Race 3 – 5 ½ Furlongs Outer Turf, 15 races, 9 won by speed, 4 w2w – PP: 0 from rail, 2-7 underperform, 8+ major bonus

4 – INHALATION – two for two on Colonial grass, tie TLRSP#, race looked a lot like CLN wins

2 – COUNTY FINAL – has a +2f edge and a little bigger +edge at 4f, but tends to fade in the lane

1 – SMOKIN’ JAY – this and the 6 are similar on paper, but the 1 has been running at tier 1 tracks and the 6 tier 2

6 – SHIP IT RED

 

Race 4 – 5 ½ Furlongs Outer Turf, 15 races, 9 won by speed, 4 w2w – PP: 0 from rail, 2-7 underperform, 8+ major bonus

5 – NORTH BAY – EP with 1st Lasix, MSW dropper, a little better in opening ¼ last out

7 – SMALL FIELD – has a + LP advantage and has the some EP ability too, PPs say likely to be better in 3rd after a layoff

1 – SWIFT DANCER – been off since late April, has a lot of juice out of the gate, a lot of good CLN works including a  pair of bullet works getting ready

8 – BAILEYS RUN – taking the MSW to MCL dip, trainer Anthony Granitz hits at 32% on the Tom Carley drop

 

Race 5 – 1 Mile Inner Turf, 13 races, 8 won by speed, 1 w2w -PP: inside 3 penalty, 4+ slight bonus

6 – TEA IN CHINA – left arrow horse with the top LP in the field and should be close to the front, drops CLN 5/0-1-3

5 – HIGH ARABIAN – also a left arrow horse, moving down in class, get top CLN jock Victor Carrasaco winning at 30%. CLN 2/1-1-0

8 – RUNNING ON ENTRY – maiden win came in 3rd after a layoff, like today, was best of 3 race cycle and was at 1 mile

11 – BYEGONE DAYS – CLN 6/0-2-1, elsewhere 18/1-2-1, turf 14/1-4-1 with top SP#, 0-10 on any other surface,

 

Race 6 – 1 Mile Inner Turf, 13 races, 8 won by speed, 1 w2w -PP: inside 3 penalty, 4+ slight bonus

1 – BEACH HOUSE – is a horse for the course winning 3 of 3, nothing in 4 elsewhere, stretching out after running sprints in 6 races, debut was at 1 mile but bombed and then was off a year

7 – WAYWARDNESS – ran better times at 1 1/16 miles inner turf than 1 mile outer turf, might be even better in race 3 after a layoff, never made it 3 races before

5 – CHICK’S SHADOW – another that ran faster last out and will look to improve on that in her 3rd off the sidelines, much better ATB

9 – CONUNDRUM QUEEN – ships in from GP, likes the distance 3/2-1-0, all on grass, resume says expect a nice effort in 2nd race off the break

 

Race 7 – 5 ½ Furlongs Outer Turf, 15 races, 9 won by speed, 4 w2w – PP: 0 from rail, 2-7 underperform, 8+ major bonus 

5 – RED WIND – won her last in her first try at CLN, drops in class, cutting back in distance might hurt

6 – PRINCESS CORA – probably the most consistent runner in the field, Eddie C angle, Rivelli and Loveberry rolling at CLN – ITM 7/10

9 – LADY NOY – left arrow horse – comes in GP, TB, MON, best recent work has been in short, turf sprints

1 – TRUE ATKA – with the 10 scratched, the 1 has a +LP edge on this group

 

Race 8 – 1 Mile Inner Turf, 13 races, 8 won by speed, 1 w2w -PP: inside 3 penalty, 4+ slight bonus

6 – ULTIMATE IRONY – tends to run his best after some rest like today, 3SP# increases, TLRSP# and drops in class

9 – DOWN COLD – drops in class for tr Steve Asmussen, Eddie C angle, stronger effort in first ½ mile in last

5 – BETTER THINK TWICE – left arrow horse – 2 for 2 at the distance, big drop in class, 3rd off the bench

10 – SPERLE

 

Race 9 – 5 ½ Furlongs Outer Turf, 15 races, 9 won by speed, 4 w2w – PP: 0 from rail, 2-7 underperform, 8+ major bonus

6 – BEST CHANCE YET – down in class, consistently runs best #s for this group, Denzel at CLN 5/0-2-1 and distance 6/0-3-1

7 – JAMA DILLON – TLRSP# much better pace through the turn, most important # in short sprints, another Denzel at the distance 8/1-4-0

11 – BILLINGSGATE – left arrow horse, better times early in last, 3SP# increases, slighter better ATB in last

4 – BOLD TREK – went to the front last out for the first time in his last 10, substantial improvement for first ½ miles, lets see if he does it again and holds on this time

Colonial Downs Pace Worksheet

Colonial Downs Pace Worksheet 8-2-22

Colonial Downs Pace Worksheet 8-2-22

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