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August 13, 2016 - garden totes
Best bet: NO TEXTING (7)
Best value: D.S. BOYD (10)
FIRST: Day of Fury is roving a two-race winning streak; some-more to come. Rockford could be a primary customer if gait gets prohibited and hectic. Dad’z Laugh is ultraconsistent; right in a thick of this.
SECOND: Mo Promise was a definite second in debut. Aikenetta also exits diversion fixation in initial start; big-time threat. Asscher has unsuccessful as a favorite in both outings; you’ve been warned.
THIRD: Rapscallion notched plain final fragment when winning last; pairs up. Serious Talk is uninformed and looms a front-end hazard on “A” game. Protection creates initial start given claimed by Bruce Levine; dangerous.
FOURTH: Torrent done postulated convene when third in debut; knowledge corner in margin of firsters. Thirtydaysinjune gathered clever work tab; follow a money. Jamyson ’n Ginger creates initial start for Rudy Rodriguez; could be a goods.
FIFTH: Agawa gets assured cost travel after plain fixation in last; rates tighten call. Accord is rapid and gathered parsimonious work add-on for initial start given December; really playable. Resilient One could be in a garden mark if fractions get quick and furious.
SIXTH: Beautiful Lady gets Lasix after far-reaching third in entrance during Parx; knowledge depends in margin of mostly newcomers. Serious we Candy was bought for $325,000 final year and has lerned quickly for debut; stay tuned to a tote. Drip Brew dismissed 5-furlong bullet to interpretation work tab; value prolonged look.
SEVENTH: No Texting projects as a determining front-runner in initial start given November; speed kills. Elusive Neko runs late and looms a primary customer if tip preference hits a wall in a lane. King of Spades was gait and outing compromised final out; alleviation expected.
EIGHTH: Cave Johnson was a tough-trip fifth in last; call formed on cost potential. Vulcan’s Forge tallied quick late-pace figure in last; dangerous. Hunter O’Riley is roving a brazen line on a numbers and creates rise start of form cycle; contingency be factored into a mix.
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NINTH: Gunnevera done clever convene to win final during Gulfstream and combined belligerent should play to strength. Recruiting Ready is fleet-footed and owns quick figures; insignificant cost is a problem. Sonic Mule logged easy measure in entrance during Monmouth; contingency be considered.
10TH: D.S. Boyd was an even fourth in initial start given three-month layoff; brazen pierce predicted. There Goes Ben was a tough-trip second in same final competition as tip selection; big-time player. Kangaroo Style displayed newfound speed in common Jul 17 race; right in a thick of this. Oh So Sinister should urge with lapse to grass; cost will be tempting.