Friday July 5, 2013
Please double check all program numbers prior to wagering
Woodbine Race 1, 1 1/16 miles Maiden Claiming $32,000 (12:50 ET)
Best Value Play: #2 Showing True (8/1)
Most Likely Winner: #1 Sky High Class (2/1)
Other Contenders: #3 Saratoga Sunrise (5/2), #6 Logito (3/1)
Analysis: This year the jockey trainer combo of Sky High Class has set a fire hotter than anything in Arizona and it looks like her early speed and rail post will help. Saratoga Sunrise gets Lasix and trainer Lynch has his top rider for the last four years on board. Logito, trained by an old pro, is setting in the perfect place to pop the first big race of her life. Showing True had the most eventful trip in Canada this year. The comment line doesn’t come close to telling the story. She ran closer to a mile than the seven furlong distance of the race, not to mention she was indeed tardy from the start. Ignoring this one is probably a big mistake.
Woodbine Race 7, 7 furlongs Claiming $20,000 (3:51 ET)
Best Value Play: #8 Sovereign Angel (12/1)
Most Likely Winner: #4 Bear’s Molly (5/2)
Other Contenders: #6 Sell Sell Sell (6/1) #7 Winter Lady (3/1)
Analysis: Bear’s Molly will be tough to beat if she repeats her last despite facing some tougher foes. Sell Sell Sell comes from a cold barn but his trainer is very good with the first couple of efforts off a claim and note that Contreras takes the call. Winter Lady could be overlooked in here but is rounding into form in only her third race of the meet. Soverign Angel takes a serious drop in only her second start of 2013. Gets Lasix but most importantly gets the trainer’s top rider for proceedings.