Top Horses to Bet on Today – June 2 Analysis – Saturday, June 2nd, 2023

by: Ed Meyer


Race #9 – The G2 Pennine Ridge – 1 1/8 on the turf – 5:12 pm Analysis / #4 – Silver Knott / #6 – Kalik / #8 – Far Bridge

#4 Silver Knott hails from Charles Appleby yard with Richard Mullen aboard. This son of Lope De Vega (IRE) and is 5 for 7 ITM lifetime. He is eligible to improve off the layoff and has a strong late run into the lane. #6 Kalik goes to post for Chad Brown and Irad Ortiz in the saddle. He is shooting for three straight and Brown is winning 24% for the meet. The rider and trainer are winning 30% as a team. A stalker moves up in class for the turf master Ortiz. #8 Far Bridge is a son of English Channel who is a nose short of being a perfect three for three. Todd Pletcher is the trainer who wins 24% with shippers and his dam Fitpitcher has two winners 2 winners and both are on the turf.

Santa Anita

Race #8 – The G2 Summertime – 1 1/16 – 7:30 pm Analysis / #2 – Window Shopping / #3 – Tell Me Nolies / #6 – Ancient Peace

#2 Window Shopping is a daughter of American Pharoah for Richard Mandella and she is 2 for 2 ITM at SA. She’s been off for 56 days and is coming off an eventful trip where she encountered trouble last out. She will come calling late and should be a major player in the outcome. #3 Tell Me Nolies has Ramon Vazquez in the saddle for Peter Miller and she is 3 for 3 ITM at SA. Exits the Kentucky Derby with a tough trip and should be in much better company today. She can launch a strong late run. #6 Ancient Peace is a speedy daughter of War Front for John Sadler and is one for one at SA.


Race #7 – G2 Royal North – 6 1/2f on the turf – 4:16 pm Analysis / #2 – Bay Storm / #4 – Millie Girl / #5 – Our Flash Drive

#2 Bay Storm hails from the Jonathon Thomas with John Velasquez in the saddle. She is 13 for 14 ITM lifetime and he sports good early speed and makes her 2nd start off a layoff where the barn wins 24%. #4 Millie Girl is a late running daughter of Hard Spun with Declan Carroll in the saddle. 2nd start of the year and is 3 for 3 ITM at Woodbine. Caroll fits like a glove and should find her best stride turning for home. #5 Our Flash Drive hails from the Mark Casse barn with Patrick Husbands aboard. 2nd start of the year and she is 2 for 2 over the Woodbine strip. She is seeking three straight and should find a perfect stalking trip today.