Laws, not men. As well, the Home of Mario Savio and traveling conspirators like Joan Baez & Bob Dylan should understand that free speech is not subject to political tests. Protest the message, but the messenger still has to have his say. Unfortunate. This is the same principle at play as the celebrowbeating — no one side gets to dictate everything. Plenty of room for dissent.
Free ones: Rundown…
Aqueduct 3, 4, 6, 9
Gulfstream Park Proper 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11
Santa Anita 4, 8
Pay-side (Weekend/Weekday): Today…
Fair Grounds 7, 9
Sam Houston 4, 5, 9
Laurel 1, 5, 6, 7, 9
Oaklawn 4, 5, 6, 7, 9
Tampa 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9
Turfway 8, 9
Today’s Stakes Pageantry: None today, but it’s a marquee matchup for your Big-League Ice Hockey tonight when the Columbus Blue Jackets (70 pts. in 49 games) travel to Pittsburgh (67 in 49) to face the Penguins. Good one.
Track (Win Mutuels $20+/Gettable)
Aqueduct (2/1) — The finale was contentious, and players of all stripes sunk their teeth into Peaches and Spice, Fair Odds of 5-1 and a field-best 95 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; she rallied like the champion she’s on her way to becoming, winning by 5½ at $21.80. Good work.
Chas. Town (1/0) — Berkeley Co. sees growth in tourism, transportation system.
Delta (2/1) — Race 8 was contentious, but only High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads had the fascination for Wonder Run, 84 on the LifeLiner Spread Column analysis; he raced mane-to-wire to win by 1¼ at $29.40. Good work.
Fair Grounds (1/1) — The finale was not contentious, but High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads saw the pros in Dual Qualifier Contrip (80, 88); he raced gate-to-wire to win by 1¼ at $27.40. Good work.
Golden Gate (1/0) — Visiting Sharks maul Vancouver, 4-1; Patrick Marleau scored San Jose’s opener, his 19th of the season and 500th of his career.
Gulf (1/0) — Teens arrested after storming Miramar hotel with BB gun.
Oaklawn (0/0) — Ark. revenue falls $57M below forecast for year.
PennNat (1/0) — Host Flyers beat Montreal, 3-1; Claude Giroux, Matt Read and Sean Couturier scored for Philalala.
Santa Anita (0/0) — Visiting Jakers lose to Wash., D.C., 116-108; Jordan Clarkson had 20 pts. for La-La Land.
Turfway (0/0) — CVG adds 3 new Frontier destinations.
Chas. Town 4½f
Delta 5f, 6½f,
Gulf 7½f (T)
Oaklawn 1 1/16m
Nocturnal Submission: Sifting through the wreckage…
Thank you. Best wishes. Goodbye. Free Speech #1 always.