Good morning still here on the Left Coast. At the other end of the nation, good afternoon this time. Good afternoon.
Free ones: Rundown…
Aqueduct 6, 7
Gulfstream Park Proper 1, 2, 4, 9, 10, 13, 14
Santa Anita 6, 7, 9, 10
Pay-side (Weekend/Weekday): Today…
Fair Grounds 2, 3, 12, 13, 15
Golden Gate 3, 6, 7, 8
Hawthorne 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9
Mahoning 4, 5, 6
Oaklawn 3, 4, 6
Tampa 4, 5, 7, 8, 9
Turfway 2, 5
Turf Paradise 1, 5, 6, 7, 8
Today’s Stakes Pageantry: Gulf 4, 10, 13, 14 on the free page. Fair Grounds 3, 12, Turf Paradise 7 on the pay-side.
Big day in New Orleans now. Favored #4 Mr. Al’s Gal should be OK in Fair Grounds 4.
Singling-out #2 Jolt in Fonner 9. Also getting the lone call is #1 Ministry in Oaklawn 9. Ditto #2 Top Hat Wildcat in Turf Paradise 4.
Track (Win Mutuels $20+ That Actually Occurred at That Track On That Day/Gettable Via Current Home-Office-Approved Guidelines) [H/T to P.A.T. in Ky. for suggesting this clarification.]
Aqueduct (0/0) — Host Blueshirt Rangers edged by Pgh, 4-3, in a shootout; Nick Holden, Rich Nash and Chris Kreider had the Nueva Jork goals.
Chas. Town (1/1) — Race 7 was not contentious, but High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads kept it real with Emblem’s Estate, 81 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; he rallied a little to win by a clean half-length at $47.60. Good work.
Fair Grounds (3/0) — Host Pelicans depose Sac’to, Northern Cal., Sac’to, Northern Cal., 117-89; New Orleans’ Boogie Cousins led all scorers with 37 pts.
Fonner (0/0) — Lancaster man questions safety after recent shootings.
Golden Gate (0/0) — Host Warriors beat Houston, 107-98; Stephen Curry’s 24 pts. for The City led all scorers.
Gulf (2/1) — The opener was not contentious, but High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads stayed put with Dual Qualifier Escapist (87, 84); he was a stalking-horse throughout, winning by a clean half-length at $31-even.
Hawthorne (0/0) — Host Blackhawks beat Cls., 3-1; Marian Hossa had a goal, and Artemi Panarin scored twice, his 27th and 28th goals of the season, for Chicagoland.
Los Alamitos (0/0) — Host Angels lose to Los Doyers, 3-1, in Freeway Series Spring Training action; Ben Revere drove-in the Anaheim run.
Laurel (1/0) — Visiting Wizards lose to Utah, 95-88; Wash., D.C.’s Bradley Beal led all scorers with 27 pts.
Oaklawn (0/0) — Bill allowing Razorback Stadium to ban guns passes Ark. Senate.
PennNat (0/0) — Visiting 76ers lose to Clev., 122-105; Richuan Holmes led Philalala with 19 pts.
Santa Anita (0/0) — Visiting Kings blank Van., 2-nil; Jonathan Quick turned back all 35 shots he faced.
Tampa (4/3½) — Race 5 was not contentious, but High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads saw good things for Vision of Blue, a field-best 80 on the LifeLiner Spread Column analysis; he went gate-to-wire to win by 1¼ at $23.60. Race 6 was contentious, and players of all races threw Moonshine Promise, Fair Odds of 3½-1 and 82 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; she had to rally a little to win by a clean half-length at $23.20. The daily double paid $284.20. Race 7 was not contentious, but High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads hopped to the winner’s circle with Brewmistress, 85 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; she rallied like the champion she should have been, winning by 2¼ at $34.40. The daily double paid $357.80; the pick 3 paid $1,601.90. Race 8 was contentious amongst the experienceds, and Old-School Champeens had Fair Odds of 5-1 on Catcher; he rallied to win by a clean head at $20.20. Good work.
Turfway (2/1) — Race 5 was not contentious, but High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads found the oasis in Desert Maria, field-best 87 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; she rallied like the champion she should have been, winning by a clean half-length at $78-even. Good work.
Chas. Town 4½f, 6½f, 7f
Los Alamitos 4½f
Santa Anita 6f
Nocturnal Submission: Sifting through the wreckage…
Thank you. Best wishes. Goodbye.