First Post: Sunday, October 30, 2016

Fantastic. How can you prevent yourself from grinning once you see The Smiling Indian, more popularly known as ‘Chief Wahoo’? The Smiling Indian is one logo/mascot that has Stood the Test of Time. As well, The Smiling Indian would have won the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election in a walk. Easy. No contest. Wahoo-Francona 2016.

Also, Jason Kipnis doing it for The Tribe. Al Rosen 1948, Jason Kipnis 2016, The Eternal Tribe. Fantastic.

Free ones: Rundown…

Belmont 7
Calder (a k a Gulfstream Park West) 6, 9
Santa Anita 4, 7, 8

Pay-side (Weekday/Weekend): Today…

Churchill 7, 9, 10
Golden Gate 4, 7, 8, 9
Laurel 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Turf Paradise 7, 8
Woodbine 6, 7, 8, 10

Today’s Stakes Pageantry: Santa Anita 8 on the free page. Churchill 9, Woodbine 8 on the pay-side.

Big Day for Hobbs, N.M. #10 Indian Tiva has a heartbeat in Zia 5. Likewise #9 Whitrock and #8 Hit a Lick in the sixth. Ditto #11 Fast T B and #3 Charlie’s Memo in Race 8. However, we single-out #5 Bubba Rain in Race 9. Finally, #5 Citizen Geller has an opportunity in the finale. Again, it is a Big Day for Hobbs, N.M.

Yesterday’s Activity:

Track (Win Mutuels $20+/Gettable)

Belmont (2/2) — Race 5 was contentious, but only High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads could appreciate the 83 on the LifeLiner Spread Column analysis on Pirellone, who went gate-to-wire to win by 1¼ at $54.50. In Race 7, contentious and rife with firsters, Takaful had Fair Odds of 3-1 and a connection-line/slashline readout of 17pc/22pc/41pc (!); he won by 8 at $27.60. Good work.

Calder (2/2) — Not contentious in the opener, but Dual Qualifier J C Monba (97, 96) was more than a live issue for the High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads; he went gate-to-wire to win by 1¾ at $20.60. In Race 10, the Old-School Champeens were welcomed into the fold of The Red Tour, who had Fair Odds of 6-1 in a contentious race, not to mention a just-barely-qualifying 80 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis; she rallied like the champion she’s on her way to becoming, winning by 3 at $20-even. Good work.

Chas. Town (0/0) — Chas. Town mayor sets prayer day to prepare for Election Day.

Delta (3/0) — Hundreds come out to clean up Lake Charles.

Finger (0/0) — 2 taken to hospital after head-on crash in Clifton Spgs.

Golden Gate (1/1) — Contentious finale, and High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads had an unbeatable 99 on the LifeLiner Speed Column analysis on Barcelo, who rallied like the champion she should have been, winning by 3¼ at $23-straight. Good work.

Hawthorne (0/0) — Host Cubs lose again to Cleveland, 7-2, drawing them to within 1 loss of extending their current World Series drought to 109 years; Dexter Fowler doubled and homered, scoring twice and driving-in 1 for Chicagoland.

Indiana (4/½) — The finale was contentious, and only Old-School Champeens could cotton to Leota Even Bid, Fair Odds of 5-1 but with no LifeLiner backing; she won by 1¾ at $37.40. Good work.

Keeneland (2/1) — Race 8 was not contentious, but High-Octane Chancers and Progressive-Minded Eggheads had Dual Qualifier Celestial Insight (99, 89) to look at; she went gate-to-wire to win by a clean neck at $29-even. Good work.

Laurel (1/½) — Race 8 was contentious and the Old-School Champeens had Grand Old Game, Fair Odds of 6-1 but with no LifeLiner backing; he won by 1¼ at $50.40. Good work.

Mountain (3/0) — BDC buys former Follansbee Steel site.

Mahoning (1/0) — See Hawthorne commentary.

PennNat (1/0) — Host Flyers edged by Pgh., 5-4, in Battle of Penna.; Jakub Voracek had 2 goals for Philalala.

Keystone (2/0) — See PennNat commentary.

Retama (0/0) — Host Spurs beat New Orleans, 98-79; Kawhi Leonard led San Antonio with 20 pts.

Remington (0/0) — No. 16 Oklahoma buries visitor Kansas, 56-3; Baker Mayfield threw 4 TD passes.

Santa Anita (3/0) — Visiting Kings lose to St. Louis, 1-nil; goalie Peter Budaj stopped 24 of 25 shots.

Turf Paradise (0/0) — Host Coyotes edged by Colorado, 3-2; Radim Vrbata had a goal for Arizona.

Woodbine (4/½) — A contentious Race 8 was for the Old-School Champeens via Touch of Disney, Fair Odds of 3-1 but with no LifeLiner backing; he won at $25.30. Good work.

WMF Report:

Early
Belmont 6f
Mountain 6f
Keystone 1m70y

Rally
Santa Anita 1m (T)

Nocturnal Submission: Sifting through the wreckage…

Thank you. Best wishes. Goodbye. Pop the champagne safely.

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