After recording just two winners at Woodbine on Friday, my selections bounced back nicely on Saturday with four winners on the day and a flat bet profit. Let’s hope we can finish the weekend off on a high note once again with another 10 races coming up at Woodbine on Sunday, including a big Queen’s Plate prep in the Grade 3 Marine Stakes. Here are my full card selections.
It wasn’t the start to the weekend I had in mind, as my selections managed to record just two winners on Friday afternoon at Woodbine, while falling well short of the breakeven point. Saturday’s 10-race card is very intriguing, highlighted by a match-up of the last two Canadian Horses of the Year, Catch a Glimpse and Caren, in the Grade 2 Nassau Stakes on the turf. Here are my full card selections.
My selections finished the weekend on a high note with three winners on Sunday, and a flat bet profit of $13.70. The day was highlighted by double digit winners I Look Incredible ($16.80) and Toriaezu Nama ($14.00), while also picking up a short-priced winner with San Nicola Thunder ($2.90). Here’s hoping we can keep the momentum going with another eight-race card coming up at Woodbine on Friday afternoon. Here are my full card selections.
It was a nice day at the windows for my selections on Sunday afternoon at Woodbine, as we recorded four winners on the day, highlighted by Cummings Road ($13.80) in Race 3. Through four race cards this week, my selections have recorded a slight loss of $2.90. Hopefully, with a good day on Victoria Day, we can finish the week in the black. Here are my full-card selections.
After recording five winners from eight races on Friday, we only managed to get two winners home on Saturday. However, one of those winners was best bet of the day, City Boy ($5.90), which means our best bet has cashed on back-to-back cards. The long weekend of racing continues on Sunday afternoon with a 10-race card, featuring the Grade 3, $125,000 Selene Stakes. Here are my full card selections.
It was a good day for my selections on Friday afternoon at Woodbine, as we managed to get five winners home from the eight-race card, while also turning a profit on the day. This long weekend of racing resumes on Saturday afternoon with a 10-race card. Here are my full card selections.
It’s sure to be an exciting card at Woodbine on Friday afternoon, as we have a couple of firsts for the meet coming up, including the first 2-year old races of the season and the first turf race of the season. We’ll be hoping for a good day at the windows after recording two winners on Wednesday night. Here are my full-card Friday Woodbine selections.
My selections recorded two short priced winners on Sunday at Woodbine, but the seconditis continued as three other mid-priced horses finished second in their respective races. That brought our total count to 13 runner-up finishes from 29 top picks last weekend, to go along with six winners. Hopefully, we have that second-place run out of our system and we can start focusing on winners when Woodbine’s first Wednesday night card of the season takes place tonight. Here are my full card selections.
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Sunday afternoon’s feature race at Woodbine was the $125,000 Ballade Stakes, a six-furlong sprint for Ontario-sired fillies and mares. 2016 Canadian champion River Maid loomed large as the heavy favourite after her runner-up finish in the Grade 3 Whimsical Stakes, but it was Blurricane, who was making her first start of the year and making her first start in stakes company, who rallied down the center of the track under jockey Eurico Da Silva to win. The win was also trainer Martin Drexler’s first Woodbine stakes victory since 2011 when Wildcat Marie won the Grade 3 Whimsical Stakes. I filed the recap of the Ballade Stakes to the Daily Racing Form.
My selections have caught a severe case of seconditis this weekend. Through the Friday and Saturday cards, my top selections are 10-for-19…finishing second. Unfortunately, we managed just one winner to go along with five runner-up finishes on Saturday. Hopefully, we can turn some of these second-place finishes into first-place finishes during Sunday afternoon’s 10-race card at Woodbine. Here are my full card selections.