RT and SmartCap pick Monday's 10th and 11th races at Parx
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RT and SmartCap pick Monday's 10th and 11th races at Parx

The 10th goes off at 4:53 pm EDT.

RT Report 07.13.2020

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Took a couple of days off to get the noggin’ clear after poo-poo’ing the bed of late.

$96 in bets and $58.80 returned for a -26.53% roi.

Today we are going to Parx for two races. The weather should be hot and 90˚

Race 10 - $40K Allowance for 3yo NWx or NW2 at 1 mile

Equibase/SmartCap has turned up 1a Informative (8/1) with best class, best last, best last two cumulatively and near best overall speed. It’s primarily due from the company he’s raced against. None of his past three have been a good race, so for the exotic bettor who believes a class drop from The Ohio Derby to this is advantageous, go for it.

#6 Admiral Eastwood (9/2) has near best speed and second best overall class. Ran a good race two back, then a month later dogged it. Has been on the bench for trainer Robert Reid, who is only 5% on returning layoffs, yet he is 50% with adding blinkers and this guy has been working well of late – 5f in 1:01 and 4f in :47.3.

#3 Irish Cork (6/5) has best overall speed and a close best last. He has had several good races in a row yet has not found the finish line at Parx – and has taken a ton of money. 4:0-3-1 to be exact. Nevertheless, this race is devoid of early speed and wily Frankie Pennington will be able to exploit that.

#4 Perfect Daydream (20/1) will press the pace and eventually fade off. Trainer Leslye Bouchard is 13% from sprint to routes and 13 % moving up in class. It would be wise to include this colt in your exotics as he is in solid form having just won a $20K aoc on June 24th

I’m going to take a shot on #6 Admiral Eastwood

Race 11 - $7.5 Starter Allowance for 3yo+ NW$ or NW3 going 5.5F

#10 Barcode (9/2) just smoked the same level twelve days ago here as the odds on at a much shorter distance. I question the reason for this turnback from seven furlongs to five and a half, certainly after such a short time and at the same level. The only explanation that I can reason is he has never carried 126 lbs and the impost may be the reason. He wants longer and this may not be the best spot.

#1 Tattered (5/2) gets best overall speed, class and second best last. He just ran a good race two weeks ago, taking the lead then trailing off. That was 6f and this cutback makes sense. He is carrying the same weight as last and will be a threat.

#7 Fran’s Warrior (6/1) has best overall class and speed and just surfaced from a five month layoff. He ran a good race last out, having chased the leaders before tiring. Getting a five pound weight break will be an advantage and his record of 3:1-0-0 at Parx is noteworthy.

#6 High Rider (7/2) just circled the field at Delaware in a $6.25 claimer for NW2 and moves up. Trainer Kieron Magee 16% in class up, 50% with jockey Roberto Alvarado and 24% when winning last. Although an excellent race last out and a horse that is in form, the Delaware surface is much different than Parx and the same trip with five extra pounds is doubtful.

I am going with #1 Tattered. The good race after a layoff and the inside post will be an advantage.

The 10th at Parx in SmartCap.
The 10th at Parx in SmartCap.RT
The 11th at Parx in SmartCap.
The 11th at Parx in SmartCap.RT

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