Churchill Downs Thursday Night: God's Tipster picks the 7th race with allowance sprinters
Wednesday’s Race Recap from Delaware Park:
(All odds US)
Race 3: 1st@ 9.60/1 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Race 5: 2nd@ 1.80/1
Race 8: 3rd@ 19.40/1
We began the day with Mining Chrome, a first time starter in Race 3 whose trainer had run a first time starter earlier this year for the same ownership group with the same rider, sired by the same sire (California Chrome) to win a maiden claimer race by 5+ lengths. I liked the fact that they didn’t enter this runner in a maiden claimer where they might’ve lost him to another owner and our risk paid off at generous 9.60/1 odds. I was happy to hear that several of our members got odds of 14/1 with their bookmakers on this one. In Race 5, we sided with the experienced runner - Three Coins who was bet down from an 8/1 morning line to 9/5 odds (which is always nice for our European bettors who can lock in an 8/1 morning line). Three Coins closed well for 2nd but was unable to catch the loose leader and favorite - Kinda Lucky. In Race 8 we went with another first time starter - Nothingmakesense and after breaking last in the field, she ranged into contention very professionally and battled bravely to the line beaten about two lengths for all the marbles at 19/1 odds.
Solid runs from all three runners today.
We were going to take a trip out to Belmont Park but with rain at 50/50 and an abundance of turf races (which may get washed off if it rains enough) we’re going to instead look at Churchill Downs’s race card for Thursday.
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Thursday pick for Churchill Downs:
Race 7: Jungle Juice - 1 pt win (US Morning Line Odds: 10/1)
Allowance sprinters line up here and our morning line favorite is Perfect Happiness who has finished second in 6 of 12 starts. With that kind of resume on a favorite we elected to look elsewhere. Jungle Juice raced this past Saturday evening here at Churchill Downs where she finished a strong 4th behind a few of the top female sprinters in the country - Sconsin, Bell’s the One and Mundaye Call. Any one of those would be odds on here. Trainer Anna Meah employed these same tactics earlier this year giving this one a 5-day break after finishing 6th to Bell’s the One and Sconsin back in June before winning here at Churchill Downs in a similar type race at odds of nearly 12/1. With two wins at the track and two wins at the distance, Jungle Juice offers solid value at 10/1 odds or better.
Best of luck to everyone playing Thursday’s races from Churchill Downs!