God's Tipster's Friday 4.1 Aqueduct Pick – In the 4th, nice odds on a Todd Pletcher first-time starter
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Thursday’s Race Recap from Aqueduct:
(All odds US)
Replays for yesterday’s races from Aqueduct can be found here:
Race 1: 5th@ 11.30/1
Race 5: 2nd@ 1.00/1
Race 8: 1st@ 0.85/1 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
In Race 1, Scherzando stalked a fast pace but flattened out in the lane behind hot favorite first time starting Win for Gold. In Race 5, our selection, Pineapple Man led from the start and set a pressured pace and succumbed late finishing a game second. We closed out the month of March on a high note with a BEST BET win in Race 8 when Boom Boom Kaboom stalked a fast pace and drew away for the win. He benefitted from the horse who finished second and was subsequently disqualified as that runner bore out and knocked out another contender who was making a late run.
We’ll stay at Aqueduct for their Friday card with fast conditions expected. Let’s get right to the April Fool’s Day action.
Friday at Aqueduct:
Race 4: Sukoon - 1 pt win (US Morning Line Odds: 7/2)
Maiden Special Weight runners sprint 6 furlongs here and our likely favorite is Actualize, who went fast last time out but gave up the ghost in the lane to a good looking winner. He might win but I’d rather take the odds on Todd Pletcher’s first time starter because we don’t always get value on those. Sukoon is one of four first time starters in here but two of them (including our second choice on the morning line) have been gelded already, before they’ve even hit the racetrack and I’m not sure that’s a great sign. Sukoon has been training for Pletcher (26% wins) and has seven 5-furlong breezes which is what we like to see. Most of the other first time starters have one or two.
Best of luck to everyone playing Friday’s races from Aqueduct!