press box picks
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Horse of the Night

SHEZ A SWIFT (3RD) : Dueled hard through the final half-mile but she held on gamely to post her fourth straight victory here last week. She also changed hands for the fourth straight start and will now go postward for a trainer that has been on a nice hot streak of late. Shes drawn inside again and she has good speed so look for her to be on the lead right from the word go. If she can catch a short breather somewhere along the way shes probably going to wind up with win number 12 of the year.


Press Box Parlays

WIN : SHEZ A SWIFT (3RD) WITH FOX VALLEY HANSON (11TH)
PLACE : GLISSANDO (4TH) WITH SISTER PIPPA (10TH)


Tonight's Long Shots

ALAUGHANDASMILE (2ND)
WES MANTOOTH (6TH)


Keep an Eye On These

GLISSANDO (4TH) : Filly makes her second start for a barn that has put up HUGE numbers this season. With a race under her belt and the post shift she appears well placed to pick up a victory.
HECTORS PASSION (9TH) : Left alertly, found a good early spot and he parlayed that into a nice second place finish at 30-1 last time out. If he can step out of there in a hurry again and settle into a good spot he could have a bit shot in this wide open race.
SISTER PIPPA (10TH) : Filly has really started to come into her own of late and is fresh off a big win in her last start. Looking for her to be forwardly placed once again as she continues her winning ways here.


Backstretch Info

FOX VALLEY HANSON (11TH) : Stormed right to the front and made every call a winning one for the second straight start in his most recent outing. This good looking youngster has now won four of his six career starts and it appears as though hes getting better with each start. He moves up a level tonight but hes drawn the inside post which should put him in control of things once again. Until they prove they can handle him Im going to stick with him.


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