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None hit the board Giant's Causeway
I got lucky and hit the 10th for the very generous $89 dd with Justify......I added Spring Quality as last choice, as I liked the #1, Robert Bruce, and he came close to beating him in comeback race.
The Super was very generous.
.10 cents over $100
Am Phar super
Yes, had the Super, and lost the (2 ticket constructions) $100 pk 4 play. third leg into bel stks. Kinda regret Dutching the Belmont Stakes in my backup ticket. One look at Justify is enough. TC in the bag.
Same jockey beat me, Edgar Prado surprised back with Run Happy leg @ Saratoga (used 6 runners in that one) and Am. Pharoah lost Travers in last leg and had used Keen Ice in the finale leg.
Went #1with Vino/All/All ..then vino in third and 4,th slot and he got up for fourth. Hoping that Hofburg wouldn't be in it, but surprised that colt that won his last and likes to win, Bronk, got second.
As predicted, winner would be there @ mile&quarter, next 3 behind would finish in bottom of 2nd, 3rd and 4th.
The above play @ .10. Was 3 tickets @ 5.60 each with a all field buffet and paid $105.
Would have paid about same with Hoofy out and Tenfold in. Ever so slightly. (d)
I had the superfecta and trifecta but didn't have my phone so couldn't photo it for proof............I only played it for 0.30 since I stacked a lot of horses to get it. LOL
Didn't pay well because my wager construction sucked.
BTW guys, one of my angles that I made up after following BEL for many years, was the one about purchase price and/or homebred. Every horse in the superfecta was either a homebred or cost over $100K at auction. Gronk was a special case, as yearling he was too cheap but then he went for $404K at 2 so I included him in ITM potential
Blended Cit - $52K
Noble Indy $45K
Gronk 67,400 yearling----then $404K at 2 years old
Vino Rosso $410K
Free Drop Billy $200K
Bravazo - homebred
Tenfold - homebred
Restoring Hope - homebred
Before we wind up the Belmont talk, I want to give a little "shout out" to Hofburg. Not a lot of talk about him since the race. He didn't exactly embarrass himself in the Belmont. Keep in mind he has run one less race than Justify, with his first coming last September. The Belmont was only his fourth start this year. Not too long ago horses routinely prepped three times in their sophomore year, before the Derby. He will be heard from!
Agreed. He was 2-3 lengths farther back than Mott wanted him to be, then made a four wide move on the turn which doesn't fly at Belmont.