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I don't know how much of a long shot Mr. Money is. He has matured greatly, and I have looked forward to him taking on the top tier horses in his division.
A four deep final betting odds winner in a race of this magnitude, calibre of PPs in a 'Pick 4' finale leg, call it whatever you want. Delta, a lock, the colt still has to win it next Saturday.
This is about the play, the ticket construction.
Take a look at what the pick 4 played on Travers Day when American Pharoah ran 2nd. The 2 previous races were won by the favorites M/L and final betting. And these same two horse won the previous year in the same event.
The Pick 6 paid 5 of 6 for under $1,000 ~ Carry Over.
Hoofnote: There was a loose horse in Mr Money's last at a mile and an eighth. Right from the gate. And heading the finish the jockey needed to navigate against what the mountless colt might do or go.
Love the Mr. Money angle to this race. Using him w/Improbable and Spun to Run in my trifecta. Only issue i'm worried about is Mr. Money getting into a speed dual with Max and finishing up the track.
Might throw in WOW in a super.
Hi Chief... If Max and Mr. Money are anywhere in a Tri that payoff would not be substantial as compared to Mr. Money winning last leg of Pick 4 where the majority of the selections being top three and Mr. Money 4th or better. Ergo, example say 60% used Max, and another 25 % used the next two or three, accordingly if Mr. Money wins, this is where the Great Mutiplier creates value in that Pick 4 above scenario.
One must also realize to handicap first three legs to include some handicapable longer horses.
Again, to mention the results above for American Pharoah's second in the Travers with the two preceding races leading into the Travers in a Pick 4, both were favs and won.
Winner Keen Ice was 5 deep in the betting.
Runhappy Edgar S. Prado$24.60$13.8
|2||Flintshire (GB)||Vincent Cheminaud||$4.00||$2.80|
I like Mr $$ to win this, also throwing in Spun To Run in the mix. Should be big odds, around 15-1, being overlooked.
Cottillion......I like Jeltrin in this one. Burned some dineros for me earlier in her career, thinking she might be sitting on a big race.
Draw for PX Derby Monday Sept 16.. Noonish.
Bummer....7 colt field, not nearly 10 to 14.. And Mr. Magic sits 3rd @ 4/1, Improbable 3/1 and Max @ 9/5.
War of Will is 5/1.
Others : Math Wizzard, Shanghai Superfly, Spun to Run. Maybe Math Wiz could get a piece of super if top ones fail.
Down to 6 now.Maximum Security is out
Max will miss the Pennsylvania Derby due to colic!