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Started Apr-30 by Wintertrian; 1487 views.
Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

Apr-30

The more I look at this wager, and the projected odds, the more I think this is actually a better expenditure of money than trying to spread all over the place exotic in the Derby.   It doesn't work every year where there is a very clear *true favorite* in one or the other races, but that really isn't true this year. 

 

EARLY11

From: EARLY11

Apr-30

I'm sort of following your thinking (I think) but what is the truth this year?  That we have deserving favorites that are going to win?

sovereign1

From: sovereign1

Apr-30

I usually bet the entries that ran and won at Parx. But there are no such entries this year.

Probably do an a,b,c,d/a,b DD to get a price

Oaks: Botanical, Gambling Girl, Flying Connection, Mimi Kakushi

Derby: ???, ???

RAESFAN

From: RAESFAN

May-1

Oaks: Botanical/Wet Paint

Derby: Mage/Forte/Angel of Empire/Two Phil's/Derma Sotogake/King Russell

With the tumultuous occurrences at CD, I’m adding King Russell to my Derby horses!

  • Edited May 5, 2023 9:14 am  by  RAESFAN
EARLY11

From: EARLY11

May-2

Good luck Raesfan... I will have those two fillies and three of the colts, so maybe we will both have the double.

Wintertrian

From: Wintertrian

May-4

EARLY11 said...

I'm sort of following your thinking (I think) but what is the truth this year?

For your gambling dollar, the truth is that this year the derby/oaks double may be the best way to spend it.  Put 2 chalks and 2 viable longshots or semi-longhots into your double, or, take who you think is the best out of each running style (4 horses in each tier 4x4).  I think that's $16 for each $1 4x4.  

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cubs.fan

From: cubs.fan

May-4

Flying Connection, Wonder Wheel, Botanical, and Wet Paint

with

Forte, Derma Sotogake, Two Phil's, and Skinner.

OldForesight

From: OldForesight

May-5

Oaks: Promiseher America/ Southlawn

Derby: Kingsbarns/Mage/Angel of Empire/ Forte

ShaddyisBack

From: ShaddyisBack

May-5

Did an all/Mandarin Hero

CanterTrot

From: CanterTrot

May-5

I have lost out when I was too cautious with Derby and very, very certain on Oak winner. 
Example-- Was sure about Serengeti Empress and Max Security, bet just those two and Empress won but we know what happened to Max. Something that NEVER HAPPENS! ARRGGHHH. 
Example-- Was pretty sure about Secret Oath last year, but given how I got burned on Max, I was going to go All on Derby entries but then, natch, unchecked a couple I thought had no chance.... including winner, lol. So I guess it is better to spread your net wide in Derby rather than lose out because your horse runs into traffic or gets bumped off stride. 

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