Catskill Steve's Picks

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Checking up on Catskill Steve (Monday)

3 “TOP” WINNERS INCLUDING “BEST BET” AND “LONG SHOT” PLAY – 8 OUT OF 9 LISTED. 5 LISTED EXACTAS ALONG WITH 4 TRIFECTAS, 3 PICK THREES, 2 DDS AND A $44.00 SUPERFECTA.

Preferred Play Of The Day – MEADOWBROOK RAIDER (9TH RACE)
Long Shot Play Of The Day – COACH CAL (6TH RACE)

 

Race 1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: SPECIAL ACHIEVER
Odds: 3-5

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: JERICHO DIVA
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: BULLVILLEKARLA
Odds: 3-1

Race 1 Comments:  SPECIAL ACHIEVER amazing mare shoots for 10th in a row (8th at this level) and is hard to go past in opener.

Race 2

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: IONCEHADAVISION
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: CRAZYBEAUTYAMAZE
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: BULLVILLE DEBBIE
Odds: 5-2

Race 2 Comments:  IONCEHADAVISION seems the most likely to advance having paced some quick miles over Hoosier’s big track before shipping to The Catskills for leading barn.

 

 

Race 3

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: PINE BUSH ITALIANO
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: BETTY ONTHEBEACH
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: SNEAKY SUNRIZER
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: COME ZOOM WITH ME
Odds: 7-2

Race 3 Comments:  PINE BUSH ITALIANO was an impressive wire to wire 5-length winner in career debut pacing faster than most of these have ever gone, right back.

 

 

Race 4

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: RACE ME PEARL
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: HEADS
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: I’VE GOT BLING
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: HOLMDEL HURRICANE
Odds: 4-1

Race 4 Comments:  RACE ME PEARL has looked better since arriving in The Catskills and appears close to earning diploma.

 

 

 Race 5

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: MACHLICIOUS
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: NERVE OF STEEL N
Odds: 8-1

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: LA TOMCAT
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: TERRITORY
Odds: 3-1

Race 5 Comments:  MACHLICIOUS 22-time winner over past two years hasn’t been seen in the winner’s circle since late June but has been coming close (3 place finishes in last 4 tries) and looks close to ending mini-slump here.

 

 

 

Race 6

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: COACH CAL*
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: GET EXTREME
Odds: 9-2

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: HOW ARE YEE JOHN
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: LYONS AMUSEMENTS
Odds: 7-2

Race 6 Comments:  COACH CAL was a sick scratch last time following some tough posts/trips prior. Gets first decent post since wire to wire score at this level back in July and can prove best.

 

 

Race 7

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: CAMWOOD
Odds:
5-2

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: JM’S DELIGHT
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: SBD CORAZON
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: ONE OFF DELIGHT A
Odds: 6-1

 

 

Race 8

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: LADY WARRIOR
Odds:
4-1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: DIVA DALI
Odds: 9-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: RAVISHIN RUBY
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: LOVIN MISS DAISY N
Odds: 3-1

 

Race 9

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: MEADOWBROOK RAIDER**
Odds:
3-1

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: WELL DONE SON
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: TOLLY-HO
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: PROPHET BLUE CHIP
Odds: 4-1

Race 9 Comments:  MEADOWBROOK RAIDER has been competitive against Open Company in all recent tries. Gets slight class relief here and should make the most of it in afternoon finale.