Catskill Steve's Picks

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Checking up on Catskill Steve (Tuesday)

$16.00, $12.80 & $10.60 WINNERS AMONG 8 LISTED. 5 EXACTAS LISTED ALONG WITH AN $81.50 TRIFECTA, $219.00 & $51.00 PICK THREES AND 2 DDS.

Preferred Play Of The Day – WINK AND NOD (9TH RACE)
Long Shot Play Of The Day – MINTILISCIOUS (5TH RACE)

Race 1

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: IDEAL WITH TEN
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: PRECIOUS BLUE CHIP
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: JK LOCKHERUP
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: RACING WITH A TUX
Odds: 9-2

Race 1 Comments: IDEAL WITH TEN finished willingly in local debut and first start in close to a month. PRECIOUS BLUE CHIP finished in front of top one in improved effort last time, the one to beat from the pole. JK LOCKERUP was overmatched in recent at Yonkers following some good miles here prior, cannot be overlooked.

 

Race 2

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: VISIBLE GOLD
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: SB IDEAL IN ART
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: SEMI AUTOMATIC
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: CERISIER
Odds: 12-1

Race 2 Comments: VISIBLE GOLD scored from the pocket against better field than this, including pacer who came back to score on Tuesday card, in fast mile last time and has raced consistently better at this level in the past, edge to repeat.

 

Race 3

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: STATION THREEOHSIX
Odds: 6-1

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: FITZ’S Z TAM
Odds: 5-2

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

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: PHILANTHROPIST
Odds: 9-2

Race 3 Comments: STATION THREEOHSIX had good pace finishing from tough spot last time after a long uncovered grind two back. 9-year-old has some back class and can upset these on best.

 

Race 4

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: CELEBRITY TSIPRAS
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: MOON DANCE
Odds: 6-1

Horse Number: 9
Horse Name: CYCLONE MAXIMUS
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: BRANDOS MUSCLE MAN
Odds: 7-2

Race 5

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: MINTILISCIOUS*
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: FIGHT THE TRUTH
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: SONNY THE SHARK
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: AMERICAN FLIGHT
Odds: 3-1

Race 5 Comments: MINTILISCIOUS strong finisher has had tough posts in all recent starts, moves inside and can roll by late at a price.

Race 6

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: SHEER ACTION
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: ADORABLE BEN
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: NOBLE POWER
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: ADRENALIN JUNKIE
Odds: 3-1

Race 7

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: HIGH BLUE
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: CHELSEES A WINNER
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: SUPERIORCOURT
Odds:   3-1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: FRAC
Odds:  9-2

Race 8

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: MAMIE MARC
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: STEUBEN IRON LADY
Odds: 4-1

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

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: OPEN TABLE
Odds: 3-1

Race 9

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name:WINK AND NOD**
Odds: 9-2

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: SODY’S MOONSHINE
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: ARTOMATIC PILOT
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: BIG BAMBU
Odds: 4-1

Race 9 Comments: WINK AND NOD tough veteran finished evenly after making bold wide move through :29.4 third panel on cold Catskill afternoon. Finds a good spot to set up his late kick and looks set for a rare win.