Catskill Steve's Picks

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Checking up on Catskill Steve (Tuesday)

3 “TOP” WINNERS – 7 LISTED. 6 LISTED EXACTAS ALONG WITH 3 TRIFECTAS, 3 DDS, A $42.80 PICK THREE AND $162.50 SUPERFECTA.

Preferred Play Of The Day – LUCKY LEONARD (5TH RACE)
Long Shot Play Of The Day – URIEL (6TH RACE)

 

Race 1

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: FEEL THE NEED A
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: REBEL JET
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: MOM’S CROSSROADS
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: CHANTEPLEURE
Odds: 4-1

Race 1 Comments:  FEEL THE NEED A had even pace in fast mile following tough trips from outside posts prior. Draws inside main rivals and can prove best in opener.

 

Race 2

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

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: AVERYS HAILSTORM
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: MAGGIE RHEA
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: DIAL A DATE
Odds: 6-1

Race 2 Comments: MANTICIPATION had long overland trip from post 7, still finished with :29.4 final panel to nail show. Camera shy 4-year-old (1 for 46 careerwise) moves inside and may be looking at rare win from this spot.

 

Race 3

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: ABEQUA
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: SWEET ROYALTY
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: MISSUS MIA WALLACE
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: WINNING LEGENDS
Odds: 9-2

Race 3 Comments:  ABEQUA finished with strong trot to nail place in another solid try and was claimed. Two back was a monster parked the mile score gutting out a neck win against slightly lesser. Moves into barn that does well with it’s claims, picks up Greg and may handle tougher.

 

Race 4

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: FOUNTAIN SQUARE
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: NAUGHTY MARAVU N
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: CEE PEE PANIC
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: HICKORY LITTLE RED
Odds: 9-2

Race 4 Comments: FOUNTAIN SQUARE has raced gamely despite tough trips in all recent starts. Figures to be following live cover from this spot and looks worth a shot.

 

Race 5

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: LUCKY LEONARD**
Odds: 9-2

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: AMERICAN CHAMP
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: OHOKA TEXAS N
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: DIABANDO
Odds: 7-2

Race 5 Comments: LUCKY LEONARD found best stride too late and finished in overdrive up the passing lane to miss by a neck. Gets slightly better spot in second try at reduced level and gets the nod.

 

Race 6

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: URIEL*
Odds: 4-1

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

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

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: RACINTOWARDADREAM
Odds: 7-2

Race 6 Comments: URIEL made a strong wide backstretch move on cold Catskill afternoon, gamely held show through stepped up final panel, may be set now.

 

Race 7

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: DASHBOARD
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: DANCIN HILL
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: PIER HO TEMPTATION
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: ROCKME SOCKS OFF
Odds: 9-2

Race 7 Comments:  DASHBOARD uncorked a :28.3 third quarter making powerful wide backstretch sweep to roll by similar. 8-year-old seems to be rounding into top form for “hot” barn and gets the nod to repeat.

 

Race 8

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: CARTERS CAPER
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: BJ’S GUY
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: A F F BIGDADDY
Odds: 9-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: NEW WORLD ORDER A
Odds: 6-1

Race 8 Comments: CARTERS CAPER had tough trip through fast pace, finished well, home in :29.4 to miss by less than two lengths. Draws tough spot in weekly pacing feature but remains sharp and may offer some value.

 

Race 9

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: SAFETY SECOND
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: KJ OWEN
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: ALL NET
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: CATHERINE’SDIAMOND
Odds: 9-2

 

Race 10

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: STRIKING ENCORE
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: OUTSIDECOURT
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: KABANG
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: ARCH CREDIT
Odds: 9-2