Catskill Steve's Picks

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Checking up on Catskill Steve (Monday)

$11.00 “BEST BET” WINNER 1 OF 4 “TOP” WINNERS ON THE DAY. 11 OUT OF 12 WINNERS LISTED ALONG WITH 6 EXACTAS, 4 TRIFECTAS, 6 PICK THREES, 3 DDS AND A $200.00 SUPERFECTA.

 

Preferred Play Of The Day – ROCKIN RAMBARAN (7TH RACE)
Long Shot Play Of The Day – RUNHAPPY TEN (5TH RACE)

 

 Race 1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: HYPNOTIC DREAM
Odds: 5-2

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

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: KJ NATALIA
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: HELLO TOMMY
Odds: 4-1

Race 1 Comments:  HYPNOTICDREAM sophomore blew out the field in local debut pacing faster than any in here couldn’t come close to. Should continue to move forward at about 1-5 or lower. GEORGEREALLYROCKS may be faster than the rest and should complete about a $4 exacta.

Race 2

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: VEL MISS FIRE
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: BODYLIKEABACKROAD
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: HEART THROB KID
Odds: 5-1

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: LIGHTNING JACK O
Odds: 3-1

Race 2 Comments:  VEL MISS FIRE makes Catskill debut for leading barn off a judge’s scratch last time. This one comes off some tough trips in blistering Northfield miles and may be too much for these.

 

Race 3

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: NEW YORK CHAPTER
Odds: 3-1

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

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: CAITLEE HALL
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: SANCHEZ ROCKS
Odds: 4-1

Race 3 Comments:  NEW YORK CHAPTER well bred but lightly raced 4-year-old took a ton of money despite 8-hole in local debut and promptly made numerous breaks in first start since July. Stayed flat in promising Catskill qualifier and now gets the pole. May be set to earn diploma for underrated barn but will have to mind his manners.

 

Race 4

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: LYING IN CASH
Odds: 5-2

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

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: CARTERS CAPER
Odds: 6-1

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: WILD WEST
Odds: 3-1

Race 4 Comments:  LYING IN CASH has missed some time due to sickness but qualified impressively here on 11/18, his first time around four turns in a while, and will likely be ready to fire for barn that always has them ready.

 

Race 5

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: RUNHAPPY TEN*
Odds: 4-1

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: REAL LUCKY N
Odds: 9-2

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

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: BLUE LINE
Odds: 6-1

Race 5 Comments:  RUNHAPPY TEN was overmatched in last and lacked a rally through :57 final half. Drops back to proper level and level in which he brushed to the top and held off the closers in snappy mile. Edge in competitive field.

 

Race 6

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: VANISHING ACT
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: CONDESCENDING
Odds: 9-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: PINE TAB
Odds: 4-1

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

Race 6 Comments:  VANISHING ACT has shown sharp speed at Northfield in all recent tries. Ships to The Catskills for strong barn and should get the top quickly.

 

Race 7

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: ROCKIN RAMBARAN**
Odds: 3-1

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

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: HESTONS LUCKY CHIP
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: NEW WORLD ORDER A
Odds: 9-2

Race 7 Comments:  Another tough race on stronger than usual Tuesday card. ROCKIN RAMBARAN was a strong second against slighty tougher in Catskill debut. 10-year-old has been racing in sharp form and gets the nod for high percentage barn.

 

Race 8

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: FRONT STREET
Odds: 7-2

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

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: MOOSE MADNESS
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 6
Horse Name: ABEQUA
Odds: 9-2

Race 8 Comments:  FRONT STREET was used a bit to get the top in the slop, yielded and gamely held place behind the sharpest trotter in The Catskills last time.  Faces no such foe here and looks best.

 

Race 9

Horse Number: 4
Horse Name: BEECH NUT BANDIT
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: BELLADONNA ZETTE
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 8
Horse Name: MISS SURREAL
Odds: 9-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: MY SWEET MEMORY
Odds: 5-2

Race 9 Comments:  BEECH NUT BANDIT has raced well despite tough trips in recent. Gets a better spot and can roll by late.

 

Race 10

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: ROZEWOOD
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: MOM’S CROSSROADS
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: CAPTAIN CUT THROAT
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: GO COLLECT N
Odds: 6-1

Race 10 Comments: ROZEWOOD is 0 for 23 on the year but that was mostly against tougher in some sizzling miles. Drops out of the Open where he showed some life late and figures to be a handful at this level.

 

Race 11

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

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: DRY RIDGE ACE
Odds: 9-2

Horse Number: 3
Horse Name: BULLVILLE TERROR
Odds: 3-1

Horse Number: 5
Horse Name: SURREAL SERGEANT
Odds: 7-2

Race 11 Comments:  STOP ACTION was a strong winner against similar in local return. 3-year-old has developed a fondness for The Mighty M and gets the nod to repeat.

 

Race 12

Horse Number: 1
Horse Name: AMERICAN ISLAND
Odds: 5-2

Horse Number: 2
Horse Name: REDNECK FORTUNE
Odds: 7-2

Horse Number: 7
Horse Name: PEMBROKE JOEY
Odds: 4-1

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

Race 12 Comments:  AMERICAN ISLAND gets the rail in quest of third straight at this level and is hard to go against. REDNECK FORTUNE had a tough uncovered trip in last and didn’t fade badly.