Racing & Wagering

Jill Byrne's Selections October 31st

Races Win Place Show
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Expert Selections
By: Jill Byrne
@BetonByrne

 

Race 1 –Small in a Hurry (2) debuts for a top stable with good works at a level he should compete in. Laines Howdy Doody (7) drops in class of his first start and has trained sharply for this. Midnight Chimes (5)fits with these off his last effort.JILL’S SELECTIONS – 2-7-5

Race 2- Diesel Only (1) and Stately Oak (1a) make a formidable entry with each looking strong in this competitive spot. Truth In Lies (5) just won at this level and is the one to beat with the speed to clear early. H’s Cat (6) drops in class off two dull efforts. JILL’S SELECTIONS – 1/1a-5-6

Race 3 – Angel Lovely (2) has good workouts for her first start for top connections. Indulge In Silver (3) has also trained very well for her debut and looks equally dangerous. Nearshore (4) adds to the intriguing group of debut runners in a wide open race. JILL’S SELECTIONS –2-3-4

Race 4 –Three Way Ticket (3) improved when facing this level last out and is the one to beat off that effort. Streaming Fire (5) adds blinkers and drops in class for a top barn. Flashy Dimontina (4) wasn’t far off the top pick last out and has been close in similar company. JILL’S SELECTIONS -3-5-4

Race 5 –Kitten’s Approach (6) seemed to relish the added ground last out and looks set for a big effort today. Princess Mariah (8) is always right in the mix and is a top threat again today on a course she has run well on. Wicked Temper (1) should be close to the pace on the stretch out in distance and fits well here. JILL’S SELECTIONS – 6-8-1

Race 6 – Another Trick (5) catches the softest field she has seen at this level and looks ready for a win today. Neverrguwithrichie (4) has speed and has been useful against similar company. Pleasant Angel (3) returns from a layoff and can get a share of this. JILL’S SELECTIONS – 5-4-3

Race 7 – Martz (5) raced evenly in her debut and has a strong pedigree to improve with the switch to turf and with the experience of a race. La Rambla (7) has experience and proven grass form and is the one to beat today. Mio Me (2) has trained well for a top juvenile stable and has a nice turf family.JILL’S SELECTIONS – 5-7-

Race 8 –Speedinthruthecity (9) has a top local record and is in good form. She draws well outside the speed and looks very tough to deny here. Anahauc (6) returns to sprinting today and on her best is a top threat from just off the pace. Sweet Cassiopeia (3) handles any surface and is a factor again today.JILL’S SELECTIONS -9-5-3

Race 9 – Lunar Surge (11) just missed last out and can improve off that race. She has faced some tough company this year and gets a slight edge in a well matched group. Pretty Fancy (3) draws a good post and has the advantage of proven form at Churchill. Ambusher (12) has also faced some decent fields and should be along for a share of this. JILL’S SELECTIONS-11-3-12

Race 10-Mysterious Circle (8) looks like he is well placed to get his second victory in this spot. Dehaven (9) drops in class and is a factor off his last 2 starts. Swiss Confederation (11) takes a big drop today and can be a threat with this group. Wildwoodsgreatest (4) and Sendario (6) complete the top 5. JILL’S SELECTIONS-8-9-11-4-6