Joe Kristufek's Expert Picks

Selections subject to change due to scratches, off the turf, etc. Double-check against program numbers before wagering.

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Sunday, November 25, 2018

Sunday's selections PDF


1st Race

#8 Mo’s Song – Promising debut; clear sailing

#1 Tipazar – Blinks off, shortens up off clunker

#4 Flat Awesome Jenny – Closed in debut; steps up

#6 U. S. Currency – Fast dirt form is a mystery

Joe’s selections: 8/1-4/6-1-9/7-5


2nd Race

#2 Over Thinking – Stepped up; conditions suit

#3 May Lily – Consistent lawnmower can do

#6 Eqho – Begging for a fast pace to kick at

#7 Diamondcoat – Smoked easier; tries turf

Joe’s selections: 2-3-6/7-5-9-4/8-1

Main track selections: 2-7-10-11-12-9-4


3rd Race

#7 Almafuerte – Edge off game win this level

#6 Shyla – Hot pace might set the table

#3 Tiger Lisa – Blinkers on; in fine form

#1 Kiwi Cat – Picks up some pieces late

Joe’s selections: 7-6/3-1-11-4-9-8/2-10-5


4th Race

#4 Sheza Handfull – Steps up off huge 2nd

#10 Storm Stride – Fits like a glove, Boss

#16 Miss Harry – Chased much better

#7 Mucha Mezquina – She is what she is

Joe’s selections: 4-10-16-7-11/15-13-2-1/12-14-9-8-6-5-3


5th Race

#8 Jimmy Joe – Ran against bias in return

#10 Mine My Time – Knocking on the door

#3 Destiny Awaits – Drops & cuts back, Mr. Steve

#1 Gottsacker – Better than he looks; dirt?

Joe’s selections: 8-10-3-1-9/11-4-7-6-11/12-16-13-14-2-5


6th Race

#5 Go Away – Future looks bright; edge

#1 Speedy Solution – Coin flip with top choice

#3 Most Mischief – Game win; tries something new

#4 My Sixth Sense – Blinks on; touch of class

Joe’s selections: 5-1/3-4-6-9-8-7-2/11-10

Main track selections: 5-3-4-12-6


7th Race

#4 Ascot Day – Tough loss in deep race

#3 Volodina – Came to life in slop; claimed

#1 Nocturnal Mission – Blinks on; capable

#2 Criminal Mischief – Fits much better here

Joe’s selections: 4-3/1-2-5/8-9-6/7


8th Race

#3 Valdocco – On edge off bench; watch tote

#6 Dig Charlie Dig – Rates high if excuse last

#11 Uber Kirk – Finisher drops & cuts back

#4 Portal – Best of the rest; gimmicks

Joe’s selections: 3-6-11/4-8-7-5/1-9-10/2


9th Race

#8 Incorrigible – Solid 4th to monster in debut

#9 Captain Von Trapp – Loaded with talent

#3 Proud as Punch – Gate break key; closes

#6 Gray Attempt – Promising debut; price?

Joe’s selections: 8-9-3-6/15-5-12-11-1/4-14-2-7-10-13


10th Race

#7 Happy Like a Fool – Held her own in Breeders’ Cup

#8 Sister Nation – Proved herself on dirt; runs late

#6 She’s a Gypsy – Turf route to dirt sprint; capable

#3 Honor Way – Better with blinkers; how good?

Joe’s selections: 7/8-6-3/1-4/2-5


11th Race

#3 Share the Upside – Game 3rd off the bench

#8 Rubus – In the thick of it from go to whoa

#5 Tapit Wicked – Solid run off long vacation

#10 Firehorn – Better than ever; battles on

Joe’s selections: 3-8/5-10-12/11-15-14-1/7-2-13-4-6-9


12th Race

#2 Cosmic Code – Promising debut; handles dirt

#1 Delcapem – Signs of talent; blinkers on

#11 Shacklette – Gives it all she’s got

#8 New Roo – Tries route off debut 2nd

Joe’s selections: 2-1/11-8-14-9/3-4-5-10-13-6-7-12


Brandon Stauble’s Workout of the Day

Race 6: 11/18- #4 My Sixth Sense was under a snug hold indicating that he had plenty left int he tank after looking best over a mate in 24.1 and 48.2. Good luck today and Happy Holidays to everyone!!

For valuable workout and racing information, follow Brandon on Twitter @bstaubs22


Kevin Kerstein’s Play of the Day

Race 7: #1 Nocturnal Mission has been in great form in 2018. The Brendan Walsh-trained filly by Midnight Lute just missed in her last two starts and with some better luck this afternoon could get the job done.

Suggested Play: #1 Nocturnal Mission


Joe's Top Pick stats (2015 thru Sept. 2018)

Races Wins 2nd 3rd Win % WPS %
2,532 679 451 38326.8% 59.8%



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