Rosecroft Analysis

Rosecroft Raceway
Schedule

Wednesdays, Post Time 7:15 p.m. ; Sunday Post
Time 7:15 p.m.

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Weds Jan 20, 2021

Race 1

5) had some issues last time. Go 2 back to crushing

3) consistent and always in the hunt. Must use again

7) been a minors player mostly. I’ll use there again

RACE 2

6) makes sense in this spot. He does need a trip though

8) shows the most speed. Post is my only concern

7) has breaking issues but is off of a sharp win

RACE 3

9) class drop is huge. Looks two seconds the best

5) another dropper but doesn’t have any gate speed

3) should sit up close and stay around late for minors

RACE 4

3) looks solid off the qualifier. Weak bunch to beat

7) good form. She needs to get a trip though

1) winless in 59 starts. Exotics only!

RACE 5

7) has the speed if she just stay on stride. Cautious

3) qualified well. Needs my top pick to break

4) could get drug into this. I want to see more finish

RACE 6

1) usually does well at this level. Inside post helps

3) qualified well but may need a start after the layoff

2) can work out a pocket trip. Not my type though

RACE 7

2) better post will have her closer. Slight edge

5) best when near the front. Expect her to fire early

8) looks slightly better than the rest. Post hurts

Race 8

7) tough to go against on the class drop. Solid play

8) quick enough but has work to do from out here

4) a flat mile puts her in the mix at a nice price

RACE 9

1) qualifier was good. Recent line gives the nod here

8) likely uses gate speed to get in contention. Using

5) off form but shows good back lines. Tough to figure

RACE 10

9) very obvious and always a top contender

8) normally hangs close to my top pick. Use again

6) too far back last time. Good post to follow cover

RACE 11

8) sharp form before the break. Qualifier only helps

9) Top dog at the level. Another tough post

7) consistent and versatile. Slight upset chance

RACE 12

7) you won’t get ML odds but I’m loving the value here

3) looks obvious but may be a bit overbet tonight

5) brings value facing slightly easier. Using as a bomb

RACE 13

3) has the back class and form. Trip will be key

2) obvious with recent lines. I don’t like the price

4) will sit and follow the two best horses the whole way

Race 14

Nothing to see here

Race 1

♞ 6) Took a bad shuffle last time. Just needs clear sailing
♞ 5) Second start should be even better than her debut
♞ 4) Right there every week

Race 2

♞ 4) Raced well off the shelf. This is a crush spot
♞  9) May take money but is one that just goes along with them
♞ 7) Got stung and paid the price last time. Should fire again

RACE 3

♞ 5) Gets a big driver switch after being parked. Drop and pop
♞  7) Another class dropper but she doesn’t win much
♞  6) The speed is there. The layoff is the concern

RACE 4

♞ 5) Gets back on a semi-regular schedule and gets a drop in class
♞ 3) Much needed class relief. She still looks to need a trip
♞ 4) Comes in off a layoff and decent qualifier. Exotics only today

RACE 5

♞  6) This is a bet back and you get a class drop
♞  2) Likes to chase. Driver change is key
♞ 1) Has early speed and should end up in the two hole

RACE 6

♞ 4) Has issues but the qualifier was massive
♞ 3) Big driver change and good post. Must use here
♞  1) Class drop helps. He needs a wakeup call

RACE 7

♞2) Huge drop in class. Big favorite here
♞ 6) Got stuck inside last week. Frank will have clear sailing tonight
♞ 4) Does enough to hang around for minors again

RACE 8

♞  7) He was used hard early last week. Expect another aggressive drive
♞2) Has been staying close at this level. Similar tonight
♞  5) Won the last time he raced at this level. Price is right

RACE 9

♞  1) Faced some tough winners this season. Inside post helps here
♞ 2) Was rolling late last week. Expect him to be closer tonight
♞ 6) Just has to stay flat to have a say again

RACE 10

♞ 4) Fractions killed him last week. Just needs a breather
♞ (5) Makes sense to get put in play after being shuffled
♞  6) Will get a nice setup tonight

RACE 11

♞ 6) Has been sharp and may offer better value tonight
♞ 4) Gets a better post and will closer
♞ 7) Perfect trip looks unlikely this time

RACE 12

♞ 8) Did all the work last week. She gets cover tonight
♞  9) Will look to follow my top choice the whole way
♞ 2) Brings exotics value from the inside with solid form

RACE 13

♞  3) Post shift is enough to warrant me playing on top here
♞ ) Can sit inside and make a race of it late

RACE 14

♞ 2) Had an easy trip last time. Watch for more aggression
♞ 4) Excellent form should continue, even with the class hike
♞ 5) Another in good form. Tough to toss completely

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