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    Ellis Starr

    Ellis Starr, a.k.a. “Ubercapper,” is the National Racing Analyst for Equibase. He publishes detailed analysis and selections for Keeneland and other tracks regularly which can be found at Equibase, Keeneland Select and other web sites. Ellis writes a widely distributed “Race of the Week” article which appears on the Equibase web site as well as America’s Best Racing. Ellis will be posting his analysis daily for one race taken right from his complete selection and analysis report. Additionally, you can follow Ellis’ insights on twitter @ubercapper.


    Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    Race #6
    #2 Price Too High - Minimum odds 5/2
    #1 Party Boat - Minimum odds 5/2
    #6 Chastise - Minimum odds 5/2
     
    Exacta Box: 1,2,6
     

    Price Too High won at this distance on grass in a 10 horse field at Saratoga in August, her 2nd race on grass, 2nd two-turn race and first without blinkers. Her connections wanted to test her against some of the best after that so the entered her in the opening day Alcibiades Stakes, on dirt, a prep for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies. Finishing 12th, it only proved she is better on turf so back on the sod she is, a perfect fit at the level and as such she should return to top form.

     
    Party Boat prepped in two dirt sprints to start her career then in her 3rd start, on 9/10, tried two turns and turf. She took to the grass like a duck takes to water, winning easily in a field of 11. She gets the ground saving rail and has more improving to do so deserves a lot of respect when considering our wagers involving this race.
     
    Chastise won two weeks ago here at Keeneland on the turf to break her maiden in her 2nd career start. Leading jockey Leparoux gets on and she too fits on all counts, rounding out a trio that sticks out against the rest in this race.

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