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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 can be heard on the Horse Racing Radio Network's "Weekend Stakes Preview" show every Friday from 6 to 7 pm (ET) covering major stakes races throughout North America. 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.


    Sunday, April 24, 2016

    Race #5

    #6 Sister Blues - Fair odds 5/2
    #5 Salty Breeze - Fair odds 5/2
     
    Exactas (2 bets): 5,6 over 1,2,5,6,8 and ALSO (the opposite) 1,2,5,6,8 over 5,6
     
    Sister Blues tried turf for the first time in her most recent race, on 3/2, and it was a resounding success as she won by 5 lengths in a field of 8. That race was run at the same distance as this one, a mile and one-eighth, making her one of only 3 horses in this race to have won at the distance. She's come back to work out very well in the morning so continues to retain  fitness and has every right to win her 2nd race in a row.
     
    Salty Breeze is the other main win contender, and as with Sister Blues has a high probability to finish 2nd if not first. She has improved in every starts since her debut last summer, most recently earning her first win, in a two-turn turf race just like this one. Getting the services of North American leading jockey Castellano, she has every right to move right through this first allowance level with an effort similar to her most recent.

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