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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.

    Saturday, October 24, 2015

    Race #8 - Rating = 2

    #1 Rhiana's Candy - Fair odds 5/2
    #6 Sister Blues - Fair odds 5/2
    Exactas: 1, 6 over 1,3,6,8,9,10
    #3 is Gamblers Rose, #8 Tiger Moth, #9 Carmenere and #10 is  Spangled Banner
    Potentially, reverse the exacta as well. Consider all six horses for pick 3 and 4 tickets played.
    Rhiana's Candy makes her 2nd start at the meeting. Two back she broke her maiden nicely at a mile then last out, on 10/3 here at Keeneland, she might have won if not completely blocked the last 1/16 of a mile. Sister Blues finished 2nd in that race, Gamblers Rose third but with a change in jockey and a lack of similar traffic trouble in the stretch, if she can run the same race, Rhiana's Candy can win.
    Sister Blues was very game in that same race, stalking the leader from the start and battling down to the wire to miss by a neck. The 96 Equibase Figure earned in that race was strong and can be improved upon and even though others I here have run well too, like Tiger Moth (2nd in her last 3), Sister Blues may have more upside.

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