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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.


    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Race #8
    #4 Circle Unbroken - Minimum Odds 5/2
    #1 Malbec - Minimum Odds 3/1
    #3 Fuhrious Warrior - Minimum Odds 7/2
     
    Exacta Box: 1,3,4
     

    Circle Unbroken returned from 14 months off last month and tired after being up close early. When last seen in the summer of 2015 she also ran poorly in her comeback but it was a whole different story in her 2nd start as she won and it is entirely possible a similar top effort could be forthcoming today.

     
    Malbec returns from 5 months off with a top jockey in Leparoux and a sharp local workout. The low profile trainer has 3 wins and a runner-up finish from just 14 dirt races in the past year and considering the horse finished 1st or 2nd in 3 of 4 races off his last layoff excluding the race that led to the next layoff I give him a strong look here.
     
    Fuhrious Warrior won last month and won prior to that in January. He missed by a neck in his start prior to that and all 3 "A" efforts came since the trainer change to his current conditioner so his competitive from is likely to continue.
     

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