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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.
#4 Treble - Fair odds 5/2
#2 My Miss Cliff - Fair odds 5/2
#3 Sweet Loretta - Fair odds 3/1
Exacta: 2,3,4 over 1,2,3,4 (#1 is Laney)
Treble has done nothing wrong in 3 starts, winning her January debut then finishing 3rd, then 2nd. With the best last race Equibase figure (94) in the field and with it appearing she will really appreciate this 7 furlong trip, she gets slight preference among 3 win contenders.
My Miss Cliff is a perfect 2-for-2 in her career and is untested as well as she has drawn off with ease in the last 8th of a mile in both efforts. Going from a 83 figure in her debut to 93 last time out and with logical further improvement expected, she must be respected strongly.
Sweet Loretta won the 1st three starts of her career last year including a pair of stakes at Saratoga, all sprints, then tried two turns for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, finishing 11th. Given time off to mature and having proven capable of winning fresh, she would be no surprise but it is likely she will go favored so using her on exacta, pick 3 & 4 tickets we play will have to suffice for profiting if she wins.
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