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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.

    Thursday, October 22, 2015

    Race #7

    #2 Julie's Jewelry - Fair odds 5/2
    #3 Onna Bugeisha - Fair odds 3/1
    #4 Tiz So Sweet - Fair odds 3/1
    #5 Zeven also might be considered a contender, at the least for pick 3 and 4 tickets played, because if you rightfully draw a line through her 9/19, 7/18 and 4/12 stakes tries when overmatched, she's done little wrong.
    Julie's Jewelry missed by a neck in a 100K stakes in West Virginia last month, following a half-length defeat (after leading late) in a tough field at Ellis Park. She's been 1st or 2nd in 4 of 8 career main track races and her recent 101 and 99 Equibase Figures are tops in the field so she gets slight preference among a trio that can run well.
    Onna Bugeisha won by 5 when last seen, in June, in a one turn mile race at Gulfstream at the one lower NW2X allowance level. She put in a big best of 31 workout as her most recent before leaving New York and moving to the barn of high percentage trainer Cox, and she may get away at a big of a price in this field so could be very playable.
    Tiz So Sweet is 3 for 5 in her career, ignoring her one Grade 1 stakes try. She won in July off a 13 month rest then finished 2nd in a non-graded stakes so appears to be holding form nicely and as a lightly raced 4 year old may have not run her best yet so rounds out a tough trio of contenders.

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