HRR

Horse Racing Today – Thursday, August 19, 2021

Horse Racing Radar
Thomas Deimel
Thomas Deimel is a Staff writer for Horse Racing Radar
Thursday, August 19, 2021

Terry and Rich discuss...

Horse Racing News:

New Betting Strategy

Horse Racing Picks

Terry's Best Bet

Del Mar Hot Dog and on Fly 4 Pick 4s

Tom joins once again for York Racing including:

Lonsdale Cup Stakes

Gimcrack Stakes

Nunthorpe Stakes

International Racing from York – The Ebro Festival August 20th 

2:25 – RACE 2

2m½f (2m56y) Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup Stakes (Group 2) (British Champions Series) (Class 1) (3yo+) 

1 – Trueshan – Draw 3

·         Good effort last time winning by 3 ¼ lengths

·         Limited starts this season – 3 times

·         3 runs at the distance with 2 wins

·         Only bad race on all-weather – toss it out

·         Runs on most goings from good to heavy

·         Holly Doyle has 3 rides so far with 2 wins and 1 second 

2 – Spanish Mission – Draw 5

·         Last 2 races were good after racing in Dubai/Saudi Arabia

·         Has won on all types of going

·         Last race was first over 2 miles

·         Winner was gone in last race before this horse to got going 

3 – Stradivarius – Draw 1

·         Has to old guy lost interest? – not a good race last out and could of finished second in that race because the 2 horses in second and third were not making forward progress either. No match for the winner

·         Lost to my top choice last year, he was eased

·         Withdraw for last scheduled race because of going

·         If he doesn't do well, will he be retired?

 

3:00 – RACE 3

6f Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Gimcrack Stakes (Group 2) (Class 1) (2yo) 

2 – Lusail – Draw 7

·         Won last in group 2 after only 11 days rest. Won that race too at 7 furlongs

·         Won at York

·         Lost to group winner (next out) in class 2 race

·         Front runner and front runners doing well so far at the meet

·         Negative – trainer in last 14 days only win at 5%

·         Best horse he has running

·         Favorite 

1 – Berkshire Shadow – Draw 11

·         Dwelt at the start in last race and still finished second

·         Only lost by ¾ length to Angel Bleu

·         Royal Ascot winner beating some of these horses

·         Trainer winning at 22% ratio last 14 days 

5 – Fearby – Draw 8

·         Finished second in first group race last time out

·         Has won on soft to good going

·         Had problems in the running of last race "inconvenienced" was the comment, this did not cost him the win

 

3:35 – RACE 4

5f Coolmore Wootton Bassett Nunthorpe Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Class 1) (2yo+) 

13 - Suesa – Draw 14

·         Blew them away in last race

·         3 for 3 at the distance

·         A bummer at Royal Ascot – didn't like the heavy going

·         5 for 6 in her career

·         Negative - most weight she has ever carried

·         Negative – break from post 14 

1 – Arecibo – Draw 15

·         Ran fourth to Suesa – made the lead with 1 furlong to go and then couldn't hold off the late chargers.

·         Second to Come From The Dark in group 3

·         Second to Oxted at Royal Ascot in group 1

·         Has only run at 5- and 6-furlong races in his 45-race career with 6 wins 13 placings

·         All wins at 5 furlongs

·         Is have his best year with 2 wins and 2 placing from 6 starts

·         You are going to get good odds on this horse

·         Negative – he has had issues getting out of the starting gate

·         Negative – the starting position could be an issue 

11 – Liberty Beach – Draw 5

·         Look for racing room with over 2 furlongs to go, lost position and gave way to finish tenth in race at Goodwood

·         Lack room again at Royal Ascot but maintain but not finishing with a sixth

·         Won first start of the year in group 2

·         13 runs in class 1 races with 4 wins and 4 placings

·         Wins are on Good to Firm going

·         Good draw, just needs some racing luck

·         Don't be surprised if Jason Hart puts her on the lead 

7 – Golden Pal – Draw 1

·         Won at Saratoga like a champ but what did he beat?

·         Breeders Cup winner

·         Excellent work at Keeneland convinced Wesley Ward to run in this race

·         Irad Ortiz, Jr has won all his races on Golden Pal

·         Frankie Dettori to ride

·         Negative – never won at 5 furlongs – finished second at Royal Ascot and that also a straight course for 5 furlongs

·         Negative – draw is not great and will depend on how the center of the pack get out

 

Here are my picks for the other races on the York card 

Race 1

1 – Johnny Drama

11 – Strawberry Rock

17 – Wink of an Eye

12 – HMS President 

Race 5

17 – Brazilian Beach

15 – Velazquez

3 – Broadspear

10 – Hoo Ya Mal 

Race 6

9 – Sea La Rosa

6 – Bollin Joan

5 – Achelois

10 – Jewel in My Crowns 

Race 7

9 – Chief Littlehawk

1 – Aldaary

2 – Star of Orion

12 - Marabit


 

Get today's full picks for all tracks and races on our Premium Picks Page.


Get your 125% sign-up BONUS +$50 FREE PLAY exclusively at BetUS, trusted partner of Horse Racing Radar.