PLAYING THE PONIES

Fred Faour's selections for Saturday night at Sam Houston Race Park

Sam Houston Race Park hosts live racing again tonight. Courtesy photo

It's Day 2 of the Sam Houston Race Park thoroughbred meet with nine races tonight. Here are my selections for thres card. These are not meant to be in exact order, but merely the four horses I think have the best chance to win. For beginners, I suggest exacta boxes with three horses, using two of mine and one of your own. And you can always pick up a copy of Acing Racing 2016 to learn everything you need to know. (These are the picks and format that are available on the free tip sheet at SHRP).

Friday night was a mixed bag. Not a lot of top picks winning but some decent long shots in our top four. Overall a C type of night. Like the card tonight so hopefully we will do better. Good luck.

FIRST

4-5-1-3

MEDIEVAL MEDICINE has had success over this surface in the past

SECOND

6-5-2-4

JILL'S FIREBIRD has been popular at the claim box and should fit here

THIRD

3-6-7-8

BETHYL'S ROYALROSE is back at a level where she could run her best

FOURTH

2-7-6-5

KINGS WISH comes off a nice score and could repeat

FIFTH

3-7-6-8

MONSTER might be able to get it done in this spot

SIXTH

4-1-3-5

AUDACIOUS ANGEL might bounce back here

SEVENTH

3-1-5-6

TE FITI should improve in start No. 2

EIGHTH

4-5-2-1

Venerable MAGNA BREEZE has been successful at this track

NINTH

5-9-11-1

MY GOLDEN AURA needs to improve but could surprise

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