PLAYING THE PONIES

Sam Houston Race Park selections for Friday, Feb. 28

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Here are my selections for Friday night at Sam Houston Race Park. 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).

FIRST
3-1-7-6
FLYING J GIDEON showed improvement in last and should move forward


SECOND
5-2-1-7
EVIL WAYS has been in decent form and should be in the mix


THIRD
11-12-10-8
CYPRESS POINT has been on some tough circuits; fits well here


FOURTH
2-5-6-7
AMERICAN LEAGUE was a beaten favorite in last; should fare better here


FIFTH
2-10-7-12

CATCH THE DEVIL might have finally found the right spot

SIXTH

4-12-10-6
BO TEE should have an improved effort if he gets back on the turf


SEVENTH
1-11-6-9
MUCHO DINERO just missed in meet debut; could get it done here


EIGHTH

3-8-7-1
MAX PANDOWDY has been OK against solid foes


NINTH
8-7-1-4
BLUE HARBOR has been solid in both starts at SHRP


TENTH
2-6-7-9
HONG KONG HELEN just missed in last and should be right there again


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