PLAYING THE PONIES

Sam Houston Race Park selections for Friday, March 13

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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.

FIRST
7-6-3-4
UPTOWN WTF had a nightmare trip in last


SECOND
1-6-4-5
SPACE COWGIRL comes off a nice effort at Fair Grounds


THIRD
3-8-9-2
DON'T LET ME LINGER should move forward in this spot


FOURTH
4-6-3-5
GRAND TRIBUTE has a couple of OK efforts at Delta


FIFTH
5-9-8-1
PASSIVE has been off since June but has steady works and best would be good enough

SIXTH
1-6-4-2
MISLED improved in last and another step forward should get it done


SEVENTH
9-11-10-4
VALENTINE'S DAY should improve off a solid second in meet debut


EIGHTH
7-1A-8-6
THE REMAINDER has good early speed and could prove tough


NINTH
7-9-5-2
BOUNDLESS JOY drops in class and should get a good trip


TENTH
6-10-9-2
HECOULDGOALLTHEWAY is a Kitten's Joy firster on the turf; could be a good night for Sasha

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Here are my selections for Saturday 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
4-6-1-3
BIG EM C is a win machine and should be tough


SECOND
6-8-7-3
PADDLE WHEEL should get a nice trip behind the dueling front-runners


THIRD
4-6-1-3
LETHAL MOVE is consistent and fits well in this spot


FOURTH
6-1-2-3
GOLD PILOT is in sharp form and beat many of these in last


FIFTH
1-4-7-6
GEE SHE SPARKLES needed last and should take a step forward

SIXTH
5-2-4-6
REDATORY thrives in these Texas bred stakes races


SEVENTH
10-4-5-9
SUGAR FOOTIN BLING has some sharp efforts coming into this


EIGHTH
7-8-4-3
TEXAS BELLE romped in last; fits well here


NINTH
8-7-5-1
HES OUR FASTEST has been knocking heads with some tough runners


TENTH

11-7-9-5
XINGFU should be better with return to the turf course

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