PLAYING THE PONIES

Sam Houston Race Park selections for Friday, May 3

Eyesa Jess Jumpin will be in action Friday at Sam Houston Race Park. Coady Photography

Here are my selections for Friday night. 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). I will be in the special ESPN section from 8-10 p.m. so drop by and say hello.

FIRST

4-3-8-1

CATHY JOE was solid in debut and should improve here


SECOND
8-4-3-1
SMASHED GOL just missed in meet debut and should take a step forward


THIRD
2-1-5-3
EIGHT TOMORROWS has lots of experience and maybe tonight is the night


FOURTH

9-8-5-6
CH BODACIOUS BUG has been in tough and fits well here


FIFTH
2-1-4-3
CLASS WITH FLASH will need to improve but fits well here


SIXTH
9-8-2-1
IMA DASHIN LEADER turned in a big effort in last and should be in the mix


SEVENTH

1-9-8-6
EYESA JESS JUMPIN has finished first in eight of his last nine


EIGHTH

4-9-2-10
TRUMP MY RECORD is on a roll to start off his career

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