Playing the Ponies

Sam Houston Race Park selections for Saturday, March 9

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Here are my selections for Saturday. 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 ESPN section on the second floor from 7-9 p.m. so please drop by and say hello.

DANCE WITH ME BW freaked against better in last and should be tough here

QUICK SAND AA did not lose a race in 2018 and should be ready for another big effort

PAY ME IN PENNIES should improve with a race over the surface

FINAL EXAM might have found the right spot to graduate

ROCK HARD SONG showed nothing in last but likely needed that start

ETERNAL BLING fits well in this spot and can win with her best

TURBO STREET will be a short price but will try to bring some long shots home with him

STOLEN GLORY should flash speed here and might be able to go the whole way

THE BULL chased a couple nice ones in last and might get it done here

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