Playing the Ponies

Sam Houston Race Park selections for Wednesday, Feb. 27

Here are my selections for Wednesday. 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). Lots of rain in the area so if the races come off the turf, ignore those picks.

FIRST
7-6-3-1

EASTER SNAP
Might turn the tables on the favorite with the longer distance

SECOND
1-7-5-4
GET FOXY
Needed last off the shelf and class drop might get her home


THIRD

2-3-5-10

HEAT FLASH
Should fare much better in this spot than in the last

FOURTH
1-6-2-4
CHI TOWN CHIEF
Gets one more chance off a non-threatening second

FIFTH
2-10-7-1
MOLLYWARMFLASH
Firster is bred for the grass for Asmussen and the price is fair

SIXTH
7-6-1-3
CORNELIUS SPRINGS
Big class drop might be they key to victory for this one

SEVENTH
4-1-5-2
GET THE BLING
Sharp winner in last should handle step up in conditions

EIGHTH
6-7-5-1
AUDACIOUS ANGEL
Been sharp last two and should be in the hunt again

NINTH
4-8-5-7
CAPTIVE KITTEN
Shocker - yet another Kitten's Joy offspring who loves the turf

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