Free Tampa Bay Picks

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 5, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping | 1 Comment >>

Nothing like a few sweet winners from Florida. Just because it is winter outside, you don’t have to miss out on the action at WinningPonies. So, without any further delay, it is time to get cappin’ and see if we can get our bankroll running high.

Tampa Bay Downs – Wednesday

Race #2 – #5 Gwazi (9-2)

Dropper in class for Daniel Centeno. Ran the 12,500 level last out, and now in for claiming 8k. Closed nicely, but was chasing down dawdling runners. I think today will be a better day, and trainer Chad Stewart is winning at 17%, with a rider who is red-hot at 32%.

Race #5 – #6 Arts and Leisure (5-2)

Bennett trainee who looks the part. Rider R.D Allen gets the call, and he should be just fine. 2nd off the layoff, and dropping down from claiming 10k down to the basement of condition 5k company.

Race #6 – #5 Party of Eight (5-2)

R.D Allen again aboard a runner who is second off a layoff from Chicago. Hawthorne and Arlington send out runners who do well everywhere. i like the 2nd off, and a drop in class from 10k to 6,250. Trainers target Tampa as a good place to claim and get claimed. Some looking to better their stock, and others looking to get more runners for clients. Approach them with caution, but in the meantime cash in some droppers facing less.

Good luck!