Winning Ponies / Free Selections / Sunday 2-23-2014

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 24, 2014 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Winning Ponies is coming down with a bad case of “Derby Fever” after watching all of the red-hot action on Saturday. Do you think we saw a glimpse of the winner for Kentucky Derby 140 ? If you’re not sure, you can watch the replays for the Derby and Oaks preps here on Winning Ponies.  In the meantime, here is a FREE sampling of the E-Z Win Forms to end your weekend on a high note.



The forecast calls for 53 degrees and partly cloudy.


Race #2 – Alw $50,000 – 5 1/2f – 12:54 pm ET

#3 – Chapman (4-5) – Cornelio Velasquez (18%) in the irons for Chris Englehart, and this son of Stanislavsky is coming off a race that shows a solid effort. He just missed at this same level last out, and he was hammered at the windows. He owns a field best 61 Last Race Rating, and a 60 Composite Rating. These numbers show where he measures up against the field, and at (4-5) you’re going to have to dig into the tier levels to find value. This race begins the early pick-four.

Race #8 – O.C. $75,000 – 1 mile – 3:48 pm ET

#9 – Vicki’s Dancer (9-2) – Irad Ortiz (19%) in the driver’s seat for Rudy Rodriguez (27%). They hook up to score at a (29%) clip this meet as this daughter of Disco Rico shows the ” Dropping in Class, and Should Improve” handicapping icons. She sports field best numbers with a 56+ Last Race Rating and a 52 Composite Rating for the last three races. This filly ships back from Laurel and goes from a sprint to a route where the barn wins (21%).


Tampa Bay Downs

The weather forecast calls for 81 degrees and partly cloudy.


Race #3 – Claiming $16,000 N2L – 7f – 1:28 pm ET

#4 -Barbada (6-1) – Fernando DeLaCruz (25%) in the saddle for Horacio Barbaran (12%), and this son of Malibu Moon has field best numbers that show promise at a square price. His Last Race Rating is 48 ++, and his Composite Rating is 48. He shows the ” Dropping in Class, and Should Improve” handicapping icons. He is 4/11 ITM lifetime, and the hot-rider combined with the 48 ++ LRR should give you plenty of confidence before going to the windows.


Race #8 – Claiming $16,000 – 1 1/16 on the turf – 3:55 pm ET

#1 – Light of the North (7-2) – Antonio Gallardo (25%) aboard for Giuseppe Santulli (50%), and they are winning (67%) together. This daughter of North Light shows the ” Should Improve, Has Improved, and Dropping in Class” handicapping icons. The barn is (100%) going three-off-the-layoff, and makes the dirt to turf surface change. Her Last Race Rating is a field best 76+, and a solid Composite Rating of 54. She is 3/8 ITM on the sod, and dropping back into this level should be a welcome change.


Gulfstream Park

The forecast calls for 83 degrees and clear.


Race #6 – O.C. $75,000 – 7 1/2f on the turf – 3:05 pm ET

#5 – Melora (12-1) – Gabe Saez is the pilot for Jamie Ness (25%), and they’ve been winning (21%) the last year as a team. This daughter of Pulpit owns a field best Last Race Rating of 65+, and a 17.2 Turf Class Rating. She sports the “Should Improve and Moving up in Class” handicapping icons. That was an impressive maiden win last out, and at this spot may just be a another trip to the winner’s circle at a big price.

Race #11 – Claiming $16,000 N3L – 1 1/16 on the turf – 5:33 pm ET’

#12 – Saturdayatbernies (12-1)Dylan Davis up for Julia Carey, and they are (50%) ITM as a team. This son of Bernstein owns the “Has Improved, Should Improve, and Moving up in Class” handicapping icons. His Last Race Rating of 62+ which is a field best, and a 56 Composite Rating. His Turf Class Rating is a stout 12.0. – Davis was aboard for an impressive last race win, and he is (15%) winning rider on the greensward.

Winning Ponies has been doing well in 2014 with $1,205,752 in exotic predictions, and we’re only in February ! – It’s never too late to make this weekend a winner, and with our color coded tiers, our data can be used by the hard-core and novice player with confidence. The figures allow you to see where your runner matches against the field, and the handicapping icons keep your eye on the ball by leaving no stone unturned. Enjoy your free sample and be sure to download the entire card for maximum value. Best of luck from your friends at Winning Ponies !