Free Selections – Belterra Park – October 5, 2021

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 4, 2021 in Blogroll, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | Comments Off on Free Selections – Belterra Park – October 5, 2021

The final four days of the 2021 race meet are winding down. Man, where has the beautiful days of summer disappeared to? – Just seems like we just got started and 93 days later here we are. But, not to worry. We’ve been doing well with our selections and there is no better time than now to build our bankrolls for Keeneland, Belmont, and Santa Anita!

Three of the four days have rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for the Cincinnati area.



Belterra Park


Race #1

#2 – Blanconia = Speedy gal who is 4/5 ITM over the course and has the services of Perry Ouzts in the irons. She was a beaten chalk last out and trainer Valerie Shanyfelt wins 26% of the time turning the tables looking for payback.


Race #2

#9 – Alice Jewell = David Rider trainee comes in 3rd off the layoff with Sonny Leon in the saddle. 3rd time off the layoff yields 30% win clip. Drops down in class today and the barn wins 17% with sprints.


Race #3

#4 – Super Steamy = Hails from the barn of Jesus Esquivel and was a beaten favorite last out. This daughter of Tiznow is 3/6 ITM at Belterra and wins 33% going from a sprint to a route. She’s a late runner and Isaias Ayala the bug rider has been doing well all summer.


Race #4

#2 – Kumandra = Speedy filly shipping in from Cleveland for Edwin Vizzcarrondo who is winning at 24% for the meet. Nicky Figueroa fresh in from from Puerto Rico in the saddle and drops down in class. 2nd time with the trainer yields a 27%.


Race #5

#2 – Etelka = Daughter of Bodemeister who is making the turf to dirt move for Richard Estvanko and Agustin Bracho. She drops in class and may improve going back to the dirt today.



#8 – Nice Kaz = Goes to post for trainer Haley Hester and moves up the ladder off a solid performance last out finishing 2nd. Sonny Leon in the saddle.



#6 – Abigail Lee = She is a late runner who is 7/8 ITM at Belterra. John McKee has the call and has been the bridesmaid her last two efforts. Today she looks to walk the aisle to the winner’s circle for Bruce Waltermire.



#7 – Trickazar = Late runner for Rey Hernandez who is winning 24% at the meet. 2nd time off the layoff shipping in from CD and is 6/7 ITM on the course.