Free Selections – Saturday – Del Mar – 8/17/19

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 17, 2019 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | 1 Comment >>

The summer is just flying right past and it won’t be long until we’ll be talking about our favorite fall ovals opening. – But, that is around the corner and we’re going to enjoy every single race going to post. – Here are some free selections to get your inner-handicapper brewing. Be sure to download your Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms for the definitive look at how the race will take shape!


Del Mar


Race #3 – The G3 – Green Flash – 5f on the turf – 6:06 pm EDT

#5 – Eddie Haskell = hails from the Mark Glatt barn with Kent Desormeaux in the saddle. He is 7/7 ITM at Del Mar and seeks his 4th straight win. He should get a perfect stalking trip.


Race #7 – The G2 Del Mar Hcp – 1 3/8 on the turf – 8:10 pm EDT

#5 – United = is a gelded son of Giant’s Causeway for trainer Richard Mandella. Flavien Prat wins 26% on the turf and will come calling late in the lane.


Race #8 – The G3 Torrey Pines – 1 mile – 8:40 pm EDT

#3 – Classic Fit = is a daughter of Bernardini for trainer Michael Stidham and Florent Geroux in the driver’s seat. She’s been off for 49 days and drops down a notch in class today.


Race #9 – The G1 Del Mar Oaks – 1 1/8 on the turf – 9:10 pm EDT

#14 – Hidden Message = is a daughter of Scat Daddy shipping over from Sandown Park in (GB) for trainer Simon Callaghan. First time Lasix with Flavien Prat in the driver’s seat.


Race #10 – The G1 Pacific Classic – 1 1/4 – 9:43 pm EDT

#2 – Quip = hails from the Rodolphe Brisset barn with Florent Geroux in the irons. They ship in from CD and the Kentucky horses have been doing great on the left coast. Look for a close up trip where Geroux wins 21% with early speed types.