Free Selections – Arkansas Derby Day – 5/2/20

As we ponder what could have been, we should relish what we have. Saturday is usually Derby Day, but it has been rescheduled to the first Saturday in September. – There is an incredible card at OP and it is Arkansas Derby Day! – Add in the “Virtual Derby” and we have a fun day on tap. – To get your weekend started, here are some free selections for the “Festival of the South.”


Race #1 – #3 – Miss Imperial = Fresh off the claim and is 1/1 at OP. – The trainer wins 25% after a claim.

Race #2 – #8 – Take Charge Glenda = The daughter of Tapit is bred to fire at first asking.

Race #3 – #4 – Tempt Fate = 3rd off the layoff and takes a drop-in class. – He is 3/3 ITM at OP.

Race #6 – #4 – Friar’s Road = Blinkers on this son of Quality Road and has a sharp work under her belt. ***** Best Bet ******

Race #8 – #5 – Fra Mauro = Asmussen and Santana team up and they win 19% as a team. – 2/3 ITM at OP and ran a game 2nd last out.

Race #10 – #11 – Rushie = Ships in from SA and ran 2nd last out to Charlatan. – His first effort he faced Thousand Words. – facing lesser makes him dangerous.

Race#11 – #8 – Anneau D’Or = Toss out the last race and this is a tough player. – Blinkers off get the barn a 31% win clip.

RaceĀ  #12 – #4 – Mr. Freeze = A true speed demon who can wire the field with a clean break. This Romans trainee was very impressive at GP last out.

Race #13 – #8 – Fast Enough = Been off 2 months and should relish the added the distance. Check out the last bullet and you’ll see a ready runner.

Race #14 – #14 – River Echo = 2nd off the layoff and fresh off the claim. – He is 1/1 at OP and made his way through traffic to get the win.


Enjoy the day and you can start the countdown of 128 days until Derby 146. – Best of luck, and be sure to download your Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms for the most definitive data. You will get a glimpse of how the race will take shape with the easy-to-use color-coded tiers that can be used by hardcore players and first-time users. – Best of luck from your friends at Winning Ponies!