Stephen Foster Day – Free Selections – 6/26/21

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 26, 2021 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | Comments Off on Stephen Foster Day – Free Selections – 6/26/21

The end of the Churchill meet ushers in the end of spring racing and the time of year when the dog days of summer take the game to Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky. – Below are ticket selections for the pick-five and pick-four at Churchill. – The season’s change and the horses move on. It’s time to step up to the windows and make some money! – Best of luck!


Use the selections as an idea of what looks good and why, and let it stimulate you into making a good wager taking a shot at the big payday!


Churchill Downs

Race#8 – **** Start of the Pick-Five ****

#6 – Ontheonesandtwos = Solid stalker who won at first asking. High percentage rider in the saddle.

#6 – Molly Kate = Speedy filly for the John Ennis barn. – She worked red-hot bullets after this race. – Looks good on the step-up.

#1 – Wicked Halo = Lone Star shipper who was impressive at first asking in Texas. – Draws the rail and can be dangerous for Jose Ortiz.


Race#9 – **** Start of the Pick-Four****

#4 – Glacial = Son of Frosted and is 1/1 at CD – He was off slow and turned on the gas down the lane.

#9 – Double Thunder =Son of Super Saver who won at Monmouth. He has the look of a mid-flight stalker.

#2 – Lansdowne = Speedy son of Super Saver broke his maiden at CD.



#1 – Set Piece = Solid closer from the Brad Cox barn and has three wins from 4 starts at CD.

#3 – Somelikeithotbrown = 3rd off the layoff for Mike Maker and has good early speed. Jose Ortiz is a big plus going to post.



#8 – Maxfield = Has a perfect 3/3 record at CD and is hitting on all cylinders. Jose Ortiz has the call and should give them all they want turning for home.



#1 – Invincible Gal = Late runner from the Graham Motion barn and goes from a sprint to a route.

#4 – Town Avenger = Closer coming off a late-running maiden win at CD.

#7 – Adventuring = She’s a stalker and goes from dirt to turf where the barn wins 24%.


Ticket cost

50-cent Pick-Five = 3x3x2x1x3 = $27

50-cent Pick-Four = 3x2x1x3 = $9

You can use these and add runners, or wager a dollar base ticket versus 50-cents. – Either way, it is good food for thought and you don’t want to miss out on a great way to end the meet.