Parx Tuesday Analysis: Rare Midweek Stakes Trio

Chris Adams

The Tuesday card from Parx features the Future Stars and the Pennsylvania Nursery. Gordian Knot was installed as the morning line favorite in the feature.

Parx- Race 1

Post: 11:55 AM ET; $22k Claiming going 6 furlongs on dirt; Entries: 10

  • #5 ONE SLICK START (9-2) gets the top selection. This one has the top overall power rating in the group.
  • #9 MIZZEN MAN (7-2) has races good enough to beat this group.
  • #4 SOUTHERN RUNNER (5-2) should be part of the early pace in this spot.
  • #2 NO RHYTHM (8-1) has to be respected going out for the combination of Rodriguez and Rivera.

Selections: 5 – 9 – 4 – 2

Parx- Race 2

Post: 12:22 PM ET; $28k Claiming going 6 1/2 furlongs on dirt; Entries: 9

  • #4 ONE WILD WOMAN (9-2) is the top pick. She has races good enough to beat this group.
  • #9 WORLD PARTY (7-2) has to be given a look going out for the combination of Ness and Gomez.
  • #1 SIZZLING ROMA (5-1) has tactical speed and can sit just off the leaders for a stalk and pounce trip.
  • #3 BOCA ROYALTY (10-1) should be sitting in the second tier of runners and looking to make one well timed run at the leaders.

Selections: 4 – 9 – 1 – 3

Parx- Race 3

Post: 12:49 PM ET; $45k Claiming going 1 mile 70 yards on dirt; Entries: 9

  • #7 TROPHY CHASER (9-2) looks best here. This one has the top overall power rating in the group.
  • #8 NICK PAPAGIORGIO (6-1) appears to be a major player in this race. He has been really solid in recent starts and should be ready to run a big one here.
  • #6 HARD STING (5-2) looks to be the class of the field. This one has to be respected going out for the combination of Ness and Pennington.
  • #2 HIBACHI (15-1) is a longshot who could outrun his odds in this spot.

Selections: 7 – 8 – 6 – 2

Parx- Race 4

Post: 1:16 PM ET; $52k Allowance going 6 furlongs on dirt; Entries: 7

  • #1 FORE HARP (7-2) gets the top selection. He has to be respected going out for the combination of Reid and Lopez.
  • #5 MAYTHEHORSEBWITHU (2-1) should be competitive in this spot. Ness and Silvera are always dangerous when they team up.
  • #7 YO NESSROUNDONKERN (9-2) has tactical speed and can sit just off the leaders for a stalk and pounce trip.
  • #2 MAGICNTHEMOONLIGHT (6-1) should be part of the early pace in this spot.

Selections: 1 – 5 – 7 – 2

Parx- Race 5

Post: 1:43 PM ET; $20k Maiden Claiming going 6 furlongs on dirt; Entries: 11

  • #5 ROBBEDINTHEBAHAMAS (4-1) is the top pick. He has races good enough to beat this group.
  • #7 RECLUSE (7-2) appears to be a major player in this race. He is well bred for this spot. This one will likely have a lot to do in the lane, but could get up with a competitive run.
  • #8 FLAG (5-1) should have the foundation to run well against this modest group.
  • #1 TOUGH WORKOUT (9-2) could be in with a shot in this race. The pedigree says he’s a player.

Selections: 5 – 7 – 8 – 1

Parx- Race 6

Post: 2:10 PM ET; $55k Maiden Special Weight going 1 mile 70 yards on dirt; Entries: 6

  • #2 MARVELOUSMOONDANCE (8-5) looks best here. He has proven to be able to handle these conditions in previous starts.
  • #5 CORKY'S CAUSE (9-5) is probably best to put underneath on most tickets. He has to be respected going out for the combination of Lawrence and Sanchez.
  • #1 SUPREME BEING (6-1) is probably best to put underneath on most tickets, but seems to fit well enough here.
  • #3 GOLDEN WILDCAT (4-1) is probably a little overvalued at 4-1 but wouldn’t be a total surprise.

Selections: 2 – 5 – 1 – 3

Parx- Race 7

Post: 2:37 PM ET; $55k Maiden Special Weight going 1 mile 70 yards on dirt; Entries: 8

  • #1 BRUNO BARBER GIRL (5-1) gets the top selection. She goes out for the Velazquez barn and gets Silvera in the irons.
  • #7 MARY Q (9-5) should improve off the first start and appears to be a major player in this race. This one has the pedigree to be a major player in this spot.
  • #2 POR UNA CABEZA (7-2) looks to be the class of the field.
  • #5 CAIRO SUGAR (5-1) goes out for the Bedard barn and gets Wolfsont in the irons.

Selections: 1 – 7 – 2 – 5

Parx- Race 8

Post: 3:04 PM ET; $34k Claiming going 6 1/2 furlongs on dirt; Entries: 10

  • #2 THE SICARII (6-1) is the top pick. He shouldn't have trouble with the 6 1/2 furlong distance.
  • #8 ROB THE RICH (6-1) appears to be a major player in this race. He should be sitting in the second tier of runners and looking to make one well timed run at the leaders.
  • #6 SPITTIN IMAGE (4-1) should be competitive in this spot. He has the top overall power rating in the group. This one has races good enough to win here.
  • #7 HIDE THE RANSOM (7-2) makes sense on speed figures. This one has run against solid foes recently.

Selections: 2 – 8 – 6 – 7

Parx- Race 9

Post: 3:31 PM ET; $75k Future Stars Filly Division S. going 6 furlongs on dirt; Entries: 9

  • #9 GIRL TROUBLE (2-1) looks best here. She has races good enough to beat this group.
  • #2 BEATIFUL KARLA (6-1) should be competitive in this spot. She makes sense on speed figures. This one runs evenly and looks to get a very fair pace scenario here.
  • #4 BLOME (8-1) should be competitive in this spot. This one should be part of the early pace in this spot.
  • #1 CREATIVE COPY (8-1) isn't without hope if she can get to the lead early and do so unopposed.

Selections: 9 – 2 – 4 – 1

Parx- Race 10

Post: 3:58 PM ET; $200k Pennsylvania Nursery S. going 7 furlongs on dirt; Entries: 12

Gordian Knot | Blood Horse
  • #7 GORDIAN KNOT (3-1) gets the top selection. He has proven to be able to handle these conditions in previous starts. This one projects to sit mid pack and come with one run.
  • #2 NINETYPRCENTMADDIE (7-2) should be competitive in this spot. This one has to be respected going out for the combination of Reid and Pennington.
  • #12 WINNING TIME (4-1) should improve off the first start which makes him competitive, but the wide draw may be a problem.
  • #4 PICTURE THIS (9-2) has really consistent pace figures which should work well in a moderately paced race.

Selections: 7 – 2 – 12- 4

Parx- Race 11

Post: 4:25 PM ET; $23k Claiming going 6 furlongs on dirt; Entries: 12

  • #4 CLASSY SADIE (7-2) is the top pick. She has really consistent pace figures which should work well in a moderately paced race.
  • #12 QUASAR (12-1) is a price horse and appears to be a major player in this race. She has the top overall power rating in the group.
  • #2 BROAD JUMPER (8-1) has been really solid in recent starts and should be ready to run a big one here.
  • #10 GAVICHI (6-1) has races good enough to beat this group.

Selections: 4 – 12- 2 – 10

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Chris Adams
Chris Adams

Chris first got introduced to horse racing in 2009 at Canterbury Park (Shakopee, MN). Along with handicapping and betting, Chris has worked as a teller at his local track and participated in ownership partnerships. He now enjoys sharing his passion with his wife and two young daughters who love going out to the track each and every summer.

Chris first got introduced to horse racing in 2009 at Canterbury Park (Shakopee, MN). Along with handicapping and betting, Chris has worked as a teller at his local track and participated in ownership partnerships. He now enjoys sharing his passion with his wife and two young daughters who love going out to the track each and every summer.