Woodbine Features Win and You’re In Races for Breeders’ Cup

Chris Adams

Woodbine racetrack in Canada has a busy weekend. Saturday’s card features 4 graded stakes races. Three of those are grade 1 races and will earn the winner a spot in the Breeders’ Cup.

Woodbine- Race 1

Post: 1:10 PM ET; $48.3k Maiden Optional Claiming going 7 1/2 furlongs on turf; Entries: 9

  • #6 LA PRINCESSA POLLY (6-1) has solid early pace figures in a race that looks to lack a ton of front running speed.
  • #3 TARA LUNA (5-2) is a good bet to hit the board in this type of race. This one is well bred for this spot.
  • #7 FIRE EMOJI (10-1) is a price horse and has proven to be able to handle these conditions in previous starts.
  • #4 WELL ACTUALLY (12-1) goes out for the Glennon barn and gets Flores in the irons.

Selections: 6 – 3 – 7 – 4

Woodbine- Race 2

Post: 1:39 PM ET; $64.3k Maiden Optional Claiming going 7 furlongs on turf; Entries: 11

  • #3 FORTYFIVESEVENTY (7-2) is well bred for this spot. This one could be a dangerous threat to get loose on the front end.
  • #7 PARDONNEZ MOI (10-1) is a price horse and should be competitive in this spot. She goes out for the combination of Drexler and Civaci.
  • #6 SOUPER SINCLAIR (3-1) could be a dangerous threat to get loose on the front end.
  • #11 CANADIANSWEETHEART (5-1) feels she will be rolling late and has a good closing kick that could get the job done here.

Selections: 3 – 7 – 6 – 11

Woodbine- Race 3

Post: 2:10 PM ET; $101.2k Allowance Optional Claiming going 1 1/16 miles on turf; Entries: 8

  • #4 TOUR OF DUTY (5-1) looks best here and will be ridden by Patrick Husbands.
  • #3 ROCKET JOE COPPER (7-2) could get the right setup in this race. This one has the top overall power rating in the group.
  • #7 MALIBU UPROAR (2-1) should be sitting in the second tier of runners and looking to make one well timed run at the leaders.
  • #6 GRANDSON (5-2) makes sense on speed figures. This one may benefit from a hot pace up front.

Selections: 4 – 3 – 7 – 6

Woodbine- Race 4

Post: 2:41 PM ET; $123.2k Maiden Special Weight going 1 1/16 miles on all weather track; Entries: 10

  • #9 ANYQUIST (5-2) makes a ton of sense on speed figures.
  • #8 WARWOMAN (3-1) seems to fit well enough here. This one has proven to be able to handle these conditions in previous starts.
  • #2 LADY BREW (10-1) is a price horse and has races good enough to beat this group.
  • #6 BERAVINA (10-1) is a longshot going out for the Attard barn and gets Hernandez in the irons.

Selections: 9 – 8 – 2 – 6

Woodbine- Race 5

Post: 3:16 PM ET; $64.3k Maiden Optional Claiming going 7 furlongs on turf; Entries: 11

  • #5 FAST'N SEXY (5-1) could be a dangerous threat to get loose on the front end.
  • #11 HOT CARGO (2-1) should improve off the first start and appears to be a major player in this race.
  • #2 SECRET SUNSHINE (10-1) has solid early pace figures in a race that looks to lack a ton of front running speed.
  • #7 A GAL FOR T J (20-1) may try to take the race to these ones if the pace is moderate.

Selections: 5 – 11- 2 – 7

Woodbine- Race 6

Post: 3:47 PM ET; $126.8k Maiden Special Weight going 1 mile 70 yards on all weather track; Entries: 12

  • #10 STATE OF MIND (3-1) should improve off the first start and looks best here.
  • #9 ESME (10-1) is a price horse and appears to be a major player in this race. She is well bred for this spot.
  • #12 JUMPIN JUNIE (8-1) makes sense on speed figures. This one has been really solid in recent starts and should be ready to run a big one here.
  • #4 BEDAZZLE ME (8-1) looks to be the class of the field.

Selections: 10- 9 – 12- 4

Woodbine- Race 7

Post: 4:22 PM ET; $500k Pattison Summer S. going 1 mile on turf; Entries: 7

  • #6 PHILIP MY DEAR (2-1) has proven to be able to handle these conditions in previous starts.
  • #3 APPRAISE (5-1) comes into the race in really good form.
  • #4 CHISELER (12-1) will likely be out on or near the lead and will look to hold off the charge to the wire.
  • #2 NINETYFOUR EXPOS (15-1) should be part of the early pace in this spot.

Selections: 6 – 3 – 4 – 2

Woodbine- Race 8

Post: 4:55 PM ET; $150k Seaway S. going 7 furlongs on all weather track; Entries: 10

  • #5 SOUPER SENSATIONAL (3-1) is the top pick. She has races good enough to beat this group.
  • #9 LADY SPEIGHTSPEARE (2-1) has the top overall power rating in the group.
  • #8 DREAMING OF DREW (5-1) will likely be in the first flight of runners and should be in with a chance late.
  • #10 GOLDEN VISION (15-1) is a price horse and projects to sit mid pack and come with one run.

Selections: 5 – 9 – 8 – 10

Woodbine- Race 9

Post: 5:35 PM ET; $1000k Ricoh Woodbine Mile S. going 1 mile on turf; Entries: 11

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  • #2 IVAR (4-1) has the top overall power rating in the group. This one has been really solid in recent starts and should be ready to run a big one here.
  • #3 WAKANAKA (10-1) has been really solid in recent starts and should be ready to run a big one here.
  • #11 MARCH TO THE ARCH (12-1) may benefit from a hot pace up front.
  • #5 MODERN GAMES (7-5) projects to sit mid pack and come with one run. Maybe this runner can get credit for winning the Breeders’ Cup this year.

Selections: 2 – 3 – 11- 5

Woodbine- Race 10

Post: 6:10 PM ET; $500k Johnnie Walker Natalma S. going 1 mile on turf; Entries: 8

  • #1 CAIRO CONSORT (2-1) should get the right setup in this race.
  • #2 COLLECTING FLATTER (8-1) comes into the race in really good form.
  • #5 ADORA (6-1) has tactical speed and can sit just off the leaders for a stalk and pounce trip.
  • #6 WICKENHEISER (3-1) may be well suited to the pace of this race.

Selections: 1 – 2 – 5 – 6

Woodbine- Race 11

Post: 6:44 PM ET; $101.2k Allowance Optional Claiming going 1 1/16 miles on turf; Entries: 13

  • #8 SPEIGHTSTOWN SHIRL (6-1) has races good enough to beat this group.
  • #7 BIG BAND LUZZIANN (3-1) has plenty of races that fit.
  • #5 LIDO KEY (5-2) has the top overall power rating in the group.
  • #10 MISS MARIE (10-1) comes into the race in great form.

Selections: 8 – 7 – 5 – 10

Woodbine- Race 12

Post: 7:17 PM ET; $49.7k Claiming going 7 furlongs on all weather track; Entries: 13

  • #8 VICTORIOUS WAVE (15-1) is in great form of late and is dangerous at a price.
  • #13 CITY LEGEND (3-1) has the top overall power rating in the group.
  • #2 CHELSEA DAGGER (20-1) goes out for the combination of Carroll and Stein.
  • #11 REGAL INTENT (4-1) has really consistent pace figures which should work well in a moderately paced race.

Selections: 8 – 13- 2 – 11

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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.