Prairie Meadows Friday (June 24) Stakes Analysis, Selections

Chris Adams

Prairie Meadows runs a mix breed meet. A majority of their races including Friday’s feature are thoroughbred races. They do sprinkle in quarter horses as well.

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Prairie Meadows to host Friday Stakes | Graphic Credit Prairie Meadows Race Track

Full Card Analysis

One helpful tip when playing the track for the first time is to know the profile. Speed does very well at the Iowa track. While this is frequently the case on dirt tracks, Prairie Meadows can at times get extremely favorable for horses on the lead.

Prairie Meadows Race 1- Quarter Horses

Post: 6:00 PM CT; Purse: $10,800 Maiden Claiming, 300 Yards on Dirt; Entries: 6

  • #3 UTAH BEACH (3-1) comes into the race signaling a big performance in the near future.
  • #4 FEISTI (5-2) is a major player in today's race edging the field in several key handicapping factors including speed index.
  • #5 SWEET GAME CHICK (2-1) is proven as a good bet to at least hit the board under today's distance and surface conditions.
  • #1 CREDENTZ (6-1) is the fringe player I like the most though the rail can be a tricky post in these dash races.

Selections: 3-4-5-1

Prairie Meadows Race 2- Quarter Horse

Post: 6:25 PM CT; Purse: $19,021 Allowance, 300 Yards on Dirt; Entries: 7

  • #3 IRIS COWBOY CASANOVA (6-1) is a major player based on the speed index from previous races.
  • #7 A THIRD RATE ROMANCE (7-2) is worth a look here given edges in class.
  • #2 WEST CREST OFFENSE (8-1) is another who has run against some really good quarters. Maybe a little easier group means a little faster run.
  • #6 CORONA KEN (5-1) has been in solid form lately and is worth a look in a race that looks wide open.

Selections: 3-7-2-6

Thoroughbred Races

Prairie Meadows Race 3

Post: 6:51 PM CT; Purse: $20,704 Claiming, 6 Furlongs on Dirt; Entries: 6

  • #1 GOLD MAKER (2-1) looks like a strong prospect edging the field in several key handicapping factors including record at the distance & power rating.
  • #6 AUTUMN ASPEN (8-1) should be competitive today based on the horse's speed & form.
  • #2 CALL THE SHOTS (7-2) looks to have to have kept the best company in the previous starts.
  • #5 BYE LOVE GOTTA GO (5-2) is worth a look here given the connections preparing this one.

Selections: 1-6-2-5

Prairie Meadows Race 4

Post: 7:17 PM CT; Purse: $32,000 Maiden Special Weight, 1 Mile on Dirt; Entries: 6

  • #2 PREGAME (7-2) is a major player in today's race edging the field in several key handicapping factors including speed & pedigree.
  • #6 ARISTOCAT (9-5) looks like a strong prospect edging the field in several key handicapping factors including connections & form.
  • #1 LUCKY DUDE (8-1) has run reasonably good speed figures.
  • #3 KEEN CONTENDER (6-1) is a best of the rest type runner in this spot. He may be just a bit far back to catch the front runners today.

Selections: 2-6-1-3

Prairie Meadows Race 5

Post: 7:43 PM CT; Purse: $15,800 Claiming, 6 Furlongs on Dirt; Entries: 6

  • #4 LIL MISS HOT MESS (2-1) is worth a look here given edges in connections & power rating.
  • #6 HARLONS COMMISION (7-2) should be competitive today based on the horse's speed & early pace.
  • #3 AND I KNOW (8-1) merits consideration in this spot given edges in speed & stamina.
  • #1 PRINCESS TRINA (6-1) looks to have to have kept the best company in the previous starts.

Selections: 4-6-3-1

Prairie Meadows Race 6

Post: 8:09 PM CT; Purse: $12,600 Claiming, 1 Mile on Dirt; Entries: 9

  • #3 SEAZAN (3-1) is in with a major shot holding speed & class.
  • #5 KWIK (15-1) is worth a look here given edges in stamina & power rating. Players are getting a nice price on this one.
  • #6 ZIGGY (7-2) is proven as a good bet to at least hit the board under today's distance and surface conditions.
  • #4 CASEYS MEMORY (6-1) comes into the race signaling a big performance in the near future.

Selections: 3-5-6-4

Prairie Meadows Race 7

Post: 8:35 PM CT; Purse: $17,900 Starter Optional Claiming, 6 Furlongs on Dirt; Entries: 9

  • #1 CODETOWIN (2-1) has to be respected today edging the field in several key handicapping factors including class & power rating.
  • #5 HAVE A PLAN (10-1) merits consideration in this spot given edges in stamina & early pace.
  • #6 CAPTAIN DON (20-1) will be forward and seems like the kind that can outrun the odds in this spot.
  • #9 RIDE RICHIE RIDE (12-1) could get a perfect pace scenario today.

Selections: 1-5-6-9

Prairie Meadows Race 8

Post: 9:01 PM CT; Purse: $65,000 Mamie Eisenhower S., 6 Furlongs on Dirt; Entries: 7

Kela's Turn wins at Prairie Meadows
Kela’s Turn | Photo Credit Blood Horse
  • #2 KELA'S TURN (9-5) looks like the one to beat in the Friday feature edging the field in several key handicapping factors including class & power rating.
  • #1 MY GOLDEN DAY (5-1) is proven as a good bet to at least hit the board under today's distance and surface conditions.
  • #5 BLAZE AWAY N HIDE (6-1) is worth a look here given edges in connections & race flow.
  • #7 BOSSY MOMENT (10-1) merits consideration in this spot given edges in speed figures & stamina.

Selections: 2-1-5-7

Prairie Meadows Race 9

Post: 9:27 PM CT; Purse: $24,111 Maiden Claiming, 5 1/2 Furlongs on Dirt; Entries: 10

  • #8 GARBO SPEAKS (3-1) has a great shot in the race given the speed figures & class.
  • #4 LET'S GO LACEY (5-1) rates out well in a lot of categories compared to these. This one is worth a look, but 5-1 is just about fair.
  • #2 I THINK I KNOW YOU (15-1) has to be respected based on the connections and the price is right.
  • #9 MY FIRING LINE (4-1) will look to impress on debut and may be the fresh face this group needs.

Selections: 8-4-2-9

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