Free Picks For Aqueduct - 4/16/21

Race 1 at Aqueduct on Friday is a 1-mile and 1/16 Maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $43,000 and field of 13. 5 Exfiltration has not placed in any of 7 starts, was fifth when last out in March but cannot be overlooked today. 8 Quiet Horizon Quietly Quick, has had strong workouts of late, debuts today from this venue and jockey selection is a big plus. 10 Lemon Taffy is a half-sister to Roman Ceres, had a price tag at $100,000 as a yearling, and on today's debut merits serious consideration. 10 Lemon Taffy to win, Exacta 10-8

Race 2 at Aqueduct on Friday is a 1-mile claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $28,000 and field of 7. 1 Icy Dude has two victories at one mile, was second when last out in March and looks to go one better today. 3 Trappeze Artist has victories at both five and seven furlongs was a winner when last seen in March and finishes with the leaders. 5 Beta has victories at both five furlongs and one mile, was well back last time out in March but faces a slightly easier task today. 3 Trappeze Artist to win, Exacta 3-1

Race 3 on Friday at Aqueduct is a six-furlong maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $32,000 and field of 7. 2 SinaShack has placed in two of six starts, was second when last out in February and must not be overlooked today. 6 Warfront Fighter has placed four times in 14 starts, was second when last seen in March and looks to go one better today. 7 JailBreaker has not placed in any of six starts, was 4th last time out in March but has been gelded since and merits consideration. 6 Warfront Fighter to win, Exacta 6-7

Race 4 at Aqueduct on Friday is a six-furlong allowance optional claiming for three year-olds and up with a purse of $74,000 and field of 6. 1 Bears Mafia has won nine times in races of up to 7 furlongs, was a winner when last out in March and on these terms is difficult to deny today. 2 Bronx Bomber has four victories at six furlongs, was third when last seen in March and finishes in the mix today. 3 Dark Money has eight victories in races of up to seven furlongs, was a winner last time out in March and must be on all shortlists today. 1 Bears Mafia to win, Exacta 1-3

Race 5 on Friday at Aqueduct is a 1-mile claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $55,000 and field of 7. 2 Vintage Hollywood has four victories in races of up to one mile, watch second when last out in March and plays a prominent role today. 3 Malibu Pro has eight victories in races of up to one mile, was second when last seen in March and on these terms is hard to deny today. 6 Legit has three victories at one mile, was a winner last time out in March, debuts from a new stable today and must be respected by the rest. 3 Malibu Pro to win, Exacta 3-6

Race 6 on Friday at Aqueduct is a six-furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $44,000 and field of 9. 6 Miss Liana has won five times at six furlongs was a winner when last out in March, debuts from a new stable today and looks to score a hat-trick. 7 Movie Score has won five times in races of up to one mile, was second when last seen in March and finishes amongst the leaders today. 9 New Year’s Wish has five victories in races of up to one mile, was well back last time out in February of 2020 but cannot be overlooked upon returning after a long lay off. 6 Miss Liana to win, Exacta 6-9

Race 7 at Aqueduct on Friday is a 1-mile allowance optional claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $74,000 and field of 9. 3 Daddy Knows has four victories in races of up to one mile, was third when last out in February and amongst this class must be respected. 4 Control Group has 16 victories in races of up to one mile, was a winner when last seen in March and looks for a double today. 5 Wild Banker has three victories at one mile, was a winner last time out in March and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 3 Daddy Knows to win, Exacta 3-5

The eighth and final race on Friday at Aqueduct is a 6 furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $28,000 and field of 9. 1 Madera has two victories at six furlongs was second when last out in March, puts on blinkers for just the first time and must be given respect. 5 Vitanza has two victories at six furlongs, was a winner when last seen in March, and looks for a fourth consecutive win today. 6 Appletini has two victories at six furlongs, was third last time out in March, and finishes with the leaders today. 5 Vitanza to win, Exacta 5-1

Author Profile
Kevin Vallego

Kevin grew up in a sports-only household. Every afternoon was set to watching any sport that was on T.V. After years of watching sports he got introduced to the betting world, and soon stats, trends, and odds were Kevin's best friends. Now, almost 2 decades later, His life revolves around sports, writing about them, and betting. We are glad to have Kevin on OUR Team.