Free Picks For Aqueduct - 4/8/21

Race 1 at Aqueduct on Thursday is a 1-mile claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $45,000 and field of 6. 4 Jerusalem Gates is a half-brother to One More Chief, was a winner when last out in March and has a talented jockey in the saddle. 5 Obsessed has a victory at one mile, was sixth when last seen in February and a drop-in class could make the difference. 6 Dangerous Edge has in victory at six furlongs, was second last time out, and must be given consideration. 5 Obsessed to win, Exacta 5-4

Race 2 at Aqueduct on Thursday is a 1-mile maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up what's a purse of $35,000 and field of 9. 3 Bewps has not placed in either of two starts, was third when last out in February, and jockey selection is a big plus. 8 Maria’s Gift has placed in 2 of 5 outings, was second when last seen and looks to go one better today. 9 Flower’s Fortune has placed in three out of five starts, was second last time out in February and on these terms is hard to deny. 8 Maria’s Gift to win, Exacta 8-9

Race 3 on Thursday at Aqueduct is a six-furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $82,000 field of 6. 2 Zaevion has 8 victories at six furlongs, was third when last out in March and must be taken into consideration today. 3 Morning Breez has four victories in races of up to seven furlongs, was second when last seen in March and looks to go one better today. 6 O’Trouble has a victory at six furlongs, was second last time out at this venue in March and jockey selection is a big plus. 6 O’Trouble to win, Exacta 6-2

Race 4 at Aqueduct on Thursday is a six-furlong maiden special weight for three year olds and up with a purse of $80,000 and a field of 11. 3 Candy Jar has placed in two of 3 starts, was second when last seen in February, and has a talented rider onboard. 4 Dovima has placed three times in five outings, was 4th when last seen in December and has one of the best anywhere onboard. 11 Trevise is half-sister to Gio’s Lil Angel, was fifth last time out while debuting in February and on connections is hard to deny today. 11 Trevise to win, Exacta 11-3

Race 5 on Thursday at Aqueduct is a 6 ½ furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $28,000 and field of 8. 2 Beach Front has two victories at six furlongs, was fifth last time out in February, debuts from a new stable today and finishes with the leaders. 3 Road To Meath has two victories at 7 furlongs, was fifth when last seen in January and drop in grade and distance today could make a difference. 8 Cobble Hill has two victories at six furlongs, was third last time out in March and merits respect from the rest. 3 Road To Meath to win, Exacta 3-2

Race 6 at Aqueduct on Thursday is a six-furlong allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $84,000 and field of 7. 2 Foolish Ghost has seven victories in races of up to seven furlongs, was a winner when last out in March and on these terms is hard to deny today. 3 Montauk Traffic has three victories in races of up to seven furlongs was a winner when last seen in February and merits much respect today. 4 Big Engine has seven victories in races of up to seven furlongs was third last time out in March and jockey selection is a big help. 2 Foolish Ghost to win, Exacta 2-4

Race 7 on Thursday at Aqueduct is a six-furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $82,000 and a field of 10. 3 Rivendell has a victory at 7 furlongs, was fifth when last out in August, and after a long absence cannot be overlooked. 6 Too Sexy was a winner when last seen in March, jockey selection is a big plus and looks for a double today. 9 Love And Thunder has a victory at 1 mile, was well back last time out in July, debuts from a new stable today and on these terms is hard to deny. 9 Love And Thunder to win, Exacta 9-3

The eighth and final race at Aqueduct on Thursday is a 1-mile maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $43,000 and field of 13. 4 Laugh It Off has not placed in any of three starts, was fifth when last out in February but cannot be overlooked today. 5 Wicked Happy has placed six times in 13 starts, was second when last seen in March, and merits serious respect from the rest. 9 Kubie Snacks has not placed in any of three starts, was fourth last time out in November and on these terms and against this class is the one to beat. 9 Kubie Snacks to win, Exacta 9-4

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