Free picks For Churchill Downs - 11/18/20

Race 1 at Churchill Downs on Wednesday is a 1-mile and 1/16 starter optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $25,000 and field of 7. 1 LandOfThePharaohs has been successful three times, finished second when last out three weeks ago, and has one of the best in the business on board. 6 Frost Or Frippery was victorious when last out 4 weeks ago, jockey booking is a big plus and at the figures is hard to deny. 7 Overzealous was a winner when last seen three weeks ago, arrives here in good form fresh off a victory and must be given much consideration. 6 Frost Or Frippery to win, Exacta 6-7

Race 2 at Churchill Downs on Wednesday is a six-furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $19,500 and field of 8. 5 Stellar Stiletto has four victories to date, runner-up when last out 3 weeks ago and on obvious credentials must be shortlisted. 6 Unfading Beauty was not up to form when last out 3 weeks ago, but has a highly talented jockey on board with solid claims and is the choice today. 8 Sworn Silence finished third when last out 5 weeks ago at Keeneland, debuts for a new stable today and finishes in the mix. 6 Unfading Beauty to win, Exacta 6-5

Race 3 on Wednesday at Churchill Downs is a 1-mile and 1/16 claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $39,000 and field of 6. 1 Flower House was slightly below form when last seen 4 weeks ago, has a top rider in the saddle and at the weights is hard to deny. 4 Glamour Girl was not up to form when last seen 5 weeks ago, leaves from a stable with an excellent record at this venue and must be considered. 6 DaddyMadeMeDoIt was victorious by a wide margin when last seen 2 months ago and on form cannot be overlooked today. 4 Glamour Girl to win, Exacta 4-1

Race 4 on Wednesday at Churchill Downs is a 1 mile and 3/8 Maiden special weight for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $85,000 and a field of 11. 1 BeachWalker was runner-up when last out 4 weeks ago, form has been very good of late and must be shortlisted. 5 Reigning Spirit has not yet enjoyed a victory, finished sixth at Saratoga in the best outing to date, and on these terms, it is hard to deny today 6 Royale finished third in an only outing to date, jockey booking is a big help and distance is more suitable than before. 5 Reigning Spirit to win, Exacta 5-1

Race 5 on Wednesday at Churchill Downs is the seven-furlong starter optional claiming for 2 year olds with a purse of $40,500 and field of 8. 1 Dash To The Top has one victory in four outings, ran a career-best was a second in second outing and on the figures has the best prospects. 6 Yellowstone Girl finished fifth while debuting, improved significantly when victorious the next time out , and must be respected here. 7 Sunshine City has two victories to date, finished ninth as the favorite at Ascot when last out, but trainer/jockey combination does very well together. 1 Dash To The Top to win, Exacta 1-7

Race 6 at Churchill Downs on Wednesday is a six-furlong maiden claiming for 2 year olds with a purse of $28,500 and field of 11. 1 HappyGoBucky has not yet enjoyed a victory in two outings, finished third when last seen, and has joined a new stable for this outing. 6 Credit Enhancement has not yet reached the winner's circle in two outings, finished second when last seen at Keeneland, and must be respected. 7 Spy A Star has yet to shed the maiden tag, finished third in best outing to date, and arrives here in good form. 6 Credit Enhancement to win, Exacta 6-1

Race 7 at Churchill Downs on Wednesday is a 7 furlong starter allowance for 2 year olds with a purse of $40,500 and field of 10. 1 Algebraic showed the best form to date when scoring at Keeneland, has not reached that form sense but will be helped greatly from the saddle and cannot be overlooked 3 Sam And Sy was victorious in an only outing to date when winning by 14 lengths at Belmont Park and on these terms must be given much respect. 5 Hygh I.Q. was victorious in debut, improved significantly when finishing second in only outing since and has a top jockey in the saddle. 3 Sam and Sy to win, Exacta 3-5

Race 8 on Wednesday at Churchill Downs is a 1-mile allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $89,000 and field of 12. 5 Bacchanalia was below form when last seen 6 weeks ago, but the jockey is one of the best in the business and on these terms is the one the rest must catch. 7 Temple City Terror was a winner when last out 5 months ago, strike rate is very good at this track and cannot be overlooked. 11 Figure It Out did not fare well in last outing 3 months ago, but returns to a more suitable distance and cannot be dismissed. 5 Bacchanalia to win, Exacta 5-7

The 9th and final race on Wednesday at Churchill Downs is a six-furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $20,500 and field of 11.1 Makabim ran well when last out 4 weeks ago at Keeneland, has one of the best jockeys anywhere onboard and on the figures is far and away better than the rest. 3 Air Force Jet was not up to form when last out 2 months ago, but debuts from a new stable today with a top rider in the saddle. 10 Stay Happy was slightly below form when last seen three weeks ago, faces an easier task today and merits consideration. 1 Makabim to win, Exacta 1-10

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