Free picks For Churchill Downs - 4/30/21

Race 1 at Churchill Downs on Friday is a 1-mile allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $118,000 and field of 7. 1 Favorite Sin has a victory at 1 mile, was 3rd when last out in March and plays a prominent part today. 2 Pop a Choc has a victory at seven furlongs, was second when last seen in March and an increase in distance should be a plus. 5 Bayshore Foxes is a half-sister to Yellen, was a winner last time out in early April and has one of the best in the business on board. 2 Pop A Choc to win, Exacta 2-1

Race 2 at Churchill Downs on Friday is a 1-mile maiden special weight for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $115,000 and field of 9. 1 Love In The Air has placed three times in five starts, was 3rd when last out in March and has a talented jockey on board. 6 Seaside Retreat has placed in three of four outings was 3rd when last seen in January and finishes in the lead group today. 7 Anamuya has placed in one of 3 starts, was well back last time out in October cannot be overlooked today. 6 Seaside Retreat to win, Exacta 6-1

Race 3 at Churchill Downs on Friday is a 6 ½ furlong allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds with a purse of $118,000 and field of 9. 4 AustralAsia has four victories in races of a to 1 mile, was a winner when last out in March, and has won each of the last four. 5 Zainalarab was a winner when last seen in September while debuting and must be factored into the equation today. 7 Amalfi Princess has a victory at six furlongs, was third last time out in early April, and has one of the best in the business on board. 7 Amalfi Princess to win, Exacta 7-4

Race 4 on Friday at Churchill Downs is 1 mile in 1/16 allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds with a purse of $118,000 and field of 10. 2 American West was a winner when last out in November and jockey selection is a big plus. 3 Illiogami was a winner when last seen earlier in April, jockey booking is a big help and finish amongst the leaders. 10 Another Woman was a winner last time out in March, puts on blinkers for just the first time, and is hard to overlook today. 2 American West to win, Exacta 2-3

Race 5 on Friday at Churchill Downs is a 1-mile and 1/8 allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $124,000 and a field of 11. 1 Temple has 5 victories in races of up to 1 mile, was sixth when last out in March but drops in class today and finishes with the leaders. 3 Sugoi has five victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner when last seen in October and looks for a second straight today. 5 Ramsey Solution has five victories in races of up to one mile, was a winner last time out in November on these terms is hard to deny today. 5 Ramsey Solution to win, Exacta 5-3

Race 6 at Churchill Downs on Friday is the 1 mile and 1/16 Alysheba Stakes for 4 year-olds and up with a purse of $400,000 and field of 6. 2 Sonneman has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was fifth when last out in March, and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 4 Chess Chief has four victories in races of up to one mile, was a winner when last seen in March and on these terms is the one the rest must catch. 6 Maxfield has five victories at 1 mile, was third last time out in March and a drop in distance should be a big help. 4 Chess Chief to win, Exacta 4-6

Race 7 at Churchill Downs on Friday is the 1 mile and 1/16th Edgewood Stakes for three-year-olds with a purse of $300,000 and field of 7. 1 Postnup has two victories at 1 mile, was a winner when last out in March, has won two straight and looks for a hat-trick today. 6 Aunt Pearl has two victories at 1 mile, was fifth when last seen in March but debuts with a new stable and cannot be overlooked by the others. 7 Zaajel has two victories at seven furlongs, was sixth last time out in March at a Grade 2 event and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 1 Postnup to win, Exacta 1-6

Race 8 on Friday at Churchill Downs is the 1 mile and 1/16th La Troienne Stakes for 4-year-olds and up with a purse of $500,000 and field of 7. 2 SheDaresTheDevil has six victories in races of up to one mile, was a winner when last out in March and has reached the winner's circle in four of the last five. 3 Dunbar Road has six victories in races of up to 1 mile, was third when last seen in November at a Grade 1 event and has one of the best in the business on board. 7 Finite has six victories in races of up to 1 mile, was 3rd last time out in February and jockey selection is a big plus. 2 SheDaresTheDevil to win, Exacta 2-7

Race 9 on Friday at Churchill Downs is the 7 furlong Eight Belles Stakes for three year olds with a purse of $300,000 and field of 12. 6 Slumber Party has a victory at seven furlongs was second when last out in a Grade 3 event earlier in April and has a top-rated jockey on board. 8 Kalypso has victories at both 6 and 7 furlongs, was 3rd when last see you in March and cannot be overlooked by the others. 10 DayOutOfTheOffice has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second at a Breeders Cup Grade 1 outing in November and on these terms and amongst this group is hard to deny today. 10 DayOutOfTheOffice to win, Exacta 10-8

Race 10 at Churchill Downs on Friday is the 5 1/2 furlong Twin Spires Turf Sprint Stakes for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $250,000 and a field of 11. 3 Fiya has five victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was a winner when last out in December and looks for a double today. 8 Fast Boat has eight victories in races of up to 7 furlongs, was a winner when last seen in January and has one of the best in the business on board. 10 Sombeyay has four victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second last time out in March and merits serious consideration today. 8 Fast Boat to win, Exacta 8-10

Race 11 on Friday at Churchill Downs is the 1 mile in ⅛ Longines Kentucky Oaks for three-year-olds with a purse of $1.25 million and field of 14. 5 Pass The Champagne has a victory at 7 furlongs, was second when last out earlier in April and finishes amongst the leaders today. 10 Malathaat has four victories in races of up to one mile, was a winner when last seen earlier in April and cannot be overlooked. 12 Search Results has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner last time out in early April and must be factored into the equation. 5 Pass The Champagne to win, Exacta 5-12

Race 12 on Friday Churchill Downs is a 1-mile allowance optional claiming for three year-olds and up with a purse of $121,000 and field of 18. 2 Mintd has victories at both 6 furlongs and 1 mile, was 4th when last out in July but cannot be overlooked today. 4 Choate Bridge has victories at both 1 mile and 1 mile and one furlong, was 3rd when last seen earlier in April and finishes amongst the leaders today. 8 More Than Unusual has two victories in races of up to 1 mile, was 4th last time out in early April, and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 2 Mintd to win, Exacta 2-8

The 13th and final race at Churchill Downs on Friday is a six-furlong maiden special weight for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $115,000 and field of 13. 2 Liberty Isle was second while debuting in March, jockey selection is a big plus and looks to go one better today. 3 Magic Quest is a half-sister to Space Mountain, finished second while debuting in March and on these terms is hard to deny today. 12 Smith’s Point is sister to Lewis Bay, debuts from this venue today and on connections cannot be overlooked. 3 Magic Quest to win, Exacta 3-2

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