Free Picks For Keeneland - 4/9/21

Race 1 at Keeneland on Friday is a six-furlong maiden claiming for 3-year-olds and up with a purse of $25,000 and field of 7. 1 Predetermined is a half-sister to Tap And Trade, debuts from this venue today and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 2 Pi Yo Princess has placed in two of three outings, was well back when last seen in March but against this class cannot be overlooked. 6 Epicurean has not placed in either of two starts, was third last time out and has one of the best in the business on board. 6 Epicurean to win, Exacta 6-2

Race 2 at Keeneland on Friday is a 1-mile maiden special weight for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $79,000 and field of 7. 2 White Winged Dove has placed in one of three starts, was third when last out in June but holds leading connections and cannot be overlooked. 4 Kizzy B has placed four times in eight outings, was third when last seen in March and merits consideration today. 6 Norma Jean B. has placed three times in five starts, was second last time out in March and finishes with the lead group. 4 Kizzy B to win, Exacta 4-6

Race 3 on Friday at Keeneland is a 1 mile in 1/8 Maiden special weight for three year-olds and up with a purse of $79,000 and field of 11. 6 NineElevenTurbo has placed four times in seven starts, was second when last out in March, and jockey selection is a huge plus. 9 Sliabh Aughty has placed in two of eight outings, was fourth when last seen in March and must be on all shortlists. 10 Hardison has placed in two of five starts, was well back last time out in March, puts on blinkers for just the first time and on these terms is hard to deny. 10 Hardison to win, Exacta 10-9

Race 4 at Keeneland on Friday is a six-furlong maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $23,000 and field of 13. 1 Bernadette The Jet has placed in one of four starts, was fifth when last out in June and amongst this company has solid claims. 4 Ollie’s Gold is a half-sister to Pirate Rick, debuts from this venue today and leaves from one of the most respected stables. 10 Spy A Star has placed in 2 of 9 starts, was fourth last time out in March and finishes amongst the leaders. 4 Ollie’s Gold to win, Exacta 4-1

Race 5 at Keeneland on Friday is a 1-mile and 1/16 allowance for three-year-olds with a purse of $81,000 and field of 13. 1 Editor At Large has a victory 1 mile, was well back when last out in November but faces an easier task today. 3 Lijana has a victory at 1 mile, was fifth when last seen in February but has a talented jockey in the saddle and must be given consideration. 12 Bullseye Beauty is sister to Bullseye Bun, was a winner when last out while debuting last month, and looks for a double today. 3 Lijana to win, Exacta 3-1

Race 6 on Friday at Keeneland is in one mile and 1/16 allowance optional claiming for 4-year-olds and up with a purse of $83,000 and a field of 6. 1 Movie Moxy has victories at both six furlongs and one mile, was 3rd when last out in March and holds the leading claims today. 5 Spice Is Nice has two victories at 1 mile, was sixth when last seen in August in a Grade 1 event and faces a far easier task today. 6 Market Rumor has two victories at 1 mile, was well back last time out in November but cannot be overlooked today. 5 Spice Is Nice to win, Exacta 5-1

Race 7 at Keeneland on Friday is the 5 ½ furlong TVG Limestone Sprint Stakes for three-year-olds with a purse of $100,000 and field of 13. 8 Campanelle has three victories in races of up to six furlongs, was 4th when last out in November but on prior form merits respect. 10 Alda has two victories at six furlongs, was well back when last seen in November but a big drop in class is a plus today. 11 NimboStratus has two victories at six furlongs, was a winner last time out in March and has a top-rated jockey in the saddle. 8 Campanelle to win, Exacta 8-10

Race 8 on Friday at Keeneland is a 6 ½ furlong allowance for 4-year-olds and up with a purse of $81,000 and field of 7. 1 Schmoozin was a winner when last out in March, has a talented jockey on board and must be respected by the rest. 2 Gozilla has a victory at 6 furlongs, was third when last seen in February and has one of the best in the business on board. 3 Aloha West has a victory at six furlongs, was fifth last time out in March and finishes amongst the leaders today. 2 Gozilla to win, Exacta 2-3

Race 9 at Keeneland on Friday is the one mile Maker’s Mark Mile Stakes for 4 year olds and up with a purse of $300,000 and field of 9. 2 Hit The Road has six victories at one mile was a winner when last out in March and must be taken into consideration. 4 Sacred Life has six victories in races of up to 1 mile, was fourth when last seen in September in a Grade 1 event at Churchill Downs and on these terms is hard to deny today. 8 Raging Bull has six victories at one mile, was well back last time out but must be on all shortlists today. 4 Sacred Life to win, Exacta 4-2

The 10th and final race on Friday at Keeneland is a 7 furlong Maiden special weight for three-year-olds with a purse of $79,000 and field of 9. 1 Front Street has placed three times in five starts, was third when last out in February, but holds the leading claims today. 6 Floris is a half-sister to Philo, debuts from this venue today and on connections must be taken into consideration. 9 Caramel Swirl has placed in each of four starts, was third last time out in March and plays a prominent role today. 6 Floris to win, Exacta 6-9

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