Free Picks For Thistledown - 5/10/21

Race 1 at Thistledown on Monday is a 1-mile starter optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $16,700 and field of 9. 3 Magical Express has five victories at 1 mile, was fifth when last out in April, and has a talented jockey in the saddle. 6 Maximizer has won eight races of up to 1 mile, was second when last seen in April, and must be on all shortlists. 8 Statesboro has seven victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner last time out in January, and on these terms is the one beat. 8 Statesboro to win, Exacta 8-6

Race 2 at Thistledownon Monday is a 6 furlong claiming for 3-year-olds and up with a purse of $9,900 and field of 11. 4 Trinni Dancer has a victory at 1 mile, was third when last out in April and must be given consideration. 6 Felon has a victory at 5 furlongs, was third when last seen in April, and holds the leading credential today 10 TapNGo has a victory at 1 mile, was third last time out in December and must be respected by the rest. 6 Felon to win, Exacta 6-10

Race 3 at Thistledownon Monday is a six-furlong starter optional claiming for three year-olds and up with a purse of $17,500 and field of 6. 2 Shadow Tracer has 12 victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was second when last out in April and is the leading contender. 4 Leo has six victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was a winner when last seen in April and jockey selection is a big plus. 6 Small Town Hero has 13 victories in races of up to 1 mile, was fifth last time out in April and must be on all shortlists today. 2 Shadow Tracer to win, Exacta 2-6

Race 4 on Monday at Thistledown is a 1-mile claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $10,300 and field of 8. 3 B Dubya has 8 victories in races of up to 1 mile, was 3rd when last out in March, debuts with a new stable today and must be given consideration. 4 Looks Good N A Tux has eight victories in races of up to 1 mile, was fifth when last seen in December but arrives here in good form. 5 On Fire has 11 victories in races of up to 1 mile, was well back last time out in April but amongst this class cannot be overlooked. 3 B Dubya to win, Exacta 3-4

Race 5 at Thistledownon Monday is a 6 furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $31,800 and field of 8. 2 Deb’s All Out has a victory at six furlongs was second when last out in February, leaves from a new stable today and finishes amongst the leaders. 3 Thursday Frost has a victory at six furlongs, was second when last seen in March, and jockey selection is a big plus. 7 Highly Explosive was a winner last time out in April, has a talented rider on board and on these terms is hard to deny today. 7 Highly Explosive to win, Exacta 7-3

Race 6 on Monday at Thistledown is a 5 ½ furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $24,000 and field of 6. 3 Vertrazzo has eight victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was a winner when last out in June of 2020 and cannot be overlooked today. 5 Moonlit Mission has 6 victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second when last seen in October and is the leading contender today. 7 Totally Obsessed has eight victories in races of up to 1 mile, was fourth last time out in April and holds solid claims today. 5 Moonlit Mission to win, Exacta 5-3

Race 7 at Thistledown on Monday is the six-furlong Michael F. Rowland Memorial Handicap for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $75,000 and a field of 10. 1 Pat’s Karma has five victories in races of up to 1 mile, was fifth when last out in January and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 2 Buckeye Bullet has 11 victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was second when last seen in November and must be factored into the equation. 4 Midnight Mikey has six victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was a winner last time out in March and looks for a double today. 4 Midnight Mikey to win, Exacta 4-2

Race 8 on Monday at Thistledown is a 1-mile maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $11,100 and field of 7. 3 Blazing Zenna has placed in one of five starts, was fifth when last out in March but a drop in grade could make the difference today. 6 Trinni Cutie Pie has placed in two of 14 outings, was fourth when last seen in April and finishes amongst the leaders. 7 Poppy’s Girl has placed in one of five starts, was third last time out in April and on these terms and amongst this class is hard to deny today. 7 Poppy’s Girl to win, Exacta 7-3

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