Free Picks For Thistledown - 6/16/21

Race 1 at Thistledown on Wednesday is a 5 ½ furlong Maiden claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $9,500 and field 8. 2 Only One Way Back has placed five times in 14 starts, was second when last out in May and plays a prominent role today. 3 Must Be A Monster has placed 4 times in 16 outings, was fifth when last seen in April and merits consideration today. 4 Sunny Beast has placed in two of 8 starts, was second last time out in May and could go one better today. 2 Only One Way Back to win, Exacta 2-4

Race 2 on Wednesday at Thistledown is a six-furlong claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $15,800 and field of 8. 1 The Man Can has victories at both 5 and 6 furlongs, was second when last out in May and is the leading contender today. 5 TapShot has eight victories at 6 furlongs, was second when last seen in May, and merits the respect of the others today. 7 TapAway has two victories at one mile, was third last time out in early June, and cannot be overlooked today. 5 TapShot to win, Exacta 5-1

Race 3 at Thistledown on Wednesday is a 1-mile starter optional claiming for three year-olds and up with a purse of $18,200 and field of 6. 2 Little Matilda has eight victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner when last out in early June and plays a prominent part today. 3 Pulpit’s Purrfect has seven victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was third when last seen in May, and finishes amongst the leaders today 4 Freshman Class has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second last time out in May and merits serious consideration today. 2 Little Matilda to win, Exacta 2-3

Race 4 on Wednesday at Thistledown is a 1-mile allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $31,800 and field of 9. 1 Abigail Lee has a victory at six furlongs, was second when last out in May finishes amongst the leaders today. 2 Shez Shacked Up has a victory at 5 furlongs, was second when last seen in May and must be on all shortlists today. 7 Thursday Frost has a victory at six furlongs, was second last time out in May and merits serious consideration today. 7 Thursday Frost to win, Exacta 7-2

Race 5 at Thistledown on Wednesday is a 5 ½ furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $25,500 and field of 7. 3 Big Trip has seven victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was 4th when last out in May but cannot be overlooked today. 5 Cumber has 10 victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was second when last seen in early June and must be taken into consideration today. 7 Mister Mobil has five victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was a winner last time out in May and holds solid claims today. 7 Mister Mobil to win, Exacta 7-5

Race 6 at Thistledown on Wednesday is a six-furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $25,500 and field of 8. 1 Karakontie Flyer has two victories at six furlongs was a winner when last out in May and on these terms is difficult to deny today. 5 Unwritten has victories at both 5 and 6 furlongs, was second when last seen in October but cannot be overlooked today upon returning from a long lay off. 7 Lilac Lace has victories at both 5 and 6 furlongs was a winner last time out in May and merits serious consideration today. 1 Karakontie Kite to win, Exacta 1-5

Race 7 on Wednesday at Thistledown is a 1-mile starter optional claiming for three year-olds and up with a purse of $18,200 and field of 7. 3 Adhhar has four victories in races of up to 6 furlongs, was second when last out earlier in June and plays a prominent role today. 4 Statesboro has eight victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner when last seen in May and on these terms is the leading contender today. 7 Gizmo Jones has seven victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second last time out in May and finishes amongst the lead group today. 4 Statesboro to win, Exacta 4-3

The eighth and final race at Thistledown on Wednesday is a 5 1/2 Furlong Maiden special weight for 2-year-olds with a purse of $30,000 and field of 7. 3 Quality Bet is a half-sister to The Big Gambler, was second when last out while debuting in June, and on these terms is hard to deny today. 5 Candlelight Hours is a half-sister to Timeless Bounty, was second while debuting last month, and finishes amongst the leaders today. 8 Hosanna is a half-sister to Dare Day, debuts from this venue today, and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 3 Quality Bet to win, Exacta 3-5

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