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Free picks For Churchill Downs - 11/26/20

Published: 8:16am, November 26, 2020 EST | Updated: 8:22am, November 26, 2020 EST

Written by Kevin V.

Race 1 on Thursday at Churchill Downs is a 1-mile starter optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $33,000 and field of 9. 1A Wish You Were Mine was not up to form three months ago when last seen at Monmouth Park, but faces an easier assignment today and plays a big role. 5 Shackleford County was a runner-up when last out 3 weeks ago, strike rate here is very good and blinkers go on for the first time. 6 Seeds Of Time finished third when last seen two months ago, has solid credentials, and figures prominently today. 5 Shackleford County to win, Exacta 5-6

Race 2 on Thursday at Churchill Downs is a 6 1/2 furlong starter optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $25,000 and field of 7. 3 Laddie Boy was second when last seen in October, arrives here in good form and finishes amongst the leaders. 5 Reason To Soar was victorious when last seen in October at Keeneland, has a talented jockey on board and on these terms is hard to deny. 7 Royal Commission was a winner when last out just two weeks ago, returns quickly to take advantage of form and cannot be overlooked today. 5 Reason To Soar to win, Exacta 5-7

Race 3 at Churchill Downs on Thursday is 1 mile and 1/16 claiming for 2-year-olds with a purse of $33,000 and field of 8. 3 Miss Deputy Star was a winner while debuting, finished fifth in only outing since, but drops a grade and attempts a new distance today. 4 Bold Article ran well when last seen two weeks ago, leaves from an in-form stable and has a highly talented jockey on board. 7 Artie’s Rose was victorious when last out at Gulfstream Park West, has one of the best jockeys in the business on board and factors prominently. 7 Artie’s Rose to win, Exacta 7-4

Race 4 on Thursday at Churchill Downs is a 1-mile claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $43,500 and field of 7. 2 Lone Rock was Victorious when last out in October, arrives here in good form and looks for a double today. 4 Intrepid Heart was not up to form when last seen two weeks ago, but has one of the best in the business on board and on these terms is hard to overlook. 5 Super Sol was not up to form one last out, debuts from a new stable today and jockey selection is a big help. 4 Intrepid Heart to win, Exacta 4-2

Race 5 at Churchill Downs on Thursday is a 1-mile maiden claiming for 2-year-olds with a purse of $34,000 and field of 13. 1 Good Penny has not yet enjoyed a victory, finished fifth in best outing today date, has been in good form of late and plays a part today. 4 How Lucky finished fifth when last seen at Keeneland leaves from top-rated stable and has a talented rider in the saddle. 12 RIght Trappe finished second in only outing to date, jockey selection is a big help and on these terms is difficult to deny today. 12 RIght Trappe to win, Exacta 12-1

Race 6 on Thursday at Churchill Downs is a 1-mile and 1/16 starter allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $40,500 and field of 9. 2 Handy finished third when last out 4 weeks ago, recent efforts have been very positive and cannot be overlooked today. 5 Fra Mauro was below form when last out in October, but leaves from an in-form stable, has one of the best in the business on board and merits much respect. 7 Substantial was a runner-up when last seen in October, arrives here in very good form, and has one of the best jockeys anywhere onboard. 5 Fra Mauro to win, Exacta 5-7

Race 7 at Churchill Downs on Thursday is a 7 furlong Maiden special weight for 2 year olds with a purse of $85,000 and field of 9. 5 Hindsight finished second in an only outing to date, jockey booking is a big help and on these terms must be considered. 6 Bow Bow Girl has had excellent workouts of late, stable has had much success and finishes amongst the leaders today. 8 Mejthaam has not yet enjoyed a victory, best outing to date was a third when last seen and factors prominently at the line. 5 Hindsight to win, Exacta 5-8

Race 8 on Thursday at Churchill Downs is a 7-furlong allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $89,000 and field of 10. 4 Secondary Market ran well when last seen in October at Keeneland, faces an easier task today, and plays a big role. 6 Union Maiden was a winner when last seen in October, form has been very good of late and has a top rider in the saddle. 10 Lake Avenue was not up to form when last seen 7 months ago, workouts have been solid of late and on these terms is the one the rest must catch. 10 Lake Avenue to win, Exacta 10-6

Race 9 on Thursday at Churchill Downs is a six-furlong allowance optional claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $92,000 and field of 13. 5 High Crime was victorious when last seen 6 weeks ago at Keeneland, has a talented jockey on board and finishes in the mix. 7 Sombeyay was not up to form when last out 6 months ago, but has a highly talented jockey in the saddle and on these terms is hard to overlook 12 Chewing Gum finished third 4 weeks ago at Belmont Park, jockey booking is a big help and plays a prominent role today. 7 Sombeyay to win, Exacta 7-12

Race 10 on Thursday at Churchill Downs is the one mile in ⅛ Falls City Stakes for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $200,000 and field of 9. 2 Another Broad was not up to form when last seen at Aqueduct, jockey booking is a big help and debuts from a new stable today. 3 Bonny South was runner-up when last out two months ago at Pimlico, arrives here in excellent form and on these terms is hard to deny. 5 Our Super Freak had a respectable outing when last seen two months ago, faces an easier task today, and factors prominently. 3 Bonny South to win, Exacta 3-5

The 11th and final race on Thursday at Churchill Downs is a 6 1/2 furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $87,000 and a field of 15. 1A Answer In was not up to form when last out 4 weeks ago but at the figures finishes amongst the leaders. 7 Coltonator was a winner when last seen two weeks ago, arrives in very good form to this venue and plays a big part today. 12 Senor Jobim was victorious six weeks ago when last seen, form has been very good of late and has one of the best trainers in the business. 1A Answer In to win, Exacta 1A-7

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