NorCal's Where It's Happening: Pick 6 and Pick 5 Carryovers

Published on 18-Apr-2013 by Tony Calo
Horses / Horses Daily Update

NorCal's Where It's Happening: Pick 6 and Pick 5 Carryovers

There are plenty of nice carryover's across the country this afternoon. The main question is which pool should an avid horse player plunge into?

There are three options:

  • the Aqueduct pick 6 carryover is $24,143;
  • the Santa Anita pick 6 carryover is $85,000; and
  • the Golden Gate Fields pick 5 carryover is $149,941.

The answer is extremely easy this afternoon. Dive into the Pick 5 at Golden Gate Fields. Besides having the biggest pool of the three, it's a 50¢ wager, and you only have to pick five winners. The Pick 5 has not been hit in the last two days of racing at GGF, and today is the day to fire with open arms.

I love to take on big carryovers when there's free money already in the pool. Unfortunately for me, it's not that free; I took a shot on Sunday with no luck.

Let's take a look at the sequence that starts with Race Three and has a post time of 1.45pm pdt.

A P Anna is the 8-5 m/l favorite. She has speed, an inside post, and the services of Russell Baze. Terrella has been running with the favorite and should benefit from a nice cozy post. She has the speed to stay with Anna and should be a player in this spot. Terrella is the third choice on the m/l at 3-1. Myeyesonyou is the second choice at 2-1; she is a late runner who is hoping for a nice duel in front of her.

Life Is a Stone is the favorite in the fourth race at 8-5. She has rattled off two in a row and deserves the top billing. She will be making her first start on turf, but that is the case for many of the 3-year-old fillies. Emmy's Hall, a stablemate to the favorite, has had past success on turf along with Lucky Moment. The remaining portion of the field includes Irene's Cherub and Papaslilprincess, who are both gunning for three in a row, and Think Sunshine, a recent authoritative debut winner.

The fifth race poses lots of possibilities. Easy Six is the 5-2 m/l favorite and should get a nice stalking trip. All About Adam looks like a solid player. Aiming Fluid has plenty of speed, but there is an abundant amount of pace in this race and figures with his outside post.

Hollanita is the gal to beat in Race Six. She is taking a major class drop for this affair. She was soundly defeated in her most recent start, therefore the huge dip in class. She has lots of speed and hails from a top barn. She is the 2-1 m/l favorite. Giannonatti and Une Amour are both worth a look.

The seventh race is a crap shoot. I give Dark Night's Light the best chance as the big 7-5 m/l favorite. This will be her second start of her career. She has speed and was well clear when finishing second behind an impressive winner.

Although the weather will be colder in Northern California compared to sunny Los Angeles, the pool up North is the pool to plunge into.

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