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Laurel Park Horse Racing Picks for Friday, February 8, 2019

February 8, 2019 Laurel Park Horse Racing Picks.


Below is a table for each race of the day. The table is ordered by our algorythmically calculated expected order of finish. Our program takes into account past performances, workout times, and breeder/jockey data amoung other data points.

Using the “Expected” column, the lower number is better. When there is a clear lowest value, we like that horse best to win. In situations where many horses share low numbers, we like those horses equally well. If no horse is under 3, the results are less clear to us and bettors should examine the race more closely.

Using the “Value” column, we present the minimum payout we would recommend betting the particular horse. Look for higher-paying odds than those listed if you like that horse.

Scratches are notated and will be updated as available.

RACE NUMBER 1 (Maiden Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Donna’s Delight 1.80 2.8 5-1
2 2 We Hap Now 8.00 3.1 6-1
5 5 Animal Lady 1.00 3.3 6-1
3 3 Jacobella 8.00 3.6 7-1
4 4 Uncle Mo’s Affair 12.00 4.4 8-1
6 6 Love That Fountain 20.00 5.9 11-1
7 7 Stand Over Me 20.00 6.4 12-1

RACE NUMBER 2 (Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
3 3 Fly E Dubai 5.00 SCRATCH
2 2 The Great Provider 1.60 2.4 4-1
1 1 Big Slick 3.50 2.7 5-1
6 5 Double the Cheers 6.00 3.2 6-1
5 4 Zoo Yorker 8.00 4.7 9-1
7 6 Smart Royal T 6.00 4.8 9-1
4 3 Lookingforanewhome 12.00 5.1 10-1

RACE NUMBER 3 (Maiden Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Hard Rockin Blues 4.50 2.8 5-1
7 7 Hey Mabel 2.00 4 8-1
8 8 Louise 3.00 4.2 8-1
5 5 Complicated Lady 5.00 4.3 8-1
2 2 Wicked Sister 15.00 4.5 8-1
6 6 Spooky Tooth 6.00 5.5 10-1
4 4 Iam a Dancer 20.00 5.5 10-1
3 3 Buddha Kai 30.00 6 11-1

RACE NUMBER 4 (Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
8 8 Appealing Henry 3.00 SCRATCH
1 1 Swing Step 1.40 2 4-1
4 4 Ticker Tape Parade 3.50 3.1 6-1
5 5 Accusing 5.00 3.9 7-1
3 3 Patriotic Quest 15.00 3.9 7-1
2 2 Far From Awesome 20.00 4.2 8-1
7 7 Legal Precedent 20.00 6.1 12-1
6 6 Here Comes Michael 30.00 6.3 12-1

RACE NUMBER 5 (Maiden Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
4 4 Kateandlillian 15.00 SCRATCH
1 1 Queens Or Better 1.80 1.9 4-1
3 3 Coqueta 3.50 3.1 6-1
5 4 Allison K 3.50 3.5 7-1
7 6 Foggy Dreams 12.00 5.5 10-1
2 2 Broken Hobbles 20.00 5.7 11-1
9 8 Flirtation Walk 12.00 6 11-1
10 9 Broadway Trouper 10.00 6.2 12-1
8 7 Determined Mission 15.00 6.5 12-1
6 5 Haitian Queen 30.00 6.6 13-1

RACE NUMBER 6 (Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Belle ‘n Tonic 2.00 2.1 4-1
2 2 Tidy Stripe 3.50 3.1 6-1
3 3 Jazzy Juder 4.00 3.7 7-1
4 4 Drops and Buckets 4.50 4.1 8-1
5 5 Carolina Ice 15.00 5.1 10-1
7 7 Castle Ridge 5.00 5.1 10-1
6 6 Luv Her Baby Blues 15.00 6.1 12-1

RACE NUMBER 7 (Maiden Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
3 3 Kilty 10.00 SCRATCH
4 4 Dominant Stranger 20.00 SCRATCH
2 2 Calaveras 1.60 2.2 4-1
1 1 Weekends for Work 6.00 3.2 6-1
5 3 Jagger Baby 4.00 3.3 6-1
6 4 Chicken Dinner 4.50 3.8 7-1
7 5 Bodhicitta 12.00 5 9-1
9 7 Play Charades 10.00 5.6 11-1
8 6 Foxy Alexa 30.00 6.3 12-1

RACE NUMBER 8 (Starter Optional Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
5 5 Crush It 1.80 3.4 6-1
3 3 To Blave 4.00 3.4 6-1
4 4 Special Intention 6.00 4 8-1
7 7 Totalitario 2.50 4.2 8-1
2 2 Greek Prince 10.00 4.3 8-1
1 1 Sidewalk Prophet 15.00 4.9 9-1
6 6 Taxable Goods 10.00 5.3 10-1

RACE NUMBER 9 (Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
7 7 Child’s Play 20.00 SCRATCH
2 2 Star Studded 15.00 SCRATCH
10 10 Chapel Gap 20.00 SCRATCH
1 1 Holiday Magician 2.50 1.8 3-1
3 2 Given Achance 4.00 3.2 6-1
4 3 Greasedlightning 5.00 3.8 7-1
9 7 Prestons Princess 3.00 4 8-1
6 5 Letmeslidebyyou 8.00 5 9-1
5 4 Missin Maggie 20.00 5.2 10-1
8 6 Northern Prancer 20.00 6.3 12-1

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late scratches and other changes Рthose are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk.

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