100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

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#1
Going to spot play only the final race of the day,from different tracks,until 100 plays are complete.
This might take awhile since there's only so many last races,and personal time won't always allow posts,we'll give it a go,and see what happens...
 

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#2
Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

All picks will be graded on a $2 Win,$2 place basis,therefore break even is $400.00...

Here goes:

YTD: 0-0- +-0

9/27/2013
Santa Anita R9


#10- Tale Be Told,other Mike Puype trainee has been close many times,had trouble in return,finally
breaks through to be a Maiden no longer?
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

Adding:

9/27/2013
Remington Park R9

#8- Conservative,owner trainer spots veteran to run well 2nd off short spell,
does the magic work...
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

YTD: 2-1-1 +$7.20

9/28/2013

Belmont R 11

2 picks in this race,searching for price/value,and a possible winner/placer:

#2- Curlin N Twirlin
#3- Rosalie's Pleasure
 

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#5
Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

Note for the record:
9/27 SA R9 #10 Tale Be Told won,payoff was $10.00 + $5.20 to place.

Failed to cash with either runner at Belmont,the beat goes on...
YTD: 4-1-1 -.80

9/29/2013
East/West double dipper...

Belmont R11

#7
- Freud's Debut,Johnny V stays late to ride this one for Rudy Rod,worth a stab...

Santa Anita R10

#3- Motivated,can improve off her last,and has races on turf to run back to...
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

Add 2 losers from Sunday 9/29 to get-
YTD: 6-1-1 -8.80

3 on
10/3/2013

Belmont R9

#4- Scoria,drops back to turf 2nd try at the distance,scores today?

Laurel R9

#8- Chambers Bay,drops to lowest level yet,off a brief break,goes turf to dirt...

Santa Anita R8

#8- Deli Dude,offers value,can improve 2nd time out...
 

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#7
Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

2 wins followed by a loss,Scoria $11.80,7.30,+ Chambers Bay added $8.60,4.20 for a profit of
$19.90 and a return to green #'s...

YTD: 9-3-3 +$11.10

Lets put the capital to work today,and roll 7:
10/4/2013

Belmont R10
#3- With Diamonds,back to turf 2nd off the Jacobson claim,returns dividends,or loses luster...

Woodbine R9
#12- Bourneville,2nd lifetime start,working well,shortens up,rider switch,will pay a price if he can
make the grade...

Calder R8
#2- A La Folie,4 yo maiden drops to score,gets a surface switch too...

Keeneland R10
#10- Stormin Larry,looks like trainers finally got him going in the right direction,maybe they put him
over here...

Laurel R10
#4- Poetry In Motion,needs to get it in gear early,and pour it on late...

Hawthorne R9
#1- Todi Bee,has more current fitness than many in this race,blinks go on,focus improves,could Bee
in the picture...

Santa Anita R8
#9- Amp And Adrenalin,triple AAA rating,tries to win his 2nd lifetime,can make some noise here...
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

Friday only 1 winner,A La Folie $3.80 +2.40,and 1 2nd place finish Bourneville who paid $20.60 to
place,lost $1.20 for the day...

YTD: 16-4-5 +9.90

Like a trio on Sunday
10/6/2013

Belmont R11
#6- Wellington Wizard,comes out of a key race at Delaware Park,he's in for a tag here off a 2
month layoff,but has won off the bench before

Keeneland R9
#9- Kittens Queen,one of two trained by Wayne "Cat"-alano,for the Ramsey's who like to win
at Keeneland

Santa Anita R9
#3- Accomplish,not one of the obvious plays in here,fishing for a price
 

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#9
Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

0-3 Sunday back in the red,will be back on Thursday[10/10],to regroup,there's lots of time left to get
on a winning streak...
Updated record-

YTD: 19-4-5
Amount wagered $76,Amount won $73.90, -$2.10
 

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#11
Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

YTD: 19-4-5
$76/$73.90 -$2.10

5 today,Thursday
10/10/2013

Belmont R9
#5- Kiss Of Thunder,showed speed needed last,drops

Keeneland R9
#4- Smart Ashley,switches surfaces,stretches out for 2nd start

Laurel R9
#2- Slippery Number,3rd off the layoff,could be coming around going further today

Hawthorne R9
#2- Arturius,drops to lowest level is fit enough to win his first of the year

Santa Anita R8
#6- Uniformly Yours,plenty of cheap speed,could be cloths-er
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/10-Started fast with 1 winner[Kiss Of Thunder $13.00 + $6.00],
the rest didn't fire...
YTD: 24-5-6 $96/$92.90 -3.10

Friday 1/2 dozen
10/11/2013

Belmont R9
#3- Hidden Music,needs to play nice,can score

Laurel R10
#7- Bri's Vision,you might see a big price play spec

Keeneland R10
#9- Trendsetter,needs to finish what he starts

Woodbine R9
#9- Big Hope,DaSilva sticks with him,is he too optimistic

Hawthorne R9
#3- Grandpa Gibby,has run with better,and wins occasionally

Santa Anita R9
#5- Lovely Instinct,developing a sense for the game
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/11- 1 for 6[Trendsetter $6.60 + $4.00],redder through thirty,
still a way to go...

YTD:
30-6-7 $120/$103.50 -16.50

Saturday Three
10/12/2013

Belmont R10
#1- Force Multiplier

Keeneland R10
#5- Cue E Dee

Santa Anita R10
#6- Awesome Return
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/12 went 0-3
YTD: 33-6-7 $132/$103.50 -28.50

Dipping a toe into the water...
Thursday
10/17/2013

Santa Anita R8
#4- Midnight Casanova
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/17 Casanova placed $2.80,-1.20
YTD: 34-6-8 $136/$106.30 -29.70

Time today capping a bunch...
7 on Friday
10/18/2013

Calder R8
#5- Channel Eleven

Belmont R9
#2- Speedy's Gal

Woodbine R10
#7- Royal Bay

Keeneland R10
#6- Blue Cliff

Laurel R10
#9- Mise En Place

Santa Anita R8
#2- John's War

Hawthorne R9
#8- Mighty Hutch

Will be back Sunday with a recap,and more of this stuff...
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/18 went 0-fer all 7,a debacle...
YTD: 41-6-8 $164/$106.30 -57.70

Moving on:
Sunday 5 Spot
10/20/2013

Belmont R10
#7- Dendrite

Keeneland R9
#3- Scatman Blues

Hawthorne R9
#8- Wicenty

Golden Gate R9
#1- Summer Fascination

Santa Anita R9
#8- That's A Bingo
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/20 0-5 again,mired in a 12 race losing streak
YTD: 46-6-8 $184/$106.30 -77.70

Monday A late 1
10/21/2013

Mountaineer R10
#2- Won Wild Dude
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/21 only lost one,will bump into something soon...
YTD: 47-6-8 $188/$106.30 -81.70

Tuesday Trying three
10/22/2013

Parx R10
#7- Loving Dove

Finger Lakes R9
#7- Cayo Hueso

Mountaineer R10
#4- Rue De La Pay
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/22 a scant $2.80 placer at Finger Lakes doesn't do much to stem the
red tide...
YTD: 50-6-9 200.00/109.10 -90.90

Wednesday start of the 2nd half,lets go fishing
10/23/2013

Belmont R9
#2- Mr Espresso

Keeneland R9
#-10- Fusa Code

Laurel R9
#2- Versailles Fox

Hawthorne R9
#1- Fishing Line

Penn National R9
#1- Luckyemail

Woodbine R8
#10- Save My Soul

Delta Downs R11
#9- Drake's Laser
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

Wednesday update:
Belmont R9 Mr Espresso scratched...

Adding 10/23/2013

Remington Park R9
#4- Grand Ali,2nd start after a long layoff,drops off a tour of the track comeback,jockey sticks,
training well for this...
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/23 1 win in 7 tries[Delta R11 5.60+3.60]and a place[Keeneland R9 4.20]
= a loss of 14.60 for the day
YTD: 57-7-11 $228.00/$122.50 -105.50

Thursday 5 to get under the triple digit deficit mark
10/24/2013

Laurel R9

#3- Complimenting

Hawthorne R9
#9- Helooksthepart

Santa Anita R8
#3- Visions Of Candy

Delta Downs R11
#5- Heaven's Cat

Remington Park R9
#6- Thousand Edens
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/24 1 scratch at Santa Anita,went 2 for 4[Hawthorne R9 8.60 3.80 + Delta R11 33.00 15.20],1
bomb went off and the deficit dropped 44.60...
YTD: 61-9-13 $244.00/$183.10 -60.90

Friday A full fiesta
10/25/2013

Belmont R10
#4- Cloture

Keeneland R10
#9- Pending Asset

Woodbine R10
#8- Androcles Heart

Laurel R10
#2X- CharmCity Girl

Golden Gate R8
#5- Big Jim

Delta Downs R11
#5- Pleasure Speaking

Remington Park R9
#1- Cherokee Quest
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/25 1 win [Remington R9 5.80 3.80]and a placer [Keeneland R10 4.40]= a 14.00 loss
YTD: 68-10-15 $272.00/$197.10 -74.90

Saturday Part 1 Six Early Tracks
10/26/2013

Gulfstream Park R8
#3- Ronto's Code

Belmont R10
#6- Sunlover

Parx R9
#7- Master Deceiver

Laurel R11
#8- Seeyouinthetown

Woodbine R10
#9- Flaring Star

Keeneland R10
#10- Gunderson

Stay tuned for a few more later today...
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

[**See previous post for Part 1**]

Saturday Part II The Sequel Of SET
10/26/2013

Golden Gate R9
#8- Hard Hearted Lady

Santa Anita R9
#10- Swiss Bliss

Penn National R9
#8- Whateverworks

Delta Downs R11
#6- Thou Art Mary

Charles Town R9
#4- Time For Atonement

Remington Park R9

#9- Frequent Reward

A dozen chances to make something happen...
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/26 Part I had one late scratch[Woodbine R 10] left 5,and 1 won[Keeneland R10 13.00 7.40]
Part II one winner [Penn National R9 8.80 5.00]and a place [Santa Anita R 9 6.20]
Day ended down 3.60

YTD
: 79-12-18 $316.00/$237.50 -78.50

Sunday service
10/27/2013

Parx R9
#4- Peter's Legend

Belmont R9
#12- Honeychild

Churchill Downs R11
#10- Chart Topper

Hawthorne R9
#9- Arvindra

Woodbine R11
#12- Double Double

Santa Anita R9
#7- Papa's Trashed
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/27 1 winner in the bunch,but a good one [Woodbine R11 20.80 9.70],
small profit 6.50
YTD: 85-13-19 $340.00/$268.00 -72.00

Slow Monday
10/28/2013

Suffolk Downs R9

#9- Thatwouldbeall

For real,will be back Wednesday 10/30,as the thread slowly winds down...
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/28 cheap speed lost 4.00
YTD: 86-13-19 $344.00/$268.00 -76.00

Wednesday WAGs
10/30/2013 5 late/night tracks

Hawthorne R9
#7- Seeking Devil's Gold

Penn National R9
#2- Pretty Gal Too

Woodbine R8
#8- Congor Bay

Delta Downs R11
#4- D'Doonie

Remington Park R9
#1- Hughes
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/30 1 win[Remington R9 7.00 3.00]and a place[Delta Downs R11 3.20]
adds 6.80 to the red #
YTD: 91-14-21 $364.00/$281.20 -82.80

Thursday T's or T's
10/31/2013

Churchill Downs R10

#5- Southern Match

Hawthorne R9

#5- Powers Of The Court

Santa Anita R8

#5- Sheza EyeOpener

Delta Anita R11

#1- Pontchartrain
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

10/31 another split 1 W[Hawthorne R9 9.80 4.40] and a 2nd [Delta Downs R11 4.00]
= a small+ of 2.20
YTD: 95-15-23 $380.00/$299.40 -80.60

Friday Five to finish what's left
11/01/2013

Aqueduct R8
#5- Market Blaster

Parx R9

#4- Cat McGinley

Calder R8
#7- Times Are Tough

Laurel R9

#7- Carmel Beauty

Churchill Downs R10

#2- Dynamic Knight
 

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Re: 100 last races from various thoroughbred tracks;does a narrow focus matter?Lets find out.......

11/1 got 2 double digit winners [Aqueduct R8 13.20 6.50 and Churchill R10 24.80 13.80]
for a profit of 38.30 which made a big dent in the deficit

YTD: 100-17-25 $400.00/$357.70 -42.30
ROI 200 wagers[100W+100Pl]was -10.575%
17% wins,25% place

Went for price plays,didn't string together enough of them to finish in the green,
but saw it though to The End...
 
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