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Laurel Park Horse Racing Picks for Thursday, February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021 Laurel Park Horse Racing Picks.


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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, speed ratings, recency, 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 (Starter Optional Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
3 4 Team Effort 12.00 1.5 3-1
1 2 Even Thunder 2.00 1.6 3-1
1A 3 Jamminwithbrandon 2.00 2 4-1
5 6 Colonel Juan 1.80 2.1 4-1
2 1 Walk Away Joe 6.00 4.2 8-1
6 7 Lectric Choke 4.50 6.2 12-1
4 5 Goodluckchuck 6.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 2 (Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
3 3 Find Your Boaz 15.00 1.7 3-1
6 6 Scoreswhenhewants 3.00 3 6-1
2 2 Runner Runner Indy 6.00 3.6 7-1
5 5 Holy Saint 3.50 3.8 7-1
7 7 Korczak 5.00 4.1 8-1
4 4 Ghost On a Mission 6.00 5.3 10-1
1 1 Blue Sky Painter 2.50 6.2 12-1

RACE NUMBER 3 (Maiden Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
6 6 Ribbons and Medals 8.00 1.1 2-1
4 4 Bakeneko 3.00 1.3 3-1
5 5 Uncommon Valor 5.00 1.3 3-1
8 8 Sebastian 8.00 1.9 4-1
2 2 Big Eddie B 15.00 2.1 4-1
3 3 Mr. Shades of Gray 4.00 2.2 4-1
1 1 Chauffeur 4.00 2.2 4-1
7 7 Crying for More 6.00 2.3 4-1

RACE NUMBER 4 (Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
6 6 Ticker Tape Parade 6.00 1.2 2-1
5 5 Victory Given 15.00 1.4 3-1
7 7 Five Card Draw 5.00 1.5 3-1
3 3 Jack Straight 2.50 1.5 3-1
2 2 Higher Purpose 2.00 1.8 3-1
1 1 Top Me Off 15.00 2 4-1
4 4 Spokane Eagle 4.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 5 (Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Suzzette Star 10.00 1.1 2-1
8 8 Family Fortune 8.00 1.6 3-1
3 3 Scamper Along 4.00 1.7 3-1
9 9 Hot Choice 6.00 1.9 4-1
4 4 Lookin for Candy 15.00 2 4-1
10 10 Scarlet Tanager 6.00 2 4-1
5 5 Eloquent Lady 5.00 2.1 4-1
6 6 Wings of Fire 3.00 2.3 4-1
2 2 Red Hot Kitten 50.00 SCRATCH
7 7 Bodes Sunset 12.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 6 (Maiden Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
4 3 Who’s Your Daddy 12.00 1.2 2-1
1 4 Thunder Thighs 2.50 1.2 2-1
1A 9 Aprilness 2.50 1.5 3-1
9 10 Gypsy’s Image 8.00 1.6 3-1
7 7 Egg Nog 3.00 1.6 3-1
2 1 Cookies and Cream 3.00 1.9 3-1
8 8 Slip Slidin 20.00 1.9 4-1
6 6 Tatica 15.00 1.9 4-1
3 2 Spritz of Sprite 10.00 2.1 4-1
5 5 Used to Be Fun 10.00 2.4 5-1

RACE NUMBER 7 (Allowance Optional Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
8 8 Hybrid Eclipse 3.00 1.2 2-1
7 7 Mit Mazel 6.00 1.3 2-1
2 2 Wonderwall 1.80 1.6 3-1
9 9 Triple Digit 12.00 2 4-1
6 6 Marvella Nasty 12.00 2 4-1
4 4 Malibu Beauty 5.00 2 4-1
5 5 Good Measure 15.00 2 4-1
1 1 Betcha by Golly 15.00 2.3 4-1
3 3 Champagne Toast 20.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 8 (Allowance Optional Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
5 5 Plot the Dots 3.50 1.5 3-1
4 4 Dudley Square 1.80 1.6 3-1
2 2 Closer Look 12.00 1.6 3-1
3 3 Shotski 8.00 1.8 3-1
6 6 McElmore Avenue 2.00 1.8 3-1
1 1 V. I. P. Ticket 6.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 9 (Allowance)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
2 2 Mice and Men 4.50 1.4 3-1
4 4 Justwaveandsmile 5.00 1.5 3-1
10 10 Baptize the Boy 5.00 1.5 3-1
8 8 Forfiftyfiverocket 12.00 1.8 3-1
7 7 Stone Courageous 4.00 1.8 3-1
5 5 Band On Tour 8.00 1.9 4-1
1 1 Great Go Go 12.00 2 4-1
9 9 Tommy Shelby 15.00 2 4-1
6 6 Brooks Robinson 15.00 2.3 4-1
3 3 Whiskey and You 6.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 10 (Maiden Claiming)

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
7 7 War Light 12.00 1.2 2-1
12 12 Lifespan 3.00 1.5 3-1
10 10 Tale of Dixie 10.00 1.8 3-1
6 6 Pardon the Pun 2.50 1.8 3-1
14 14 Sweet Asta 20.00 2 4-1
8 8 Union Charm 15.00 2 4-1
4 4 Day of Honor 6.00 2.1 4-1
13 13 Neverfold 10.00 2.4 4-1
9 9 Eje Gama 20.00 2.4 5-1
3 3 Ricky Ricky 50.00 2.4 5-1
1 1 Don Ciccio 20.00 2.4 5-1
11 11 Royalian 30.00 2.7 5-1
5 5 Boston Billy 12.00 2.8 5-1
2 2 Padawhirk 30.00 SCRATCH

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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