Oaklawn Park Horse Racing Picks for Friday, March 17, 2023

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 (Claiming) – Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Tizhotndusty 2.00 1 2-1
5 5 Black Storm 2.50 1.5 3-1
3 3 Square Deal 10.00 3.5 7-1
2 2 Ginsburned 15.00 4.3 8-1
6 6 Mystery Mo 4.00 4.9 9-1
4 4 Alvaaro 3.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 2 (Maiden Claiming) – Maiden Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
5 5 Tiz a Strategy 2.50 1 2-1
6 6 Iconic Bonnet 1.80 1.1 2-1
2 2 Lori’s Eyes 20.00 2 4-1
7 7 Relentless Rocket 4.50 3.5 7-1
8 8 May Disco 4.00 3.9 7-1
1 1 Brooke’s All In 20.00 4.7 9-1
4 4 Kitiara 8.00 7.5 14-1
3 3 Kootenai Falls 20.00 8 15-1

RACE NUMBER 3 (Starter Allowance) – Starter Allowance

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
5 5 Too Pretty 1.20 1 2-1
3 3 My Dams Atitude 4.00 3.1 6-1
4 4 C. C. Harbor 3.00 3.7 7-1
1 1 Hot Springs Bling 10.00 5.6 11-1
2 2 Hissy Missy 12.00 5.9 11-1
7 7 Courtney Fay 8.00 6.3 12-1
6 6 Navagationalbeacon 15.00 7 13-1

RACE NUMBER 4 (Allowance) – Allowance

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
6 6 King Ottoman 1.20 1 2-1
7 7 Cawkab 2.00 1.6 3-1
4 4 Ten Gauge 4.50 2.4 4-1
3 3 Rocking Rocket 12.00 3.9 7-1
5 5 Bucktown 8.00 4.4 8-1
1 1 C. J’s Storm 30.00 5 9-1
2 2 Arman 15.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 5 (Claiming) – Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Namesake 4.50 1 2-1
7 7 Quality Run 12.00 1.1 2-1
2 2 Pittsburgh 1.20 1.6 3-1
8 8 Mystifier 3.50 1.6 3-1
6 6 Skyline 12.00 2.9 6-1
4 4 Koselio 8.00 4.1 8-1
3 3 Depart 20.00 4.6 9-1
5 5 Levy 8.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 6 (Claiming) – Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Best of Greeley 3.50 1 2-1
3 3 City Rage 2.50 1.7 3-1
4 4 Colonel Klink 4.50 1.9 4-1
7 7 Papa Rocket 2.00 2.3 4-1
2 2 Ship It Red 8.00 4 8-1
6 6 Jerry’s Eighty 20.00 4.5 9-1
5 5 Meet Joe 15.00 7 13-1

RACE NUMBER 7 (Maiden Special Weight) – Maiden Special Weight

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
5 5 D’oro Street 4.50 1 2-1
2 2 Magical Song 2.00 1.7 3-1
6 6 No Guilt 2.50 2.5 5-1
3 3 Unstable Princess 4.00 2.6 5-1
4 4 Magic Bubbles 15.00 3.9 7-1
1 1 Exponential Star 12.00 4 7-1
9 9 Dogtown Diva 20.00 4.5 8-1
7 7 A Little Good News 20.00 8 15-1
8 8 Star of Tomorrow 30.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 8 (Allowance Optional Claiming) – Allowance Optional Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
4 4 Speedometer 3.00 1 2-1
2 2 Butterbean 1.80 1.5 3-1
3 3 Lil Kings Princess 10.00 1.6 3-1
5 5 Traverse 2.00 2.5 5-1
6 6 It’sfiftyshadetime 6.00 3.3 6-1
1 1 Shezz Koldazice 20.00 6 11-1

RACE NUMBER 9 (Allowance Optional Claiming) – Allowance Optional Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Doctor Oscar 3.50 1 2-1
7 7 Albizu 5.00 3.8 7-1
3 3 Life Is Hard 3.00 4.3 8-1
4 4 Mrs. Beans 10.00 5.1 10-1
2 2 Skelly 4.00 5.7 11-1
11 11 Vulcan 20.00 5.7 11-1
6 6 Whelen Springs 12.00 7.1 13-1
9 9 Improbable Journey 12.00 7.6 14-1
8 8 Exxel 20.00 7.8 15-1
5 5 Ruggs 15.00 8.5 16-1
13 13 Ghostlore 15.00 9.5 18-1
10 10 Ram 30.00 10.2 19-1
14 14 Colonel Bowman 15.00 SCRATCH
12 12 Mowins 20.00 SCRATCH

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late scratches and other changes – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides┬áno warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk.