Pimlico Horse Racing Picks for Friday, May 26, 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 (Maiden Claiming) – Maiden Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
10 10 Vax a Nation 4.00 1 2-1
1 1 Master Oogway 6.00 2.8 5-1
11 11 Imagine It 30.00 7.1 13-1
3 3 Elfuegomasbrilante 8.00 7.1 13-1
4 4 Elusive 5.00 7.5 14-1
9 9 Succeed 5.00 7.7 15-1
8 8 Emotional Rescue 8.00 8.2 15-1
6 6 Never Coast 8.00 8.6 16-1
7 7 Fixitwithforward 6.00 9.2 17-1
2 2 Deputy Donnie 30.00 10.7 20-1
5 5 The Last Jumpstart 20.00 11 21-1

RACE NUMBER 2 (Claiming) – Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
9 9 The Last Scip 4.00 1 2-1
5 5 Miss You Ajax 6.00 4 7-1
2 2 His Royal G 10.00 5.5 10-1
10 10 I Once Stood Alone 5.00 6 11-1
1 1 He Rolls 20.00 6.7 13-1
6 6 Street Hustle 8.00 6.9 13-1
11 11 Here and Nofurther 3.50 8.3 16-1
3 3 El Tolu 15.00 9.6 18-1
4 4 Sheer Element 6.00 10.2 19-1
7 7 Awesome Stephen 15.00 10.3 19-1
8 8 Scorched by Fire 30.00 11 21-1

RACE NUMBER 3 (Maiden Claiming) – Maiden Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
2 2 Quality Art 3.50 1 2-1
6 6 Northern Rye 4.00 1.4 3-1
8 8 Rector 5.00 2 4-1
4 4 Hay Chief 6.00 2.2 4-1
10 10 Pietrelcina 10.00 3.8 7-1
11 11 Zevon 6.00 4.1 8-1
9 9 Snip the Roses 20.00 4.6 9-1
5 5 Libraryofcongress 8.00 5.3 10-1
3 3 Sneaking Suspicion 15.00 7 13-1
7 7 Silk Prince 30.00 9 17-1
1 1 Fightnomoreforever 20.00 9.6 18-1
12 12 Tio Tony 6.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 4 (Claiming) – Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
2 2 Esperannna 1.40 1 2-1
4 4 Love Is Strong 4.00 1.9 4-1
1 1 Viking Queen 3.00 2.7 5-1
5 5 Caged Pixie 3.50 2.7 5-1
6 6 Sheknowsthedrill 12.00 5 9-1
3 3 Congress Hall 15.00 6 11-1

RACE NUMBER 5 (Maiden Claiming) – Maiden Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
4 4 Tulip Lil 6.00 1 2-1
7 7 Thunder Boss 2.50 1.7 3-1
5 5 Watch Me Disappear 3.00 2.1 4-1
1 1 Tipsy Tourist 6.00 3.2 6-1
3 3 Sk’s Heart 20.00 5.5 10-1
8 8 La Santa Clara 12.00 5.9 11-1
9 9 Super Jo Jo 15.00 6.9 13-1
2 2 West Coast Wildcat 4.50 SCRATCH
6 6 Lily Mor 10.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 6 (Claiming) – Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Queen Tapiture 4.50 1 2-1
7 7 Heartburn 3.50 2.8 5-1
8 8 Toss a Coin 4.00 3.5 7-1
2 2 Osa 12.00 4.3 8-1
3 3 Feminista 8.00 4.7 9-1
9 9 Poet in My Heart 15.00 4.9 9-1
5 5 Proper Storm 3.00 5.1 10-1
6 6 Blueberry Pie 15.00 8.4 16-1
4 4 Lottaclass Lilsass 15.00 9.7 18-1
10 10 Dulini 20.00 10 19-1

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

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
1 1 Under the Overpass 2.50 1 2-1
6 6 Wysoquiet 3.00 2.1 4-1
7 7 Malibu Slew 6.00 2.2 4-1
4 4 Wine Collector 8.00 2.4 5-1
2 2 Gotts Got It 4.50 2.6 5-1
3 3 Street Tough 8.00 3.6 7-1
5 5 Captain Woodrow 15.00 3.7 7-1
8 8 Cap Com 10.00 SCRATCH

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

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
5 5 Mundle of Joy 2.50 1 2-1
3 3 Cinque Amore 5.00 1.4 3-1
9 9 Shasta Star 2.00 2.9 5-1
1 1 A Girl Named Jac 6.00 3 6-1
10 10 La Familia 20.00 3.5 7-1
2 2 Lady Jean 12.00 4.4 8-1
8 8 Threatlevelmidnite (GB) 12.00 5.7 11-1
6 6 Trikki Nikki 12.00 6.8 13-1
11 11 Gold Time Vixen 30.00 7.7 15-1
7 7 Lilly Simone 20.00 SCRATCH
4 4 Condescending 30.00 SCRATCH

RACE NUMBER 9 (Maiden Claiming) – Maiden Claiming

Expected Order of Finish

Prgm Post Name ML Expected Value
4 4 Doc Rock 6.00 1 2-1
6 6 Luv Ya Bye Bye 4.50 2.3 4-1
1 1 Robbedinthebahamas 15.00 2.6 5-1
7 7 A Thousand Idols 3.50 2.6 5-1
8 8 Mizwarrior 10.00 4.6 9-1
9 9 Oboy 20.00 5.8 11-1
2 2 Appendage 15.00 SCRATCH
5 5 Bubba Chrome 5.00 SCRATCH
3 3 Distant Fire 2.50 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.