Marble Falls (#1)
The TimeformUS Pace Projector is predicting he’ll be contesting the pace in a situation favoring the front-runners.
Gets a positive trainer switch to Ed Barker.
Trainer Ed Barker gets a 93 Trainer Rating when pairing with Irad Ortiz.
5-1 on ML
Sandy Strikes (#4)
Was wide and against a slow pace last time on a day when you were better off saving ground.
Ran a competitive race when he got a fair trip two back.
Will get overlooked in the wagering, but has a chance to outrun his odds.
20-1 on ML
Was off slowly last time, which compromised his chances in a race where horses had trouble closing.
Has faced tougher fields recently.
Runs in a protected spot in his first start off the claim by David Jacobson.
6-1 on ML