Race 2: Pegasus Red (#1)
Was chasing the pace four-wide last time, whereas he’s better off closing from off the pace.
Should appreciate the slight cutback in distance to six furlongs.
DRF Formulator Fact: Over the past five years, Jason Servis is 17 for 48 (35 percent, $2.24 ROI) second off the claim in dirt sprints.
5-1 on ML
Race 7: Lover’s Leap (#3)
Should receive an honest pace to close into.
Gets a positive rider switch to Rafael Hernandez.
DRF Formulator Fact: Over the past five years, Charlton Baker is 5 for 21 (24 percent, $2.32 ROI) first off a trainer switch in dirt races at NYRA.
6-1 on ML
Race 8: Chilly Bon Bon (#1)
Has run his best races when able to lead wire-to-wire, and possesses the early speed to make the front here.
Handles two turns, and should appreciate the stretch-out in distance.
Drew an advantageous inside post position for this 9-furlong distance.
8-1 on ML