Thursday’s TimeformUS Highlight Horse: Bolita Boyz is due for some luck

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Aqueduct | Race 5 | Post Time 3:38 p.m. (ET) | Go to the TimeformUS PPs

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Hey Jabber Jaw (#2) has largely been a disappointment since getting claimed for the hefty sum of $100,000 last October. He appeared to wake up in the mud last time, finishing just four lengths behind the talented sprinter Skyler’s Scramjet, but I think the winner didn’t handle the track that day. They’re finally dropping Hey Jabber Jaw into a more realistic spot, and his early-speed figures make him very dangerous, as Rockford and Alright Alright don’t appear to be as fast in the early going. The class drop should help this favorite, but I don’t want to bet him at a short price.

I much prefer BOLITA BOYZ (#5), who has been a frustration for Rudy Rodriguez since he was claimed in November. He found himself in a particularly tough spot in his first start off the claim, and then he wanted no part of a mile or a muddy track in his subsequent race. He appeared to be well spotted last time, but he stumbled badly out of the gate and dropped Junior Alvarado. This horse has back races that would make him very competitive here, and it’s a good sign to see Rodriguez not completely giving up on him yet. I think he’s a likely winner of this race, and anything close to 2-1 is decent value.

THE PLAY

Win: 5

Exacta Key Box: 5 with 1,2,3

Trifecta: 5 with 2,3 with ALL​

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