Dan’s Double: Sharp Trainer Angles Saturday at Belmont

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Saturday, October 14 

Belmont Park, Race 6

#8 O Shea Can You See: This 2-year-old colt makes his second career start for the red hot barn of trainer Jason Servis. In the past two years, according to STATS Race Lens research, Servis has started seven babies (2-year-old horses) in turf sprints and has won four of those races – and only one of those starters failed to hit the board. Servis also shows a stellar 30% hit rate with maidens (horses who haven’t won yet) making their second career start. The main threat looks like #11 Sea Foam, who has finished second in both of her starts thus far and tries the turf first-time for noted turf trainer Christophe Clement. The horse is by Medaglia d’Oro, whose 2-year-old progeny have won 23% of their tries sprinting over the turf.

$10 Budget

$2 win, place and show on #8 O Shea Can You See ($6)

$2 exacta box 8,11 ($4)

$25 Budget

$4 win, place and show on #8 O Shea Can You See ($12)

$2 exacta box 8,11 ($4)

$2 exacta key box 8 over 1,3 ($8)

$50 Budget 

$8 win, place and show on #8 O Shea Can You See ($24)

$4 exacta box 8,11 ($8)

$4 exacta key box 8 over 1,3 ($16)

Saturday, October 14

Belmont Park, Race 7

Partly Mocha: This fiesta gelding has been in great form throughout his 8-year-old campaign and now takes a spin over the turf downstate – where he’s won twice and hit the board five times from 11 career starts – after winning last out in Saratoga. He got claimed out of that race by David Jacobson, who’s a 20% trainer off the claim, for Final Turn Racing. This is a deep field with some salty veterans, but Partly Mocha figures to get the setup. Note: At the time of writing, program numbers weren’t available. Partly Mocha will likely be a coupled entry with Very Very Stella who figures to have a big chance in this race, as well.

$10 Budget  

$2 win and place on Partly Mocha (Jacobson entry) ($4)

$1 trifecta box Partly Mocha (Jacobson entry), Spring to the Sky and Grand Sky ($6)

$25 Budget  

$5 win and place on Partly Mocha (Jacobson entry) ($10)

$1 exacta key box Partly Mocha (Jacobson entry) over Spring to the Sky, Grand Sky, Gallery and End Play ($8)

$1 trifecta box Partly Mocha (Jacobson entry), Spring to the Sky and Grand Sky ($6)

$50 Budget

$10 win and place on Partly Mocha (Jacobson entry) ($20)

$2 exacta key box Partly Mocha (Jacobson entry) over Spring to the Sky, Grand Sky, Gallery and End Play ($16)

$2 trifecta box Partly Mocha (Jacobson entry), Spring to the Sky and Grand Sky ($12)

2017 ROI: -$54.20

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