Stay Lucky Picks: Challenging Weekend With Light Schedule

Fans watch the races at Gulfstream Park in this file photo. (Eclipse Sportswire)

Welcome to the 2020 Stay Lucky season with presenting sponsor Breeders' Cup! We have several exciting new prizes plus a smoother, faster app for the new season!

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve downloaded the app and are ready to start picking winners. If you have not yet downloaded Stay Lucky, what are you waiting for?

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Stay Lucky offers participants the opportunity to win great prizes by stringing together winners in Thoroughbred races. Unbroken streaks of five, seven, nine, 14, 17 and 20 reward the players with a prize or choice of prizes. Terms and conditions apply.

The object is simple: pick winners from North American graded stakes races that draw at least six entrants. Races will be scored in real time but streaks will be updated only once daily to make sure they are scored in the correct order.

Pick as many races each weekend as you like, but be sure to play at least one race every weekend or your streak will be reset.

This weekend’s Stay Lucky slate is highlighted by graded stakes races at Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park.

Saturday, Feb. 22

World of Trouble Sprint Stakes (4:04 p.m. ET): Lasting Legacy (#2) looks like the play here coming out of a strong runner-up finish at this track in the Grade 3 Mr. Prospector Stakes. Prior to that, he’d won three straight at this six-furlong distance and, on paper, he’s the fastest horse in the field.

Buena Vista Stakes (5:30 p.m. ET): This one-mile turf race drew a field of 12 with unbeaten Jolie Olimpica (#1) and Grade 1 winner Lady Prancealot (#8) very likely to vie for favoritism. I liked what I saw from Carressa (#2) in her turf debut in the Grade 3 Megahertz Stakes Jan. 20 at this distance, so I’ll take her to post a mild upset.

Mike’s Stay Lucky Pick

(0 winners from 2 top plays in 2020)

1. Lasting Legacy  (World of Trouble Sprint Stakes)

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