Thursday's Best Bet: Seven Nation Army a real force at Oaklawn Park

March 25, 2020 09:20pm

Thursday’s 8th race from Oaklawn Park is an optional claiming event for 4-year-olds and up dashing six furlongs on the main track (Post Time 5:51 p.m. ET).

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#9 SEVEN NATION ARMY (6-1) is a sharp early-pressing type with competitive numbers. The 2-time local winner likes this distance and should maintain form in his third start after a layoff. 

#8 Candy Cornell (3-1) exits a big local entry level score in the mud. He frequently finishes in the top three at this distance and should be forwardly placed. 

#4 Silver Ride (4-1) is Candy Cornell's stablemate, and he is entered for the $62.5k tag. The 8-year-old gelding can compete here if he runs back to his course/distance win in the mud Jan. 24. 

#3 Augie (6-1) is 3-for-24 with fifteen 2nd or 3rd place finishes. He projects a stalking trip and can be used underneath. 

#6 Twelfth Labour (4-1) landed the show in his last three outings at this distance. This is his first start at Oaklawn Park and he is not out of this. 

#7 Strolling (6-1) exits a late running win in a local six furlong affair vs. $50k claimers. He does some of his best work at this course and distance. 


#9 to win

Exacta Box 8-9

Trifecta 8-9/3-4-8-9/3-4-6-7-8-9

March 2020 Best Bet Winners

March 1 - Fashionably Fast/Oliver Exacta ($5.60)

March 3 - WHISTLING BIRDS ($6.80), Exacta ($38.00)

March 12 - Fire Coral/Charming Lady Exacta ($26.20)

March 15 - BALTIMORE BEECHO ($8.40), Exacta ($16.80)

March 20 - Mia Mischief/Shanghai Tariff/Estilo Femenino Trifecta ($15.15)

March 21 - WARD 'N JERRY ($5.60), Trifecta ($14.85) 

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