Races of the Week
Last week, Court Vision and Inner Light finished third and ninth, respectively, in the Wood Memorial, paying $2.40 to show. Bob Black Jack finished second in the Santa Anita Derby, paying $7.20 to place and $5.40 to show. Scrappy Roo won the John Connally Turf Handicap, paying $14.80 to win, $7.00 to place, and $3.60 to show. So far this year, a flat $2 win wager on my selections has yielded a net profit of $38.80 on total wagers of $42.
This week, the Daily Racing Form's races of the week are the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn and the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland.
My selection in the Arkansas Derby is Liberty Bull. Liberty Bull is coming off of a win at today's distance of a mile and an eighth, and he has a win at Oaklawn. He can come from off the pace, which, according to the Brisnet.com past performances, is an advantage at Oaklawn. The Form provides free past performances.
My selection in the Blue Grass Stakes is Cool Coal Man. Cool Coal Man has won 2 in a row. He has the inside post, which, according to the Brisnet.com past performances, is an advantage at Keeneland. The Form provides free past performances.