Free Del Mar Picks - August 18, 2018

Del Mar Free Picks

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Del Mar Free Picks for Saturday, August 18, 2018

Race 1
3 #3 True Validity (9/5)- Working out well of late, in a good spot.
7 #7 Devils Dance (5/2)- Also had a nice recent workout, should be in the mix.
Race 2
2 #2 Eighty Three (3/1)- Steadily improving, ready for a big step up.
9 #9 Reign On (8/1)- Trainer C. Treece enters hot of late.
Race 3
2 #2 Awesome Heights (8/1)- Trainer G. Vallejo has had success in similar races.
11 #11 Sir Valentine (8/1)- Very good trainer/jockey combo, will be competitive.
Race 4
3 #3 Secretary At War (7/2)- Exiting key race, the horse to beat.
5 #5 Perfectly Majestic (9/2)- Loves running at Del Mar, tough to throw out.
Race 5
8 #8 Palermo Style (7/2)- Excellent recent workout, could go wire to wire.
6 #6 Big Bad Gary (12/1)- Impressive two starts back, has potential.
Race 6
6 #6 Itsinthepost (7/2)- Trainer J. Mullins has had success in similar spots.
3 #3 Whoop Whoop (20/1)- Another entry for J. Mullins, could surprise.
Race 7
5 *Our Pick Of The Day* (66% Have Finished 1st or 2nd)
#5 Captain Scotty (5/2)- Exiting a key race, and best at this race length.
Race 8
7 #7 Colonia (7/2)- Coming off a key race in which she won.
6 #6 Paved (6/1)- Excels at this distance, should hit the board.
5 #5 Fatale Bere (6/1)- Well rested, worth some consideration.
Race 9
7 #7 Istanbul (4/1)- Was impressive first time out, should keep getting better.
3 #3 Midnight Swap (20/1)- Brought back quickly for trainer J. Desormeaux.
Race 10 - $1,000,000 G1 Pacific Classic
5 #5 Accelerate (8/5)- Great recent workout, ready to run a big race.
7 #7 Pavel (7/2)- Also working out well of late, should be included.
Race 11
3 #3 Morse Code (4/1)- Exiting an extremely key race, expected to bounce back.
2 #2 Pioneer Lad (8/1)- Very good trainer/jockey combo, decent value.
12 #12 Avalanche (6/1)- Had a solid recent workout, a lot to like.

Free Del Mar Picks Results - August 11, 2018

Race 1: #7 Memorable Election- PLACE $3.20 (*Our Pick of the Day*)
Race 2: #6 Dis Smart Cat- PLACE $6.00
Race 3: #1 Instagrand- WIN $2.20, #5 Sparky Ville- PLACE $4.80, $2 Exacta paid $11.20
Race 4: #1 K P's Smokin- WIN $6.60, #2 Tengs Rhythm- PLACE $3.40, Exacta paid $15.80, $2 Daily Double paid $6.80
Race 5: #6 Siberian Iris- PLACE $3.20
Race 6: #2 The Aurelia Factor- WIN $3.40
Race 7: #4 Pulpit Rider- WIN $25.00, Daily Double paid $55.20
Race 8: #7 Ninety Nine Proof- WIN $6.80, Daily Double paid $127.00, $2 Pick 3 paid $261.60
Race 10: #6 Handsome John- SHOW $2.20

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