Handicapper J. Keeler Johnson shares his weekday picks and plays for Wednesday, Feb. 10 at Delta Downs and Sam Houston.
An excellent field of nine talented sophomores will travel 1-mile on the main surface in Saturday’s $500,000 Pat Day Mile (G2) at Churchill Downs.
A well-matched field of 11 sophomores will meet in what is arguably the best betting race at Saratoga in Saturday’s $300,000 H. Allen Jerkens.
A compact, but talented, field of five will take aim on the $250,000 Woody Stephens (G1) at Belmont Park on Saturday.
With a smaller but competitive field, the $1 million Rebel is 85 qualifier point event. Shapiro analyzes each of the conteders and offers his picks.
The $1 million Rebel will be run Saturday at Oaklawn Park. Part of the 2020 Road to the Kentucky Derby series, the Rebel awards 50-20-10-5 points for the top four finishers.