Brisnet's Top Choices to Defeat California Chrome


12th PRX 1 1/8m Grade II 3yo, Purse: $1,000,000. ( 5:40)/ 4:40/ 3:40/ 2:40
Second Half Daily Double / Exacta / Trifecta / 10 cent Superfecta # HorseML 

Looks to get back on track after putting in a dull effort last out in the Travers S. (G1) at Saratoga in which he finished up the track as the favorite. The colt visited the winner's circle in each of his two starts prior which includes a 7 1/4 length victory in the Haskell (G1) at Monmouth in which he posted a 106 BRIS Speed rating. Trainer Bob Baffert wins with 34% of his runners next out after being beaten as the favorite and 23% of the Graded stakes races he has a runner in. Martin Garcia gets the call and he wins 25% of the route races he has a mount in. 7 

Tapiture  (5/1) 
Last started in early August when he put in a nice effort in the West Virginia Derby (G2) in which he rallied from 3 1/2 lengths off the pace and finished well late to claim the victory by a nose while posting a 106 BRIS Speed rating. Trainer Steve Asmussen wins with 21% of his runners returning from layoffs between 46 and 90 days and with an equal percentage of his runners shipping to another circuit. In addition, he wins 17% of the Graded stakes races he has a runner in. Rosie Napravnik gets the call and she wins 20% of the route races she has a mount in.