AL CIMAGLIA: HOOSIER PARK LATE PICK 4 TICKET FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2023

Hoosier Park has a 14-race card scheduled. The headliners are Indiana bred 3-year-old fillies competing in Sires Stakes action in Race 11. The 0.50 Late Pick 4 also starts in Race 11, and the sequence will be my focus.

Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.



Race 11 (9:45PM ET)


3-Tell's On A Roll (9/2) -At the present time this Tyler George entry is rated behind his other pupil below. Tetrick picked #8 but this gal could be the best tonight. If Rosie gets a tough trip or doesn't fire this filly could get a ground saving drive with this post draw, and surprise.

8-Rollin Rosie (5/2) -The program chalk came the back half in 54.1 to win in the 1st start on Lasix. Should be tough to beat as long as close enough to the leaders turning for the wire. If the fractions are soft there could be a problem.


Race 12 (10:06PM ET)


1-Madisons Angel (3-1) -Has only made 2 starts since 6-8 but comes back in sequence now. Should get its preferred trip racing near the top of the stack and can be in the mix if 100%.

3-LA Rockin Shania (6-1) -Raced better in last after getting the point off the gate and finished a close 2nd in the 1st start on Lasix. This is a test but if upswing continues a picture isn't out of the question and my thinking is the price could be better than the morning line.

7-Feetmadefordancin (5/2) -Engblom veteran found the water too deep facing Open company last time. Beat this kind 2 back at this class and was a close 2nd the race before that. Will look for a big try on the drop.


Race 13 (10:27PM ET)


3-Mull Of Kintyre (6-1) -Has missed a month and the qualifier on 7-8 was okay. But came off a sick scratch on 5-5, was bet down versus similar and as a favorite suffered an interference break. This gelding has issues missing time, but it was De Long's choice and should be a player if 100%.

4-Town Gossip (5/2) -Hasn't won since the end of April and keeps dropping looking for a win. Should get a good trip and may have finally met a beatable field.


Race 14 (10:48Pm ET)


4-Joker Rockwell (3-1) -Takes a meaningful drop in class and is Oosting's choice over the Perry Smith entry #8. This could be picture time if all systems are dialed on high. It should be noted Oosting usually gives preference to the Smith barn.

7-JB Gram (7/2) -This Erv Miller trainee has breaking issues and has only raced twice this year. This is another who should enjoy the company. Tetrick stays loyal, has put in 2 flat lines and could be sitting on a big try.

10-Mayor Ofthemoment (8-1) -Pulled up in a race on 5-1 and hasn't been back since. Normally a horse coming off the bench from post 10 wouldn't jump off the page. But the 7-5 qualifier at HoP in 150.1 with a 52.4 back half did standout. Willing to use at a price in an interesting affair.


My $.50 Late Pick 4 Ticket


  • RACE 11: 3, 8
  • RACE 12: 1, 3, 7
  • RACE 13: 3, 4
  • RACE 14: 4, 7, 10
  • COST: $18

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