Post time: 1:30 p.m. Best bet: Heliskier (7th race). Best play: 50 cent Pick -- race 5 (1,3,4,6,7,9,11,(13)/5,7,8/9/1,2,5,9,10), $52.50.

1 5 furlongs. 2-year-olds. Maiden special weight. Purse: $25,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Idling (Ochoa, Schnell)115/9-2

2: Blessed Life (Stevens, Radcliffe)118/4-1

3: The K. B. Edition (Martin, Radcliffe)118/4-1

4: Rumbauer (Eikleberry, Van Winkle)118/7-2

5: Chairman Crooks (Butler, Rengstorf)118/3-1

6: Enact (Meier, Schnell)115/4-1

IDLING grabs the inside post in the field of first timers where she can possibly take of advantage of the bias inside speed if able to fire out quickly and cleanly. Stablemate ENACT, is starting at the other end of the six field group and could get perfect stalking position if runners go hell bent for election out of the gate and melt down the stretch. CHAIRMAN CROOKS has four strong works including a bullet in first session.

2 5½ furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $6,250. Purse: $11,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Maj’r Ruler (Eikleberry, Silva)123/4-1

2: Hava Cigar (Von Rosen, Chambers)123/10-1

3: Sara’s Festus Ride (Olesiak, Svendsen)119/12-1

4: Trippin With Tay (Goodwin, Brueggemann)123/2-1

5: Eighteen Wheels (Martin, Brueggemann)123/9-2

6: River Dance (Stevens, Rhone)123/15-1

7: Across Time (Garnett, Radcliffe)123/12-1

8: Ambassador of War (Butler, Rhone)123/6-1

9: Great Exuma (Shepherd, Riecken)123/8-1

EIGHTEEN WHEELS drew away from the field firing from the gate and never looking back to five length victory last effort. Stablemate TRIPPIN WITH TAY drops in class after stalking last out as the favorite but failed to menace late bid dropping to fourth place finish. MAJ’R RULER will come flying off the rail with early speed who won last out setting the pace.

3 11⁄16 miles. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $4,000. Purse: $9,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: The Quinnster (Meier, Donlin)123/8-1

2: Erv the Banker (Stevens, Rengstorf)123/7-2

3: Banker’s Way (Eikleberry, Riecken)123/20-1

4: Mischief Mo (Delorme, Pfeifer)123/12-1

5: Jack and Max (Velazquez, Scherer)123/8-1

6: Mogadishu (Goodwin, Porter)123/20-1

7: General Lafayette (Arroyo, Cole)123/6-1

8: Last Tribute (Shepherd, Bolinger)123/20-1

9: Ballet Way (Olesiak, Danger)123/30-1

10: Mr. Rancho Vista (Canchari, Martinez)123/10-1

11: Swift Progress (Goodwin, Brinson)123/3-1

12: Winningcherokee (Escobar, Brinson)123/10-1

SWIFT PROGRESS rolled late from mid-pack to miss victory by half length in valiant effort. Should receive a nice pace scenario to swoop on from the outside. ERV THE BANKER stretches out after exiting a six wide closing bid to miss hitting the board three weeks back. Bred well for two turns so distance not a issue. CACHEMASSA CREEK and MAGNET COVE will be tough foes if get in from the Also Eligible list with scratches.

4 6 furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $6,250. Purse: $10,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Dakota Smokey (Eikleberry, Padilla)123/8-1

2: Harley Man (Delorme, Pfeifer)123/15-1

3: Brassy Cash (Escobar, Ibarra)119/20-1

4: Union Buster (Vergara, Biehler)119/20-1

5: Karber (Martin, Litfin)119/5-1

6: Human Eraser (Canchari, Rarick)123/15-1

7: Hesa Hunk (Velazquez, Scherer)119/8-1

8: Late Developer (Butler, Brueggemann)123/9-2

9: Sun’s Out (Bell, O’Callaghan)123/6-1

10: This Guy (Keith, Biehler)123/6-1

11: Unusual Mystery (Meier, Silva)123/8-1

12: Candy Can Do (Stevens, Chambers)123/10-1

DAKOTA SMOKEY has strong chance to get out front starting from the pine with Eikleberry aboard pushing the rocket button. Trainer Padilla and Eikleberry are hitting winners at a good clip. LATE DEVELOPER should be well rested for his new stable of Midwest Thoroughbreds shipping up from his snowbird season in Tampa. Versatile gelding has tactical speed to sit off the pace and pounce if ready. KARBER is the one to catch who won last out gate-to-wire but facing much tougher group today. SUN’S OUT and CANDY CAN DO are major players in this competitive race.

5 1 mile 70 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Claiming $7,500. Purse: $14,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Setnmupknocknmdown (Meier, Donlin)119/5-1

2: Grandpa Gibby (Eikleberry, Scherbenske)119/12-1

3: Tigerstark (Escobar, Suter)119/10-1

4: Jix (Shaw, Pfeifer)119/12-1

5: Covert Mission (Franco, Perez)119/30-1

6: Vini Vidi Vinci (Shepherd, Burgess)119/6-1

7: Beat Your Bluff (Butler, Rhone)119/8-1

8: Double Jump (Olesiak, Turco)119/20-1

9: Bravo Prado (Velazquez, Biehler)119/6-1

10: Charging Home (Canchari, Brinson)119/8-1

11: Hype (Rhone, Arterburn)119/9-2

12: Willie Prevail (Vergara, Lund)119/12-1

BEAT YOUR BLUFF ran third last out on soft course who usually gets in the money with strong efforts. Concern is has only one win in many tries on the lawn. HYPE would of been my top selection if didn’t draw far outside post-11. Finished ahead of Beat Your Bluff losing by a neck last out. JIX seeks to improve with his closing move after running behind top two picks gaining late.

6 5½ furlongs. open. Allowance. Purse: $32,400.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Evert (Rivera, Radcliffe)119/15-1

2: Perfect Ablation (Velazquez, Scherer)123/5-1

3: Stormy Bull (Arroyo, Pfeifer)119/5-1

4: Sun Country (Butler, Rhone)123/12-1

5: Bet Your Life (Keith, Biehler)119/3-1

6: Sam Wayne (Canchari, Riecken)123/8-1

7: Sheer Trick (Delorme, Brinson)123/9-2

8: Bing’s Magic (Martin, Robertson)119/7-2

SHEER TRICK ran second to budding superstar Bourbon County, so repeat performance makes him tough with first attack on front runners. BET YOUR LIFE will be late closing threat and should expect quick fractions picking up the pieces. BING’S MAGIC exits front running victory but will have to step it up a notch starting from outside post with tougher rivals.

7 6 furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Allowance optional claiming $25,000. Purse: $29,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Tapilu (Franco, Tracy)119/12-1

2: So Shiny (Von Rosen, Laing)119/15-1

3: Just Jebicah (Rhone, Arterburn)119/10-1

4: Jamaican Memories (Rivera, Van Winkle)119/12-1

5: Careless Hunter (Vergara, Lund)119/8-1

6: Shimmy Tinjo (Martin, Robertson)119/10-1

7: Rainier Ice (Canchari, Rarick)119/15-1

8: Freedom First (Goodwin, Donlin)119/15-1

9: Heliskier (Bell, Robertson)123/3-2

10: National (Stevens, Silva)123/10-1

11: Bizet (Eikleberry, Padilla)119/6-1

Undefeated HELISKIER goes for eighth straight today and should be tested early with speedballs to the inside before Bell gives the turn-on switch to takeover from the outside under his usual hand ride. BIZET ran a heck of a race last out taking over early and drawing away to a four length win. Expect to be side-by-side with Heliskier in beginning. Using CARELESS HUNTER and SHIMMY TINJO underneath in horizontal tickets.

8 Brook Fields Stakes. 7½ furlongs. 3-year-olds and up. Stakes. Purse: $50,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Red Lead (Franco, Hartman)123/5-1

2: Slip and Drive (Martin, Robertson)118/9-2

3: Sommer’s Choice (Velazquez, Scherer)118/15-1

4: Tequila Factor (Canchari, Wilson)118/10-1

5: Stachys (Keith, Biehler)118/8-1

6: Wild Jacob (Eikleberry, Mankin)118/6-1

7: Ol Winedrinker Who (Stevens, Ashford)118/15-1

8: Flexiplus (Olesiak, Smith)120/15-1

9: Hammers Terror (Butler, Stidham)118/4-1

10: Derby Kitten (Lebron, Maker)116/6-1

11: Ismael Grande (Bell, Robertson)118/20-1

SLIP AND DRIVE looks much the best with speed figs towering the field in stake races from last fall and I expect trainer Robertson to have him ready to fire today in the feature. HAMMERS TERROR won the Mystic Lake derby last year in front running style but slowed down after that on other courses. Might enjoy returning to the scene of the crime. DERBY KITTEN exits a victory on Churchill Downs lawn with Orb’s jockey, Joel Rosario, aboard. RED LEAD won last race at this distance with plenty left in the tank.

9 1 mile. Fillies and mares. Allowance. Purse: $32,400.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Talkin Bout (Velazquez, Scherer)123/8-5

2: Sultry Queen (Von Rosen, Hanson)118/12-1

3: Cap and Trade (Butler, Bravo)123/10-1

4: Tapitintime (Canchari, McShane)123/7-2

5: Mingun’s Peaches (Franco, Rengstorf)123/15-1

6: Somerset Ballerina (Eikleberry, Donlin)123/12-1

7: Talk About Me (Goodwin, Brinson)123/5-1

8: Krissy’s Tiger Paw (Keith, Biehler)118/10-1

9: Aaron’s Belt (Shepherd, Weir)123/12-1

TALKIN BOUT looks much the best on paper and has completed two turns previously so distance isn’t a concern. Likes to make big closing move but might sit closer to the starting from the rail. TALK ABOUT ME is a consistent runner and fans would love nothing more than to hear Paul Allen making the stretch call with these top two selections. CAP AND TRADE and Dean Butler might decide to take the lead and be the rabbit with no real speed in the race.

10 300 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Maiden. Purse: $11,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Eyemabugatti (Arroyo, Bloomquist)126/10-1

2: Hello Gracie (Frink, Pride)124/12-1

3: Obakaby Annie (Wellington, Sharp)124/5-2

4: War Room (Delorme, Ibarra)124/8-1

5: Miss Racy First Down (Suarez Ricardo, Hanson)124/5-1

6: Wheely Rare (Von Rosen, Clevenger)126/8-1

7: A Runnaway Train (Luark, Miller)124/10-1

8: Shes Zoomin Whiz (Ruiz, Sharp)124/12-1

9: A Lil Diva (Smith, Blair)126/6-1

10: Tres My Tracks (Smith, Blair)124/8-1

OBAKABY ANNIE stumbled at the start but finished strong last out at big price. Expect clean break with Wellington aboard. A LIL DIVA has ran third last two races to end the 2012 campaign and now enters with bullet work. TRES MY TRACKS lands in Blair barn now for return and should be set to go.

11 350 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Stakes. Purse: $20,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Painted Lies (Smith, Blair)126/4-1

2: Stone Cottrell (Torres, Charette-Hill)126/5-1

3: Iris Cartelsbadnews (Packer, Wessels)126/3-1

4: Bf Farm Boy (Alberto, Harris)126/9-2

5: Cy Miss Didja (Smith, Clay)124/8-1

6: Red Hot Zoomer (Luark, Hardy)126/10-1

7: Huckleberry Mojito (Goodwin, Hardy)126/5-1

8: A Splash of Hell (Eikleberry, Harris)126/10-1

IRIS CARTELSBADNEWS finished last year with four consecutive wins and should be tough in return if ready to go. HUCKLEBERRY MOJITO lacked response in lone start of year but we’ll give a pass and could prove tough if regains last year’s form. PAINTED LIES and STONE COTTRELL are must use on tickets who are consistent players.

12 350 yards. 3-year-olds and up. Optional claiming $15,000. Purse: $15,000.

#/Horse, Jockey, TrainerWt./Odds

1: Fast Eddys Eyeyinyou (Frink, Johnson)126/8-1

2: Ja Joanies Fly Boy (Hadley, Willis)124/7-2

3: Eye M a Pistol (Luark, Clevenger)126/12-1

4: Eyeofahero (Smith, Svendsen)124/8-1

5: Summit Bid (Packer, Harris)126/9-2

6: Mighty Quick Shake (Smith, Hardy)126/6-1

7: Jump the Creek (Eikleberry, Harris)126/4-1

8: Wagon Empire (Goodwin, Hardy)126/8-1

9: Sea N Lace (Von Rosen, Clevenger)126/10-1

JUMP THE CREEK was out finished last out after losing lead at 400 yds so should enjoy cutback of half a football field. JA JOANIES FLY BOY should prove tough second off the layoff who usually closes strong. SUMMIT BID bored out at start but finished well losing by a head in this year’s return.

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