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Aqueduct will host the Cicada Stakes on Saturday. Check out our Aqueduct picks on the 6 furlong contest for 3 year old fillies.

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Aqueduct Picks 3/16/2024

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Aqueduct Picks- Race 1

Post: 1:20 PM ET; $28k Claiming going 6 1/2 f on dirt; Entries: 6

  • #4 DEVILLY (3-1): Top selection, likely in the first flight of runners, top overall power rating.
  • #3 LOCKBOX (5-2): Major player, solid recent starts, shouldn’t have trouble with the distance.
  • #1 ROJA LIGERA (7-2): Class of the field, dangerous threat to get loose on the front end.
  • #6 SIMPLE SUGAR (9-2): Competitive, makes sense on speed figures.

Selections: 4 – 3 – 1 – 6

Aqueduct Picks- Race 2

Post: 1:50 PM ET; $37k Claiming going 1 m on dirt; Entries: 6

  • #4 SHIGEKO (5-2): Top selection, shouldn’t have trouble with the distance, makes sense on speed figures.
  • #1 FANCY FELINE (5-1): Fringe contender, running against decent company.
  • #3 SMOKIN’ HOT KITTY (8-5): Consider underneath, top overall power rating, strong combination.
  • #5 MEMENTO MI (5-1): Running for minor placings, handles conditions well.

Selections: 4 – 1 – 3 – 5

Aqueduct Picks- Race 3

Post: 2:20 PM ET; $34k Maiden Claiming going 1 m on dirt; Entries: 7

  • #3 SAVAGE SPIRIT (8-5): Top selection, shouldn’t have trouble with the distance, strong combination.
  • #1 IRIE MAN (4-1): Major player, running against decent company.
  • #4 ARCO AUGUSTA (6-1): Major player, well bred, makes sense on speed figures.
  • #6 HAIR ON FIRE (3-1): Competitive, running against decent company, strong pedigree.

Selections: 3 – 1 – 4 – 6

Aqueduct Picks- Race 4

Post: 2:55 PM ET; $84k Allowance Optional Claiming going 7 f on dirt; Entries: 7

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  • #6 OUSTER (9-5): Top selection, runs good enough to beat this group, dangerous on the front end. Bet today’s best Best Bet at BetUS.
  • #2 SECRET RULES (7-2): Competitive, class of the field.
  • #3 MIDLANER (4-1): Fringe contender, likely in the first flight of runners.
  • #5 LIFE CHANGER (5-1): Not without hope, makes sense on speed figures.

Selections: 6 – 2 – 3 – 5

Aqueduct Picks- Race 5

Post: 3:27 PM ET; $36k Claiming going 1 m on dirt; Entries: 7

  • #3 BARNSTORMING (6-5): Top selection, class of the field, tactical speed.
  • #6 INDEPENDENT PAUL (7-2): Major player, shouldn’t have trouble with the distance.
  • #2 SOUTH STREET (4-1): Competitive, likely in the first flight of runners.
  • #1 WHAT A BLAST (8-1): Has a shot, runs evenly, fair pace scenario.

Selections: 3 – 6 – 2 – 1

Aqueduct Picks- Race 6

Post: 4:00 PM ET; $100k Cicada S. going 6 f on dirt; Entries: 5

  • #4 MISS HARRIETT (7-2): Top selection, likely out on or near the lead, top overall power rating.
  • #1 GHALIA PRINCESS (4-5): Major player, tactical speed, strong combination.
  • #3 VALUE AREA (4-1): Competitive, makes sense on speed figures, fair pace scenario.
  • #5 RECONCILE (9-2): Competitive, solid recent starts, ready for a big run.

Selections: 4 – 1 – 3 – 5

Aqueduct Picks- Race 7

Post: 4:31 PM ET; $72k Allowance going 6 f on dirt; Entries: 9

  • #4 MOULY (3-1): Top selection, runs good enough to beat this group, likely in the first flight of runners.
  • #2 FOXY CARA (10-1): Price horse, major player, shouldn’t have trouble with the distance.
  • #5 MIM (10-1): Price horse, competitive, running against decent company.
  • #3 LIBERTY FLAME (6-1): Competitive, makes sense on speed figures, likely part of the early pace.

Selections: 4 – 2 – 5 – 3

Aqueduct Picks- Race 8

Post: 5:02 PM ET; $47k Starter Allowance going 1 m on dirt; Entries: 10

  • #6 AMERICAN LAW (5-2): Top selection, in really good form.
  • #8 ALLABOUTTHEMONEY (8-1): Competitive, likely in the first flight of runners.
  • #9 SIX PERCENT (8-1): Competitive, projects to sit mid-pack and come with one run.
  • #1A OPTIC WAY (9-2): Has a shot, runs good enough to beat this group, likely gets the right setup.

Selections: 6 – 8 – 9 – 1A

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