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The Wood Memorial hasn’t been the most productive Kentucky Derby prep lately. However, we have your Aqueduct picks for the final New York prep race.

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Aqueduct Picks 4/6/2024

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Aqueduct Picks- 1

Post: 11:30 AM ET; $80k Maiden Special Weight going 6 1/2 f on dirt; Entries: 8

  • #1 LASER SHARP (6-5): Top selection. Pedigree to be a major player. Good closing kick expected.
  • #7 TWO TONS OF FUN (3-1): Expected improvement. Solid early pace figures.
  • #3 ALEAH ALEAH (8-1): Dangerous threat on the front end. Best underneath on most tickets.
  • #4 GUILE (10-1): Price horse. Best underneath. Runs for Ribaudo and Davis.

Selections: 1 – 7 – 3 – 4

Aqueduct Picks- 2

Post: 11:57 AM ET; $72k Allowance going 6 f on dirt; Entries: 8

  • #7 KAZMIKE (4-1): Top selection. Solid recent form. Competitive.
  • #4 FORTUNE’S NEPHEW (3-1): Fringe contender. Class of the field. Fair pace scenario.
  • #1A MESSI THE MAGICIAN (9-5): Fringe contender. Runs against decent company. Consistent pace figures.
  • #5 SHARPAZ (9-2): Not without hope. Top overall power rating.

Selections: 7 – 4 – 1A – 5

Aqueduct Picks- 3

Post: 12:24 PM ET; $39k Claiming going 1 m on dirt; Entries: 10

  • #2 BOURBON CALLING (2-1): Top selection. Runs against decent company.
  • #8 DIGITAL (3-1): Major player. Runs against decent company. Top overall power rating.
  • #4 CANDY TYCOON (3-1): Major player. Class of the field. Runs for Rodriguez and Franco.
  • #1A CLEM LABINE (6-1): Fringe contender. May benefit from a hot pace.

Selections: 2 – 8 – 4 – 1A

Aqueduct Picks- 4

Post: 12:51 PM ET; $300k Carter H. Presented by NYRA Bets going 7 f on dirt; Entries: 5

Best Bet of the Card

  • #3 POST TIME (8-5): Major player. Top overall power rating. Runs good enough to beat this group. Bet today’s best Best Bet at BetUS.
  • #5 PETULANTE (2-1): Top selection. Dangerous threat on the front end. Expected to stalk and pounce.
  • #4 SUPER CHOW (5-2): Major player. Dangerous threat on the front end. Runs against decent company.
  • #2 WHITTINGTON PARK (6-1): Competitive. Dangerous threat on the front end. Runs for Englehart and Carmouche.

Selections: 3 – 5 – 4 – 2

Aqueduct Picks- 5

Post: 1:20 PM ET; $70k Maiden Special Weight going 6 f on dirt; Entries: 10

  • #7 FOCUS POCUS (5-2): Top selection. Pedigree to be a major player. Expected on or near the lead.
  • #2 CALLING AN AUDIBLE (6-1): Major player. Handles conditions well.
  • #3 MISS LAO (8-1): Competitive. Makes sense on speed figures. Solid early pace.
  • #9 FIVE TO TWO (9-2): Has a shot. Runs for Rice and Lezcano.

Selections: 7 – 2 – 3 – 9

Aqueduct Picks- 6

Post: 1:53 PM ET; $175k Distaff S. going 7 f on dirt; Entries: 6

  • #4 HOT FUDGE (9-5): Top selection. Good bet to hit the board. Likely in the first flight of runners.
  • #1 APPLE PICKER (6-1): Major player. Solid recent form. Runs for Russell and Russell.
  • #2 AIN’T BROKE (5-2): Major player. Expected to roll late with a good closing kick.
  • #5 FINGAL’S CAVE (5-2): Competitive. Solid recent form. Runs good enough to beat this group.

Selections: 4 – 1 – 2 – 5

Aqueduct Picks- 7

Post: 2:26 PM ET; $82k Allowance going 1 m on dirt; Entries: 11

Longshot Play of the Day

Longshot Play of the Day

  • #9 MISTICAL CURLIN (8-1): Top selection. May benefit from a hot pace. Tactical speed. Bet the longshot play of the card at BetOnline.
  • #4 SUMMER CAUSE (8-1): Major player. Makes sense on speed figures.
  • #7 BENDOOG (3-1): Major player. Makes sense on speed figures.
  • #2 HERO’S MEDAL (10-1): Price horse. Competitive. May benefit from a hot pace.

Selections: 9 – 4 – 7 – 2

Aqueduct Picks- 8

Post: 2:58 PM ET; $200k Gazelle S. going 1 1/8 m on dirt; Entries: 10

  • #5 LIFE TALK (3-1): Top selection. Runs for Pletcher and Carmouche. Shouldn’t have trouble with the distance.
  • #7 GIN GIN (5-1): Major player. Solid recent form.
  • #1 WHERE’S MY RING (7-2): Competitive. Runs good enough to beat this group.
  • #9 CARMELINA (6-1): Has a shot. Likely part of the early pace.

Selections: 5 – 7 – 1 – 9

Aqueduct Picks- 9

Post: 3:30 PM ET; $150k Bay Shore S. going 7 f on dirt; Entries: 10

  • #1 MISSION BEACH (8-1): Top selection. Runs for Russell barn. Tactical speed.
  • #4 MAXIMUS MERIDIUS (2-1): Major player. Runs good enough to beat this group. Tactical speed.
  • #5 AUGUSTINE RED (15-1): Price horse. Major player. May benefit from the race setup.
  • #8 ELIMINATE (8-1): Competitive. Runs for Pletcher and Davis. In good form.

Selections: 1 – 4 – 5 – 8

Aqueduct Picks- 10

Post: 4:07 PM ET; $750k Wood Memorial S. Presented by Resorts World Casino going 1 1/8 m on dirt; Entries: 13

  • #13 UNCLE HEAVY (8-1): Top selection. May benefit from a hot pace.
  • #2 EL GRANDE O (8-1): Major player. Likely part of the early pace. Expected setup.
  • #4 DETERMINISTIC (7-5): Major player. Solid recent form. Handles conditions well.
  • #7 MERIT (20-1): Price horse. Competitive. May benefit from a hot pace.

Selections: 13 – 2 – 4 – 7

Aqueduct Picks- 11

Post: 4:42 PM ET; $70k Maiden Special Weight going 6 f on dirt; Entries: 10

  • #3 GRANADILLA (8-1): Top selection. Expected improvement. Consistent pace figures.
  • #1 PEONY (2-1): Major player. Consistent pace figures. Pedigree to be a major player.
  • #2 ARIANA RYE (7-2): Expected improvement. Competitive. Fair pace scenario.
  • #8 FIND YOUR JOY (15-1): Price horse. Fringe contender. Class of the field.

Selections: 3 – 1 – 2 – 8

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