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Daily analysis

Handicapper: 
jessicap
Race Date: 
December 26, 2008
Selection Type: 
Analysis
Race Number: 
Race 8
Analysis: 

#4 BADGER BARRY may be overlooked in this deep field but could be dangerous with his 5 exacta finishes to show for his 7 starts this year. He also cuts back in distance after three 7 furlong races and runs for trainer Greg Foley and rider Miguel Mena who teamed up for a win on Friday’s program. #5 GEORGE’S CIGAR made only his third lifetime start and his second of the year in the Thanksgiving Handicap that was won impressively by Sok Sok, last year’s Sugar Bowl winner. He’s has three good works since then and gets Robby Albarado aboard today. #10 CASH MCCOOL only has one win this year but hits the board more often than not and is racing fresh off of the Cody Autrey claim.

Selection: 
4-5-10