Horseshoe Indianapolis: Wednesday (6/29) Stakes Analysis

By | June 28, 2022

Ahead of the 4th of July weekend Horseshoe Indianapolis is set to run a pair of stakes. The Checked Flag and the Brickyard will both be contested on the dirt.

Full Card Analysis

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 1

Post: 2:25 PM ET; Purse: $34,000 Maiden Special Weight, 1 1/16 Miles on Dirt; Entries: 7

  • #3 CAN’T HUSH THIS (8-5) looks tough to beat here given the edge in a number of key categories including speed & class.
  • #7 BLUE NILE (2-1) looks a strong player here on the debut try.
  • #5 BARBARIAN (4-1) is worth a look here given edges in record at the distance & form.
  • #6 GAON FLAG (5-2) is proven as a good bet to at least hit the board under today’s distance and surface conditions.

Selections: 3-7-5-6

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 2

Post: 2:54 PM ET; Purse: $36,000 Allowance Optional Claiming, 1 Mile 70 Yards on Dirt; Entries: 6

  • #1 INCORRIGIBLE (7-2) has a great shot in the race given the speed & pace numbers.
  • #4 SAQEEL (5-1) seems to be at his best at distance around a mile on the dirt track.
  • #2 ESKENFORIT (6-1) will likely have the stamina to outlast these in the final jumps of the race.
  • #5 DREAM KEEPER (3-1) looks to have to have kept the best company in the previous starts.

Selections: 1-4-2-5

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 3

Post: 3:26 PM ET; Purse: $38,000 Allowance Optional Claiming, 5 Furlongs on Turf; Entries: 8

  • #5 CREATIVE CREDIT (8-1) looks to have to have kept the best company in the previous starts.
  • #4 LEMOS CUNHA (4-1) merits consideration in this spot given edges in speed & connections.
  • #8 GOLDEN BELL (4-1) is worth a look here given edges in record at the distance & form.
  • #7 FAIR GAME (5-2) is worth a look here given edges in stamina & power rating.

Selections: 5-4-8-7

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 4

Post: 3:58 PM ET; Purse: $15,000 Claiming, 5 1/2 Furlongs on Dirt; Entries: 11

  • #4 SUPERDUTY JUSTICE (5-2) is in with a great chance based on the horse’s class & form.
  • #9 ALTERNATE NIGHTS (20-1) merits consideration in this spot given edges in stamina. At 20-1 this one could be a shocker with a little class relief.
  • #2 GEORGE THE MAN (6-1) could get a perfect pace scenario today.
  • #8 EDENS GLORY (15-1) should be competitive based on the overall power rating which has it tops in the group.

Selections: 4-9-2-8

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 5

Post: 4:30 PM ET; Purse: $28,000 Maiden Claiming, 1 1/16 Miles on Turf; Entries: 9

  • #8 BIG PAPER (2-1) looks like a strong prospect edging the field in several key handicapping factors including connections & breeding.
  • #1 RAVE ON (9-2) is a major player in today’s race edging the field in several key handicapping factors including speed & pace.
  • #4 FIERCE ASSAULT (5-1) may be the likeliest runner in the field to pass horses. If the others start to wither in the stretch, this one could pick up the pieces.
  • #5 RULE THE EMPIRE (5-1) should be sitting close and has a foundation to get the distance.

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 6

Post: 5:03 PM ET; Purse: $40,000 Allowance, 1 Mile on Dirt; Entries: 12

  • #11 SCOTTY’S ON EDGE (3-1) is worth a look here given edges in connections & record at the distance.
  • #10 DAAHER STREET (8-1) is a major player based on speed figures.
  • #1 HAZEL RAH (20-1) should be in the right spot early to give this horse a chance to get the job done.
  • #9 KING SOCIAL (15-1) shouldn’t have any trouble with the mile distance, the question will be if the horse has enough speed for that to matter. This one probably makes the most sense underneath.

Selections: 11-10-1-9

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 7

Post: 5:33 PM ET; Purse: $100,000 Checkered Flag S., 6 Furlongs on Dirt; Entries: 9

Chandana wins over a sloppy Horseshoe Indianapolis course.
Chandana | Photo Credit Blood Horse
  • #7 CHANDANA (5-1) should be competitive today based on the horse’s speed & pace.
  • #2 HUNGARIAN PRINCESS (5-2) is worth a look here given edges in record at the distance & power rating.
  • #6 VERRY AMELIA (8-1) likes this distance. Verry Amelia looks like a verry playable in this spot.
  • #4 EVERYOTHERWON (4-1) is worth a look here given edges in record at the distance & race flow.

Selections: 7-2-6-4

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 8

Post: 6:03 PM ET; Purse: $100,000 Brickyard S., 6 Furlongs on Dirt; Entries: 11

Nobody Listens wins over a sloppy Horseshoe Indianapolis course.
Nobody Listens | Photo Credit Blood Horse
  • #11 NOBODY LISTENS (5-2) should be competitive based on the overall power rating which has it tops in the group. This one is proven of the track.
  • #7 CHIPOFFTHEOLDBLOCK (2-1) is a major player in today’s race edging the field in several key handicapping factors including speed & pace.
  • #9 BAYOU CAT (5-1) merits consideration in this spot given edges in stamina & record at the distance.
  • #2 MUSIC TO MY EARS (30-1) is a small upset prospect. I don’t see this one winning, but hitting the board is within reach for this runner.

Selections: 11-7-9-2

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 9

Post: 6:33 PM ET; Purse: $38,500 Maiden Special Weight, 1 Mile on Turf; Entries: 14

  • #5 NO PROOF (5-2) has to be respected today edging the field in several key handicapping factors including class & form.
  • #7 AEROBALLISTIC (7-2) could get a perfect pace scenario today.
  • #13 BONNE CHERE (4-1) will likely have the stamina to outlast these in the final jumps of the race.
  • #12 PRESTO BENCH (3-1) merits consideration in this spot given edges in speed & pace.

Selections: 5-7-13-12

Quarter Horses

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 10

Post: 7:03 PM ET; Purse: $16,000 Maiden, 400 Yards on Dirt; Entries: 11

  • #2 CARTER CAN (7-2) is in with a great chance based on the horse’s class & previous tries at this distance.
  • #6 OPEN RUNAWAY (6-1) goes out for solid quarter horse connections
  • #7 BRIMMSTONE FIRE (6-1) tends to break well from the gate and should be dangerous.
  • #3 COUNTRY MAKER (4-1) has speed index numbers that don’t make this one impossible.

Selections: 2-6-7-3

Horseshoe Indianapolis Race 11

Post: 7:40 PM ET; Purse: $18,000 Maiden, 300 Yards on Dirt; Entries: 9

  • #1 EL FULANO (6-1) will have to break straight from the rail, but if he does he could offer a nice price on debut.
  • #5 STONEY BEACH (5-1) has been good from the gate and should be able to sustain the speed to the wire.
  • #9 FE CANT TOUCH THIS (12-1) looks to have to have kept the best company in the previous starts.
  • #6 INDEPENDENT EAGLE (12-1) is another quick gate horse who could play a factor here.

Selections: 1-5-9-6

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