UPDATE - 7:50pm - Not a bad day. We hit the Place Pick 6 twice, having the exacta in race 7. Payday of $73.45 x 2 for $146.90. In the Pick 5 we went: 2nd place with $9.80 with $9.40 with 2nd and 3rd place with $8.00 or X/A/A/X/B. Close on the Pick 5.
Tomorrow I will be at Monmouth and will post the usual Pick 5 and Place Pick 6 and possibly a play for the $1,000,000 guaranteed late Pick 4 for Saratoga.
UPDATE - 11:30am Friday - The only scratch of consequence is the #5 in race 10 of the Pick 5. The #13 draws into race 7 and I would like to include him as a back-up. monmouthpark.com has scratched horses listed in the wrong races with the wrong numbers. I am assuming that the names are correct. So the Top Choice Pick 5 ticket goes down to $54 and the full play reduces to $171. No changes in the Place Pick 6. Good Luck today. I will be at the track tomorrow, I think!
Here are Friday's 50¢ Pick 5 and Place Pick 6 plays. These are posted early so you can think about them and check back in the morning after 11:00am for any changes the scratches might cause. In the Place Pick 6 it is our usual $36 ticket: 9,11 with 5 with 2,3 with 2,5 with 1,5,8 with 4,5,8.
The Pick 5 tickets are fairly pricey at this time.