Free Horse Racing Betting Picks Tips for Will Rogers Downs on Wednesday, May 6, 2020

By J.W. Paine in Horse Racing
| May 6, 2020 12:13 am PDT
Will Rogers Downs Picks 5/6

Thoroughbred racing at Will Rogers Downs continues on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, with a 10-race card of claiming, allowance, and handicap matches.

The weather forecast for Will Rogers Downs on Wednesday: Partly cloudy with a zero percent chance of rain, temps in the mid-70s, and 9 mph winds.

You can always find the complete list of Will Rogers Downs races, entries, odds, and wager options at one of our top horse racing bookmakers.

My Will Rogers Downs picks and tips for today follow below. Post time for the first race on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, is 1:15 PM (CDT).

RACE 3

  • Post Time: 2:15 PM
  • Purse: $26,400
  • Type: ALLOWANCE
  • Distance: 1 mile
  • Conditions: For Accredited Oklahoma-Bred Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward Which Have Never Won A Race Other Than Maiden, Claiming, Starter Or Which Have Never Won Three Races

Race 3 Runners and Odds Forecast

  • 1 The One for Fun, L D Goncalves, 6/1
  • 2 Seeing Double, B C Landeros, 6/1
  • 3 Mighty Heidi, A Triana Jr., 12/1
  • 4 Foreign Creation, D Cabrera, 5/1
  • 5 Tickle Bunny, F Wethey, Jr., 3/1
  • 6 Flyrtie Rockette, G Steinberg, 15/1
  • 7 Polly Tiz, J R Eads, 6/1
  • 8 Keena, R Eikleberry, 5/2

Race 3 Prediction and Pick

I agree with the moneyline in this race—it’s Keena at 5/2, with Ry Eikleberry aboard. Keena has moneyed in nine of her 12 career starts, and that outside post position should be no hindrance.

Race 3 Tip

Jockey Jason Eads has not been having a good 2020 (unlike the rest of us, eh?), but his mount for this race, Polly Tiz, has a very good record in comparison to her competition—eleven career starts with eight money finishes. At 6/1, I believe Polly Tiz might be a good investment.

Pick
  • Keena
    5/2

RACE 7

  • Post Time: 4:15 PM
  • Purse: $17,050
  • Type: HANDICAP
  • Distance: 5-1/2 furlongs
  • Conditions: For Fillies And Mares, Three-Year-Olds And Upward

Race 7 Runners and Odds Forecast

  • 1 Ima Discreet Lady, D Cabrera, 7/2
  • 2 Ransomed, K S Tohill, 12/1
  • 3 Dance Or Stroll, A B Ramos, 15/1
  • 4 Queans Altar, L Wade, 20/1
  • 5 Drip Brew, F Wethey, Jr., 3/1
  • 6 Tee Em Eye, L D Goncalves, 5/2
  • 7 Obsolete, A Triana Jr., 15/1
  • 8 Bring It On Home, L J Luzzi, 20/1
  • 9 Ari Gia, R Eikleberry, 7/2

Race 7 Prediction and Pick

The moneyline odds may not suggest it, but this could turn out to be the most hotly contested race of the day. Match a bunch of winning jockeys with an equal number of winning horses, and you’ve got what many of us would call “a horse race.” I’m going with Drip Brew at 3/1, with Floyd Wethey Jr. aboard. Drip Brew has a better money-finish record as well as a slightly better win percentage than the 5/2 favorite in this race, Tee Em Eye, ridden by Leandro Goncalves.

Race 7 Tip

Ransomed, at 12/1, is my longshot for this race. Solid record of 18 money finishes in 27 starts, with eight of those wins. With Ken Tohill aboard and a near-pole position to start, it could happen.

Pick
  • Drip Brew
    3/1

RACE 9

  • Post Time: 5:15 PM
  • Purse: $17,050
  • Type: HANDICAP
  • Distance: 6 furlongs
  • Conditions: For Three-Year-Olds And Upward

Race 9 Runners and Odds Forecast

  • 1 Knox Court, SCRATCHED
  • 2 Direct Deceit, A Triana Jr., 12/1
  • 3 Lawton, D Cabrera, 3/1
  • 4 Shred the Rules, L D Goncalves, 6/1
  • 5 Drc All Inclusive, F Wethey, Jr., 6/1
  • 6 Oil Money, T Kennedy, 5/2
  • 7 Recount, K S Tohill, 12/1
  • 8 Bending Saint, L Wade, 4/1

Race 9 Prediction and Pick

In fifteen starts, the 5/2 favorite in this race, Oil Money, has a good record of money finishes, but it is the slightly less favored horse at 3/1—Lawton, ridden by David Cabrera—that I’m picking to win. Lawton’s career starts are impressive: 25 starts, 19 finishes in the money, five of which were wins.

Race 9 Tip

Speaking of unheralded but solid records, let’s go with the 12/1 longshot Recount, ridden by Ken Tohill. Recount has 49 career starts, 31 in the money, and 14 of which were wins.

Pick
  • Lawton
    3/1

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