Indiana Grand Race Course Picks – Tuesday, October 27, 2020

| October 26, 2020 4:10 pm PDT

Tuesday’s ten-race card at Indiana Grand Race Course includes mostly starter and maiden races, with a couple of allowance races included for good measure.

For the locals who fancy a day at the races, it’s going to be a cool and cloudy day in Shelbyville, with highs around 50 degrees, a 20% chance of rain, and winds at six mph.

And remember that you can find Indiana Grand’s entire ten-race card for Tuesday, along with entries, jockeys, and wagering options, at one of our recommended online racebooks.

Read on for my Indiana Grand Race Course picks and tips for Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

Pick for Indiana Grand Race Course Race 2

This is a maiden special weight race for Indiana-bred and -sired two-year-olds running a distance of one mile for a purse of $35,000.

I’m in agreement with the morning line, so I’m buying a win ticket for the 8/5 favorite, Sudden Shift, with Albin Jimenez in the irons. This gelding moneyed two of his three career starts—both of them seconds.

Of the eight horses in this race, five are 20/1 or 30/1 longshots, and while I suppose anything is possible, in this race, I wouldn’t bet on it.

  • Win: Sudden Shift 8/5

Picks for Indiana Grand Race Course Race 3

This is an allowance race for Indiana-bred three-year-olds and upward running a distance of six furlongs for a purse of $34,500.

I’m going to have to stick with the 1/1 favorite in this race—Prepare for Glory, with Deshawn Parker aboard. This three-year-old gelding finished in the money for two of his six career starts, winning one.

At 12/1, I believe Truckin’ On, ridden by Marcelino Pedroza, is a real contender. This three-year-old gelding broke his maiden on his single career start earlier this month.

  • Win: Prepare for Glory 1/1
  • Show: Truckin’ On 12/1

Pick for Indiana Grand Race Course Race 9

This is a maiden special weight race for Indiana-bred three-year-olds and upward running a distance of six furlongs for a purse of $33,000.

Looks like the morning line is right again, so I’m backing the 8/5 favorite—Flying Samurai, with Jermaine Bridgmohan in the irons. This three-year-old gelding finished in the money four of his six career starts.

None of the longshots in this race (no, not even the 50/1 longshot with the clever name of Even Money) is worth the risk.

  • Win: Flying Samurai 8/5

More Horse Racing Predictions for Tuesday

Indiana Grand may have been stingy with the underdogs and the longshot moneymakers, but that doesn’t mean the other two tracks I reviewed today were likewise ungenerous:

J.W. Paine
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