Day Results 8-5-5-3
2019 Overall 216 216/79-86-102
Win % of Top Pick 36.54%
Payoff % of Top 3 Picks Overall 41.05%
2019 Top Pick in the Money –148 of 216 68.52%
Top Selection ITM / FG Nov-Mar 275-395 69.62%
Top Selection Win / FG Nov-Mar 152-395 38.48%
“Key Horses” @ FG Nov-Mar 89-40-18-11 44.94%
“Key Horses” in 2019 61-24-12-8 39.34%

We had a really nice day on Sunday, cashing 5 win tickets out of 8 races that we ended up handicapping. The “other” race was the 5th, were we had a “single” in Telekinesis. That one was scratched, so we reduced that to a “non betting race” for us, since we had only one horse to promote and bet.

At the end of racing on Sunday, we had winners that returned $17.60, $17.20, $18.80, $21.20 and $12 for each $2 bet across the board. In addition, we had exactas that returned $14.50, $8.90, $35.60, and $38.20 for each $1 played. Not a bad “Return on Investment” day.

Our win percentage for 2019, so far, is now up to 36.54% with our top pick. That is after 216 races.

Our top pick that has finished “in the money” is now up to 68.52% for 216 races this year. If we go back to November, when we converted to handicapping the races at the Fair Grounds, our top pick has hit the board on 69.62% in 395 races.

The Fair Grounds will kick start a fun week of racing on Thursday. On Saturday, the track will host the G2 Risen Star Stakes and the G2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes. Both of these are significant races on the “Road to the KY Derby” and the “Road to the KY Oaks.” And, both of them have drawn fantastic fields, as well.

So, let’s go racing.

Fair Grounds’ Current Jockey Standings: James Graham Still On Top

1 James Graham 301 49 59 34 $1,452,520 16% 142 47%
2 Adam Beschizza 283 46 29 48 $1,242,750 16% 123 43%
3 Shaun Bridgmohan 172 40 20 18 $1,166,985 23% 78 45%
4 Colby J. Hernandez 289 37 48 48 $1,157,440 13% 133 46%
5 Florent Geroux 152 31 30 18 $1,114,365 20% 79 52%
6 Corey J. Lanerie 185 29 27 22 $1,101,281 16% 78 42%
7 Mitchell Murrill 310 37 38 46 $1,093,420 12% 121 39%
8 Gabriel Saez 191 21 25 26 $774,048 11% 72 38%
9 Marcelino Pedroza 255 27 30 25 $764,210 11% 82 32%
10 Miguel Mena 198 25 22 18 $653,710 13% 65 33%
11 Ricardo Santana, Jr. 85 16 16 10 $535,660 19% 42 49%
12 Jack Gilligan 212 16 24 28 $513,125 8% 68 32%
13 Joe Bravo 73 14 14 9 $496,740 19% 37 51%
14 Ty Kennedy 163 16 21 14 $480,790 10% 51 31%
15 Chantal Sutherland 156 17 9 20 $338,121 11% 46 29%
16 Sophie Doyle 88 12 10 13 $276,250 14% 35 40%
17 Declan Carroll 129 7 16 13 $252,970 5% 36 28%
18 Joseph Rocco, Jr. 66 5 5 8 $237,320 8% 18 27%
19 Aubrie Green 160 9 10 15 $235,680 6% 34 21%
20 Edgar Morales 76 9 7 5 $218,460 12% 21 28%
21 Jose Valdivia, Jr. 79 5 5 14 $194,370 6% 24 30%
22 Tyler Gaffalione 4 2 1 1 $177,100 50% 4 100%
23 Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr. 8 3 0 1 $174,860 38% 4 50%
24 Channing Hill 11 3 1 1 $131,570 27% 5 45%
25 Ezequiel Lara 110 3 9 10 $130,530 3% 22 20%

James Graham continues to lead the current “Jockey Standings” at the Fair Grounds. After 301 rides this meet, he has booted home 49 winners — and that gives him a three-win lead over Adam Beschizza.

Farther back, with 40 wins, is ShaunBridgmohan — who has accomplished those wins with 172 mounts so far.

What is very interesting, though, is that 7 riders have already passed the $1 million mark in purses earned by their respective horses and mounts.

Above is the closer look at the Top 25 riders this meet.