Holland's North American Racing Picks for June 23
Tim has a few horses for Indiana Grand today, as well as a spot play for Canterbury Park and Parx.
#6 Shacklelackalacka (9-5) has not been seen since drawing off to win over the track and distance in October and owns a 3-2-0-1 record on this oval. Chestnut has been working well for trainer Cox, who wins with 21% of his runners that have not raced for 90+ days. Filly can be in good position throughout under De La Cruz, who has won with one of his last nine rides for the barn.
Trainer Proctor wins with 13% of his second time starters and saddles #8 Good on Paper (3-1), who has not been seen since closing to finish third in her debut at Fair Grounds in March. Daughter of excellent turf sire War Front is out of Feathered, who won the Edgewood (G3), and Proctor wins with 16% of his runners that have not raced for 90+ days. Bay can be along from off the pace with Cannon riding.
#2 Silver N Lai (7-2) was last seen leading all the way here in September, remaining unbeaten in two starts on this course. Son of decent turf sire Liaison has been working well at Keeneland for trainer Amoss, who wins with 19% of his runners that have not raced for 90+ days, and Amoss is off to a fast start winning three of his first 10 starts at this meet. Gray can be forwardly placed throughout with Parker in the irons.
Blinkers are added to #9 Philadelphia Belle (15-1), who bore out after showing some early run in her debut over the track and distance in January. Trainer Demasi wins with 21% of her runners with first-time blinkers and daughter of Jump Start is a half-sister to two winners. Dark bay has been working forwardly and can be near the front early with McCarthy aboard.
Sprinters on grass include #2 Snoose Goose (4-1), who has a win from two previous turf attempts and was last seen finishing fourth at Fair Grounds in early-March. Son of The Factor is out of a stake-placed mare and trainer Robertson wins with 21% of his starters on turf. 4-year-old can be running from just off the pace under Canchari, who has won with one of his last 12 rides for Robertson.