05/02/2014 11:05AM

BreezeFigs Quick-Pix Saturday May 3rd, 2014 by Bob Fierro and Jay Kilgore


Tough beat last week as the race came off the turf and our Pick was stuck and finished fourth.  However, the real news is that the first 2-year-old race of the season featured Wake Up Nick, a BreezeFigs graduate who would have been a perfect Pick had he made his debut today.  The only horse on that day’s BreezeFigs card, he demolished his field at Santa Anita and paid a paltry three bucks—but he won and we hope it’s an omen.  There is one 2-year-old on Friday’s card and it’s at Gulfstream (Grunya, 5th race)   As for Saturday, we’re avoiding the races at Churchill in favor of a sneaky Pick at Belmont Park, see below. And, no, we have no Pick for the Kentucky Derby—there are reasons we might have to explain later, but for now, enjoy what is likely to be a hugely entertaining event. Good luck!