Horse Racing picks for Del Mar race track on Sunday, September 5: Big Coupe to win big

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Since graduating from Davidson (The College That Stephen Curry Built), I have been writing about sports--just about any and all you can think of!--and coaching tennis in Atlanta, Ga. Beyond the four major sports, I am an avid tennis fan and cover the ATP Tour on a daily basis. If I'm not busy writing, you can generally find me on a tennis court or traveling the world wherever a sporting event takes me.

There is plenty of great horse racing action to look forward to across America on Sunday, including at Del Mar race track. We are in fine form with our picks; we have hit 45 winners in our last 100 races, profiting 62.7 units during this hot stretch. Let’s keep it rolling! Here are 5 runners whom we think look to be a class above the opposition in their respective races. It’s time to dive in and take a look at some potentially lucrative plays.

8:07 pm Del Mar (Race 8) – Flightline 4/5

Made the perfect start to his career when impressing in taking a maiden special weight over six furlongs at Santa Anita by thirteen-and-a-quarter-lengths at the end of April. Delivered a big speed figure on that occasion and while he’s been absent since he represents a good stable in that of John Sadler and comes here on the back of some solid clocked works including a 59.60 over five furlongs here at the end of last month.

9:07 pm Del Mar (Race 10) – Elm Drive 5/2

Unbeaten in two starts following up an impressive front running performance when taking a maiden special weight over five furlongs at Los Alamitos by eight lengths when debuting at the end of June with a head triumph in the Grade 2 Sorrento Stakes at this venue early last month. Saw off today’s rival Eda by a head on that occasion with the pair well clear of the third and is taken to confirm that form with Juan Hernandez up.

9:37 pm Del Mar (Race 11) – Big Coupe 9/5

The son of Lakerville has placed on all five previous starts including when runner-up, beaten one-and-a-quarter-lengths in a maiden special weight contest over a mile on turf at this track last month. Making his first appearance at this venue on that occasion and with the extra sixteenth here likely to suit he is taken to break his maiden at the sixth time of asking with Flavien Prat, on board for the colts two most recent starts booked to ride.

Exotic

Rolling Pick 3

Race 1 – 4, 6
Race 2 – 4, 7
Race 3 – 7, 4
Stake – $2.00
Total Stake – $16.00

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