Horse Racing picks for Parx race track on Monday, May 16: Let's build on a 3-for-3, +13 unit day

John Velazquez (8) aboard Audible trained by Todd Pletcher

There is plenty of great horse-racing action to look forward to across America on Monday, including at Parx. We have been on fire with our picks for a long time now and are up +287.25 units with our race selections to our recommended stakes dating back to August 5, 2021. On Sunday we went 3-for-3, profiting +13 units. Let’s keep it rolling!

Here are our best bets for today’s action at Parx.

12:55 pm Parx (Race 1) – Factor This In 5/2 (2-star play)

Put a string of below par efforts behind him dropping to a $5,000 claiming contest to deliver a two-and-a-half-length victory in a nine horse contest over a mile-and-one-sixteenth here early last month. Had previously suffered a heavy defeat when never involved prior to finishing twenty-four-and-three-quarter-lengths 10th in a $10,000 claiming event here. Represents a top jockey/trainer combination in Frankie Pennington and Jamie Ness and looks capable of recording a 15th career success and a 12th at this circuit.

1:49 pm Parx (Race 3) – Expensive Cut 8/5 (2-star play)

Delivered an impressive four length victory having raced on the speed in a $50,000 claiming contest over a mile-and-one-sixteenth at Keeneland last month. Subsequently claimed by owner Jack J. Armstrong and while he’s yet to race at this venue he has drawn the rail here and representing a stable with a 28% strike-rate (13/47) at this meeting he looks likely to prove hard to beat receiving weight from all of his rivals with Edwin Rivera booked for the ride.

4:04 pm Parx (Race 8) – One Wild Woman 3/1 (2-star play)

Shown good form in starter optional claiming events since winning by seven-and-a-half-lengths in a maiden claimer over this trip here back in November. Placed second at this level on her two starts since having blinkers and lasix applied including when beaten three-and-a-half-lengths over this trip here in March. Looks capable of confirming form with A Bit Bad N Boujee to register her second career success with Luis M Ocasio, on board last time out again in the saddle.

Exotic

Early Pick 3

Race 1 – , 4, 6
Race 2 – 1, 5
Race 3 – 1, 6
Stake – $2.00
Total Stake – $16.00

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