Horse Racing picks for Presque Isle Downs race track on Monday, August 8: Epic victory

Swiss Skydiver wins the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Racetrack.

There is plenty of great horse racing across America on Monday, including at Presque Isle Downs race track. We have been on fire with our picks for a long time and on Saturday we gave 3 winners from 5 picks at Saratoga. Our profit is +305.09 units with our race selections to our recommended stakes dating back to August 5, 2021 — including +21.73 units over the past 4 days. Let’s keep it rolling!

Here are our best bets for today’s action at Presque Isle Downs.

1:30 pm Presque Isle Downs (Race 1) – Keystone Hank 7/5 (2-star play)

Has plenty of experience to his name having started five times including when finishing two lengths fourth in a five-and-one-half-furlong maiden special weight at this venue on debut in May. Finished on the board in all four subsequent starts including upped to a mile when one-and-a-quarter-lengths third here on 25th July. Shorter distance here is no issue and he is taken to help jockey Pablo Morales improve on his impressive 28% strike-rate (71/251) at this meeting.

4:12 pm Presque Isle Downs (Race 7) – Loyalty 5/2 (2-star play)

A dual winner on the all-weather track at Woodbine earlier this year the daughter of Hard Spun performed well prior to fading when sixth in a six-and-one-half-furlong turf stakes race at the Canada venue a month ago. The return to the all-weather is a positive with regards her chances and with regular pilot Luis Contreras up the three-year-old is selected to deliver a victory for handler Josie Carroll in the only stakes race on the card.

4:39 pm Presque Isle Downs (Race 8) – Epic 5/2 (2-star play)

The Argentinian-bred veteran has been in good form since joining the William N Martin barn for whom he has finished in the first two in both starts. The first of those came when runner-up in a $5,000 claiming contest over six-and-one-half-furlongs on the main track at the end of May while she went one better when drawing three-and-a-quarter-lengths clear of his rivals over the same track and trip subsequently. Looks capable of completing a double under jockey Palo Morales.

Exotic

Early Pick 3

Race 1 – 2, 3
Race 2 – 1, 5
Race 3- 2, 8

Stake – $2.00
Total Stake – $16.00

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