Tuesday's Best Bet: Banneker steps up in Fitz Dixon Memorial

Tuesday’s seventh race at Presque Isle Downs is the $80,000 Fitz Dixon Jr. Memorial Juvenile Stakes for 2-year-olds dashing 6 1/2 furlongs on the all-weather track. The scheduled post time is 5:42 p.m. EDT.

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No. 3 Banneker (8-1) stalked the pace and kicked away in his local sprint bow on Sept. 5, and the clear show finisher won his next start. Pablo Morales sticks with the $210k Not This Time colt, and he should get pace to chase. 

No. 5 Going Up (9-5) earned a decent speed rating in a romping dirt sprint stakes win at Colonial Downs on Aug. 5. He wired the field in his local sprint bow and should be all over the pace. 

No. 7 Gotts Got It (7-2) went all the way in his last two local sprints as the favorite. He sports back-to-back bullets for this and should attend the pace from the outside post. 


No. 3 to win

Exacta 3/5-7

Exacta 5-7/3

Recent Best Bet winners

Sept. 2 – Motorious ($7.20)
Sept. 3 – 
Conclude/Maltese Falcon/Almendares trifecta ($65)
Sept. 4 – Micro Share ($8.60), trifecta ($67)
Sept. 5 – Pemaquid Pete ($4.80), exacta ($7.80)
Sept. 6 – Warrior's Payoff ($8.40)
Sept. 10 – Endlessly ($7.60), trifecta ($163.80)
Sept. 11 – Gunoe ($7), trifecta ($142.60)
Last Tuesday – Dewey Doit ($8.80), trifecta ($91.40)
Wednesday – Giant Mischief ($4.80)
Thursday – Mariachi ($9)
Sunday - Honor D Lady/Ancient Peace exacta ($104.60)
Monday - Rosa ($9), exacta ($32)

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