Tuesday's Best Bet: Commodore Barry is the head honcho

Tuesday’s seventh race from Presque Isle Downs is a $37,500 entry-level allowance event for Pennsylvania-bred 3-year-olds and up dashing six furlongs on the all-weather surface. Scheduled post time is 4:12 p.m. EDT.

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No. 7 Commodore Barry (2-1) earned a decent speed rating in an off-the-pace score against $25k claimers at this course and distance Sept. 15. He always finishes in the top three at this distance and easily could make it two straight local wins. 

No. 6 Shoot Your Cuffs (3-1) completed the exacta in his last four local starts. His trainer shows a profit with horses turning back in distance, and he is a logical contender in his current form. 

No. 5 Aegontheconqueror (4-1) set the pace and graduated in a local special weight sprint Sept. 20. The lightly raced gelding is probably the target in a race lacking front-end speed. 

No. 3 Pure Hank (9-2) is a good candidate to round out the trifecta. He did just that in four of his last seven starts and probably will attend the pace. 


No. 7 to win 

Exacta 5-7/5-6-7

Trifecta 5-6-7/5-6-7/3

Recent Best Bet winners

Sept. 7 - Wolfie's Dynaghost ($3.20), exacta ($5.60), trifecta ($12.60)
Sept. 8 - Private Creed ($7.58), exacta ($11.42)
Sept. 9 - Giver Not a Taker ($4.60)
Sept. 13 - Adventuring ($7.80), exacta ($17.78)
Sept. 15 - Collaboration ($9.30), exacta ($27.60)
Sept. 16 - Ramblin' Wreck/Provision exacta ($39.20)
Sept. 18 - Faith in Humanity ($13.80), trifecta ($172.00)
Sept. 19 - Artie's Princess ($8.20)
Wednesday - Kavod ($10.12), exacta ($24.18), trifecta ($68.88)

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