Tuesday's Best Bet: Smooth B is polished at Parx

Tuesday’s 10th race at Parx Racing is a $62,000 allowance event for 4-year-olds and up dashing 6 1/2 furlongs on the main track. The scheduled post time is 3:58 p.m. EST.

Click here for Parx Racing entries and results.

No. 1 Smooth B (9-2) did not seem to care for the wet track in the Blitzen Stakes last time. He won a similar local allowance affair at this distance last fall, and the veteran campaigner should make his presence felt throughout under apprentice rider Jose Gomez. 

No. 2 Beren (8-5) ran well in his last three stakes starts. He owns the best recent speed ratings and reunites with his winning rider Frankie Pennington. 

No. 5 Sound off (12-1) rallied to hit the board in his last three routes. He has a good overall record at this distance and can spice up the exotics.

Wagers

No. 1 to win

Exacta 1-2/1-2-5

Trifecta 1-2/all/5

Recent Best Bet winners

Jan. 2 – Mr Fisk ($7.40), exacta ($29)
Jan. 3 – Recruiter ($4.60)
Jan. 5 – Broadway Boogie/Elle Est Forte/Bravo Kitten trifecta ($92.40)
Jan. 10 – Peach Perfect ($4.20), trifecta ($40)
Jan. 12 – Over the Channel ($6.40), trifecta ($106.20)
Jan. 18 – Mission of Joy ($3.80), exacta ($9.60)
Jan. 19 – Dreamster/To a T/Adios Baby/Gitana superfecta ($514)
Jan. 22 – American Lily ($4.40)
Thursday – Minnesota Ready/Zippin Gigi/Twirling Roses trifecta ($167.80)
Friday – Irish Prophet/Admiralty Place/Ridley's Major trifecta ($257)
Saturday – Newgrange ($10.40), exacta ($30)
Sunday – Lane Way ($6), exacta ($11.80)

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