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August 8, 2014
This week the Racing Aces tackle races in Idaho, Texas and Indiana.
The Racing Aces are competing for bragging rights in the Racing Aces Summer Showdown Handicapping Contest.
This week, Racing Aces Denis Blake, Martha Claussen, Jennifer Hancock, John Hernandez and Jen Perkins compete to pick the winners of five key American Quarter Horse racing events at tracks across the country. The Ace with the highest win/place earnings will be honored as the weekly winner with the overall champion crowned at the culmination of the final weekend of the Summer Showdown.
This weekend we are handicapping great stakes from Indiana Grand, Les Bois Park, and Retama Park. Let the competition begin!
See the Racing Aces' race handicapping and picks
In week one, Racing Ace Denis Blake broke promptly from the starting gate and never relinquished the lead in the Aces Summer Showdown Handicapping Contest, parlaying the $20 total investment ($2 to win/place on five races) into a net score of $61.00. The second week, John Hernandez marked a huge longshot to earn a week total of $119.20. Hernandez prevailed again in the third week and is currently the leader with a total of $155.60.
The Racing Aces Summer Showdown continues August 9 and Labor Day weekend. Follow us on the Racing Aces Facebook page or on Twitter@HorseRacingAces.
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