Racing Aces Showdown - Week 2
Aces continue Summer Showdown Handicapping Contest.
July 17, 2014
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 Ruidoso Downs, Retama Park, Gillespie County Fair and Ajax Downs. 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. Blake selected Hezadashinbye ($34.80/$9.20) in the Firecracker Futurity, scratched into Stoli Angel ($3.20/$2.20) in the Merial Arapahoe Distaff and finished the weekend by selecting Far Niente $6.80/$4.80 in the Vessels Maturity. Blake parlayed the $20 total investment ($2 to win/place on five races) into a net score of $61.00. His fellow Aces are fired up for Week 2!
The Racing Aces Summer Showdown continues on July 26, August 9 and Labor Day weekend. Follow us on the Q-Racing Aces Facebook page or on Twitter@HorseRacingAces.
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