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Turf Festival Online Betting – TURF FESTIVAL KICKS OFF

Posted by Bryan Mulligan on 11/23/2011 5:00:59 PM
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Who: Thoroughbreds – Never Retreat
What: Horse Racing Betting Tips – The $250,000 Matriarch (Grade 1)
Where: Hollywood Park
When: Friday, November 25th

Hollywood Park’s opulent sports betting Turf Festival kicks off in a big way Friday with the Matriarch at a mile on turf and a solid mix of Eastern and Western stars will pit skills.

The first running of the Matriarch was won by one of my favorite horses of all time Kilijaro, who was as push button a horse as I have ever seen. Other stars like Flawlessly, Exchange, Intercontinenal and Ventura have won this fixture and last year Gypsy’s Warning parlayed a third in the Yellow Ribbon to a score in this race when she sat 5th early and won going away with a 96 Beyer.

Gypsy will try to defend her title.

Nine will enter the gate and here are some of their merits.

Unbridled Humor is 5 for 7 career and has only been out of the exacta once, when trying Grade 1 foes for the first time. She brings natural speed to the table, but doesn’t need the lead to win.

Summer Soiree has already shipped West and succeeded when she took the Del Mar Oaks in the summer and her sportsbook s connections are looking for that déjà vu feeling as they were responsible for last year’s Matriarch heroine.

Quiet Oasis figures to be on the muscle on the stretch out after pressing a :45 and change sprint pace but she stopped badly in her other mile attempt.


Madera Castana will be a huge number as she is still seeking her first win in the states and she was 8th beaten 18 in her other Grade 1 attempt.

Gypsy’s Warning is looking for a bit of 2011 redemption here as she just has not been very sharp this year. She has only been in the money in 1 of her 4 starts this season including a dull try in a much softer spot in Jersey in July.


All Star Heart will be trying to turn the hat trick in this race. She validated her class winning the Grade 2 Las Palmas last time and should sit a super stalk and pounce trip.  


Star Billing is a Grade 3 winner on this course and was a tough beat third when beaten a head in a Grade 1 on the course in the summer. She needed her last race and has a right to improve.

Never Retreat will be looking for that Hollywood script ending as she will conclude here career after competing in this race. A proven Grade 1 winner, she has won half of her starts this year and may hold a class edge as an over $1.2 million earner.

Up in Time will be looking to run to her namesake as she has limited speed but can kick. Proven on this course, she had a nice prep at Santa Anita but must overcome an outside slot.

Look for the sports bet race to unfold like this. Quiet Oasis will be gunning from the sound of the bell and that may take some steam out of the rail runner, Unbridled Humor. Summer Soiree will be tracking close with All Star Heart and Never Retreat in close pursuit.

The rest of the field will likely try to save ground and hope the race falls apart but with the cameras rolling, Never Retreat will take no prisoners.

It is easy to envision her sitting 3 or so lengths off the pace saving some semblance of ground, then inhaling the leaders when let go by Frenchman Julien Leparoux.
Key her on top in the gimmicks and hope for some bombs in the bottom slots.

Good luck.



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