Sunday, September 16, 2018

HANDICAPPING HEROES -- CHURCHILL DOWNS -- RESULTS LATE PICK 4 -- 9/15/18


The Handicappers fired away at the late Pick 4 at Churchill Downs and had some nice successes. Although they didn't hit the Pick 4, or either of the pick threes in the sequence, they gave you some nice winners. Race 10 and Brian Hernandez, Jr on Cairo Cat...at 17-1 was the culprit that ruined their Pick 4 party.

Let's see how they did:


ARCHIE saw 15 out of his 16 break from the gate and, out of those, he gave you three winners, four places and one show. That's a 53% "in the money" percentage and he had eight of the possible twelve best finishers innthe four races. Give him three exactas as well. NOT A BAD EFFORT AT ALL FOR THE BREAD GUY, HE ENDS UP WITH 24 POINTS. 

HOLLYWOOD had all 16 of his picks run down the stretch and from those he accumulated three winners, four seconds and one show. He hits 50% "in the money numbers. He also gave out three exactas and a trifecta. A NICE RUN FOR HIS MONEY TODAY, OUR APPRENTICE FINISHES WITH 27 POINTS

PAULIE gave you 16 picks and they all got a call. He also had three winners...plus four seconds and two shows for a 57% "in the money" ratio. Out of the 12 possible money spots, he grabbed nine of them. He also gave you three exactas and two trifectas. PAULIE TAKES THE DAY WITH AN IMPRESSIVE 31 POINTS. 

Sometimes, we tend to overlook things on a form or sheet that make sense AFTER the race. One could have easily played Cairo Cat in the 10th race. Good jockey, won his last race at Saratoga and turned in a bullet work preparing for this one. The bettors ignored him also, his 8-1 morning line odds drifted up to 17-1. As our co-founder and friend the late Scotty Harris used to say, always watch Brian Hernandez, Jr at Churchill. We watched him yesterday. We watched him beat us. 

WE live and learn.

Hear yesterday's show at the link below.

https://soundcloud.com/chradio/handicapping-heroes-20180915



CUMULATIVE TOTALS

Paulie           85

Archie          73
Hollywood   62        


paulie
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Saturday, September 15, 2018

HANDICAPPING HEROES -- CHURCHILL DOWNS -- LATE PICK 4 SELECTIONS -- 9/15/18


The Handicappers are back home underneath the Twin Spires to handicap the second day of the September meet at the most legendary race track in the world. It, quite honestly, is a bit tough being back at the Downs without our good friend, the late Scott Harris, but we gather together to remember and honor him. He will never be forgotten. Not Forgotten here at Handicapping Heroes, or for what he did in his life.

Let's see what the fellas came up with today in this late Pick 4 sequence (races 8-11)


RACE 8 -- THE OPEN MIND -- $100,000 -- SIX FURLONGS (DIRT) 

_______
PAULIE

3 - VERTICAL OAK
6 -MISS KENTUCKY
7 - ASTROLLINTHEPARK
4 - COURTMEWITHCARATS


ARCHIE

6 - MISS KENTUCKY
3 - VERTICAL OAK
7 - ASTROLLINTHEPARK
5 - OUR MAJESTY


HOLLYWOOD

6 - MISS KENTUCKY
7 - ASTROLLINTHEPARK
3 - VERTICAL OAK
2 - P BOO


RACE 9 -- THE LOCUST GROVE (GIII) -- $100,000 -- ONE AND ONE SIXTEENTH MILE (TURF) 

_______
PAULIE

3 - BLUE PRIZE
2 - CHAMPAGNE PROBLEMS
5 - PINCH HIT
6 - MANNERLY


ARCHIE

2 - CHAMPAGNE PROBLEMS
3 - BLUE PRIZE
5 - PINCH HIT
9 - PACIFIC PINK


HOLLYWOOD

3 - BLUEPRIZE
2 - CHAMPAGNE PROBLEMS
8 - SAILOR'S VALENTINE
5 -  PINCH HIT



RACE 10 -- THE IROQUOIS (GII) -- $150,000 -- ONE AND ONE SIXTEENTH MILE (DIRT)


_______
PAULIE 

6 - TOBACCO ROAD
4 - TIGHT TEN 
9 - MANNY WAH
10 - HOG CREEK HUSTLE


ARCHIE

4 - TIGHT TEN
6 - TOBACCO ROAD
7 - POLE SETTER
12 - EVERFAST


HOLLYWOOD

5 -MY SIXTH SENSE
4 - TIGHT TEN
6 - TOBACCO ROAD
2 - ROYAL URN



RACE 11 --THE POCAHONTAS (GII) -- $200,000 -- ONE AND ONE SIXTEENTH MILE (DIRT) 

_______
PAULIE 

1 - SERENGETI EMPRESS
5 - SPLASHY KISSES
6 - LIGHTSCAMERAACTION
2 - LOVE MY HONEY


ARCHIE 

8 - TWO DOZEN ROSES
9 - IT JUSTHITTHE WIRE
1 - SERENGETI EMPRESS
5 - SPLASHY KISSES


HOLLYWOOD

5 - SPLASHY KISSES
10 - TAYLOR'S SPIRIT
1 - SERENGETI EMPRESS
9 - IT JUSTHITTHE WIRE


BE SURE TO CATCH THE RADIO BROADCAST OF HANDICAPPING HEROES TODAY ON WCHQ 100.9 FM AT NOON FOR A MORE DETAILED EXPLANATION OF THE HANDICAPPERS' PICKS TODAY. DOWNLOAD THE WCHQ APP. OR LISTEN LIVE AT THE WEBSITE: 

WWW.WCHQFM.COM


WE HOPE EVERYONE HAS A GREAT SATURDAY. KEEP ARCHIE IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS....HIS MOTHER ENTERED IN-HOME HOSPICE YESTERDAY.

IN THE WORDS OF OUR CO-FOUNDER AND FRIEND, THE LATE SCOTTY HARRIS, WE CAN PICK THE WINNERS (AND WE DO) WE JUST CAN'T PICK WHAT THEY'LL PAY US. 

REMEMBER OUR OBJECTIVE: TO WIN SOME MONEY, HONEY, AND LEAVE THE PLACE WITH MORE THAN WE WENT IN WITH. 


PAULIE
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Sunday, September 9, 2018

HANDICAPPING HEROES -- KENTUCKY DOWNS -- RESULTS FROM LATE PICK 4 --9/8/18


The races took place yesterday at Kentucky Downs on what was classified as a "good" turf for the riders and horses.

It was also a "good" day for the Handicapping Heroes crew...they din't hit the late Pick 4 but gave you the late Pick 3 and winners in all the races except the seventh.

Let's see how they did.


HOLLYWOOD had 15 break from the gate with one scratch. Out of those, he gave you two winners, two seconds and a third. That's a 33% "in the money" percentage.  He also provided an exacta and trifecta. Not a bad second outing for our newest handicapper. HOLLYWOOD finishes with 16 points for the day.

ARCHIE also had 15 try the turf and one scratch. He gave you one winner, two places and one show. He ends with a 27% "in the money" number. Add an exacta, trifecta and superfecta to his totals also. He completely owned the 8th. race. ARCHIE noses out Hollywood for second place in the points total with 17 points for the four race sequence. 

PAULIE brought his "A" game to the handicapping contest yesterday. All 16 of his started and he gave you three winners, three seconds and a third. That's a 43% in the money percentage and seven out of the possible 12 money payout slots available (58%)in the four races. He also correctly handicapped two exactas and a trifecta...plus the late Pick 3. PAULIE splashes home in the rain much the best with 26 points to take yesterday's contest. 

WE give you winners. That's what we do here. WE apologize for continued technical glitches concerning the "live" broadcast...but Paulie was able to give out the handicappers picks "live" in the studio following The Cardinal Couple Radio Hour. He also posted the original recording
of the show in yesterday's Handicapping Heroes selections. Listen for yourself.  I think I may have discovered the source of the "clicking" and "static". The test run sound pretty clear. WE WILL NOT BACK DOWN NOR GIVE UP. That's how we roll. Scott never would have and we won't either...

ON AIR SOUNDCHECK TEST FOR HANDICAPPING HEROES 9/9/18


CUMULATIVE TOTALS FOR TWO DAYS OF THE CONTEST

PAULIE             54
ARCHIE            49
HOLLYWOOD  35


paulie
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Saturday, September 8, 2018

HANDICAPPING HEROES -- SELECTIONS FOR KENTUCKY DOWNS LATE PICK 4 -- 9/8/17



The Handicappers head back to Kentucky Downs to make selections in the late Pick 4 today. A very challenging sequence with (4) Grade III races. These are races 7-10.

Here's what they say:


RACE 7 -- LADIES TURF STAKES -- $500,000 (GIII) -- 1 MILE TURF


PAULIE

10 - DUBARA
8 - IN THE LEE
1 - I'M BETTY
5 - VALADORNA

ARCHIE

1 - I'M BETTY G
3 - STORM THE HILL
8 - IN THE LEE
7 - HALLIE BELLE


HOLLYWOOD

3 - STORM THE HILL
6 - PAS DE SOUCIS
1 - I'M BETTY G
8 - IN THE LEE




RACE 8 -- LADIES SPRINT STAKES -- $200,000 (GIII) -- 6-1/2 FURLONGS TURF

PAULIE

6 - LULL
5 - RUBY NOTION
1 - BRIELLE'S APPROVAL
10 - MINES AND MAGIC


ARCHIE

6 - LULL
5 - RUBY NOTIION
3 - CON TE PARTIRO
1 - BRIELLE'S APPROVAL


HOLLYWOOD

5 - RUBY NOTION
7 - ORIGINATOR
1 - BRIELLE'S APPROVAL
6 - LULL




RACE 9 -- TURF SPRINT STAKES -- $500,000 (GIII) -- 6-1/2 FURLONGS TURF


PAULIE

4 - UNDRAFTED
5 - BLIND AMBITION
2 - PROFORMA
1 - CONQUEST PANTHERA

ARCHIE

1 - CONQUEST PANTHERA
5 - BLIND AMBITION
4 - UNDRAFTED
6 - RICHIESINTHEHOUSE


HOLLYWOOD

10 - MANICAL
12 - DONE DEAL
5 - BLIND AMBITION
7 - WHITE FLAG


RACE 10 -- KENTUCKY TURF CUP -- $350,000 (GIII) -- 1-1/2 MILE TURF


PAULIE

4 - BIGGER PICTURE
6 - OSCAR NOMINATED
5 - MULTIPLIER
8 - ARKLOW

ARCHIE

6 - OSCAR NOMINATED
5 - MULTIPLIER
4 - BIGGER PICTURE
3 - MANITOULIN


HOLLYWOOD

8 - ARKLOW
6 - OSCAR NOMINATED
12 - BIG BEND
2 - NESSY


WE WISH EVERYONE THE BEST OF SUCCESS TODAY IF THESE ARE RUN AND LEAVE THE PLACE WITH MORE MONEY THAN YOU CAME IN WITH!

YOU CAN HEAR THE HANDICAPPING HEROES RADIO BROADCAST AT NOON TODAY ON WCHQ 100.9 FM. DOWNLOAD THE WCHQ APP OR LISTEN AT THE WEBSITE: 

WWW.WCHQFM.COM


HEAR ARCHIE COMMENTS HERE: https://soundcloud.com/user-748907999/dr0000_1475mp3

HEAR PAULIE COMMENTS HERE: https://soundcloud.com/user-748907999/dr0000_1476mp3

HEAR HOLLYWOOD PICKS HERE: https://soundcloud.com/user-748907999/dr0000_1477mp3



paulie
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Sunday, September 2, 2018

HANDICAPPING HEROES --RESULTS FROM KENTUCKY DOWNS -- LATE PICK 4 -- 9/1/18



The Handicappers tried their skills at boutique track Kentucky Downs yesterday. Opening day at the European-style race track that features only turf racing during its short meet. Turf racing or the cards must have agreed with the boys...hey produced some great results that included hitting both Pick 3's in the sequence and the late Pick 4. True, it was a day of favorites at the end of the card, but as our mentor and friend Scott Harris used to say:

"We can pick the horses but we can't pick what they're going to pay us."

With Hollywood joining us for the handicapping duties...Paulie and Archie took aim on the course that has the uphill stretch. Here's how they did:


HOLLYWOOD gave us 16 runners and one scratched. Out of the 15 that ran, he had three winners, a place and three shows. He also provided us with an exacta and trifecta in his picks. That's a 46% "in the money" percentage.  HOLLYWOOD MAKES HIS DEBUT HERE WITH 19 POINTS

PAULIE also saw 15 of his leave the starting gate, suffering one scratch. From those, he had four winners, a second and two thirds. That's a 46% "in the money' percentage also.  In addition, he gave out one exacta, both Pick 3's in the sequence and the Pick 4. A NICE DAY FOR PAULIE AND HE FINISHES WITH 28 POINTS. 

ARCHIE sent 15 forward and did quite well. Four winners, two seconds and two thirds. A 53% "in the money" number for him. Chalk him up two exactas, both Pick 3's and the Pick 4 over the four-race sequence. ARCHIE TAKES THE POINT TOTAL HOME WITH A VERY STRONG 32 POINTS. 

Handicapping presents one a lot of options but the ultimate one is to pick winners. The Handicappers did that quite well yesterday.

To hear a replay of yesterday's show, go to the link below. We apologize on the sound quality over the second half of the broadcast, we re working with the WCHQ technicians to get rid of that annoying "clicking" sound.

LINK: https://soundcloud.com/chradio/handicapping-heroes-2018-09-01?in=chradio/sets/handicapping-heroes


paulie
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Saturday, September 1, 2018

HANDICAPPING HEROES -- SELECTIONS FOR KENTUCKY DOWNS -- 9/1/18



Today the Handicappers take on the opening day of racing at Kentucky Downs.

R.I.P. Brother Scott
They do so with a heavy heart. We had two major losses over the week. SCOTTY HARRIS, who was an integral part of this site and our radio show, passed away last Saturday. He came up with the idea for the venue here and the radio show back in 2014 and remained faithful, energized and encouraging about us until the end. He was 47. Then, on Monday Churchill Downs spokesman JOHN ASHER left this world. John was Churchill Downs, as popular as the Twin Spires, the Kentucky Derby or anything else related to the track.


Both will be greatly missed and we dedicate our efforts today and in the future to the two bright and shining lights these two men provided.

We bring on board "HOLLYWOOD". Nahshon Tanner is a bright, young handicapper who has impressed us with his skills and successes. No one can ever replace Scott, but we'll look to Hollywood as an addition that we know Scott would have been proud of and in favor of joining us.

Archie and I welcome Hollywood into the fold while sadly saying "See you further on down the road" to Scott and John.


RACE 7 -- ONE DREAMER STAKES -- $250,000 -- ONE MILE SEVENTY YDS. (TURF)


PAULIE


11 - ON LEAVE
10 - ENGLISH AFFAIR
9 - PRADO'S SWEET RIDE
1 - CELESTIAL INSIGHT


ARCHIE


 9 - PRADO'S SWEET RIDE
11 - ON LEAVE
10 - ENGLISH AFFAIR
4 - I REMEMBER MAMA


HOLLYWOOD


2 - GIANNA'S DREAM
4 - I REMEMBER MAMA
11 - ON LEAVE
12 - LAST PROMISE KEPT




RACE 8 -- TOURIST MILE STAKES -- $750,000 -- 1 MILE (TURF)


PAULIE


3 - CAMELOT KITTEN
1 - MR. MISUNDERSTOOD
4 - MR. CUB
8 - BOUND FOR NOWHERE


ARCHIE 


1 - MR. MISUNDERSTOOD
3 - CAMELOT KITTEN
8 - BOUND FOR NOWHERE
2 - MASTER MERION


HOLLYWOOD


1 - MR. MISUNDERSTOOD
3 - CAMELOT KITTEN
4 - MR. CUB
8 - BOUND FOR NOWHERE



RACE 9 -- KENTUCKY DOWNS JUVENILE STAKES -- $200,000 -- 1 MILE (TURF) 


PAULIE


11 - POLE SETTER
3 - GOOD GOOD
2 - HENLEY'S JOY
7 - DRAGIC


ARCHIE 


3 - GOOD GOOD
7 - DRAGIC
2 - HENLEY'S JOY
11 - POLE SETTER


HOLLYWOOD


3 - GOOD GOOD
4 - ALL AMERICAN HERO
7 - DRAGIC
8 - BEST YOU EVER SEEN


RACE 10 -- EXACTA SYSTEMS JUVENILE FILLIES STAKES -- $200,000 -- 1 MILE 


PAULIE 


7 - MISS TECHNICALITY
3 - TWO SHAKES
2 - ROAD TIGER
8 - LIGHTSCAMERAACTION


ARCHIE


3 - TWO SHAKES
7 - MISS TECHNICALITY
9 - SEXYAMA
8 - LIGHTSCAMERAACTION


HOLLYWOOD


2 - ROAD TIGER
3 - TWO SHAKES
5 - MY JILLY
7 - MISS TECHNICALITY

Good luck today and win some money, honey...so you can leave the place with more than you went in with! 


If you want further insight into the picks the Handicappers are providing today, be sure to catch HANDICAPPING HEROES Radio show. It airs on Saturdays at noon on WCHQ 100.9 FM. Dowmload the WCHQ app and take us with you wherever you go! 


paulie
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Sunday, August 26, 2018

HANDICAPPING HEROES -- SCOTT HARRIS PASSES AWAY -- RESULTS FROM SARATOGA -- . 8/26/18



It is with deep regret and extreme sadness that we report our friend and fellow handicapper Scott Harris has passed away. He left us on Saturday morning. Arrangements are pending but we understand he'll probably be at Evergreen on Preston Highway. 

Handicapping Heroes will not be the same without our friend. We will continue with Nashawn (Hollywood)..another good friend of Scott's...offering his selections here weekly and on the radio, along with Archie and I. May God accept Scott into his loving arms. His pain and suffering is over. We will miss our friend.

Scott was the one who came up with the idea for Handicapping Heroes. He was proud of what we and he did here and, even in the final days, was planning ahead for the site and talking with me about some of the things he wanted to do and explore when Churchill's September meet came along. He was an inspiration to me, Archie and many others with his battling, positive spirit and outlook on life.

He is survived by his wife Jamie, daughter Angel and a son. 

Scott Harris. Gone at 44. 

The song clip below is for you, buddy: 

There's A Place In The World For A Gambler

-- Paulie


The Handicappers gave you a total six different race selections yesterday at Saratoga. I handicapped Races 8-11 and Archie did Races 10-13.

Archie had 16 runners compete for the money. Out of those, he had three winners and two shows. He picked the early Pick 3 in the sequence. That paid $979. He had a 25% in the money percentage. Archie ends up with 14 points.

Paulie also gave you 16 selections. He had three winners, a second and three thirds. That's a 43% "in the money" percentage. He also produced an exacta, trifecta and superfecta. Paulie takes the day's competition with 23 points. 

If you had taken Paulie and Archie's picks and played the Pick 4 for races 8-11, you would have hit it for $2741. It would have cost you $80. That's a pretty nice return on investment. 


paulie
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