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John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Expert Horse Racing Picks and Analysis for Saturday 3/2/24

FanDuel Staff
FanDuel Staff
John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Expert Horse Racing Picks and Analysis for Saturday 3/2/24

FanDuel TV racing analyst Joaquin Jaime breaks down the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway Park on Saturday, March 2nd.

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John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Odds

1Gettysburg Address 6/1
2Ode to Balius 30/1
3Mr. Faversham 30/1
4Bolt At Midnight 4/1
5Fidget 15/1
6Epic Ride 5/2
7Blue Eyed George 6/1
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John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Picks to Monitor


Morning Line Odds: 9/2

One of three Brad Cox-trained horses in this race, Encino starts on the outside but has an impressive pedigree. Won last time out with a Speed Score of 91.

Epic Ride

Morning Line Odds: 5/2

The morning line favorite, Epic Ride is in fantastic form with consecutive wins (most recently the Leonatus Stakes). Last two Speed Scores have been 100 and 94.

Bolt At Midnight

Morning Line Odds: 4/1

After struggling in first three races in Southern California, Bolt At Midnight makes his stakes debut after finishing with Speed Scores of 95 and 107 in the past two starts at Turfway Park.

John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Analysis

For even more on the race, check out our John Battaglia Memorial Stakes contenders preview.

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