Dennis Miller's Alameda County Fair racing picks for today, July 11


Sunday, July 11

1. Jetsetting Queen…Good effort in Stockton

El Cheesecake…Ran well here earlier

Check This Dream…Has seen some big races in her day

2. Bar JF Rock On…Has won two straight this year

Jet Fuel…Won over track, distance shouldn't be a problem

Iceman…Won here as well earlier in meet

3. Sierra Silver Cat…Just crushed the field first week

Doubloon City…On a roll as well, won three straight

Music Teacher…Has history of closing well

4. Jiggly…Loaded for this one, great post for race

Paul's Hope…Beaten by Jiggly last two starts

Kelly Leak…Not sure this is the best distance

5. Come Back Native…Seems to have been more consistent

Prancin' N Dancin'…Think this is a good spot

Vezuviy…Need to have in the mix

6. Foxy Approval…Should appreciate big drop

Flying Suances…Dropped and scored last start

Sizzling Gold…Second here this year

7. Googles McCoy…This one is long gone

Punch Up…Very likely fourth straight runner-up

Strate Off Thebloc…Appears just a notch below top two

8. Not in This Life…Nice series of works for return

Joy Boy…Baze takes ride right back, good sign

Training Zone Jon…Trouble out of gate, still ran well

9. Lamm…Too much for this good field

Augment…Ambitious jump in class???

Saratoga's Magic…Won stakes here two years ago

10. Lateral Transfer…Not a bad first effort

Alias Michael…Stretches out for third start

World of Color…Ran third in sprint here.


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Posted by MARY
a resident of another community
on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:39 pm

Does Dennis Miller even have a clue. I would ask the Pope or Buzz Lightyear before I would even take Miller's advice. What a joke!!!

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Posted by John
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 3, 2010 at 3:26 pm

Thanks to Dennis Miller's picks, I just lost $500. FML.

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Posted by Westcoastinvader
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 5, 2010 at 11:36 am

Sorry, but I respectfully disagree. I've been wagering on horses since the 1960's and have personally attended horse races at over 40 tracks across America and Canada. I've seen the top Triple Crown races, the Breeders Cup......and the lowest ranks of cheap claiming races.

Dennis is one of the most knowledgeable and sincere handicappers I have ever met or followed. I wouldn't think of wagering at the Pleasanton meet without first glancing at this predictions. I always put my own additions and wagering spins on his selections (trifectas, exactas, place backup wagers) and usually find I am holding tickets that are within the ballpark of the final results.

On July 4th he had the winner of The Alamedan, and it was not the favorite. Just looking at my wagers I know I was with him on the winner of the 3rd, influenced by him with my ticket collected in the 4th, with him on the winner of the 5th, with him on a partial cash of a place wager in the 6th, with him on the winner of the 7th, and as mentioned, with him on the winner of the stakes race.

Not an atypical day for Dennis in all the years I've followed him.

Personally I recommend each bettor making their own wagering selections and then compare to Dennis for other thought angles before placing the final wager.

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Posted by Dandyd
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:17 pm

His picks are only a guide, just like the free picks in any newspaper. Do your own handicapping before you blame someone for losing money. YOU made the bet, not the person who selected the horse.

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