There isn’t a whole lot for horse racing options on Monday throughout the country. Only three racecourses are behind offered at BetOnline in the lead up to the Breeders’ Cup this weekend. You can find Grants Pass and Zia Park for wagering if you look elsewhere online. I’ve never played either track and I’m going to stay consistent with what BetOnline has on the menu. BetOnline offers the highest limits and provides a 7% cash back bonus, so will stick with them. You can also get a free $25.00 wager if you are looking to get started with horse racing betting. Simply click the link below to get going.
We have you covered for the afternoon and the evening hours in the US. Despite not a lot of tracks racing today, you can still bet all day and night if you wish. Mountaineer Park takes its post on Monday evening in West Virginia. The first race is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. EST at Mountaineer. A total of nine races are on the schedule for a modest pool of $79,800 in prize money. You can find more horse racing picks for today at Indiana Grand. Head below for our free Mountaineer Park picks for November 2, 2020.
Post Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
If you can’t wait to get started at Mountaineer on Monday night, you’re in luck because we’ll fire out of the gate in West Virginia with Race 1. Mountaineer Park isn’t waiting long to put on the feature race. Race 1 is the feature event with a purse of $15,500. This is a race for mainly inexperienced runners. The most experienced in the race is Grand Deal, who hasn’t had any success thus far.
The two horses to look out for here, who both are inexperienced, are Skinnersburg and Ed. Skinnersburg will make his third appearance on the track Monday. He showed 3rd in his debut run on September 1. Skinnersburg finished 3rd in the $15,500 event as a rookie, though was regarded as one of the favorites in that event.
His connections probably would have been just a little happier if he placed or won, though. Skinnersburg followed up to place 2nd on October 20 in another $15,500 event. He was not as favored in that one, and was a mid-tier favorite in a eight-hore field. The $1,000 Skinnersburg is expected to be in the mix again on Monday at Mountaineer.
Ed might be the most intriguing prospect in Race 1. He is making his debut on Monday, which might be a cause for concern, but has been cooking in workouts and is the best form based on his effort there. Ed has completed 4 furlongs in 48, 50.40, and 49 seconds going into Monday. All signs point to Ed if he decides he wants to run and doesn’t have any setbacks in his debut run.
Post Time: 8:06 p.m. EST
Race 4 carries a modest purse of $6,700 at Mountaineer Park on Monday night. This 1 mile race will begin shortly after 8:00 p.m. EST tonight. Stormin Rosemary and Stylish Ninetynine should have something to say in the stretch in this event. Stormin Rosemary gets the inside rail out of the gate and could use it to her advantage. She has finished 6th, 5th, 2nd, 6th in her previous four performances, with 2nd on October 19 in her best outing during that stretch.
Stormin Rosemary placed 2nd behind Iwillbefirst by a head for a $6,700 purse on October 19 in her best performance since showing 3rd on September 8 in a $15,500 event. That was a nice effort by Stormin Rosemary in that class. I’m most impressed by that effort more than anything else. However, she wasn’t in the best of form in her latest performance and finished 6th in a $9,300 assignment.
After fading on the turn, Stormin Rosemary is back down in class looking for a $6,700 purse. Expect her to run much better today in this race. Stylish Ninetynine might be able to stop her, though. Stylish Ninetynine has been in good form and a willing participant recently. She has finished in the top-3 in three straight performances, including her most recent at Delaware Park before receiving a transfer.
That was in a $10,000 event at Delaware Park against much tougher competition. Prior to that effort, Stylish Ninetynine showed 3rd in another $10,000 event after rallying late. It wasn’t enough, but it was nevertheless nice kick in the stretch for Stylish Ninetynine. After competing at Laurel Park and Delaware Park for eight races in her career, expect her to have much more success at Mountaineer Park against easier competition. I will ride with Stylish Ninetynine to get the job done here.