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Louisiana Downs 5/8/22 - Horse Racing Picks & Predictions

Opening in 1974 the Louisiana Downs has hosted throughbred and quarter horse racing. On Sunday  the track plays host to 8 different races .

The first race starts at 4:05 PM and is a 6 furlong run on dirt with an 11,000 dollar purse. The favorite is Charged Temp at 5/2 odds. Still in the race here look for a boxed trifecta race here. Race 1 Pick: Boxed Trifecta with Charged Temp, Zeatrical, and Pi Yo Princess.

The second race of the day is a 1 mile 70 yard race with a 12,000 dollar purse. The favors that is coming in is Musada at 3/1 odds. In this race look for a potential for a show bet with a strong run from Chambliss. Race 2 Pick: Show On Chambliss.

In the third race it is going to be a 5 furlong race with a 14,000 dollar purse The favorite for the race is Thatsafactjack who is coming in at 2/1 odds. Still look for a good trifecta type of bet that you can pick here.  Race 3 Pick: Trifecta with Thatsafactjack, Hug the Munny, and Citizen West.

With race 4 it is a 6 furlong run on dirt with an 11,000 dollar purse. The favorite in the race is Cajun Aces at 9/2 odds. This is a field that is fairly spread out and this is going to make a difference in the race here and will be a great exacta bet. Race 4 Pick: Exacta On Cajun Aces.

The fifth race is a 7 1/2 furlong run with a 21,000 dollar purse. The favorite in the race is Indy Tourist who has 5/2 odds. The race here, though, should end as a long shot win as Vim and Vigor is running good and should be able to come in running great. Race 5 Pick: Vim and Vigor.

In the 6th race the race is another 7 furlong run with a 24,000 dollar purse. The favorite in the race is Jack Bob and Larry who is coming in at 8/5 odds. Look for a boxed trifecta in this race to be the best option on the day.  Race 7 Pick: Boxed Trifecta with Jack Bob and Larry, Big Scully, and Into Wishing.

The 7th race of the day is a 1 mile run on turf with a purse of 10,500 dollars. The favorite in the race is Immortal who is coming in at 5/2 odds. The winner in this race, though, should be a good long shot in Da Gold Room who has good heritage. Race 8 Pick: Da Gold Room. 

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