Jeremy Plonk's Horse Racing picks for 1/2

By Jeremy Plonk  (Xpressbet Editor-in-chief) 

January 1, 2023 10:56 PM

XpressBet editor-in-chief Jeremy Plonk offers his best bets for Monday with help from the 1ST/BET Artificial Intelligence program, with both at Turf Paradise.

Turf Paradise Race No. 2 (2:54 p.m. ET/11:54 a.m. PT)

#1 Le Tub (6-1 ML)

29% Win Projection from 1/ST BET offers fair odds just below 5-2. Rates 8 points higher than next-closest rival in this race. Improved last winter at Turf Paradise with some local experience and expected to move forward again following local return bid Dec. 17. Win bet. Daily Double 1-7 to next pick.

Turf Paradise Race No. 3 (3:23 p.m. ET/12:23 p.m. PT)

#7 Double Perfect (5-1 ML)

33% Win Projection from 1/ST BET offers fair odds to 2-1. Rates 20 points higher than next-closest rival in this race, one of the largest spreads you'll see in the algorithm. Disregard his last start going longer on turf; he's back to dirt sprinting and what he does best. Win bet.

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