Best bet: NOVA RAGS (6)

Best value: FIRST GLIMPSE (8)

FIRST: Romantic Charter was a useful fourth in debut; forward move predicted. Aleah Aleah is training swiftly for first start since October; very playable. Laser Sharp has finished second in both starts; be no surprise. Proprietary Trade ships up from Florida for Chad Brown after fading in debut at Gulfstream; likely underlay.

SECOND: Lincolnville Beach regressed in last after determined win in prior; rebounds. Roman Goddess exits game placing in last; dangerous. Will Be Famous could prove very tough on a soft lead.

THIRD: Face Abarrio owns speed and drops; fast back numbers seal the deal. Newport Bridge was an ultra-game winner in last; worth long look. Talkin Pharoah needed last and gets class relief; don't dismiss.

FOURTH: Retail Man adds blinkers and projects as the main speed. Compute It, an uncoupled barn mate of top pick, will be in the garden spot if top selection wilts. Master Freud is from a dam that has thrown three winners from three foals to race; could be the goods.

FIFTH: Call Her Bluff displayed improved speed when a clear-cut second in last; set for best. Stress Reliever was a useful fourth in debut for Chad Brown; improvement expected. Lucky and Gorgeous gets first-time Lasix; don't ignore.

SIXTH: Nova Rags tallied improved internal numbers in last; more to give. Petulante is rested and packs potent late kick; very dangerous. Divine Armor is more than good enough on "A" efforts.

SEVENTH: Timely Conquest drilled twice since front-end score last out; takes another. Frau Diablo owns speed and adds blinkers; very playable. Dame Cinco was empty on a sloppy surface last time; worth a look on dry land.

EIGHTH: First Glimpse logged tight work tab for first start in 12 weeks; breakthrough effort predicted. Daddy Knows owns speed and fast figures; big-time player. Blake B. and Khafre both took backward steps in last after winning prior outings; bounce-back threats.

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