Jeremy Plonk’s Horse Racing picks for 12/4


XpressBet editor-in-chief Jeremy Plonk offers his best bets for Sunday, both of which come at Del Mar.

Del Mar Race No. 5 (5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT)
#2 Ransomware (6-1 ML)


Turf mile stakes is loaded with early speed, giving late runners a big shot to make the final winning run. Like the inside post draw here for Phil D’Amato trainee who will be patient early and effective late. Excellent price, connections and pace set-up. Win-Place bet.

Del Mar Race No. 7 (6:30 pm ET/3:30 p.m. PT)
#5 Hamwood Flyer (5-1 ML)

Speedster has a chance to take the Matriarch Stakes wire-to-wire on the front end. This will definitely be a more difficult level of competition than she’s seen in her US starts so far, but she’s done everything right and doesn’t look to get too much early pressure in this one. Win-Place bet.