10/07/2015 2:46PM

Balmoral: Friday 10/9 Analysis


Race 9 - $15,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet (44 - 68 / $153.60): MOON BAY DANCER (4th)

Spot Play: WESTERN DAME (11th)


Race 1

In a wide open betting race, (6) TAMARIC SMOOCHIE has room to improve coming off a nice maiden breaking score.  (8) NO GUN NO FUN paced a couple of nice efforts at this track a few starts back.  (10) PRINTSONTHEBEACH raced deceptively well last week but will need to find a way into the race.

Race 2

(2) MORE THAN LIKELY comes off a big win and will be tough to beat with any improvement.  (6) POWERFUL PRINCESS lightly raced filly probably has the most upside in the race.  (1) SURVIVER DI filly is the sleeper in the race from the rail if she can mind her manners.

Race 3

(6) PARKLANE INDY showed a nice closing burst last week and could like the big track even better.  (5) BEST OF DUNE will offer a big price in a field full of question marks.  (8) FOX VALLEY ORION gelding finds a weak bunch but has really been struggling to finish his miles; use underneath.

Race 4

(8) MOON BAY DANCER takes a huge drop in competition back in for a tag; big chance.  (2) HOOSIERS FANTASY will look to make it three straight wins in against tougher.  (1) WILD BERRY MUFFLER gets the best post and was sharp a few back.

Race 5

(2) MAPLE GROVE JOE appears to be on the right track; threat.  (3) ALLSTAR-JOSH rarely wins but has been knocking on the door.  (10) SWISS MOCHA is saddled by a tough post but is a threat with a good setup.

Race 6

(2) COWGIRL CHIC finds a suspect bunch to gain some confidence.  (10) I'M TELLING YOU will offer a big price from a tough post and raced well last out.  (4) OUR MISS LEAH gets sent out for capable connections but will need more to hit the top spot.

Race 7

(5) DYLAN ROCKS can beat this bunch with an effort similar to the start prior.  (10) RUSSELL L will offer a huge price and can hit the board with a good setup.  (1) MIDNIGHT DESTROYER was sharp last out; threat.

Race 8

(9) BOYS ROUND HERE raced huge last week and a similar effort wins by open lengths.  If the pacer races like that its lights out.  (4) RUNINTHRUDABRIDLE seta a lifetime mark last out but faces much tougher.  (7) TORNADO HENRY fits in with this bunch but is best used underneath.

Race 9

(3) FRISKIE FLICKER finds a much softer bunch; fires early.  (2) LOVE THIS PLACE is not what she used to be but is capable against this group.  (1) ALL PINK mare owns a big burst of speed but will need some racing luck.

Race 10

(8) PISTOPACKINPIPER took heavy tote action early last time out racing gamely.  The pacer will offer the best price of the contenders and just needs a smooth trip for a piece.  (6) DELIGHT FASHION is the horse to beat but will be a short price; use caution.  (2) C NOTE might be starting to turn the corner but is in with a lot tougher.

Race 11

(1) WESTERN DAME four-year-old mare is lightly raced this year and has tons of upside coming off two straight wins.  (3) MOLLY GO LIGHTLY should be much closer turning for home and does her best work at the big track.  (4) INCREDIBLE FILLY takes a significant drop in class; threat.

Race 12

(6) DADE HALL has been much better for a new barn and finds a weak field.  (7) STRUNG OUT gets sent out for capable connections off a lifetime mark.  (4) AJ GET'S THE MONEY pacer makes his third start back off the layoff and has room to improve.

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