11/25/2015 5:07PM

Balmoral: Saturday 11/28 Analysis


Race 9 - $20,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet: (50 - 80 / $175.60) BELL VALLEY TIGER (4th)



Race 1

(2) JOHN JAY burned cash last start just racing evenly after a nice debut.  If the pacer races back to his first effort he's the horse to beat.  (9) BUBBA TELLS ALL has been facing much tougher at Hoosier.  The pacer will probably look to get a good early spot off the gate.  (10) ONE MORE HANK broke his maiden last week racing gamely on the lead at this level; threat.

Race 2

(1) RESPONSE was bet down heavily first start in a new barn last out.  The pacer should have more to offer second start back off a layoff.  (2) SHADY BAY picks up a positive driver change and could offer a big price.  (10) PARKLANE INDY always offers low value and needs to find a way into the race.

Race 3

(1) PARTY HANGOVER has been sharp and will be closer turning for home.  (4) FOX VALLEY AUBREY beat a solid field last week; threat.  (2) CRUEL GIRL just missed last start off a pocket trip.  The pacer looks to be improving in a wide open race.

Race 4

(2) BELL VALLEY TIGER gets sent out for a hot barn down at the bottom level.  (6) JOSTING JACK was a big winner first start out in a new barn.  The pacer should be in the mix with a similar effort.  (5) MAJOR MALE has been very competitive against this group.

Race 5

(7) ROCK HOLLYWOOD is racing gamely and another similar effort puts him on the ticket.  (4) MARLEY'S GUY gelding has raced huge in his last three.  The trotter gets sent out for a low percentage pilot but is a threat. (8) MASTER OF EXCUSES is very inconsistent but a good effort puts him close.

Race 6

(10) GOSSIP MODEL just beat a similar group and has the most upside in the field.  (8) LOLLIPOP has been much better in a new barn; threat.  (7) LUCKY DALI came up completely empty last week.  The well bred filly is capable with a good effort.

Race 7

In a very tough race to handicap, (3) ROCKIN SOCKEM put in a decent effort last out and should be in line for a ground saving trip up close.  (6) FLUKY'S GIRL is one of few in the race that's shown decent closing ability.  (5) BB ROCKETTE just missed last week at this level; threat.

Race 8

(4) SOMESTARSOMEWHERE well bred stallion should like this spot against weaker.  (3) ROCKIN THE HOUSE went a monster effort last week down in class pressed the entire mile.  (7) A COOL CARD has been super sharp but needs more against this group; command a price.

Race 9

(1) COLE HEAT just beat this bunch and looks in line for another nice trip.  (3) CAM B ZIPPER was empty last week turning for home. The pacer has owned this level when on his game.  (8) MASTER OF DESIRE is probably best used underneath against this group.

Race 10

(2) FANTASTIC ROCK should offer a much better price this week.  The pacer has paced some big miles against better on the year.  (7) FOX VALLEY ANDY drops in for a tag off some dull efforts, however the pacer is more than capable.  (9) MAKE IT WORK gets sent out for a hot barn and loves to win; threat.

Race 11

(1) BEST MAN HANOVER it’s tough to predict what kind of effort you'll get out of the pacer.  He takes a huge drop in competition with the best post.  (6) FIRSTCLASSALLTHWAY should be much closer turning for home and was the driver's choice.  (4) VALIENTE STRIDE will look to make it three straight bumping up in class but will need much more.

Race 12

(1) DP ANGEL mare was parked the mile last week never seeing a pylon.  The pacer will be out for revenge this week with a big post edge on her main rivals.  (6) ALL PINK scored a monster upset last week parking the top choice taking no prisoners.  The 4-year-old still had enough to hold on late for a lifetime mark.  (9) JOYFUL GAME should offer a huge price and could look to pick up the pieces late; use underneath.

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