05/21/2015 2:38PM

Balmoral: Saturday 5/23 Analysis


Race 9 - $15,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet (21 - 30 / $78.40): TAL WI WI (2nd)

Spot Play: DANDY’S BEAUTY (6th)


Race 1

(4) GIFTED BY NATURE has been getting better with every start and is the horse to beat with an aggressive drive.  (8) ENGINE ONE O ONE sophomore pacer owns a big brush when he minds his manners.   (7) MUFFMASTER has some ability but has been inconsistent from week to week.

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Race 2

(5) TAL WI WI filly raced huge first start off the layoff and should be better in her second start back.  (7) KATIE MOUSE filly comes off two decent qualifiers and picks up big driver change.  (3) PATIENT I D faces weaker and is capable of trotting a good mile.

Race 3

(2) DINKY DUNE was pacing up a storm last out and looks to be loaded with talent.  (1) DIXIE'S BOY could be better suited for the big track; threat.  (3) LUCPARK should be primed for a good effort off a nice first-over victory at Maywood.

Race 4

(7) FOX VALLEY CADET looked to be home free before coming to a crawl late last out.  The pacer just needs to time his move right.  (6) SHHRAYRAY comes off a decent qualifier and should offer value.  (4) HARPER VALLEY BOY faces much weaker and has room to improve second start back.

Race 5

(3) EARNDAWG looks to be back on top of his game after ripping home late last out.  (2) FOX VALLEY ELIJAH came a big back half last start for a win against weaker.  The pacer is one of few threats to the top choice with some racing luck.  (4) C NOTE needed his first start off the bench and should be sharper.

Race 6

(10) DANDY'S BEAUTY filly just needs to race back to her last effort at the track for a huge shot at a price.  (8) FLASH'S FOOL filly finished with a lot of interest late flashing a good late burst; threat.  (4) I Y Q raced well last out and is getting better with every start.

Race 7

(9) WHY ASK WHY has been a consistent cash burner but faces weaker.  (2) OFFICIALLY YOURS picks back up the top driver and set a lifetime mark two back impressively; threat.   (8) TEA PARTY PATRIOT is capable of pacing a good mile but needs a good setup.

Race 8

(7) UNCLE BUD needed his last start off over a month.  The pacer has a good history at this level. (1) SOUTHWIND SCORPION has yet to win in fifteen starts on the year, however the pacer can hit the ticket underneath at a price.   (3) SAGE RUCK is capable of popping off a big effort from time to time.

Race 9

(6) TIME TO ROLL impeccably bred pacer was loaded off a pocket trip last start.  The six-year-old stallion is versatile but will likely be gunning for early position.   (4) FORT SILKY has now been outkicked in six straight efforts; command a price.  (7) BEST MAN HANOVER isn't the most consistent but is capable of a big effort.

Race 10

In a fairly wide open race (6) GIBBS was deceptively sharp last week after shaking loose and could be ready for a big effort second start back off a year layoff.  (8) SPECIAL JOE needs a smooth trip but should offer another big price.  (9) FEELNLIKEAROCKSTAR has a decent pedigree but faces older more seasoned opponents; use underneath.

Race 11

(10) MONOPOLY MAN drops back in for a tag off a huge effort against better.  (2) LOVEDANCINWITHYOU gets sent out for a hot barn and should offer a nice price.  (4) CAMWISER made an untimely break last start but is a huge threat with a good effort.

Race 12

(3) EVERGREENSDUNESIDE has some upside coming off a good effort.  (1) BARBOSA gets the best post and was sharp prior to the miscue; driver's choice.  (5) SUNSET DREAMER should be ready for an improved effort third start back off the layoff; threat.

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