06/18/2015 4:49PM

Balmoral: Saturday 6/20 Analysis


Race 9 - $20,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet (24 - 38 / $89.60): RYLEIGH’S LILLY (3rd)

Spot Play: COLE HEAT (12th)


Race 1

(8) MAJOR ED well bred pacer will be used aggressively and looks to be getting better with every start.  (4) FAAVAAS gelding makes his third start back off a layoff and should be primed for a good effort.   (7) ENGINE ONE O ONE has tons of ability but does have breaking issues.

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Race 2

(3) MY MAN RED made a break last out early in the mile but finished strong; big chance.  (8) ROYALE ROSE will look to make it two straight to kick off his career.  (1) SAGEBRUSH SID gets the best post coming off a decent qualifier kicking home nicely.

Race 3

(8) RYLEIGH'S LILLY has been super sharp in her last two; short price.  (6) JUST BY DESIGN is racing better than her lines indicate and will be firing early.  (7) FOX VALLEY AUBRY went from super sharp to just racing evenly.  The pacing filly is capable of turning it around.

Race 4

(7) BS TYRRIFIC looks to be loaded with talent showing big last quarters in two straight qualifiers.   (4) SAGEBRUSH SAM should show improvement for proven connections second start out.  (2) RED RED REDNECK put in a good last half in the qualifier.

Race 5

(7) DELIGHT FASHION was the driver's choice of four and has room to improve.  (10) SIR ARTHUR D has made breaks in two straight.  If the pacer can mind his manners he's capable of pacing a big mile.  (2) C NOTE has a nice pedigree but is coming along slowly; use underneath.

Race 6

(6) HERE'S JOHNNY impeccably bred stallion takes a significant drop in class and should be considered the horse to beat.   (3) MASTER OF EXCUSES mare also drops down to a level she can compete at.  (2) REPEAT YOUR ABC'S has a good history against this type of competition; threat.

Race 7

(8) REX PASSUS just needs a good setup for a chance to sweep past late.  (2) GALACTIC STAR could be the sleeper in the race dropping in for a tag.  (9) SVAYA KNOWS gets sent out for capable connections; threat.

Race 8

(2) BIG BRAD rarely wins but will offer a huge price and has been right there at the wire with this group. (4) FORT SILKY has been the runner up in half his starts this year and has done his best work when not on the lead.  (6) ROCKIN THE HOUSE with some racing luck could have a shot late.

Race 9

(3) EXTRAVAGANT ART is one of few in the race that's been consistently competitive at this level.  (5) ENDEAVORS KING pacer has been facing stiff competition and has shown good ability.  (6) JACKSON BERLOW doesn't win often but makes his third start back off a layoff; threat.

Race 10

In a wide open and evenly matched race (4) TOO TALL TAMARAC gets sent out second start for new connections and could be sitting on a big mile.  (8) LITTLE HANK is inconsistent from week to week but is capable of a good effort.  (7) DOC'S DEAL has been racing gamely but needs more; command a price.

Race 11

(9) NITTY GRITTY set a lifetime mark last out and is a threat with a similar effort.  (7) ROCKNROLL CRYSTAL was used hard last out before fading late.  The filly pacer will look to rebound with a smooth trip.  (1) FOX VALLEY PIPA lagged the gate last out badly but raced well closing nicely; threat.

Race 12

(3) COLE HEAT picks up the top driver off a big effort just missing against better.  (6) DINKY DUNE sophomore pacer has a tough job in front of him facing older but could be up to the task; fires early.  (1) GOLD STAR IMAGE gets the best post and has been improving with every start.

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