08/15/2014 3:09PM

Balmoral: Sunday 8/17 Analysis


Race 7 - $25,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet (31 - 55 / $129.00): SUMMER SHANDY (2nd)

Spot Play: BO I SEE TIME (1st)


Race 1

(5) BO I SEE TIME makes his second lifetime start and looks to have tons of upside.   (3) SCAT KITTY CAT has a good burst of speed off the gate but has lacked stamina late.  (6) PONDA PREMIER would be a threat if he stays trotting.

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Race 2

(6) SUMMER SHANDY didn't look to be himself last out.  If he races back to his prior form, he will be tough to beat.  (5) ROLLINLIKEAHOTSHOT has room to improve in a wide open race.  (2) SAND OF THE BEACH went an eye-popping mile last out; threat.

Race 3

(8) JOYFUL ROCK finds an ideal spot to gain some confidence and should be on the move early.  (7) ADDIE ROSE is a lightly-raced pacer that also faces easier.  (4) PARKLANE GLITTER has flashed some talent but has been racing greenly.

Race 4

In a tough race to gauge, (3) BEST LEGACY has proven connections and should be ready for a good effort in a weak field.  (2) ELOQUENCE was deceptively sharp in her last start being bottled up for a good part of the stretch.  (4) FOX VALLEY ADENA has lacked pop at the end of her miles and is probably best used underneath despite finding a wide open race.

Race 5

(4) LUVALADY is a well-bred mare that has started to figure it out. She has been racing gamely in her last few.  (9) HERE'S JOHNNY is another impeccably bred trotter that owns a good move, but has yet to win in 16 starts on the year; use underneath.  (6) FANCY LABEL has just been racing evenly but does find an easier bunch.

Race 6

(1) MAJESTIC ROYALE gets the best post and will offer a good price.  (4) TIMEWELL has been very consistent pacing good miles. With some racing luck, can pull the upset.  (5) BELL VALLEY BILL never had a chance last out and is definitely a threat.

Race 7

(8) GABBY REI closed nicely last out from far back.  The 3-year-old filly should be there on the wire with a similar effort.  (7) VICTORIA IVY Indiana bred filly drew off easily last out but will offer low value and has more to prove.  (4) GET THE TERROR is capable of winning but also capable of breaking; command a price.

Race 8

(7) DON'T FLASH ME owns some back class in a suspect field.   (5) PARK LANE CRYSTAL has been very disappointing this year having yet to win, but is one of the better horses in the race.  (4) CANDY N APPLES owns tactical gate speed and will offer a big price.

Race 9

(3) VIPER BLUE CHIP should be sharper after a short layoff and is one of the fastest trotters in the race.   (7) NEW ZION is very inconsistent from week to week but a good effort puts him on the ticket.  (1) AMEN AMEN gets the best post and looks to be in line for a smooth trip.

Race 10

(10) RIDE SALLY should have more to offer late with the right setup.  (7) VAL'S WAY has finally started to take the next step forward; threat.   (6) MEET ME TONIGHT always offers low value but is capable.

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