09/05/2014 2:17PM

Balmoral: Sunday 9/7 Analysis


Race 7 - $25,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet (34 - 64 / $138.80): RITASCAPE (8th)

Spot Play: PHOTO SURPRISE (6th)


Race 1

(4) GREEN ACRES was much improved last out and should hit the ticket with another good effort.  (8) OMYGOODNESS mare looks to be the trotter to beat coming off a victory against similar.  (5) WE ALL BLEED RED filly is a disappointment never progressing better than what she shows, however she faces a very soft bunch.

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Race 2

In an wide open race tough to gauge (4) BANDS ALEXIS went a good effort last out and will be firing early.  (1) SHOWMETHE Z TAM two-year-old filly faces older more seasoned foes but could have the most upside in the race.  (5) ALLPOWERNOEMOTION nice looking colt has a good burst of speed when he minds his manners.

Race 3

(8) ALWAYS ABOUT KATY Indiana champion mare finds a soft spot to make it two in a row but will need to race better than she did at Maywood.  (2) LOVE THIS PLACE was a first over winner last out and should be much closer turning for home.  (6) SEEYOUATTHEFINISH dropped and popped with the upgraded driver last out, however the pacer is in tough and is best used underneath.

Race 4

(2) CELEBRITY HERCULES historically has raced much better at this track; big chance.  (3) ROCK HOLLYWOOD gelding has been racing gamely and could use a smooth trip.  (4) FOX VALLEY VETO got tired late last out for the first time all year.  The sophomore trotter will likely be asked only late; use underneath.

Race 5

(3) BEST MAN HANOVER has been razor sharp facing much tougher opponents; short price.   (4) OUR DRAGON KING was much better last start  after a couple of clunkers.  The well bred pacer is capable but needs the top choice to be a little short as well.  (7) DONT WORRY B HAPPY has just missed in her last three against some very nice horses.

Race 6

(6) PHOTO SURPRISE last year's two-year-old champ is just now back in racing shape and should offer a great price.  (5) BOBBY B BREEZE earned a nice victory last out and will be in a good spot early.   (8) BIG BILL BREEZE was dominant last out for new connections; threat.

Race 7

(2) MAJOR STARLIGHT well bred gelding gets sent out for a trainer that has a good winning percentage at the track.  (1) MADOFF just raced evenly last out against a tough bunch.  The six-year-old stallion benefits from the rail and could have more to offer.  (3) SAILOR'S FORTUNE has been knocking on the door against this same bunch; threat.

Race 8

(10) RITASCAPE the 4-year-old mare lays over the field on ability and needed her last start.  (5) FEEL LIKE DANCING four-year-old pacer doesn't look the best on paper but she is facing much easier competition besides the top choice.  (7) BABE'S CHIP is really fast when right and was the driver's choice.

Race 9

(1a) SAY NO MO will need to overcome a tough post but the trotter has shown much more than the field on the year.   (3) STONEBRIDGE ULTIMO gets sent out for a provisional driver but could be in the mix with some racing luck.  (6) POWERFUL FORCE mare finds an inconsistent bunch and could hit the ticket if she minds her manners.

Race 10

(8) NATIVE LIGHTS will look to make it three in a row for a new barn.  (4) WILDARTISCAPE gelding has been racing much better than his record shows; threat.  (6) ODDS ON SERPENS well bred pacer is really fast off the gate and will offer a big price off.

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