07/07/2014 4:54PM

Balmoral: Wednesday 7/9 Analysis


Race 6 - $10,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet (25 - 43 / $104.80): ALLPOWERNOEMOTION (3rd)

Spot Play: SPEEDY ALBER (7th)


Race 1

(4) MACIE RAE might find herself in a different scenario this week but could be too good for her rivals; short price.  (2) BAILEY'S WISH is the only threat to the favorite and will probably look to either cut the mile or put pressure on the top choice early.  (5) ROLLETTE filly has some ability and could pick up the pieces late if the top two get in a tussle.

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Race 2

In a really weak and inconsistent field (9) JOVANNA has paced faster than most in the race and should hit the ticket with a decent effort.  (6) MAGIC NUMBER well bred filly makes her career debut against a very suspect field.  (10) HOPEFILLY comes off a scratch but could be a player late at a price with some racing luck.

Race 3

(4) ALLPOWERNOEMOTION comes off a dazzling qualifier and could have gone a lot faster.  (7) RT HABENERO was really good in the qualifier kicking home nicely.  (1) FOX VALLEY QATAR nice looking freshman trotter was an impressive winner last out, gets the best post, and should be perfectly placed for a great trip.

Race 4

(4) ARLO GRAM has some upside and should be much-improved in his second lifetime start.  (5) HECTOR B just needs some honest fractions up front and the pacer will be flying late.   (6) MEAN JD MUSTARD parlayed a perfect trip into a victory last start and could have more to offer.

Race 5

(6) FOX VALLEY SKYLAR filly has been brought along slowly and has shown much more interest as of late.  (2) MY MINI SNICKERS well bred filly could be the most talented but will probably be raced very conservatively in her first lifetime start; use underneath.  (4) WE ALL BLED RED scored a victory last out but gets a negative driver change.

Race 6

(9) KENDYL takes a significant drop in class and was the driver's choice.  (6) LIQUEUR came up empty for new connections but could be ready to fire second start in a new barn.  (5) KITTY O'BRIEN has had some tough racing luck but that could change with a fast pace early.

Race 7

(4) SPEEDY ALBER gelding raced gamely last out, despite being roughed up in his first start back off a long layoff.  The 5-year-old appears to have a lot of ability and should be much sharper second start back.  (5) B MAN is inconsistent with the miscues from week to week but has a big burst of speed.   (1) FOX VALLEY CICERO three-year-old broke his maiden off a perfect trip and could have gained some confidence; threat.

Race 8

(5) ONE LOUD DING has been facing better and a good effort makes him the horse to beat in a wide open race.  (8) SATIN SLAYER comes off a win, has actually been racing much better than his lines show and could like the big track; threat.  (7) SAND TARYN rarely wins but was the drivers' choice of three.

Race 9

In the toughest race to handicap on the card (2) RICHARD TRACI was empty last out but sharp prior.  The pacer should offer a big price; threat.  (1) JUSTLIVINTHEDREAM doesn't win often but paced a good mile last out and should be closer turning for home.  (3) CAMWISER makes his first start for new connections off a couple of really good efforts.


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