01/29/2013 1:27PM

Harness Racing: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for Jan. 21 - Jan. 23

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BALMORAL

1/23: 2w, no bias

 

MONTICELLO

1/23: 6w, no bias, 10 degrees at post time
1/22: 4w, no bias
1/21: 4w, no bias, off track, 12 degrees, slow times

SEEYOUONTHEBEACH - Left from post 7 and was used hard to clear in :28 2/5, set the pace on a cold day and only lost by a length
COMMUNITY SPIRIT - Third over and hurt by terrible cover, rallied wide and finished fast
FLY AWAY - Set a fast pace on a cold day, held okay; price factor in exotics

 

DOVER

1/23: 7w, + speed
1/22: 7w, + speed, much colder than Monday
1/21: 6w, no bias

HILLCREST SUITES - Left in :27, yielded, went first over against the 3-5 winner and held okay
MISS BEHAVE*** - Had post 7 and was 4th over at the half, stormed wide and drew clear full of pace
NAGIN*** - 8th at the half, rallied wide around the final turn and finished powerfully for the place
DREAMLUCK - 10 year old left alertly from post 8, rated the pace and tacked on a :55.3 last half to win
MAJOR STARBURST - Made up good ground through the middle half from post 6 and was finishing fastest of all in the stretch
PRIVATE MARINO - Far back early from post 7, finished strongly for the place against the bias

 

NORTHFIELD

1/23: 3w, no bias, 15 degrees at post time
1/22: 10w, + speed, 11 degrees at post time
1/21: 6w, no bias, 17 degrees at post time

CIEN*** - Had post 7, was parked to the lead in a quick half, took on pressure and excusably tired on a very cold night
LIGHTNINGINTHESKY*** - Had post 6, left, tucked, went first over on a long bid against the 6-5 favorite, pushed a :28 4/5 third quarter and held well
BLUE PUNCH - Got moving early from post 6, brushed three wide to clear weak horses, paced a :28 4/5 third quarter challenging for the lead against the even money winner, held okay
OAK RIDGE BOY - Trotter was 4-5 and broke, made up over 20 lengths to get the place

 

THE MEADOWS

1/23: 3w, no bias
1/21: 5w, no bias, cold, 11 degrees at post time, times slow by at least two seconds

 

POMPANO

1/23: 6w, + speed
1/22: 3w, no bias
1/21: 6w, + speed

CAMEO PIN - Set a blazing pace while parking out a horse, held okay for the show

 

FREEHOLD

1/21: 6w, + speed

 

YONKERS

1/22: 6w, + speed
1/21: 4w, no bias

TINYS MILLION - Finished fast from post 7
HAUL AWAY - Had post 7, made up 9 lengths closing fast in :27 4/5
LITERATE HANOVER - Had a tough, long uncovered trip from post 8 and held okay