05/20/2013 10:25AM

Harness Racing: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for May 13 - May 15

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BALMORAL

5/15: 3w, no bias

RYLEIGH'S LILLY*** -

Had post 9 and was far back early behind a modest pace, finished strongly for the place

UNIVERSAL DREAM N -

Left from post 7 as one of four leavers and was used hard to clear past the half, ran out of gas in the stretch but could rebound at a price with a better trip

LITTLE MORE RAM*** -

Had a tough parked-the-mile without cover trip from post 10 and held well for the show

 

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HARRINGTON

 

5/15: 5w, + speed

5/14: 5w, + speed

5/13: 4w, + speed, slight bias, two horses did win closing off cover trips

SOUTHVIEW WHITNEY -

8th early, was 4th over, followed cover wide around the final turn and finished fast

CATCHMECULLEN A -

Had post 7, paced a :56 3/5 last half closing well

 

 MEADOWS

 

5/15: 3w, no bias

5/14: 3w, no bias

5/13: 7w, + speed

THE FACE OF LOVE -

Had post 7, grinded first over a long way against the 3-5 winner and was a game second

NELLY HANOVER -

Finished fast from third over

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

5/15: 4w, no bias

DOYOUBELIEVEINMAGIC -

Second over behind weak cover, finished strongly for the place

VIRGIN MARY -

Slipped out 4th over at the three quarters, rallied three wide around the final turn and was full of pace to get up for the win with a :55 last half

COWBOYS DREAMER -

Left to the early lead in :26 3/5, yielded and was shuffled back in tight quarters, rallied

 

POCONO DOWNS

 

5/15: 8w, + speed, leavers doing extremely well here

5/14: 7w, + speed

MRS BATTIN*** -

Had post 7, left fast in :26 3/5, yielded, pulled the pocket at the three quarters and held well for the show

SMOKIN N GRININ -

Had poor cover, rallied wide from a tough spot against the bias, held okay; price factor

WILDFIRE OSBORNE -

Had post 6 and followed cover third over, finished fast to just miss

 

NORTHFIELD

 

5/14: 8w, + speed

5/13: 2w, no bias

WINDY CITY RON*** -

Had a brutal parked-out trip in a fast-paced race, held well considering

LIGHTNING LUCK*** -

Left from post 2 and appeared to decline a tuck, was parked hard battling for the lead with the 4-5 favorite through a hot pace, finally took the lead nearing the three quarters and held well for the show

KEN UBR DREAM -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear in :27 1/5, yielded to the 1-2 winner and weakened but speed wasn't as good Monday night and he is a threat moving inside

RAMEMBER -

Was parked the mile without cover from post 7 and just missed to the 4-5 winner

 

SARATOGA

 

5/15: 6w, + speed

                                                       MONTICELLO

 

5/15: 8w, + speed

5/14: 3w, no bias

5/13: 6w, + speed

EAGLE HILARIOUS -

Had post 6 and the unenviable task of going first over against 15-straight repeater Tracys Song, held well for the show behind the aforementioned $2.30 winner

WARRAWEE JANE -

Left from post 7 and tucked pacing a :29 first quarter, went first over with a :29 2/5 third quarter and held the show gamely

CHESTER HANOVER -

Was third over behind weak cover, rallied wide and finished well for the place

MIGHTY CULLEN N -

Followed cover from post 7 and finished strongly for the place; holding form

 

YONKERS

 

5/14: 2w, no bias

5/13: 2w, + closers, cooling temperatures, cover trips did unusually well tonight

ALL STAR DRAGON*** -

Had post 7, left, tucked, went first over into a :28 1/5 third quarter and held okay