12/06/2012 11:03AM

Harness Racing: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2012

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BALMORAL

12/2: 4w,  no bias

12/1: 4w, no bias

PARK LANE DEPUTY - Showed early speed, was shuffled back in the stretch and had some late pace

BELL VALLEY BILL - Power-brushed to the lead with a snappy :26 second quarter move and held sway in a sharp win

 

MAYWOOD

11/30: 10w, ++ speed

11/29: 7w, + speed

SHARK WAVES*** - Left from post 7 and was used hard to get the lead on the second turn, yielded and was shuffled, cleared on the final turn and had even pace to lose by only 2 lengths

BOOZE CRUZIN - Left from post 6 and was used hard parked the mile without cover; tough trip

 

MONTICELLO

11/29: 7w, + speed

 

DOVER

12/2: 6w, + speed

11/29: 6w, + speed

CATCHMECULLEN A - Was first over pushing into a :27 3/5 third quarter and was just nipped by the second over winner on the wire

CAM B ZIPPER - Blasted to the lead in :25 4/5, set a quick pace under pressure and held okay

SECOND WIND N*** - Left from post 8 and worked his way to the lead before the half, maintained a fast pace under pressure and held well considering

TOTALLY EMPRESSIVE - Had post 8, left and was used hard to get the lead approaching the half, set the pace and held sway gamely

WHIRL THE GIRL - Paced a :27 1/5 third quarter first over and just missed

 

NORTHFIELD

12/1: 7w, + speed

11/30: 8w, + speed

BEANS AND WEENIES*** - Was ninth, 12 lengths behind early, gained ground at each call, picked up dull cover, rallied wide around the final turn and finished strongly against the bias to just miss

 

FREEHOLD

12/1: 6w, + speed

11/30: 8w, + speed

11/29: 7w, + speed

 

PHILADELPHIA

12/2: 6w, + speed

11/30: 6w, + speed

11/29: 8w, ++ speed

AND HEEZ PERFECT*** - Had post 8, left, tucked, went first over into a :27 3/5 third quarter and held well

THE BAD DEPUTY - Had post 8 and finished fast against the bias

BIG TEN CHAMP - Third over behind dismal cover, moved three wide past the half and finished well

 

MEADOWS

11/30: 5w, no bias

DO ME HONOR - Was outside a long way uncovered from post 8 and held well

 

                                                         SARATOGA

12/2: 7w, + speed

12/1: 5w, no bias

PAN FROM NANTUCKET - Was parked to a quick half and excusably tired

 

YONKERS

12/1: 3w, no bias

11/30: 4w, no bias

11/29: 7w, + speed

FUEL CELL - Had post 7 and was on the move early, picked up dull cover third over, rallied wide against the bias and finished gamely

TOBER - Trotter had post 8, finished strongly for the show

LIGHTNING RAIDER N*** - Classy Group I down under winner made U.S. debut, left a little bit and took an early tuck, ranged first over and got up gamely late under mild urging

LOOKINFORADVENTURE*** - Had post 8 and paced a :54 1/5 last half finishing fast in the stretch

*** = extra-sharp preferred plays

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