10/03/2013 10:01AM

Harness Racing: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for September 26 - September 28

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BALMORAL

 

9/29: 2w, + closers

9/28: 2w, + closers

ODDS ON ALPHA*** -

Left from post 9 and was used hard to clear in :26 4/5, set a quick pace and held sway

FOX VALLEY SIENNA -

Trotter was parked the mile without cover and held okay

EXTRAVAGANT ART*** -

Left and was three wide part of turn one and used hard to a :26 4/5 first quarter, tucked second, was shuffled to 5th, angled out between horses in the stretch and finished strongly to be 2nd best to classy 1-2 shot Iam Bonasera

TIZA MOJO*** -

Was 11 lengths back at the half, followed weak cover, roared wide on the final turn to go from 7th to the lead and held sway

 

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MAYWOOD

 

9/27: 6w, + speed

9/26: 5w, no bias

THESLEAZYPRINCESS -

6th at the half behind a tired horse, brushed wide around the third turn and went up to the 3-5 winner, was shaken off but held the show

DONALD HIMSELF -

Had post 7, followed sluggish cover and finished strongly for the place

KENNANS NANCY LEE -

Was 4th over from post 7, rallied wide on the final turn and finished willingly

SMOOTH TRANSITION*** -

Was far back early after two breakers caused gaps, moved out mid-second turn and rushed up on a long uncovered bid to gain a ton of ground through the middle-half, reached the odds-on winner, was shaken off but held okay considering

 

HARRINGTON

 

9/26: 4w, no bias

SOUNDS LIKE SAM -

Third over from post 8, finished quickly for the show

MINOR WISDOM -

4th over from post 7, made a strong move on the final turn and held well for the show

 

NORTHFIELD

 

9/27: 9w, ++ speed

 

POCONO

 

9/28: 6w, no bias

9/27: 6w, + speed

A AND G'S DESIGN*** -

Had post 6, was parked to the lead passing the half and drew off impressively

HEDGES LANE -

Had post 7 in a race where the outside flow was weak, rallied wide around the final turn and finished strongly

A SWEET RIDE -

Followed cover third over, followed cover wide on the final turn and finished fast

ALLAMERICAN DADDY -

Had post 6, rushed up uncovered pacing a :55 middle-half and held okay

 

THE MEADOWS

 

9/27: 4w, no bias

 

FREEHOLD

 

9/28: 6w, + speed

9/27: 5w, no bias

9/26: 6w, + speed

ARCHY ARDLE -

Had post 6 and poor cover, rallied wide on the final turn and finished strongly for the place to be 2nd best behind the bias-aided 4-5 winner

 

SARATOGA

 

9/29: 6w, + speed

9/28: 6w, + speed

GOING NATIVE -

Left from post 8 and was parked two turns for the lead, tough trip

 

MONTICELLO

 

9/26: 7w, + speed

 

YONKERS

 

9/28: 6w, + speed

9/27: 2w, no bias

9/26: 5w, + speed

BOOTS PLACE -

Had post 6, followed cover third over and finished fast

MY IDEAL -

Left from post 7 and was used hard while parked out forcing a hot pace, excusably tired

KAYLA'S DREAM -

Was used hard, parked to the lead in :26 4/5, set a hot pace under pressure going a mile and a sixteenth and held okay for the show

PALM PATROL -

Had post 7 and followed weak cover third over, flew home in the stretch for the surprising against-the-bias win

STEELHEAD HANOVER -

Had post 7, left and tucked 5th, grinded first over and held okay

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