09/16/2013 10:54AM

Harness Racing: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for September 9 - September 11

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BALMORAL

9/11: 3w, no bias

MILE SAVER -

Left sharply from post 9, set the pace and held well for the show

 

HARRINGTON

 

9/11: 6w, + speed

9/10: 6w, + speed

9/9: 8w, ++ speed

BROADIES SONG -

Was third over behind tiring cover, stormed wide on the final turn, took the lead turning for home but was out-kicked by the pocket horse while a game second

MONOCHROMATIC -

Had post 7, left and was parked to a :26 4/5 opener, yielded and chased a hot pace, didn't tire that badly

 

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NORTHFIELD

 

9/11: 4w, no bias

9/10: 5w, no bias

9/9: 6w, + speed

ALIGNED HANOVER -

Broke before the start and was far back, was 15 lengths behind at the quarter, followed dull cover, rallied wide and only lost by a length in a game effort

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

9/11: 7w, + speed

BUCKEYE BADDLER -

Left from post 5 and worked his way to the lead past the quarter, set a fast pace and drew clear while bottoming out his rivals

 

THE MEADOWS

 

9/11: 7w, no bias

9/10: 4w, no bias

9/9: 3w, no bias

JOYA FRA*** -

Left from post 8 directly outside of the 6-5 favorite from post 7 and was used hard parked to the half, tucked, finished well for the show

STRINGTOWNER*** -

Left and was parked the mile without cover forcing a quick pace, held the show

TUG RIVER CLAUDE -

10 year old left from post 8 and was parked to the lead in :26 3/5, set a fast pace and dug in gamely to hold off the closers

TUSCA SPUR -

Had post 9, followed cover down the back and finished strongly for the show

 

SARATOGA

 

9/11: 4w, no bias

I LIKE IT HOT -

Had post 7, followed cover wide from third over and held okay

 

MONTICELLO

 

9/11: 9w, ++ speed

9/10: 7w, + speed

9/9: 2w, no bias

RED EYE BLUE CHIP*** -

Was first over a long way pressing a :28 3/5 third quarter, wore down the leader but was out-kicked on the line by the second over horse, losing by a head in a game effort

TOPGUN RAIDER -

Third over from post 7, rallied wide late final turn and finished stoutly for the win

ROXIES BIG GUY -

Rushed up first over approaching the half, kept the heat on the 6-5 winner through the third quarter and didn't tire that badly

 

YONKERS

 

9/10: 6w, + speed

9/9: 4w, no bias

DRAGON RIDGE -

Was first over a long way pacing a quick middle-half, held okay

BIG BAY POINT -

Left from post 8 and tucked 5th, moved out mid-second turn and brushed three wide to clear a tiring horse, went up first over then ducked in behind the winner off the third turn and held well to be 2nd best behind the even money winner

NATHAN FEELSGOOD -

Left from post 6 and tucked third then brushed to the lead and hit the half in a quick :55 3/5, weakened in the lane but only lost by a length in a mile and a sixteenth race

I DREAMED A DREAM -

Had post 7 and moved out with cover down the back, finished strongly

ARTIST NIGHT -

Left and was three wide most of the first quarter, took the lead past the :27 3/5 first quarter marker, set the pace and weakened late losing by 3 lengths

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