04/12/2015 4:46PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from Apr. 6 - Apr. 8

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NORTHFIELD

 

4/8: 10w, ++ speed

4/7: 7w, + speed

4/6: 7w, + speed

GET PACKIN -

Left from post 7 and was parked the mile without cover prompting the pace against the sharp bias-aided 1/2 winner, held okay

 

DOVER

 

4/8: 8w, + speed, sloppy track

4/7: 8w, + speed

4/6: 6w, + speed

FASHION SHOWDOWN -

Left from post 8 and tucked 4th, went first over into a :27 3/5 third quarter and held well

BEDEGRAYNE HANOVER -

Had post 7, was third over behind dull cover, finished sharply against the bias

 

HOOSIER

 

4/8: 0w, + closers, off track

4/7: 2w, + closers, strong tailwinds

BIT THE BULLET -

Left and was hung out in a speed duel, battled into the wind, weakened but held okay

TRASHYTONGUETALKER -

Was much improved in his 3yo debut, had weak cover, made a strong three wide move around the final turn and drew clear with a :26 2/5 final quarter

SVAYA KNOWS -

Left, tucked, brushed to the lead pacing by far the fastest half of the windy day, drew off

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

4/8: 10w, ++ speed

KISS A DRAGON -

Had post 7 and was 8th most of the way, swung out in the stretch and finished strongly against the speed bias in a sharp placing

 

THE MEADOWS

 

4/8: 6w, no bias

4/7: 0w, + closers, sloppy track, not a severe bias where horses rallied to win from far back, leavers and first over horses did well, but the off track did appear tiring and hurt frontrunners

4/6: 5w, + speed

 

POCONO

 

4/8: 4w, no bias

4/7: 5w, + speed

SHAWNEE DANCER*** -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear past a :26 4/5 first quarter, set a lively pace under heavy pressure and didn't tire that badly

 

SARATOGA

 

4/8: 2w, no bias, sloppy track

JACK'S REEF -

Had post 7, left and tucked 5th, went first over against the 1/2 winner and held well for the place to be a game second

 

MONTICELLO

 

4/8: 8w, + speed, sloppy track

4/7: 4w, + speed, off track

4/6: 6w, + speed, off track

WHERE'S WALDO -

Left from post 8 and had a tough parked-out trip without cover, held okay

FLY BY RY -

Followed cover second over, brushed three wide around the final turn and finished sharply in :28 2/5 for the place, second best behind the 2/5 favorite

 

YONKERS

 

4/7: 6w, + speed

4/6: 3w, no bias, off track

POP COP -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to the lead in :27 1/5, set the pace and gave way grudgingly late to the rail-sitting winner

DREAMSTEELER -

Trotter broke before the start, recovered and was 10th, followed excess cover and finished sharply for the place

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