04/23/2015 9:21PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for April 16 to April 19

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BALMORAL

4/19: 3w, no bias, sloppy track

4/18: 2w, no bias

OUR MISS LILY -

Had post 10, was 5th over behind weak cover, rallied three wide on the final turn and finished strongly for the place, last quarter in :26 2/5

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MAYWOOD

4/17: 5w, no bias

4/16: 4w, no bias

TOO TALL TAMARAC -

Went first over into a quick last half and held okay

 

CAL EXPO

4/19: 5w, no bias

4/18: 4w, no bias

PIPS VALENTINA -

Was parked the mile without cover from post 8 and impeded by a breaker on the first turn, grinded to the lead in the stretch but weakened late, tough trip

 

NORTHFIELD

4/16: 7w, no bias

EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT -

Rushed up first over at the half, pressed a :28 1/5 third quarter and held well for the show

 

HOOSIER

4/18: 1w, ++ closers

4/17: 2w, + closers

4/16: 5w, no bias, tailwinds

TOWER OF POWER -

Was first over a long way from post 7 into the wind and held well for the show

ENDEAVORS DOT COM -

Had post 9, finished strongly for the show, last quarter in :26 1/5

MADDYSONOFAGUN -

Left and got parked in a speed duel with the 6/5 favorite, forced a hot pace, couldn't clear and excusably tired; price factor in exotics

NIGHT PRO*** -

Left and tucked 5th, power-brushed to the lead at the half making up 7 lengths and drew off powerfully while pacing his last three quarters in a blistering 1:21 flat

 

THE MEADOWS

4/17: 1w, + closers

 

PHILADELPHIA

4/19: 6w, + speed, track continues to be very speed favoring, leavers have a big advantage, first over horses doing pretty well

4/17: 5w, + speed

4/16: 6w, + speed

BIG TIME ROCKS -

Had post 6, was third over, rallied three wide on the final turn and finished gamely

 

POCONO

4/19: 4w, no bias

4/18: 4w, + speed, leavers won most of the races

SOUTHWIND TERROR -

Was 6th at the half while charging three wide, looped the first and second over horses and engaged the sharp bias-aided favorite, was shaken off but held the show gamely

EMERY VERN -

Had post 9, was third over, made a good three wide move at the three quarters, paced a :27 third quarter, remained three wide and held well to the wire from a tough spot

 

FREEHOLD

4/18: 4w, no bias

4/17: 5w, + speed

4/16: 1w, + speed, mostly pocket winners

DRAGON KING -

Left and was used hard parked the mile without cover, held gamely for the show

 

MEADOWLANDS

4/18: 5w, no bias

4/17: 3w, no bias

BEAUTIFUL LADY -

Left strongly from the rail in :26 4/5 forcing tucks, rated a quick pace, opened up on the field at the three quarters and gave way grudgingly late

PAN LUIS OBISPO -

Was parked the mile without cover chasing a sharp front runner, held okay considering

BRUCE'S MAGIC -

Had post 9, moved out off the first turn and picked up excess dull cover, found room past head-stretch and finished willingly

IDEAL COWBOY -

Left from post 6 and was parked to the lead in :26, yielded, pulled at the three quarters, was lugging in a bit but finished gamely to be a sharp second behind the 1/5 favorite

REVENGE SHARK -

Was 5th, rushed up first over to engage the leader on the final turn, finished gamely pacing a :54 3/5 last half but was second best

DOO WOP HANOVER -

Followed cover third over, swung wide turning for home and finished sharply for the place in his 4yo debut

FORTY FIVE RED -

Left and tucked 4th on the first turn, was shuffled, angled out into a blind-switch at the three quarters, swung to the far outside for late clearance and finished willingly

 

MONTICELLO

4/16: 5w, no bias

 

YONKERS

4/18: 6w, + speed

4/17: 5w, + speed

4/16: 3w, no bias

MC DYNAMITE -

Left from post 8 and tucked 4th, grinded first over, wore down the favorite to take the lead in the stretch but was out-kicked by the pocket horse in a game placing

HALL BRO -

Was third over behind weak cover, moved wide turning for home and finished strongly

SUMMER SMACKDOWN -

Third over from post 6, swung wide turning for home and finished quickly

DANCIN YANKEE -

Third over from post 6, swung wide turning for home and finished sharply