09/04/2016 12:40PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from Aug. 29 - Aug. 31

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NORTHFIELD

 

8/31: 11w, + speed

8/30: 7w, + speed

8/29: 6w, no bias

MAN HE CAN SHOOT*** -

Had post 8, moved at the quarter on a long first over grind, paced a strong middle-half and a :27 3/5 third quarter and got up gamely on the wire in a big effort

MYSTIC DESIRE -

Floated out from post 8, was parked the mile without cover, grinded towards the leader, was shaken off but held his ground well considering the trip, losing by only two lengths

JC'S BAND -

Had post 7, followed weak cover, rallied three wide into and around the final turn and finished strongly

 

HOOSIER

 

8/31: 4w, no bias

8/30: 0w, ++ closers

 

HARRINGTON

 

8/31: 6w, + speed

8/30: 5w, + speed

8/29: 9w, ++ speed

LITTLE BEN -

Followed cover, was blind-switched, got clearance two wide with cover on the final turn, was 4th turning for home and finished boldly for the win pacing a :26 4/5 last quarter

SINGING SAINT -

Dropped out of the Open, drew post 7, saved ground and finished quickly for the show against the speed bias

MARGAUX -

Left and was parked to the quarter in :27 1/5, yielded and was shuffled, really losing all chance, escaped and finished evenly for fourth

HOOSIER CHINNA -

Left from post 8 and was parked the mile without cover, prompted the pace, held well

 

MEADOWS

 

8/31: 6w, no bias

8/30: 4w, no bias

8/29: 2w, no bias

POWERFUL PULSE -

Left from post 9 and was parked to the lead in :27, yielded and was shuffled back

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

9/1: 4w, no bias

ROCKIN RAMBARAN -

Left from post 7 in a three-way shake for the lead, brushed three wide at the quarter, took control past a :26 opener, set a fast pace and held on for a game win

 

POCONO

 

8/30: 8w, + speed

8/29: 5w, no bias

THE SMIDGE -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to a :26 1/5 first quarter, tucked in the pocket, chased a hot pace, was shuffled behind a tiring horse, cleared in mid-stretch and finished evenly

THAT WOMAN HANOVER -

Left from post 7 and was used hard to the lead past a :26 2/5 quarter, yielded, chased a fast pace and held well to be second best

MISTER TRUTH -

Left well to the early lead, yielded, brushed back to the lead before the half, yielded, was shuffled in tight quarters, cleared in mid-stretch and went evenly

 

TIOGA

 

8/30: 3w, no bias

8/29: 3w, no bias

LOREENAS RUFFIAN -

2yo filly left from post 5, was parked to the lead past the quarter, rated the half then drew off to a handy win for Charlie Norris

 

MONTICELLO

 

8/31: 2w, no bias

8/30: 5w, + speed

8/29: 8w, + speed

PEN DROP -

Had post 8, followed poor cover, followed cover three wide on the final turn and finished fast in the stretch to just miss from a tough spot

 

YONKERS

 

8/30: 5w, no bias

8/29: 3w, no bias

I SAID PLEASE -

Followed weak cover from post 7 and finished quickly for the show

LONE SURVIVOR -

Had post 7, was third over, finished well from a tough spot

DIABANDO -

Followed weak cover, was 6th at the three quarters, rallied quickly to just miss

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