08/15/2016 9:36AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for Aug. 8 - Aug. 10

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NORTHFIELD

 

8/10: 6w, + speed

8/9: 8w, + speed

8/8: 8w, no bias, several horses rallied well to win from off the pace

K-ROCK -

Left from post 8 and was parked the mile without cover, grinded first over in the fast-paced race and held gamely for the show

DAPPER DUDE -

Left from post 7 and was used hard to clear past a :26 3/5 first quarter, set a fast pace under pressure and excusably tired while losing by only a length

PRIME TIME POPPA*** -

8 year old shipped in from Northville Downs, had post 8, was 9th at the half and 5th over behind poor cover, a seemingly impossible spot on a half mile track, rallied three wide on the final turn, finished strongly to win going away for his third straight win

 

HOOSIER

 

8/10: 6w, no bias

8/9: 2w, + closers

GENTLEMAN FRIEND -

Quarter-moved into a fast pace and took the lead past a :26 1/5 first quarter, yielded to pressure at the three quarters and held well for the show

 

MEADOWS

 

8/10: 1w, no bias

8/9: 6w, + speed

8/8: 6w, + speed

MIAMI MAKO -

Left from post 7 and was parked the mile without cover on a long first over grind, paced a :27 2/5 third quarter, held okay considering the tough trip

DOCBETTS' SHAMROCK -

Improved 4yo had the rail but was kept off the pace, was 8th at the three quarters, moved out behind weak cover, made a strong three wide move on the turn and finished fast to win going away from a tough spot

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

8/10: 4w, no bias

 

POCONO

 

8/9: 4w, no bias

8/8: 10w, + speed

RACHELLE'S BEST -

Left fast from post 8 to the lead in :26, set a quick pace under pressure and won gamely

CONCERT ARTIST -

Was 7th at the half, rallied three wide at the three quarters and finished well for the place

 

MONTICELLO

 

8/10: 3w, no bias, off track

8/9: 6w, no bias

8/8: 8w, + speed

ELLEN'S STREAK -

Rushed up first over approaching the half, dueled with the leader, was shaken off but held well for the show

DIBS*** -

Left well from post 6, vacated the pocket to go after the leader and finished in :28 2/5 to get up gamely on the wire

 

YONKERS

 

8/9: 4w, no bias

8/8: 4w, no bias

CHEYENNE TRIENGEL -

Left well from post 6, yielded, brushed back to the lead at the half, yielded, pulled clear in the stretch and drew off to a handy three move win

AMERICAN IMAGE -

Had post 7, made a strong three wide move around the final turn and finished gamely for the place

HELLO HOT SHOT -

Had post 7, followed cover and finished solidly for the show, last quarter in :27 2/5

BEACHY DREAM -

Had post 7, picked up weak cover and finished well for the show from a tough spot

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