08/15/2015 5:02PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from August 10 - August 12

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NORTHFIELD

 

8/12: 6w, no bias

8/11: 10w, ++ speed

8/10: 6w, + speed

REGIL TIGER*** -

Left from post 7 and was parked the mile without cover prompting a quick pace, held gamely to second best behind the bias-aided favorite

IMA NUISANCE -

Had post 6, followed cover, made up a lot of ground through the middle-half and finished gamely for the show, last quarter in :28 4/5

LEGAL BRIEF*** -

Left from post 7 and tucked 4th, went first over against the sharp bias-aided 6/5 winner, pushed a :28 third quarter, held well for the show

TURBOCHARGEDROXIE -

Trotter was parked the mile from post 8, grinded first over, held okay considering the trip

PLAYMAKER -

Improving sort had post 8, picked up poor cover, stormed three wide at the three quarters and finished gamely against the bias for the show from a tough spot

 

HOOSIER

 

8/13: 2w, ++ closers, deep closers did very well

8/12: 4w, no bias

PACIFIC SUN RAE -

Had post 8, followed cover and finished strongly to be second best, last quarter in :26 3/5

LASTDUKESTANDING*** -

Much improved for new barn, left fast in :26 2/5, set a quick pace and drew off impressively to finally break maiden, winning by 16 lengths

TRASHYTONGUETALKER -

Improving 3yo was far back early, gobbled up ground quickly through the final half, swung three wide at the three quarters, drew off full of pace with a last quarter of :26 1/5

DARN SHOOTIN -

Left from post 9 and was used hard to clear in :26 4/5, yielded and was shuffled back

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

8/12: 2w, no bias, first over horses won 7 of the 14 races

BAG OF STARS -

Had post 7, followed cover and finished well for the place, paced his last half in :55 4/5, which is solid for the claiming level

ORR HANOVER -

Left strongly in :26 1/5, set a quick pace under second-half pressure, didn't tire that badly

 

THE MEADOWS

 

8/12: 3w, no bias

8/11: 6w, + speed

8/10: 5w, no bias

 

POCONO

 

8/12: 6w, + speed, not a severe bias, three horses did rally to win off cover trips, but leavers had an advantage

 

MONTICELLO

 

8/12: 4w, + speed

8/11: 6w, + speed

8/10: 6w, + speed

LADY BETH*** -

Had post 6, was off the gate 3 lengths at the start, rallied boldly three wide around the final turn and finished strongly for the place pacing her last quarter in :28 1/5

POPPY SYDNEY RIDGE*** -

Left from post 6 and was parked the mile without cover prompted the pace, held gamely

MAJESTIC JO*** -

Left from post 7 and was used hard to clear the lead in :28 3/5, set a pressured pace and gave way grudgingly late to the pocket winner

RAFFERTY HANOVER -

Had post 8, followed cover 4th over down the backstretch, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished gamely for the show

 

YONKERS

 

8/11: 5w, no bias

8/10: 6w, + speed

A PLUS HANOVER -

Was third over from post 6, finished strongly for the win, last quarter in :27 4/5

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