09/01/2016 8:24AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for August 25 to August 28

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HAWTHORNE

8/28: 2w, + closers

8/27: 3w, no bias

8/26: 4w, no bias

8/25: 5w, no bias

DELIGHT FASHION -

Was 8th following weak cover at the three quarters, made a strong move on the turn and continued sharply to get up for the win with a :26 2/5 last quarter

 

HOOSIER

8/27: 2w, + closers

8/26: 3w, + closers

8/25: 4w, no bias

CENALTAFIRECRACKER -

Paced a :26 3/5 first quarter keeping up from the rail, went first over with a nice brush to the lead past the half, weakened but held onto the show

MEANT TOBE SHOOTER -

Was 9th at the three quarters, found room in the stretch and finished fast

 

NORTHFIELD

8/27: 7w, + speed

TSM SOUL SISTER -

Left from post 6 and was parked the mile without cover, prompted a quick pace, held well for the show

GORGEOUS ROAD -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear past the quarter, set a lively pace under pressure and gave way grudgingly late

 

THE MEADOWS

8/27: 2w, no bias

MORE DRAGON*** -

Had post 9, moved approaching the quarter, ducked back in but moved up along the inside and made up ground through the middle-half, followed cover second over and finished well to win going away

 

PHILADELPHIA

8/28: 3w, no bias

8/26: 5w, no bias

8/25: 4w, no bias

MISTER VIRGIN -

Left and tucked, went first over, paced a :27 4/5 third quarter, held well for the show

AGGRESSIVE -

Trotter was behind a tiring horse, brushed three wide at the half, went up to challenge trotting a :27 2/5 third quarter and held the show

ARISTOBRAT HANOVER -

Had post 8, was 4th over, followed cover three wide at the three quarters and finished sharply for the place

MISTY ON THE BEACH -

Quarter-moved and followed a horse to the quarter, ducked in but moved out again past the half on a first over grind, got up gamely on the wire

DUKE OF DELRAY -

Left belatedly from post 7 and was used hard forcing a quick opening half, ducked in at the half and finished a respectable tough-trip 4th

 

POCONO

8/28: 5w, no bias

8/27: 5w, no bias

NAKED CITY -

Left sharply from post 8 to the lead in :27, yielded and was shuffled back to 7th, finished gamely in the stretch to get the show

 

THE RED MILE

8/28: 2w, + closers

8/27: 2w, + closers

8/25: 2w, + closers

 

FREEHOLD

8/27: 8w, + speed

8/26: 7w, + speed

 

MONTICELLO

8/25: 7w, + speed

TOBINS FUSION -

Left from post 6 and was used very hard to the lead in :26 3/5, set a fast pace under pressure and lead into the stretch before excusably tiring

 

TIOGA

8/28: 3w, no bias

8/27: 1w, + closers

8/26: 4w, no bias

REBEL JET -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to the lead in :26 3/5, yielded and rallied well to be a solid second

 

YONKERS

8/27: 4w, no bias

8/26: 5w, no bias

8/25: 5w, no bias

UNCLE GOODFELLOW -

Was 5th at the half, paced a strong :27 4/5 third quarter, wore down the 4/5 favorite and held off the closers for a game win

JENERAL PATTON -

Left from post 6 and tucked 4th late on turn one, paced a :27 3/5 third quarter first over, took the lead briefly in mid-stretch but was out-kicked while holding well for the show

MACH IT A PAR -

Had post 7, grinded first over from a tough spot and kept coming gamely to miss by a nose while pacing her last half in :54 2/5

SMOOTH CRIMINAL -

Left well from post 7, was three wide on the first turn, brushed to the lead before the quarter in :27 2/5, rated the half, peeled off a :27 4/5 third quarter, weakened late but lost by less than 2 lengths in a good try