12/31/2015 11:11AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from Dec. 26 to Dec. 27

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BALMORAL

12/26: 1w, + closers, last night of racing at Balmoral

ICE SCRAPER -

Left and was parked hard to the lead in :26 3/5, set a quick pace and was second best to the pocket winner

JUST BY DESIGN*** -

Had post 10, was 4th over behind weak cover, finished strongly to just miss while pacing her last quarter in :26 2/5

 

CAL EXPO

 

12/27: 4w, no bias

12/26: 4w, no bias

BRUISEN N CRUISEN -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to the lead in :27 2/5, set the pace under second-half pressure and only lost by 2 lengths

 

NORTHFIELD

 

12/27: 7w, + speed

12/26: 10w, + speed

BOUND TO SCORE -

Left from post 6 and was parked the mile without cover, prompted he pace against the 7/5 favorite and held well for the show

TARPORT BELLE -

Left from post 6 and was parked the mile without cover trying to prompt the pace against the bias-aided 2/5 favorite, held well to be clearly second best

 

MEADOWLANDS

 

12/26: 2w, + closers, unseasonably warm

OVER AND OUT -

Trotter had post 1, kept the hole closed early then pulled first over, pressed the pace and held okay losing by 2 lengths

LEXUS ARTIST -

Left sharply from post 6, set a lively pace against the bias under second-half pressure and held nicely for the show

MARION MILLIONAIR -

Left well from the rail, was badly shuffled to 7th, swung out late on the final turn and finished gamely for the show

UVA HANOVER -

Trotter left quickly from post 6, yielded and was third, moved first over approaching the half, pushed the pace, took a narrow lead turning for home, weakened but held the show

CNDIANA JONES -

Left from post 8 and was parked to the lead in :27 2/5, yielded and was shuffled to 5th, angled out behind horses turning for home and finished gamely, just missed the place

LET HER ROCK -

Had post 11 and was 11th at the three quarters, angled out turning for home, swung to the far outside and finished quickly for the place

JUST SAYIN -

Left and was parked to the quarter for the lead, set a quick pace under pressure while refusing to yield and excusably weakened late

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