03/03/2016 11:15AM

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

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CAL EXPO

2/28: 1w, + closers

2/27: 5w, no bias

JANET ROSE -

Was 7th at the quarter, followed cover past the quarter, lost cover nearing the half, made up 9 lengths through the middle-half, took the lead into the stretch, weakened but held okay for the show in a solid effort

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DEVIL'S REIN -

Left from post 8, lost cover past the quarter, continued to grind first over and held gamely for the place; much improved for new barn, last year he was breaking stride often

 

NORTHFIELD

2/27: 7w, + speed

 

DOVER DOWNS

2/28: 5w, no bias

2/25: 6w, no bias, windy

KEN KAM -

Left from post 8 and tucked 4th, went first over pushing a :28 1/5 third quarter, held well

TOTALLY DREAMY*** -

Left well and yielded pacing a :26 2/5 first quarter, went first over pushing a :27 4/5 third quarter, couldn't clear but held well considering the trip

SEA HARRIER -

Left in :26 2/5 to the early lead, set a fast pace under pressure from the sharp 4/5 winner and gave way grudgingly late

 

THE MEADOWS

2/27: 3w, no bias

 

FREEHOLD

2/27: 2w, no bias

2/26: 5w, + speed

2/25: 2w, no bias, windy

CHECK'S COMMODORE -

Was 7th at the half, followed weak cover third over, rallied three wide around the final turn gaining good ground, passed the 4/5 favorite in the stretch but was out-kicked on the wire in a solid placing

 

MEADOWLANDS

2/27: 2w, + closers, west winds 10 mph, mild headwinds

2/26: 3w, no bias, west winds at 15 mph, headwinds

BACKDRAFT HANOVER -

Had post 10, followed terrible cover, rallied three wide at the three quarters and five wide for the drive and finished fast to just miss while pacing his last quarter in :26 4/5

WESTERN CREDIT -

Trotter was 8th at the half and stuck behind poor cover, rallied three wide on the final turn and made up ground willingly from a tough spot in an improved effort for new barn

LEAN ON YOURSELF -

Was 10th following cover on the outside when she broke on the final turn, lost several lengths, recovered, swung to the outside turning for home and finished quickly

UF FAST FEELIN -

Left well and yielded, pulled the pocket before the half while rough gaited, broke stride, lost a couple of lengths but was quickly gathered together by Zeron's soft hands and continued up first over and wore down the leader late for a game win

MCARDLES LIGHTNING -

Left sharply from post 10 and was parked to the lead in :26 2/5, yielded, was in tight quarters along the rail, cleared in the final sixteenth and went evenly

 

MONTICELLO

2/25: 5w, + speed, sloppy track

 

YONKERS

2/28: 4w, no bias

2/27: 5w, + speed

2/26: 4w, no bias

REGIL ELEKTRA -

Was third over from post 7 and finished well for the show from a tough spot

CHANCELLORCULLEN N -

Left from post 7 and was used hard to the lead in :27 2/5, set the pace under second half pressure from the tough favorite and held well for the place

BIT OF A LEGEND N -

Had post 7, followed cover third over and finished sharply for the place from a tough spot