02/03/2017 12:01PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from Jan. 27 - Jan. 30

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CAL EXPO

1/28: 3w, no bias

1/27: 6w, + speed

GENE EUGENE –

Had post 8, moved at the quarter, picked up weak cover third over, rallied three wide on the final turn and finished gamely for the place from a tough spot

ME TARZAN –

Was 8th at the quarter, followed poor cover and finished quickly for the show

 

NORTHFIELD

1/30: 5w, + speed

1/28: 11w, ++ speed

CAVEAT CREEK –

Was first over a long way, challenged the bias-aided 2/5 winner, held well

DEAR CATERINA –

Left from post 8, got parked the mile without cover, never really challenged but it was a tough trip and she only lost by three lengths

MAJOR HANGOVER –

Left and was used hard to the lead in :27, set a quick pace under pressure and only lost by 2 1/5 lengths

PASS THE DEUCE –

Had post 7, was 9th at the quarter, followed weak cover and finished with strong pace from a tough spot for the show, last quarter in :27 4/5

 

POMPANO

1/30: 3w, no bias

1/29: 3w, no bias

1/28: 4w, no bias

DOVER DOWNS

1/30: 2w, no bias

BOBBIES POWER PLAY –

Had the rail, blasted to the lead in :26 1/5, set a hot clip, yielded nearing the three quarters and excusably tired

 

THE MEADOWS

1/30: 4w, no bias

1/28: 4w, no bias

TRUSTWORTHY KID –

Trotter left from post 7 and was three wide to the lead in :28 1/5, yielded, was shuffled to 4th, finished willingly for the place

TECHTOR HANOVER –

Left strongly from the rail and parked a horse to a :27 2/5 first quarter, yielded, brushed back to the lead at the half and drew off

 

FREEHOLD

1/28: 7w, + speed

1/27: 7w, + speed

 

MEADOWLANDS

1/28: 2w, no bias

1/27: 5w, no bias, mild headwinds, some snow flurries

ASPEN CALIFORNIA

Trotter came off a layoff, was 8th at the half, followed weak cover, moved three wide at the three quarters and finished well for the place from a tough spot

 

MONTICELLO

1/30: 5w, + speed

 

YONKERS

1/30: 5w, no bias

1/29: 1w, no bias,

1/28: 4w, no bias

1/27: 5w, no bias

HANDS OFF FRANK –

Gunned to the lead in :26 4/5, set a well-rated by quick clip and gave way grudgingly late

OPENING NIGHT –

Had post 7, was 10th at the half in the mile and a quarter trot, picked up poor cover, rallied three wide on the final turn and finished fastest of all from a tough spot

LO HOLD A MOONBEAN –

Had post 7, followed weak cover third over off the third turn, swung wide late final turn and finished boldly to win going away from a tough spot

BETTOR ROCK ON N –

Left from post 6, was three wide on the first turn, brushed up to the lead on the second turn while used hard past a :27 1/5 first quarter, set the pace under second-half pressure, weakened late but didn’t tire that badly

THEARTOFCONFUSION A –

Pulled first over past the half on a long first over grind, paced a :26 4/5 third quarter chasing a classy loose-on-the-lead pacesetter, flattened out in the stretch but a tough trip

IRA CHIEF –

Had post 7, followed cover 4th over, swung wide for the drive and finished quickly

DULL ROAR –

Had post 8, had good pace finishing from an impossible spot; still in good form

EMPRESS DEO –

Left from post 7 and was used hard to the lead in :26 3/5, set the pace, weakened late but only lost by a length

OUR ELS DREAM N –

Left and was parked to the lead in :27 1/5, yielded, was badly shuffled far back through the last quarter, losing all chance

TALK SHOW –

Had post 6, was third over behind weak cover at the half, finished well to get up for the win from a tough spot

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