07/31/2014 9:36AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for July 24 to July 27

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BALMORAL

7/27: 1w, no bias

7/26: 3w, no bias

I'M REAL GOOD -

Far back early, finished well, pacing a :55 2/5 last half to get the place

PURITY*** -

Had post 9, moved at the quarter and was first over a long way, wore down the pacesetter to take the lead at the three quarters, weakened but only lost by a length in a good try

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MARMARIA -

Was first over a long way, gained 12 lengths through the middle-half, missed by two heads to finish a game third

MR LELAND'S FILLY -

Showed sharp improvement in her 3rd lifetime start, 9th at the three quarters, still had a lot to do turning for home, finished boldly to get up with a :26 3/5 final quarter

M A DUTY -

Paced a :26 2/5 third quarter first over, took the lead but was out-kicked by the pocket-rocket even money winner while a solid second

OUR DRAGON KING*** -

Dropped out of the Invitational and put on a show, power-brushed to the lead with a sparkling :25 2/5 second quarter, paced a :53 2/5 middle-half, drew off impressively

PRAIRIE THUNDER*** -

Had post 9, followed cover 4th over and finished strongly to just miss to the favorite

WILDCAT BOBBY*** -

Power-brushed at the half but couldn't clear, finally took the lead on the final turn, was out-kicked by the pocket horse late in a game placing

 

MAYWOOD

7/25: 7w, + speed

7/24: 5w, + speed

EMPLOYEES GO WILD -

Followed the winner then lost cover at the half, grinded first over from there, held okay

TINK AND TIGER -

Was first over from post 6 and made up a lot of ground through the middle half, held well

GOOSE ON THE ROCKS -

Left and was used hard parked two turns of a fast half before finding a tuck, excusably tired but may be coming around now

 

NORTHFIELD

7/28: 3w, no bias, off track

7/24: 5w, no bias
 

HOOSIER

7/26: 5w, no bias

7/25: 2w, no bias

7/24: 4w, no bias

CINDER LANE ROCKET*** -

Left and yielded, was badly shuffled all the way back to 8th, slipped out behind cover, rallied three wide and finished sharply for the place

AHLBBACK YANKEE -

Had post 10, left and tucked, was shuffled, finished quickly, last quarter :26 4/5

BLISSFULL ROMANCE -

9th at the half, followed cover and finished strongly for the show

IMA RANGER -

Had post 8, followed the favorite from the quarter, lost cover before the half, wrested command before the three quarters and dug in gamely to hold the favorite off for the win

MADDYSONOFAGUN -

Left from post 7 and was parked the mile uncovered in a fast-paced race, tough trip

I SCOOT SAM -

Mohawk shipper blasted to the lead in :26, rattled off a hot clip and won gamely

A REAL MIRACLE*** -

Left from post 8 and was used hard prompting a :53 3/5 half before finding a tuck second at the 5/8's, held his ground gamely in the stretch to finish third

O' SUNDLAND*** -

Peaking 4yo now has 8 wins in 13 career starts, left and set a hot pace under pressure, drew clear confidently

BLACK OPS -

Got jammed and shuffled in tight quarters in an unusual race where the horses almost ran into each other down the backstretch, finished fast in the stretch

OUR LUCKY CHIP -

Followed cover 4th over and finished sharply in :25 4/5

LIGHT UP THE SKY -

Meadows shipper had post 10, left, tucked, brushed making up 6 lengths in the second quarter, was parked, finally took the lead on the final turn and weakened but it was an improved effort and he's a threat against a similar group

 

HARRINGTON

7/24: 2w, no bias

FRAMED ART -

Had post 7, was third over, followed cover wide and finished well from a tough spot

BETTYLOU WHO -

Had post 7, followed cover and finished quickly to just miss

 

PHILADELPHIA

7/27: 7w, + speed

7/25: 10w, ++ speed

7/24: 6w, + speed

HAWAIIANCAVIAR -

Trotter broke at the start, made up a ton of ground as the beaten favorite

BONDY N -

Left from post 9 and got hung out parked the mile without cover against the 2-5 favorite, was clearly second best in a game effort

 

POCONO

7/27: 4w, no bias

7/19: 5w, + speed

7/25: 3w, no bias

G FORCE HANOVER -

Trotter left quickly to the early lead, yielded to the 7 horse, brushed back to the lead at the half, weakened in the lane but held well for the show

KYLE MAJOR -

Paced a :26 4/5 first quarter keeping up well early then had to go first over pushing the fast pace, held gamely for the show

 

THE MEADOWS

7/26: 7w, + speed

7/25: 4w, no bias

SOMEWHERE IN L A -

Improved colt went another game trip, left from post 5 and tucked 4th, rushed up first over into a quick last half and was a game second behind the 2-5 favorite

 

MEADOWLANDS

7/26: 6w, no bias

7/25: 4w, no bias

IDEAL MAGIC -

Had post 8, saved ground in 9th early then edged up along the pylons, angled out behind a wall of horses in the stretch, knifed through an opening and finished sharply to get up

MIGHTY YOUNG JOE -

Game and consistent 11-year-old left to the early lead, was shuffled, slipped out third over, swung wide at the three quarters, surged to the lead but was just nipped on the wire

DAVID'S DREAM -

Was one of several leavers and three wide on turn one, took the lead past a :26 2/5 quarter, yielded, moved off the pylons in the stretch but got trapped behind horses and cleared too late to do any damage while appearing to have something left

SHE'S A HOT MESS -

2yo filly was 1-2 in debut, moved up uncovered down the back, picked up cover, made a break at the three quarters, recovered and had pace finishing while racing greenly and not really asked

DUDE'S THE MAN -

2yo colt left and tucked, went first over, drew clear sharply under mild urging

MISTER HERBIE -

Had a trip that was much different and more difficult than it will look on paper, was third then popped out at the 3/8's, was moving well to the lead when Sebastian K S bulled out and forced him to check, Tetrick took a hold and settled him back in third, angled out looking for room in the stretch, squeezed between the narrowest opening and finished sharply in tight quarters to make the final under expert handling by Tim Tetrick

SEBASTIAN K S -

Got back on track after last week's narrow defeat, left and yielded, waited too long to move around a hard-used 27-1 shot but finally bulled out and ranged up, drew off in the stretch under no urging at all; survived an inquiry for backtretch interference

 

MONTICELLO

7/24: 7w, + speed

 

TIOGA DOWNS

7/27: 7w, + speed

7/26: 7w, + speed

7/25: 4w, no bias

 

YONKERS

7/26: 5w, no bias

7/25: 4w, no bias

7/24: 7w, + speed

STATION THREEOHSIX -

Rushed up off the second turn making up 8 lengths, secured the lead midway through turn three and drew clear to a sharp win