07/16/2015 9:49AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for July 9 to July 12

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BALMORAL

7/12: 2w, + closers

7/11: 4w, no bias

DELIGHT FASHION -

Was 4th over from post 10 and finished strongly for the show

NITTY GRITTY -

Left weakly from post 9, was parked the mile, grinded first over, held okay

 

MAYWOOD

7/10: 6w, + speed, not a strong bias, three horses did win from off the pace

7/9: 5w, + speed

MONTERO BLUE CHIP -

Had post 7, was third over, followed cover wide around the final turn and finished strongly to get up from a tough spot

 

NORTHFIELD

7/10: 9w, ++ speed

ISSIE BLUE BY YOU*** -

Left from post 8 and was parked the mile, pressed the sharp bias-aided 2/5 winner and held gamely for the place in a big effort

 

HOOSIER

7/11: 5w, no bias

7/10: 4w, no bias

SOME KINDA BEACH -

Left from post 10 and tucked 4th, power-brushed to the lead pacing a :27 1/5 second quarter, held well for the show

JAMMIN JOSHUA -

Paced a :26 3/5 first quarter, brushed to the lead at the half, took on pressure and weakened late; classy sort may try it from off the pace next start

 

HARRINGTON

7/9: 5w, + speed

 

THE MEADOWS

7/10: 5w, + speed

 

PHILADELPHIA

7/12: 4w, + speed, similar to Friday, leavers or first over horses won 13 of the 14 races

7/10: 4w, + speed, leavers and first over horses won most of the races

7/9: 9w, ++ speed

SHE'S A HOT MESS -

Power-brushed to the lead pacing a :26 3/5 second quarter and held the place to be second best behind the sharp 3/5 favorite

BRING THEM HOME -

Left from post 6 directly outside of the post 5 and two other leavers, and was used hard to clear the lead past the quarter, set a fast pace and held okay for the show

MAJOR MARCUS -

Left from post 8, was used hard parked to the lead in :26 4/5, yielded, chased a quick pace and weakened; chance at a price in exotics, especially off a drop in class

 

POCONO

7/12: 4w, no bias

711: 5w, no bias

7/10: 4w, no bias

HRUBYS N LUCK*** -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear past a :26 2/5 first quarter, set a fast pace and dug in gamely for the win

SENOR GRANDE -

Lost at 3/5 but raced well, left in :26 1/5, chased a blazing pace, pulled first over, took the lead past the three quarters and just missed to a strong closing winner

 

MEADOWLANDS

7/11: 5w, no bias

7/10: 5w, no bias

WIGGLE IT JIGGLEIT -

Left slowly and settled into a tuck late on the first turn, flushed out cover, followed cover three wide at the three quarters, angled wider turning for home and finished powerfully for the win while pacing his last quarter in :25 2/5 under confident handling

STACIA HANOVER -

Had post 10 and was 5th over behind a slow pace, swung wide turning for home and finished strongly in :26 flat

CROCADILE CANYON -

Left from post 9, was three wide the first half, cleared to the two path and was uncovered through the second half and dug in bravely to be a game second in a big effort

IDEALBEACH HANOVER -

Had post 9, was on the move before the quarter, followed weak cover, gunned three wide off his cover at the three quarters and finished quickly for the show from a tough spot

ODDS ON EQUULEUS -

Had post 10, left and was three wide on the first turn, took the lead, yielded past the quarter, wheeled out of the pocket in the stretch and drew off with his usual strong kick

DANCIN HILL -

Followed cover 4th over, broke on the final turn, lost a couple of lengths, got going again, was rough-gaited again late on the turn, swung wide turning for home and finished fast

JL CRUZE -

High-stepping monster left, worked his way to the lead before the half, Campbell popped the earplugs on the final turn when he saw Father Patrick coming, opened up a two length lead, was mildly urged and held on to set a world record of 1:49 4/5 on a mile track

 

MONTICELLO

7/9: 10w, ++ speed

STEUBEN HUCKLEBERI -

Left and got parked the mile without cover, forced the quick pace, tough trip

 

TIOGA

7/12: 3w, no bias

7/11: 1w, no bias

7/10: 4w, no bias

 

YONKERS

7/11: 6w, + speed

7/10: 1w, no bias

7/9: 1w, no bias, sloppy track races 6-11

JUSTHAVENTMETUYET -

Left sharply from post 8, was parked to the lead in :27, set the pace and gave way grudgingly to the ground-saving 8/5 favorite late

GOOD DAY MATE*** -

Left from post 6 and got into a speed duel, battled tooth and nail through torrid fractions, finally took the lead midway down the backstretch and held bravely for the show

CHEYENNE JEFFREY*** -

Left from post 7 and was used hard parked to the lead in :27, set a quick pace under second-half pressure and held well for the show

HEEZ ORL BLACK N -

Left from post 5 but took back into a tuck off the first turn, moved out second over at the half, brushed three wide midway down the backstretch to clear tiring cover and ducked in behind the leader at the three quarters, finished in :27 2/5 holding the show

SOMETHINGINTHEWIND -

Left from post 6, tucked third, went first over and held well for the show

TWIN B IMPRESSIVE -

Had post 6, followed weak cover, lost cover when his cover ducked in on the final turn, finished strongly in the stretch to get the place