06/30/2016 3:48PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for June 23 - June 26

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HAWTHORNE

 

6/26: 2w, ++ closers

6/25: 2w, + closers

6/24: 2w, + closers

6/23: 3w, + closers

COLE HEAT*** -

Left from post 6 and was parked to the lead in :27 2/5, yielded, was shuffled to 6th, finished strongly in the stretch to just miss

EARNDAWG -

Had post 8, followed cover 4th over and finished quickly to just miss

KING OF THE SWAMP -

Was shuffled to 9th, followed cover and finished sharply for the place

EVERGREEN ELITE -

Was 10th most of the way, angled clear in the stretch and finished fast

BNGS EXPRESS -

Had post 10, followed weak cover and finished strongly for the place

 

HOOSIER

 

6/25: 4w, no bias

6/24: 4w, no bias

6/23: 2w, + closers

RADAR WARNING*** -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to the lead in :26 2/5, set a fast pace until yielding at the three quarters and didn't tire that badly pacing his last quarter in :28 3/5

NORTHFIELD

 

6/25: 11w, ++ speed

 

HARRINGTON

 

6/23: 8w, ++ speed

DOCTOR MCSWING -

Left well from post 8, was parked to the lead in :28 2/5, yielded to the 3/5 winner and held okay for the show

ELITE AWARDS -

Left and was used hard to a :27 opener, set a fast pace under pressure and excusably tired

 

THE MEADOWS

 

6/25: 4w, no bias

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

6/26: 4w, no bias

6/24: 5w, no bias

6/23: 5w, no bias

BY A TIME -

Went first over, forced a :27 2/5 third quarter and just missed in a game effort

KEYSTONE I WISH -

Was first over a long way from post 7, forced the pace against the 2/5 winner and held well for the show

MR CENSI*** -

Was 6th at the half, made a strong first over brush and finished a game second behind the sharp 4/5 winner

 

POCONO

 

6/26: 10w, + speed

6/25: 5w, no bias

CUFFLINK HANOVER*** -

Trotter left from post 7 and was parked to the half before taking control, drew off

REIGNING MONI -

Trotter left from post 9, was three wide on the first turn, wrested the lead past the half, yielded at the 5/8's, pulled uncovered approaching the three quarters, held okay

DARLINONTHEBEACH -

Was 7th at the half, followed weak cover and finished well from a tough spot

BAR HOPPING -

Trotter left sharply from post 6 in :26 3/5, yielded, pulled uncovered approaching the three quarters and wore down the 1-9 favorite gamely under confident handling

WIGGLE IT JIGGLEIT -

Left fast to the lead in :25 4/5, yielded and was third after two more lead changes, pulled approaching the half,  brushed back to the lead off turn two, held sway confidently

ALWAYS B MIKI -

Moved out off the first turn and roared up to challenge, appeared ready to clear when he threw his head and drifted out into turn two, had to be taken in hand and forced to grind, moved to the leader at the three quarters in a blazing 1:19 4/5, finally took the lead at the sixteenth pole and drew off impressively in 1:47

 

MEADOWLANDS

 

6/25: 0w, + closers

6/24: 2w, + closers

KEYSTONE THOMAS*** -

Trotter left well, was three wide on turn one, was used hard to a :26 4/5 first quarter, tucked approaching the half, was shuffled, went evenly late

ROARING TO GO -

2yo filly looked good in debut, was 8th at the half, followed cover, angled wide in the stretch and rallied quickly for the win while pacing her last quarter in :25 3/5

WORLD CUP -

Trotter left from post 8 and was parked to the quarter, yielded, cleared too late to do any damage but had late trot

ITS HUW YOU KNOW -

Trotter came off a layoff, left quickly to the early lead, set a lively pace under second-half pressure and lost by a head in a solid effort

KELLI RACHELLE -

Floated out from post 9 and worked her way to the lead at the half, set the pace from there against the bias and didn't tire that badly

THIS DAY FORWARD*** -

Was trying to close a hole approaching the quarter when she ran up on a horse a bit and got rough-gaited, rushed up on a quarter move, got a half length up at the half but was rebuffed and dropped back a bit, remained parked out rallied gamely for the place

ART HISTORY -

Left and was three wide the entire first quarter, was left uncovered and grinded up into the hot pace, was parked the mile, excusably tired at the three quarters after a brutal trip

AMERICAN PRIMETIME -

4yo dropped out of FFA company, left hard and refused to yield, put away two other leavers, rolled along setting a hot clip and held on for a game win

MEDOLAND JATE*** --

Left slowly from post 9, was three wide off turn then was left uncovered two wide, grinded up on a long first over journey while unable to flush cover, finally reached the leader at the top of the stretch, wore that one down and held off the closers bravely

SOMESIZESOMESTYLE -

Left and was used hard to clear the lead in :26 4/5, set a quick pace against the bias and didn't tire that badly; dangerous speed with better rating

 

MONTICELLO

 

6/23: 8w, + speed

 

TIOGA

 

6/26: 5w, no bias

6/25: 4w, no bias

6/24: 0w, no bias

 

YONKERS

 

6/25: 9w, ++ speed

6/24: 9w, ++ speed

6/23: 6w, no bias

FOREVER JUST -

Had post 7, followed cover, was 8th at the three quarters, finished fast for the show

MACH IT A PAR -

Was third over from post 7, finished strongly for the win on a speed favoring night

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