07/02/2015 10:42PM

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

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BALMORAL

6/28: 1w, ++ closers

6/27: 1w, + closers

HUDSON JESSE -

Trotter had post 10, was 5th over, followed cover wide at the three quarters making up ground rapidly on the turn and drew clear in the stretch

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GIBBS -

Was first over a long way from post 7, paced a sharp last half to wear down the pacesetter, took the lead but was out-kicked by the pocket horse in a game placing

REX PASSUS -

Was 5th over, paced a :53 4/5 last half to draw clear full of pace

SPORTSMUFFLER -

Set a quick pace under pressure from the rail while racing on a dead closer's track and only lost by 2 lengths

JUST BY DESIGN -

Left from post 10 and tucked 3rd, was shuffled to 7th behind a tiring horse, finished well

 

MAYWOOD

6/26: 7w, + speed

6/25: 3w, + speed, leavers did very well

MAKENA CAT -

Was 6th at the quarter, first over a long way, prompted the pace, was no match for the bias-aided winner but held well for the show

 

NORTHFIELD

6/26: 4w, no bias

FOREVER LUCKY -

Had post 8, was 9th at the quarter, followed weak cover, rallied three wide on the final turn and finished gamely for the show from a tough spot

BLUERIDGE PUSHY*** -

Left and got into a cutthroat speed duel with the 7/5 favorite, pushed the :55 3/5 half, finally took the lead at the three quarters, was immediately challenged by two off the pace rivals, looked vulnerable but stubbornly refused to yield in a gutsy win

 

HOOSIER

6/27: 1w, ++ closers

6/26: 3w, + closers, sloppy track

6/25: 5w, no bias

TYLER'S BEACH BOY*** -

Had post 9, moved at the quarter and paced a big second quarter to gain the lead at the half, drew off impressively, much improved in first start for new barn

ROCK THE LOOK*** -

Was 10 lengths behind at the quarter, followed cover 4th over, finished strongly for the place, last quarter in :26 1/5

CAN'T TOUCH HER -

Was 10th at the half and 5th over behind weak cover, finished quickly for the show

STABLE EYES*** -

Was 9th at the three quarters, followed poor cover and finished strongly pacing her last quarter in :25 3/5 to get the show

ER ZACH ATTACK*** -

Left from post 9 and was used hard parked to the lead in :25 4/5, set a fast pace against the bias and held gamely for the place

REAL WINNER -

Left and was used hard parked to the lead in :26, set a fast pace against the bias and only lost by 3 lengths

 

THE MEADOWS

6/26: 5w, no bias

 

PHILADELPHIA

6/28: 3w, no bias

6/26: 7w, + speed

6/25: 7w, + speed

PERRITO CALIENTE -

Left from post 8, was parked the mile without cover and held gamely to be second best behind the sharp 1-2 winner

 

POCONO

6/28: 4w, no bias

6/27: 5w, no bias

SWEET TALKIN SATIN -

Had post 8, moved at the quarter and brushed to the lead at the half in :53 3/5, opened up on the field but weakened late, saved the place gamely behind the winning favorite

CEE PEE PANIC -

Had post 6, went first over, paced a :27 third quarter, held okay

 

MEADOWLANDS

6/27: 4w, no bias, sloppy track

6/26: 7w, + speed

SHE'S A HOT MESS -

Aptly named filly broke at the start, was gathered together at the rear with a lot to do, moved at the half, hustled into contention without cover pacing a strong middle-half, held well for the show

MELADY'S MONET -

Trotted a :26 4/5 first quarter maintaining position, was third but decided to stay in and got blocked, cleared late with plenty left

MISTER VIRGIN -

Left and was used hard parked to the lead in :25 4/5, yielded at the half, tracked the blazing pace from there, came out in the stretch and finished gamely to just miss

YOU BET YOUR GLASS -

Left and was parked to the lead in :27 1/5, went a :26 3/5 second quarter under pressure while setting a fast pace, excusably tired late while only losing by 2 lengths in a game try

 

MONTICELLO

6/25: 7w, + speed

 

TIOGA

6/28: 3w, + speed, off track, racing canceled after 4 races

6/27: 3w, no bias

6/26: 4w, no bias

VANGURA -

Left from post 8, tucked 4th, power-brushed to the lead past the half, paced a :27 1/5 third quarter opening up on the field and won easily

 

YONKERS

6/27: 8w, ++ speed, sloppy track

6/26: 9w, ++ speed

ARTS BLAZE -

Had post 6, picked up poor cover, finished solidly for the show from a tough spot

CHEYENNE JEFFREY -

Left from post 7 and tucked 4th, went first over into a :27 3/5 third quarter against a sharp bias-aided winner and held okay

SAFE HARBOR -

Followed weak cover from post 7 and paced a quick last half, closing well against the speed bias to nail the show

FORT KNOX -

Left sharply from post 7, was moving to the leader when he broke late on the first turn over the sloppy track; speedy sort may be dangerous at a price

SOMEWHERE IN L A -

Left from post 8 in a driving rain, was three wide on the first turn, took the lead mid-turn two, set a quick pace under pressure, weakened late but held okay considering