03/09/2015 9:59AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from Mar. 2 - Mar. 4

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NORTHFIELD

 

3/4: 10w, ++ speed, off track

3/2: 4w, no bias

HRUBYS N LUCK -

Was third over, rallied four wide and finished gamely for the show, last quarter in :29

CARRINO -

Had post 8, got moving at the quarter, picked up weak cover, rallied three wide into and around the final turn and finished gamely for the show from a tough spot

 

DOVER

 

3/4: 4w, no bias, sloppy track

3/3: 7w, + speed, not a severe bias, three horses did rally to win off cover, sloppy track

3/2: 5w, no bias

WILLOW MILL FAITH -

Had post 8, followed poor cover third over, rallied three wide at the three quarters and around the final turn, reached the lead turning for home, finished well to hold sway

FIRST CLASS G -

Left from post 8, was parked the mile without cover in a tough first over grind, pressed the leader, was shaken off but didn't tire that badly

JUST BETTOR -

Left from post 8 and was parked to the lead in :27, yielded, was shuffled back with pace

KODAK LINDY -

Trotter was stuck behind poor cover while third over, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished willingly for the show

ART OF ESCAPE*** -

Left and was parked to the lead in :27 3/5, set a brisk pace over the off track and drew off impressively in a quick time for the sloppy conditions and claiming level

TIMMYLYNN -

Left well from post 7, yielded and was shuffled out of contention

SIMON SAID -

Left from post 7 directly outside of a post 6 leaver and was used hard to clear past the quarter, set a fast pace in the slop and didn't tire that badly

 

THE MEADOWS

 

3/4: 2w, no bias, sloppy track

3/3: 7w, + speed, sloppy track

3/2: 4w, no bias, sloppy track

MATTAMERICAN -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear in :27 2/5, set a lively pace in the slop while under second-half pressure and didn't tire that badly while holding the show

 

FREEHOLD

 

2/23: 5w, + speed

 

MONTICELLO

 

 

3/4: 2w, no bias, off track

3/3: 7w, + speed, off track

3/2: 4w, no bias, off track

I'M A NICE GIRL*** -

Had post 7, picked up poor cover, stormed three wide at the three quarters, made up ground quickly, reached the 2/5 favorite on the final turn, battled gamely to just miss

DREAMLUCK -

Had post 6, followed weak cover third over and finished well for the show

TALLDARKNHANDSOME -

Was far back early from post 8, picked up weak cover, stormed three wide at the three quarters, drew off full of pace in the stretch

 

YONKERS

 

3/3: 5w, + speed, 8 of 12 races won by leavers, one first over, two hugged the pylons, inside paths preferred, matinee card

3/2: 3w, no bias

LUCKY HOUSE -

Had post 7, followed cover 4th over, swung wide turning for home and finished strongly

SHOW ME UP*** -

Had post 8, was one of 5 leavers, tucked 6th on the first turn, followed cover second over, roared three wide just past the midway point on the final turn and drew off strongly against the bias with a last quarter of :27 3/5 as the only wide-rally winner on the card

FORT KNOX*** -

Had post 8, lost ground behind a 60-1 shot that struggled to keep up, moved out approaching the half but got stuck behind horrible cover, swung three wide mid-final turn and finished explosively against the bias for the show, last quarter in :27 2/5

ELECTRIC OUI -

Had post 6, followed poor cover down the backstretch, swung wide late-final turn and finished quickly once again

SHADY CITY*** -

Had post 6, was unable to flush cover since the 3rd and 4th choices decided to sit in and wait for the passing lane, grinded first over into a :27 4/5 third quarter, finally reached the leader in the stretch but was out-kicked by the pocket winner to just miss in a game effort

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