03/18/2015 4:41PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for March 12 to 15

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BALMORAL

3/15: 3w, no bias

3/14: 5w, no bias

IAM BONASERA -

Went first over into a quick last half, finished solidly to be a game second

FOX VALLEY ANDY -

On this list last week off a strong closing win, grinded first over and drew clear in the final sixteenth paying a whopping $83.20

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NO FEAR NO DOUBT -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear the lead past the quarter, set a fast pace and didn't tire that badly

HOT STREAK HANOVER -

Power-brushed to the lead with a :26 4/5 second quarter move, drew clear

 

MAYWOOD

3/13: 6w, no bias

3/12: 2w, no bias

REX PASSUS -

Had post 6 and was 7th at the half behind poor cover in a race with a quickened last half, followed cover wide and was wide around the final turn; willingly from a tough spot

FOX VALLEY LIBERO -

Beaten favorite left and got embroiled in a speed duel, prompted a hot pace, never got the lead; tough trip; still sharp

DUNSIDE ART*** -

Left from post 5 and was used hard parked to the lead in :26 4/5, set a fast pace and excusably tired

 

CAL EXPO

3/15: 3w, no bias

3/14: 4w, no bias

KING OF THE CROP -

Wide from 4th over, finished strongly for the show, last quarter in :26 3/5

WINSOME KELLY -

Trotter had poor cover from post 8, finished well from a tough spot

 

DOVER DOWNS

3/15: 2w, no bias

3/12: 9w, + speed

BEVEL HANOVER -

Had post 7, moved at the quarter, lost cover and was hung first over a long way, held well

EXOTIC MATTJESTY -

Had post 6, was first over a long way, made up 9 lengths through the middle-half and held okay in a trip that was tougher than it looks on paper

FRAMED ART -

Left from post 7 and was used hard to clear past a :27 opener, yielded to strong pressure from the 3/5 winner at the three quarters, held gamely to be clearly second best

 

NORTHFIELD

3/12: 7w, + speed

 

THE MEADOWS

3/13: 5w, + speed

 

FREEHOLD

3/14: 6w, + speed, sloppy track

3/13: 7w, + speed

3/12: 3w, no bias

REAL MYSTICAL -

Had post 6, was first over a long way, challenged the 1/2 winner and held well for place

DENY DENY DENY -

Left from post 5 and was used hard parked to the lead in :28 2.5, yielded, was badly shuffled, slipped out and went three wide on the final turn, only lost by a length

 

MEADOWLANDS

3/14: 3w, no bias, off track

3/13: 4w, no bias

BLACK MAGIC EYES -

Had post 8, was 4th over behind a weak flow as the first over favorite came up empty, rallied four wide at the three quarters and finished strongly, last quarter in :26 4/5

JIN DANDY -

Left sluggishly from post 10, grinded up then picked up cover to be second over approaching the half, lost cover at the half and was left first over again, held okay

GRAB YOUR KEYS -

Was 10th at the half while following cover fifth over, followed cover wide, stacked very wide for the drive and finished sharply from a tough spot

THE SUMMER WIND -

Had post 10, cleared late with good pace; price factor in exotics

FOX VALLEY LEGEND -

Trotter had post 10, angled wide for the drive and finished strongly for the place

RADAR CONTACT -

Left and took the lead entering the first turn, yielded and was 4th after lead changes, pulled first over just past the half and hustled up to challenge, collared the 3/5 favorite turning for home and drew clear full of pace with a vicious :26 3/5 last quarter

BALLINEEN -

Was 8th and stuck behind poor cover, charged four wide at the three quarters and finished with solid late pace from a tough spot

WILLY MUCHA -

Left from post 9 and was used hard to clear while parked much of the opening half in a fast-paced race, yielded, weakened steadily in the stretch but held okay considering

SECRET DELIGHT -

Left from post 6 and was parked to the quarter for the lead, yielded and was shuffled back to 7th after multiple lead changes, cleared in the final sixteenth and had pace finishing

DREAMLANDS ART -

Left alertly from post 8, yielded, was shuffled, angled out in tight quarters in the stretch and cleared too late to do any damage

WINDSONG GORGEOUS -

Classy claimer left from post 7 and worked his way to the lead past the quarter, yielded grudgingly past a quick half, rallied gamely up the rail for yet another win

MISTER VIRGIN -

Left from post 9 and was used hard to clear past a quick half, set the pace under some pressure and gave way grudgingly to the tough Windsong Gorgeous late

 

SARATOGA

3/15: 6w, + speed

3/14: 8w, ++ speed

BIG BAMBU -

Left from post 8 and tucked third, followed cover and finished strongly for the place

POW CHICKA POW POW -

Was part of a three way tussle for the early lead, cleared in :27 1/5, set a blazing pace under heavy pressure while parking out the 1/2 favorite, regained control when that rival broke stride and was a game second

KID PK*** -

Had post 7 and was 8th, rallied three wide around the final turn, finished sharply from a tough spot and paced his last half in :55 3/5

 

YONKERS

3/15: 6w, + speed, not a severe bias

3/14: 7w, + speed

3/13: 7w, + speed

3/12: 4w, + speed

IDEAL A LITTLE -

Had post 7, saved ground, angled out in the stretch and finished quickly between horses

PANPERO FIRPO -

Had post 6, followed cover third over and finished quickly

TWEET ME*** -

Trotter was parked the mile from the second tier, broke off the second turn losing at least six lengths, recovered and was 11th, stormed three wide down the backstretch, gained ground rapidly, remained wide around the final turn, finished strongly to just miss

SPECKLED DOOR*** -

Even money shot was stymied behind horrible cover, gunned three wide around the final turn, had to alter course when a horse bulled out in mid-stretch, finished stoutly