03/24/2016 9:35AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for March 17 to March 20

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CAL EXPO

3/20: 1w, + closers

3/19: 2w, + closers

DEVIL'S REIN -

Had post 8, moved at the quarter and was first over a long way, held well for the show

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NORTHFIELD

3/19: 9w, + speed

PURPLE N GOLD -

Had post 7, followed cover 4th over, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished sharply to just miss

SHELL BELL -

Had post 6, followed dull cover, rushed three wide at the three quarters and finished gamely for the show

 

DOVER DOWNS

3/17: 9w, + speed

LEYDEN -

Was 7th and third over at the half, finished with solid late pace from a tough spot

 

THE MEADOWS

3/19: 7w, + speed, off track

 

POCONO

3/19: 9w, + speed

IDEAL LEGACY A*** -

Left from post 6, tucked 4th, went first over pushing a :27 3/5 third quarter, held okay

 

FREEHOLD

3/19: 6w, + speed

3/18: 4w, no bias

3/17: 4w, no bias

 

MEADOWLANDS

3/19: 6w, no bias

3/18: 6w, no bias, west winds at 10-15 mph, mild headwinds

FLAMING YANKEE*** -

Trotter left from post 7, broke on the first turn and was taken to the far outside, was at least 15 lengths behind, caught the field by the quarter, was 9th at the half following weak cover, swung four wide at the three quarters and finished gamely, sharp recovery

MAGENTA MAN -

Trotter left from post 3 to the early lead, was third after lead changes, moved past the quarter and battled for the lead while lapped on the inside horse, broke in the stretch after the tough trip

VICTORIA MAY N -

Left and yielded, was badly shuffled to 7th, swung out behind a wall of horses in the stretch and cleared within the final sixteenth with steady pace

IM SUPERSONIC A -

Followed cover, lost cover at the three quarters and chased the sharp winner home clearly 2nd best in a quick mile, a promising U.S. debut

MEL MARA -

7 year old made a strong first over brush to take control at the three quarters, sharp win

HOPE FOR BADLANDS -

Was third over behind poor cover, roared four wide at the three quarters and stormed home full of pace to win going away

 

MONTICELLO

3/17: 4w, no bias

 

YONKERS

3/20: 3w, no bias

3/19: 5w, no bias

3/18: 4w, no bias

3/17: 4w, no bias

LOVINEVERYMINUTE*** -

5-year-old mare left strongly from post 6, parked the 8 horse to a :27 3/5 first quarter, maintained control, quickly opened up on the field off the third turn pacing a :26 4/5 third quarter, opened up a big lead and rolled home full of pace in a freakishly sharp effort

OPEN WATER -

Left from post 6, forced a wicked :26 2/5 first quarter, brutal trip

LUMINOSITY*** -

Trotter left from post 6 in the mile and a quarter race, was three wide on the first turn, took the lead, yielded, pulled first over from third position with a half mile to go, pushed the sharp winner and held gamely for the show

MOVEMENT -

Trotter left and was parked to the quarter for the lead, yielded, was shuffled back in the stretch as the 6/5 favorite

GOLD ROCKS -

Had post 8, followed cover, swung wide for the drive and finished well from a tough spot

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