05/19/2014 9:34AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from May 12 - May 14

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BALMORAL

 

5/14: 3w, no bias

PRETTY PLACE -

Had post 8, was 14 lengths behind early, gained strongly through the final quarter pacing a :26 4/5 last quarter, losing by 2 lengths

PRAIRIE THUNDER -

Left alertly to the early lead, yielded, was badly shuffled behind a tiring horse, finished willingly late

 

HARRINGTON

 

5/14: 7w, + speed

5/13: 9w, ++ speed

5/12: 6w, + speed

WAHINE*** -

Left well from post 7 and was used hard three deep to the lead in :26 4/5, set a fast pace and held gamely for the show

BONITA ROCKS -

Left from post 7 and tucked 4th, went first over against the bias-aided 4/5 favorite and held gamely for the place

CAVIART SAVANNAH -

Third over from post 7, finished sharply against the bias to just miss

 

NORTHFIELD

 

5/14: 4w, no bias, off track

5/13: 8w, + speed

5/12: 3w, no bias, off track, races canceled after the 7th race

FIERCE DESIRE -

Had post 7 and was 9th at the half, rallied wide around the final turn and finished sharply

HIGH GEAR WINNER -

Had post 7, followed weak cover, rallied wide through the final quarter and finished well

VIEWLANDER*** -

Left from post 7 and was parked the mile without cover, pressed the leader almost every step of the way and held gamely to miss by two noses

MR GREEN*** -

Had post 8, was 4th over, followed cover wide at the three quarters, remained three wide and drew off full of pace

 

HOOSIER

 

5/14: 3w, no bias, sloppy track, tailwinds

5/13: 5w, no bias

CALL ME FLASH -

Was used hard parked to the half of a race where several horses left for early position, held well for the place

TOTAL CLASSIC -

Power-brushed into the wind making up 6 lengths to take the lead at the half, held okay

RATTLE ON HOWARD -

Was one of several leavers, brushed three wide at the quarter and was used hard into the wind to take the lead before the half, held the show

DONTGETBYME -

Left alertly from post 6, set a brisk pace on a windy night that produced mostly very slow middle-halves, and was a sharp winner

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

5/14: 10w, ++ speed

SHOCK IT TO 'EM -

Left from post 6 and tucked third, went first over and paced a :26 1/5 third quarter applying stiff pressure to the bias-aided 6-5 favorite, held well for the show

 

THE MEADOWS

 

5/14: 3w, no bias, + speed, 5 pocket winners, first over horses did okay

5/13: 5w, no bias

5/12: 5w, no bias

 

POCONO

 

5/14: 8w, + speed

5/13: 7w, + speed

 

MONTICELLO

 

5/14: 4w, + speed

5/13: 3w, no bias

5/12: 6w, + speed

 

YONKERS

 

5/13: 7w, + speed
5/12: 8w, + speed

PANDA MAN -

Had post 6, was third over behind tiring cover, roared wide on the final turn and finished full of pace for the win

ANEGADA -

Left from post 7 and tucked 4th, went first over into a stepped-up final half and held well

MONTREAL PHIL -

10 year old left from post 3 along with the favorite from post 2, and the two of them got into a wicked speed duel through torrid fractions, finally wrested command at the 5/8's after being parked most of three turns and somehow held on for the win

ROCKAHOLIC -

Had post 7, followed cover third over and finished sharply to just miss

EXTREME MACHINE N -

Had post 7, left, tucked 5th, followed weak cover, brushed three wide down the back to clear cover and went up to challenge the favorite, was a solid second

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