05/24/2015 7:51PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from May 18 - May 20

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NORTHFIELD

 

5/20: 7w, no bias

5/19: 6w, no bias

5/18: 6w, no bias

CELESTIAL DREAMS -

Had post 7, followed cover 4th over, followed cover three wide around the final turn and finished sharply for the show from a tough spot, last quarter in :28 1/5

ACTIVATOR -

Hustled up first over before the half, pushed a :28 2/5 third quarter and held well for the place while finishing in :28 4/5

AMAZON ART -

6th at the half behind dull cover, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished well

MOST REMARKABLE -

Left from post 7 and was parked the mile without cover, prompted the pace and held okay considering the trip

SUITS -

6/5 favorite had post 7, followed tiring cover and had to move three wide at the half while trying to brush into a :28 2/5 third quarter; was hug wide and really had no shot here

 

HOOSIER

 

5/20: 4w, no bias

5/19: 3w, + closers, tailwinds

PLAY GUITAR -

Broke at the start, recovered and raced parked the mile, mostly without cover, was first over into the wind, held well for the show

 

HARRINGTON

 

5/20: 6w, + speed

5/19: 7w, + speed

5/18: 7w, + speed

LEYDEN -

Kept up well to a quick opener, brushed to the lead at the half and drew off

DINA'S GAMBLE -

Left and was parked in a three way battle for the early lead, yielded and was shuffled out

DEVIL MAY CARE -

Had post 7, was first over on a long grind and finished well for the show

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

5/20: 5w, + speed

BELIEVABLE*** -

Was first over against the bias-aided 2/5 winner into a stepped-up final half and held well for the show

LIMA REVENUE -

Left and tucked 6th, was first over a long way and held gamely for the place

 

THE MEADOWS

 

5/13: 5w, + speed

5/19: 4w, no bias

5/18: 4w, no bias, fast track races 1-9, sloppy track races 10-14

EXACTLY BLACK -

Left from post 9 and was used hard to clear in :27 2/5, yielded and was shuffled to 5th while in tight quarters

 

POCONO

 

5/21: 7w, + speed

5/20: 4w, no bias

5/19: 4w, no bias

BUGGER BRUISER -

Left strongly from post 6 to the lead in :26 4/5, set a quick pace and gave way grudgingly

AMERICAN ALIVE*** -

Left quickly from post 8, broke on the lead at the half, lost about 9 lengths, recovered, followed cover, made a bold three wide move around the final turn, continued strongly down the outside to get the show, lost by less than a length in a monstrous effort

POLITICAL DESIRE -

Left strongly to the lead in :26 2/5, yielded, was shuffled to 4th, slipped out second over at the three quarters and finished steadily for the show

CADILLAC CRUISER*** -

Went first over pushing a :27 4/5 third quarter and battled tooth and nail with the favorite to the wire, missed by a nose in a game effort

LOVE LIVE LAUGH -

Had post 7, moved out 4th over approaching the three quarters, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished gamely, last quarter in :27 3/5

DAFINATY*** -

Left and was used hard parked to the lead in :26 3/5, yielded to the 3/10 favorite and chased that one home gamely to be second best

 

TIOGA

 

5/18: 4w, no bias

PANDA MAN -

Was 4th over, finished with solid late pace, last quarter in :28 2/5

 

MONTICELLO

 

5/20: 7w, + speed

5/19: 5w, no bias

5/18: 6w, + speed

BEST FRIEND ALWAYS -

Broke before the start, recovered and picked up weak cover, rallied wide at the three quarters and finished strongly for the place

EXCEL NINE -

10 year old left from post 7 and tucked 4th, followed weakening cover, had to take turn four three wide and finished strongly for the win

 

YONKERS

 

5/19: 3w, no bias, hard to call it a bias but leavers and first over horses won almost every race

5/18: 5w, + speed

CITY HALL -

Was third over from post 6, finished sharply against the bias for the win

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