05/25/2014 9:19PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from May 19 - May 21

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BALMORAL

 

5/21: 2w, + closers

 

HARRINGTON

 

5/21: 5w, + speed

5/20: 6w, + speed

5/19: 10w, ++ speed

PEOPLE ARE CRAZY -

Went first over into a stepped-up final half, held okay

SHELLYSBLOCKBUSTER -

Left and was parked the mile without cover pushing a quick pace, held gamely

IN TREATMENT -

Had post 8, followed poor cover, rallied three wide around the final turn, held okay

SIX GUN HALL -

Trotter left and was parked the mile without cover, challenged hard through the final half, took the lead late on the final turn and was out-kicked but held the place gamely

SELANDIA -

Left from post 7 inside of two other leavers and was parked three deep to the lead on the second turn, set a pressured pace from there and held okay for the show

NAGIN*** -

Rallied three wide around the final turn from third over and finished strongly to just miss

 

NORTHFIELD

 

5/21: 4w, no bias

5/20: 8w, + speed

5/19: 5w, no bias

CYCLONE ASHORE -

Was first over a long way pacing a :56 3/5 middle-half and won gamely

LAVROS VISION N*** -

Had post 7, got moving at the quarter, followed weak cover, brushed wide to clear his cover at the three quarters and gave chase without cover from there, held gamely

 

HOOSIER

 

5/21: 4w, no bias

5/20: 4w, no bias

JJ'S GAZETTE -

12-year-old left from post 10 and was used hard to clear while pacing a :27 second quarter, drew off impressively

DEFTONES -

Left from post 10 and tucked 5th, hustled up first over, put away the pacesetter but weakened late while holding well for the show

LIBERAL -

Left from post 10 and tucked 5th, went up on a long first over grind and held well

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

5/21: 7w, + speed

 

THE MEADOWS

 

5/21: 7w, + speed

5/20: 6w, + speed

5/19: 6w, + speed, not a strong bias but speed did well

 

POCONO

 

5/21: 3w, no bias, off track

5/20: 6w, + speed

SPIRIT OF DESIRE -

Quarter-moved following the 4-5 favorite and lost cover, went up on a long uncovered bid, paced a :26 4/5 third quarter and held well for the show

COURAGEOUS CAT -

Left from post 6 and tucked 4th, went first over into a :27 third quarter and won gamely

 

MONTICELLO

 

5/21: 5w, + speed

5/20: 6w, + speed

5/19: 6w, + speed

 

YONKERS

 

5/20: 6w, + speed
5/19: 4w, no bias

FASTER FASTER -

Had post 8, followed cover 4th over, rallied wide around the final turn and finished stoutly to just miss while pacing a :27 3/5 last quarter

EXIT CAM -

Left from post 7 and was used hard to clear in :27 1/5, set the pace and was a sharp winner while never really threatened

SUPER SOPH -

Had to grind first over from post 6 chasing a loose-on-lead pacesetter, held well

BO'S SO HOT -

Was first over a long way, reached the leader at the three quarters and battled gamely to the wire to miss by a nose

GOLD ROCKS*** -

Had post 8, followed weak cover down the back but ducked in on the final turn, angled for room in the stretch and finished fast for the show

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