05/26/2016 11:52AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for May 19 to May 22

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HAWTHORNE

5/22: 0w, ++ closers, this one mile track is the least speed favoring track in the country

5/21: 2w, + closers

5/20: 2w, + closers

ONESPORTONLY -

Left and tucked, went first over against a sharp front-.running favorite and held well

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FOX VALLEY CHARM -

9th at the three quarters, made a bold three wide move on the final turn and drew off

WINDOW WIPER -

Was first over a long way, made up 7 lengths in the second quarter, pushed the pace, weakened in the stretch after a tough trip

BURRY ME INTHESAND -

Had post 10, was 5th over at the half, finished quickly to finish third in a blanket finish

 

HOOSIER

5/21: 3w, + closers, not severely biased this week but certainly a closer's track compared to most harness tracks and the second least speed favoring track in the country right now

5/20: 3w, + closers

5/19: 3w, + closers

ROCK ME PLEASE -

Left from post 10, tucked 6th, power-brushed to the lead at the half, paced a big middle-half, weakened late but held okay for the show in an improved effort

STIRLING BOUDICA -

Was far back, 9th at the half, followed weak cover and finished fast for the place

LEGAL EYE -

Had post 10, finished quickly in the stretch, last quarter in :26 4/5

KING LEONIDES -

Left from post 8 and tucked third, went first over and held okay for the show

 

NORTHFIELD

5/21: 7w, + speed

NOMINAL HANOVER -

Had post 7, was 4th over at the half, followed cover three wide around the final turn and finished solidly for the show, last quarter in :29

 

HARRINGTON

5/19: 9w, ++ speed

CORNER TABLE -

Was 6th at the half, picked up poor cover, went three wide on the final turn and finished sharply for the show from a tough spot

 

THE MEADOWS

5/21: 3w, no bias

 

PHILADELPHIA

5/22: 6w, + speed, leavers and first over trips won all the races

5/20: 8w, + speed

5/19: 6w, + speed

HASTY PROFITT*** -

Trotter left and was parked to the lead in :27 4/5, yielded and was shuffled to third after lead changes, went first over and paced a :27 3/5 third quarter, put away the leader turning for home but excusably weakened, only lost by 2 lengths

MUDSLIDE*** -

Left from post 7, was parked the mile without cover, pushed a :27 2/5 third quarter, weakened but lost by less than a length in a brave effort

 

POCONO

5/22: 4w, no bias

5/21: 7w, + speed

WAHINE -

Left strongly to the lead in :26 1/5, yielded, regained the lead at the half, yielded to the sharp 6/5 winner and was a solid second

PERRITO CALIENTE -

Followed weak cover from post 7 and finished with solid pace for the show

 

FREEHOLD

5/21: 4w, no bias

5/20: 2w, no bias

5/19: 6w, + speed

 

MEADOWLANDS

5/21: 5w, no bias

5/20: 3w, no bias, mild tailwinds

CANEPA HANOVER -

Trotter was third over behind weak cover, rallied three wide at the three quarters and finished sharply to just miss

ROCKIN RON -

Left well and yielded, was shuffled back to 5th in tight quarters, cleared late and surged for the place but it was too late

BEAT THE DRUM -

Left slowly then brushed down the backstretch to the lead past a fast opening quarter, set a quick pace under pressure and gave way; think he can do better, especially at Pocono

CATCH A MISSION -

Good looking filly trotter was 5th at the half, ranged up first over and finished sharply to get up under confident handling

TABLE TALK -

Left sharply to the lead in :26 3/5, rates a lively pace under second-half pressure and gave way late while pacing a solid :27 final quarter

DANISH DURANGO -

Trotter had post 4 but got locked in and shuffled to 8th, swung out late on the final turn, angled four wide, found room in mid-stretch and finished quickly

 

MONTICELLO

5/19: 9w, ++ speed

 

TIOGA

5/22: 4w, no bias

5/21: 2w, no bias, off track

5/20: 3w, no bias

 

YONKERS

5/21: 5w, no bias

5/20: 7w, + speed

5/19: 6w, + speed

NOT AFRAID -

Trotter left from post 8 and was used hard to the lead in :27 2/5, set the pace under second-half pressure and didn't tire that badly

GALLANT SEELSTER -

Left from post 7 three wide into turn one, hustled up to the lead at the quarter in :26 3/5, rated the pace and held on gamely for the win

THE REAL ONE -

Had post 7, followed cover from the third turn stacked wide late on the final turn and exerted his class with a bold stretch kick to win going away

BIT OF A LEGEND N -

Had post 7, followed gapping cover off turn three, stormed three wide midway through the final turn and finished powerfully to win going away