05/10/2015 4:23PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from May 4 - May 6

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NORTHFIELD

 

5/6: 7w, + speed

5/5: 2w, no bias

5/4: 4w, no bias, off track, hard to call it a bias but compared to the way this track normally plays, this was virtually a closer's track

RAISE THE GIN -

8th at the half, followed cover 4th over, made a solid three wide move around the final turn and finished sharply to just miss

AWESTREOS -

Left from post 6, was parked the mile without cover forcing a hot pace, held well

MECHANICAL ART -

Was 6th at the quarter, rushed up first over approaching the half, pressed the 3/5 favorite and finished solidly to just miss in a three way photo

MEXICAN COAST*** -

Left from post 5 and was parked to the lead in :28, yielded and was shuffled, cleared late with good pace

TOWN CROSSING -

Was first over a long way, challenged hard through the third quarter and was a game second

LIMA RITCH -

Had post 7, moved at the quarter, picked up cover, brushed three wide when his cover weakened, moved first over into a :28 3/5 third quarter, held okay

HOOSIER

 

5/6: 2w, + closers

5/5: 7w, no bias

VOLUMINOUS*** -

Was 7th following poor cover third over, made up ground sharply on the turn and drew off full of pace

BEST OF JENNA -

Was 9th at the quarter and on the move, made up a ton of ground to take the lead passing the half mile pole, just missed in a sharp placing

 

HARRINGTON

 

5/6: 5w, + speed

5/5: 4w, + speed

5/4: 10w, ++ speed

RACE ME VILLA -

Left alertly, controlled the pace and drew off impressively

GOSSIP -

Had post 6, was 8th at the half, followed cover third over, rallied wide and finished sharply to just miss to the bias-aided winner, last quarter in :27 4/5

MELLMAN -

Had post 7, followed weak cover third over, stormed three wide at the three quarters, swooped to the lead on the final turn and drew off full of pace

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

5/6: 5w, + speed

 

THE MEADOWS

 

5/6: 2w, no bias

5/5: 4w, no bias

5/4: 7w, + speed

BERGERAC -

Left from post 5 and was parked to the lead in :27 4/5, yielded and was shuffled out

 

POCONO

 

5/6: 1w, no bias

5/5: 6w, + speed

WE THINK ALIKE -

Quarter moved into a hot pace, took the lead past a :26 1/5 first quarter, maintained a quick pace and held okay for the show

BEAT THE DRUM -

Had post 8, got moving at the quarter, picked up cover, made up good ground through the middle-half and held well for the show, paced his last three quarters in 1:22 3/5

 

MONTICELLO

 

5/6: 5w, + speed

5/5: 6w, + speed

5/4: 6w, + speed

MAGIC MANNY -

Made two moves to the lead at the quarter, set a quick pace and drew off

NORTHERN IDEAL*** -

Left from post 6 and got into a speed duel, raced parked the mile without cover battling for the lead and held well considering

 

YONKERS

 

5/5: 6w, + speed

5/4: 7w, + speed

CARD SHOCK -

Had post 7, followed weak cover third over and finished strongly for the show

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