05/14/2015 3:53PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for May 7 to 10

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BALMORAL

5/10: 3w, + closers

5/9: 4w, no bias

FOX VALLEY CADET -

Left from post 7 and was parked to the half for the lead, set the pace against the bias and gave way grudgingly late

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CLEVER UPSTART -

Made two moves to the lead at the half and gave way but the track was tiring, tough trip

JACKSON'S IMAGE -

Had post 9 and was left with too much to do as longshots/gappers backed up the field, followed weak cover 4th over and finished well belatedly, last quarter in :26 4/5

DIXIE'S BOY -

Power-brushed to the lead at the half making up 6 lengths, paced his middle-half in :54 4/5 while under pressure and ran out of steam late

RYLEIGH'S LILLY*** -

Had post 10, followed cover 4th over and finished sharply pacing her last half in :53 flat

PRAIRIE THUNDER -

Was first over against a sharp 6/5 shot into a :54 3/5 last half and held okay

MONOPOLY MAN -

Left from post 10 and tucked 4th, went first over, took the lead past the three quarters, drew clear and held his advantage in a sharp performance

AJ GET'S THE MONEY -

Left alertly to the early lead from post 8, yielded and was shuffled in close quarters

 

MAYWOOD

5/8: 6w, no bias

5/7: 3w, no bias

GOLDEN-NUGGET -

Left from post 8 and was parked the mile without cover on a long first over grind, held okay considering the trip

 

HARRINGTON

5/7: 5w, + speed

 

NORTHFIELD

5/7: 8w, + speed

 

HOOSIER

5/9: 4w, no bias

5/8: 4w, no bias

5/7: 2w, + closers

BITTERSWEET BEST -

Shot to the lead, clicked off a rapid pace while drawing off to an easy win

RED SCOOTER -

Left and was used hard to clear in :26 3/5, set a quick pace and didn't tire that badly

NEWBIE*** -

Was 9th at the three quarters, followed weak cover and finished strongly for the place, last quarter in :26 1/5

 

THE MEADOWS

5/8: 4w, no bias

HARFO HANOVER*** -

Left well from post 7 and was parked to the lead in :27 1/5, set the pace and drew off impressively

 

PHILADELPHIA

5/10: 4w, no bias

5/8: 6w, + speed

5/7: 6w, + speed

WISHUWEREHERE -

Slipped out 4th over down the backstretch and finished sharply for the show

MACH IT SO -

Left from post 6 and was used hard to clear in :26 2/5, set a quick pace under pressure and gave way grudgingly late

 

POCONO

5/10: 6w, no bias

5/9: 2w, no bias

MACK BARAN -

Left and tucked pacing a :27 1/5 first quarter, went first over and held okay

ALWAYS WANNA -

Kept up well to a fast first quarter, tried to brush to the lead at the half but was rebuffed, held gamely for the show

SOMESIZESOMESTYLE -

Left hard and yielded, brushed back to the lead, set a fast pace under pressure and hung on for a sharp and game win

ALLAMERICAN MOTIVE -

Had the rail, left strongly in :26 2/5, yielded, brushed back to the lead at the half, didn't tire that badly considering the pace

BJ'S RAMEAU -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear in :26 1/5, rated the half then took on strong pressure from the 2/5 winner, held well for the show

 

FREEHOLD

5/9: 4w, no bias

5/8: 4w, no bias

5/7: 4w, + speed

PACIFIC OKEY DOKEY -

Left from post 7 and was used hard to clear past a :28 3/5 first quarter, set a pressured pace and held okay for the show

 

MEADOWLANDS

5/9: 1w, + closers

5/8: 2w, no bias

A BETTOR HAT -

Left alertly to the early lead from post 6, was shuffled to 4th after lead changes, moved out again at the half, had cover briefly then continued first over, took the lead in mid-stretch and excusably weakened while holding the show in a good effort

MARTINI HANOVER -

Left well, yielded, was shuffled, angled off the pylons in the stretch but was blocked

behind a wall of horses, finished evenly in close quarters

 

MONTICELLO

5/7: 5w, + speed

WESTERN JUDY -

Left from post 7 and was used hard to clear in :28 3/5, yielded and held well

 

TIOGA

5/10: 4w, no bias

5/9: 4w, + speed

5/8: 5w, + speed, only 7 races

OH MY JOEPA -

Left from post 7, tried to tuck but was shut off, worked his way to the lead past the quarter, set the pace under pressure and held okay for the show

TWIN B HOLLISTER -

Left from post 8 and was parked to the lead in :27, set a pressured pace and held well to be second best behind the perfect trip pocket winner

 

YONKERS

5/9: 5w, no bias

5/8: 4w, no bias

5/7: 4w, no bias

THUNDER NOISE -

Went first over and paced a strong last half to draw off with a :27 3/5 last quarter

DIAMOND COWBOY -

Left and was used hard to clear in :27 1/5, yielded, was shuffled a bit losing valuable position and rallied gamely for the place

DUKES UP*** -

Was 4th over from post 7 and finished fastest of all, last quarter in :27 3/5

RONNY BUGATTI -

Had post 8, followed cover at the three quarters, charged three wide on the final turn and finished strongly, last quarter in :27 3/5

DEWYCOLORINTHELINE -

Was 6th at the half, grinded first over against a sharp front runner, held okay

VALIDUS DEO -

Had post 6, grinded first over from a tough spot, paced a :27 third quarter, held okay