10/30/2014 8:58AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for October 23 to October 26

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BALMORAL

10/26: 1w, + closers

10/25: 4w, no bias

SPEEDY ALBER -

Power-brushed to the lead at the half, yielded, came back on gamely late and just missed to the 3/5 favorite

FOX VALLEY LOTUS -

Was 10th early behind a modest pace, finished well in the stretch

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VICTORIA IVY -

Was shuffled back to 9th while in tight quarters, found room in the stretch and finished fastest of all to miss by two heads

SYNERGY SEELSTER*** -

Left from post 10 and was parked to a :53 4/5 half, set the pace under pressure from there and held on for a game win

DP ANGEL -

Power-brushed to the lead with a :27 3/5 second quarter, toyed with pressure then drew off with a :27 final quarter to win impressively

READY*** -

Left from post 10 directly outside of the post 9 leaver and was used hard to clear past a :27 3/5 opening quarter, set the pace against the bias and held well for the show

 

MAYWOOD

10/24: 3w, no bias

10/23: 6w, + speed

THE RIGHT MOVE*** -

Was 9th at the half, was 4th over behind weak cover, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished strongly for the show

TIZA MOJO -

Left from post 8 and was three wide, took back to follow cover then went three wide around the final turn, finished willingly despite a tough trip

MONTERO BLUE CHIP -

Had post 7, followed cover third over while making up a lot of ground through the middle-half, followed cover three wide around the final turn and finished sharply

BECOME LEGENDARY -

Left well from post 7 and was used hard to clear in :27 2/5, set the pace and held well for the show

 

CAL EXPO

10/25: 2w, no bias

 

HARRINGTON

10/23: 8w, ++ speed

 

HOOSIER

10/25: 5w, no bias

10/24: 4w, no bias

10/23: 2w, no bias

HARLEY MOMMA -

Trotter shot out to the lead and set a fast pace, drew clear

STRAIGHT COMIC -

Had post 9, followed cover, rallied to take the lead in the stretch and was just caught late

SHOOTER'S DREAM -

Paced a :27 1/5 third quarter without cover and held well

E R MICHAEL -

Left quickly, yielded, was badly shuffled to 7th, finished sharply for the show

IDEAL CHOICE -

Shot to the lead in :26, set a quick clip and held well for the show

ALLSTAR RATING -

Left from post 8 and tucked 6th, made a bold first over rush to clear past the half and drew off to a sharp win

 

NORTHFIELD

10/24: 8w, + speed

10/23: 7w, + speed

BILLY THE COLT -

Left from post 7 and had a tough parked out trip chasing the 1-9 winner, held well

SAND SONYA -

Had post 6, followed cover third over, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished with solid pace to be second best behind the bias-aided even money winner

LOTSA JUICE -

Left from post 7 and tucked 5th, went first over into a stepped-up final half, held well

PETITE COURAGEUSE -

Third over from post 6, finished quickly to just miss to the 6-5 winner

SWEETHEART DANCE*** -

Had post 8 and was 9th early, followed poor cover third over, was wide around the final turn and finished fast in the stretch to just miss

TOO SHY -

8th at the quarter, followed cover, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished gamely to be second best behind the trip and bias-aided 6-5 winner

 

POCONO

10/25: 8w, + speed

CATHY'S PRINCESS -

8th at the half, followed cover 4th over, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished gamely for the show

MATTADOR D -

Left and was parked the mile without cover while off the leader, moved up first over, paced a :27 2/5 third quarter and held his ground well considering the trip

CHINA KING -

Left from post 6 and was used hard to clear past a :25 4/5 first quarter, set a fast pace and excusably tired

LETS ROCK TOGETHER -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to a :25 3/5 first quarter, yielded at the half, chased a hot pace and faded but this was a difficult trip

 

PHILADELPHIA

10/26: 5w, + speed

10/24: 5w, + speed

10/23: 10w, ++ speed

SCHOOLKIDS -

Was 7th at the half, launched a bold wide bid approaching the three quarters and drew clear in a nice effort over a speed favoring track

POINTSMAN -

Left from post 8 and tucked, went first over, paced a :27 third quarter, held well

 

THE MEADOWS

10/24: 3w, no bias

DOCTOR RJ -

Went first over pacing a :26 4/5 third quarter, put away the 7-5 favorite in the stretch but was out-kicked by the ground-saving winner late in a solid placing

 

FREEHOLD

10/25: 6w, + speed

10/24: 6w, + speed

10/23: 2w, no bias

 

MONTICELLO

10/23: 8w, + speed

 

YONKERS

10/25: 6w, + speed

10/24: 4w, no bias

10/23: 4w, no bias

GIDDY UP DELIGHT -

Was shuffled back, finished well in the lane

CARD KNOCK LIFE -

Had post 8 and finished with good velocity from a tough spot

DALLENBACH HANOVER -

Left from post 7 and worked his way to the lead on turn two, yielded at the half, appeared to have clearance in the passing lane and held okay in a fine effort

NATURAL HERBIE -

Hard-trying trotter left from post 7 and tucked 4th on the first turn, pulled first over down the back and had a long and grueling uncovered grind in this mile-and-a-quarter race, was patiently handled racing well off the leader then rallied gamely in the stretch for the win

GRAB YOUR KEYS -

Had post 6, rushed up first over from a tough spot, paced a :55 4/5 middle-half, tough trip