09/24/2015 9:44AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from Sept. 17 to Sept. 19

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BALMORAL

 

9/20: 1w, + closers
9/19: 3w, no bias

ENGINE ONE O ONE -

Had post 9, moved at the quarter and was first over a long way, paced a quick middle-half, challenged for the lead and excusably weakened in the stretch

SOUTHWIND SCORPION*** -

Had post 10, followed excess cover, swung wide for the drive and finished fast while pacing his last quarter in :25 2/5

SKYWAY BILLY -

Was 10th early behind a moderate pace, followed cover 4th over and finished in :26 4/5 to finish fourth from a tough spot

 

MAYWOOD

 

9/18: 7w, + speed

9/17: 2w, no bias

KRUSTY THE CLOWN -

Left from post 8 and tucked 4th, went first over, took the lead on the final turn, weakened but only lost by 2 lengths

 

NORTHFIELD

 

9/18: 10w, ++ speed

BELLUGA BABE -

Was 6th at the half behind weak cover, rallied three wide on the final turn and finished strongly against the bias

 

HOOSIER

 

9/19: 5w, no bias

9/18: 3w, + closers

9/17: 5w, no bias

METRO GLIDE -

Was 12 lengths behind at the quarter, rushed up to reach contention, chased the sharp 4/5 winner, was shaken off but held okay to finish 4th

TYLER'S BEACH BOY -

Was 7th at the half and stuck behind poor cover, rallied three wide on the final turn and finished gamely

UNDERTAKER -

Had post 7, followed weak cover and finished well in :26 3/5

BODACIOUS BECKY -

Left from post 9 and was used hard to clear the lead past the quarter, set the pace, held okay for the show

LA GUIDA PLEASURE -

Trotter left from post 9 and was parked to the lead in :26 4/5, set the pace, held well for the place

 

POCONO

 

9/19: 7w, + speed

9/18: 6w, no bias

PREPARTY -

Had post 6, gunned to the lead in :26 1/5, shook off the 2/5 favorite setting a brisk pace and drew off

TREVOR WIN FOR US*** -

Had post 7, blasted to the lead in :26, set a blazing pace under heavy pressure and held gamely for the show

THUNDER NOISE -

Was looped leaving and got into a vicious speed duel forcing a blazing pace, tough trip

LUCK BE WITHYOU -

Had post 8, gunned to the lead in :26, rated the half then took off, pacing a :54 last half for a strong win

ONTARIO SUCCESS -

Grinded first over against a buzzsaw into a :54 last half and was gamely second best

POINTSMAN -

Had post 9, followed cover and finished sharply for the show, last quarter in :27 1/5

OVERLOADED*** -

Left from post 8 and was three wide through the opening quarter, grinded first over while parked the mile, prompted a fast pace and held bravely for the show

MUSTANG ART -

Blasted to the lead in :25 2/5, set a fast pace and held well for the place

 

THE MEADOWS

 

9/18: 2w, no bias

WAHINE*** -

Left well from post 8 and was parked to the lead in :27 3/5, yielded, was shuffled to 4th, angled clear in the stretch and finished well for the place

SAM HILL -

Quarter-moved into a hot pace, took the lead past a :25 4/5 opening quarter, yielded and weakened; chance at that level but very dangerous off a drop

TELL US MORE -

Left from post 7 and was parked to the lead in :26, yielded, held well for the show

 

PHILADELPHIA

 

9/20: 6w, no bias

9/18: 4w, no bias

9/17: 4w, no bias

 

THE RED MILE

 

9/19: 2w, + closers

9/17: 5w, no bias

 

FREEHOLD

 

9/19: 7w, + speed

9/18: 6w, + speed

9/17: 7w, + speed

GRAY OLIVES -

Left and tucked, went first over against the bias-aided winner and held okay for the show

 

MONTICELLO

 

9/17: 5w, no bias

 

YONKERS

 

9/19: 5w, no bias

9/18: 8w, + speed

9/17: 5w, no bias

HIGHLAND ROCKSTAR -

Had post 7, pulled behind weak cover, gunned three wide around the final turn and finished solidly for the show, paced her last quarter in :28 4/5

CAMS MACHARENA -

Was parked the mile without cover from post 7, pressed the pace and held okay

LICULIA A -

Had post 8, followed weak cover, rallied three wide around the final turn and finished sharply for the place

PASS THEM BY N -

Left from post 8, went first over against the bias-aided favorite into a quick last half and held gamely to be clearly 2nd best

IDEAL RACE -

Had post 7, followed cover and finished with solid pace against the bias for the show

SOHO JACKMAN A -

Sharp in U.S. debut, had post 6, followed weak cover third over, tipped wide turning for home and finished powerfully to draw clear for the win

TAKE IT BACK TERRY -

Had post 8, moved out on the final turn, swung wide for the drive and finished fast

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