09/08/2016 1:10PM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for September 1 to September 4

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HAWTHORNE

9/4: 3w, no bias

9/3: 3w, no bias

9/2: 2w, + closers

9/1: 1w, ++ closers

 

HOOSIER

9/3: 5w, no bias

9/2: 4w, no bias

9/1: 4w, no bias

VIRGIN EXPRESS -

Left and was parked to the lead in :27, set a lively pace and just missed to the 6/5 favorite

CASTLE FLIGHT*** -

Left alertly from post 7 and yielded, pacing a :26 4/5 first quarter, was shuffled to 4th, swung out turning for home and rallied to win going away with a :25 3/5 last quarter

LET'S DRINK ON IT -

Blasted to the lead in :25 2/5, yielded, chased a fast pace, held okay considering

 

NORTHFIELD

9/4: 9w, + speed

9/3: 2w, no bias

RAIDERS BOY -

Had post 7, followed weak cover 4th over and rallied quickly in the stretch to finish 2nd

 

THE MEADOWS

9/2: 3w, no bias

 

PHILADELPHIA

9/4: 7w, + speed

9/2: 6w, + speed

9/1: 5w, + speed

 

POCONO

9/4: 3w, no bias

9/3: 3w, + closers, temperature dropped at least 10 degrees from start of the card to finish and the track was much more tiring than usual, several longshot closers rallied to win including three driven by Andrew McCarthy on this entertaining card

UF ROCKIN DRAGON -

Left hard from the rail forcing a :25 2/5 first quarter over a tiring track, yielded and chased the fast pace, held okay

 

THE RED MILE

9/4: 3w, no bias

9/3: 1w, + closers

 

FREEHOLD

9/3: 6w, + speed

9/2: 6w, + speed

MINTILISCIOUS -

Had post 6, picked up weak cover, rallied three wide on the final turn and finished quickly for the place

ELECTRIFY*** -

Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear past a :27 2/5 opener, yielded to the 3/5 favorite's retake, pulled to challenge that one at the three quarters and just missed

 

MONTICELLO

9/2: 4w, + speed

9/1: 8w, + speed

 

TIOGA

9/3: 4w, no bias

9/2: 2w, no bias

 

YONKERS

9/3: 10w, + speed

9/2: 6w, + speed

9/1: 4w, no bias

FROST DAMAGE BLUES*** -

Left from post 7, was used hard to the lead in :26 4/5, yielded, was shuffled to 4th, slipped out behind cover at the three quarters and finished gamely to just miss

WINDS OF CHANGE -

Went first over with strong pace, drifted into the three path at the three quarters but swept to the lead and drew off with authority