09/11/2014 9:12AM

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for September 4 to September 7

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BALMORAL

9/7: 2w, no bias

9/6: 3w, no bias

OUR DRAGON KING -

Charged up down the back and power-brushed to the lead making up 7 lengths, had plenty left coming home in :27 2/5 for a sharp win

FORT SILKY -

Left and yielded, chased a blazing pace, pulled uncovered at the three quarters and took the lead but was out-kicked by the second over horse while a game second

MY LITTLE BIT -

Had post 10, was impeded by a breaker, broke stride, recovered some 15 lengths behind and finished strongly for the show

EARNDAWG -

Two-year-old was 8th at the three quarters, followed cover 4th over and finished strongly to get up with a :26 4/5 final quarter

A COOL CARD -

Was 6th at the half and unable to flush cover, grinded first over from a tough spot and held gamely for the show while closing in :26 2/5

 

MAYWOOD

9/5: 5w, no bias

9/4: 3w, no bias

INXPRESSIBLEBEAUTY -

Was 8th at the half, followed cover three wide, was wide on the final turn and finished strongly to win going away

DONALD HIMSELF -

Was first over a long way from post 6 and held gamely for the place

REAL HERO -

Had post 8, moved three wide on the final turn, still had a lot to do turning for home and finished fast to make up 7 lengths in the stretch for the win

 

HARRINGTON

9/4: 8w, ++ speed

SEBOOMOOK KATAHDIN -

Had post 7, finished strongly against the bias to miss by a head

SIR GLOBALOP Z TAM -

Was second over behind terrible cover, brushed three wide to clear poor cover on the final turn and finished sharply for the place

 

HOOSIER

9/6: 2w, + closers

9/5: 1w, + closers

9/4: 2w, no bias

WHITE RULER -

Left from post 8 and tucked, pacing a :27 first quarter, brushed sharply to the lead past the half, wilted late while racing against the bias; may go well at a price

DONTGETBYME -

Saved ground from post 7 and finished quickly in the stretch

GEAR BOX -

Made a bold brush through the second quarter to go from 6th to the lead, drew clear

SUMTHINTALLNSTRONG -

Left well, parked a horse to the quarter, yielded, pulled first over and held okay in an improved effort

FREAKY FEET PETE -

Left from post 10 and tucked 5th, power-brushed to the lead at the half and drew off

 

NORTHFIELD

9/5: 6w, + speed

9/4: 7w, + speed

OSBORNE'S YANKEE -

Had post 8 and got moving at the quarter on a long uncovered bid, tough trip

COMMON CREED -

Got parked the mile without cover pressing the sharp 2/5 winner, tough trip but held okay

 

PHILADELPHIA

9/7: 5w, + speed

9/5: 7w, + speed

9/4: 6w, + speed

JUXASPORT -

Left from post 8 and was parked the mile without cover, wore down the 4/5 favorite and held off the pocket closer for a game win

ALSO ENCOURAGING -

Had post 8, followed cover and finished strongly for the place

 

POCONO

9/6: 5w, + speed

SOLAR SURPRISE -

Left from post 9 and was used hard to clear past a :26 first quarter, yielded to the strong winner down the back and held okay for the show in a fast race

JJ SHARK -

Got a key driver change to Ron Pierce, left and tucked, went first over, wrested command before the three quarters and drew clear sharply to win in 1:49 2/5

 

THE MEADOWS

9/5: 5w, no bias

9/4: 5w, no bias

DM BIG DOG DADDY -

Left and was parked to the quarter for the lead, yielded and was shuffled back to 5th, rallied back for the place

 

THE RED MILE

9/7: 4w, no bias

9/4: 2w, + closers

 

FREEHOLD

9/6: 5w, no bias

9/5: 5w, + speed

9/4: 7w, + speed

ANDWIN HANOVER -

Had post 7, roared three wide approaching the three quarters and quickly made up 10 lengths, took the lead on the final turn and drew off

 

MONTICELLO

9/5: 6w, + speed

9/4: 6w, + speed

WHERE'S WALDO -
Had post 8, followed cover and finished quickly for the show

 

TIOGA DOWNS

9/7: 7w, + speed

9/5: 1w, + closers

9/4: 2w, + closers

IRISH BRIDE -

Followed cover from post 7 and finished well for the show

 

YONKERS

9/6: 4w, no bias

9/5: 7w, + speed

9/4: 5w, + speed

VIPER HANOVER*** -

Third over from post 7, finished strongly for the show, last quarter in :27 4/5

LUCAN HANOVER -

Left and was parked to the lead in :26 3/5, rated the half then turned on the afterburners and drew off to an easy win