01/29/2016 4:14PM

Hawthorne Harness: Sunday 1/31 Analysis


Best Bet: DAKOTA ROADSTER (10th)

Spot Play: FEEL LIKE DANCING (7th)

Race 1

(1) BELL VALLEY TIGER was flying late last week off a slow middle half.  The pacer gets sent out for a capable barn and might offer the better price of the contenders.  (2) BOHEMIA gelding had his tire popped turning for home last week by the winner who was DQ'd.  The pacer went a big effort but might offer low value.  (4) REALLY ROCKIN ten-year-old makes his first start off a long layoff coming off a solid qualifier.

Race 2

(5) DARN SKIPPIE pacer owns only one win in a very long time, however the 12-year-old finds a really weak field and should offer a big price.  (2) RUSSELL L owns a good burst when timed right; threat.  (1) ROCKET DOG pacer has room to improve after a few starts off a layoff.

Race 3

(8) DUNESIDE PERTTIE has been knocking on the door against better.  (9) GRACIE ON MY MIND lightly raced 4-year-old was super in the qualifier and finds a field full of question marks.   (5) REAL COOL DESIRE sophomore filly makes her career debut and also kicked home nicely in the qualifier; use underneath.

Race 4

(4) WESTERN DAME mare owns ability and should be in a much better position turning for home.  (7) DAWN OF NEW MONEY paced a decent mile last week against slightly better.  (9) FOX VALLEY AMANDA well bred mare has been off her game as of late but makes her second start in for a tag.

Race 5

(4) WINDY CITY DIANE put in a good effort last week and can score with a good setup.  (8) LOVE LIVE LAUGH showed a lot of fight last week just missing at this level.  (7) MOLLY GO LIGHTLY bumps up in class off a solid second place finish; use underneath.

Race 6

(5) MT UR POCKETS might be ready for a slump-busting mile down in class.  (2) MACIE RAE gets sent out for a low percentage pilot but also drops down off a nice effort against better.  (4) SHOW STOPIN MONKEY is another dropper in the race but has had little fight late for quite sometime; use underneath.

Race 7

(8) FEEL LIKE DANCING mare has been knocking heads against tougher and will offer value; versatile.  (7) OUR MISS LILY probably should be considered the horse to beat off a big effort last week.  (5) ALL PINK has been off a few weeks but was racing gamely in most of her starts.

Race 8

In a wide open race, (7) PARKLANE INDY just needs to bounce back from the scratch for a chance against a suspect bunch.  (9) MR MATLOCK has shown a decent burst in the past but needs to find a way into the race.  (1) SPECIALS FINALHOPE takes a significant drop but has just been racing evenly; use caution.

Race 9

(8) AS SEELY PROMISED owns a big brush when timed right and can sweep past late with a good setup.   (9) FOX VALLEY CHARM should be primed for a better effort this week at a price.  (5) SEXY CARD SHARK hasn't been able to seal the deal at this level yet but has been close.

Race 10

(9) DAKOTA ROADSTER was in too tough last week and finds a much softer spot; big chance.  (6) CONZO does his best racing from far back and should could find a fast pace to close into.  (2) JO JO SPUR has been racing gamely against similar; threat.

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