05/13/2016 1:17PM

Hawthorne Harness: Sunday 5/15 Analysis


Best Bet (0 - 1 / $0.00): BUFF’S IMAGE (3rd)

Spot Play: LYONS JIMMYDEAN (5th)

Race 1

(7) CAFFEINE KID had much more to offer last week drawing away late.  (4) HE GONE JACK pacer makes his second start off a layoff and has room to improve off a good effort.  (2) SLEAZY DUDE first time starter could be a major player off a nice qualifier.  The 3-year-old comes from a proven pedigree.

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Race 2

(4) JOHN JAY has been facing tougher in Indiana; versatile.  (2) ROCKNROLL WILDCATS owns some ability and should find this spot much more to his liking.  The sophomore pacer looks to be one of few threats in the race.  (1) OCAPTAIN MYCAPTAIN gets the best post and owns a win over the track on the year.

Race 3

(4) BUFF'S IMAGE well bred pacer has been improving in each start.  The 3-year-old has shown good closing ability and will be closer turning for home.  (5) MIGHTY MCARTHUR just raced evenly last week but probably needed a start over the track.  (3) JD'S MILITARY STAR has been very competitive against similar.

Race 4

(5) JETHRO could be the sleeper in the race and will offer the best price of the contenders.  (8) IYQ YQR is probably the best horse in the race coming off a really nice winning debut, however the pacer does get sent out for a low percentage pilot.  (3) DUNESIDE SPORT was a game winner last week and should be shaper second start back.

Race 5

(4) LYONS JIMMYDEAN well bred pacer has been facing much tougher in Indiana.  (3) DR DRAKE RAMORAY has also been facing better but looks to offer low value and has been off over a month.  (2) JDS CHANCEY DESIGN nice-looking pacer has tons of upside but could need a start.

Race 6

(5) ROCKINWITHTHEBEST nice looking pacer has lots of room to improve getting sent out for proven connections.  (1) SHOTSKI will look to make it four straight wins and gets the best starting post.  (4) ROYAL IMAGE looks to need more to hit the top spot; use underneath.

Race 7

(2) CITIZEN KANE comes into the race off an impressive qualifier and looks to offer value.  (4) WE ROB BANKS was the top driver's choice and was flying late last week.  (8) TRIXSEN GRAM looks to be coming along nicely and is a threat with a good setup.

Race 8

(8) KING MUFASA pacer is ready to get his picture taken.  The trotter has been facing much tougher in Indiana.  (9) KARETS trotted a big mile out east to a nice opponent last start.  (1) BIG EXPENSE well bred trotter gets the best post and is capable of hitting the ticket at a price.

Race 9

(3) IT'SASWAN went a big three-quarters of a mile last week before tiring late.  The trotting mare makes her second start back off a long layoff and should be tighter.  (7) ROCK HOLLYWOOD doesn't win often but is fast enough to tackle this group.  (6) MACIE RAE has been sharp off the layoff; threat.

Race 10

In a weak and inconsistent field, (2) HARLEY J will offer a big price and should be in line for a much easier trip.  (6) TOO TALL TAMARAC pacer makes his third start back off a layoff; threat.  (7) CRUIZE COMMANDER pacer looks to offer low value; use caution.