08/06/2014 3:49PM

Mohawk: Friday 8/8 Analysis


Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet: DANA DEAREST (12th)

Spot Play: ONTHEROAD DE VIE (8th)


Race 1

(4) FREDDIE comes from the Johnson barn and was a winner last week in this class. (6) HILARIOUS HARRY moves into the Austin barn, is versatile and raced very strong two back. (7) WINNING WIZARD comes out of the Nifty Norman barn and is capable of a rebound effort.

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Race 2

(4) ARIENNE was a winner last week by open lengths in the debut for new trainer Auciello. She looks like the filly to beat. (2) MYSTERY GAME draws inside, qualified very sharply in her latest and appears ready for her career debut. (6) MOONLIT DANCE paced home in :27 in her career debut to finish third. She can only improve off that effort.

Race 3

(1) NUMBERS GAME qualified well for Baillargeon, has excellent gate-speed and poses as a top threat. (2) SNAPSHOT SPRINGS was a game second last week, comes from a top barn and moves onto this circuit. (3) KADABRASNEWRECRUIT comes from the McIntosh barn, won his qualifier by open lengths and appears ready for his first career start.

Race 4

(5) MIA SEELSTER is fresh off a win and is capable of the class jump. Keyes' barn has been very good this season and this mare offers some back class. (2) WILDCAT HANNA draws inside, was a winner last week and enjoys being put into the race. (9) EAT ME UP has all kinds of back class to offer and drops into this level.

Race 5

(4) CAULFIELD finished third last start at this level in his career debut and is capable of a better effort. He comes from the Beaver barn, draws well and gets Christoforou in the bike. (3) P L INTIMIDATOR qualified very well on both occasions and appears to have more to offer. (5) PRIDECREST has won back-to-back contests at this level and may be overbet.

Race 6

(1) DOCS HOSS is hard to overlook in this class with the rail. He's got a terrific record to date and always a prime threat in here. (2) EMERALD LEXUS was a sharp winner last start in this class for new trainer Stewart. (9) HOPETOBEFIRST comes from the Moreau barn and has hit the board in five of his last six starts.

Race 7

(2) GRANDPRIX SEELSTER draws well and closed very well in his career debut from ninth-to-first. He looks like the colt to beat. (8) ANGELS KID comes from the McNair barn and was a winner last outing. (10) EL DIABLO HALL is a perfect five-for-five in his career and moves onto this circuit.

Race 8

(2) ONTHEROAD DE VIE has been knocking on the door in each of his last two and is due for a winning effort with an inside post. (1) PARKHILL LANCELOT gets the rail, comes from the Bax barn and has been a game second in each of his last two starts. (6) PARTY OAN THE RIVER qualified sharply in his latest with a :28 final quarter. He's capable of a big effort in here.

Race 9

(5) MARLEE B is a much better mare than she's been showing and just missed last week. (7) HUSTLEONHOME has been terrific in recent outings and poses as a major threat once again this week. (6) PRAIRIE ILLUSION has been a beaten favourite in each of her last three starts in this class. She's a good option for the triactor with her speed and back class.

Race 10

(1) PILGRIMS JOY was a winner last week in this class, gets the rail and continues to improve with each start. (4) STORMONT WIZARD draws well, has excellent gate-speed and likely will offer a low price. (8) WILLIAM STAR will debut for Baillargeon, which is a great angle to play. He qualified well, shows gate-speed and may offer a price.

Race 11

(3) BAREFOOT BEAUTY hasn't won yet this season, but has been facing tougher competition and should appreciate the class relief. She comes from the McNair barn, shows 1:51 speed and should offer a low price. (2) PALM BEACH HANOVER draws inside, comes from the Menary barn and hasn't missed the board in each of her last three. (7) REGIL MEG has hit the board in two of his last three and comes from the Auciello barn. She should offer a fair price and is a good option for the triactor.

Race 12

(8) DANA DEAREST was loaded with pace last week, but got interfered with and made a break in stride. She comes from the Coleman barn, has won half of her 10 starts this season and looks like the filly to beat. (9) BET YA has been racing very consistently this season and just missed last week. (6) WANNA ROCK N ROLL was a game second last week and draws well. She comes from the Robinson barn, gets Waples in the bike and remains at this class.

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