12/26/2013 11:30AM

Monticello: Horses to watch from December 17 - December 18


2013 STATS: 61 - 192 / $387.50

Tuesday, December 17

PERFECT RAIDER ($4,000clm) - Sat in after recovering from an early miscue.

ARTGENTINA (NW500ps) - Was third over in a live flow then elected to dart to the inside getting stuck in traffic for most of the stretch run.

ALWAYS AN OPTIMIST ($5,000clm) - Should pick up after being claimed.

Wednesday, December 18

FAMOUS DUDE ($10,000clm) - His game is speed and was taken off the gate in his last start.

CLOWN'S SMILE ($4,000clm) - Pretty good speed try getting nailed by the favorite.