09/30/2014 3:05PM

Northfield: Thursday 10/2 Analysis

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Best Bet: TAXISDUE (1st)

Spot Play: LEE A BRYANT (10th)

Race 1

(1) TAXISDUE has the rail, speed and a winning attitude.  Qualifier was solid two back over this same oval. (2) BUSTED FLAT did just that with a win in sight last time out and should be within striking distance at the end of this one. (7) ANYTIMEANYWHERE has been victimized by his own shortcomings last two but won three back with strong third panel brush.

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Race 2

(3) SHOOTFORTHESTARZZZ has been second best in three of last four and really has no excuse this evening. (2) STAR MASTER FOX races second time off the qualifier and would not have to be a world beater. (7) NORTHWEST BOMBER has won a couple of races lifetime including one this year. That separates him from almost all of these.

Race 3

(4) FUTURE PAST was a beaten favorite in last but did have some late foot. Faces similar and should be tighter this time. (9) JEN ROCKES flashed some good late foot in last and can be tough if she gets around early traffic. (7) CONDOR HALL was used hard in last and held decently after being a beaten favorite two back. Do not ignore this one.

Race 4

(5) OH WHATA GUY takes another modest drop in company and gets the call in well matched adventure. (1) SHADY TOWN has the rail and should improve off last few. (7) L H REMACHABLE was tightened in last and should amp it up a bit for this start.

Race 5

(7) LAVECSGIRL won this level two back and closed late in last also this level. (4) TRENTS RINGER was apparently bothered by the post in last. Gets a break in post position and faces a bit weaker to boot. (8) GO HERBIE GO has to overcome the post but has a touch of late speed.

Race 6

(3) INDOMITABLE SPIRIT is sharp now and best puts him in the winner’s circle. (4) STROSKI can battle to the end with the right trip. (1) Q ZILLA was a solid second in lst and draws the rail.

Race 7

(7) UP FRONT CARL has shown enough late speed to cause these trouble with the right trip. (2) LARRY CLARK moves in off some tour the track kinda efforts. (4) ANSWER THE BELL fits with these lackluster battlers.

Race 8

(4) U F SCOOTIN WHOSUR has the winning attitude and that is a good way to start a career. Has won three of four and should take these to the house. (6) PLAYMAKER closed well in last coming uncovered and earns a look. (7) ROYAL STYLE will have cover and might get lucky.

Race 9

(3) ALADY FOR SURE is on a form spree and has been very competitive in all recent races. (2) CHAD ships in and fits very well at this level. (3) LARRY P has the inside post and seems stronger than the rest.

Race 10

(6) LEE A BRYANT fits competitively in here and gets the nod for the upset. (3) MECHANICAL ART draws well second time this level. (8) DIGGERS REST N has late speed and will have to kick it up to got by these but can do it on best.

Race 11

(2) LIMA RITCH races third time off the double qualifiers and draws in inside. (3) SHANNONS BOY SCOUT drops, draws well and faces weak field. Two back was an uncovered effort and last was a tour of the track. If he has anything he can show it tonight. (5) BLUE PUNCH closed well a few back this level, this track for second best. That sets him apart from most of these.

Race 12

(4) NORMAS ROSE faces weak bunch as he drops. (2) JAY JAY REDSKY was decent a few back all this level and should show life this evening. (3) SMS TERMINATOR rallied inside to nail second to trotaway winner in last.

Race 13

(1) PANDAPOCKET was nailed late in last but draws well once more and has no excuse. (9) LUMINOUS LOMBO A was roughed up a bit in last before tiring. Will get away well behind the top one and be the late threat. (3) WINGULL was parked for life in latest and has broken a couple of times in recent races. Needs to stay flat, get a decent trip and can get a payday.

Race 14

(2) STARCRAZY was bet much better that she raced in last. Draws inside and may race better than she is bet this evening? (7) CROWN LADY has been winless a long time but looks to be rounding into form. (4) CARMELITA GIRL was unlucky two back, rallied well but had too far to come. Was even more unlucky in last when she broke before the start. Obviously needs some luck but don't ignore that closing effort two back.

Race 15

(4) EL PUNCHO raced uncovered in last when shipping back in from Delaware where he was parked forever from post 10. Look for a change of luck this evening. (1) TIDBIT draws the rail, should suck along and might get a chance for all the marbles in the shadow of the wire. (3) NO DRAMA faces weaker and showed life two back.

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