11/21/2016 4:35PM

Northfield: Wednesday 11/23 Analysis


Race 8 - $10,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet: BUCKEYE BOB (7th)

Spot Play: RADIERS BOY (8th)

Race 1

(4) HOORAY KATIE has been competitive against better on the year.  The mare comes off a break but is a threat with a smooth trip.  (3) HIGH FINANCE should be much closer turning for home against weaker.  (2) RED ROCKS veteran trotter comes off a win against weaker; driver's choice.

Race 2

(4) BELLAS QUIK was the driver's choice and faces a really weak field.  (1) RIBBONS OF COLOR gets the best starting post and will offer value.  (2) CAVEAT CREEK has just been racing evenly but drops down in class; threat.

Race 3

(5) OH PLEASE was parked out last week before fading badly.  The trotting mare gets a better starting post this week and owns a win at this level.  (7) ELMO BLATCH well bred trotter makes his career debut off a decent qualifier.  (3) ECHO'S ANNIE filly has burned cash in two straight; command a price.

Race 4

(2) KALI'S DREAM three-year-old filly makes her career debut against a suspect bunch.  (4) TONOLLI owns a second place finish at this level a few starts back.  (6) GRANDS TRUE REPLY will offer a big price in a field full of question marks.

Race 5

(6) CHELSEA RAY trotting mare takes a huge dropdown in class.  (9) HELLO CARLO veteran trotter isn't what he used to be but can step up with a good effort from time to time.  (2) TYMAL BLING just missed against a better bunch a few starts ago.

Race 6

(3) P L ADDER is capable of beating this bunch with a trouble-free trip.  (1) LYNYRD keeps the top driver with the best post.  (6) NOAH'S SHARK is very inconsistent from week to week; command a price.

Race 7

(4) BUCKEYE BOB sophomore pacer broke his maiden in a big way last out winning at this level by open lengths.  (3) MEGALODON might be one of few threats to the top choice shipping in from out east.  (6) OVERDRIVE is one of the faster pacers in the race but gets sent out for a low percentage pilot; use underneath.

Race 8

(9) RAIDERS BOY raced big last week against better.  (6) DOCTOR CARTER might be able to get the jump early on the top choice.  The pacer was the top driver's choice.  (1) BLUEBIRD IDEAL bumps up in class off a dominating win.

Race 9

(1) CRAZOLO gelding has an excellent pedigree and should be ready for a better effort after needing a few starts.  (5) MUSCLE ON BROADWAY just missed at this level three back; threat.  (3) FLYING MUSCLES comes into the race off a win down in class but needs more.

Race 10

(5) NUTMEGS YANKEE pacing mare had no excuse last week but looks to find an even weaker bunch.  (8) JULIANA'S DIRECTOR will look to make it three straight wins, however the 5-year-old is up against it from the far outside post.  (9) MONTANA REI will offer big value and can hit the ticket with a good setup.

Race 11

In a very tough race to gauge, (4) WELL DID impeccably bred pacer will offer a big price in a weak and inconsistent field.  (1) RAY'S WESTERN owns a win at this level but gets sent out for a low percentage pilot.  (2) SECOND THOUGHTS dominated weaker last start.  If the pacer puts forth a similar effort he's in the mix.

Race 12

(6) SANTA'S SPECIAL drops down to the bottom level and owns some back class when right.  (2) LIMA RITCH had no excuse last week off of easy fractions; command a price.  (9) NATHAN might be in line for a ground saving trip putting him in the mix to hit the ticket.

Race 13

(3) SHHRAYRAY isn't the most reliable pacer but does have ability.  The pacer gets sent out for the top barn.  (1) TEST OF WILL has been competitive against better on the year and benefits from the best post.  (2) LIGHTNINGINTHESKY doesn't win often but should be in the mix with a good setup.

Race 14

(4) MCNICKELS MCDIMES should be in a better spot this week with the improved post.  (6) ALWAYS DEE ONE beat a similar bunch last out; threat.  (1) STORMY NOVEL filly gets the best post but is probably best used underneath facing older.

Race 15

(9) HEARTLAND DESIRE takes a huge drop in class.  The pacer was the betting favorite against a much tougher bunch two back.  (7) RICKY TIDWELL gelding doesn't show a line on a half mile oval but if the pacer can get over the track he can threaten.  (5) D J SUPREME owns only one win on the year; use underneath.

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