05/02/2016 3:24PM

Pocono: Horses to watch from Apr. 25 - Apr. 30

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Monday, April 25

MANDELA BLUE CHIP (NW6000) raced third over to the lane, ducked in and closed strongly in good effort.

FLASHBACKS (NW3000) set a good clip loose on the lead and was an easy winner.

BETTERTHANBESTEST (NW2FM) put in a good uncovered bid at 73-1 in last.

ROCKINTHEPINES (CLM12500) rushed wide in the final turn and closed late. Do not ignore in future efforts.

MCACE OF ARTS (CLMHCP125/15000M) wired the field drawing away as she pleased.

Tuesday, April 26

QUINCY (NW3000) came back strong after breaking in previous and won impressively. Should go well in next race or two.

ABBIES CELTICLASS (WEISS) sat pocket, stalked to the third panel, pulled, rushed away as much the best.

POUNCE HANOVER (NW6000) put in a game effort wire to wire getting nailed in the last steps but pocketsitting winner.

ROSE RUN QUEST (NW3000) closed well to be second best to the favorite.

Saturday, April 30

ULTIMATE BEACHBOY (NW9500) beaten favorite closed best of all but had a few steps too many to make up. Should be right there in next race or two.

MAJOR TRICK (NW6000) had some trouble early avoiding a bad breaker, settled, raced second over to the favored winner and closed well. Do overlook.

UF ROCKIN DRAGON (NW20000) rushed to the lead, set a good clip and held convincingly on a night where speed was failing moreso than not.

EARLY STORM (CLM15000) was used hard to the lead, set a good clip and held with authority.

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