07/14/2016 9:47AM

Pocono: Horses to watch from July 9 - July 12

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Saturday, July 9

GOKUDO HANOVER (NW6000) was wide around poor cover passing the third call, rallied well and closed with good pace.

CAN I SAY (NW12000) was wide to enter contention, kept coming through the lane and nearly got there.

DURANT (CLMHCP15/17500) came uncovered and rolled by strongly. 

VERDAD (NW17500) had far to come but gave it his all missing by less a lenghth at 10-1. Earns long look in next outing.

Sunday, July 10

IM OUTSTANDING (NW1FM) avoided early breaker, pulled past the half, tucked around slow ones, pulled in the final turn, rallied gamely but was outfinished. 

IDOLE DUHARAS (NW3000) took the lead, yielded, sat pocket, got shuffled into the stretch as the lead changed, rallied well up the inside once clear and the beaten favorite may atone in next.

ROCK OF CASHEL (NW22500) closed well from second over to poor cover and can score with right trip.

ADRIAN HANOVER (NW5) went down the road much the best in last.

RED ROCK (CLM7500) was in a bad blind in the final turn, rallied well but had missed his best shot.

Monday, July 11

M T UR POCKETS (CLMHCP10/12500) was parked a long time uncovered at over 50-1 in second best effort to odds on pacesetter.  

THREE CROW MO (CLM7500) closed well but too late from second over and earns a look or two in next race or two.

LOOKINGFORAMIRACLE (NW3/2YOF) was an impressive wire to wire winner in debut.

ONDA SU (NW3/2YOF) tucked early, pulled to the half, challenged the top one all the way and was second best earning her own respect.

ROCKERS ALLEY (CLM7500M) was wide around poor cover passing the third call and closed well was too late to the tripped-out pocket sitter.

Tuesday, July 12

METATRON (NW3) tucked twice, sat pocket and chased the prohibitive favorite to the last steps in game second.

SUNLIGHT DANCER (NW9000M) was a good try second best uncovered to the pacesetting favorie on a night when front end speed ruled.

BIG BILL BREEZE (NW9000) was parked uncovered a long way challenging before tiring and should find a winning spot soon.

LIMELIGHT (NW3000M) yielded early for the pocket, got shuffled, retook the pocket, rallied again in the lane leaving no doubt who was best.

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