02/06/2012 5:26PM

Sharp Horses and Track Trends: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

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BALMORAL

2/4: 1w, ++ closers

2/1: 3w, no bias

 

SHARP @ BALMORAL

PURE ADDICTION – Was 10th at the half, finished strongly in :26.4

DONT WORRY B HAPPY – Had post 10, left, tucked, went first over into a fast last half and held okay

 

MAYWOOD

2/3: 7w, + speed

2/2: 3w, no bias

 

SHARP @ MAYWOOD

KID ANNETTA – Was shuffled far back to 8th and finished fast for the place

I LOVE TO RUN – Left from post 8 and was three wide to the lead in :28.2, set the pace and held okay

SAND JAKE – Had post 8, was parked two turns before finding a tuck and held okay

FIVE COUGARS A*** – Left from post 7 and was parked the mile forcing a fast pace, held well

 

MONTICELLO

2/3: 7w, + speed

2/2: 8w, ++ speed

2/1: 8w, ++ speed

1/31: 7w, + speed

1/30: 3w, no bias

 

 SHARP @ MONTICELLO

WINSMITH JESS – Left from post 7 and was used hard to the lead in :28.1, set the pace under second half pressure and didn’t tire that badly

RICH N FLASHY*** - 7th at the half, stormed wide off cover and around the final bend and finished gamely

ARE YOU NUTS*** – Went first over and paced a :28.3 third quarter, held gamely

MAJOR LEAGUE – Had poor cover, stormed wide and was full of pace to get up

 

NORTHFIELD PARK

2/3: 6w, + speed

2/1: 9w, + speed

1/31: 5w, no bias

1/30: 5w, no bias

 

 SHARP @ NORTHFIELD

LUCKY BRAD*** – Made 2 moves to the lead at the half, set a fast pace and jogged

BOOKIE FAROUT*** – Left from post 6 and was three deep to the lead in :27.4, yielded to strong pressure at the half, was shuffled, came back on gamely to just miss

I THINK IM DREAMIN – Had post 8, was parked to the half for the lead and held gamely for the place

 

DOVER

2/2: 6w, no bias

2/1: 4w, no bias

1/31: 5w no bias

1/30: 6w, no real bias but slight edge to speed

 

SHARP @ DOVER

BESTINTHEBUSINESS – Left three wide from post 8 and got the pocket, chased a quick pace and held okay

ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS – Was one of several leavers and was used hard three wide to the lead in :26.4, set a quick pace under pressure and dug in gamely to hold on

ONE SPECIAL LADY*** – Was used hard through a :54.3 opening half and held okay

MIMI’S TYLER*** – Was used hard to get the lead from post 8, set the pace with a :27.3 third quarter and held okay for the show

IVEGIVENWHATIGOT*** – Was 9th and far back early, followed weak cover 4th over, rallied wide and finished fast

 

POMPANO

2/4: 2w, no bias

2/1: 7w, + speed

1/31: 4w, no bias

1/30: 2w, no bias

  

SHARP @ POMPANO

MAXINE’S MENACE – Had post 6 but was 8th early and far back, finished sharply for the place

 

MEADOWS

2/3: 2w, + closers

2/1: 5w, no bias

1/31: 4w, no bias

1/30: 5w, no bias 

  

SHARP @ MEADOWS

GLOBAL DRAGON – Had post 7, left, tucked, made a strong first over move to take the lead with a :27.3 third quarter and just missed

UPTOWN DREAMER – Had a tough parked-the-mile trip from post 9 and held okay

SLIGHTLY TIPSY – Trotter left from post 8 directly outside of the post 7 leaver and was used hard to get the lead in :27.4, yielded, slipped out third over at the three quarters and held okay

JETTY – Left from post 9 and was parked to the lead in :27, yielded to the winner passing the three quarters and only lost by 2 lengths

DEFINER – Had post 7, left directly outside of the post 6 leaver and was parked to the lead past the half, gave way late in a game placing

BEACH BOY TIGER*** – Was parked from the start from post 7, brushed around tiring cover pacing a :26.3 third quarter to engage the leader, put that one away in the lane and held off the closers gamely

NORTHERN BREAKOUT*** – Paced :27.4 and :27.3 second and third quarters to take the lead and drew clear strongly

DREAM POSSESSION – Was parked the opening half before finding a spot, was shuffled a bit, held okay

CROSSTHREADED*** – Was first over a long way and parked most of the mile from post 9, tough trip, still sharp

LITTLE MAEVE – Left from post 8, was parked to the lead in :27.2, set a quick pace and held okay

SPEED MCQUEEN – Gunned out from post 9 and was parked to the lead in :27.2, set the pace until yielding to a strong move by the winner through a :27.4 third quarter, held okay

REAL AMOR*** – Left from post 7 in a three way battle for the early lead, was parked to the lead in :27.3, yielded to the 3-10 winner at the half and was a solid second

 

YONKERS

2/4: 3w, no bias, after being inside speed dominant all week, three races in a row tonight where won by deep closers, one from post 6 and two from post 7

2/3: 7w, + speed

2/2: 6w, + speed

1/31: 6w, + speed

1/30: 6w, + speed

 

SHARP @ YONKERS

WELLTHEREYOUGO – Had some pace finishing from third over in first start off a layoff

PACIFIC OKEY DOKEY – Was under the gun from the rail and set the pace under hounding pressure, excusably tired

MAGNUM MIKE – Had post 8, left and was parked the opening quarter before easing into a tuck 5th, slipped out with cover down the back and finished strongly

ANOTHER HOMER N – Had post 7 and was third over, finished with good pace from a tough spot

I’M THE GOTO GUY – Didn’t have much of a chance first over from post 6 after a slow opening half but paced a :28.1 third quarter and held willingly for the show

GOOD RIDE COWBOY – Had post 8, rallied wide around the final bend and finished gamely

BAMBINA’S SORELLA*** – Had post 7, rallied wide from third over and finished gamely

STRUNG OUT*** – Hustled out on the second turn and charged up, brushed wide around a tiring horse and went up to duel for the lead, dropped into the pocket approaching the three quarters and didn’t tire that badly after pacing a :55.2 middle-half

ALL STAR DRAGON*** – Blasted to the lead in :27.1 from the rail, set a fast pace shaking off early pressure, took on another rival through the third quarter and put that one away then held on gamely

WICKED N RUDE – Had post 8 in a race with no pace and no flow, finished fast against the bias

IDOL – Left from post 7 and never saw the pylons while pushing a hot pace, tough trip

WUTHERING HANOVER – Had post 6, left, tucked, went first over and held okay

WESTERN SHORE Was uncovered a long way from post 6 and just missed in a game effort

TOBAGO CAYS – Made a strong brush to the lead at the half, uncorked a :26.4 third quarter and jogged

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