01/17/2012 5:21PM

Sharp Horses and Track Trends: Jan. 9-15

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BALMORAL

1/15: 3w, + closers

1/14: 4w, no bias

1/11: 1w, ++ closers

 

SHARP@BALMORAL

BEST MAN HANOVER*** – Paced a :26.3 second quarter to take the lead and drew off handily

HITITHARD*** – Trotter made a strong brush to command at the half and drew off

 

MAYWOOD

1/13: 4w, no bias

1/12: 3w, no bias

 

SHARP@MAYWOOD

MIKAYLA’S ROCKETTE – Was parked the mile without cover from post 8, held okay

ARIZONA TALES – Had post 7, slipped out 4th over, stormed wide around the final bend and was up with a sharp finishing kick

BET ON HIM – 8th and far back early, rallied wide and finished quickly in the stretch

REALBADCOMBINATION – Was first over a long way against the sharp 4-5 winner and held okay

 

MONTICELLO

1/6: 2w, no bias

1/12: 1w, ++ closers, sloppy track

1/11: 9w, ++ speed

1/10: 5w, no bias

1/9: 5w, no bias

 

 

SHARP @ MONTICELLO

EPANEPHRINE*** – Left from post 6 and was used hard to clear the lead, set a fast pace and drew off

RARE DISPLAY – Left from post 7 and was parked forcing a fast pace, held okay until tiring on the final turn and may worth a look at a price in exotics, especially from better post

BARUCH HANOVER – Was 50-1 from post 6, raced uncovered a long way and held gamely for the show

TOWNIE GUY – Got moving early to follow cover from post 7, finished strongly for the place over a track that produced 9 wire to wire winners on the day

BEAL HANOVER – Was outside a long way without cover from post 6 and held okay

BLISSFUL JESSIE – Had post 7, circled wide around the final turn and finished sharply for the win

 

NORTHFIELD PARK

1/13: 8w, + speed, wet track

1/11: 9w, ++ speed, sloppy track

1/10: 4w, no bias

1/9: 5w, no bias

 

SHARP @ NORTHFIELD

CARAMEL DUMPLING – Slipped out with cover at the three quarters and finished strongly

MODERN EVE – Left well from post 8 and was parked when unable to clear, held well until headstretch

IRISH BIG GUY – Had post 7 and got on the move early, brushed wide from third over to clear tired horses and continued home with his usual sharp late kick to get up with a :28.3 final quarter

RAMEMBER – Third over behind dull cover, rallied wide around the final turn and held well

CLASSY SARAH – Rallied wide and finished strongly from far back

 

DOVER

1/15: 7w, + speed

1/12: 7w, + speed

1/11: 4w, no bias

1/10: 4w, no bias

1/9: 6w, + speed

 

SHARP@DOVER

SEGUNDO HANOVER*** – Classy claimer quarter-moved to the lead past a :26.4 opener, shook off a stiff bid through a :27.2 third quarter and drew clear

LOU’S BAD YANKEE – Followed weak cover third over and finished strongly for the win, home in :27.3

DELIVERED FROM ZIN – Stepped up into the Open, circled dull cover and paced a :55 last half for another win

CASH CAB – Set a blazing pace under hounding pressure and excusably tired

ELEGANT DESIRE – Power-brushed to the lead at the half, shook off a stiff bid through a :27.3 third quarter and drew clear

JUSTHERIGHTTOUCH*** – Left and was used hard parked the mile without cover pushing the pace, held well

LETS GET SERIOUS N – Had post 9, followed cover 4th over, rallied wide and finished gamely

MARAVICH – Trotter had post 8, found room in the lane and finished well

IT WAS AN HONOR – Left well from post 8, yielded and was shuffled back behind a tiring horse

GE’S COREY*** – Had post 8, was 4th over behind a poor flow, rallied wide and finished gamely

BESTNOTGETINMYWAY – Grinded first over into a quick last half and held okay

RACING ROCKY – Made his debut for Teague and wired the field by 19 lengths

 

POMPANO

1/14: 5w, no bias

1/11: 3w, no bias

1/10: 2w, no bias

1/9: 7w, + speed

 

SHARP@POMPANO

SMASHING ART*** – Was parked the mile without cover from post 8 and held gamely

NORTHERN COMPANION*** – Had post 7 and poor cover, made a strong wide move on the final turn and continued her sharp rally to the wire for a strong win

TWIN B IMPACT – Set a fast pace under heavy pressure and held okay

 

MEADOWS

1/13: 3w, no bias, wet track

1/11: 4w, no bias

1/10: 5w, no bias

1/9: 3w, no bias

 

SHARP@MEADOWS

FASHION MAJORETTE*** – Left from post 8 and was parked to the lead in :27.1, set a quick pace under some pressure and gave way grudgingly late

NORTHERN BREAKOUT – Was on the move early from post 7, picked up dull cover and finished willingly

HE’S DONE IT ALL – Was parked the mile without cover from post 9 and held okay

 

YONKERS

1/14: 9w, ++ speed

1/13: 4w, no bias

 

SHARP@YONKERS

NAUGHTYTILTHEEND*** – 6th at the half behind horrible cover, stormed wide around the final turn and finished powerfully in :27.3 to miss by a neck

YOU THRILL ME – Had post 8, stacked wide for the drive and finished stoutly to get up on the wire

EMERALD EXPRESS – Had post 7, left, tucked, went first over and paced a :28 third quarter, held okay