02/21/2012 11:35AM

Sharp Horses and Track Trends: Meadowlands, Feb. 13-19



2/18: 2w, + closers

2/17: 1w, + closers

2/16: 2w, + closers, sloppy track



DELCO TROSS – Had a tough parked-out uncovered trip from post 10 and held well

MARKET FORCE – Made two moves to the lead, set the pace under pressure against the bias in a good effort

TYREE – Got moving early and picked up weak cover while 4th over, finished with solid pace

OSCAR OSCAR – Left from post 8 and worked his way to the lead past the quarter, controlled the pace and won easier than the margin indicates

SHAYNA BABY – Power-brushed to the lead with a snappy :27.1 second panel while pacing a :55 middle-half and held sway in a sharp win

COSMO MADNESS – Followed Shayna Baby’s big move then was left first over while pacing a :55 middle half, held okay as the beaten favorite

DRAGON AHS – Left quickly, yielded, snapped back to the lead at the half, continued on setting a lively pace while extending his lead against the bias and only lost by 2 lengths

STRAND HANOVER – The 4-5 favorite was shuffled back, angled out in tight quarters in the lane, weaved his way to the outside looking for room and cleared late with solid pace, tough trip

GET IT NOW – Left and was parked to the lead in :27.2, set the pace under constant pressure and didn’t tire that badly

FEARLESS DIABLO – Had post 9 and was parked the mile without cover challenging the tough Itrustyou, excusably tired in the lane

MELVYN – Was first over against razor sharp speed horse Warning Zone in a mile that went in 1:49.4, held well for  the show

FREDDY DAY HANOVER – Had post 10, quarter-moved to the lead, drew clear in the lane but was nailed late in a game placing