01/23/2012 2:35PM

Sharp Horses and Track Trends: Meadowlands, Jan. 16-22

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MEADOWLANDS

1/21: 4w, no bias

1/20: 3w, + closers

1/19: 3w, + closers

 

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DONTEVENKNOWMYNAME – Left and was three wide around the first turn, tucked, moved three wide on the final turn and drew off to an easy win

QUEEN OF THE STARS – Was outside a long way without cover and dug in gamely for the place

MYSTICAL CON – Had post 10, left and was parked to the lead, yielded and was shuffled with trot

TYREE – Followed cover, went three wide on the final turn and finished well in :26.4

BESTINTHEBUSINESS – Showed sharp improvement, left quickly and parked a horse to the lead in :27.2, yielded, went first over and only lost by 3 lengths

SPECIAL T ROCKS*** – Was parked on a long grind, lost cover, surged to command late on the final turn and drew clear strongly under confident handling

ROETHBLISSBERGER – Was parked to the early lead in :27.3, yielded and was shuffled back in tight quarters

PANSAI YAMAMOTO*** – Was 10th at the half in first trip over the track, finished strongly for the place in :26.4

BLUE CLAW – Was parked the mile without cover and held okay; dangerous off the drop

ROCK TO GLORY – Had dull cover, rallied wide and finished gamely in :26.4

NOBLE FALCON – Third over behind dull cover, rallied wide and finished gamely in :26.2

WESTERN TRADEMARK – Was 4th over, rallied wide on the final turn and sustained his rally gamely to get up with a :26.3 final quarter

SAND SAVAGE – Left to the early lead, yielded to lead changes and got right back out, lost cover and surged to the lead but excusably tired; watch for on the drop and pop


*** = extra-sharp preferred plays