10/06/2012 3:49PM

Sharp Horses and Track Trends: October 4

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The Sharp Horse and Hot Race Report by Bob Pandolfo

BALMORAL

10/3: 1w, + closers
GAR – Had post 8, left, tucked, went first over in the fastest pace of the night and held okay

MONTICELLO
10/3: 5w, no bias, sloppy track
10/2: 7w, + speed, sloppy track
10/1: 5w, no bias

REAL SHARK –
Was parked to a quick half from post 7, held okay for the show
MY EDWARD*** –
Third over behind sluggish cover, rallied wide and finished full of pace to win easily
JUSTA REBEL*** –
Yonkers shipper was 6th at the half, pulled first over and uncorked a powerful :27 4/5 third quarter brush making up 10 lengths over a sloppy track, drew off full of trot

HARRINGTON
10/3: 7w, + speed
10/2: 9w, + speed, wet track
10/1: 6w, + speed

FOX RIDGE RYAN –
Had post 7, was third over, rallied wide and finished well against the bias

NORTHFIELD

10/2: 3w, no bias
10/1: 5w, no bias

COAL BURNER*** -
Was parked the mile without cover and held well

POCONO

10/3: 4w, no bias
10/2: 8w, + speed, wet track, leavers did well

HIGHLY THOUGHT OF –
Was used hard to a :26 3/5 opener, yielded, was shuffled, finished gamely late
BOMBILLA HANOVER –
Had post 6, left and tucked, brushed to the lead with a :27 1/5 third quarter and gave way grudgingly to the pocket winner late

MEADOWS

10/3: 4w, no bias
10/2: 6w, no bias, sloppy track
10/1: 6w, no bias

JIMMY COWAN N –
Left from post 8 and was parked to the quarter for the lead, set a lively pace and just missed in a game placing
CRUISINONTHEWIND –
9th at the three quarters, finished fast for the place
CONDOR HALL –
Trotter left and was parked the mile without cover, held well considering

SARATOGA

10/3: 7w, + speed

MARTZ CREEK REX –
Had post 7, rallied wide around the final turn and got up full of pace against the bias
FEELIN CORNERED*** –
Blasted to the lead from post 7, set the pace and drew off impressively

YONKERS

10/2: 5w, no bias, sloppy track
10/1: 5w, + speed, leavers and first over horses won most of the races

ALFREDSSON –
Third over behind weak cover, rallied wide into and around the final turn and paced a :56 1/5 last half in a solid effort as the beaten favorite