01/25/2017 4:33PM

Woodbine Harness: Friday 1/27 Analysis


Race 1 - $40,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool

Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

PICK 5: 1,3,7/6/1,2,6/1,6,8,10/1,3,9 = $21.60

EARLY PICK 4: 1,6,8,10/1,3,9/6,8/4,6 = $48

LATE PICK 4: 2,4,7/4/5/1,2,4,5,8 = $15

MEET STATS: 88 - 354 / $496.10

BEST BETS: 14 - 33 / $54.50

SPOT PLAYS: 11 - 32 / $56.60

Best Bet: AWESOMENESS (2nd)

Spot Play: BET YA (7th)

Race 1

(7) BACK YARD BABY was a winner when last racing in this class in December and she takes most of her wins on class drops; top call. (3) WILDCAT MAGIC drops to the bottom level and she is another that does most of her damage when getting class relief. Expect a big try. (1) VOODOO CHARM lost all hope at the start last week but she can be part of this if she behaves. (4) TEMPUS SEELSTER raced better last week while setting solid splits. She can factor here.

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Race 2

(6) AWESOMENESS powered away last week despite being hard-used early in the mile. He will be very tough to beat here at a low price. (1) HOOTER SHOOTER can pass most of these late and he could offer a bit of value for the exacta. (8) CLOUSEAU HANOVER is another that will be passing horses late, but he could find himself sitting last at the 1/2. (3) HUGHGETTHECREDIT will be a factor early, but he could get scorched by the choice again.

Race 3

(1) LABATT HANOVER won in a non-winners of three class in the fall down south and he brings a good qualifier to the table here in what should be a good spot for him; top call. (6) GROUPIE DOLL wired similar last week; She will be the one to catch again. (2) LITTLE STUIE was just short last time he raced in this class; using. (10) WORK THAT MAGIC is worth a look at a big price here. Notice she holds what is by far the fastest lifetime mark.

Race 4

(1) DOUBLE OLIVES qualified okay over a track rated five seconds off and she moves to the Zeron barn here; slight nod in a race that looks wide-open. (6) ONYOURMARKNATAVA should contend here coming off a sharp win at Flamboro. (8) BALINSKA HANOVER raced decently from the 10-hole when last seen here and she is worth inclusion in exotic wagers. (10) FIRE WATCH can contend if she can beat a few of them off the gate here.

Race 5

(9) DOCS SAUSALITO makes her first start for Auciello and faces easier here. She should be tough despite the time off. (3) KAYS SHADOW steps up off a sharp win and she should contend here too; she is in top form. (1) ACEFOURTYFOUR ALEX can take a slice here off a following trip and she could win with some luck. (6) CAYO LOCO will be passing rivals late; use her on the bottom of vertical bets.

Race 6

(6) WAY OUTTA HERE qualified decently over a very sloppy track and that he stayed flat is encouraging. If he behaves, he should take these. (8) SEVERUS HANOVER retains Jamieson here and he might get him a much-needed breather this time; using. (1) PRESQUILLE rarely wins, but he is in good form now and can share here. (5) JUSTASMALLTOWNGIRL faces easier here and is in with an upset chance.

Race 7

(4) BET YA missed checks two straight weeks, so she gets to drop a couple of classes. This is when she typically does her best work. (6) GREYSTONE LADYLIKE made two moves last time vs. a sharp winner; using. (5) MAPLEA finally got a win last week when she was driven more aggressively. She can take a slice here. (3) POP GOES THE WEASEL is worth a look on the class drop here.

Race 8

(4) SENIOR K couldn't chase down a determined leader last week. Perhaps moving inside will give him an edge to turn the tables. (7) LYON SANDS was full-value for a sharp win last week and he is a must-use again. (2) OHIO LARRY can improve in his second start of the year and is in with an upset chance. (3) EMPTYTHETILL should be good for another minor placing here.

Race 9

(4) STORMONT KATE takes a massive class drop and owner/trainer/driver Richardson will no doubt be looking to bottom out this field. (2) FERRISWHEEL JUNKIE can close in late for a share here if he stays flat and he offers some exacta value here. (6) BAGS FOR ALL fits okay in this class. She can make the ticket here off a following trip near the front. (10) UTOPIA will be passing horses in the back 1/2, but post 10 dooms him to a smaller share.

Race 10

(5) SANDBETWEENURTOES is the current queen of the mares pacing division here. She will be very hard to beat here. (2) P L HURRICANE figures to get a similar trip as last week and complete a puny exacta. (6) SAYITALL BB can lay closer here and make the Tri. (1) ARTISTIC MADISON could finish higher if she can start better, but the 1-hole makes that tough in many cases at this track.

Race 11

(8) DRIVINGTHEDRAGON N raced well last week now she switches to Allard's barn here; top call. (5) BAROCKEY should get a better trip here leaving from the middle of the gate; using. (4) NAUGHTY LADY B stayed in last time and she had some pace late. She should take at least a smaller share here. (2) THREE DREAMS should take a small share, as has been here custom lately. (1) MISS BABE DELIGHT moves inside and can close late for a share.

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