12/06/2017 3:48PM

Woodbine Harness: Friday 12/8 Analysis

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Best Bet: TEACHERS VET (9th)

Spot Play: TWICE AN ANGEL (5th)

Race 1 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool

Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

PICK 5: 1,3,4,7/2,5,7/1,2,3/1,5,6/5,6 = $43.20

EARLY PICK 4: 1,5,6/5,6/1,3,6/1,2 = $36

LATE PICK 4: 1,2/5,6/2,4/1,2,4,7 = $32

MEET STATS: 86 - 280 / $505.10  BEST BETS: 15 - 27 / $61.80

SPOT PLAYS: 10 - 27 / 100.60

Race 1

(3) AWOL HANOVER moves inside following a solid comeback try from the 10-hole; top call here. (1) DUNBAR HALL made two moves to win at a price in this class last time, but he must be careful not to get too far back at the start leaving from the tricky 1-hole here. (4) MUSCLE HIGH was flying late for Henry last time and that driver sticks here; using. (7) NOT SO COOL is always there and hard to leave out.

Race 2

(5) LEAN HANOVER got hung out trying to make the front in a 57-flat middle half last time. A slightly better trip gets him to the winner's circle here. (2) FREE WILLY HANOVER was motoring late last time, but he couldn't reach the strong winner; using. (7) JANGONE could rebound at a price here if she can stay flat. (4) PINK PISTOL is likely to be overbet here after finishing third in a four-horse Breeders Crown field in a race held 42 days ago. I'll play to beat her.

Race 3

(3) ONE OVER PAR was given an easy trip after missing a month's action last time. Coming back in a week, I expect an aggressive try here; slight nod. (2) REQUEST FOR PAROLE is logically the one to beat after hitting the board in the top class and now dropping. (1) RUBIS PRESCOTT also drops and merits a long look here. (4) WHISTYS PARADISE keeps climbing the ladder and racing well. This former claimer merits a look for the exotics here considering her strong form.

Race 4

(1) BEACH GODDESS raced well considering she was on excess cover most of the way last time and now that she got a clean line, I'll give her top billing here. (6) JAZZY IMAGE ships north for this series in solid form and she picks up the leading driver, who continues to run hot at this meet; using. (5) CLOUD DIVA is another shipper that is worth a look here as she goes for the top trainer with Roy driving and he has also been hot of late. (2) KLOOF STREET should make the ticket and she could beat this prediction if Henry pushes her early for position.

Race 5

(6) TWICE AN ANGEL is worth a stab here making her third start for Cullen and dropping in class. (5) BAROCKEY makes her second start back in the Auciello barn and she could pop here with a decent trip. (2) DANGEROUSPRECEDENT is another making her second start out of a new barn and she drops to the bottom here; using. (1) DAZZLING ROCKETTE was 2nd last time she raced at this level. She can make the ticket here.

Race 6

(3) SAFEKEEPING has yet to register a win this year, but getting off the innermost post can help, and this isn't the toughest spot; slight nod. (1) CUE HALL has a chance to control things here which would make him tough; using. (6) NOFEAR BLUE CHIP gets Henry shipping in and gets a good post. I'll toss him on my Pick 4 tickets. (4) PRESQUILLE can close for a smaller share.

Race 7

(2) FEARLESS MAN drops again, and he has a good chance to lead throughout vs. these. (1) CLOUD NINE HANOVER had a rough trip and he couldn't close much into a quickening late pace last time. He can go better here. (7) MEADOWBRANCH MEMO trots home quickly each week and he can hit the board here. (5) BURNIN MONEY should be good for another smaller share in here.

Race 8

(6) L A DELIGHT was deftly kept trapped inside for most of the stretch drive by the winner last week and she got out too late. She is clearly in top form now and she can turn the tables here. (5) WITCH DALI was perfectly driven to beat the choice last time, but she is always a threat with her potent gate speed. (1) LYONS RIVER PRIDE and (4) LAY LADY LAY are two closers that will be fighting it out for the scraps.

Race 9

(2) TEACHERS VET went a tough trip to win despite missing a month; call to repeat. (4) MACH THE CUT tuned up for this series with a strong win; using. (1) NASTY RUMOUR can close late for a share here. (7) MANHATTAN AGAIN raced well vs. lesser last time despite missing some time; consider for exotics.

Race 10

(1) ART ANGEL BABY got McNair last week and she won easily despite stepping up into this class; call to repeat. (4) BUTTERMILK HANOVER has been flashing good late speed and she will get there one of these weeks. (7) BAD NIGHT MARE got an aggressive Roy steer and a win last week and that driver sticks; using. (2) AMERICAN CHEER steps up but she's in great form and not out of this. (3) P L HURRICANE raced better last week. She should make the High-5 ticket, at a minimum.

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