12/07/2016 5:39PM

Woodbine Harness: Friday 12/9 Analysis

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Race 1 - $40,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool

Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

PICK 5: 5,8,10/1/4,5,6/2,3,4/1,2,3,8,9 = $27

EARLY PICK 4: 2,3,4/1,2,3,8,9/3,6/4,8 = $60

LATE PICK 4: 4,8/1,4,5/2,6,8/1,2 = $36

MEET STATS: 44 - 166 / $244.00  BEST BETS: 8 - 16 / $25.80

SPOT PLAYS: 3 - 16 / $15.20

Best Bet: HOT SPOT HANOVER (2nd)

Spot Play: TEMPUS SEELSTER (8th)

Race 1

(8) NIPS BEACH GIRL was beaten by a rival last week that would lay over this group. She looks solid vs. these and should be prominent throughout. (10) ACEFOURTYFOUR ALEX has only missed the board three times in 23 starts this year and she fits well here despite drawing farthest outside. (5) SAND SLINGER should improve in her second start over this track coming back much quicker this time. (4) SR BEACH BABE ships in with solid form but she has missed a month now; minor share predicted.

Race 2

(1) HOT SPOT HANOVER is in tremendous form and she shouldn't have much trouble with this group. (8) ICTHELIGHT HANOVER faced much better older rivals last time and she wasn't disgraced. She should be the main threat, if there is one. (6) MISTY DE VIE will be passing foes late for a share. (5) QUEENOFTHEJUNGLE can take a share here if she is sent for position near the front early.

Race 3

(5) JUSTICE JET faced better down south and he had a decent qualifier here on December 1st. Allard hasn't exactly been on fire at this meet yet, but I'll give this one the nod. (4) DUNVEGAN DON has yet to win this year but he could make an impact in this suspect field. (6) HUBBY NUMBER ONE moves into the best post and he should be prominent here if he can stay flat. (3) FACING JUSTICE raced well from an outer post last time and he should take a share here.

Race 4

(2) WAASMULA moved first-up on a razor-sharp leader that wasn't slowing down last week. With that rival gone, she should be tough in here. (4) YAGONNAKISSMEORNOT should wake up with a better effort in this third start off a break due to a vet scratch. (3) WRANGLER MAGIC beat the choice last time but that was off a perfect pocket trip and she lost ground to the winner late; smaller share predicted. (6) MS MAC N CHEESE will be there early and likely hold on to a smaller slice late.

Race 5

(1) TRUE REFLECTION couldn't repel a strong winner last time but she did well to hold 2nd. She looks as good as any in this wide-open affair. (2) VELOCITY REIGN ships in for Weller. Enough said; using. (8) MAPPOS MOENHAY is worth a look at a price returning to the circuit where she took her life's mark earlier this year. (3) WHISTYS PARADISE should pass many of these in the lane and make the ticket.

Race 6

(3) UTOPIA has shown much more early speed since the Moreau claim three starts back. Filion should have him rolling early here; top call. (6) ITS HUW YOU KNOW takes a big class drop here and he should make his presence felt if he can stay trotting. (4) TOTALLY RIPPED can take a good share here off a following trip close to the front. (8) HARPER BLUE CHIP continues to burn money every week searching for his first win in more than two years. I will play to beat him again here.

Race 7

(8) CASIMIR OPERAQUEEN had good speed both early and late to win last time and she faces similar here; call to repeat. (4) I WISH YOU WELL supplied the choice with a perfect pocket trip and then couldn't hold her off late. This looks like a two-horse race again. (1) DORABELLA meets tougher coming off a win. She can share off a following trip here. (6) ZEALOUS SEELSTER can be closer here leaving from a better post.

Race 8

(5) TEMPUS SEELSTER returns quicker and from an improved post here. She should get an honest pace to stalk, too; top call. (1) DOCS SAUSILITO tuned up for this series with a sharp win last week. She's a Pick 4 must-use. (4) NEVER ANY DOUBT comes back quicker here after a dull effort. Expect improvement. (6) ART ANGEL BABY will likely be in front for a while here but will likely find it tough to hold off the top three choices.

Race 9

(2) ARTISTIC MADISON turned things around with a sharp win last week. She excels on this track in cold weather; call to repeat. (8) KISS ME OR NOT took a shuffle in a race with many lead changes last time. She projects to get a better trip on the pace here. (6) LIGHTS GO OUT drops slightly and she's worth a look despite missing three weeks. (1) SHOW SOME LEG can take a smaller share again here.

Race 10

(2) DONTBRUISECARRIE took a ton of action first time out for Auciello last week but she ruined her chances with a break in stride in the stretch. She can rebound here in a good spot. (1) BROOKDALE SHADOW moves inside and drops to the bottom conditioned level here. She makes sense as a pace threat. (7) JUSTABIT MEAN made up some ground late in the mile last week. She can close for a slice here. (5) BACK YARD BABY can be closer here dropping in class making her second start back off a break. (10) LEGAL PROCESS will be a big price here off her dismal effort last time, but she is capable of better.

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