10/19/2015 12:53PM

Woodbine Harness: Horses to watch from Oct. 12 - Oct. 17


Monday, October 12

IM A GIFT (NW2) was parked forever, challenged to the lane and tired. Beaten favorite can turn it around in no time flat.

ABSOLUTLY OFFICIAL (CLM30000/3YO) raced uncovered and proved game to the end but came up a nose short.

NOBLE HIGH SHADOW (NW1/3YO) was parked a long way to the lead and proved much the best in last.

STEVES LEGACY (CLM20000/3YO) set the pace under constant pressure and was the only wire to window winner on the evening.

Thursday, October 15

GRANA PADANNO (NW3) went down the road in quick order crushing and looms large as repeat winner.

MY KID SISTER (NW7500) came uncovered at 8-1, challenged hard, took a lead but was nailed on the wire by the fast closing favorite.

HAZMATT (NW2FM) beaten favorite was parked, ranged up quickly coming to the half, challenged the pacesetting second favorite but tired. Can atone in next if she makes the top or gets cover.

C L ART MAGIC (NW2) took the lead, yielded, retook, scooted away and won quite easily in variant busting trip around the oval.

Friday, October 16

BETIT TO GETIT (NW7500FM) came uncovered and challenged the favorite to the lane before tiring. Should be along in time soon.

HLDONTGHTTOYRDRMS (NW12000) yielded to the winner, sat pocket and was second best at every call.

YES YOU CAN (NW3FM) challenged hard to the lane, could not stall the late closing winner. Beaten favorite will atone in no time.

GRACIES PARADE (NW3FM) finished full of pace from an improssible spot.

GREYSTONE LADYLIKE (NW3000FM) went down the road and easy winner and should repeat.

Saturday, October 17

PHYSICALLYINCLINED (NW24000) was the only wire to wire winner on the card last time out and earns some respect off that accomplishment.

THUNDER STEELER (NW7500) rode cover to the third panel, rushed wide, stormed home and going away by over five lengths.

NAT A VIRGIN (NW25500FM) put in a game uncovered journey in last, challenged to the lane, had aim but was nailed by fresher horses. Beaten favorite can get to the winners circle with right trip.

INTIMIDATE (NW27000) beaten favorite brushed to command to the third panel but was nailed by the strong rally of the late rush of the second favorite. Can atone in next. 

HES A SENSATION (NW13500) was parked a long way to the lead, set a good clip and tired on a night when speed gave way. 

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