12/19/2014 4:42PM

Woodbine Harness: Monday 12/22 Analysis

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Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet: SIX BAX (3rd)

Spot Play: JD’S CALEB MAN (4th)

Race 1

(9) MYSTERY BET crushed his rivals last week and is a perfect one-for-one to begin his career. He moves up in class, but will get the bulk of support. (5) HIE BENNY shows back-to-back miles at Flamboro, draws well and is a good option for the exactor. (8) MANIMAL has excellent gate-speed and continues to be a threat at this class.

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Race 2

(4) SURF REPORT should offer a fair price in this wide-open field and has been a threat at this level in recent weeks. (5) DESERONTO draws better in here and should be more effective. He went to the back last week and kicked home in :27 3/5. (8) CLASSIC BOLT raced well in his career debut last week for Hudon. He should improve off that and shows the speed.

Race 3

(9) SIX BAX has been a main threat while racing at this level, shows gate-speed and will debut for trainer Fine. (10) NORTHERN BULLET finished second, by a nose, at a higher level last week and is capable of overcoming post 10. (8) ESCUELA has hit the board in each of her last two and three of her last four.

Race 4

(6) JDS CALEB MAN has hit the board in three of his last four while racing at this level, draws well and should offer a fair price. (3) SKY DESPERADO has back-to-back wins to his credit, including last week at this level. (5) BLUE CHIP SUNSHINE has excellent gate-speed, comes from the Moreau barn and gets Henry in the bike.

Race 5

(3) ROYAL DAZZLER comes from the Henriksen barn and was a winner most recently in this class. He has the speed, top breeding and will offer a short price. (4) LOVE DETECTIVE has been knocking on the door in recent weeks and is a good option once again this week. (2) FASHION GODDESS has hit the board in each of her last three starts, draws inside and comes from the Baillargeon barn.

Race 6

(3) SHOW TOPPER draws inside, has won two of his last three and will debut for trainer Maxwell. (8) VAL AMERICA has all kinds of back class to offer and has been a major threat while racing in this class with his recent on-the-board performances. (5) THINKBEFOREUSPEAK has a good overall record this season and is a good price play.

Race 7

(6) LIFEIMITTATESART drops into the bottom level and makes his third start off the shelf. (7) WHIPPET GOOD has hit the board in two of his last three and has earnings approaching $1 million. (1) REAL ROCKER draws the rail, drops into the bottom level and has a good overall record this season.

Race 8

(8) HIS BOY ELROY kicked home in :26 3/5 in his latest, gets Christoforou in the bike and is due for another win. (9) WHISTLE JIMMY K has back-to-back wins, comes from the Wallace barn and gets Jamieson in the bike. (2) NINETYMILE HANOVER has been a consistent threat in this class, draws inside and usually offers his gate-speed.

Race 9

(2) HESGOTLEGS moves back onto this circuit for Auciello and has all kinds of back class for this bottom level. (1) VALORSCROSS draws the rail, draws better this week and comes out of the Autumn Series. (4) CHEVOUS COLE has been a fringe player at this level for many weeks and is a good triactor option.

Race 10

(9) A REAL COMMITMENT remains a perfect two-for-two at this level for new trainer Moreau. (1) ROLLTIDEROLL kicked home well last week for trainer Fine and draws the rail. (7) SHANGHAI MIMI comes from the Puddy barn and is a good price play.

Race 11

(6) VELOCITY DRIVEN raced very well last week for trainer Tackoor with a solid final frame. He's due for a win and a short price will be offered. (2) DRAGON WAVE draws inside and finished second last week in this class from an outside post. (5) CHATTANOOGA JIM draws better this week and generally offers a fair price. He's a good option for the triactor.

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