03/11/2016 3:59PM

Woodbine Harness: Monday 3/14 Analysis


Race 1 - $30,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool

Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

20-CENT PICK 5: 3,5,7/2,3,7/2,3,4/3/2,5,7 = $16.20

EARLY PICK 4: 3/2,5,7/1,4,6,7/2,8,10 = $36

LATE PICK 4: 2,8,10/3,4,6/2,5,6/3,6 = $54

MEET STATS: 289 - 908 / $1498.30  BEST BETS: 46 - 85 / $162.90

SPOT PLAYS: 20 - 85 / $208.00



Race 1

(7) INTENDED STYLE chased better last week and now drops to a level where he should be very competitive. (5) SOVERIEGN WEALTH was a sharp winner in his first try in this class last week and is a logical contender here again. (3) FIRST IMPRESSION made two moves in a strong performance last time but was chased down late. He is another contender to consider in a contentious opener.

Race 2

(3) FLAHERTY broke his maiden in style last time and can repeat here if he isn't pushed too hard early. (7) FANCOURT was out a long way in his debut and wore the choice down late now has missed a week. He is the main threat. (2) ROCK THE DREAM has improved dramatically in his past two starts. He should get a piece of this.

Race 3

(2) PLATOON SEELSTER has looked good in both 2016 starts and gets a slight nod here at what should be a square price. (3) BAGS FOR ALL chased the leader last time but couldn't close the gap late as the pace accelerated. She should be prominent throughout here. (4) MURMUR HANOVER rates highly with the class drop and the stable has been hot of late although this one could be overbet relative to his chances.

Race 4

(3) PRINCESS DIAMOND has been very impressive in his last two starts. He should notch a three-peat here. (5) SMALLTOWN TERROR has raced very well in the non-winners of two class while improving his final 1/4 speed. He is one to fear here. (2) BAD AS CREEK escapes Easy Lover Hanover who has won four straight. He should be heard from here.

Race 5

(5) ASTERIX showed much more in his second start of the year and rates highly here in a weak field. (7) LEGIONSOFANGELS continues to show good early speed which he will carry all the way one of these times. (2) MERCHANDISER is bred to be very good but note the trainer/driver had one here Monday night that broke before the start. I would be looking to try to beat this colt if he takes a lot of action at the windows.

Race 6

(7) CHEYENNE REIDER meets some rivals that should set the table for his potent closing kick here; top call. (4) WOGGY ROCKS rode a perfect trip to an upset win last time but he could get a similarly good trip here. (6) DIGGIN IN was an easy winner when dropped into a conditioned claimer and he was taken by trainer Shepherd. These claiming handicap foes are quite a bit tougher, however.

Race 7

(10) WINE PHOTO plunges to the lowest class where he had success in January and February. He could take these coast-to-coast despite the post. (2) GIRL DRAMA is always a contender in this class but needs a pace meltdown to pass them all it seems. She should make the tri though. (8) CLASS ME NICE has been racing great in London now debuts for a trainer who hasn't had a starter in 2016 up to this point. He can take a share here.

Race 8

(3) FOREVER JUST raced his eyeballs out last week but was nailed late by a class-dropper. He should be tough here. (4) DIALAMARA has returned from a break in sharp form and should be a big factor here. (6) TOMITTA BAYAMA is the best closer in this field and would benefit from any early battling.

Race 9

(5) ZEUS LIGHTNING went a monster uncovered trip last week and still held 2nd behind the hottest trotter on the grounds. Jamieson drives him aggressively every time and will get him home first soon. (6) ETRUSCAN HANOVER - winner of 5 of his last 6 - is in the best form of his life and shouldn't be taken lightly here. (2) FEARLESS MAN was cooked in a speed duel with the choice last time. He could get a better trip up front this time.

Race 10

(6) TWOMICKEYTRIP drops to the bottom class here and could wire these. (3) COMEANDGETSOME made two moves last time and finished well after chasing a quick early pace. He rates highly here. (4) JAKE LOEWEN has faced better in the non-winners of three class and should not be taken lightly here. (9) CASIMIR OVERDRIVE picks up Jamieson here and he has done well with him in the past; upset chance. (1) LIVE AND LEARN is a good one to use for the bottom of exotic wagers here.

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