11/20/2014 4:08PM

Woodbine Harness: Saturday 11/22 analysis


Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet: WAASMULA (2nd)

Spot Play: VANCE BAYAMA (11th)

Race 1

(3) SI SEMALU draws inside this week and will make his debut in the Sue Gangell barn. (2) I C D MOOLAH has been the picture of consistency as of late as the gelding has hit the board in each of his last nine starts dating back to the end of August. (4) BIG SURF has found the wire first in each of his last four starts and offers terrific gate-speed.

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Race 2

(4) WAASMULA drops out of the Fillies & Mares Preferred after finishing third last week, therefore is a top threat in this class and will offer a short price. (7) MARLEE B finished second last week in the Fillies & Mares Preferred and drops in class for trainer Rob Fellows. (6) HOPE FOR PADDY has posted seven wins this season, comes from the Tony Montini barn and drops in class this week.

Race 3

(2) POCKET TRIP has excellent gate-speed and draws inside again this week for trainer Kelly Goodwin. (5) SAMIRA HANOVER will make her fourth start off the shelf and hasn't missed the board for trainer Mike Keeling. (6) KINETIC KING has been known for his late kick in the mile and a post six start is a good starting spot for the son of Ken Warkentin.

Race 4

(3) IDEAL JET has been racing at his best in his last few starts, draws inside and gets Jody Jamieson back aboard. (4) ARAMBLIN HANOVER continues to remain a threat despite what class he competes in for trainer/owner Bill Elliott. (10) SOMEWHERE FANCY will need to overcome post 10, but has been racing very consistent as of late and picks up a new driver in Jack Moiseyev.

Race 5

(6) WHITE BECOMES HER has put together over $320K during her career for trainer Ben Baillargeon and finished second last week in this class. (7) BODY BALANCE was a beaten favourite last week for trainer Brad Maxwell and the gelding has hit the board in each of his last three starts since his layoff. (1) KEYSTONE TREVOR draws the rail and driver Mike Saftic elected to utilize his gate-speed last week.

Race 6

(7) COUGAR HALL went a tough trip last week, but still finished strong as the four-year-old was only defeated less than four lengths for the win. (3) COUGAR HALL went a tough trip last week, but still finished strong as the four-year-old was only defeated less than four lengths for the win. (2) ALEXIE MATTOSIE reached a milestone last week which saw the veteran pacer surpass $1 million in career earnings.

Race 7

(5) PIERAZ was a winner two starts back in this type of classification and returns to this bottom end condition. (9) F TWENTY TWO continues to be a main threat while racing at this level for driver Mike Saftic. (1) SCREEN THE CALL draws the rail this week after a post nine begin last week for high percentage trainer Marty Fine.

Race 8

(7) ALEXAS JACKPOT was simply too far back last week and had to settle for third. (8) REGAL SON has won each of his last two and three of his last four starts since the private purchase by trainer Don Lindsey. (5) DONAU is fresh off a second place effort last week for driver Jonathan Drury and trainer Carmen Auciello.

Race 9

(5) SECRETSOFTHEKNIGHT won three starts back in this class and did so in gate-to-wire fashion. (1) CURATOR draws the rail, comes from the Carmen Auciello barn and just missed last week at a higher level. (7) MONTE CRISTO has shown steady improvement since entering the Stephane Larocque barn and the grey gelding finished a game third last week from an outside post in 1:51 4/5.

Race 10

(1) NICKLE BAG has been the picture of consistency this season from 43 starts, including nine wins for trainer Shawn Robinson. (7) DAPPER DUDE has put together over $125K this season while racing the majority of this season at this level. (2) CAMAES FELLOW put together a speedy effort last week to win in 1:49 4/5 for trainer Carmen Auciello.

Race 11

(10) VANCE BAYAMA makes the jump in class this week, but has put together a solid record this season and has won two of his last three starts for trainer Stephane Larocque. (2) DECISIVE DESTINY draws inside, comes from the Robinson barn and is fresh off a win with Chris Christoforou at the helm. (9) A BOY NAMED SUUZZ comes from a high percentage trainer in Rob McMillan and the gelding was a winner last week in gate-to-wire fashion from a post 10 start.

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