12/16/2014 4:28PM

Woodbine Harness: Thursday 12/18 analysis

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Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

Best Bet: MACH SOME NOISE (3rd)

Spot Play: DRAGON SEELSTER (10th)

Race 1

(9) P L HOUDINI is due for his first career win and capable of overcoming the outside. He should offer a healthy price in the opener. (6) SUPERFLEX made a miscue in his latest, but raced well in the Autumn Series and will offer a short price. (8) TAROT qualified well in his latest for trainer/driver Rekila and shows the speed for this class.

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Race 2

(6) BLACK VINNY qualified sharply for McNair and appears ready for his first career start. (4) NINETYMILE HANOVER draws well, has terrific gate speed and comes from the Auciello barn. (7) TERROR OF THE NITE comes from the Vanderkemp barn and qualified well in his latest. He may offer a price and appears ready for his career debut.

Race 3

(5) MACH SOME NOISE draws in the middle of the gate and has won four of her last five. (9) WITCH DALI was the other division winner from last week and will get attention in here. (10) ARTISTIC FUSION will have to overcome post 10 once again this week, but is versatile and has hit the board in each of his last four.

Race 4

(6) WEEKLY SPECIAL will make his second career start, draws in the middle of the gate and closed very well in her latest. She's ready to win her first career start. (3) PUT YOUR BAD ON raced very well to finish third last week in her career debut and is capable of an improved effort this week. (5) MYSTERY WRITER disappointed as on overwhelming favorite last week and will look to bounce back.

Race 5

(1) ETRUSCAN HANOVER draws the rail, comes from the Baillargeon barn and will offer a short price. (8) UTOPIA has hit the board in two of his last three, comes from the Puddy barn and gets Henry in the bike. (2) MUSICAL SPELL closed very strong last week to finish second at 44-1. He's a price play in this dash.

Race 6

(8) LIKEAVIRGIN was an impressive winner last week for trainer Cirasuola and remains at the same level. (6) GREYSTONE MOE draws well this week and has won this class in two of his last four starts. (7) SHOOTER ONTHELOOSE comes from the Puddy barn again and has hit the board in three of his last four.

Race 7

(3) GRANITE BLOSSOM was a winner last week in this class, draws inside and gets Jamieson back in the bike. (8) SOMEWHERE FAMEOUS has hit the board in each of her last two starts and comes from the McNair barn. (1) HIGHLAND SWEETLUCK draws the rail and raced very well to finish second last week in her career debut. She's a threat with Allard back in the bike.

Race 8

(6) E R TRUEVALUE has put together a solid overall record this season with nine wins and is a good option in this wide-open field. (1) BIG TURN ON draws the rail, comes from the Baillargeon barn and should offer a healthy price. (7) CAPELO closed well last week to finish fifth and draws better this week. He's a threat with a better post.

Race 9

(1) MUSCLE BOYTOY comes from the Moreau barn, gets the rail and has put together a solid overall record this season. (5) ULTIMATE RED is fresh off a win at 6-1 in this class and went gate-to-wire. (9) EARLY HIT has hit the board in each of his last three starts and gets Baillargeon in the bike.

Race 10

(1) DRAGON SEELSTER draws the rail, has the speed and will make his second start on Lasix. He's a good option if the price is right. (4) PASSIONATE KISSER comes from the Remmen barn and put up a big effort last week. He'll offer another low price in here. (2) NEW PATROL comes from the Brealey barn, draws inside and has been finishing off his miles very well.

Race 11

(7) LETS WAIT AND SEE finished second last week in this class and has put together a solid overall record this season. He has the speed and may offer a healthy price. (3) WATERSIDE LIGHT comes from the Moreau barn, re-enters this circuit and draws inside. (10) BRIGHT FUTURE will need to overcome post 10, but shows gate speed, comes from the Baillargeon barn and has hit the board in two of his last three.

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