02/06/2018 4:13PM

Woodbine Harness: Thursday 2/8 Analysis


Best Bet: THE BIG BEAST (7th)

Spot Play: MONTYS PLAY (3rd)

Race 1 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool

Race 4 - $50,000 Guaranteed Pick Four Pool

PICK 5: 3,4,5/2,8,9/2,4,5/2,4,6/1,10 = $32.40

EARLY PICK 4: 2,4,6/1,10/3,4,8,9/1,6 = $48

LATE PICK 4: 1,6/3,9/1,6,8/3,5 = $24

MEET STATS: 172 - 567 / $1,020.40  BEST BETS: 25 - 55 / $101.30

SPOT PLAYS: 20 - 55 / $179.90

Race 1

(4) DREAMS ON ME - a $72K Harrisburg purchase - is a 1/2 to $1.4 million earner Real Nice. This isn't the toughest spot to debut and she could do at first asking if the intent is there. (5) TWIN B EPIC will take lots of play off her narrow loss on February 1st. She's a top contender here. (3) WHOZYOMOMMA gets Roy back after a mild try in her sophomore debut. Expect more aggression here. (1) PAYTHELINEBLUECHIP couldn't keep pace late with a leader that had crawled around the track. She can make the ticket here.

Race 2

(8) MEADOWBROOKCHARLIE was much-improved winning with trotting hopples added Monday night here. He can double up here coming back in the same class tonight. (2) STELLAS BOY moved up sharply in two starts with McNair driving. He looks for three wins in a row in the same class here and he is a top contender. (9) VERO AMORE BI is obviously fast enough to compete with these when he stays flat. Toss him on Pick 5 tickets. (7) OCEANVIEW DEB can rally for a small share.

Race 3

(4) MONTYS PLAY made quite a recovery last time after breaking early. He paced his final 3/4 in a shade over 1:22 and if he behaves he should be tough here. (2) YOU SAID IT is one of several exiting the Snowshoe series that's in with a shot; using. (5) MY TEEN IDOL should be more prominent this time. He's another that I'll use in the Pick 5. (6) SHADOW OF LINDY was nailed by the pocket-sitter in the absolute final stride last time. He will probably find some of these tougher, but, he should be in the thick of things turning for home.

Race 4

(6) ASKMYSECRETARY qualified sharply on January 25th and she finds a good spot to make her 2018 debut here; top call. (4) PLAY WITH PASSION set some solid splits and tired late last time. Henry could trip her out here and pounce late. (2) PRINCESS JEWELS has been solid in two 2018 starts out of town. She's not out of this. (3) PRECISION HANOVER can take a slice here in her seasonal debut.

Race 5

(10) GERARDO didn't have it as chalk in the Snowshoe final last week and he was asked several times in the mile by Roy, to no avail. These are much easier, however, and he can get the job done for his maiden score here. (1) BETTOR BB finds a pretty good spot to resume his career and if the choice falters, he could pop at a price here. (2) BR EZLIKSNDYMORNIN had some late pace in his debut; consider for exotics. (3) MCKINLEY is hard to like on top with his 0 for 22 record, but he should make the ticket again.

Race 6

(4) REGAL MAGICIAN had the best late trot last time, but he made his move too late in the mile. With a better start, he can take these. (9) EXS AND OHS raced okay in his debut and McClure sticks here; using. (3) MUSCLE LASS looks next best. (8) AUSTIN HALL could be a speed threat if he can stay flat.

Race 7

(1) THE BIG BEAST raced first up last week and failed, but that's not his best trip. Expect Roy to try to take control of this race early and bottom out the field. (6) NOW WHAT HANOVER moves to a better post and he should get put into play early; using. (9) ON CRUISE CONTROL is sharp and speedy, but his post probably relegates him to a smaller share this time. (7) I C TRUE GRIT can pass many of these in the lane. Use him on the bottom.

Race 8

This race should come down to (3) KWICKY KWANZAA and (9) DEADLY ACTION. The former gets a slight nod based on post position, but use both in the late Pick 4. (1) CASIMIR POWER PAC has a weak win record, but he should close for a slice again. (2) J J MYSTIC STORM is always on the fringes and is a great horse for use on the bottom of Supers.

Race 9

(6) IN SPADES raced well enough in the Snowshoe series that he should be able to handle this group. (8) LUCBOBSKI has been sharp in both local starts and he should be prominent again here. (1) ABBEYDORNEY was flying late once he found a lane in deep stretch. He's another that should be used in the late Pick 4. (3) ABOUT A BOY should be in the mix early here and he can stick around for a share.

Race 10

(3) REGIL TIGER makes his first start out of a new barn, but he is sharp and gets top call here. (5) CHEYENNE FORD raced okay in a quick mile last time. He could wake up here. (9) BIG PETES STYLE took a ton of action Monday night and he showed little. He could rally for a slice here. (6) THINK AGAIN also comes back quick here after rallying for a small share on Monday night. He can hit the ticket. (4) GS HIGH SHOOTER will be passing horses late and he could better this prediction.

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