01/21/2012 4:45PM

Yonkers Analysis: Tuesday 1/24/12


(MEET STATS: 14 - 48 / $125.90)

Best Bet: TWOCARLANE (2nd)  Spot Play: ITSJUSTABEGINNING (5th)

Race 1

(2) ALEXANDERTHEGREATN returns from Monticello. Did not race that badly there and he should be able to take this group to task for all the cash. (5) FLY HIGH Another Monti shipper that did well. Main danger. (6) YOUR BEST BET Beat lesser upstate. Could hang around for a share.

Race 2

(2) TWOCARLANE Sharp twelve-year-old trotter faced better company at Chester. Very capable of getting the job done with a perfect trip. (3) IMPRESSIVE EARL has good speed and will be a big threat in here. (7) PARTY ALLSTAR charged late for the show spot last time out. Don't overlook.

Race 3

(5) WHITTAKER Jersey invader put in a fine effort at the Meadowlands last week. There is room for improvement for this four-year-old gelding. Gets the call. (2) DUNGEON DRAGON Sophomore has done nothing wrong. Big threat. (1) DRUNKEN FRENCHMAN should fare quite well from the fence.

Race 4

(4) ELVIS BLUE CHIP did race evenly in his previous trip to the post. Gelding fits well with these. With a fine-timed drive, this trotter can take this group to task for the victory. (2) GET PACKIN Chester invader is knocking at the door and the two hole can help his chances. Major player. (6) ROYAL TAGA last two efforts were sharp so beware.

Race 5

(5) ITSJUSTABEGINNING Game effort at the Big M last time out for this nine-year-old pacer. Capable of puting his best foot forward to top these. (4) GOGO BUCKEYE took the pocket route home to score in his last one. Strong contender. (2) MOBILE Gelding has good early zip to be right in the mix.

Race 6

(5) JOLLY LESTER moves down the ladder for this event. Seven-year-old has good tactical speed to rate and pounce over this group. (3) WHYDIDIGETITALL Michigan invader could be right in the picture with Brennan at the helm. (1) JAKE OF DIAMONDS could land a share from the rail slot.

Race 7

(5) CALMLEE JASON Twice-beaten favorite will hope that a perfect trip comes his way and if that's the case, it's game over for the rest. Gets the call. (3) SPUDCAM closed strongly for the place spot in his last start at Chester. Big threat. (2) LODI GOVERNOR has hit the board in his last four starts. Not out of this.

Race 8

(5) SHOWDOWN AT SUN UP His qualifier at the Meadowlands was not bad for his return to the races. Gelding could be ready for top effort with a good trip. (8) STEVIE RAYS DREAM Florida shipper rallied for the show spot from post eight. Contender in here. (1) CJ MARSHAL took the pocket route home to victory last time out. Dangerous.

Race 9

(1) ISLAND REDEMPTION was used up in the early stages last time around. Five-year-old pacer moves to the fence and with some luck, he could boss these at his best. (4) MILITARY STRATCOM Very fast gelding keeps Brennan. Big player tonight. (6) FROGGY TURNER closed fast for the third spot. Watch out.

Race 10

(2) PHILANTHROPIST moves from the tough eight hole to the two slot. Has good tactical speed and Brennan sees fit to drive this gelding. Gets the call. (3) KEVLAR HANOVER just got up for the victory in his last start. Main danger. (5) DOUBLE IT UP Monticello shipper can hang around for a share.

Race 11

(4) STRUNG OUT Sharp victory in his last try. Escalates in class but form is good enough to take two straight. (1) ARTIC BLUE returns to the Hilltop and the rail slot can help his chances. Threat. (8) CAMS YANKEE PRIDE Two sharp qualifiers at the Meadowlands. This gelding has a good chance for his 2012 debut.

Race 12

(3) UPFRONTOUTTHEDOOR Gelding was late on the scene to be the boss in his last start. If the early speed backs up, this guy can blow these away for his third straight score. (1) ARTILLERY MAJOR His last two qualifiers at the Big M were sharp enough to make him a strong contender in here. (7) PRINCE SHARKA showed speed in Jersey. Can't count him out of this.