01/25/2017 4:28PM

Yonkers: Friday 1/27 Analysis


MEET STATS: 11 - 61 / 65.60

BEST BETS: 2 - 6 / $7.20

Best Bet: NATIONAL DEBT (2nd)

Spot Play: ARDIE B SPEED (7th)


Race 1

(7) ETHAN HANOVER was sent down the road in his last try for all the glory and has every right to make it two straight. (1) SHADIOS finally leaves the outside slot for door number one; big threat. (2) JC KINGDOM came very close to getting the job done last out; don't overlook.

Race 2

(2) NATIONAL DEBT moves down in class and has a better post to work with. Has the back class to take these to task for all the cash. (4) WYNBERG COURAGE N has been sluggish of late, but the drop in condition should put him right in the mix. (3) FOCUS POWER Dover invader has some speed to contend with these.

Race 3

(1) MUSTANG MACH N took the pocket route on his way to victory last out and now the 10-year-old pro moves to the fence; the pick. (2) ANNUITY swung very wide at the 3/4 pole and mowed them down to an easy score last time around; contender despite the rise in class. (7) MAINLAND KEY N is very consistent in the exacta picture and must be considered in all the exotic slots.

Race 4

(5) MEETYOUATMIDNIGHT Gelding is on a roll scoring his second straight victory last week and is very capable of the hat trick if he repeats his last two efforts. (2) LUCKY MCTRUCKY drops a notch in class and that should put this veteran right in the mix. (1) INTREPID HALL Pocket-rocket victory in his latest from door number two and now moves to the fence; not out of this.

Race 5

(1) ADDWATER was sharp last time out in his first try on the rise in class so this 8-year-old pacer is good enough to get the job done with Bartlett at the helm. (3) ART OF ILLUSION gets post relief and figures to make some noise through the stretch. (7) TALKING BLUES closed well to nail down the show spot in his last try; could have a say in the outcome.

Race 6

(6) DELIGHTFUL DRAGON has hit the board in her last four starts and this 6-year-old mare is in fine form to greet the cameraman tonight for pictures. (8) BETTOR N BETTER took charge right from the bell and never looked back; dangerous. (4) HIDDEN LAND fits with these but will need a better trip to make an impact; quite possible.

Race 7

(3) ARDIE B SPEED might have been used up in the early stages last out so with a better trip he can be the boss over this group. (2) TWINSPEAK did not race badly in his last trip to the post; could move forward. (5) NOBLES FINESSE'S last two starts were down the road victories; the one to catch despite leaving the fence.

Race 8

(5) TYRA put in a nice rally for the show spot in her last try and she seems to be moving in the right direction; gets the call. (2) FOR THE LADIES N just got up for win honors last time around against lesser company; don't overlook. (1) SO NICE gets post relief and that should help her cause; maybe.

Race 9

(2) ALHAMBRA was sitting a 3-hole trip, pulled out at the 3/4 pole and held on for the victory last time out. Mare's form seems to be good enough to take another. (3) OUR ELS DREAM N has tactical speed and is very consistent; dangerous. (4) CAVIART CARI ANN did not fire in her last trip but she has good speed to take these far; watch out.

Race 10

(4) STRINGS was wide approaching the 3/4 pole and put in a mild rally for the show spot in her return to Yonkers. There's a good chance she can move forward against these; we shall see. (2) MILKY WAY RAE leaves the 8-hole for a cozy post and gets the services of Brennan; main danger. (3) KNOW IT ALL gets serious post relief and that should help her cause.

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