01/06/2016 5:52PM

Yonkers: Friday 1/8 Analysis


FINAL 2015 STATS: 246 - 1167 / $1,690.80  BEST BETS: 29 - 97 / $127.80

Best Bet: AMASA AL (1st)

Spot Play: COCOA BEACH (7th)


Race 1

(6) AMASA AL showed sharp speed from the fence before tiring in the final strides last time out. 10-year-old gelding moves outside, so he might have to come off the pace; big factor. (1) LISCLOON was quite dull in his last two, but he fits well against this weak group from the rail; player. (3) BETTOR DESIGN put in a mild rally for fourth last out; could have a say in the outcome.

Race 2

(6) JC KINGDOM flashed good speed in his latest. If he gets the favorable trip, the rest will have to settle for second money. (4) AUTOMATIC SLIMS Sharp in both of his tries at The Hilltop and is very capable of moving forward. (5) ROCKY REGAL makes his return to Yonkers where he was a game third on November 24th; watch out.

Race 3

(1) OR was second best for the 2nd straight time last out; moves to the rail slot and this 10-year-old pro knows how to get back to the winner's circle; can put his best foot forward. (2) SODYS MOONSHINE fast gelding has been in the exacta in his last four starts; big threat. (4) TOUCH THE ROCK closed strongly to nail down the placing in his most recent outing; not out of this.

Race 4

(4) MR BIG LOAD made a middle move to take the lead in deep stretch, but tired in the final stretch run in his Philly finale. This seems to be a better spot for this gelding to be the boss over these. (3) VODKA IS TERROR Saratoga invader gets post relief and that should help his cause; maybe. WAYNE THE LEFTY Consistent gelding should make some serious noise despite the move to the 8-hole.

Race 5

(4) BLADE SEELSTER is back at Yonkers where he was a sharp third two trips ago. Figures to get a favorable trip against these and if that's the case, gelding can take top honors. (7) COME ON RIDGE rallied strongly to nail down the victory last time around. Repeat effort is clearly not out of the question. (1) BIG BAD BOSSMAN gets post relief and Brennan signs on to drive; watch out.

Race 6

(4) I SCOOT SAM might have not appreciated the mile oval at The Meadowlands last time out. On December 9 at Philly, this gelding took the pocket route home to victory. Good to see Brennan with the call; threat at his best. (2) SUPERBOWL PARTY Scored two in a row at Philly, so this one surely could be a major factor in here. (7) INNOCENT VICTIM could land a share with the slight drop in class.

Race 7

(6) COCOA BEACH Very sharp in his latest at this level, so this might be an indication she will move forward. (2) BAZOOKA TERROR is on a roll for the Burke scoring his third straight victory; dangerous. (1) ITS A MIRACLE moves to the fence and that should be what she needs to contend with these; watch out.

Race 8

(3) EMBASSY SEELSTER Dover invader is back at Yonkers. Two starts back, this gal ran down her rivals for win honors. If she gets a favorable trip, mare can take this. (6) CAVIART SHELLY has put in two nice efforts at Philly, fits with this group and could make some noise in deep stretch. (2) ALL ABOUT KISSES Mare has a better post to work with; not out of this.

Race 9

(1) MC DYNAMITE showed signs of life in his most recent outing. Gelding retains the fence and has tactical speed. Can pounce and score over these. (3) ROCK ICON took the pocket route home for glory last time out. He is fine form, so two straight is quite possible. (5) MOJO TERROR has hit the board in his last three trips to the post, figures to be right in the mix.

Race 10

(2) JDS CALEB MAN was sent down the road last time out for all the glory. Consistent 10-year-old is sharp and a repeat effort is not out of the question. (6) INVICTUS HANOVER scored two victories in a row and will be closing late again. (1) ARTIST NIGHT gets post relief, should show speed from the rail so beware.

Race 11

(5) EYRE HOSTESS N Very game mare got the job done at odds-on upstate last time around. 7-year-old miss makes her return to Yonkers where she was a sharp second two starts back; all systems go. (7) NARCIAN JEWEL moves down the ladder and that might help her cause. Post hurts, but she is capable. (4) CRACKER COFFEE put in a nice run to grab the place spot last out. Capable of moving forward against these.

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