01/07/2015 3:57PM

Yonkers: Friday 1/9 Analysis


FINAL 2014 MEET STATS: 376 - 1439 / $2,516.70  BEST BETS: 32 - 118 / $154.60

Best Bet: I’M THE REAL MAJOR (9th)

Spot Play: CORKY BARAN (3rd)


Race 1

(1) LITTLE MERMAID N gets the best of the draw. Pacing miss can boss these at her best. (6) DENYITTOTHEEND has been coming close in her last two trips; threat. (3) IF I DIDNT CARE could land a share of the purse.

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Race 2

(4) PICTONIAN PRIDE This guy has sharp speed. Very good chance he will be on the engine and take these down the road. (2) SEA VENTURE closed well in his last try here; main danger. (3) DOUBLESHOTASCOTCH gets post relief.

Race 3

(4) CORKY BARAN put in a mild rally in his latest. Gelding seems sharp based on his last two and can make tonight a winning one. (5) H HALL Three game efforts puts this guy right square in the mix. (1) DANISHDUJOUR Is back at Yonkers and the rail slot should help his cause.

Race 4

(4) WATERSIDE CHAMP did not fire at Philly but this gelding moves back to the Hilltop where he was a game third two trips ago. (3) GREYSTONE CASH took the lead before foliding in the stretch drive last out; maybe. (5) REAL MARRIAGE took the pocket route home to victory in his most recent outing.

Race 5

(6) DIAMONDKEEPER rallied strongly for the show spot last time out. Gelding is very capable of puting his best foot forward. (1) MILITARY STRATCOM has wheeled off five straight victories. He's the main danger despite the rise in class. (7) FLYING INSTRUCTOR should be right in the mix.

Race 6

(5) ROBIN CRUISER closed strongly last out for the score. Pacing miss is sharp enough to take her second straight victory. (4) SET ME UP has got the job done in her last two trips to the post. (1) GROUNDED retains the rail slot; don't overlook.

Race 7

(2) JK EVEN STEVEN did show good pace in his recent trip. Gelding has the 2-hole and that could be what he needs to get the job done. (3) INTREPID HALL closed well for the fourth spot last out, now he gets his chance from the three slot; threat. (4) WAYWARD SON needs to return to his 11/20 start to contend with these; maybe.

Race 8

(5) CLEM Very sharp for win honors in his latest. Six-year-old pacer has good tactical speed and two in a row is clearly not out of the question. (1) JUST THAT has hit the board in his last six tries; main danger. (4) IDEAL CARVER Gelding has a good record and is not out of this.

Race 9

(1) I'M THE REAL MAJOR moves up in class off a sharp victory last time out. Clearly the one to deny from the fence. (7) DIAMOND SAID is back at Yonkers where he was a good second two starts back. (4) VILLAGE JACKSON Upstate invader is knocking at the door; watch out.

Race 10

Will take a shot with (2) KNOW IT ALL to put it all together for all the glory. (1) ROCK N LOAD was sent down the road last out for the victory; main danger. (4) SIR JILLIAN Z TAM just missed win honors in her latest; watch out.

Race 11

(3) VENGANCE Even finish in his last try. Gelding seems ready to get back to his winning form given the right trip. (4) ROCKSTAR TEMPER should show speed against these and Brennan stays aboard. (1) JOHNNY Z could land a share of the purse.

Race 12

(1) HOT LIST flashed good speed at the Meadowlands last time around. Pacing mare can be a big threat at her best. (4) RIVIERA put in a mild rally last out and could be right in the mix. (2) KEYSTONE WANDA closed well for the show spot last time around.

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