05/29/2013 4:14PM

Yonkers: Friday 5/31 Analysis


MEET STATS: 174 - 627 / $1,152.30    BEST BETS: 21 - 54 / $80.10

Best Bet: LIVE JAZZ (2nd)

Spot Play: GURF (7th)

Race 1

(4) MANCHINE Even trip in his last try. 8-year-old is very capable of getting it done against this group. (1) CAPOTE closed strongly for the place spot in his last trip. (2) IRON TRAIN has hit the board in his last three tries.

[DRF HARNESS: Sign Up for the FREE DRF Harness Newsletter Today!]

Race 2

(3) LIVE JAZZ faced Open foes at Saratoga and this gelding should be ready to make tonight a winning one. (2) SECOND HAND NEWS has good speed to contend with these. (1) MUGSHOT JESS should fare quite well from the fence.

Race 3

(3) COOPERSTOWN KID has good speed and with a perfect trip, this pacer can put his best foot forward. (8) KID CRUISER just got up for the score recently. (2) IDEAL MICHAEL could have a say in this one.

Race 4

(2) THAT MAN OF MINE draws much better and this gelding could mow these down if he can get the perfect trip. (4) MAYFLOWERMOONSHINE has tactical speed. (5) SHOTGUN A could have a say in the outcome.

Race 5

(2) ROOKIE MISTAKE closed well for the show spot from the 7-hole last week. Gelding has speed and has every right to take these trotters to task for win honors. (1) DASH FOR THE CASH showed late trot recently and the rail slot can help his chances. (6) FLASHY LADY just missed the victory in her previous try.

Race 6

(3) TROPICAL BREEZE has tactical speed and this gal could get back on the right track tonight. (2) HANDSOFFMYCOOKIE is knocking at the door; likely favorite. (4) FAST AND FIESTY Speedy miss could right in the mix.

Race 7

(2) GURF Gelding showed life in his last one and this might be an indication this guy will return to his winning ways tonight. (3) FOR YOU ALMOSTFREE gets serious post relief; big threat. (4) IM FABULOUS Trotting miss just missed the victory in her last start; watch out.

Race 8

(7) MONSIGNOR FLAN closed strongly for win honors last time out. Trotter is very capable of taking his second straight score. (6) CALCHIPS BRUTE is better than his last two flops. (4) SUPER MANNING quite sharp in his last two outings.

Race 9

(5) ALL STAR DRAGON With a relaxing trip, this pacer can get the job done over these. (3) ALLAMERICAN APACHE 11-year-old is knocking at the door. (7) TINYS MILLION closed strongly for the score in his last trip to the post.

Race 10

This might be a perfect spot for (6) BROWNSVILLE BOMBER to receive her first score of the year; we shall see. (5) BULLET POINT Jersey invader has been sharp in her last four tries. (1) IM JUST SPECIAL can fare well from the rail slot.

Race 11

(2) TALL COTTON Trotter has fine speed and could be ready to boss these at his best. (1) MARAVICH went down the road for win honors last week. (4) SUGAR QUEEN GABBY gets post relief in this event.

Race 12

(1) MONOCHROMATIC draws well and Sears gets the call; the pick. (2) ARCTIC FIRE N just missed the victory in her recent start. (2) ARCTIC FIRE N was just a little short and had to settle for the place spot last time around. (6) RIVIERA She fits well in here; watch out.