07/16/2014 4:11PM

Yonkers: Friday 7/18 Analysis


MEET STATS: 208 - 781 / $1,302.30  BEST BETS: 16 - 65 / $63.00

Best Bet: HOT LIST (12th)

Spot Play: GRAIN OF TRUTH (2nd)


Race 1

(5) LOCKLOADNEXPLODE just got up for win honors last week. Gelding is good enough to take another. (4) DOUBLESHOTASCOTCH came close for the victory last time around; threat. (1) DANCING IN TERROR should do much better from the fence.

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Race 2

(5) GRAIN OF TRUTH closed well for the show spot in his last try. Trotter can move forward at his best. (1) LONG STORY SHORT gets serious post relief; main danger. (4) PEAKS AND VALLEYS got the job done at Philly in his recent outing.

Race 3

(4) PUTNAMS ATTACK Gelding is knocking at the door and is very capable of grabbing his fourth score of the year tonight. (1) TALKTOMECOURAGE N has speed and moves back to the rail; dangerous. (5) SOUTHWIND CHASE can be a factor with these.

Race 4

(1) PERMANENT JOY moves to the rail slot and maybe that's what he needs to boss these trotters. (2) VIBE BLUE CHIP Meadows invader has good speed and Sears signs on to drive; major player. (5) BLACKTUXWHITESOCKS was second best in his last trip.

Race 5

(2) ABOMINABLE SNOWPAN showed tactical speed and with the right trip, this gelding can make tonight a winning one. (3) MEETBEHINDTHEBARN took the pocket route home to victory last time out. (4) HOT RODDY gets post relief; watch out.                        

Race 6

(8) MONKEY ON MY WHEEL Sharp pacing mare got it done last week. Wheels right back and should keep on his winning ways. (1) ICOMMANDMYSPIRIT retains the rail slot and could be a contender in here. (3) VIRGIN MARY could land a share of the purse.

Race 7

(6) THERAPUTIC has put in two sharp victories in a row. Can top these despite the rise in class. (2) NEIGHSAY HANOVER got the job done via the pocket route last time out. (1) IMA QUE T should do better from the rail.

Race 8

(2) DEWYCOLORINTHELINE Very consistent trotter is very capable of moving forward. (8) CORAGGIOSO retains the 8-hole off his latest score. (4) TOBER Sharp in victory in his recent outing; watch out again.

Race 9

(5) ROCKAVELLIAN has put in three sharp efforts and has every right to get back on the winning track. (3) FUTURE CHARACTER has wheeled off two straight victories. (2) LUCKY LUCKY LEO can have a say with this group.

Race 10

(5) UF DRAGONS QUEEN Pacing miss has good early zip and now is back at Yonkers. Can make tonight a winning one at her best. (2) SIR LEHIGH Z TAM should fare well from the 2-hole. (4) LETS GO HIGHER gets the luck of the draw and is not out of this.

Race 11

(6) MUSCOLO has showed signs of life in his last two tries. Gelding could best this group with the right trip. (5) FORTUNISTA has tactical speed and could contend in here. (8) WISENHEIMER moves down in class but draws badly; maybe.

Race 12

This might be a good spot for (5) HOT LIST to get back into the swing of things. (1) FASHION MYSTERY Drops in class and move to the 1-hole; threat. (4) HANDSOFFMYCOOKIE should be right square in the mix.

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