10/14/2016 3:50PM

Yonkers: Monday 10/17 Analysis


MEET STATS: 352 - 1039 / $1,906.60

BEST BETS: 46 - 86 / $152.80

Best Bet: IDEAL PRINCESS (1st)

Spot Play: ROLAND N ROCK (12th)


Race 1

(4) IDEAL PRINCESS ships in off a blowout score and lands in a very soft spot; clearly the one to beat in the opener. (5) RD BILLIE showed some speed in her local debut and she could show more tonight. (6) GALYNS GIFT hails from Burke, which merits a mention in this weak field.

Race 2

(1) BARBIE HANOVER is 2 for 2 in her young career and the well-bred 2-year-old can easily take another. (3) IDEAL PLAN had it all her own way and prevailed at odds-on last week upon arrival. (4) WITHOUT A DAUT gets Zeron and appears to be a logical contender.

Race 3

(2) STIRLING ESCORT failed to fire gapping cover off an accellerated pace last week; he can save ground from this spot and shake free with pace. (4) SANTIAGO STYLE ships from The Maritimes with some good-looking form but he's missed a month. (3) FAST N VICTORIOUS never wins but he raced better last out with Lasix added.

Race 4

(1) LIVE ODDS put in a pretty good effort from the eight hole last week in her local return and now she draws best. (5) SKINNY DIPPER has stakes experience and should go well with these. (4) ART ANGEL BABY arrives from Saratoga looking for four straight.

Race 5

(4) THE ROCK returns locally and the effort from two back at Pocono would be good enough to win this. (1) HICKORY ICON was overmatched last week; this is a better spot. (2) CHEYENNE JEFFREY is certainly good enough to be competitive from this inside post.

Race 6

(8) UPSIDE SURPRISE lands another poor post but she's flashed speed off the gate in the past and should be a good price in this suspect field. (7) SOUTHWIND TANGO arrives from the WEG circuit where she's sprinkled in a few good efforts; she may have been the one to beat with a better post. (1) TRACEY'S DESIRE rode live cover to victory last week and could repeat but won't offer much value.

Race 7

(3) CENOVIS brushed and crushed last out and faces nothing special here; only worry here is the missed time. (4) ALL DOWN THE LINE returns locally with some post relief. (1) STELLA'S PHELLA is 0 for 63 and counting but will probably pick up his usual share from this spot.

Race 8

(3) WINNING LINC was a solid multiple-move winner last week and can certainly repeat. (1) BOTTOM DEALS was outfinished by the top one and looms the main threat from the best post. (2) SOMELUCKSOMEROCK got all gummed up at the half last week and did have some finishing pace; he should save ground for a share here.

Race 9

(6) SOMEWHERE FANCY was a victim of the pace last out but still finished with plenty; worth another chance. (3) MACHTU N was jammed on the rail and finished mildly inside last week; he's proven at this level. (5) SECOND WIND N is another who fits with these and is overdue.

Race 10

(1) SHEZAREALDEAL is another Ross Croghan-trainee who's been a fringe stakes player but should find these to her liking. (2) FREEZE OUT has raced well in her last two from bad posts; big threat from this spot. (6) AMERICAN IVY hit the board in the NYSS Final for Team Miller.

Race 11

(4) WINNA WINNA was uninvolved upon arrival, which was his debut for the Burke barn; expecting more tonight. (1) BEACHES DE VIE draws well again and is in line for a live trip. (6) BLAISE MM is an interesting Canadian shipper for Casie Coleman; consider.

Race 12

(4) ROLAND N ROCK never really got involved last week in his local return but from this spot he can fire to the front. (6) STARSKY'S DREAM N looked like he had more to offer in his winning debut for the Milici barn. (1) HEEZ ORL BLACK N isn't what he used to be but he should race well from this spot.

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