11/05/2016 12:01PM

Yonkers: Monday 11/7 Analysis


MEET STATS: 391 - 1122 / $2,133.90

BEST BETS: 51 - 91 / $169.10

Best Bet: SKINNY DIPPER (4th)

Spot Play: HURRIKANE ALI (8th)


Race 1

(1) GRAND MASTER steps up in class off an easy wire-to-wire win and when he gets live he strings multiple good efforts together; Bartlett drives again. (2) PASS THEM BYE N gets needed post relief and may be the main threat. (3) MAXI BON has disappointed of late but he's capable with a well-timed move.

Race 2

(8) GALLANT SEELSTER is stuck outside but with an alert getaway he's more than capable. (1) UPFRONT COUNTRYBOY draws well for the first time in a few starts and he's got the back class to threaten. (3) A PLUS HANOVER has Sears driving for Banca and he was a pocket-sitting winner two back.

Race 3

(5) VIVA LA VORACIOUS gets a nice driver change to Zeron upon arrival from Saratoga and faces a suspect group. (2) FRISKIE ZENA was much-improved last out. (6) MI VIDA returns to Yonkers off a big upset score at The Meadows and she debuts for Milici with leading driver Bartlett; big threat.

Race 4

(5) SKINNY DIPPER destroyed these three back and was respectable in the Breeders Crown; extremely short price looming here. (1) PHOOS GIRL has raced well since arriving here from Canada for the Robertson barn. (7) ART CRITIC has Brennan driving for Burke; tough to toss out.

Race 5

(4) FROG POND PRINCESS hasn't put in a bad effort in quite some time and the filly should be live enough to gun these down. (3) HOT LEMONADE will be gunning to the front but she hasn't proven she can last the duration. (8) HUG A DRAGONESS exits stakes events for Burke but is stuck outside; Brennan should be looking to improve position early.

Race 6

(1) BALLERAT BOOMERANG has been very sharp since arriving from the Iowa fair circuit and he goes second-time Lasix from the best post; one to beat. (4) ROCKET J is a big threat if he minds his manners. (5) DUKE OF DELRAY ships in with just moderate success out of town; maybe the change in venue wakes him up.

Race 7

(3) ALL DOWN THE LINE was a sharp second two back versus similar; 3-year-old could get the best of these in a field with no standouts. (5) MAURICE has a live move in him; watch the board for early Lachance money. (7) ROLL WITH FRED was much better last out but I don't have much confidence in him; use underneath.

Race 8

(2) HURRIKANE ALI is an erratic type, much like many of these McDermott 'Hurrikane' trainees, but he's very fast when right. (1) BRED TO RACE gets much-needed post relief and will be much more involved from this spot. (4) REGAL SIGHT goes second-time Lasix and I think there's more here than meets the eye; use underneath at a price.

Race 9

(2) PRETTY BOY HILL lands inside again after having his race cancelled last week; Alagna trainee should be ready to roll. (8) DERICHO has been sharp and fits with these; I can't imagine Dube getting away last with him. (3) MIDNIGHT PASS gets an improved post and Bartlett drives again; he can be close up and land a board spot.

Race 10

(2) IN THE HUDDLE drew away easily last out and is sharp enough to repeat. (4) ACE OF CLUBS was a strong winner in his debut for Allard taking his third straight but he has little early speed and needs a pace up front. (5) THE ROCK has held his own recently versus better, more seasoned foes; include.

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