02/12/2016 3:42PM

Yonkers: Monday 2/15 Analysis

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Race 7 - $10,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool

MEET STATS: 41 - 162 / $286.70

BEST BETS: 3 - 13 / $14.60

 

Best Bet: THAT’LL BE THE REI (3rd)

Spot Play: FAITHFUL FRIEND (2nd)

Race 1

(3) WISHFORABEACHOUSE showed signs of life in his latest; he catches a weak group so look for Lachance to keep this one close to the pace and with some luck get the job done. (4) BABINGA WOOD was sitting a 3-hole trip to grind out a victory in his last start. (1) GRANDPA DON stays in same condition for top connections and the rail slot can only help his cause.

Race 2

(5) FAITHFUL FRINED had live cover to make up multiple lengths and she missed the score by only 3 so there's an indication this mare can move forward. (6) OH SUGAR was in the pocket most of the way but could not get close to the top two in her last try. (4) TRACEYS DESIRE leaves the 8-hole and maybe she could make an impact in this event.

Race 3

(3) THATLL BE THE REI flashed excellent speed against better last time out; now gelding moves down in class and good to see Dube with the return call. (5) CHANTEPLEURE was sent right straight to the front but in deep stretch he did not have enough gas in the tank to seek glory. (1) TINK AND TIGER is hoping for better results from the fence.

Race 4

(1) MONTREAL PHIL Gelding is back on the rail where he had a pocket-rocket score three trips ago; ready for action. (2) BLADE SEELSTER was sharp in defeat last out missing the victory by a 1/2 of length. (7) UNCLE GOODFELLOW does not have the luck of the draw, but is capable given his proven record.

Race 5

(1) JUSTICE MY WAY moves down the ladder after showing good early pace against tougher last out; can take this with a well rated drive. (4) GOTTA LAUGH AGAIN was late on the scene to nail down the place spot in his latest. (6) COACH CAL has tactical speed and gets class relief; so that might help his cause.

Race 6

(3) EXIT CAM moves back inside and the last time this gelding was in the 3-hole, he was second best on January 12th; gets the call. (8) GRATIAN HANOVER was sent down the road in his last trip on his way to victory; post hurts but is capable. (1) PIER HO TEMPTATION had good speed from the pocket to take down top prize last out.

Race 7

(5) MOLLIE Z TAM was odds on last out and did not get the job done but this gal only lost the score by 3/4 of a length; ready to fire her best. (1) BROWN BRINNY wire to wire score from the pole position last out and retains the fence tonight; threat. (2) NATIONALIZE comes by way of Dover Downs hitting the board in her last six starts; knocking at the door.

Race 8

(3) PEMBROKE SCORPIO gets a much better post to work with and this gelding appears to have the potential to get the job done with a fine-timed drive. (7) JT is the speed of the speed and is the one to catch despite having the outside slot again. (1) BORIS will need a better trip to contend with these and maybe the rail can help his chances.

Race 9

(3) ROCK TO GLORY was sitting a 3-hole trip then went first over at the 3/4 pole and was hung out to dry in deep stretch last time out; his January 16 start was more encouraging so this guy merits consideration. (6) ARI ALLSTAR took the pocket route on his way to glory last time around. (1) MOJO TERROR gets serious post relief and Sears has the call for trainer Bamond; watch out.

Race 10

Seems to be a rematch from February 1st event with some of these contestants. (5) MYDELIGHT BLUECHIP rallied strongly to nail down win honors in her last start; 4-year-old mare seems to be in good form so two straight is clearly not out of the question. (4) BIN N HEAVEN was sent right to the front but in deep stretch could not hold off the top and third pick last out; so nice to see Bartlett with the return call. (1) ROCK MY WORLD was up on the rim at the 3/4 pole and came close to getting the job done at 31-1 losing by a 1/2 length.

Race 11

(2) REGULUS N flashed sharp speed but could not hold off the winner in his last trip to the post; with a favorable trip, this gelding can make tonight a winning one. (1) GALLANT SEELSTER tired in deep stretch as heavy favorite last week; retains the rail and clearly is the main danger. (4) VIP BAYAMA is back in door number 4 where this gelding took home top prize two starts back.

Race 12

(1) GARNET RIVER A did not fire against better last week; is back to a winning level and gets the rail advantage to help his cause; worth a shot. (5) BJS BEQUIA had live cover and mowed them down for his first score of the year. (2) MISSISSIPPI HIPPY had dull cover, hung outside but held on for the show spot recently.

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