03/18/2016 4:33PM

Yonkers: Monday 3/21 Analysis


MEET STATS: 71 - 276 / $504.70

BEST BETS: 7 - 22 / $28.50

Best Bet: MASTERSON (9th)


Race 1

(2) HOT PATOOTIE Pacing mare catches a weak group and could be ready for her first win at the Hilltop. (5) OH SUGAR has been picking up checks of late; threat. (3) POKERFACE should appreciate the 3-hole; watch out.

Race 2

(5) CHEYENNE TRIENGEL led every step but was nailed for win honors by Fiestys Legacy last out. Might be ready to turn the tables on that rival; we shall see. (4) FIESTYS LEGACY was strong in the pocket to run down the top pick recently. (6) LENORE KARIDIAN comes by way of California with a nice win last time around.

Race 3

(1) M A BAY was out of it in the Sagamore series last out but fits with these and does have a win from the fence; must be considered. (2) STIRLING ENSIGN Freehold invader raced evenly for the show money last out. (4) RAGNAR J got the job done via the pocket at Monticello in his latest.

Race 4

(6) IRISH TERROR Quite flat in the Sagamore series last out but the good news is the gelding is facing a weak group of pacers and with a fine-timed drive he can pick them up and lay them down for all the glory. (1) ITS JUST TOO MUCH was sent down the road last time out for all the marbles. (5) SIN CITY SHARK Here's another that took down the competition wire to window at Monticello recently.

Race 5

(2) IWILLMAKEYOUSAYWOW was extremely wide, took the lead but in deep stretch was caught approaching the wire and had to settle for the show spot in his latest. If he gets a covered up trip it could be game over for the rest of these; big threat. (3) HAVE NOT READ IT Jersey invader should find the half-mile oval to his liking; maybe. (1) SPIRIT OF TRUTH gets post relief and that might help his cause.

Race 6

Will take a stab with longshot (3) ROLLING GOING GONE to put it all together. Sharp in the Petticoat two trips ago and with some racing luck he might run down the heavy favorite (2) KRYPTOS. The latter has done nothing wrong and remains undefeated; the one to deny seeking his fifth in a row. (1) SPECIAL PACKAGE retains the rail and could be a factor in this event.

Race 7

(2) IM IN LUV was first over at the 1/2 mile marker and grinding out a victory in her latest. Very consistent filly can pulled off two straight against these. (6) CAPELA is on a roll scoring her fourth in a row; likely choice. (5) SASSAFRAS GIRL had good cover but could not get to the winner Im In Luv last out.

Race 8

(1) LITTLE MISS SPORTY Mare is very sharp of late and now she moves to the fence; very capable of returning to her winning ways. (3) ARABELLA J was in the pocket most of the way but was outkicked for win and place honors recently. (8) BIN N HEAVEN was sent by Kakaley down the road last out for all the glory. Post hurts by she is very capable.

Race 9

You have to love the way (5) MASTERSON has been winning races. Gelding was used hard from the 8-hole, had some trouble early on and still got the job done by three lengths; the pick for the four-peat. (7) MARTINI HANOVER was on the engine but did not have enough gas in the tank and was nailed at the wire last week. (3) JUSTICE MY WAY needs a favorable trip to contend with these; quite possible.

Race 10

(5) PIER HO TEMPTATION did not fire in his last trip to the post but there is good news here, he leaves the 7-hole and does have 3 of 5 wins at the Hilltop and Mr. Brennan once again is back at the controls; threat at his best. (1) GHOST PINE gets serious post relief and that could help his chances against these. (4) SHADOW PLACE is knocking at the door based on his last two tries.

Race 11

(1) CHRISTIAN SLOY A seems to be ready for a breakout performance and now he moves to the fence; dangerous with a favorable trip. (4) BAKERSFIELD should fare well from the door number four and does have a win on the half-mile oval. (6) CHANTEPLEURE could have a say based on his early zip.

Race 12

(1) MYDELIGHT BLUECHIP there is plenty of speed in here and this mare fits with these; With a fine-timed drive from Mr. Lachance this 4-year-old can make tonight a winning one. (2) QUEEN OF DENIAL very sharp in his last two starts makes her a contender in here. (7) GINGER TREE ALEXIIS led every step of the way but tired in deep stretch and had to settle for show money last time around.

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