03/07/2016 12:55AM

Yonkers: Monday 3/7 Analysis


MEET STATS: 56 - 189 / $330.30

BEST BETS: 7 - 16 / $23.40

Best Bet: KRYPTOS (4th)

Spot Play: KINGS BARNS (9th)

Race 1

(6) TOUCH THE ROCK has been sharp as a tack in all recent and despite being outside his main competition he remains the one to beat. (1) ROETHBLISSBERGER was totally empty last out but he plunges to the basement and is clearly capable of awakening. (2) JC KINGDOM will never be far away from this spot.

Race 2

(6) CAPELA needs to overcome an outside post draw but I think she may just be faster than these. (5) BROWN BRINNY is a neck shy of a three-race winning streak and she certainly is logical. (2) IM IN LUV ships from Woodbine in good form and she's one to look at in a clear three-horse affair.

Race 3

(4) JOLT OF WHISKEY is up in class off a win and looks sharpest of the contenders. (5) BIG BAD BOSSMAN woke up in a huge way last week en route to an upset win. (1) JACK ATTACK and (6) SMOKING JOEY both debut for new connections and either seems capable here.

Race 4

(3) KRYPTOS looked super last week coasting to a dominating win and the well-bred mare can have her way with these. (2) BIN N HEAVEN will be forwardly placed and can chase the top one second best. (6) SKEEBALL raced well last week off the long layoff but she's likely at a tactical disadvantage from this outside spot.

Race 5

(5) FEISTYS LEGACY ships from Canada for O'Sullivan and finds a very weak NW2 race; the way this barn has been going recently makes this mare logical selecting. (3) AMAZON looked good in her first two starts of the year; don't know whats been going on recently, however. (2) OH SUGAR has raced pretty well recently and draws best of the contenders.

Race 6

(5) LITTLE MISS SPORTY was a very game winner in her local debut after being stung early on in the mile and she may be up to this task. (3) NORTHERN BEAUTY has shown solid gate speed in her three local starts for Jody Riedel. (6) RAVENNA STAR has been solid recently up at Monticello for the Stalbaum barn.

Race 7

(7) VICTORIA'S MUNKY lands the worst post in this division of the Petticoat but she has a pretty good history here and I would expect Dube to be trying to move early. (3) SASSAFRAS GIRL ships up from Dover off a good effort in a quick time. (4) SPECIAL PACKAGE qualified effectively and is certainly in with a chance, but it's hard to justify that 4/5 morning line.

Race 8

(4) GRAND MASTER showed nice improvement last out with Bartlett driving and the veteran is clearly trending in the right direction. (3) DIAL OR NO DIAL is back down a notch in class off a failed uncovered try and he's got $1.7 million worth of back class to call upon. (2) MAJOR BUBBLES N broke his U.S. maiden last out and may have more to offer.

Race 9

(6) KINGS BARNS moves into the Allard barn and gets some class relief; I expect a more aggressive effort tonight. (5) CHRISTIAN SLOY A was well-backed in his U.S. debut and raced decently; Down-Under import may only get better. (2) BACKUP A gets both needed class and post relief tonight.

Race 10

(4) CHANTEPLEURE has been a solid fixture at this level and always gives 100%; expect him to be on or near the lead again. (2) MASTERSON finally put it together last week but he arguably faces tougher tonight despite the lower purse. (3) ELECTROFIRE is a steady commodity from the Kokinos barn, which has been performing well recently.

Race 11

(7) GINGER TREE ALEXIS ships in from The Meadows and joins the golden Milici barn, who seems to turn everything around instantly; leading driver Bartlett gets the call. (5) MAYA SCAPE was better in her second start for Laterza. (1) QUEEN OF DENIAL isn't the winning type, but she can hang around for a share from the rail.

Race 12

(4) CLASS SIX was gunned down last week by a tough rival; he should fire to the front again and can start a new streak. (1) SIMPLY BUSINESS shook free too late and finished with pace last out; big threat from this spot. (7) ROCKSTAR STRIDE fizzled out badly in his last two after showing big speed; perhaps a change of tactics are in order; threat underneath at a price.

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