05/13/2016 4:43PM

Yonkers: Monday 5/16 Analysis


MEET STATS: 170 - 488 / $884.70

BEST BETS: 22 - 41 / $81.60

Best Bet: BLOOD BROTHER (12th)

Spot Play: LIFE UP FRONT (8th)

Race 1

(5) TEAPARTY DIVA makes just her second lifetime start for Bamond off a useful effort at Freehold and she could show more tonight switching to Bartlett. (1) ROCKIN DATE finally put it all together last week at Pocono for Burke; threat. (8) WISHY WASHY GIRL was overbet last week and blew up in the first turn; much better price looming tonight from this outside spot.

Race 2

My goodness...it's Sire Stakes time already! (5) DAZZING DOLLARS was a solid winner over the half mile oval last week in the Lady Suffolk and the Smedshammer trainee could be even better tonight; note she was second best in the NYSS final last season. (2) DIZZY BROAD looked a little short in those qualifiers and may need a start. (3) OPEN ACCESS has looked good in her three seasonal starts.

Race 3

(2) CONCUR finished with plenty of pace two back from an inside post and she could be close enough to strike tonight. (6) THINK BIGGER has done little wrong in her brief career and I couldn't fault anyone for leaning in her direction. (5) BEACHES DE VIE had eventful efforts in his last two at The Meadowlands.

Race 4

(1) I WILL TAKE CREDIT seems well-mannered and qualified nicely in preparation for her 3-year-old debut; if she navigates that first turn she can go down the road. (6) OUTSIDECOURT was a player in the Excelsior series and she switches to Bartlett shipping in. (5) ROYAL APPLE had a decent first effort for the Ducharme barn.

Race 5

(6) SWEET ASHLEY T arrives for a sharp trotting outfit off a big effort at Vernon; filly may be good enough to handle the outside post. (3) GOOSEBUMP HANOVER qualified nicely last week at The Meadowlands with the hobbles; Morrill drives. (1) NEW SHERIFF N TOWN was a bit short last out at Pocono but she gets Dube tonight.

Race 6

(5) WINNING PRINCESS is more live stock from Burke/Morrill and this one scored right off the bench at a big price; deserving favorite. (6) EARN YOUR WINGS is another filly who won at first asking in 2016 and she looks like a rallying threat. (1) CREDIT TO THELIMIT handled the half mile flawlessly in her last three at Northfield.

Race 7

(5) NON STICK was last year's freshman champ and Svanstedt will have her ready for her 3-year-old debut. (4) DALEY'S MASERATI could be a threat underneath at a price with an alert getaway and smooth trip; Dan Daley always has live ones in the NYSS. (1) ELLIES FUNKY MUNKY was unraced at two but has looked good in her brief career.

Race 8

(3) LIFE UP FRONT has been knocking on the door in his last few and when right this veteran is a legit Preferred-type horse; overdue. (2) ANNUITY closed well last out, his first start off the Allard claim. (5) LEGION OF BOOM debuts for Banca via claim off a pocket-rocket score but he faces tougher here.

Race 9

(4) TIME ON MY HANDS raced well in a needed start last week and she should be better tonight. (1) ENCORE DEO broke leaving when last seen here but her other efforts puts her right in the mix. (2) SELFIE will be close up from this spot, perhaps in the pocket.

Race 10

(1) FEELING CAM LUCKY returns locally in a good spot to trip out for Lachance. (6) GALOWS NIGHTMARE has really impressed in his three starts for Chris Lems. (4) LONE SURVIVOR keeps Dube and he was a good second in his last two.

Race 11

(7) BETTER SAID starts from a tough outside post but she's got the ability to compete with these and her rivals seem to have some holes in their games; consider her at a nice price. (2) SINGLE ME hasn't looked that great in her last two; proceed with caution. (1) PRECIOUS TWILIGHT powered up the rail in her local debut, then hung from the pocket last week; no value here either.

Race 12

(1) BLOOD BROTHER certainly came to play in that second qualifier and he should be ready to roll from the lucky inside post draw. (3) PERFECT BET returns locally after performing well in the Weiss at Pocono. (4) SECRET DELIGHT picks up Brennan and seems to fit with this type.

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