04/29/2016 3:02PM

Yonkers: Monday 5/2 Analysis


MEET STATS: 144 - 418 / $758.70

BEST BETS: 19 - 35 / $65.30

Best Bet: HEEZ ORL BLACK N (7th)


Race 1

(1) PRETTY SAMMIE paced evenly in her career debut for Toscano down at Philly and more could be expected tonight. (5) CHEYENNE MOLLY has raced decently in her last couple. (4) POKERFACE is the lone 4-year-old in the field but is just 1 for 33 lifetime; include her, but perhaps just underneath.

Race 2

(5) MOTHER OF ART buried money in her 2016 debut but likely needed the start; Burke trainee can be tighter tonight. (2) SOULMATE HANOVER was a good winner in her 3-year-old debut at Pocono for a sharp outfit. (6) UPSIDE SURPRISE was collared by a sharp trip-sitting winner last week.

Race 3

(3) GALOWS NIGHTMARE was a very impressive winner right off the bench for Chris Lems and she ships from Vernon to take a chance for more money; give him a long look from this spot. (4) OK IMAGINE flattened last week after an uncovered battle but he was a sharp winner the start prior. (8) COMBAT has obvious ability but has to overcome the worst post.

Race 4

(4) JK ONAROLL returns locally off a failed try in the Weiss at Pocono and he's had some good local efforts. (3) COBRA JOE ships from The Meadowlands and looks like a good fit. (2) STELLA'S FELLA does a great job of picking up checks but is winless lifetime in 49 starts; connections should go to Monti and dominate a NW1 field.

Race 5

(3) AMERICAN VENTURE has back class and could get well versus this group. (1) PIER HO TEMPTATION returns to Brennan and gets post relief. (4) DONAU has not fired in his last three; use caution.

Race 6

(2) FRANNEY LOVE DAT looked solid beating lesser in her debut for Milici and she should be followed again. (5) ROCK HER WORLD ships from Canada where she's been racing well; big threat. (1) ART CRITIC beat cheaper last out after walking on the front end.

Race 7

(1) HEEZ ORL BLACK N is much better than he's been showing and this looks like a now-or-never spot. (2)  J T was conservatively handled last week and closed with pace up the rail; he may be in line for a pocket ride. (7) WINDS OF CHANGE has found his stride in his last three but returns locally in a tough post.

Race 8

(3) DCS BETTER LIFE had aim for second last out behind a 1/9 shot but flattened out; I'm convinced he has more ability than he's been showing and I'm giving him one more chance. (4) JK HEAVEN SENT faces tougher after jogging on the front end. (2) SHANE ADAM closed well last out and can always be counted on for a share.

Race 9

(5) TEAM CAPTAIN goes second-time Lasix and gets an improved post; It wouldn't surprise me if we saw more from him tonight. (1) WINNING IS SWEET returns locally for Allard after some decent tries out of town. (2) ELWELL finished with pace last week in a needed start.

Race 10

(4) TWIN B SPEEDO isn't a prolific winner but he does drop a notch in class and has a decent post to work with. (1) URBANA BAYAMA has tailed off in recent weeks but he's done good things in the past with Brennan driving. (7) ROCK OUT gets a barn change to Milici, picks up Bartlett and cannot be ignored.

Race 11

(1) WESTERN PIONEER put in a big effort last week to just miss after breaking leaving the gate and getting jammed in traffic; he's clearly the one to beat from this spot. (3) EDWARD TEACH ships in for Burke looking for three staright. (4) PAN STREET USA was a big upset winner two back with Buter in the bike.

Race 12

(3) HOT LEMONADE lingered in last then closed with plenty after the fact in her last start; I would hope for a more aggressive effort tonight. (1) MAYA SCAPE has been much-improved in her last two. (6) TRY N KEEP UP has looked good in recent; only knock here is the outside post.

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