01/12/2017 5:23PM

Yonkers: Saturday 1/14 Analysis

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MEET STATS: 8 - 22 / $49.70 

BEST BETS: 1 - 2 / $6.60

Best Bet: SNAP TO IT A (2nd)

Spot Play: DYNAMIC YOUTH (10th)

 

Race 1

(4) LORD OF MISRULE recently added Lasix and returns locally at a much-reduced level; gelding does have some speed and Dube could get aggressive early with him. (2) ESCAPE THE NEWS is another who's been facing better recently. (1) ELWELL has hinted at serious ability and was a winner two back at The Meadowlands in 1:50 2/5.

Race 2

(4) SNAP TO IT A returns to Yonkers for Bamond and was a winner when last at this level; Bartlett's choice of three. (1) BETTERLATETHNNEVER has raced well in his four starts off the Allard claim and he draws best; threat. (6) GHOST PINE should be a speed threat in here.

Race 3

(4) LAWGIVER HANOVER was empty last week at The Meadowlands but that was likely a needed start; Vallee charge returns to Yonkers and fits nicely at this level. (7) PANSFORMATIVE hung last out but prior efforts were solid. (2) TWIN B SPEEDO doesn't win all that often but he draws well in this soft group.

Race 4

(2) CHOCOLATE CRACKERS wasn't all that bad last out for his new barn, holding for a board spot after an uncovered journey; he should be in line for a live trip from this spot. (1) OUTRAGEOUS ART hasn't been all that sharp but he's capable of blowing the doors off this group. (3) CHEYENNE SEEBER should be saving ground and can shake free with late pace.

Race 5

(4) MOONLITEONTHEBEACH was a decent trip-sitting second last week and the Bamond trainee can certainly build off that effort. (6) NATIONAL SEELSTER doesn't always finish but he has good early speed which should set him up nicely. (1) KILLER MARTINI is still looking for the winning level but he does draw best; include.

Race 6

(5) LIMELIGHT BEACH showed a nice change of tactics last out at The Meadowlands closing well from off the pace; Burke millionaire seems best here and should be sent to the front. (2) ROLAND N ROCK has been second best in his last four, all solid efforts. (3) SOMEWHERE FANCY did win in his 2016 finale and could land a share here.

Race 7

(6) SOMEWHERE IN L A has now taken two straight for the Banca barn and he looks best here despite having to move to an outside post. (3) IN THE HUDDLE was abused early and understandably tired chasing the top choice last week; he can be forwardly placed again. (2) BULLET BOB is always a speed threat and he can be set up nicely if he can step over the rail horse.

Race 8

(5) DOCTOR BUTCH hasn't been at his best recently with a number a failed speed efforts but he's the best here class-wise and should be followed. (3) ALBERTO CONTADOR N is razor-sharp now and has a nice history at Yonkers. (1) TALK SHOW makes his 4-year-old debut facing more established stock but he had plenty of pace in that qualifier.

Race 9

(2) RICIMER A never mounted a serious charge last week but it was a rated pace he was chasing and he did hold for a board spot; another chance. (6) WESTERN ROCKSTAR A returns off a freshening but he's proven to be a bit camera-shy. (1) WINDSUN STETSON seems fast enough to hold his position and land a share.

Race 10

(5) DYNAMIC YOUTH has been super in all recent efforts moving up the class ladder; Cito, Jr. trainee has a ton of back class and should offer the best price of the contenders. (2) LUCAN HANOVER returns locally for the live Andrew Harris barn and will be prominent throughout. (4) BETTOR'S EDGE makes his debut for new connections; tough to predict what will happen.

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