11/05/2015 3:04PM

Yonkers: Saturday 11/7 Analysis

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MEET STATS: 344 - 1048 / $1,890.80  BEST BETS: 51 - 84 / $177.40

Best Bet: FREESPIN N (10th)

Spot Play: URBANA BAYAMA (4th)

 

Race 1

(1) ONTHECLOCK HANOVER was a game front-end winner last out and despite facing tougher and losing Bartlett he deserves a long look. (4) ELECTRIC CHAPEL N gapped and went evenly last week versus better and should fit well here for live connections. (3) BIG JER took tons of money last out but never fired; better price looming tonight.

Race 2

(2) SCREAMAN SEAMAN A went a big eight-hole trip two back versus lesser then never got involved last week; from this improved post the Cassar trainee will be closer to the action. (6) DAVID'S DREAM drops for Burke and is arguably best but he doesn't win all that often. (1) STONE TREE folded after an uncovered effort last out; he was second best in his last two tries at this level.

Race 3

(6) ELRAMA N was a sharp winner in his U.S. debut then couldn't reach last week; aggressive early handling by Bartlett can get the job done tonight. (3) STATION THREEOHSIX drops in class, gets away from the eight hole and just failed in a big try three back; that 10/1 morning line is a joke. (2) GALLANT SEELSTER gets post relief and Sears in the bike; consider using for a share.

Race 4

(4) URBANA BAYAMA has put in two good rallies in a row from difficult spots and he has a speedy target to run down in (1) FORTY FIVE RED; sharp sort deserves a play. The latter draws best and is strictly the one to catch. (6) GALACTIC GALLEON N has also been showing late interest recently.

Race 5

(5) BULLET BOB picks up the live hands of Tyler Buter and that may get this speedy gelding over the top. (2) A PLACE IN HISTORY returns to Brennan and they teamed up to win five back. (1) PHIL YOUR BOOTS returns locally making his third start for Andrew Harris and he draws best with Sears driving.

Race 6

(8) SOMEWHERE IN L A was aggressively handled by Bartlett from post eight last week and was a game winner; Takter trainee is capable of repeating. (2) INVICTUS HANOVER hasn't put in a bad effort in ages and he gets a good draw to work with. (5) IDEAL WILLIE picks up Brennan and could be a closing threat.

Race 7

(5) TAKE IT BACK TERRY has been super in all recent efforts, overcoming tough posts week after week; in this small field the Burke trainee should never be too far back. (6) MACH IT SO exits the Breeders Crown, where he finished third to the best pacers on the planet, but will he be at a tactical disadvantage from this spot? (1) E Z NOAH looks for three straight, but has some tough ones in here to contend with.

Race 8

(6) DYNAMIC YOUTH had some dynamic efforts in the Open a few starts back and he can get well versus this group. (8) THE REAL ONE is stuck with a post eight assignment which may make things near-impossible but the Lachance trainee is supremely talented and can fly home. (4) SNAP TO IT A is reunited with Bartlett, who steered this Down-under gelding to his last two victories.

Race 9

(3) LIFE UP FRONT faces similar off a game score last week and is capable of repeating; gets the call, although not a confident one. (5) MR HASANI N didn't fire in his last two but he's more than capable with these. (4) STEVENSVILLE has been flat recently and he loses Stratton to the top choice.

Race 10

(2) FREESPIN N drops and moves inside off a game effort where he just missed; logical. (4) SOHO HIGHROLLER A was aggressively handled in his first U.S. start but faltered pretty badly; he drops a notch and clearly deserves following. (5) HEEZ ORL BLACK N had no visible excuse to fail last week but Sears drives again and he's good enough to compete here.

Race 11

(2) GOBAN was a decent second two back at this level then followed that up with a tough-post no-chance effort; there's some question marks with the favorites and he should be a decent price. (7) MOONLITEONTHEBEACH returns locally with class relief and may be best but he's not the most prolific winner. (4) ASLAN faltered chasing a speedy winner last week; prior effort versus lesser was good.

Race 12

(1) DREAM OUT LOUD N was racing well versus Open types and he's tough to look past from this spot. (5) CROMBIE A is kind of hit-or-miss but a top effort can beat these. (8) WINDS OF CHANGE tripped out upon arrival for Takter. Clearly this is a tougher spot but he's worth a look underneath.

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Diego Brower More than 1 year ago
Why doesvyonkers onlybrace eight horse field at a mile and Saratoga and Northfield often race 9 and 10 horse field. Why isn't superfecta offered in every race. Finally why no pentafecta. Why aren't the drivers at Yonkers more aggressive leaving the gate to protect pole position. They seldom retake and race Indian file around the track even in fields loaded with speed. That's not the case at Northfield as you can almost with certainty predict an outer flow coming to the half. The leader doesn't get a free ride. Makes you wonder. It's one of the main reason I love to play Northfield and Saratoga.