05/26/2016 3:52PM

Yonkers: Saturday 5/28 Analysis


MEET STATS: 182 - 535 / $978.60

BEST BETS: 24 - 45 / $88.10

Best Bet: E Z NOAH (9th)

Spot Play: TWIN B SPEEDO (3rD)

Race 1

(4) FREESPIN N faltered on the front end last week but the Bamond trainee is proven at this level and he faces no standouts here. (7) HEEZ ORL BLACK N was outfinished last week after following live cover and now he's stuck outside, but he looks best of the rest despite the tough spot. (1) BELIEVEINTHESPIRIT is up in class off a well-driven victory.

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Race 2

(4) EXIT CAM gets Dube in the bike as well as an improved post; veteran will likely be on the move early. (2) AMERICAN RAGE also moves back inside and is always a threat from a good post. (3) PANCETTA makes his second return start off an even effort last week and more can be expected tonight.

Race 3

(4) TWIN B SPEEDO faces lesser, gets an improved post and picks up Sears. Two back he was a sharp closing second. (1) SAM'S ESCAPE didn't factor versus better last week but he's back on the rail again and Bartlett's back driving. (3) ONE THROUGH TEN beat lesser on the engine last out and should be close up from this spot; use underneath.

Race 4

(4) DIME A DANCE was the NYSS champ here last season and she was a winner in her 3-year-old debut down at Philly; Burke trainee could be ready to roll versus these fillies. (2) KRYPTOS has just one defeat in her brief career and she had some solid efforts at Yonkers a couple of months ago. (6) SOFT IDEA wired a NYSS field five days ago up at Monticello in a quick time and she picked up a check in the Breeders Crown as a freshman; big chance despite the post.

Race 5

(7) MAJOR ATHENS has the speed to hit the front and has been a solid commodity all year; top billing here. (5) ALLERAGE STAR rallied into second last week as the top choice pulled pocket into Bee A Magician; she can also be forwardly placed. (3) ARMOR HANOVER has been a heck of a claim for $15K and the sharp trotter can land a share here.

Race 6

(1) ARTMAGIC raced very well chasing his entrymate last week, just his second start of the season. Landing the best post makes him (and his mutuel partner) very difficult to look past. (1A) MISSILE J is best here, as evidenced by his nice win in the elim, but he lands all the way outside and doesn't seem to have a ton of early speed. He'll need a bit of luck. (2) RODEO ROCK was a good second upon arrival and draws well; logical candidate to complete the exacta. (4) YANKEE ARTILLERY flashed some belated pace last week and will be closer tonight.

Race 7

(7) ARTISTIC MAJOR has come back razor-sharp for his 4-year-old campaign, including powering home last week at The Meadowlands in 1:48 1/5. Only obstacle here is the post. (5) OUTRAGEOUS ART has been in solid form for Allard and was a good second to Bit Of A Legend N last week. (6) TAKE IT BACK TERRY is off his game of late but any modest improvement puts him in the mix.

Race 8

(1) MAH SISH N was much better last week and appeared to have some pace in traffic; he can benefit from a stalking trip tonight. (2) SOMEWHERE IN L A faces similar off an odds-on win. (4) SAMMY THE BULL N could be a closing threat with the right setup.

Race 9

(1) E Z NOAH had no chance last week after lingering at the rear but he finished with good pace; class and post relief makes the Allard trainee tough to beat. (2) SOHO LENNON A hasn't fired in his last few after a nice U.S. debut; improvement can be expected. (3) DUEL IN THE SUN raced pretty well last week with Brennan driving.

Race 10

(1) RONNY BUGATTI had plenty of finishing pace last week but just a touch too much ground to cover; he lands the best post in this competitive field and gets the call. (4) CLINT WESTWOOD was charging home last week and has been solid in practically every start this season. (3) STOLEN CAR was a bit overmatched in the Open but should be more involved with these.

Race 11

(3) DW'S NY YANK was outbattled to the wire in his last by Monroe County but that start put him over the million dollar mark in career earnings; Burke trainee has a touch more class than these and deserves another chance. (1) MONROE COUNTY has been sharp and is impossible not to include from this spot. (2) RED HOT HERBIE hasn't fired with his best in his last two; proceed with caution.

Race 12

(6) THE REAL ONE finally came to play last week and stormed home impressively; Lachance trainee is capable of stringing multiple big efforts together. (4) ALWAYS AT MY PLACE returns to Yonkers off a needed tightener and he'll be on the move early. (2) CARTOON DADDY faces much better but he's been very sharp.

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