04/12/2016 2:44PM

Yonkers: Thursday 4/14 Analysis


Race 7 - $10,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool

MEET STATS: 101 - 333 / $577.90

BEST BETS: 14 - 28 / $51.60

Best Bet: ITS A MIRCALE (12th)

Spot Play: DAYLON MIRACLE (11th)

Race 1

(4) HUSTLEONHOME rallied for a small piece in a strange race last week; A. Nap drives again and she could be a bit of value in here. (1) AFTER ALIMONY gets much-needed post relief in her local return. (5) NIPPY W HANOVER has ability but is too inconsistent to recommend.

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Race 2

(1) JUSTICE JET closed with plenty last week and is tough to look past from the pole position. (7) AUSPICIOUS HANOVER ships north from Pompano, where he spent the winter facing some good stock. (6) BRANDOS MUSCLE MAN hasn't done much since winning right off the claim; he's capable of showing early speed.

Race 3

(5) MUSTANG MACH N has been a total failure since being claimed for 40K a few months back; owner waves the white flag and gives the horse back to trainer Tritton while dropping him in for the basement tag. Time to recoup some money. (2) BIG BAMBU debuts for Banca via claim and is always a player at this level. (7) ARTHUR closed for a piece at a big price last week, will be a big price again.

Race 4

(2) NARCIAN JEWEL regained some confidence up at Saratoga and note she was a 100K earner last year. (3) RD IOU also has class, had a big season in 2015 and drops to a new low. (1) AMERICAN ALIVE was Kakaley's choice and she draws best.

Race 5

(3) I AM THE COWBOY gets the all-important class and post relief; Allard trainee should be ready to roll from this spot. (6) BOX CAR JOHNNIE was reclaimed by Milici and he'll be firing early. (1) OHOKA TEXAS N lands the best post for the hot Tritton/Stratton combo.

Race 6

(2) CAVIART SCARLETT was a well-rated winner last out versus similar and it seems like she can control the action again from this spot. (4) ANALYZE was a sharp front-end winner last out but that was from the rail spot; she may have to work harder tonight for a trip. (1) CLASSY LANE ROSE showed a hint of forward progress last week; mare does have back class.

Race 7

(4) COUSIN EDDIE returns to the Renaud barn, where he was a blowout winner two back at the added-distance. (1) HIDDEN IDENTITY debuts for Milici off a winning effort, draws best. (3) KASCARA ROSA has the ability to compete here but she also throws in the occasional break; use caution.

Race 8

(8) CRACKER COFFEE is probably best here but she lands another tough post; I'll take a swing if the price is right and hope Buter can find some early position. (6) UPFRONTWHOSURLADY goes for Milici now and is a huge speed threat. (2) MY TALLIA IDEAL has missed lots of time and may need a start or two.

Race 9

(1) SUMMER CAMP has been solid since returning locally and joining the Banca barn; lucky inside draw should make him a repeat winner. (2) R CAAN was reclaimed by Allard and returns to Sears. (4) REGULUS N makes his third start back in the Tritton barn and he had some late pace last out.

Race 10

(3) GALLANT SEELSTER debuts for Allard via claim and stays at a winning level; gelding was a rail-skimming winner two back from a similar spot. (6) ONTHECLOCK HANOVER has just missed in his last couple; assume he'll be forwardly placed early for his best chance. (1) HYPNOTIST has had trouble getting underway this season; perhaps the live hands of A. Nap can shake him up.

Race 11

(7) DAYLON MIRACLE is a legitimate Open-caliber trotter who will find a way to win here despite the outside post. (3) ZORGWIJK NOVA looms a threat but keep in mind she had no excuse to fail last out. (2) ITZAZIAM has been feeling good of late.

Race 12

(8) ITS A MIRACLE faces much softer tonight and there's no way Brennan will be sitting last with the classy mare. (1) HARMONY OAKS QUIKE needed her last start at Freehold after being on vacation and she should be tighter tonight. (5) THE RIGHT MOVE upset versus lesser last out and she could be a closing threat.

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