04/26/2016 3:55PM

Yonkers: Thursday 4/28 Analysis


Race 7 - $10,000 Guaranteed Pick Five Pool

MEET STATS: 132 - 393 / $712.80 

BEST BETS: 17 - 33 / $60.00


Best Bet: OUTA MY HEAD (1st)

Spot Play: STRINGS (9th)

Race 1

(3) OUTA MY HEAD has been in solid form recently for a barn that's done well all year and he should be heading to the front. (1) JC KINGDOM should look to protect pocket position and can be second best. (5) WHAT'SITTOYOUGRANT clearly has issues having made only four starts in the last two years but those qualifiers seemed good enough.

Race 2

(6) MY IDEAL HANOVER moves into the Robertson barn via claim and could show enough improvement to topple these at a price. (5) MY TALLIA IDEAL was second best last week in a good try and seems like the one to beat, but will likely be overbet. (7) UPFRONTWHOSURLADY will be firing hard from the gate.

Race 3

(3) SUMMER SNOW gets post relief and this looks like the winning spot. (1) DEREK DELIGHT is a legit speed threat from the rail. (6) MISS ALI MACH N will probably be too far back to threaten unless Sears can coax enough early speed out of her to reach the tuck that will await.

Race 4

(3) CANACO STAR gets the needed post relief that she's been craving and the Banca trainee looks like the one to beat. (2) NEFERTITI BLUECHIP also drops with needed post relief; this looks like a solid chalk lineup exacta box, assuming they can both step over (1) HARMONY OAKS QUIKE, who seems like she should be better than she's been showing.

Race 5

(1) MUSTANG MACH N makes his third start since returning to the Tritton barn and if he behaves himself he can roll by late. (4) DALLENBACH HANOVER will likely be trying to take these the distance. (8) BOX CAR JOHNNIE has been a terror in the Milici barn but needs an alert getaway from this spot.

Race 6

(3) FEELS LIKE MAGIC N couldn't reach last week in what turned out to be a very fast mile; an early move to the front tonight will get it done. (2) HIGH COURAGE N is back in for a tag with an improved post; Buter's choice. (5) OHOKA TEXAS N was in the same boat as the top choice last week; Tritton charge is a threat to hit the ticket.

Race 7

(5) HIDDEN IDENTITY looks for three straight for a barn that clicks at 38%. (6) COUSIN EDDIE has been very sharp and will look to maintain that edge for his new connections. (7) SWISHNFLICK has class to her but faces a tough task from this post; I would include her on tickets anyway.

Race 8

(2) NASSAU COUNTY powered off impressively last week for Bartlett/Banca; he faces a tough foe in (1) STONEBRIDGE TONIC but the well-bred gelding gets the call to repeat. The latter just missed in a big try first off the Allard claim. (6) TYE SEELSTER finally showed some forward progress last week.

Race 9

(1) STRINGS drops to a new low and should control the action from start to finish. (2) KAMWOOD LAUGHTER N was huge in her first start for Allard; apparently this Napolitano guy can drive... (3) ELISAVETA N gets some needed post relief and was Bartlett's choice. (8) HAZMATT clearly merits a mention with these but I just don't trust how aggressive she will be tonight from this outside post.

Race 10

(2) ARMOR HANOVER has been a powerful winner in his two starts for his new barn and is impossible to look past despite facing tougher. (1) MONEY MAVEN drops in class, draws best and is the main threat. (6) KASCARA ROSA is good when she minds her manners; consider underneath at a price.

Race 11

(4) SIR JILLIAN Z TAM never seems to win but with that said the Lachance trainee lands in a very good spot tonight and should be aggressively handled. (1) HEY KOBE gets the all-important class and post relief. (7) ROYAL KNOCKOUT returns at a reduced level after two aggressive tries at Philly; mare will be a big price.


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