09/13/2016 5:09PM

Yonkers: Thursday 9/15 Analysis


MEET STATS: 313 - 906 / $1,728.70

BEST BETS: 42 - 75 / $142.40

Best Bet: ROCK THE BOAT (4th)

Spot Play: SNOW CONE A (12th)


Race 1

Two barn-change bonanzas in effect here... (3) HIGH JOLTAGE joined the Allard barn and jogged in 1:53 at Monti. (4) RESTLESS YANKEE ships from Minnesota to join the Milici barn. Has to be one of these two, no? (6) YO CHEYENNE ROCKY is slowly racing his way back into shape.

Race 2

(1) AMERICAN ALIVE has raced very well in her last two and draws best here. (3) LITTLE MISS HENRY was pretty empty last week but she has a proven track record at Yonkers and Banca is going well again. (4) KIDDIE MCCARDLE makes her second start freelegged and may show improvement.

Race 3

(2) ROCK ABSORBER has been racing decently at Philly and looks like a good fit here from this spot for connections who have done well here. (4) DIABANDO faces better off a series of good efforts. (1) HANDS OFF FRANK gets much-needed post relief.

Race 4

(1) ROCK THE BOAT is lightly raced compared to the rest of these but he jogged in his lone NYSS test in his career debut. (4) MISO FAST failed in his lone local appearance and lost again last out at Batavia; use caution. (6) BARRY HANOVER gets the worst draw but may try leaving the gate.

Race 5

(6) FUNKNWAFFLES has been very impressive in his brief career and is clearly the one to beat despite the poor post. (3) SERIOUS MAJOR gets Zeron back in the bike and should be forwardly placed. (5) WHAT'S GOIN ON has been a steady check earner in his young career.

Race 6

(5) CHIP WALTHER was used hard and folded on the front end in his last local appearance; colt seems better from off the pace and will be a nice price here. (3) POINTTOMYGRANSON jogged on the front end up at Batavla and raced well in his Metro elmination at Mohawk but he stopped on the front end when last at Yonkers. (2) WILLIE JOE HILL is still a maiden but has hit the board in all seven career starts.

Race 7

(5) DUNE IN RED has faced and beaten much better than these in the past; an alert getaway and live trip can get it done. (3) CANACO STAR ripped out of the pocket to win last out and can certainly repeat. (1) MARLEE B was a sharp winner last week at Pocono, her debut for Oakes; dangerous.

Race 8

(4) JETS ARE ON gets much-needed class and post relief, plus a switch to Stratton in the bike; she can grind these down from this spot. (3) KAMWOOD LAUGHTER N is up in class after forgetting to stop on the front end last week. (6) LYONS SHADOW has much more ability than she's been showing; consider.

Race 9

(2) SMOOTH CRIMINAL has been razor-sharp and can keep the good times rolling off the Allard claim. (3) CARD SHOCK has hit the ticket in his last three and lands another decent post. (1) A PLUS HANOVER was a good second four back from the rail spot; he'll be close up throughout.

Race 10

(4) REAL FLIGHT has been a tiger pretty much all season and he's more than capable of making it a baker's dozen in the win column tonight. (1) SPORTS BETTOR faces a much tougher test but he was very good in his debut for new connections. (7) SPORTSKEEPER is another that won last out off the claim but he's got to overcome the outside spot.

Race 11

(4) ROYAL MAX faltered on the front end at odds-on in his last couple but he faces a softer field here and could get the job done. (1) BINGO QUEEN is up in class off a win at the added-distance and she's a threat if she behaves herself. (2) FOR YOU ALMOSTFREE gets post relief and he's got back class to call upon.

Race 12

(5) SNOW CONE A has been a fringe player recently versus better and she could be a halfway decent price dropping in class. (4) BETTOR BE STEPPIN is still trying to find her way this year after making big money as a youngster; Sears drives. (1) MCCOVEY COVE N finally showed forward progress for the first time since leaving the Tritton barn.

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