09/28/2016 11:28AM

Yonkers: Thursday 9/29 Analysis


MEET STATS: 240 - 1003 / $1,562.10

BEST BETS: 30 - 95 / $144.40


Spot Play: GOTTA BE ME (3rd)


Race 1

(2) ARABELLA J has good speed and is moving down the ladder; can boss these at her best. (3) NIPPY W HANOVER blasted right out of post 8 on her way to victory last out; main danger. (5) KIDDIE MCCARDLE came close to getting the job done in her most recent outing; not out of this.

Race 2

(1) B L CLASS ACT was facing open foes in his last start upstate and the good news is gelding moves to the fence and has 6 victories under his belt this year; primed to greet the cameraman for pictures. (2) ZORGWIJK NOVA has been sharp in her last three outing and she appears to be the main threat. (3) JUSTICE JET should fare well from the 3-hole; maybe.

Race 3

(1) GOTTA BE ME flashed speed but did not have enough gas in the tank and tired badly last time around. The rail should help her chances and Brennan takes over; worth a shot. (3) AMERICAN ALIVE is sharp based on her last three starts; big threat. (5) WRAPPED TO GO is better than her last flop, so with a better trip she could contend with these.

Race 4

(6) MILLWOOD FAITH N is knocking at the door based on her last four trips to the post and with a well judged drive she can get the job done. (7) I DO IT MYSELF just got up for win honors last out; post hurts but she is very capable. (1) CLASSY LANE ROSE was very sharp in her latest and now she moves to the fence, so watch out.

Race 5

(1) KAMWOOD LAUGHTER N has done quite well in her last three starts and if she returns to her winning form from the rail, the rest will have to settle for minor awards. (3) CARIBBEAN ROSE N took charged at the 3/4 pole en route to victory at the Meadowlands last out; dangerous. (4) DUNE IN RED was on the lead most of the way but was caught in deep stretch last time out; must be considered.

Race 6

(1) BLADE SEELSTER makes his return to the rail where this gelding was second best two starts ago; ready for action. (2) CANBEC KINGAZIMIR was facing open foes at Freehold last out and this seems to be a much better spot for the gelding to contend. (6) IDEAL WILLIE comes off a qualifier at Pocono that was sharp and he moves down in class; don't overlook.

Race 7

(3) LIGHTNING RAIDER N moves to the 3-hole and this is his second start on the drop-down; could rate and score with Brennan at the helm. (1) PAMS LEGACY will need to revert to his August 25th trip to make an impact against these; possible. (2) ROCK ABSORBER does have tactical speed and could have a say in the outcome.

Race 8

(2) PAPPYS PAL moves back inside and Brennan makes his return on this 6-year-old gelding where he missed glory by a neck two starts back; threat at his best. (1) SMOOTH CRIMINAL is very consistent and was nailed for win honors last out; major player. (3) DIABANDO has been in the exacta picture in his last four outings and is clearly a big factor against these.

Race 9

(2) MOTU MOONBEAM N put in a mild rally for fourth money last time around. Now this pacing mare goes back to door number two and this appears to be a better spot for her to get the job done. (4) BAD NIGHT MARE rallied strongly to nail down the victory in her latest. (7) ETERNAL RING came very wide last out at Plainridge for all the glory.

Race 10

(1) ROETHBLISSBERGER is on a roll scoring her last two tries and gelding is back on the rail; down the road for the hat trick. (5) UNION MAN HANOVER has gotten the job done twice against better, so now this 7-year-old will try for his third straight from the 5-hole; possible. (3) BETTERLATETHNNEVER did not fire against open foes in his Ohio finale and now he moves to Yonkers; prime contender.

Race 11

(1) GALLANT SEELSTER has good speed and this gelding moves to the fence. With a perfect trip, this 6-year-old can make tonight a winning one. (4) DOJEA SOLO was sent down the road last out for all the glory; big player. (2) CROMBIE A raced evenly for show money in his last try; don't overlook.

Race 12

(5) R D IOU returns to the NW$10k ranks where she feels more comfortable, so if she gets the right trip it could be game over for the rest of these. (1) OUR ELS DREAM N took the pocket route on her way to victory last time around; main danger again. (4) SQUEEZE THIS is very consistent and has hit the board in 17 of 28 starts this year; consider in all the exotic slots.

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