02/01/2016 2:32PM

Yonkers: Tuesday 2/2 Analysis

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MEET STATS: 36 - 126 / $238.80

BEST BETS: 2 - 10 / $10.70

Best Bet: MASTERSON (12th)

Spot Play: BRED TO RACE (3rd)

Race 1

(2) BOX CAR JOHNNIE could not get going when sitting in the pocket turning for home last out; he does fit with these and hopefully Lachance will choose different tactics; worth a shot. (1) LITTLE MICHAEL B raced evenly in his latest holding the third spot; could make some noise in here. (7) R CANN was first up on the backside to grab the lead, but was nailed in the final yards for win honors last out; tough post but is very capable.

Race 2

(2) FOUR STARZ CREDIT gets serious post relief and that should help this trotter's chances; we shall see. (5) FLIRTING DUEZY has good early trot but will need to have enough gas in the tank to contend with these; maybe. (3) DIVINATION seems to be better when racing from the back of the pack; watch out.

Race 3

(5) BRED TO RACE leaves his Meadowlands headquarters for the half-mile oval; has tactical speed and with a favorable trip, he can top these at his best. (3) SB IDEAL IN ART Monticello invader rallied strongly for the score last time around. (2) PHAMILY APPLE was late on the scene to nail down the placing recently.

Race 4

(6) BIG PAYOUT had live cover and rallied to take home the runner up spot last time out; clearly this trotter is capable of getting the job done. (1) JUSTICE BOY moves to the fence and drops slightly; that should help his cause. (3) SCOTTISH CROSS proves she can be ready to fire as she returns to a flat mile.

Race 5

(7) COPPER COAST A had an even trip as the chalk last out; he is good enough to make some serious noise with a covered up trip and should that be the case, gelding can take this. (1) ROCK STAR was charging down the lane to grab the show spot in his last try. (4) COLONIAL ROAD got the job done against lesser company at big odds last out.

Race 6

Consistent trotter (7) STAR STUDDED CAST was sharp in his most recent outing; so nice to see Brennan with the return call; very capable of moving forward. (1) JUSTA REBEL moves down the ladder and draws the rail slot; dangerous. (5) ANDRIY FORTUNA Qualifier here was sharp enough for this trotter to have a say in the outcome.

Race 7

(1) BLADE SEELSTER's last trip might have shown this guy is heading in the wrong direction, but will give him another chance with the move to the fence and Holland knows him; we shall see. (4) I SCOOT SAM has good early zip and was sharp in his last three starts; big threat. (2) THEREISAPACEFORUS leaves the 8-hole for this event and could be square in the mix with a return to his January 14th try.

Race 8

(2) HUNCHIE put in a mild rally in his last trip; should fare much better from the 2-hole and Brennan keeps the faith. (5) INTHENAMEOFJAMES led most of the way but turning for home the gelding did not have enough gas in the tank to take home top honors last week. (4) INTHEPERFECTSTORM was sitting a 3-hole trip, but could not get his best done missing the victory by a 1/2 of length recently.

Race 9

(3) PIER HO TEMPTATION was fourth best at his Woodbine headquarters last time out; now his moves his trade to the Hilltop and trainer Messenger calls on Brennan to get this gelding back to glory. (1) HEADSUP YANKEE seems to be better when he moves inside; has speed to contend with these. (2) INTREPID HALL did not have the best of trips of late, but is capable of landing a share of the purse.

Race 10

(4) TRUE BLUE HALL was sharp in victory at the Big M last out; makes his return to Yonkers and fits well with these; gets the call. (7) IWILLMAKEYOUSAYWOW was caught in the final strides for win honors last out; will be the one to catch. (5) PAN STREET USA If you throw out his latest, gelding's resume is respectable; watch out.

Race 11

(3) CLASSY HILL flashed good speed in his last try; with a covered up trip, this guy could zoom on by these for all the glory. (6) SPORTS BETTOR is knocking at the door based on his last three outings. (5) MIDNIGHT LIGHTNING Jersey shipper has some promise and should fit well in here; not out of this.

Race 12

(2) MASTERSON made his 2016 debut a sharp one just missing the victory by only 1/2 length so a move forward is not out of the cards; threat at his best. (1) GRATIAN HANOVER Sharp qualifier at the Meadowlands puts this guy right in the mix. (3) BEACHY DREAM Gelding just got up for all the marbles last out.

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