08/03/2015 11:36AM

Yonkers: Tuesday 8/4 Analysis


MEET STATS: 129 - 651 / $924.40 BEST BETS: 15 - 56 / $70.40

Best Bet: VANGURA (7th)

Spot Play: CASHAHALLIC (10th)


Race 1

(1) FRANKANDJOANNE looked to be on his way to victory but was nailed in the final strides; ready to top these at his best. (2) DCS BETTER LIFE makes his return to Yonkers where he showed sharp speed in the Excelsior series two starts back. (6) CRUZING HILL was second best at 35-1 at Saratoga last time out and fits with this group; watch out.

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Race 2

(1) AMALFI COAST Trotter might have moved too soon and was stuck on the outside before tiring in the stretch. With a return to his 6/30 try it could be game over for the rest. (2) UP FRONT N CRAZY Easy victory in an amateur event at Monticello last time around; could be a factor in here. (4) HES LUCKY just got up for win honors at Philly in his latest; not out of this.

Race 3

(4) MEADOWVIEW ARNY fanned wide and closed strongly to grab the show spot in his last trip. Gelding appears to be rounding to form; all systems go to boss these. (1) BINGO QUEEN She gets post relief and this should help her cause. (2) ZORGWIJK MERCEDES was facing tougher in his last start, did show good early zip; can have a say in the outcome.

Race 4

(2) ABIONA HANOVER Trotting filly did not have anything in her last try. But the good news is she catches a weak group and put in a nice run two starts ago; threat at her best. (4) MILK CHOCOLATE comes by way of Minnesota with a wire to wire victory last time out; might like it here. (1) MARIAH DANCER Pocono shipper has put in two nice tries and should make some serious noise through the lane.

Race 5

(8) RANSOM DEMAND post hurts but has proven himself here on June 23 & June 30 respectably; can run these down with a favorable trip. (3) IM MYSTIFIED needs to return to his Delaware form to contend in here; maybe. (2) MESHWHOGONNA closed strongly to finish third only beaten by two lengths; not out of this.

Race 6

(5) SEDUCE A STRANGER showed speed at The Meadows last time around. Makes her return to Yonkers where she put in a mild rally two trips ago; dangerous with Sears in the bike. (7) MONROE COUNTY was late on the scene from sixth to nail down the show spot last out; big player. (1) MARATHON MAN is back at the Hilltop where he rallied nicely to get the job done two starts back; watch out.

Race 7

(1) VANGURA Sophomore seems to have a fondness for Yonkers in only two starts here. Got the job done down the road last out and the rail slot will make him tough to beat. (6) SECRET DELIGHT On July 16 this gelding closed from last to second; big threat. (3) WISHING YOU WELL's last start he had everything his own way on the lead until the last jump when he got nailed by Western Pioneer; figures to be in the hunt.

Race 8

(2) UPPERCUTZ was absolutely off the screen the entire way but slingshot to third to lose by only two lengths. Gelding could be ready to break down the door for win honors. (5) AIMO HANOVER had early pace and held the placing at almost 80-1; beware. (7) CHUCARO ACERO BC was very wide last time out and just missed the victory on July 7; figures to make a fight of it in the final strides.

Race 9

(1) I C CAVIAR Gelding should be rounding off to good form with two nice efforts. Gets the rail slot and that might be what he needs to best these. (2) GABE THE BEAR DEAN is zero for ten this year. But this might be a better spot for him to contend with these; good chance. (7) MUSCLES AND SPICE closed well down the lane but was not going to catch the winner last time out; contender today.

Race 10

(4) CASHAHALLIC is back at the mile route where this trotter was a good third to be beaten by 2 1/4 lengths; ready for action against this group. (5) JESSES STORY She had showed good speed in her last try; closed strongly to get the job done on June 30 at 72/1; threat. (7) STIRLING CADET needs a favorable trip to be a factor; watch out.

Race 11

(6) SCIROCCO JAKOB If you throw out his last try at Pocono, this gelding has proven he can win races; good to see Brennan with the assignment. (7) ANDY RAY Very consistent trotter was on the rim to just got up for the score last time out; main danger. (3) MESMERIZED Sharp at The Meadows for the victory last out. Down the road score here on July 7 makes this guy a big player today.

Race 12

(2) RESPECTABLE DREAM took the pocket route throughout, was making his move in the passing lane but could not get to the winner in his previous trip; can boss this group at his best. (3) ALLBEEF N NOBULL broke at odds on last time out but is well capable at this level. (8) BADIX HANOVER did not do so badly at The Meadowlands last time around; is back at Yonkers where he has a proven record here; don't overlook.

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