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Racing Analysis

Friday Sept 25



3- stole the race on the front last week, short price again but looks rock solid in Leg 2

7- probably needed that last start and should be tighter now

5- hasn’t reached the winner’s circle yet this year but she also hasn’t missed the board 


1- fought tooth and nail to just get up on the wire last week, rail makes it easier this week

6- left from post 9 and raced gamely last week as well, shorter field now

5- didn’t get out of the gate well last week, looks like he plays underneath here


7- perfect so far in her career, trainer back in the bike but that doesn’t mean much, wins

2- has been showing speed and is pretty sure footed for a freshman trotter

3- has the speed to contend but is prone to miscues


2- probably needed her last coming off a five week layoff, gets the nod here 

1- raced well last week blasting out and almost lasting on the front, rail draw now

7- has been racing well on smaller ovals and stretches out now, would be inclined to float out for a spot


1- took lots of money last week and couldn’t make that same swooping move, moves way in now, has to time it right 

4- Silva knows this horse and does well in these GSY events

10- made every call a winning one last week against many of these, tougher task now


1- raced extremely well from an outside post in the NYSS Final at Yonkers, best horse here

4- thought she’d have a better kick last week, I’ll give her a second chance tonight

6- showed speed last week and did well to hold third in a quick mile


2- is rounding back into shape and gets Corey now, I like

3- fits well with these and is rarely far off at the wire

5- put up a decent runner up finish in this class last week, chance in a wide open race


1- went a big mile last week at Yonkers going for 225k, TMac up and he looks legit here

6- Ake trotter is still learning but he’s coming along nicely

2- has been doing well when he keeps his feet underneath him, looking for a cozy trip


3- got away from them last week and drew off in the stretch, good chance to repeat 

5- was rallying nicely and got broke into mid stretch, good draw to rally again

1- bounced at the start last week in Pennsylvania, should right the ship here


6- New Zealand import drops into a winning situation, look for a more aggressive drive 

2- would be my top selection if a regular driver was aboard, plenty of speed to win this

3- bucks those outside posts and is in a much better spot now, good chance


1- has been racing very greenly but I know there’s some speed there, can Scotty Z figure him out?

7- good try at Philly after being shelved for nine months, should progress forward

2- drops to the bottom and his recent lines would put him close here


4- she’s been well traveled and doing well!  Top choice here

5- late starting freshman is getting faster every week

2- finished fifth last week but was only a neck off the win spot in a quick mile


Race 13

4- likes this track and just swooped a field at Freehold from the 8 hole, I’m on board 

1- old timer still puts in some good efforts, will most likely show early speed

2- knows this oval well and is in a good spot to save ground and make one move late

0.20 Early Pick 5


0.50 Early Pick 4


0.20 Late Pick 5



Late Pick 4


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