Meadowlands Analysis

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Friday, Saturday | First Post 7:15 p.m. EST

Jeff's Contenders 9-17-22

Race 1

6- does well on all size tracks, in good form recently
2- likes hitting the board and stretches out
5- sophomore filly is prone to the break, threat with a mistake free mile


5- I liked him last week and he got tired late, try again
4- comes in from Canada where he was a top player in the Opens at Frasier
6- nice horse, throws big time miles here and there


1- looks like a winning situation here, rail draw and good form
2- no chance last week from the outside against some veterans, better spot now
7- top barn and he’s been good on the smaller ovals, likely to hit the super somewhere


2- goes off Lasix which is interesting, threw a good mile last Saturday
3- CC sticks and you’ve got to like that, worth a look if the price is right
8- gets a pretty inexperienced driver which is a knock, fast enough with a trip


2- three year old in with some more seasoned foes, tab the tote
8- great try last time at a nice price, early speed likely again
5- winless this year, racing well but I’m more inclined to use underneath


5- classy trotter sure looks good in this spot
6- has been at the top of his game since making that break
2- can grind a mile when need be, usable


1- bobbled at Yonkers and that cost him in the end, back to his preferred oval
4- drops again looking for a wake up call
5- he’s beaten better than these in the past, class could show up at this level


9- I loved him two weeks ago and he got brutalized, took a week off and should be fresh and ready to fire
6- looks like he’s gonna be a nice claim for this barn
4- took a direct route last time and just missed, in fine fettle


5- double drops, class is likely to show here
9- he’s been knocking on the door, post hurts this time
6- this guy ran me out of a large pick six ticket last Saturday, steps up again off that win


3- needed that last one, should be all systems go now
2- fast horse fits well, inside draw doesn’t hurt either
6- he’s been lightly raced this year, qualifier was sharp


5- quirky mare might find her best stride at this bottom condition
3- got stung getting to the front in her first go round here, easier trip this time
9- no clue what to do with her in this spot, dangerous trainer/driver combo

RACE 12, 13, 14 & Multis

8- drops down in class and gets a driver upgrade, can leave if need be
10- also takes a significant class plunge, has to work out a trip from the ten post
9- found a winning level and dusted them last Saturday, will be closing late

Race 13

6- has been in great form all year, looks like a big threat in this compact field
3- out of the same barn as the above, solid chance
1- third start on Lasix and he’s been sharp for a while now

Race 14

9- take a look at this driver change, gets the nod in the nightcap
3- I’m waiting on her to blow up a toteboard one night, longshot special
8- that 15-1 ML looks inviting, could come on late if the pace is honest


0.20 Pick 5

0.50 Early Pick 4

0.50 Late Pick 4

Mike's Contenders

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