Meadowlands Analysis

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Jeff’s Contenders Friday 5/20/22

Race 1

4- new horse in this GSY series, pretty consistent sort

6- could be on the scene late at a decent price


10- will offer plenty of value from this outside post, needs to work out a trip


5- dangerous connections here, looks like a main contender

1- rail draw will keep him in prime stalking position


7- rounding back into top shape, plays well here 


4- YG’s choice here, likes the M1 strip

7- might see a wake up mile here, has options from this post


8- drops down and he’s beaten these many times before


7- would love to see him fire off the car here, needs a live drive

5- we all know he can beat these when he’s at the top of his game


6- did show some signs of life last week, looks like he’ll be heard from 


9- nice effort in that last start, should move forward off that mile

8- as long as she trots I think she’ll be close on the wire


1- gets DD and the rail, solid chance 


5- Silva does pretty well in these amateur events, tepid choice

4- got the job done last week and should have some confidence now


10- might be dangerous at a decent price if the driver can get him back early position


2- one of two Ake horses in here and both have a good shot

1- from the same barn as the above and gets that coveted rail draw


9- DD’s choice over a few others in here, will have to work harder from post nine 


5- driver does pretty well in the GSY’s and he gets a nice starting draw

3- he’s still winless in 2022 but that’s not for a lack of trying, fits well


8- another pilot that is always tough to dismiss in the amateur events


8- comes in from Yonkers and stretches out his legs, I’m willing to take a swing with him

2- loses D. Miller but gets a set of capable hands, always a threat at this condition


6- second start back for this guy, dangerous trotting barn 


8- versatile enough to do it any way, worth a second look

1- rail draw should serve him well here, should fire out and protect early position


5- gets a good mid-pack starting spot and might show up in the gimmicks 


6- she’s ok, usually throws respectable miles and gets a top pilot

2- likely favorite and gets an inside draw to work with


3- looks like she plays well against these, needs to avoid a first up journey 

RACE 12, 13 & MUltis

Race 12


8- would be well served to leave the gate alertly, just needs one soft quarter

4- Burke trainee is still trying to fully figure things out, one of these nights he’ll pop

7- good connections here, barn does very well with younger trotters


Race 13


1- lucks into this class and gets a great post to use her early speed

6- was really good in her last try, could easily win this

4- three year old in with some veterans and that’s usually a knock, worth a look though





0.20 Pick 5



0.50 Early Pick 4



0.50 Late Pick 4


Mike's Contenders

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