Race 5 NEW YORK NEW YORK FINAL
(4) Walner Payton got away from ‘Way in latest and won well over this track despite post. Her class makes her tough. (2) Sadie Hanover has won five straight for sharpest barn in the country. This is tougher. (8) Secret Volo has returned well at three. Sits and rallies. (5) Usosweet Blue Chip comes out of a fast race with a 27/1 kick. She’s won six of eleven life.
Race 6 PARK MGM FILLY PACE
(3) Lisa Lane is improving rapidly and has a post edge over (5) Earthwindfire who she lost to in Elim. That one won 321k at two and Is perfect so far at three. (2) Ucandoit Blue Chip has been busy this year so far. Sharp in NJSS Final when favored. Won well here 6/23. (8) Silky Stride is having a nice year with nine ITM finishes. Sits and rallies.
Race 7 MESSENGER FINAL
(2) Seven Colors looms large here off last two lines. Went 48 from off the pace on wicked 5/28 track at Philly. Then chased eventual NA Cup winner in Elim first up and ‘Stockade won the Conso. Draws perfect for trainer that wins big races. (7) It’s Me Mario has been perfect at three and kicked 26/2 at Vernon 6/16. Sears traveled for him that speaks volumes. (1) Annapolis Hanover tried Cup but never fired. Speed on smaller tracks plus post should serve him well here. (5) Captain Batboy won well here 6-13 then qualified with 25/4 kick. Don’t sell short.
Race 8 MGM YONKERS TROT
(2) Up Your Deo has overcome adversity this year after lacking a win at two. Was 1-9 in Elim and put in steps early. Ake keeps the lines here looking to setup usual rally. (3) Kierkegaard is perfect at three so far. Mark Mac likely leaves early here looking to control things. Plenty of speed here to heat up the pace. (5) Ari Ferrari J flew late in Elim from tough spot. She has talent and wouldn’t be a total surprise. (4) Crown just missed to choice in last and has a consistent kick. Needs help to win it but can get a large slice.