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Friday Selections- December 11th 

Race 1: 7- Delta Dawn Hanover: Comes to town off a big class drop, slim edge in the opener; 2- Terror To Cam: Has really has a strong and consistent season, close when in a spot like this; 4- Putnams Kream: Always close, value for triples; 5- Our Angel Hayleigh

Race 2: 5- Sometimes Graceful: She’s been nothing shy of terrific in every single start since coming to town; 2- Karla Art: Longshot try for second; 1- Miss Jim Bob: Moves to the rail off a lifetime mark; 3- Turn Em On

Race 3: 6- B Man: Got off to a miserable start last week before charging hard for third, stretch threat; 7- V I P: He won’t stop til he reaches the top, but can they catch him; 4- Keystone Wallace: Class dropper is capable but a beatable favorite; 5- Genesis Royal Oak

Race 4: 3- Eliminator: Close third in his debut in this class, call here; 2- Dreaming Of Riches: Much faster third while a beaten favorite last time, the trip is the question; 9- Tower Power: Coming of a tough first over trip, might be in store for similar; 7- Farmerssixfournine

Race 5: 1- Sportsmuffler: Faced tougher recently at Yonkers, down the road; 7- Amanderosa: Has been dealing with nothing but awful posts; 2- OK Gemma: Gets a great trip for a good piece; 3- Post Time Terror

Race 6: 9- Gale Storm: Has dominated in this class, lights out; 5- Summer Snow: Big time class relief for her local debut; 4- That’s My Dream: Charged hard for third in her return to town, can outpace several home; 1- Flying Mocha

Race 7: 3- Super Soph: She’s been a non factor from outside posts, edge off the move in; 1- Wanna Rock N Roll: Close third in her local debut, gets another chance from the rail; 4- So Nice: No factor as the favorite last time she was in town, capable though the trip could be tough; 7- Ella V Horse

Race 8: 2- Eyre Hostess N: Consistently on the board including once when a beaten favorite in her local debut, finds a soft spot; 7- My Spring Fling: Closed well for third as a longshot in her return to town, threat at a price; 3- Ideal A Little: Steps up off an easy win; 4- Precious Rose N

Race 9: 6- Flight Night: Taking a chance with this longshot off the connection change in a wide open race; 1- Legal Litigator: Another one starting out of a new barn who is capable; 9- Gram Legend: Has yet to factor since coming to town, bound for better in this spot; 8- Spencer B  

Race 10: 7- Up Front Kellie Jo: Drops out of the Open and could outclass this bunch; 1- Bell On Wheels: Speed and the rail for this veteran mare to be the one to beat; 2- Happily Ever After: Came up a bit empty at odds on in her second start back; 4- Deliciouslynaughty

Race 11: 2- Gelato Man: Went last to first to win his return to the Spa, call to repeat; 7- Jelectric: Drops back to the level where he was second; 4- Main Stage: Has the times to beat these but has lacked the winning pop; 1- Secret Ingredient

Race 12: 4- CHF Shooting Star: Came charging hard in the stretch when a strong third, threat with a trip; 3- Carolina Charm: Cruised on the engine to win her local debut, could handle the step up; 2- Gogh Gogh: On the board in six straight but is only 1-49; 6- KY Liz

Race 13: 4- Bullville Maggie: Intriguing value play in a wide open finale; 3- Letsgosomewhere: She’s on a tear that should continue here; 6- Bin N Heaven: Has been bet down quite a bit without much production in her last two; 1- Ideal Delight

Best Bets: Sometimes Graceful, 2nd                     Eyre Hostess N, 8th 


Saturday Selections- December 12th 

Race 1: 2- Jolly Jubiter: Moves inside for the first time since dropping, edge for Aldrich; 1- Lumiere: Comes to town for the first time after a strong stint at Monty; 8- Off Lika Promdress: Thirds in two straight while flashing speed; 3- RD Donethat

Race 2: 9- Art Again: The race’s wild card in his local debut, his best could beat these; 2- I Am Will: Pencil him in for second or third every week and you’ll do well; 6- Union League: Steps up off a career mark, flashes speed and hangs on for a piece; 1- J Danae

Race 3: 2- Halton Hurricane: Makes his local debut after a strong stint in PA, slim edge; 1- Bettor On Top: Prevailed despite a tough trip last time but in a slower time than it will take to beat these; 9- Bell I No: Winds up late on the scene for a piece almost every week; 8- OK Fantastic

Race 4: 1- Mercurio N: Veteran draws the rail in pursuit of a front running score; 7- The Pokester: Big time class relief for this longshot who could make the number; 9- P J Lucky: Has gotten great trips but has been sharp, continues that as a threat here; 6- Something For Doc

Race 5: 1- Outa My Head: Draws the rail and will be on a front end mission; 9- Harmony Oaks Ruler: Hasn’t been in a position to be a factor in a few weeks, that changes here; 5- Western Captive: First or second in five straight but has regressed a bit in his last couple; 4- Partner

Race 6: 4- Dreamlands Art: Has been battling top flight competition of late, should thrive off the drop; 3- Adonis Bay: Beaten favorite in two straight after rattling off back to back jacks; 1- High Courage N: The race’s wild card in his local debut; 2- Aussie Reactor A

Race 7: 7- Dynamic Youth: Invader has been a force against much better out of town, call here; 2- Theseyesrcrying: Has been a winning machine of late in claimers at Yonkers; 3- JK Panache: Hasn’t had a post nearly this good in months, still could wind up with a tough trip; 1- It’s a Good Thing

Race 8: 8- Regal Sight: Could thrive here if he can power out early to overcome the post; 3- Rangers Sureshot: Consistently close and the one to beat in his local debut; 1- Gibson Blue Chip: Speed and the rail off the step up; 2- Pantheon Hanover

Race 9: 3- Martial Bliss: Was close against tougher last week, longshot try off the drop; 4- Memory Game: Has been battling better all year long, clearly the one to beat; 6- Talking Blues: Also gets big time class relief but hasn’t been sharp; 2- Village Jackson

Race 10: 5- Ideal Race: Invader is plenty fast enough to beat these with a trip, could surprise; 7- Givenupdreaming: Has been on a tear at Yonkers, an odds on choice here; 3- Bet Together: Coming off a fast second but the trip is the question here; 1- Cabana Boy Hanover

Race 11: 6- My Sugar Daddy: Has been facing better all year long, looking to drop and pop; 2- Pramatic Life: Gets some class relief off the claim back, top one’s top threat; 1- Busta Move: In the mix to get a piece but rarely wins one; 5- Show Stopping

Race 12: 3- Mccabe Hall: Had late pace with nowhere to go last week, slim edge for Coppola; 1- Ready: Overcame a tough trip of his own to score last week, pole control to be the favorite; 2- Doctor Gates: on the board in three straight out of town, draws well for this one; 4- Literate Hanover

Race 13: 2- Mayfield Hanover: Completes a big year off the drop in the 2015 finale; 1- Predator DVM: He’s fast enough to beat these but just hasn’t been sharp; 5- That Man Of Mine: Got a tough trip first over last week, needs cover here; 3- Piece Of The Rock

Best Bets: Outa My Head, 5th                Mayfield Hanover, 13th

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