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Saturday Selections- November 28th 

Race 1: 4- Winter Blast: First start out of the Rousse barn, slim edge; 9- Fox Valley Cadet: Has been a winning machine at Vernon but most of it has been done on the front end, the trip is the question; 2- I Am Will: Always close but never seems to win; 1- Stony Brook

Race 2: 8- Upfront Countryboy: Improved third with a ground saving trip, chance off the drop; 1- RD Donethat: Never fired last week off the drop, threat off the move in; 6- Bettor Not Miss: Has lacked pop of late, capable with a trip; 2- P J Lucky

Race 3: 4- One Bad Shot: Drops back to bottom claimer, slim edge; 1- Brandons Escape: Draws the rail off the claim for new connections but takes a curious drop; 3- Casimir Lawman: In the mix for minor spoils; 2- Artist Point

Race 4: 1- See You Smile: Should handle these off the move down and in; 5- Feel The Blues: Fits in this class especially with his early speed, but is coming off a layoff; 3- Nick Fotiu: Was third last time he drew well at this level; 2- Winds Of Terror

Race 5: 6- Regal Sight: Has been giant in all of his local starts, won’t stop til he reaches the top; 1- Legacy N Diamonds: In position for the pocket trip; 7- My Sugar Daddy: Big time class relief but the trip will be the question; 2- Cheyenne Outlaw

Race 6: 1- Touch The Rock: Flips the script on the major danger in that he’ll be cutting the mile tonight; 2- Good Win Earl: Held on while holding off the top one, chalky exacta; 5- Pramatic Life: Should shake loose for a piece; 3- Turn It Up Loud

Race 7: 7- Drunken Desire A: One of a few in here who has been facing tougher, edge for Aldrich; 1- Mister Skitter: Takes a huge step up off a career best try, pole control; 4- Southwind Terror: Never got involved as the favorite in the Open, gets another crack at it; 2- Kelly’s Noah

Race 8: 6- Thinkofagameplan: Has been a factor in the Open, dominates here off the drop; 1- Jack Attack: Often second best and in position to be again; 2- Pantheon Hanover: Inside journey for minor spoils; 3- American Force

Race 9: 6- YS Lotus: Dropped and popped at this level, can do it again; 3- Village Jackson: Runner up in three of his last four; 2- Matt Major: Got reeled in late as the big favorite, gets a good trip for a piece; 4- Martial Bliss

Race 10: 3- Western Captive: On a dominant tear of late, keeps it rolling at a short price; 1- Lucky Times: Runner up at 14-1 last week, edge for the two hole trip; 2- TKR’s Metro Specs: Perfect trip behind the top one in his local debut, inside journey; 9- The Pokester

Race 11: 5- Triple Major: His two starts in this class were super, goes back to back for Devaux; 3- One More Laugh: Appears clearly second best; 1- Goose Creek: Has been way off his game lately, should show some improvement here; 4- Donna’s Scape

Race 12: 7- Draven Seelster: Devaux’s choice was strong locally and won with first time lasix last time, longshot play in a wide open finale; 4- Bettor On Top: Often second but rarely wins one; 1- Reckless Rebel: Always in the mix for minor spoils; 2- Pansformative

Best Bets: Thinkofagameplan, 8th                     Western Captive, 10th 


Sunday Selections- November 29th 

Race 1: 1- Just Hang Out: Went coast to coast in his local debut, rail to repeat at a short price; 3- Victory Blitz: Whoever winds up in the pocket should prove second best; 2- Priority: Inside journey for a piece; 4- Big Dee

Race 2: 6- Fox Valley Steffen: Monster class relief for this one who could wake up in this spot; 1- Need Help Here: Takes a big step up off a fast victory, big chance to go back to back; 4- Hes An American: Faded late despite slow fractions on the lead in his lone local try; 9- Fox Valley Photog  

Race 3: 3- Drama Free: Showed a ton of ability in an adventurous first try, need only behave; 1- Monster Cantab: Only beaten by a neck when fourth in last, edge for second; 6- Patronus: Set a lifetime mark for new connections last week; 4- Cabo San Lukas

Race 4: 1- Heaven Is For Real: A winner in 1:54 last week, moves to the rail for a slim edge; 3- Cabana Boy Hanover: Comes to town off a claim and back to back jacks; 2- Jus Like A Virgin: inside journey for minor spoils; 5- Baron Yankee

Race 5: 6- Diamond Joe: Rohr trainee has had a terrific year, the qualifier says he’s ready following the short layoff; 1- The Lindy Treaty: Rail and speed, usually close but rarely wins one; 2- KS Hall: Finally gets the luck of the draw; 3- Quick Feet

Race 6: 1- Pounce K: He’s fast but has had breaking trouble, chance if he behaves; 3- Its Huw You Know: Another who often wins and often breaks; 9- Gaelic And Garlic: Hasn’t hit the board in a couple months after a strong summer, continues to drop; 4- Stealth Jetta

Race 7: 7- Cash Poor: Returns to town after two nightmare posts at Yonkers, had won three of four previously; 1- Stirling Cadet: Loads of early speed and finally gets an inside post; 6- Slugfest: Not as sharp as he was earlier in the year but is always a danger; 3- Fox Valley Veto

Race 8: 9- A Little More Love: Jogged in her first local start, steps up but may just be scratching the surface; 2- Dream Rocker: On the board in three straight in this class but twice while a beaten favorite; 4- Ladys Big Stormont: Faded late to be fourth in his local debut, in a little better position today; 1- Showmeyourguns

Race 9: 1- Suegrabbitnrun: Steps up again off an open length romp in career best fashion, repeats with ease; 5- Photo Mass: Often close but rarely wins one, edge for second; 7- Pop I: has the class to beat these but likely won’t get the trip to; 4- Turtle Express

Race 10: 3- Twisted Pretzel: Got parked the mile following seconds in three straight, will look to wire these; 7- Stitch In Time: Invader is usually first or second; 1- Wind And A Prayer: In the mix for minor spoils from the rail; 2- Duluth

Race 11: 6- Blazin Benny: Seeks his 22nd win of the year and should have the lead he likes en route to it; 4- Golden Stroke: Could upset the top one with a pocket trip; 3- Scottish Blue: Distant third behind the top one last week; 1- The Big Thea Thea

Race 12: 7- Sarah Cola: Just beat many of these in a much improved showing last week, chance to repeat despite the post; 4- B B Royale: Returns to hitting the board here; 6- Notashadowofadoubt: Faded much worse last week without lasix than she did in her previous try; 2- Liberty Belle

Race 13: 1- Float On By: Invader draws the rail and will pace away from these to name his margin at a short price; 4- Here Comes Harlee: Clearly next fastest; 8- Post Time Terror: Trying to get a longshot in the mix from post eight; 2- Turn Em On

Best Bets: Float On By, 13th                              Just Hang Out, 1st 

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