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Saturday Selections- May 23rd

Race 1: 2- Quick Art: Paced 1:53 on the lead in last, that would be plenty here; 1- Show Stopping: The likely pocket sitter will be there if the top one falters; 3- Dobson: Usually ends up third or fourth; 5- Giacodelight

Race 2: 1- Good Win Earl: Has plenty of early speed, could win on the lead or out of the pocket; 5- Mcknows: First or second in four of his last five, sometimes fades late; 2- Big Bambu: Should be next in line; 4- Get Jazzed

Race 3: 3- This Is Wyatt: Missed a week after a rare defeat at odds on, can start a new streak; 5- Taillight Hanover: If he can wind up in the pocket, he can be second; 2- Insane In Spain: If he’s close in the stretch, he’s could reel them in

Race 4: 3- Bettors Curse: If he can shake loose late, he’ll be awfully tough; 1- Grab The Fortune: Continues to get big time class relief; 4- Phenomenon: Caught three wide last time, drops; 2- Clown’s Smile

Race 5: 1- East Meadow: Beat the 75’s from the rail two back, now drops and pops; 7- Rei Rogers: Toss last, has been sharp in the stretch every week; 3- Major Way: The move inside should help this longshot; 4- Southwind Inferno

Race 6: 5- Mayfield Hanover: Has been flirting with a victory, may have found his spot; 3- Winds Of Terror: As consistent as they come, the one to beat; 1- Major Inferno: Gets a piece from the pole; 4- RD Donethat

Race 7: 4- Panocchio: Was a beaten favorite in his return to town but still showed promise, early speed returns tonight; 5- Upfront Countryboy: On the board in three straight including a fast second locally; 2- Ashley’s Husband: On the board in five of his last six but without a win; 3- Talking Blues

Race 8: 2- Martial Bliss: Strong closing third last week, stepping up but gets a shot at the upset on the lead; 4- It’s a Good Thing: Another one moving up but is fast enough to beat these; 3- R Caan: Charged hard for third at 70-1 in a start he needed; 9- Aussie Reactor A

Race 9: 2- Sir Melo’s Z Tam: Returned off a scratch last week, moves down and in to get the nod; 3- Casimir Lawman: Steps up with a three race local win streak on the line; 1- Bettor Not Miss: Usually factors for a piece; 5- Pramatic Life

Race 10: 3- Whackamole Hanover: May prove tough to catch on the engine; 7- Southwind Terror: Drops just two weeks removed from his second straight win in 1:52.4; 1- Sea Star: Two fast qualifiers as preps, pole; 2- Daddy Mac

Race 11: 4- El Ringer: Has been getting better and better, could surprise with the right trip; 1- George Jettison: Big drop makes him the big favorite but hasn’t been sharp; 2- Johns Polyview: On the board in four straight without a win and now is coming off a three week layoff; 3- Willies Big Mac

Race 12: 4- Trigger Finger: Drops off a runner up try in 1:53, right down the road; 6- My Sugar Daddy: Back to town off his first win of the year, needs the pocket trip; 1- Legal Dream: Back to the level of his win; 2- Bet Together

Best Bets: East Meadow, 5th                  Quick Art, 1st 

 

Sunday Selections- May 24th 

Race 1: 1- Thequeenhasspoken: Draws the rail for her local debut following a maiden win in 1:56; 4- Ideal Delight: Got tracked down late at 9-5, the major danger; 5- First Delight: Fast second in her seasonal debut; 2- Maya Scape

Race 2: 2- Northern Matador: Dominated this class when he raced here, call off the move in; 9- Golden Stroke: On the board in three straight when he’s stayed trotting; 1- Northern Secret: Speed and the rail, will be a factor throughout; 3- Jesse Say More

Race 3: 8- Flashy Lady: Sharp as can be, the eight post gives her value; 4- Merlincrest: Bouchard’s choice can trot 1:57 if things go his way, the one to beat; 3- Psyched: Usually closes well and now gets post relief; 5- Igottokeeponmoving

Race 4: 3- Chelseas Chance: Makes her local debut in a bit of a soft spot; 1- Diamond Tough: Gets a great trip, a bit questionable coming off a scratch; 6- Lucky Charm: Wasn’t her best when a distant second but is having a solid month; 4- Mr Jesse

Race 5: 2- Blazin Benny: Keeps the streak rolling at a short price; 3- Mack’s Gold Band: Steps up off his seasonal best score; 1- Rock DJ: Not as fast as some others in here but a bit from the pole is likely; 4- Striking Hurricane

Race 6: 4- Rock N Joe: Hasn’t had much of a chance lately, longshot try in a wide open race; 7- Bo’s So Hot: Drops back to the level where he was awfully though; 1- More Ideal: Could wake up some from the rail; 9- Anything I Want

Race 7: 7- Slugfest: Got overpowered last week at 1-5 but continues to be sharp as a tack; 3- Fox Valley Veto: Upset the top one a few starts back, strong third behind him in last; 6- Mikey Hanover: Stuck with the top one the last few times they squared off; 2- Stirling Cadet

Race 8: 6- Hallucination: Loves the lead and should have it again here; 1- Credit Score: All three local starts have been good, gets the rail but steps up; 5- Woody: Has had breaking trouble but is a factor if flat; 2- Tagmaster

Race 9: 7- Sir Kensington: If there’s speed to set the table, he can pick up the pieces; 2- Lenny Mac: Certainly factors off the move in but has been lacking late pop; 3- Pop My Buttons: Often on the board when at this level; 6- Signal Hill OK

Race 10: 1- Selena: She need only trot to handles these at a short price for Bouchard; 6- Cantab Abs: Returns after a lengthy layoff, a gamble for second; 2- Flex The Muscle: The big favorite underneath the top one; 3- Time To Quit

Race 11: 5- Scottish Cross: She’s having a terrific year, hat trick here; 2- Duluth: Won under wraps against cheaper, big chance for second; 3- Justice Boy: Has regressed a bit lately but is capable of turning things around; 4- Jimmer

Race 12: 2- Zoey De Vie: Set a lifetime mark in his first start of the year, might just be scratching the surface; 8- Just Like Lloyd: Has the early speed to overcome the post, may be next fastest; 5- Ozymandias: Always races well at the Spa; 3- Crazzycrazzy

Race 13: 3- Grateful Nation: Local wins have eluded her, that could change here; 2- Miss Jim Bob: Moves back inside and should move back into the number; 5- Turn Em On: Usually closes for a piece; 1- Mcplay Girl

Best Bets: Zoey De Vie, 12th                      Scottish Cross, 11th   

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