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Thursday Selections- October 23rd  


Race 1: 6- Prince Alika: comes to town off an open length win, call to repeat; 2- Time Out Im Tired: In the first legit spot of his young career; 1- Ironbarbassy: Decent fourth with first time lasix in his return to town; 4- Just Like Tiger

Race 2: 8- Bubba’s Jer Bear: Was closing sharply when he made an untimely break, chance at a price; 1- Musical Milestones: Should be better in her second start back; 5- CC Rider: Fought hard first over before weakening in a better try, value play for triples; 3- Red Cash

Race 3: 1- Stirling Cadillac: Ran into sharp horses when a runner up in two straight, ready to roll; 4- Matt Major: No chance trip in a 57 back half after a romp the start before; 2- Regalwood: Needs a trip on the pylons for minor spoils; 6- Calvin B

Race 4: 3- Tufftolike: No factor in his local debut at 8-5, expecting much better; 1- Kinda Naughty: Moves all the way inside; 4- The Ring King: much improved second on the engine last week; 7- Flashy Speed

Race 5: 3- Tinys Million: Giving a chance off a better third in a wide open race; 1- Most Fun Yet: Consistent 1:56’s make him a factor from the rail; 2- Bet Together: Decent third from post eight off the drop, threat off the move in; 6- Lucky Times

Race 6: 5- Massive Man: Solid second last week, into the bottom claimer to get it done for Dobson; 1- Alpine Dauntless: Fresh Coppola from the rail; 6- Winds Of Victory: Closes quickly for a piece; 4- Ona Dream

Race 7: 8- Rattle N Shake: Comes to town off a win and a connection change, shot at a price; 1- I Won’t Give Up: Tough trip in last when looking to repeat, the one to beat from the rail; 4- Zinfandart: Always gets a piece; 5- Letsgosomewhere

Race 8: 1- American Hot Rod: Third start back, rail, as good as any; 6- My Muscleman: The favorite to repeat in this class; 3- Mr Butterworth: Plenty of early speed, finishing has been the problem; 4- Knockout Rosie

Race 9: 6- Nifty Ace: As low in class as she’s been, can handle these; 1- Pan Grad: The one to beat from the rail; 3- Body Guard: Consistently finishes well and usually against tougher; 8- Allamerican Dice

Race 10: 3- Chinook: Stays at the level where he just set a lifetime mark, should have little trouble; 6- Chippentail: Also coming off a convincing victory, the chief challenger; 8- Legion Of Doom: Would have been a real threat from a better post; 4- Interplanet Terri

Race 11: 5- Pembroke Newt: Has gone some big miles in Maine, edge in his local debut; 4- Bankin On Bomb: Solid winner in his first local try, the one to beat; 1- Doc’s Hobo: The race’s wildcard from the rail; 1- Cruising Metro

Best Bets: Stirling Cadillac, 3rd                  Chinook, 10th   


Friday Selections- October 24th 


Race 1: 2- Pembroke Lynn: Had a big year in Maine stakes races, should prove much the best here; 5- Nefertiti Royal: Final quarters have been solid, longshot who can factor; 3- Frenzie: Usually in the top four but yet to win one; 1- On The Rise

Race 2: 2- Lo Rail Crossing: Closed well for third in a much better mile, ready to win; 3- Bull Spreader: Always close; 6- Master Act: Second at 55-1 in the series consolation; 4- Secret Ingredient

Race 3: 2- Anything I Want: Another shot from post two following a strong second; 1- Seafood Sparkle: Has been finishing well to be a threat every week, moves all the way in; 5- OK Gemma: on the board in five straight without a win, early speed; 3- Martha Michelle

Race 4: 5- Blazin Benny: Took some time off following back to back jacks, drops, need only behave; 2- Four Starz Trump: Third start back, consistent 2:00; 9- Missing Wink: Factors for a piece from the second tier; 8- Need Help Here

Race 5: 6- My Sweet Mandy: Has faced better in her local tries, longshot try to swoop this group; 5- Legerdepan: No excuse on the lead at 2-5 last out, barn change; 9- Still Electric: Posts have been bad but usually closes for a piece; 1- Allswelthatendswel

Race 6: 1- Northern Matador: Coppola’s choice from the rail is a wild card but capable if flat; 2- Sand Pebble: Usually close but rarely wins one; 6- Camp Speedy: Much improved second last time against cheaper; 3- Wee Small Hours

Race 7: 1- Jojo Jove: Has gotten along well with Bouchard, pole control tonight; 3- Iced Out: Closed sharply for third, moves in; 6- Twin B Spy: Had a no chance trip at 2-5 when a solid second in leg one of this series; 2- Sinful Vito

Race 8: 1- My Man: Has made it look easy winning two straight, sharp enough to handle the step up; 2- Blackwolf Run: On the board in seven of eight this year; 5- The Northern Dude: Last time we saw him was in Open company, early speed; 3- The Duke Of Conway

Race 9: 3- Here And Now: Hard charging second off her drop to this class, outkicks these home; 5- Twin B Bikini: Has been sharp since changing connections, value play; 1- Susie’s Delight: Vulnerable favorite from the rail; 8- Terror To Cam

Race 10: 1- Stell R Time: Closed well from another tough post last time, call off the move in; 6- Crazolo: Swooped the group with first time lasix, threat on best; 9- No Recess: Always in the top four out of town, local debut here; 4- Diamond Tough

Race 11: 2- Jokes Jet: Upset at 11-1 last week, likely less than 1-1 tonight; 4- Cheyenne Louie: Odds on choice in leg one of the series in what was a clunker, should improve; 1- Capt Benso Goode: Solid third at a big price from the outside, all the way in tonight; 3- Khan Blue Chip

Race 12: 5- Pembroke Popeye: Dobson gets the call for this one’s local debut; 6- RC Marquee: Another making his first start for new connections, the qualifier was super; 1- Insider Access: Final quarters are solid but has yet to make a local impact; 4- Repeated In Red

Best Bets: Pembroke Lynn, 1st                  Jokes Jet, 11th 

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