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 Saturday Selections- May 2nd 

Race 1: 1- Legacy N Diamonds: Need to force the favorite into the pocket early and could hold him off; 2- This Is Wyatt: Razor sharp and in position to threepeat; 3- Major Inferno: Should be next in line; 8- Mayfield Hanover

Race 2: 2- Matt Major: Steps up off the claim, slim top nod; 6- Johns Polyview: Runner up in three straight, early speed threat; 4- Show Stopping: Closes sharply for a good piece; 1- Hawker

Race 3: 2- Clown’s Smile: Hoping last week’s win woke him back up, post relief will help; 3- Rei Rogers: Has been battling better and with some success; 6- Bronson Blue Chip: Toss last from post eight, capable of factoring; 1- Southwind Inferno

Race 4: 2- Slip: Has had two tough posts after an easy win at this distance, chance at some value; 3- Tye Seelster: Class dropper has been slightly improved of late; 1- Beginner’s Luck: Another one getting big time class relief; 5- Legal Dream

Race 5: 5- Southwind Terror: Steps up after cruising in dominant fashion, razor sharp; 3- Memory Game: Strong second in last week’s feature, could happen again; 1- Whackamole Hanover: Has been third in the Open before, minor spoils from the rail

Race 6: 6- Mcknows: Went a giant mile on the lead before getting reeled in late, chance to avenge; 5- Untouchable One: Drops back down after two solid tries against tougher; 1- Good Win Earl: Has been tested on the lead of late, likely pocket sitter here; 2- Big Bambu

Race 7: 5- Pappy’s Pal: Got dragged back when an eventual distant second place finisher, will look to do it on the front here; 2- Daddy Mac: Capable of throwing a big mile at a good price; 8- JD’s Caleb Man: On the board in all four local tries without a win; 1- Pramatic Life

Race 8: 7- Armbro David: If there’s early speed to set the table, he could be sharp enough to swoop this group; 1= RD Donethat: Steps up off a sizzling win, on the board in four straight; 4- My Sugar Daddy: Has been getting bet down but hasn’t been better than third yet; 2- Bettor Not Miss

Race 9: 3- Winds Of Terror: Drops back to the level of his last win; 1- Coach Cal: Has had some tough trips of late, the chief challenger; 6- Wicked Business: Raced well here in his two previous tries; 2- Grab The Fortune

Race 10: 5- Back Beyond: Got up late to win last, at the level of the claim; 4- Artgentina: Looking for value in this wide open race, may need the start; 1-S F Law: Consistent times but has been lackluster of late; 2- DW’s Austin

Race 11: 6- Tex: Dobson chose this class dropper who has the ability to upset in the finale; 5- New York Terror: Went a long way on the outside for second at 61-1 in last; 1- Goose Creek: The veteran figures in this spot but has lacked winning pop this season; 3- Tailligiht Hanover

Best Bets: Southwind Terror, 5th                   Back Beyond, 10th 

 

Sunday Selections- May 3rd 

Race 1: 8- Striking Hurricane: Has been trotting 1:57 against tougher, the one to beat drew post eight; 5- Scottish Blue: Fits well in this class, no chance trip in last; 3- The Lindy Treaty: Plenty of early speed but often falters late; 6- Haymaker

Race 2: 5- Time To Quit: Had post eight off the drop, now gets more class relief seeking his first local victory; 1- Edom Up Blue Boy: Followed up a strong first over win with a front running third, up close throughout; 4- Russ N Us: Toss last from the eight hole, first legit chance since dropping; 6- Jelectric

Race 3: 3- Casimir Lawman: Won his lone local start, in position to repeat; 6- Skype Hanover: Big time class and post relief; 1- Aritzia Hanover: Threat with speed from the rail; 9- PembrokeNewt

Race 4: 4- Spicey Victor: If he lands on the lead, he could pull off the mild upset; 2- My Man: Clearly the one to beat after a tough first over trip in last; 3- Knockabout Rosie: Had late trot when third with the addition of lasix, faces tougher today; 6- No Recess

Race 5: 4- Judys Girl: No chance from post eight in her first start back, in a better spot here; 6- Grateful Nation: Beat the top one when third in her local debut, major danger; 1- Mcplay Girl: Runner up in both starts since coming to town, facing a bit tougher today; 3- Post Time Terror

Race 6: 2- Blazin Benny: He continues to dominate; 3- Mack’s Gold Band: Broke in last following back to back jacks, top one’s top threat; 1- Diamond Tough: Distant second to the top one last week, another crack at it from the rail; 5- Lucky Charm

Race 7: 5- Mikey Hanover: Jogged at 2-5 off the drop in dazzling fashion, edge to win the Open; 1- Grain Of Truth: Runner up in both local starts, getting tighter; 7- Slugfest: Has started out his season in impressive fashion, the trip could get the best of him here; 4- Stirling Cadet

Race 8: 1- Fear The Football: Took advantage of a slow back half to win last, chance to repeat; 2- Justice Boy: First or second in all six local tries, that streak should continue; 3- Royal Max: Steps up following a win in his seasonal debut; 4- Flyhawk Thriller

Race 9: 3- Anty Entity: Steps up off a dominant win, Devaux’s choice should repeat; 2- Gotta Be Me: Solid third last time, can up it a spot; 9- Town Temptress: Has started out her season in strong fashion, the trip is the question; 6- H And N Dho Hailey

Race 10: 5- Gliding To Glory: Has had excuses lately after a fast second against tougher, big chance at a price; 1- Crazzycrazzy: Coppola’s choice from the rail seeking his third straight victory; 4- Mr Jesse: Dropped and popped in last, speed for minor spoils; 8- Duluth

Race 11: 3- Selena: Bouchard’s choice returns to town off a career best win, call to repeat; 1- Massive Talent: Has battled tougher at Yonkers, won his most recent local start; 2- Just Like Lloyd: Has had nothing but awful posts lately; 4- Through The Night

Race 12: 1- Pokerface: Close third when a beaten favorite, he’ll cut the mile here; 4- J Wanda: Fought gamely first over when a better fourth; 2- Miss Jim Bob: Had thirds in three straight recently; 7- Ocean Devotion

Best Bets: Blazin Benny, 6th                    Selena, 11th 

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