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Friday Selections- July 25th 

Race 1: 9- Western Toro: Just missed first over for Bouchard last week, can get it right tonight; 2- Solomon Grundy: Usually in the mix for a piece but rarely wins one; 1- Our Ella: Move inside should result in a piece; 5- Double Mctwist

Race 2: 1- Sir William: Winner on the engine in last, should do it again; 6- Medicine Ed: Shows flashes of good things but has had breaking trouble; 4- Reason To Believe: Another one who finishes well but has trouble staying flat; 8- Royalty On High

Race 3: 4- Haymaker: Has been sharp of late, call for Long; 5- Knockout Rosie: Closed sharply for a better second last time, value play; 7- High Blue: Held on at 1-5 off the move in, moves back out; 3- Pocket Passer

Race 4: 3- Game Changer: Handled the step up to upset at 10-1 last week, sharp as can be; 2- My Man: Connection change for this one who could really threaten; 1- Livid Luke: Speed and the rail, always close; 4- Must Be Psychic

Race 5: 1- Blazin Benny: Should have his way on the lead; 2- Bit O Victory: Sharp from bad posts, major danger from a good one; 3- Sir Kensington: First time lasix and a good trip for a piece; 4- Main Stage

Race 6: 3- Bentley Karan: Runner up in back to back tries, appears ready to win while on the comeback trail; 2- Through The Night: Got reeled in late last week, threat on best; 1- Jailhouse Scorpion: Speed and the rail but the top two are a tick faster; 6- Merlincrest

Race 7: 3- You Rock My World: Game third when first over in his debut in the local Open, inside his major dangers; 6- Obrigado: Has become the force in this Friday feature; 1- Just Make Believe: Just missed at 21-1 last week, rail; 2- Lauderdale

Race 8: 1- Sweet Ben: Seconds in two of three local tries, pole control; 8- Fear The Football: A consistent force but the post is a major hazard; 3- Ivana Hanover: In the mix for minor spoils; 4- Just Like Lloyd

Race 9: 3- Morosita Bi: Is in the midst of a breakout year, has been battling better; 5- Cash Now: Longshot who could be a stretch threat with a trip; 1- Whata Hustler: Finally moves inside; 8- Stell R Time

Race 10: 4- Panamanian Hanover: Broke last time with first time lasix, solid effort the week before, can drop and pop; 8- Feel The Power: First or second in four straight; 2- Wind Neath My Feet: A non factor at odds on last week, in store for a bit better fate; 3- Giant T

Race 11: 1- Pop My Buttons: Her game in on the engine, should be there tonight; 9- Do It For Annie: Post and class relief; 5- DW’s Easter: Coppola steps up for the first time; 2- Russ N Us

Race 12: 3- Mr Butterworth: On the board in three in a row before a nightmare trip in last, down the road; 4- Missing Wink: In a spot to be a factor; 9- Petraeus: Almost always third or fourth; 5- Chasin Clouds Away

Best Bets: Mr Butterworth, 12th             Panamanian Hanover, 10th  

Saturday Selections- July 26th   

Race 1: 3- B Blissfull: Has been closing quickly of late, call with a trip; 6- Southwind Inferno: No excuse on the lead in last, consistent threat at this level; 1- Totally Fresh: Rail for minor spoils; 4- Prince Polaris

Race 2: 8- Royal Reception: On top of his game, has speed to overcome the price, can upset; 3- Bo’s So Hot: Raced well in limited local tries, inside his major dangers; 6- Calvin B: Usually winds up getting minor spoils; 5- Skype Hanover

Race 3: 2- Predator DVM: 1:53 pacer when he drew well, ready to roll; 1- Major Way: Beaten favorite at even money last week, rebounds from the rail; 4- Clooney Drummond: Came from off the pace to win last; 3- Livefreeordiehard

Race 4: 1- ER Leon: Was loaded with pace when a better second off the drop, pole control; 2- Remember Will: Runner up in back to back tries, can happen again; 9- Taillight Hanover: The one to beat may be in store for a tough trip; 6- Fraternity

Race 5: 3- Rocky Regal: Jogged on the lead against cheaper, could get brave; 1- No Real Surprise: Rough trips in two straight, sharp previously; 2- Screenplay: Always winds up hitting the top four; 9- Hot Shot Lawyer

Race 6: 2- Dash N: Charged hard for a better second last week, moves in to win; 3- Village Jackson: Could be a factor at a good price; 1- Nick Fotiu: Usually in the top four but lacks winning pop; 4- Mach To The Max

Race 7: 7- Scott Rocks: Invader comes to town on a four race win streak, slim edge in a wide open feature; 4- Anderlecht: Paced 1:52 on the front end last time we saw him, major danger; 3- That Man Of Mine: Won this race first over two back, another one with a big shot; 1- D Terminata

Race 8: 3- RU Ready To Rock: No chance trip at 6-5 off the drop, down the road here; 4- Panpero Firpo: Threat if he shakes loose late; 5- Tarpon Hanover: Never factored in last week’s Open, drops makes him a stretch threat; 1- White Mountain Top

Race 9: 2- Coach Cal: Had pace when loose late last time off a three week layoff, slim edge tonight; 1- R Caan: Past Open winner is the one to beat from the rail; 7- Lucky Mctrucky: Upset most of these on the engine last week, the trip will be tougher; 3- Mortal Zin

Race 10: 6- Denver Dolly: Caught in a fast back half off the pace last week, early speed returns here; 4- Mariner Seelster: Was third in 1:53 against tougher when we saw him last; 1- Kelly’s Noah Veteran makes his return from the rail; 7- Sassy Hanover

Race 11: 5- M G Home Run: Consistent force in this class, three weeks off is the only question; 3- Gotthejobdonemate: Made a big move three wide before getting reeled in late at 18-1; 1- Dragon Ridge: In position for a piece from the pole; 6- Prince Marathon

Race 12: 1- Kholton’s Rei: Last time in this class from the rail he scored, should do it again; 4- Mcboogie: Invader is still on the comeback trail, value; 9- Tom Paine: Closes sharply every week, nice trip from the second tier; 3- Get Jazzed

Race 13: 1- Power Off: Dobson’s choice goes down and in to win; 7- Forty Carrots: Another big time dropper who factors but the trip could be tough; 3- King Cat Anvil N: Finally gets the luck of the draw; 8- Celestial Dreams

Best Bets: RU Ready To Rock, 8th                 Power Off, 13th 

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