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Friday Selections- July 31st 

Race 1: 5- The Dominate One: Held on to win in his local debut to set a lifetime mark, edge to repeat; 2- OK Gladiator: Closed well for seconds in two straight, could happen again; 1- Banderosa: First time from a good post since coming to town, will improved; 3- Amispicyorwhat

Race 2: 2- Briar Creeks Angel: Only two starts removed from a hard charging second, appears tons the best; 5- Hathaway Anne: Consistent 1:55’s give her the edge for second; 1- Momara: Was no factor in her local debut, pole control here; 3- Bestwind Heather

Race 3: 2- The Lehigh Legend: Got reeled in after building an imposing lead while looking to repeat, can avenge; 1- Algorithm: Reeled in the top one late to pull off the upset, will get another crack at it; 3- Shes A Castoff: Will be next in line; 4- Markup Hanover

Race 4: 5- Blueridge Jezebel: Needed to qualify after some breaks, cruises to victory if she paces off the drop here; 2- Make Magic: Has been dealing with awful posts, first legit shot; 8- A And G’s Design: Big time class relief, value from post eight; 4- Terror To Cam

Race 5: 3- Broadway Gabber: Set a lifetime mark on the lead in last, in a similar spot here; 4- Tapit: Coming off back to back eight holes; 1- Ballare Hanover: Proved in the qualifier that she’s fast enough to compete but comes in with question marks; 6- Fast N Loud

Race 6: 7- Shortest Distance: Drops back down to the level where she’d been dominant, speed to overcome the post; 4- Seawind Ginger: Winds up shaking loose for a piece every week; 1- Yummy Sushi: Faded badly at 3-5 in her local debut, needs to be much better; 6- Camdee

Race 7: 5- Cloris Hanover: Dobson’s choice in this one’s return to town, may be the pocket rocket; 3- Godiva Seelster: Consistently first or second, clearly the one to beat; 4- Super Soph: Flew home for a close fourth despite drawing post eight in last; 6- Deliciouslynaughty

Race 8: 4- Dead Wrong: Not far removed from competing at a high level in the 75 claimers, drops and pops; 1- Breewood Brier: Consistently hits the board, in line for the perfect trip; 2- Flashy Lady: Move inside should wake her back up; 7- One True Friend

Race 9: 1- Whimsies: Looking for a longshot, chance at an upset with a pocket trip; 4- Fire N Diamonds: Often hits the board, this is her best post in quite a while; 6- Campanile: Second start back, her A game beats these; 9- Bell On Wheels

Race 10: 2- Stage It Right: Showed marked improvement while closing for second last week, could outclass these; 7- Freetime: Has been battling better for months, post is the hazard; 4- Auf Wiedersehen: Hennessey takes a shot with this consistent mare; 3- Anything I Want

Best Bets: Briar Creeks Angel, 2nd                   Broadway Gabber, 5th 


Saturday Selections- August 1st   

Race 1: 1- Gotthejobdonemate: Continued class relief for this one who should be in a striking spot tonight; 1- Caerleon Hanover: Faded late for third following a front running score, pole control; 5- Clown’s Smile: Factors with early speed; 3- Major Way

Race 2: 1- BJ’s Bequia: Monster drop for this one who should jog; 3- Mister Skitter: Consistently closes quickly, needs to shake loose late; 7- This Is Wyatt: Hasn’t missed the triple in quite some time; 2- Jojo Jove

Race 3: 4- One More Laugh: Getting monster class relief into a soft spot; 1- RD Donethat: Another dropper who is the likely pocket sitter; 6- Tough Love: Has been pacing 1:54, the trip is the question; 2- Fancy Footwork

Race 4: 3- Northern Virgin: Just beat a similar group first over to set a lifetime mark, repeats with ease; 5- OK Galahad: Been battling better out of town, edge for second; 1- Willies Big Mac: Always in the mix for a piece; 2- Alero Blue Chip

Race 5: 4- Jolly Jubiter: Drops back down to the level where he put in a big mile, slim edge; 2- One Bad Shot: Faded badly after a tough trip in last, back in a spot where he’ll be tough; 1- Talbotcreek Armani: Got shuffled back off the move inside, another shot from the pole; 9- Bo’s So Hot

Race 6: 4- Bondi Hanover: Had been on a solid roll before drawing post eight in last, in position to thrive tonight; 1- It’s a Good Thing: Back to the rail where he thrived last time, facing tougher here though; 5- Off Lika Promdress: Consistent closer but needs a trip; 2- Art Degree

Race 7: 5- BJ’s Guy: Has thirds in three straight but likes to win, needs to cut this mile tonight; 1- Titus Seelster: Can factor at this level with the improved post; 6- JK Panache: Sharp as can be, he’ll have to swoop the group to keep the win streak alive; 2- Kelly’s Noah

Race 8: 1- Matt Major: Has had an head of steam as a closer of late, now gets his shot on the engine; 5- Good Win Earl: Almost always hits the board, likely pocket sitter here; 2- Cheyenne Louie: On the board in five of his last six; 9- Heaven Is For Real

Race 9: 7- Windsong Harley: On the board in all four starts this year but yet to win one, that could change here; 8- Ontheclock Hanover: Don’t be surprised if he gets a good piece despite the post; 5- Martial Bliss: Steps back up off back to back strong tries; 1- Kid Courageous A

Race 10: 6- Musselsfrmbrussels: Was the favorite in the Open last month, outclasses these; 1- Trigger Finger: Was loaded with pace in the stretch last week, factors at a price; 4- Ser Jon: He flies home when he gets a good trip; 2- Aussie Reactor A

Race 11: 2- Four Boys: Drops out of the clouds into this spot to handle these at a short price; 1- Shopping With Art: Expect major improvement in his first try from the inside; 4- Bettor Not Miss: Often grabs minor spoils, fresh Hennessey; 5- Ahdoughnolum

Race 12: 6- Sassy Hanover: Went a third quarter in a dazzling 26.4 off the drop, he’ll be tough to beat here; 2- Busta Move: Spagnola trainee gets the luck of the draw and will be a stretch threat; 1- Super S Yzerman: In the mix for minor spoils from the rail; 7- Coach Cal

Best Bets: BJ’s Bequia, 2nd                   Four Boys, 11th    

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