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Saturday Selections- October 25th 

Race 1: 2- Fox Valley Leo: Caught in a tough trip last time, avenges on the lead; 7- Galex: Charged hard late for third despite post eight, the major danger; 1- Art Bettor Now: Finally gets the luck of the draw; 4- Grandpa Don

Race 2: 6- Secluded Island: Came up short at odds on in his return to town, appears best here; 3- Bangbangkisskiss: Scored the upset on the lead in impressive fashion against cheaper, up but in; 4- Smellthecolornine: Makes a rare drop off a win and a month off; 1- Valley Fever

Race 3: 5- Mr Rockford: Has been a giant on the lead of late, steps up off the claim; 2- RD Donethat: Has been closing sharply, a stretch threat; 1- Reminic: Usually in the mix for minor spoils; 3- Celestial Dreams

Race 4: 1- Big Bambu: Monster winner last week, can continue his winning ways; 5- Pramatic Life: Local debut after a no chance trip from post eight at Yonkers; 3- Legacy N Diamonds: Finally gets the luck of the draw; 2- Avogadro Hanover

Race 5: 1- Royal Reception: Steps up off back to back jacks, slim edge from the rail; 3- My Sugar Daddy: Thirds in two in row, may be the pocket sitter; 2- Battle Call: Drops off a fast third; 5- Slip

Race 6: 2- R Caan: Former Open winner added lasix recently, down and in; 5- Alex Bullville: Longshot try to factor in his return to town; 1- Martial Bliss: On the board in five straight outside of the rare break; 3- Grab The Fortune

Race 7: 7- Ronny Bugatti: Cruised first over to the Open win last week, call despite the post; 2- Trigger Finger: Will work hard early and should wind up with a good trip; 3- Moveoutofmyway: Usually closes sharply for minor spoils; 6- That Man Of Mine

Race 8: 3- Spinarama: Has been on the board in five of his last six without a win; 5- Something For Doc: Fast times and final quarters at Yonkers, longshot play; 1- It’s a Good Thing: Steps up off a convincing win, another stretch threat; 2- Aussie Reactor A

Race 9: 1- Rock To Glory: Returns to town and to the rail off a strong win at Batavia, slim edge; 6- Sailing Cruise: Last time in this class he romped, major danger; 4- Dreamlands Art: Pocket rocket off the move to this level last week; 2- Willie Boots

Race 10: 3- Taillight Hanover: Has proven he can win first over, versatile; 1- Predator DVM: Last time he had the rail in this class, he came up just short; 5- Rocky Regal: On the board in five of his last six; 6- Mariner Seelster

Race 11: 1- Talking Blues: Came up just shy at even money off the drop, down and in to win; 4- Village Jackson: Needs to flash speed and wind up with a pocket ride; 2- Whosurbanker: Inside journey for minor spoils; 3- Real Flight

Race 12: 7- Source Of Power: Big time class drop for this one making his first start in the Rohr barn; 1- Fox Valley Tyrese: Has lacked winning pop this year; 2- Grand Revelation: Finally moves inside, often gets a piece without winning; 4- Sahara Hall

Race 13: 3- Clooney Drummond: Got tracked down when second on the engine, they may not get to him tonight; 1- Literate Hanover: Moves back to the rail to be a factor; 9- All Pro Hall: In the top four in five straight without a win; 6- Domitian Hanover

Best Bets: Talking Blues, 11th                          Ronny Bugatti, 7th 


Sunday Selections- October 26th

Race 1: 5- Shortest Distance: Continues her historic season here at a short price; 1- CMR Bresha: Pulled off the upset on the engine at 17-1 last week, faces tougher; 2- My Spring Fling: Inside trip for minor spoils; 4- Bettor B Genuine

Race 2: 4- Scottish Blue: Consistent 1:57 trotter should cruise here; 9- Montana Skies: Joins the top one in dropping out of the series where she had success; 1- Woody: Second from the rail last week at 29-1; 3- Giveyoureverything

Race 3: 4- Russ N Us: Distant third last time and poised to score a mild upset here; 1- V I P: First or second 21 times this year, pole control; 2- Mr Jesse: Factors to get a piece off the move back inside; 3- Sir Kensington

Race 4: 2- Winds Of Terror: Jogged at 1-2 last week, names his margin today; 1- Private Ashley: Finally moves inside to get the edge for second; 8- Jenna’s Patriot: Distant second to the top one last week, daunting task here from post eight; 5- Solomon Grundy

Race 5: 7- Aruba Vacation: Has been facing better in his starts since returning from a lengthy layoff, chance at value here; 1- Pop My Buttons: On the board in six straight without a win; 2- Stirling Cadet: No chance trip last week, consistently close previously; 4- Speed Hanover

Race 6: 2- Jack’s Reef: Continues to step up in class off back to back open lengths romps; 6- A Megabuck: Veteran trotter always winds up hitting the board and has had some local success as well; 1- Through The Night: Devaux’s choice off a first over victory in last; 3- Rock DJ

Race 7: 7- Crazy About Pat: Returns to his winning ways today; 4- Seagram: Has had excuses in his local starts, value play for second; 2- Slugfest: Had been on the board in five of six before being a nonfactor last week; 3- Pay The Winner

Race 8: 5- Spreester: A runner up in the Open two weeks in a row, won’t be denied today; 1- Cooking The Books: She won the last time we saw her, can be second best from the rail; 7- Show Runner: Has battled and beaten better this season out of town; 2- Cherry Bliss

Race 9: 1- Flyhawk Thriller: Has been drawing miserable posts lately, moves in to win; 3- Just Make Believe: Drops back out of the Open to be the one to beat; 2- Duluth: On the board in three in a row from worse posts; 7- Fear The Football

Race 10: 7- Tiamo: Drops into claimers after a tiring effort against much better, can avenge; 3- Always A Romance: Pacing 1:55 in four straight while first or second; 2- Get Your Armor: Another class dropper much better suited for this class; 1- Alhambra

Race 11: 9- Newport Volo: Should drop and pop here for Devaux; 5- Extreme Yankee: Another one getting needed class relief; 2- All That Dazzle: Was second against tougher at 46-1 two back; 6- Golden Tate

Race 12: 2- Bad Night Mare: Comes to town for new connections off a lifetime mark in last; 5- Putnams Dream: Another one with similar credentials to the top one; 1- Mildred’s Button: On the board in four straight without a win; 3- Mean Girls

Race 13: 5- Knockout Rosie: Hard charging seconds in two straight, can swoop this group; 3- Highly Elegant: Aldrich’s choice comes to town off some decent miles at Vernon, threat on best; 7- Take Heart: Tough trip last week in his local debut; 4- Sugar Valley Alley

Best Bets: Spreester, 8th                               Shortest Distance, 1st

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