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Thursday Selections- December 11th  


Race 1: 5- Dead Wrong: Clearly the fastest of the bunch, call in the opener; 2- Muscatine: Consistent 2:01 trotter comes off an improved second; 7- Hitontheflipside: Aldrich steps back up; 4- Sand Pebble

Race 2: 1- I’ll Pass By You: Moves to the rail off a couple of improved tries, value in a wide open race; 3- Snoz: Local debut for this two year old who appears capable; 2- Just Like Tiger: Consistently ends up in the 2-3-4 range; 5- Gunning For Glory

Race 3: 4- J Danae: Last time in this class, she won by more than six lengths; 1- Anything I Want: Moves to the rail off an improved third, threat on best; 2- One Chance Fancy: Could be a vulnerable favorite; 3- Sassparilly Filly

Race 4: 7- Bronson Blue Chip: Drops down to the bottom level and should cruise here for Dobson; 4- Bullville Player: Randall steps up off a closing third for his new connections; 2- Pan Grad: Has lacked late pop since coming to town; 6- Grand Revelation

Race 5: 4- Bankin On Bomb: Moves to this class for the first time off a strong second, call for Coppola; 5- LCB Artist: Has been closing quickly of late; 1- Rock Market: Steps up off her first win of the year; 2- Sukura

Race 6: 5- Rev Up The Spice: Closed for solid thirds in back to back tries, gets a chance in a wide open race; 3- Crazy About NY: Moves in off a better third; 1- Majestic Lad: Speed and the rail; 4- DW’s Easter

Race 7: 5- Northern Secret: Has rattled off wins in both local tries, completes the hat trick; 3- Jackie Goldstein: On the board in four in a row; 6- Secret Ingredient: Always winds up getting a piece but rarely wins; 2- Imperial Storm

Race 8: 8- Glory Beach: Would have been 1-5 from a better post, still the one to beat despite the eight hole; 5- Calvin B: Can close for a good piece; 2- Stirling Cadillac: Always in the mix for minor spoils; 6- Total Classic

Race 9: 5- Bubba’s Jer Bear: Trotted 2:02 when second last week, 2:02 would be plenty; 1- Reaching Olympia: Has been a beaten favorite her last few, could happen again; 3- Sambuca Lee Brook: Distant fourth from post eight, moves in to hit the board; 4- CC Rider

Race 10: 6- Sinful Vito: Big chance to swoop this group for Dobson; 3- Most Fun Yet: Gets another shot after getting parked out, longshot try; 4- Sri Panka: Competed against a bit tougher recently when he was in town; 8- Donna’s Scape

Race 11: 4- High Seriousness: Was a strong second in his local debut, ready to win; 5- Autumn Estelle: Untested when prevailing in her first Spa start; 3- Moveup: Competed against tougher at Yonkers but with little success; 2- Mr Evergreen

Best Bets: Dead Wrong, 1st                  Bubba’s Jer Bear, 9th 


Friday Selections- December 12th  

Race 1: 2- Dancin Thea: Had a lot of trot when loose late for second at 21-1, edge off the move in; 1- Winds Of Victory: Speed and the rail for a good piece; 5- Round About: A distant third when in a similar spot last week; 6- DW’s Divine

Race 2: 1- Spicy Sugar: Just missed from the outside post last time, in to win; 4- Turn Em On: Closed quickly for fourth, moves in but is 0-30; 6- OK Gemma: Pencil in for second or third every week; 3- Sarahs Daphne

Race 3: 8- Painite: Big time class relief and first time Dobson, chance at a price; 2- Bull Spreader: Saddled with terrible posts of late, moves in to become the one to beat; 1- Jolie’s Prayer: Often third or fourth; 3- Frisky Joe

Race 4: 1- Hathaway Anne: Moves inside for the first time since dropping to this class, edge from the pole; 7- Auf Wiedersehen: Showed signs of life last week when third in a start she needed, chance with a trip; 9- Blueridge Jezebel: Made a power move to win last; 5- Bestwind Heather

Race 5: 5- Savage Cinderella: Was too late on the scene when fourth off the drop, can swoop this group with a second over trip; 4- Bluebird Jamaican: On top of his game, may have to do it first over; 2- Spicey Victor: Wired a softer field last week; 3- Game Changer

Race 6: 7- Victom As: Drops in his first start for new connections, plenty of early speed; 1- Mr Jesse: Runner up in back to back tries, pole control; 2- Pop My Buttons: Has eight seconds and nine thirds this year while lacking winning pop; 5- Mr Butterworth

Race 7: 9- Just Vic: Consistently first or second but has been lacking winning pop, finds a soft spot; 6- Pembroke Popeye: Set a lifetime mark when a strong winner last out, going to have to come from a long way back; 1- Stirling Accord: A piece from the pole; 2- Jesse Say More

Race 8: 4- Selena: Has been a monster winning both local tries, threepeats as a best bet; 1- Montana Skies: Will get a good piece at a good price; 2- Twisted Pretzel: Fast second with a perfect trip, inside journey; 9- Dangerismybusiness

Race 9: 1- Terror To Cam: Impressive winning last week, take the short price from the pole; 7- Weekend Getaway: Flew home for second to the top one from post eight, value for second; 2- High Speed Life: Inside journey for minor spoils; 6- Bettor B Genuine

Race 10: 2- Through The Night: Double drops off a close third, names his margin; 1- Jelectric: On the board in five of his last seven without a win; 4- Fox Valley Photog: Thirds in two straight; 3- Knockout Rosie

Race 11: 3- Dony Andreas: Wrapped up winner at a short price last week, should complete a chalky late double; 2- Sheer Action: The qualifier was poor after hitting the board in four previous tries, a gamble; 1- Master Act: Often third or fourth; 7- Cabo San Lukas

Best Bets: Selena, 8th                     Through The Night, 10th 

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