Posted by Ken Warkentin on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 9:16 PM

RACE 1

6-Shenzi AS – Intriguing filly did some nice work @ Scioto Downs this summer, won a late-closing series final there in 1:55.3, has the talent & potential to overhaul this bunch if she can behave 

 

2-Panthera AS – Just one for 28 this 2021, comes off a miscue @ Harrah’s Philadelphia, but was competitive against tougher N/W 4 & 3 stock & draws inside a very soft opener 

 

5-Makers Mass – Hasn’t hit the board in ten starts this season, added trotting hopples & qualified with confidence & has faced tougher recently

 

RACE 2

6-Industrial Hemp – Shuffled & shook loose with plenty late in an excellent acclimating mile, Team Bongiorno tuned filly owns speed & can tackle her seconditis opponents

 

4-Capsaicinn – Consistent Captaintreacherous filly grinded gamely for the place money @ Pocono & nosed out before that, looks like she holds a class edge

 

3-Captainandtelly – This Captaintreacherous filly settled for second again behind a big favorite @ Harrah’s Philadelphia, note her narrow loss back on August 24

 

RACE 3

3-Cash Infusion – Chapter Seven filly made some noise in NYSS, runner up to standout Lilbitalexis last week & now draws better for a barn doing well here this month

 

6-La Vie En Blanc – Team Alagna-tuned added trotting hopples & rallied to a maiden score fresh off the bench, pace & trip compromised behind Cash Infusion last week

 

4-Little Pink Lies – Exits NYSS action, a solid third in that series final, gets off the wings in good order & figures to make a quick adjustment to the mile track for Team Svanstedt

 

RACE 4

3-River Otter – Off a judges scratch last week, raced well against tougher before that, has won here in the past & capable of stealing this from an inside post

 

7-Ooh Rah – Launched a wide, late move & flattened out fourth last week, draws a challenging post, but can be more effective against this slower group

 

10-Scirocco Patrick – Mark Silva has this 4YO on his toes, fresh off an excellent try & nosed out last week, sports a 1:54.1 mark here this season & can overcome post 10

 

RACE 5

3-Testing Testing – From the impressive first crop of Walner, has come to hand for George Ducharme, jogged in both starts this month as the heavy favorite & draws inside

 

6-Cool Papa Bell – Gelding has three wins & two seconds in five starts, runner up in NYSS Final with a tough trip, a versatile & talented son of Chapter Seven 

 

2-Famous Father – Team Takter-tuned Father Patrick colt won a division back in late July, bounced back with a flat mile & flashed plenty late after a slow start last week

 

RACE 6

5-Casino Bags Anso – One for 24 in 2021, almost went all the way against $10,000 claimers @ Harrah’s Philadelphia two starts back & note the barn change

 

6-Mayfield Duke – One for 27 this season, very steady against $7,500 stock, just missed with a sharp :27.3 last Saturday & rates contender status 

 

3-Takeittotheface – Scored his lone win of the year in rousing fashion three starts back, makes his second start off the recent claim from an improved post

 

RACE 7

3-Brickhouse Babe – More than lived up to the hype with a sterling rally & new mark of 1:54.1 last week, Ray Schinttker standout rewarded with a better post

 

1-I’ll Have A Lindy – Prolific in the TSS & notched her fifth win in that final, got going too late chasing big favorite Misswalner Fashion, back inside off that acclimating mile

 

5-Lookin Chic – Walner filly definitely going in the right direction, runner up to standout Misswalner Fashion last week & draws a bit better for the red-hot Nifty Norman

 

RACE 8

4-Watchmeneighneigh – Paid off with an aggressive effort as the favorite two starts back, then paid the price for a slow start from post ten & now moves inside

 

3-Petal To The Metal – Rallied second by a neck to Watchmeneighneigh three starts back, has a chance to turn the tables with a stalking trip for Team Chiodo

 

5-Cashncam – Note the big wide move to grab second two starts back, draws a tougher post, but a prime opportunist with the right pace set up

 

RACE 9

4-Treacherous Dragon – Two wins & two seconds in just four starts, runner up to NYSS champ Gotthegreenlight last week, has pedigree & potential for Pelling

 

6-Captiva – Captaintreacherous filly for Team Alagna on the board in five of six, shuffled second to revved up Hood Party last week in an ideal acclimating mile

 

8-Flip The Script – On the ticket in six of seven, a solid third behind Captiva in :26.4 last week, post eight again, but capable of speed

 

RACE 10

4-Brandon Hanover – Took charge as the heavy favorite & easily romped to his third straight win last week, draws better & looks to go three-for-three for his new barn

 

7-Fox Valley Nemitz – Has regained top form for Edwin Quevedo, fresh off a very aggressive tally as the heavy favorite in a sizzling 1:51.4

 

3-Kingofthejungle – Tripped out to a decisive score given some class relief last week, draws inside again & looms large as a repeat threat

 

RACE 11

5-Theresnolimit S – Son of Nuncio for Team Melander gradually learning his lessons, just missed to post ten standout Molotov Cocktail last week & on the verge

 

3-Ken’s Walner – Made a quick adjustment with an aggressive post ten effort chasing standout Robertsin, draws much better with a chance to improve further

 

2-Stride The Hill – Finished a solid third to the raging Testing Testing two weeks ago, just missed before that & draws inside again as a stalking threat

 

RACE 12

1-Hunts Point – From the first crop of world champion Huntsville, runner up to standout Early Action last week & now moves inside with a nice Big M trip under him

 

10-Hammering Hank – Undefeated gelding made it five-for-five with a huge rally despite being severely pace compromised, lands outside a very competitive finale

 

5-Seven Hundred – Made up plenty off a slow :58 half & finished a solid second to Hammering Hank last week, draws inside that rival with something positive to build on

 

 

 

 

 



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