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Track Handicapper Dave Brower Bio

 

Dave Brower grew up five minutes from the Meadowlands in nearby Passaic, NJ. He served as the Meadowlands morning line oddsmaker, handicapper, and broadcaster for 16 years from 1987 to 2011. He has also co-hosted CBS Sports Network’s coverage of The Hambletonian, Meadowlands Pace, and Little Brown Jug with Hall of Famer Gary Seibel and his new co-host at the Meadowlands, Justin Horowitz. Brower also published "Harnessing Winners, The Complete Guide To Handicapping Harness Races" with Daily Racing Form Press in 2009.

 

RACE REVIEWS by Dave Brower


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Race Reviews For Saturday, July 12, 2014

1 First Race Entries
Picks: 5-1-3-10
H Horse Comment
1 FRENCH LAUNDRY Dam Creamy Mimi ($927k) won the Hambletonian Oaks. From the family of Pizza Dolce, too. Cost $115,000 at Lexington. He couldn’t have been much more impressive in his debut. The lone knock is Gingras opting off to drive Canepa Hanover.
2 MUSCLE BLUES - A kin to a pair of 6 figure earners. From the family of Armbro Keepsake ($882k). $42,000 yearling must find more.
3 CANEPA HANOVER This is the half-brother to Hambletonian winner, Glidemaster ($1.9 Million). A $300,000 Harrisburg yearling. He was parked out to the half-mile pole last time while appearing tough to steer. Talent is there, but breaks are becoming a concern.
4 TRUE BLUE STRIDE This is a three-quarter brother to a fast trotter named He’s A Demon, who earned over $314k and trotted in 1:53. He did cost $160,000 at Harrisburg as well. He rallied well in his debut and sports some upside here.
5 GUESS WHOS BACK – First foal from an unraced dam. He did cost $90,000 at Harrisburg though. From the immediate family of the marvelous Poof She’s Gone ($1.3 Million). He wore down competition, closing into strong headwinds. Plenty of talent.
6 MOUNTAIN TOP His dam was a nice race-mare, earning over $460k. First foal from that dam. Things haven’t worked out on the track yet.
7 MAGENTA MAN Half-brother to Dewycolorintheline, who is a Yonkers Trot winner of $477k. Dam was a nice race-mare that earned nearly $400k. Lone pari-mutuel effort resulted in a break. He must stay trotting.
8 SOUTHWIND MOZART Half-brother to Southwind Cocoa ($227k). From the family of Lassie’s Goal ($596k). Must improve on last effort.
9 FALK ON HILL S Sports a modest pedigree. From the family of Ultra Broline ($483k). Lone start thus far was just OK. Needs more now.
10 STONEBRIDGE FORCE Half-brother to Hambletonian Oaks winner Creamy Mimi who earned $927k. From the family of Pizza Dolce ($668k). Parked out Canepa Hanover last time and just ran out of gas late. Some intriguing qualities.
2 Second Race Entries
Picks: 6-7-4-3
H Horse Comment
1 SOUTHWIND CARTIER Pedigree is on the light side. Was not able to duplicate his first round effort. Obviously a longshot this time.
2 SHES ON FIRE Lone sibling has not produced a mark yet. From the family of Flawless Bluestone ($589k). Has some ground to make up.
3 DEMONS N DIAMONDS Dam is a half-sister to Whitewater Rapids ($239k). She cost just $20k at Lexington. Her two efforts have not been bad. The trouble is she has to make up a dozen lengths on the favorite. Not a small task now.
4 DYNAMITE DAME Full-sister to One Tough Girl ($236k). From the family of Bold Dreamer ($531k). Sent off at 82-1 last time and did enough to earn a check. The move to Sears is an intriguing one. Still, this filly has a lot of ground to make up.
5 RULES OF THE ROAD Has one winning sibling of two starters with a mark of 1:59.2. Broke stride in both legs of the Sire Stakes. Longshot.
6 MISSION BRIEF Her dam is most known for her colossal 50-1 Breeders Crown upset. Lone sibling to race has a mark of 1:54.3. This filly cost $150,000 at Lexington. She is very fast, but she can get rough at times. If she trots, she wins…if.
7 SATURDAY MORNINGS All four siblings are winners. From the family of Gleam, a Hambletonian Oaks winner of $587k. Filly cost $32,000 at Lexington. Sharp winner in Leg 1, but could not keep up with Mission Brief last time. Appears second best.
3 Third Race Entries
Picks: 5-6-7-10
H Horse Comment
1 SOMEWHERE IN L A Has shown talent in flashes. But he should be able to beat the likes of Hang Ten. Faces a stiff test here. Tricky call.
2 UNLOCKED He has also shown talent in flashes. Unfortunate to break stride shortly after the start of the Pace Elim. Must stay pacing.
3 BRIONI Has won here this year and is in very good form. Winner of last was a runner-up in The Hempt. Carries some value to the gate.
4 IDEAL MAGIC Strong qualifier to prep for this. He also seems to be prone to the miscue at times. I am likely to watch this start.
5 ALLSTAR PARTNER The year hasn’t gone as the connections had hoped. I still think his best is good enough to win this. Expect better.
6 BUSHWACKER Was very sharp prior to the break in The Hempt Final. Note, he was only 3-1 against McWicked two starts back. Player.
7 SOMESTARSOMEWHERE Similar to Allstar Partner, his season has also been disappointing. This looks like a spot where can step up.
8 ROCKEYED OPTIMIST Gelding has been racing well, but faces a whole other level here. Likely to need a lifetime best to contend here.
9 SWEET BEACH A nose win over Capozzo is not likely to be enough to beat this group. Also facing a very tough field. Looms a longshot.
10 LET’S DRINK ON IT Aggressive drive in the Pace elimination and simply ran out of gas. Expecting to see speed. Likely favorite in this spot.
4 Fourth Race Entries
Picks: 9-7-12-1
H Horse Comment
1 MUSCLE NETWORK Set a World Record at Lexington last year and won The Valley Victory. Different story thus far at age 3. Changed barns again. Hobbles have gone on and off. Couldn’t keep up with Trixton in that qualifier. Barn has worked plenty of magic this year.
2 MARTINIWITHMUSCLE Raced admirably in the NJSS Final, but he was no match for Trixton. Obviously, things don’t get any easier now.
3 REVRAC HARBOUR Have to respect the roll he has been on. That said, he did lost a C-2 just 7 weeks ago. Major test for class in here.
4 DON DORADO Raced very well against Nuncio in his 2014 debut. But, he seems to be losing ground on that foe. Minor award is ceiling.
5 SKATES N PLATES Enters this off a win, but that field was rather soft. Trond turns to Sears, but this colt has a lot of ground to make up.
6 SUMATRA He wasn’t bad in his Beal elimination behind Father Patrick. Made a break in the final. I think he is competing for a check.
7 NUNCIO Typically looked upon as the third string of Takter’s trio, but don’t overlook him. Granted, he has some ground to make up on his millionaire stablemate, but the price is going to be right. He drew best of the three logical win contenders. Prime win candidate.
8 SPEAK THE TRUTH His recent form has not been up to par and like many others, he will need to improve to contend. Looms a longshot.
9 FATHER PATRICK Has now won 14 consecutive races. He is racing’s newest millionaire and is a head shy of being undefeated. This is your Hambletonian favorite until proven otherwise and without question, the horse to beat once again tonight.
10 WELL BUILT Was sent off at triple digit odds in both starts at Pocono and I expect that to continue from this wide draw. Longshot.
11 KAPOW HANOVER Coming off a decent try in the Pennsylvania All Stars. That said, this is a whole new ballgame. Big price coming.
12 TRIXTON It’s unfortunate that he drew in the second tier. Tactics will be interesting. So far this season, this colt has looked like a monster and many are claiming he is better than ‘Patrick. I think Takter finishes 1-2-3 and I think the post really compromises his win chances now.
5 Fifth Race Entries
Picks: 6-1-7-10
H Horse Comment
1 DESIGNED TO BE She is opening up eyes in her three year old season. She already owns a win over Shake It Cerry and has trotted in 1:51.3. It will be interesting to see which filly goes off favored as I think they have an equal chance of winning this race. Logical.
2 COOLER SCHOONER There are times where she trots off the screen, but there are also times where she runs out of steam. I think she is a cut below the best of these and while she is a pace and exotics factor, I will be looking elsewhere for the winner.
3 SCREAM AND SHOUT Broke an 0 for 17 streak in her last start. This is obviously a much taller order and she looms as a longshot here.
4 BAMBINO SUPREME Only beaten two lengths by ‘Cerry last time. Went a tough trip there too. She might add some value to the exotics.
5 CEE BEE YES She appears to be a cut below Heaven’s Door. I liked her race to prep for this and there were times last year where she was excellent. I do believe a lifetime best is required to win this race, but I would be leery of dismissing her in this spot.
6 HEAVEN’S DOOR This is an extremely talented filly that can beat just about anyone when she is on top of his game. This barn has been unbelievable in big spots and I have to think this filly is sitting on a career effort. I will take a flyer with her!
7 SHAKE IT CERRY Her lone defeat this year came to Designed To Be. This is going to be an interesting race tactically. Her speed will likely put her in play from the start which makes her the one to catch. No surprise that she will be very tough.
8 TWEET ME A nice filly, but appears to have some ground to make up on the best of these. Will need to save ground from this tricky post.
9 CHIVAREE HANOVER Her arrow was pointed up, but her most recent start is puzzling. She has some talent, but this is going to be tough.
10 LIFETIME PURSUIT Gingras is going to need to utilize all of her speed from this draw, especially considering there is a trailer. She has already shown that she is fast enough and this filly may push Shake It Cerry early. Makes for a fascinating race.
11 STRUCK BY LINDY Nice, honest filly has been earning some nice paychecks this year. That said, she will need a career best to win this.
6 Sixth Race Entries
Picks: 8-7-9-3
H Horse Comment
1 TABLE TALK She was left with too much to do in the Fan Hanover Final. Her other efforts have been very good. She was gaining ground on the winner in the elimination. Her issue seems to be she is not as good on the turns as in the stretch. Must stay close.
2 ALLSTAR RATING She had a perfect trip last week as she left, saved ground and was behind the winner in the stretch. From there to the wire she appeared even, although was gaining a bit at the wire. Perhaps a trip can help her earn a small part of this.
3 SANDBETWEENURTOES At mid-stretch it looked like Act Now was going to blow past her, but that filly seemed to pull herself up. While the field was closing in late, this filly kept on plugging away. Went a huge first over mile to score. Logical win candidate.
4 ACT NOW As I stated before, she looked like she was going to win for fun mid-stretch. She just stopped going forward. It was almost odd the way she slowed herself up. She is very talented, but I don’t think I can trust her after seeing that last week.
5 GALLIE BYTHE BEACH She has not come back as strong as she was as the end of her two year old season. That said, I thought she raced well in the elimination, fighting all the way to the wire. That said, she will need to improve off that effort to win.
6 ROCK N ROLL XAMPLE Earned a bye into the final based on seasonal earnings. That money was earned in Late Closer events like The Princess and The Blossom. She hasn’t defeated anything close to this quality and I think is vulnerable here.
7 WEEPER Her last effort is a complete toss out. She just had no chance. This filly seldom puts forth a bad effort, let alone two in a row. She beat a couple of these in her Lynch elimination and may go overlooked off her last mile. Worth a win saver at least.
8 PRECOCIOUS BEAUTY There was a time that this filly was considered dominant compared to this crop. Now, she is one of several contenders. She has the speed to stay closer and I think McNair puts her in play tonight. Another win contender.
9 UFFIZI HANOVER Last year’s Breeders Crown winner has a big win this year in The Fan Hanover. The Lynch was disappointing, but she is better than that and the loss will likely just enhance her value. Contention runs very deep here. Must be included.
10 MY LADY DAY Out-raced her odds in the Lynch elimination. That said, I cannot see her getting the job done from here. Looms a longshot.
7 Seventh Race Entries
Picks: 1-2-3-4
H Horse Comment
1 SOMWHEROVRARAINBOW Left from the wide post, moved aggressively to the lead and was just worn down by a great mare. Sears is likely to get aggressive from this draw. I believe she has been the best mare this year and is the one to beat.
2 CHARISMA HANOVER I am not getting consumed by the slow last quarter last week, as the homestretch headwinds were ferocious. My concern is the 1 for 11 record this year. I see her as a notch below the top mares in this field.
3 AUNT CAROLINE Respect the fact that she won off the long layoff. This is a major test for class and I am not sure she is up to this yet.
4 SHEBESTINGIN It was good to see her get back on track in her last start. It is certainly worth noting that she raced with Lasix for the first time in that start. She beat four of these mares last week. Enters this as a top flight contender once again.
5 DROP THE BALL She endured a tough trip last time, but she still should have been better. Perhaps the three weeks she missed played a role in that. She is going to offer a very good price. The question is, will she bring her “A” game? Very tough call.
6 JERSEYLICIOUS I thought she was going to get the ball rolling in the right direction with her win here. She was OK in The Betsy Ross, but the last couple of efforts are concerning. She needs to step up her game in order to defeat the best of these.
7 ANNDROVETTE There is no beating her in The Roses Are Red. She has won that race three times. However, she is yet to win this.event. Brutal trip at Philly last time. Incredibly, she has only one lifetime win at The Meadowlands, the 2012 Overbid. Still, much respect.
8 MATTIE TERROR GIRL You will be hard-pressed to find a mare that is sharper than her. Alagna giving her an opportunity to show just how good she is. Obviously, this is her toughest test to date and I believe she is still a cut below the best.
9 ROCKLAMATION Good, honest mare that pays her bills and then some. Amazing that she is closing in on $2 Million lifetime, yet she seems to always fly under the radar. She will need a trip from this draw, but I wouldn’t be quick to dismiss her.
10 SHELLISCAPE Breeders Crown winner seems to be struggling a bit this year. Beat a field she was supposed to. But this is the acid test.
8 Eigth Race Entries
Picks: 2-4-3-6
H Horse Comment
1 THINKING OUT LOUD Classy five year old seems to show up when the money is down. Last year’s U.S. Pacing Championship winner has only made 13 starts in the last 18 months. His best race puts him in the mix and I will be including him on my tickets.
2 CAPTAINTREACHEROUS The way the race unfolded, he just had no chance in The Franklin. Now draws inside Sweet Lou and will be in the race from the time the gate springs. This is a tremendously important race for The Captain, and I expect an A+ effort.
3 SWEET LOU He has been indestructible during his recent win streak. He was all out to hold of Bettor’s Edge last time. Burke has said he hasn’t been this good since his two year old season. He is the one to beat and the odds board will reflect that notion,
4 STATE TREASURER He is a legitimate win contender and I can see that he will become the “wise-guy” horse in this race. He is incredibly sharp right now and is likely to force the issue early in this mile. If he doesn’t get overbet, I will take a long look at him.
5 CAPTIVE AUDIENCE Hasn’t been a factor against the best of this group so far this year. Will need to step his game up considerably.
6 BETTOR’S EDGE Became a millionaire with his game runner-up try in The Franklin. He might be sharper than he has been at any point of his career which makes him incredibly dangerous. His speed makes the pace scenario of this race very interesting. Contender.
7 BOLT THE DUER Speaking of speed, where has his gone this year? One of these nights, I have to think Macdonald is going to blast him off the gate. He just doesn’t typically pass horses, so I am expecting him to be gunning toward the front tonight.
8 SUNSHINE BEACH He seems to be struggling with the transition to his 4 year old season so far. Need to see him kick it up a notch here.
9 CLEAR VISION He was only 4-1 behind Sweet Lou in his Franklin elimination and raced well when last seen here in the TVG. I still believe he does his best work on the smaller tracks and think this post really makes things difficult tonight.
10 FOILED AGAIN Speaking of posts making things difficult, where is Foiled going from here? This is the time of year it seems each year where the question of him tailing off is asked. He hasn’t exactly been bad people! That said, this looks incredibly difficult.
9 Ninth Race Entries
Picks: 3-2-7-5
H Horse Comment
1 NATIONAL DEBT Did well to make it into the Final. He was the horse of the winter, but things went awry in Canada. His last mile was the fastest he ever paced, but to think he will jump up to win this race is a monumental leap.
2 JK ENDOFANERA In his 13 race career, he has never been worse than 3rd. He wasn’t as sharp in his elimination as he was winning The North America Cup. I think he does his best work off a helmet and with a lot of speed in the middle of the field, that trip may happen.
3 HE’S WATCHING He exploded home in his elimination getting a perfect setup in the process. The way this race appears to set up, he may be tracking JK Endofanera, which could set things up for him to win. I wouldn’t be shocked if he goes off the favorite either. My selection.
4 TELLITLIKEITIS Certainly was a part of a rapid early clip in his elimination, but he saved ground, tracking in the pocket. He should have had more pop in the stretch. Backers will toss out that race. Opposition will say he is tailing off. A very tricky call now.
5 LUCK BE WITHYOU A lot of people are talking about this horse’s stretch drive in a positive light and are expecting a big effort. I thought it took him a while to get on track and was finishing well. But, I wasn’t blown away by the move. I can see him hitting the ticket. Use in exotics.
6 LYONSSOMEWHERE The head-on of the stretch drive from last week is important. He had more than an 1/8th of a mile with nothing but racetrack in front of him as the pylons opened up. He just could not get to the winner. I maintain he is a cut below the best here.
7 JET AIRWAY Had he drawn a little bit better, I would have called him a legitimate win contender off his elimination. Had the worst trip of any of these and was pacing out of his skin late. With all the speed to his inside, he has to take back and make one move. Enough for a share.
8 SOMETIMES SAID He is starting to look like a horse that races well in eliminations, but does not factor in finals. I expect that to remain the trend tonight. I think he is really compromised by the draw and will be left with way too much to do. Not sold.
9 ALWAYS B MIKI His elimination effort was super. That said, I don’t think Miller can leave with him, because he is very touchy early in the mile. He has a ton of ability, but at a price that is likely to be a clear 3rd choice, he is an underlay left with too much to do.
10 DOO WOP HANOVER Admire the effort he put forth in his elimination. I think he is in the best form of his three year old campaign. That said, the post makes things look impossible and I would be surprised to see his number on the board.
10 Tenth Race Entries
Picks: 4-8-5-7
H Horse Comment
1 CHARMED LIFE Menary could be poised for the night of his life. I think this mare winning in this spot is a stretch, though. She does show races that can make her competitive for a share. Note sure she can get in between the big four here.
2 D’ORSAY She owns a win over Bee A Magician and Classic Martine this year. This mare has been racing well and while it would take her best to pull off the upset, I wouldn’t be shocked if she raced well. One of the prices I will be using in exotics.
3 BOUNCING BAX Favored last time but was beaten by a horse that was coming off a 15-1, C-2 upset. That doesn’t bode well for this.
4 BEE A MAGICIAN I don’t think she could have raced much better in The Hambletonian Maturity. Had she drawn better, I think the result would have been much closer. Ironically, that was her first ever loss at The Meadowlands. I expect Queen Bee to win tonight.
5 PERFECT ALLIANCE She has had an incredible season. It’s amazing how far she has come. A couple of notes, she drifted out in the Armbro Flight and did it again in her qualifier. She gets a new pilot tonight. That said, there isn’t much not to like about her.
6 HANDOVER BELLE This mare is really good right now, bit whether or not that is good enough to beat these is another story. Expect her to take back and make her typical late push. Perhaps that will land her a share of this.
7 CLASSIC MARTINE This mare’s campaign is off to a fantastic start. Note, she added Lasix in her most recent start. It will be interesting to see who sets the pace between this mare and Perfect Alliance. Obviously, she looms as a prime win contender.
8 MAVEN She was never in the race last time, but lets toss that race out, given it was her first start back. Interestingly, this is the first time she is facing Bee A Magician, a matchup we were all craving last year. I just hope she is back on top of her game.
11 Eleventh Race Entries
Picks: 8-4-7-5
H Horse Comment
1 ROCK ON THE HILL Just the 2nd foal of the dam. From the family of Rob Roy Mattgregor ($591k) and Predator DVM ($574k). He looked good winning his second baby race for Alagna and was even in his pari-mutuel debut. May offer value tonight.
2 BADIX HANOVER – Full brother to Big Jim ($1.5M). Still, only cost $30,000 at Harrisburg. His lone baby race was excellent. Debut just OK.
3 TICKET TO ROLL Full-brother to Ticket To Rock ($1.1 Million) and a half-brother to Miss Scarlet ($518k). He out-raced his odds in both NJSS tries. No surprise to see Zeron driving what looks like the best of the Alagna trio. Fringe player.
4 DEALT A WINNER From the family of Timesareachanging ($1.5 Million). Dam is a kin to 6 different six-figure earners. Enters this race as the fastest two year old pacer we have seen so far this year. I like the versatility he has shown as well. Top contender.
5 TOO DARN HOT First foal from a dam that earned over $283k. Dam is also a full-sister to Kikikatie ($1.2M). He has chased the top two in this spot, but has not done anything wrong yet to start his career. Just needs a little bit more to jump up and win.
6 SID ROCK First foal out of a nice mare that earned over $344k. From the family of My Little Dragon ($2.1 Million). He has been OK so far.
7 WEAPONS DEALER Dam earned over $169k and he is a kin to a pair of six-figure earners. His first baby race was a good one and he has now followed that up with a win in the Sire Stakes. Could be the alternate to ‘Winner and Artspeak.
8 ARTSPEAK Out of an unraced dam. Has several winning siblings and is from the family of Meadowlands Pace winner, Southwind Lynx. Cost $100,000 as a Lexington-select yearling. His stretch drive last time was super-impressive. Logical win contender.
9 WESTERN PIONEER Immediate family a little light but there is pedigree in the extended family, including Noble Ability ($1.7 Million). A little concerned that he has gotten tired in his first two starts. Interesting to see Sears taking the lines now.
10 HURRIKANE ALI Half-brother to Driven To Win ($985k). He cost $63,000 at Lexington. He has not done anything wrong in either pari-mutuel start, but the post could be the equalizer here. That said, he is likely to be an overlay based on his early form.
12 Twelfth Race Entries
Picks: 3-8-9-4
H Horse Comment
1 DOVUTO HANOVER He has been better lately and is showing more speed than usual. Still, he was beaten by Voice Of Truth last out.
2 DOCTOR BUTCH He was getting on a nice roll until his most recent start. Interesting to see him pick up Sears this time. Difficult field.
3 GOLDEN RECEIVER Was given some time off. Changed barns too. He looked like his old self last time. Now steps back up. Contender.
4 WAKE UP PETER He and Odds On have traded wins this year. Has post edge on that foe tonight and I am inclined to use at a price.
5 ULTIMATE BEACHBOY Faced some strong competition last time and he raced well here before. Should be able to work out a trip here.
6 SUNFIRE BLUE CHIP He is yet to hit the board in five starts this year. That’s a concern. He was better last time. Not without a chance.
7 HILARIOUS HALO Good win against a decent group last time. That said, this is tougher and I think he is in very tough here. Longshot.
8 ODDS ON EQUULEUS He seems to have found his best stride. But, it will be tougher to get involved from here. Does pack a big move.
9 ALLSTAR LEGEND Endured a brutal trip in The Franklin. Now has to overcome the outside post. His speed makes him dangerous here.
13 Thirteenth Race Entries
Picks: 4-2-6-3
H Horse Comment
1 CRESCENT CITY Dam earned over $100k on the track. Four of the dam’s siblings earned six-figures. Filly cost $10k at Lexington. Not yet.
2 CASHAWAY Full-brother to Authorize ($385k) and Act Now ($257k). Both of those were and are top NJ-sired contenders. Comes from the family of Delinquent Account ($1.4 Million). Nice looking score in her lone pari-mutuel try. Logical win contender.
3 THE SHOW RETURNS Out of the wonderful mare, Stienam’s Place ($1.4 Million). This is the full-sister to world champion Put On A Show ($2.4 Million). The pedigree is impeccable. She cost $180,000 at Lexington. Just outsprinted by Stacia Hanover in her debut.
4 IDEAL NUGGETS First foal of a dam that earned over $117k. Top earner in the recent family is Major General ($345k). Both baby races were solid and she cost $47,000 at Harrisburg. I like the way she is developing. Interesting if the price is right.
5 HOLLYROCKER Dam is a full-sister to Bettor’s Delight ($2.5M) and Roll With Joe ($1.8M). A half-sister to No Pan Intended ($1.5M). Just an even try in her debut. There may be more in the tank here.
6 STACIA HANOVER Second foal from a dam that earned six-figures. Half-sister has paced in 1:52. Cost $35,000 at Harrisburg. Asked to go much faster last time and was able to earn the victory. Looks for a sweep to remain undefeated. Logical.
7 SMART ZONE Comes from a fine family that produced Justanotherpoorboy ($550k), High On Emotion ($706k) and Running Book ($659k). This filly has been OK, but she will need to improve if she is to win this.
8 WICKED LITTLE MINX Half-sister to Cabana Fever ($472k). From the family of Lady Macbeach ($802k). Very game effort in her debut and she finished up quite strong as well. Might be the value play of the field.
9 STRUT MY STUFF Lone sibling has a mark of 1:54.2. Comes from the family of All Speed Hanover ($819k). Needs to step up her game.