Posted by Ken Warkentin on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 9:36 PM


3-Dizzy Rizzy – New acquisition for Nick Surick romped back-to-back @ Freehold last weekend with trot to spare, draws well & gets Hannah Milller, who is clearly the best amateur driver 


2-Tropical Storm Bi – Strong in the win column type gelding fresh off a decent fourth against top level stock @ Saratoga & draws inside to stalk the speed  


1-Danish Durango – Classy horse-for-the-course won his last start here virtually wire-to-wire in game style, wasn’t himself @ Freehold last week, but needed the race 



1-Caprice Hill – Two-time O’Brien Award winner limited to only seven starts this season, ran into Hannelore Hanover & a revved up Pasithea Face S this Summer, third in a 1:50.2 world record @ Tioga Downs last out, may have an edge in class & fitness from the rail in an intriguing field 


3-P L Jill – Took a mark of 1:52.3 here with a fierce :26.3 kicker back on 7-21, just missed in a leg of this series @ Tioga Downs, improving 4YO on her toes 


2-Oho Diamond – Unleashed a dazzling track record of 1:50.2 here back on 7-21, finished third behind her stablemate P L Jill last out, part of a powerful one-two punch for trainer Renaldo Morales III 



7-Megadolce – Four times second in five starts for this homebred daughter of Cantab Hall, dam is a sister to millionaire & 2012 Hambletonian runner up Guccio, nosed out off a sick scratch 


6-Dab Hanover – Love the way Takter & this filly stole away wire-to-wire in a leg of this series back on 7-21, back here fresh off a winning qualifier 


4-Chanel Me – First foal from Kentucky Filly Futurity winner To Dream On broke her maiden in confident style @ Harrah’s Philadelphia two starts back, another Team Takter diamond in the rough with room to improve 



1-Don Dorado – Classy gelding just one for 15 this season, but drops into a real soft spot here, plus gets some post relief, his lone win this season came here in the slop 


3-War Cry Hall – Had no chance in his last start here from post eight, hit the board in his last two elsewhere both from post seven, draws inside on the improve 


2-Song Of The Valley – Don’t really know what to expect from this mare, hasn’t raced in 23 days, ships in fresh off an easy win against modest stock @ Northfield, debuts for a new barn & shoots out from an inside post 



3-Mooshka Stride – First foal out of two-time Dan Patch Award winner Check Me Out finished a close second in her only start here back on 7-7 going off at 4-1, draws well off a solid qualifier 


7-Basquiat – Homebred out of a sister to 2008 Hambletonian winner Muscle Mass has learned her lessons well for Team Takter, just missed in a 1:56 PASS division two starts back @ Harrah’s Philadelphia 


6-Venus Duharas – Steadily improving Team Takter tuned filly took only three starts to break her maiden with a well-controlled effort in The Stallion Series @ The Meadows, worth a long look 



3-Points North – Somebeachsomewhere gelding has sharpened his sword in his last three for ace trainer Nifty Norman, just broke through @ Harrah’s Philadelphia & draws well to stalk the speed 


4-American Influence – Late-blooming American Ideal colt out of a sister to All Speed Hanover, 1:49.4 [$819,712] stalked n popped to prevail as the favorite in his opener @ Pocono, could be a sparkler in a wide-open field 


6-Surfing Tide – Roll With Joe gelding whose second dam is the great Sanabelle Island, 1:50.4 [$1614,676] won his debut @ Saratoga & finished an impeded third @ Tioga Downs, improving trend continues  



2-Farsetti Hanover – Finished a bang up third in the Peter Haughton Memorial, romped to break his maiden in the Reynolds @ Tioga Downs, draws inside to take charge here 


3-Lindyinoverdrive – Won his debut @ The Meadows with trot at both ends, followed by a strong effort from post seven in the slop @ Pocono, stablemate to International Moni draws well with major upside 


7-Story Time Hanover – First foal out of a sister to Dejarmbro, 1:52.2 [$1,137,285] won a division with a perfect trip here back on 7-7, freshened up for Team Takter 



7-I’m A Big Deal – Somebeachsomewhere colt did some nice work here back in July, broke his maiden with solid speed @ Pocono two starts back, had no shot from post ten in the Champlain 


5-Winston – Son of Western Ideal has picked it up in his last three & cruised to his first win over a sloppy track @ Pocono, parlays that success in a wide-open division here 


3-Whats His Is Mine – Western Ideal brother to Easy Lover Hanover, 1:49 [$368,525] hit the board in both starts @ Harrah’s Philadelphia, draws well off those encouraging starts 



6-U Need Stones – From the first crop of world champion Wishing Stone, cruised through an easy three-ply sweep of NJSS, freshened with an energetic qualifier & stands out for Team Burke 


2-Meadowbranch Ricky – Muscle Massive homebred has been productive in The Stallion Series in PA, draws inside & plays an opportunist role 


5-Lindy’s Big Bang – Took a nice mark of 1:56.3 in The Stallion Series @ The Meadows, any semblance of that mile puts him in play here 


RACE 10 

7-I’m Trigger Happy – Art Major sister to Heston Blue Chip, 1:48 [$1,781,881] + Sunfire Blue Chip, 1:48.3 [$1,269,180] fired off a :27.2 to break through in her second start @ Tioga, this is a live item on the rise 


1-Alexa’s Power – Fourth foal out of Michelle’s Power, 1:50.1 [$1,287,371] a nose & neck shy of being a five-for-five, draws the rail off an easy PASS consolation win @ Pocono 


2-She Said So – On the board in five of six & won a division of The Stallion Series @ Pocono with a nice late burst back on 8-15, draws inside to continue his positive progress 


RACE 11 

5-Sandy’s Beach – Somebeachsomewhere sister to Shoobee’s Place, 1:49.1 [$787,271] broke her maiden with a noteworthy 1:52.4 @ Pocono two starts back & had too far to come last time 


3-Solitary – Croghan campaigned her dam 2005 Sweetheart winner Lonesome Day, this filly  

gained confidence @ Pocono this summer, collared by a fired up stablemate I’m Trigger Happy in the Reynolds & draws well here 


8-Aldine Hanover – Ninth foal out of Armbro Amoretto, 1:50.1 [$1,285,744] fresh off her maiden breaking score @ Pocono with a perfect trip & sharp late burst, tougher draw here 



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