Connors’ Comments for Saturday, September 19, 2020

2020-09-22

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

FIRST RACE – A stretch tailwind, of varying speed, today (reflected in faster second quarters) … JINS SHARK made the lead at the 1/8, yielded towards turn two to sit the pocket, came out in the lane, kicked into overdrive midstretch and wore down BELLOWS BINGE. The latter moved from third 5/16 to take the lead nearing turn two, kept going at a good rate, gamely but

couldn’t hold off the winner. CHEYENNE JEFFREY moved out second-over, saw his cover ... 

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Connors’ Comments for Tuesday, September 15, 2020

2020-09-18

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

 

FIRST RACE – Racing resumes, and a week before the official start of fall, the temperature is only 59o at first post … I GOT THE LOOKS went uncovered towards turn one, slowly gained, put a head up ¾, finally disposed of the pacesetter into the stretch, held off PHOTO BOMBER. The latter was innermost of three leavers, yielded for the pocket, came out behind the winner headstretch, ... 

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Connors’ Comments for Monday, September 7, 2020

2020-09-14

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2020

 

FIRST RACE – Stretch headwind … SPECTRE was three-wide to the 1/8 then in third 3/16, right up the Pocono Pike and had the most late. P L ICABOD yielded before the 3/16 to sit a two-hole, outside late turn, never had the lead but steadily for second. PUERTO RICO was out almost to the 3/16 in the 26.4 opener, rated the second quarter but the early energy use caught up to him. O ... 

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Connors’ Comments for Sunday, September 6, 2020

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2020

 

FIRST RACE – Stretch headwind … JOHNNY Q made the lead at the 1/8 and, as heavy favorite, chose to park foes, saw them fall back ¾, and handled the horses racing inside. SPANISH ART kept the pocket closed, outside in the lane but second-best. JOE HILL stayed in, evenly. TORRID BROMAC N avoided the two-wide tier, did not factor. ONLYTHETUFFSURVIVE was ... 

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