Frank Carulli is the former long-time track handicapper and racing analyst for the Maryland Jockey Club and a harness racing expert. Each week Carulli does double duty for Xpressbet by presenting both his Harness Horses-to-Watch and Maryland Jockey Club Horses-to-Watch lists. Follow Frank's live harness and Thoroughbred runners and make a bundle playing them with Xpressbet...well, at least that's the plan.
ALL WEEK (PHL) – Behind stalled cover, angled to rail, no room there either.
BABY YOUR THE BEST (PHL) – Toyed with rivals in 1:51.1, maintained high speed on gallop out.
DESERONTO (TGA) – Chased 2-to-1 winner around the track in 1:51.3, held second.
JACK ROGER (ScD) – Extremely wide on turn, got up for third behind fleet-footed winner.
MAJOR BATTLE (WDB) – Sent from post 8, tracked in third, blocked while full of run in stretch.
MISS CHOPTANK (HAR) – Around dead cover near half, carried wider on turn, just missed.
PETAL TO THE METAL (PHL) – Survived hard duel, then inched away from trip-sitting fave.
PERSIMMON A (MED) – Repelled a strong bid by the 3-to-5 favorite, sign of good things to come.
TEQUILA PARTY (MEA) – Quick move to lead, yielded to second fave, re-bid in stretch to win easily.