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 Pimlico Horses-to-Watch lists below and in the weekly newsletter Xpressway Online. Follow Frank's live harness and Thoroughbred runners and make a bundle playing them with Xpressbet...well, at least that's the plan.
AMERICAN SNIPER (PPK) -- Confidently handled, desperately held on at 1-to-5 odds.
ART'S BLAZE (FHLD) -- Hard used on front end, went down fighting.
INITTOWINAFORTUNE (YR) -- Found seam at top of stretch, gobbled up ground late.
MR CONTESTANT (MEA) -- Good gate speed, turned back bid by co-fave in sharp victory.
NORTHERN VIRGIN (MED) -- Blocked behind 99-1 shot on turn, loomed in mid-stretch, out-kicked.
PRINCESS FINOLA (MEA) -- Out at half, sustained first-over bid to shock the favorites.
SOMETIMESAWINNER (YR) -- Blasted to lead, never threatened in division of Sagamore Hill.
SUITS (MR) -- Rallied 4-wide from far turn to finish, ran second to odds-on choice.
TOPVILLE CARMELITA (MVR) -- Second to fave from post 10 through :56.3 final half.
WHATA TWIST (MED) -- Gained on turn, swung widest in lane, decent try at 60-1.