by Al Cimaglia
July 15, 2019
The co-features tonight at Woodbine Mohawk Park showcase 2-year-old pacers in Ontario Sires Stakes Gold action. The colts and geldings go postward in Race 5 and Race 7 competing for a share of a $108,000 purse. My attention will be on the competitive 0.20 Late Pick 4 sequence which begins in Race 7.
Comments and selections below are based on a fast track.
1-Mayhem Hanover-Beaten odds-on favorite loses McNair but picks up Roy and should be in the mix again.
2-Choir Master-Was used hard off the gate from the 8-hole in last, gets post relief and looks like a player.
6-Tattoo Artist-Should be a square price, won at first asking and seems like a nice colt, best to not overlook.
8-Noch Ten-Left from the 7-hole in debut and hit the board after a .56 last half, will use at 8-1 in the ML.
2-Twin B Tipster-Racing in quick miles and passing foes in the lane, ML chalk is camera shy but a threat tonight.
4-Crisp Mane-Grinder needs to find a way to seal the deal, has been competitive and Henry may find the right trip.
5-Pazza Hanover-McClure provided a nice steer and post time favorite drew-off, an encore could be in the cards.
2-Cafe Society-Looking for 1st win this year, could be handled more aggressively and ML chalk can finish in a hurry.
3-Trip Aces Hanover-Has been used hard off the gate, Roy takes a seat and could work a different trip.
4-My Baby Girl-Not easy to drive and has been off-stride in 2 of last 4, but can motor late if close on the last turn.
1-Tarryn A Strip-Has been racing well and JMac may make the most of the rail and sweep by for a picture.
4-Hakima-Has burned some money in last 3 starts, taking a swing McClure provides the right steer for a picture.
6-Chocolatemilktoast-Did skip a start but otherwise fits and should be in the hunt versus this crew.
7-Premier Cabernet-Rolled the 2nd half in 54.3 last week, pace was slow, so it wasn't enough, looks like a major player.
Race 7) 1,2,6,8
Race 8) 2,4,5
Race 9) 2,3,4
Race 10) 1,4,6,7
Total Ticket Cost) $28.80 for $0.20
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