Here are my selections for Sunday afternoon's card at Tioga Downs. If you are looking for Saturday night's selections, you may access them by clicking on the link.
What is nice about the Sunday afternoon's card is you will find drivers heading up from down state to race on Sundays. As the season progresses, you will find Meadowlands drivers racing on the card as well.
1st Trot - $7,500; 3yo fillies - Non-winners of two pari-mutuel of $25,000 Lifetime - LC
1 Friendship - Will be tighter this week but still don't see.
2 Chiptoria Secret - Read to score at first asking.
3 Definitely Mamie - Unreliable sort. Pass
4 Video - Decent qualifier. May land share.
5 Sweet Licks - Figures to contend, but may be short this week.
6 Dontwanttobeblue - Seens to be coming together. Threatens #2 if she's not on her game.
7 - Sorority Walk - Kleinhans trainees can never be discounted.
2nd Pace - $5,800; $10,000 Claiming
1 Westway - Soundly beaten against cheaper.
2 Jadestone - Been racing well.
3 Mattsamack - Draws inside. One to beat?
4 Burl Hanover - Has had bad luck . Finally draws well. Don't ignore.
5 Imkindofabigdeal - Not likely.
6 Tempest Anvil N - Don't see,
7 JK Born To Run - Likely needs another start.
8 Wild Artist - No chance from the outside.
9 ML's Boy - To far out to seriously consider.
3rd Pace - $6,300; Class C Fillies and Mares
1 Shiva Master - Seems to be improving.
2 Silverdollar Shark - Contender from the inside.
3 Luckamotion - One to beat now that she's at the correct level.
4 Armbro Beachbaby - Pass today.
5 Seek the Dream - Makes seasonal debut. Will pass.
6 Lovely Magic - Needs another start.
7 Live In Lover N - Post compromises chance.
8 Menowyoulater - Can't recommend.
8 Raina Kash - Tab for later.
4th Pace - $11,000; Class A-1
1 Hey Its Only Money - Get favorable draw for the first time in ages. Will make the most of it.
2 Cactus Creek - Classy veteran will appreciate leaving the half mile oval. Always a threat.
3 Tilt Ta Kilt N - Racing poorly of late.
4 All Spirit - Tough spot to make her seasonal debut.
5 Goldstar Rosie - Tab for later.
6 Waltrip Hanover - Don't see at all.
7 The Perfect Escape - Can't see today.
8 Scotts Rolls Royce - Racing well but takes a hike up.
9 Up Front Kyle - Can he clear early is the question. My guess is no.
5th Trot - $7,500; 3yo fillies - Non-winners of 2 par-mutuel races or $25,000 lifetime - LC
1 Maggie's Legacy - Making seasonal debut. Want to see a start first.
2 Come Dance With Me - Breaks are a concern. Pass.
3 Leah Me Alone - Making pari-mutuel debut. May not be up to these.
4 CC Dancer - Main contender.
5 Sheezacredit - Tepid pick over #4.
6 Comical Dream - Lands share.
7 Jetties - Bad draw here.
8 Yesternite - Could upset.
6th Pace - $6,300; Class C
1 Higher Mark - Will try to wire and may fall short.
2 Presidential Skam - Tough spot for seasonal debut.
3 Alexanderthegreatn - Not off of last start.
4 Nothingcanshakeme - May be the one to beat.
5 Raytheking - Minor spoils are possible.
6 Boardmaster - Don't see.
7 Byrd - Not likely.
8 Change Your Luck - Poor form and draw.
9 Pro Bono Frank - No chance.
7th Pace - $9,500; Class B
1 Allamerican Improv - Drops to proper level. Can make exotics.
2 Eagle See - Needed last. Should wake up here.
3 Infinite Desire - Don't ignore.
4 Jove's Success - Steps up off of win.
5 Smarty Merit - Can't see.
6 Opan Heart - Makes seasonal debut.
7 Marty Tyme - Don't see.
8 Cool Flying Fun - Not off recent efforts.
9 Fox Valley Snaffle - Stepping up off easy win but draws poorly.
8th Trot - $4,000; Non-winners of 1 (Mares 2) pari-mutuel races lifetime
1 Pomeroy - Must show more.
2 Dr Good Gold - Needs a start to acclimate.
3 Earnest Kash - Galbraith finally gets a decent post today, Look for him to make the most of it.
4 Winner For Life - Needs a start.
5 Blues And BBQ's - Consider here.
6 Guess Again - Hard to gauge. Pass.
7 Fast Mail - Don't see.
8 Tinstars Dreamer - Can brush to the front if she stays flat. Think (hopes) she can.
9 Somersault - Badd draw. Tab for later.
9th Pace - $14,000; Class A Handicap
1 Hot N Sporty - Share with rail.
2 True Desire - In deep here.
3 Live To Reign N - Could upset the field.
4 Kashability - Missed week. Needs start.
5 Bob's Alibi - Meeting better.
6 Winbak Dimensions - Unlikely.
7 Sheer Brilliance - Will be fighting to the finish.
8 That's Justice - Needs better draw.
9 The Awful Truth - Tepid favorite despite the draw.
10th Pace - $4,500; Class C-1 Fillies and Mares
1 Satin Sweetheart - Needs start.
2 Bond Blue Chip - Should win seasonal debut.
3 Panna Nicole - Don't see.
4 True Gritty - Possible share.
5 Julies Operator - Can't see.
6 Lady Luck Le Ru - Needs start.
7 Counter Top - Chance against a weak field.
8 Pembroke Easy Call - Needed last. May be a factor despite post.
9 Day And Night - Share with best effort.
11th Pace - $3,800; $5,000 Claiming
1 Hawaiian Hunk - Respect from rail.
2 Kennairnsmilenwave - Steps up off win. May not handle it.
3 Uncommon Hanover - Will challenge at the wire.
4 Everyday Colt - Been off form.
5 Artful Sky - Drops down to winning level. The horse to beat.
6 Basso Hanover - Not likely.
7 Cajun Moon - Post hurts.
8 Dewys Place - Needs fast pace up front to be factor. Don't think he will get it.
9 Armbro Claret - Needs start.
12th Pace - $3,400; $4,000 Claiming
1 Reasontocelebrate - Nice qua but missed a week.
2 Fox Valley Chance - Needs start.
3 Iam Billy The Man -Taking huge drop to the bottom. Romps or up the track. Guessing up the track.
4 Dangerous Truth - Tepid choice to win in seasonal debut.
5 Stylish Lavros N - Should be tighter this week and a factor.
6 Gaje - Don't see.
7 Forbidden Art - Not here.
8 Liberated Artist - First start in three years. Must see a start.
9 The Littledictator - Poust hurts chances.
13th Pace - $4,500; Class C-1
1 Starfleets Fury - Tighter. Must respect from rail.
2 Roger The Savage - Likely breakere.
3 Tricky Fella - Needs a start.
4 Star Stepper - Second best.
5 Ethical Hanover - Needs start.
6 Cards N Music - Could grab minor spoils.
7 Eagle South - Hampered from this post.
8 Leah's Prince - Can win despite post.
9 True Magic - Needs fast fractions to become involved.