OVERVIEW: CHIEF SAFARI (4) stuck to his task well behind American Alli at Melton last time and if he can replicate that run, he’ll be hard to beat in what is admittedly a tricky race. AMERICAN SWEETHEART (9) hasn’t trialled for the new stable but her win at Shepparton three starts back suggests she’s up to this. PUFFA MAN (8) is the most interesting draw but he may need luck at some stage while Early Quaddie punters can play for value with the likes of ILLAWONG KISMET (6), GOODTIME STRYKER (1) or even KEMPSEYS DELIGHT (3).
EARLY SPEED: 1,3,4
RATINGS: 4/ 9/ 8/ 6/ 1/ 3/ 11/ 2/ 10/ 7/ 5.
SELECTIONS: CHIEF SAFARI (4), AMERICAN SWEETHEART (9), PUFFA MAN (8), ILLAWONG KISMET (6).
|3.||A NIP WILL DO||$12.00|
|4.||ORLANDO JOLT NZ||$5.00|
|6.||FLING IT RAINBOW||$26.00|
|12.||QUEEN OF LOVE NZ||$6.50|
|13.||BACARDI CHARDY Em 1||$7.00|
OVERVIEW: CADENZA (11) was wide and chasing from a fair way out at Melton last time so his run was better than it may first look and in a race where almost nothing would surprise, he is versatile enough to be a decent bet. ORLANDO JOLT (4) comes through the same form line first-up and with the barrier draw and a run under his belt, he's certainly not out of this. HIGHWAY HUNTSMAN (8) got things wrong when resuming but he was right in the market and he’s clearly got ability. QUEEN OF LOVE (12) is the next best however BACARDI CHARDY (13) and A NIP WILL DO (3) are both well worth thought for wider exotic punters.
EARLY SPEED: 3 (Potential leader) + 1,4?
RATINGS: 11/ 4/ 8/ 12/ 3/ 13/ 5/ 9/ 2/ 6/ 7/ 1.
SELECTIONS: CADENZA (11), ORLANDO JOLT (4), HIGHWAY HUNTSMAN (8), QUEEN OF LOVE (12).
|8.||BENEATH THE SHADOW||$14.00|
OVERVIEW: FLYING JO (6) ended up in an awkward spot when resuming but was solid through the line and with natural improvement she’s got the scope to take this out tonight. KEAYANG TARA (4) is the largely unknown runner who does look to have put together some solid times in a recent Terang trial but we will learn more about her and the market will be the best guide. FLEETWOOD ROCK (7) is going much better than his figure form suggests so don’t be surprised to see him run a race. BENEATH THE SHADOW (8) and debutante LYDIA LOVEDAY (5) are worth keeping safe for wider first fours.
EARLY SPEED: 4? + 6
RATINGS: 6/ 4/ 7/ 8/ 5/ 2/ 1/ 3.
SELECTIONS: FLYING JO (6), KEAYANG TARA (4), FLEETWOOD ROCK (7), BENEATH THE SHADOW (8).
|5.||STARZZ IN DISGUISE||$7.00|
|8.||A VAPAR STORM||$1.50|
OVERVIEW: A VAPAR STORM (8) hasn’t been far away in his six starts to date and in a race where he looks to have the best exposed form, he really does deserve to be a pretty short quote. STARZZ IN DISGUISE (5) is a maiden from 20 tries but she has run a couple of placings. That said, if you’re playing trifectas almost all of the others have place claims headed by SHADY HANOVER (2), FIFTYSHADES CRESCO (4) and also KIEDIS (7).
EARLY SPEED: 1 (Potential leader) + 2,5
RATINGS: 8/ 5/ 2/ 4/ 7/ 3/ 6/ 1.
SELECTIONS: A VAPAR STORM (8), STARZZ IN DISGUISE (5), SHADY HANOVER (2), FIFTYSHADES CRESCO (4).
|4.||I AM MARQUEZ||$6.00|
|7.||ALPE DE HUEZ||$14.00|
OVERVIEW: JOBELLS IMAGE (6) led and was beaten on her merits last time but that was in town in a 1:54 mile so even if she doesn’t find the front tonight, she has the class to get the job done for those wanting to anchor her in the first leg of the Quaddie. MAXINES DELIGHT (9) has had some time between runs and on ability she’s the clear threat. SPORTZSCRIBE (5) will be better for the resuming run and he’s an option for Saver Quaddies but it’s also worth considering I AM MARQUEZ (4), VILLAGE VOICE (1) and even ZUKO DREAM (3) if there’s any market support.
EARLY SPEED: 4 (Potential leader) + 1,3? 6
RATINGS: 6/ 9/ 5/ 4/ 1/ 3/ 7/ 8/ 2.
SELECTIONS: JOBELLS IMAGE (6), MAXINES DELIGHT (9), SPORTZSCRIBE (5), I AM MARQUEZ (4).
|2.||HANGING ON A DREAM||$14.00|
|3.||THE GIRLS GOTFLAIR||$26.00|
|9.||KYVALLEY BARNEY USA||$12.00|
OVERVIEW: STORM CLOUD (8) continues to find a way since hitting Australian soil and even with over a month between run and a less than ideal barrier, he simply demands to rate on top based on his recent form. CASH LOVER (1) did produce an excellent win last time and from the polemarking draw she’s not without some winning hope. ICICLE (5) didn’t have the clearest passage late last time and he's flying under the radar so don’t leave him out of multiples. KIMMYWHO (6) is also ticking over well but KYVALLEY BARNEY (9) could be a factor on his day and HANGING ON A DREAM (2) is the other trifecta option.
EARLY SPEED: 1,5? 7
RATINGS: 8/ 1/ 5/ 6/ 9/ 2/ 4/ 7/ 3.
SELECTIONS: STORM CLOUD (8), CASH LOVER (1), ICICLE (5), KIMMYWHO (6).
|1.||LOVE THE ACES||$4.40|
|2.||COVER OF DARKNESS||$1.70|
|3.||ME PAT MALONE||$17.00|
|6.||FORGOT TO REMEMBER NZ||$51.00|
|7.||OUR THUNDER BUDDY NZ||$10.00|
OVERVIEW: COVER OF DARKNESS (2) is still inexperienced and this is a sharp rise in competition on his first two wins but the way he goes about it is irresistible and if he puts it all together again, they’ll have plenty of trouble trying to outgun him here. LOVE THE ACES (1) shouldn’t be underrated based on her past couple of seconds in pretty slick times and she does have the alley to decide her own fate. DOWNUNDER BARKERS (5) is the other clear winning chance however OUR THUNDER BUDDY (7) drops in class and wouldn’t totally shock while FLASH KYVALLEY (9) and FRATELLINO (8) are the next best.
EARLY SPEED: 1 (Potential leader) + 2? 3
RATINGS: 2/ 1/ 5/ 7/ 9/ 8/ 4/ 3/ 6.
SELECTIONS: COVER OF DARKNESS (2), LOVE THE ACES (1), DOWNUNDER BARKERS (5), OUR THUNDER BUDDY (7).
|2.||MACH HU NZ||$12.00|
OVERVIEW: URBADBOY (6) hasn’t had everything go his way this time in but he has still won two races impressively since a break and if you put a line through last weekend, he is good enough to overcome the outside draw in a race with few winning chances. TINA CALLS (5) won well last time and if she can stay in front of her major danger early then she’ll land a pretty good trip in transit. SMILE LYLE (4) creates some interest but is arguably more likely to be a factor at the back end of trifectas along with MACH HU (2).
EARLY SPEED: 2,5,6?
RATINGS: 6/ 5/ 4/ 2/ 1/ 3.
SELECTIONS: URBADBOY (6), TINA CALLS (5), SMILE LYLE (4), MACH HU (2).
|3.||DONT PLAY GAMES||$4.50|
OVERVIEW: CAESARS REIGN (1) has had the two starts in stronger races at Stawell and gone well each time. At the third time of asking from the pole draw, this looks a great chance for her to break through. AMUSED (9) is having his 17th try at trying to win a race and is getting closer, he looks the best of the locals in this. DONT PLAY GAMES (3) has been consistent since joining Andrew Vozlic and will be up there once more. FIGHTER (5) rates next but didn’t set the world on fire on his local debut.
EARLY SPEED: 2, 3, 5
RATINGS: 1 / 9 / 3 / 5 / 7 / 4 / 2 / 8 / 6
SELECTIONS: CAESARS REIGN (1), AMUSED (9), DONT PLAY GAMES (3), FIGHTER (5)
|1.||FIRE HOUSE ROCK||$7.00|
|5.||TELL US WE DREAM Em 1||$|
|10.||OUR GRAND TORINO||$5.00|
|11.||SHE CAN ROCK||$17.00|
OVERVIEW: CROSSROADER (8) hasn’t won for just on 12 months but seems to strike a suitable race here. He hasn’t been beaten far behind good enough types recently so he should be very close. However, FIRE HOUSE ROCK (1) worked home well last week and could run a race from the pole. PARISIAN RULER (2) has been knocking on the door in recent times. TIMMY LIMOUSINE (3) was a decent 20 metre winner last week in good enough time. SHADYS PURSUIT (7) and OUR GRAND TORINO (10) are on the second row but are good enough for this.
EARLY SPEED: 1, 3, 4? 6
RATINGS: 8 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 7 / 10 / 11 / 5 / 6 / 9 / 4
SELECTIONS: CROSSROADER (8), FIRE HOUSE ROCK (1), PARISIAN RULER (2), TIMMY LIMOUSINE (3)
|3.||TELL US WE DREAM Em 1||$|
OVERVIEW: KISSOFDEATH (5) was fifth last start on debut for Andrew Vozlic and wasn’t disgraced behind some ok types. This could be easier and is worth following off the front row. OUTA CONTROL (4) broke through last week after knocking on the door and having the right run, can be right there again. BETTERKEEPASECRET (8) is normally thereabouts and will be winning a race of this description very shortly. WOODY NIGHTSHADE (11) has also been consistent since joining Luke Watson and with the right run forward can be there again. LITTLE BELIEVER (1) from the pole rates next.
EARLY SPEED: 1, 2? 4? 5, 6?
RATINGS: 5 / 4 / 8 / 11 / 1 / 3 / 9 / 10 / 7 / 2 / 6
SELECTIONS: KISSOFDEATH (5), OUTA CONTROL (4), BETTERKEEPASECRET (8), WOODY NIGHTSHADE (11)
|1.||KING SOLOMON NZ||$14.00|
|5.||SHORTYS MATE NZ||$3.00|
OVERVIEW: ROCKNROLL EYES (4) has a strong course record, which includes a top victory in last year’s Sunraysia Cup. He has recently been close-up behind the likes of Leonidas, San Carlo and Ideal Star at Bendigo and Shepparton so that is more than good enough to win this. SHORTYS MATE (5) resumes from just under a year off, without a trial, but has the ability to be very close. EGODAN (6) only fell in last week as a long odds-on chance and this will be harder. HEZA REDDY (3) continues to race very well but this is hard.
EARLY SPEED: 1, 3, 4, 6?
RATINGS: 4 / 5 / 6 / 3 / 2 / 1
SELECTIONS: ROCKNROLL EYES (4), SHORTYS MATE (5), EGODAN (6), HEZA REDDY (3)
|2.||NEDS BEACH NZ||$5.00|
|6.||TALE OF THE DRAGON||$11.00|
|7.||COME ON ELVIS||$51.00|
OVERVIEW: MARKLEIGH JILL (1) hasn’t run many bad races in recent times against decent enough opposition. From the pole draw here she looks well placed for a deserved victory for Denbeigh Wade and Michael Gadsden. FORTITUDO (9) drops back sharply in class and really caught the eye late in a stronger race here last week. Can win a race at this level. NEDS BEACH (2) narrowly finished one place ahead of him last week after leading in that race. PIRATESOF ZANZIBAR (5) joins Andrew Vozlic so is naturally an interesting runner; he does have a decent course record.
EARLY SPEED: 1, 2, 3? 4? 5, 6
RATINGS: 1 / 9 / 2 / 5 / 3 / 6 / 8 / 4 / 7
SELECTIONS: MARKLEIGH JILL (1), FORTITUDO (9), NEDS BEACH (2), PIRATESOF ZANZIBAR (5)
|7.||SMOOTH DELIGHT NZ||$11.00|
|10.||SASSYS A TERROR||$11.00|
OVERVIEW: PATTYS ANGEL (6) continues to race very well this preparation with a victory and multiple minor places. Despite the widest draw she will be very hard to beat. BELLA CULLEN (1) has a peg line draw so should enjoy an economical run. SMOOTH DELIGHT (7) follows her through and should be a strong each-way chance with the right run through. TOPZAVSKI (8) dropped right out last week but was a winner the week before and he could very well bounce back. RHYFLECTIVE (9) and SASSYS A TERROR (10) are also chances with the right run into it.
EARLY SPEED: 1? 2? 3? 4 (Leader), 5? 6
RATINGS: 6 / 1 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 2 / 4 / 5 / 3
SELECTIONS: PATTYS ANGEL (6), BELLA CULLEN (1), SMOOTH DELIGHT (7), TOPZAVSKI (8)
OVERVIEW: MARKLEIGH CAZ (4) looks another strong chance for the Wade/Gadsden combination. She has been close-up in decent races recently and was able to luckily beat the very in-form Miss What Usain two back before a good third at Terang, going very well for this. FREMARKSGONZO (1) shouldn’t be forgotten here, despite some poor figure form, especially from the draw. TRACER BULLET (2) has had no luck in his last two starts but was able to win when leading three back so this draw helps. KOLOVOS (3) is the other principle chance in what is a good race.
EARLY SPEED: 1? 2, 3, 4? 5
RATINGS: 4 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 7 / 10 / 9 / 6 / 5 / 8
SELECTIONS: MARKLEIGH CAZ (4), FREMARKSGONZO (1), TRACER BULLET (2) KOLOVOS (3)
|2.||VANITY BAY Em 1||$|
|5.||SANTA CASA DREAM||$11.00|
OVERVIEW: SHEER MODERN (10) has won half of her six course starts and on top of that has been racing well recently in stronger races. She does have a second-row draw to contend with but she is a class angle in this. As is WOTCHAWAITINGFOR (11) who has the widest draw on the second row but has close-up in recent times, including a half head second to Looking Fabulous earlier in the week. LORIMER LADY (1) has the draw to be there whilst GLENAVRIL GIRL (9) hasn’t done much wrong since coming to the Sunraysia and rates highly.
EARLY SPEED: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
RATINGS: 10 / 11 / 1 / 9 / 2 / 6 / 5 / 8 / 4 / 3 / 7
SELECTIONS: SHEER MODERN (10), WOTCHAWAITINGFOR (11), LORIMER LADY (1), GLENAVRIL GIRL (9)
|6.||LAST ARTIST Em 1||$|
|7.||PROMISE ME HEAVEN||$51.00|
|10.||CALL ME HENRY||$8.00|
OVERVIEW: MAXACTOR (11) has to overcome an outside second row draw over the sprint trip but has great form for this level of race. He only just got done late after sitting parked last time at Melton and was a 1:56.7 winner three back at Terang. He is the class runner and the one to beat. BELLA BRONSKI (1) had little luck first-up at and if she can hold her own early, she’ll be better placed to go closer. SHADY JESS (4) is a maiden from 10 but has been thereabouts lately. OLLIES MOLLY (9) heads the rest of the each-way chances.
EARLY SPEED: 1, 2? 4, 5, 6?
RATINGS: 11 / 1 / 4 / 9 / 10 / 3 / 6 / 7 / 5 / 8 / 2
SELECTIONS: MAXACTOR (11), BELLA BRONSKI (1), SHADY JESS (4), OLLIES MOLLY (9)
|2.||THE HERVEY BAY||$51.00|
|5.||OUR SPORTSCASTER NZ||$26.00|
|6.||ITMADEMYDAY Em 1||$|
|9.||YANKEE LINCOLN NZ||$9.00|
|10.||RUPERT OF LINCOLN NZ||$14.00|
|12.||ARDEN VOYAGER NZ||$2.80|
|13.||ITS BACK IN THE DAY NZ||$3.20|
OVERVIEW: The tone is suitably set for an outstanding return to metropolitan racing with this East vs West Pace Final when there are three critical winning chances but the prospect of a blowout also looms quite large. They say that from crisis comes opportunity and ARDEN VOYAGER (12) has certainly seized his across the last 12 weeks. Beaten just once in his past six starts the exciting 4YO has usually stolen his races by charging to the front and running his rivals ragged; it’s unlikely he can do that tonight, but his breakout success was recorded from off-pace and if Kate Gath can just prevent him from imploding and release him at the right time he remains the testing material but only just from ITS BACK IN THE DAY (13) who was massive finishing second to ARDEN VOYAGER (13) is the stronger of two qualifiers for this decider here last weekend. There is also a good chance that ITS BACK IN THE DAY (13) can follow his last start conqueror into the action here which would clearly benefit his claims. The other top-line winning hope is DARK TERROR (3) who claimed the alternate qualifier and looks your likely leader while YANKEE LINCOLN (9) is best of the rest.
EARLY SPEED: 3 (Likely Leader) + 1 + 4
RATINGS: 12/ 13/ 3/ 9/ 4/ 10/ 8/ 5/ 11/ 7/ 2/ 1
SELECTIONS: ARDEN VOYAGER (12), ITS BACK IN THE DAY (13), DARK TERROR (3), YANKEE LINCOLN (9)
|2.||BOOTLEG BERT Em 1||$|
|5.||SUCCESS COUNTS NZ||$14.00|
|10.||ROBBIE ROYALE NZ||$2.20|
|12.||SASSY PANTS NZ||$16.00|
OVERVIEW: After sitting on the Tabcorp Park sidelines for three months champion reinsman Chris Alford will be reefing and tearing to stamp his imprimatur back on Vic Harness HQ and he can do just that here with ROBBIE ROYALE (10). A revelation since shifting here from New Zealand with three wins from four starts including an exceptional last start Bendigo triumph he has things against him from the second row draw but they are things he can overcome with an aggressive steer based on what we’ve seen of him on Australian soil. On ability Robbie’s major danger is multiple Group 1 winner and stablemate KYVALLEY CLICHY (9) though LUCINDA MAC (4) did split Big Jack Hammer and Sundons Courage two back so can’t be completely ignored from a much better alley than her two main rivals. The others worthy of thought in staggered Early Quads are BRANDLO PRINCE (1) and MYRTLE VALE (13) though the former horse is in dire danger of being crossed two or even three times soon after the start.
EARLY SPEED: 3 (Fastest Beginner) + 1,4,5,6
RATINGS: 10/ 9/ 4/ 1/ 13/ 3/ 8/ 11/ 5/ 12/ 6/ 7
SELECTIONS: ROBBIE ROYALE (10), KYVALLEY CLICHY (9), LUCINDA MAC (4), BRANDLO PRINCE (1)
|1.||THE JET PLAYER||$51.00|
|5.||ZAZU Em 1||$|
|10.||BARBIE MATTGREGOR NZ||$9.00|
|11.||HIT THE SKY NZ||$3.50|
OVERVIEW: It’s probably fair to say that this 1720m metro maiden isn’t the most seductive wagering option on the programme but if you are planning to play then DELIGHTFUL MIA (6) looks the obvious option. She was below her best in two runs before a short break but trialled well recently and looks overwhelmingly likely to find the front tonight given her exceptional gate speed despite the widish draw. Once she gets the top there appears moderate pressure at best and given she’s won 8 of 17 when leading placed in another 6, the race is on her racquet if things pan out after the start. Her chief danger is possibly BONCEL BEMJAMIN (3) who resumes for gun mentor Michael Stanley and does have above average talent when his mind is on the job while HIT THE SKY (11) can also win but will need fortune from a nightmare gate. The race doesn’t end there with MONGIANA (8), JULIUSTIGRES (9) and BERBIE MATTGREGOR (10) also capable of threatening with lady luck on their side though they won’t want DELIGHTFUL MIA (6) to get a picnic in front.
EARLY SPEED: 6 (Likely Leader) + 1,3 + 2
RATINGS: 6/ 3/ 11/ 8/ 9/ 10/ 7/ 4/ 2/ 1
SELECTIONS: DELIGHTFUL MIA (6), BONCEL BENJAMIN (3), HIT THE SKY (11), MONGIANA (8)
|2.||LOVE INA CHEVY NZ||$51.00|
|3.||MY KIWI MATE NZ||$12.00|
|7.||REPEAT AFTER ME||$101.00|
OVERVIEW: After his mesmeric, mindblowing, record-breaking first up annihilation Australia’s most exciting pacer RIDE HIGH (5) returns to the scene of his callous crime tonight and it’s fair to say this will be far more coronation than contest. Barring a natural disaster of some description Clayton Tonkin’s budding champion will rocket to the front and run pretty much whatever time Kima Frenning wants him to. The much more important question here is not whether RIDE HIGH (5) will win or lose but how we make money from the race. The most critical piece of the puzzle in that regard is certainly LEONIDAS (6). He faces enormous challenges here given he may be forced to park outside RIDE HIGH (5) in a race where the economical trips will be worth their weight in gold but he is going so exceptionally well right now that he’s still favoured to finish second or third at very worst. If that’s the case only one podium position will remain and the chief chances of filling that position are COURAGEOUS SAINT (1) who will trail RIDE HIGH (5) and MY KIWI MATE (3) though VEE ROCK (8) is also some small hope of securing bronze medal honours.
EARLY SPEED: 5 (Likely Leader) + 1 + 2,4,6 + 3
RATINGS: 5/ 6/ 1/ 3/ 8/ 2/ 9/ 4/ 7
SELECTIONS: RIDE HIGH (5), LEONIDAS (6), COURAGEOUS SAINT (1), MY KIWI MATE (3)
|2.||IMPERIAL WHIZ NZ||$101.00|
|3.||NEPHEW OF SONOKO||$21.00|
|9.||SAVANNAH JAY JAY||$8.50|
|11.||GENTLEMAN SIR NZ Em 1||$|
OVERVIEW: What a stunning return to metropolitan squaregaiting this Noopy Kiosk Trotters FFA is. Of the 10 runners engaged tonight six are Group 1 winners and the aggregate earnings of the field totals almost $2.5 million dollars yet despite all of that it still amounts to a match race of sorts between WOBELEE (6) and MCLOVIN (10). Perhaps the most important factor for consideration here is the depth of front line gate speed engaged. At least three and perhaps four front row runners should explode off the gate here and what role WOBELEE (6) plays in those early fireworks and just how fast they go may well determine the winner. On balance there’s a serious enough risk that they’ll burn the timepiece early that one suspects MCLOVIN (10) should receive his chance. Despite being better known as a stayer MCLOVIN (10) has an exceptional short course record winning two of three over the 1720m trip at Melton including the Group 1 Bill Collins Sprint in 1:56.5 when three wide for an eternity but just too big and strong. That being said WOBELEE (6) has an even more imposing record at this track and trip winning 5 from 5 and rating an even quicker time of 1:56.2 here in September last year so if things work out in his favour early he’ll likely win the race. Should the big guns totally overdo things the best ‘blowout’ prospect is SAVANNAH JAY JAY (9) though SUNDONS COURAGE (5) and CRUISIN AROUND (7) also boast reasonable winning claims of their own.
EARLY SPEED: 6 (Likely Leader) + 2,5,7? + 3
RATINGS: 10/ 6/ 9/ 5/ 7/ 3/ 2/ 8/ 4/ 1
SELECTIONS: MCLOVIN (10), WOBELEE (6), SAVANNAH JAY JAY (9), SUNDONS COURAGE (5)
|7.||OBI ONE NZ||$101.00|
|11.||ENCHANTED STRIDE Em 1||$|
OVERVIEW: If the previous event’s McLovin vs Wobelee showdown whet your appetite for pseudo match races then you’ll be all wound up for EUREKA (4) vs REACTOR NOW (9) in this remarkable Regional Challenge Final over the short course trip. Once again, as per usual, the start of this even will have a tremendous bearing upon the finish. If EUREKA (4) can begin quickly enough to keep fellow fast-starter STREITKID (5) to his outside early then he’ll clear those to his inside and almost certainly dominate the race; if not Josh Aiken and REACTOR NOW (9) will rightfully smell blood. This analyst is confident that EUREKA (4) will do enough to lead and as a result he’s a clear top selection; but if that map is wrong then REACTOR NOW (9) who has looked every bit a star from day dot and somehow went to another level with his insane last start triumph against tempo and tactics will be mighty dangerous late. Unlike the previous event where there are legitimate blowout chances this is a proper two horse war between a pair of combatants destined for much bigger things. Just like last week BULLYS DELIGHT (2) looks beautifully placed to lead and trail so he can add value to exotics while VILLACCI (1) and MIRRAGON (3) are a couple of others worth considering for Tricks and First Fours tonight.
EARLY SPEED: 4 (Potential Leader) + 2,5 + 3 + 1
RATINGS: 4/ 9/ 2/ 1/ 3/ 10/ 6/ 8/ 5/ 7
SELECTIONS: EUREKA (4), REACTOR NOW (9), BULLYS DELIGHT (2), VILLACCI (1)
|1.||MISS HARTLEY NZ||$4.50|
|3.||BE MAJOR THREAT||$16.00|
|4.||FREDDY FUNK NZ||$16.00|
|5.||SMART LITTLE SHARD||$9.00|
|9.||JEAN LUC NZ||$9.00|
OVERVIEW: So much time and effort goes into mapping metropolitan contests these days that it’s rare to tip a combatant unsuited by The Atlas but that’s’ what we’re doing here with IDEALSOMEMAGIC (7). Back in the day that fellow had early speed to burn but these days he’s much better suited when protected at the start so he’ll likely settle well back in transit but possesses suck exceptional pace that it still seems likely he can round these up tonight. His major threat is clearly AMERICAN ZEST (8). A hugely impressive first-up winner last weekend he looks a great chance of trailing the leader in transit and if he does occupy that role he’s probably an equal top selection. The other runner well worth consideration for Quaddie combinations is MISS HARTLEY (1) who probably has the speed to lead and boasts an amazing record of 5 wins and 2 placings from seven times leading at the bell while smaller hopes go to last start eye-catcher JEAN LUC (9) and the in-form SMART LITTLE SHARD (5).
EARLY SPEED: 1 (Potential Leader) + 3,5 + 2,7?
RATINGS: 7/ 8/ 1/ 9/ 5/ 4/ 3/ 6/ 2
SELECTIONS: IDEALSOMEMAGIC (7), AMERICAN ZEST (8), MISS HARTLEY (1), JEAN LUC (9)
|1.||OUR SIR OLIVER||$21.00|
|2.||SINGLE TREE ROAD||$4.00|
|6.||THE BROOKLYN BRAWLER NZ||$16.00|
|7.||ELEGANT JEWEL NZ||$14.00|
OVERVIEW: This will be the biggest test yet for FIREROCKFIREROLL (4) is a colt going places and even if things don’t quite favour him for a Speed Map perspective he’s still the one to beat tonight. His major threat is likely leader SINGLE TREE ROAD (2) who went better than it may appear last start while the knockout hopes include CAPTAIN BRONZIE (9), RAGNARR (5) and ELEGANT JEWEL (7).
EARLY SPEED: 2 (Likely Leader) + 1,4,6,7? +3?,5?
RATINGS: 4/ 2/ 9/ 5/ 7/ 1/ 8/ 10/ 11/ 3
SELECTIONS: FIREROCKFIREROLL (4), SINGLE TREE (2), CAPTAIN BRONZIE (9), RAGNARR (5)