Scone for our Friday meeting in the Hunter region of New South Wales, where we have eight races on the card in what looks to be a good day’s racing. The rail is out 3m the circumference and the track is currently soft, but will be good come raceday.
QUADDIES (races 5-6-7-8)
Skinny Play: 4 - 1,4 - 2,3,7 - 2,5,10
Wide Play: 4 - 1,2,4,6 - 2,3,6,7 - 2,3,5,10
BEST BET: R3 – 3. ROAD TO HEAVEN
Next Best Bet: R5 – 4. FALERINA
Best Roughie: R4 – 11. CHOSEN HEIR
No4 SOPHIELLA has had the one soft trial leading into the debut run where she ran good time, and should run well on debut here.
No3 LICENCED TO WIN
No2 ROGUE RUNNER
No12 STAR FACTOR
VALUE RUNNER: No2 ROGUE RUNNER
No7 ALL OURS has been trialing in good enough order leading into the debut run to be hard to beat here.
No4 LAST SIDE
No1 BEL’S BOY
No10 ONE INVINCIBLE CAT
VALUE RUNNER: No4 LAST SIDE
to hit top gear at all. The step up to the mile is much more suitable here, and this gelding could develop into a derby horse in the next six weeks.
No1 DIZZY SUCCESS
No6 SOMETHING SHOCKING
VALUE RUNNER: No6 SOMETHING SHOCKING
No11 CHOSEN HEIR (BEST ROUGHIE) looks to have improved with each trial this time in and the start point of 1400m looks suitable.
No4 COSMIC CHARGE
No3 THE DEBATER
VALUE RUNNER: No11 CHOSEN HEIR
No4 FALERINA (NEXT BEST BET) won in very good order at the second start and should appreciate the step up to 1100m.
No1 FLYING ROSE
No3 BIG LEGGED WOMAN
No5 LADY CROMAC
VALUE RUNNER: No3 BIG LEGGED WOMAN
No4 BARR HILL has been running very fast times as of late and will rush forward from the gate and give them something to catch.
No1 MR GRUMPY
No2 DUCK IN DUBAI
No6 HOT PISTOL
VALUE RUNNER: No2 DUCK IN DUBAI
No3 MY TAGOSON should be much improved for the first-up run and up in distance suits.
No7 THE LION
No2 DALMATIA PRINCE
No6 UNDER THE THUMB
VALUE RUNNER: No3 MY TAGOSON
No5 AL CUBANA resumes here and is a horse without a great winning record, but has run in some very nice races.
No10 MISS KYEEMA
No2 UNCLE RODRIGUEZ
No3 HANOVER SQUARE
VALUE RUNNER: No5 AL CUBANA