Warwick Farm for our midweek meeting in Sydney where we have eight races on the card, on what looks to be a good day, horses that are trying to sneak into some of the better races over the championships put their cards on the table here. Weather a bit indifferent in the lead up. Track should be good, rail is +5m 1000m-W/Post; +3m Remainder.
QUADDIES (races 5-6-7-8)
Skinny Play: 2,7 - 2,4,5 - 2,3 - 11,14
Wide Play: 2,5,7 - 2,4,5 - 2,3,4,7 - 3,8,11,14
BEST BET: R4 - 2. TANGMERE (SCRATCHED)
Next Best Bet: R2 - 6. BOOROOJ
Best Roughie: R6 - 2. DROCHAID
*SCRATCHED* No12 SANGITA is a brilliant type and has had two trials coming into this and may well have developed with a spell.
No8 SCHNAPPS is brilliantly bred and has been trialing in good style coming into this. Widdup is building a very good record.
No7 ROOSEVELT gets the blinkers on for the debut run here and has been trialing well coming in.
No5 MILITARY ZONE has trialled in very good order at both times this time in and looks to be a nice type.
VALUE RUNNER: No8 SCHNAPPS
No6 BOOROOJ (NEXT BEST BET) may well have finally matured with the trip away to Melbourne and she didn’t have the best of luck at the last start. The two trials coming into this have been quite good and the form around her is strong.
No3 WORKDRINKS will be well suited coming back in grade here and made good ground fresh in a good race.
No2 LIMBO SOUL comes out of a good race fresh and should be much improved second-up.
No1 LEGADEMA has been good in both runs this time in and is in a suitable race here
VALUE RUNNER: No3 WORKDRINKS
No5 SEMPER FIDELIS should be much better suited up in distance here and second-up on a bigger track.
No6 MADAME MARKIEVICZ is an impressive type and was solid enough through the line and is suited up to the mile here.
No11 JUST GORGEOUS will appreciate the step up to the mile, she has been better this time in and could be a sneaky Oaks chance.
No3 MANDYLION should jump and cross them from gate 10 here and was quite good on debut.
VALUE RUNNER: No3 MANDYLION
*SCRATCHED* No2 TANGMERE (BEST BET) is on a bigger track here and up to the mile which suits much better, I think he is an ATC Derby player and will only get better as the distances increase as he is a beautifully bred colt who should be getting the job done.
No3 DANZIE has been a touch disappointing since the fresh win, and gets Collett back on board at his home track.
*SCRATCHED* No1 OUR MANTRA on the quick back up here is going to be much better suited up to the mile.
No4 TURNBERRY was in the same race as Tangmere last start and was good there.
VALUE RUNNER: No1 OUR MANTRA
No2 BROOK MAGIC didn’t get the best of rides in Melbourne and comes back the scene of her first-up win, she is a good 1000m filly.
No7 ISAURIAN was a big winner on debut when brilliantly backed, the trials coming in have been quite good.
No5 GOLDFINCH will jump and run them along here, she was a good winner last start.
No3 POSTMASTER GENERAL ran them into the ground fresh, and he has a good second-up record.
VALUE RUNNER: No3 POSTMASTER GENERAL
No5 TIP TOP should have trotted in last start but had no luck. Clark back on board here suits him much better.
No2 DROCHAID (BEST ROUGHIE) has been trialing well coming into the Australian debut, he may want further but he looks to be a good horse from his UK form.
No4 ATARAXIA has been gelded coming into this prep and has been trialing up in good style.
No9 BANK ON HENRY gets a good run on the map out the back having last shot. Hunt’s claim down to 50kg could get him the win.
VALUE RUNNER: No2 DROCHAID
No2 GROUNDBREAK resumes here and has had the one good trial coming into this, he doesn’t have the best fresh record but he is well suited here.
No4 BRAVISSIMO resumes here and is a better horse than his record suggests and should run well.
No3 ORIENTAL RUNNER has been going quite well for the new trainer this time in and was a strong winner last start.
No7 CRAFTY TYCOON has been going well enough in this grade and is a chance again here.
VALUE RUNNER: No7 CRAFTY TYCOON
No11 SEXY EYES charged through the line fresh at Canterbury and should appreciate the step up in distance here.
No14 IMPROVISE has been trialing up well coming in, the form that she brings to this is quite good.
No8 ALL IN THE REFLEXS should appreciate coming back to the home track and gets a good run from gate 5.
No3 MISSILE CODA coming back in grade here is much suited, and she can dominate the race from in front.
VALUE RUNNER: No8 ALL IN THE REFLEXS