Open program with plenty of chances here at Bendigo but it does look like it could be another winning day for trainer Darren Weir, who has a collection of runners that will prove hard to beat including the top pick of the day.
Bendigo is racing on a Heavy 8 with the rail Out 9m Entire Circuit.
APPROACH DISCREET was beaten by 1.7 lengths at Cranbourne last start and can atone for that defeat in the opening event of the program here today. Will strip fitter second-up and looks well-placed here today. Giving him another chance.
1st: No2 APPROACH DISCREET 2nd: No1 A Fighting Fury; 3rd: No4 Chapada; 4th: No6 Loe
Mick Dee trained SHOCKADOODLEDO has drawn to get the run of the race and looks ready to get his maiden victory out of the way here today. Beaten by a lip at Moe last start behind Richly Speaking and can atone for that narrow defeat here. Rates well and looks ready to win, sticking with him.
1st: No5 SHOCKADOODLEDO 2nd: No1 Little Gun; 3rd No4 Punchie; 4th: No10 She’s Deluxe
Sticking with SENRIMA TIDE who was beaten by three lengths on debut at Echuca last start and he will strip fitter at his second race start here today. Has drawn well and will be the one flashing at them late. Winning hope in an open event.
1st: No5 SENRIMA TIDE 2nd: No2 Major Oak; 3rd: No6 The Flying Scot; 4th: *SCRATCHED* No4 Peppino
*SCRATCHED* MISTER MOGUL is a lightly-raced gelding that’s placed four times from his six starts to date and looks ready to finally breakthrough for his much-deserved maiden victory here today. Just needs the break to go his way to be winning this. Rates well.
1st: *SCRATCHED* No2 MISTER MOGUL 2nd: No3 Thunderzone; 3rd: No7 Irish County; 4th: *SCRATCHED* No4 Miss Mask
Sticking with MIALIGN (BEST BET) who was beaten by Eduardo at Sandown last start and looks perfectly placed for a huge effort here today. Did beat Written Consent at Geelomg back in May when cruising to a soft 3 length victory. Looks hard to go past, top pick.
1st: No7 MIALIGN 2nd: No4 Accelerato ; 3rd: No8 Mambo Italiano, 4th: No10 Rain Fast
WON BALL is resuming from a spell but raced in some handy races last preparation and will be very competitive here today. Has won over the distance and is trained by the master himself, Darren Weir. Will go close to winning here today.
1st: No8 WON BALL 2nd: No7 Henning; 3rd: *SCRATCHED* No11 Bella Vino; 4th: No9 Freehearted
Drawn to get the run of the race sees NORTHSET a serious chance here today. Looked good when chasing hard to get the victory on the line at Geelong last start. Has the form and can make it successive victories here today. Big show expected.
1st: No7 NORTHSET 2nd: No2 Mirimar; 3rd: No5 Golden Flag; 4th: No8 Arohata
GUANGZHOU is resuming from a let-up and looks ready to bounce back into the winner’s circle here today. Narrowly beaten by School at Flemington last start when chasing hard all the way in the straight. Will be giving them a start but has a good turn of foot, so watch for him flashing at them late. Key player.
1st: No2 GUANGZHOU 2nd: *SCRATCHED* No1 Our Sevira; 3rd: *SCRATCHED* No3 Tradies Tea Break; 4th: No9 El Questro
ELUDED looks well-placed here to take to atone for his narrow defeat to Holy Command at Sandown last start. Has a good record over the distance and drops back to a country level race. Looks well-placed and will go close to taking out today’s event.
1st: No2 ELUDED 2nd: No4 Marching Orders; 3rd: No7 Keyser Soze; 4th: *SCRATCHED* No9 Casino Rose
Darren Weir-trained PAGEANTRY (NEXT BEST BET) looks well-placed here to take out the final event of the program at Bendigo today. Go on her effort two starts back at Flemington when beaten by Mintha. Will appreciate this class drop and will be coming home strong. The one to beat.
1st: No12 PAGEANTRY 2nd: No11 Arundel Star; 3rd: *SCRATCHED* No13 Smart Stiletto; 4th: *SCRATCHED* No4 Hakerak