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Herald Sun Form Guide : April 3rd 2009
56 Herald Sun, Friday, April 3, 2009 + Mildura Sprint Lane: No Daily Double: 5, 7 Quaddie: 4, 5, 6, 7. TAB CODE P H TOUCHTONE 26 1 Iluka Resources 1.07 2190m. $5000. C0 Only RBD Heat Mobile Second Line 7 33476 ARE CEE DEE 6 26s88 MATAI CULLEN NZ 4 8s997 JOHNNIE UTAH 5 3s423 HARDCOVER 1 84973 ADNICUL 2 70452 NEMISES 3 63231 POLONIS Jeffrey Gadsden Fr 5.00 Michael Francis Fr 6.00 Mathew Retallick Fr 3.50 Harry Bitzenis (C) Fr 34.00 Jason McGinty Fr 4.50 Nathan Jack (C) Fr 10.00 Craig’s call: POLONIS (3) trailed the leader Blue Lotus and dashed home to beat that pacer at the Robinvale Meeting on Sunday. He chased gamely when third behind the South Australian pacer Dionysus Gold prior and is a winning chance again. HARDCOVER (5) was shuffled back on the markers from the inside of the second line and worked home well for third behind POLONIS (3) last outing. He has finished well at his past two attempts and is worth thought on an each way basis. ARE CEE DEE (7) is a tough type and will appreciate a big drop in class on his recent efforts, the latest being a sixth (8m) behind Indigo Bay in a 1.58.1 mile rate. He is probably not suited to the inside on the second row draw but is worth an investment. NEMESIS (2) was placed after trailing the leader last week and is a minor place hope again. MATAI CULLEN (6) showed plenty of promise last season but has performed dreadfully at his past two outings (beaten 86m + 69m). He would be a big winning chance on his best form but would need to improve dramatically on his two attempts since returning from a spell. SELECTIONS: POLONIS (3), Hardcover (5), Are Cee Dee (7), Nemesis (2) RATINGS: 3/ 5,7/ 2/ 6? SUGGESTED BET: Flexi Trifecta 3,5,7/ 3,5,7/ 2,3,5,6,7 (Cost $20, which gives 111%) Neil McCallum Fr ?3.00 2 Abi-Group Pace 1.42 2190m. $5000. C0 Only RBD Heat Mobile Second Line 7 57651 COALEMUS 4 38336 HIGHVIEW HANOVER 5 48074 SOUNDADVICE 6 62311 POCKET HANOVER 1 27983 TULLABLITZEM 2 55742 SOUND IMPACT 3 17102 BLUE LOTUS Unspecified Driver Fr 5.50 Jeffrey Gadsden Fr 8.00 Nigel Milne (C) Fr 13.00 Shane Smith Fr 6.00 Neil McCallum Fr ?3.00 Jack O’Bree Fr 3.70 Craig’s call: SOUND IMPACT (2) was held up badly for a run and flew home late when a luckless second against similar class on Sunday. He should’ve won last time and this race is no harder so he should prove hard to beat. BLUE LOTUS (3) showed brilliant early speed to lead and gave his supporters a big sight when second to Polonis last outing. He is drawn to lead again and is worth an investment. TULLABLITZEM (1) ran a big race after beginning slowly from the standing start when third at Maryborough and will appreciate a drop in class for this assignment so he is worth an investment. COALEMUS (7) led throughout to win against slightly easier opposition last week. He is not as well drawn here but is capable of filling a place. POCKET HANOVER (6) is stepping up in class on his past two victories at Broken Hill but has built up a consistent record and is worth thought in multiple combinations. SELECTIONS: SOUND IMPACT (2), Blue Lotus (3), Tullablitzem (1), Coalemus (7) RATINGS: 2/ 1,3/ 6,7 SUGGESTED BET: Flexi Trifecta 1,2,3/ 1,2,3/ 1,2,3,6,7 (Cost $20, which gives 111%) Sally Hardy (C) Fr 5.50 3 Garraway Group 2.19 2190m. $5000. C4 to C6 PBD Mobile 1 87847 WASHINGTONSFIRSTLADY NZ Kylie Hughes Fr 11.00 2 14765 PACIFIC SHUFFLE 3 67088 RIVERGUMREG Second Line 7 39644 KADEK 4 93411 OHOKA GEORGIA NZ 5 4f518 THE GOLDEN BIRD 6 27733 HEIR OF KNIGHT Todd Matthews Fr 4.50 Danny O’Bree Fr 34.00 Nathan Jack (C) Fr ?1.60 Jason McGinty Fr 7.00 Sally Hardy (C) Fr 8.00 Craig’s call: OHOKA GEORGIA (4) has enjoyed the drop in class at Mildura and has worked into his best form having won at his past two attempts. He raced out three wide for the last 1200m and proved too strong for a similar field last week so is clearly the horse to beat again. HEIR OF KNIGHT (6) settled at the rear of the field and finished strongly for a game third to OHOKA GEORGIA (4) on Sunday. He is terribly drawn but should be hitting the line well. THE GOLDEN BIRD (5) trailed the leader and finished strongly to defeat Our Classic Jack in the last stride two starts back then galloped at a vital stage last time. She possesses a powerful finishing burst so is not without a chance. KADEK (7) battled on okay for fourth last time and is a minor place hope in the event. PACIFIC SHUFFLE (2) won twice at Mildura in February but has struggled to take the step up to this class being unplaced at her past four attempts. She could sneak into a place from her good draw on the front line. SELECTIONS: OHOKA GEORGIA (4), Heir Of Knight (6), The Golden Bird (5), Kadek (7) RATINGS: 4/ 5,6/ 7/ 2 SUGGESTED BET: OHOKA GEORGIA (4) to win Leigh Sutton Fr 11.00 4 Vicbred 4YO Mares 2.57 2190m. $10000. 4yo Mares RBD Heat Mobile Second Line 7 37547 GEMELLCO 2 14412 JENNAS BEACH GIRL 3 849s6 KNIGHT ON THE VIC 4 69586 FLASH OF DAWN 5 17088 ELLENRITA 6 68577 PETITEAS 1 70298 ARMBROOSKY Craig’s call: JENNAS BEACH GIRL (2) is clearly the class runner of the field and tried to lead throughout when a close second to Ohoka Georgia last outing. She is drawn to lead again and looks too good for this field. ARMBROOSKY (1) worked home nicely for second at Bendigo three starts back and is drawn to trail the leader here so looks to be the logical Quinella chance. ELLENRITA (5) was a winner under the standing start conditions at Mildura in February and looks well graded here being a C3 assessed pacer taking on mostly maiden to C1 classed runners. CRYSTAL ALBERT (8) gained a nice trail throughout when she won last outing and is a place chance from her trailing draw. GEMELLCO (7) and RIGHTNRONG (9) are rough place hopes in a race of limited winning chances. SELECTIONS: JENNAS BEACH GIRL (2), Armbroosky (1), Ellenrita (5), Crystal Albert (8) RATINGS: 2/ 1,5/ 8/ 7,9 SUGGESTED BET: JENNAS BEACH GIRL (2) to win 8 53641 CRYSTAL ALBERT 9 9rr23 RIGHTNRONG (ODM) Danny Weinert Fr 34.00 Danny O’Bree Fr 9.00 Todd Matthews Fr 21.00 + The betting odds quoted in this form guide are an assessor’s es- timate of the odds which will prevail on the date of the particular racing event and are not necessarily the odds that may be offered by a licensed bookmaker. The Herald Sun takes all care in compiling TAB details, but cannot accept responsibility for any errors. Read- ers are urged to check TAB information with the official lists before placing their bets. Q1 Neil McCallum Fr 4.20 Nathan Jack (C) Fr ?1.30 Allan MacDonald Fr 21.00 Scratched Fr –– Jack O’Bree Fr 21.00 Brian Sylvia Fr 34.00 Craig Rail’s specials: BEST BET: BEST VALUE: HARNESS RACING TODAY Harold Park One Ace Wonder (Race 6, No. 5) Ellanab BEST ROUGHIE: Catlins Lord (Race 5, No. 10) Rail’s $50 Flexi Quaddie for 500% 2/ 1,6,7,9,10/ 5/ 5,9 5 Dable Bus Lines 3.34 1790m. $5000. C1 to C2 PBD Mobile 3 45113 CALL ME WINSTON 4 49230 WHAT WILL BE 5 60s14 PENEQUITY 616 NORLEY HALL Second Line 7 89225 THE BRAZEN HEAD 8 s1045 AUBREY NZ 9 7s452 ROJEN CRUZ 6 33952 AWESOME ALTO 1 11141 HEZA BOMBER BOY 2 Q2 Kimberly Hardy (C,cl) Fr 5.00 Danny O’Bree Fr 8.00 Michael Francis Fr 21.00 Mathew Retallick Fr 11.00 Leigh Sutton Fr 5.50 10 42546 CATLINS LORD NZ (ODM) Sally Hardy (C,cl) Fr 11.00 Craig’s call: HEZA BOMBER BOY (1) was headed off at the start, parked on the outside of the leader and recorded a big win in fast time at Mildura last outing. He has won four of his six starts for the season and will prove hard to beat again. THE BRAZEN HEAD (7) will be relying on HEZA BOMBER BOY (1) holding a forward position at the start but will appreciate a drop in class on his latest fifth in the Northern Region Championship so he must be respected. AWESOME ALTO (6) tried hard for second behind Ohoka Georgia last outing and gets into this race nicely with a concession claim. ROJEN CRUZ (9) ran home nicely for fourth behind Whiskey And Ice in a heat of the Northern Region Championship three starts back and was runner up behind the handy pacer Mighty Shard last time. He is awkwardly drawn but should be running home nicely at the finish. CATLINS LORD (10) broke at the start and made up good ground in the latter stages when sixth last outing. He is better than his numerical form suggests and is worth thought on an each way basis. SELECTIONS: HEZA BOMBER BOY (1), The Brazen Head (7), Awesome Alto (6), Rojen Cruz (9) RATINGS: 1,7/ 6/ 9,10 SUGGESTED BET: Flexi Boxed Trifecta 1,6,7,9,10 (Cost $20, which gives 33.33%) Jack O’Bree Fr 26.00 Nathan Jack (C) Fr 5.00 6 Blackburn Park 3YO 4.13 1790m. $5000. 3A0 to 3A1 3yo PBD Mobile Second Line 7 95434 PADDY MOREAU 8 6s574 TARLETON LEE 9 47245 DOUTZEN 2 51511 DEMON DEAN 3 63772 MISS BELLA RAIN 4 86803 SPY OR DIE (Em1) 5 12323 ONE ACE WONDER 6 834s6 CRAIGMOR PRINCE 1 6s04 EL RINGO Craig’s call: The classy South Australian pacer ONE ACE WONDER (5) has been placed in 23 of his 26 starts and worked hard at his latest third at Globe Derby. This looks to be a suitable assignment and he is the horse to beat. TRINITA ROAD (11) tried to lead throughout when second to Brown Spiderman last week. He has been placed in four of his past five starts and even though he would be better suited being drawn on the front line, is worth thought on an each way basis. WRINKLE NUTT (10) has been finding the line strongly in his recent efforts against similar class and is a value hope. TARLETON LEE (8) makes his debut for trainer Greg Cramp and possesses a good turn of speed so he is not without a chance. PADDY MOREAU (7) has raced on the outside of the leader at his past two starts and is a possible improver against this line up. SELECTIONS: ONE ACE WONDER (5), Trinita Road (11), Wrinkle Nutt (10), Tarleton Lee (8) RATINGS: 5/ 8,10,11/ 7 SUGGESTED BET: ONE ACE WONDER (5) to win 10 31365 WRINKLE KNUTT 11 13282 TRINITA ROAD Mathew Retallick Fr 15.00 Jack O’Bree Fr 6.00 Neil McCallum Fr 8.00 Jason McGinty Fr 8.00 Luke Watson Fr 7.00 7 Garry Monaghan Fnl 4.53 2190m. $5000. C1 to C2 PBD Mobile 2 21454 MYRNIONG ASTRO 3 7s193 THE GUARDIAN 4 37653 TORRETTI NZ 1 Second Line 7 31925 LA MIA BELLA 8 62722 THE BEST SOUND 9 8s111 CAMPBELL WALLACE 10 80235 FORGOTTEN GEM (ODM) 11 07904 NOT NEGOTIABLE NZ (ODM) 5 s6131 PANORAMA DRIVE 6 44232 BIG GAME NZ 616 NORLEY HALL (Em1) Q4 Danny Weinert Fr 21.00 Danny O’Bree Fr 21.00 Jack O’Bree Fr 15.00 Luke Watson Fr 9.00 Nathan Jack (C) Fr ?2.20 Neil McCallum Fr 7.00 Craig’s call: PANORAMA DRIVE (5) pushed forward to lead from a second row draw and dashed home in a fast final half of 58.7 when he won comfortably on Sunday. He is drawn to lead again and he should take catching. CAMPBELL WALLACE (9) is undefeated from three starts since joining trainer Greg Cramp and raced out three wide for the final lap when he scored impressively last week. He gets into this race with a concession claim and looms as the main danger to PANORAMA DRIVE (5). THE BEST SOUND (8) is working back to his best form having been runner up in three of his past four starts. He found PANORAMA DRIVE (5) too strong last week but he is a minor place chance again. BIG GAME (6) is widely drawn but is a tough type and is capable of running into a place. The fast beginner THE GUARDIAN (3) and MYRNIONG ASTRO (2) both are worth thought in multiple combinations. SELECTIONS: PANORAMA DRIVE (5), Campbell Wallace (9), The Best Sound (8), Big Game (6) RATINGS: 5/ 9/ 6,8/ 2,3 SUGGESTED BET: Flexi Trifecta 5,9/ 5,6,8,9/ 2,3,5,6,8,9 (Cost $20, which gives 83.33%) Nigel Milne (C) Fr 11.00 Sally Hardy (C,cl) Fr 3.50 Scratched Fr –– Kylie Hughes Fr 26.00 Scratched Fr –– Second Line 7 157s7 BROADWAY STARLET 8 81386 GETYAGEAROFF 9 4s909 NEANDERTHAL MAN 10 67999 ACES LOADED 6 88303 THE JAZZ MAN 2 9208s MARMALADE SPIRIT 3 80645 TAKETHETOPOFF 4 66970 JAKASHA 5 34698 ELLANABB 8 Clough Pace 1 s1687 LAKERS DREAMS 5.33 1790m. $5000. C1 to C2 PBD Mobile Neil McCallum Fr 7.00 Jeffrey Gadsden Fr 9.00 Jason McGinty Fr 7.00 Harry Bitzenis (C) Fr 34.00 Nathan Jack (C) Fr 8.00 Sally Hardy (C,cl) Fr 8.00 Craig’s call: ELLANAB (5) has been unplaced behind Ohoka Georgia and Panorama Drive at her past two starts and is likely to find this assignment much easier. BROADWAY STARLET (7) makes her debut for trainer Greg Cramp and even though she had every chance in front last outing, should go well. GETYAGEAROFF (8) gets into this race with a concession claim and was a winner at Broken Hill four starts back so rates as an each way chance. THE JAZZ MAN (6) has been placed in two of his last three starts against easier opposition at Broken Hill but could sneak into a place again. TAKETHETOPOFF (3) raced on the outside of the leader throughout when fifth last week and is a winning chance with an easier run in transit. LAKERS DREAMS (1) is a place chance from his ideal draw on the front line. SELECTIONS: ELLANAB (5), Broadway Starlet (7), Getyagearoff (8), The Jazz Man (6) RATINGS: 5,7/ 8/ 6/ 3/ 1 SUGGESTED BET: ELLANAB (5) each way Brent Livingston (C,cl) Fr 6.00 Fred Posgate Fr 17.00 Michael Francis Fr 34.00 Jack O’Bree Fr ?2.50 Q3 Melinda Smith Fr 5.00 Nathan Jack (C) Fr 9.00 Daryl Douglas Fr Ros Rolfe Fr 21.00 Darren Billinger Fr ?3.50 Nigel Milne (C) Fr 21.00 Shane Smith Fr ?3.20 Scratched Fr –– (Race 8, No. 5) Sprint Lane: No Daily Double: 5, 7 Quaddie: 4, 5, 6, 7. TAB CODE S H TOUCHTONE 21 1 Pace 1 114s1 MAGIC OPERATIVE 2 36133 BLUEY MAHONEY 3 61014 ALTIVO 4 69s72 PACE AND VISION NZ 5 93761 SCRATCH ME HAPPY 6 65748 NOMOREDRINK 7 121s2 ESPRIT DE KAYJAY Second Line 8 22454 HOLD THE ACES 9 21123 PROMISES KEPT NZ 10 80842 CAIRN EDDIE GO NZ 11 72235 ALTAI NZ 7.00 2160m. $14000. M0 Only RBD Mobile G W Bennett Fr ?2.10 R P Morris (C) Fr 26.00 D K Douglas Fr 9.00 A M Siejka (C) Fr 34.00 C J Fitzpatrick (C) Fr 11.00 M J Reese (C cl) Fr 101.00 G J Fitzpatrick Fr 2.40 Craig’s call: MAGIC OPERATIVE (1) won the Breeders Crown last season and looked sharp when he beat ESPRIT DE KAYJAY (7) at Menangle at his first run since August. He is perfectly drawn and looks hard to beat again. ESPRIT DE KAYJAY (7) won the Breeders Crown Consolation last season and followed with a win in the Australian Pacing Gold. He worked hard at his first up defeat and he has the ability to figure in the finish but the wide draw is a concern. ALTIVO (3) overcame a tough run to win at Harold Park two weeks ago then had his chance at Moonee Valley. This is harder than his latest Harold Park performance but he is a genuine place chance from his good draw. BLUEY MAHONEY (2) seemingly had his chance behind ALTIVO (3) several weeks ago then hit the line strongly behind SCRATCH ME HAPPY (5) last time. He is nicely drawn and is a strong place chance again. PROMISES KEPT (9) is racing in career best form and SCRATCH ME HAPPY (5) got back to the winning list last week but had the perfect run in front. SELECTIONS: MAGIC OPERATIVE (1), Esprit De Kayjay (7), Altivo (3), Bluey Mahoney (2) SUGGESTED BET: MAGIC OPERATIVE (1) to win EXOTIC BET: Flexi Trifecta 1,7/ 1,2,3,5,7,9/ 1,2,3,5,7,9 (Cost $20, which gives 50%) R J Alchin (C cl) Fr 41.00 L G Thompson Fr 21.00 B P Fitzpatrick Fr 51.00 A J Turnbull (C) Fr 67.00 2 Pace 1 s3s24 DAMAGE CONTROL 2 15997 CARSS PARK NZ 3 s3186 GENERAL CULLEN 4 81634 OUR CROWN LAW NZ 5 67812 GOLDEN MARKET 6 81496 CHAMPION MELODY 7 34433 TORI JACK Second Line 8 122s8 EQUAL TERMS Craig’s call: OUR CROWN LAW (4) settled in the second half of the field and had little luck in the Queensland Derby after a “death seat” third to Captain Joy. He will find this race to be easier and is worth an investment. TORI JACK (7) went back at the start and pushed forward from last at the 1200m when a strong third behind George Dubya last week. He is poorly drawn again but is one of the leading chances. DAMAGE CONTROL (1) seemingly had every chance when he led last week but is drawn to lead again and should be getting fitter with each run this preparation. EQUAL TERMS (8) was unplaced in a similar race last week when he was resuming from a spell. He is drawn to trail the leader here and is worth thought on an each way basis. CHAMPION MELODY (6) sprinted home brilliantly despite being beaten a long way into third at Menangle on Tuesday and is a value chance. SELECTIONS: OUR CROWN LAW (4), Tori Jack (7), Damage Control (1), Equal Terms (8) SUGGESTED BET: OUR CROWN LAW (4) to win EXOTIC BET: Flexi Trifecta 1,4,7/ 1,4,7,8/ 1,4,5,6,7,8,9 (Cost $20, which gives 44.44%) 9 68643 BARZONA HIGHWAY D J Binskin Fr 13.00 G W Bennett Fr 3.50 3 Pace Craig’s call: FRANCO NESTER (1) led throughout to easily defeat PLACE OF GLORY (2) in a similar race on March 13. He has a very good record and is drawn to lead again so he must be respected. The Victorian pacer BOLD CRUISER (5) is the class runner of the field and missed out narrowly via the sprint lane behind Brooklyn Bute at Moonee Valley last week. He has won three feature races this season and will prove hard to beat. PLACE OF GLORY (2) is likely to angle in behind the likely leader FRANCO NESTER (1) and will receive every chance. He has a good turn of speed and is worth an investment. LIVE TO LAUGH (3) gets into this race with a concession claim and worked home well for second behind Sequoiahs Spirit last time. He has early pace and could sneak into a place. PANORAMA SWING (4) led and disappointed last time while the grand old campaigner MERRYWOOD PRINCE (6) won after trailing the leader last week but is not as well drawn now. SELECTIONS: FRANCO NESTER (1), Bold Cruiser (5), Place Of Glory (2), Live To Laugh (3) SUGGESTED BET: FRANCO NESTER (1) to win EXOTIC BET: Flexi Trifecta 1,5/ 1,2,5/ field (Cost $20, which gives 125%) 1 51221 FRANCO NESTER NZ 2 63523 PLACE OF GLORY NZ 3 52952 LIVE TO LAUGH 4 41634 PANORAMA SWING 5 22212 BOLD CRUISER NZ 6 63551 MERRYWOOD PRINCE D K Douglas Fr ?3.30 G W Innes Fr 11.00 4 Pace 1 935s5 THE LIGHTNING RIDGE NZ 2 63268 WARRIOR CAM 3 009s5 RIVER WILD 4 61927 LORD BRONSON 5 11731 HEATHBERN DIAMOND 6 68866 TAKE SILK 7 05s52 KADOOPY Second Line 8 871s6 TORPEDO BAY NZ 8.30 Q1 2160m. $14000. M1 to M2 RBD Mobile D R Hancock Fr 13.00 L J Jones Fr 34.00 B A Sarina Fr 51.00 J G Proctor Fr 7.00 D K Douglas Fr ?1.40 M K Sullivan (C) Fr 34.00 J R Ponsonby Fr 26.00 Craig’s call: HEATHBERN DIAMOND (5) has been racing in outstanding form having won six races for the season. He worked hard to lead when he scored at Mildura last time and will take beating again here despite rising in class. THE LIGHTNING RIDGE (1) is a fast beginner from the mobile and will be fitter for his first up fifth behind Saint William. He has had a few chances since his latest victory but is worth thought under these conditions. WARRIOR CAM (2) had little luck in the straight when eighth at Bathurst last week and possesses a good turn of speed so can improve on his two unplaced efforts since coming from Victoria. KADOOPY (7) is an honest campaigner, which should be fitter after two starts back from a spell. He finished hard when second at Bathurst last week and is worth thought on an each way basis. TORPEDO BAY (8) should receive every chance from his trailing draw and is a minor place possibility. SELECTIONS: HEATHBERN DIAMOND (5), The Lightning Ridge (1), Warrior Cam (2), Kadoopy (7) SUGGESTED BET: HEATHBERN DIAMOND (5) to win EXOTIC BET: Flexi Standout Trifecta with 5 to win from 1,2,7,8 (Cost $20, which gives 166%) G W Bennett Fr 5.00 8.00 2160m. $16000. M2 or better PBD Mobile J D Pengilly Fr 4.00 B P Fitzpatrick Fr 5.00 C J Fitzpatrick (C cl) Fr 4.50 P Sapio Fr 6.00 7.30 2160m. $12000. 3MA0 Only 3yo RBD Mobile H B Martin Fr 12.00 B A Sarina Fr 26.00 R P Morris (C) Fr 31.00 B P Fitzpatrick Fr ?2.00 R J Alchin (C) Fr 7.00 D R Hancock Fr 34.00 P H Rixon Fr 7.00 heraldsun.com.au Craig Rail’s specials: BEST BET: BEST VALUE: Magic Operative (Race 1, No. 1) Everton Star (Race 5, No. 7) BEST ROUGHIE: Lucky Merrywood (Race 7, No. 8) Rail’s $50 Flexi Quaddie for 41.66% 1,2,5/ 3,5,6,7/ 1,3,4,10,11/ 6,8 5 Pace 1 37658 HARDWARE JOE 2 79066 ITS MACALBERT 3 s5481 GATLING GOLD 4 45705 BURRABADINE 5 91846 AVA LIVING LEGACY NZ 6 61854 DENS BLUE BEEJAY 7 23454 EVERTON STAR NZ Second Line 8 75615 APPEAL PENDING NZ 9 56000 GO BOOM NZ 9.00 Q2 2160m. $8000. M0 Only RBD Mobile V J Silvestro Fr 41.00 C A McDowell Fr 8.00 B P Fitzpatrick Fr 3.80 L G Thompson Fr 34.00 M C Muscat Fr 13.00 R P Morris (C) Fr 21.00 D K Douglas Fr ?2.40 B A Sarina Fr 9.00 G W McElhinney Fr 6.00 Craig’s call: The Victorian pacer EVERTON STAR (7) has been consistent in five starts since coming from New Zealand and boxed on well for fourth behind the smart pacer Just Callme Cullen at Kilmore last outing. He is poorly drawn but looks suited against this line up. DENS BLUE BEEJAY (6) has been unplaced at his past two starts behind the brilliant pacer Runaway Fire and looks better graded in this line up. He won at Menangle four starts back and is a winning chance again here. AVA LIVING LEGACY (5) was shuffled back on the markers from an awkward trailing draw and didn’t have a great deal of luck last week. He is usually competitive against this class and is worth another chance. GATLING GOLD (3) led throughout to win at Penrith last outing and is drawn to lead again. This race is a little tougher but he is capable of taking the next step forward. SELECTIONS: EVERTON STAR (7), Dens Blue Beejay (6), Ava Living Legacy (5), Gatling Gold (3) SUGGESTED BET: EVERTON STAR (7) each way EXOTIC BET: Quinella 3,5,6,7 (Cost $6) 6 Simpson Memorial 9.30 2160m. $20500. 3MA0 or better 3yo RBD Mobile 1 s2115 SIR SWINGER 2 22741 GEORGE DUBYA 3 22613 THE FIGHTING IRISH 4 51154 GOLD TARGET 5 1s243 PRIME SUSPECT 6 71141 KIDINACANDYSHOP 7 35712 ROYAL SURPRISE Second Line 8 222s1 MEGA ALEXANDER 9 34433 TORI JACK (Em1) 10 13111 ROMAN STRIDE 11 31231 ART OF FLYING 12 45362 JACCKA SINGH NZ Q3 C J Fitzpatrick (C) Fr 6.00 B P Fitzpatrick Fr 5.00 C A McDowell Fr ?4.00 D K Douglas Fr 17.00 G W Bennett Fr 34.00 R P Morris (C) Fr 8.00 A S Turnbull Fr 8.00 R B Byrnes Fr 7.00 P H Rixon Fr 26.00 Scratched Fr –– Craig’s call: SIR SWINGER (1) trailed the leader from the inside of the second row and went to the line jogging with no clear run at his latest fifth. He impressively won at his two starts prior and is worth another chance. THE FIGHTING IRISH (3) worked very hard when a brave third behind Roman Stride last week. He possesses early speed and is a tough type so is worth thought. The Victorian pacer GOLD TARGET (4) is racing in career best form and the Douglas stable has been impressive at Harold Park in recent weeks so he must be respected. ART OF FLYING (11) has been placed in all of his seven starts for the season and was very unlucky when narrowly defeated at Harold Park three weeks ago so he is a value chance. SELECTIONS: SIR SWINGER (1), The Fighting Irish (3), Gold Target (4), Art Of Flying (11) SUGGESTED BET: SIR SWINGER (1) to win EXOTIC BET: Flexi Boxed Trifecta 1,3,4,11 (Cost $20, which gives 83.33%) G J Fitzpatrick Fr 9.00 J R Ponsonby Fr 67.00 7 Pace 1 46s97 TORRENTIAL HANNAH NZ 2 9s205 DIVINE LADY 3 76423 OCEAN SPUR NZ 4 91352 DANCING JOROCO 5 34425 WALL OF SILENCE 6 21116 AURORA SWIFT 7 16636 MILLENNIUM TIDE Second Line 8 44791 LUCKY MERRYWOOD (ODM) 10.00 Q4 2160m. $8000. 3MA0 Only 3yo PBD Mobile R P Morris (C) Fr 34.00 B P Fitzpatrick Fr 3.80 J G Proctor Fr 21.00 M J Hutchings Fr 67.00 P H Grant Fr 51.00 A J Turnbull (C) Fr 3.00 A S Turnbull Fr ?2.90 G W Innes Fr 4.30 Craig’s call: AURORA SWIFT (6) won three races in succession prior to running a luckless sixth behind New York Fashion in the Bathurst Gold Bracelet last week. This looks to be a suitable assignment and she should prove hard to beat. LUCKY MERRYWOOD (8) was unplaced behind the top fillies Ima Spicey Lombo and For Dear Life prior to dashing home to win at Penrith. She is an underrated filly and rates as an each way chance. WALL OF SILENCE (5) was runner up in a heat of the Bathurst Gold Bracelet prior to being unplaced in the final. She is awkwardly drawn but is a minor place chance. DANCING JOROCO (4) worked hard mid-race, took a trail behind Ananz and chased hard in the straight when a close second last week. She is racing consistently and deserves to break through for a win. DIVINE LADY (2) ran a good race to win at Menangle on Tuesday over OCEAN SPUR (3), which has been placed at her past three starts. SELECTIONS: AURORA SWIFT (6), Lucky Merrywood (8), Wall Of Silence (5), Dancing Joroco (4) SUGGESTED BET: AURORA SWIFT (6) each way EXOTIC BET: Quinella 4,5,6,8 (Cost $6) 8 Discretionary Hcp 10.30 2565m. $8000. T2 or better RBD Stand 1 98s09 EXTRA GREAT 2 s2431 HEART THROB HEST NZ 3 2r101 ITS ADORABLE NZ (ODS) 4 37636 SONNY SULIBOP (ODS) 5 45114 RAYLEIGHS CROWN 6 r1475 JAZZ LEGEND NZ 7 12s05 DE BRUIN GOLD 8 92026 PINKSTWOTTER M C Muscat (C) Fr 67.00 G W McElhinney Fr 11.00 A R Bertwistle Fr 4.00 R W Adams 10 11.00 R B Byrnes 30 6.00 D R Hancock 40 ?3.00 G W Innes 40 11.00 R J Alchin (C) 40 4.50 Craig’s call: JAZZ LEGEND (6) faces a tough handicap of 40m but is the class runner of the field and should prove hard to beat. He won at Harold Park on March 06 and picked up some ground from well back last week. DE BRUIN GOLD (7) will be fitter for her two efforts since November and endured a tough run when fifth to RAYLEIGHS CROWN (5) last outing. She has a good strike rate and is worth following. RAYLEIGHS CROWN (5) seemingly had every chance behind the leader when fourth to Solar Active last week but is better suited under the standing start conditions and is worth another chance. HEART THROB HEST (2) and ITS ADORABLE (3) both won against easier grade at Menangle last outing but are well placed on the front line. PINKSTWOTTER (8) raced on the outside of the leader throughout when sixth last week and is capable of a better effort. SELECTIONS: JAZZ LEGEND (6), De Bruin Gold (7), Rayleighs Crown (5), Heart Throb Hest (2) SUGGESTED BET: JAZZ LEGEND (6) each way EXOTIC BET: Flexi Trifecta 5,6,7/ 2,3,5,6,7/ 2,3,5,6,7,8 (Cost $20, which gives 41.66%) TODAY TONIGHT
April 2nd 2009
April 4th 2009