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Herald Sun Form Guide : Apr 20th 2009
42 Herald Sun, Monday, April 20, 2009 + Moonee Valley TODAY Rob Auber’s specials: BEST: VALUE: ROUGHIE: Brannaka Harness Racing TRACK DETAILS Lombo Quick Step (Race 8, No. 3) Sewinyaface (Race 4, No. 2) (Race 6, No. 3) AUBER’S $50 FLEXI QUADDIE FOR 26.04% 2, 4, 5, 6 / 5, 6, 10, 11 / 2, 3, 6, 8 / 2, 5, 7 2100m. $5000. 2yo 2T0 Or Better Trotters RBD Stand 1 1 2construct 2yo Hcp 1.25 GLUTEUS MAJOR 2 3 4 5 6 EVENLY BALANCED 5 SOUTHPORT CEE 67 FROSTY VALE 9 STARLIGHT BLUES 7 MACHEM JACAAB 7 4421 BACKAS COBBER CIRCUMFERENCE: 965m STRAIGHT: 180m SPRINT LANE OPERATES 3 Vermont Panels Hcp 2.40 2575m. $5000. T4 Or Better Trotters Stand 1 34423 KYVALLEY MIRAGE NZ 2 56470 SUNSET TRUSCOTT 3 74008 ALBA RAMA Michael Stanley Fr 4.00 Greg Sugars Fr 9.00 Peter Hornsby Fr 3.50 Scott Dyer Fr 21.00 Chris Alford Fr 21.00 Mark Hayes Fr 5.50 Tony Xiriha 10 ?2.50 Assessment: BACKAS COBBER (7) has improved with each run. A winner at Kilmore last start from the stand and a small field here should see him in the finish. GLUTEUS MAJOR (1) is a Sierra Kosmos half brother to the smart Gluteus Maximus and is trained by Bruce Comben. A recent Bacchus Marsh trial winner, expect a forward showing. SOUTHPORT CEE (3) was in the market at his debut but broke twice. Strong chance. MACHEM JACAAB (6) was also in the market at his debut so could be an improver. EVENLY BALANCED (2) is an Earl – Detrevin filly making debut for Richard Sposito. Prefer to see. SELECTIONS: BACKAS COBBER (7), Gluteus Major (1), Southport Cee (3), Machem Jacaab (6). RATINGS: 7 / 1 / 3, 6. SUGGESTED BET: Flexi Trifecta: 1, 3 & 7 to win, 1, 3, 6 & 7 for second with the field for third. $20.00 for 44.4%. 2 SEW-Eurodrive Hcp 2.01 2100m. $5000. Claiming ($6000 Or More) RBD Stand 1 22562 MIGHTY ASLAN 2 9s256 THE TWO OF US 3 14641 WALTON FLYER 4 52s40 CINCINNATUS 5 0164s NEDS DELIGHT 6 53323 CEE HANOVER NZ 7 11233 DARK SHADOW NZ Greg Sugars Fr 4.20 Michael Bellman Fr 21.00 Chris Alford Fr 4.20 Phillip Walters Fr 8.00 Scott Dyer 10 9.00 Jodi Quinlan 10 3.70 Kate Gath 20 ?3.50 Assessment: WALTON FLYER (3) this remarkable 12 year old is racing in career best form. He normally loves the stand start conditions and won well at Ballarat last start despite missing away from the stand. Top show. DARK SHADOW (7) comes off the back mark but the small field will be a big help. His recent runs have been in mobile claimers but he has a strong chance. CEE HANOVER (6) has been placed at his past four starts in claimers. Go close again. MIGHTY ASLAN (1) has the perfect draw and is having his first start for Dean Braun. Big watch. THE TWO OF US (2) is a good beginner who led when beaten by WALTON FLYER (3) over this trip three starts back. Include in multiples. CINCINNATUS (4) will strip fitter for two runs from a spell whilst NEDS DELIGHT (5) goes best from the stand and could show up fresh. SELECTIONS:WALTON FLYER (3) Dark Shadow (7), Cee Hanover (6), Mighty Aslan (1). RATINGS: 3, 7 / 6 / 1, 2 / 4, 5. SUGGESTED BET: Flexi Trifecta: 3 & 7 to win, 1, 2, 3, 6 & 7 for second with the field for third. $20.00 for 50.0%. with MICHAEL MANLEYSPRINT LANE Q UEENSLAND trainer Luke McCarthy says this year’s Australian Pacing Gold Final at Albion Park will be one of the best of all time. McCarthy said the prospect of his undefeated two-year-old For A Reason clashing with Renaissance Man and Chariot King was a mouth-watering one for harness fans. For A Reason made it four from four at Albion Park when he won impressively on Saturday night. ‘‘The best part about him is that he still has a lot of improvement to come,’’ McCarthy said. McCarthy said he regarded Andy Gath’s Renaissance Man, who showed his ability with a brilliant win at Ballarat on Friday night, as an outstanding prospect. ‘‘Also Chariot King is very good. There’s going to be some great clashes between them,’’ he said. The $300,000 final of the Australian Pacing Gold will be held on May 9, with heats on Friday week. McCarthy said his two pacers Fleur De Lil and Slipnslide had settled in well in New Jersey in the US. + ‘‘I spoke to my brother, Andrew, and he said they had Cupsking: Bold Cruiser (second from left) wins the Mildura Cup.Picture: SUNRAYSIA DAILY Bold Cruiser, who also won travelled well and hadn’t lost any condition,’’ he said. Fleur De Lil will contest mares races and Slipnslide Free-For-Alls in the US, where the drug lasix can be used to prevent bleeding. OUGHpacer Bold Cruiser cemented his reputation as Victoria’s cups king with T his win in Saturday night’s Mildura Cup. That win secured the Victorian Country Cups Championship for season 2008-2009. The country cups cham- pionship is based on a 4-2-1 points scoring system for placings in 25 cups races. the Kilmore Cup, scored 23 points to defeat Mister Swinger by one point. His trainer, Glenn Douglas, said Bold Cruiser deserved the win because he had run several cup placings and had finished second at his past three runs. On course to see Bold Cruiser was his owner, Douglas’s father-in-law, Eric Anderson. ‘‘He always wanted to win a Mildura Cup as he comes from that area, so it was a big thrill for him,’’ Douglas said. It was Douglas’s first victory in the event. Completing the family affair, Bold Cruiser was driven by Daryl Douglas. Douglas will now take him to Sydney to run in Satur- day’s Group 1 Len Smith Mile at Menangle, a race in which he finished fifth last year. ‘‘He’s come on in leaps and bounds since then. He’s a much better horse,’’ Douglas said. T HE victory by Ima Spicey Lombo in her heat of the Victoria Oaks on Friday stamped her as the one to beat in next Saturday night’s $100,000 final. Ima Spicey Lombo went roughly out of the mobiles at Ballarat, costing her 20m, and then sat three wide, but she still proved too good. The Peter Manning- trained Queen Of Fire shapes as the main danger after she took her record to four wins from five starts with a strong finishing effort. HEROES BOLD CRUISER (Country cups king) KALYPSON KID (Six in a row, bright future) RENAISSANCE MAN, FOR A REASON, CHARIOT KING (All super impressive in Australian Pacing Gold heats) IMA SPICEY LOMBO, BROADWAY’S BEST, QUEEN OF FIRE (Oaks heats standouts) IN THE FORCE (WA Derby winner—tough but lucky effort) MELPARK MAJOR (On the way back) VILLAINS JUNGLE OPERATOR (HadWADerby at his mercy before galloping in the closing stages) POLINAS and COALEMUS (Set to fight out second race at Mildura before galloping) HARNESS RACING NEW SOUTH WALES (Three venues for Interdom 2010 will cause plenty of confusion and cost it some horses) 4 77686 MY DADS POPPY 5 0s099 SILENT PARTNERS 6 85008 FRONT AND SQUARE 7 00287 TWENTYTWOTEN Second Line 8 00693 BUNTYS INVASION NZ 9 33468 THE WINDSURFER 10 8s589 BELEVA 11 75928 ERINGA BELLE Chris Lang Jr (C) Fr ?2.70 Nigel Milne (C) Fr 26.00 Brian Shelley Fr 34.00 Bob Kuchenmeister Fr 15.00 Glenn Conroy Fr 34.00 Max Wishart Fr 8.00 Jodi Quinlan Fr 21.00 Neil McCallum Fr 9.00 Gavin Lang 10 5.50 Anne-Maree Conroy 10 8.00 Chris Alford 30 5.50 Assessment: KYVALLEY MIRAGE (1) is very honest and has the perfect draw to break through. He was placed behind two smart ones at Echuca last start. ERINGA BELLE (11) has the back mark but was a great effort against pacers from the mobile at Ballarat last start. Strong claims. THE WINDSURFER (9) will find this easier than his last couple and is capable of being in the finish. FRONT AND SQUARE (6) has ability and can improve on recent form. BUNTYS INVASION (8) missed away at Mildura last week but ran a terrific race by making up ground. Don’t dismiss. Place chances to MY DADS POPPY (4), TWENTYTWOTEN (7) and BELEVA (10). SELECTIONS: KYVALLEY MIRAGE (1), Eringa Belle (11), The Windsurfer (9), Front And Square (6). RATINGS: 1 / 11 / 6, 9 / 4, 7, 8, 10. SUGGESTED BET: KYVALLEY MIRAGE (1) to win. 4 Cadbury Schweppes 3.15 2100m. $5000. C2 To C3 PBD Mobile 1 38s99 MAZARAHTI 2 22784 SEWINYAFACE NZ 3 40754 BROKEN SPOKE 4 47501 ISLAND SANDS 5 03120 MUDJIMBA BELLE 6 33793 REBEL TOWN 7 s6508 LEZZA WILD CHILD NZ Second Line 8 s258s KNIGHTS EMBRACE 9 27347 MISTAMUCKALEE Q1 Mick Carbone Fr 7.00 Lance Justice Fr ?3.00 Geoffrey Allen Fr 26.00 Danny Simpson Fr 4.50 Greg Sugars Fr 21.00 Chris Alford Fr ?3.00 James Nottage Fr 34.00 Jeff Hardham Fr 21.00 Rhys Nicholson (C,cl) Fr 11.00 Assessment: SEWINYAFACE (2) will find this race more to her liking. She raced against a good field last start after using the sprint lane. She is better than recent form suggests and draws nicely here. ISLAND SANDS (4) was very impressive when an easy Terang winner last start. Strong claims. REBEL TOWN (6) has finished third at three of his past five starts. He won’t be far away. MUDJIMBA BELLE (5) did it tough last time. Go on Bendigo win three starts back. Include in chances.. MISTAMUCKALEE (9) is not hopeless and should be included in multiples. Place chance to BROKEN SPOKE (3), LEZZA WILD CHILD (7) who bobs up now and then and KNIGHTS EMBRACE (8) who resumes from a break. SELECTIONS: SEWINYAFACE (2), Island Sands (4), Rebel Town (6), Mudjimba Belle (5). RATINGS: 2, 4, 6 / 5 / 9 / 3, 7, 8. SUGGESTED BET: Flexi Trifecta: 2, 4, 5 & 6 for first and second with the field for third. $20.00 for 23.8%. 1 s5576 MAGENTA JASPER 2 32652 LOOPY LULU 3 39s10 CELEVALE LOMBO 4 23327 CHRISP 5 s3311 BLYTON BROMAC NZ 6 114s1 BOY FROM IPANEMA TAB DETAILS TAB CODE: M H TOUCHTONE: 22 5 Melb. City Toyota 3.50 2100m. $5000. C1 Only PBD Mobile Q2 John Lowe Fr 21.00 Terry Byrnes Fr 8.00 Geoff Webster Fr 26.00 Jodi Quinlan Fr 7.00 Gavin Lang Fr 3.50 John Caldow Fr ?3.00 7 15480 ADISTACTOS (Em1) Ilias Panousopoulos (C,cl) Fr Second Line 8 57422 MEGA CHOICE 9 35s46 NARRA SANDS 10 s6218 PACIFIC GALE 11 52185 RARE TEMPTATION NZ 12 54s30 PANNOSUS Tony Xiriha Fr 26.00 Matthew Craven Fr 8.00 Gerrard Surkitt Fr 11.00 Chris Alford Fr 15.00 Craig Demmler Fr 34.00 Assessment: BLYTON BROMAC (5) was placed at her first two starts from a spell before easy wins at Cranbourne and Echuca. Top chance to complete the hat trick. BOY FROM IPANEMA (6) resumed from a spell with a Terang win. Fitter, strong claims. PACIFIC GALE (10) was a tough win from outside the leader at Bendigo. Forget last start, each way. RARE TEMPTATION (11) can do better than his runs since a Charlton win in February. MEGA CHOICE (8) has improved at her last couple when runner up over the short trip. Trifecta chance. Forget last start for CHRISP (4). She was placed at her prior four starts and should be included in multiples. Place chances best to LOOPY LULU (2), CELEVALE LOMBO (3) and NARRA SANDS (9) SELECTIONS: BLYTON BROMAC (5), Boy From Ipanema (6), Pacific Gale (10), Rare Temptation (11). RATINGS: 5 / 6, 10 / 11 / 4, 8 / 2, 3, 9. SUGGESTED BET: BLYTON BROMAC (5) to win. 6 Rydges Nth. Melb. 4.25 2100m. $5000. C2 To C3 PBD Mobile 1 8392s CONQUER ALL NZ (TR) 2 26222 MCGINTYSGOAT 3 s369s BRANNAKA 4 43112 SLATEY CREEK ROAD 5 31834 KING OF STYX NZ 6 s1425 LORD RODDICK NZ 7 34245 JOHNORAMA Second Line 8 11300 KOH SAMUI 9 53389 MAGNE NZ 10 84201 PARWAN ROCKET Q3 Chris Alford Fr 10.00 Geoff Webster Fr ?2.30 Glenn Gath Fr 13.00 Robert Doodt Fr 11.00 Mark Peace Fr 11.00 Tony Peacock Fr 4.00 John Caldow Fr 16.00 John Nicholson Fr 10.00 Noel Shinn Fr 34.00 Greg Sugars Fr 13.00 Assessment: MCGINTYSGOAT (2) has been runner up at seven of his past eight starts. Top chance to break through. KOH SAMUI (8) has been bad out at his past two from the stand. Back to the mobile conditions and don’t dismiss lightly LORD RODDICK (6) won at Shepparton at his Aussie debut. His recent efforts have been good, each way claims. SLATEY CREEK ROAD (4) won two on end at Geelong before runner up to Boom Boom Becker from the stand last start. Back to mobile conditions here. Strong claims. BRANNAKA (3) first up and gets a nice draw, might show up fresh. KING OF STYX (5) is never far away and should be included in your multiples. The trotter CONQUER ALL (1) has the ideal draw and is quite capable of a forward showing against the pacers here. JOHNORAMA (7) has a poor draw but can do better than recent form suggests. PARWAN ROCKET (10) returned to form leading all the way at Cranbourne. Harder here. SELECTIONS: MCGINTYSGOAT (2), Koh Samui (8), Lord Roddick (6), Slatey Creek Road (4). RATINGS: 2 / 4, 6, 8 / 1, 3, 5, 8 / 7, 10. SUGGESTED BET: MCGINTYSGOAT (2) to win. heraldsun.com.au www.tab.com.au THE MULTIPLES DAILY DOUBLE: 5, 7 QUADDIE: 4, 5, 6, 7 ? Price assessments by Bill Hutchison 7 Alabar Bloodstock 5.05 2100m. $5000. C6 To C7 PBD Mobile 1 14188 STRIKING THUNDER 2 43002 BATTLE HEIGHTS 3 7s617 IDENGOOD TIME 4 684s0 MAN ON A ROCK (Em1) 5 21984 HARRY WALTON 6 21549 ULOS 7 27311 JUST CALLME CULLEN Second Line 8 3s536 MAXIMUS EXTREMIS 9 07426 MYRNIONG PANORAMA 10 12785 BAILEY BROMAC NZ 11 3640s BERNSTEIN 12 14470 JACKSON STREET NZ Q4 Norm Diebert Jnr Fr 10.00 Chris Lang Jr (C) Fr 5.50 Chris Alford Fr 21.00 Scratched Fr — Rhys Nicholson (C,cl) Fr 7.00 Jodi Quinlan Fr 21.00 Scott Dyer Fr ?2.70 Damian Wilson Fr 5.50 Tony Xiriha Fr 34.00 Alan Donohoe Fr 9.00 Mark Peace Fr 26.00 Lance Justice Fr 15.00 Assessment: JUST CALLME CULLEN (7) has a wide draw but has been good at his last two wins at Kilmore from outside the leader and then leading all the way. Top show. HARRY WALTON (5) won at Maryborough four starts back and was unlucky when held up at Ballarat last start. Has claims. BATTLE HEIGHTS (2) finished well behind the smart Kalypson Kid at Geelong, each way. MAXIMUS EXTREMIS (8) should be at his best after three runs from a spell. Include in multiples. Place chance to STRIKING THUNDER (1) from the pole, IDENGOOD TIME (3) a Stawell winner two starts back, ULOS (6) a good Geelong winner four starts back, MYRNIONG PAORAMA (9), BAILEY BROMAC (10) and JACKSON STREET (12). SELECTIONS: JUST CALLME CULLEN (7), Harry Walton (5), Battle Heights (2), Maximus Extremis (8). RATINGS: 2, 5, 7 / 1, 8 / 3, 6, 9, 10, 12. SUGGESTED BET: Flexi Box Trifecta 1, 2,5,7,8 for $20 for 33.3%. 8 Express Post 2yo 5.40 2100m. $5000. 2yo PBD Mobile 1 2 3 4 5 6 VEE JAY JAZZ 36 YELLOW DIAMOND 2 LOMBO QUICK STEP 47 SOLWAY FIRTH 3 ROTKARA STELLA 344 COUSIN CHRISTIAN 7 45s31 NICKEL AND GOLD Second Line 8 9 10 Chloe Tindale (C) Fr 34.00 Greg Sugars Fr 41.00 Peter Hornsby Fr ?1.60 Ashley Matthews Fr 41.00 David Murphy Fr 11.00 Matthew Craven Fr 8.00 Gerard Steenhuis Fr 26.00 8 KARAMEA SPLENDOUR (Em1) John Cauchi Fr 737 OHOKA DETROIT NZ 11 FIERY EXIT 11 0434 CATCH YOUR BREATH Lance Justice Fr 7.00 Ross Payne Fr 6.00 John Caldow Fr 26.00 Assessment: LOMBO QUICK STEP (3) made her debut here and was just beaten after leading. Looks a nice type and will take running down. FIERY EXIT (10) debuted with a Maryborough win, then led all the way at Terang. Top show. OHOKA DETROIT (9) led at his Aussie debut when placed in Tasmania. Fitter, strong claims. ROTKARA STELLA (5) will be much better for her first up third at Ararat behind FIERY EXIT (10). Each way. NICKEL AND GOLD (7) has improved with each run. An Ararat winner last start, trifecta chance. YELLOW DIAMOND (2) was placed first up at Warragul. Place best here along with COUSIN CHRISTIAN (6) and CATCH YOUR BREATH (11). VEE JAY JAZZ (1) is a Village Jasper – Ask Whats Next filly making her debut for Ian Hunter. Has an ideal draw but prefer to watch. SELECTIONS: LOMBO QUICK STEP (3), Fiery Exit (10), Ohoka Detroit (9), Rotkara Stella (5). RATINGS: 3 / 10 / 5, 9 / 2, 6, 7, 11. SUGGESTED BET: LOMBO QUICK STEP (3) to win.
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